After eight years on "Saturday Night Live" and a resume of broad comedy flicks, actor Bill Hader takes a turn in a thoughtful indie drama, "The Skeleton Twins."
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Mel Brooks is responsible for writing and creating some of the most classic comedies of the Twentieth Century, including "Young Frankenstein" which is being re-issued this month to celebrate the film's 40th anniversary.
The actor best known for playing Harry Potter tries to create a new kind of on-screen magic in "What If," his first romantic comedy lead. He also tells Rico about the dining habits of blue whales, and why "television" was the "LOL" of the '30s.
Elisabeth Moss has spent 22 years in the spotlight, and only seems to be picking up momentum. This week, her newest starring turn hits cinema screens. "The One I Love" is a drama, romantic comedy... and surreal thriller.
Folk-rock musician David Crosby has been on the music scene for half a century. His newest solo album, "Croz" is out now.
Patricia Arquette stars in Richard Linklater's epic new film "Boyhood." The fictional coming-of-age tale about a boy's life from first grade through high school, it was shot with same cast over the course of 12 years... and Arquette says she never wanted it to end.
Actress and singer Audra McDonald is among the brightest Broadway stars of a generation. In "Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill," she depicts a weary, addiction-addled, yet nonetheless tremendously gifted, Billie Holiday, giving one of the final performances of her life.
At our live show in Santa Monica, Rich Sommer -- aka Harry Crane on AMC's "Mad Men" -- tells us what's actually in those vintage cocktail glasses from which his character's always sipping... and about the sordid history of Uno.
Actress and comedian Jenny Slate stars in the poignant new romantic comedy "Obvious Child" - a story about a woman seeking an abortion, which is still both romantic and funny.
Hollywood legend Harry Dean Stanton has acted in over 100 movies (including classics like "Cool Hand Luke," "Alien" and "Repo Man"), and Roger Ebert once made the argument that no film in which he appeared could be entirely bad. But Stanton's also a passionate musician who's played with the likes of Bob Dylan. He tells Brendan about his new album of classic tunes.