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  • 'Let's Be Cops' Looks Like Summer's Next R-Rated Comedy Hit

    By Todd Cunningham LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - The final raunchy comedy in a summer packed with them, "Let's Be Cops," opens Wednesday. If the rest of the season is an indicator and the tracking numbers are on the money, Fox will be laughing its way...
  • Emmys 2014: Allison Janney is seeing double

    Emmys 2014: Allison Janney is seeing double
    Allison Janney capped off a season of pulling double-TV duty by scoring double Emmy nominations. The veteran actress kicked off the season in the CBS sitcom "Mom," in which she plays a struggling alcoholic attempting to reconnect with her daughter (Anna...
  • HBO tops Emmy nominations with 'Games of Thrones,' 'True Detective'

    HBO tops Emmy nominations with 'Games of Thrones,' 'True Detective'
    The TV landscape is turning into a "Game of Thrones" judging by the 66th Primetime Emmy nominations announced Thursday morning. HBO is still king, with 99 nominations. But its fortunes slipped a bit. (The premium channel had 108 nods last year.) And...
  • Fashion brands expanding with more plus-size options

    Fashion brands expanding with more plus-size options
    Everybody needs clothes, but clothes aren't always designed to flatter every body. In the United States alone, more than half of women identify as plus-sized, which typically means they wear a size 14 or larger. Yet their spending traditionally has...
  • Capsule reviews of feature films

    ALIVE INSIDE 3 1/2 stars. An extraordinary documentary captures the startling impact music can have on people with Alzheimer's and dementia. This is an all-too-rare light in the nursing home tunnel. 1 hr. 18 No MPAA rating David Hiltbrand AND SO IT...
  • 'Ghostbusters 3': Is Paul Feig a good fit?

    'Ghostbusters 3': Is Paul Feig a good fit?
    The news broke over the weekend that Sony was going to call -- or, more precisely, had already called -- Paul Feig to helm "Ghostbusters 3," the sequel to, and overhaul of, the supernatural comedy hits that this time would feature a new cast of female...
  • Paul Feig in Talks to Direct 'Ghostbusters' Reboot With Women

    Paul Feig is being courted to direct and produce a "Ghostbusters" comedy reboot. Feig is not helming "Ghostbusters 3" or another sequel, in any sense of the word, as has been incorrectly reported. The movie is a total reboot most likely with female...
  • Emmy Nominations: How Accurate Were Our Predictions?

    In the days leading up to the announcement of the 2014 Emmy nominees, Variety set out to predict the most likely contenders in the drama, comedy, acting, miniseries and movies categories. While by no means an exact science, many of our picks made the...
  • A date with The Kates

    A date with The Kates
    "I stepped on a mini-cactus in Montana. I was wearing my Keds, it was 1989, and we were all wearing Keds. Let's be real: mine were the generic brand from Venture, and that needle went right through my shoe. Hormones were raging through our preteen bodies,...
  • Five Comedy Incubations That Hatched Into Major Stars and Projects

    Last month, during a master class at the Taormina Film Festival, no less a star than Ben Stiller admitted that his career wouldn't have gotten far if he'd relied on auditions, which seldom went his way early on, for other people's projects. "A lot of...
  • Friday's TV Highlights: 'Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives'

    Friday's TV Highlights: 'Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives'
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of July 6 - 12, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES Monumental Mysteries In a new episode,...