Watch the trailer for the new Gilda Rander movie “Love, Gilda”
Prepare for the feels! Magnoila Pictures is releasing a new movie about the life of Gilda Radner. A comedy pioneer… MORE Watch the trailer for the new Gilda Rander movie “Love, Gilda” appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Gilda Radner documentary “Love, Gilda” will open 2018 Tribeca Film Festival
Love, Gilda, a documentary about Emmy-winning and Grammy-winning comedian Gilda Radner, will open the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival on April 18, 2018. As The Comic’s Comic reported back in 2014, director Lisa D’Apolito helped make this documentary with an Indiegogo campaign. The finished fi... [Read More]
This Year’s Tribeca Film Festival to Open with Gilda Radner Documentary ‘Love, Gilda’
A new documentary about Gilda Radner is on the way. According to Variety, the Tribeca Film Festival will open on April 18th with the premiere of a documentary about the original Saturday Night Live cast member called Love, Gilda. Here’s more info on the documentary, which has the backing of th... [Read More]
Gene Wilder dead at 83: Willy Wonka, Young Frankenstein, Blazing Saddles star had Alzheimer’s (Videos)
Gene Wilder, an inspirational presence in the comedy world who starred in Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, The Producers, Blazing Saddles and many other iconic films, died today at the age of 83 in Stamford, Conn, where he lived. Though Wilder was diagnosed with non-Hodgkins lymphoma in 1989, ... [Read More]
Gene Wilder dead at 83: Willy Wonka, Young Frankenstein star had Alzheimer’s (Videos)
Gene Wilder, an inspirational presence in the comedy world who starred in Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, The Producers, Blazing Saddles and many other iconic films, died today at the age of 83 in Stamford, Conn, where he lived. Though Wilder was diagnosed with non-Hodgkins lymphoma in 1989, ... [Read More]
Gene Wilder dead at 83: Willy Wonka, Young Frankenstein star had Alzheimer’s (Videos)
Gene Wilder, an inspirational presence in the comedy world who starred in Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, The Producers, Blazing Saddles and many other iconic films, died today at the age of 83 in Stamford, Conn, where he lived. Though Wilder was diagnosed with non-Hodgkins lymphoma in 1989, ... [Read More]
R.I.P. Gene Wilder (1933-2016)
Gene Wilder, the wonderfully witty actor who shined in several Mel Brooks films and captivated children of all ages as Willy Wonka, has died from complications with Alzheimer's. Wilder was 83. Born Jerome Silberman in Milwaukee, Wilder took his stage name as a young adult, although he showed interes... [Read More]
Game Changers of Comedy: Gilda Radner
Saturday Night Live has showcased legends since it began. The original cast of performers birthed that precedent. They had no idea how big SNL was going to be. Maybe that is why they took so many risks that would define the forty-plus year institution. The first cast member to sign with the show was... [Read More]
When Bob and Ray Stormed Carnegie Hall
Sadly, this week we lost a legend of comedy with the passing of Bob Elliott at the age of 92. Bob had a long career in comedy, beginning in 1951, much of it alongside his longtime partner Ray Goulding. As a tribute, today we look back at their final live performance together from May 31, […] [Read More]