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  • Reel Critics: 'Spy' brings on genuine laughs

    Melissa McCarthy made her big comedy splash in the hilarious "Bridesmaids" directed by Paul Feig. Her subsequent films like "Tammy" often failed to meet the potential shown in that first hit. But now in "Spy" she is reunited with Feig, who wrote the R-...
  • Friday's TV Highlights: 'Alec Mapa: Baby Daddy' on Showtime

    Friday's TV Highlights: 'Alec Mapa: Baby Daddy' on Showtime
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of June 7 - 13, 2015 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES Orange Is the New Black The online series...
  • Monday's TV Highlights: 'POV: The Overnighters'

    Monday's TV Highlights: 'POV: The Overnighters'
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of June 28 - July 4, 2015 in PDF format This week's TV Movies --------------------   SERIES So You Think You Can Dance The...
  • 'Spy': Melissa McCarthy's comedic mission accomplished, reviews say

    After working together on "Bridesmaids" and "The Heat," director Paul Feig and actress Melissa McCarthy are back in action with "Spy," the espionage-themed comedy about a capable but underestimated CIA desk jockey who finally gets sent into the field to...
  • Box office top 20: 'Spy' cracks 'San Andreas' with $29.1M

    Melissa McCarthy's globe-trotting comedy "Spy" cracked The Rock's disaster movie "San Andreas" at the weekend box office, taking the top spot with a $29.1 million debut. The 20th Century Fox release led a crowded but somewhat lackluster weekend. Focus...
  • 'Insidious 3' wins Friday box office; 'Spy' and 'San Andreas' strong

    "Insidious: Chapter 3" scared up $10.4 million at the Friday box office, squeaking out a surprising early victory over Melissa McCarthy's new action-comedy "Spy" and reaffirming the ever-reliable draw of low-budget horror flicks. But with a $10.3-...
  • In 'Spy,' the clothes make Melissa McCarthy's undercover agent

    Writer-director Paul Feig always wanted to make a spy film, but he said he knew no one was going to let him make a James Bond or Jason Bourne movie. So he wrote his own. "I didn't want to make it a spoof or a parody," he explained. "So I thought to...
  • 'Spy' comanda la taquilla por delante de 'San Andreas' e 'Insidious 3'

    'Spy' comanda la taquilla por delante de 'San Andreas' e 'Insidious 3'
    La comedia "Spy", protagonizada por Melissa McCarthy y Jason Statham, lideró la taquilla este fin de semana con una recaudación de 30 millones de dólares, informó hoy la web especializada Box Office Mojo. Para McCarthy, una de las humoristas más...
  • Box office: 'Spy' tops weekend with $30-million opening

    Female moviegoers flexed their box-office might again this weekend, helping Melissa McCarthy's comedy "Spy" take the No. 1 spot with an estimated $30 million in the U.S. and Canada. The espionage film, released by 20th Century Fox, follows Susan...
  • McCarthy's 'Spy' tops with $30 million; 'Entourage' lags

    Melissa McCarthy left the guys of "Entourage" in the dust, landing her first No. 1 box-office debut as a leading lady with an estimated $30 million weekend for the espionage comedy "Spy." The result added to the string of successes for McCarthy and...
  • '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...