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Watch 'Transparent' Season Four Trailer: Pfeffermans Take Spiritual Quest

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The Pfefferman family embarks on a spiritual journey in the latest trailer for Transparent Season Four. Maura (Jeffrey Tambor) brings her family to Israel to explore their heritage, promising a fresh start. "You can just start again," she says. "And you never look back."

In a description of the new season, Amazon teases the family's quest, which Maura initiated after a "startling discovery" while speaking at a conference in Israel.

The clip, set to Yvonne Elliman's Jesus Christ Superstar anthem "Everything's Alright," also shows the Pfefferman siblings (Amy Landecker, »


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Mario Cantone Nails Anthony Scaramucci Impression on 'The President Show'

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Where Melissa McCarthy's Sean Spicer ends, Mario Cantone's Anthony Scaramucci begins. On The President Show, the comedian donned a navy blue suit and powder blue tie offering his take on the White House's newest addition. Host Anthony Atamanuik's Trump introduced him as "my favorite new team member, who I will eventually betray." A schmaltzy Scaramucci took the stage behind the podium.

"I'm gonna fire so many people," Cantone-as-Scaramucci said, a nod to the Mooch's must-publicized New Yorker interview. "I don't know who it's gonna be, Reince, but »


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'Brigsby Bear' Review: 'SNL' Vets' Quirk-Com Gives Us a Manchild With a Soul

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On a scale of one to Adam Sandler screaming, Kyle Mooney would rate a solid six on the comic manchild-o-meter. Watch the YouTube videos he shot with his old sketch group GoodNeighbor or his Saturday Night Live shorts (we recommend his ill-advised freestyle battle against Kanye West), and you'll see how he's carved out a tiny corner in the beta-male niche. The comedian can do delusional, full-frontal dude-ity, but his sweet spot is a shuffling, stammering awkwardness held over from early adolescence – the shy, just-south-of-geeky guy whose development isn't arrested »


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Stephen Colbert Dissects Anthony Scaramucci's 'New Yorker' Interview

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Stephen Colbert gave new White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci a memorable welcome to the late-night circuit Thursday with a monologue that roasted the man known among political circles as the Mooch.

"I am feeling blessed tonight," a triumphant Colbert told the audience before he dived into Scaramucci's viral, unhinged New Yorker interview. "I was worried when Sean Spicer left that the communications office at the White House would lose some flavor. Little did I know, he was going to be replaced by a guy who serves up some very spicy quotes. »


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'The Emoji Movie' Review: What's the Emoji for Corporate Pandering?

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Can you build a whole animated feature about emojis living inside the smartphone of a teen named Alex (Jake T. Austin)? It's a stretch. But The Emoji Movie, expected to kill at the box-office and be killed by critics, has a few tricks up its animated sleeve. Before the jacked-up antics get to be too much, director Tony Leondis and co-writers Erich Siegel and Mike White get in a few satiric licks at a technology we've all come to call home.

The plot? It spins around Gene (voiced with twisted »


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Stephen Colbert to Produce Animated Donald Trump Series

27 July 2017 1:31 PM, PDT

Stephen Colbert will executive produce a new animated comedy for Showtime about President Donald Trump's White House. The cable network ordered 10 episodes of the half-hour show, which will premiere this fall.

The as-yet-untitled show will be a mockumentary-style workplace comedy that doubles as a character study. Per a statement it will "present the truish adventures of Trump’s confidants and bon vivants – family, top associates, heads of government, golf pros and anyone else straying into his orbit – intrepidly exploring their histories and their psyches, revealing insights into what makes them so definitively Trumpian. »


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Bernie Sanders Is Related to 'SNL' Doppelganger Larry David

27 July 2017 10:39 AM, PDT

Larry David recently learned that his connection to Senator Bernie Sanders extends beyond his Emmy-nominated portrayal. During the Television Critics Association press tour Wednesday, the actor revealed that two bumbling Brooklyn natives are biologically related.

While filming an episode of PBS' Finding Your Roots, Sen. Sanders told David the news. "I was very happy about that," David said, according to Variety. "I thought there must have been some connection." The comedian explained that Sanders is "a third cousin or something."

