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Courtney Quinn

  • Arts and Entertainment
    We recently met up with "American Reuninon" (and "American Pie" original) cast members Jason Biggs (Jim), Alyson Hannigan (Michelle), Thomas Ian Nicholas (Kevin), Tara Reid (Vicky), Mena Suvari (Heather), Chris Klein (Oz), Seann William Scott (Stifler), Eddie Kaye Thomas (Finch), Jennifer Coolidge (Stifler's mom) and Eugene Levy as the most awkward advise-giver in teen comedy, Jim's dad.
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    Jennifer Westfeldt recently chatted with us about her inspiration for writing Friends with Kids, the challenges of directing, and how she hopes people aren't disappointed when this movie, co-starring the likes of Kristen Wiig, Maya Rudolph and Chris O'Dowd, isn't actually a sequel to Bridesmaids.
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    LAist met with "Wanderlust" cast members and director David Wain to discuss the film, if any of them find the idea of communal living appealing, and how easy it is to get used to being surrounded by nudists.
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    The bad guy in the movie based on Dr. Seuss' "The Lorax" is voiced by comedian Rob Riggle, who tells us why we might not want to see him at karaoke night, and if he'll ever play the nice guy.
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    Fashion's Night Out Los Angeles at Beverly Center kicks off at 5:00 p.m. with an opening ceremony featuring Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, “Vogue’s” Senior West Coast Editor Lisa Love, The Black Eyed Peas’ Taboo and host of the fashion show to follow, actress and designer Nicole Richie.
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    Katie Cazorla at The Painted Nail Katie Cazorla may be more of a mouthful to say than "Snooki," but the New York transplant has made a name in for herself in L.A. and now has the reality show to go with her deluxe San Fernando Valley nail salon, The Painted Nail. The new show, Nail Files, premiers tonight on the TV Guide Network at 10 p.m. SallyAnn Salsano, who created MTV’s Jersey Shore, frequented...
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    Director David Gordon Green’s latest film, Your Highness, brings back the star of his hit film Pineapple Express, James Franco, but puts him in a whole new world, or rather an old medieval one. It’s a world created by it’s co-screenwriter Danny McBride, who also appears in the film as Thadeous, the “spare” to Franco’s royal brother “heir,” Fabious. Fabious must embark on a quest to rescue his capture-prone, yet beloved, Belladonna (Zooey Deschanel). Bella...
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    Russell Brand plays E.B., son of the Easter Bunny and heir to the holiday rabbit title, in the new live action-animation hybrid Hop. James Marsden is Fred O'Hare, an early-thirties slacker who doesn't know what he wants to be, so he's never quite grown up. They run into each other, literally and vehicularly, in Hollywood, where E.B. has run off to pursue his dreams of becoming a Rock 'n Roll drummer. Russell gets to show...
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    Sylvia Plath's alter ego, Esther Greenwood of The Bell Jar, is the focal point of the award winning play Wish I Had a Sylvia Plath, now making its west coast debut at The Lounge Theatre. The 75 minute, intermission-free, one-woman show picks up in Esther’s life at the point where Sylvia’s met its end, mixing the poet’s life story with that of the protagonist she created. Esther’s life flashes before her eyes and ours on...
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    Okay, ladies, it's Valentine’s Day. Have you found anything fun to give your man? In L.A. there’s a little nerd in even the coolest guys and it couldn’t be more endearing. Even if your guy isn’t running off to Comic-Con every year, and undoubtedly if he is, he’ll love “Zombie Spaceship Wasteland,” a new novel by Patton Oswalt. The comedian and actor (he has appeared in more than 25 movies, including having voiced Remy the...

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