Entertainment

CHRISTMAS IN JULY: Stephen Colbert Opens Show With Whirlwind Musical Send-Up Of The RNC [VIDEO]

Last night Stephen Colbert opened his show with a dazzling musical “tribute” to the Republican National Convention. Watch below as he lands zinger after zinger and twirls with chorus boys. Referring to the Quicken Loans Arena, he sings, “It’s the Q but let’s be clear, Q doesn’t stand for queer, it doesn’t really matter, there aren’t many of them here.”

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TRAILER: La La Land

The Independent recaps: Prepare to have your heart stolen; whisked away to lose itself within the dizzying lights of Tinseltown. The first trailer for musical La La Land has dropped and, boy, is it a charmer. Soundtracked to the soft, crooning vocals of star Ryan Gosling performing an original song from the film, “City of Stars”, the trailer promises a ...

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SHORT FILM: Son Comes Out To Dad On Prom Night

Out Magazine recaps: In case you didn’t know, Hallmark Cards now has its own streaming service, Feeln. For a few dollars a month you can watch all those feel-good Hallmark Hall of Fame movies as well as original series. Feeln also produces original shorts, including a new addition called The Beginning, which features a young man coming out to his ...

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Tired Old Queen At The Movies #141 [VIDEO]

Clip recap: Norma Shearer, Joan Crawford and Roz Russell lead a bevy of MGM beauties in George Cukor’s comedy classic “The Women”. Based on a play by Claire Booth Luce, with a screenplay by Anita Loos, it also stars Paulette Goddard, Joan Fontaine, Marjorie Main, the delightful Mary Boland and an all female cast who deliver some of the wittiest ...

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Sarah Palin To Appear On Match Game Reboot

Silly Sarah is so stupid, when she went out in the rain she forgot her BLANK. Via the New York Daily News: Get a load of the panelists set for ABC’s “The Match Game,” the always loosey-goosey and often lewd show. There’s Leslie Jones, Mario Cantone, Leah Remini, Josh Charles and — wait for it — Sarah Palin, that BLANK ...

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TRAILER: Sully

Slate recaps: Tom Hanks is in full voice-of-authority mode in the trailer for Sully, Clint Eastwood’s upcoming film about Capt. Chesley Sullenberger, the pilot who successfully ditched US Airways Flight 1549 in the Hudson River, saving everyone aboard. The landing, from the plane’s initial encounter with a flock of geese to touchdown, took only three minutes and ended with everyone ...

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TRAILER: Bridget Jones’s Baby

Vanity Fair recaps: Is any fall release going to be more charming than Bridget Jones’s Baby? At the very least, the movie is aiming to be the most lovable thing in theaters when it opens in September. Not only is Colin Firth once again playing Mark Darcy as he vies for Bridget Jones’s (Renée Zellweger) affections, but his competition this ...

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TRAILER: Star Trek Beyond

The Verge recaps:  There’s a new trailer for Star Trek Beyond out, and with it, Rihanna’s new single from the film’s soundtrack, titled “Sledgehammer.” And while there isn’t a lot of new information in the trailer itself (the Enterprise is still getting ripped to shreds; Idris Elba’s blue-faced reptilian villain is still representing the part of space where “the frontier ...

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Patsy & Edina Cut The Ribbon At London Pride [VIDEO]

The Sun reports: They are huge gay icons and with their very first feature film about to hit the big screen, who better to lead this year’s London Pride than Patsy and Eddy!Actresses Jennifer Saunders and Joanne Lumley arrived in character as PR guru Edina Monsoon and fashion magazine director Patsy Stone to opening the parade. The ladies cut the ...

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Broadway Bares 2016 Raises $1.5M [VIDEO]

Warning: Not safe for work beefcake ahead. Via press release: Chiseled morning show hosts, rock-hard reality show contestants and pumped up politicos took over the airwaves at this year’s ratings-raising edition of Broadway Bares, an evening of elaborately staged burlesque production numbers that gave a new meaning to “Bares TV.” Produced by and benefiting Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, Broadway Bares: ...

