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Jim Carrey Becomes Andy Kaufman in Jim & Andy

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The film Man On The Moon apparently was not just about Andy Kaufman, but it truly featured Andy Kaufman, and I am contractually obligated to mention Tony Clifton as well.

In 1999 the world got to see Jim Carrey portray his hero Andy Kaufman in Man On The Moon about the life of legendary comic. What was never told was the intense behind the scenes happenings that went on during the filming of the biopic. Now Netflix has released the first look at their documentary entitled Jim & Andy: The Great Beyond — Featuring a Very Special, Contractually Obligated Mention of Tony Clifton. Check out the Trailer below

Personally I am not much of a documentary fan. But this has my interest peaked beyond belief. With footage the studio never wanted to be released, to see the entire true story of Jim Carrey becoming Andy Kaufman. Carrey not known for being a method
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Fertile Soil: Xavier Beauvois Discusses "The Guardians"

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Nathalie Baye and Xavier BeauvoisThe strength of women left alone to fend for themselves is the communal focus of actor and director Xavier Beauvois’s The Guardians. After directing Of Gods and Men (2010), Beauvois’s excellent neo-western set among French monks in Algeria, we lost sight of this under-estimated director—his next was a quasi-comedy I’m dying to see about ruffians stealing Chaplin’s corpse—though it was a delight to encounter him earlier this year before the camera as one of Juliette Binoche’s many love (and sex) interests in Claire Denis’s Let the Sunshine In. I am very glad indeed that Beauvois is back in the director’s seat and in the international spotlight with The Guardians, adapted from an obscure 1924 novel by Ernest Pérochon about a struggling farmstead on the home front of the First World War, and one of the exceptional films of the year.
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‘Master of None’ Returns, ‘I Love Dick’ Debuts, Plus More TV You Must See This Week

Another one of our favorite shows is back this week, as the whole of Master of None’s Season 2 hits Netflix, and one of the most hopeful new series of the year, Amazon’s I Love Dick, makes its leap from pilot to full first season the same day. There’s also the end of the first season of Riverdale, more Fargo and Better Call Saul, a must-see installment of Saturday Night Live, reason to check out the new sitcom Great News, and why we’re paying attention to the MTV Movie Awards this year.

To help you keep track of the most important programs over the next seven days, here’s our guide to everything worth watching, whether it’s on broadcast, cable, or streaming for May 7–13 (all times Eastern):

SUNDAY2017 MTV Movie and TV Awards (MTV, 8pm)

Yeah, it’s MTV, and yes they still have awards like “Best Kiss,” but
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Updated: Hot Rumor: Warner Bros. Prepping To Go All The Force Awakens With Harry Potter?

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Update: In light of the previously-reported rumor, author J.K. Rowling has taken to Twitter to dispel any plans to turn Harry Potter and the Cursed Child into a trilogy of films in the future.

I know a lot of people are looking for reasons to be cheerful today, but there is No Truth to the rumour about a #CursedChild movie trilogy!

J.K. Rowling (@jk_rowling) January 20, 2017

So there you have it. That's not to say this couldn't happen down the line, but as it stands, there are no current plans to do this.

Original Story:

It's always funny to see ideas you once kicked around suddenly become a reality...

Several months ago, while everyone was talking about the recent opening of Harry Potter and The Cursed Child in London's Palace Theater and the impending arrival of the cinematic spinoff of J.K. Rowling's magical wizarding world Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them,
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Film Review: Fences

The sins of the father ought not to be visited upon the child. That is, until they are, and the son unwittingly and inevitably becomes the father.

One could say that this tragic cycle of life is the central theme of Denzel Washington’s new offering, Fences, but that is both saying too much and saying too little. Too much because the film is a smaller story than grander symbols—it is the simple story of a modest man. Too little because at the heart of the play-turned-movie lie deeper questions about how to grapple with our past without letting it shape or distort our future, questions beyond the simplicity of fatherly sins.

