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A rip-roaring tale of code-switching and capitalism, it’s the most significant state-of-the-nation satire since Jordan Peele’s masterpiece
Marvel, Harry Potter, Transformers, Bourne, the Fast and the Furious—nobody has even come close to touching Tom Cruise's action series.
The long-running comic was recently taken over by Olivia Jaimes, who's shifted the focus from boomer humor to jokes about Snapchat, apps, and Twitter bots.
'Surfer: Teen Confronts Fear' is a surreal meditation on faith and surfing, with the writer/director/producer also starring as a ghost made of squid ink.
The Leaderboard explores these two games by comparing their gameplay, dungeons versus temples, the different portrayals of Zelda, linear vs open world story progression, and so much more.
The Wachowskis’ anime adaptation may be their most underrated, and subversive, film.
Speed Racer is a successful version of what George Lucas attempted with the Star Wars prequels. Like those films, it’s ostensibly a “kids’ movie,” colorfully simple and CG-driven, with an aspiration to explore deeper philosophical questions beneath the surface.
If the other hosts are fans of comedians, they haven’t demonstrated it to the same degree as Conan. The same night Madonna did stand-up on Fallon, Conan had two comedians on: Amy Schumer was lead guest and Joe Zimmerman did a set. The night before featured Tig Notaro and Jon Dore. This is not unusual for the show. Conan’s most booked guest over the years is Marc Maron by a considerable margin; lately Bill Burr has been making multiple appearances per year.
Since his directorial debut and, to date, biggest hit Napoleon Dynamite in 2004, the Brigham Young film school grad has made a career out of focusing on the oddballs, from the Mexican wrestler superhero Nacho Libre to the literary fraud at the center of Gentleman Broncos. Fraud is again the theme in his latest feature, Don Verdean, the story of a religious scam artist with good intentions.
There are a lot of great shows we’re looking forward to at RIOT LA, not least of which is one show that features two of comedy’s most delightful voices: Aparna Nancherla and Jo Firestone. It’s a show called Aparna ‘N’ Jo, which makes sense.