Veep returned for a fifth season this week, picking up after the nail-biting cliff-hanger-ending of last year’s finale, and pulling all of the regular characters back together again, while also adding another famous face to the extended ensemble: … 153 more words
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If Melissa McCarthy isn’t the top big screen comedian at the moment, she’s certainly in the conversation.
Ever since her breakout role in 2011’s Bridesmaids — one of the few expressly comedic roles to earn an Academy Award nomination — there has only been one year in which a McCarthy-lead comedy wasn’t in the Top Five for box office among live-action comedies: 2012. 757 more words
Julia Louis-Dreyfus is already earning rave reviews for Veep season 5 as President Selina Meyer, who’s trying to tighten her white-knuckle grip on the Oval amid a (hilariously) unprecedented tied election. 278 more words
In Sunday’s season premiere of HBO’s Veep, Selina Meyer (Julia Louis-Dreyfus) is locked in a cliffhanger electoral-college tie, girding for a recount in Nevada and facing the possibility that Congress may give the presidency to her running mate and frenemy, Tom James (Hugh Laurie). 970 more words
Wondering what to do tonight? In or Out is the daily answer to that question from Gazette music contributor Erik Leijon and writer/editor Denise Duguay. 240 more words