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Adam Sandler

Adam Sandler is an actor and comedian who first rose to national fame as a cast member on Saturday Night Live. Sandler movie credits include Billy Madison (1995), Happy Gilmore (1996), Big Daddy (1999), and Mr. Deeds (2002). Sandler founded Happy Madison film and television production company in 2007.
Adam Sandler is an actor and comedian who first rose to national fame as a cast member on Saturday Night Live. Sandler movie credits include Billy Madison (1995), Happy Gilmore (1996), Big Daddy (1999), and Mr. Deeds (2002). Sandler founded Happy Madison film and television production company in 2007. « Show less

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  • Richard Kiel, the towering actor who played 007's Jaws, has died

    Richard Kiel, the towering actor who played 007's Jaws, has died
    Richard Kiel, the 7-foot-2 actor best known for portraying the James Bond villain Jaws, never wanted to be typecast as a dimwitted character just because of his enormous stature.  While his towering physique may have made him intimidating, he was not...
  • James Bond Villain Richard Kiel Dies at 74

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Richard Kiel, who most famously played Jaws in two James Bond films starring Roger Moore, "The Spy Who Loved Me" and "Moonraker," and also appeared in Adam Sandler comedy "Happy Gilmore," died Wednesday afternoon in a...
  • 'Draft Day' Tackles the Top of the Home Video Sales Charts

    Lionsgate scored the No. 1 spot on all three charts the week ending Sept. 7 with "Draft Day," a sports drama that stars Kevin Costner as the general manager of a football team faced with a difficult draft pick. The film only earned $28.8 million in U.S....
  • Bond villain actor Richard Kiel dies at age 74: hospital

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Actor Richard Kiel, best known for playing metal-mouthed James Bond villain Jaws, died on Wednesday at a hospital in Fresno, California. He was 74. Kiel died at Saint Agnes Medical Center, hospital spokeswoman Kelley Sanchez said....
  • Toronto Film Review: 'The Cobbler'

    Adam Sandler has taken some almighty drubbings from critics (including this one) for his series of increasingly moribund comedies over the past few years, so it deserves to be stated upfront: Of the many things that go horribly wrong with his latest, "The...
  • 'Men, Women & Children' portrays Internet's 'idiot generation'

    By Mary Milliken TORONTO, Sept 10 (Reuters) - Adults who should know better engage in plenty of cringeworthy behavior over the Internet in the new film "Men, Women & Children," but director Jason Reitman says don't judge them too harshly. There's the...
  • Toronto: Bill Murray, 'The Judge' on Top in Fest Social Media Analysis

    Bill Murray is a social media "festival hero" for the Toronto Film Festival with more than 29,000 mentions in the first five days of the fest, according to a social media analysis by firm Way to Blue. The company applied manual sentiment analysis in...
  • Venice Film Review: 'The Humbling'

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - An actor prepares to face the final curtain of his career in "The Humbling," director Barry Levinson's free-form adaptation of Philip Roth's penultimate novel, about a star of stage and screen beginning to lose the tricks of...
  • TIFF 2014: Chris Rock rates big laughs in 'Top Five'

    TIFF 2014: Chris Rock rates big laughs in 'Top Five'
    Before the world premiere of “Top Five,” the new film written by, directed by and starring Chris Rock, there was a feel of real energy in the room at Toronto’s Princess of Wales theaters Saturday night. It was the expectant energy one...
  • TIFF 2014: Kristen Wiig, Ansel Egort and Adam Sandler get webby

    TIFF 2014: Kristen Wiig, Ansel Egort and Adam Sandler get webby
    Studies in social media seemed to be an early theme at the Toronto International Film Festival -- at least for me. Early one morning, I caught director Jason Reitman's bad mood about Facebooking and texting in “Men, Women & Children.” The...
  • Toronto Festival Market Swells, But Will It Yield Any Hits?

    Two splashy deals have revived a slow market for films at this year's Toronto Film Festival. Buyers and sellers were getting concerned that no one would reach for their checkbooks until a pair of Scott Rudin produced pictures sparked bidding wars among...
  • The Fall Movie Preview list of films

     The Fall Movie Preview list of films
    The 2014 Fall Movie Preview is a broad snapshot of films opening through Oct. 31. Release dates and other details, as compiled here by Oliver Gettell, are subject to change. Sept. 10 My Old Lady A down-on-his-luck New Yorker inherits a Parisian...