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AnnaSophia Robb is super cute, but she's only
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The singer brightens up a gloomy New York day in a bold floral bubble dress topped with a cropped cream coat, blue clutch and long leather gloves as she makes her way through Bryant Park to attend the Tracy Reese runway show.
JESSICA & MICHELLE
One, two, three – hair toss! The Gossip Girl costars chatted and goofed off in the front row of Jill Stuart, who dressed both Szohr and Trachtenberg.
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Rumor has it Britney will appear on Access Hollywood tomorrow with a new behind-the-scenes Candies photo (see above), as well as a backstage look at her shoot with Annie Leibovitz.
There is also a small interview with Britney in which she claims "Candies is cool and fun. The dresses are cute. I'm so happy to be working with candies again."
Access Hollywood and Entertainment Tonight will also have footage of her photoshoot with Terry Richardson.
SamLuftiCockLover got an exclusive sneak-peak of the shoot.
In one photo, Britney wears white lingerie, holding a pink teddy bear straddling her shoulders.
Another shot is of Britney leaning back on a motorcycle wearing a red top and black belt.
The third never-before-seen shot is of Britney leaning on a table in a bright dressing room wearing a pink tank and white jacket and blue jeans; lots of perfume on the table.
The campaign slogan is Through The Lens.
Candies' Chief Marketing Officer Dari Marder says two new Britney-Candies billboards will be unveiled in Times Square in the next week.
credible source; srs journalism
I actually enjoyed the video, yes all 10 minutes of it
On top of reports that a new film is in the works that would reunite director Martin Scorsese with actor Robert De Niro, some buzz has been floating around this year’s Berlin Film Festival about a project that is “Travis Bickle bonkers” – a remake of Scorsese’s classic Taxi Driver.
This would not work like any regular remake, however. It’s based off an idea devised by Antichrist writer/director Lars von Trier. In 2003, von Trier got Danish director Jorgan Leth to remake his film from 1967 entitled The Perfect Human for a production called The Five Obstructions. In that film, von Trier challenged Leth to remake the film five times, and each round had “a different obstacle.” One method for that film was to make parts of it animated.
A Taxi Driver remake would work along the same lines, and Robert De Niro would reprise the classic role of crazy chauffeur Travis Bickle.
At the moment this has not been verified by Scorsese, De Niro, or even von Trier. Much of the rumors started when a Danish newspaper interviewed von Trier’s business partner and executive producer Peter Aalbaeck Jensen. Variety reports that he could neither “confirm or deny” the rumors, and that he just said “there will be a statement coming shortly.” Another Danish news source is said to have confirmed the project’s existence.
If this film were to be confirmed, it would have to wait at least a year before picking up steam. Lars von Trier is working on the children’s comedy Melancholia (just kidding) and Scorsese is busy prepping the 3D film The Invention of Hugo Cabret.
Even if the trio isn’t able to follow through, this is a fascinating idea. What classic (and supposedly untouchable) film would you like to see remade, von Trier style? In a dream world, I would love to see the selected forces try this with something like David Lynch’s Eraserhead or even Fargo by the Coen Brothers. It would be very intriguing to watch directors re-tackle some of their most popular work.
I love The Five Obstructions and Taxi Driver. I don't know if I believe this because Scorsese's schedule is packed. But Lynch would never do something like that I find it insulting that this author would even SAY THAT!!!!!!!!!!! Does he even know Lynch? thank god for spell check
Conan bailing out on CPW
Conan O'Brien, who's already negotiated a $45 million exit deal from "The Tonight Show," is looking for another windfall. The unemployed entertainer's Central Park West penthouse duplex is quietly being shopped around with a $35 million price tag reports The Post's Andy Wang. The south-facing co-op in the twin-towered Majestic at West 72nd Street comes with three terraces and dramatic park views. The apartment is a combination of an 18th-floor penthouse that O'Brien bought in 2007 for about $10 million and the combined-unit residence that he and his wife, Liza, already owned on the 17th floor. The building, on the former site of the Majestic Hotel, once housed mobsters including Mafia boss Frank Costello, who suffered only minor wounds when he was shot in the lobby during a failed assassination attempt in 1957.
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When you get back from Hawaii Conan, come visit Canada. You look good in red. Rawr.
Dear friends and fans of Straylight Run,
We are very sad to announce to you that we will be going on an indefinite hiatus. We call it a hiatus and not a break up because the band still enjoys working together and is open to the idea of doing so in the future. If it was up to us we would continue making music throughout this year and the years to come, but the unfortunate reality is that being in a band is a business and when business isn't good you can only keep going for so long.
We are still making plans to release the live album that we recorded at the end of our last tour. As of now there is no release date though, so stay tuned for more information on that.
We would like to thank everyone one of you who ever came to a show, bought one of our records, took us on tour or supported us in any way at all over the nearly seven years that we've been a band. We'd also like to thank everyone that has worked for us, especially Dave Stein, Andrew Buck, Dayna Ghiraldi, Shannon Kimball and everyone at Padell. We have had an amazing time and feel so incredibly grateful to you all for everything we've experienced throughout our years as a band. Thank you from the bottom of our hearts.
PS - Please check out our charity auction for a rare vinyl test pressing of our last EP "About Time". All the proceeds will benefit World Vision and their haiti relief efforts. - http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=190372890639&ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT
Source and Wikipedia Entry
There's lots of Sue!
Enjoying some time away from their parental duties, Nicole Richie and Joel Madden were spotted out in New York City last night (February 15).
The “Simple Life” babe and her rocker beau looked lovely as they hit up Abe and Arthur’s restaurant for some delicious dinner.
During her interview on “The Late Show with David Letterman,” Nicole confirmed her engagement to Mr. Madden.
And Joel tweeted, “Yep. I’m engaged. Very happy. Yeah, we’ve been engaged for a while so you’re all kind of late on that. But thanks for the hoopla all the same.”
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walking for Diane von Furstenberg this week
So it's come to this. After all the hype, promises and international outcry, fashion's still calling normal girls fat.
Coco Rocha is the latest victim of fashion's irresponsible, unattainable demand that young women - some barely into their teens - be emaciated.
The 21-year-old top model, an outspoken advocate for industry reform, told The New York Times that demand for her services has waned, thanks to an occasional hamburger habit.
Sunday, she modeled for Diane von Furstenberg. Monday, she walked in Zac Posen's show.
Look at the pictures. She's a size 4 - and she's gorgeous.
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"Khloe Kardashian is topless. Sort of. She has a little piece of tape over her nipples. And it's pretty blurry. And the picture isn't really a straight-on shot. And let's be frank, it is Khloe. In other words, if you've always wanted to see the blurry, tape-covered boobs of the non-hot Kardashian sister from a horrible angle, boy have I got a treat for you."
NSFW pic source: http://celebslam.celebuzz.com/2010/02/khloe-kardashian-topless.php
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Hot on the heels of hellomagazine.com's hugely popular most attractive polls, readers have been voting in their thousands to crown their best dressed male celebrity.
From Barack Obama and Brad Pitt, to Robert Pattinson and David Beckham, a number of suave stars squared up to take the prestigious title.
But there could only be one winner.
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I'm annoyed that they keep calling men pinups...BUT YAYAYAYAYAY DAVID!
"Monday 15 February 2010 @ 8:18 pm
Lots of folks still telling me to stop crying and lose weight - as if that’s what this was all about. Easier to tell the lie about the whiney Fatso than the truth that someone at Southwest fucked up. “Sure, someone fucked up, Lardo” You’re saying. “You and your fat gut! This is YOUR fault because you’re fat!”
Once again: I know I’m fat. The point of all this? I’m not too fat for Southwest Air, yet someone deemed me so. *sigh*
Then, suddenly? A glimmer of hope: a little after 12 noon (roughly 48 hrs after being deemed Too Fat To Fly), Linda (a rep from Southwest Airlines) called my house.
Very sweet, warmly compassionate and apologetic, Linda assured me they’d been trying to track me down for at least a day, but my cell phone was indicating a full voicemail box.
