Steve Martin

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Gloriously daft: Steve Martin as Dr Hfuhruhurr in The Man with Two Brains

He’s a master of slapstick, a surrealist clown, the don of comic film roles from Roxanne to The Jerk. As he turns 75, comics including Sarah Silverman(...)

Larry Kelly at the New Jewish Home in Manhattan on July 14th. Larry got the virus just as the pandemic hit New York, and his personal catastrophe mirrors the city’s. The worst may be behind him but the wreckage is not. Photograph: Heather Sten/The New York Times

On Saturday, March 28th, Dawn Kelly got the phone call summoning her to the hospital to say goodbye to her husband, Larry. A palliative care social wo(...)

Dick Van Dyke (R) and Mary Tyler Moore with Carl Reiner during a rehearsal of The Dick Van Dyke Show in 1963.

Born: March 20th, 1922 Died: June 29th, 2020 The screenwriter, actor and director Carl Reiner, who has died aged 98, was a man of remarkable talent a(...)

Carl Reiner: the late writer and director appeared in Ocean’s Eleven and its sequels. Photograph: Vincent Sandoval/Getty

Carl Reiner, who as performer, writer and director earned a place in comedy history several times over, died on Monday night at his home in Beverly Hi(...)

Steve Martin and Martin Short. Photograph: Bryan Derballa/New York Times

Martin Short first met his partial namesake and friend Steve Martin when he went to the latter’s house to collect the script for Three Amigos, the hit(...)

Oscars 2020: Bong Joon Ho accepts Parasite’s Academy Award for best international feature film. Photograph: Etienne Laurent/EPA

Triggering one of the great upsets in Oscar history, Bong Joon Ho’s Parasite, a social satire wrapped in a farce, won best picture at a busy, rain-dre(...)

'In the ultimate irony, Brexit has ceased to be a release from the EU and has become a release from itself.' Photograph: John Thys/AFP via Getty Images

In the 1960s, at the dawn of New Age hippydom, posters and badges sprouted in dayglo colours with the slogan: “Today is the first day of the rest of y(...)

Some of the famous names available on Cameo.

For as long as there’s been pen and paper, autographs have been sought after. Throngs of people gathered outside glitzy film premieres or theatre side(...)

New this week: Tessa Thompson and Chris Hemsworth in Men in Black: International

ALADDIN ★★☆☆☆ Directed by Guy Ritchie. Starring Mena Massoud, Will Smith, Naomi Scott, Marwan Kenzari, Navid Negahban, Nasim Pedrad The ongoing campai(...)

Anne Hathaway and Rebel Wilson star in the mediocre and ill-advised The Hustle

The charming, whimsical Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, in which a debonaire con artist played by a twinkling Michael Caine competes with a gauche American h(...)

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