Farewell Jerry Lewis

The prolific, much-adored (and somewhat disdained) comedian and filmmaker Jerry Lewis has died aged 91 at his home in Las Vegas. Lewis performed in Manhattan nightclubs as a contrasting character to his stage-mate Dean Martin—and the duo rose to fame fast. From acting on Broadway and in films (perhaps most famously, “The Nutty Professor”), producing and writing his own movies, and penning multiple autobiographies, Lewis …

Netflix Dominates the SAG Awards

While it might not get as much pop culture attention as the Golden Globes or Oscars, the SAG Awards carry tremendous value—in that actors themselves are voting on and honoring the best acting performances of the previous year (and arguably no one understands the craft better than those living it). Two of this year’s most important awards—ensemble cast in a drama series, and ensemble cast …

Vale, Gene Wilder

No matter how old you are, chances you’ve seen and adored a Gene Wilder film. Sadly, the beloved actor passed away yesterday at 83 years old. Starring in movies since the ’60s, he played everything from Young Frankenstein to Sherlock Holmes’ “Smarter Brother,” and had roles in iconic films like “Bonnie and Clyde” and “Blazing Saddles.” Probably best known for bringing Roald Dahl’s character Willy …