Kit Harington Hosts SNL: Watch Video of the Best & Worst Sketches

Spring has sprung in New York, but winter just arrived at Studio 8H, courtesy of Kit Harington. The Game of Thrones star made his Saturday Night Live hosting debut this weekend, just a week and a day ahead of the HBO phenom’s highly anticipated return. RELATED STORIES Harington’s episode was at its strongest when it focused on his […]

Sandra Oh Hosts SNL: Watch Video of the Best & Worst Sketches

Sandra Oh slayed as cohost of the 76th annual Golden Globe Awards. Can the same be said about her  Saturday Night Live hosting stint? RELATED STORIES Oh’s sketch-comedy debut came a week and a day ahead of the launch of Killing Eve Season 2, a show that has already earned her a Critics’ Choice, a Golden Globe and […]

The Best and Worst Movies of the 2019 SXSW Film Festival

Well folks, the scooters have been cleared, the venues have been hosed, and SXSW has come to a close. On Friday, your humble correspondent shared a few thoughts on the festival’s non-fiction offerings; here are my impressions on the best and worst of the rest. (Jason Bailey / Flavorwire) TEEVEE SXSW was one of the […]

The Best and Worst Documentaries of the 2019 SXSW Film Festival

AUSTIN, TX: The 33rd annual SXSW Conference and Festivals is winding down this weekend — as is the 26th edition of the SXSW Film Festival, which your correspondent was lucky enough to spend the past week or so covering. I made an effort to split my viewing, as equally as possible, between the festival’s fiction […]

Don Cheadle Hosts SNL: Watch Video of the Best & Worst Sketches

It’s hard to believe that Don Cheadle hadn’t hosted Saturday Night Live before this weekend’s show. The Black Monday star (and winner of the Avengers’ SNL raffle) proved himself an absolutely terrific choice of emcee, scoring laughs as an inappropriate educator, an amateur baker and a pesky houseguest. Cheadle was the rare host able to elevate even […]

Grammys 2019: The 13 Best, Worst and Weirdest Moments From the Ceremony

As the Grammy Awards headed into their 61st annual ceremony on Sunday night, the sentiment across social media was generally… yawn. After several buzzy artists declined to perform on this year’s broadcast (including Ariana Grande, quite publicly!), the 2019 Grammys weren’t inspiring much excitement among music fans. (To be fair, though, that could also be due […]

The Best and Worst Movies of the 2019 Sundance Film Festival

The Sundance Film Festival closed up shop yesterday, ending 11 days of premieres, competition, and deal-making — and leaving festival-goers and critics to contemplate the independent, foreign, and documentary films that will likely dominate those landscapes for the months to come. Your film editor was among them, and I came away with a strange sense […]

Rent: The Best & Worst Moments From Fox's Live-ish Musical Production

It’s been well over 525,600 minutes since Fox first announced it would stage a live production of Rent. (Almost twice that number, in fact!) Needless to say, our expectations for the musical, which debuted at last on Sunday night, were high — and not just because Rent is a poignant, beloved classic. It also boasted an […]

‘That’s massive for us’: Spurs fear the worst as striker crisis deepens

Tottenham Hotspur could face a striker crisis after leading scorer Harry Kane was injured during stoppage time in their damaging 1-0 defeat by Manchester United in the English Premier League. With the in-form South Korean Son Heung-min playing his last match before heading off to the Asia Cup, the last thing manager Mauricio Pochettino needed […]