A Review of Jo Koy’s Easter Sunday

A Review of Jo Koy's Easter Sunday

Jo Koy as Joe Valencia in easter sunday.Photo: Universal Pictures It’s a rare thing these days for a studio comedy to get a theatrical release without a blockbuster intellectual property to back them up. That makes easter sunday feel like an event in some respects—certainly as a landmark of Filipino representation in mainstream American culture, … Read more

Zoe Saldaña talks about Nichelle Nichols and playing Uhura

Zoe Saldaña talks about Nichelle Nichols and playing Uhura

Zoe SaldanaPhoto: Greg Doherty (Getty Images) TV icon Nichelle Nichols, who played Uhura on star trek and used her status to promote various ways to support women and people of color, died over the weekend at the age of 89. Nichols continued to be a part of the star trek family after the original show … Read more

Season 6, Episode 11, “Breaking Bad”

Season 6, Episode 11, "Breaking Bad"

Bob Odenkirk in Better Call SaulPhoto: Greg Lewis/AMC/Sony Pictures Television He left that funky Saul Goodman shirt and tie on the department store rack, but make no mistake: Last week’s caper with Jeff and the mall-security team took Gene Takovic right back into the world of Saul Goodman. And one mysterious, contentious phone call in … Read more

Noah Baumbach’s White Noise open Venice Film Festival

Noah Baumbach's White Noise open Venice Film Festival

Adam Driver (Getty Images, Pascal Le Segretain) and Greta Gerwig (Getty Images, Lars Niki)Photo: The AV Club The Venice Film Festival has officially found its opener in Noah Baumbach’s White Noise. The director’s adaptation of the seminal Don DeLillo novel will see its world premiere at the onset of the festival on August 31—per variety, … Read more

season 6, episode 10, “Nippy”

season 6, episode 10, “Nippy”

Better Call Saul Photo: Michele K. Short/AMC/Sony Pictures Television Gene, Gene, the scamming machine. Our mustachioed, Dockers-wearin’, sweets-bakin’ version of Jimmy McGill/Saul Goodman has, at last, made an appearance in Better Call Saul this season. And he’s a changed man. Well, changed from the meek sad-sack we knew, frosting cinnamon rolls and supervising his fellow … Read more