George Carlin Biopic Coming from Moneyball Writer

Tony Sokol Oct 1, 2018 There are no words you can't say in the movies, so the upcoming George Carlin biopic will include the naughty seven. Comic legend George Carlin said his job description was ...

Grease: Live: Original Frenchy Didi Conn Shares the Stage With Carly Rae Jepsen

Grease: Live: Original Frenchy Didi Conn Shares the Stage With Carly Rae Jepsen Now this is what we call a “very strategic career move.” Didi Conn, who famously donned Frenchy’s pink wig in the 1978 movie version, made a special cameo Sunday in Fox’s Grease: Live opposite — you ...

Flashback: That Time Richard Pryor Had His Own Kids' Show

If only Lenny Bruce had lived long enough to get his own Saturday-morning cartoon. At some point, it seems now, every racy comedian goes clean for the sake of family entertainment. Howie Mandel, ...

Watch a Joyful Mandy Patinkin Play With His Model Trains

Watch a Joyful Mandy Patinkin Play With His Model Trains A lovely profile of the very talented, very exuberant Mandy Patinkin aired on 60 Minutes last night, and Patinkin's dissection of his own career is an honest one. It's worth watching in its entirety, ...

Gerard Parkes, Beloved Fraggle Rock Actor, Dies at 90

Gerard Parkes, Beloved Fraggle Rock Actor, Dies at 90 Gerard Parkes, the Dublin-born actor best known for playing the sole human character, Doc, on Jim Henson's Fraggle Rock, died on Oct. 19 in his retirement home in Toronto, Canada. He was 90 years old. ...

Gerard Parkes, ‘Fraggle Rock’ and ‘Boondock Saints’ Actor, Dead at 90

Gerard Parkes, ‘Fraggle Rock’ and ‘Boondock Saints’ Actor, Dead at 90 Gerard Parkes, best known for playing Doc on the Jim Henson children series “Fraggle Rock” died of natural causes on Sunday. He was 90. Born in Dublin, the actor relocated to Canada after World War II ...

Fraggle Rock: Gerry Parkes Dies at 90, Farewell Doc

Muppet site Tough Pigs reports that actor Gerry Parkes (sometimes credited as Gerard Parkes) has died at the age of 90. Parkes was best known as the beloved human character Doc from the Fraggle Rock ...

9 movies that prove why nostalgia isn't always a good thing

Remember that thing you loved from your childhood? It's coming back. We're not talking specifics here, we're talking everything. New movies or TV shows revolving around everything from Scooby Doo to ...

9 movies that prove why nostalgia isn't always a good thing

9 movies that prove why nostalgia isn't always a good thing Remember that thing you loved from your childhood? It's coming back. We're not talking specifics here, we're talking everything. New movies or TV shows revolving around everything from Scooby Doo to ...

The 20 Best Summer Blockbusters of All Time: 'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2'

The 20 Best Summer Blockbusters of All Time: 'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2' Has any hit ever been more sure-fire than Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2? The eighth Harry Potter film opened just under a decade after the first one — a decade that saw Potter fandom ...

1990 Things From The 90s (Seriously)

1990 Things From The 90s (Seriously) It's been more than a decade since the 1990s ended, yet the Internet can't seem to go a day without a reminder of the neon slap bracelets that may have been banned from your school. Yes, we get it. ...

9 Director Shane Acker to Helm Live-Action Thomas The Tank Engine

Director Shane Acker (9) has been tapped to direct a live-action film based on the long-running preschool toy Thomas the Tank Engine.  The film will be set in Sodor, the island of talking trains.  ...

Looking Back Over Ringo Starr's Life as He Turns 70

It was 70 years ago - today that Ringo Starr was born. After fighting a series of childhood illnesses, the young Richard Starkey became an in-demand drummer in his native Liverpool and he replaced ...

Blog Trends from My Bunk 03/15/10

If Leonardo DiCaprio is the new Robert DeNiro, what does that make Sir Ben Kingsley, who will work with Martin Scorsese once again in the director's first children's film (if you don't count the ...