Dave Chappelle arguably the most popular stand-up comedian has stirred “the pot” once again with his unapologetic style in tackling controversial topics that often put him at odds with various communities notably the LGBTQ+. After appearing in 2021, Chappelle’s Netflix special “The Closer” where Dave explored touchy issues, like his earnest opinions on the LGBTQ+ […]

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 11, 2024 /PRNewswire/ — Renowned UK-based content creator and comedian, Daz Black, is set to embark on a whirlwind 23-date comedy tour across the United States this summer. With a staggering fan base of over 13 million followers across his socials, Daz has firmly established himself as a leading figure in the […]

Erika Alexander stars as Coraline and Jeffrey Wright as Thelonious “Monk” Ellison in writer/director Cord Jefferson’s American Fiction. (MGM/MGM/Entertainment Pictures/ZUMA PRESS/TNS) Nearly 11 years ago, apparently writing for the Federal Bureau of Stating the Obvious, I did a phoner with Jeffrey Wright. He had a movie coming out that week, the title of which I had to look […]

Watch Billboard Music Award The comedy “Colin from Accounts” tends to surprise viewers who tune in expecting one thing, and realizing it’s something else altogether. It’s a romantic comedy with a most unusual name (read on if you want to find out who “Colin” actually is) and has become a phenomenon first in Australia, then […]

Focus Features Announces New Comedy From Director Kobi Libii The American Society of Magical Negroes Focus Features will release filmmaker Kobi Libii’s feature directorial debut, The American Society of Magical Negroes, on March 22, 2024. Libii is an alumnus of both the Sundance Screenwriters Lab and Directors Lab, where he first developed the project. The […]

Like his previous works that celebrate their fantastical, absurdist nature with a certain gravitas, Yorgos Lanthimos grounds Poor Things, an undeniably wild, oft-offensive, sexually liberated black comedy, with a stirring sense of emotion and topical commentary. In 19th century London – or what such a time period looks like within Lanthimos’ vivid imagination – the […]

By George Wright & Thomas Mackintosh BBC News 29 October 2023, 02:36 GMT Updated 21 minutes ago Image source, Getty Images US actor Matthew Perry, best known for playing wisecracking Chandler Bing in the hit ’90s TV sitcom Friends, has died at the age of 54. The actor was found dead . . .

29 October 2023, 02:36 GMT Updated 39 minutes ago Image source, Getty Images US actor Matthew Perry, best known for playing Chandler Bing in the hit ’90s TV sitcom Friends, has died at the age of 54, US media report. The actor was found dead at his home in his Los Angeles, law enforcement sources […]

  ABC and Screen Australia are delighted to announce that filming is underway in Melbourne on White Fever, the new Australian comedy from rising star Ra Chapman. Jane (Ra Chapman) is a cocky Korean-Australian adoptee with a love of hairy white guys – the hairier and whiter the better. When her friends call her out […]

The Revolution Will Be Hilarious: Comedy for Social Change and Civic Power Caty Borum 280 pages, NYU Press, 2023 Buy the book » The participatory culture of the streaming, social-media age has changed nearly every norm of how effective human rights activism works. At the same time, the entertainment industry finds itself in the midst […]

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