Tina Fey created and stars in this hilarious send-up of life behind the scenes at a late night comedy show and Alec Baldwin is brilliant as the network executive who fancies himself her mentor.
Plus ‘Undine’ on Hulu, ‘Afterlife of the Party’ on Netflix, Billie Eilish on Disney+, ‘9/11’ documentaries on Netflix, Hulu, and Apple TV+, and more…
Bowfinger (1999), Steve Martin’s tribute to shoestring filmmaking and big-screen dreams, is a loving lampoon that gamely straddles the chasm between cynical con-artistry and benign innocence. Martin wrote the film and stars as commercial director and would-be filmmaker Bobbie Bowfinger, a Hollywood dreamer with more chutzpah than talent. When he stumbles upon the perfect, a […]
The Muppet Show: Complete Series (1977-1981) is the most sensational, inspirational, celebrational, Muppetational variety show to ever hit prime time. More than forty years later, it’s still funny, fast-paced, utterly madcap, and tremendous fun. Jim Henson was already a household name for bringing his Muppets to Sesame Street but his ambitions took him in all […]
Aprils Fools rejoice! Shout! Factory offers some vintage comedy for the month of April on their free, ad-supported streaming service Shout Factory TV. To start with, there are six Steve Martin TV specials from the 1970s and 1980s. The 1976 On Location with Steve Martin is straight stand-up concert originally made for HBO but the […]