Simon Pegg says he wouldn’t want to play two of his memorable characters — Shaun, from “Shaun of the Dead” and Nicholas Angel from “Hot Fuzz” — again, but he could see himself growing old in the role of Montgomery Scott in the “Star Trek” franchise.
“I should be so lucky — I’m already growing old in it!” said the 43-year-old Pegg. “It’s funny to think that we might be playing this again and...Read more »
You can see Pat Kiernan nearly every morning on NY1, where he’s been the morning news anchor since 1997.
Starting tonight, you’ll be able to see the 44-year-old newsman — loved for his “In The Papers” segment — on prime time as he begins his new gig as co-host of the reality competition show “Crowd Rules,” debuting tonight on CNBC.
In the show, three small businesses — the first episode...Read more »
Iron Man 3 3.5 stars Directed by Shane Black Starring Robert Downney Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow, Don Cheadle, Guy Pierce, Ben Kingsley Rated PG-13
There’s a moment when you’re watching the latest installment of Marvel Comics’ “Iron Man” superhero franchise when you realize that Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.) is not really wearing the Iron Man armor that often. And you’re totally fine with that.
That’s...Read more »
If you’re eager to see “Star Trek” on the big screen, you don’t need to wait until May for “Into Darkness” — you can check out one of the franchise’s finest moments in theaters tonight.
“The Best of Both Worlds,” which joins the two-episode story line from “Star Trek: Next Generation,” is also out on Blu-ray Tuesday (in addition to the Blu-ray of season three of “Next Generation.”)
The...Read more »
NYC cartoonist Lucy Knisley grew up with a mother who was a chef, so its not surprising that her sophomore graphic novel would be a foodie treat.
“I’ve grown up among a family preoccupied with food,” she says. “I’m delighted that I can make comics — my favorite medium of storytelling — to celebrate food, my favorite topic.”
“Relish” is one part a graphic memoir of her life, but it also...Read more »
Anyone can watch a television show. Big deal.
But with “Defiance,” debuting on Syfy tonight, you can also play the series as a video game tie-in.
“It’s one unified world and two portals to access it,” says executive producer Kevin Murphy.
“Defiance,” the TV series, is a sci-fi western set years after a huge battle left Earth wasted and now with seven different races and humans...Read more »
There have been reality competition shows on a variety of subjects, from dancing to cooking to running a business.
And if that wasn't enough - and it might in fact be enough - now we're getting celebrities in a diving competition.
Take a moment to let that sink in.
"Splash" premieres tonight on ABC with 10 celebrities of various levels of fame, from Kareem Abdul-Jabbar...Read more »
In and out of the squared circle, Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson has faced off against a number of opponents, from Vin Diesel in "Fast Five" to wrestler CM Punk, who he defeated at the WWE's "Royal Rumble" in January to land the WWE Championship belt.
When The Rock's not defending his title (which he did successfully this past Sunday at the WWE's "Elimination...Read more »
'Argo' The big talk about this terrific film is how star-director Ben Affleck was snubbed by the Oscars. But that discussion is pointless. Affleck's lack of a Best Director nomination hardly detracts from this wonderfully crafted thriller, based on a true story, about hostages trapped in Iran and the man (Affleck) who devises a clever plan to get them out. (DVD, $28.98; Blu-ray/DVD combo, $35.99)...Read more »
I'm going to let you in on a little secret: Comedian Anthony Jeselnik - best known for his extremely dark humor - is actually a pretty nice guy.
But nice guys can't get away with joking about some of the conventionally taboo subjects he frequently riffs on.
To get away with making these jokes, Jeselnik developed an ultra confident stage persona, which gives him a lot more freedom.
He'll...Read more »