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  • Why Actresses Like Zooey Deschanel, Mindy Kaling are Stepping Up Behind the Camera

    Before Zooey Deschanel joined the cast of Fox's "The New Girl" in 2011, she wasn't exactly looking for a full-time television series. She had already guest-starred on plenty of established shows, like Showtime's "Weeds," and had a thriving film career...
  • 'Obvious Child' teases the comedy out of the human condition

     'Obvious Child' teases the comedy out of the human condition
    I think we need a new movie genre dubbed "Girls" for films echoing the vision articulated so well by Lena Dunham in her tart HBO comedy about single, young females in the city trying to figure themselves out. Life is awkward, emotions are unfiltered, it...
  • Ensemble TV Actors Shine in Smaller Roles

    Let's be honest: While it's great to win an Emmy -- any Emmy -- almost every actor would prefer a leading role to a supporting one. That said, some of today's top movie stars got their start in a supporting TV role. Woody Harrelson first came to fame...
  • Lena Dunham gives a boost to Sia's 'Late Night' performance

    Lena Dunham gives a boost to Sia's 'Late Night' performance
    Late-night talk show music performances can sometimes be a drag. The musical guest is performing not to an audience of dedicated fans, or even fans of music in general. They could be there to see the other guests on the show, or the host. Or just need a...
  • Comedy should have the last laugh in television

    The subject is comedy. If it is not exactly true that it "can't get no respect," to quote the comic, it does get less than it deserves. It has become commonplace to say that we are living in a New Golden Age of Television, or a Platinum Age of...
  • Fresh spate of sexism, violence ominously familiar

    Fresh spate of sexism, violence ominously familiar
    It's a long way from "Lysistrata" but in recent weeks, more than 2,400 years since Aristophanes gave voice to female discontent in a patriarchal society, the gender wars erupted once again in ways both refreshingly modern and disquietingly familiar....
  • Cannes Film Review: 'Party Girl'

    The title may suggest a cute indie comedy about the angsty pitfalls of young womanhood, the sort that might feature Greta Gerwig or Lena Dunham, but the subject of "Party Girl" has many more years, and heartaches, under her not-so-chic belt. This...
  • Watch: Anna Kendrick in 'Happy Christmas' First Trailer

    Magnolia Pictures has released the first trailer for dramedy "Happy Christmas" from writer-director Joe Swanberg ("Drinking Buddies"). The film was sold to Paramount and Magnolia Pictures out of this year's Sundance Film Festival. It stars Anna Kendrick...
  • 'Community' Alum Gillian Jacobs Joins 'Girls' Season 4

    It didn't take long for Gillian Jacobs to find a new gig following the cancellation of NBC's "Community. The actress will have a recurring role on the fourth season of HBO's "Girls." Lena Dunham made the announcement on her Twitter on Wednesday. It's...
  • Seth MacFarlane, Charlize Theron find common ground in 'West'

    Seth MacFarlane, Charlize Theron find common ground in 'West'
    The day after the premiere of their new comedy, "A Million Ways to Die in the West" — and an after-party that rolled on until 4 a.m. — Seth MacFarlane and Charlize Theron were each recovering in their own ways. He slept in and ate a grilled...
  • Emmys may be ready to give up the 'Modern Family' lock on comedy

    Emmys may be ready to give up the 'Modern Family' lock on comedy
    "Modern Family" has won the Emmy for comedy series four years running. The only show to take it five straight years? "Frasier." Should "Family" win again, we might need therapy. An early look at this year's comedy races. COMEDY SERIES "Modern Family"(...