Tag Archives: Ellie Kemper

This week brings an adorable bit of animation in “The Secret Life of Pets”

I don’t see nearly enough animation. For someone who sees about 350 movies a year, sometimes I barely seen a half dozen cartoons, and that’s kind of shameful. I usually hit the main Academy Award hopefuls and a few random ones besides that, but I slack when it comes to[...]

Oscar Red Carpet: Star Photo Gallery – Feb. 27, 2012

HollywoodNews.com: Celebrities hit the biggest red carpet event of the year last night as they attended the 84th Academy Awards. Stars kicked it up a notch in the fashion department in hopes of being named the Best Dressed. From Angelina Jolie’s dazzling black number to Michelle Williams’ more demure coral dress, everyone[...]

Oscars®: “Bridesmaids” cast will present at the 84th Academy Awards®

HollywoodNews.com: Six actresses – Rose Byrne, Ellie Kemper, Melissa McCarthy, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Maya Rudolph and Kristen Wiig – from the hit comedy “Bridesmaids” will be presenters at the 84th Academy Awards, telecast producers Brian Grazer and Don Mischer announced today. McCarthy received her first Oscar® nomination this year for[...]

Are women able to find success with raunchy comedies?

By Marilyn Beck and Stacy Jenel Smith HollywoodNews.com: Can women pull off doing a raunchy big-screen comedy? Kristin Wiig’s “Bridesmaids” was previewed at the recent SXSW Film Fest to a chorus of agitated reviews, horrible to ecstatic, and attendee applause. Sounds like the kind of response that’s greeted other[...]

SXSW closing with Billy Bob Thornton, adds “Bridesmaids” and Pee Wee Herman

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: The South by Southwest Film Conference and Festival announced that Billy Bob Thornton’s “The King of Luck,” a documentary about Willie Nelson, will be thus year’s Closing Night Film, screening on Saturday, March 19. In addition, SXSW announced more features and shorts for the 2011 event,[...]