Norm Macdonald Has A Show, a premiere date, and a sit-down with old boss Lorne Michaels

We’ve been hearing about Norm Macdonald Has A Show—the high-profile Netflix continuation of Macdonald’s long-running online talk series—for a while now, as the streaming service builds up hype for its latest foray into the world of comedy talk. (R.I.P. The Joel McHale Show, Chelsea, and The Break.) Now, the service…

Batman Returns is a relic of an age when disgusting monsters only ran for office in the movies

It seemed ridiculous in 1992: the idea of a misshapen, braying lunatic running for higher office while barely bothering to disguise his own painfully obvious-bordering-on-theatrical creepiness. These days, would anyone blink? In fact, the biggest difference between Batman Returns and our own impossible present-day…

My father the cat: 12 movie parents who learned their supernatural lesson

The concept behind Nine Lives, which comes out this week, is both totally bonkers and totally clichéd: Kevin Spacey plays a billionaire businessman obsessed with work who neglects his wife (Jennifer Garner) and daughter (Malina Weissman), who adore him. Then magical pet-shop owner Christopher Walken sells him a cat…