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Kristen Wiig

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  • Nantucket Film Festival to Launch 2014 Lineup with 'The Skeleton Twins'

    The 19th annual Nantucket Film Festival has announced its 2014 lineup, kicking off with opener "The Skeleton Twins," a dark comedy about estranged siblings starring Kristen Wiig and Bill Hader. Sci-fi romance/mystery "I Origins," which stars Brit Marling...
  • Kristen Wiig's character studies come in handy for 'Hateship Loveship'

    Kristen Wiig's character studies come in handy for 'Hateship Loveship'
    In the new movie "Hateship Loveship," Kristen Wiig's character, an introverted, thirtysomething housekeeper named Johannna practices kissing herself in the mirror. It's a moment of loneliness that Wiig and director Liza Johnson envisioned as a sad beat in...
  • A marshmallow Peeps movie rolls (slowly) down the line

    A marshmallow Peeps movie rolls (slowly) down the line
    To those who say cinema may be dying a slow death, have you heard about the new Peeps movie? OK, so it doesn’t seem like the animated film will actually happen anytime soon. As first reported on Deadline, it’s just one screenwriter (Adam...
  • Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' on ABC

    Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' on ABC
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of April 6 - 12, 2014 in PDF format This week'sTVMovies -------------------- SERIES NCIS McGee's (Sean Murray) girlfriend,...
  • Film Reviews: Opening This Week (April 7-11, 2014)

    Rio 2 (20th Century Fox) A rather misleading title is just one reason to be slightly suspicious of "Rio 2" an eye-popping, ear-tickling animated sequel that labors to fold a cheeky family sitcom, an earnest environmental primer, an exotic jungle tour, a...
  • Cannes Prospects: 'Foxcatcher,' Inarritu's 'Birdman' Likely Headed to the Croisette

    A belated festival premiere for Bennett Miller's "Foxcatcher" and a powerhouse showing for British filmmakers including Mike Leigh and Ken Loach -- plus appearances by other usual suspects such as David Cronenberg, Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, Nuri...
  • James Franco, in flux

      James Franco, in flux
    I fear for the future of James Franco's acting career. And when I say acting, I'm referring to Franco's portrayal of other characters, not the growing number of meta performances the actor is amassing. It's not that Franco is bad at playing Franco. If...
  • Chicago Critics Film Festival preview

    Chicago Critics Film Festival preview
    For the record: While I’m a member of the Chicago Film Critics Association, I did not program the CFCA-created Chicago Critics Film Festival, which takes over the Music Box through Thursday. I have, however, seen several of the movies on the...
  • Met Gala 2014: Lupita Nyong'o, Beyonce, Kimye and lots of couples!

    Ladies and gentleman, unleash your hoop skirts! Big ball gowns, super-long tailcoats and a return to formalwear were on full display at Monday night's Metropolitan Museum of Art's annual Costume Institute Gala in New York City. The Met Gala honored...
  • Rebel Wilson to report for duty in 'Private Benjamin' remake

    Rebel Wilson to report for duty in 'Private Benjamin' remake
    Ten-hut! Rebel Wilson is headed to boot camp. The "Pitch Perfect" comedian is set to star in a remake of the 1980 comedy "Private Benjamin" for New Line, according to a Tracking Board report. The original movie starred Goldie Hawn as a spoiled...
  • 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...