And Fences is, without question, Denzel Washington’s film. Not only did he direct it to staid emotion and steady visuals, he gives an acting clinic for the ages that should make Casey Affleck and Andrew Garfield
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Hawaii Five-0 Boss Shoots Down 'Final Season' Talk, Reveals Episode 150 Plan — Including Two Big Returns

Hawaii Five-0 Boss Shoots Down 'Final Season' Talk, Reveals Episode 150 Plan — Including Two Big Returns
Jimmy Buffet was serving not cheeseburgers in paradise but double orders of anxiety for Hawaii Five-0 fans, during a Friday appearance on the Today show.

RelatedHawaii Five-0 Adds Claire Forlani for Season 7 Arc

While promoting his new “I Don’t Know” concert tour on the NBC morning program, Buffet — who recurs on H50 as helicopter pilot Frank Bama — repeatedly referred to the CBS drama’s upcoming Season 7 as “the last season,” and thus fretted over his character’s fate.

Five-0 showrunner Peter M. Lenkov took to Twitter to assure the entertainer that “Bama is alive and well… For many many More seasons,
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Matt's Inside Line: Person of Interest Series Finale Scoop, Plus Arrow, Orphan Black, Wynonna Earp and More

Matt's Inside Line: Person of Interest Series Finale Scoop, Plus Arrow, Orphan Black, Wynonna Earp and More
Will Person of Interest end with a “bloodbath”? Who’s new on Arrow? Will an Orphan Black mystery be solved? Read on for answers to those questions plus teases from other shows.

RelatedFall TV’s First Scoops: A Grey’s Baby, Vampire Diaries’ New Big Bad and More Early Intel From 18 Returning Series

Got any intel for us for the final episode of Person of Interest? —Ashley

“You know, it’s a bloodbath. As usual,” co-showrunner Jonah Nolan told me of Tuesday’s episode, which caps “five glorious seasons.” But it’s also the finale that was plotted out many years ago.
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From Must-See TV to Peak TV: 20 Years of covering television

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From Must-See TV to Peak TV: 20 Years of covering television
If you were a TV critic from 1956 to 1976, you would have witnessed some big changes in the business: the rise and fall of the Western as the dominant primetime genre, or the color TV boom, or CBS' shift from silly rural comedies to socially conscious ones like All in the Family and M*A*S*H. If you covered the beat from 1976 to 1996, you would have written about Hill Street Blues and its many imitators, the classic years of SNL, and the early days of original cable programming. Almost any 20-year span would give you a front row seat to enormous artistic and technological change. As of this week, I've been professionally writing about television for exactly 20 years(*), and it's safe to say that the only two-decade period that featured a more radical transformation in how television was made and consumed would be back when the medium was first introduced into America's living rooms.
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Jiminy Glick Returns to Abuse Larry David in ‘Maya and Marty’ Premiere (Video)

Jiminy Glick Returns to Abuse Larry David in ‘Maya and Marty’ Premiere (Video)
Martin Short brought back beloved character Jiminy Glick for the premiere of NBC’s “Maya and Marty” on Tuesday, in which the notoriously bad interviewer sat down with Larry David. Glick asked David about his time on the short-lived comedy series “Fridays,” and then asked the comedian if he played a curmudgeon on that show like he does on every other show. David responded by telling Glick that he is much thinner in real life than he looks on TV. After a few more terrible questions, David started to get visibly angry. Glick asked him if his anger is based on the fact that he.
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Maya & Marty: Is It the Variety Show We've Been Waiting For? — Grade It

Maya & Marty: Is It the Variety Show We've Been Waiting For? — Grade It
Maya Rudolph and Martin Short came in like a wrecking ball on Tuesday with the debut of their new variety show Maya & Marty on NBC. Was it the best time ever or the biggest loser?

RelatedThe Voice: 8 Easy Fixes to Stop the NBC Juggernaut’s Ratings Slide

The new variety hour (whose title fails to mention third cast member Kenan Thompson) featured special guests Bernie Sanders Larry David, Tom Hanks, Miley Cyrus, Kate McKinnon, Steve Martin, Jimmy Fallon and the cast of Broadway’s Shuffle Along for a debut episode that felt an awful lot like Saturday Night Live
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Crazy Ex-Girlfriend Video: Rachel Bloom Talks Confession Fallout, Beyoncé Riff

Crazy Ex-Girlfriend Video: Rachel Bloom Talks Confession Fallout, Beyoncé Riff
Considering it wasn’t even 9 am in the morning, Rachel Bloom improv’d with the best of ’em as seen in this video Q&A with Crazy Ex-Girlfriend‘s co-creator and star.

