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  • How to make a whodunit spoof: Hire a murderers' row of acting talent

    How to make a whodunit spoof: Hire a murderers' row of acting talent
    It was one of the top 10 grossing films of 1976, but "Murder By Death" has the feel of something Neil Simon and his brother Danny might have cooked up for Sid Caesar during their days writing for "Your Show of Shows" in the '50s: Assemble a group of well-known literary sleuths (winking versions of everyone from Sam Spade to Hercule Poirot to Nick and Nora Charles), throw them in a rambling gothic mansion for the weekend and let the whodunit spoofing commence.
  • New documentary paints an airbrushed portrait of Hugh Hefner

     
    There have been a few previous documentaries about Playboy publisher Hugh M. Hefner, but none as detailed or — for better or worse — as long as “Hugh Hefner: Playboy, Activist and Rebel.” This two-hour-plus Canadian production from

    Hail Caesar! How Catskills helped define America's sense of humor

    Hail Caesar! How Catskills helped define America's sense of humor
    Your favorite jokes would be very different — you certainly wouldn’t tell them the same way — if it were not for a generation of Jewish comedians who helped define America’s sense of humor in the Catskill Mountains from the 1930s...

    Hollywood Walk of Fame 2015 Honorees Revealed

    Will Ferrell and Melissa McCarthy are among the 30 honorees selected to receive a star on Hollywood's the Walk of Fame in 2015, the Walk of Fame Selection Committee announced Thursday morning. Jennifer Garner, Peter Jackson, Eugenio Derbez, Daniel...

    2013 Fall Guide: Comedy and variety shows to see this fall

    2013 Fall Guide: Comedy and variety shows to see this fall
    Rob Zabrecky How many alternative rock lead singers go on to a successful career in stage magic? The answer is just one: Rob Zabrecky. In the '90s, Zabrecky fronted the Los Angeles band Possum Dixon, which released three albums through Interscope...