$3,371,378 and counting…
From Asif Kapadia, the director of Senna, comes the documentary film to see in the Summer of 2015.
After years of dormancy and speculation, The Broken Lizard crew has announced that they’ve secured distribution for Super Troopers 2… so that now all they need is the money to make it. With a base goal of $2 million, the comedians have turned to Indiegogo to crowd fund the cost of completion. Citing the fact that they’re just “normal guys who put their underwear on one foot at a time” Broken Lizard promises that the more money that’s raised, the crazier the film will be. With $32,000 raised in the first hour, Super Troopers 2 has the potential to be the BEST MOVIE EVER.
No Small Parts is actor Brandon Hardesty’s web-series paying tribute to some of the greatest character actors. The episode above features the perpetually creepy Vincent Schiavelli.
Big people making little things.
If a brand was ever able to win fashion season, Valentino just clobbered the competition with their Zoolander 2 movie tie-in.
See it here (starting at 13:40)
The American documentary filmmaker who worked in a team with his brother David on films such as Salesman, Gimme Shelter, and Grey Gardens, passed away last night at the age of 88.
Light Saber by Eclectic Method
La la la… la la la… looks like Pee-wee Herman has a new movie coming out directly to Netflix. For Pee-wee’s Big Holiday, Pee-wee will go on vacation for the first time ever after being inspired by “a fateful meeting with a mysterious stranger.” It’s pegged as an “epic story of friendship and destiny.” Production begins March 2015.
Puppeteer Toby Philpott and his work on Jabba the Hutt during Return of the Jedi.