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  • Tears of joy for 'Fault in Our Stars.' Tony Awards recap.

    Tears of joy for 'Fault in Our Stars.' Tony Awards recap.
    After the coffee. Before deciding whether to take the summer off. The Skinny: I'm four episodes into "Orange is the New Black" and enjoying it. You can tell how strong a show is if they can do an entire episode without the lead character. And that's...
  • More Women of Color Breaking Through Into Emmys Race

    Once upon a time, most women on television all looked like Donna Reed. Today, it's a great time to be a woman of color working in television. Last season, three women of color -- "Scandal's" Kerry Washington, "Modern Family's" Sofia Vergara and "Steel...
  • Melissa McCarthy 'disappointed' by shopping, talks clothing line

    Melissa McCarthy 'disappointed' by shopping, talks clothing line
    Melissa McCarthy isn't accepting the fashion status quo, so she started her own clothing line with dressmaker and collaborator Daniella Pearl in 2011. The Oscar-nominated "Bridesmaids" star, who has been vocal about her inability to find gowns for her...
  • 2014 Summer movie preview

    2014 Summer movie preview
    Is Chicago having a big year at the movies or what? One of the spring's biggest films ("Divergent") was set here, filmed here and based on a book by a local author. Now two of summer's biggest movies, "Transformers: Age of Extinction" and "Jupiter...
  • 'Homeland's' Morena Baccarin Joins Fox Comedy 'Spy'

    Morena Baccarin is set to join the cast of the 20th Century Fox comedy "Spy," starring Melissa McCarthy and Jason Statham. Jude Law and Rose Byrne also star with Paul Feig writing and directing. The comedy that reteams "Bridesmaids" and "The Heat's"...
  • 'Neighbors': Rose Byrne's comedic talents in bloom

    Comic veteran Seth Rogen and tabloid mainstay Zac Efron received top billing and prime poster placement for "Neighbors," the parents-versus-party-animals comedy that won the weekend box office with a surprisingly strong $51-million debut. But amid all the...
  • Weekend preview: Back to your cool old days with 'Blue Velvet'

    Weekend preview: Back to your cool old days with 'Blue Velvet'
    One minute, you’re all cool and everything, hanging out with the smart crowd in all the word-of-mouth-only dives, with the razor-sharp conversation, the clothes, the hair, the tragically hip insouciance … and then — bam! — a...
  • CANNES: Oscars Alert! Weinstein Unveils Michael Fassbender in 'Macbeth'

    The Weinstein Co. unveiled its upcoming slate at a market presentation in the Cannes Majestic Hotel on Friday afternoon, with COO David Glasser introducing Harvey Weinstein, who in turn introduced some of his stars in attendance -- Ryan Reynolds, Naomi...
  • Ben Falcone pairs bit parts and big laughs with wife Melissa McCarthy

    Ben Falcone pairs bit parts and big laughs with wife Melissa McCarthy
    Most moviegoers first met Ben Falcone on a plane in the 2011 comedy "Bridesmaids," when he portrayed an air marshal enduring the crude propositioning of bridesmaid Megan, played with boorish exuberance by Falcone's real-life wife, Melissa McCarthy....
  • Monday's TV Highlights and talk shows: Ann Richards documentary on HBO

    Monday's TV Highlights and talk shows: Ann Richards documentary on HBO
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of April 27 - May 3, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES Outnumbered A panel of commentators —...
  • Too fat to sing? Opera critics under fire for weight remarks

    Too fat to sing? Opera critics under fire for weight remarks
    The opera world now has its own version of the Melissa McCarthy-Rex Reed brouhaha. Much like the film critic who took heat for calling the actress "tractor-sized," opera critics in England are under fire for singling out mezzo-soprano Tara Erraught...