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Melissa McCarthy & Husband Ben Falcone + Oscar Winners' Man-on-Man Kissing: Academy Awards

Maya Rudolph. Maya Rudolph attends the Governors Ball after the 84th Academy Awards ceremony held at Hollywood & Highland in Hollywood on Feb. 26, '12. Rudolph wasn't nominated for any Oscars, but she was a presenter alongside fellow Bridesmaids actresses Rose Byrne, Ellie Kemper, Melissa McCarthy, Wendi McLendon-Covey, and Kristen […]


Watch Spirit Awards Online Live-Streaming Red Carpet

Eddie Redmayne, Michelle Williams, Dougray Scott, My Week with Marilyn You can watch the Spirit Awards red-carpet arrivals live-streaming online at Yahoo! Movies directly from Santa Monica beach on Saturday, February 25. Film Independent and NowLive are co-producing “the official 2012 Film Independent Spirit Awards Arrivals Show,” beginning at 11:00 […]


Watch BAFTA 2012 Online Live-Streaming (UK)

How to watch the 2012 BAFTA Awards live-streaming online? Well, if you're in the United Kingdom, you might want to check out BBC3 at 7:30 p.m. London time for the red carpet arrivals (featuring a Louis Vuitton-clad Miss Piggy), and BBC1 at 9:00 p.m. London time for the actual BAFTA […]


John Travolta & Wife Kelly Preston, Kim Wayans & Stormtroopers: Honorary Oscars

John Travolta & wife Kelly Preston: Governors Awards Red Carpet. John Travolta & wife Kelly Preston: Governors Awards John Travolta and wife Kelly Preston are seen arriving at the 2011 Governors Awards. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' ceremony was held in the Grand Ballroom at Hollywood & […]


Henry Cavill: Shirtless Clark Kent on 'Man of Steel' Set

Henry Cavill shirtless as Clark Kent/Superman on the set of Man of Steel Henry Cavill, Stephenie Meyer's initial choice for the Twilight movies' Edward Cullen (eventually played by Robert Pattinson), will apparently be going the Taylor Lautner route in Zack Snyder's Superman reboot Man of Steel. The above photo and […]


'Twilight: Breaking Dawn Part 1' Trailer & Hysterical Fan Reaction

Kellan Lutz, Nikki Reed, Robert Pattinson, Kristen Stewart, Taylor Lautner, Elisabeth Reaser, Peter Facinelli, Ashley Greene, Jackson Rathbone, The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1 poster July 28 '11 update: This The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1 poster isn't exactly the most creative or most original movie […]


'Transformers 3' Trailer & Rosie Huntington-Whiteley Image

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Transformers: Dark of the Moon Megan Fox replacement Rosie Huntington-Whiteley look quite different from one another, except for the thick, sensuous lips. (Remember the Megan Fox replacement affair?) It's unclear whether Huntington-Whiteley will get to wear skimpy clothing in Michael Bay's Transformers: Dark of the Moon, but I […]


Al Pacino, Chris Colfer: Golden Globe Winners on Assisted Suicide, Bullies

Al Pacino: Golden Globe winner for playing assisted suicide advocate Dr. Jack Kevorkian. Golden Globe winner Al Pacino Al Pacino was the 2011 Golden Globe winner in the Best Actor in a Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television category for his performance in Barry Levinson's HBO drama You Don't […]


Robert Downey Jr. 'Sleeping with Actresses' Clip & Emma Stone: 'Sinister' Golden Globes

Robert Downey Jr. presents Best Actress in a Motion Picture Comedy or Musical Golden Globe. Robert Downey Jr. 'sex with actresses' joke: Golden Globes vibe goes from 'hugely mean-spirited' and 'mildly sinister' to… After 2011 Golden Globes host Ricky Gervais introduced him as an actor less known for his film […]


'Breaking Dawn' Filmed in Rio: Break-in, Bathrooms on Fire & Forgetting Sylvester Stallone

Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart 'Breaking Dawn' filmed in Rio de Janeiro: Pristine waterfalls & portable bathrooms on fire. 'Hollywood Days' in Brazil: 'Fast Five' & 'Breaking Dawn' filmed in Rio Rio de Janeiro is currently having its “Hollywood Days” as per local reports, thanks to the presence of The […]


Taylor Lautner Shirtless for Rio Honeymoon Threesome?

