TV/Movies

Thanks to Scott Aukerman and friends, a Rocky vs Rambo movie script exists

Thanks to Scott Aukerman and friends, a Rocky vs Rambo movie script exists

By | January 18, 2012 at 3:39 pm | No comments

It is an observable phenomenon that many beloved comedians hang out with each other and, when they do, they often come up with really funny ideas-- many of which will never see the light of day. Like, the groundbreaking web series where comedians go from town to town looking...

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Review: Showtime’s ‘Inside Comedy’ is a functional look at a wholly dysfunctional art

Review: Showtime’s ‘Inside Comedy’ is a functional look at a wholly dysfunctional art

By | January 18, 2012 at 1:06 pm | One comment

After watching three episodes of Showtime's new behind-the-curtain series, Inside Comedy, any rational entertainment goer will conclude, whether you like the series or not, that documentarian Ken Burns doesn't need to do a series called Comedy. The show features in-depth...

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Watch Will Ferrell in the full trailer for Casa de mi Padre

Watch Will Ferrell in the full trailer for Casa de mi Padre

By | January 17, 2012 at 9:42 pm | No comments

In December the comedy world was gifted with a 30-second teaser trailer for Will Ferrell's upcoming Spanish-with-English-subtitles flick Casa de mi Padre. And today, we finally get the full trailer -- all two minutes of it -- of the movie centered around Armando Alvarez...

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Review: Carnage may seem pretentious but is laugh-out-loud funny

Review: Carnage may seem pretentious but is laugh-out-loud funny

By | January 17, 2012 at 12:36 pm | No comments

It's strange to think that anything billed as a comedy with big names gets undeservedly overlooked by comedy fans, but such is the case with Roman Polanski's adaptation of Yasmina Reza's hit stage play God of Carnage. With a stellar cast -- Jodie Foster, Kate Winslet, Cristoph...

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Watch Bill Murray, Frances McDormand in the trailer for Wes Anderson’s ‘Moonrise Kingdom’

Watch Bill Murray, Frances McDormand in the trailer for Wes Anderson’s ‘Moonrise Kingdom’

By | January 16, 2012 at 12:29 pm | No comments

As one can clearly see from the trailer of Wes Anderson's latest film Moonrise Kingdom, not much has changed in the realm of all things Wes Anderson. There are still plenty of cool, well-respected, famous actors (Edward Norton, Jason Schwartzman, Frances McDormand), there's...

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What did you think of Ricky Gervais’ monologue at the Golden Globes? (Video)

What did you think of Ricky Gervais’ monologue at the Golden Globes? (Video)

By | January 16, 2012 at 10:50 am | 14 comments

So, the hype for last night’s third coming was through the roof: Was Ricky going to be “mean” again? Was he going to hold back a little? Was he going to sacrifice one of Angelina Jolie’s children live, onstage? We’re sure some questions were asked more than others....

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Stephen Colbert and Jon Stewart join forces for unique political maneuver (Video)

Stephen Colbert and Jon Stewart join forces for unique political maneuver (Video)

By | January 13, 2012 at 5:53 pm | No comments

We reported yesterday that the hilariously meddlesome Stephen Colbert was gearing up for a major announcement on The Colbert Report last night. Well, we were treated to not one, but two surprises! First, Colbert bequeathed his Super PAC to his dear friend, Jon Stewart (with...

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Parks and Rec: Leslie chooses a fish for her campaign manager, Ben languishes in the ‘90s

Parks and Rec: Leslie chooses a fish for her campaign manager, Ben languishes in the ‘90s

By | January 13, 2012 at 4:55 pm | No comments

Last time we saw Candidate Knope, she was enveloped in the warm and fuzzy metaphorical embrace of her co-workers that sprouted directly from their construction of a gingerbread house (oh, Christmas, ye are but a distant memory). See, she had been dumped by her campaign managers...

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Meet Jessica Williams, the Daily Show’s newest correspondent (Video)

Meet Jessica Williams, the Daily Show’s newest correspondent (Video)

By | January 13, 2012 at 12:28 pm | 5 comments

In the midst of all this election commentary on late night television, you might have missed that The Daily Show with Jon Stewart has brought in a new correspondent to its friendly confines. Jessica Williams made her debut reporting on the GOP primary in South Carolina alongside...

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