Jacob Hall Biography

‘Dumb and Dumber To’ Post-Credits Scene Teases Another Sequel

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by Jacob Hall November 17, 2014 09:50 AM
Universal Pictures
A sequel to 1994’s ‘Dumb and Dumber’ seemed like a silly idea until ‘Dumb and Dumber To’ went and made $36 million in its opening weekend. Now, the sky is the limit for the aging idiots played by Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels and the thought of a third film (‘Dumb and Dumberer’ is not official canon) doesn’t seem all that crazy. In fact, the new film is already waaay ahead of you. If you stuck around through the end credits of ‘Dumb and Dumber To,’ you already know that the post-credits scene teases a theoretical third entry in the series.

Weekend Box Office Report: 'Dumb and Dumber To' Proves That It Pays to be Stupid

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by Jacob Hall November 16, 2014 12:24 PM
Universal
‘Dumb and Dumber To’ arrives two decades after the first film was one of the bigger hits of 1994 and no one knew what to make of it ... until it topped the box office this weekend and made it look easy. Now, the idea of two middle-aged actors returning to two of the most idiotic characters in modern movie history doesn't seem so desperate and crazy. It seems canny.

‘SNL’ Goes After the Modern Sitcom With ‘The Dudleys’

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by Jacob Hall November 16, 2014 09:34 AM
Few things are as desperate, unfunny and generally sad as the modern television sitcom, so it's only natural that ‘SNL’ would put this format right in its sights. While ‘The Dudleys’ may not be as wild or transgressive as something like ‘Too Many Cooks,’ its satire of the trouble with TV comedy in the year 2014 is on point, concluding with a statement that's surprisingly (and welcomingly) vicious for modern ‘SNL.’

'SNL': Woody Harrelson Celebrates "A New Day" of Marijuana Laws

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by Jacob Hall November 16, 2014 09:17 AM
Last night's ‘SNL’ was like a checklist of every possible and necessary Woody Harrelson joke. After all, if you've got him hosting your show, you have to do a ‘Hunger Games’ sketch and you have to do a ‘True Detective’ sketch. However, one subject reigns supreme when you talk about this acclaimed, award-winning actor: you have to do a marijuana sketch.

‘SNL’ and Woody Harrelson Take on ‘True Detective’ Season 2 Casting Rumors

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by Jacob Hall November 16, 2014 09:07 AM
With Woody Harrelson guest-hosting ‘SNL,’ it was inevitable that the show would break out the ‘True Detective’ jokes at some point. After all, few modern shows have grabbed pop culture by the collective lapels and shaken them so much quite like this HBO series, which saw Harrelson and Matthew McConaughey playing cops investigating a freaky, ritualistic murder. Since the second season of the show will feature a brand new cast and storyline, Weekend Update invited Harrelson and McConaughey to chat about their experience filming season one and to offer advice for everyone joining the show for season two.

‘SNL’: Woody Harrelson Sings Taylor Swift With His ‘Hunger Games’ Co-Stars

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by Jacob Hall November 16, 2014 08:56 AM
When Woody Harrelson was revealed to be hosting ‘SNL’ just a few days before the new ‘Hunger Games’ movie was set to open in theaters, it was obvious that the massively popular franchise would, somehow, figure into at least one sketch. Surprisingly, that ended up being the opening monologue, which featured Harrelson performing his own version of Taylor Swift's ‘1989.’ With a little help from some friends.

There Will Be At Least Three More 'Fast and Furious' Movies

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by Jacob Hall November 14, 2014 06:26 PM
Universal
Earlier this week, it was reported that Justin Lin was being courted by Universal to return to the ‘Fast and Furious’ series after taking ‘Furious 7’ off and giving the director's seat to James Wan. It was also reported that his return would be be part of a two film “grand finale” that would send this beloved franchise driving off into the sunset. But that second part is just plain silly. Have you seen the box office receipts for these movies? So it should come as no surprise that the studio has “at least three” more Dominic Toretto and company adventures in the pipeline.

The Wrap Up: New 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1' TV Spots Tease Big Action

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by Jacob Hall November 14, 2014 04:46 PM
Lionsgate
ScreenCrush wraps up the latest in movies and TV you might have missed. Today, watch two new TV spots for the new ‘Hunger Games’ movie, listen to what James Gunn has to say about ‘Guardians of the Galaxy 2,’ and check out Vin Diesel's insane facial hair in a new photo from 'The Last Witch Hunter.'

Our Worst Fears Realized; They're Turning the Universal Monsters Into Superheroes

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by Jacob Hall November 14, 2014 04:24 PM
Universal
The likes of Dracula, Frankenstein and the Wolf Man have no business aping the Marvel “shared universe” structure in the first place. They're monsters! Let them monster! Any of our well-intentioned blogging-into-the-wind was too little, too late because the head of Universal has pretty much come and out said that they're taking the horror out of their horror icons.