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  • Top 3 Pop: 'Sex Tape, Jason Mraz album, 'Married' sitcom

    'SEX TAPE' OPENS FRIDAY The comedic pairing of Cameron Diaz and Jason Segel is nothing new — and neither is their association with director Jake Kasdan, who directed the two in the 2011 film "Bad Teacher." Diaz and Segel reunite with Kasdan for...
  • Film Review: 'Tammy'

    A well-meaning personal project that never rises above the level of amiable mediocrity, "Tammy" feels like the kind of picture that can happen only when a major talent -- here, the unsinkable Melissa McCarthy, who wrote the script with her husband and...
  • '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...
  • 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...
  • Thursday's TV Highlights: 'I Am Divine' on Showtime

    Thursday's TV Highlights: 'I Am Divine' on Showtime
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Aug. 31 - Sept. 6, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES Hollywood Scandals The twisted tale of...
  • Nat Faxon on 'Married,' for better or worse

     Nat Faxon on 'Married,' for better or worse
    Nat Faxon is that rare breed of actor best known for his writing. Along with writing partner Jim Rash, whom Faxon met while part of the Groundlings comedy troupe, Faxon is otherwise known as the Oscar-winning writer behind the 2011 George Clooney-...
  • L.A. Film Festival closes with premiere of 'The Way, Way Back'

    L.A. Film Festival closes with premiere of  'The Way, Way Back'
    The comedy "The Way, Way Back," which closed the Los Angeles Film Festival on Sunday, is a coming-of-age story based on events that really happened in the life of the film's co-writer and co-director, Jim Rash. The film, which played before a packed...
  • 'The Way, Way Back' review: Love this slice of summer

    'The Way, Way Back' review:  Love this slice of summer
    ***1/2 (out of 4) If possible, I would blend “The Way, Way Back” with ice and syrup and drink it all summer. I’d wear it as sunscreen or I’d put it in my pocket, careful that it didn’t get wet at the pool or beach. That&...
  • Video/Q&A: 'The Way, Way Back' writers/directors/co-stars Jim Rash & Nat Faxon

    Video/Q&A: 'The Way, Way Back' writers/directors/co-stars Jim Rash & Nat Faxon
    More than a year later, Nat Faxon hasn’t fully processed winning an Academy Award. “It still feels surreal and dreamlike,” says the former “Ben and Kate” star, whose work with Jim Rash (Dean Pelton on “Community&...
  • Jim Rash writes, directs, acts and hosts.

    Jim Rash writes, directs, acts and hosts.
    Oscar-winning screenwriter Jim Rash ("The Descendants") hosts Sundance Channel's series "The Writers' Room," a chatfest with scripters of such hit TV shows as "Game of Thrones," whose staff sits down with Rash on Monday. Rash also plays the energetic Dean...
  • 'Fifty Shades of Grey': Dakota Johnson cast as Anastasia Steele

    'Fifty Shades of Grey': Dakota Johnson cast as Anastasia Steele
    "Fifty Shades of Grey" novelist E.L. James announced Monday morning on Twitter that Dakota Johnson had won the coveted role as college graduate Anastasia Steele in the adaptation of her bestselling erotic novel. The role of Anastasia is the biggest to...