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An Evening with Beverly Luff Linn (2018)

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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."

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Jim Hosking
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Credited cast:
Aubrey Plaza ... Lulu Danger
Emile Hirsch ... Shane Danger
Jemaine Clement ... Colin Keith Threadener
Matt Berry ... Rodney Von Donkensteiger
Craig Robinson ... Beverly Luff Linn
Maria Bamford ... The Elegant Woman
Zach Cherry ... Tyrone
Michael D. Cohen ... Mitch Stemp
Sky Elobar ... Carl Ronk
Jacob Wysocki ... Lawrence Doggi
John Kerry ... Kennedy Gordon
Gil Gex ... Myra Parks
Sam Dissanayake ... Adjay Willis
Carl Solomon ... DJ Valerie Grillz
Bettina Devin ... Paulette
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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."

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A love triangle with too many sides.

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Comedy | Crime

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Rated R for language throughout, and for some sexuality/nudity | See all certifications »

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UK | USA

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English

Release Date:

19 October 2018 (USA) See more »

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An Evening with Beverly Luff Linn See more »

Filming Locations:

Eureka, California, USA

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Opening Weekend USA:

$5,212, 21 October 2018, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$5,212, 21 October 2018
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Color
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Jemaine Clement and Aubrey Plaza previously worked together in FX's Legion (2017) See more »

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There's a two minute scene shortly after the end credits start. See more »

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Supernature
Performed by Marc Cerrone (as Cerrone)
Written by Alain Wisniak (as Wisniak) / Marc Cerrone (as Cerrone) / Lene Lovich (as Lovich)
Licensed Courtesy of Because Music / Kobalt Music / Malligator Music
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There are laughs to be found in the inanity
12 July 2018 | by DJKwaSee all my reviews

//Revelation Film Festival Review//

An absurdist comedy from the mind behind The Greasy Strangler, Jim Hoskings' sophomore effort is the cinematic equivalent of a joke without a punchline. It sits on the screen awkwardly and bereft of purpose, moving from one stilted scene to the next. While it would be easy to dismiss the film early on, Hosking proves himself in complete control over his style as he revels in the awkwardness to increasingly effective result.

The story follows a woman (played by Aubrey Plaza) stuck in a disagreeable marriage. After a botched murder attempt on her husband she decides to run away with a hitman to an old motel where an old flame of hers, Beverley Luff Linn, is performing for "one magical night only". So ensues a number of bizarre occurrences, many of which defy explanation, leading up to the special night.

Craig Robinson is the standout as the titular Luff Linn, a mysterious performer who communicates in a series of grunts to comical effect. The film is certainly one of the stranger films showing at the Revelation Film Festival and it won't be for everyone but attune to its wavelength and there are laughs to be found in the inanity.


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