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Watch: Spy Cast and Director Paul Feig Talk Favorite Terrible Movies

8 hours ago | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

Opening this weekend is director Paul Feig’s Spy. As I’ve said many times, I think Spy is great and an extremely funny movie that’s definitely worth your time and money. The potential franchise-starter features Melissa McCarthy as Susan Cooper, a CIA analyst who goes into the field for the very first time after her partner (Jude Law) falls off the grid. Loaded with an all-star cast (Jason Statham, Rose Byrne, Miranda Hart, Bobby CannavaleAllison JanneyPeter Serafinowicz, and Morena Baccarin), one of the main reasons Spy is so great is that each supporting character has a moment to shine, and Statham completely knocks it out of the park in his first big studio comedy. For more on Spy, read Perri’s review or watch the trailers. At the L.A. press day I sat down with most of the cast and Paul Feig and asked them »

- Steve 'Frosty' Weintraub

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2015 Emmy Predictions: Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series

9 hours ago | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Sofia Vergara finally fell out of this category last year. Is there hope Julie Bowen will join her this time around? Probably not, but it would be great to make room for the many, many women that deserve some recognition here. With "Orange is the New Black" competing in drama now, one can pretty much assume Allison Janney will be nominated here as long as "Mom" is on the air (not that we're complaining as she and that show are fantastic), and it's going to be tough to push out the seemingly tenured Bowen, Mayim Bialik ("The Big Bang Theory") and Anna Chlumsky ("Veep"). Read More: 'Veep' Gets Nasty: The 6 Best Insults from Season 3 (Nsfw) Kate McKinnon also has a good shot at returning, though she faces a trio of wonderful performances from the women of "Transparent": Judith Light, Gaby Hoffmann and Amy Landecker. Frankly, we'd love »

- Peter Knegt and Ben Travers

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2015 Emmy Predictions: Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series

9 hours ago | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

Sofia Vergara finally fell out of this category last year. Is there hope Julie Bowen will join her this time around? Probably not, but it would be great to make room for the many, many women that deserve some recognition here. With "Orange is the New Black" competing in drama now, one can pretty much assume Allison Janney will be nominated here as long as "Mom" is on the air (not that we're complaining as she and that show are fantastic), and it's going to be tough to push out the seemingly tenured Bowen, Mayim Bialik ("The Big Bang Theory") and Anna Chlumsky ("Veep"). Read More: 'Veep' Gets Nasty: The 6 Best Insults from Season 3 (Nsfw) Kate McKinnon also has a good shot at returning, though she faces a trio of wonderful performances from the women of "Transparent": Judith Light, Gaby Hoffmann and Amy Landecker. Frankly, we'd love »

- Peter Knegt and Ben Travers

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Five "Must-See" Movies for June 2015

10 hours ago | Rope of Silicon | See recent Rope Of Silicon news »

I hate to admit it, but it's true: I failed you guys last month. I don't say that because I ultimately recommended you check out a couple of stinkers in May's monthly movie preview (we'll get to that in a moment), but rather because, of the five movies I mentioned as "must-sees", I actually only saw two of them. I led last month's post with the caveat that there wasn't much of note coming out during May, but still, if I'm gonna recommend movies I should probably watch 'em too, and I vow to do so from now on. Unless I change my mind. Or run out of money. Or everyone else tells me they're bad and that I should run for the hills and avoid them forever. Point is, I'll try. Not to make excuses, but I did have a lot going on last month. I finished grad school, »

- Jordan Benesh

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Watch: ‘Spy’ Melissa McCarthy’s Idea of Cleansing Her Palette In New Clip

23 hours ago | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

In anticipation of its release in cinemas this Friday, Twentieth Century Fox have just released a new clip for Paul Feig’s upcoming feature Spy.

The latest clip sees the unsung hero of CIA’s most dangerous missions, Susan Cooper (Melissa McCarthy), at dinner with her unrequited love (and work partner) Bradley Fine (Jude Law). Unaccustomed to fine dining, Susan accidently mistakes her cleansing wipe for an amuse bouche.

Also starring Rose Byrne, Miranda Hart, Bobby Cannavale, Peter Serafinowicz, Allison Janney and Jason Statham who steals the show as the hilarious Rick Ford, director Feig is back to his comedic best with Spy.

Check out the latest clip below and make sure to catch Spy when it opens in cinemas this Friday, June 5.

