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Crappier Xmas Present: Mogwai or Chucky Doll?
Friday, December 17 by

We don’t always agree on the happenings in the entertainment industry and we like to make our beefs public. The givers in Gremlins and Child’s Play had no idea a mogwai and Chucky Doll would turn into such crappy Christmas gifts, but which would be worse to find under the tree? Fight!

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PaleyFest Is Getting The ‘Freaks & Geeks’ Back Together
Friday, December 17 by

Between “Freaks & Geeks” and “Undeclared,” Judd Apatow launched the careers of a lot of dudes. Now, all those dudes are going to be reunited onstage for PaleyFest 2011.

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More Hot Actresses Agree To Work With Channing Tatum
Friday, December 17 by

Rosario Dawson and Lynn Collins both want to be a part of Channing’s ten year high school reunion. The film’s basically a modern day remake of The Big Chill, which means they’ll be dancing to “Livin’ La Vida Loca” on MP3 instead of “Heard It Through the Grapevine” on vinyl.

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Mangold Takes Aim At Modern Day Western
Friday, December 17 by

The West ain’t as wild as it used to be, but all it takes is a couple of guns, a few pretty girls, and a heavy dose of hell bent vendetta to change all that.

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That Eric Bana Is Keeping Busy
Friday, December 17 by

Looks like Eric Bana won’t have a chance to play with his Christmas toys. He’s just signed on to a new crime thriller and has his eye on the presidency for another role.

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Spike Jonze And Charlie Kaufman Are Getting The Band Back Together
Friday, December 17 by

Good news for Arcade Fire. Spike Jonze is re-teaming with Charlie Kaufman for a secret project.

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Clooney To Defy Gravity As a Spaceman
Thursday, December 16 by

Having already conquered the skies, the battlefield, the deep south, Las Vegas, and the bedroom of every woman he has ever desired, there is only one place left for George Clooney to go: Outer effing space. Ah crap, he’s been there too.

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24 Hours of ‘A Christmas Story’: A Journey Into Madness
Thursday, December 16 by

Did my admiration for ‘A Christmas Story’ grow even stronger, or did the compounding monotony of each subsequent viewing slowly strain my will to live? See for yourself by reading the detailed notes of my social experiment.

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2011 SXSW Kicks Off With ‘Source Code’
Thursday, December 16 by

Duncan Jones’s second feature, Source Code, will open the 2011 South by Southwest (SXSW if you’re cool) Film Festival in Austin, TX on March 11.

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R.I.P. Blake Edwards
Thursday, December 16 by

Pink Panther creator Blake Edwards passed away today at the age of 88.

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Jim Carrey Chillin’ With Penguins
Thursday, December 16 by

Jim Carrey was spotted on the set of Mr. Popper’s Penguins in New York City’s Central Park canoodling with none other than two penguins. He seems to be thoroughly unimpressed with their presence.

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Jodie Foster’s ‘Beaver’ Opens This Spring
Thursday, December 16 by

The revelation that Mel Gibson is crazy-crazy and not just Hollywood crazy, shot a considerable amount of holes in his image. And while that was pretty hilarious, it also left us worried. What would become of The Beaver?

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‘The Other Guys’ DVD Contest Winner!
Thursday, December 16 by

And the winner is…

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Sacha Baron Cohen May Take The Law Into His Own Fat Hands
Thursday, December 16 by

Sacha Baron Cohen is eyeballing a remake of the Spanish film Torrente. The film follows the exploits of a fat, racist, corrupt cop who is fired from the force but continues to work the beat regardless. Why didn’t anyone tell me Spanish cinema is so awesome?

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‘Ouija’ Won’t Be Scary Because That Would Make Sense
Wednesday, December 15 by

Universal is taking a movie that shouldn’t be made and now not making it how it should be made. The big screen adaptation of the sometimes if you’re drunk enough mystical oracle board game Ouija won’t be scary.

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‘Real Housewife’ Threatens World With A Kelsey Grammer Sex Tape
Wednesday, December 15 by

Camille Donatacci is looking to gain a foothold in her divorce from “Frasier” star Kelsey Grammer by threatening to release a sex tape starring the pair. Move over, WikiLeaks!

