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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • '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...
  • 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...
  • Rebel Wilson Nabs Chandelier-Filled House in Hollywood Hills

    BUYER: Rebel Wilson LOCATION: Los Angeles, CA PRICE: $2,200,000 SIZE: 2,500 square feet, 3-4 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms YOUR MAMA'S NOTES: Ever since she deftly ran away with her scenes as Kristen Wiig's magnificently kooky and kind of creepy roommate Brynn...
  • Emmys fashion envy? Here's how to get a red-carpet-worthy look

    Emmys fashion envy? Here's how to get a red-carpet-worthy look
    For mere mortals, it's hard to watch events like the prime-time Emmys — coming up Aug. 25 — without wondering if it would ever be possible to look as pulled together as the stars. After all, who has the resources of these celebrated women?...
  • 'Ghostbusters 3': Is Paul Feig a good fit?

    'Ghostbusters 3': Is Paul Feig a good fit?
    The news broke over the weekend that Sony was going to call -- or, more precisely, had already called -- Paul Feig to helm "Ghostbusters 3," the sequel to, and overhaul of, the supernatural comedy hits that this time would feature a new cast of female...