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- Sacha Hall

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The petition we need: Allison Janney for 'SNL' host

1 June 2015 3:01 PM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

Thanks to a simple tweet from Allison Janney herself, we just realized something: The Emmy-winning actress has never hosted "SNL" before -- and it's an excellent fit for her. We need to get Allison to Studio 8H, pronto. Twitter agrees. Starting the campaign for Allison Janney to host SNL right now. Bc this is a travesty. https://t.co/V8Pkj1SZCG — Danielle Nussbaum (@daniellenuss) June 1, 2015 Fans are in agreement. I felt this suggestion was particularly trenchant. @AllisonBJanney @Apprile74 that would be great! And they should give u a musical number to show off your pipes, like in 9 to 5 — Natro (@LycoPsycho) June 1, 2015 She's proven her comic mettle on "Mom," which earned her an Emmy last year. But she's got the thespian chops to make the toughest sketches work too. Let's not forget her comic roles in movies like "Juno" where she's funny thanks to a brilliantly realized character. And finally: »

- Louis Virtel

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Paul Feig interview: Spy, Statham, Spider-Man, the future

1 June 2015 1:01 PM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Paul Feig chats to us about Spy, working with female comedy stars, and the genius of Jason Statham...

Paul Feig will always, always, always have a special place in our heart for creating the immortal TV series Freaks & Geeks. Now, however, he's given Jason Statham his straight comedy debut in Spy, which arrives in cinemas this coming Friday.

Ahead of the film's release, he spared us some time for a chat. It didn't take long for Statham's name to crop up either...

I was watching Tom Hanks' That Thing You Do the other day, oddly enough. It's you in that, isn't it?

[Laughs] Yes! The DJ!

I finally watched the extended cut. Have you seen that version?

No, no!

I've always liked the movie. And Tom Hanks, of course, directed the film, having come from an acting background like yourself. What kind of tips do you pick up from someone like him? »

- simonbrew

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Come and see Spy, starring The Statham, early and for free!

1 June 2015 7:50 AM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Spy, starring Melissa McCarthy and the mighty Jason Statham, is released in UK cinemas this week. But we have an early London screening...

Jason Statham is having quite a year. Wild Card was solid, Fast & Furious 7 is the fourth biggest film of all time, and it looks like he's going to have a big hit on his hands with comedy debut Spy. The movie, which also features Melissa McCarthy, Miranda Hart, Jude Law and Allison Janney, arrives in UK cinemas on Friday 5th June (so, this Friday). But! With thanks to 20th Century Fox, we're putting on a special screening this Thursday in London for Den Of Geek readers! Hurray!

The screening takes place around the Oxford Street area on Thursday 4th June. It's a 6pm for 6.30pm start. And we have a limited number of free seats to hand over to your fine selves!

One important note: we don't charge for these screenings, »

- simonbrew

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New clip from Spy featuring Melissa McCarthy and Jude Law

1 June 2015 7:30 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Ahead of its UK release this Friday, 20th Century Fox has debuted a new clip from Paul Feig’s new comedy Spy, featuring Melissa McCarthy and Jude Law; check it out below…

See Also: Read our review of Spy here

Susan Cooper (Melissa McCarthy) is an unassuming, deskbound CIA analyst, and the unsung hero behind the Agency’s most dangerous missions. But when her partner (Jude Law) falls off the grid and another top agent (Jason Statham) is compromised, she volunteers to go deep undercover to infiltrate the world of a deadly arms dealer, and prevent a global disaster.

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Spy is set for release on June 5th, and stars Melissa McCarthy, Jason Statham, Jude Law, Rose Byrne, Bobby Cannavale, Morina Baccarin, Allison Janney, Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson and Miranda Hart. »

- Gary Collinson

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Here's the Full List of Critics' Choice TV Awards Winners

1 June 2015 6:45 AM, PDT | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

It should come as no surprise that critically-acclaimed series such as "The Americans" and "Silicon Valley" took home top prizes at the fifth annual Critics' Choice TV Awards on Sunday night (it's right there in the name of the event, after all). But there was plenty of love for popular shows, too, proving that quality programming is becoming more widely available and amenable to audiences during this so-called golden age of television.

"The Americans" and "Silicon Valley" each claimed high honors in the best drama and comedy series categories, respectively, and their home networks were the biggest winners of the night: HBO snagged seven statuettes, while FX collected four. "Silicon Valley" was among the shows that won multiple awards, with T.J. Miller taking home the trophy for best supporting actor in a comedy.

Freshman series "Better Call Saul" and "Transparent" also walked away with two trophies apiece, while new sensation »

- Katie Roberts

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Allison Janney, James Corden Make Out at 2015 Critics' Choice TV Awards!

