Jimmy Kimmel Vows To Mine Donald Trump Presidency For Laughs
Finally, a completely honest late-night comic. Jimmy Kimmel tonight revealed how happy he is to have a Donald Trump presidency to mine for comedy after eight years of the Obamas:
“Let me tell you something, I have not had it easy” Kimmel said on his Inauguration Day edition of Jimmy Kimmel Live. “For the last eight years I have been forced to make jokes about the First Lady's vegetable garden. You think I'm not going to grab this pumpkin by the guts and shake it until… Read
Stephen Colbert: Donald Trump Inaugural Address Positively Lincolnish
“Like Lincoln huffing paint thinner, this stirring orator invoked an inspiring picture of the country he now leads,” Late Show host Stephen Colbert said hours after President Donald Trump delivered his Inaugural Address. Among Trump’s zippier turns of phrase:
America's infrastructure has fall into disrepair and decay…
Mothers and children trapped in poverty in our inner cities…
Rusted-out factories scattered like tombstones across the landscape…
Our young and beautiful stu… Read
Ted Sarandos On Netflix In The Age Of Donald Trump & What’s Next – Sundance Studio
“The role of the filmmaker, particularly in the documentary space, has never been more important,” Netflix chief content officer Ted Sarandos said today as he kicked off the Deadline Studio at Sundance 2017 presented by Applegate. “To talk truth to power, and what I can do is give them a platform to do that,”the exec said about what he believes is the role of an artist.
A frequent high-profile presence in Park City, Sarandos is in town for tonight’s premiere of The Discove… Read
‘Band Aid’ Sundance Clip: Zoe Lister-Jones & Adam Pally Turn A Couple’s Grief Into Song
EXCLUSIVE: “Let’s make a list of our top 10 fights of all time.” So begins a clip of Band Aid, dropped ahead of its world premiere Tuesday at the Sundance Film Festival.
Directed, written by and starring Zoe Lister-Jones, Band Aid is the story of a couple, Anna (Lister-Jones) and Ben (Adam Pally), who can’t stop fighting. Advised by their therapist to try and work through their grief unconventionally, they are reminded of their shared love of music. In a last-ditch effort… Read
Oscars: Deadline’s Pete Hammond & Gold Derby’s Tom O’Neil Tackle Best Actress Race
On Wednesday, Gold Derby’s Tom O’Neil and I dissected the Best Picture Oscar race and predicted where we think the contest will stand once nominations are announced Tuesday morning. Now in our final pre-noms Oscar smackdown, we revisit the hotly contested Best Actress race, easily the tightest and most competitive of all this year’s acting categories.
One issue discussed is how Meryl Streep’s Golden Globe speech might affect not only her possible nomination for Florence Fo… Read
Donald Trump Pays Tribute To Hillary Clinton During Inaugural Day Congressional Lunch
President Trump asked Congressional lunch attendees today to give a hand to the politician he called to be thrown in jail during his presidential campaign.
"I was very honored, very, very honored, when I heard President Bill Clinton, and Secretary Hillary Clinton was coming today, and I think it's appropriate to say and I'd like you to stand up. I'd like you to stand up," he told Hillary Clinton, as reported by Politico from the event. She did, and so did everyone else in… Read
‘The Big Sick’: Deadline’s Sundance Series Panel Livestream
Deadline hits the ground running at the Sundance Film Festival, kicking off its Sundance Series panels at 11 AM PT with the cast and creatives behind Michael Showalter’s The Big Sick, which will have its world premiere later today in the Premieres section of the festival.
Showalter is being joined on the panel by stars and writers Kumail Nanjiani and Emily Gordon, producers Judd Apatow and Barry Mendel, and co-stars Zoe Kazan, Holly Hunter and Ray Romano. Moderated by… Read
Donald Trump Delivers Pugnacious Speech After Swearing In As 45th President Of The United States
UPDATE with video: “America will start winning again, like never before,” President Donald Trump crowed, in his first speech after being sworn in to office by Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts to become the 45th President of the United States.
Kissing family members and shaking hands with former President Barack Obama after taking the oath of office, Trump gave a fist pump to America, followed by a thumbs up, before beginning his inaugural address, in which he… Read
Hillary Clinton Dodges Reporters’ Questions As She Arrives For Donald Trump Inauguration
Hillary Clinton showed up for the inauguration, wearing a white pantsuit, as she had worn on the final night of the DNC when she officially became the Democrats’ Presidential nominee. Clinton, and her husband, former POTUS Bill Clinton, declined to answer questions shouted at her by the press as to how it feels to be there, having handily won the popular vote but not the electoral college.
Clinton had however, tweeted remarks earlier this morning:
I'm here today to… Read
Kellyanne Conway: Donald Trump’s Inaugural Address To Be “Beautifully Written, Powerfully Delivered Speech”
The morning Donald Trump takes office as the 45th president of the United States, senior adviser Kellyanne Conway told ABC News’ George Stephanopoulos that Trump’s inaugural address “is a beautifully written, powerfully delivered speech.” She described it as “elegant” and “brief.”
“I believe today Donald Trump is our new president and will set a tone…to unify the country,” Conway said, instructing viewers, “it's really up to all of us to meet that challenge along with… Read
Stephen Colbert Brings Back Alter Ego To Thank President Obama
UPDATED with video: “Anyone who thinks they can sum up the last eight years in a few minutes would have to be a delusional egomaniac,” Stephen Colbert said on tonight’s Late Show, by way of bringing back his much loved conservative gasbag caricature, also known as Stephen Colbert.
“Well, well, well, at long last our America-hating, secret Muslim, lead-from-behind, terrorist fist-bumping, hopey-changey apologist in in chief is leaving office, Gasbag Colbert began.
‘American Paradise’ Trailer: Sundance Short Is Crime Caper Preview Of Trump’s America
EXCLUSIVE: Whether you like it or not, President Trump is happening. Tomorrow, in fact. If you still need a minute to let that sink in, the The Sundance Shorts Program entry American Paradise might help. From writer-director Joe Talbot, American Paradise follows a desperate man in Trump’s America who tries to shift his luck with the perfect crime. Inspired by true events, the short stars Sky Elobar. The production has released a pair of very tonally apropos and… Read