Muppets Most Wanted Is Fun, But Feels Oddly Dated

If The Muppets was an attempt to recapture the joy and charm of The Muppet Movie, then Muppets Most Wanted is an attempt to do the same with The Great Muppet Caper. It's only semi-successful – ending up as a perfectly serviceable comedy, but not as good as we know the Muppets can be. » 3/21/14 1:00pm 3/21/14 1:00pm

Robot Chicken Star Wars returns! Plus the Big Bang Theory crew as the…

This week's television rules! There's the long-awaited Robot Chicken Star Wars special. Henry Rollins wants to know if you have the "warrior gene." Big Bang Theory does the JLA! Plus live(ish) comedy from Ricky Gervais, Jeff Bridges...and Monty Python. » 12/13/10 9:00am 12/13/10 9:00am

Ricky Gervais' Hideous Creatures Get 3D Movie

Ricky Gervais' disturbing little creatures, which look like a mix of private parts and lung butter, will be flying into your laps 3D in their own major motion picture. Is there room for more monsters? » 4/30/09 8:00am 4/30/09 8:00am

Who Should Cameo in Star Trek Other Than Ricky Gervais?

Everyone's favorite stuttering Brit, Ricky Gervais admitted to Entertainment Weekly » 9/22/08 2:08pm 9/22/08 2:08pm that he passed on a part in J.J. Abram's big budget origins tale. While we love all things from the creator of , we're glad that this already fan-service heavy film isn't getting too many gratuitious cameos. That said, there are a few…

Scifi Comedy With Ricky Gervais as a Lying Liar from Another World

Ricky Gervais, creator of the acerbic British version of The Office, lives in an alternate universe in This Side Of The Truth. He's the man who discovers how to lie in a world where honesty is the only policy. Truth has a stellar comedy cast including Tina Fey, Jason Bateman, Jonah Hill Christopher Guest, and Rob… » 5/30/08 8:20am 5/30/08 8:20am

Worst Doctor Who Spoof Ever

Doctor Who star David Tennant played himself (and the Doctor) in the final episode of Extras, and dredged up every painful stereotype about the show. It's all there: the crappy costume, the technobabble, the dumb science lesson (sodium chloride=salt) and the dying alien's mouth goo. It's not nearly as good a Who spoof… » 12/18/07 1:00pm 12/18/07 1:00pm

Battlestar Could Be Knocked Out By Contract Tangles

Will Battlestar Galactica ever film its final episodes? Maybe not, says Ron Moore. Blame complicated contract wrangling: the studio wants to keep the show's actors on contract without paying them, under the "force majeure" clauses of their contracts. But because the show managed to film the required minimum of 13… » 11/20/07 5:30am 11/20/07 5:30am