Category: Cinema

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Hitlerwood

When Hollywood Held Hands With Hitler – The Chronicle Review – The Chronicle of Higher Education.

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Split a Gut

Django Unchained and the ‘new sadism’ in cinema – Features – Films – The Independent.

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Apparently Al Gore Hates Hollywood

Al Gore to Hollywood: Make More Green-Themed Movies.

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Tankman

Steven Seagal Raid Goes Bad; Actor Sued After Driving Tank Into Home, Killing Puppy

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The New TV Box

Hulu, Billed as Tomorrow’s TV, Looks Boxed In Today – NYTimes.com

This is the future of TV? Really? Today you can watch some shows on Hulu in their entirety. But others you can’t watch at all. Most fall somewhere in between — bound by contractual handcuffs that hamper prospective viewers.

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Farewell Peter Falk

Peter Falk, TV’s rumpled Columbo, has died – News – Yahoo! TV

Paying tribute, actor-comedian Michael McKean said, “Peter Falk’s assault on conventional stardom went like this: You’re not conventionally handsome, you’re missing an eye and you have a speech impediment. Should you become a movie star? Peter’s correct answer: Absolutely.

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Toxicology Report: Ryan Dunn was Drunk

Police: ‘Jackass’ star drunk in fatal Pa. crash – Yahoo! News

The report said Dunn’s blood-alcohol level was 0.196 at the time of the crash early Monday morning. The legal limit for drivers in the state is .08.

A police car sits near skid marks leading to ...

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Roger Ebert: Social Critic

Ryan Dunn’s Death: Roger Ebert Not Finished Tweeting Yet – Hollywood Reporter

Hours after offering a bit of a mea culpa over his controversial Ryan Dunn tweet, Roger Ebert was still tweeting about the Jackass star’s death. …

“I should clarify: Anyone who drinks and drives is a jackass,” he tweeted Tuesday. “That included me in my drinking days. Some are lucky enough to find sobriety.”

Roger Ebert

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DUI?

‘Jackass’ star Ryan Dunn’s high-speed car crash raises questions about celebrities and dunk driving – latimes.com

Though the toxicology results may not be released for weeks, Dunn apparently tweeted a photo of himself having a beer with friends shortly before he and passenger Zachary Hartwell died. 

"Jackass" star Ryan Dunn

 

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The Hobbit Finds Lost Elf

Evangeline Lilly and Barry Humphries sign on to cast of Peter Jackson’s ‘The Hobbit’ | Irish Entertainment Around the World | IrishCentral

“Evangeline Lilly will be playing a new character—the Woodland Elf, Tauriel. … I’m also highly excited that Barry Humphries will be portraying the Goblin King, in much the way Andy Serkis created Gollum. …”

Evangeline Lilly and Barry Humphries sign on to cast of Peter Jackson’s ‘The Hobbit’

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Illegally Married?

Marriage of Courtney Alexis Stodden and Doug Hutchison May be Illegal – Gather.com

The marriage of 51-year-old actor Doug Hutchison to 16-year-old Courtney Alexis Stodden could be illegal if her father has any say in the matter. 

Can That 51-Year-Old Green Mile Actor Legally Marry a 16-Year-Old Girl?! – E! Online

Doug Hutchison, Courtney Alexis Stodden
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Tabloid Catnip

Doug Anthony Hutchison, 51, marries 16-year-old aspiring country music singer in Las Vegas | Mail Online

[Says her mother:] ‘She is a beautiful girl. She has real breasts, real lips, she’s not plastic,’ 

Doug is best known for his role as prison guard Percy Wetmore in the film adaptation of Stephen King’s The Green Mile, for which he received critical acclaim.

He later went on to act in supporting roles for films such as Shaft and Bait

Extreme age gap: Green Mile star Doug Anthony Hutchison, 51, and 16-year-old Courtney Alexis Stodden were married in Las Vegas last month

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The Little Films that Could

Forget the pirates and newbie X-men: This summer is all about the small films – CSMonitor.com

…despite the presence of every popcorn fave from X-Men to Harry Potter and Pirates of the Caribbean, there are some signs that small films – which make up three-quarters of theatrical films in any given year – just might be on track to get some sunshine of their own. 


Craig Roberts in Submarine

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The Star Wars Conspiracy

It was an impostor that made the prequels.

“This was a systematic takedown,” says John Williams. “The corruption is deeper than anyone can imagine. I saw them do the same thing to Brett Favre.”

via Hollywood Elsewhere

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Another Day of Heaven for Terrence Malick

Film News: ‘Tree of Life’ Wins the Top Prize at Cannes – Terrence Malick’s Fifth Feature Claims the 2011 Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival

Producers Luc Besson, Bill Pohlad, Dede Gardner and an unidentified guest pose with the Palme d’Or for director Terrence Malick’s The Tree of Life.
Producers Luc Besson, Bill Pohlad, Dede Gardner and an unidentified guest

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Sexless and Sordid

Arnold Schwarzenegger ‘complained about his sexless marriage’ | Mail Online

'Lonely': Arnold Schwarzenegger fathered the 13-year-old during an affair with his housekeeper

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Justin Bieberlake

Justin Bieber And Justin Timberlake Are Actually The Same Person (And We Can Prove It!)

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The New Golden Rule

Saturday Night Live – Digital Short: 3-Way (The Golden Rule) – NBC.com

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Almodóvar at Cannes: Too Much Skin

Sweepstake Winners Flee The Skin I Live In, Can’t Handle The Savoir-Vivre « Moody Eye View

Spanish director Pedro Almodóvar’s latest thriller,  “The Skin I Live In,” had filmgoers fleeing the theater Thursday night at its gala premiere at the Cannes Film Festival, due to some aggressively violent and  disturbing content. … Guests, among them a group of sweepstakes winners  flown specially to Cannes by Stella Artois from the U.S. to enjoy a once in a  lifetime movie premiere were horrified by the experience.

 

Pedro Almodovar at the Cannes film festival. B...

Pedro Almodóvar - Image via Wikipedia

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Gene Simmons on Obama: “He has no f-ing idea…”

Gene Simmons pulling no punches.

Make me a benevolent dictator – CNBC

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