He hung up his Hedwig crown and creeped us out in Gone Girl. Now, Neil Patrick Harris is ready to take on a children’s novel adaptation for Netflix. The actor is …Read More
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Isn’t a variety show supposed to be fun? The heyday of variety programs ended long ago (despite NBC’s attempts to usher us back into that era), so the format is prone to feeling outdated and out of place in the current television landscape no matter what, but the basic aim of a show like this isn’t complicated: a variety show is supposed to be fun, to entertain, to make audiences laugh and enjoy life for an hour. So why is Best Time Ever With Neil Patrick Harris uncomfortable, embarrassing, and hard to watch?
LOS ANGELES: Neil Patrick Harris and producer Siobhan Greene brought some much-needed energy to the last day of the Television Critics Association summer press tour as they previewed the upcoming live show Best Time Ever With Neil Patrick Harris.
Movie Star by Lizzie Pepper is — if you can’t tell from its title — a fictional celebrity memoir written by novelist Hilary Liftin. And it just so happens that Liftin herself is an established ghostwriter of celebrity memoirs who has worked with Miley Cyrus and others.
After a week of devastating news and social injustice in America, it comes as an ecstatic surprise that today the country took at least one giant step forward in one matter of equality. As you probably know by now, in a 5-4 ruling, the Supreme Court determined that same-sex marriage is a constitutional right. And while inevitably this news came with its share of vehement, embittered ranting from the those who dissented, it was for so many a day of unbridled, cathartic joy and promise.
When the Oscar ceremony’s scheduled end time is three minutes away and they haven’t done Best Screenplay, Best Director, Best Actress, Best Actor, or Best Picture yet, it’s safe to say they might not be running the tightest ship over there at the Kodak Theater — not that it’d take that long to figure it out. Yes, last night’s Academy Awards were crazy long (three hours and 45 minutes, oy) and frequently dull, proving that even presumed host-with-the-most Neil Patrick Harris is fallible when handed the toughest gig in the land. Here are some thoughts on his hit-and-miss job, and the night’s other memorable …Read More
Hear that sound? It’s the Academy Awards Industrial Complex shifting from Interminable Awards Buzz Mode to Three-Month Long Hype Cycle. …Read More