‘Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee’ Season 5 Trailer: Seinfeld, Jimmy Fallon, Kevin Hart, More
Seinfeld's online video shorts in his Crackle show Comedian In Cars Getting Coffee have scooped up lots of awards in the Internet space over their first four seasons, and the whole project seems to be keeping zillionaire Jerry as entertained as his audiences.
Now Crackle's released the trailer for Season 5, which launches online in a week, at mid-day on Nov. 6. Guests this season include Fred Armisen, Jimmy Fallon, Kevin Hart, Amy Schumer, Miranda Sings and Ali… Read
‘The McCarthys’ Review: Dominic Patten On CBS’ Seen-It-Before Comedy
It was a long, twisting road getting The McCarthys on the air, but just maybe they should have taken more time. As my video reviews says, the CBS sitcom of a sports-obsessed Irish-American family in Boston feels like something you've seen before, a lot.
Created by Boston native and Happy Endings writer Brian Gallivan, The McCarthys stars Tyler Ritter as the openly gay son given the chance to work as assistant to his basketball coach father, despite the protests of his… Read
A Hollywood Horror Story Unfolds In ‘Starry Eyes': Trailer
Newcomer Alexandra Essoe is audaciously animalistic as a fame-hungry actress who makes a deal with the devil — a Hollywood producer, naturally — in Starry Eyes, the stylish dark thriller from writer-directors Kevin Kolsch and Dennis Widmyer. After Deadline posted the first Starry Eyes teaser ahead of its SXSW Midnighters premiere, Kolsch and Widmyer snagged distribution with MPI. Since then, the film has racked up raves from genre and festival press and hits iTunes, VOD… Read
Alex Garland’s ‘Ex Machina’ Gives New Life To Artificial Intelligence: Hot Trailer
Alex Garland's feature helming debut, Ex Machina, was picked up for U.S. distribution by A24 on Wednesday, just in time for the first trailer to drop. Garland, who penned 28 Days Later and Sunshine, also wrote the psychological thriller that stars Domhnall Gleeson, Oscar Isaac and Alicia Vikander.
Gleeson plays a 24-year-old coder at the world's largest Internet company who wins a competition to spend a week at a retreat belonging to the company's reclusive CEO (Isaac)… Read
Koch Brothers Buy Ad Time On ‘The Daily Show'; Jon Stewart Bites Back
Jon Stewart finally addressed the fact that the Koch brothers have been advertising on The Daily Show, and welcomed them to the program last night.
Stewart played the ad we've been noticing — you may have too and wondered, like us, why the Koch brothers are trying to buy Stewart's audience. Heck, Stewart should be flattered the Koch brothers thought it was important to make one of their opinion-swaying ad buys on on his faux news show.
“Koch Industries. Started in the… Read
‘SNL’s Michael Che Pontificates About Catcalling Video As Cable News Talks It Out (Video)
A video posted to YouTube by an organization that fights street harassment against women became a talker on TV today. 10 Hours Of Walking In NYC As A Woman, in which a woman walking city streets is catcalled and harassed by men more than 100 times, including one who walks close by her side and makes comments about her for at least five minutes, had been viewed 11 million times by this afternoon.
The video also has generate more than 40,000 comments, including rape and… Read
‘Nightcrawler’ Review: Pete Hammond On Jake Gyllenhaal’s Local News Creep
Jake Gyllenhaal and Rene Russo star in 'Nightcrawler,' about an unscrupulous videographer trolling the streets of Los Angeles for bloody crime-scene footage he can sell to a local TV news operation. It also stars Bill Paxton, James Huang and a raft of current and former Los Angeles TV news anchors and reporters, including Kent Shocknek, Pat Harvey and Sharon Tay.
Watch my video review above for more about the film, but know that I think it features Gyllenhaal's best… Read
Rupert Murdoch Says Hollywood Needs Hulu To Compete With Netflix And Amazon: Video
Actually, Fox CEO Rupert Murdoch says that the industry needs Hulu to be “a serious competitor” to the two leading subscription streaming services. The effort to build Hulu was delayed as Fox and Disney bickered over its mission, leading to an aborted auction last year. But the companies finally are “on the same page,” he told an audience today at the Wall Street Journal's WSJDLive confab in Laguna Beach, CA. They plan to “drive that as hard and as fast… Read
‘Avengers: Age Of Ultron’ Clip: Who’s Worthy To Wield Thor’s Hammer? (Video)
Disney and Marvel quickly reacted to a leak last Wednesday of the first Avengers: Age Of Ultron trailer, releasing it online almost a week early. It had originally been due to debut during last night's episode of ABC's Marvel's Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D.. Although that plan was scuttled by the previous week's events, last night's Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. did include a treat for fanboys and girls. A “Special Look” at footage from the sequel, which was shown at Comic-Con in July… Read
‘Marco Polo’ Teaser: First Look At The Netflix-Weinstein Company Drama
Here's our first look at Italian newcomer Lorenzo Richelmy exploring 13th century China. Marco Polo, which bows December 12 on Netflix, also stars Benedict Wong, Joan Chen, Chin Han, Zhu Zhu, Olivia Cheng, Claudia Kim, Mahesh Jadu, Tom Wu, Remy Hii, Uli Latukefu and Rick Yune. Keeping with its international flavor, the 10-episode drama was shot in Italy, Kazakhstan and Malaysia. John Fusco created the series and is executive producer and showrunner along with Dan Minahan… Read
‘Interstellar’ Review: Pete Hammond On Christopher Nolan’s Out-Of-This World Experience
Check out my video review of the much-anticipated latest film from director Christopher Nolan (The Dark Knight trilogy, Memento), starring Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain and Michael Caine, among quite a number of other terrific actors. The film follows the riveting saga of an astronaut charged with leaving behind his beloved family as he goes searching outer space for the future home of the entire human race.
Nolan and his brother Jonathan Nolan… Read
Jon Stewart & Stephen Colbert Go Live For Midterm Election Coverage: Video
The Daily Show and The Colbert Report will go live for midterm Election Night coverage on Tuesday from 11 PM-midnight ET/8-9 PM PT, Comedy Central said today. The two late-night shows did same for election nights past.
The Daily Show's special political coverage, Democalypse 2014: America Remembers It Forgot To Vote, will feature news and results analysis from host Jon Stewart and The Best F#@king News Team Ever — with a guest appearance, via satellite, by Reince Priebus… Read