Christopher Guest

Behind the Lens: 10 Sundance Actors-Turned-Directors

Behind the Lens: 10 Sundance Actors-Turned-Directors

Every time a movie star tries their hand at directing, audiences watch with bated breath. Here are ten stars whose filmmaking efforts landed them a place at the Sundance Film Festival.

Christopher Guest Characters to Make You Feel Better About Your Family

Christopher Guest Characters to Make You Feel Better About Your Family

We’re several days away from Thanksgiving, which is barely enough time to mentally and emotionally prepare for spending time with your most dysfunctional family members. Take solace in the fact that more bizarre people exist out there–specifically, from the brilliant mind of Christopher Guest. We won’t tell anyone if you decide to drown yourself in mashed potatoes and gravy, um, we mean, watch a marathon of these movies to pick up tips on how to deal.

DARLING COMPANION is the latest in movieland's obsession with dogs

DARLING COMPANION is the latest in movieland's obsession with dogs

Dogs have always made great screen icons because they get an automatic “Awww” reaction from the vast majority of moviegoers. (Except for me, that is. I find them annoying and generally don’t even want them in the same room. But enough about me.)

THE INVENTION OF LYING

THE INVENTION OF LYING

In Mark’s (Ricky Gervais) world, people are genetically incapable of lying, and since no one lies, no one is suspicious or questions anything. If you told these people you were freezing when you just meant you were cold they would take you literally. Same thing goes for Santa and the Tooth Fairy. Basically everyone operates…