Not to alarm you or send you stumbling too quickly away from our site to ProFlowers or anything, but Valentine’s Day is Sunday. And there’s a fairly good chance that …Read More
It’s been known for a while now that Woody Allen was developing a series for Amazon, but little other news has come out in the months since it was announced. That changes today, though: Miley Cyrus is officially starring in Allen’s as-of-yet untitled, six-part series.
There was more television than ever in 2015, and the industry shows no signs of slowing down its output in the year to come. As we reach the midpoint of the 2015-2016 season, there are more new series, from more outlets, on the horizon than ever — and with so much white noise, it takes a lot to stand out as an essential. Still, here are ten can’t-miss television events in the year to come, with a heavy focus on the first half of the year.
Happy Christmas Eve Eve! Last-minute gifts are getting wrapped, later-minute gifts are being bought, cookies are baking, eggnog’s getting spiked, and chances are, there’s a holiday movie on your television/laptop/watch/whatever. If you’re looking for something traditional, there are plenty of options (you’ll find several in our Holiday Canon). But if you’d care for something off the usual menu, we’ve got a few suggestions — all of them ready to watch, at this very moment.
Movie nerds: surprisingly hard to shop for! After all, we don’t spend our disposable income on clothing or a social life — we’re pretty much reserving all of our funds …Read More
Talking Comedy’s Mafia Ties, Steve Martin, and the Podcast Boom with Stand-Up Historian Kliph Nesteroff
Initially, former comedian Kliph Nesteroff didn’t like being labeled a historian. But with The Comedians: Drunks, Thieves, Scoundrels, and the History of American Comedy, out now from Grove Atlantic, Nesteroff’s produced one of the most comprehensive and accessible accounts of the art form to date.
As streaming overtakes the home video market – and limits viewers’ choices – a handful of distributors are still fighting the good fight, serving an underserved minority of cinephiles by hanging on to a seemingly outdated medium. …Read More
Industry scuttlebutt has it that Willis was let go, which certainly isn’t an unprecedented move for Mr. Allen. …Read More