Comedian explains how she ended up as a cast member on ‘SNL’

Image: Emma McIntyre/Getty Images For dcp Today in “the media helped propel Donald Trump’s rise to power,” an anecdote from the Saturday Night Live stage. Series creator Lorne Michaels apparently pressed SNL writers to soften their handling of then-candidate Trump during his presidential run. The revelation comes from Taran Killam,…

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The 5 most karaoke-worthy songs from the ‘A Star is Born’ soundtrack

Me at karaoke, except I'll be alone!Image: Neal Preston A lot of things are terrible, but one thing that isn’t is the premiere of A Star Is Born, starring Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper, and the film’s highly anticipated official soundtrack.  With original songs sung by Gaga and a shockingly…

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10 recent movies that revolutionized special effects

Image: nickelodeon Netflix revealed today that it will be adapting a live-action version of Nickelodeon’s Avatar: The Last Airbender with original show runners Brian Konietzko and Michael Dante DiMartino. Avatar ran on Nickelodeon from 2005 to 2008 and has streamed on Netflix in the past.  SEE ALSO: Here’s our first…

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Our 5 most anticipated films of fall 2018

Image: Annapurna / Mashable Welcome to our 2018 fall movie preview. We’ve been coming at you all week with the movies you need to know over the next few months – like what to see if you’re getting emotional, feeling offbeat, hanging with the family, or prepping for awards season.…

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Netflix’s ‘To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before’ is a must-see for romcom fans

'To All the Boys I've Loved Before' has killed me. I am dead. Goodbye.Image: Netflix / Mashable It’s Summer Lovin’ Week here at Mashable, which means things are getting steamy. In honor of the release of Crazy Rich Asians, we’re celebrating onscreen love and romance, looking at everything from our…

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Read the moving letter that convinced Coldplay to let ‘Yellow’ appear in ‘Crazy Rich Asians’

Coldplay and Warner Bros. were worried the song would cause problems if used in 'Crazy Rich Asians.' But the director convinced them otherwise.Image: Warner bros. One of the most emotional moments in Jon M. Chu’s much talked-about rom-com Crazy Rich Asians almost didn’t happen.  Luckily, the director wrote one hell…

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Knives were taken off the streets in London and melted down to build a free outdoor gym

Image: PBS via IMDB Since Downton Abbey stopped airing each Sunday in 2015, many fans have been left asking themselves, “What is a weekend?”  Lucky for us Crawley fanatics, the British historical drama is finally returning—this time as a feature film.  SEE ALSO: Breaking down everything that happened in that…

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Netflix recreates legendary \

Front and centre: 47 black actors, writers, showrunners and producers making original content for Netflix.Image: Kwaku Alston/Netflix Netflix recreated a legendary photo for its new ad showcasing black artists who create original content with the streaming giant. Aired during Sunday’s BET Awards broadcast, the ad dubbed “A Great Day in…

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