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  1. 'in the Shadows' Enlivens Otherwise Dead GenresRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    If you're anything like me, you're pretty well done with vampire movies and mockumentaries. I've had enough of both of them, and yet, I cannot get enough of "What We Do in the Shadows," the new vampire mockumentary from New Zealand.

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  2. 'In the Shadows' gives wink, toothy grin to vampire filmsRead the original story

    Feb 20, 2015 | Boston Herald

    Not since Roman Polanski's "The Fearless Vampire Killers OR: Pardon Me, But Your Teeth Are in My Neck" or the Andy Warhol production "Blood for Dracula" has there been a vampire-movie spoof as droll, accomplished, scary and affectionate as Jemaine Clement and Taika Waititi's "What We Do in the Shadows." Set in Wellington, New Zealand, the film also suggests a more comic version of Jim Jarmusch's terrific 2013 entry "Only Lovers Left Alive."

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  3. Review - What We Do in the ShadowsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | Examiner.com

    I can't say if Jemaine Clement and Taika Waititi are the biggest comedy voices in New Zealand. They are, however, the two that been have been able to make their way to American shores more than any others.

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  4. New What We Do in the Shadows Video Plays by the RulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | DreadCentrol.com

    Another new video has hit Funny or Die that's right up your alley as it takes a look at the rules of being a vampire with some of the gang from What We Do in the Shadows . Dig it! What We Do in the Shadows Release Details: Unison Films, in association with Funny or Die and Paladin, will release "Flight of the Conchords" creators Jemaine Clement and Taika Waititi's Toronto Film Festival People's Choice Award-winning WHAT WE DO IN THE SHADOWS in New York and Los Angeles on February 13, followed by an expansion into major markets, including San Francisco, Philadelphia, Boston, Seattle, and Washington, D.C., on February 20, with a continued national rollout throughout February and early March.

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  5. ‘What We Do in the Shadows’: A bloody good vampire mockumentaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | Seattle Times

    'What We Do In the Shadows,' with Jemaine Clement, Taika Waititi, Rhys Darby, Jonathan Brugh, Cori Gonzalez-Macuer, Stu Rutherford, Jackie Van Beek. Written and directed by Clement and Waititi.

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  6. Learn the Rules of the Vampire from 'What We Do in the Shadows'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | Firstshowing.net

    This weekend, the New Zealand comedy What We Do in the Shadows hits limited theaters in the United States and will expand to more theaters in the coming weeks . And in order to help get the word out about this worthy comedy following a group of vampire roommates, Jemaine Clement and Taika Waititi have taken to Funny or Die , as Vladislav and Viago respectively, to tell everyone about the rules of the vampire.

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  7. Review: Mock-doc 'Shadows' -- a funny vampire spoofRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | Mercury-Register

    The New Zealand mockumentary "What We Do in the Shadows" is a droll look at a houseful of vampires in modern-day Wellington. The brainchild of co-stars Jemaine Clement and his sometimes "Flight of the Conchords" collaborator Taika Waititi, it hits just about every right note in a story about a bunch of really old guys who don't exactly fit into the neighborhood, y'know, since they're bloodsucking monsters.

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  8. Life sucks in - What We Do in the Shadows'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | San Diego CityBEAT

    Despite being a vampire for nearly 400 years, Viago , a self-professed dandy with a broken heart, "still feels things inside." He's one of four bloodsuckers living a mundane existence in a grim multi-story mansion on the outskirts of Wellington, New Zealand.

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  9. Concerted effortsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | Stuff.co.nz

    You bought your ticket, rocked up to one of the many centrally-located venues in town, drank beer out of plastic cups, got your toes mashed in the mosh pit, and went home where you would drift off to sleep to the sound of ringing in your ears with hair still damp with the condensed moisture of a thousand sweaty armpits. Ah, bliss.

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  10. Jemaine Clement's Divorce leaves Conchord partner behindRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2015 | Manawatu Evening Standard

    ... Clement will return to the small screen in a new HBO comedy, but instead of being in New York with sidekick Bret McKenzie he'll be with one of the city's best-known TV stars, Sarah Jessica Parker. In the pilot of Divorce, Clement plays a ...

