“Thank you for joining me during corona-geddon,” Jimmy Kimmel quipped from his coronavirus-induced home isolation on Thursday. “This is day, what, 75?”
Millions of people worldwide are cooped up inside in an attempt to slow the spread of the coronavirus, and people are already going a bit stir-crazy. In Kimmel’s case, this has translated to baking bread and committing to dressing up for #FormalFriday tomorrow. Unfortunately, as Kimmel notes, the U.S. government has said this situation could last over 18 months.
“I am not sure how many rolls of toilet paper that is, but I know I don’t have them,” said Kimmel. “Eighteen months of quarantine means we are about to see a lot of our friends’ real hair color.” Read more…
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Will Ferrell and Julia Louis-Dreyfus’ Downhill isn’t based on a true story — it’s an English-language remake of the 2014 Swedish dramedy Force Majeure.
If you’ve spent any time at all browsing subreddits like r/relationships and Am I the Asshole?, though, you may feel like it might as well be. The film plays out like a cinematic adaptation of one of those posts, bringing a marital conflict under the microscope and inviting everyone around them, us included, to cast judgment on who went wrong where.
Ferrell and Louis-Dreyfus play Pete and Billie, an American couple on an Austrian ski vacation with their two adolescent sons. From the opening moments, it’s possible to see the hairline cracks in this picture-perfect family portrait. Irritations flare up around the language barrier, a hectic hotel welcome, or Pete’s iPhone addiction. Read more…
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You know what, Julia Louis-Dreyfus could sell us anything.
But we’re not so sure how she is effective is at selling a lie, however, as exemplified when she stepped into a round of “Box of Lies” with The Tonight Show’s Jimmy Fallon on Thursday.
The Veep star is good fun, but boy, not so convincing when it comes to trying to dupe Fallon into thinking that she’s got a horse with a huge collection of sandals and high heels in front of her. Read more…
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