Canadian Humour

'Justice League' Box Office: Why A $96M Debut Is A Disaster

Back in June of 1995, I was sure that <i>Batman Forever</i> would open with less than <i>Batman Returns</i>. The 1992 Tim Burton sequel had broken the opening weekend record that 1989’s <i>Batman</i> had set, earning $47 miillion in its debut frame. But the film’s macabre humor, grisly violence and outright kink caused …

Movies

Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert, John Oliver and Sam Bee Roast Each Other at ‘Night of Too Many Stars’

The former ‘Daily Show’ crew reunited for a good cause Saturday night.<p>The semi-annual <i>Night of Too Many Stars</i> benefit got one less star this month …

Comedy

TV highlights: David Letterman gets the Mark Twain Prize on PBS

<i>(All times Eastern.)</i><p><b>Dancing With the Stars</b> (ABC at 8) The competition shifts into high gear as the two-night finale begins.<p><b>Lucifer</b> (Fox at 8) Chloe and Lucifer investigate a murder connected to a celebrity dating app.<p><b>The Voice</b> (NBC at 8) The top 12 perform.<p><b>Kevin Can Wait</b> (CBS at 8) Kevin bites off …

Entertainment

'Saturday Night Live' Rips Former Cast Member Al Franken Over Sex Claims

"Saturday Night Live" creator Lorne Michaels didn't go after Hollywood movie mogul Harvey Weinstein when a slew of women alleged he had sexually …

Conservative View

27 Goodest Tweets We Scrolled Past This Week #109

My country ‘tis of tweets.<p>actually, America was the name of the cartographer. the country is America's Monster<p>— Aeva (@ladyaeva) November 16, 2017<p>ME: …

Humor

The Highs And Lows of HBO’s Night of Too Many Stars

At the end of Saturday’s <i>Night Of Too Many Stars</i> benefit show<i>,</i> Jon Stewart summed up this year’s star-studded event as “funny, touching, chaotic. Like …

Entertainment

Critic's Notebook: Morgan Freeman's Quiet Climb to Extraordinary

THR's Todd McCarthy pays tribute to the "stealth and steadiness" of the Oscar-winning star, who will receive the life achievement honor at the SAG …

Jim Carrey

Dr DisRespect Is More Than Just A Mullet And Moustache

Guy Beahm is an entrepreneur, a performer and a back-to-back world champion in <i>NBA Jam</i>. The mind behind Dr DisRespect, one of the fastest-growing …

Jim Carrey

'SNL' Didn't Hold Back in Grilling Ex-Castmember Al Franken Over Harassment Claims

This week, Senator Al Franken of Minnesota came under fire for allegedly kissing and groping newscaster Leeann Tweeden without consent during a 2006 …

Al Franken

Inside Stranger Things 2: 26 new things we learned at the Vulture Festival

Stranger Things Photo: Jackson Lee Davis/Netflix via Netflix Press Media Center<p>Stranger Things Photo: Jackson Lee Davis/Netflix via Netflix Press …

TV

As Jeff Daniels series 'Godless' lands on Netflix, we rank his 12 greatest TV/movie roles

Outspoken news anchor. Faithless husband. Lovable nitwit. Father of our country. Depraved cowboy.<p>Where other movie stars portray the same character …

Detroit

Jason Jones Advises Against Looking to Hollywood for Heroes

Jason Jones, the creator and star of TBS comedy <i>The Detour —</i> which goes into its third season in early 2018 — has advice for anyone looking to …

Entertainment

Ranking The Best Shows On Netflix You Can Stream Right Now

Netflix has become that friend who just won’t stop proposing outlandish new ideas. You definitely love a thing or two they come up with, but at a certain point, it’s simply way too much to process.<p>The company is spending $6 billion on original content in 2017. So the over 100 million people across …

Netflix

Jim Carrey on losing himself inside Andy Kaufman and why he relived it for the documentary ‘Jim & Andy’

Jim Carrey sat in a Los Angeles hotel room on a recent evening explaining that he was not really Jim Carrey anymore — at least not in the way he once was.<p>“I use his name,” Carrey said, dressed all in black, his lanky frame folded onto a couch. “That’s the mailing address.”<p>But on a deeper level, the …

Viral

Did You Hear ...? Louis C.K. falls further, Taylor Swift kills it and more from the week in entertainment

A comic’s life turns unfunny, a pop star delivers the goods, movie warrior women show more skin, a magazine gets a new honcho and Hollywood’s dirty secrets surface nonstop: Here’s all that news and more from this week in entertainment.<p>In absentia, Louis C.K. continues to take it on the chin<p>Coming …

