• Netflix releases Christopher Guest ‘Mascots’ trailer (VIDEO)

    After nearly 10 years away from directing feature films, Christopher Guest is back, this time on Netflix with Mascots, and he’s bringing his quirky, deadpan mockumentary style and brilliant troupe of comedic actors with him. Netflix just released the trailer for the film, a comedy about the 8th World Mascot Association Championships, a sports-team mascot competition featuring a bizarre and hilarious “group of unusual men and women,” including an anatomically correct

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    Win a Christopher Guest and Family Tree prize pack!

    Even more than delivering our readers excellent comedy news, interviews, videos, reviews and more, we love giving cool stuff away. And that’s what we’re doing here. The fine folks at HBO’s new Christopher Guest-created comedy series Family Tree, which finds a broken-down Chris O’Dowd (Bridesmaids) on a quest for self-discovery, have created a stellar prize pack—and you, dear Laughspinners, have a chance to snag it. In addition to a Family

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    Christopher Guest mockumentary series with Chris O’Dowd coming to HBO

    Godfather of the mockumentary Christopher Guest has gotten the green light from HBO for a new series called Family Tree. Guest will serve as the director, and will co-write the series with his frequent collaborator Jim Piddock. The single-camera mockumentary, reports Deadline, stars the endlessly likeable and hilarious Chris O’Dowd, who starred in Channel 4’s The IT Crowd and more recently in Bridesmaids and in two episodes of HBO’s Girls.

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    ‘Frankie Go Boom’ looks fun, and not just because Lizzy Caplan and Whitney Cummings are half naked (Video)

    If the trailer is any indication of how fun 3, 2, 1…Frankie Go Boom really is (despite its stupid name), we’re in for a treat when it becomes available through Video On Demand services Sept. 10 and then released in theaters Oct. 12. And it’s not just because we get to see every comedy nerds’ crush Lizzy Caplan scantily clad or Whitney Cummings scantily clad or Ron Perlman dressed in

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    The new trailer for Judd Apatow’s flick ‘This Is 40’ is super and you should watch it (Video)

    It’s been nearly four months since we saw the first trailer for Judd Apatow’s upcoming flick This Is 40, starring Paul Rudd, Leslie. A sort-of sequel to Apatow’s now-classic 2007 flick Knocked Up, we find Rudd and Mann facing middle age and trying to improve upon their lives in a big way. In theaters Dec. 21, the flick also stars Jason Segel, Megan Fox, Chris O’Dowd, Melissa McCarthy, Robert Smigel

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    Watch the trailer for Judd Apatow’s ‘This Is 40’ with Paul Rudd, Leslie Mann, Jason Segel, more

    Although we’ve been getting bits of information about Judd Apatow’s upcoming flick This Is 40, we’ve yet to see a proper video tease– until today! The just-released official trailer gifts us with scenes from Melissa McCarthy (“I have very high nipples!”), Jason Segel (“I have turned your body into a boner machine.”) and of course, the flick’s protagonists Paul Rudd and Leslie Mann, who play a married couple with two

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