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Elle Responds To The Backlash Against Melissa McCarthy's Magazine Cover

Posted 10.21.2013 | Style

Melissa McCarthy's Elle cover, part of the magazine's Women in Hollywood cover series, features a striking gray winter coat, a voluminous woolen piece...

Four Gorgeous Women, Four Gorgeous Elle Covers

Posted 10.10.2013 | Celebrity

Elle has released its Women in Hollywood issue, featuring some of the most talked-about names in Tinseltown. From comedic genius Melissa McCarthy ...

Watch These Hilarious Outtakes From 'The Heat'

Posted 10.07.2013 | Entertainment

To celebrate both Sarcastic Month (a real thing, not kidding) and the Blu-ray release of Paul Feig's blockbuster summer comedy "The Heat," HuffPost En...

Sandra Bullock Won't Do Sequel To 'The Heat'

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 10.02.2013 | Entertainment

Sandra Bullock apparently still can't imagine doing a sequel to "The Heat." Asked by TheWrap about a follow-up to this past summer's blockbuster comed...

Christopher Rudolph

LOOK: 11 Dream Casting Ideas For Gay Biopics

HuffingtonPost.com | Christopher Rudolph | Posted 09.22.2013 | Gay Voices

At this weekend's 65th annual Emmy Awards the Liberace biopic, "Behind the Candelabra," looks poised to take home some major awards (after already win...

Movie Review: Afternoon Delight - All Hail Kathryn Hahn!

Marshall Fine | Posted 10.29.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

I'll admit it. I have a critic's crush on Kathryn Hahn. Jill Soloway's witty, surprising Afternoon Delight only confirms it.

Reuniting AGAIN

Posted 07.25.2013 | Entertainment

Before "The Heat" arrived in theaters on June 28, director Paul Feig told HuffPost Entertainment that he was hoping to get "other franchises" going be...

Turning Up the Heat on Ageism in Hollywood

Paige Morrow Kimball | Posted 09.24.2013 | Women
Paige Morrow Kimball

In countless other buddy cop and action movies, men well into their 40s and even 50s have sex with a plethora of gorgeous 20-somethings and there's never any reference to their age. The rules are simply different for men than they are for women.

Movie Review: The To Do List

Marshall Fine | Posted 07.25.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

A sex comedy with heart, The To Do List casts the slightly too-old Plaza as Brandy, a new high-school graduate (circa 1993, so we're in the pre-cell-phone/Internet era) who's gotten straight A's in everything -- except her social life.

Sandra Bullock Shoots Down 'Heat' Sequel

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 07.24.2013 | Entertainment

"The Heat," Paul Feig's hilarious buddy cop comedy with Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy, has been one of the surprise hits of this summer, earning...

Which Of These Amazing Women Do You Most Want To Hang Out With?

Posted 07.17.2013 | Women

Forget celebrity crushes. We have fantasy celebrity best friends. Between Melissa McCarthy's amazing sense of humor, Lena Dunham's relationship adv...

Camryn Manheim On 'The Hot Flashes' And Film Roles For Women

Greg Archer | Posted 09.11.2013 | Entertainment
Greg Archer

Photo: Courtesy of Anonymous Content If you tossed Bridesmaids and Steel Magnolias onto a basketball court and blew a whistle, it would look someth...

Beauty Is an Impediment: Julia Pastrana and the Modern-Day Politics of Being Seen

The Lady Aye | Posted 09.07.2013 | Weird News
The Lady Aye

While critics were debating if Lena Dunham gets too naked too often, or if Melissa McCarthy is too fat to be a movie star, Julia Pastrana's mummified remains were being collected from an Oslo medical facility and sent home to Mexico to be laid to rest.

Hit and Myth: The Heat

Laura Shamas, Ph.D. | Posted 09.01.2013 | Entertainment
Laura Shamas, Ph.D.

Angry and funny female avengers, enacting aspects of the infernal Roman Goddesses known as The Furies, inhabit the new hit female buddy film The Heat.

How Women Really Feel About 'The Heat'

The Huffington Post | Julie Zeilinger | Posted 07.01.2013 | Women

Let's be honest: a lot of pressure was put on "The Heat" to succeed. The idea that this single movie would prove that women actually can be funny,...

They Almost Made A Movie Together

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 07.01.2013 | Entertainment

Paul Feig has been talking about "Dumb Jock" for quite some time. The comedy, which Feig wrote for Melissa McCarthy and Jon Hamm, was first announced ...

Christopher Rosen

How This New Kid On The Block Member Wound Up In 'The Heat'

HuffingtonPost.com | Christopher Rosen | Posted 07.01.2013 | Entertainment

The $40 million earned by "The Heat" during its opening weekend wasn't just a victory for funny women -- the financial windfall also represented a win...

Mighty Movie Podcast: Writer Katie Dippold on The Heat

Dan Persons | Posted 08.29.2013 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

The Heat isn't shy about acknowledging its debts to the buddy-cop comedies of yore, but throws in a few, gender-twisted wrinkles all its own (you never saw Eddie Murphy and Nick Nolte in a drunken hug-dance, did you?)

INTERVIEW: Director Paul Feig on The Heat, Bridesmaids, and Freaks and Geeks

Zaki Hasan | Posted 08.29.2013 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

As an actor, Paul Feig has appeared on shows as diverse The Facts of Life, The Drew Carey Show, and Sabrina, the Teenage Witch. As creator of the shor...

ReThink Review: The Heat -- the McCarthy Machine Rolls On

Jonathan Kim | Posted 08.28.2013 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

I was nicely surprised by The Heat. McCarthy is such a force to be reckoned with that she may very well be the most talented, bankable comedic actress (or actor) working today.

6 Dream Female Buddy Film Dynamic Duos

The Huffington Post | Julie Zeilinger | Posted 06.28.2013 | Women

When "Thelma & Louise" was released over 20 years ago, critics predicted based on it’s critical and economic success that it would spark a new cinem...

Is The Heat Surprisingly Great?

Mike Ryan | Posted 08.27.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ryan

Sandra Bullock (Demolition Man) and Melissa McCarthy (White Oleander) play law enforcement officers who begrudgingly team up to fight crime in this weekend's new comedy, The Heat. Is The Heat much, much better than the marketing would leave you to believe? As a service to you, we answer every question that you could possibly have about The Heat.

Christopher Rosen

Meet Hollywood's Most Sought-After Young Writer

HuffingtonPost.com | Christopher Rosen | Posted 06.27.2013 | Entertainment

When "Bridesmaids" director Paul Feig chose the female buddy cop comedy "The Heat" as his follow-up to that critical and financial hit, the decision s...

Melissa McCarthy Opens Up About Her Blissful Marriage

Posted 06.25.2013 | Weddings

After 15 years together, Melissa McCarthy and her husband, actor Ben Falcone, are as in love as ever. In the July/August issue of More magazizne, M...

8 Famous Female Friendships We're Totally Jealous Of

The Huffington Post | Julie Zeilinger | Posted 06.25.2013 | Women

Is there anything the media loves more than a vicious feud between female celebrities? Whether real or, more often than not, imagined, for years we've...