Despite the high costs, the crowds, and the congestion, New York City continues to be one of the world's top production destinations. In 2015, a whopping $8.7 billion was spent on filmed production…
Filmmaker and comedian Mike Birbiglia doesn’t understand why the MPAA gave his new movie “Don’t Think Twice” an R-rating while allowing the violence-laden “Suicide Squad” a PG-13. “Suicide Squad has…
Mike Birbiglia is pulling back the curtain on the feuds and resentments that consume comedians when one of their own hits it big. In his second feature, “Don’t Think Twice,” Birbiglia depicts a…
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“Don’t Think Twice,” Mike Birbiglia’s indie about a troupe of improv comedians, will be distributed by Film Arcade for a platform summer release, Variety has learned. The movie debuted at SXSW last…
After scrutinizing the standup comedy world in "Sleepwalk With Me," Mike Birbiglia's second feature is another accomplished seriocomedy, this time about an improv comedy troupe.
It’s a common belief that analyzing what’s funny is not particularly funny. Mike Birbiglia proves the exception to the rule in his new solo show at Off Broadway's Lynn Redgrave Theater. The show…
Mike Birbiglia’s show-business dramedy “Don’t Think Twice” has started production in New York City with Keegan-Michael Key, Gillian Jacobs, Kate Micucci, Tami Sagher and Chris Gethard starring…
From agents to TV executives to Internet provocateurs, and digital mavens to film producers and creatives, these are the New Yorkers who are revitalizing Gotham's rich showbiz legacy.
LONDON — Comedy and the contrast between practitioners on either side of the Atlantic forms a centerpiece of the second Sundance London film and music festival, which will also see a spotlight on…
Before any winners were announced at Monday's 22nd edition of the Gotham Awards, one thing became clear: Host Mike Birbiglia will not be in David O. Russell's next picture.
What can't Mike Birbiglia do?