Weekly Roundup: ‘Wild’ Buzz, Sundance Announces Slate & Kathy Griffin Joins the Force

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Weekly Film & TV News Roundup

Still from Lucky. I got goosebumps from the trailer for NYC filmmaker Laura Checkoway’s Lucky. The WGA or Fashion Police writers—whose side is Joan Rivers really on? Conservative commentator and author Monica Crowley discusses her career, Nixon, and the hypocrisies woman journalists still face. (video) Guinevere Turner’s new project is called Creeps. I’m sold! Here are the best women in...