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Kristen Wiig

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  • Hader finds sadness and humor in the darkly serious 'Skeleton Twins'

    Regarding his new film, "The Skeleton Twins," Bill Hader is the first to admit, "I don't get offered guys this serious or complex." The 36 year-old Tulsa native has been known for comedy pretty much exclusively thanks to a career that began at LA's...
  • TIFF 2014: Kristen Wiig, Ansel Egort and Adam Sandler get webby

    TIFF 2014: Kristen Wiig, Ansel Egort and Adam Sandler get webby
    Studies in social media seemed to be an early theme at the Toronto International Film Festival -- at least for me. Early one morning, I caught director Jason Reitman's bad mood about Facebooking and texting in “Men, Women & Children.” The...
  • The Fall Movie Preview list of films

     The Fall Movie Preview list of films
    The 2014 Fall Movie Preview is a broad snapshot of films opening through Oct. 31. Release dates and other details, as compiled here by Oliver Gettell, are subject to change. Sept. 10 My Old Lady A down-on-his-luck New Yorker inherits a Parisian...
  • 'Skeleton Twins' Premiere to Be Picketed Over Projectionists' Pay

    Hollywood's awards season may have an awkward component, thanks to a dispute over projectionists' pay at the Hollywood Arclight. Attendees at Wednesday's premiere of Roadside Attractions' "The Skeleton Twins," starring Kristen Wigg and Bill Hader, will...
  • Bill Hader shows a dark side in 'The Skeleton Twins'

     Bill Hader shows a dark side in 'The Skeleton Twins'
    "The Skeleton Twins" stars "Saturday Night Live" alums Bill Hader and Kristen Wiig, but it may not be what you think. Case in point, the film opens with Hader's character attempting suicide. Though there are light moments, the story's deeper contours...
  • Toronto 2014: The crazy and sane with Kristen Wiig in 'Welcome To Me'

    Toronto 2014: The crazy and sane with Kristen Wiig in 'Welcome To Me'
    It’s tempting to call the new movie “Welcome To Me” more funny odd than funny ha-ha, but to say so also undersells that it is genuinely funny too, while also warm and strange and daring. Directed by Shira Piven, written by Eliot Laurence...
  • Fall movie season is here

    As far as Hollywood is concerned, summer is in the rearview mirror. Fall movie season arrived Tuesday and will stretch into November when it gives way to holiday films including "Into the Woods" from director Rob Marshall. As always, dates are subject to...
  • Fall movie preview 2014

    Fall movie preview 2014
    If you read “Gone Girl,” by bestselling Chicago author Gillian Flynn, the schedule of movies opening between now and the end of the year is pretty much the book’s big-screen version—directed by David Fincher! (“The Social...
  • Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'So You Think You Can Dance'

    Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'So You Think You Can Dance'
    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 Dead on Arrival The 1989 murder of...
  • FX Orders Clown Comedy Series Starring Zach Galifianakis

    No joke: FX has ordered the comedy series "Baskets," which is co-created and exec produced by Zach Galifianakis, Louis C.K. and Jonathan Krisel and stars Galifianakis as a man who leaves his job in the corporate world to pursue his dreams of becoming a...
  • Emmys Winners 2014 -- Full List

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - See below the full lists of winners from the Emmy Awards, which aired Monday night on NBC at 8pm ET/5pm PT. Winners: Best Drama Series "Breaking Bad" (WINNER) "Downton Abbey" "Game of Thrones" "House of Cards" "Mad Men"...