“Do you have to be miserable to be funny?” That’s the question that comedian and actor Kevin Pollak poses to his fellow performers in this documentary.
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What to stream: ‘GLOW’ with Alison Brie and Disney’s ‘Moana’ on Netflix
The Netflix original comedy GLOW: Season 1 stars Alison Brie as a frustrated actress in 1980s Los Angeles who answers a casting call for “unconventional women” and finds herself cast in a women’s wrestling cable series. The series was real: “GLOW: Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling” played on cable for years. This series, created by Nurse […]
What to stream: Joe Swanberg’s ‘Easy’ and ‘Longmire: Season 5’ on Netflix, ‘Transparent: Season 3’ on Amazon, and more
For a couple of decades now, many (if not most) indie filmmakers have sustained themselves between movies by directing episodic TV, notably cable shows. With the addition of streaming and the advent of peak TV, however, indie filmmakers have increasingly been courted to develop their own shows. Joe Swanberg, the astounding prolific godfather of the […]