First, there was the serious “Mea culpa” - very sincere, very meaningful, from an actual individual who didn’t then spend the next two paragraphs telling me it was still all my fault because I’m fat.
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~ It wasn't the pilot's decision to have Kevin removed.
~ Kevin had his airfare refunded.
~ SWA makes some apologies.
Jen and Ben were together for a romantic Valentine's Day date on Sunday, but yesterday Jennifer Garner was back on mom duty as she ran errands in LA with Violet and Seraphina. Ben started his day with a meeting before reuniting with his girls in time to attend a childrens' party where the whole Garner-Affleck clan mingled with friends and played together. Jennifer had more to smile about than just a great day with her family and the adorable now walking Seraphina. After relentlessly promoted her film Valentine's Day on the East and West Coasts up to its release last Friday, the film had a record-breaking successful weekend.
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TV's so-called Mr Nasty has been showing off his softer side. Simon Cowell reportedly presented new love Mezhgan Hussainy with a diamond ring on Valentine's Day.
The sparkler was immediately placed on Mezhgan's engagement finger, prompting speculation that the music and TV mogul has popped the question.
It all happened during a romantic dinner at Mr Chow in Knightsbridge.
The 50-year-old X Factor judge first met the Afghan-born make-up artist on the set of his other show American Idol.
It comes just over a year after he split from girlfriend Terri Seymour and two years after declaring he would never marry.
Simon is not the only star in the middle of wedding rumours. Lily Allen set tongues wagging after she turned up to rehearsals for the Brit Awards wearing a big ring on her left hand.
February 15, 2010
Hugo Weaving ("The Lord of the Rings" and "Matrix" trilogies), who has voiced Megatron in both Transformers and Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, revealed to The Age that he doesn't know much about the movies:
As the voice of Megatron, one imagines how into the series Weaving is, but just how deeply immersed he is becomes clear when discussing the next installment.
"Oh no," he barks with a laugh. "They're not making Transformers III, are they?" Given that Transformers II made $800 million, they're probably going to have to.
"[Director] Michael Bay talks to me on the phone. I've never met him. We were doing the voice for the second one and I still hadn't seen the first one. I still didn't really know who the characters were and I didn't know what anything was. It's a voice job, for sure, and people assume I've spent my life working on it, but I really know so little about it."
Hey, at least he was honest! Transformers 3 is scheduled for a July 1, 2011 release.
lmao, i'm totally watching the third one. for shits and giggles, 'cos i know it'll probably be bad. but fun nontheless.
Joslyn James said her lengthy and steamy affair with Woods always involved unprotected sex.
Using protection "was never talked about," the actress told U.S. television show "Inside Edition."
"It was never protected."
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John Mayer's disastrous Playboy interview in which he dropped the N-word and told naughty bedroom secrets about Jessica Simpson is too much for even Oprah Winfrey to handle. Oprah's couch -- which has been a platform for dozens of celebrity apologies and explanations -- isn't open to the guitarist just yet. Why? Because O is great pals with one of John's exes! Inside scoop on Oprah's snub, plus a special Matt Lauer and Al Roker surprise is coming ... after the jump!
Whenever a celebrity does something stupid, they often end up begging for forgiveness on Oprah's sofa -- but not John Mayer. Apparently, he's going to have to find someone else's shoulder to cry on, because the talk show queen is refusing to have the attention-seeking singer on her set. Oh, Johnny-boy, you know you've done bad when Oprah won't let you boost her show's ratings!
"Oprah is the smartest person on TV and will not let John use her or her show to ask for forgiveness," a TV insider tells me. "If John really wants to apologize for his racist and sexist comments, he should find somewhere else. The only way Oprah, who is a dear friend of Jennifer Aniston, would ever book him is if John were interested in having a much deeper conversation about race, women and fame."
So, Mr. Mayer: Stop whining about being misunderstood and start thinking about the words you use -- because it isn't just Oprah who doesn't want to listen to you anymore! And with your mouth, you should maybe consider Maury Povich or Jerry Springer before someone classy like Oprah.
YOU wait for OPRAH to reach out to YOU, dumbass!
- She wants to perform in India
- Says the same shit about Rated R (certain songs were difficult to sing, her most personal album)
- Tells girls how to not be stupid in love
Avril Lavigne and Brody Jenner might be Hollywood's hottest new hookup.
Sources say that 25-year-old Lavigne and the Hills star have been seeing each other quietly over the last couple weeks.
"They're hooking up," an insider said, "but they're keeping it low-key."
Not so low-key that they haven't been seen in public, however. The pair, who both became single late last year, were first spotted at dinner at Koi Feb. 4. According to a restaurant source, the "Sk8ter Boi" warbler and 26-year-old hunk left together in the same car and drove to club Voyeur.
They were last seen out again on Thursday, back at Voyeur, where they partied all night.
"You can tell they're into each other and both like to have a good time," another source says. "They're cute together."
The reality-TV playboy split in December from Playmate Jayde Nicole, and Lavigne filed for divorce from rocker Deryck Whibley last October.
- On going brunette while dating John Mayer: “He didn’t make me go brunette! John doesn’t get credit for making me brunette. He’d like to think so, but he doesn’t deserve the credit.”
- On turning 30: “I never really thought, growing up, what am I gonna be like when I’m 30? I just kind of thought I had it figured out: I’m going to be this great pop star, have my songs on the radio, be married, and have babies. . . But things can be taken away from you. A song can not be played on the radio. An album can not work.”
- On Tony Romo: “I’m still a fan. I’m a huge fan. I wear my gear, and I cheer Tony on. You know, I talked to Tony today. None of my breakups, none of it’s been bitter.”
She's completely irrelevant but the pictures inside are really pretty.
Freshman Hit “The Vampire Diaries,” “Gossip Girl,” “90210,” “Supernatural” and “America’s Next Top Model” To Return Next Season
The CW Network has given early pickups to five series for next season, including four signature dramas and the reality hit AMERICA’S NEXT TOP MODEL. All five shows will return in Fall 2010.
American figure skater Johnny Weir has Visions of Gold
By LINDA ROBERTSON
VANCOUVER, British Columbia
His name is Johnny Weir. The D is silent.
Weir has heard the joke, and laughed at it. If anyone is true to himself and his eccentric personality, it is Johnny Weir.
He is more than just a figure skater, for he has outgrown that small and sparkly, kiss-and-cry subculture to become a worldwide celebrity.
He is a beacon, a bright light of honesty and individuality.
He will be on stage again Tuesday, competing in his second Olympics, and the show he performs in his short program will be one of the best of the 2010 Winter Games. He skates to I Love You, I Hate You, and it's pure Weir, attitude and artistry wrapped in sequins and chiffon and tied with a pink corset.
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official olympics profile page
Good Luck this Evening!
With Lionel Richie as the father-of-the-bride, two things will likely occur at Nicole Richie's wedding to Joel Madden.
They'll party all night long.
People will be dancing on the ceiling.
As it is, the legendary singer is overjoyed by the couple's newly-announced engagement.
"My happiness for Nicole and Joel knows no boundaries," Richie, 60, tells PEOPLE exclusively. "They have given me two beautiful grandchildren, Harlow and Sparrow, and have proven to be great parents."
Richie recently worked with the couple on the star-studded We Are The World 25 For Haiti, which he executive produced along with Quincy Jones and Wyclef Jean.
"I am not sure who is luckier, Nicole and Joel to have each other, or me, to have both of them in my life," he says. "I cannot wait to give away the bride!"
117 MILLION WATCH OPENING WEEKEND OF VANCOUVER GAMES
Through the opening weekend, 117 million people have watched the Vancouver Olympic Winter Games on the networks of NBCU; five million more than watched the first weekend of the Torino Games in 2006 (112 million) according to data available today from Nielsen Media Research. NBCU’s Sunday broadcasts were seen by 83 million total viewers, five million more than the first Sunday from Torino (78 million).
METERED MARKET RATINGS BY TIME ZONE (Three-Day Average):
Mountain Time Zone 19.6/33
Pacific Time Zone 17.6/32
Central Time Zone 17.0/27
Eastern Time Zone 16.8/27
What's been your favorite moment of the games so far ontd??
