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Cool Videos: Napoleon Dynamite and Pedro return for some cheesy tots

It's hard to believe that it's been 12 years since writer/director Jared Hess brought NAPOLEON DYNAMITE to audiences, thus forever cementing the characters of Napoleon and Pedro into the annals of cinema. Even THAT sounds like a weird statement to say, but it's true! Well, there's certainly no official sequel on the way, but Burger King, of all places, gives us the next best thing: Jon...
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11.30.2016
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Review: Masterminds

PLOT: An armored car driver ( Zach Galifianakis ) is convinced to rob his employer by a former colleague ( Kristen Wiig ), who he has a crush on. The robbery ends-up being the biggest in U.S history, with $17 million stolen. When he goes on the lam in Mexico, one of his cohorts ( Owen Wilson ) starts spending money, and hires a professional killer ( Jason Sudeikis ) to tie-up loose...
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09.29.2016
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Zach Galifianakis gets stupid rich in latest trailer for Masterminds

It's been nearly a year since Jared Hess ' MASTERMINDS was initially set to be released, but the project found itself being pushed back again and again thanks to Relativity's financial difficulties. As they've just released a brand new trailer for the Zach Galifianakis comedy, it seems that there's still signs of life at Relativity. Inspired by true events,...
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07.28.2016
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Jared Hess to helm NickToons movie featuring Rugrats, Angry Beavers & more

Deadline is reporting that Jared Hess (NAPOLEON DYNAMITE, NACHO LIBRE) has been tapped by Paramount and Nickelodeon to direct NICKTOONS, a crossover movie in the vein of WHO FRAMED ROGER RABBIT that will feature characters from classic 1990s animated series such as Rugrats, The Angry Beavers, Rocko's Modern Life, Ren & Stimpy and Aaahh! Real Monsters. Parent at...
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01.28.2016
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Sam Rockwell hunts for religious artifacts in first trailer for Don Verdean

Do you remember the absolute hysteria which followed the release of NAPOLEON DYNAMITE? That film just exploded as everyone and their Uncle Rico would bust out their best Napoleon Dynamite impressions at every opportunity. Neither of Jared Hess ' follow-up films, NACHO LIBRE and GENTLEMEN BRONCOS, would manage to capture that same lightening in a bottle that NAPOLEAN DYNAMITE...
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10.28.2015
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Brace your boobies for the hilarious new Masterminds trailer

I can see why someone wouldn't take to Jared Hess ' (NAPOLEON DYNAMITE, NACHO LIBRE) brand of humor, but his latest movie looks stupid in the best possible way. MASTERMINDS tells the story of armored car driver David ( Zach Galifianakis ) who plans a heist along with his work crush ( Kristen Wiig ) and a criminal leader Steve ( Owen Wilson ). A double-cross ensues, and David...
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06.24.2015
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Masterminds posters feat. Galifianakis, Sudeikis, Owen Wilson & Kristen Wiig

If you've been wondering what writer/director Jared Hess has been up to (NACHO LIBRE, NAPOLEON DYNAMITE), then MASTERMINDS is your answer. A teaser trailer dropped 2 months back for the comedy crime caper (you can check it out below), but we now have 4 character posters presenting the leading men and woman of the film. The movie, inspired by true events,...
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06.09.2015
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Nacho Libre duo Jared Hess and Jack Black reteam for comedy Micronations

There are few movies I hate as much as NAPOLEON DYNAMITE. I don't think it is funny at all. But, Jared Hess ' follow-up film, NACHO LIBRE, makes me laugh every time I see it. Maybe it is Jack Black in the lead or maybe it is just the ridiculous plot of the film, but the dynamic between star and director just works. Now, the pair are getting ready to try and do it again. Black will...
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05.18.2015
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Sony & Marvel web up a group of directors for their Spider-Man franchise

While Sony & Marvel are looking to narrow down their list of Spider-Man candidates before his first Marvel appearance in CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR , they're also looking for a director who will take the helm of Spider-Man's first solo film since his return to Marvel. Deadline has reported that six directors are currently being eyed for that privilege; who might they...
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05.05.2015
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1st trailer & poster for Jared Hess' Masterminds starring Zach Galifianakis

Director Jared Hess ' (NAPOLEON DYNAMITE, NACHO LIBRE) new movie MASTERMINDS ( previously titled LOOMIS FARGO) will hit theaters later this summer, and the first trailer has been released for the upcoming crime comedy. The film is based on the Loomis Fargo Bank Robbery in Charlotte, North Carolina, and stars Zach Galifianakis , Kristen Wiig , Owen Wilson , Jason Sudeikis...
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03.31.2015
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Jason Sudeikis joins Zach Galafianakis and Owen Wilson in Loomis Fargo

Almost eighteen months since Jim Carrey dropped out of the lead role in LOOMIS FARGO, Jared Hess is finally making some progress on his heist comedy. In addition to Zach Galafianakis replacing Carrey, we also had Owen Wilson and Kristen Wiig join the movie. Today comes word that Jason Sudeikis will join the project which will be getting a new title as well. Jason Sudeikis...
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06.25.2014
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Jim Carrey and the creators of Napoleon Dynamite will bring you the heist flick Loomis Fargo

Jim Carrey has been having a rough go of it lately. The guy fluctuates between Adam Sandler / Eddie Murphy level bad (MR POPPERS PENGUINS, YES MAN) to interesting projects that have potential (THE INCREDIBLE BURT WONDERSTONE, KICK ASS 2, I LOVE YOU PHILIP MORRIS). His latest project is the just announced LOOMIS FARGO that sounds like a cross between a movie with indie cred and...
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01.31.2013
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