Shirtless Taylor Lautner. Taylor Lautner shirtless in Rio honeymoon? Don't bet on Taylor Lautner shirtless or fully dressed showing up in the next few days to shoot The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1 in Rio de Janeiro, reports to the contrary notwithstanding. Along with fellow Twilight Saga players […]


'Welcome to the Rileys' Reviews: Kristen Stewart No 'Bella Does New Orleans'

Welcome to the Rileys with James Gandolfini, Kristen Stewart Directed by Jake Scott, Welcome to the Rileys, which opened at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival, has been greeted by mixed-to-lukewarm reviews. For the most part, reviewers have faulted Ken Hixon's screenplay about a grieving couple (James Gandolfini, Melissa Leo) whose […]


Peter Facinelli & Elizabeth Reaser + Jackson Rathbone & Ashley Greene: Expletives Explained

Peter Facinelli as Carlisle Cullen and Elizabeth Reaser as his wife Esme Cullen. The “vegetarian” Twilight vampires will be returning in David Slade's upcoming The Twilight Saga: Eclipse. Peter Facinelli: Carlisle Cullen background June 10: Born in England about three or four centuries ago, Carlisle is by far the oldest […]


Kristen Stewart (Unfortunately) Apologizes for Rape Metaphor & Robert Pattinson-Taylor Lautner Kinky Twi-Moment

Robert Pattinson, Kristen Stewart together in Eclipse meadow scene June 3: Kristen Stewart has opted to issue an apology for her use of the word “rape” as a metaphor for having her personhood unrelentingly assaulted by paparazzi no matter where she goes. Personally, I find that an unfortunate – for […]


Edward Cullen: Robert Pattinson vs. Henry Cavill & Shirtless Taylor Lautner vs. Climate Change

Edward Cullen a.k.a. Robert Pattinson ready for his 'Eclipse' close-up. Edward Cullen Twilight: Robert Pattinson handsome photo May 4: In the promotional image above, Robert Pattinson is seen as the vampire Edward Cullen in the upcoming The Twilight Saga: Eclipse. That's an unusually good picture of Pattinson as Edward. The […]


Claudia Cardinale & Alain Delon + Meg Ryan & Pilar López de Ayala: Cannes Film Festival

Claudia Cardinale: Screen legend at Cannes Film Festival. Claudia Cardinale: 'The Leopard' premiere at Cannes Claudia Cardinale arrives at the premiere of the new restoration of Luchino Visconti's 1963 Palme d'Or winner The Leopard / Il Gattopardo, held at the Palais des Festivals on May 14, during the 2010 Cannes […]


Lawrence Kasdan 'The Maltese Falcon' Academy Screening & 'Illuminating the Future'

Lawrence Kasdan, whose neo-noir Body Heat starring William Hurt and Kathleen Turner has become a 1980s classic, introduced a screening of John Huston directorial debut, The Maltese Falcon, starring Humphrey Bogart, Mary Astor, and Sydney Greenstreet, at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in Beverly Hills on Monday, […]


Matt Bomer & Booboo Stewart + Melanie Griffith & Antonio Banderas

Matt Bomer: 'White Collar' actor appropriately wearing white-collared shirt at movie premiere. 'White Collar' actor Matt Bomer photos: DreamWorks' 'Shrek Forever After' premiere Chuck and White Collar actor Matt Bomer is pictured above at the premiere of DreamWorks Animation's soon-to-be blockbuster Shrek Forever After. The premiere was held on May […]


'Breaking Dawn' Oscar Strategy? Plus Ashen-Faced Robert Pattinson & 'Elephants' Academy Pedigree

Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart embrace in 'Eclipse': Expect more of same in 'Breaking Dawn.' Oscar chances for 'Breaking Dawn'? The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, the final installment in the Twilight movie series, will be released on Nov. 18, '11, Summit Entertainment has announced (May 5, '10). Melissa Rosenberg is […]


Scarlett Johansson & Sylvester Stallone + Robert Downey Jr. & Gwyneth Paltrow: 'Iron Man 2' Premiere

