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  • 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...
  • 'Spy' expected to top 'Entourage,' 'Insidious: Chapter 3' at box office

    'Spy' expected to top 'Entourage,' 'Insidious: Chapter 3' at box office
    The "Entourage" boys may be back in town, but this weekend is more geared toward the ladies, with Melissa McCarthy's comedy "Spy" expected to win at the box office. The espionage film will likely debut with about $30 million, according to people...
  • 'Spy' director makes movies by, for and with funny women

    Paul Feig is piloting femme-driven comedy higher every year. He launched Kristen Wiig to stardom in the raunchy rom com "Bridesmaids." He revived Sandra Bullock's funny career and revved up Melissa McCarthy's in the cop parody "The Heat." He shot in...
  • Saturday TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'The Graham Norton Show'

    Saturday TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'The Graham Norton Show'
    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 When Calls the Heart After a defiant...
  • 'Spy' review: Melissa McCarthy goes the full Bond

    'Spy' review: Melissa McCarthy goes the full Bond
    Last year, in the Bill Murray vehicle "St. Vincent," Melissa McCarthy did something she'd never done before in the movies. She did less. Her role, neither a wallflower nor the raunchy life of the party, required an easier, lower-key brand of comic truth...
  • Cine: Estrenos de verano 2015

    Cine: Estrenos de verano 2015
    Terror, acción, drama y comedia. El regreso a Jurassic Park, de las “misiones imposibles” con Tom Cruise; Meryl Streep como roquera; el actor oriundo de Chicago Michael Peña como un exorcista, y los Minions como protagonistas, entre los...
  • Why would Rebel Wilson lie about her age?

    Why would Rebel Wilson lie about her age?
    On Monday, "Pitch Perfect 2″ actress Rebel Wilson took to Twitter after what she called the "shady Australian press" claimed she was not 29, but 36. Oh, and that her name wasn't really Rebel Wilson. "Okay but all jokes aside now," the actress...
  • 'Entourage' bros and their high jinks might not be so welcome anymore

    'Entourage' bros and their high jinks might not be so welcome anymore
    A lot of people hate "Entourage," and Doug Ellin knows it. But he thinks they got it all wrong. He wants to remind you that the show was nominated for multiple Emmys and Golden Globes for comedy series. That critics loved the show when it started in...
  • 'Spy' gives Melissa McCarthy her best role yet

    'Spy' gives Melissa McCarthy her best role yet
    Three good things you haven’t seen before, delivered in the exciting, funny “Spy”: 1.    Melissa McCarthy as a credible action hero 2.    Jason Statham primarily asked to show how hilarious he can be 3.    Director Paul Feig (“...