Though consistently entertaining as a brief history of the Catskills, Ron Frank and Melvut Akkaya's documentary suffers from an approach by turns scattershot and schmaltzy.
Mel Brooks has won an Oscar, an Emmy, a Grammy and his musical The Producers earned a record 12 Tonys. He worked with a team of writers on Your Show of Shows that was the equivalent of the 1927…
New York City Center's long-running Encores! program, which has yielded a string of commercial Broadway transfers including the still-running revival of “Chicago,” has set a 2014 season that will…
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.
Jonathan Winters, once described by "Tonight Show" host Jack Paar as "pound for pound, the funniest man alive" and a comedian whose freeform work with multiple voices and personalities presaged the…
Mickey Rose, the comedy scribe who grew up with Woody Allen and went on to write for him, died in Beverly Hills, Calif., of cancer on April 7. He was 77. Rose nabbed his first professional gig…
The Humane Society's Genesis Awards recognized “The Colbert Report,” Drew Barrymore starring feature “Big Miracle,” “Rock Center With Brian Williams,” David E. Kelly's “Harry's Law,” Discovery…
Despite having all the ingredients for an alter-kocker comedy feast, "Lunch" is too long and unfocused to suggest anything but what might have been, had it only been a short.
Actress Ruth E. Foster, best known for her role of Mrs. Foster, the postmistress on "Little House on the Prairie," died of natural causes in Del Mar, Calif., on May 11. She was 92.
Howard Rothberg, formerly an agent and personal manager for Mel Brooks and Larry Gelbart, among others, died of cancer in Los Angeles on Jan. 17. He was 72.
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