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    Watch: Bill Hader and Kristen Wiig Get Serious in Trailer for Sundance Award Winner 'The Skeleton Twins'

    Winner of best screenplay honors at Sundance this year, for an American drama, "The Skeleton Twins" packs lots of star power into a uplifting if traditional family drama.

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    TriStar's Rothman Adds 'Bridesmaids' Scribes Kristen Wiig and Annie Mumolo to His Starry Roster

    Chalk up another win for new TriStar Productions chief Tom Rothman, who is lining up an impressive roster of movies for Sony release. The latest: Kristen Wiig and Annie Mumolo, the writing team behind 2011's groundbreaking "Bridesmaids," are joining forces to write, produce and star in another comed...

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    Review: 'How To Train Your Dragon 2' Is A Satisfying, If Slightly Inferior Sequel

    For most of their history, which has now lasted over 15 years ("Antz" and "The Prince Of Egypt" both debuted in 1998), DreamWorks Animation seemed to be content with making a quick buck and raising a cheap laugh. Some of their output was better than others (the original "Shrek" at one end of the sca...

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    Forty Years of Groundlings: Vanity Fair Grills the Famous Troupe's Star Alumni, from McCarthy to Wiig

    Today, the Groundlings is an institution, the kind of show-biz phenomenon that's spoken of in reverent tones. But the combination sketch comedy troupe/improv school that is now undoubtedly the preeminent West Coast breeding ground for comedic talent began 40 years ago in a much humbler way.

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    WATCH: Andy Samberg Brings Happy Last Hurrah to SNL's 39th Season

    SNL's always-game, beloved former cast member Andy Samberg returned to the show for its 39th season finale. He attempted to beat Bill Hader’s impression record by rapidly hitting 24 impressions in a row during his monologue. They were so-so, but Samberg's bushy-tailed confidence kept it entertaining...

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    WATCH: Kristen Wiig Takes a Dramatic Turn in Trailer Debut for Alice Munro Adaptation 'Hateship Loveship'

    Though former-"SNL" star and Oscar-nominated "Bridesmaids" writer Kristen Wiig is known more for her comedic chops, her recent turn to indie dramedies shows there may be a more serious side to the lovable comedienne. Here's the trailer for her latest dramatic film "Hateship Loveship," from director ...

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    Review: R-Rated, Extended Cut Of 'Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues'

    Earlier this week, Paul Rudd visited “The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon” to welcome Fallon to his new gig as host and, ostensibly, to plug the rerelease of “Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues,” which begins a weeklong run in an extended, R-rated cut this weekend. When the always-excitable Fallon ask...

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    WATCH: Highlights from Paul Rudd vs. One Direction SNL Showdown; Wiig Steals Show (VIDEO)

    Paul Rudd hosted Saturday Night Live this week for the third time, doing battle with musical guest One Direction, posing for Michelangelo, and playing a mid-life crisis Santa.

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    Watch: 'The Secret Life of Walter Mitty' Gets a Second, More Conventional Trailer

    The first trailer for Ben Stiller's 'The Secret Life of Walter Mitty' was a memorable experiment in contrast.

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    IFC Films Takes 'Hateship Loveship,' Starring Wiig, Pearce, Steinfeld and More

    IFC Films has scooped up TIFF special presentation title "Hateship Loveship," starring Kristen Wiig, Guy Pearce, Hailee Steinfeld, Nick Nolte, Christine Lahti and Jennifer Jason Leigh.

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