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Kristen Wiig

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  • A new hair trend emerges from Golden Globes. Try it.

     A new hair trend emerges from Golden Globes. Try it.
    After seasons of splitting hair straight down the middle, stars' manes are taking sides. Deep side parts narrowly prevailed over updos as the biggest hair trend emerging from the first major show of awards season — the Golden Globes. Jessica...
  • 'Saturday Night Live': Gilda the great

    'Saturday Night Live': Gilda the great
    "Saturday Night Live" takes a very long bow -- three and a half hours -- Sunday night on NBC. How you feel about that 40th anniversary celebration will depend on how you have experienced the show.  If, like me, you saw it from the beginning, you...
  • At 40, 'Saturday Night Live' is still in its prime

     At 40, 'Saturday Night Live' is still in its prime
    "Saturday Night Live" is 40 years old this year. Forty years before its debut — Oct. 11, 1975, during the Ford administration — Jack Benny was in his third year on radio; the Marx Brothers were starring in "A Night at the Opera," their first...
  • Tribeca 2015: Fest will open this year with 'SNL' movie

    Tribeca 2015: Fest will open this year with 'SNL' movie
    The Tribeca Film Festival is catching "Saturday Night Live" fever for this year's opening night. The New York film confab will kick off its 2015 gathering on April 15 with "Live From New York!," nonfiction filmmaker Bao Nguyen's look at the long-running...
  • Trailer released for Judd Apatow's 'Trainwreck,' starring and written by Amy Schumer

    Trailer released for Judd Apatow's 'Trainwreck,' starring and written by Amy Schumer
    As producer and/or director, Judd Apatow is nothing less than a starmaker, elevating the careers of Steve Carell ("The 40-Year-Old Virgin"), Kristen Wiig ("Bridesmaids") and many more into legit movie stardom. "Trainwreck," opening this summer and...
  • Grammys 2015 was a low-wattage affair

    Grammys 2015 was a low-wattage affair
    Whatever happened to the splashy awards-show production number? Once upon a time — say two or three years ago — high-concept spectacle was the default mode for a live television event like the Grammy Awards. You get the chance to play that...
  • Paul Feig confirms he'll make a female-led 'Ghostbusters' movie

    The long-awaited third movie in Sony's "Ghostbusters" franchise will update the paranormal exterminators with a cast of female characters, director Paul Feig announced Wednesday. On Twitter, Feig wrote, "It's official. I'm making a new Ghostbusters &...
  • Glenn Whipp's Golden Globe nomination predictions

    Glenn Whipp's Golden Globe nomination predictions
    The Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. didn't throw us many curveballs last year with its Golden Globe nominations, which sort of defeats the purpose of the whole exercise, doesn't it? If we wanted a group to rubber stamp the awards-season consensus, we'd look...
  • 'SNL' slams North Korea, Sony

    Fear is the enemy of satire, a point all too well illustrated this weekend by “Saturday Night Live.” The NBC series started promisingly by having Dr. Evil (Mike Myers) slam North Korea and Sony for giving evil organizations a bad name over...
  • New Releases: 'Maze Runner' action starts early and never stops

    New Releases, Maze Runner, The Skeleton Twins, Magic In the Moonlight, Tootsie The Maze Runner 20th Century Fox, $29.98; Blu-ray, $39.99 The latest dystopian young adult novel to hit the big screen is one the better movie versions that the genre's...
  • When a (faux) audition process becomes the movie itself

    When a (faux) audition process becomes the movie itself
    Over the years, Chicago-based filmmaker Stephen Cone has occasionally done freelance work running casting sessions for the local agency Paskal Rudnicke, which is frequently hired to find actors for commercials and TV guest spots. That experience —...