Posts Tagged ‘Molly Shannon’


LFF 2015: Live from New York! (Bao Nguyen, 2015)

October 13, 2015


Anyone looking for a really meaty documentary on a still on-the-air television show may be put off when hearing of extensive involvement of the head honchos behind said property. Even more worrying is also finding out that the 40-year portrait of the series only runs 78 minutes (despite what IMDb may tell you), which doesn’t exactly sound like the most ideal length considering that the documentary is about Saturday Night Live, a television show riddled with myriad controversies, success stories and career implosions over those 40 years. If you have a hunch that Live from New York! might play like little more than a hagiographic, superficial skip through self-serving sound-bites, then… well, you’re absolutely right…

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Interview: Aubrey Plaza and Jeff Baena on ‘Life After Beth’

October 1, 2014


I spoke to Aubrey Plaza and writer-director Jeff Baena about bloody break-ups, Hal Hartley, and breaking shit. Oh, and their new film, horror-comedy Life After Beth.

Click for the full interview for The Skinny
Also available in the October print editions of The Skinny and The Skinny Northwest.