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Dodger Day With 'Identity Thief' Actress Genesis Rodriguez – Part 2 - The Interview

6/4/2013 11:20am EDT
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So we’re keeping the Dodger day going with part two of our cool "Identity Thief" (out June 4 from Universal Home Entertainment) coverage – the interview!  That’s right folks, got a chance to sit down and talk one-on-one with captivating actress Genesis Rodriguez amidst the roar of the baseball crowd for some much appreciated Q&A fun.  We dove right in chatting about everything from her successful game pitch to the origins of her name, all about working on "Identity Thief" and even some past work insight to boot.  (Go "Casa de mi Padre!")  Here’s our personal chat with the love...

Dodger Day With 'Identity Thief' Actress Genesis Rodriguez – Part 1 - The Photo Tour

6/3/2013 11:10am EDT
Nothing says fun in the sun like a LA Dodgers baseball game – especially when you’re sharing it with captivating actress Genesis Rodriguez!  In anticipation of her latest flick "Identity Thief" hitting DVD/Blu-ray Tuesday June 4 from Universal Home Entertainment where she’s playing a lethal debt collector after stars Jason Bateman and Melissa McCarthy, got an exclusive invite to watch the ever-stunning and talented Rodriguez throw out the first pitch at a recent Dodger Game and it was an unforgettable event all around.  Unlimited food, drink, VIP suite action, standing on the ...

Check Out 'Identity Thief' On DVD, Blu-ray & More June 4

6/1/2013 6:03am EDT
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Unlimited funds have allowed Diana to live it up on the outskirts of Miami, where the queen of retail buys whatever strikes her fancy.

There's only one glitch: The ID she's using to finance these sprees reads "Sandy Bigelow Patterson"... and it belongs to an accounts rep who lives halfway across the U.S.

With only one week to hunt down the con artist before his world implodes, the real Sandy Bigelow Patterson heads south to confront the woman with an all-access pass to his life.

And as he attempts to bribe, coax and wrangle her the 2,000 miles to Denver, one easy target will discover jus...

'Identity Thief' Reclaims Top Spot At Box Office

2/25/2013 11:13am EST
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Leading up to Sunday night's Academy Awards movie fans apparently wanted a bit of comedy in their lives. "Identity Thief" landed the number-one spot at the weekend box office, taking in $14.1 million.

The film reclaimed the spot after losing to "A Good Day To Die Hard" last weekend. The Bruce Willis film dropped to number five this weekend with $10 million.

"Identity Thief" centers on an accounts rep (Jason Bateman) who embarks on a frantic quest to reclaim his identity from the Orlando thief (Melissa McCarthy) who stole it and destroyed his credit by embarking on a massive spending spree...

Jenny McCarthy Slams Film Critic For Attacking Cousin Melissa McCarthy's Weight

2/13/2013 8:53am EST
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Jenny McCarthy has defended her actress cousin Melissa McCarthy after the Bridesmaids star was compared to a "female hippo" by an outspoken film critic.

The Oscar-nominated actress was subjected to a scathing review of her new movie Identity Thief by New York Observer writer Rex Reed, who complained about her plus-size figure, calling McCarthy "tractor-sized," a "female hippo" and a "humongous creep."

Reed also dismissed McCarthy's career as a study in "being obese and obnoxious with equal success," and his comments prompted a backlash from the actress' friends and co-workers.


Weekend Movie Preview: 'Side Effects' & 'Identity Thief'

2/9/2013 10:00am EST
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Did you have a chance to check out last week’s films “Warm Bodies” and “Bullet to the Head?” If so, leave me a comment and let me know why you liked them or not.

I’m still working my way through my awards season screener pile and posting new reviews on my website. Over the course of this week I’ve shared my opinion of “Beasts of the Southern Wild,” “Anna Karenina,” “The Master,” and “Rise of the Guardians.”

I found “Beasts” visually stunning and unique, but a bit abstract for my taste. “Anna Karenina” was very flashy with too much style and not enough substance for me. I thought “The Mast...

Five Fun Facts About Current Comedy Queen And 'Identity Thief' Star Melissa McCarthy

2/8/2013 7:40am EST
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Everyone’s favorite funny lady, Melissa McCarthy, stole the show in “Bridesmaids” is heading back to the big screen, this time unleashing her hilarity on co-star Jason Bateman in “Identity Thief.” McCarthy uses all the comedic tricks in her repertoire to bring the funny in this unlikely buddy comedy about an unsuspecting victim of identity theft and his quest to bring the culprit to justice. But for those of us who can’t get enough of her, here’s a healthy helping of Melissa McCarthy trivia.

Did you know…

Melissa is Jenny McCarthy’s First Cousin? It seems that the McCarthy clan is swimmin...

'Identity Thief' A Comedy Missing The Funny (Video)

2/7/2013 8:06pm EST
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Sandy Patterson (Jason Bateman) is a Denver account rep at an investment firm, run by Harold Cornish (Jon Favreau) who delights in telling Sandy that he can be replaced one day by an accounting program.

Luckily for Sandy, he has a wife, Trish (Amanda Peet) and two young daughters that love him no matter how much money he doesn't make.

But Sandy's fortune is about to change for the good and the bad.

First the good: A fed up group of investors at his firm decide to start their own company and they want Sandy to join them; which means, Sandy's salary has just gone from $50,000 a year to $25...