Subtitles can’t dispel the late-Sandler vibe of How To Be A Latin Lover

If there’s a widespread problem in modern American comedies, it’s that readiness to give up a good joke for some sorry excuse for a moral about family values, friendship, being yourself, yada yada yada. How To Be A Latin Lover is a typical example. The premise is funny enough: A Mexican resort-town gigolo seduces a…

Professional awful person Ann Coulter to say awful things about Rob Lowe

The job descriptions of a Comedy Central roaster and an “in your face” political pundit are actually pretty similar: Find the cruelest possible way to say something inventively horrible— with just a hint of truth behind it, most of the time—and then wait for the outrage/laughs to roll in. So it’s actually kind of…

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CBS’s Code Black receives life-saving infusion of Rob Lowe

Rob Lowe—TV’s square-jawed, smiling survivor—has secured a new gig for himself, just a few months after Fox pulled the plug on the late and lamented The Grinder. Variety is reporting that Lowe’s latest career move is from legal comedy to medical drama, with the actor signing on for the second season of CBS’s doggedly…

Natalie Morales is taking The Grinder’s cancellation so well, honestly

Of all the cancellations that arrived at the end of the 2015-16 television season, few were sadder or less deserved than the premature death of Fox’s freshman legal sitcom The Grinder, starring Rob Lowe and Fred Savage. As it turned out, the show’s seemingly invincible title character was unable defend himself against…

Read This: Comedic actors talk money, race, Cosby, and horror stories

The Hollywood Reporter’s frequent roundtables provide an opportunity for Hollywood’s elite to exchange ideas, experiences, opinions, and occasional war stories, all while wearing nice clothes and being photographed in a flattering way. They’re like the ideal combination of a group therapy session and a fashion shoot.…