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Conan O'Brien Can't Stop

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    Picking Our Favorites From the Last Five Years of SXSW

    Before the on-the-ground dispatches from SXSW 2013 begin, we take a look at our favorite recommendations from each of the last five years of the festival.

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    Johnny Carson Honored as 'King of Late Night' in American Masters PBS Documentary

    In the mood to look backwards to the early days of late night TV? To mark the the 50th anniversary of Johnny Carson taking over the 'Tonight Show' from Jack Paar, as well as the 20th anniversary of Carson's retirement from television, this coming Monday, PBS will honor Johnny Carson as the "King of...

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    IN HIS OWN WORDS | Rodman Flender Shares a Scene From "Conan O'Brien Can't Stop"

    Rodman Flender, a friend of Conan O'Brien since their days at Harvard, followed O'Brien on his recent 32-city tour following O'Brien's much ballyhooed separation from NBC. The resulting documentary, "Conan O'Brien Can't Stop," hit select cinemas last Friday. Below find an exclusive scene from the fi...

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    Weekend Box Office: 'Cars 2' Continues Pixar Formula, 'Green Lantern' Plummets

    The numbers on “Cars 2” don’t actually matter, except for the stat-hounds regularly following the weekly box office noise (us!). “Cars 2” exists to facilitate Disney’s biggest merchandising cash cow, a multi-billion (annually!) property that needs no further justification. As Pixar seems like a stud...

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    In Theaters: 'Cars 2' Races 'Bad Teacher' To The Finish Line

    The box office arms race of 2011 continues this weekend, as we all recover from the sight of Ryan Reynolds' green CGI suit. This weekend, two contenders enter the ring. In one corner, we have the tried-and-true bread and butter, the consistent money maker, loaded with high end talent and a brand to back it up, not to mention merchandising out the wazoo-- yes, it's Pixar's "Cars 2." And in the other corner, we have the underdog, the newcomer with a loud-ass bark and still questionable bite, the promising but not yet proven genre, the raunchy lady comedy, "Bad Teacher." Two will enter, and one will exit with its tail between its legs, the shatt...

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    INTERVIEW | "Conan O'Brien" Filmmaker Goes for the Jugular in New Doc

    Following a much bally-hooed separation from his former bosses at NBC that included a very lucrative buyout from his post as host of "The Tonight Show," Conan O'Brien embarked on a 32-city tour. His exit agreement from NBC included a clause that stipulated he could not do television for a period of ...

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    Review: ‘Conan O’Brien Can’t Stop’ A Funny & Moving Portrait Of The Late Night Staple

    The following is a reprint of our review from SXSW.

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    Watch: Trailer For 'Conan O'Brien Can't Stop' Documentary Brings The Pain

    Last year was a big one for Conan O'Brien. After finally landing behind the desk as host of "The Tonight Show," he decided to leave after a few short months when NBC asked him to to make way for former host Jay Leno. But the decision was not an easy one for the comedian as he basically had to say go...

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    SXSW Review: 'Conan O'Brien Can't Stop' A Funny & Moving Portrait Of The Late Night Staple

    The maelstrom of controversy, sensationalized media coverage and generally hurt feelings that broke out during the kerfuffle that surrounded the decision to dethrone Conan O'Brien from his position as the host of "The Tonight Show" after seven months (to replace him with Jay Leno… the man he replace...

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    Conan O'Brien and Kevin Gant Featured in Compelling SXSW Docs

    Two vastly different performers are at the center of documentaries at SXSW this year, although they share a common ground in the need to keep going at all costs.

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