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  • TIFF 2014: Five lessons from this year's festival

    TIFF 2014: Five lessons from this year's festival
    As the final screenings are taken in, coffee cups are discarded and press and industry badges are regretfully removed, the chatter can begin—OK, continue—over what rose, sunk and treaded water at the Toronto International Film Festival this...
  • TV picks for the week of Aug. 31-Sept. 6

    The fall TV season starts in a month and darned if you can't tell it by the near complete absence of interesting television available to us. Here's what caught my eye this week: Sunday: "Secrets of Her Majesty's Secret Service," 7 p.m., PBS: They could...
  • Watch Chris Rock grab foul ball, give it to kid at Yankees game

    Now, everybody loves Chris. At least, they did Thursday at Yankee Stadium when comedian Chris Rock grabbed a foul ball during the Yankees-Astros game and handed it to a kid sitting near him. Rock had just been shown sitting with actor Bobby Carnevale...
  • Standup Scene: Comedy audiences take risks too

    Standup Scene: Comedy audiences take risks too
    Jeff Arcuri is a joke machine tonight. As the host of “This Week’s Show” every Thursday at Bar Celona in Wrigleyville, it’s his job to amp up the crowd, and he’s doing it well. “I want to get a tattoo of a cross with my...
  • Don Pardo, legendary 'Saturday Night Live' announcer, dead at 96

    Don Pardo, legendary 'Saturday Night Live' announcer, dead at 96
    Don Pardo, the seldom-seen, booming-voiced announcer for "Saturday Night Live" for nearly 40 years, died on Monday aged 96, according to multiple family and media reports.  Pardo's death at his home in Tucson, Arizona, where he had continued to pre-...
  • 'Saturday Night Live' announcer Don Pardo dead at 96

    LOS ANGELES, Aug 18 (Reuters) - Veteran broadcaster Don Pardo, the seldom-seen, booming-voiced announcer for NBC's television sketch comedy show "Saturday Night Live" for nearly 40 years, died on Monday aged 96, the New York Times and other media...
  • Yanni Loving Life As Much As His New Age Sounds

    Yanni Loving Life As Much As His New Age Sounds
    Chris Rock once cracked that if 10 million people bought the Spice Girls debut album, 1996's "Spice," why didn't he know anyone who purchased a copy. The same could be said of Yanni. The New Age superstar, who will perform Friday at the Grand Theater at...
  • Toronto film festival unveils star-studded guest list

    TORONTO, Aug 19 (Reuters) - The 39th Toronto International Film Festival will feature a host of Hollywood favorites when it opens next month, with actors including Robert Downey Jr. and Al Pacino expected to attend. Widely considered the kick-off to...
  • Festival de cine de Toronto da a conocer un elenco plagado de estrellas

    TORONTO (Reuters) - La edición número 39 del Festival Internacional de Cine de Toronto acogerá a una serie de estrellas de Hollywood cuando comience el mes próximo, con actores como Robert Downey Jr. y Al Pacino en la lista de asistentes. Ampliamente...
  • Chris Rock's Tribute to Joan Rivers: 'We Liked Johnny Carson, But We Loved Her'

    Chris Rock spoke to Variety about his new comedy "Top Five," which premieres at the Toronto Film Festival on Saturday night. During the interview, he took a moment to reflect on the death of Joan Rivers this week at 81: "I met Joan Rivers on the worst...
  • Toronto Film Fest Market Faces Challenges With Platform Changes, Global Politics

    Sellers at this week's Toronto Film Festival hope to ride the wave of Cannes and Sundance, which saw a healthy number of deals close earlier in the year. But by no means does that suggest that the movie business is in full recovery. "The market is bigger...
  • Chris Rock Talks the Summer of 'Horrible Movies' and His Comedy 'Top Five'

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Chris Rock has a rule for when he starts working on a screenplay. "If I'm going to write something, I get the second-best part," says the comedian. "I'm not Matt Damon, so it's not like I'm getting a ton of scripts." Not that...