LOS ANGELES – Before he finished the final season of “Better Call Saul,” Bob Odenkirk got a script for a new series about a college English professor.
Pity the poor AFC Richmond fans. Their team is in last place at the start of the new season and the prospects don’t look good.
The list of Oscar winners Sunday includes Michelle Yeoh, Jamie Lee Curtis and Ke Huy Quan, all winning for “Everything Everywhere All at Once.” Brendan Fraser was named best actor for “The Whale” and "Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio" was named best animated feature. “Navalny” was named best documentary feature and “An Irish Goodbye” won for best live action short. “All Quiet on the Western Front” won for best international film, production design, best original score and cinematography. Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert won for best directors and original screenplay for “Everything Everywhere All at Once” and it took home best picture as well.
The metaphysical multiverse comedy “Everything Everywhere All at Once” wrapped its hot dog fingers around Hollywood’s top prize Sunday, winning best picture at the 95th Academy Awards, along with awards for Michelle Yeoh, Ke Huy Quan and Jamie Lee Curtis. The film won seven Oscars in all. Yeoh the first Asian woman to win best actress. Brendan Fraser won best actor. The German-language WWI epic “All Quiet on the Western Front” also took four awards as the academy heaped honors on the craft of the harrowing anti-war film. Only two other films in Oscar history — “A Streetcar Named Desire” and “Network” — have won three acting Academy Awards.
Grandma will love “A Man Called Otto.”
An Emmy-winning actor whose career triumphs were later overshadowed by a trial in which he was acquitted of killing his wife, Robert Blake has died at age 89. A statement released on behalf of his niece says he died Thursday in Los Angeles. Blake was the star of the 1970s TV show “Baretta” and landed movie roles, including “In Cold Blood.” Once hailed as among the finest actors of his generation, Blake became better known as the defendant in a real-life murder trial story more bizarre than any in which he acted.
Woody Harrelson can run. And jump. And coach basketball. But what he’s really good at, says "Champions" director Bobby Farrelly, is “doing something under pressure.”
Bruce Miller talks with director Bobby Farrelly about his new film, “Champions,” staring Woody Harrelson. They also discuss Farrelly's previou…
A year after Will Smith smacked him on the Academy Awards stage, Chris Rock finally gave his rebuttal in a forceful stand-up special, streamed live on Netflix, in which the comedian bragged that he “took that hit like Pacquiao.” The 58-year-old comedian on Saturday night performed his first stand-up special since last year’s Oscars. “Chris Rock: Selective Outrage,” streamed live from the Hippodrome Theatre in Baltimore, marked Netflix’s first foray into live streaming. Near the start of Rock's set, he joked: “Anybody who says words hurt hasn’t been punched in the face.”
When Hulu announced it was doing a sequel to Mel Brooks’ “History of the World Part I,” executive producer Nick Kroll got calls from countless comedians.
Sunday studio estimates say the gonzo R-rated horror comedy “Cocaine Bear” sniffed up $23.1 million in its opening weekend, while Marvel's “Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania” shrank unusually quickly in its second weekend. “Quantumania” was still No. 1 with an estimated $32.2 million in ticket sales in U.S. and Canadian theaters. But the “Ant-Man” sequel was hit by some of the worst reviews and audience scores of the Marvel Cinematic Universe and dropped a steep 69.7% in its second weekend. The '70s-set Christian drama “Jesus Revolution” also debuted strongly, launching with $15.5 million.
Richard Belzer, who played one of TV’s most indelible detectives as John Munch in “Homicide: Life on the Street” and “Law & Order: SVU,” has died. The long-time stand-up comic was 78. Belzer's friend says he died Sunday at his home in southern France. The actor Henry Winkler, Belzer’s cousin, tweeted “Rest in peace Richard.” For more than two decades and across 10 series — including appearances on “30 Rock” and “Arrested Development” — Belzer played a wise-cracking homicide detective prone to conspiracy theories. John Munch, the character he played, became one of the longest running on television.
Richard Belzer, who played one of TV’s most indelible detectives as John Munch in “Homicide: Life on the Street” and “Law & Order: SVU,” has died. The long-time stand-up comic was 78.
LOS ANGELES -- Billy Crudup’s father was a salesman, but he wasn’t very good at it, his son says.
"Impractical Jokers" has seen some pretty serious injuries over the years. For this list, we’ll be looking at moments where the four Jokers hu…
When Lacretta was younger, she defined success in simple terms: “enough to pay your bills and have a little bit of spending money.” “I prayed for success,” the “Night Court” star says. And then, greater things happened.
If you’re going to make a movie called “80 for Brady,” it doesn’t hurt that there’s a Mount Rushmore of actresses helping it plod along.
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If you haven’t had a good cry lately, there’s a touching comedy, “Spoiler Alert,” that will get you thinking differently about end-of-life romances and gay relationships.
When David Windsor and Casey Johnson were looking for story ideas, they discovered they both loved reading obituaries.
LOS ANGELES – Even though it’s set in the corporate offices of a car company, “American Auto” is just as much a workplace comedy as “Superstore” or “The Office,” says Executive Producer Justin Spitzer.
Don’t confuse “How I Met Your Father” with “How I Met Your Mother,” star Hilary Duff says. Characters don’t match up. “This person isn’t our Barney. This person isn’t our Ted. We love the landscape of that show and we can we appreciate how they told that story."
For the precious few who do succeed, comedy can pay off quite handsomely. For proof, look no further than the world's richest comedians.
You can’t ignore a film called “A Christmas Karen.” And, quite likely, Viola Davis’ “The Woman King” will be in the awards hunt. But the film that will probably get the most attention this week is “Ticket to Paradise.”
Wednesday Addams may not age, but she has evoled. For this video, we’ll be looking at how the character has changed over the past 80+ years, f…