Alec Baldwin Is ‘Saturday Night Live’s’ New Donald Trump

The Oct. 1 season premiere of “Saturday Night Live” will see Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump going toe-to-toe once again — with a familiar face playing the Republican presidential nominee. Alec Baldwin will be playing Trump in what will likely be a parody of the nominees’ recent presidential debate, as shown in a new promo… Read more »

‘Lost In Space’: Molly Parker To Star In Netflix Series Remake

House of CardsMolly Parker is set as the female lead opposite Toby Stephens in Lost in Space, Netflix‘s remake of sci-fi master Irwin Allen’s 1965 cult TV classic, from Legendary TV.
Slated for a 2018 premiere, the new Lost in Space takes its cues from the original series, revolving around the Robinson family, who is forced to come together in a time of crisis. Stranded light years from their intended destination, the Robinsons find themselves battling a strange new…

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‘Denial’ Review: Rachel Weisz Stars In Powerful True Story Of Demagogue’s Libel Trial That Has Eerie Echoes Of Trump

Although the libel trial brought by British Holocaust denier David Irving against the American academic Deborah Lipstadt happened nearly 20 years ago, it simply could not be more pertinent today. With the level of discourse about various attacks on the truth and a certain current presidential campaign that had its beginnings on a lie and the birther movement, the issues brought up in the incredibly powerful and fascinating new drama Denial not only make this movie vital…

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Check Out The Nude Iggy Pop Drawings From A New Brooklyn Museum Exhibit

Iggy Pop Life Class by Jeremy Deller. Organized by the Brooklyn Museum, February 21, 2016. (Photo: Elena Olivo, © Brooklyn Museum)Earlier this year, Iggy Pop was the guest model for a nude life drawing session at the New York Academy Of Art as part of a project conceived by Jeremy Deller. The drawings from that session, which were created by 21 artists, will be put on display in a new exhibition called Iggy Pop … More »

Kevin Hart Named World’s Highest-Paid Comedian, Amy Schumer Becomes First Woman to Crack List

Kevin Hart has been crowned as the world’s highest-paid comedian by Forbes, ending Jerry Seinfeld’s nine-year reign. According to Forbes’ list, Hart earned a whopping $87.5 million between June 2015 and June 2016 thanks to stadium tours, and both big and small-screen appearances, pushing Seinfeld into second with $43.5 million. Amy Schumer also made history as the first ever… Read more »

YouTube Hires Lyor Cohen, Former CEO of Warner Music, as Global Head of Music

YouTube has recruited Lyor Cohen, a 30-year veteran of the music business who was formerly CEO of Warner Music Group and president of Def Jam, as global head of music. Cohen, in the new role, will oversee the video giant’s relations with record companies and artists, as well as the development of the YouTube Music app…. Read more »

Wooster Group Founder Elizabeth LeCompte Scores Big-Money Gish Prize

Elizabeth LeCompte, founding member and director of the Wooster Group, the pioneering experimental theater troupe, has won the 2016 Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize, which comes with a cash prize of some $300,000. LeCompte takes the award for 40 years of Wooster Group work encompassing a string of experimental, boundary-pushing, multimedia shows that include “Route 1 & 9,”… Read more »

’90s trio Morphine chronicled in new documentary ‘Journey of Dreams’; Vapors of Morphine on tour (2 NYC shows)

Boston trio Morphine were a unique band, using the blues as a base but going in new directions thanks to their lineup of Mark Sandman’s one and two-string slide bass style, Dana Colley’s baritone saxophone, and drums (Billy Conway / Jerome Dupree). Nobody else sounding like them…

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