| Aug 19, 2014
| 6:07 AM
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-...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 11:34 PM
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....
| Aug 14, 2014
| 12:30 PM
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...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 2:09 PM
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...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 7:50 AM
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...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 1:09 PM
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...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 5:04 PM
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,...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 2:00 PM
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...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 5:30 AM
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...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 7:39 PM
Welcome, foolish mortals, to the haunted mansion … television special.
Or, at least, so will be the case in the future after it was announced today that Disney Television Animation is preparing an animated special for Disney Channel and Disney...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 8:30 AM
It's odd to see Brian Grazer chillin'.
But there he is -- the frenetic mega-producer -- lounging in his sprawling backyard in Santa Monica, Calif., overlooking the Riviera Country Club, munching on a breakfast of turkey bacon and eggs over easy, drinking...