Musical variety shows were the bread and butter of television from the earliest days in the 1950s, a carryover from radio and vaudeville. Music and comedy were a natural match. As television sets began to populate households across the country, families embraced the format, it was great, inexpensive entertainment. Mostly produced in New York, it […]
Yesterday my family and I went on a Netflix binge involving watching two Adam Sandler comedies; Murder Mystery and The Week Of. One was hilarious and truly enjoyable, the other was disturbing, totally awkward, and yet hearteningly believable. If you’ve seen both of these films you probably can tell which description fits which movie. After watching both Netflix […]
“Avenue 5” was renewed for the second season at HBO, the premium cable channel announced on Thursday. The comedy was created and produced by Armando Iannucci, the mastermind of “Veep”. It will play 40 years in the future when the solar system is no longer just science fiction fantasy, but a booming business worth billions […]
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Whitney Cummings Netflix Stand Up //netflix/title/7017474 Whitney Cummings is an American stand-up comedian, actress, producer, writer, director, and pod-caster. Whitney Cummings Stand Up. My Body Is Like An Expensive House – PART 1 – Tiffany Haddish – Laugh Out Loud Comedy – Duration: 4:43. laugh out loud flix 3,536,671 views Over the course of this […]
Emilio Estevez has closed a deal to reprise his role as Coach Gordon Bombay in the Disney+’original series The Mighty Ducks, based on the hit ‘90s Disney movie franchise. On the series, Estevez will star opposite lead Lauren Graham and young lead Brady Noon. Estevez also will serve as an executive producer. Also cast in […]
MOVIE REVIEW “DOWNHILL” Rated R. At AMC Loews Boston Common, Regal Fenway, Arclight Boston, Showplace Icon and suburban theaters. Grade: B- A more comic version of Swedish writer-director Ruben Ostlund’s award-winning 2014 entry “Force Majeure,” the lamely titled “Downhill” (you’ll get it) is a portrait of an American family that suffers a serious blow when […]