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TRAILER: Looking, The Movie

Just in from HBO: From filmmaker Andrew Haigh (“45 Years”) and starring Jonathan Groff (Tony Award nominee for “Hamilton,” HBO’s “The Normal Heart”), Frankie J. Alvarez (“Smash”) and Murray Bartlett (“August”), LOOKING: THE MOVIE wraps up the story of three close friends who explore the options available to a new generation of gay men seeking fulfillment in love and life. ...

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TRAILER: Westworld

Collider sets up the clip: HBO has just released a new trailer for the highly anticipated new sci-fi drama series Westworld. Executive produced by The Dark Knight screenwriter Jonathan Nolan, Lisa Joy, and J.J. Abrams, Westworld is based on Michael Crichton‘s classic tale of an amusement park where you enter a fake, robot-filled Western realm. The 1973 feature film adaptation ...

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Stars Of Broadway Unite For Orlando Charity Single: What The World Needs Now Is Love [VIDEO]

I can’t even imagine how many Tonys this ensemble has between them.  Via Playbill: Broadway’s biggest stars united to raise their voices in support of the victims and those wounded in the Orlando shooting massacre, the worst in U.S. history, that took place at Pulse nightclub June 12—an act that targeted LGBTQ individuals and their allies. The new benefit single, ...

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Star Trek Actor Anton Yelchin Dies In Freak Accident

CNN reports: Actor Anton Yelchin, 27, who played Chekov in recent “Star Trek” movies, was killed in a freak accident early Sunday morning, police told CNN. Yelchin, who also acted in “Like Crazy” and “Alpha Dog,” died outside his home in Los Angeles, according to law enforcement. Yelchin stepped out of his car in the driveway of his Studio City ...

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Canadian Mint Issues Star Trek Coins

Via Nerdist: The Canadian Mint has announced its plans to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Star Trek by releasing a line of coins that can actually be used in financial transactions…if you were so inclined. Some of them are even reasonably priced. The $10 colored coins featuring Kirk, Spock, Uhura, and Scotty are only being sold for slightly over the ...

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Coming In 2019: Wicked The Movie

Via the Hollywood Reporter: Universal’s Wicked is finally a go. The studio announced Thursday that the musical adaptation of the hugely popular Broadway show and book will open in theaters Dec. 20, 2019. That puts Wicked in direct competition with a yet-to-be-revealed live-action fairy-tale movie from Disney. Stephen Daldry has long been set to direct Wicked for producer Marc Platt ...

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Pharma Douche, The Musical

For real. Via Yahoo News: Auditions are being held this weekend to play Martin Shkreli in a upcoming musical about the infamous millionaire, hoverboard-riding pharma bro called “Martin Shkreli’s Game.” “Remember when the internet thought that Bill Murray could legally steal back the $2 million Wu-Tang Clan album, Once Upon A Time In Shaolin, from that pharma bro Martin Shkreli? ...

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Barbra Streisand – At The Ballet [AUDIO]

Just Jared reports: Anne Hathaway and Daisy Ridley show off their singing voices alongside Barbra Streisand on the A Chorus Line song “At the Ballet” for the legend’s new Encore: Movie Partners Sing Broadway album. The song can now be streamed on Spotify and it is available for download on iTunes! The full album is available for pre-order right now ...

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Carpool Karaoke With Broadway Stars [VIDEO]

The Daily Beast recaps: On Monday night, James Corden hosted a special Tony Awards edition of “Carpool Karaoke” to drum up hype for the show, which he’ll be hosting on CBS the night of June 12. And of course, he had to have Pulitzer Prize-winning, MacArthur Genius Grant-receiving Lin-Manuel Miranda on, whose musical Hamilton set a Tonys record this year ...

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MASH-UP: The 2016 Tony Musical Nominees [VIDEO]

The 2016 Tony Awards air on Sunday, June 12th from Manhattan’s Beacon Theater, where Barbra Streisand will be a presenter. Clip recap: In celebration of this year’s Tony nominees for Best Musical and Best Musical Revival, Playbill captured this mash-up from RANGE a cappella. With an arrangement by RANGE co-founders Ross Baum and Ben Holtzman, we catch the magic of ...

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