Ora TV became the latest company to cut ties with Trump over remarks he made in his recent presidential campaign kickoff speech, declaring that some Mexican immigrants bring drugs and crime to the U.S. and are rapists.
“At NBC, respect and dignity for all people are cornerstones of our values,” NBC said in a statement.
We could go on with the analogies, but let’s just say that there are still some people who’ll appreciate “Max,” directed and co-written by Boaz Yakin, because they love dogs, and thus any film about a good dog is a worthwhile endeavor. And the dog IS good. But beware: This is No Movie for Little Kids.
“The Little Death,” while frequently funny and sometimes perhaps offensive in the darkness of its humor, has the misfortune of following the recent release of Roy Andersson’s “A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence.” The deadpan existentialism of Anderson’s Scandinavian humor, spread out across dozens of absurdist short scenes, makes “The Little Death” look downright sitcomish.
Making a sequel to an original comedy is always a tough game, though. More often than not, the desire to please fans and recreate the magic of the first produces nothing more than an exaggerated rehash.
“Every day on set he was a happy, jovial person, always generous and ready to play, tease and always keep us all laughing,” said Buckley. “He was the consummate professional, a wonderful actor, master of comedy, and a kind and generous human being.”
LOS ANGELES | Quentin Tarantino, Tracy Morgan, Steve Carell, LL Cool J, Kathy Bates, Bruno Mars and Cyndi Lauper are among the famous names to be added to the Hollywood Walk of Fame next year. The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce announced its selections for 2016 on Monday. Other names on the list include Kurt Russell, Michael […]
LOS ANGELES | NBC is bringing the curtain down on “Hannibal” at the end of its summer run. The network said Monday that the drama about a psychiatrist turned serial killer won’t return for a fourth year. The series was canceled because of poor ratings. “Hannibal” is based on a character portrayed in several Thomas Harris […]
NEW YORK | In 1974, CBS News anchor Walter Cronkite made a cameo appearance as himself on “The Mary Tyler Moore Show.” That was a very big deal. Big-time TV newsmen, especially Cronkite (“the most trusted man in America”) didn’t put their credibility on the line by crossing over into make-believe. And especially not at CBS […]
Malcolm wants you to know he’s not a cliché. He’s a geeky, 90s-obsessed, punk-rocker high school senior with his sights set on Harvard. The fact he is a fatherless black teen coming of age in a rough part of Inglewood is very much beside the point, a stereotype that’s a reality yet irrelevant. The problem […]