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Three-year-old Suri Cruise has been a mini-fashionista since birth; perfection from head-to-toe in plaids, petticoats, and pumps. We’ve admired the tot’s style for a few years now, but not until today did we have a fashion revelation: her ensembles are strikingly similar to that of “Gossip Girl” Blair Waldorf. Both cute-as-a-button brunettes love feminine, preppy outfits complete with coordinating purses and headbands. Here are some of our favorite Queen B-inspired looks rocked by the fabulous offspring of Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes.
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Shontelle’s “No Gravity” album isn’t out until the spring, but its first single “Impossible” is already climbing the charts. The towering musician will be airborne herself this weekend — Prince Azim of Brunei is flying her in to perform at a private party.
Before Yeohlee Teng’s show Monday, Shontelle said she met and hung out with the royal when she performed on Beyoncé’s tour. This time she will be the top billing and will be reimbursed handsomely. “They’re paying us $200,000 just to be there. It’s a pretty major situation. I think it’s all oil money.”
for all the ontd owls
Rihanna loves hanging out with her pop pal Katy Perry and her fiance Russell Brand — because the couple make her “die laughing”.
The Rude Boy hitmaker insists Perry and Brand make the perfect pairing because they have a similar sense of humor.
“They are always kidding around and making jokes,” says Rihanna. “When I’m with them I just die laughing. They are both hilarious but together they are even funnier to be with.
“It’s only a matter of time before they end up in a movie together or something.”
Rihanna, 21, recently revealed she plans to be “bold, daring and fearless” throughout her career.
“The two things I’ve always loved have been music and fashion and I want to push into new directions with both of them,” she said.
“I want to be bold, daring, fearless. I’m not afraid to be adventurous.”
Director Stephen Norrington's upcoming relaunch of "The Crow" may finally be on the verge of getting a greenlight to begin production.
"The producer and visual effects people are crunching numbers," Norrington told Mania.com. "We've opened discussions with major cast but nothing is final yet."
Norrington also indicated that "The Crow" would probably be filmed before his supernatural World War II thriller, "The Lost Patrol." Additionally, Norrington stated that he hopes to begin filming "The Crow" during the summer and that he expects to deliver a first draft of the script later this month.
"The Crow" was created in 1989 by James O'Barr and follows a young man named Eric Draven who assumes the identity of The Crow in order to avenge the murder of his fiancée. In 1994, director Alex Proyas adapted "The Crow" into a feature film starring the late Brandon Lee, which spawned three sequels. Norrington's "Crow" is reportedly a new take on the material and does not use the Eric Draven character.
Norrington has previously directed two comic book movies — the original "Blade" film and "League of Extraordinary Gentlemen" — before taking a long sabbatical from directing features. Norrington's "Crow" film was first announced at the end of 2008.
Back in November, "The Crow" producer Ryan Kavanaugh stated that the script for the relaunch was already completed.
“The script is great,” related Kavanaugh. ”We're very excited about it. ‘The Crow’ is definitely going to happen, we're just getting all the pieces together right now. It's not officially greenlit, but it's going to happen... I think in a couple months we could have the package together for sure.”
NOOOOOOOOOO. This sucks. I mean, it sounds like it has nothing to do with the original other than having the same name, but still, terrible idea. Weren't the sequels bad enough?
In what has to be one of the more bizarre copyright disputes, the underwear manufacturer Triumph sued Sony because Beyoncé was wearing copyright infringing underwear in her music video "Video Phone". Seriously.
The design in question by Bulgarian designer Iskren Lozanov: the infringement occurs at about 0.50 seconds. This week, the 7th Civil Chamber of the Landgericht Munich upheld an ex parte injunction barring Sony from distributing the "Video Phone" clip in Germany.
Triumph argued Beyoncé was wearing an unauthorized reproduction of the Iskren Lozanov design. Sony countered that both designs were inspired by Picasso, but otherwise, there were few similarities. The slips, in particular, were wholly different. The judge disagreed: the Lozanov design was highly original and enjoyed a wide scope of protection, and was therefore infringed by the underwear worn by Beyoncé.
Sony's lawyer announced that, after consultation with Beyoncé, he would most likely appeal the decision.
NBC’s Olympic coverage averaged a 7.2/18 rating/share with adults 18-49 for the night and 25.49 million viewers. The Olympics coverage from Vancouver against a mish-mash of mostly repeats on the broadcast networks. Other than The Bachelor: On The Wings of Love, 24 and the CW lineup of One Tree Hill and Life Unexpected, everything else was repeats.
The Bachelor head up very well, down only very slightly (~2 percent), and reruns of the CBS Monday night lineup, particularly the 9p-10p comedy block held up well too, with The Big Bang Theory repeat pulling a 3.6 rating with adults 18-49.
24 took it on the chin though and was down nearly 16 percent with adults 18-49 to a 2.7 rating.
CW’s One Tree Hill took a hit with adults 18-49 versus last week (0.9 vs. 1.1) but Life Unexpected was unchanged with adults 18-49, though it did shed a few viewers. In CW’s target Women 18-34, Life Unexpected dropped from last week’s 1.6 rating to a 1.4 rating.
What did you watch, ONTD?
SIR ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER is convinced his ex-wife SARAH BRIGHTMAN should never walk down the aisle again – because she isn’t the “marrying sort”.
The theatre impresario wed the famed soprano in 1984 after they met when Brightman auditioned for a role in his hit musical Cats.
They split after six years, and Webber, who is still on friendly terms with his former partner, is adamant the break-up was for the best – because twice-wed Brightman can’t settle down.
He tells Britain’s Daily Mail, “It was clear pretty quickly that she was not someone who was going to make a huge home.
“Sarah is a gypsy. She shouldn’t marry anyone because she’s not the marrying sort. Her world is performing, travelling. She wants to get around, always did, and I have to say she’s achieved in spades everything she wanted to and more.”
Source | Andrew Lloyd Webber: I'm just incredibly lucky to be alive
I don't even know what to make of this.
Mischa Barton was driving around aimlessly in her classic Cadillac yesterday in L.A., smoking some sort of roll-up.
Mischa -- who pled no contest to DUI in 2008 -- got sidelined after running out of gas.
As for what she was smoking ... no word yet from her rep.
She just got her license back....
American Idol may be cooking something up with Paula Deen.
A source says the Food Network star is in discussions to appear on the singing competition show.
"They started talking about two weeks ago," the source says.
If Ellen DeGeneres is the resident voice of the fans, then Deen would likely fall into fan-meets-mom category. With her Southern charm—and honky-tonk soundbites—we imagine contestants wouldn't have a hard time swallowing even the worst reviews served up by the lovable white-haired 63-year-old grandmother.
As for her music experience, Deen has none—at least nothing that we're aware of—but that didn't stop DeGeneres from landing a permanent seat at the judges' table.
Reps for Deen and Idol did not immediately comment.
“Lock it up. Rolling sound. Sound speed!”
If you’re an actor, then you know it’s a verbal-cue that tells everyone on-set to shut-up and listen because a scene is being recorded. And it’s also an acting reference that a few actors from Degrassi: The Next Generation have taken to heart in their new venture into the music scene as one of Toronto’s up-and-coming alternative bands, dubbed SoundSpeed.
But with such a unique sound, combination, and debut EP, it can be said that the six-man band has the same message in mind as that of the chant back on the film set. Before you judge, question, or make an opinion, first…just shut-up, and listen.
“I think we represent something different,” drummer Shane Kippel, 23, tells andPOP. “We have such a refreshing sound, yet you can’t really figure it out. It’s just a blend of all of our input and musical interests.”
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I'd like to go see them play sometimes, but I'm not sure if I could explain my cougarness for Degrassi kids to my friends.
