Wesley Snipes, Tituss Burgess, and Craig Robinson join Eddie Murphy's Rudy Ray Moore biopic

According to The Hollywood Reporter, the cast of Eddie Murphy’s biopic about comedian Rudy Ray Moore is getting even better (or “muscular,” as THR puts it), with Wesley Snipes, Mike Epps, Craig Robinson, Tituss Burgess, and Da’Vine Joy Randolph all joining the cast. The Hollywood Reporter story says that Snipes will…

Kimmy Schmidt finally chooses herself over others in poignant “Kimmy And The Trolley Problem!”

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Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt’s third season hasn’t been as cohesive as its second, at times spinning too many plates and then just letting them fall. The show has great continuity, especially when it comes to its ever-expanding web of recurring jokes, but several of the season’s most interesting developments haven’t…

On Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Google keeps the past from ever really going away

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In “Kimmy Googles The Internet!,” Titus and Kimmy both attempt to grow up, but they base their efforts on misconceptions of what it means to be an adult. Titus believes that being an adult means dating someone mature, so he tries to make things work with Reuben, who he views as an adult because he has a baby, he takes…

Titus and Kimmy break up and make up in Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt’s turbulent bottle episode

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Even though “Kimmy Does A Puzzle!” begins where the last episode ended, it does some awkward narrative backtracking instead of following through on the momentum. Titus, fresh off his discovery that he’s a villain, confesses to eating Dionne Warwick while stranded on a lifeboat after the cruise ship caught on fire.…

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt rediscovers Kimmy and Xanthippe Voorhees’ brilliant dynamic

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There’s a lot going on in “Kimmy Goes To College,” and yet not much really happens, which is pretty par for the course with Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, which packs a lot of zaniness into one half hour, sprints through the story with little time to breathe. That may sound like criticism, but Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt’s…

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt continues its nuanced conversation about trauma

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While the first couple of episodes have moved Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt’s characters in new directions, “Kimmy Can’t Help You!” recenters on the show’s core, tapping into the initial premise by bringing some of Kimmy’s past back to the surface. The episode goes dark, delving not only into Kimmy’s trauma and the…

Attention moving companies: If you cross Tituss Burgess, he’ll wreck you on Yelp

“I’m pretty but tough, like a diamond, or beef jerky in a ball gown,” goes one of the top 10 lines from Netflix’s Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, spoken by the city-hardened Titus Andromedon (Tituss Burgess). Either there’s more in common between Burgess and the character he plays than just a first name, or he’s going…