RelatedCrazy Ex-Girlfriend‘s Gabrielle Ruiz Promoted to Series Regular

Speaking with TVLine at The CW’s Upfront event red carpet, the Golden Globe winner first served up a Season 2 preview populated by magical elephants, fruit salesmen and deadly explosions, before sharing a legit peek at how Josh might react to Rebecca’s end-of-season confession, that she moved to West Covina just to be with him.

RelatedCrazy Ex
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Kim Richards Opens Up About Losing First Husband Monty Brinson Amid Her Struggle to Stay Sober

Kim Richards Opens Up About Losing First Husband Monty Brinson Amid Her Struggle to Stay Sober
They hadn't been married for nearly 30 years, but Kim Richards and Monty Brinson stayed close friends until his death in January after a long battle with lung cancer, and the reality star is still coping with her loss.

"I miss him a lot," Richards tells People exclusively in this week's issue. "He was my best friend. I confided in him. He knew everything."

The passing of Brinson (father to Richards' daughter Brooke, 30; Richards also has Whitney, 26, Chad, 24, and Kimberly, 20, from previous relationships) came at the end of a difficult year for the reality star, one that included an arrest for
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Kim Richards Opens Up About Losing First Husband Monty Brinson amid Her Struggle to Stay Sober: 'I Know He's up There Pushing Me to Do What I Need to Do'

Kim Richards Opens Up About Losing First Husband Monty Brinson amid Her Struggle to Stay Sober: 'I Know He's up There Pushing Me to Do What I Need to Do'
They hadn't been married for nearly 30 years, but Kim Richards and Monty Brinson stayed close friends until his death in January after a long battle with lung cancer, and the reality star is still coping with her loss. "I miss him a lot," Richards tells People exclusively in this week's issue. "He was my best friend. I confided in him. He knew everything." The passing of Brinson (father to Richards' daughter Brooke, 30; Richards also has Whitney, 26, Chad, 24, and Kimberly, 20, from previous relationships) came at the end of a difficult year for the reality star, one that included an arrest for
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Kim Richards Opens Up About Losing First Husband Monty Brinson amid Her Struggle to Stay Sober: 'I Know He's up There Pushing Me to Do What I Need to Do'

Kim Richards Opens Up About Losing First Husband Monty Brinson amid Her Struggle to Stay Sober: 'I Know He's up There Pushing Me to Do What I Need to Do'
They hadn't been married for nearly 30 years, but Kim Richards and Monty Brinson stayed close friends until his death in January after a long battle with lung cancer, and the reality star is still coping with her loss. "I miss him a lot," Richards tells People exclusively in this week's issue. "He was my best friend. I confided in him. He knew everything." The passing of Brinson (father to Richards' daughter Brooke, 30; Richards also has Whitney, 26, Chad, 24, and Kimberly, 20, from previous relationships) came at the end of a difficult year for the reality star, one that included an arrest for
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Kim Richards Opens Up About Life After Rehab and Staying Sober for Her Kids: 'I Cried Because I Hurt Them'

Kim Richards Opens Up About Life After Rehab and Staying Sober for Her Kids: 'I Cried Because I Hurt Them'
Nearly a year has passed since Kim Richards was arrested for public intoxication and subsequently entered rehab for the second time in four years. Now sober again, the star of Lifetime's The Mother/Daughter Experiment: Celebrity Edition says this time her sobriety feels different, thanks in part to the loyal support of her four children.

After the arrest, "I felt terrible for my children," Richards, 51, tells People exclusively in this week's issue. "That was the thing that bothered me most. I cried because I hurt my kids."