Best Actor Academy Award nominees Don Cheadle (Hotel Rwanda) and Mickey Rourke (The Wrestler), Best Actress Academy Award winner Gwyneth Paltrow (Shakespeare in Love), director/executive producer Jon Favreau, Academy Award nominated actor Robert Downey Jr, actress Scarlett Johansson (Woody Allen's Mach Point), and Academy Award nominated actor Samuel L. Jackson […]


Bella and Edward Kissing: Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson 'Twilight' Romance

Edward and Bella kissing. That's Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart in the by now famous The Twilight Saga: Eclipse meadow scene. Directed by David Slade, best known for Hard Candy, Eclipse is supposed to be a darker, more action-filled installment in the Twilight franchise. Even so, I believe it's the […]


Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart Kissing, 'Weirdo' 'Twilight' Actor Dream Casting

Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart. While Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart fall in love in this midsummer day's dream, director David Slade is busy at work on the Twilight Saga: Eclipse score. On his Twitter page, he tweeted the following on April 15 '10: “In London overseeing the film score […]


Robert Pattinson 'Remember Me' Interview & Mostly Scathing British Reviews

'Remember Me' with Robert Pattinson and Emilie de Ravin: U.K. critics mostly deride movie starring London-born actor. Robert Pattinson, 'Remember Me' British reviews: Widespread derision The Robert Pattinson romantic melodrama Remember Me has been getting mixed-to-negative reviews internationally, much like those it received in the United States. The ones further […]


Nick Jonas & Brothers, M. Night Shyamalan & Wife + Will Smith & Wife Jada Pinkett

Nick Jonas & brothers Kevin Jonas and Joe Jonas. The Jonas Brothers – Nick Jonas, Kevin and Joe: Kids Choice Awards' images Kevin Jonas, Joe Jonas, and Nick Jonas are pictured above as they arrive at Nickelodeon's 23rd Annual Kids' Choice Awards, held at UCLA's Pauley Pavilion on March 27, […]


New 'Twilight' Movie DVD Reviews & Unexpected Director for Upcoming Entry?

Robert Pattinson, Kristen Stewart, Taylor Lautner - The Twilight Saga: New Moon DVD New 'Twilight' movie DVD blockbuster: 'New Moon' beating original 'Twilight' Say what you will about the box office performances of Remember Me or The Runaways, but Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart surely have their millions of enthusiastic […]


'The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo' Reviews

Based on Stieg Larsson's bestseller, Niels Arden Oplev's The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo has become an international box office sensation. The dark thriller-horror mystery stars European Film Award nominee Noomi Rapace as a computer hacker who helps a journalist (Michael Nyqvist) in his attempt to solve the decades-old disappearance […]


'The Runaways' Reviews: Kristen Stewart & Dakota Fanning Praised

Kristen Stewart appears to have been luckier than Robert Pattinson in her choice of non-Twilight Saga vehicle. Written and directed by Floria Sigismondi from singer Cherie Currie's autobiography, The Runaways has received mostly positive notices from US critics. Even those who weren't all that enthusiastic about the film praised the […]


Abhishek Bachchan New Movie + Corey Feldman vs. Hollywood & Media

Director Karan Johar and star Shah Rukh Khan filming My Name Is Khan Following the success of Shah Rukh Khan's My Name Is Khan, which has grossed $31.9 million worldwide (as per Box Office Mojo; not including India) and became the top Bollywood movie ever in the United Kingdom (not […]


James Cameron & Suzy Amis + Anna Kendrick & Kathy Bates: Academy Awards

James Cameron and wife Suzy Amis Pictured above are filmmaker James Cameron and wife Suzy Amis on the red carpet at the 2010 Academy Awards. Cameron was a Best Director nominee for the global blockbuster Avatar, the 3D sci-fier featuring Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, and Sigourney Weaver that has become […]


Vera Farmiga & Charlize Theron + James Taylor & 'Prudence' Oscar Row: Academy Awards

Vera Farmiga on the Oscars' Red Carpet. Best Supporting Actress nominee Vera Farmiga Vera Farmiga arrives at the 82nd Academy Awards, held on March 7, '10, at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood. Farmiga was a Best Supporting Actress nominee for her performance in Jason Reitman's Up in the Air, also […]