The Curb Your Enthusiasm star received an Emmy nomination for »


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Watch Pennywise Terrorize Losers' Club in Chilling New 'It' Trailer

27 July 2017 10:23 AM, PDT

The terrifying, titular, shape-shifting ghoul of Stephen King's It returns to pull children into sewers in the chilling new trailer for Andrés Muschietti upcoming adaptation of the 1986 horror novel.

The clip opens with an ominous portrait of youthful innocence and adolescent anxiety in fictional Derry, Maine that builds to one of the story's most infamous moments. A young boy named George chases a paper boat down a flooded street and watches it slip into a storm drain. As he peers inside, he encounters It lurking in its preferred form, »


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Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet Reunite With 'Titanic' Costar Billy Zane at Gala

27 July 2017 9:02 AM, PDT

Billy Zane couldn't help pointing out the irony of the cause that reunited him with Titanic costars Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet Wednesday.

"Gangs back together," Zane captioned a photo of the three Hollywood heavyweights on social media. "Now we're saving icebergs. Go figure…"

The trio made up one of the most memorable love triangles in cinematic history, with 1997's Oscar-winning blockbuster Titanic – a movie that largely revolved around the imminent destruction of a ship after it hit an iceberg. In the classic, DiCaprio and Winslet played Jack and Rose, »


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Watch Matt Damon Dole Out Dorky Vengeance in 'Suburbicon' Trailer

27 July 2017 8:40 AM, PDT

Matt Damon stars as a dorky Fifties dad out for revenge in the darkly funny trailer for George Clooney's new movie Suburbicon.

Set in a peaceful Levittown-like community, the clip opens with two men breaking into the home of Damon's character, Gardner Lodge, and killing his wife. However, it soon turns out that the murder may have been retribution for a debt Gardner owes to the mob. To help look after his son, Gardner's sister Margaret (Julianne Moore) moves in, though the henchmen continue to harass the family and »


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See Samantha Bee Skewer Anthony Scaramucci's Disastrous 'Mooch Doctrine'

27 July 2017 7:44 AM, PDT

Samantha Bee bid farewell to outgoing White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer and introduced the administration's newest cast member, Communications Director Anthony "The Mooch" Scaramucci, on Full Frontal Wednesday.

Bee let Scaramucci speak for himself, showing clips from his first press conference where he threw out motivational platitudes and expressed his adoration for the other members of President Trump's administration. But as Bee noted, Scaramucci has already sewn discord in the White House, threatening a big staff purge and promising to fire any leakers (Bee's segment was taped before »


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'The Dark Tower': Everything You Need to Know About the Stephen King Fantasy Epic

27 July 2017 7:22 AM, PDT

Back in the long-ago age of 1978, The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction published a novella called The Gunslinger by Stephen King, who at the time had just rocketed from obscurity to the best-seller list with his books Carrie, 'Salem's Lot, The Shining and The Stand. Already regarded as a master of horror fiction, the author proved just as adept at epic fantasy, telling a story about an archetypal western hero named Roland, on a quest through a mystical desert on a ravaged parallel Earth, in pursuit of a »


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Watch Late Night Hosts Lambaste Trump's Ridiculous Transgender Military Ban

27 July 2017 6:47 AM, PDT

James Corden and Seth Meyers criticized President Trump's sudden announcement to ban transgender people from serving in the military with righteous rants, and a little song and dance.

On The Late Late Show, Corden donned a tux and tails to deliver a send up of Nat King Cole's classic "L-o-v-e" as "L-g-b-t." "L, he doesn't care for lesbians," Corden sang. "G, he thinks to men should just be friends/ B, to his dumb knowledge, is just a phase in college/ T, he finds confusing so the army's now refusing. »


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'An Inconvenient Sequel' Review: Al Gore Returns to Save the World, One Lecture at a Time

27 July 2017 6:08 AM, PDT

In 2006, Al Gore turned his slide show about global warming into An Inconvenient Truth, one of the most successful documentaries in box-office history. With the help of director Davis Guggenheim, the former Vice President won an Oscar and a Nobel Peace Prize, while the political right laughed its collective ass off and dismissed the movie as full of alarmist crap. Expect more divisive reactions to An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power, with Trump leading the fake-news assault. This follow-up, directed by Bonni Cohen and Jon Shenk, follows the celebrity eco-warrior »


