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  1. Toon of the month: Small People with HatsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 min ago | Sight and Sound

    A cross-continental jaunt between Japan and London via Estonia, Sarina Nihei's Royal College of Art graduate film Small People with Hats has had a polarising life on the animation-festival circuit. Despite winning Grand Prizes at Ottawa and Holland , the Japanese native's hypnotic and absurdist tale about a possibly evil group of identical, er, small people with hats has also been rejected by a number of festivals and criticised as a hollow copy of the style and feel of Estonian animation.


  2. 'Trumbo' review: Bryan Cranston extraordinary in smart, funny Hollywood bioRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | SILive.com

    Dalton Trumbo is a colorful, contradictory character, ripe for the cinema. He wrote screenplays great and terrible, many of them while he sat in the bathtub, smoking cigarettes and washing down amphetamines with booze.


  3. Rob Schneider gets 'Real' on Netflix, we'd rather he didn'tRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Philly.com

    Purveyors of quality television have been relying on singular personalities not only to star in shows but to create them and be their defining voice. Some of the best TV of 2015 - FX's Louie starring Louis CK; Comedy Central's Inside Amy Schumer ; and Netflix's Master of None , written by Alan Yang and Aziz Ansari, but starring Ansari and relying heavily on his already established comedic voice - are a few of the offerings of this auteur TV.


  4. 'Trumbo' is triumphantRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    By scrutinizing both the sinister politics of the Cold War and the precarious power relationships embedded in post-World War II movie-making industry, " Trumbo ," which is currently in theatres, is a cogent look at America in the middle of the 20th century. " Trumbo " tells the story of Dalton Trumbo , a respected screenwriter in post-World War II Hollywood.


  5. Review: TrumboRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Connect Savannah

    Official Site: www.trumbomovie.com Director : Jay Roach Writer : Bruce Cook and John McNamara Producer : Monica Levinson, Michael London, Nimitt Mankad, John McNamara, Shivani Rawat and Jay Roach Cast : Bryan Cranston, Diane Lane, Helen Mirren, Louis C.K., Elle Fanning, John Goodman, Michael Stuhlbarg, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, David James Elliott and Alan Tudyk The best movies are often the ones that educate as well as entertain, and with the magnificent Trumbo, we have a film that succeeds on both fronts. And the most important movies are often the ones that, regardless of setting or time frame, manage to lend a voice to today's issues, and in that regard, the picture again passes with high marks.


  6. Hours of Culture: Four things you should check out this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 27 | The Globe and Mail

    Based on the 1975 Broadway show, this production features Queen Latifah, Common, David Alan Grier , Ne-Yo, Mary J. Blige and a host of others in what promises to be quite a spectacle when it airs Thursday night. Aren't we all rooting for Tracy Morgan to make a comedy comeback after the horrific crash he was in last year? How is he doing now, and what will that comeback look like? Find out in Michael Paterniti's great interview with the former 30 Rock star.


  7. Bryan Cranston says new film Trumbo delves into dark Hollywood pastRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 28 | CBC News

    Bryan Cranston plays blacklisted screenwriter Dalton Trumbo in a biopic telling the story of his fight against the U.S. government and studio bosses during the postwar anti-communist hysteria. Helen Mirren also stars.


  8. 'Trumbo' shows us the truth of the 1950sRead the original story

    Friday Nov 27 | GantDaily.com

    "Trumbo," the new feature film about the blacklisted screenwriter Dalton Trumbo and the rest of the "Hollywood Ten," is the must-see holiday movie for anyone too young to remember what the 1950s were really like in America. That group includes its talented director, Jay Roach, but he still does a great job of recreating the era.


  9. Cranston-Mirren pairing enlivens Red Scare storyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 27 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    Bryan Cranston stars as Dalton Trumbo in "Trumbo," about the Hollywood screenwriter who was blacklisted for his affiliation with the Communist Party. Bryan Cranston, in the role of blacklisted Hollywood screenwriter Dalton Trumbo, hunches over a makeshift desk in the bathtub, a tumbler of scotch beside him, a cigarette holder clamped between his teeth, the demented squint of a man on deadline on his face.


  10. Trumbo review: Breaking bioRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 26 | Canada.com

    A confluence of Hollywood history, American politics and beautiful people playing other beautiful people, Trumbo is sprightly entertainment for people who don't mind learning a thing or two along the way. The lesson is Hollywood's blacklist, a decade-long campaign to root out suspected Communists who were allegedly plotting the downfall of America from within the film industry.


