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Awards Season Braces for Omicron: AFI Luncheon, Palm Springs Gala Among Events Called Off So Far

With still over two weeks before the events were set to take place, organizers of the Palm Springs Film Awards Gala and BAFTA Tea Party canceled their events on Monday. The American Film Institute, meanwhile, postponed its annual AFI Awards luncheon to a later date. The cancelations, coupled with others over the last week, raise […]

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Lorne Michaels May Be Leaving Saturday Night Live, And Maybe He’s Serious About It This Time

America’s most influential and long-running live comedy show might be losing its showrunner in the semi-near future. “Saturday Night Live” creator Lorne Michaels, 77, is talking about retirement and has already chosen the ideal time to take a bow.Michaels, who created “SNL” in 1975, thinks the 50 year mark may be the best time to […]

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‘Saturday Night Live’ Review: The Best and Worst of Paul Rudd’s Return

Paul Rudd’s return to “Saturday Night Live” hosting duties was already primed to be a special one, both as his official entry into the show’s illustrious* Five-Timers Club and as the first host of this current season to have actually hosted the show before. (*The reminder that Martin Short has hosted “SNL” only three times […]

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People’s Choice Awards 2021: Red Carpet Arrivals

Many of the biggest names in film, television and music turned out for the fan-voted 2021 People’s Choice Awards at Barker Hanger in Santa Monica, Calif. on Tuesday evening.Hosted by “Saturday Night Live” mainstay Kenan Thompson, the People’s Choice Awards honor the year’s top productions across entertainment and pop culture. Cardi B will present this […]

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Don’t Look Up review – slapstick apocalypse according to DiCaprio and Lawrence

Adam McKay’s laboured satire challenges political indifference to looming comet catastrophe but misses out on the comedyHaving long complained that movies aren’t engaging with the most vital issue of our time – the climate crisis – it’s perhaps churlish of me not to be glad when one comes along that does exactly that. But Adam […]

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Simu Liu Brings Plenty Of Confidence To Saturday Night Live’s Stuffed But Satisfying Thanksgiving Episode

This weekend, “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings” star Simu Liu arrived on “Saturday Night Live” and proudly announced himself as the first Chinese host on the show to be the fourth Chinese host on the show (see what he did there?). It was actually a preview of one of the funniest sketches of […]

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