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  • Comedian Steven Wright lives in a surreal world

    Comedian Steven Wright lives in a surreal world
    There's nothing like hearing Steven Wright laugh: You never hear a chortle or even a giggle or a guffaw from the comic as he cracks audiences up. But during a recent chat, Wright lost it when the subject of raising children came up. Wright isn't a...
  • TICKET BOX: Flogging Molly at Sands Bethlehem Event Center, Ariana Grande and Stevie Wonder at Wells Fargo Center, John Mellencamp at Kimmel Center among 50 new shows

    TICKET BOX: Flogging Molly at Sands Bethlehem Event Center, Ariana Grande and Stevie Wonder at Wells Fargo Center, John Mellencamp at Kimmel Center among 50 new shows
    Welcome to Lehigh Valley Music's Ticket Box, listing new shows on sale. Flogging Molly at Sands Bethlehem Event Center, Ariana Grande and Stevie Wonder at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia and John Mellencamp at Kimmel Center are among more than 50...
  • California Awards $2.87 Million Credit to BET Series 'The Start Up' -- If it Moves from Atlanta (EXCLUSIVE)

    The California Film Commission has awarded a $2.87 million tax credit to the BET series "The Start Up" for $11.5 million in production costs -- if it moves to the Golden State from Atlanta for its second season. "The Start Up," which has not yet aired,...
  • Pop Essentials

    Main Event Demetri Martin The word: Comedian and actor Demetri Martin is known for his subdued delivery and off-kilter material. Martin has written for "Late Night with Conan O'Brien," was a correspondent on "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" and...
  • CANNES: Michel Hazanavicius to Direct 'Will' Starring Zach Galifianakis (EXCLUSIVE)

    Michel Hazanavicius, the Oscar-winning helmer of "The Artist" who has "The Search" competing at Cannes, will next direct "Will," Paramount's comedy produced by Will Ferrell and Adam McKay. Zach Galifianakis is attached to topline the project, which was...
  • Comic Demetri Martin's active mind at work at Lincoln Hall

    Comic Demetri Martin's active mind at work at Lincoln Hall
    Demetri Martin has been cast in the culture as something of a precious figure, the indie jokester sprite spinning out twee observations on the foibles of modern life. That's not the guy who played Lincoln Hall Thursday. For one thing, he has no facial...
  • Film Review: 'Sequoia'

    It's a suggestion every filmmaker dreads reading while perusing notes from a producer: "Can't you make your protagonist more likable?" But in the case of "Sequoia," such a recommendation might have been well heeded. As Riley, an angry young woman bent...
  • SXSW Full Lineup Includes Seth Rogen and Zac Efron's 'Neighbors'

    The South by Southwest Film Conference and Festival has announced its full features lineup, including a new episodic section highlighting the influence of smallscreen programming. Five films will headline SXSW, including Universal's work-in-progress...
  • New releases: 'Captain Phillips' puts you on the boat in a hijacking

    Captain Phillips Sony, $30.99; Blu-ray, $40.99 Available on VOD beginning Jan. 21 The true story of the hijacking of the freighter Maersk Alabama becomes a refreshingly original action movie in "Captain Phillips," a Paul Greengrass-directed, Billy...
  • “Bill Cosby Far From Finished” comes to Comedy Central

     
    Bill Cosby Far From Finished comes to Comedy Central: It’s been 30 years since Bill Cosby did a televised standup comedy concert in the landmark Bill Cosby Himself. Cosby makes a comeback to TV standup in this special directed by Robert Townsend and...
  • Dave Chappelle, Flight of the Conchords and Funny Or Die comedy tour coming to Chicago

    Dave Chappelle, Flight of the Conchords and Funny Or Die comedy tour coming to Chicago
    In May, comedy fans finally got their new season of "Arrested Development" on Netflix. But why stop there? We've been waiting for a Flight of the Conchords tour for years, and even longer for a legitimate Dave Chappelle stand-up tour. Thanks for Funny or...
  • Summer Movie Sneaks complete list

     Summer Movie Sneaks complete list
    The 2013 Summer Movie Preview is a snapshot of films opening through the end of August. Release dates (for Los Angeles) and other details, as compiled by Oliver Gettell, are subject to change. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: Sneaks list: In the...