| Jun 8, 2015
| 5:46 AM
Melissa McCarthy left the guys of "Entourage" in the dust, landing her first No. 1 box-office debut as a leading lady with an estimated $30 million weekend for the espionage comedy "Spy."
The result added to the string of successes for McCarthy and...
| Jun 7, 2015
| 12:05 AM
Paul Feig is piloting femme-driven comedy higher every year. He launched Kristen Wiig to stardom in the raunchy rom com "Bridesmaids." He revived Sandra Bullock's funny career and revved up Melissa McCarthy's in the cop parody "The Heat." He shot in...
| Jun 4, 2015
Last year, in the Bill Murray vehicle "St. Vincent," Melissa McCarthy did something she'd never done before in the movies. She did less.
Her role, neither a wallflower nor the raunchy life of the party, required an easier, lower-key brand of comic truth...
| Jun 2, 2015
| 7:08 AM
After a rash of girls’ names beginning with the ‘Loo’ sound — Lucy and Lucille and Luna and Lulu — we’re suddenly seeing an even bigger bounce for boys’ names with that beginning syllable — spelled in a...
| Jun 1, 2015
| 1:00 PM
The Minions of "Despicable Me" have already graced billboards, board games and kids' backpacks. And now the ubiquitous yellow cartoon characters -- known for speaking in gibberish and gleefully creating chaos -- are showing up on some of Amazon's delivery...
| May 29, 2015
| 7:40 AM
Observational comedian Bill Burr has been talking about his past and answering listener questions on his podcast since 2007. It’s that same style of comedy that he brings to the Mirage on June 26-27.
His recent weekly one-hour podcasts, Bill Burr'...
| May 23, 2015
| 10:24 PM
On Monday, "Pitch Perfect 2″ actress Rebel Wilson took to Twitter after what she called the "shady Australian press" claimed she was not 29, but 36. Oh, and that her name wasn't really Rebel Wilson.
"Okay but all jokes aside now," the actress...
| May 17, 2015
| 8:00 PM
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| May 15, 2015
Reese Witherspoon took a giant leap onto the A-List last year with her Oscar nominated performance in "Wild." This year she reverts to producing and starring in a standard Hollywood hack job, "Hot Pursuit." It's a formula female cop/buddy/road trip...
| May 6, 2015
| 10:00 PM
In February 2013, Melissa McCarthy starred in an unfunny, aggressive road movie (“Identity Thief”). Four months later, she was the wild card to Sandra Bullock’s straight arrow in an incredibly generic buddy cop comedy (“The Heat&...
| May 7, 2015
| 6:36 PM
How bad is it?
"Hot Pursuit," the new female buddy comedy starring Reese Witherspoon and Sofia Vergara, is so bad even a wild bunch of die-hard misogynists would be offended.
It's so bad it will go down as Academy Award-winning Witherspoon's worst...