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Read This: The inside story of SNL’s insane, baffling “Potato Chip” sketch

It is a long-standing tradition on Saturday Night Live to allow the last sketch of the evening, the one that airs just before the goodbye waves, to be bizarre and conceptual and even off-putting in a way that the rest of the show isn’t. In his SNL reviews, Dennis Perkins files these under the heading “What the hell is…

Woody Allen follows his heart back in time (again) in the Café Society trailer

Like he has before with Midnight In Paris and Radio Days, in Café Society Woody Allen steps backward through time to luxuriate in an epoch that’s close to his heart. Jesse Eisenberg is this film’s Allen stand-in, playing a young romantic who relocates from New York to ’30s Los Angeles to learn about the film industry…

The Age Of Adaline plays like an adaptation of a book that never existed

The Age Of Adaline spends an unusual amount of its resources and running time approximating literature. Not classic literature, necessarily, but the kind of literary fiction with at least a passing nod at a more established work—in this case, F. Scott Fitzgerald’s “The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button.” Adaline Bowman…

Blake Lively faces the (love-related) problems with immortality in new trailer for Age Of Adaline

In director Lee Toland Krieger’s Age Of Adaline, Blake Lively plays a woman who has somehow stopped aging. She has been 29 for almost 80 years, and according to the official synopsis, that has caused her to live “a solitary existence” because she doesn’t want to risk letting anyone discover her secret. Unfortunately,…