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Saturday Night Live: Steve Martin and Martin Short deliver a funny episode
The friends and comedy legends smilingly needle and riff off each other, and deliver eulogies for one another’s future funeral

Zach Vasquez

11, Dec, 2022 @3:14 PM

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Movies about movies – ranked!
Odes to cinema from Sam Mendes, Steven Spielberg and Damien Chazelle will jostle for Oscar glory next year – until then, here are 20 of the best films about film-making well worth dimming the lights for

Anne Billson

15, Sep, 2022 @12:05 PM

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The week in TV: The Undeclared War; Aids: The Unheard Tapes; Sherwood; Only Murders in the Building and more
Coders fight to save Britain in Peter Kosminsky’s masterly cyberdrama; lip-synced Aids testimonies hit home; and James Graham’s Sherwood draws to a thrilling close

Barbara Ellen

03, Jul, 2022 @8:30 AM

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Only Murders in the Building season two review – a brilliant layer cake of meta-murder fun
This clever, arch comedy whodunnit crams in way more than ever before as it returns for its second season. Its fantastic guest roster alone – Shirley MacLaine! Amy Schumer! – is to die for

Rebecca Nicholson

28, Jun, 2022 @12:54 PM

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The Bear Pack: the 10 funniest things we have ever seen (on the internet)
The Aussie improv duo love swapping funny videos. Here are some of their favourites, including Steve Martin, Stath Lets Flats and the Beach Boys

The Bear Pack

23, Mar, 2022 @4:30 PM

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Killer comeback: the big-star Hollywood whodunnit is back again
The success of Knives Out and Murder on the Orient Express has led to a full-throated return of the keep-em-guessing murder mystery

Guy Lodge

10, Feb, 2022 @7:02 AM

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Never mind the nose: what makes Cyrano de Bergerac a hero for all time?
Edmond Rostand’s great romantic has drawn actors including Ralph Richardson, Antony Sher and James McAvoy to its lead role. It is a tale of glorious theatricality, glittering poetry and heroic self-sacrifice

Michael Billington

11, Jan, 2022 @6:00 AM

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The 50 best TV shows of 2021
The great telly countdown hits the top spot with a furiously joyful, gut-wrenching five-part drama that was funny and full of life

22, Dec, 2021 @6:03 AM

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Saturday Night Live: Tom Hanks helps out Paul Rudd in Omicron episode
Wave of Covid infections in New York results in stripped-back, audience-free episode with help from celebrity guests

Zach Vasquez

19, Dec, 2021 @1:49 PM

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Only Murders in the Building review – Steve Martin’s hit-and-miss whodunnit
The actor stars with Martin Short and Selena Gomez as true crime aficionados in a mildly entertaining murder mystery with the lull of podcast voice

Adrian Horton

31, Aug, 2021 @6:02 AM

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‘Marty just kept following me!’ Steve Martin and Martin Short on their 35-year friendship
The comic legends clicked on the set of 1986’s Three Amigos and have been a double act since. They talk fame, fatherhood and finding inspiration for their new series in Murder, She Wrote

Hadley Freeman

18, Aug, 2021 @5:00 AM

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What a joke: the 10 funniest comedy shows of 2020
There wasn’t a lot to laugh about as venues closed and gigs were cancelled. But standups still delivered silly, edgy and heartfelt gags. Our critic picks his favourite new material

Brian Logan

21, Dec, 2020 @9:00 AM

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