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  • Melissa McCarthy: Despite outrageous antics, 'Tammy' is in everybody

    Underneath the outrageous protagonist at the center of her new movie, "Tammy," is an insecure person at a crossroads in her life, says Melissa McCarthy — something the actress believes moviegoers can easily relate to. “I think there’...
  • Box Office: 'Tammy' Tries to Steal Fireworks from 'Transformers'

    It's Melissa McCarthy versus Optimus Prime in an Independence Day face-off. Historically one of the busiest weekends, the Fourth of July frame should see "Transformers: Age of Extinction" retain its B.O. crown with an expected $50 million-plus holiday...
  • '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...
  • Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'Taxi Brooklyn' on NBC

    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of June 29 - July 5, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES So You Think You Can Dance Top 20 dancers...
  • WATCH: First Trailer for Bill Murray's 'St. Vincent'

    The Weinstein Co. has released the first trailer for Bill Murray's comedy "St. Vincent," four months before its Oct. 24 opening. The trailer lays out the basic plot points of friendship between a 12-year-old boy and his dissolute neighbor showing him...
  • Box office: 'Tammy' rolls out with $1.3 million Tuesday night

    Melissa McCarthy's new R-rated road-trip comedy "Tammy" started its engines with a robust $1.3 million in ticket sales from Tuesday night pre-shows, according to an estimate from the film's distributor Warner Bros. Pictures. That result tops the $1...
  • 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...
  • 'Tammy' Laughs Its Way to $1.3 Mil at Tuesday Box Office

    "Tammy" laughed its way to $1.3 million at the Tuesday night box office. New Line, the studio behind the R-rated comedy, is betting that Melissa McCarthy's star power can outshine the battling robots from "Transformers: Age of Extinction" at the Fourth...
  • Melissa McCarthy's 'Tammy' Is Just Not Funny, Say Critics

    Melissa McCarthy's "Tammy" kicked off its Independence Day weekend release with a solid $1.3 million at the Tuesday night box office, but critics are saying McCarthy and husband Ben Falcone's dream project is just not that funny. McCarthy plays the title...
  • Emmys 2014: Jimmy Fallon, Uzo Aduba lead Creative Arts winners list

    Emmys 2014: Jimmy Fallon, Uzo Aduba lead Creative Arts winners list
    "Scandal" guest star Joe Morton and "Saturday Night Live" host Jimmy Fallon led the list of surprise winners Saturday night at the Creative Arts Emmys, while Uzo Aduba beat out Tina Fey and Melissa McCarthy to pick up her first Emmy for "Orange Is the New...
  • Emmy Oddsmaker Picks 'Breaking Bad,' 'Orange Is the New Black' to Win Top Awards

    For those who need a little more incentive to get invested in the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards, nationally syndicated oddsmaker Benjamin Eckstein has a solution - gamble on it. While betting money on the Emmys in the state of Nevada might technically be...