The Santa Barbara International Film Festival Proves It’s Very Much a Stop on the Road to Oscars

The Santa Barbara International Film Festival Proves It’s Very Much a Stop on the Road to Oscars The Santa Barbara International Film Festival has announced the lineup for its 35th edition, which will take place from January 15 to 25. There will be 47 world premieres and 71 U.S. premieres, with ...

‘Saturday Night Live’ Review: Jennifer Lopez Leads a Strong ‘SNL,’ Riding the Wave of ‘Hustlers’ Awards Buzz

‘Saturday Night Live’ Review: Jennifer Lopez Leads a Strong ‘SNL,’ Riding the Wave of ‘Hustlers’ Awards Buzz After a brief break for Thanksgiving, “Saturday Night Live” is back with another returning host, Jennifer Lopez. She hosted “SNL” back in 2001 (providing a classic Gemini’s Twin sketch where she ...

‘Saturday Night Live’ Review: The Best and Worst of Chance the Rapper’s Return

‘Saturday Night Live’ Review: The Best and Worst of Chance the Rapper’s Return This week’s somewhat Halloween-centric “Saturday Night Live” featured the return of Chance the Rapper, using his past experience as both a former host and musical guest — never at the same time — to ...

‘Saturday Night Live’ Review: There’s Nothing First-Time Host Phoebe Waller-Bridge Can’t Do

‘Saturday Night Live’ Review: There’s Nothing First-Time Host Phoebe Waller-Bridge Can’t Do In the second episode of its 45th season, “Saturday Night Live” went with a first-time host in “Killing Eve” and “Fleabag” creator (and star) Phoebe Waller-Bridge. However, unlike what a certain promo ...

‘Saturday Night Live’ Review: First-Time Host Don Cheadle Gets Great Sketches

‘Saturday Night Live’ Review: First-Time Host Don Cheadle Gets Great Sketches Another new “Saturday Night Live,” another first-time host. That’s no problem at all: It’s always nice to see some fresh celebrities in the rotation, and even if the episode material itself hasn’t ...

Singer-Guitarist Liz Cooper Talks Psychedelic Debut Album

Back in 2016, Nashville-based singer-songwriter Liz Cooper was living in a dimly lit, basement apartment. She placed a vase of flowers in one of the windows to provide a burst of color and it ended up ...

Hear Eric Clapton’s Soloing on Doyle Bramhall II’s New ‘Everything You Need’

Hear Eric Clapton’s Soloing on Doyle Bramhall II’s New ‘Everything You Need’ Eric Clapton recently sat in for Doyle Bramhall II’s bluesy, soulful new song, “Everything You Need.” As Bramhall woos a would-be lover, Clapton’s unmistakable, lyrical guitar playing weaves in and ...

Karlovy Vary Review: ‘To the Night’ is an Unrelenting Showcase for Caleb Landry Jones

If you, as I, are the type to presume that a “dramaturgical assistant” is some form of midlevel job in a hospital’s oncology department you might be startled to see that none other than the great ...

Stray Dogs boards sales on Kashyap’s 'Psycho Raman'

Exclusive: Paris-based company also sees Iffr programmer Inge de Leeuw join as acquisitions manager. Paris-based Stray Dogs has acquired world sales rights to Indian director Anurag Kashyap’s ...