In season three of Transparent, nuanced notes of class, race, sex, gender, and religion come bursting forth with an unmistakable roar.
We talk to Obvious Child director and writer Gillian Robespierre (and co-writer Elisabeth Holm) about crafting crafting the film’s stand-up routines, family dynamics, and how to deal with people who could potentially have their own agendas.
A major star vehicle for comic actor Jenny Slate, the purposefully awkward and thoroughly charming Obvious Child deals head on with how seemingly well adjusted adults still have a lot of growing up to do after they think they’re done with life lessons.
We talk with Denis Hennelly, director of Goodbye World (available on VOD this Friday) about creating a different kind of apocalyptic drama: one that actually knows what the world "apocalypse" actually means.
While not particularly deep or even all that narratively engaging, Crystal Fairy does boast a pair of excellent leading performances from Michael Cera and Gaby Hoffman.