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  • Director Paul Feig shows women can carry comedies

    Director Paul Feig shows women can carry comedies
    I don't know about you, but normally a movie that trades heavily on jokes pegged to hemorrhoid wipes, stool softeners and anti-fungal cream doesn't prompt me to leave the theater thinking I've seen something that significantly advances the cause of...
  • Sandra Bullock returns to the limelight at 'Minions' world premiere

    Sandra Bullock returns to the limelight at 'Minions' world premiere
    Sandra Bullock makes being a super-villain look good! The actress stepped out on the yellow carpet Wednesday for the London premiere of her new animated film, "Minions." The Oscar winner donned a paisley print Stella McCartney dress and Saint...
  • Capsule reviews of feature films

    ABOUT ELLY. 3.5 stars. Ahmad (Shahab Hosseini) is an Iranian ex-pat living in Germany, who is recently divorced, but in Tehran for a brief visit. His friend Sepideh (Golshifteh Farahani) decides to play matchmaker, introducing him to her friend Elly...
  • 'Spy' is an agent of fun for Melissa McCarthy

    For a few years now, summer movies have been tinged by such darkness and destruction that when a movie as adamantly breezy as "Spy" comes along it feels not just refreshing but like a rebuke. Movies can be fun too, it wants to remind audiences, without...
  • Movie review: Hilarious 'Spy' will slay you

    Comedies based on funny people in peril have been movie gold since the age of Charlie Chaplin. "Spy" proves that classic idea never ages out of style, even when it's about throwing stilettos rather than custard pies. This engaging secret agent farce...
  • Movie review: Melissa McCarthy on target with 'Spy'

    It should be mandatory that Melissa McCarthy not make another feature film unless Paul Feig is the writer or director. He showed with "Heat" how when McCarthy's comic energy is shifted away from the lampoonish gags built around her weight and being...
  • Golden Globes: Who will win?

    Tina Fey and Amy Poehler will have lots of targets in hosting the Golden Globes. They can take aim at Sony, hackers, "The Interview," Bill Cosby and the "Selma" controversy in the three-hour ceremony, which begins at 8 p.m. Sunday on NBC. That network...
  • 'Mom' star Allison Janney sells house in Studio City

    'Mom' star Allison Janney sells house in Studio City
    Allison Janney, who stars in the CBS show “Mom,” has sold a house in Studio City for $1.585 million. The homey single-story home includes 1,925 square feet of interior space with living and dining rooms, an updated kitchen and a bonus room/...
  • Saturday TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'Wuthering High School'

    Saturday TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'Wuthering High School'
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of March 15 - 21, 2015 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES Good Witch Cassie (Catherine Bell)...
  • CBS picks up 'Mom,' 'Mike & Molly' and '2 Broke Girls' for 2015-16 season

    CBS picks up 'Mom,' 'Mike & Molly' and '2 Broke Girls' for 2015-16 season
    CBS is firming up its comedy plans for next year — and those include a lot more Allison Janney and Melissa McCarthy. The network confirmed on Thursday that it has picked up "Mom," "Mike & Molly" and "2 Broke Girls" for the 2015-16 TV season....
  • TV This Week, March 8-14: 'Night of Too Many Stars'

    TV This Week, March 8-14: 'Night of Too Many Stars'
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of March 8 - 14, 2015 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SUNDAY Jon Stewart rounds up the usual suspects...