Oscarcast executive producers Adam Shankman and Bill Mechanic have dropped a bombshell, telling artists nominated for Best Original Song that they won’t be invited to perform the usual big production number. The decision has hit a sour note for the nominated performers. Instead of the Academy Awards' long-held tradition of staged musical performances of the five nominated songs, the music from those songs will be interspersed with footage from each movie to provide more context. I’m told that some of the nominees and filmmakers are outraged, feeling that the Oscar producers are tossing aside tradition and costing musical artists their well-deserved moment of global TV glory. What the Academy Awards telecast producers will certainly do is shave time that can be spent doting on twice as many Best Picture nominees as in years past. And this year in particular, that is a big priority. Never mind that the Academy Of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences already decided this year to limit the number of Original Song nominees to speed up the Oscar broadcast.
Mechanic's and Shankman's more recent decision appears equally pragmatic. Explanations include that the songs never delivered ratings, and that is what this Oscarcast is all about. That not having the big production numbers will move the show along. That it will save money for distributors, who eat most of the costs (up to 7 figures) of schlepping singers in. That unless a song by Bruce Springsteen, Celine Dion, Sting or U2 were nominated, most of the worldwide audience is hearing the tune for the first time when it is sung. I mean, can anybody besides Tom Bernard or Michael Barker from Sony Pictures Classics hum a few bars of "Loin de Paname" from Paris 36? Other of this year's 5 nominated Best Original Songs are: "Almost There" and "Down In New Orleans", two tunes penned by Randy Newman for The Princess And The Frog; "Take it All", the Maury Yestin number sung by Marion Cotillard in Nine; and "The Weary Kind (Theme from Crazy Heart)", the Ryan Bingham/T Bone Burnett song performed by Bingham.
I'm also hearing about other Oscars spoilers which Shankman and Mechanic are contemplating -- and changing their minds about just as quickly. (Even though the entire staff involved in the Oscarcast were made to sign a confidentiality agreement!):
-- They have placed an emphasis on drawing young stars like Taylor Lautner and Channing Tatum, hoping that translates to a younger viewing audience. But at the same time they're torn about how to keep storied stars in the mix. I'm told they decided at first to abandon last year’s innovation of having 5 former winners of all ages introduce the Best Actor and Best Actress categories. But that now they are leaning toward keeping what I thought was a very classy innovation by Bill Condon and Laurence Mark.
Like we needed more reasons to want to smack the Academy...
"Extra" has confirmed that Jay Leno's longtime bandleader and sidekick, Kevin Eubanks, is leaving "The Tonight Show," as first reported by Lisa Stanley on K-EARTH 101.
A source tells "Extra" Eubanks "wanted a change" and decided to leave the show, adding that Eubanks wanted to pursue other opportunities. Another source says he will appear on the debut of the revamped "Tonight Show" when it returns on March 1.
Former Hootie and the Blowfish member Darius Rucker, now a country star, is a rumored replacement for Eubanks.
In 1992, Eubanks joined "The Tonight Show" band, becoming bandleader two years later. Before he joined the show, Eubanks released numerous albums.
Eubanks was also bandleader on "The Jay Leno Show."
Somehow I don't see Darius Rucker giving up his new career to trade lame jokes with Leno
For those of you still holding on to your last bit of hope that Freddie Prinze Jr. (Cole) will ride off into the sunset as Jack Bauer 2.0, we're here to set you straight.
"I wouldn't get your hopes up for a spinoff. Nobody has even mentioned a spinoff or hinted at that," 24's newest action star tells us. "As far as I know, that's not happening. If this answers the question more clearly, I'm preparing for pilot season."
So Kiefer's current medical woes aside, it seems Freddie and cylon onscreen ladylove Katee Sackhoff (Dana) aren't destined to be the next coming of Jack and Chloe. And in fact, it sounds like Freddie won't be around on 24 next season at all, right? Hmph. Does this mean Katee could be heading to Caprica? And what's this about her having a girl crush on Freddie's missus, Sarah Michelle Gellar? Here's what they tell us...
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An Atheist civil rights group said today that the Catholic League and other Christian advocacy groups have "no business" demanding an apology from actress Lindsay Lohan because of photographs that appeared in a French fashion magazine.
Lohan, a former Roman Catholic who was involved in an openly gay relationship, appeared recently in a robe wearing a crown of thorns and a Latin Cross. Bill Donohue of the Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights said that the photos were "inappropriate" due to the Lenten season, and demanded an apology from Lohan.
Dr. Ed Buckner, President of American Atheists, described Donohue's charges as "absurd," adding that the Catholic leader was "no civil libertarian and no fashionista."
"Actors, film makers and writers have a long history of being attacked by the churches, and this is just another example," said Buckner. "Ms. Lohan is in good company -- many pop stars have been the target of the Catholic League's indignation, including Madonna and Britney Spears. What Donohue seems to forget is that no one is being forced to buy albums or magazines, and that in America, churches do not dictate the content of popular culture."
The world's sexiest actress (and the new face of "Armani") Megan Fox is the covergirl for the new issue of the sure-to-be-sold-out "W" Magazine, and the "Transformers" superstar's exclusive photos are nothing short of spectacular!
“I don’t trust people in (the entertainment) industry," Megan told W, which hits newsstands next Tuesday (just 7 days away), "but I especially don’t trust girls in this industry, because it’s incredibly competitive, and I’m just not interested.”
Regarding her position as the new face of Armani, Megan said, “There are some women you could put in underwear and photograph them, and it looks really classy and it doesn’t necessarily provoke a pinup image. But with me it does, immediately, as soon as I’m in underwear. I’m a Vargas girl.”
The Big Tease: Scoop on ‘Big Bang,’ ‘Bones’ and More
- her fist concert was in the middle of something
- her grandfather's love of Fergie
- she can't stand when people drive the speed limit
- knows how to get a drivers license out of a dryer
- lol at 5:13
idgaf, i lover her so much, she's so adorable!
In anticipation of tonight's American Idol episode, OK! Magazine has gathered a few former finalists of the show, including Mikalah Gordon, Anoop Desai and Diana DeGarmo, to give their take on Hollywood Week. This year, not only do the contestants have to participate in a group round in which contestants must learn to sing together but, choreography has also been thrown into the mix. OK's big question is what the veteran idol's thought of singing in a group during Hollywood Week.
Diana DeGarmo says, "I think the group portion of Hollywood Week is good because it shows more of the contestant’s character than anything. Working with others, singing harmonies and learning choreography puts the contestants out of their comfort zone and can really show someone’s true colors.”
The panel also spoke about their thoughts on the addition of Ellen Degeneres to the judging team.
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Taking a break from her acting duties, Meg Ryan treated her 17-year-old son Jack Quaid to lunch in Santa Monica, CA yesterday (February 15).
After their mother-son date, the pair played camera-shy as they descended to their car while photogs snapped away.
Meg recently made headlines when Star Magazine reported that it was her who ended the 23-year relationship of Susan Sarandon and Tim Robbins.
Meg and Tim have apparently been having an adulterous affair for quite some time now. Sources claim Tim is “thrilled that he doesn’t have to sneak around anymore. He’s even been staying at her LA home.”
As you may recall, Meg famously cheated on her husband Dennis Quaid with Russell Crowe back when she was relevant.
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LIAM NEESON BEING AWESOME
RALPH FEINNES BEING AWESOME
&SAM WORTHINGTON BEING DELICIOUS
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Let's forget for a moment the whys, wherefores and weird explanations of how X-rated shots of Ashley Cole ended up on a phone belonging to a topless model.
Being ridiculously magnanimous we might even dismiss the suggestive pictures and texts he’s alleged to have sent to another blonde as an aberration. But if I were Cheryl Cole I’d want just one matter clarified. What the hell was my other half doing standing in front of a mirror taking photographs of his wedding tackle?
Am I missing something here? Is parading naked and taking mobile phone pictures what young married men do of an evening these days?
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Contrary to the circulating rumor, Blake Lively won't be shedding her clothes for Playboy magazine. A representative for the Serena van der Woodsen of "Gossip Girl" star has thrown cold water to the so-called "100% fabricated" story. As quoted by Gossip Cop, the rep stated, "Nothing about that is true. There's not one ounce of truth to it."
In the denial, Lively' representative unraveled that National Enquirer, the tabloid running the baring all story in the first place, knew it was a false one but chose to publish it anyway. The rep furthermore insisted that the 22-year-old's cover shot for the February issue of Esquire magazine "is the sexiest you are going to see her."
