Tag Archives: Amy Poehler

Bad Neighbours co-writer’s new comedy The House gets a hilarious debut trailer

The directorial debut of Andrew Jay Cohen, the co-writer of Bad Neighbours, its sequel and Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates, is hitting cinemas later this year. The House stars Will Ferrell and Amy Poehler as parents who start up an illegal casino in the basement of their friend’s house (Jason Mantzoukas), in order to help pay for their daughter’s college.... Continue Reading

Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later coming to Netflix in 2017

Netflix has announced that a follow-up to last year’s Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp, titled Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later.... Continue Reading

MTV reveals nominations for 25th Annual MTV Movie Awards with Star Wars: The Force Awakens receiving 11 nominations

Yesterday MTV revealed the nominees for this year’s MTV Movie Awards. Being its 25th year, this will be an opportunity for fans to celebrate and recognise blockbuster movies which have received critical acclaim. Titles such as Avengers: Age of Ultron, Creed, Deadpool, Jurassic World, Star Wars: The Force Awakens and Straight Outta Compton have been nominated for ‘Movie of The Year’ with Star Wars: The Force Awakens getting the most nominations for a franchise.... Continue Reading

Film Review: Sisters (USA, 2015)

One would think that teaming Tina Fey and Amy Poehler on the big screen would have incredible results. Both are some of the funniest, wittiest, and charming comedians of our time, each scoring big on their respective breakout TV hits, with Fey lighting up 30 Rock and Poehler on Parks & Recreation. Though, their unmistakable chemistry didn’t do much for 2008’s so-so Baby Mama, and unfortunately, it still isn’t enough to help Jason Moore’s Sisters. That isn’t to say Sisters is a bad film, by any means (and it’s much better than Baby Mama); long-time Saturday Night Live genius Paula Pell penned the film and, for the most part, has given us a beautifully layered comedy-drama with a bit of heart at the end, perhaps relying too much on the natural bond between it’s two main stars and our pre-attachment to them, but still pacing things well with plenty of room for Fey and Poehler to work their magic.... Continue Reading

Get your first taste of Amy Poehler’s new Hulu series Difficult People

Amy Poehler is a busy woman at the moment. Though Park and Rec is now behind her (*sob*), she’s dominating the cinema with her lead role in Disney Pixar’s new film Inside Out, she’s the executive producer of one of the most talked about series right now Broad City – and now she’s bringing us a brand new series exclusively for US streaming platform Hulu.... Continue Reading