Today: We'll be seeing this year's weirdest movie scene this fall, Jim Carrey drops out of a dumb thing, and a glimpse at this year's classiest movie.
Today in show business news: Steven Soderbergh is headed to television, Intervention will intervene no more, and USA is sending camp kids to battle.
Celebrated film critic and scholar Andrew Sarris died today at the age of 83, suffering complications from a recent fall.
Today: Sacha Baron Cohen is not getting deported, Britney and Mittney have something in common, and Andy Cohen has a new fella
Yet another new trailer for next month's The Dark Knight Rises has been released, leading us to wonder, is Batman the summer's last hope?
Technically the character, played by Philip Seymour Hoffman, whom we meet in the new trailer for Paul Thomas Anderson's The Master, is named Lancaster Dodd. But the movie is supposedly based on the origins of Scientology, so the guy is supposed to be L. Ron Hubbard, right?
Today: Macaulay Culkin is up to some strange things, Taylor Kitsch is a bit shy, and Britney and Demi are the best of friends.
Some sort of slickster-sounding company called Buyology that does "neuro-insight" recently surveyed 4,000 Americans asking them how they feel about various products. Part of what they learned is that HBO and Showtime are "the most politically polarizing brands in entertainment." Democrats are totally into them but Republicans really are not.
Former Even Stevens kid breakout turned movie star Shia LaBeouf is now baring it all in a new video for Icelandic dream band Sigur Rós' new song "Fjögur Píanó." Yes, ol' Mutt Williams goes nude.
It's really hard to pin down the ideal demographic for this nostalgic yet Glee-esque take on a seedy recent-ish era. So we're going to tackle its one big question: who is this movie for exactly?
Today: Amanda Bynes may be a bit troubled, Chris Brown in another violent episode, and Minka and Jake's secret love affair.
There's a depressing new report making the rounds today which says that almost half of American teenagers looking for work this summer will either not get enough hours or won't get a job at all. But in the spirit of optimism, let's turn lemons into lemonade stands: If no one will give teenagers jobs, they can make jobs for themselves. Here are some suggestions.
There's a political/romantic scandal currently ruffling feathers in France that is just so, well, French. It involves Twitter, so it's also modern and annoying, but it's mostly just very French. Let us explain.
Today: Alec and his bride have announced their venue, Corey Feldman has a domestic situation for once, and Steve Wynn officially owns a big chunk of Manhattan.
Andy Samberg is the latest young, urban hip-type person to fall prey to a virulent new strain of anglophilia currently sweeping the nation. Have you noticed it?
Did you see Prometheus this weekend and, like so many other people, leave with a lot of questions? At long last (the movie opened five days ago) a YouTube video, a vital and funny one, has emerged that asks all the big questions for you. Spoilers ahoy.
We can all breathe a sigh of relief and get out of this corner (we said they couldn't put us there, but they did) because Lionsgate has announced that they're shelving their planned reboot/remake of seminal 1987 dance film Dirty Dancing, which was to be a musical, until 2014. So we have some time!
Long ago, back in March, we did a little wondering about what season five of Mad Men might look like. Well now it's June and the season has come to a close, so let's take a look back at the season that was about the isolation of ambition, and the not always immediately apparent side-effects of success.
Today: Rihanna and Chris Brown inch closer, Matthew McConaughey ties the knot, and Will and Jada are forever
There are two scenes in Prometheus, Ridley Scott's new hotly anticipated sci-fi thriller set in the same universe as Alien, that are so masterfully choreographed and so terrifically unnerving that I'm tempted to declare the film a rousing success based on them alone and be done with it.
Well, it's only June but Game of Thrones has already laid down its sword and Mad Men will once again close its offices this Sunday, but fear not. Richard Lawson has picks for what to watch, and, because it's summer, a drink pairing for each show.
Today: Jennifer Aniston parodies herself, Patrick Schwarzenegger defiles himself, and Rihanna and Chris have an awkward encounter.
Everyone is all aflutter about the Django Unchained trailer and the Hatfields & McCoys miniseries breaking cable ratings records, so maybe our current sociopolitical/economic climate has sparked something within us that wants to see hardscrabble tales of old America, when retribution and justice were simpler concepts, when you could spot a thief in plain sight, or settle any grievance with exacting certainty.
Swift and Mayer almost face off, Jada Pinkett eats weird, and Karl Lagerfeld has a cat.
Two Food Network stars are making the leap, TLC makes a great decision, and The CW makes a bad one.
Ridley Scott's big mysterious sci-fi scarefest Prometheus opens in two short days, and it seems fair to say that anticipation levels are riding pretty darn high. But hold up.
Want to live like a Targaryen? Or, no, a Baratheon? Or, wait, like some hypothetical Game of Thrones king who doesn't get murdered? Well then, all you have to do is purchase one of the replicas of the show's iconic iron throne. They're only $30,000!
Today: Hannah Montana is growing up, Sean Parker and Shawn Fanning have a disastrous debut, and Octomom will not strip.
As you probably not aware, today is Ferris Bueller Day, the celebration of the day, some 27 years ago, that the fictional Chicago teen of Ferris Bueller's Day Off cut school and went out on the town. In that spirit, let's discuss the movie. Is it an essential classic or not?
Of course it's very exciting for us viewers when a major character dies on a television show (or it's sad? Sure, sometimes it's sad), but for the actor involved it must kinda feel like, "Oh, well, I just got fired." Though usually official word from the set is that everything was fine and copacetic.
Here is a video posted on YouTube yesterday of two young British people singing a cover of the Faith Hill song "This Kiss." Just some random thing, two kids having a laugh, right? Well, except look: This video already has over 80,000 views after only a day. How is that?
Much to all our dismay, the second season of HBO's enormous fantasy series Game of Thrones came to a close last night, ending what was a satisfying, if transitional, season. Or at least it felt that way to us.
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