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The Classic Films of Albert Brooks Are Available on Netflix Tomorrow

Great news for Albert Brooks fans, because starting tomorrow, Netflix will make all of the classic films he wrote and directed available for subscribers: Real Life (1979), Modern Romance (1981), Lost in America (1985), Defending Your Life [...]

By Megh Wright

FX Orders Hourlong Animated Pilot from Louis C.K. and Albert Brooks

Louis 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, C.K. and Brooks are co-creating, writing, and starring in an untitled hourlong animated pilot for the [...]

By Megh Wright

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 Pixar's Finding Nemo. Deadline reports that Brooks signed "a fat deal" to return. Ellen DeGeneres and [...]

By Bradford Evans

The Short Films of Albert Brooks

We look at seven early short films from Albert Brooks, which he produced for television in the early seventies.

By Ramsey Ess

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 pretty pictures and less pretty words, the behind-the-scenes secrets the creators, writers, and cast [...]

By Joshua Kurp

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 and....Albert Brooks? As some sort of scary crime boss? OK. The movie looks fine I guess, but really, is it [...]

By Adam Frucci

The Lost Roles of Albert Brooks

Amongst 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 his career performing on variety and talk shows, most notably The Tonight Show Starring Johnny [...]

By Bradford Evans