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  11. SkyCity Trust denies $5000 grantRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2015 | Stuff.co.nz

    ... aged between 15 and 25 wanting to participate in theatre and has alumni including Flight of the Conchords star Bret McKenzie, Boy director Taika Waititi, Eagle vs Shark actress Loren Horsley, and Neighbours actress Michelle Ang. "Even a small ...

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  12. People, Places, Things Movie ReviewRead the original story

    Feb 14, 2015 | Shockya.com

    An actor can be enough of a reason to see a movie. Jemaine Clement was one of the two members of New Zealand folk parody duo Flight of the Conchords and starred in the HBO show of the same name.

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  13. Jeffrey Ross Brings Laughs to Comedy Lovers on Valentine's Day at CarolinesRead the original story

    Feb 13, 2015 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Comedian Jeffrey Ross , "The Roastmaster General," has a special night in store for comedy lovers when he headlines two very special shows on Valentine's Day, tonight, February 14 at 7:30 PM and 10:00 PM, at Carolines on Broadway , 1626 Broadway, between 49th and 50th Streets. Additionally, Ross will headline two shows on Sunday, February 15 at 7:30 PM and 10:00 PM at the famed Times Square comedy venue.

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  14. Jemaine Clement and Taika Waititi Talk What We do in the ShadowsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | Collider

    I really loved What We Do in the Shadows when I saw it last spring at the Stanley Film Festival in Colorado. While I wasn't yet working at this outlet at the time, our own Phil Brown saw the film at TIFF and seemed to really dig it as well .

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  15. It's Happening TonightRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | The Pordland Mercury

    Thanks to an overwhelming number of films, it's easy to strike out at the Portland International Film Festival. To even your odds, pick the fest's more interesting titles, like the two tonight: What We Do in the Shadows is a Kiwi vampire comedy from the guys behind Flight of the Conchords , while the Japanese R100 follows a man who signs up with an S&M service - one that S&Ms him at random times.

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  16. Jemaine Clement Joins Sarah Jessica Parker's HBO Comedy Pilot 'Divorce'Read the original story

    Feb 13, 2015 | Deadline

    Look who's back at HBO ! Flight Of The Conchords co-creator/star Jemaine Clement is set for a guest starring/recurring role in HBO's comedy pilot Divorce , which marks the return to the network of another signature star, Sarah Jessica Parker . Written by British writer-actress Sharon Horgan and directed by Talia Balsam, Divorce tells the story of a very, very long divorce.

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  17. VIDEO: Watch Sutton Foster Go 'Fifty Shades' in New Steamy Trailer for YOUNGERRead the original story

    Feb 13, 2015 | BroadwayWorld.com

    "Younger" follows 40-year old Liza , a suddenly single mother who tries to get back into the working world, only to find it's nearly impossible to start at the bottom at her age. When a chance encounter with the sexy Josh , a young tattoo artist, convinces her she looks younger than she is, Liza tries to pass herself off as 26 - with the help of a makeover, courtesy of her best friend Maggie .

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  18. Faded beauty gets top to toe makeoverRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | The New Zealand Herald

    As ratings go, the Rhys Darby and Rosie Carnahan Darby house renovation production is up there with the best of their dramatic professional collaborations. This time though, it has been personal satisfaction rather than outside endorsements that have delivered the biggest buzz for Rhys, an internationally acclaimed actor and comedian.

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  19. Interview With (Totally Lame) VampiresRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | Broward-Palm Beach

    ... things changed. In 2006, Clement landed an Outback Steakhouse commercial. In 2007, he and college classmate Bret McKenzie launched the cult hit Flight of the Conchords and played the lead in Waititi's first feature, the cross-continental indie ...

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  20. What We Do in the ShadowsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | Chicago Sun-Times

    Not even all the architecture porn in the world-Taylor-Johnson does love a panoramic shot of phallic skyscrapers twinkling at twilight against a cloud-covered cityscape-can compensate While the vampire protagonists of horror-mockumentary "What We Do in the Shadows"' seem like creatures of habit, they're actually just a little slow. While one vamp uses a modern convenience like eBay to "do my dark bidding," the rest rely exclusively on their limited intelligence and human servants.

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