The 20 Funniest Female Comedy Teams in Movies

The 20 Funniest Female Comedy Teams in Movies

Buena Vista Remember how 2011’s “Bridesmaids” was supposed to usher in a new era of female buddy comedies? Didn’t really happen, did it? Aside from the new cop caper “The Heat” (starring Sandra Bullock and “Bridesmaids” alumna Melissa McCarthy), there haven’t been too many female buddy comedies lately. But then, that’s always been the case. The female duo or ensemble drama is rare enough, but comedies centering on two or more prominent women are rarer…

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Matt Damon and Cameron Crowe React to New Yorker ‘Zoo’ Diss

Matt Damon and Cameron Crowe React to New Yorker ‘Zoo’ Diss

New Yorker critic David Denby didn’t just piss off Sony and David Fincher with that embargo-breaking ‘Girl With the Dragon Tattoo’ review. He also managed to ruffle Cameron Crowe and Matt Damon’s feathers in his dismissive explanation about why he wanted to feature ‘Dragon Tattoo,’ over, say, Crowe’s new movie, ‘We Bought a Zoo.’ “What to put in the magazine on December 5? Certainly not ‘We Bought the Zoo,’ or whatever it’s called,” Denby told…

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Is ‘World War Z’ Star Brad Pitt a Secret Zombie?

Is ‘World War Z’ Star Brad Pitt a Secret Zombie?

Alamy Is Brad Pitt really the right guy to take on a global zombie epidemic in “World War Z”? Sure, he’s got leading man and action hero credentials, not to mention a handful of Oscar nominations that suggest he’ll be convincing at playing a guy fighting off the undead. Still, based on his filmography, shouldn’t we be a little suspicious? Judging by the roles he’s played, couldn’t he be a secret zombie himself? That’s right:…

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Would You Pay $5 to Fund a Movie?

Would You Pay $5 to Fund a Movie?

Fans of stand-up comedian / television auteur Louis C.K. were treated to a unique interaction on Monday with the Emmy-nominated funnyman; he participated in an open Q&A on reddit.com, covering as many topics as possible, from his comedic influences to his religious beliefs. One of the reasons he was participating in the event was to promote his newest stand-up special, ‘Live at the Beacon Theater,’ which he is distributing on his own, via his website;…

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Superman Movies: Why Is It So Hard for Hollywood to Get the Man of Steel Right?

Superman Movies: Why Is It So Hard for Hollywood to Get the Man of Steel Right?

Warner Bros. It’s not hard to imagine the executives at Warner Bros. looking at a chart of Marvel’s successful superhero movies over the last decade and a half — including five “X-Men” movies, four “Spider-Man” films, three “Iron Man” smashes, plus successful franchise-launchers “Thor” and “Captain America” and massive group hit “The Avengers.” Then, the Warner suits look at the same period’s superhero smashes based on characters from Time Warner’s own venerable DC Comics publishing…

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The Best Movie Quotes of 2011: From ‘The Hangover Part II’ to ‘Midnight in Paris,’ the Top 11 in ’11

The Best Movie Quotes of 2011: From ‘The Hangover Part II’ to ‘Midnight in Paris,’ the Top 11 in ’11

Another year of movies has gone by; some were good, a lot were bad — but how many were truly memorable? You know you’ve had yourself a lasting film experience when you find yourself quoting it non-stop, even months after it has come and gone in the theaters. To celebrate the year that was 2011, Moviefone has put together our list of the eleven best movie quotes of the year. %VIRTUAL-Gallery-141498% Did we leave out…

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Oscar’s New Documentary Rules Spark Outrage

Oscar’s New Documentary Rules Spark Outrage

When Steve James’ “The Interrupters” failed to make the Academy’s shortlist of eligible documentaries this year, fans of the acclaimed feature recalled the similar upset when James’ landmark “Hoop Dreams” failed to dent Oscar’s consciousness back in 1994. It’s clear to many documentary fans that something has been wrong for years with a selection procedure that often fails to recognize work by the likes of James, Werner Herzog, Frederick Wiseman, and other documentary giants in…

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Who is the Modern Jim Henson?

Who is the Modern Jim Henson?

Now that ‘The Muppets’ has become a certified hit, Kermit, Miss Piggy and the rest of the gang have returned to their pop culture pedestal. While older audiences are wrapping themselves in a nostalgia blanket, young viewers are discovering the jokes of Fozzie Bear and the mistimed stunts of Gonzo the Great for the first time. But for these children just now discovering the Muppets, their experience with the characters and movies will be completely…

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Why Does the Multiplex Charge the Same for Every Movie?

Why Does the Multiplex Charge the Same for Every Movie?

Movies don’t all cost the same to make. ‘Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol’ reportedly cost $145 million to make, plus tens of millions more for prints and advertising, while ‘Young Adult’ cost a reported $12 million to make and spent a fraction of the Tom Cruise spectacle’s cost on marketing. Yet both movies have the same ticket price at your multiplex. In fact, uniform pricing has been the policy at American movie theaters for 40…

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Angelina Jolie Responds to ‘In the Land of Blood and Honey’ Lawsuit

Angelina Jolie Responds to ‘In the Land of Blood and Honey’ Lawsuit

Angelina Jolie has responded to claims by Croatian journalist James Braddock that she stole the idea for her new film, ”In the Land of Blood and Honey’ from his book. In a new interview, Jolie told the LA Times that the lawsuit is ‘”par for the course. It happens on almost every film.” Although she says she did draw inspiration from several novels about the Bosnian war, she insists “that particular book I’ve never seen,”…

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