Hillary Clinton Buys House Next Door To Her Chappaqua Home

Kate McKinnon went to the dark heart of Servergate as Hillary Clinton, addressing the nation from her comfy couch in Chappaqua. The Saturday Night Live cold open featured Hill in a series of “relatable moments” discussing her climb to power, with a Lady Macbeth-like reference to House Of Cards.

Oscar Ratings Down Double Digits, Eye All-Time Low In Early Estimates

It was an Oscar do-over last night for host Jimmy Kimmel, producers Mike De Luca and Jennifer Todd and Best Picture presenters Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway. Following last year’s Envelopegate, which led to Beatty and Dunaway inadvertently announcing a wrong Best Picture winner, the quartet’s second go-around went without a hitch.The good news did not carry over to ratings for the 90th Academy Awards, which (correctly) crowned The Shape of Water as Best Picture.

‘Black Mirror’ Scores Season 5 Renewal at Netflix

Hold on to your creepy tech gear, “Black Mirror” fans! Charlie Brooker’s anthology series has been renewed for a fifth season at Netflix, the streaming service announced Monday.
“Be right back,” Netflix then promises us.
Well, we’ll believe that when we see it. After all, we waited over a year between seasons three and four.

Trump Pokes Fun at Jared Kushner, Steve Bannon at Gridiron Dinner

President Donald Trump and his political allies and opponents found common ground with members of the Washington press corps Saturday night, taking and giving humorous jabs at each other at the annual Gridiron Dinner.
“Nobody does self-deprecating humor better than I do. It’s not even close,” said Trump, who skipped last year’s dinner. He also said: “I was very excited to receive this invitation and ruin your evening in person. That’s why I accepted.”

‘The Amateurs’: Theater Review

How many times have theatergoers, halfway through a boring or inexplicable play, fantasized that the author walked onstage and explained what exactly the hell he or she was thinking? Jordan Harrison fulfills that wish in his new drama about an itinerant band of performers wandering through Europe in the 14th century during the Black Plague. Unfortunately, this intervention in The Amateurs, receiving its world premiere at the Vineyard Theatre, raises more questions than it answers.

‘Amy and the Orphans’: Theater Review

The plot elements of Lindsey Ferrentino’s new play include a marriage in crisis, a death in the family and two siblings struggling to reconnect with their younger sister who has Down syndrome. So you might be surprised to learn that Amy and the Orphans is a comedy. And an often riotous one at that.

DAVID OGDEN STIERS DEAD AT 75

The actor joined the cast of “M*A*S*H” in 1977, playing an arrogant aristocrat and talented surgeon who filled the void left by the departure of the show’s Frank Burns character. Stiers did it splendidly too … earning himself 2 Emmy nominations.Stiers went on to have a successful career as a voice actor, as well … voicing characters in popular Disney movies such as Cogsworth in “Beauty and the Beast” and Jumba in “Lilo & Stitch.”

Spirit Awards: ‘Get Out’ Wins Top Honors as Outsider Voices Take Center Stage

The racially-charged horror film Get Out triumphed as best feature at the 33rd Film Independent Spirit Awards, which were held today at a tent on the beach in Santa Monica and broadcast by IFC. It proved to be the rare genre film that has not only found worldwide audiences but also serious respect on the awards circuit. “We are in the beginning of a renaissance right now where stories from the outsiders are being honored and recognized and celebrated,” its writer-director Jordan Peele said as he accepted the award.

Ghostbusters Live in Concert Series Set for Fall (EXCLUSIVE)

Sony has announced a Ghostbusters Live in Concert series, complete with screenings of the 1984 comedy with live orchestral accompaniment featuring Elmer Bernstein’s score and Ray Parker, Jr.’s hit “Ghostbusters.”
At each presentation, Peter Bernstein, orchestrator of the original film and son of Elmer Bernstein, will join the local orchestra as guest conductor. “Ghostbusters Live in Concert” will be presented in cities around the globe commencing in the fall.

White House: Trump to Meet With Video Game Executives to Discuss Gun Violence

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump will meet with executives from the video game industry next week to talk about gun violence, the White House announced on Thursday.
Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said at the press briefing that the meeting will be in the context of issues of violence and school safety, and the executives will offer their input “to see what they can do on that front.”