CONTENT TYPES

FILTER BY DATE

    • From
    • To

SEARCH TOOLS

905 results for "comedy"

Page of 56
  1. Kitsch and a Witch: Tim Burton’s ‘Big Eyes’ and...

    Wesley Morris

    Big Eyes is Tim Burton pretending to be ordinary. It's a small dramatic comedy of sorts. It's got a decent script from Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszewski (they wrote Burton's Ed Wood), an approachable concept...

    Blog | December 23, 2014
  2. The 10 Most Underappreciated Actors on TV This Year

    Andy Greenwald

    Can you believe it? The year in television is nearly complete! Soon the credits will roll on 2014. (And then time, like Hawaii Five-O, will reboot itself with a flashier, potentially disappointing follow-up.) Over the past few weeks I've discuss...

    Blog | December 23, 2014
  3. How 'Breakin' 2: Electric Boogaloo' Became a Movie...

    Matt Patches

    Earlier this December, Comedy Central's @Midnight played a Twitter hashtag game in which host Chris Hardwick challenged those at home to come up with goofy responses to the prompt "#BookSequels." Groupthink magic helped a...

    Blog | December 22, 2014
  4. Eagle’s Flight: The Genius of Stephen Colbert (and “S...

    Andy Greenwald

    It wasn't all an act. That's the first thing I learned when I sat down with Stephen Colbert in his office five years ago for a magazine cover story. Yes, the sweatshirted man I met that day was Stephen - no quotes -&n...

    Blog | December 18, 2014
  5. ‘B.S. Report’: Chris Rock and Bill's Dad

    Bill Simmons

    Chris Rock comes on to discuss his new film, Top Five; his relationship with Eddie Murphy; and more. Plus, Bill's dad joins the show to talk Boston sports. Listen to the podcast here. Subscribe to the B.S. Report on iTunes and check out our po...

    Blog | December 18, 2014
  6. Killing 'The Interview' Could Cost Sony $100 Million

    Sony Pictures Entertainment that it will pull the planned Dec. 25 theatrical release of "The Interview," an action-comedy that stars Seth Rogen and James Franco as madcap would-be assassins of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. The...

    Blog | December 18, 2014
  7. Sony Should Send 'The Interview' Straight To Video On D...

    : A spokesperson for Sony that Sony doesn't have plans to release "The Interview" on DVD or video on demand. Sony announced Wednesday that it's of "The Interview," the Seth Rogen and James Franco comedy that a...

    Blog | December 17, 2014
  8. The Year Consensus Died: 2014 and the Baffling Post–‘...

    Andy Greenwald

    The human brain doesn't distinguish between binges, whether you're overdosing on crystal meth, prestige television, or the Emmy-winning combination of both. The initial rush and surrender triggers the same steady flow of dopamine; the event...

    Blog | December 17, 2014
  9. Star QB Marcus Mariota tweaks Jets, Giants -- sort of

    Rich Cimini

    It was a hanging curve, and Marcus Mariota knocked it off the wall -- well, David Letterman's comedy writers did, anyway. On Monday night, the Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback appeared on the "Late Show with David Letterman" and delivered the ni...

    Blog | December 16, 2014
  10. IV Drip: Paul Thomas Anderson’s Postlapsarian Comedy &lsquo...

    Wesley Morris

    What a word, "decline." It's directional: downward. It's deferential: no, thank you. It connotes judgment, disappointment, and death. Movies can be about decline or symptomatic of it. Paul Thomas Ander...

    Blog | December 12, 2014
  11. J.J. Watt as a 'South Park' character

    Tania Ganguli

    The irreverent Comedy Central cartoon "South Park" is promoting one NFL player among its star-studded "cast." Yup, J.J. Watt has been turned into a "South Park" character. In what context? That's unclear. All we know is the episode is a holiday sp...

    Blog | December 09, 2014
  12. Hockey player does 'Meow Game' from 'Super Troopers' during inter...

    Patrick Dorsey

    Ray Kaunisto of the Kalamazoo Wings fit in seven "meows" in 40 seconds.

    Story | Conversation | December 03, 2014
  13. ‘Zero Motivation’ Is the Best (Israeli Army) (Apoliti...

    Amos Barshad

    "In the U.S. they ask if it's really like this," the Israeli director Talya Lavie says of the Army comedy Zero Motivation, her gem of a debut film, which won Best Narrative Feature at this year's Tribe...

    Blog | December 02, 2014
  14. Backdoor Cover: The Last-Minute Resurrection of 'New Girl�...

    Andy Greenwald

    A kind of history was made on the night of October 7, 2014. Beginning at the nine o'clock hour, the Fox Broadcasting Company aired a half-hour comedy about a man with a micropenis. At 9:30, another comedy was shown, this one devoted to the ins a...

    Blog | November 19, 2014
  15. More On Bill Cosby's History Of Mentioning 'Spanish Fly...

    More than a dozen women comedian Bill Cosby of sexual assault, including Joan Tarshis, whose account was published by last weekend. Tarshis, like many other accusers, said Cosby drugged her, then assaulted her. The between many of his accusers&#0...

    Blog | November 18, 2014
  16. No joke: Jonas Gray is a real stand-up guy

    Lee Schechter, Special to ESPNBoston.com

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Word is quickly spreading that the New England Patriots have a player with experience in comedy, and it just so happens he also was the star of Sunday night's 42-20 win against the Indianapolis Colts. Running back Jonas Gray ...

    Blog | November 17, 2014