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Someone Out There Is Killing Puppets Trailer: The Happytime Murders!

Someone is killing the puppet cast of an ’80s children’s TV show so, a disgraced LAPD detective-turned-private eye puppet teams up with a human cop to try to catch the killer.

The Happytime Murders is an R-rated Who Framed Roger Rabbit for grown-ups – with puppets instead of Toons.

The Happytime Murders opens on August 17th.

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Live Across All Time Zones, It’s Saturday Night Live!

SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE — Pictured: (l-r) Alec Baldwin as President Donald Trump and Kenan Thompson during the “Alien Attack” Cold Open on March 11, 2017 — (Photo by: Will Heath/NBC)

For the first time in its storied history, Saturday Night Live will air live in all time zones, nationwide. The show will be broadcast live simultaneously across the country for its final four shows of the season — April 15, May 6, 13 and 20.

Hosts for the four remaining Season 24 episodes will beL Jimmy Fallon, Chris Pine, Melissa McCarthy and Dwayne Johnson.

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Ghostbusters Is Smart, Funny and Melodramatic Summer Fun! Sorry If It Ruins Your Childhood!

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After a couple of decent trailers that actually withheld most of the film’s funniest moments, Ghostbusters arrives with wit, charm, lovable goofiness, some serious melodrama and comes thisclose to being as good as the original.

The all-female Ghostbusters (and their dumber than a sack of flying mallets male receptionist) are worthy successors to Ivan Reitman’s original.

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Marshmallow & Slime Trailer: Ghostbusters!

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Both Slimer and the Stay Puft Marshmallow Man put in appearances in the new trailer for Paul Feig’s Ghostbusters, but the the really big deal is that we have to talk about Kevin – Chris Hemsworth steals this trailer!

Check it out after the jump. Ghostbusters opens on July 15th.

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The Boss Is Wildly Uneven But Fun for McCarthy Fans!

MELISSA MCCARTHY stars as Michelle Darnell in "The Boss." McCarthy headlines the comedy as a titan of industry who is sent to prison after she’s caught for insider trading.  When she emerges ready to rebrand herself as America’s latest sweetheart, not everyone she screwed over is so quick to forgive and forget.
MELISSA MCCARTHY stars as Michelle Darnell in “The Boss.” Photo by Hopper Stone/Universal Pictures

The Boss stars Melissa McCarthy as Michelle Darnell – the 47th wealthiest woman in America. When she’s found guilty of insider trading, her empire crumbles – and is swept up by her business rival (and ex-boyfriend), Renault.

On her release, she’s forced to live with regular folks – her former assistant, Claire and her daughter Rachel – but she happens upon some of Claire’s brownies and looks to them to be the foundation of her comeback.

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She’s Been Slimed Trailer: Ghostbusters!

The Ghostbusters Abby (Melissa McCarthy), Holtzmann (Kate McKinnon), Erin (Kristen Wiig) and Patty (Leslie Jones) inside the Mercado Hotel Lobby in Columbia Pictures' GHOSTBUSTERS.
The Ghostbusters Abby (Melissa McCarthy), Holtzmann (Kate McKinnon), Erin (Kristen Wiig) and Patty (Leslie Jones) inside the Mercado Hotel Lobby in Columbia Pictures’ GHOSTBUSTERS.

Slimer’s back!

The first trailer for Ghostbusters is live and it looks eerily good. Check it out after the break. Ghostbusters opens July 15th.

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Ghostbusters: Character Posters & Team Shot Released!

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Character posters and an appropriately shaded team shot have been released for Sony’s Ghostbusters reboot. So, who you gonna call?

Starring Melissa McCarthy (above), Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon and Leslie Jones, Ghostbusters is a Paul Feig film and will be in theaters on July 15, 2016. Follow the jump for more.

The Ghostbusters Abby (Melissa McCarthy), Holtzmann (Kate McKinnon), Erin (Kristen Wiig) and Patty (Leslie Jones) inside the Mercado Hotel Lobby in Columbia Pictures' GHOSTBUSTERS.
The Ghostbusters Abby (Melissa McCarthy), Holtzmann (Kate McKinnon), Erin (Kristen Wiig) and Patty (Leslie Jones) inside the Mercado Hotel Lobby in Columbia Pictures’ GHOSTBUSTERS.

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1271033 - THE WALK

1271033 - THE WALK

The ‘This Is a Green Band Trailer?’ Trailer: The Boss!

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Michelle Darnell is ‘a titan of industry’ – until she’s convicted of insider trading and goes to prison. When she gets out, she discovers that there’s money to be made in Dandelion Cookies…

Melissa McCarthy is Michelle Darnell in The Boss and yes, the first trailer is a green band trailer – that makes me fear any attempt at a red band trailer. Check it out after the jump. The Boss opens on April 8, 2016.

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Spy: Bond… Melissa Bond!

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Melissa McCarthy has shown she can play a character (Saint Vincent, everyone!), which is why Spy is so much fun. In Susan Cooper, CIA super analyst she’s found a character – and a potential franchise – that she can really sink her teeth into.

Also, for a spoof to work it must also succeed in the genre it’s spoofing – and Spy works as a spy movie.

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Bill Murray Makes St. Vincent More!

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St. Vincent is a film that tells a story that we’ve seen many times before – a curmudgeonly older guy rediscovers life because of the influence of a child, while teaching that child about life. The difference between St. Vincent and those many other similarly plotting movies is that this film has a cast that includes Bill Murray.

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