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    April Fools: The 10 Best Movie Idiots

    Inspired in part by the Roman festival of Hilaria and the medieval Feast Of Fools, the first of the fourth month brings April Fool’s Day, a celebration of jokes, pranks and hoaxes around the world. It probably hasn’t escaped your attention, thanks to the prevalence of weak LOLs, thin hoaxes, and peo...

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    Christopher Guest Applies His Faux Documentary Formula to TV With the Perfectly Pleasant 'Family Tree'

    Fundamental to any Christopher Guest film is the deep dedication its characters have to their subculture of choice, be it purebred dogs ("Best in Show"), heavy metal ("This is Spinal Tap"), community theater ("Waiting for Guffman") or folk music ("A Mighty Wind"). The scenarios can get ridiculous --...

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    Christopher Guest Talks Returning to the Screen With HBO Series 'Family Tree' and the Scary Side of Working With Someone New

    "Family Tree," the HBO series premiering this Sunday, May 12 at 10:30pm, is Christopher Guest's first major on-screen project since his 2006 film "For Your Consideration," but he hasn't been taking it easy in the meanwhile. "I did a whole series of music in between," he notes. "In 2007 we did a Spin...

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    Watch: A Behind-the-Scenes Look at 'Family Tree' Offers a Better Sense of the Christopher Guest HBO Series

    Christopher Guest's television series "Family Tree," his first major project since 2006's "For Your Consideration," will premiere Sunday, May 12 at 10:30pm on HBO.

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    Watch: Teaser for HBO's 'Family Tree' Offers the Mockumentary-Style Comedy You'd Expect From Christopher Guest

    HBO's upcoming series "Family Tree" will be the first new project from improvised comedy genius Christopher Guest since 2006's "For Your Consideration," that focus group sketch from last year's Oscars aside.

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    Watch: First Teaser Trailer For Christopher Guest's New HBO Comedy Series 'Family Tree'

    Last night, "Girls" closed out its second season with a rather lacklustre finale, and while "Game Of Thrones" is HBO's next big series out the gate, later this spring they'll be returning with more laughs. The second season of "Veep" will kick off in April, with a new trailer recently arriving, and ...

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    Christopher Guest Heads to the Small Screen with New Series 'Family Tree' at HBO's TCA Panel

    While the stand-outs of HBO's panel at the TCA Winter Press Tour were the star-filled movies, the premium network also had series to present, including "Family Tree," the new show from Christopher Guest and what's essentially his first new project since 2006's "For Your Co...

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    We Miss You! Our Favorite Hypothetical Comebacks

    Extended periods away from the industry can happen for a number of reasons, but here are projects/collaborators that might yield some classic late-career work.

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    Amy Seimetz and Nina Conti Join Christopher Guest's HBO Series 'Family Tree'

    Christopher Guest's "Family Tree" is growing. The improv comedy mastermind has been adding cast members to his upcoming mockumentary-style HBO series starring Chris O'Dowd as 30-year-old Tom Chadwick, who begins exploring his roots after receiving a box of belongings from a great a...

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    5 Things You Might Not Know About 'The Princess Bride' On Its 25th Anniversary

    The bargain bins of the world are littered with attempts to make films for the whole family. Making something that will please young kids, grandparents, and everyone in between (a four-quadrant hit, as studio types call it) is a tough nut to crack. But one of the most enduring family favorites of th...

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