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  • Mexican Director Gaz Alazraki Reveals His Nine Unlikely Teachers

    Mexican director Gaz Alazraki shook up his country's film industry this year when his raucous clash of the classes comedy "Nosotros los nobles" ("We Are the Nobles") grossed more than $26 million at the Mexico box office. It also put the 35-year-old...
  • 'Monsters University' holds top spot on DVD sales chart

    Neither White House invaders nor a team of aging comedians could expel "Monsters University" from the top of Rentrak's DVD sales chart. The prequel to Pixar's hit computer-animated family film "Monsters, Inc." was the top-selling DVD and Blu-ray title...
  • Go Away With ... Chris Rock

    Go Away With ... Chris Rock
    Comedian Chris Rock returns to the big screen as one of the voiceover stars of "Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted." Though he's been to Europe many times already, the 47-year-old actor has yet to visit Madagascar. "I'd love to go," says Rock, who lives...
  • 'Saturday Night Live's' Jay Pharoah: Our show is too white

    'Saturday Night Live's' Jay Pharoah: Our show is too white
    Jay Pharoah, who plays President Obama and other characters on NBC's "Saturday Night Live," thinks the show needs to hire more black performers.¬† "As far as being a black person on the show, there’s not a lot of us, you know?," the 25-year-old...
  • 7 Questions With … Vicki Lawrence of “Mama’s Family”

     
    Vicki Lawrence has been playing Thelma Harper (a.k.a. “Mama”) for so long that she’s pretty much caught up with her in age. Yet no matter how much time goes by, Mama will still be that cantankerous, tell-it-like-it-is old lady while...
  • Aziz Ansari explores adulthood in Netflix stand-up, 'Buried Alive'

    Aziz Ansari explores adulthood in Netflix stand-up, 'Buried Alive'
    Tom Haverford, Aziz Ansari's character on NBC's "Parks and Recreation," lost a bit of his swagger recently when "Orphan Black" star Tatiana Maslany guest starred as Nadia, a doctor who makes Tom swoon. Tom's loss of confidence as he clumsily tried to woo...
  • 'Grown Ups 2'

    'Grown Ups 2'
    Adam Sandler and company are back in this comedy sequel that truly is more of the same, though the big plot device has Sandler's character moving back to his hometown to reunite with his pals (Kevin James, Chris Rock, David Spade) again. The guys strike...
  • On Demand DVD New Releases Nov. 4-10

     
    On Demand DVD New Releases Nov. 4-10 Grown Ups 2 After having moved his family from Hollywood back to his hometown, Lenny (Adam Sandler) and his buddies indulge in a wild day filled with old bullies, new bullies, schizo bus drivers, drunk cops on skis and...
  • The Biblioracle: Lessons behind the laughter

    The Biblioracle: Lessons behind the laughter
    These are my Top 5 Most Difficult Jobs: 5. Middle-school teacher; 4. Rahm Emanuel's relaxation consultant; 3. President of the United States; 2. Donald Trump's barber; 1. Comedian. -------------------- This piece first ran in Printers Row Journal,...
  • FX Inks Exclusive TV Series Pact with Louis C.K.

    FX Networks has locked up Louis C.K.'s services as a writer and director on TV series for the foreseeable future, inking a multi-year overall deal with the hyphenate's Pig Newton banner. Deal with the FX Prods. unit calls for Pig Newton to develop pilots...
  • Tim Meadows upset 'SNL' did 'Bill Brasky' without him

    Tim Meadows upset 'SNL' did 'Bill Brasky' without him
    In the continuing whirlwind that is the "Anchorman 2" press tour, the cast stopped by "Saturday Night Live" this weekend to join host and their co-star Paul Rudd. In the final sketch of the night, Rudd was joined by Will Ferrell and David Koechner as...
  • Robert D. Wachs, Eddie Murphy Manager, Producer, Dies at 72

    Robert D. Wachs, who discovered comedian Eddie Murphy, managed him for more than a decade and produced a number of his films, died of pancreatic cancer in Manhattan on December 2. He was 73. In 1975 Wachs co-founded the Comic Strip in New York City,...