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  • Movie review: 'Tammy'

    Movie review: 'Tammy'
    Small favors, but in "Tammy" we have a less grating road-trip comedy than "Identity Thief," the one Melissa McCarthy did with Jason Bateman, and a more deliberately heartwarming vehicle than "The Heat," featuring McCarthy and Sandra Bullock. In...
  • 'Glee' recap, 'Previously Unaired Christmas'

    'Glee' recap, 'Previously Unaired Christmas'
    “Hello, I’m America’s Jane Lynch,” Jane Lynch says as she snaps a heavy duty cleaning glove on her left hand to stick coal in the stockings of Cloris Leachman, Meryl Streep, Melissa McCarthy and Edie Falco. She explains to the...
  • A Spanish star dies, Don Draper lies and contraception flies

    A Spanish star dies, Don Draper lies and contraception flies
    Spanish actress Sara Montiel is dead at 85, Don Draper is having a depressing time of things, and a nice German man has invented a faster way to apply contraception. Welcome to your post-weekend trends report for Monday, April 8, 2013. Montiel, who...
  • Oscar nominations: snubs, surprises, Muppets

    Oscar nominations: snubs, surprises, Muppets
    No shock that “Hugo” and “The Artist” dominated this year’s Oscar nominations (for a full list, go here. I even wouldn’t have been surprised if the dog from “The Artist” had scored a nom. But there were...
  • TV glory: Our take on the Emmy nominations

    TV glory: Our take on the Emmy nominations
    Welcome to the pack, "Game of Thrones" and "Parks and Recreation"! Nominations for the 2011 Emmys were announced Thursday morning and a group of newbies are deservedly joining the pack of usual suspects. HBO's "Mildred Pierce" led overall noms with 21,...
  • From Sun Magazine: How John Waters celebrates Christmas

    From Sun Magazine: How John Waters celebrates Christmas
    John Waters doesn't love all holidays. "I think Santa Claus should team up with the tooth fairy and kill the Easter bunny," he says. But Christmas? Christmas he loves unconditionally, without irony. For the past decade, he's been touring every December...
  • Crashing the Oscars

    The Oscars are serious — important people making important, relevant, thought-provoking movies about race, marital relations, horses and Owen Wilson seeing dead Parisians. The dresses and jewelry are beyond fancy. The tuxes are bespoke. Sidney...
  • Feb. 22: Our own Oscars

    Oscars comedy: Let's not take the Academy Awards too seriously We could ask "who will win?" But we'd rather ask a panel of funny folks -- including the likes of "Happy Endings" star Casey Wilson and "Chelsea Lately" writer Sarah Colonna -- who should...
  • HBO's Baltimore productions 'VEEP,' 'Game Change' get some solid Emmy notice

    HBO's Baltimore productions 'VEEP,' 'Game Change' get some solid Emmy notice
    UPDATES WITH MORE BALTIMORE NOMINEES: HBO's Baltimore productions "VEEP"  and "Game Change" got some solid Emmy notice with the comedy earning a best actress nomination for Julia Louis-Dreyfus and the made-for-TV movie about the 2008 presidential election...
  • Social Media Takes Starring Role in Toronto Movies

    Hollywood is notoriously phobic of technology -- many A-list actors and directors routinely admitted how infrequently they check their email- but this year's Toronto Film Festival suggests that Facebook, Twitter and other forms of social media are...
  • Fall movie season: Time for the good stuff

    Fall movie season: Time for the good stuff
    Fall is a festive season, if the weather cooperates and the art direction is right. It's festive in other ways, too, unrelated to falling leaves and russet tones. Autumn can mean movies of serious value — awards value, end-of-year "best" list...
  • 'No Good Deed' Uses Star Power, Social Media to Top Box Office

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Star power and social media savvy propelled "No Good Deed" to the top of the box office this weekend. The $13 million film nearly doubled its production budget in its first three days of release, pulling in an impressive $24.5...