The tabloid publication noted the TV star herself has been considering to pose naked after making "The Private Lives of Pippa Lee", adding it is part of her plan to break away from her "Gossip Girl" image. The source said, "The show has been a hit with teens, but she says she doesn't want to get lumped in with the Jonas Brothers! Posing nude would certainly distance her from her tween fans and put her in the adult world."
The Enquirer went on to report that her family has been at odds on whether or not the leading lady of "Green Lantern" should do the photo shoot. "Blake's mom has been in the business a long time, and she knows Kim Basinger and other actresses really benefited from posing for 'Playboy' early in their careers," the source claimed. "But her dad Ernie is old-school. He says, 'Over my dead body!' "
You go, Blake Coco
Name: Michael Urie
Occupation: Actor, whose nightclub debut with Ugly Betty co-star Becki Newton will have two shows at Feinstein’s at Loews Regency on February 21.
Neighborhood: Hell's Kitchen
Who's your favorite New Yorker, living or dead, real or fictional?
Arthur Bach from the movie Arthur, played by Dudley Moore.
What's the best meal you've eaten in New York?
BLT Steak. YUM!
In one sentence, what do you actually do all day in your job?
As an actor, I spend all day pretending.
Would you still live here on a $35,000 salary?
Sure! I’ve done New York as a starving actor, and I'm sure I could do it again.
What's the last thing you saw on Broadway?
Present Laughter with Victor Garber. Delightful!
Do you give money to panhandlers?
As a rule no, but just before filling out this questionnaire, I bought a woman a hot dog on the street.
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Rachael Ray Gives the JS Girls a MAKEUNDER!
We couldn’t believe our eyes when Snooki revealed a new subtle look on the Feb. 15 episode of The Rachael Ray Show — and neither could Rachael Ray! Her jaw dropped as Snooki emerged from her make-under wearing a cute leather jacket, white top and, wait for it… flattened hair! “I feel like I’m going to my son’s kindergarten class,” Snooki said of her new look. Uh… we’ll take that as an “I hate it.” J-WOWW and Sammi got the Rachael Ray treatment, too, and just like Snooki, they weren’t big fans of their new looks.
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Canadian curler is five months pregnant
As with all curling teams, Team Canada features five members. Well, six, if you really want to get technical with it.
Alternate Kristie Moore, 30, is 5½ months pregnant, making her just the third athlete known to be with child during Olympic competition. Ninety years ago, Swedish figure skater Magda Julin won a gold medal at the Antwerp Games while in her first trimester and Germany’s Diana Sartor took fourth in the skeleton in 2006.
Though she is showing (as evidenced in the picture above), Moore says that her pregnancy has not affected her ability to deliver rocks ... yet. "[In] the eighth month or so, that might be an issue," she said.
Moore found out about her pregnancy weeks before team officials invited her to join Team Canada as an alternate. When she divulged her secret, the team was more than supportive. Said team leader Cheryl Bernard, "she is young and fit. There's no reason we'll have any problems, and she'll be out there."
Barring unforeseen problems with the other four members of the team, it's unlikely Moore will see any Olympic action. During competition her role as an alternate is much like a backup quarterback in football: She'll be called on if needed. Moore has said that although she'd like to get out on the ice, doing so would mean having to play at the expense of someone else's injury.
Team Canada is the gold-medal favorite in the women's curling event, which begins Tuesday and runs through Friday of next week. Even if Moore doesn't play, she will receive any medal Canada wins.
Luger Aya Yasuda disqualified for missing weight
This is a touchy subject. Japan's Aya Yasuda has been disqualified from the women's luge event Tuesday for being over weight.
Not "overweight." At 132 pounds, Yasuda is the ideal size for luging. It's her equipment that weighs too much.
Because of a miscalculation, Yasuda brought too much ballast with her to weigh-ins for Tuesday's competition. Lugers are allowed 13.1 kg of "additional weight." Yasuda brought 13.3.
Though there is no weight requirement for luge, women who weigh less than 75 kg (Yasuda weighs roughly 60 kg) may make up 75 percent of that difference without going over the limit. Yasuda exceeded that limit by less than half a pound.
Though Yasuda was not expected to be a medal contender, this would have been her first Olympics. It's unfortunate that the equivalent of the weight of a cheeseburger would keep her from competing, especially when it's the result of accidentally miscalculating a somewhat complex formula. But so are the rules..the IOC has to draw the line somwhere, and a small technicality can mean an athlete can't compete.
Congrats to Kristie and lol curling
If I were Aya i'd choke a bitch for being disqualified for such a stupid thing.
FUCK YOU IOC for being super anal about less than half a pound but not really giving a shit about the luge course itself.
Hold on to your butts, Avatar story haters, James Cameron is officially putting pen to Pandoran paper once more to give fans an even bigger slice of the sci-fantasy by way of a prequel. Thing is, you won't need new fangled 3D glasses to take this journey to the stars, but you may still need an old fashioned pair of reading glasses. That's right, Cameron is writing an Avatar novel.
MTV spoke with Avatar producer Jon Landau, who clarified that Cameron's book is definitely not just a broader novelization of the events of the groundbreaking film nor is it taking the place of a second cinematic entry, rather it's purpose is to fill in some of the gaps and questions the film may have left open in regards to Dr. Augistine's school for the Na'vi, what Jake's life was like back on Earth before his brother Tommy was killed, and just how exactly Colonel Quaritch learned that everything on Pandora wanted to eat his eyes for jujubes.
Taking some time away from the mainland, Hilary Duff was spotted arriving in Hawaii yesterday afternoon (February 15).
The singer/actress made her way through the terminal with several friends and family, also sporting a ring on her left-hand ring finger.
In related news, Miss Duff’s lost dog was recently recovered in the most unlikely of places- her own El Lay home.
DuBois was apparently right at home while Duff was out in the streets looking for him. She tweeted, “Yes, dubois was in the house the whole time. thank you for all the wishes and good lucks!”
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Looks like she is already tanned, she looks really good.
Pop singer Shakira and tennis star Rafael Nadal have sparked rumours that they might be more than just friends.
The pair was spotted sharing a cozy meal at the W Hotel in Barcelona, Spain, after shooting a video together there late last week.
"There was just the two of them at the table together. They were whispering and all smiles. It definitely looked like they are more than just friends. They were there for a few days shooting," the New York Post quoted an eyewitness as saying.
However, a representative for Nadal, Benito Perez-Barbadillo, has brushed off the rumours, insisting the pair is not an item.
Benito said that he, Nadal's manager Carlos Costa, and video director Jaume de Laiguana were also at the restaurant.
"We were all there, and Shakira only came when we'd finished the main course to have something to drink, accompanied by her manager, Ceci Kurzman, and Jaume. It was a dinner organised with the director to brief Rafa on what was expected from him in the video," the Daily Express quoted him as telling the New York Post.
Earlier this month, Shakira celebrated her 33rd birthday with long-time fiancé Antonio De La Rua, while Nadal has been dating high school sweetheart Maria Francisca Perello for nearly four years.
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According to the Backstreet bad boy~: "Wade Robson's doing the video. He's also choreographing it. It's his directorial debut, so it's gonna be awesome. The song's a song called 'Teenage Wildlife.' It was written by JC Chasez. I don't want to give too much away about the video because it's definitely out-there, but I can say this much to you: It's gonna be me in a club with a bunch of animals — not actual animals, but that's why it's going to be interesting."
And so we get this:
The man doesn't disappoint; the clip was quite beautiful. They all dance better than my bitchass and only AJ would get beat up by a lion...and run off, holding hands, with a squirrel....
Your thoughts on this sheer brilliance, ONTD?
My first post on ONTD...i will document this forever bitch
So much for being "guidette" princesses.
Jersey Shore star Jenni "JWoww" Farley, 23, admitted on Fox's Strategy Room Tuesday that she and Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi aren't even Italian!
J-Woww says she's Spanish and Irish, while Snooki, 21, is Chilean.
