We live in an era of remakes. Most of them are big and obvious, like the impending release of RoboCop, a movie that dared tread upon ground that is sacred to movie geeks. Others don’t announce their origins quite so loudly or proudly. You can be guaranteed that many of the people who head out to see About Last Night this weekend don’t realize that it’s actually a remake… Continue reading Classic Comedies and the Remakes You Didn't Even Know Existed
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2013 was, by almost everyone’s account, a pretty stellar year for movies, which it didn’t necessary look like it was going to be from the outset, what with the high number of sequels, spin-offs, and “shared universe” titles on the calendar. (You can read our own recap of our 50 favorites here.)
We only mention that because, while 2014 looks similar in the… Continue reading 2014 Movies: The 44 Most Anticipated Blockbusters, Comedies, Dramas, & More
Steve Carell made a career out of playing the dopey, lovable goof (see: The 40-Year-Old Virgin and The Office for starters). His role in Adam McKay’s Anchorman was no different, playing dense meteorologist, Brick Tamland. The name says it all, really. Now that a sequel to the 2004 comedy is on its way, Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues, a copy of Carell’s Anchorman audition tape has… Continue reading Steve Carell's 'Anchorman' Audition Tape Is Funnier Than Most Completed Comedies
Do CBS executives want another Chuck Lorre sitcom on their schedule next season?
Of course they do!
The network has given Lorre’s Mom pilot a series order, along with three other shows. Mom follows a newly sober single mom (Anna Faris) tries to pull her life together in Napa Valley with help from her mom (Allison Janney).
Given that Lorre produces CBS… Continue reading Robin Williams, Will Arnett, Sarah Michelle Gellar comedies get CBS orders
Apparently today is Buddy-Cop Sequel Day, because we’ve got news of a trio of cop comedies all setting themselves up as franchises: 21 Jump Street, The Heat and Ride Along (shhh, no one tell Cop Out). The first one isn’t a surprise, but if you’re scratching your head about those last two it’s probably because neither one has come out yet. That’s not stopping their studios… Continue reading '21 Jump Street' Directors Set for Part Two; Two Other Buddy-Cop Comedies Plan Sequels As Well