Joel McHale

Film Review: The Happytime Murders (USA, 2018) could spark your interest if vulgar and unkempt comedy is your thing

August 26, 2018

Before Melissa McCarthy’s involvement essentially fast-tracked The Happytime Murders into production, the dark comedy had languished in development limbo for the good part of decade with both Cameron Diaz and Katherine Heigl attached at various moments as potential headliners.  With the final product now upon us, McCarthy’s penchant for vanity-free comedy feels like the most […]

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Jon Daly to play Bill Murray in National Lampoon biopic

April 9, 2016

Jon Daly has been cast as Bill Murray in the upcoming Netflix original biopic A Futile and Stupid Gesture. The news comes following last week’s casting of Joel McHale as a young Chevy Chase. A Futile and Stupid Gesture is set to be directed by David Wain and will tell the story of Doug Kenney, co-founder of the […]

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Joel McHale to play Chevy Chase in upcoming Netflix biopic

April 6, 2016

After years torturing one another through Community, Joel McHale has begun final negotiations to play former-co-star Chevy Chase in the upcoming Netflix Original, A Futile and Stupid Gesture. The biopic will follow National Lampoon co-founders Douglas Kenney (played by Will Forte) and Henry Beard (played by Domhnall Gleeson). The film will be a ‘sad story […]

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TV Review: The X Files Season 10 Episode 6 “My Struggle II” (USA, 2016)

March 1, 2016

After 5 episodes of The X Files we have now reached the Season 10 mini-series finale, “My Struggle II”, the book end to the first episode in the series titled “My Struggle”. It has been a tumultuous ride but we have been treated to some brilliant, some good and some average episodes in this short […]

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TV Review: The X-Files Season 10 Episode 1 “My Struggle” (USA, 2016)

January 31, 2016

I’m not going to lie, undertaking the task of reviewing the new mini-series of The X-Files was a daunting ask. The show in its hey-day was a formative part of my teenage years, an obsession that has always lingered even long after the show finished. But I want to give it a go, I want […]

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