Pierce Brosnan & Wife Keely Shaye Smith + Olivia Wilde & Ben McKenzie: Spirit Awards

Pierce Brosnan and wife Keely Shaye Smith. Pierce Brosnan and wife Keely Shaye Smith at the Spirit Awards Pierce Brosnan and wife Keely Shaye Smith attended the 2010 Spirit Awards ceremony held on March 5 at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in Los Angeles. The couple were married in 2001. Pierce […]


Robert Pattinson 'Little Ashes' Gay Cinema Award + Interview That Wasn't(?) & Career Concerns

March 2 update: Robert Pattinson, wondering about what lies ahead after The Twilight Saga: Eclipse and The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn are over and done with, told Nicole Evatt of the Associated Press that “if it suddenly dies down and suddenly no one is interested … yeah, it is worrying. […]


Sigourney Weaver & Marion Cotillard + Marc-André Grondin & Firmine Richard: César Awards

Sigourney Weaver arrives at the 2010 César ceremony. Weaver was there to present the Honorary Cesar to Harrison Ford, her co-star in Mike Nichols' 1988 romantic comedy-drama Working Girl, with Melanie Griffith. Weaver received a Best Supporting Actress Oscar nomination for that movie. She can currently be seen on French […]


Guy Pearce & Stanley Tucci, Jeremy Renner & Kathryn Bigelow: Baftas

Stanley Tucci, along with Colin Firth and wife Livia Giuggioli attend the BAFTA Soho House Grey Goose after party at the Grosvenor House Hotel on February 21 in London. Lower photo: Richard Buckley, Tom Ford, Livia Giuggioli and Colin Firth. Firth was the Best Actor winner for his portrayal of […]


Anne-Marie Duff & Jonathan Rhys Meyers: Baftas

Best Supporting Actress BAFTA nominee Anne-Marie Duff – for Sam Taylor-Wood's Nowhere Boy – was present at the BAFTA Soho House Grey Goose after party at the Grosvenor House Hotel on February 21 in London. Though one of the leads in The Last Station, which earned Academy Award nominations for […]


Sam Taylor-Wood & Aaron Johnson, Matthew Goode & Anna Kendrick: Baftas

Sam Taylor-Wood and Aaron Johnson, who met while filming Nowhere Boy, attend the BAFTA Soho House Grey Goose after party at the Grosvenor House Hotel on February 21 in London. Nowhere Boy, a chronicle of the early life of John Lennon (played by Johnson), was nominated for four BAFTAs: Outstanding […]


'Eclipse' Trailer + Robert Pattinson Provocative Photo Essay & Kristen Stewart 'Email Attack'

Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson in 'The Twilight Saga: Eclipse.' 'Eclipse': Love is eternally having to say … “Isabella Swan, I promise to love you every moment forever.” That's Edward Cullen (Robert Pattinson) telling said Swan (Kristen Stewart) what most people anywhere would like to hear – and believe – at […]


Elizabeth Banks to Host Scientific and Technical Awards

Elizabeth Banks will host the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' Scientific and Technical Awards on Saturday, Feb. 20, at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills. Banks will present 15 awards to 45 individual recipients during the evening. Bankss' upcoming roles will be in The Next Three Days, […]


Anne Hathaway Best Picture Nominations + Oscar Night America Charities

Producer credits for 82nd Academy Awards Best Picture nominees The Blind Side and The Hurt Locker have been determined by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' Producers Branch Executive Committee. Credits are as follows: The Blind Side – Gil Netter, Andrew A. Kosove and Broderick Johnson, producers. The Hurt Locker – Kathryn Bigelow, Mark Boal, Nicolas Chartier and Greg Shapiro, producers. As per the […]


Sigourney Weaver & Meryl Streep, Sandra Bullock & Jesse James: SAG Awards

Meryl Streep was one of the presenters at the 2010 SAG Awards ceremony. Streep was in the running in the best actress category (for Julie & Julia), but lost to Sandra Bullock for the blockbuster The Blind Side. Without a doubt, Streep and Bullock will be the two top contenders […]