  11. Movie Planner: Cranston shines in 'Trumbo,' plus Thanksgiving moviesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 25 | St. Petersburg Times

    Hollywood's blacklist era in the mid-20th century produced more than its share of creative martyrs, none more famous than screenwriter Dalton Trumbo, whose ties to Communist Party members and principles made him unhired by studios caving to Red Scare tactics. The era also inspired its share of movies, so Trumbo has little new to offer except Bryan Cranston's sophisticated portrayal of the title role.


  12. Louis CK performs surprise show on Long IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 25 | Newsday

    Comedian Louis CK delivered a pre-Thanksgiving surprise by performing a spontaneous show at McGuire's Comedy Club in Bohemia on Tuesday night. Fans got quite a bargain as they saw the arena headliner deliver a 60-minute set for a mere $12 a ticket.


  13. Bryan Cranston is Trumbo, a communist screenwriter facing down the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 25 | Independent Weekly

    So says one of the government's red-blooded commie hunters in TRUMBO , the new biographical drama starring Bryan Cranston as the great Hollywood screenwriter Dalton Trumbo. Beginning in the 1940s and wrapping up in the 1970s, the film tells the story of the infamous Hollywood blacklist through the biography of its most interesting victim.


  14. 'Trumbo' review: Bryan Cranston portrays a blacklisted screenwriterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 11 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Bryan Cranston , in the role of blacklisted Hollywood screenwriter Dalton Trumbo, hunches over a makeshift desk in the bathtub, a tumbler of scotch beside him, a cigarette holder clamped between his teeth, the demented squint of a man on deadline on his face. It's one of a number of wonderfully human moments in the film "Trumbo" that paint an engaging portrait of a left-wing crusader toiling in one of Hollywood's most shameful eras, managing to re-create both the glamour and the oppressive mood of post-World War II America.


  15. Trumbo: Rebel With a CauseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 11 | Boise Weekly

    With Bryan Cranston in the lead role, Trumbo is smooth but peppered with powerful bitters, reminding us it wasn't so long ago our nation put people behind bars for what they thought as much as for what they did. The question still haunts our history: "Are you now, or have you ever been, a member of the Communist Party?" In 1947, when that question was put to Dalton Trumbo, Hollywood's most provocative playwright, he responded, "Many questions can be answered 'yes' or 'no' only by a moron or a slave."


  16. Bryan Cranston, Louis C.K. in 'Trumbo'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 25 | Philly.com

    At some point, the new movie about blacklisted screenwriter Dalton Trumbo has to deal with his Communist beliefs, and that's when things get cheesy. Trumbo explains: If you have a cheese sandwich, and you give a hungry classmate half your sandwich instead of charging him for it, you're a Communist.


  17. Bryan Cranston relished role as blacklisted screenwriterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 24 | CTV

    Even in the midst of the tiring press cycle at September's Toronto International Film Festival, the Golden Globe winner needed only the slightest provocation to hunch his body, flatten his voice into a nasally sprawl, and dive into a first-rate impression of the famed Hollywood screenwriter. But given the film's occasionally solemn subject matter -- Trumbo was jailed and blacklisted for his supposed Communist ties -- Cranston was careful not to let his depiction lapse into all-out caricature.


  18. Sarah Palin Discusses Louis C.K.'s 'Meaningful' a SNL40 Apology on Late NightRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 24 | Mediaite.com

    Former Alaska governor and Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin brought up comedian Louis C.K. 's now-famous apology to her on Monday's Late Night with Seth Meyers . "He tracked me down while I was there, and he happened to apologize that night for some drunk tweet that he had fired off," she said.


  19. Movie Review: Trumbo offers a shallow take on Hollywood's writer's blocRead the original story

    Monday Nov 23 | The Tech

    It seems more than a little fitting that Jay Roach's new biopic, Trumbo , is classified as a 'Drama' for the forthcoming Golden Globes in spite of its studio's preference for it to be considered in the less competitive Comedy category. This is fitting not only since Trumbo is a movie that doesn't quite know what it wants to be, but also because it betrays the navel-gazing, self-referential tendencies of Hollywood that the movie initially seeks to satirize but ultimately falls victim to itself.


  20. How Trevor Noah's Stand-Up TV Special Reflects New Reality...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 22 | SFGate

    "If something goes viral that's a lot more people than are going to see it on 'The Tonight Show,'" Jim Norton tells TheWrap of technology's... Since the earliest days of storytelling, stand-up remains the oldest form of comedic expression, one that has remained largely unchanged from a performance standpoint throughout technology's evolution. But media expansion and platform diversification have changed everything outside the stage, and comedians have been forced to adapt to the disruption.