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Albert Brooks

  1. moira would've nailed it
    Catherine O’Hara Almost Played the Holly Hunter Role in Broadcast NewsHer audition with Albert Brooks was a “disastrous chemical misfire.”
  2. the industry
    Louis C.K. and Albert Brooks’s The Cops Ordered to Series by TBSYou get three guesses to name the characters’ profession. The first two don’t count.
  3. netflix
    Netflix Adds 7 Albert Brooks MoviesIncluding Defending Your Life, Modern Romance, and Lost in America
  4. The Classic Films of Albert Brooks Are Available on Netflix TomorrowGreat news for Albert Brooks fans, because starting tomorrow, Netflix will make all of the classic films he wrote and directed available for […]
  5. Sketch Anatomy: Scot Armstrong on ‘Modern Romance’s Foley Artist SceneWelcome to our column Sketch Anatomy, where we ask some of our favorite comedy writers to choose any sketch — one they personally wrote or one […]
  6. the industry
    Louis C.K. and Albert Brooks Are Getting Animated for a New FX ComedyThey’ll co-write and co-star in the show.
  7. FX Orders Hourlong Animated Pilot from Louis C.K. and Albert BrooksLouis C.K. has a new FX project in the works, and he’s teamed up with Albert Brooks to make it happen. According to The Hollywood Reporter, […]
  8. A Guide to the Hard-to-Find Comedy Albums of Albert BrooksA few years ago in From the Archives, we did a deep dive and examined Albert Brooks’s early short films, and reminded ourselves at how creative […]
  9. What I’ve Learned About Comedy From Two Years of Hanging in the ArchivesThe Paley Center for Media, which has locations in both New York and LA, dedicates itself to the preservation of television and radio history. […]
  10. The ‘Finding Nemo’ Sequel Is Called ‘Finding Dory,’ Set for 2015 Release Disney today officially announced that a Finding Nemo sequel called Finding Dory, centered on Ellen DeGeneres’s character Dory, will hit […]
  11. Albert Brooks Signs on for ‘Finding Nemo 2’Living comedy legend Albert Brooks has agreed to reprise his role as the voice of a talking fish called Marlin in the upcoming sequel to […]
  12. casting couch
    Albert Brooks Signs On to Finding Nemo 2Sad news for the many Albert Brooks impressionists.
  13. The Short Films of Albert BrooksWe look at seven early short films from Albert Brooks, which he produced for television in the early seventies.
  14. Albert Brooks Clocks In Another Great Talk Show Appearance Last week, comedy icon Albert Brooks dropped by Letterman and delivered one of his amazing talk show appearances. Now, here he is on Leno last […]
  15. Living Comedy Legends Albert Brooks and David Letterman Have a Chat Albert Brooks, who’s promoting his Oscar buzz-generating role in Judd Apatow’s This Is 40, sat down with David Letterman last night. Here’s […]
  16. Inside The Simpsons’ ‘Life on the Fast Lane’Columentary (title sadly not pending) is a weekly feature, in which I’ll listen to the commentary track of a sitcom, and divulge, through […]
  17. The Best Frozen Moments from the 2012 Golden GlobesSofia Vergara making her Modern Family character look restrained, Nicole Kidman giving the stinkeye, and many many more glimpses of the audience.
  18. best of 2011
    David Edelstein’s Favorite Performances From 2011And a few of his worsts, as well.
  19. chat room
    A Positively Giddy Albert Brooks on His Golden Globe Nomination“I actually found out about it on Twitter.”
  20. oscars
    Watch an Awards-Season Roundtable With A-List ActorsGeorge Clooney, Albert Brooks, Gary Oldman, Christopher Plummer, Christoph Waltz, and Nick Nolte walk into a room …
  21. trivia
    Albert Brooks Has Turned Down Some Pretty Impressive MoviesIncluding ‘Boogie Nights’ and ‘Pretty Woman.’
  22. Do You Buy Albert Brooks as a Menacing Criminal? Here’s the trailer for Drive, a new thriller starring Ryan Gosling, Carey Mulligan, Bryan Cranston, Christina Hendricks, Ron Perlman […]
  23. The Lost Roles of Albert BrooksAmongst comedians and comedy fans, Albert Brooks is one of the most respected men in the industry and has been for over thirty years. He began […]
  24. chat room
    Albert Brooks on His Futuristic Novel and Twitter Hecklers As Modern-Day Serial Killers“They’re frightening. If you tweet something day or night, they respond in one second.”
  25. Albert Brooks In Talks To Play Paul Rudd’s Dad In Knocked-Up SequelRumors abound that Albert Brooks is in talks to join the Knocked Up sequel, purportedly to play Paul Rudd’s father. We seriously need some more […]
  26. Albert Brooks and the Rise of ‘New Humor’As noted in my recent piece on Bob Einstein’s lost classic comedy book, the real comic genius in the Einstein family is little brother Albert, […]
  27. the industry
    Industry Roundup: Carell, HurtPlus: Bello and Dorff join ‘Carjacked.’
  28. Albert Brooks Writes His Own 1984A dystopian novel called ‘2030: The Real Story of What Happens to America.’
  29. overnights
    ‘Weeds’: We Sit Shivah for Albert BrooksThis episode played out like a confused adventure satire: ‘Rush Hour 3’ meets ‘Bonnie and Clyde.’
  30. quote machine
    M. Night Shyamalan Not Sure Why He Has This Reputation As the Guy Who Makes the Scary Movies With a TwistPlus: The Game defends his lack of message, and Heather Graham is keeping busy.