It's rare to be treated this way by any piece of current entertainment; enjoy Jerry Seinfeld's achievement in his new Netflix special.
Netflix and HBO may have had the most nominations; Veep, The Handmaid’s Tale, and Big Little Lies may have won the most major awards; but the person most on the minds and tongues of those with microphones at Sunday night’s Emmys Awards was President Trump. And before you dive down to the comments section to tell me that’s why you didn’t watch the show hosted by Stephen Colbert and that Hollywood is full of libtards, let me say I understand your reaction completely. ...
As far back as the late ‘90s/early 2000s, a full-scale Daryl Hall and John Oates revival was in the works — a phenomenon much like the resurgence of other artists once deemed tragically unhip, like Burt Bacharach, the Carpenters, or Neil Diamond. It became abundantly obvious how well-written adult-contemporary staples like “She’s Gone” and “Rich Girl” and blue-eyed soul jams like “You Make My Dreams” and “Kiss on My List” always were, and suddenly it was fashionable for young bands to namecheck Hall and Oates as an influence. Gym Class Heroes named one of their treks the “Daryl Hall for President ’07 Tour” (perhaps Hall will consider a bid in 2020, with Oates as his running mate?) and released a Hall and Oates mashup album.
Pamela Adlon’s unique half-hour show, "Better Things" — not quite a sitcom, with lots of drama and some absurdity — is even better in its second season.
The bitter cold becomes a metaphor for the Trump era, with every mention of the president’s name bleeped as though it were too awful to be heard on TV.
Is there room in a world already defended by the likes of James Bond and Jason Bourne for pulp counter-terrorism hero Mitch Rapp (Dylan O'Brien)?
Jeff Dunham's 15-plus invocations of the F word in "Relative Disaster" are bound to light up ventriloquist message boards.
Primarily a showcase for stars Andrew Garfield and Claire Foy, "Breathe" is based on true story of polio victim.
Denzel Washington is haunting as a semi-functional legal savant in this Toronto Film Festival entry, but the movie around him both intrigues and meanders
After a plane crash, Kate Winslet and Idris Elba discover their only chance of staying alive is sticking together. But what happens after?
Music’s elite have graced the Hollywood Bowl stage, but perhaps none has received such a rock star’s welcome as the Muppets during their residency.
Aaron Sorkin talks a good game, so it should come as no surprise that his directorial debut — surprisingly cinematic for someone so voluble, in which Jessica Chastain plays self-made gambling madam Molly Bloom, who built a multi-million-dollar poker empire that managed to attract a lot of unwanted attention (much of it on account of her... Read more »
Ruthless soldier/killer of Native Americans learns some 'savages' are worth saving in a post-Civil War tale that isn't nearly as progressive as it thinks