September 1, 2016
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Watch THE COMEDY on Tribeca Shortlist

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The Comedy just added to Tribeca Shortlist! Check out this thought provoking review and watch the film HERE!

“The film works on not just a psychological level but also a physiological one: you’ll contort your face, you’ll squirm in your seat, and you’ll feel uncomfortable. But, hey—at least you’re feeling something”.

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October 9, 2015
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IFC Center Hosts Glass Eye Pix: 30th Anniversary Tribute

NYC’s IFC Center celebrates Glass Eye Pix’s 30th Anniversary with Glass Eye Pix: 30th Anniversary Tribute, a series of special screenings throughout October and into November. Screenings include GEP horror classics like NO TELLING and THE HOUSE OF THE DEVIL, as well as some of GEP’s non-horror films like WENDY AND LUCY and THE COMEDY.

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Read on for a full listing of screenings at IFC’s Glass Eye Pix: 30th Anniversary Tribute.

August 6, 2015
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Rick Alverson’s ENTERTAINMENT out on Nov 13

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Fessenden executive produces ENTERTAINMENT, the new film from Rick Alverson, director of THE COMEDY. Check out the trailer below, and catch it in theaters and on iTunes November 13th.

August 8, 2014
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ENTERTAINMENT, by THE COMEDY’s Rick Alverson, wraps principal photography

The film stars John C Reilly, Tim Heidecker, and Gregg Turkington and was Executive Produced by Fessenden and a host of others. Here’s one blogger who’s excited to hear the news.

April 4, 2013
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THE COMEDY screens at The McKittrick Hotel!

Named after the Judy Barton’s place of residence in Alfred Hitchcock’sVertigo, The McKittrick Hotel still might seem like an unlikely setting for a film screening. Rich in cinematic reverence (the hotel’s Manderley Bar is named after the fictional estate in another Hitchcock classic, Rebecca), The McKittrick Hotel is most well-known for its infamous “Sleep No More” interactive theater experience, during which audience members are given complete freedom to roam the corridors of the hotel, unlocking its secrets and mysteries on their own terms.
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March 26, 2013
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THE COMEDY Now On DVD & Netflix

CHECK IT! Rick Alverson’s THE COMEDY is now available on DVD & Netflix. Get your hands on a copy from Amazon, or watch it   Continue Reading »

January 22, 2013
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Rick Alverson on HuffPost Live

Alverson joins Producer Mike Ryan, Filmmaker Robert Berger, Slamdance President and Co-Founder Peter Baxter, and Host Ricky Camilleri in a conversation about independent cinema, the growth of Sundance, and how Alverson’s film, THE COMEDY, was received when it played Sundance 2012.   Continue Reading »

January 18, 2013
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The Queasy Question: On Rick Alverson’s Film ‘The Comedy’

From Merve Emre at the Los Angeles Review of Books:
FOR MANY INDEPENDENT FILMMAKERS today, “Most Walked-Out Film at Sundance 2012” is a perverse badge of honor, and Rick Alverson’s deceptively titled The Comedy wears it with pride. That much seems clear from the film’s opening shot: a slow-mo wrestling match between two fat, drunk, and nearly naked men, wheezy 30-somethings whose unlovely flesh swells and falls in time to Donnie and Joe Emerson’s soulful 1979 hit “Baby.” Unlike the sweet   Continue Reading »

January 3, 2013
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The Comedy hits Dallas’ Texas Theatre this Friday

 
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December 14, 2012
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The Comedy #21 on Slant Magazine’s Best Films of 2012

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