Hear Low Cut Connie Ruminate on Lust and Faith on ‘What Has Happened to Me’
“It’s a heavy song for me,” the band’s frontman Adam Weiner says. “Very freeing. A lot of wild shit happened over the last few years and I just kind of let it all hang out with that one”.
Hear Low Cut Connie Ruminate on Lust and Faith on ‘What Has Happened to Me’
Watching ‘Uncut Gems’ can help you channel the anxiety of the moment — and inspire you to reexamine black-Jewish relations
Describing “Uncut Gems” as that movie that brought Adam Sandler rave reviews for playing a New York Jewish diamond dealer doesn’t do it justice.
Paramount Makes ‘Selma’ Free to Rent Through June on Digital Platforms
The project joins other films tackling racial issues that have been made available at no cost for those looking to educate themselves in the wake of George Floyd’s death.
George Carlin Documentary in the Works from Judd Apatow
In a new interview with the Boston Globe, Judd Apatow has revealed that he’s currently working on a documentary about legendary comedian George Carlin.
Friends Co-Creator Marta Kauffman Admits Regrets Over Lack of Diversity
Friends, the 25-year-old sitcom that seems just as popular today as it was during its original run from 1994-2004, is still making headlines as viewers look back at the show and many of its dated aspects.
‘King of Staten Island’ Review: The World According to Pete Davidson
The ‘SNL’ star and director Judd Apatow mine details from Davidson’s real-life for this funny, moving tale of grieving and growing up.
Charlie Chaplin Filmed Here: Campaign Aims to Make Hollywood Alley a Historic Landmark
A silent-movie historian is seeking recognition for a byway where Chaplin, Buster Keaton and Harold Lloyd filmed part of their respective classics: ‘The Kid,’ ‘Cops’ and ‘Safety Last.’
With his show ‘Dave,’ Lil Dicky has found his true calling — being the Larry David of rap
If you haven’t heard of the comic rapper Lil Dicky, and you are at least tangentially interested in rap or comedy, you should familiarize yourself with him.
‘In My Room’ With the Indigo Girls
The Indigo Girls played a handful of songs from their manager’s office in Atlanta, Georgia, for “In My Room,” our IGTV series in which musicians perform while in quarantine during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Lennie Niehaus, Alto Saxophonist and Frequent Clint Eastwood Collaborator, Dies at 90
His résumé includes ‘Bird,’ ‘The Unforgiven,’ ‘The Bridges of Madison County’ and an Emmy Award.
Empire Podcast #416: Eliza Hittman
On the latest locked down slice of Empire Podcast goodness, we welcome Eliza Hittman, director of the excellent Never Rarely Sometimes Always, who joins Helen O’Hara for a transatlantic chat about the acclaimed drama.
Warner Bros. Offers Free ‘Just Mercy’ Rentals to Help Educate on Systemic Racism
Warner Bros. has announced it is making its 2019 legal drama “Just Mercy” available for free on digital platforms such as Amazon and iTunes throughout June in response to the death of George Floyd.
John Legend, Taraji P. Henson, and More Sign Open Letter to Stop Increasing Police Budgets
A report from Variety states the “open demand letter” has already been signed by the likes of Lizzo, John Legend, Taraji P. Henson, Natalie Portman, Jane Fonda, ACLU executive director Anthony Romero, and more.
Documentary on Juilliard Drama Division Co-Founder and Teacher to the Stars Gets On-Demand Release
Creating a Character: The Moni Yakim Legacy looks at the theatre teaching legend who counts Patti LuPone, Viola Davis, Jessica Chastain, and more as his former students.
Why Jerry Seinfeld Never Made Another Sitcom After Seinfeld Ended
“…Some still wonder why Seinfeld never developed another sitcom. Well, now the actor and comedian is opening up on his reason for opting against it.”
