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    How the Demise of the Romantic Comedy Will Affect Women

    Some reasons behind the death of a genre.

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    Why Judd Apatow Directing Amy Schumer in Trainwreck is a Great Thing

    Apatow is a boy's man, but, unlike so many of the male movers and shakers in Hollywood, he's also remaking himself into a women's mentor.

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    'I Give It a Year' Star Rose Byrne on Doing More Comedies, Her Run on 'Damages,' and Why She Has Yet to See 'The Conjuring'

    Following her breakout turn in "Bridesmaids" as the uptight, conniving Helen, Australian beauty Rose Byrne has not slowed down, ending her run on "Damages" opposite Glenn Close, and working steadily on the big screen. This year alone, Byrne appears in a whopping four films, including "The Place Beyo...

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    'Girl Most Likely' Kristen Wiig Reflects On Her First Big Break and Her Post 'Bridesmaids' Fame

    It's been two years since "Bridesmaids" came out of seemingly nowhere to become the comedy of 2011, and make star and co-writer Kristen Wiig, a star. Since that career high point, Wiig has turned down a shot at a sequel, instead focusing a myriad of other stints.

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    Melissa McCarthy Gives Physical Comedy a Good Name On SNL (Video)

    Even if you're not a fan of physical comedy - and I'm usually not - the brilliant Melissa McCarthy makes it hilarious and sophisticated. She began her latest SNL hosting gig by entering on sky-high, red-sequined platform heels, stumbling her way on stage in a routine that was also a goof on the ...

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    2012 Heroine Worship in Movies, from Katniss Everdeen and Hushpuppy to 'Bridesmaids' and 'Girls'

    The New York Times' A. O. Scott recaps the year in Heroine Worship, when it was still news when women actually carry a movie that scores at the box office. He writes: "There is a smattering of evidence to support the impression that [things have changed], because 2012 was, all in all, a pretty good ...

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    Universal Shooting for 'Bridesmaids' Gold with Early 'Pitch Perfect' Buzz Release

    Universal will be releasing "Pitch Perfect," starring Anna Kendrick, on September 28 in select cities, a week earlier than originally announced. The college acapella comedy has been tracking incredibly well, according to Universal, with the most extensive tester screening campaign in the studio's hi...

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    'Bachelorette' Funny Lady Rebel Wilson: "I pick up the roles other actresses don't want"

    Since breaking out with a scene-stealing turn as Kristen Wiig's roommate from hell in "Bridesmaids," Australian comic Rebel Wilson has made good on her early promise by landing roles in a slew of Hollywood projects, including Chris Colfer's well-received screenwriting debut "Stuck By Lightening" (wh...

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    'Ronna & Beverly' Stars Join Paul Feig's Bullock & McCarthy Buddy Cop Comedy

    Paul Feig has added "Ronna & Beverly" writer-performers Jessica Chaffin and Jamie Denbo ("Entourage," "Curb Your Enthusiasm") to his upcoming buddy cop comedy with Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy.

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