Behind The Scenes With Sam Rockwell's "Transvestite Captain Kangaroo"

We're all familiar with Sam Rockwell's brutal hero from Jared Hess' Gentlemen Broncos. But what about his metafictional other half, the femmed-up Brutus? Check out our exclusive behind-the-scenes clip with the superhero that Rockwell nicknamed the "Transvestite Captain Kangaroo." » 3/01/10 1:03pm 3/01/10 1:03pm

The Real Life Inspiration Behind Ronald Chevalier, Revealed!

Love Gentlemen Broncos or hate it, you can not deny that Jemaine Clement's insane take on science-fiction writer Ronald Chevalier is hilarious. But what if we told you this guy actually exists? Meet the real-life inspiration behind the icon. » 11/06/09 11:12am 11/06/09 11:12am

Smarmy Writers and Battle Stags Defeat Gentlemen Broncos' Bad Hype

With Gentlemen Broncos taking a beating from the critics, why should you see it? Because it's actually a warm and funny piece of metafiction that celebrates creativity and embracing your weird side. Plus, who could resist Sam Rockwell's battle stag? » 10/29/09 10:54am 10/29/09 10:54am

Surprise: David Lynch's Sandworms Were "Too Phallic"

While recalling his sci-fi roots, director (and David Lynch purist) Jared Hess revealed a little trivia: "I worked with some of the crew that worked on Dune... They had all these wacky stories about all the worms they went through, because some of them were quite phallic in their inception originally. They knew they… » 10/27/09 5:00pm 10/27/09 5:00pm

Napoleon Dynamite Was Originally a UFO Movie

Napoleon Dynamite, paranormal investigator? The husband-wife team behind the strange slice-of-life comedy reveal that the original idea for Napoleon Dynamite involved a very different plot, with crop circles, an alien conspiracy, and Napoleon fleeing from government agents. » 10/20/09 1:53pm 10/20/09 1:53pm

In "Gentlemen Broncos," It's All About Big Hair

This exclusive behind-the-scenes clip from upcoming scifi comedy Gentlemen Broncos features star Mike White, director Jared Hess and writer Jerusha Hess talking the crucial hairstyle brainstorming process. Plus Jemaine Clement does scifaiku. » 9/15/09 2:00pm 9/15/09 2:00pm

Where "Douchey" Scifi Writer Ronald Chevalier Found His Character…

Jemaine Clement shares his thoughts on how his scifi writer Ronald Chevalier came to be. Many of you have taken issues with the Napoleon Dynamite-esque feel to this film, but Clement's performance alone should spark some curiosity. » 8/26/09 8:00am 8/26/09 8:00am