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    Growing Up Is Hard To Do: 'Freaks and Geeks' and the Moment Lindsay Weir Realized She'd Outgrown the Mathletes

    In the late '90s there was no shortage of television teenagers grappling with identity. On the multi-year mentorships of "Boy Meets World" and "Buffy the Vampire Slayer," that meant learning how to be a responsible grown-up, how to prioritize and sacrifice and do the right thing.

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    Paul Feig & Melissa McCarthy To Reteam Again On Spy Comedy 'Susan Cooper'

    It seems Paul Feig and Melissa McCarthy just can't get away from each other. Even since pairing up on the breakout, smash hit "Bridesmaids" they've continued to find ways to keep collaborating. Most recently, they teamed on the summer comedy hit "The Heat," and while a sequel is in the works, Sandra...

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    Sandra Bullock "Can't Imagine" Returning For 'The Heat 2'

    Well, apparently once was enough for Sandra Bullock: while talking with Entertainment Weekly about her upcoming sci-fi mind-bender "Gravity," the Oscar-winning actress said that it was unlikely she would return for a sequel to her summer sleeper hit "The Heat." “I know they say never say never, but ...

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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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