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  • Emmys may be ready to give up the 'Modern Family' lock on comedy

    Emmys may be ready to give up the 'Modern Family' lock on comedy
    "Modern Family" has won the Emmy for comedy series four years running. The only show to take it five straight years? "Frasier." Should "Family" win again, we might need therapy. An early look at this year's comedy races. COMEDY SERIES "Modern Family"(...
  • Culture Drives Laughs in Today's Comedy Offerings

    From "All in the Family" to "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" to "Seinfeld," comedy has always lived in the zeitgeist of the culture, and if there's one series that satirizes society's ever-expanding love-hate relationship with modern technology, it's HBO's...
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  • Cannes Film Review: 'Party Girl'

    The title may suggest a cute indie comedy about the angsty pitfalls of young womanhood, the sort that might feature Greta Gerwig or Lena Dunham, but the subject of "Party Girl" has many more years, and heartaches, under her not-so-chic belt. This...
  • Why Actresses Like Zooey Deschanel, Mindy Kaling are Stepping Up Behind the Camera

    Before Zooey Deschanel joined the cast of Fox's "The New Girl" in 2011, she wasn't exactly looking for a full-time television series. She had already guest-starred on plenty of established shows, like Showtime's "Weeds," and had a thriving film career...
  • 'Obvious Child' teases the comedy out of the human condition

     'Obvious Child' teases the comedy out of the human condition
    I think we need a new movie genre dubbed "Girls" for films echoing the vision articulated so well by Lena Dunham in her tart HBO comedy about single, young females in the city trying to figure themselves out. Life is awkward, emotions are unfiltered, it...
  • Hollywood's box office queen is Britain's great dame!

    "I LOVE how I look!" That's Willem Dafoe answering Vanity Fair's Proust Questionnaire query: "What do you dislike most about your appearance?" THERE IS nothing like a dame, and there is nothing like Angelina Jolie, who has now been named an Honorary...
  • Christina Hendricks, Aaron Paul, Allison Williams: The Power of Strong Supporting Roles

    Actors dream of landing that one role that ignites a career. Even if it's not quite the "42nd Street" fantasy of instantaneous stardom for the understudy, a supporting role on a TV series can be an important stepping stone, especially if the show is a...
  • David Letterman retirement: Obama, Ellen, Kimmel react on Twitter

    After David Letterman announced Thursday that he would be retiring after more than three decades in late-night television, the news, though not exactly unexpected, sparked an immediate response on Twitter. With the genre's elder statesman planning to...
  • New York City Remains a Hotbed of Rule-Breaking Women in the Entertainment Biz

    When you think of the brilliant, bad-ass women in entertainment and media in New York, it's hard to know where their quirky genius begins and the city ends. From Clare Boothe Luce to Helen Gurley Brown, from Gloria Steinem to Barbara Walters, Gilda Radner...
  • Naked bum

    Naked bum
    NEW YORK — "She would show her bum to a dead bird." This is how my dad would describe Jayne Mansfield or Brigitte Bardot or any hot chick who demonstrated a willingness to disrobe on camera. If pops were still with us, he would definitely be...
  • Lorde starstruck? Singer 'freaks out' over Hilary Duff, Lena Dunham

    Lorde starstruck? Singer 'freaks out' over Hilary Duff, Lena Dunham
    Don't let Lorde's self-aware nonchalance fool you -- she's still a teenager and will squeal excitedly when presented with one of her idols, specifically "Lizzie McGuire" star Hilary Duff and "Girls" wunderkind Lena Dunham. The young Grammy winner's...