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An Appreciation For Casting Older Actresses Against Type

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 10.14.2016 | Entertainment

You can be highbrow. You can be lowbrow. But can you ever just be brow? Welcome to Middlebrow, a weekly examination of pop culture. A pop culture fan...

This 'SNL' Character Is With Molly Shannon Everywhere She Goes

The Huffington Post | Jillian Capewell | Posted 10.07.2016 | Entertainment

Molly Shannon’s breakout film, “Superstar,” came out 17 years ago, and yet fans continue to associate iconic Catholic schoolgirl Mary Catherine ...

Gay 'SNL' Writer Brings His Personal Journey To The Big Screen

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 09.13.2016 | Queer Voices

Head ”Saturday Night Live” writer Chris Kelly has written and directed a new film that’s earning raves for the complex, nuanced queer protagonis...

That Time Molly Shannon Was Too Excited To Care She Got Mugged In NYC

The Huffington Post | Shira Sky | Posted 09.09.2016 | Entertainment

Although Molly Shannon is the face of many iconic, comedic roles in film and television, she still recalls the vivid details of her journey to fame. W...

A Stunning Norman Lear Doc And A Lukewarm Cancer Dramedy Opened Sundance

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 01.23.2016 | Entertainment

The hills of Park City are alive with the sounds of the Sundance Film Festival, which began on Thursday night and becomes an all-day affair on Friday....

'Shameless' Actress Jenica Bergere on Directing Her First Film (While 9 Months Pregnant)

Jeryl Brunner | Posted 10.27.2016 | Arts
Jeryl Brunner

At the time, the actress was 9 months pregnant, the sole caretaker for her deteriorating mother, had never directed a film before and had a $10,000 budget (considered paltry even for indie films). So what did she do? Jenica Bergere, with the help of excellent producers, made her film.

'Me And Earl And The Dying Girl' -- A Film Interview

Molly Dedham | Posted 06.29.2016 | Entertainment
Molly Dedham

ME AND EARL AND THE DYING GIRL a Sundance breakout film this year just hit movie theaters in wide release. I got to sit down with the director Alfonso Gomez-Rejon and actor Thomas Mann and discuss this gem of a movie. It's quirky, sophisticated, fun and wildly creative.

Matthew Jacobs

'Me And Earl And The Dying Girl' Will Be Summer's Signature Teen Movie | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 06.14.2015 | Entertainment

A teenage boy befriends a girl with cancer. His best friend watches as they grow closer. All three learn who they are as a result of their shared expe...

Movie Review: Me and Earl and the Dying Girl, a Must See

Carole Mallory | Posted 06.11.2016 | Entertainment
Carole Mallory

Norman Mailer taught me that a title should tell the audience what the book or movie is about. And yet, this title, I fear, will keep an audience away when this is one of the most enjoyable films I have seen this year.


The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 09.16.2014 | Comedy

When reality and fantasy converge, even if for just one day, it's a special moment. Today, we're happy to report, we experienced one of those moments....

Iconic Interview: Aubrey Plaza on the Healing Power of Zombies

Andrew Fish | Posted 10.15.2014 | Entertainment
Andrew Fish

Plaza, best known for her role as April Ludgate-Dwyer on NBC's Parks and Recreation, has amassed an adoring legion of fans with her elevation of sardonic deadpan to high art.

Miamian Makes His Hollywood Directorial Debut Next Month With 'Life After Beth'

Leah Stern | Posted 09.22.2014 | Miami
Leah Stern

How many nice Jewish boys from Miami make it big in Hollywood? And how many of those get to write and direct a star-studded zombie movie as their first big gig?

Paul Reiser On His Return to Stand-Up: "After 30 Years, Nothing Really Has Changed"

Julie Seabaugh | Posted 07.08.2014 | Comedy
Julie Seabaugh

Though Paul Reiser enjoyed mainstream success with sitcoms My Two Dads and Mad About You and films Diner, Aliens and Beverly Hills Cop I and II, the native New Yorker never forgot his stand-up roots.

The Sundance Interviews: Video with Paul Reiser, Cheryl Hines, Molly Shannon, Aubrey Plaza, Shaileen Woodley and Mark Duplass

Rob Feld | Posted 03.29.2014 | Entertainment
Rob Feld

From their dynamic alone, you can tell they had fun making it.

Midnight Cowgirls

Helen Eisenbach | Posted 03.18.2014 | Arts
Helen Eisenbach

"We understand any movie about lesbian hookers to be universal, whether or not you've actually seen one," says director Madeleine Olnek. She's tempora...

Molly Shannon's New Show!

Posted 11.07.2013 | Entertainment

Fox is developing a single-camera comedy series starring "Saturday Night Live" alum Molly Shannon, Deadline reports. Shannon will play a career dri...

Rita Wilson: 'Life After 50 Keeps Getting Better And Better'

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 10.26.2013 | Fifty

Happy birthday, Rita Wilson! The actress, producer, writer, singer and Huff/Post50 editor-at-large turns 57 today. In her own birthday well wishes ...

SNL's Kate McKinnon -- A Rising Star (Who Talks to Herself on the Subway)

Nancy Doyle Palmer | Posted 11.24.2013 | TV
Nancy Doyle Palmer

This kind of talent clearly comes from spending lots time in front or a mirror or up in the attic -- where fooling around or perhaps just trying to make yourself laugh becomes inspiration.

Kate McKinnon's Favorite 'SNL' Women

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 07.02.2013 | Comedy

"SNL" hotshot Kate McKinnon chatted with NBC's Janine Brady over drinks at 30 Rock, and revealed that not only is the famed sketch show her dream job,...

Molly Shannon On The Tragedy That Changed Her Life Forever

The Huffington Post | Rita Wilson | Posted 05.17.2013 | Fifty

At 48, Molly Shannon is still the kind of woman who turns heads, with her mischievous grin and twinkling blue eyes. And, when she opens her mouth, she...

Former 'SNL' Besties Crack Each Other Up

Posted 02.15.2013 | Comedy

When former "Saturday Night Live" cast members get together, as they often do on "Late Night With Jimmy Fallon," we always know we're in for a great c...

Miley Cyrus Ditches 'Bonnie & Clyde' Role

Posted 10.10.2012 | TV

Miley Cyrus is no longer in negotiations to play Bonnie Parker in Lifetime's adaptation of "Bonnie And Clyde," according to TVLine. While it's uncl...

Nicki Gostin

Molly Shannon: "SNL" Vet Talks 'Crazy' Childhood | Nicki Gostin | Posted 11.21.2011 | Celebrity

Molly Shannon, the funny lady who brought us the unforgettable Mary Katherine Gallagher character during her six-year stint on “Saturday Night Live,...

As Betty White Leads Classic SNL Episode, the Absence of Funny Females Is Apparent

Scott Mendelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

Seeing past leading ladies such as Tina Fey, Molly Shannon, Rachel Dratch, and Maya Rudolph return and dominate the Mother's Day edition was just a cold reminder of how underutilized the current female cast really is.

"Kath And Kim" Get Panned: Unfunny And Detestable

NY Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

KATH & Kim," NBC's unfunny adaptation of the wildly funny Australian sitcom, is arguably the worst idea for an import from the Land Down Under since V...