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  • Emmys 2014: Buzzmeter panelists talk 'True Detective,' newcomers

    Emmys 2014: Buzzmeter panelists talk 'True Detective,' newcomers
    Emmy nominations arrive two weeks from Thursday, and there's the possibility we might see some fresh faces mixed in with the perennial favorites. (Really.) We gathered The Envelope's Buzzmeter panelists — USA Today's Robert Bianco, TV Guide's Matt...
  • July movie highlights include 'Tammy,' 'Hercules'

     July movie highlights include 'Tammy,' 'Hercules'
    Old favorites return to the multiplex in July. Oscar-winners Morgan Freeman, Michael Douglas, Diane Keaton and Susan Sarandon are back. So, too, are Hercules and the furry stars from the "Planet of the Apes" franchise. Tammy Release date: July 2...
  • Film Review: 'Tammy'

    A well-meaning personal project that never rises above the level of amiable mediocrity, "Tammy" feels like the kind of picture that can happen only when a major talent -- here, the unsinkable Melissa McCarthy, who wrote the script with her husband and...
  • Melissa McCarthy's 'Tammy' looks strong; 'Transformers' to dominate

    The Fourth of July weekend brings no new big-budget blockbusters, leaving room for "Transformers: Age of Extinction" to continue its box-office dominance. But there should still be room for comic star Melissa McCarthy to deliver another hit. New Line...
  • 'Tammy' not much fun, and talented Melissa McCarthy needs to wise up

    Oh, "Tammy." Can I call you Tammy? I hate to break it to you, but the thrill is gone. I'd like to say it's me, not you. But I really think it's you. As the latest, loudest, R-rated, plus-size incarnation of Melissa McCarthy's comic psyche, you had...
  • Movie review: 'Tammy'

    Movie review: 'Tammy'
    Small favors, but in "Tammy" we have a less grating road-trip comedy than "Identity Thief," the one Melissa McCarthy did with Jason Bateman, and a more deliberately heartwarming vehicle than "The Heat," featuring McCarthy and Sandra Bullock. In...
  • Billy Bob Thornton Makes a Pitch for 'The Big Bang Theory,' 'Game of Thrones' Guest Spots

    At Monday's Emmy Performers Peer Group party at the Montage Beverly Hills, the nominees thought long and hard about which TV shows they'd like to grace as a guest star. But "Veep's" Tony Hale didn't hesitate with his bid for a role on IFC's "Portlandia."...
  • Emmy Supporting Nominees Break Free From Their Best-Known Roles

    No profession is more about reinvention than acting, but this year's comedy supporting acting nominees are proof that Emmy voters enjoy seeing performers break out of boxes -- even if those actors weren't so sure they were in a box in the first place....
  • Inside Emmy Night's Wild and Glamorous After-Parties

    Variety was inside Hollywood's Emmy afterparties as TV's finest celebrated their golden night with plenty of champagne, dancing and trophy gazing. 8:12 p.m. With its impressive haul of Emmy loot -- including a best comedy win for "Modern Family" --...
  • Emmy Night considered -- Sofia Vergara got the joke!

    "F--- 'EM if they can't take a joke!" I often fall back on this classic Bette Midler retort, when faced with something totally ludicrous. FOR EXAMPLE, the cries of "inappropriate" and "objectifying" and "insulting" as to "Modern Family's" sex bomb Sofia...
  • Friday's TV Highlights: 'Kill Your Darlings' on Starz

    Friday's TV Highlights: 'Kill Your Darlings' on Starz
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Aug. 17 - 23, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES Masters of Illusion The showcased...