Which SNL Stars Went on to Have the Biggest Movie Careers


When Saturday Night Live began, it wasn’t even called Saturday Night Live. That honor belonged to a rival variety show hosted by Howard Cosell that launched the same year on ABC primetime. Hence why the young, hungry, and immensely talented sketch comedians assembled in 1975 were dubbed the “Not Ready for Primetime Players.” That earliest […]

Dune: Prophecy Will Explore a Key Part of the Universe Not Seen in the Movies


Amidst the pomp and circumstance surrounding the Imperium delegation’s arrival to the Atreides home world of Caladan, Duke Leto Atreides (Oscar Isaac), has a practical question. “How much did it cost them, traveling all this way for this formality?” he asks his Mentat Thufir Hawat at the start of Dune. And then Thufir, played by […]

The Streaming War Is Over and All It Cost Was the Entertainment Industry


“They’re just gonna accidentally create cable again.” That’s been a frequent joke about the streaming landscape in media circles of late. You see it pop up in Slack windows and tweets every time one entertainment conglomerate gobbles up another and consolidates their respective video on demand apps. CBS All Access and Showtime synthesize into Paramount+. […]

The Many Times Ryan Gosling Was Hilarious Beyond Barbie and The Fall Guy


Ryan Gosling is living his best life these days. Or certainly his funniest. After earning an Academy Award nomination purely based on his ability to persuasively turn “Kenergy” into a noun in last summer’s Barbie, he brought that pure, uncut Ken stuff to the Oscar stage. No, not by winning the prize, but by taking […]

Only Those Strong in the Force Can Defeat This Star Wars Character Quiz


Another May the 4th has arrived, and with it, the promise of so much Star Wars goodness on the horizon. Today, for example, sees the release of a new animated series called Tales of the Empire, which expands the stories of Lady Morgan Elsbeth, the villainous Nightsister from the Mandoverse, and Barriss Offee, a fallen […]

20 Best Video Game Adaptations Ever


Five years ago, the idea of discussing the best video game adaptations ever felt like a largely joyless task. Inevitably, you would have to lower the bar to allow room for movies and shows that you would never otherwise discuss in a positive light. There were a few genuine highlights even back then, but the […]

Disney+ New Releases: May 2024


It’s an exciting time for Disney+ subscribers. That’s because Disney’s agreement to stream new episodes of Doctor Who is about to start bearing fruit. On May 10, Disney+ subscribers in the U.S. will be able to access to the two newest episodes of Who season (or, excuse me: series) 14: “Space Babies” and “Devil’s Chord.” […]