The MTV reality show was slammed by Italian-American groups for perpetuating "negative stereotypes," UNICO National President Andre DiMino told Fox last year.
"If you replace Italian-Americans with any other ethnic group, would they use such a pejorative term to promote the show?" he fumed.
JWoww also shattered another Jersey Shore myth: The girls don't believe in GTL! (Which stands for gym, tan, laundry, the schedule made famous by co-star Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino.)
Instead, they follow a SSC routine: sleeping, shopping and clubbing.
HE DIDN'T EVEN KNOW HE WAS GETTING A NEW SUIT
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~PLUS~ PICTURES OF RDJ AT THE INTERNATIONAL TOY FAIR
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THERE ARE ALSO PICTURES OF A LIL DOCTOR DOOM STATUE AT THE SOURCE BUT WHO CARES ABOUT THAT DING DONG
FRANKLY, I AM RATHER CONCERNED ABOUT WHAT IS GOING ON IN THE CROTCH AREA
After years of delays, drugs (allegedly!), lawsuits, twittterspamming and general fuckery Courtney Love has finally made plans to release her new record Nobody's Daughter via Mercury Records on April 27th according to Spin magazine. Love decided to release the record under the Hole moniker despite originally recording the album as a solo artist under Linda Perry's guidance. The new Hole does not feature any familiar members of the band and former guitarist Eric Erlandson had threatened to sue Love if she proceeded with the name. According to Love's facebook page, usage of the name has been cleared up with Erlandson. Love recently performed the new single Samantha on the Jonathan Ross Show in England and is playing a string of sold out European shows this week.
Courtney Love has found a home for Nobody's Daughter. Mercury/IDJ will release Hole's highly anticipated new album on April 27.
It took Love, who graces the cover of the March issue of SPIN, five years to finish Nobody's Daughter, during which time she told the magazine she relied on "the kindness of strangers" -- in reality, former collaborators like Linda Perry, Billy Corgan, and producer Michael Beinhorn, who helmed Hole's previous album, 1998's Celebrity Skin.
All three have since distanced themselves from the project.
Beinhorn quit after almost a year, citing frustration with Love's "fragmented focus." "She had a lot of things going on in her personal life that made it impossible to do the sort of work that I wanted," he says.
Though Perry declined to comment, Love tells SPIN that Perry, who cowrote America's Sweetheart, the singer-guitarist's 2004 solo debut, has been "incredibly gracious" and "gave me probably the best advice I ever received, which is to become a lesbian."
As SPIN previously reported, Hole's founding guitarist, Eric Erlandson, objects to Love's use of the band name since none of the former members are involved. The current line-up includes Love's roommate, 23-year-old British guitarist Micko Larkin, bassist Shawn Dailey (of Rock Kills Kid), and drummer Stuart Fisher. Jack Irons, formerly of the Red Hot Chili Peppers and Pearl Jam, played drums on the album.
The success of Nobody's Daughter is crucial to Love's long-awaited comeback, especially given her recent drama: She lost custody of daughter Frances Bean in December amid rumors of domestic abuse, and a restraining order prevents Love from contacting her.
"One time, Frances was being mean and she said, 'What are you going to do if this record fails?'" Love tells SPIN. "Well, Frances, it can't fail because I love it, and I've worked really hard to make sure that I love it."
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Ugh. I can't not love this bitch. I hope the album turns out good and that it actually comes out in April.
John Mayer has apologized for his multiple controversial comments in his recent Playboy interview — one of which involved a racial slur — and rappers like N.O.R.E. and Talib Kweli took Mayer to task for his statements last week. But Russell Simmons and Jermaine Dupri said during NBA All-Star weekend that they aren't mad at him — in fact, Simmons even gave Mayer "a pass" (although he didn't mean 'hood pass).
"He's a nice guy. He don't know," Simmons said on the red carpet at Jay-Z and LeBron James' "Two Kings Dinner and Afterparty" presented by Bing and Sprite. "If you live in Beverly Hills, you might think there's a post-racial society and the pain is gone. A lot of black people use that word, all the time — myself included — kind of as a way to ease the pain from it. You sort of forget that it even existed. We can do that. But when you see people outside of the community do that, it's more hurtful. He didn't mean anything by it. I give him a pass. He's hard on his girls [Jessica Simpson and Jennifer Aniston], though, ain't he? On the black community, it's not so hard. That's my opinion."
Jermaine Dupri had a different but related take on Mayer's comments. "I thought it was a funny-ass interview," Dupri said on Sunday at the NBA All-Star game. "I personally think he thought he was talking to Playboy and it wasn't gonna get to the rest of the world. I guess he underestimated his power and how famous he is and people took it the wrong way. Not to say what he said was cool, but I thought it was a funny interview. It's his private parts and whatever he wants to do with 'em, that's what he wants to do with 'em. That's not for us to judge. I think we in his business too much. I think he [went] the wrong way about saying it. I love the Jessica Simpson part though."
Lady Gaga might be busy touring, winning awards and keeping people guessing with her near-hourly costume changes, but producer RedOne, who collaborated with Gaga on her hits "Bad Romance," "Just Dance" and more, promises that they plan to hit the studio again soon.
"We spoke about it, absolutely," RedOne — who picked up a pair of Grammys for his work with Gaga late last month — told MTV News. "So we're gonna start very, very soon. I think within weeks, we're just gonna rock again. When me and Gaga get together, it's crazy. It's unbelievable."
With so many hits under their belts and such high expectations, he admitted that he's feeling some pressure. But RedOne, who recently produced the "We Are the World" remake, said pressure has helped him produce some of Gaga's biggest songs.
"It's the same. It was a little pressure coming from 'Just Dance,' 'LoveGame' and 'Poker Face' — all these hits, they were massive. We got together, and the same magic happened," he said of reuniting with Gaga for The Fame Monster. "We did 'Bad Romance,' it was incredible. We did it on a tour bus. When we get together, magic ... that's the beauty of it. She hasn't changed at all to me."
So how will they top the massive popularity and undeniable charm of "Bad Romance"? Well, you'll have to stay tuned. "You should wait for it," he teased. "That's the mystery. That's what's going to make it more special when it comes out."
Stepping out for an evening on the town, Selena Gomez was spotted leaving her Manhattan hotel in Midtown last night (February 15).
The “Wizards of Waverly Place” babe looked to be in good spirits as she strolled past some scattered shutterbugs on her way out.
Selena has been busy promoting her new album, and recently hit a snag when three of her fans were taken to a medical center after being injured at her show in Attleboro, Massachusetts.
According to a report, the escalator at the Emerald Square Mall malfunctioned, causing multiple injuries.
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Liam Gallagher threw Oasis’ BRIT Award into the crowd tonight as he collected the honour on behalf of the band at the ceremony in London.
The group, who split last year, won BRITS Album of 30 years for their 1995 album ‘(What’s the Story) Morning Glory?’.
Appearing as an unexpected guest, Liam thanked the members of Oasis who worked on the record - except for his brother Noel.
He then proceeded to walk to the front of the stage, where he threw the award into the crowd.
Gallagher’s reaction prompted host and comedian Peter Kay to brand him a “nob head”.
The band’s 1995 album beat records by Dido, Duffy and Phil Collins to the award.
Oasis split last August following the departure of guitarist Noel. Both brothers are currently on the verge of launching solo projects.
The ceremony, at Earls Court, has so far seen prizes handed to Dizzee Rascal, the Spice Girls and JLS.
LOSERS -- er, Other Nominees in this category
Coldplay - A Rush of Blood to the Head
Dido - No Angel
Dire Straits - Brothers in Arms
Duffy - Rockferry
Keane - Hopes & Fears
Oasis - (What’s the Story) Morning Glory?**
Phil Collins - No Jacket Required
Sade - Diamond Life
The Verve - Urban Hymns
Travis - The Man Who
**obvs not losers
f*cking love it
On the Soderbergh front, I hear that Gwyneth Paltrow now is joining his cast that already includes Kate Winslet, Matt Damon, Marion Cotillard and Jude Law. The Scott Z. Burns-scripted film -- about the attempt to contain a deadly viral outbreak -- came with Participant Media ready to co-finance. Contagion carries a $60 million budget, and I’m told several bidders have offered greenlight commitments.
