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  • Film Review: 'Mr. Peabody & Sherman'

    It was Samuel Butler who wrote of dogs that, "You may make a fool of yourself with him and not only will he not scold you, but he will make a fool of himself too." He reckoned without the prissy, annoyingly infallible canine hero of "Mr. Peabody &...
  • Melissa McCarthy Robs a Burger Shop in 'Tammy' Trailer

    New Line has released the first trailer for the Melissa McCarthy road-trip comedy "Tammy," highlighting an incompetent robbery at a burger joint. Rather than use the conventional ski mask, McCarthy wears a paper bag over her head to commit the crime....
  • McNamara's Picks: 'Bates Motel,' 'Those Who Kill,' 'Hollywood Game Night,' 'Call the Midwife'

    McNamara's Picks: 'Bates Motel,' 'Those Who Kill,' 'Hollywood Game Night,' 'Call the Midwife'
    "Bates Motel"  The A&E prequel to Alfred Hitchcock's iconic "Psycho" sounded like such a bad idea, even in the hands of Carlton Cuse ("Lost") and Kerry Ehrin ("Friday Night Lights"). Who would want to watch the presumably Freudian-nightmarish young...
  • Thursday's TV Highlights: 'Review' on Comedy Central

    Thursday's TV Highlights: 'Review' on Comedy Central
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes   Click here to download TV listings for the week of March 2-8, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SERIES Shepard Smith Reporting The news...
  • Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'Psych' on USA

    Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'Psych' on USA
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes   Click here to download TV listings for the week of March 9-15, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SERIES Revolution Monroe, Charlie and...
  • CBS Sets Mega 3-Season Renewal for 'The Big Bang Theory'

    Sheldon and Leonard will be geeking out on CBS for years to come thanks to a mega three-season renewal pact that CBS has struck with Warner Bros. TV for "The Big Bang Theory." Deal for primetime's No. 1 comedy runs through the 2016-17 season, shoring...
  • Jason Bateman uses 'Bad Words' to make good things happen

    Jason Bateman uses 'Bad Words' to make good things happen
    Jason Bateman is used to transitions. In a career that stretches back nearly 35 years, he has pulled off tricky moves from child actor to adult star and from television to movies. Now, with the opening Friday of "Bad Words," his debut film as director,...
  • 'Bad Words' review: Michael Bluth: Very angry, pretty funny

    'Bad Words' review: Michael Bluth: Very angry, pretty funny
    **1/2 (out of four) Any "Arrested Development" fan knows how well Jason Bateman can do resentment. The harder Michael Bluth (Bateman) tries to pretend he doesn't care about his family, the stronger the pull to come back and show them what's what. In...
  • REVIEW: 'Bad Words' ★★★

    REVIEW: 'Bad Words' ★★&#9733
    Sarcastic, sanctimonious, salacious, sly, slight and surprisingly sweet, the black comedy of "Bad Words," starring and directed by Jason Bateman, is high-minded, foul-mouthed good nonsense. I had wondered where Bateman's angry itch would take him next....
  • Review: 'Mr. Peabody & Sherman' may be too smart for its own good

    In that ever-expanding world of kid/grown-up movies, "Mr. Peabody & Sherman" reveals a case of conflicted allegiances. While the characters from the beloved Rocky and Bullwinkle shows of the 1960s mixed arch intelligence with kid confusion to the...
  • Racy Chuck Lorre-Ben Affleck Joke Continues Monday On Vanity Cards

    Chuck Lorre got a lot of laughs at the Producers Guild Awards on Sunday with a funny bit about having peeked at Ben Affleck's manhood while in the men's room during the Golden Globe Awards. Now Lorre is continuing his commentary on Affleck's organ on his...