Friday, Dec 02, 2022

Ricky Gervais


Ricky Gervais SuperNature review: Deliberately provocative, mildly problematic Netflix special pushes the right buttons

May 25, 2022 8:17 am

Ricky Gervais SuperNature review: In his latest standup special, the provocative comedian touches on topics such as homophobia, atheism, religion, but inevitably can't resist commenting on the day's hottest issue; trans rights.

After Life season 3 review: Ricky Gervais' show is a terrific closure to a story of grief and acceptance

January 18, 2022 9:02 am

After Life season 3 review: The third iteration in this Ricky Gervais series about grief and loss serves as an emotion-laden, poignant closure to the story.

When Steve Carell stole Ricky Gervais' Emmy, British actor had to wrench away trophy

August 17, 2021 9:14 am

During the 59th Primetime Emmy Awards held in 2007, Ricky Gervais was awarded in the Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series category for his performance in BBC-HBO sitcom Extras. But since he was not present, Steve Carell took the trophy.

How TV went from The Office's David Brent to Ted Lasso

July 28, 2021 11:17 am

In TV’s ambitious comedies, as well as dramas, the arc of the last 20 years is not from bold risk-taking to spineless inoffensiveness. But it is, in broad terms, a shift from irony to sincerity.

Five shows that will alter your perspective on death

July 08, 2020 12:16 pm

Death is inevitable, and so is grief. And while dealing with these takes a lot of courage, looking at them with a new lens certainly helps matters.

After Life season 2 first impression: Ricky Gervais’ series remains funny and poignant

April 26, 2020 12:21 pm

If you, like me, were fond of the unique amalgam of Ricky Gervais' brand of provocative comedy and the pathos of his character and his suicidal tendencies in After Life season 1, you will likely love the second season.

Ricky Gervais to host Golden Globes for the fifth and last time

November 12, 2019 10:39 pm

The 77th annual Golden Globe Awards will be held on January 5, 2020. The ceremony will be hosted by Ricky Gervais.

Ricky Gervais confirms After Life 2 script is complete

August 06, 2019 1:13 pm

Netflix show After Life follows Ricky Gervais' Tony whose life changes drastically after his wife Lisa's (played by Kerry Godliman) death from breast cancer.

BBC mocumentary series The Office to get an Indian remake

February 20, 2018 6:50 pm

The Office featured copious amounts of trademark British humour, known for its subtlety and deadpan delivery. Created by Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant, it is one of the most famous British comedy series and was exported to many countries.

Ricky Gervais wants to host Oscars

April 25, 2016 12:38 pm

Ricky Gervais wants to host the Oscars awards ceremony and would not want to disappoint the viewers.