As the kids of the ‘80s and early ‘90s are dragged kicking and screaming into middle age, their nostalgia for the things they enjoyed in childhood has only grown stronger. And Hollywood has responded in kind, taking those childhood obsessions and transforming them into movies that are specifically crafted to appeal to adults with fond memories instead of kids. That’s why director Joseph Kahn’s new grim ‘n gritty Power Rangers short film is brilliant and unsettling in equal measure. On one hand, it’s exquisitely made and just tongue-in-cheek enough. On the other, it’s exactly the kind of movie that we’re worried will actually get made in the next few years.
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For years, people have wondered if Kenny G, king of contemporary smooth jazz, has a sense of humor. He seems very serious and very dedicated – and let’s be real here, very talented – and that hasn’t saved him from being the butt of many jokes. But was the real joke that Kenny G was in on the joke? Based on his appearance on last night’s Jimmy Kimmel Live!, we’re now convinced that the man knows exactly what he’s doing, and he’s relishing it.
The secret is, Jimmy Kimmel’s School of Perfect Acting is perhaps the worst acting school on the planet. Let these outtakes and bloopers make that perfectly (tee hee) clear. In his annual post-Oscars show, the Jimmy Kimmel Live! host unveiled a look at his eponymous acting school, where’s he trained such stars as Gary Oldman, Jeff Bridges, and Jennifer Aniston, thanks to his decidedly off-beat tactics. Has it profitable? Sure. Is it safe? No.
This could have gone so badly. On last night’s Tonight Show, host Jimmy Fallon busted out his “Musical Impression Generator” – which, we’re just going to say it, we think is rigged and not at all random – to have a little fun with his guest Christina Aguilera. The songstress was tasked with imitating a bunch of other female singers – see? rigged! – but the highlight of the entire segment (the entire show?) came when she was asked to pretend to be Britney Spears.
FOX’s Gotham detects its 17th installment in “Red Hood,” as a string of bank robberies brings citywide attention to a masked criminal group, while Alfred suspects something amiss about his old friend's return, and Fish lays eyes on her mysterious captor.
We're still over a month away from Mad Men premiering its final seven episodes, but as Don Draper himself once said, nostalgia is a powerful tool that a carousel can spin us around, again and again. Ol' Don looks headed for his own personal sunset in the latest Mad Men poster for the end, while a nostalgic new teaser looks back over the last seven years.
When last we checked in on Frank and Claire Underwood, the dynamic House of Cards Season 3 duo seemed not to show their faces after a recent leak. Now that only days remain until Netflix premieres all 13 episodes of the new season however, both Underwoods are hitting the spotlight in a new trailer, even getting ready for brand-new campaign.
If you've ever been on IMDb, you know that their movies are rated by readers on a scale of 1-10. Except for one movie. Rob Reiner's classic rock mockumentary This is Spinal Tap is the only movie on IMDb that is rated on a scale of 1-11, the fictional level Spinal Tap sets their amps to. Now crank it up to eleven in the latest installment of You Think You Know Movies!
Just over a week from now will see Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. returning to their proper place on Tuesday nights, but the latter half of Season 2 will hardly be business as usual for Coulson’s team. Watch Skye discover her quaking powers as one of Marvel’s Inhumans in the latest look at Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. 2015 premiere, “Aftershocks!”
Sunday’s latest The Walking Dead opened up quite a can of worms over the group’s next big move, but will Rick and the others be able to leave their old selves behind? See what sinister secrets reside in the new world with our first sneak peek at next Sunday’s Walking Dead installment “Remember!”