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This Weekend's Entertainment Talking Points

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You never know when you're going to run into someone whose life is all things Entertainment, so why not use LAist to keep you in the loop on a variety of high-watermark happenings.

Opening this weekend, the Sam Raimi (of Spiderman 1 & 2 fame) produced, and Lucy Lawlesss co-starred whack-a-mole horror flick, Boogeyman. Telling the story of a young man traumatized by memories of terrible events he experienced in his childhood bedroom -- it's sure to also give you your own share of trauma...Lucy Lawless or no Lucy Lawless.

Also opening this weekend, Debra Messing and Dermot Mulroney star in The Wedding Date. Yes, it's Pretty Woman but flipped on its head, telling the story of a woman who is date-less and must hire an escort to accompany her to her sister's wedding. Even more entertaining is the big-corporate synergy of NBC/Universal who has plastered NBC as-of-late with Debra Messing interstitials hailing the new episodes of Will & Grace AND her cute little movie opening today.

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Also this weekend, the Museum of TV & Radio starts selling off tickets for this March's anticipated William S. Paley Television Festival. Tickets for members go on sale Saturday at 9:00AM PST, and to the general public on February 11th. If you're a fan of shows like Lost, Desperate Housewives, Law & Order, Jack & Bobby, NYPD Blue, Boston Legal, Veronica Mars and many others -- you'll want to check this out.

And while most people won't be bothering themselves with any of the above (can you say SUPERBOWL), you can be sure there will be a smattering of trailer premieres this weekend during the broadcast. From the first broadcasted actual "real footage" from the Spielberg/Cruise film War of the Worlds to some other surprises you won't want to miss.

LAist thinks that should be enough for now. Have a great weekend.