Bryan Cranston, Lana Condor and Jimmy Fallon sing ‘To All the Boys’ inspired song

We all have secret selves, but you’ve just gotta let ’em shine. We’ve all got actual secrets too, but maybe some of those can stay well and truly buried.  That’s what we’ve learned from a weird song performed by Jimmy Fallon alongside Breaking Bad‘s Bryan Cranston and To All the…

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Stephen Colbert has the perfect roast for why Trump picked ‘Game of Thrones’ for propaganda

Stephen Colbert has returned from a short break, while the U.S. government has not. So, to catch up, the Late Show host spent ten glorious minutes on Monday night absolutely roasting the president’s now 17-day shutdown of the government, in which Donald Trump has demanded $5.7 billion to build his…

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Nielsen compares ‘Bird Box’ numbers to other Netflix originals

Image: Saeed Adyani / Netflix It looks like Bird Box is the massive hit that Netflix says it is. Nielsen, which measures viewer ratings of television shows and now some streaming services, backed up Netflix’s bold claims about Bird Box‘s popularity, Variety reported Tuesday. Within the first seven days of…

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Chargers star Melvin Gordon exchanges some fun smack talk with his unsuspecting Uber driver

Melvin Gordon just upped his Uber rider rating.Image: Getty Images The Los Angeles Chargers and Baltimore Ravens square off on Sunday in Baltimore for what should be a terrific game in the NFL’s Wild Card weekend. But one Charger has already heard enough from Ravens fans for one lifetime.  The…

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Fans can only wish for this ‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine’ and ‘Law and Order: SVU’ crossover

We can dream.Image: FOX via Getty Images After a mild cancellation scare, a sixth season of Brooklyn Nine-Nine is returning in 2019. The sitcom now has a new home on NBC, where resides another long-running (but more serious) police show in Law and Order: SVU.  SEE ALSO: The best comfort…

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‘VICE’ divides critics in early reviews

Image: anapurna pictures When it comes to Adam McKay’s VICE, critics are on very different sides of the (theater) aisle.  Despite early and persistent Oscar buzz (the film scored six Golden Globe noms), the Dick Cheney biopic has received a fairly mixed first wave of critical reception. While some laud…

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The best and most hilarious ‘Saturday Night Live’ sketches of 2018

Image: Mashable composite; Wikimedia Commons, NBCUniversal It’s been a middling 2018 for Saturday Night Live in a lot of ways. The Trumpworld-skewering cold opens, once a weekly highlight, have fallen off a cliff and now more resemble a burning wreckage of forced wisecracks and ill-conceived ideas. Then there was the…

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Alibaba Group takes majority control of loss-making movie unit Alibaba Pictures with $160M share purchase

Alibaba Group announced today that it will increase its stake in Alibaba Pictures from 49% to 50.92%, making it the loss-making movie production company’s controlling shareholder. Under the agreement, Alibaba Pictures will issue one billion new shares, priced at HKD $1.25 each share for a total of HKD $1.25 billion…

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‘About Time’ may not be a holiday movie, but it’s perfect holiday viewing nonetheless

Image: universal Each December, we bust out the holiday cheer, from obnoxious Christmas music to Love Actually on a loop. I’m all about this — I usually leave my tree up until my January birthday — but I start with a different movie: About Time. From Love Actually writer-director Richard…

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