Hipster racism, gay panic, and a little sexism, too. The Will Ferrell and Kevin Hart movie proves that what’s really gotten hard is edgy comedy.
“It’s very easy to turn this into a trainwreck,” the rapper said in an interview with BuzzFeed News. “But I feel like when you have the right pieces in place … then you go from being cliché-ish to being the exception.”
Director Etan Cohen explains to BuzzFeed News why his film, starring Will Ferrell and Kevin Hart, deliberately pushes the envelope on issues of sexuality, class, and race. “And you know, since Selma couldn’t get them, we’re going to do it.”
A household name to black audiences and completely unknown to white audiences, this blond, blue-eyed stand-up from Ohio has a career wholly unlike that of anyone before him. But will his attempts to bridge the gap cost him all that he’s built?
From Meryl’s Lego Oscar to Neil Patrick Harris’ underwear, here’s what didn’t make the ABC broadcast.
Ferrell took part in a lip sync battle on The Tonight Show with Kevin Hart, Drew Barrymore, and Jimmy Fallon.
Have you been to that new artisanal mayonnaise shop?
From Marvel Studios’ highs to Sony Pictures’ lows, from Scarlett Johansson kicking butt to Adam Sandler bombing out, here are the highlights and lowlights in the movies this year.
Movies that are not sequels, prequels, remakes, or adaptations of novels, comic books, popular toy lines, or true stories are growing ever more scarce — but some did, at least, make money this year.
An exchange between Sony Pictures chair Amy Pascal and producer Scott Rudin turned into a riff on films they thought the president liked. UPDATE: Both Rudin and Pascal have apologized for the emails.
Chris rocks! Catch Top Five, the only comedy this holiday season — in theaters now!
Chris Rock is back in a big way with his latest film, which debuted at the Toronto International Film Festival.
Hart popped the question to his girlfriend while wearing a shirt with a lightning bolt on it, and Drake promptly made fun of him. Congrats though!
Madden Season: The most wonderful time of the year.
PUT OPRAH IN THE OVAL OFFICE, PLEASE.
From Shailene Woodley and Angelina Jolie to Seth MacFarlane and Veronica Mars, here are the actors, filmmakers, and studios with reason to celebrate for the first half of the year — and others who may wish it was over already.
With an estimated $30 million debut, Think Like a Man Too has cemented Hart as a bona fide movie star.
Great things come in small packages.
These films opened the door for other cultures to relate to a favorite.
Ride Along topped the box office for the second weekend in a row, launching Hart on what could be a breakout year. So what does he have that Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit’s Chris Pine and I, Frankenstein’s Aaron Eckhart don’t?
I could watch these three in a car forever.
Somewhere there’s a star that holds the key to your heart. Play with friends.
Beyoncé turns everyone* into a screaming, uncontrollable fangirl. But especially Kevin Hart.
Finally an answer to the question everyone is asking: Can hot men be funny?
The Dirty Wars director, who spent the past week promoting his new film on cable news, called MSNBC “one long episode of the E! True Hollywood Story of Barack Obama.”
The queen of awkward really knocked it out of the park last night.
He’s apparently all about transparency. We appreciate that.