Kristen Wiig

Alec Baldwin’s Trump Returning to SNL With Kristen Wiig

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick November 18, 2016 @ 12:59 PM
NBC
Complicit or otherwise, SNL knew that the first post-election show needed a note of relief, moreso than reminders of Trump’s victory. Presidential portrayer Alec Baldwin even expressed uncertainty he’d ever don the wig for SNL again, but sources confirm the sketch series’ take on Trump will return Baldwin to the limelight with Kristen Wiig this weekend.

SNL Does Mannequin Challenge With Kristen Wiig, So Let’s Get That Over With

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick November 15, 2016 @ 9:42 PM
NBC
The days of SNL’s traditional promo may be behind us, as Benedict Cumberbatch, Dave Chappelle and now Kristen Wiig have all donned new formats to promote their respective hosting gigs. And while we’re at it, SNL was bound to do the “mannequin challenge” sooner or later, so let’s just play this one out as quick as possible, okay?

Kristen Wiig Returns to SNL as Final November Host

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick November 10, 2016 @ 11:45 AM
NBC
We’re still not entirely certain how SNL will fare with controversial (if revered) comedian Dave Chappelle hosting the first post-election episode, but at least the end of November looks a bit more familiar. Kristen Wiig will make her second return to SNL, hosting the final installment of this long, gloomy month.

‘Masterminds’ Review: A Painfully Dense Comedy That Squanders a Talented Cast

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by Erin Whitney September 30, 2016 @ 8:57 AM
Relativity Media
‘Masterminds’ stars some of the funniest names in comedy, like Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon, Zach Galifianakis, Jason Sudeikis, and Leslie Jones. Too bad ‘Masterminds’ isn’t funny.

‘Ghostbusters’ Blu-ray Features Extended Cut and Tons of Deleted and Alternate Scenes

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by Britt Hayes August 31, 2016 @ 5:12 PM
Sony
With Paul Feig at the helm and a quartet of hilarious women who are great at improvising, it’s not surprising that the upcoming Blu-ray and DVD release of the Ghostbusters reboot is packed with additional scenes, outtakes, deleted scenes, gag reels and — as many fans hoped — an extended cut of the film. We won’t have a chance to see any of these bonus materials until October, but it should be interesting for those who felt as though Feig’s theatrical version may have been a little too safe.

‘Masterminds’ Trailer: Zach Galifianakis’ Long-Delayed Comedy Is Finally Coming to Theaters

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by Britt Hayes July 28, 2016 @ 3:11 PM
Relativity
Hey, remember Masterminds? We saw the first trailer for the film last year, when it was originally set to hit theaters in August. But the latest comedy from Napoleon Dynamite director Jared Hess fell victim to Relativity Studios’ bankruptcy and was pushed back to this September — well over a year after its original release date. Now that it’s finally seeing the light of day (or the dark of the theater, whatever), Masterminds has a new trailer to remind you that A. It is definitely hitting theaters soon, and B. There are some very good reasons to see it.

Paul Feig’s ‘Ghostbusters’ Will Probably Bust More Ghosts in a Sequel

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by Britt Hayes July 18, 2016 @ 11:34 AM
Sony
When Paul Feig’s Ghostbusters hit theaters over the weekend, a couple of things happened: It did fairly well at the box office — landing in second place just below The Secret Life of Pets — and no one’s childhood was destroyed. A $46 million opening isn’t mind-blowing, but it looks like it will be enough to justify a sequel to the reboot. The big question now is whether or not Feig and the whole cast will return for it.

Suck It Up ‘Ghostbusters’ Haters, the New Franchise Will be ‘Endless’

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by Erin Whitney July 11, 2016 @ 11:10 AM
Sony / Empire
Dear Ghostbusters haters, are you still angry about Paul Feig‘s female reboot? Are your hands tired from typing one vile, misogynistic comment after the next on YouTube? Are you praying the new movie will bomb at the box office so your precious childhood will never be threatened again? Well, too bad.

‘Ghostbusters’ Review: Busting Makes Me Feel Mostly Pretty Good

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by Matt Singer July 10, 2016 @ 11:56 AM
Sony
The very last line of Paul Feig’s Ghostbusters is “That isn’t terrible at all,” dialogue that can only be interpreted as a final nod to a fanbase that has worked itself into a lather fretting about this reboot’s tone, special effects, and particularly its female-centric cast. It feels sort of like when the doctor gives you a pep talk after a shot you’ve been dreading: That wasn’t so bad now, was it?