Sarah Silverman

Sam Bee’s Show Explains The GOP Tax Plan ‘In Terms Even A Trump Kid' Can Understand

Correspondent Mike Rubens is here to break it all down.<p>The “Full Frontal with Samantha Bee” team is here to break down what the GOP’s tax plan really means.<p>In three videos that the show shared online Friday, correspondent Mike Rubens uses terms “that even a Trump kid could understand” to explain …

Humor

Colin Jost Tears Into ‘SNL’ Alum Al Franken Over Sexual Misconduct on Weekend Update (Video)

"I know this photo looks bad, but remember it also is bad," Colin Jost says about photo of Franken groping Leann Tweeden<p>The 15 years Sen. Al Franken spent as an “Saturday Night Live” writer and performer didn’t protect him from criticism during Saturday’s edition of “Weekend Update.”<p>“SNL” was …

Comedy

Malcolm: Rick Mercer rant on GSAs is dishonest analysis

CBC comedian Rick Mercer jumped into an Alberta provincial debate, and in doing so, dragged the whole country in with him.<p>In one of Mercer’s “rants,” …

Canadian News

Glamour Magazine 2017 Award Show Completely Ignores Conservative Women

Kelsey Harkness of the Federalist noticed an interesting facet of this year’s <i>Glamour</i> magazine’s “2017 Women of the Year Awards." Despite plenty to …

Conservative View

Glamour Women of the Year Snubs Conservative Women Insider

<b>Donald and Melania Trump's Wedding Cake Souvenir Sells for Over $2000</b><p><b>Tucker: We Are Witnessing 'The End of the Clinton Era'</b><p>Glamour's 2017 Women of the Year Awards showcased not a single Republican or conservative woman, and not from a lack of female conservative trailblazers this year.<p>Kellyanne …

Maxine Waters

A peak inside the world's most secretive country

North Korea is like one giant film set, and throughout our week filming there I felt distinctly like Jim Carrey’s character in the movie <i>The Truman</i> …

Kim Jong-un

Samantha Bee on the Sad Realities of Being a Woman in Comedy

“Burn it down, my witches.” That’s the advice Samantha Bee gave all of the women in the comedy industry at the end of her <i>Full Frontal</i> program this …

Comedy

Danny Elfman brings 'The Nightmare Before Christmas’ to Barclays

It's a dream come true for "The Nightmare Before Christmas" fans.

‘Jim & Andy’ Is a Complicated Look at a Complicated Comedian

“Wow, we got into some crazy shit there, man.” This bewildered voice comes from off-camera at the conclusion of <i>Jim & Andy</i>, the new Netflix …

Jim Carrey

This Week In Content

<i>We consume an insane amount of media content every week. Sometimes I have time to write about all of it, sometimes not. Here’s the run down, Cliff’s Notes style.</i><p><b>Movies:</b><p><i>Lady Bird</i>: Greta Gerwig’s directorial debut set in her home town of Sacramento. Loved it. Contender for best of the year.<p><i>Three</i> …

Greta Gerwig

Jim Carrey revient sur “Man on the Moon” dans un vertigineux documentaire

A partir d’images inédites du making-of de “Man on the Moon”, Jim Carrey explique comment son interprétation en miroir d’Andy Kaufman a bouleversé sa …

Jim Carrey

Is ‘SNL’ Live Tonight? Find Out When Next Hiatus Starts

“Saturday Night Live” is new this week, but fans should enjoy the show while it lasts. It will be the last episode for a couple weeks.<p>The Nov. 18 …

Entertainment

I watched ‘Jim & Andy’ with Andy Kaufman’s family

It’s hard to describe the experience of talking to your dead brother through Jim Carrey’s body.<p>Carol Kaufman-Kerman tries anyway. It was 1998 or ’99. …

Jim Carrey

Late-Night Lately: Jimmy Kimmel's Birthday, Samantha Bee's Message to Female Comics, Jon Stewart's Surprises

THR's Late-Night Lately rounds up the best sketches and guests with a look at what's to come next week.<p><i>The Hollywood Reporter's</i> Late-Night Lately is …

Comedy

Nigeria Has an Olympic-Level Bobsled Team, and Tonga Had a Luger

For the first time in the history of snow and ice, Nigeria, a country with a dearth of snow and ice, is on the verge of having athletes in the Winter Olympics.<p>Driver Seun Adigun and brakewomen Ngozi Onwumere and Akuoma Omeoga, who are all track athletes born in the United States to Nigerian …

Sports