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  • 'Mr. Magoo's' creator gets an overdue spotlight

    'Mr. Magoo's' creator gets an overdue spotlight
    I remember first stumbling upon one of John Hubley's animated films when his Oscar-winning 1959 short "Moonbird" screened here last year. It returns this weekend in a retrospective featuring seven other Hubley shorts at the Siskel Film Center, which is...
  • Ben & Jerry's Announces Two New 'SNL'-Themed Flavors

    Ben & Jerry's is adding two "Saturday Night Live"-themed ice cream flavors to its extensive repertoire, paying homage to a favorite character and skit. Gilly's Catastrophic Crunch, a combination of chocolate and sweet cream ice creams with caramel...
  • Ben & Jerry's 'SNL'-inspired ice cream: Here's what Lazy Sunday tastes like

    Ben & Jerry's 'SNL'-inspired ice cream: Here's what Lazy Sunday tastes like
    To celebrate "Saturday Night Live's" 40th anniversary, Ben & Jerry's decided to make two new flavors inspired by "SNL" sketches. Introducing Gilly's Catastrophic Crunch, inspired by none other than Gilly, and Lazy Sunday, a salute to the unforgettable...
  • Tears of joy for 'Fault in Our Stars.' Tony Awards recap.

    Tears of joy for 'Fault in Our Stars.' Tony Awards recap.
    After the coffee. Before deciding whether to take the summer off. The Skinny: I'm four episodes into "Orange is the New Black" and enjoying it. You can tell how strong a show is if they can do an entire episode without the lead character. And that's...
  • A look at the Emmy races for movies, miniseries, talk shows and more

    After three years in which TV movies and miniseries were lumped together in one ungainly category, the television academy believes there's enough programming to again warrant a separation. (The acting awards remain combo affairs, however.) Were they...
  • 'Obvious Child' is star-making and splendid

    'Obvious Child' is star-making and splendid
    ***1/2 (out of four) Seriously: Jenny Slate has arrived. In the wonderful “Obvious Child,” she’s funny, vulnerable, endearing and specific—an odd character who feels real because the person playing her makes her real. It’s...
  • Kristen Wiig to direct first film, written with 'Bridesmaids' partner

    Kristen Wiig to direct first film, written with 'Bridesmaids' partner
    Kristen Wiig is set to make her directorial debut on a buddy comedy that will reunite her with her "Bridesmaids" co-writer, Annie Mumolo. The New York Times first reported the news that the duo will write, produce and star in a now-untitled movie for...
  • Kristen Wiig to Make Directorial Debut on Buddy Comedy

    Kristen Wiig will star in and direct her first movie, a comedy she's co-writing with "Bridesmaids" partner Annie Mumolo, for Tom Rothman's TriStar Prods. Details of the project are being kept under wraps beyond that Wiig and Mumolo will play best friends...
  • DirecTV and AT&T make case for deal. Kristen Wiig to try directing.

    DirecTV and AT&T make case for deal. Kristen Wiig to try directing.
    After the coffee. Before wondering where the last 20 years went. The Skinny: Hard to believe it's been 20 years since the Nicole Simpson-Ron Goldman murders. I was living here then and once a friend and I played detective and timed the drive from O.J....
  • Friday's TV Highlights: 'David Beckham into the Unknown'

    Friday's TV Highlights: 'David Beckham into the Unknown'
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of June 8 - 12, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies --------------------   SERIES No Limits In the first of two new episodes...
  • 'How to Train Your Dragon 2' packs emotional firepower in a rip-roaring ride

    From the fashionable day-old scruff on Hiccup's 20-year-old Viking chin to the amped-up fire power of Toothless, "How to Train Your Dragon 2" has made good use of the years since the villagers of Berk and the boy who'd rather not be chief first charmed...