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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...

Melissa McCarthy: 'I've Been Every Size In The World'

Posted 06.24.2013 | Celebrity

Melissa McCarthy has been thrust into a new kind of spotlight since busting out onto the Hollywood scene in 2011's "Bridesmaids." But with all that at...

Christopher Rosen

'Bridesmaids' Director: 'We're Not Advancing As Much As We Should Be'

HuffingtonPost.com | Christopher Rosen | Posted 06.24.2013 | Entertainment

The last time Paul Feig directed an R-rated comedy with actresses in the leading roles, he made the R-rated comedy with actresses in the leading roles...

Summer Movie Women Finally Get Some Respect

The Huffington Post | Julie Zeilinger | Posted 06.20.2013 | Women

Summer blockbusters are notoriously guy-centric, and this summer is no exception, as movie-goers can witness men (both superhuman and not) team up and...

Melissa McCarthy Responds To Rex Reed Calling Her 'Tractor-Sized'

Posted 06.13.2013 | Women

In February, Rex Reed of the New York Observer made headlines when he referred to "Bridesmaids" star Melissa McCarthy as "tractor-sized" and “a gimm...

Proof Sandra Bullock And Melissa McCarthy Are Besties

Posted 06.10.2013 | Women

This could be one of our favorite celebrity friendships ever. Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy, who co-star in upcoming comedy movie "The Heat,"...

Notice Anything Different About Melissa McCarthy?

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 06.10.2013 | Entertainment

Something is awry on the new U.K. poster for the upcoming buddy-cop comedy starring Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy, the latter of whom has clearl...

'Mike And Molly' Finale Rescheduled After Tornado

Posted 05.28.2013 | TV

CBS' "Mike and Molly" Season 3 finale was originally supposed to air on May 20, but the episode -- which featured a tornado hitting Chicago -- was pul...

Hangover 3 -- Stolen by Melissa McCarthy

Carole Mallory | Posted 07.21.2013 | Entertainment
Carole Mallory

Hangover 3 is predictable and not too funny except for scenes between Melissa McCarthy and Zach Galifianakis.

Fatties Have Feelings, Too

Jenelle Riley | Posted 07.28.2013 | Media
Jenelle Riley

A few years ago, my nephew walked up to me and proclaimed, apropos of nothing: "You're fat!" It made me remarkably sad. Not because I was being teased, I can handle that.

Movie Review: The Hangover Part III

Marshall Fine | Posted 07.24.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

I heartily endorse the original Hangover. Now we've got Part III. And yes, I recognize that the Roman numeral is meant as a joke -- but I have to point out that it's about as funny as many of the gags in this uneven and busy film.

ReThink Review: The Hangover 3 - Just Don't

Jonathan Kim | Posted 07.24.2013 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

Now we have The Hangover 3 -- the end of the so-called Wolfpack Trilogy. The fact that it's the last is the only good thing I have to say about this truly awful, shockingly unfunny movie.

Melissa McCarthy Reportedly Fires Extra On Set Of New Movie

Posted 05.22.2013 | Entertainment

Melissa McCarthy's directorial debut has already attracted some controversy. According to TMZ, McCarthy had an extra removed from the set of the upcom...

CBS Pulls 'Mike & Molly' Tornado-Set Finale

Posted 05.21.2013 | TV

CBS has pulled the "Mike & Molly" finale, titled "Windy City," from the Monday, May 20 schedule. The comedy's Season 3 finale features a tornado d...

Sandra Bullock Sends Her Support, Warm Words To People Of Boston

Posted 04.19.2013 | Celebrity

Sandra Bullock has joined the many celebrities who have reached out to Boston after all the city has to endure this week. "That city is made up of ...

'This Movie Is Such A Love Letter To Boston'

AP | MICHAEL CIDONI LENNOX | Posted 04.19.2013 | Entertainment

LAS VEGAS -- The director and stars of the new cop comedy "The Heat" say they hope their film will provide some comic relief to Bostonians in the wake...

Melissa McCarthy Sells What She Was Given

Mike Ryan | Posted 04.07.2013 | TV
Mike Ryan

All of the elements for a truly terrific "SNL" were there -- great host, spirited audience, refreshed cast -- but it wasn't a terrific "SNL." It was a good show, fueled mostly by the physical efforts of host Melissa McCarthy, but, overall, the material wasn't there.

WATCH: Melissa Can Barely Keep It Together

Posted 04.07.2013 | Comedy

"Saturday Night Live" usually tightly controls its opening monologue, but this week, they were willing to make an exception for Melissa McCarthy. T...