This...will not go over well.
Moviefone is looking for fans to submit questions for an upcoming episode of Unscripted for 'Alice in Wonderland' starring Helena Bonham Carter, Anne Hathaway and Mia Wasikowska. If you're unfamiliar with Unscripteds, they are when stars of a movie interview one another with fan questions:
On Saturday, Feb. 20, 'Alice' stars Mia Wasikowska, Anne Hathaway and Helena Bonham Carter will be stopping by our studio for an Unscripted interview using your questions. Ask them how long it took to transform into their bizarre characters. Or maybe you're wondering what it's like for Helena to work so closely with partner Tim Burton...
**Questions must be submitted to the original Moviefone post HERE (or click on the above pics) by FRIDAY FEBRUARY 19!**
saving jane's lead singer marti dodson tweeted today about the ~internet allegations~ that taylor swift ripped off "girl next door" not once, but twice.
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In her lastest rant she talks about going to Australia to tour and more about her new Russian baby boy Jayden.
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Tila if you're reading this - I'm support you!
Rafa Nadal is staring in Shakira's new music video. The new single, by the name of 'Gypsy,' will come out on the 26th of this month.
The video was filmed in Barcelona, where they were seen dining together last week in a restaurant, which started rumors of a budding romance. The reality was quite another, it was a working dinner at which Nada's manager and the music video director also attended.
Nadal continues to be with his girlfriend Xisca and Skakira with Antonio de la Rua.
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listen to Gypsy
Kat Dennings' infinite experience
She grew up toddling on the rolling green lawns of Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania - home to the world's best women's' college and Katharine Hepburn's alma mater - but Kat Dennings says while she fell in love with the classics, it wasn't exactly a literary thing.
"I love the old musicals like Top Hat and An American in Paris," says Dennings, who registered as a bona fide blip on the ingenue radar in the wake of playing Norah opposite Michael Cera's Nick of Infinite Playlist fame.
"I didn't want to be an actress from the very start. I went through a ballet stage first. Then I wanted to be a mermaid."
Now starring in actor-turned director Peter Stebbings's debut feature Defendor, Dennings says she has no problem taking on a variety of different roles, or even playing the crack-addicted sex trade worker (as she does in Defendor), as long as she maintains her personal and professional integrity along the way.
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A few years after Wes Anderson’s Hotel Chevalier, which paired Jason Schwartzman and Natalie Portman in a brief but memorable romance, Schwartzman gets another lovely, five-minute girlfriend in his cousin Gia Coppola’s short film for Opening Ceremony, Non Plus One. It’s a reunion of sorts. Kirsten Dunst first appeared with him in another Coppola project, Sofia’s Marie Antoinette. This time, with a wink to their French roots, the actors salute New Wave while dressed in Opening Ceremony’s new collection and backed by “Is This Sound Okay?,” a track by Schwartzman’s band, Coconut Records.
Note: The clip’s sound is, in fact, okay. The first bit is silent.
Before landing Lost, Josh Holloway was a struggling actor who was thisclose to saying goodbye to Hollywood and hello to a career in real estate. Six years later, the 40-year-old Georgia native with the killer dimples is a bonafide TV star and fan favorite, thanks to his nuanced portrayal of Sawyer, the con man currently heartbroken over the death of almost-fiancée Juliet. Holloway recently sat down with PEOPLE in his trailer on the show’s Hawaii set to talk about what lies ahead for his character — No more Kate? A partnership with the island’s dark force? — as well as his post-Lost career plans and the joys of first-time fatherhood. Caution: spoilers ahead!
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Video Diary One in which Russell inappropriately places his hand on Sarah's breast (still gay)
There was an awesome second Video Diary in which Russell smelled his own armpit and pointed to his "guns" but it got deleted. :[
Also whoever said he looks like a bulldog was totally right.
Unsurprising, but whatever, I called this a month ago.
Years ago, when Pulp Fiction was in the Oscars hunt, Tarantino admits he felt much more urgency to win. Of the 1995 Golden Globes, he said, “If we hadn’t won, we would have jumped the Shawshank Redemption table!” This year, he knows he won’t win Best Director and he’s fine with that. “What the fuck can I do about it?” he said, laughing. Anyway, “all the directors, we’ve become such good friends during this process, we’re not even thinking like that. James Cameron was very nice to me through my whole career. In '92, he saw Reservoir Dogs at the Cannes Film Festival and he took me out for an evening when I was just a nobody. It was really lovely. Kathryn [Bigelow], she’s been a hero of mine forever. And, uh, I’ve got a crush on her.”
Getting an early start to the day, Christina Aguilera was spotted on the set of “Burlesque” in Los Angeles, California on Tuesday (February 16).
The “Genie In a Bottle Babe” meandered in and out of her trailer, letting out a large yawn between takes.
In the film, which co-stars Cher and Kristen Bell, Miss Aguilera plays a character named Ali - a “small-town girl who hits Hollywood in pursuit of her dreams.”
Of filming with Cher, Christina recently told press, “I love Cher… a woman who has done everything before anyone did it.”
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Aw, hell. I had a bad feeling Supernatural’s early season 6 renewal came with an asterisk.
Sources confirm to me exclusively that creator Eric Kripke will be stepping down as the CW drama’s day-to-day showrunner next season. Executive producer Sera Gamble, who has been with the show since season 1 and is awesome, is poised to succeed him.
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I TOLD YOU GUYS A SIXTH SEASON WAS A BAD FUCKIN' IDEA!
Scorsese directs Ulliel on the set of the new advertisement
CHANEL has revealed today that Academy Award winning filmmaker Martin Scorsese has directed the brand's latest broadcast advertising campaign for their new men's fragrance.
The director - famous for directing testosterone-fuelled films including Goodfellas, Taxi Driver and Raging Bull - took the helm to direct French actor Gaspard Ulliel in the fragrance ads, which will be aired worldwide in September.
The director follows in the footsteps of fellow filmmakers Baz Luhrmann and Jean-Pierre Jeunet, who directed Nicole Kidman and Audrey Tautou respectively, in big budget advertisements for Chanel No.5.
NBC, 8:00 PM ET
Sorry, just got a chance to do this. I'll add medal standings and stuff in a little bit.
Gearing up for her stage duties, Lady GaGa was spotted getting the day underway in London on Tuesday (February 16).
Looking adorable in her unique garb, the “Paparazzi” singer exited the Mayfair Hotel as she readied for her BRIT Awards performance tonight.
In related news, GaGa’s producer, RedOne, says that big things are on the way when they make their way back to the studio.
The Grammy winner says, “We spoke about it, absolutely. So we’re gonna start very, very soon. I think within weeks, we’re just gonna rock again. When me and Gaga get together, it’s crazy. It’s unbelievable.”
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I love that she managed to stick the hairbow in that hair.
Following an overnight flight from New York City, a spotty looking Alicia Keys was seen arriving at Heathrow Airport in London this morning (February 16).
The Put It In a Love Song singer proudly made her way through the terminal without a speck of makeup ahead of her peformance this evening alongside Jay-Z at the 2010 Brit Awards.
Here’s hoping that her performance is nothing like what it was at the recent NBA All-Star Game halftime show!
Meanwhile, Jay has revealed that his long-time collaborator Mary J. Blige was initially considered for Alicia’ feature on Empire State of Mind.
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As part of the pre-order for his fifth solo record I Liked It Better When You Had No Heart, singer/songwriter Butch Walker offered a $25,000 "stupid idiot" package, offering one lucky (and loaded) fan the opportunity to write and record a song with Butch and perform it on stage on the singer's next tour.
The lucky (and loaded) fan turned out to be Panic! At The Disco mainman Brendon Urie, and you can see all of the day's events unfold below.
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Brendon's a terrible actor, but I'd still hit it. Also, this video needs more Spencer.
Doing her best to raise cash for those in desperate need, Lindsay Lohan hosted a Haiti benefit auction at Altitude in London on Tuesday night (February 16).
