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Will Audiences Return to Movie Theaters? Yes! But It’s Now a Culture War Issue (Column)

Last weekend, the season finale of “Saturday Night Live” featured a satirical promotional spot for AMC Theatres that became a delectable skewering of what’s left of the megaplex experience. It featured Vin Diesel, played by Beck Bennett with a SoCal-by-way-of-Brooklyn stupido Toretto growl, hawking the latest “Fast and Furious” film by welcoming everyone back to […]

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‘Saturday Night Live’ Reflects on a Weird Year with Anya Taylor-Joy, Gets Excited About Movies & More

Saturday Night Live brought their 46th season to an end last night with Split and The Queen’s Gambit star Anya Taylor-Joy making her hosting debut. The show kicked off by reflecting on one of the weirder years in the show’s history, which returned to production with strict safety measures in place due to the coronavirus […]

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Anya Taylor-Joy and Aidy Bryant Ask All the Wrong Questions in ‘SNL’ College Panel Sketch — Watch

“The Queen’s Gambit” star, surefire Emmy nominee, and upcoming “Last Night in Soho” star Anya Taylor-Joy joined “Saturday Night Live” last night as the host of the finale of Season 46. While the episode featured plenty of highlights, one of the night’s most darkly funny turns was shared by Taylor-Joy and “Saturday Night Live” regular […]

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‘Last Night in Soho’ First Footage: A Mod Anya Taylor-Joy Bewitches in Edgar Wright’s Chic Thriller

Something is… not all right with Anya Taylor-Joy, dressed in mod garb, in the first footage from Edgar Wright’s upcoming, 1960s-set London thriller “Last Night in Soho.” The star of “The Queen’s Gambit” and “The Witch” (and also this weekend’s “Saturday Night Live”) twirls and broods in neon light in the 15-second montage from the […]

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Bowen Yang Thought Viral ‘SNL’ Titanic Iceberg Sketch Would Never Make It to Air

One of the most beloved sketches to emerge out of the currently unspooling Season 46 of NBC’s “Saturday Night Live” was a “Weekend Update” segment involving “SNL” featured player Bowen Yang as the iceberg that sunk the Titanic. It was just the kind of zany, off-the-wall idea (one that on paper sounds ridiculous) that helped […]

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Charles Grodin, ‘Midnight Run’ and ‘Beethoven’ Star, Dies at 86

Charles Grodin, an actor known for movies, television, and theater, died Tuesday at the age of 86.The New York Times reported he had bone marrow cancer.Grodin had an illustrious career as an entertainer. Moviegoers saw his work in “Rosemary’s Baby,” “The Heartbreak Kid,” “The Great Muppet Caper,” “Beethoven,” and numerous other films over six decades. […]

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‘SNL’ Spoofs ‘The Last Dance’ with Keegan-Michael Key as Michael Jordan — Watch

Actor and comedian Keegan-Michael Key joined “Saturday Night Live” this weekend to host the episode, and was joined by musical guest Olivia Rodrigo. One of the night’s highlight was a spoof of the beloved ESPN series “The Last Dance” about Michael Jordan and his tenure with the Chicago Bulls. (Read IndieWire’s review of the series […]

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