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Interview: ‘Tron Legacy’ Director Joseph Kosinski
Wednesday, December 15 by

Kosinski answered our questions, inspired by both our interests and others’ complaints about Tron: Legacy and his next film, The Black Hole. He also saw Daft Punk’s faces!

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Whiz Kid From ‘Jeopardy’ Is Extremely Loud And Incredibly Close
Wednesday, December 15 by

What is a lucky break, Alex? A 12-year old winning on “Jeopardy!” and parlaying that into a movie role opposite Tom Hanks and Sandra Bullock.

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Christian Bale Sings ‘Powerpuff Girls’ Theme Song; ‘Oh, Gooood for Yooooooou!’
Wednesday, December 15 by

If that’s not enough, you also get to see Peter Travers pantomime a BJ twenty seconds into the clip. Way to use both hands, Pete.

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Nic Cage To Hunt Down Cab, Go Apesh*t On It
Tuesday, December 14 by

Nicolas Cage, Mr. Loses His Sh*t himself, is about to bring more chaos to the crowded streets of Manhattan. The eccentric actor has joined the action thriller Medallion which is to be directed by Simon West.

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Partner Plug: Tu Vez Has Got Beef With Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu
Tuesday, December 14 by

Our feisty friends over at Tu Vez aren’t taking to kindly to the fact that Biutiful, directed by supposed Mexican filmmaker Alejendro Gonzalez Inarritu(add funny symbols yourself), got nominated for a Foreign Language Golden Globe Award.

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Playboy Discovers Greatest Thing: ‘Tron’ With Naked Chicks
Tuesday, December 14 by

Because you can never have enough Tron-related nudity, Playboy has decided to capitalize on Tron: Legacy’s marketing push with their own Tron-inspired pictorial.

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Contest: Win ‘The Other Guys’ DVD!
Tuesday, December 14 by

The Other Guys releases on Unrated DVD and Blu-ray Tuesday, December 14th, and to celebrate we’re giving away a DVD copy! Imagine all of the filthy extras that’ll be crammed onto one shiny disc. I bet Ferrell and Wahlberg cuss like sailors.

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Favreau Tells ‘Iron Man 3′ To Go Screw
Tuesday, December 14 by

Jon Favreau has just informed Marvel that he won’t be returning to direct the third Iron Man film. It’s not known if his bowing out was due to financial, creative, or craft service preference differences.

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10 Truthful Golden Globe Nominee Reactions
Tuesday, December 14 by

Everyone knows that the Golden Globes are a joke, so why not have some joke quotes to go with them? Here are ten truthful celebrity reactions we’d like to have seen.

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Studios Think Julia Roberts And Charlize Theron Are Evil
Tuesday, December 14 by

With rival Snow White projects set up at Universal and Relativity, it was only a matter of time before the studios began their search to figure out who would play the mean, old bitch in their films.

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Interview: Mr. Original Tron Bruce Boxleitner
Tuesday, December 14 by

If you want some Tron Legacy spoilers or just to geek out over the original Tron, Boxleitner was happy to entertain the attention in the year 2010.

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‘King’s Speech’ Leads 2011 Golden Globe Nominations
Tuesday, December 14 by

I guess it’s no surprise that a foreign film is cleaning up at a sham award show put on by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. If I gave a damn what foreigners thought, I’d talk to my friggen maid.

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Mila Kunis And Adam Scott Joining Seth MacFarlane’s ‘Ted’
Tuesday, December 14 by

Seth MacFarlane is keeping it in the animated family. He’s signed “Family Guy” daughter Mila Kunis to join Max Payne co-star Mark Wahlberg in Ted. Additionally, “Party Down” star and super-shopper Adam Scott is in talks to join the raunchy comedy.

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Universal Pictures to Restart ‘Firestarter’
Tuesday, December 14 by

Variety is reporting that producers are anxious to utilize enhanced special effects for the remake and develop a main character “with a little more edge.” I’m not sure how you give “more edge” to a 9-year-old who can melt people with her mind. Perhaps a lip piercing is in order? Or maybe producers can cast a child who is more “urban?”