The mother of Brooke, 30, Whitney, 26, Chad, 24, and Kimberly, 20, who has battled alcoholism for
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The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills' Kim Richards Opens Up About Life After Rehab and Staying Sober for Her Kids: 'I Cried Because I Hurt Them'

The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills' Kim Richards Opens Up About Life After Rehab and Staying Sober for Her Kids: 'I Cried Because I Hurt Them'
Nearly a year has passed since Kim Richards was arrested for public intoxication and subsequently entered rehab for the second time in four years. Now sober again, the star of Lifetime's The Mother/Daughter Experiment: Celebrity Edition says this time her sobriety feels different, thanks in part to the loyal support of her four children. After the arrest, "I felt terrible for my children," Richards, 51, tells People exclusively in this week's issue. "That was the thing that bothered me most. I cried because I hurt my kids."The mother of Brooke, 30, Whitney, 26, Chad, 24, and Kimberly, 20, who has battled alcoholism for
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Scream Queens Recap: Mommy Issues

Scream Queens Recap: Mommy Issues
At this time last week, I was pleading with Scream Queens to give us answers or give us deaths. I’m happy to report that Tuesday’s episode gave us plenty of both.

VideosScream Queens: Pete Joins the Kappas for a Round of Truth or Dare

Let’s start with the death: Ladies and gentlemen, Jennifer (aka “that really unusual girl with the very odd candle fetish”) has left the building. The non-Boone Red Devil took her out after failing to off Dean Munsch — in a spectacular homage to 1960’s Psycho, which starred Jamie Lee Curtis’ mother Janet Leigh
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Fox's 2015-16 Schedule: 'Minority Report' takes Monday, 'X-Files' returns in January

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Fox's 2015-16 Schedule: 'Minority Report' takes Monday, 'X-Files' returns in January
Fox announced the first part of its 2015-16 schedule on Monday (May 11) morning and even though the network has abandoned its annual tradition of revealing two separate schedules, what we already know is full of interesting tidbits. A few highlights before we get down to the night-by-night breakdown: *** "The X-Files" will return with a two night premiere starting after the Nfc Championship on Sunday, January 24. *** "New Girl" is being held for midseason and will air [virtually] uninterrupted in the spring. *** "Empire" will continue to air at 9 p.m., meaning this season's biggest ratings sensation won't be able to serve as a lead-in for anything new, though Fox hopes a halo effect will benefit "Rosewood." *** A Tuesday comedy block featuring Rob Lowe and John Stamos suggests a bit of a demographic shift for Fox. *** Oh and this next season of "American Idol" will be its last. But that's important enough for its own story.
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What You Can Learn From New Streaming Service Shout! Factory TV

Streaming video is a godsend if you want to catch up with recent seasons of TV series. But what's a TV fan to do who wants to stream older shows? Netflix has very little from before the millennium, and Amazon Prime has very little from before 1990.

That's not a knock; the big streaming services know their market. Still, it's worth remembering that Amazon's initial appeal as a bookseller was it's long-tail catalog, the notion that comprehensiveness was worthwhile because somebody somewhere would want that obscure or ancient title, that the markets for all those titles were collectively significant and worth catering to, and that the Internet had at last made it easier to connect those customers with what they wanted.

But until the big streaming services step into the long-tail breach, Shout Factory TV (at shoutfactorytv.com) is ready to make a home there. The boutique streaming service, which is free and requires no subscription,
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The 'Saturday Night Live' story told through its sketches

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The 'Saturday Night Live' story told through its sketches
On the eve of its 40th anniversary special (though the anniversary itself isn't until October), what is left to say about "Saturday Night Live"? There have been multiple books written about the show, several documentaries, countless essays — riding the never-ending roller-coaster between "Saturday Night Dead" and "Saturday Night Lives Again!" — best-ofs, worst-ofs, and every other kind of list you can think of. I don't know that anything I write over the next few pages will provide new insight into one of the most influential comedy shows ever made, but I wondered if you could tell the story of the show — through good times and bad, through revolutions and evolutions and retrenchments — by looking at its sketches. I wound up picking 21 in all: some among the show's most famous, some obscure but important. These aren't meant as a definitive breakdown of the best "SNL" ever had to offer, but as a
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