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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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    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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    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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    HBO Gives a Series Order to 'Family Tree,' A New Show From Christopher Guest

    Don't we all need more Christopher Guest in our lives? (Right?) So it's great, welcome news that HBO is going ahead with a full series order for Guest's new TV show "Family Tree," currently slated to run eight half-hour episodes.

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    Christopher Guest is Working on a TV Comedy Called 'Family Tree'

    Christopher Guest hasn't directed a film since 2006's awards-season satire "For Your Consideration," but according to Vulture, he's got a new project in the works -- and it's for TV. The site's reporting that Guest is collaborating with Jim Piddock, who played Simon Whi...

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    Eugene Levy Says No More Christopher Guest Movies Are Planned As Mock-Doc Style Is Played Out

    When Christopher Guest and his mostly regular crew of funny people including Eugene Levy, Fred Willard and Bob Balaban appeared during the Oscar broadcast in February, it was a welcome a treat and one of the best moments on the show. It has been a far too long seven years since the gang's last o...

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