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  • Jerry Bruckheimer, 'Awkward' Creator Sell Crime Comedy Pilot to ABC

    Finding the humor in TV's grisly crime dramas, ABC has given a put pilot commitment to "Awkward" creator Lauren Iungerich's comedic mystery about a thirtysomething female who solves crimes based on her encyclopedic knowledge of every true-crime TV...
  • Chris Rock Talks the Summer of 'Horrible Movies' and His Comedy 'Top Five'

    Chris Rock has a rule for when he starts working on a screenplay. "If I'm going to write something, I get the second-best part," says the comedian. "I'm not Matt Damon, so it's not like I'm getting a ton of scripts." Not that he's complaining. "Hey, I'm...
  • Don Pardo, legendary 'Saturday Night Live' announcer, dead at 96

    Don Pardo, legendary 'Saturday Night Live' announcer, dead at 96
    Don Pardo, the seldom-seen, booming-voiced announcer for "Saturday Night Live" for nearly 40 years, died on Monday aged 96, according to multiple family and media reports.  Pardo's death at his home in Tucson, Arizona, where he had continued to pre-...
  • 'Saturday Night Live' announcer Don Pardo dead at 96

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Veteran broadcaster Don Pardo, the seldom-seen, booming-voiced announcer for NBC's television sketch comedy show "Saturday Night Live" for nearly 40 years, died on Monday aged 96, the New York Times and other media reported....
  • Q&A: 'Let's Be Cops' Director Luke Greenfield on Impersonating a Cop

    As the director of 2004's "The Girl Next Door" and a producer on "Role Models" four years later, Luke Greenfield has shown a talent for finding heart in his comedy. His latest film, "Let's Be Cops," pairs Jake Johnson and Damon Wayans Jr. as roommates who...
  • 1991's 'A Rage in Harlem' and other films at the Black Harvest Film Fest

    1991's 'A Rage in Harlem' and other films at the Black Harvest Film Fest
    Hitting its 20th anniversary milestone this year, the Black Harvest Film Festival runs through the month of August at the Gene Siskel Film Center, spotlighting black cinema. The fest hasn't always been especially discerning about quality. I'm not sure...
  • 'Let's Be Cops' lacks energy, excitement to make comedy work

    There are two elements in a buddy cop movie serious or funny that have to work. The cops need to connect as friends and be entertaining. "Let's Be Cops" comes close on both, but it never finds the energy or excitement to help the comedy work. This tale...
  • What kind of movie can you make in 48 hours?

    What kind of movie can you make in 48 hours?
     The 48-Hour Film Festival comes to the Naro Expanded Cinema in Norfolk this week - and, no, it's not a bunch of films with Nick Nolte as a hard-bitten cop and Eddie Murphy as his wise-ass convict sidekick. (Moviegoers of a certain age will get that...
  • 'Live!' host Michael Strahan ends five-year engagement

    'Live!' host Michael Strahan ends five-year engagement
    Michael Strahan and his fiancee, Nicole Murphy, have called off their five-year engagement.  The "Live! With Kelly and Michael" host and former football star released a statement on the matter through his rep Friday. "They love each other very much,...
  • MOVIES

    MOVIES
    Blazing Saddles: Years before Eddie Murphy cracked us up, there was Cleavon Little, the scene stealer from Mel Brook’s classic comedy “Blazing Saddles.” Celebrating its 40th anniversary, the Academy Award-nominated flick also stars...
  • Gabriel 'Fluffy' Iglesias, a social (media) sort of guy, gets a film

    Clad in a Captain America T-shirt, comedian Gabriel "Fluffy" Iglesias nurses an all-nighter with a dairy-free, gluten-free, vanilla bean milkshake at a vegan restaurant in the Cahuenga Pass. It's a departure from the Iglesias many fans have seen on...