Billy Crystal

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The best theatre to stream this month: The Boy With Two Hearts, Punchdrunk and more
Our roundup of drama to watch at home includes Billy Crystal’s musical about a fading comedian, a female Faustus and a revival of Cole Porter’s Kiss Me, Kate

Chris Wiegand

01, Feb, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Mr Saturday Night: A New Musical Comedy review – Billy Crystal’s still got it
Musical about an ageing TV star trying to revive his career has a slow-burn power that brings serious drama to the zinging comedy

Arifa Akbar

21, Dec, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Here Today review – Billy Crystal’s disingenuous dementia romcom
This frustrating tale of a comedy writer battling memory loss lapses into another showcase for Crystal’s onscreen charm

Wendy Ide

05, Sep, 2021 @11:00 AM

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Here Today review – Billy Crystal and Tiffany Haddish smile through tears in dementia dramedy
Crystal directs and stars in this oppressively sentimental film about a TV writer coming to terms with his condition with the help of an unlikely new best friend

Peter Bradshaw

02, Sep, 2021 @12:00 PM

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Flip the script: how Here Today defies the grim fate for screenwriters on film
Unlike in Adaptation or The Player, the new Billy Crystal and Tiffany Haddish comedy presents its main character’s job as a glorious career peak

Ryan Gilbey

30, Aug, 2021 @8:00 AM

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The nine Oscars hosts who gave the most
In the ninth decade of the awards, we look back on its greatest masters of ceremonies

Michael Hogan

20, Feb, 2019 @8:00 AM

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Come Inside My Mind: star-studded documentary honors Robin Williams
Director Marina Zenovich talks about translating Williams’ comedy to the screen, his inner demons, and what compels her about complicated men

Jake Nevins

16, Jul, 2018 @9:00 AM

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Big stars, little interest: when movie heavyweights fizzle on TV
Kevin Costner’s big budget soap Yellowstone has been savaged by critics and he’s not the only A-lister who has struggled on the small screen

Stuart Heritage

21, Jun, 2018 @3:36 PM

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When Harry Met Sally … review – the re-invention of the romcom
As well as the movies’ best fake-orgasm scene, Nora Ephron’s sharp script brought emotional literacy to relationship comedies

Peter Bradshaw

10, Dec, 2015 @9:45 PM

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The Comedians on FX: a self-satisfied sham that just isn't funny
Billy Crystal and Josh Gad star in an ill-conceived new mockumentary that somehow leaves out the crucial ingredient: laughs

Brian Moylan

08, Apr, 2015 @4:14 PM

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Will Ferrell: how I almost hosted the Oscars with Zach Galifianakis
The actor reveals that he pitched an unconventional idea for the 2012 Academy Awards, but was turned down by producers

Benjamin Lee

18, Mar, 2015 @3:20 PM

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Billy Crystal is wrong. There is nowhere near enough gayness on screen
Lindy West: Crystal might not want gay sex ‘shoved in his face’. But after hundreds of years of straight white guys telling straight white guy stories, I say bring on the disabled black lesbians

Lindy West

20, Jan, 2015 @8:00 PM

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