Following stints on MSNBC last summer for the Democratic and Republican conventions, Weekend Update hosts Colin Jost and Michael Che will be returning to primetime. NBC has ordered four half-hour episodes of the Saturday Night Live segment.
Netflix is celebrating the dawn of spring with a fresh infusion of content, both classic and original. Classic comedies, enthralling docs, and long-awaited shows are just part of updated menu that subscribers will be able to enjoy.
Sherlock star Benedict Cumberbatch has determined his next film project: an adaptation of the upcoming book How to Stop Time by Matt Haig, to be published by Canongate Books in July. His production banner SunnyMarch is teaming with StudioCanal for the project.
Evan Katz tackles very heady material in this pulpy noir and although it entertains (to a certain extent) and is stacked with a phenomenal roster of actors, the film tends to become over-involved and twisted within itself.
Season 1, Episode 7 – Superior Donuts tries to teach a lesson on unconscious racial bias. It’s hard to fault a show with such good intentions, but in its attempt to be inoffensive, it created a muddled, boring mess.
Season 5, Episode 12 – This is an instant classic of an episode and one of the best the show’s ever done. The show hilariously and pointedly dissects white male privilege, as Mindy wakes up a white man played by the delightful Ryan Hansen.