1 June 2015 6:12 AM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

Allison Janney won big Sunday at the 2015 Critics' Choice Television Awards! The Mom star took home the award for Best Supporting Actress and got to make out with James Corden! The Late Late Show host presented the award to Janney, calling her "one of the best actresses I've ever met." When the 55-year-old star came onstage to accept the statue, she and the 36-year-old British comedian seemed a bit unsure of how to greet one another. Corden's half-hug and peck on the cheek lent itself to a full embrace and passionate smooch from Janney, and the late-night host didn't seem to mind one bit! "I didn't mean anything by that other than just, I love this man so much," »

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Watch Jason Statham and the cast of Spy work out their actual spy names

1 June 2015 6:00 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Everybody knows that to find out your personal secret agent name (or your porn name, depending on which version you believe), you simply take the name of your first pet and the name of the first street you lived on.

This rule is reinforced in Paul Feig's very, very funny new spoof Spy, so Digital Spy took the opportunity last week to ask the cast what their spy and/or porn names are.

Watch the video above to see Jason Statham, Jude Law, Paul Feig, Allison Janney and Miranda Hart share theirs (Law's is particularly special).

Jason Statham also talks sending up his 'Stath' persona, Law talks about playing Bond to Melissa McCarthy's Moneypenny, and Allison Janney shares the role she wants to play in Feig's Ghostbusters.

Spy is released in the UK and Us this Friday, June 5. »

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Spy – Movie Review

1 June 2015 4:38 AM, PDT | ShockYa | See recent ShockYa news »

Spy 20th Century Fox Reviewed by: Tami Smith, Guest Reviewer for Shockya. Grade: B Director: Paul Feig Screenwriter: Paul Feig Cast: Melissa McCarthy, Jason Statham, Jude Law, Allison Janney, Rose Byrne, Bobby Cannavale Opens: June 5, 2015 Odds are you never visualized comedian Melissa McCarthy as a C.I.A operative or James Bond’s associate. Well, me neither. So it was with great surprise that I went to view Spy and had an “aha” moment. Big Melissa pulled it off! Spy tells the story of Susan Cooper (Melissa McCarthy), a CIA analyst doing a desk job, helping on-the-filed operators. One of these is Bradley Fine (Jude Law) who got exposed, shot and  [ Read More ]

The post Spy – Movie Review appeared first on Shockya.com. »

- Harvey Karten

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What to Watch: Tonight's TV Picks - Vicious, Game of Thrones, Man Down

1 June 2015 3:00 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

Vicious: ITV, 9pm

Season two of Vicious kicks off as Violet (Frances de la Tour) hatches an elaborate plan to save her from embarrassment when her sister, Lilian (Celia Imrie), announces an impromptu visit.

Meanwhile, Ash (Iwan Rheon) gets a surprise when he introduces his new girlfriend to the gang.

Man Down: Channel 4, 10pm

A brand new series of Greg Davies's hilarious Man Down kicks off tonight and sees Dan (Davies) going on a disastrous date while Brian (Mike Wozniak) tries to find out more about his family's history.

Jo (Roisin Conaty) comes up with a rather interesting plan to tweak her CV and Aunt Nesta (Stephanie Cole) displays her special kind of tough love.

Game of Thrones: Sky Atlantic, 9pm

More action from Westeros as Cersei Lannister (Lena Headey) faces a struggle after being thrown into jail.

Also tonight, Arya Stark (Maisie Williams) continues »

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Spy movie review: the other gals

1 June 2015 2:38 AM, PDT | www.flickfilosopher.com | See recent FlickFilosopher news »

Does some wonderfully seditious feminist things while also being funny as hell. Finally, we are asked to laugh with Melissa McCarthy, not at her. I’m “biast” (pro): like Melissa McCarthy

I’m “biast” (con): …but have not been a fan of her movies

(what is this about? see my critic’s minifesto)

Director Paul Feig has made some very bad movies with Melissa McCarthy. The Heat and Bridesmaids were popular, this is true, but they were also cruel and unforgivably unfair to the women they were about. I console myself with the thought, however unlikely it may be, that it was McCarthy’s irrepressible charm and inherent likability, even amidst all the abuse she was forced to endure, that drew moviegoers to her (as well as to the other women featured in these films, of course).

