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    Cannes Review: Alexander Payne’s ‘Nebraska’ An Overfamiliar Tale Of Connections Broken & Remade

    There’ve been great masses of critical laurels laid at Alexander Payne’s door over the years, some, in our eyes, more earned than others. When it really hits home, the director’s quiet humanism and wry humor can yield perceptive insights, especially into certain trademark areas of expertise: family ...

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    Tribeca: Will Forte on Going Dramatic for 'Run & Jump' and Alexander Payne's Cannes Drama 'Nebraska'

    Comedic actors making a move to more dramatic fare is nothing new. Still, few might have guessed that Will Forte, the "Saturday Night Live" alum best known for the show's film spinoff "MacGruber" and appearances as a cross-dresser in "30 Rock," would join the herd.

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    Jorma Taccone & Star Will Forte Developing Sequel To Cult Comedy 'MacGruber'

    It appears that “Saturday Night Live”-derived hero 'MacGruber' may have survived another bomb he couldn’t defuse.

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    Bruce Dern & 'MacGruber' Star Will Forte Are Alexander Payne's Picks To Star In 'Nebraska'

    Fresh off the Oscar-nominated success of "The Descendants," Alexander Payne is currently en route to Cannes, where he'll serve on the competition jury alongside the likes of Andrea Arnold, Diane Kruger, Ewan McGregor, Jean-Paul Gaultier and chairman Nanni Moretti. But it looks like our...

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    Will Forte Will Go On A 'Neighborhood Watch' With Ben Stiller & Vince Vaughn

    Transitioning out of "Saturday Night Live" and establishing yourself as a stand-alone star isn't easy and for every Will Ferrell or Adam Sandler there is a Chris Kattan or Tim Meadows. For Will Forte, the journey certainly hasn't been a straight line. His attempt to turn "MacGruber" into a feature film found audiences lukewarm to the idea, and his previous attempt big-screen comedy stardom "The Brothers Solomon" was roundly ignored and critically savaged. However, Forte hasn't given up and is wisely going the supporting route to re-build his profile. With roles in "I Hate You Dad," "Rock Of Ages" and "Tim and Eric's Billion Dollar Movie" on t...

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    Watch: Jason Sudeikis Plays A Horndog, Again, In 'A Good Old Fashioned Orgy' Trailer

    Orgies, generally speaking, tend not to be most riveting stuff on film, as anyone who suffered through Tom Cruise’s winding, nonsensical journey to see wife Nicole Kidman Julienne Davis get violated by strangers in a country house whilst wearing a mask in “Eyes Wide Shut” will no doubt agree. You'd think the "raunchy" trailer for the Apatowian “A Good Old Fashioned Orgy” – which sounds like it was a good title before it was a good screenplay - would aim to explode this notion quicker than you can say “Fidelio” with an onslaught of middle-class thirty-somethings disrobing and engaging all kinds of bad behavior. As it is, there's little of th...

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    Reliable Funnyman Will Forte Joins 'Rock Of Ages'

    The cast of "Rock of Ages" just keeps getting more and more interesting. "The Hollywood Reporter" has announced that "Saturday Night Live" star Will Forte has joined the already star-studded adaptation of the Broadway musical directed by Adam Shankman. Forte, whose unique brand of humor can be prett...

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    Tribeca Review: 'A Good Old Fashioned Orgy' Is A Good New-Fashioned Slob Comedy

    The slob comedy, an invention of the American counterculture of the sixties and seventies that tore down movies’ perception of onscreen propriety, has miraculously survived in various forms since Bill Murray and his “Saturday Night Live” cronies started smirking on the big screen. Every time someone...

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    'Tim and Eric's Billion Dollar Movie' Pulls Together An All-Star Cast

    Zach Galifianakis, Will Ferrell, John C. Reilly, Robert Loggia, Jeff Goldblum, Will Forte & William Atherton Will All FeatureTo go over the multiple six degrees of comedy connections between Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim would take us all night but here's the short version: these are two funny dudes whose success and cult status of their recently ended "Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!" sketch comedy show on Adult Swim brought them to the attention of comedy's biggest stars and made them a team clearly headed onto bigger and better things. Word around their feature debut has been bubbling for the past few weeks, but it looks like thing...

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    Dan Aykroyd Confirms Bill Hader & Anna Faris As "Strong Possibilities" For 'Ghostbusters 3'

    Aykroyd Mentions Eliza Dushku As A Hopeful As WellAin't afraid of ghosts? How about sequels way past their prime?

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