Watch Margot Robbie Joke About The Weeknd’s New Hairstyle In Their SNL Promov

The Weeknd, Margot Robbie, & Kenan ThompsonSaturday Night Live’s 42nd season is premiering this weekend, with actress Margot Robbie serving as the episode’s host and the Weeknd as the musical guest. That means that today, we’re getting the usual promo clip, which features Robbie and SNL cast member Kenan Thompson joking about the Weeknd’s suave new haircut. (RIP, the Weeknd’s … More »

Radiohead – “Ill Wind”

RadioheadRadiohead just started shipping a special vinyl edition of their recent album A Moon Shaped Pool, and fans who received it were greeted with a pleasant little surprise. As Reddit has discovered, the package comes with an unexpected CD containing two additional non-album tracks, “Spectre” and a new, never-before-heard b-side called “Ill … More »

Larkin Malloy Dies: ‘All My Children’ Actor & Acting Teacher Was 62

Larkin Malloy, an actor, voice artist, acting teacher and announcer best known for appearing on various soap operas in the 80s and 90s including several seasons as Travis Montgomery on All My Children has died following complications from a heart attack. He was 62.
Malloy’s All My Children co-star Walt Willey, who played brother to Larkin’s character, made the news public in


New York Film Festival Review: ‘The 13th’

Ava DuVernay’s “The 13th” is the first documentary ever to be selected as the opening-night film of The New York Film Festival. (It premieres at Lincoln Center on Sept. 30.) That lends a momentous aura to what is already, each year, a momentous event. In this case, the precedent feels spiritually right. Movies, as both… Read more »

‘Luke Cage’ Review: Mike Colter-Led Marvel Series Flexes Serious Muscle

When Marvel‘s Luke Cage first debuted in the comics in 1972, the New York City-based black superhero with super-strength and unbreakable skin was very much of his time. As the civil rights movement stepped onto a new stage, Blaxploitation movies like Superfly and Shaft snagged big box office and America’s cities slid further into decline, the Hero for Hire struck a chord but was never able to find steady success at the newsstand.
With the launching of the very strong Luke…


Broadway Review: Complicite’s ‘The Encounter’

The Complicite production of “The Encounter” opened on Broadway Sept. 29, following well-received productions at the Edinburgh International Festival and then in London. Matt Trueman’s review of the production in its Edinburgh premiere, which posted in August 2015, is reprinted below. Leaping off from Petru Popescu’s book “Amazon Beaming,” an account of an American photographer’s encounter with… Read more »