But now, Feig — also taking on the screenwriting task — has made »

- MaryAnn Johanson

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T.J. Miller Shows the Best Way to Wing Acceptance Speeches

1 June 2015 2:02 AM, PDT | Vulture | See recent Vulture news »

The Critics' Choice Television Awards looked like a fun and weird time: There was Cat Deeley emceeing the festivities, Judy Greer ordering room-service pizza for her table, and Mom actress Allison Janney punching James Corden in the face with her lips (more highlights here). Best of all, though, was T.J. Miller, who gave a master class in the best way to wing an acceptance speech. "I thought I was gonna lose, so I ate a lot," he said. "Yeah, I didn't write a fuckin' speech." If you're ever in this situation, it's okay, do like Miller: Eat a lot and make eye contact with Julia Louis-Dreyfus.Atta boy. And in case you were curious, here's the full list of winners via Variety, with the victors bolded at the top: Best DramaThe Americans Empire Game of ThronesThe Good Wife Homeland JustifiedOrange Is the New Black Best ComedySilicon Valley Broad CityJane the »

- Sean Fitz-Gerald

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Spy review: Paul Feig and Melissa McCarthy comedy bodes well for Ghostbusters

1 June 2015 1:30 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Director: Paul Feig; Screenwriter: Paul Feig; Starring: Melissa McCarthy, Jason Statham, Rose Byrne, Morena Baccarin, Jude Law, Miranda Hart, Allison Janney; Running time: 120 mins; Certificate: 15

After scene-stealing supporting turns in Paul Feig's last two comedies The Heat and Bridesmaids, Melissa McCarthy steps up to top billing in their latest team-up Spy.

Here she plays Susan Cooper, a CIA analyst kept as far away from the field as humanly possible (well, at first). She's behind a computer screen acting as the eyes and ears for Jude Law's suave, Bond-like Bradley Fine. He's directed through various death-defying missions by Susan, and their playful back-and-forth hints at a long and sturdy friendship that she wants to blossom into something more.

When one of their operations goes bad, the CIA is thrown into crisis forcing Susan to go undercover in a bid to prevent a worldwide catastrophe. The Brit trio of Miranda Hart, »

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Critics Choice TV Awards prediction scores: Best performances by our Experts, Editors and Users

31 May 2015 7:52 PM, PDT | Gold Derby | See recent Gold Derby news »

Congratulations to Tyler G for having an excellent 66% accuracy rate predicting the 2015 Critics' Choice TV Awards winners on Sunday. He actually tied with SimonJupiter, Dan_Quixote and Jen, but has the best point total of 4,296 by using his 500 and 200 point bets wisely on the 23 categories in our contest. -Break- While several categories had expected winners -- like Jeffrey Tambor ("Transparent"), Frances McDormand ("Olive Kitteridge"), and Allison Janney ("Mom" -- others were much more difficult. On some of the tougher ones, Tyler G was able to correctly predict Amy Schumer ("Inside Amy Schumer"), Bob Odenkirk ("Better Call Saul"), Taraji P. Henson ("Empire"), and David Oyelowo ("Nightingale"). Related: Complete list of 2015 Critics' Choice TV Awards winners You can see how your score compares to his in our leaderboard rankings of all contestants, which also includes links to see ea »

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Critics’ Choice TV Awards: The Biggest Snubs and Surprises

31 May 2015 7:07 PM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

“I thought I was going to lose, so I ate a lot,” “Silicon Valley” actor T.J. Miller said through a mouthful of macaroons when he accepted the award for best supporting actor in a comedy at the 2015 Critics’ Choice Television Awards.

He might have been shocked, but his character is so brash and unruly that it’s hard not to let him represent all members of that HBO comedy’s stellar supporting cast of comedians. He stood a much better chance of winning than other nominees like “Girls'” Adam Driver and “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt’s” Tituss Burgess, who maintain a sliver of the spotlight compared to their shows’ more high-profile stars.

This isn’t to say that the show was without its surprise moments.

Jonathan Banks finally received some recognition for AMC’s “Better Call Saul.” Always considered a beloved performer by critics, he was frequently overlooked on previous »

- Whitney Friedlander

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Critics' Choice Television Awards 2015: Allison Janney's Big Kiss, Taraji's Cookie Moment and More in Photos

31 May 2015 7:03 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

The 2015 Critics’ Choice Television Awards might have been a classy affair, but thanks to the celebrities in this gallery, Sunday’s ceremony wasn’t without a few must-discuss — and in several cases, must-censor — moments.

RelatedCritics’ Choice Television Awards 2015: And the Winners Are….

From Seth MacFarlane’s dig at Dads (seen below) to Allison Janney’s unexpectedly long kiss with James Corden, TVLine has curated the moments that had us feverishly hitting the “rewind” button — and not just so we could get a screengrab.

We also tipped our collective hat to the unnamed drone who, in addition to being the evening’s unsung hero, »

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