As much an icon of African-American comedy as Richard Pryor or Eddie Murphy, Keenen Ivory Wayans pioneered a new style of televised sketch comedy with In Living Color, introducing mainstream Americans to the stylish humor of early '90s black culture. The show also launched the careers of Jim Carrey, ... More >>
Every holiday season, we're blessed with great renditions of classic Christmas songs to warm our spirits, but along with that also comes a lists of well meaning yuletide flops. This is especially the case in hip-hop, in which rhyming about Christmas has not always produced the best results. Here are ... More >>
Last night's first Hollywood round of auditions on American Idol played like a rapid fire of hopes and dreams realized and shattered and realized and shattered, like an endless loop of Aerosmith songs -- at times, entertaining; at others, it dragged on. Even so, the three judges, Randy Jackson, Jen ... More >>
Last night's episode of American Idol saw auditions in a vastly different location than usual: the USS Midway aircraft carrier in San Diego, California. At points, the industrial and fly-over noise was a nuisance, but it didn't stop nearly all of the contestants who saw air time during the episode k ... More >>
Generally speaking, when a celebrity writes a book, we shrug and feel sorry for everyone who purchases it. That's because celebrity books are usually egocentric cash-ins trying to make it seem like these characters on TV are less one-dimensional than we think. That said, Tina Fey's book migh ... More >>
Improves everything.Today is the birthday of Newman's Own best selling product, the late Paul Newman, everyone's favorite cool-eyed and irreverent actor/philanthropist. He can't so much celebrate his birthday, being deceased, but everyone else can -- and surely they will, running some retrosp ... More >>
DeVotchKa, who peformed for over 90,000 people when the band opened for Muse in Paris last weekend (see a few pics after the jump), has recently been at Wavelab studio in Tuscon working on the follow-up to its last album, A Mad and Faithful Telling. No word yet on what the new record will be ... More >>
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Santa hosts a holiday movie screening.
The feeling of nostalgia is thick at this new LoDo destination.
Spidey gets hung up in an overdone web.
Shocking numerical revelations await in Jim Carrey’s totally freaking random thriller.
Playing against type, Will Ferrell can’t quite ground this artificially whimsical romantic comedy.
Jim Carrey's brand of fun warms a reheated Dick and Jane.
U.S. Comedy Arts Festival
An experimental director and a harrowing tale fit The Jacket perfectly.
Comedy returns to Aspen.
In a year when small movies came up big, picking the top ten was a Payne.
Jim Carrey's in fine form, but the rest of Snicket is more unfortunate.
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
Grinch highlights the holiday theme at the Wildlife Experience
This summer's movies could withstand the drought.
This peculiar prequel isn't smart enough to be Dumberer.
For Jim Carrey, the sky's the limit in Bruce Almighty.
Judd Apatow's Freaks and Geeks grow up, more or less, and move to a dorm.
Hollywood reimagines Nabokov as Rocky for the art-house crowd.
The Original Kings of Comedy stars some very black humor.
Jim Carrey has double the fun in Me, Myself & Irene.
How Jim Carrey turned Chris O'Connor into a Primitive Radio God.