‘Fraggle Rock’ Team on Rebooting the Series From Home and Possible Season 2
The beloved 1980s children’s puppet program was revived as “Fraggle Rock: Rock On!,” a series of six episodes that were five minutes each.
Richard Herd, ‘Seinfeld’ Actor Who Played Mr. Wilhelm, Dies at 87
Veteran character actor Richard Herd, best known for portraying Mr. Wilhelm on “Seinfeld,” died on Tuesday at his Los Angeles home of complications from cancer. He was 87.
Virtual Cannes Market Unveils Works-in-Progress Titles
Four festivals have picked projects in post-production that will screen for buyers, sales agents, and festival programmers.
Submit Your Questions for Tony-Winning Director Jerry Zaks Now!
The director of Broadway’s Mrs. Doubtfire and the upcoming The Music Man will answer your questions live on Playbill and The Growing Studio’s The Broadway Q&A Series.
Billy Crystal to join Jewish organizations in raising a glass to first responders
Billy Crystal will be hosting as the Secure Community Network, the security advisory body to U.S. Jewish community, raises a glass on Wednesday evening to the first responders who have been on the front lines during the coronavirus pandemic.
‘The First Time’ With Joel McHale
McHale joins the rest of the cast of ‘Community’ to read the episode “Cooperative Polygraphy” in an effort to raise money for COVID-19 relief.
Marc Maron Pays Emotional Tribute to Lynn Shelton
Marc Maron paid an emotional tribute to Lynn Shelton, his late girlfriend and creative collaborator who died Saturday from an unidentified blood disorder at the age of 54.
Tired of Netflix? Virtual Maryland road trip comes to TV this week
The automotive series MotorWeek is taking viewers on a Western Maryland road trip in a special episode this week.
Jazz in the Movies author David Meeker teams with the Library of Congress
LOC offers searchable filmography that documents the work of some 1,000 major jazz and blues figures in over 25,000 cinema, television, and video productions.
Oprah Winfrey, Steven Spielberg Give Graduates Advice on John Krasinski’s ‘Some Good News’
“If we’re in service of our dreams versus our dreams being in service to us, it becomes something greater,” Spielberg said.
The Walker Art Center posts collection of sixty in-depth conversations with directors, actors, writers, and producers
The catalogue is enriched throughout with archival sound, essays, photos, and ephemera.
Shooting During the Pandemic: How Global Producers Have Found New Ways to Work
From Sydney to Seoul, filmmakers are developing resourceful new ways to keep going: “There is something great about how working under these conditions has brought everyone together.”
Barbra Streisand supports LGBTQ+ community with GLAAD Together in Pride appearance
Streisand shares a heartfelt message to help the organization raise money for LGBTQ+ community centers.
‘Beastie Boys Story’ on Apple TV Plus: Film Review
Spike Jonze directs a film version of the Beastie Boys’ 2019 stage-show memoir, in which Adam Horovitz and Mike Diamond prove themselves infectious raconteurs of their white-kid-turned-king-of-rock hip-hop saga.
Watch: Ben Schwartz & Thomas Middleditch Talk Their Netflix Special and Controversial ‘Back to the Future’ Opinions
The comedians discuss their new Netflix Special and “Back to the Future”.
Watch Live Stream of Virtual Passover Seder With Billy Porter, Andy Cohen and Cynthia Erivo
Celebrities participate in digital Sedar to raise money for Center of Disease Control and Prevention’s emergency fund
The Washington City Paper Arts Club takes on 28 DAYS LATER
Arts editor, Kayla Randall, and Multimedia editor, Will Warren, discuss the sharp social commentary amidst the blood and gore.
Cinephile and legendary author J. Hoberman on cartoonist Ben Katchor’s latest
“a learned commentary (if not an encyclopedic midrash) on a particular Jewish American institution that is also, for the author, a lost world.”
NYC musician spends quarantine making coronavirus-related music videos
A New York City musician found a natural outlet for his music while in quarantine due to the coronavirus outbreak.
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