- When is killing justifiable? That’s the question at the center of “Gimme Shelter,” one of the tightest episodes of the season from a thematic perspective. The interlocking storylines all engage in some way with death and killing and making lethal choices, but every time it seems like The 100 is...More »
- A movie, based on Daniel Clowes’s graphic novel, about a man’s well-requited contempt for humanity.
- Alice Lowe wrote, directed and stars in this British film about a pregnant serial killer on a darkly comedic odyssey dictated by her malicious fetus.
- This Czech film gives a haunting account of the life of the mentally ill young woman who killed eight people in Prague in 1973.
- Trusted adviser whose opinion was sought after by CEOs, lawyers and bankers
- Targeted towards Indigenous children under six, Little J & Big Cuz is the story of five-year-old Little J and his older cousin who live with their Nanna (Ningali Josie Lawford) and their dog (Aaron Fa’Aoso). The 12-part television series of 13-minute shorts takes a lighthearted look at growing up in Australia. Between shenanigans and adventures inside and outside the classroom, it explores themes of identity, connection to country and tradition. • Little J & Big Cuz premieres
- AT&T ‘deeply concerned’ over ads appearing beside inappropriate material
- Carol Channing originated the musical role of Dolly Levi and was considered irreplaceable. Now Bette Midler steps into a long line of her successors.
- Despite his Tony and three Emmy Awards, Bryan Cranston isn’t exactly known for being a subtle performer. Do you need someone who can throw a pizza on a roof or wear a bee suit? He’s your man. Do you want quiet, devastating interiority? Okay, yeah, we also saw Breaking Bad’s...More »
- The official trailer for FX’s Fargo is finally here, and we now have a better sense of what exactly Ewan McGregor is doing in Noah Hawley’s anthology universe. For the show’s third season, McGregor plays the dual role of brothers Emmit “the Parking Lot King of Minnesota” Stussy and parole...More »
- Walking romantic fantasy John Cho has signed on for role in next season of Hulu’s Difficult People as — hold on, let us check our notes, wait, oh my God — Billy Eichner’s character Billy Epstein’s boyfriend. To recap: Billy Eichner is, per Vulture’s official research, a total hunk and...More »
- You don’t need to know much about the Flash or Supergirl universes to understand what happened in their musical crossover episode “Duet” last night. Here’s a primer: The Flash runs fast, Supergirl is invulnerable, they both love ordinary people, and the duo gets stuck in a musical fantasy orchestrated by...More »
- Increased ticket sales in countries like Brazil and Japan could not offset steep declines in places like Germany, Britain and Mexico. China was flat.
- Brad Pitt is going through the most famous breakup in American history. (Hear that, Howard Zinn?) To recover from his last dozen years as half of Brangelina, Brad’s doing what any lovelorn dumpee would do: He missed the Oscars because he was busy sculpting, and now he’s blasting Bon Iver...More »
- In his first taped appearances since 2004, Netflix’s new Dave Chappelle specials remind fans why he’s one of the greatest....More »
- The Tory MP, and former army officer, tried to resuscitate stabbed policeman
- The seven-room residence where the elusive actress liked to be left alone is for sale.
Here’s the Insane Amount of Money the Cast of Big Bang Theory Will Have Made by the End of Season 12In an interview last year with Jimmy Kimmel, Big Bang Theory star Kaley Cuoco told the late-night host that the possibility of doing an 11 season was “a very expensive question.” But according to Deadline, CBS was willing to give the cast of its crown-jewel series the very expensive answer...More »
- As the anticipation for the upcoming Twin Peaks revival continues to creep up on us à la Bob in Laura Palmer’s bedroom, David Lynch is doing us all a favor by granting a few interviews to talk about anything except, well, Twin Peaks itself. His first sit-down comes from the...More »
- The Australian novel has been adapted for US screens, leaving behind both Sydney’s northern beaches and the nuance“It had never crossed her mind that sending your child to school would be like going back to school yourself.” The Australian author Liane Moriarty is a master of suburban secrets and lies (particularly among the white middle class), and her 2014 novel, Big Little Lies, was lauded for being uncomfortably recognisable in its absurdity. The book is full of knowing hum
- If you ventured to the multiplex to see a certain kind of end-of-year popcorn movie a while back, you were likely treated to the trailers for Power Rangers and Logan, perhaps back-to-back. Both featured songs written by Johnny Cash (“Hurt” in Logan, a Halsey cover of “Walk the Line” in...More »
- If the alt-right were a fictional movement in an eerie comic book, it’s easy to imagine Daniel Clowes being the guy who dreamed it up. Not because he’s a hatemonger — far from it. He’s a soft-spoken, politically liberal cartoonist from Oakland who’s generated a body of tenderly humanist work...More »
- ‘In the Body of the World’ and ‘Actually’ will be part of this theater’s 2017-18 season and part of the discussion about gender imbalance on Broadway.
- If Hollywood ever gets around to creating a Reality-TV Hall of Fame, Chuck Barris most surely deserves to be one of the first nominees. Long before Mike Fleiss and his producers perfected the soap-opera dramatics of The Bachelor, it was Barris who made dating and relationships a televised sport with...More »
- Stars turn out to celebrate the new bittersweet comedy starring Mr. Harrelson about an easily provoked loner.
