Subject:

Ricky Gervais

  • Film

    March 27, 2014

    Cringe Out Loud

    Coogan’s comic Brit ass beats our stateside variety

  • Film

    March 20, 2014

    Muppets Most Wanted Is a Great Caper

    Get ready for heaps of ridiculousness.

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2014

    Five Fictional Musicians We'd Like to See Onstage

    Ricky Gervais is a man on a mission. After seeing his own musical dreams go up in smoke back in the '80s, when the failure of his little-known New Wave group Seona Dancing thrust him towards comedy, Gervais wants to make the musical dreams of his fictional character David Brent (from the UK version ... More >>

  • Film

    August 23, 2012

    David Koepp at the End of Civilization

    The writer/director on filming in NYC, George Romero and saying no to bad script notes.

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2012

    Drink Along With Art Attack As We Liveblog The Golden Globes

    The awards ceremony everybody acts like they care about (but nobody really does) is back. That's right, the Golden Globes, those annual accolades bestowed upon Hollywood's finest by the justified and ancient Hollywood Foreign Press Association, air this Sunday at 7 p.m. on NBC. And as an added tre ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 18, 2011

    Why the Golden Globes Are Relevant...No, Really

    Just as relevant as the Academy Awards. Sorry.​The 2011 awards season kicked off Sunday night with the 68th installment of the Golden Globes, a.k.a. That Awards Show No One in Hollywood Takes Seriously But They All Attend Anyway Because They're Too Chickenshit to Blow It Off. Though now that ... More >>

  • Film

    July 29, 2010

    Messed Up

    Mental disability as comedy in Dinner for Schmucks

  • Blogs

    July 5, 2010

    The Week In TV: Enjoy Hulu While It Lasts

    The good stuff won't be free for much longer.​My backyard flooded, I went half-blind on fireworks, and I am exponentially losing my agility. This was the week in TV Land: • As if to taunt my very desires, Hulu announced last week that it's launching Hulu Plus, a paid version of the site th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2010

    The Week In TV: Oh, How The Mighty [Simpsons] Have Fallen

    I wash myself with a rag on a stick.​What the hell, let's jump right in: • Conan O'Brien's exit deal with NBC included a number of stipulations about when he could appear on TV again and when he could resume his late-night hosting duties for another outlet. Well, after a few months away, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 26, 2010

    The Week In TV: Lost Takes A Break, South Park Takes A Dive

    ​The sun chased the rain, I can feel summer coming, and I was greeted at the door by a rabbi that looks like Joaquin Phoenix. This was the week in TV Land: • So, this is dumb: South Park has been forced by Viacom to bend to the will of Muslim extremists. The show's 200th episode was a two- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2010

    Pop Rocks: How The Marriage Ref Almost Ruined My Marriage

    ​My wife and I have been married for almost 14 years. In that time, we've had to come to a certain...understanding about each others' tastes.We agree mostly on the big stuff, like politics (pinko), finances (slightly more free-spending than Ebenezer Scrooge), and child-rearing (sleep in a drawer a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 22, 2010

    This Week in TV: Shatner My Dad Says

    ​I'm confused by curling, ready for spring, and oh yeah: I got engaged. This was the week in TV Land: • There's a guy out there with a blog called "The Final Season of LOST as Seen by Someone Who Has Never Seen." I think it's missing a word at the end, but whatever. The whole gimmick is th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 20, 2010

    The Five Best American Spinoffs From British TV....And Win An Invention Of Lying DVD

    ​If you saw the Golden Globes -- or, more likely, if you surfed the net the next day for highlights (because Lord, those speeches were as long and pointless as the drawn-out walks to the stage) -- then you saw Ricky Gervais tear into the American version of The Office. All in good fun, of course.( ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2010

    Pop Rocks: Golden Bozos

    You know awards season is in full swing when all the celebrities converge upon the Beverly Hilton to get drunk and act like receiving an award from the same organization that once honored Pia Zadora is something to be proud of.That's right, it was Golden Globes night last Sunday. And while the just ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 18, 2010

    The Week In TV: We're With Coco

    ​The weekend's gone, the sun is out, and the only marathon I did this weekend consisted of Whataburger taquitos. This was the week in TV Land: • So! Conan and Jay are probably not going to make buddy comedies together any time soon, or ever. The growing animosity between the two -- mainly ... More >>

  • Film

    October 1, 2009

    Half-Truth

    Ricky Gervais can only get so far, or so funny, with The Invention of Lying.

  • Film

    September 18, 2008

    A Dentist's Job: Ghost Town

    Ricky Gervais sees dead people. And they bring him to life

  • Blogs

    March 6, 2008
  • Music

    March 6, 2008

    They Might Be Giants are Still Blocks Away from Easy Street

    John Flansburgh discusses the duo's career

  • Film

    August 9, 2007

    Stardust

    Matthew Vaughn hacks at Neil Gaiman's fantasy wonderland

  • Home Entertainment

    January 11, 2007
  • Film

    August 18, 2005

    Bird Droppings

    Disney's Valiant effort never leaves the hangar

  • Culture

    October 30, 2003

    The Boss

    In David Brent's The Office, it's better to be popular than competent

  • Culture

    January 30, 2003

    Your New Friends?

    NBC hopes Coupling is its next hitcom, which bugs the show's biggest fans

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