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Bryan Cranston, Jimmy Kimmel to Appear in 'Curb Your Enthusiasm'

26 July 2017 8:04 PM, PDT

After a six-year hiatus, Curb Your Enthusiasm is returning for its ninth season and it will boast an all-star cast of guests, including Bryan Cranston, Jimmy Kimmel, Carrie Brownstein, Elizabeth Banks and Nick Offerman, The Hollywood Reporter notes.

Earlier this month HBO announced the comedy show's revival, which is based on a fictionalized version of lead star and creator Larry David. The network previously announced the return of series regulars Jeff Garlin, Susie Essman and J.B. Smoove.

On Wednesday, HBO also announced the return of longtime star Cheryl Hines and recurring guests Richard Lewis, »


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Jon Stewart to Return to Stand-Up for HBO Specials

26 July 2017 5:35 PM, PDT

Jon Stewart will be performing his first broadcast stand-up specials in more than 20 years. As The Hollywood Reporter notes, the two planned comedy specials will air on HBO. His last special, which also aired on HBO, was 1996's Jon Stewart: Unleavened.

Of course, Stewart has been pretty busy in the time between stand-up specials, having hosted The Daily Show for 16 years. Following his departure in 2015, he signed a four-year production deal with HBO. The dates and locations for the new specials have not yet been revealed.

"I’m really thrilled »


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'Atomic Blonde' Review: Charlize Theron Literally Kicks Ass in 1980s Spy Thriller

26 July 2017 12:42 PM, PDT

Nobody does the spy thing better than Charlize Theron – and unlike 007, she does it in heels. Director David Leitch, a former stuntman who co-directed John Wick, makes sure his dynamite star stays untamed and is up for anything. Based on the graphic novel series The Coldest City by Antony Johnston, Sam Hart and Steven Perkins, Atomic Blonde is set in 1989, during the thawing of the Cold War and the last days of the Berlin Wall. This allows Leitch to combine brutal, no-holds-barred action with angsty shades of vintage spy-vs-spy espionage »


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Stephen Colbert Lampoons Trump's Boy Scouts Speech, Debuts New Oath

26 July 2017 9:34 AM, PDT

Stephen Colbert seized upon the opportunity to ridicule President Trump for his rambling, politically saturated speech to the Boy Scouts of America Tuesday in an unexpected way: by updating the organization's sacred oath for the Trump era.

"On my honor, I will do my best to make a tremendous amount of money and buy a sex yacht like the old guy the president knows," Colbert said during his opening monologue for The Late Show Tuesday night. "To keep myself physically strong with golf and steak, and refer all questions to outside council. »


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Watch Usher Teach James Corden Club Dance Moves on 'Carpool Karaoke'

26 July 2017 6:08 AM, PDT

Usher became the latest artist to join James Corden for some "Carpool Karaoke" on Tuesday's The Late Late Show. The duo sang Usher hits while also performing an unexpected good deed.

Upon entering the vehicle, Usher is immediately met with his hit "Yeah" on the speakers, with Corden relishing in the Ludacris verse.

Even though the premise of this "Carpool Karaoke" is Corden calls Usher because he's "in the worst traffic and needs to get to work," the two quickly find time to pull over in a parking lot so »


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Netflix Orders New Series From 'Simpsons' Creator Matt Groening

25 July 2017 6:24 PM, PDT

Netflix has picked up a new animated comedy from Simpsons creator Matt Groening starring Broad City's Abbi Jacobson, Deadline reports. The series received a 20-episode order with the first 10 expected to premiere next year.

Disenchantment is an adult fantasy set in the crumbling medieval kingdom of Dreamland. The series centers around the hard-drinking princess Bean (Jacobson), her elf friend Elfo and "personal demon" Luci. Comedian Eric Andre is attached to voice Luci with actor Nat Faxon voicing Elfo.

"Disenchantment will be about life and death, love and sex, and »


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