The Humans Review: A24 Has Stephen Karam’s Back, as the Playwright Adapts His Incisive Micro-Drama to the Big Screen

Playwright Stephen Karam hasn’t just made a movie out of his Tony-winning play “The Humans”; he’s made an A24 movie, with all the idiosyncrasies and directorial self-indulgences that implies. Over the course of just eight years, A24 has established itself as a distributor for which out-there creative gambits aren’t merely permitted; they’re downright encouraged. The result has been a situation […]

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Watch Monica Lewinsky Face Linda Tripp in 'Impeachment: American Crime Story' Teaser

FX has released a new teaser trailer for Impeachment: American Crime Story, which shows Beanie Feldstein’s Monica Lewinsky coming face to face with Sarah Paulson’s Linda Tripp. The upcoming series, which centers on the Bill Clinton impeachment scandal and the president’s sexual relationship with Lewinsky, is set to premiere September 7th. In the clip, Feldstein’s Lewinsky admits “The president kissed […]

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How ‘Lady Bird’ and ‘Booksmart’ Prepared Beanie Feldstein for Her ‘Intimidating’ First Solo Lead

Even in strange times, Beanie Feldstein remains relatable. The actress is spending the lockdown engaging in the kind of activities that may feel familiar to many: She’s holed up in her childhood home in Los Angeles alongside her parents (and their English bulldog Jackie, who Feldstein refers to as “the love of her life”). She’s bingeing “Ozark” and “Little Fires […]

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Ben Platt, Beanie Feldstein, & Richard Linklater Team Up for ‘Merrily We Roll Along’ Film Adaptation

Richard Linklater is directing a film adaptation of Stephen Sondheim‘s musical “Merrily We Roll Along,” starring Beanie Feldstein and Ben Platt! The 59-year-old filmmaker will shoot the movie over a span of 20 years, Collider reports. Richard also used this film style with 2014′s Boyhood, which was filmed over 12 years. Merrily We Roll Along follows “Franklin Shepard, a talented […]

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‘Booksmart’: Watch the First 6 Minutes of Olivia Wilde’s Acclaimed Comedy

Good morning, reader. Take a deep breath. Good — you’re ready to dominate this day and watch the first six minutes of “Booksmart,” Olivia Wilde’s acclaimed directorial debut. The film doesn’t open theatrically until next week, but Annapurna has made the first six minutes available to watch online as a kind of end-of-the-school-year treat. Avail yourself of the uncut preview […]

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