On his first episode as the new host of Late Night (the only one I was able to see at press time), Seth Meyers stuck with what he’s good at, focusing on Weekend Update-style jokes (most of which were pretty solid) and bringing friend and former Saturday Night Live co-star Amy Poehler on as his first guest. There’s certainly room for improvement—the set looks flimsy and cheap, and bandleader Fred Armisen is criminally underused—but overall it’s a strong start for a new Late Night era.
Despite the drastic changes in TV-viewing habits in recent years, the major broadcast networks insist on rolling out dozens of new shows in early fall.
From Johnny Depp in a gritty biopic to the retro-fueled insanity of Canadian filmmaker Guy Maddin, fall films are ready to thrill.
Diary is based on Phoebe Gloeckner’s semi-autobiographical graphic novel and set in San Francisco in 1976.
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