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Kristen Wiig

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  • In 'The Skeleton Twins,' untangling the past to move forward

     In 'The Skeleton Twins,' untangling the past to move forward
    One song kept playing through my mind as I watched "The Skeleton Twins," an introspective indie drama starring the very exciting post-"Saturday Night Live" Kristen Wiig and Bill Hader as siblings damaged by their father's death. "Suicide Is Painless,"...
  • Monday's TV Highlights: 'MasterChef' on Fox

    Monday's TV Highlights: 'MasterChef' on Fox
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Sept. 14 - 20, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies --------------------   SERIES American Ninja Warrior In the season...
  • Bill Hader on becoming a leading man

    Bill Hader on becoming a leading man
    With all respect to Stefon, the gushy club-hopping, seen-it-all, lives-in-a-trash-can-near-Radio-Shack correspondent that Bill Hader played on "Saturday Night Live," the Bill Hader story has everything: A childhood in Oklahoma, a job in a movie theater,...
  • 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...
  • Maya Rudolph to party with Tina Fey, Amy Poehler in 'The Nest'

    Maya Rudolph to party with Tina Fey, Amy Poehler in 'The Nest'
    Maya Rudolph just got an invite to Tina Fey and Amy Poehler's house party — but don't tell Mom and Dad. The "Bridesmaids" actress has joined the cast of Fey and Poehler's upcoming Universal comedy "The Nest," about two adult sisters who decide...
  • 'How to Train Your Dragon 2' has the dragons kids love and the humor parents appreciate

     'How to Train Your Dragon 2' has the dragons kids love and the humor parents appreciate
      Hiccup, Toothless and the Vikings of Berk are back in “How to Train Your Dragon 2.”  Five years have passed since Hiccup (Jay Baruchel) and Toothless began their adorable friendship. There is peace among Vikings and dragons and the...
  • Cannes Film Festival: Early Pics Include Tommy Lee Jones' 'The Homesman,' 'How to Train Your Dragon 2′

    On the eve of the Cannes Film Festival's official selection announcement, a major competition prospect has emerged in Tommy Lee Jones' frontier drama "The Homesman," starring Jones and Hilary Swank as a claim jumper and a pioneer woman undertaking a...
  • Review: 'Hateship Loveship' ★★★

    Review: 'Hateship Loveship' ★★&#9733
    A lot of performers who come out of comedy, sketch and improvisation would rather die than do next-to-nothing on camera. Kristen Wiig, on the other hand — no problem. She can watch, and listen and be interesting. She's comfortable working on a small...
  • Review: 'Hateship Loveship' founders on weak emotional center

    For Helen Hunt it was "As Good as It Gets." For Jennifer Aniston it was "The Good Girl." For Bill Murray, "Lost in Translation." The films that settled whether actors adept at comedy could be as affecting in drama. You can sense that question hanging...
  • 'SNL' at 40: Remember the originals

    'SNL' at 40: Remember the originals
    NBC has announced that it will celebrate the 40th anniversary of "Saturday Night Live" with a three-hour special Feb. 15. " 'Saturday Night Live' is an institution unlike anything else in television history,"  Robert Greenblatt, chairman of NBC...
  • NBC To Celebrate 40th Anniversary Of SNL With 3-Hour Special

    NBC will air a three-hour live special on Sunday, Feb. 15, 2015 , in celebration of the 40th anniversary of "Saturday Night Live." The air date comes about eight months before the show originally debuted on the Peacock in the fall of 1975. Past and...