The Sundance Institute Next Fest will kick off with a 10th anniversary screening of “Napoleon Dynamite” on Aug. 7 at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery. The film, starring Jon Heder and directed by Jared…
Like Shannon Hale's cleverly conceived chick-lit novel, in which a diehard Janeite dreams of Regency Era courtship at an English literary theme park, this genial adaptation by "Napoleon Dynamite"…
Relativity Media is in negotiations to acquire "Loomis Fargo," a bank heist comedy that Jim Carrey is in talks to topline for director Jared Hess ("Napoleon Dynamite") and producers Lorne Michaels…
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Disney and producer Scott Rudin are getting an old pet project back up and running, tapping "Napoleon Dynamite" director Jared Hess to helm the long-gestating sci-fi family comedy "The Pet."
The makers of the cult hit "Napoleon Dynamite" have filed suit seeking at least $10 million in homevideo royalties they say they are owed by distributor Fox Searchlight.
Co-writers Jared and Jerusha Hess have concocted a fresh batch of socially awkward characters to do their comic bidding.
The character of Fred Simmons is a Cliff Clavin-esque sensei deluxe in "The Foot Fist Way," a low-budget, low-flying farce a la "Napoleon Dynamite" or "Jackass: The Movie." A film crying out to be…
Although its marketing campaign stresses Jack Black in tights, "Nacho Libre" strikes a delicate balance of whimsy and absurdity that may surprise auds primed to expect wall-to-wall slapstick. This…
Absurdist piece about a rural community of clueless cretins who careen through life like poorly played pinballs represents the definition of the comedy of condescension and ridicule. Lots of laughs…