Stopped clocks are right twice a day. Geoffrey Arend is married to Christina Hendricks. Performance artists get federal funding. Canada is south of Detroit. People wear Google Glass and think they look awesome. Some things you just can't explain, like how really shitty bands occasionally luck into r ... More >>
Relax! I'm talking about the Razzie awards, for worst of the year. The latest vamp epic scored 11 nominations, making it the Lincoln of the Razzies (or maybe the Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter).
There are a lot to choose from because, just like they soar in special and exciting ways, celebs also mess up with a gigantic splash heard 'round the world. Here are the choices for the worst star boo-boos of our times, as selected by the posters over at datalounge.com: Cher's hair care infomerci ... More >>
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The Sound of Music is a perfect movie, no matter what Christopher Plummer has been muttering for decades. It happens to be sweeping, enchanting, funny, adorable, and scary--the perfect mix of puppets, moppets, and Nazis. And now that it's been announced to come to TV in a whole new version, I want ... More >>
A Thousand Words opens today after several years on the shelf, with Eddie Murphy as a fast-talking literary agent who realizes that with every word he speaks, a leaf falls from the mysterious Bodhi tree in his backyard. So Eddie has to find other ways to communicate--just like the cast of The Artis ... More >>
The Rendez-Vous With French Cinema series at Lincoln Center kicked off last night with a gala showing of the French smash The Intouchables, with Francois Cluzet as a disabled rich aesthete who bonds against all odds with his boisterous, lowbrow, lovable Senegalese caretaker (Cesar winner Omar Sy). ... More >>
Smell that money burning. This concludes Sound of the City's year-end roundtable, a conversation about pop music in 2011 between Tom Ewing, Eric Harvey, Maura Johnston, Nick Murray, and Katherine St. Asaph. Read it all again. Thanks for the handoff, Nick, and thanks to Katherine, Tom and esp ... More >>
Eddie Murphy has followed his homophobic pal Brett Ratner out the gay door, and now the Oscars are starting from square zero again, much like the Democrats did when John Edwards was revealed to have fathered a love child. So who should swoop in and save the show's ass? Naturally, I'm going ... More >>
Eddie Murphy announced that he was bowing out of hosting duties for next year's Oscars today. This came on the heels of Brett Ratner's resignation as the show's producer following an unfortunate gay slur. Oscar hosting duties are now up in the air. Who will take the reins?! Maybe the Muppet ... More >>
The Oscars desperately need to get some glory back after their last dismal telecast. But when they announced Eddie Murphy as a host, we all wondered, "Isn't he on a bit of a career slide? Is he really the kind of piping-hot star they need right now?" Besides, don't Eddie's hideous homophob ... More >>
David Shankbone/WikipediaI'm not thrilled about Eddie Murphy being chosen to host the next Oscars. First the good news: After the last telecast with poor, defeated Anne Hathaway and James Franco totally at sea, they're smart to go back to a comedian, someone with a standup background and so ... More >>
Whether they were playing drag queens or women, a lot of name actors have been willing to step into the heels and do it up. Who's your favorite? Liev Schreiber in 'Taking Woodstock'
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Why is it only the male stars of Saturday Night Live who end up with the big movie careers? Flip back through the years, and think about it: John Belushi, Chevy Chase, Dan Aykroyd, Bill Murray, Eddie Murphy, Dana Carvey, Mike Myers, Adam Sandler, Rob Schneider, Will Ferrell, and tons more e ... More >>
A regular on Datalounge.com has posted his list of black male stars on the down low! Someone else on the site responded that a lot of it is just wishful thinking, and someone else chimed in that a lot of these guys are more likely bi, but I'd have to say a lot of this is pretty spot on too. ... More >>
Let's be kind and entertain the possibility that some stars are only offered big budget pablum and that's why their reel is filled with so many Golden Razzie winners. But even if that's the case, it's disheartening that these actors have become known mainly for cashing the check and cranking ... More >>
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