Holly Hunter & Jane Lynch + Jane Krakowski & Penélope Cruz: SAG Awards

Betty White and Sandra Bullock appeared together in The Proposal, the summer movie that marked Bullock's resurgence as a box office draw. Later that evening, Bullock won the SAG Award for best actress in a motion picture for The Blind Side, a sleeper hit that confirmed her box office standing […]


Sophia Loren & Penélope Cruz, Daniele Liotti & Rob Marshall: 'Nine' Premiere

Sophia Loren, Penélope Cruz were present at the Rome Premiere Party of Rob Marshall's musical Nine, co-hosted by Martini, at the Martini Terrazza on January 13. Federico Fellini's 8 1/2, on which the Broadway musical Nine is based, starred Marcello Mastroianni, Loren's frequent love interest in movies from the mid-1950s […]


New 'Spider-Man' Director + Meredith Monk DVD

Marc Webb directs Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Zooey Deschanel in (500) Days of Summer (Chuck Zlotnick / Fox Searchlight) Former music video director Marc Webb, whose quirky romantic comedy (500) Days of Summer became one of the sleeper hits of 2009, will be the next Spider-Man director, Sony Pictures and Marvel […]


Sam Worthington & Paul McCartney + Toni Collette: Golden Globes

Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana (Golden Globe Awards / © HFPA) Neither Sam Worthington nor Zoe Saldana – or any other Avatar cast member, for that matter – was nominated for a Golden Globe. James Cameron was probably none too pleased. As Steven Zeitchik reports in his Los Angeles Times blog, […]


Meryl Streep Gloom vs. Glitz + T Bone Burnett & Ryan Bingham: Golden Globes

Meryl Streep: Best Actress Golden Globe winner for 'Julie & Julia.' Golden Globes: Meryl Streep now has seven statuettes, 25 nominations Double Golden Globe nominee Meryl Streep's Best Actress in a Motion Picture Comedy or Musical win for Nora Ephron's Julie & Julia was her seventh. Her loss for Nancy […]


George Clooney & Robert Pattinson + Meryl Streep & Zac Efron: Haiti Earthquake Telethon

According to MTV, the “Hope for Haiti Now: A Global Benefit for Earthquake Relief” telethon, to be broadcast on Friday, Jan. 22, '10, has added appearances by Tom Hanks, Will Smith, Julia Roberts, Leonardo DiCaprio, Denzel Washington, Meryl Streep, Bill Clinton, and Muhammad Ali. Among the other film personalities scheduled […]


'Polytechnique': Toronto Critics' Best Canadian Film

Denis Villeneuve's Polytechnique, a chronicle of the 1989 Montreal massacre of several female engineering students, was the Toronto Film Critics Association's Rogers Best Canadian Film Award winner. The award, carrying a $10,000 cash prize, was presented to Villeneuve by David Cronenberg at the TFCA's gala dinner, held January 12 at […]


Robert Pattinson 'Remember Me' + Kristen Stewart Meadow Madness & Spider-Man Rumors

'Remember Me' poster I don't know if Remember Me will be any good, but I gotta say that I'm looking forward to checking it out. Besides Robert Pattinson, the Allen Coulter movie has Emilie de Ravin, Chris Cooper, Lena Olin, and Martha Plimpton, and it was co-written by Jenny Lumet […]


'It's Complicated' Movie with Meryl Streep + Oscar-Buzzy Sandra Bullock & Jeff Bridges Festival Honors

It's Complicated with Meryl Streep, John Krasinski, and Caitlin FitzGerald. Winner of the National Board of Review's Best Ensemble award, Nancy Meyers' romantic comedy features Steve Martin, Alec Baldwin, John Krasinski, Zoe Kazan, Lake Bell, Rita Wilson, Mary Kay Place, Hunter Parrish, Caitlin FitzGerald, and, at its center, two-time Oscar […]


'Bitch Slap' Cast, Jan Kounen & Gaspar Noé: Stockholm

Bitch Slap stars America Olivo, Julia Voth and Erin Cummings at the 2009 Stockholm Film Festival. (Image: Carla Orrego Veliz.) Directed by Rick Jacobson, and co-written by Jacobson and Eric Gruendemann, Bitch Slap is a throwback to B movies of the '60s and '70s a la Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill!, […]


