The AV Club

Ethan Coen thinks he and his brother will someday work together

Ethan CoenPhoto: Ernesto S. Ruscio / Getty Images for RFF At the beginning of April, we heard that Ethan Coen (of “the Coen brothers” fame) was making his own solo moviehis very first after a very long and successful career collaborating with his brother (who made his own debut solo movie last year with The …

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Natasha Lyonne demonstrates a true cosmic connection to SNL in its season finale

Photo: Mary Ellen Matthews Clad in a black catsuit, Saturday Night Live host Natasha Lyonne strode onto the stage of Studio 8H like she owned the place. The long-burnishing comic gem — an underrated presence for decades, now the star of Russian Doll–had the right. A former child actor and native New Yorker, Lyonne said …

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The Notorious BIG’s digital ghost is here to sell you NFTs

The estate of The Notorious BIG is gearing up to deal in the infamous NFTs, as reported by THR, OMG. But rest assured, reader, that “The Brook,” the new activation that will allow fans of Biggie Smalls’ music to “own” their own non-existent piece of memoribilia related to himis not just your average NFT drop …

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John Mulaney surprises unhappy fans with Dave Chappelle performance

Left: John Mulaney (Frazer Harrison / Getty Images), Right: Dave Chappelle (Dimitrios Kambouris / Getty Images for The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame) Comedian John Mulaney has come under criticism this weekend, after reports that he surprised audiences at a show in Ohio last night with an opening appearance from local resident Dave Chappelle, …

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Everything Everywhere All At Once breaks A24 box office record

Everything Everywhere All At OnceImage: A24 Everything Everywhere All At Once has carved out an impressive space for itself in recent months; even in the face of all those other multiverse movies currently in theatersthe Daniels’ quick-paced and hilarious sci-fi film has been a consistent earner for studio A24 — a studio that’s pretty familiar …

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Critics and fans are praising Harry’s House as Harry Styles’ best album yet

Harry StylesPhoto: Cindy Ord / Getty Images for SiriusXM Harry Styles released his third studio album, Harry’s House, last night, inviting fans and critics alike into a fairly breezy, occasionally somber world of dreamy synths and lovelorn pop melodies. Although we’ll have our own critical evaluation of the album up next week, we thought it …

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Norman Reedus casually reveals the existence of Death Stranding 2

Digital Norman Reedus in Death StrandingImage: Sony Video game development can be a weirdly secretive endeavor, with even the existence of a future project kept as some powerful reveal, only to be doled out when the hype engine goes hungry. Sure, Hideo Kojima’s Death Stranding was a critical success, made a lot of money, and …

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Former Red Ranger Austin St. John charged with COVID relief money fraud

Austin St. JohnPhoto: Frederick M. Brown (Getty Images) Today, in “Crimes that would be gross but relatively banal, had not a former member of the Power Rangers allegedly committed them” news: Austin St. John, best known for playing the very first Red Ranger on Saban Entertainment’s long-running Mighty Morphin ‘Power Rangershas been arrested this week, …

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Akiva Schaffer on Chip ‘N Dale & underrated Lonely Island songs

Andy Samberg, Akiva Schaffer, and John Mulaney at the premiere of Chip’n Dale: Rescue RangersPhoto: Chris Delmas / AFP via Getty Images (Getty Images) After helming both music videos (“I’m On A Boat”) and feature films (Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping) built around simple jokes, it’s no surprise that Disney chose The Lonely Island alum …

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