With SNL's 39th season coming to a close, we're taking a look at the past season with a series of posts examining the highs, lows, and other memorable moments from the past eight months. Here, we look at each episode as a whole, ranking them in order of overall success and positive resonance with viewers.
Obviously comedy is subjective, and everyone watches SNL looking for different things — this list is just one of many you can find online. As far as we're concerned, things like musical guests, surprise cameos, and drama surrounding the show are less important than the plain-and-simple comedy aspects of an episode: How many sketches had [...]
Taking a more literal turn with their knack for making bro-centric movies, Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg are now making an R-rated animated movie called Sausage Party, The Wrap reports. The film — written by Rogen and Goldberg with This Is The End producers Kyle Hunter and Ariel Shaffir — follows "one heroic piece of meat's quest to discover the truth about his existence. After falling out of a shopping cart, the sausage protagonist teams up with some new friends to embark on a perilous journey through the supermarket and return to their aisle before the Fourth of July sale." This Is The End's Rogen, James Franco, Jonah [...]
Jonah Hill is set to host Saturday Night Live for the third time on January 25th, the show announced today via Twitter. His musical guest will be the UK band Bastille. Hill, who just starred in The Wolf of Wall Street, will next be seen in the sequel 22 Jump Street, which is due out this summer. He previously hosted SNL in 2008 and 2012. As previously announced, the next new episode of the show will air on January 18th, when Drake serves as both host and musical guest.
Following in the tradition of sequel titles like Ocean's Twelve and The Whole Ten Yards, Sony announced in a press release yesterday that the follow-up to 21 Jump Street will be called 22 Jump Street. The previous movie, a remake of the '80s show of the same name, came out last spring and earned good reviews and a ton of money at the box office, a rare feat for a big-budget studio comedy these days. Sony began developing the sequel to 21 Jump Street last year, before the first movie even hit theaters. It was previously announced that Jonah Hill, Channing Tatum, and Ice Cube will be returning [...]
Here's Seth Rogen and James Franco introducing the new trailer for their apocalypse comedy This Is the End (previously titled End of the World), which comes out June 14th, 2013. It stars Rogen, Franco, Jonah Hill, Jay Baruchel, Danny McBride, and Craig Robinson as themselves facing the end of the world in Los Angeles. Rogen wrote and directed the movie with his longtime writing partner Evan Goldberg, and Michael Cera, Emma Watson, Paul Rudd, Jason Segel, Rihanna, Aziz Ansari, Mindy Kaling, Martin Starr, David Krumholtz, and Kevin Hart also appear as themselves. The trailer is being released this week to coincide with the Mayan-predicted apocalypse and features some jokes [...]