Tambor reinvigorated sitcom parenthood and found the role of his career as Maura Pfefferman (formerly Mort Pfefferman) in Transparent. It is the sort of performance that comes around once every ten years, soul-naked, eyes like wet jewels, his voice a ripple of canyon wind. He handles Maura's self-consciousness so sensitively, and her transformation so unshowily...
Growing Up Too Fast vs Arrested Development - And Why You Can Find Many Of Us In The Hinterland Between
We've long been terrified that children are growing up too fast, turning into little kidults For the girls: supermarkets selling bras for bee-stung chests; the iPhone becoming the new pencil case; and ten-year-olds calling each other 'badass bitches'.
At this point in his career, Stephen Merchant knows a thing or two about successful comedy. The writer, director and actor, best known for his collaborations with Ricky Gervais on The Office and Extras, has won awards and plaudits on both sides of the Atlantic.
I'm an independent filmmaker. I've tried a lot of different ways of giving stuff away free over the years. However, shooting movies isn't free, and at some point in the process you need to make sure that someone gives you some money, otherwise you don't get to make any more independent movies.
The fourth season of US sitcom 'Arrested Development' was launched by Netflix on Sunday morning - all 15 episodes at once, for your binge viewing pleasure.
I haven't yet settled down and binged my comedy guts out on Arrested Development's new episodes, opting instead for a comparatively restrained viewing of the first two episodes last night. I'm not sure how the rest of the run pans out, but those opening episodes have left me fairly confident of a few things:
The trailer for the new season of 'Arrested Development' has just aired (below) - and to celebrate the upcoming fourth season
Like Arrested Development, the gag of Girls is that characters of stature have the heads of children (note the title: by any common-sense metric the protagonists are 'women'). Hannah is archetypal; her inner child so vocal it has long put her outer adult out of business.
Melissa McCarthy may have stretched the boundaries of seemliness in her scene-stealing role of Megan in 'Bridesmaids', but
An influence for everything from 'The Office' to 'Black Mirror', Chris Morris’ irreverent social satire delivered a hilariously