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    Hollywood Wake-Up Call: Where Are the Women in 2013 Summer Movies? (GRAPHS)

    As we've already observed, it's not a great summer for women in the movies. And now, Vulture's Amanda Dobbins has the graphs to prove it. The percentage of movies featuring one woman in a co-starring role, more than one woman in a co-starring role, and a woman in a starring role has noticeably gone ...

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    Paul Feig Talks His Love Of 'Girls,' 'Mad Men' & Why He Thinks 'Freaks & Geeks' Would Have A Better Shot On TV Today

    If writer/director Paul Feig had only been responsible for creating the cult hit "Freaks & Geeks" that would probably be enough to endear him to cinephiles forever. Loosely based on his experiences growing up as an outcast in suburban Michigan (and shepherded to the small screen by pal Judd Apatow),...

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    Lena Dunham, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Ava DuVernay, Prince and Milla Jovovich Among 276 Invited to Join Academy

    It's hard to get into the Academy, but these days it helps to be young, gifted and black. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has extended invitations to 276 artists and executives to join the organization, rounding out its complete additions for 2013.

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    This Weekend: Head to 'The Heat' and 'Laurence Anyways,' Skip Emmerich's Latest Disaster 'White House Down'

    This weekend, the movie to see is Paul Feig's buddy cop comedy "The Heat" starring Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy, but you may want to skip Roland Emmerich's latest blow-em-up spectacle "White House Down."

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    8 Things We Learned About 'Freaks and Geeks' Creator Turned Film Director Paul Feig's Career in Comedy

    Paul Feig seems to have occupied every corner of the television and filmmaking process, from performing stand-up in Detroit clubs at age 15 to taking a role on "Sabrina the Teenage Witch" ("Acting is hard, but not when you're playing Eugene Pool") to helming episodes of some of the best shows on the...

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    Review: 'The Heat' Starring Melissa McCarthy & Sandra Bullock

    It isn’t maybe halfway through “The Heat” when you realize its purpose for existing isn’t for the freshest reasons. Paul Feig’s new cop comedy, a spiritual follow-up to his brassy “Bridesmaids,” seems heavily indebted to pretty much every cop comedy you’ve ever seen, Feig dutifully playing the hits ...

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    Watch: 3 Clips From 'The Heat'; Paul Feig Working On James Bond-Esque Spy Comedy 'Susan Cooper'

    When director Paul Feig isn’t breaking fans’ hearts by shooting down rumors of a “Freaks and Geeks” movie, he’s working behind the camera; his latest film, “The Heat,” comes out next Friday. With that, let’s discuss Feig’s possible next project, and look at a few clips from his upcoming film.

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    Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy to Offer Solidarity with Early Screening of Cop Comedy 'The Heat' for Boston Police

    In the wake of last week's series of tragedies in Boston -- the twin bombings that killed three people at the Boston Marathon, and the subsequent manhunt that lead to the death of an MIT police officer -- director Paul Feig has arranged for his upcoming summer comedy "The Heat" to screen for Boston ...

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    Watch: Sandra Bullock & Melissa McCarthy Turn Up 'The Heat' In First Clip From The Film

    Everyone loves Melissa McCarthy. With a massive hit under her belt already in 2013 thanks to "Identity Thief" (which has remarkably earned over $130 million at the box office), and having hosted "Saturday Night Live" to some acclaim recently, the actress is looking to ride that momentum into "The He...

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    Paul Feig Lines Up New Action Comedy To Direct & Demian Bichir To Make Directorial Debut

    While “Bridesmaids” launched the career of Melissa McCarthy into an onslaught of projects with varying results, the film's director, Paul Feig, certainly took his time in deciding a follow-up. However, in the end it wasn't a wild shift, as he collaborated again with McCarthy for the upcoming buddy c...

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