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  • 'A Merry Friggin' Christmas' includes Robin Williams shtick

     'A Merry Friggin' Christmas' includes Robin Williams shtick
    Despite its brash title and eccentric bent, "A Merry Friggin' Christmas" is, at heart, a pretty traditional holiday picture. At less than 75 minutes (plus end credits), this flatly shot film plays as if much of its connective tissue was jettisoned to...
  • 'Happy Days' Potsie Writes About His Friend Willie's Life-Saving Advice

    'Happy Days' Potsie Writes About His Friend Willie's Life-Saving Advice
    Actor, director, producer and writer Anson Williams is best known as the crush-worthy Potsie Weber from the iconic 1970s sitcom "Happy Days." But a less than happy childhood and a lack of self-esteem made his teen years difficult. And then came Willie...
  • Simon Pegg's 'Anything' Goes To China's HuaHua and Yue Hua

    Simon Pegg comedy "Absolutely Anything" will get a release in China following an acquisition by HuaHua Media and Beijing YueHua Entertainment. The picture, which is currently in post-production, is represented by GFM Films. Kate Beckinsale, Rob Riggle...
  • Robin Williams death officially ruled a suicide

    Robin Williams death officially ruled a suicide
    The coroner in Marin County, Ca. has officially ruled Robin Williams' death a suicide by asphyxia due to hanging. There was no alcohol or illegal drugs involved, according to the statement released on Friday. Williams was found dead Aug. 11 at his...
  • Film Review: 'A Merry Friggin' Christmas'

    The makers of "A Merry Friggin' Christmas" sprung for the fancy wrapping but skimped on the gift inside. How else to explain the gathering of such a talented and likable cast in service of such undercooked, utterly laugh-free material? Of trivial interest...
  • Children need our blessings to thrive

    There is a cherished Yiddish proverb that is inspirational to me: "Each child carries his or her own blessing into the world." These little angels are our future and essential to humanity's wellbeing. With such hopes and dreams hoisted onto their tiny...
  • Robin Williams autopsy: Paranoia preceded actor's suicide

    In the days before Robin Williams hanged himself in his stepson's bedroom, the troubled actor became increasingly paranoid and had difficulty sleeping, according to a coroner's report. Williams would talk in his sleep, and the nightly disruptions got...
  • 'Too Many Cooks' takes social media by storm

    'Too Many Cooks' takes social media by storm
    By now, anyone who's spent time on social media today has probably heard about "Too Many Cooks," the 11-minute short film that Adult Swim chose to air at 4 a.m. every morning for a week at the end of October, tucked into the middle of its block of...
  • Robin Williams Death Officially Ruled a Suicide

    The coroner in Marin County, Calif. has officially ruled Robin Williams' death a suicide by asphyxia due to hanging. No alcohol or illegal drugs were involved, according to the statement released on Friday. Williams was found dead Aug. 11 at his home...
  • Film Review: 'Elsa & Fred'

    Not even the ever-winning company of Shirley MacLaine and Christopher Plummer is enough to reward the viewer's investment in "Elsa & Fred," a bland and formulaic tale of two senior citizens who discover that it's never too late to fall in love -- which...
  • Norman Lloyd at 100: Hollywood's Living Memory

    The earliest surviving footage of broadcast television in America is a fragment of "The Streets of New York," an adaptation of playwright Dion Boucicault's 19th-century drama, aired by the experimental New York NBC affiliate W2XBS on August 31, 1939....