As far as the Emmy nominees for Variety Series are concerned, it's the politics, stupid. A category once dominated by music and sketches now tilts decidedly toward contemporary commentary and…
Alec Baldwin has played a scheming TV-executive on “30 Rock” and a vicious gangster in the 2003 movie “The Cooler.” And now, his newest role: playing himself as an opinionated talk-show host on…
A fine memorial to one of 20th-century America's most brilliant thinkers, this highly entertaining documentary should attract healthy niche sales.
As documentaries go, it's not the Inquisition. But another evening with Brooks should be more than enough to put a little springtime in any fan's step.
It is Dead Lady Singers Week in the Southland. Tracie Bennett opens Wednesday night as Judy Garland in “End of the Rainbow” at the Ahmanson. And Mary Bridget Davies essays the late, great rocker in…
Film throws together a lot of superficially flashy elements that never gel in any organic way.
Nominees include "Betty White's 90th Birthday: A Tribute to America's Golden Girl," "Kathy Griffin: Tired Hooker," "The Kennedy Center Honors," "Mel Brooks and Dick Cavett Together Again" and "Tony…
Indie film distributors Dada Films and Required Viewing have snagged pic "Excuse Me for Living" for a theatrical release that will coincide with the publication of the novel that tells the same story.
As comprehensive and intimate a portrait of the comic genius as his personal quirks will allow.
Guffawing through "Mel Brooks and Dick Cavett Together Again" -- a joint stage appearance by the pair, selectively edited down to a little under an hour -- you wonder why they don't do things like…