RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Ellie Kemper

A collection of news and information related to Ellie Kemper published by this site and its partners.

Top Ellie Kemper Articles see all

Displaying items 1-5
  • 'Laggies' Director Lynn Shelton on the Need for More Flawed Women on Screen

    Filmmaker Lynn Shelton didn't direct her first film until after she'd turned 40, but she's been plenty active since her 2006 debut, "We Go Way Back." In addition to helming episodes of television shows like "Mad Men" and "New Girl," she's directed six films. Her latest, "Laggies," comes out in wide release this week after a successful showing at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival. "Laggies" follows Meg (Keira Knightley), a woman in her 20s who runs away when her boyfriend (Mark Webber) proposes at her friend's (Ellie Kemper) wedding. She ends up bunking with a high schooler (Chloe Grace Moretz) and her single father (Sam Rockwell) as she tries to figure out what to do with her life. The film made sense for Shelton, who said she knows a thing or two about "long, circuitous" routes leading to her calling in life.
  • Comedian John Mulaney is the throwback kid

    Comedian John Mulaney is the throwback kid
    John Mulaney has the benevolent wide-set eyes, cresting hair and copacetic choirboy appearance of a superhero who has taken a spa day. He is trim to the point of receding, and as angular as Peter Parker. He walks with his hands plunged deep in his...

    Fox passes on Tina Fey-produced comedy 'Cabot College'

    Fox passes on Tina Fey-produced comedy 'Cabot College'
    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - The Fox network has taken a pass on the comedy "Cabot College," produced by the "30 Rock" duo of Tina Fey and Robert Carlock for Universal Television. Project from Universal TV had received a series commitment from Fox but...

    Stars of 'Sex Tape' say married couple story line is relatable

    Stars of 'Sex Tape' say married couple story line is relatable
    From Kim Kardashian to Dustin Diamond (Screech from “Saved by the Bell”), sex tapes are common in Hollywood. But the romantic comedy “Sex Tape,” which hits theaters on Friday, brings the idea to the big screen with a relatable...

    Review: 'Sex Tape' ★ 1/2

    Review: 'Sex Tape' &#9733 1/2
    Like "2001: A Space Odyssey," Jake Kasdan's "Sex Tape" is a grim cautionary fable about the evils of technology, in this case pitting its desperate protagonists against an unseen force people refer to as "the cloud." Unlike "2001," it's also a stupid,...