When Feig, Apatow, Cross, and Hodgson Spun the ‘TV Wheel’
What innovations are there in television? Multi-camera filming, laugh tracks, color, the variety show, cable, reality TV, HD, digital filming, and a handful of other landmarks (including a few major ones I’m sure I’m forgetting) that have sprung up. The point is, in nearly 100 years of t... [Read More]
Celebrate Awards Season ’98 with ‘Mystery Science Theater 3000’
We are once again firmly entrenched in Hollywood’s favorite time of year: award season. As a nation we will thrill and speculate who will get the gold and whose hands will be left cold©. Well, a mere 19 years ago in March of 1998, Oscar fever hadn’t just swept America, it had seeped... [Read More]
Celebrate Awards Season ’98 with ‘Mystery Science Theater 3000’
We are once again firmly entrenched in Hollywood’s favorite time of year: award season. As a nation we will thrill and speculate who will get the gold and whose hands will be left cold©. Well, a mere 19 years ago in March of 1998, Oscar fever hadn’t just swept America, it had seeped... [Read More]
There’s Never Been a Better Time to Revisit ‘Rocky and Bullwinkle’
I generally try not to timestamp these articles, because who knows? Someday somebody’s going to be searching for information about Woody Allen’s lost short film and the last thing they’re going to want is a bunch of references to Chewbacca Mom in there. However, since America&rsquo... [Read More]
There’s Never Been a Better Time to Revisit ‘Rocky and Bullwinkle’
I generally try not to timestamp these articles, because who knows? Someday somebody’s going to be searching for information about Woody Allen’s lost short film and the last thing they’re going to want is a bunch of references to Chewbacca Mom in there. However, since America&rsquo... [Read More]
Unearthing a Rare 1971 Monty Python Film All About Peas
Let’s say you suddenly found yourself in charge of a major corporation. If you’re good at your job, imagine you’d probably try to steer the ship and make some more money for yourself and your coworkers. But, since it’s never going to happen anyway, what if we just went crazy ... [Read More]
There’s Never a Bad Time to Revisit ‘Clone High’
In our current political climate, it’s not surprising that many Americans might be drawn towards the past to compare the great leaders of yesterday to the ones we have now. Perhaps you’ve even wondered what the inspiring figures of the past would say if they saw what was happening now. M... [Read More]
There’s Never a Bad Time to Revisit ‘Clone High’
In our current political climate, it’s not surprising that many Americans might be drawn towards the past to compare the great leaders of yesterday to the ones we have now. Perhaps you’ve even wondered what the inspiring figures of the past would say if they saw what was happening now. M... [Read More]
Looking Back at the Albums of the National Lampoon
Between Drunk Stoned Brilliant Dead and Netflix’s upcoming film about the early days of the National Lampoon, anyone who has, like, four hours to kill and wants to dig in deep and get to know the original minds who transformed comedy, influencing generations to come, can do so easily. However,... [Read More]
Mel Brooks Destroyed at Radio City Music Hall Last Night
Mel Brooks won’t sit down. The good people at Radio City Music Hall have set up two chairs on stage, one for the moderator Kevin Salter and one for Mel. If they had known better they could have cut their furniture in half. Last night, after a screening of Blazing Saddles, Mel Brooks commanded ... [Read More]