Amy Poehler

Amy Poehler to join this year’s Vivid Sydney celebration for first Inside Out 2 preview

Golden Globe and Emmy Award-winning actress and comedian, Amy Poehler will join this year’s Vivid Sydney line-up for a special Vivid Ideas event at the Sydney Opera House on Monday 27 May. Poehler, who is one of Hollywood’s most versatile and sought-after talents, with credits including actress, writer, director, producer, and bestselling author, will front Vivid Sydney Presents…

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See the Camp Firewood gang reunite in the new trailer for Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later

Back in 2001, a small-budget comedy from David Wain and Michael Showalter that parodied 80’s summer camp films was seen as a critical and commercial failure, but became a cult classic. Fast-forward to 14 years later, where some now-familiar faces reprised their roles in the Netflix prequel series Wet Hot American Summer: First Day at Camp, featuring…

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Bad Neighbours co-writer’s new comedy The House gets a hilarious debut trailer

The directorial debut of Andrew Jay Cohen, the co-writer of Bad Neighbours, its sequel and Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates, is hitting cinemas later this year. The House stars Will Ferrell and Amy Poehler as parents who start up an illegal casino in the basement of their friend’s house (Jason Mantzoukas), in order to…

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HBO, FX and Netflix among the big winners at the 2016 Creative Arts Emmys

The winners for the 68th annual Creative Arts Emmys have been announced. The first ever two night awards show, which was held on the 10 – 11th of September, recognises achievements in cinematography, make-up, costume design, casting, and sound. HBO lead the way on day one, with popular fantasy series Game of Thrones picking up…

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Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later coming to Netflix in 2017

Netflix has announced that a follow-up to last year’s Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp, titled Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later. Like the name suggests, the eight-episode series will be set ten years after the original Wet Hot American Summer film. Beyond that, details are scarce but expect Elizabeth Banks, Michael Ian…

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Film Review: Sisters (USA, 2015)

One would think that teaming Tina Fey and Amy Poehler on the big screen would have incredible results. Both are some of the funniest, wittiest, and charming comedians of our time, each scoring big on their respective breakout TV hits, with Fey lighting up 30 Rock and Poehler on Parks & Recreation. Though, their unmistakable…

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Get your first taste of Amy Poehler’s new Hulu series Difficult People

Amy Poehler is a busy woman at the moment. Though Park and Rec is now behind her (*sob*), she’s dominating the cinema with her lead role in Disney Pixar’s new film Inside Out, she’s the executive producer of one of the most talked about series right now Broad City – and now she’s bringing us…

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Exclusive Interview: Amy Poehler talks about Joy and Li’l Sebastian at the Inside Out premiere in Sydney.

Arriving in Australia for the first time to promote her starring voice role in the anticipated new Disney/Pixar film Inside Out, Amy Poehler (Parks and Recreation) caught up with The Iris’ Larry Heath on the multi-coloured carpet at the Australian premiere in Sydney. Amy talks briefly about her visit to Sydney, what it was like…

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Amy Poehler to attend the Australian premiere of the new Pixar film Inside Out in Sydney next week

The anticipated new Pixar film Inside Out – the first release from the acclaimed animation studio since 2013’s Monsters University – will be premiering in Sydney, Australia next week (Monday, June 15th), ahead of its nstional release on Thursday, June 18th. And to help launch the film, one of the stars of the film, Amy Poehler,…

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Our Top 5 Parks and Recreation Episodes Ever

Yes, we’re still in tears over the last episode of one of our favourite comedies, NBC’s Parks and Recreation. I’ve been desperately trying to ignore the fact that I will never be seeing my favourite crew in action again – so instead, I’ve been rewatching every episode to repress this post-Parks depression. In the spirit…

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First look at Tina Fey and Amy Poehler in Sisters

As they wrap up another year of slaying the Golden Globes, the much adored duo of Tina Fey and Amy Poehler bring their dynamism to the bring screen in upcoming Universal Pictures film Sisters. Universal have released a first-look trailer for the Jason Moore directed film, and it’s every bit as hilarious as you would…

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DVD Review: They Came Together (USA, 2014)

Amy Poehler and Paul Rudd star in the zany They Came Together, a romantic-comedy parody where, of course, “New York is like a third character.” The film was made by the same writer/director team, David Wain and Michael Showalter,that created Wet Hot American Summer and features many of the same actors,yet it doesn’t quite reach…

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