Andreas Wilson & Lee Daniels: Stockholm Film Festival

Festival director Git Scheynius and Lee Daniels at the 2009 Stockholm Film Festival. (Image: Carla Orrego Veliz) Lee Daniels' Precious: Based on the Novel 'Push' by Sapphire earned Mo'Nique a best actress award. In the film, Mo'Nique plays illiterate, pregnant teenager Gabourey Sidibe's abusive mother. Additionally, Precious received an honorary […]


Susan Sarandon & Luc Besson: Stockholm Film Festival

Best actress Oscar winner Susan Sarandon (for Dead Man Walking back in 1995) was at the 2009 edition of the Stockholm Film Festival, where she was handed the festival's Lifetime Achievement Award. (Image: Kalle Mörck.) Among Sarandon's screen credits, which span nearly 40 years, are Atlantic City, Thelma & Louise, […]


Susan Sarandon: Stockholm Film Festival

Susan Sarandon, the star of The Rocky Horror Picture Show, Pretty Baby, Atlantic City, Thelma & Louise, Lorenzo's Oil, The Client, and one of the leads in Peter Jackson's upcoming The Lovely Bones, was honored with the 2009 Stockholm Film Festival's Lifetime Achievement Award. Sarandon, who won an Oscar for […]


Lauren Bacall + Gordon Willis & Roger Corman: Governors Awards Honor Oscar-less Talent

Honorary Oscar recipients Roger Corman, Lauren Bacall, and Gordon Willis at the 2009 Governors Awards ceremony held at the Grand Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland on Saturday, Nov. 14. “It's so much better … that nobody's worrying whether 36.5 million people are watching us or 29.2,” remarked Warren Beatty, a […]


Amanda Seyfried & Tahar Rahim + Gemma Arterton & John Hurt: London Film Festival

Julianne Moore, a potential Oscar 2010 candidate for A Single Man, and Amanda Seyfried at the premiere of Atom Egoyan's thriller Chloe during the Times BFI 53rd London Film Festival at the Vue West End on October 22. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images) Julianne Moore, Amanda Seyfried attending the Chloe […]


Dominic Cooper & Ben Whishaw + Emma Thompson & Carey Mulligan: London Film Festival

Two-time Oscar winner Emma Thompson (Best Actress for Howards End, Best Adapted Screenplay for Sense and Sensibility), Carey Mulligan and Dominic Cooper arrive for the premiere of An Education during the Times BFI 53rd London Film Festival at the Vue West End on October 20. Both Thompson and Mulligan are […]


'Broken Embraces': Pedro Almodóvar Film Noir with Femme Fatale Penélope Cruz

Broken Embraces: Pedro Almodóvar on the set (top); Penélope Cruz as the heroine (bottom). In the mystery-melodrama, a director and his female star begin a passionate love affair that leads to all sorts of trouble. Wendy Ide in The [London] Times: “Certainly, it is unmistakably an Almodovar film. Nobody else […]


Gerard Butler 'Law Abiding Citizen' Movie and Premiere Images

Directed by F. Gary Gray and written by Kurt Wimmer, the crime thriller Law Abiding Citizen stars Gerard Butler and Jamie Foxx as two men on the opposite sides of law. It's just unclear who's actually on the right side: the district attorney (Foxx) who agreed on a plea bargain […]


George Clooney & Cindy Crawford + Romola Garai & Viggo Mortensen: London Film Festival

Jarvis Cocker, Eric Anderson, Jason Schwartzman, George Clooney, Wally Wolodarsky, and Bill Murray were present at the World Premiere of Wes Anderson's animated feature Fantastic Mr Fox and the Opening Gala of The Times BFI London Film Festival at the Odeon Leicester Square on October 14, 2009. (Image: Samir Hussein/Getty […]


Dave Tango, Steve Gonsalves at “Halloween Horror Nights: Ripped from the Silver Screen”

Steve Gonsalves and Dave Tango, stars of the SyFy Channel series Ghost Hunters, visit Universal Orlando's annual “Halloween Horror Nights” event in search of some scary haunts. Instead, they find affectionate, party-loving half-men, half-something. Universal Orlando's “Ripped from the Silver Screen” theme recreates characters and environments from a number of […]


