An Evening with Beverly Luff Linn

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An Evening with Beverly Luff Linn
An Evening with Beverly Luff Linn.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed byJim Hosking
Produced by
  • Sam Bisbee
  • Theodora Dunlap
  • Emily Leo
  • Oliver Roskill
  • Lucas Toh
Screenplay by
Starring
Music byAndrew Hung
CinematographyNanu Segal
Edited byMark Burnett
Production
company
Distributed by
Release date
  • January 20, 2018 (2018-01-20) (Sundance)
  • October 19, 2018 (2018-10-19) (United States)
  • October 23, 2018 (2018-10-23) (United Kingdom)
Country
  • United States
  • United Kingdom
LanguageEnglish
Box office$16,808[1]

An Evening with Beverly Luff Linn is an American-British crime comedy film directed by Jim Hosking. It stars Aubrey Plaza, Emile Hirsch, Jemaine Clement, Matt Berry, and Craig Robinson.

It had its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival on January 20, 2018. It was released in the United States on October 19, 2018, by Universal Pictures, before being released in the United Kingdom on October 23, 2018, by Picturehouse Entertainment.

Plot[edit]

Lulu Danger's unsatisfying marriage takes a turn for the worse when a mysterious man from her past comes to town to perform an event called "An Evening With Beverly Luff Linn; For One Magical Night Only."

Cast[edit]

  • Aubrey Plaza as Lulu Danger
  • Emile Hirsch as Shane Danger
  • Jemaine Clement as Colin Keith Threadener
  • Matt Berry as Rodney Von Donkensteiger
  • Craig Robinson as Beverly Luff Linn
  • Zachary Cherry as Tyrone Paris
  • Sky Elobar as Carl Ronk
  • Jacob Wysocki as Lawrence Doggi
  • Sam Dissanayake as Adjay Willis
  • Maria Bamford as The Elegant Woman
  • John Kerry as Kennedy Gordon
  • Russ Burd as Barry Ofeld
  • Carl Solomon as DJ Valerie Grillz
  • Bettina Devin as Paulette
  • Bruce J. Paz as The Captain
  • Michael D Cohen as Mitch Stemp
  • Gil Gex as Myra Paris
  • Kirsten Krieg as Hilda
  • Luis Molina as Edwin
  • Michael St. Michaels as Rupert Rumbini

Production[edit]

In February 2017, it was announced Aubrey Plaza, Emile Hirsch, Jemaine Clement, Matt Berry, and Craig Robinson joined the cast of the film, with Jim Hosking directing from a screenplay he wrote with David Wike. Sam Bisbee, Theodora Dunlap, Lucas Toh, Emily Leo and Andy Starke serve as producers on the film, while David Gordon Green, Hosking, Richard Garber, and Lance Acord serve as executive producers under their Park Pictures, Rook Films, Wigwam Films, and Film4 Productions banners, respectively.[2]

Release[edit]

The film premiered at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival.[3] In May 2018, Universal Pictures acquired distribution rights to the film.[4] It was released in the United States on October 19, 2018.[5] It is scheduled to be released in the United Kingdom on October 23, 2018, by Picturehouse Entertainment.[6]

Critical response[edit]

An Evening with Beverly Luff Linn received mixed reviews from film critics. It holds a 48% approval rating on review aggregation website Rotten Tomatoes, based on 31 reviews, with a weighted average score of 5.2/10. The site's critical consensus reads, "An Evening with Beverly Luff Linn unites an intriguing array of comedic talents for a thoroughly unusual outing that proves itself disappointingly difficult to recommend." [7] On Metacritic, the film holds a rating of 55 out of 100, based on 13 critics, indicating "mixed or average reviews".[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "An Evening with Beverly Luff Linn". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved October 21, 2018.
  2. ^ McNary, Dave (February 8, 2017). "Aubrey Plaza, Emile Hirsch to Star in Indie Comedy 'An Evening With Beverly Luff Linn'". Variety. Retrieved August 31, 2018.
  3. ^ "2018 Sundance Film Festival: Feature Films Announced". www.sundance.org. Retrieved 2017-12-01.
  4. ^ Hipes, Patrick (May 7, 2018). "Sundance Pic 'An Evening With Beverly Luff Linn' Lands At Universal Content Group". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved May 7, 2018.
  5. ^ Marotta, Jenna (August 16, 2018). "'An Evening with Beverly Luff Linn' Trailer: Aubrey Plaza and Jemaine Clement Obsess Over Magic in This Sundance Alum — Watch". IndieWire. Retrieved August 16, 2018.
  6. ^ "An Evening with Beverly Luff Linn". Launching Films. Retrieved August 31, 2018.
  7. ^ "An Evening with Beverly Luff Linn". Rotten Tomatoes. Retrieved October 21, 2018.
  8. ^ "An Evening With Beverly Luff Linn Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved October 21, 2018.

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