- My friend and colleague Doreen Jones, who has died aged 76, was a leading British casting director. She had a long career during which she worked on more than 400 television dramas and series.Doreen had a sharp instinct for the subtle chemistry that can exist between actors and knew well how players could spark off each other. She demonstrated this flair in the casting of Granada’s adaptation of Evelyn Waugh’s Brideshead Revisited (1981), which I produced, when she matched a lineup o
- Getting older sucks, it’s said. Your body betrays you, gaining weight, and as you lose illusions, your imagination fails you, too. The only way to stay relevant is to merge with an institution: a family, a party, a sports team, a job. The only thing to look forward to is...More »
Power Rangers Release Cleared in Malaysia, Proving Queer Characters Have to Be Vague to Pass the CensorsDays after Disney’s Beauty and the Beast went through the ringer with the Malaysian censorship board over its “exclusively gay moment,” Lionsgate’s Power Rangers, which features a character implied to be questioning her sexuality, has passed the censors. Variety reports that the film will be released in the Muslim-majority country...More »
- The Belgian playwright Ismaël Saidi writes comic plays that tour France and Belgium, and offer a message of multicultural tolerance.
- The Sound of Music and Mary Poppins star has a new show about producing an original musical, featuring a surprisingly diverse cast of (puppet) characters....More »
- A Los Angeles theater is helping patrons who might be especially grossed out by the horror movie “Raw.” It’s the latest in a long line of movie come-ons.
- If you happened to peer over Andy Daly’s shoulder recently as he edited a video of himself having sex with a Real Doll, rest assured. He was in character as professional critic Forrest MacNeil and was only pretending to have sex with a hyperrealistic humanoid sex toy, which had been...More »
Taylor Hackford Remembers Making a Movie With Chuck Berry: ‘The Greatest Nightmare of Any Filmmaking Experience I’ve Ever Had’Director Taylor Hackford is a Hollywood fixture, having made his name with a string of first-rate entertainments — Officer and a Gentleman first among them — and then burnishing his reputation with Ray, the Ray Charles biopic, for which he got a Best Director Oscar nomination. Hackford has always been...More »
- The center is seeking visas for several artists with Syrian passports for Mohammad al-Attar’s “While I Was Waiting.”
- via TheaterMania.comJoshua Harmon's comedy, directed by Jessica Stone, continues through April 9 at George Street Playhouse.
Baz Luhrmann on The Get Down, Finding a Showrunner for Season Two, and Why He’d Do ‘Anything’ for NetflixBaz Luhrmann’s ambitious musical drama The Get Down landed on Netflix last summer with a twist. Instead of the full season debuting at once, only the first six hours — marketed as “part one” — were made available for streaming. The second half of the season, Netflix promised, would follow...More »
- You might have heard — okay let’s be real, you have definitely heard — that your British rom-com friends from Love Actually will be releasing a short-film sequel to benefit the annual Red Nose Day fundraiser. (It’ll only be ten minutes of new footage, but still, we’re still very excited.)...More »
- Chuck Barris, the prolific game-show producer, creator, and host, died Tuesday in his home in Palisades, New York, at the age of 87. Perhaps best known as the host of The Gong Show, Barris got his start in television at ABC, finding his first success with 1965’s The Dating Game,...More »
- Comics, including Trevor Noah and Stephen Colbert, discussed the president’s daughter and the ban on many electronic items from some flightsLate-night hosts discussed the latest news coming from the White House on Tuesday, including Ivanka Trump’s new office and security clearance. Related: Late-night TV roundup: 'Trump lied on Twitter during a hearing about him lying on Twitter'Continue reading...
- Gary L Goldman says he twice pitched treatment to studio, but Disney says his claims on hit film are ‘unprincipled’Disney are being sued by a Hollywood screenwriter, who claims the studio stole his idea for Zootopia.Gary L Goldman, whose script credits include Total Recall, Minority Report and Big Trouble in Little China has filed a federal lawsuit that accuses Disney of taking the animated film’s title, treatment, character designs and lines of dialogue from a project he began
- The volunteer team create a life-changing apartment; the Windsors rebrand after Diana’s death. Plus: how the universe was madeThe team head to Warwickshire to help Chloe, who suffers from the genetic disease mastocytosis, which has left her confined to the family home since she was diagnosed at 18. Bringing the independence she desperately needs are the team of volunteer builders, fronted by Nick Knowles and Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen, as the house is transformed to encompass a brand new, sel
- The five films in this series include masterpieces from the Surrealist director Luis Buñuel.
- Does Lillian Hellman rank alongside Tennessee Williams and Arthur Miller?
- via TheaterMania.comDorothy Milne directs this play by Bill Massolia at the Den Theatre.
- The first incarnation of the Power Rangers franchise was the Fox series Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, which used footage from the Japanese series Kyōryū Sentai Zyuranger and began airing in the U.S. in 1993 — a time when you could make the only black cast member the Black Ranger and...More »
- As some of you have suspected for years, Ed Sheeran was, in fact, an acting exercise created by Rupert Grint. The Snatch actor tearfully revealed the truth while a guest on MTV this week, saying that Ed Sheeran is simply an amalgam of fun character specifics, like all those tattoos...More »
The Rock and Zac Efron Are Fighting Crime and Preventing Sunburns As Responsible Baywatch LifeguardsDrugs and dead bodies have started washing up on Baywatch’s pristine beach, and the Rock and Zac Efron are suiting up to fight Priyanka Chopra’s sleek crime operation. “You’ve got one job,” says beach cop Yahya Abdul-Mateen II (The Get Down). “Make sure swim-happy white people don’t drown.” And, of...More »
- There was a time when America Ferrera considered leaving art for activism. She was 17 years old and had just been thrust into the national spotlight, after 2002’s Real Women Have Curves became the most-talked-about film at Sundance that year. September 11 had occurred a few months earlier, and Ferrera,...More »
- Even the threat of death cannot tear a true Broadway fan away from Bette Midler. According to “Page Six,” a 53-year-old tourist from Los Angeles “started to feel dizzy” during the first act of the second preview of the revival of Hello, Dolly! He then tried to get to the...More »
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