Kicking things off after the Brit Awards ceremony, the “Mean Girls” starlet looked stunning in black as she joined fellow guests such as Janice Dickinson at the British Red Cross fundraiser.
Meanwhile, LiLo lashed back at claims that she’s in London due to being banned from numerous shows at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week.
She tweets, “in response to the wrong Daily News, i’d rather be raising money for those that need it in Haiti @altitude360 then be at fashion week. ignoring real world issues/reality.”
Miss Lohan adds, “wake up ny!”
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I received an email from the Press Officer of Exposé , an Irish Television show similar to E! or Entertainment Tonight here in the states, informing me that Michael Fassbender appeared on today's programme!
According to Donnacha, she said, "Michael discussed his new movie which is currently being filmed in Dublin, Republic of Ireland. Michael will feature in a forthcoming publication which will feature photographs of Irish celebrities in an effort to raise money for Ireland's ISPCC (Irish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children). (http://www.ispcc.ie)".
Go to this link at Exposé to see the 3 minute video of Michael. Need I say how hot he looks?
Getting the day’s agenda underway, Megan Fox and her boyfriend Brian Austin Green were spotted out at Coffee Bean in West Hollywood on Tuesday (February 16).
The two lovebirds strolled alongside side-by-side with their java pick-me-ups as paparazzi snapped up shots.
As previously reported by Gossip Center, the “Transformers” actress recently chatted with W magazine - saying she has maternal instincts, but lives in fear that she won’t be able to have her own children.
“No-one believes me when I talk about this, but I’m really maternal,” Megan said. “I worry that because I’ve always wanted kids so much, as the world goes sometimes, I won’t be able to have them – even though I would be able to provide them with such an amazing environment.”
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Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid. Vincent and Jules. Bogie and Bacall. Those pairs can’t hold a candle to these characters: The slacker buddies in film.
The slacker buddies make us laugh. They are everything our parents do not want us to be. But they share an unbreakable bond that is more important than anything else in life. Listed below are Gunaxin’s ten favorites. Did we miss any? Of course we did. Name them in the comments and be sure to call us retarded for the oversight.
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Nicole Richie making an appearance at Bloomingdales to launch her Winter Kate line
Arriving at David Letterman to pre-tape her episode that will air Friday
her post-baby body is siiiiick; i hope she keeps the weight on! and her ring is gorgeous...good job, joel
Opting to change up her appearance, Mischa Barton was spotted out for a salon session in Beverly Hills, California on Tuesday (February 16).
The former “OC” starlet pulled up to the Byron & Tracey Salon sporting her typical dark brown hairdo, only to emerge six hours later with shorter, lightened blonde locks.
The hair makeover comes shortly after a controversial video was posted by Radar Online showing Miss Barton behind the wheel of a huge convertible, during which time she “smashed it over a red curb and then had to back out into the middle of the street.”
The Radar report adds, “Mischa was seen in the driver’s seat of her car with an unidentified man, smoking something that may or may not be a cigarette… But based on the way she was holding it and dragging on it, some might find it awfully suspicious!”
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It almost doesn't look like her, she looks so different
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Gerard Butler runs into Pussycat Doll Nicole Scherzinger while out on the beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on Monday (February 16). Small world!
The 40-year-old Scottish actor was surrounded by fans while he went for a walk - Gerry has been in Rio since Saturday!
Nicole seems to be enjoying her time in Rio, too - she tweeted “I love my fans! I love Brazil!” late last week.( Collapse )
UNF he's looking good again!
JUNEAU, Alaska – Sarah Palin is lashing out at the portrayal of a character with Down syndrome on the Fox animated comedy "Family Guy." In a Facebook posting headlined "Fox Hollywood — What a Disappointment," the 2008 Republican vice presidential nominee and current Fox News contributor said Sunday night's episode felt like "another kick in the gut." Palin's youngest son, Trig, has Down syndrome.
The episode features the character Chris falling for a girl with Down syndrome. On a date, he asks what her parents do.
She replies: "My dad's an accountant, and my mom is the former governor of Alaska."
Palin resigned as Alaska governor last summer.
Palin's oldest daughter, Bristol, also was quoted on her mother's Facebook page, calling the show's writers "heartless jerks."
"When you're the son or daughter of a public figure, you have to develop thick skin. My siblings and I all have that, but insults directed at our youngest brother hurt too much for us to remain silent," she is quoted as saying.
"If the writers of a particularly pathetic cartoon show thought they were being clever in mocking my brother and my family yesterday, they failed," Bristol Palin added in the Monday posting. "All they proved is that they're heartless jerks."
Palin wrote that she'd asked her daughter what she thought of the show and Bristol's reply was "a much more restrained and gracious statement than I want to make about an issue that begs the question: When is enough enough?"
This isn't the first time Palin has spoken out over an attack, real or perceived, on her family. Last year, she condemned a joke David Letterman made about her daughter, for which he later apologized.
A "Family Guy" publicist didn't immediately return an e-mail seeking comment.
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You can now all own "Up Out my Face" by the beautiful and skinny and talented and sane Mariah Carey featuring Nicki Minaj legally.
YOU'RE WELCOME. yes people buy music off itunes tbh. i just want this mess to go no. 1 tbh
Five-time Emmy® Award-winning actor David Canary has announced his retirement from "All My Children."
Mr. Canary joined the cast of "All My Children" in 1983, playing the powerful and mercurial Adam Chandler, as well as Adam's shy and gentle twin, Stuart, and was honored with Emmy Awards for Outstanding Lead Actor for his portrayal of these characters in 1988, 1989, 1993, 1995 and 2001. Mr. Canary will continue to be on air through the end of April, 2010. Fans can expect a scandalous end to his marriage to Annie (Melissa Claire Egan) and a reunion with one of his former ex-wives. In true standing with "All My Children" history, the aftermath of his departure will leave a fight for power within the Chandler household.
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I can't even process this right now. An AMC without Adam Fucking Chandler is NOT AMC!
Kevin Pereira sits down with Brandon T. Jackson to talk about his role on the new film, Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief and his stand up comedy.
I thought this shit was stupid funny. Booty Sweat could get it too with his lil' pimp daddy self! He also spoofs Twilight with Eve and that shit is REDONKULOUS! Watch the video and find out where you can see it. I can't remember myself right now. I'm tired and going to bed. Enjoy!
Women in Trouble - Available on DVD and Blu-Ray now!
Synopsis: Filmmaker Sebastian Gutierrez writes and directs this ensemble comedy following 10 Los Angeles women over the course of 24 hours. When porn starlet Electra Luxx (Carla Gugino) discovers that she's pregnant, her wild world of pleasure and excess is suddenly turned upside down. Subsequently stuck in an elevator with neurotic Doris (Connie Britton), Electra realizes she's standing at a pivotal crossroads in life. Meanwhile, adult-film up-and-comer Holly Rocket (Adrianne Palicki) struggles with her reluctance to go girl-on-girl in front of the cameras by putting on a private show with her sexy friend Bambi (Emmanuelle Chriqui); a therapist (Sarah Clarke) turns to the bottle after discovering her husband has been unfaithful; a flight attendant (Marley Shelton) applies for membership in the Mile High Club with a famous passenger; and a precocious teen (Isabella Gutierrez) realizes that the adults in her life aren't nearly as well-adjusted as they'd like her to believe.
Cast: Carla Gugino, Simon Baker, Garcelle Beauvais, Elizabeth Berkley, Connie Britton, Josh Brolin, Emmanuelle Chriqui, Sarah Clarke, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Isabella Gutierrez, Caitlin Keats, Rya Kihlstedt, Adrianne Palicki, Cameron Richardson, Marley Shelton
Women in Trouble is part one of a trilogy. The sequel Elektra Luxx will premiere at SXSW Sunday, Mar 14 2010!
Source 1: http://womenintroublethemovie.com/
Source 2: http://www.sxsw.com/
Source 3: http://community.livejournal.com/carla_gugino/
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If you missed Johnny Weir's ~FABULOUS~ short program routine, watch it [HERE]. #ShamelessSelfPromotionButINeverDoItSoWh