On Demand Today: ‘Killers,’ ‘MacGruber,’ ‘Loss of a Teardrop Diamond’

Comcast On Demand today premieres a handful of new movies that should pique your interest in some way, shape or form. You’ve got the action rom-com Killers, starring Katherine Heigl and Ashton Kutcher, right alongside the goofball comedy MacGruber, the last hurrah for Will Forte before leaving ‘Saturday Night Live.’ Then there’s an period drama […]

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MacGoner! Will Forte Exits ‘Saturday Night Live’

Will Forte will not be a part of the ‘Saturday Night Live‘ ensemble when NBC’s late-night sketch series premieres its 36th season on September 25. Betty White Scores Emmy Win For ‘SNL’ Hosting Gig The parting of the ways between Forte – whose most recent and memorable contribution to the ‘SNL’ oeuvre was his depiction […]

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You’ve Got B.O.: ‘Shrek’ Goes Out On Top

Shrek Forever After, supposedly the final chapter in the series, scored a big $71 million take at the box office to go out on top, although this fourth installment’s first weekend take is far lower than the previous two films managed ($108 million and $121.6 million, for the second and third films, respectively, the latter […]

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Opening Today: Shrek Forever After, MacGruber

Here’s what’s opening today in theaters nationwide, and in selected cities. You’ve got a choice between the animated blockbuster franchise-ender Shrek Forever After or the Saturday Night Live’s latest attempt at turning a skit into a movie with MacGruber. Take a closer look at your cinematic options below. [iframe http://xfinitytv.comcast.net/movies/Shrek-Forever-After/148921/1490400531/Exclusive-Scene-1-HD/embed 580 476] Shrek Forever After […]

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‘MacGruber’ Tries to Overcome Stigma of ‘SNL’ Movies

By JAKE COYLE AP Entertainment Writer NEW YORK — When ‘Saturday Night Live‘ characters journey from sketch to screen, they often appear lost away from their live studio habitat. The first “SNL” movie, 1980’s ‘The Blues Brothers,’ was also the best, as anyone who recalls the “two honkies dressed like Hasidic diamond merchants” can attest. […]

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