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Fun Thing to Buy of the Day: 'Save The Date'

Save The Date, a quirky comedy starring Allison Brie and Lizzy Caplan is out on Blu-Ray today. The indie romcom was directed by the relatively obscure Michael Mohan, who has so far been more prolific in short films. It was originally released late last year on Video On Demand (VOD). Save The Date focuses on two sisters, Sarah and Beth (played by Caplan and Brie, respectively), who take completely different approaches to love — Beth loves the notion of a classic romance, wedding cake tasting and all, while Sarah treats commitment like a disease to be avoided at all costs. Together, the two sort through their own relationship problems [...]

Alison Brie Reminisces About Working as a Birthday Clown

"I think I was 17 or 18 at the time. A friend of mine who I did drama with… goes, “They’re looking for young, cute, fun girls to be clowns"… I would literally drive into Compton, change into my clown gear, and then drive to whatever party. It was an awesome job… My clown name was Sunny; it was pretty straightforward. I had a yellow wig and a yellow suit, and I did my own face paint, of course. I also did characters sometimes, like Cinderella and Snow White and Powerpuff Girls, which was the worst, because you had to wear a little mini dress, but then a huge head that just [...]

Allison Brie, Lizzy Caplan, and Martin Starr Get Dramatic and Comedic in the 'Save the Date' Trailer

Here's the trailer for Save the Date, a new comedy-drama that premiered at Sundance earlier this year. It stars a slew of up-and-comers who you'll recognize from cult hit TV shows and movies, including Allison Brie (Community), Lizzy Caplan and Martin Starr (Party Down), Geoffrey Arend (Garden State), and Mark Webber (Scott Pilgrim). The story centers on Brie and Caplan, who play two very different sisters, one who's engaged and one who's deeply afraid of commitment. The movie drops on VOD November 8th and opens in select theaters nationwide December 14th, so save those dates.