In the deep south during the 1930s, three escaped convicts search for hidden treasure while a relentless lawman pursues them.
Released 15 years ago today, the Coen brothers' Intolerable Cruelty is an old-fashioned screwball comedy set in the present, starring George Clooney as a brilliant divorce lawyer and Catherine Zeta-Jones as his greatest challenge. [more inside]
Two criminals and their hostages unknowingly seek temporary refuge in an establishment populated by vampires, at time when Quentin Tarantino was still cool, George Clooney wasn't an established star, and Danny Trejo was just "oh yeah that guy!" Bloody mayhem ensues. [more inside]
A career bank robber breaks out of jail and shares a moment of mutual attraction with a US Marshall he has kidnapped. [more inside]
A Hollywood fixer in the 1950s works to keep the studio's stars in line. [more inside]
An urbane fox cannot resist returning to his farm raiding ways and then must help his community survive the farmers' retaliation. [more inside]
Late Show with Stephen Colbert: George Clooney/Jeb Bush Season 1, Ep 1
First episode! Stephen kicked the show off with the National Anthem sung by him at multiple locations around the country accompanied by locals (although a few seemed like tourists), which ended with a great cameo. Play ball, indeed. We were also introduced to his in-house band, Jon Batiste and Stay Human. After the opening monologue and settling into his new desk, Stephen showed the audience around the revamped Ed Sullivan Theater, some memorabilia, and then discussed an well known figure in the news. George Clooney was his first guest (ever), just dropping by to hang out with no real project to push. Jeb Bush became his first politician/presidential candidate guest and they discussed some policies and the election. The night ended with the band accompanied by multiple guests musicians, including Mavis Staples, as well as Stephen himself, playing "Everyday People" by Sly and the Family Stone. [more inside]
A teenage science prodigy discovers a pin that transports her to a fantastical city of the future. Her quest to find the city leads her to a former boy genius, a mysterious girl and pursuit by nameless agents with the goal of killing her before she discovers the truth of Tomorrowland.
Broadcast journalist Edward R. Murrow looks to bring down Senator Joe McCarthy. [more inside]