Edgar Wright explores ‘glam rock anomaly’ Sparks in doc
This image released by the Sundance Institute shows a scene from the Edgar Wright film "The Sparks Brothers," an official selection of the Premieres section at the 2021 Sundance Film Festival. Ever heard of the band Sparks? “At some point when you’re a fan of a band like Sparks you become a sort of evangelist for them,” Wright said. “We’d always been hesitant about the idea of having a documentary for Sparks,” said Russell Mael. Wright endeavored to make not just a documentary about Sparks, but to make it feel like a Sparks project as well.
At Sundance, pandemic dramas unfold on screen and off
Documentary Competition at the 2021 Sundance Film Festival. Soon, the principal is heard over the loudspeaker — an announcement that would signal not just the scuttling of prom and graduation ceremonies, but, potentially, Nicks’ film. Even in an independent film world predicated on a can-do spirit, the results — including “Homeroom,” “How It Ends” and “In the Same Breath” — are often striking for their resourcefulness. It turned out, much to our amazement, that our submissions were only slightly down," said Tabitha Jackson, director of the Sundance Film Festival, on Thursday. And Wang started working with 10 cinematographers in China to capture the yawning gap between party propaganda and reality.
Fred Armisen, Tim Heidecker and John C. Reilly star in ‘Moonbase 8’ | How to watch, live stream, TV channel, time
Fred Armisen, Tim Heidecker and John C. Reilly star in Moonbase 8, the workplace comedy premiering on Showtime tonight, Sunday, November 8, at 11 p.m. ET/PT with new episodes airing weekly. You can also watch it on FuboTV and Hulu + Live. Where can I watch Moonbase 8 if I don’t have Showtime? If you want to watch the whole series and have FuboTV, you can add on Showtime to your existing plan for an extra $10.99/month. You can also add showtime to your Hulu + Live plan for $10.99/month.mlive.com
Tim Heidecker On Showtime’s ‘Moonbase 8’: ‘We Wanted To Make Something That Would Make You Laugh’
(CBS Local)– Showtime is the place to be this weekend because a hilarious new comedy called “Moonbase 8” starring John C. Reilly, Fred Armisen and Tim Heidecker premieres on Sunday, November 8. Heidecker has known Reilly and Armisen for years and he thoroughly enjoyed the opportunity to work with two great comedians in this arena. “I’ve done some stuff with Fred [Armisen] and we just had this desire to work together. He says that this is exactly the show that he, Reilly and Armisen wanted to make. MORE FROM CBS:“We wanted to make something that would make you laugh and that is failure done in the right context,” said Heidecker.detroit.cbslocal.com
New this week: 'Moonbase 8,' Kylie Minogue & Niall Horan
(Showtime via AP)Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. — “Outrage”: If you’re looking for some distractions on election day, the excellent Women Make Film series is still going strong on TCM. — AP Film Writer Lindsey BahrMUSIC— The final solo recording from late jazz legend Dave Brubeck will be released Friday. Showtime’s “Moonbase 8” stars Fred Armisen, John C. Reilly and Tim Heidecker as astronauts trying to qualify for a moon mission. For Showtime subscribers, the full series will be available Sunday night on the channel’s apps and on-demand platforms.