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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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    Trailer of the Week: Kristen Wiig Flexes Her Dramatic Muscles Alongside Guy Pearce in 'Hateship Loveship'

    Following her hugely successful comedy "Bridesmaids," Kristen Wiig has steered clear from broad comedy for the most part (save for the "Anchorman" sequel and some TV appearances), favoring quirky indie dramedies ("Girl Most Likely," "Friends With Kids" and the recent Sundance smash "The Skeleton Twi...

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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: Ben Stiller Daydreams a Ton in New Trailer for 'Secret Life of Walter Mitty'

    Ahead of its Christmas day debut comes a new trailer for Ben Stiller's heartwarming, globe-trotting drama "The Secret Life of Water Mitty," starring Stiller and Kristen Wiig.

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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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    Watch Ben Stiller and Kristen Wiig Discuss Their 'Secret Life' at NYFF

    Ben Stiller's "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty" debuted at the New York Film Festival this weekend to a very divided critical response, with some calling it an instant Oscar contender and others thinking it belongs more in the Razzie realm (here's where our critic landed).

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