Wed. Oct 23rd, 2019

Netflix’s Between Two Ferns movie is thin, but that’s no problem

Source: https://www.theverge.com/2019/9/20/20875031/between-two-ferns-movie-review-netflix-zach-galifianakis-scott-aukerman-tessa-thompson-jon-hamm

Netflix’s Between Two Ferns movie is thin, but that’s no problem
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The brilliant simplicity of the Funny Or Die shorts series Between Two Ferns is that anyone could do it, but only one person could make it work. Shot on a set meant to evoke a public access cable show, Between Two Ferns features a black-curtained set, a pair of seats, and the requisite two ferns. In one seat sits a celebrity guest, from Natalie Portman to Barack Obama. In the other sits Zach Galifianakis, who glowers as he asks a series of misinformed, inappropriate, and downright hostile questions. The guests are in on the gag, of course. But even if they weren’t, they still might find the insults refreshing after fielding so many variations on the same sycophantic questions during their time on the series’s not-so-secret target: the…

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Source: https://www.theverge.com/2019/9/20/20875031/between-two-ferns-movie-review-netflix-zach-galifianakis-scott-aukerman-tessa-thompson-jon-hamm

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