Martin Landau & Mark Rydell: 'The Rose' Screening

The 30th anniversary of the 1979 Bette Midler showcase The Rose was celebrated on Friday, September 25, at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills. Pictured above following the event are (left to right): actor Barry Primus, Oscar-nominated sound mixer Theodore Soderberg, actress […]


Marisa Berenson & Elisabetta Canalis + Paris Hilton & Salman Rushdie: Venice Film Festival

Elisabetta Canalis and George Clooney. Elisabetta Canalis and George Clooney images: Venice Film Festival Pictured above are Hollywood actor George Clooney and Elisabetta Canalis, an Italian television presenter and sometime actress. Clooney attended the 2009 edition of the Venice Film Festival to plug his two most recent movies: Grant Heslov's […]


Sylvester Stallone & Eva Mendes + Colin Firth-Nicholas Hoult Gay Drama: Venice Film Festival

Colin Firth, Nicholas Hoult, Tom Ford, Julianne Moore and Matthew Goode. Julianne Moore, Colin Firth, Matthew Goode: 'A Single Man' at the Venice Film Festival Actors Julianne Moore, Colin Firth, Matthew Goode, and Nicholas Hoult, along with fashion designer-turned-filmmaker Tom Ford, are pictured above at the premiere of Queer Lion […]


Anne Heche Bikini & Ashton Kutcher 'Spread' Images

Anne Heche and Ashton Kutcher (above) star in Spread, the tale of an ambitious escort (Kutcher) who makes good use of his physique and sexual dynamism to make his way into the world of Los Angeles' moneyed elite. Problems arise when he falls in love with a mere waitress (Margarita […]


Mel Brooks Tribute: Lesley Ann Warren & Carl Reiner + Teri Garr & Tracey Ullman

Mel Brooks at the “Academy Tribute to Mel Brooks,” on Friday, July 24, 2009, at the Samuel Goldwyn Theatre in Beverly Hills. Albert Brooks, Mel Brooks Teri Garr Mel Brooks Carl Reiner Photos: Richard Harbaugh / © A.M.P.A.S. Richard Benjamin, Lesley Ann Warren, Mel Brooks, Leonard Maltin, Teri Garr, Sid […]


Raoul Bova & Laura Morante + Eva Mendes & Winona Ryder: Giffoni Film Festival

Raoul Bova Raoul Bova Laura Morante Eva Mendes Eva Mendes Winona Ryder “There are dark periods, in which cinema seems to be puritan, stagnant,” Ryder was quoted as saying at the Giffoni site, in what was apparently English translated into Italian and then translated back into English. “I hope that […]


Megan Fox Hot + Shia LaBeouf & Josh Duhamel Cool: 'Transformers 2' Premiere

Michael Bay, Shia LaBeouf, Megan Fox all smiles Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen director Michael Bay, and Transformers 2 stars Shia LaBeouf and Megan Fox are seen above at the film's Tokyo premiere. Also in attendance were Josh Duhamel, Isabel Lucas, Tyrese Gibson, and Ramon Rodriguez. Michael Bay's original Transformers […]


Hugh Jackman & Ryan Reynolds + Taylor Kitsch & Alice Cooper: 'X-Men Origins: Wolverine'

Ryan Reynolds, Hugh Jackman, Taylor Kitsch, Liev Schreiber, Lynn Collins, Will.i.am at the world premiere of X-Men Origins: Wolverine at Harkin's Theaters Tempe Marketplace on April 27, '09, in Tempe, Arizona. Photos: Mike Moore/Getty Images for 20th Century Fox Hugh Jackman who stars as The Wolverine. Taylor Kitsch Ryan Reynolds […]


Chris Pine & Robert Kazinsky + Zachary Quinto & Eric Bana: 'Star Trek' Premiere Images

Chris Pine 'Star Trek' 2009 Tokyo premiere image. Chris Pine 'Star Trek' 2009 premiere photo Star Trek 2009 stars Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, and Eric Bana, along with director J.J. Abrams, were all on hand at their film's Japanese premiere held on May 12, '09, at Shinjuku Milano One in […]


