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    TIFF Review: 'St. Vincent' Starring Bill Murray, Melissa McCarthy, Naomi Watts & Chris O'Dowd

    Imagine Herman Blume from "Rushmore" if he were even crankier, broke, drunker and even more irresponsible, and that's Vincent, played with ease by Bill Murray. Taking the lead in "St. Vincent," it seems like the role he's been gearing up to play ever since his career was given an energy boost in Wes...

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    Watch: First Clip From 'St. Vincent' To Mark TIFF's Bill Murray Day

    To celebrate the premiere of Bill Murray’s latest film, “St. Vincent,” and to give the iconic comedian’s body of work the respect it deserves, the Toronto International Film Festival has designated today as Bill Murray Day, with free screenings of classics “Stripes," “Groundhog Day,” and “Ghostbuste...

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    Top Designers Refused to Make Melissa McCarthy's Oscar Dress

    "Two Oscars ago, I couldn't find anybody to do a dress for me. I asked five or six designers -- very high-level ones who make lots of dresses for people -- and they all said no."

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    Paul Feig Rumored to Direct Female-Led Ghostbusters Reboot

    Name your dream cast here.

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    An Open Letter Of Apology To Melissa McCarthy

    In a sincere My Bad, Box Office Insider delivers a written apology to actress Melissa McCarthy over the beating it gave the opening weekend grosses on "Tammy".

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    Let's Not Put an Obit on Melissa McCarthy's Career Post-'Tammy'

    Why is the entertainment press so quick to write off this singular star?

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    Kyle Smith Loves McCarthy, Hates Fey

    Fresh off the latest brouhaha with Rex Reed, Melissa McCarthy has a friend in Kyle Smith. But maybe that's not a friend she'd like to have.

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    Career Watch: Superhot Melissa McCarthy Needs to Improve on 'Tammy'

    Plenty of people – especially those dismayed by the continued dearth of women who occupy Hollywood power seats – want Melissa McCarthy to continue to prove herself to be the female equal of such bankable male laugh-getters as Adam Sandler, Ben Stiller and Will Ferrell both onscreen and behind the s...

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    Top Ten Box Office Takeaways: Holiday Box Office Suffers Worst Drop of the Year

    This fourth of July weekend, the box office, led yet again by Michael Bay's latest "Transformers," suffered a serious collapse. The Top Ten grossed $113 million. That is $107 million less than last year (when the 4th fell on a Thursday). It's worse than that -- no June or July weekend has grossed th...

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    Screen Talk 4: from Sublime Ebert Doc 'Life Itself' to McCarthy's Ridiculous 'Tammy'

    In our fourth Screen Talk podcast, Indiewire critic Eric Kohn and I debate the (dubious) merits of Melissa McCarthy's "Tammy"--is it a bad studio movie or a bad indie movie?--and admire the virtues of Steve James' end-of-life documentary about critic Roger Ebert, "Life Itself."

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