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  • 'SNL': The long and Martin Short of it

    'SNL': The long and Martin Short of it
    The “Saturday Night Live” 40th anniversary special violated a central show-business tenet -- always leave them wanting more -- and got away with it. The three-and-a-half hour telecast tried to do too much, but nostalgia was a powerful...
  • Sony faces creative uncertainty as Pascal prepares to exit

    Sony faces creative uncertainty as Pascal prepares to exit
    Amy Pascal's exit from Sony Pictures comes as the studio faces one of its biggest creative crossroads. The film studio has been trailing its Hollywood rivals when it comes to big, reliable franchises — the kind of blockbusters that drive the box...
  • 'Get Hard's (sort of) loftier intentions

    The reasonable success of "Get Hard" this past weekend was a triumph in a genre that's badly needed some hits. The R-rated comedy had looked dead and buried for several years (if you didn’t see ”The Change-Up,” trust me, and consider...
  • Clicking and Streaming: 'Fried Green Tomatoes' and 'Bridesmaids,' two films that pass The Bechdel Test

    Clicking and Streaming: 'Fried Green Tomatoes' and 'Bridesmaids,' two films that pass The Bechdel Test
    When it comes to film, representations of women are for the most part, epic fails. They're almost always afforded roles like a flatly characterized romantic partner or their actions and emotions are used toward other, almost always male characters'...
  • Monday's TV Highlights: 'The Late Late Show with James Corden'

    Monday's TV Highlights: 'The Late Late Show with James Corden'
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of March 22 - 28, 2015 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES 2 Broke Girls A businessman (Ian Reed...
  • SXSW: 'Furious 7,' 'Steve Jobs,' 'Trainwreck' debuts rev up film crowd

    Compared to prestige-oriented film festivals like Cannes, Toronto or Sundance, the SXSW Film Conference and Festival has always been a freewheeling affair. This year the Austin, Texas-based event has ratcheted up that approach even further by premiering...
  • Monday's TV Highlights: 'Mike & Molly' on CBS

    Monday's TV Highlights: 'Mike & Molly' on CBS
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of March 15 - 21, 2015 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES Dancing With the Stars The ballroom...
  • Saturday TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'Wuthering High School'

    Saturday TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'Wuthering High School'
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of March 15 - 21, 2015 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES Good Witch Cassie (Catherine Bell)...
  • Former Chicago actor joins Melissa McCarthy comedy

    Former Chicago actor joins Melissa McCarthy comedy
    Timothy Simons, who has made his name playing the lanky political hack and creepo supreme Jonah on HBO's "Veep," has been cast in the new Melissa McCarthy comedy "Michelle Darnell." McCarthy co-wrote the script with husband Ben Falcone (who is...
  • Male-led 'Ghostbusters' in the works with Channing Tatum, Russo brothers

    Male-led 'Ghostbusters' in the works with Channing Tatum, Russo brothers
    The "Ghostbusters" universe is making room for guys once again. Sony Pictures has formed Ghostcorps, a new production company to develop movie and TV content and merchandise based on the supernatural comedy franchise, The Times has confirmed, and...
  • TV This Week, March 8-14: 'Night of Too Many Stars'

    TV This Week, March 8-14: 'Night of Too Many Stars'
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of March 8 - 14, 2015 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SUNDAY Jon Stewart rounds up the usual suspects...