Keanu Reeves, Marion Cotillard: Best Foreign Language Film Academy Ceremony

Keanu Reeves, Marion Cotillard, directors of this year's Best Foreign Language Film Oscar nominees. Keanu Reeves, Marion Cotillard attend Academy ceremony honoring Best Foreign Language Film nominees Keanu Reeves and Marion Cotillard were among those attending a ceremony honoring the directors whose films are in the running for the 2009 […]


Best Visual Effects Winners: Brad Pitt & Angelina Jolie Movies

2009 Visual Effects Society award nominations: Jan. 19, 2009 2009 Visual Effects Society award winners: Hyatt Regency Century Plaza Hotel in Los Angeles on Feb. 21, 2009 Outstanding Visual Effects in a Visual Effects Driven Motion Picture THE CHRONICLES OF NARNIA – PRINCE CASPIAN Wendy Rogers, Dean Wright, Andrew Fowler, […]


Andrew Stanton, Chris Williams: Academy's Animated Film Symposium

Andrew Stanton, Mark Osborne and John Stevenson, and fellow directors of this year's Best Animated Film Oscar nominees. Andrew Stanton, Chris Williams: Directors of nominated features attend Academy's Animated Film Symposium Kung Fu Panda directors Mark Osborne and John Stevenson, animator Tom Sito (Osmosis Jones, Son of the Mask), Bolt […]


Jessica Biel Photos: Oscars' Scientific and Technical Achievement Ceremony

Jessica Biel. Actress Jessica Biel at Scientific and Technical Achievement Awards Pictured above is Jessica Biel, host of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' Scientific and Technical Achievement Awards ceremony, which was held on Feb. 7, '09, in Beverly Hills. Past Scientific and Technical Awards presenters include the […]


Tom Cruise & Kate Winslet, Sally Field & Penélope Cruz: Golden Globes

Tom Cruise and Kate Winslet © HFPA / 66th Golden Globe® Awards Penélope Cruz © HFPA / 66th Golden Globe® Awards Martin Scorsese, Steven Soderbergh © HFPA / 66th Golden Globe® Awards Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie © Hollywood Foreign Press Association / 66th Golden Globe® Awards Kevin Connolly © Hollywood […]


Keir Dullea & Gary Lockwood, Tom Hanks & Quentin Tarantino: Academy Screenings

Seated, left to right: Douglas Trumbull, Tom Hanks and Buzz Aldrin. Standing, left to right: Bruce Logan, Sid Ganis, Keir Dullea, Gary Lockwood and Daniel Richter at Academy's '2001: A Space Odyssey' event. '2001: A Space Odyssey' Academy event: Cast members Keir Dullea and Gary Lockwood, special effects artist Douglas […]


Javier Bardem & Kristin Chenoweth + Tilda Swinton & Glen Hansard: Academy Awards

Javier Bardem: Best Supporting Actor Oscar winner for Joel and Ethan Coen's 'No Country for Old Men.' Javier Bardem Academy Award winner Javier Bardem was the year's Best Supporting Actor Academy Award winner for his performance as a merciless hired killer in Joel and Ethan Coen's thriller No Country for […]


Jon McLaughlin 'So Close' + Daniel Day-Lewis & Amy Adams: Academy Awards

Jon McLaughlin 'So Close.' Jon McLaughlin 'So Close': Oscar ceremony 2008 At the 2008 Academy Awards ceremony, singer Jon McLaughlin performed “So Close,” the Oscar-nominated song from Kevin Lima's box office hit Enchanted, starring Amy Adams and Patrick Dempsey. Curiously, Enchanted was nominated for three Academy Awards, all three in […]


Nicole Kidman & Keith Urban + Robert Osborne & Miley Cyrus: The Oscars

Keith Urban and Nicole Kidman Keith Urban and Nicole Kidman on the red carpet at the 2008 Oscars. Nicole Kidman has been nominated for two Best Actress Academy Awards: Baz Luhrmann's Moulin Rouge! (2001), with Ewan McGregor, and Stephen Daldry's The Hours (2002), with Meryl Streep and Julianne Moore. Kidman […]