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Clint Eastwood + Harry Potter = 'The Decline of Western Civilization'? Packard Series Connection

'Play Misty for Me': Rabid fan Jessica Walter makes life terribly difficult for disc jockey Clint Eastwood. Clint Eastwood + 'Harry Potter' = 'The Decline of Western Civilization'? The Packard Campus connection Besides Harry Potter (more on the bespectacled wizard further below), movies set in the world of music and/or […]


Alan Rickman Dead: Professor Snape in 'Harry Potter' Movies Won BAFTA & Golden Globe

Alan Rickman: Professor Snape in 'Harry Potter' movies. Alan Rickman dead at 69: Professor Snape in 'Harry Potter' movies, 'Die Hard' actor took home Bafta, Golden Globe Alan Rickman, best known for his role as Professor Snape in the Harry Potter movies, died of cancer on Jan. 14, '16. Rickman […]


'Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban' Quiz Question: Is CGI (Enough) Magic?

'Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban' poster with Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint and Emma Watson. 'Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban' quiz question: Does state of the art CGI equal movie magic? Alfonso Cuarón seems like an odd choice for director of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of […]


Daniel Radcliffe: 'Kill Your Darlings' Gay Sex Scene to 'Startle' Fans

Daniel Radcliffe: Gay sex scene in 'Kill Your Darlings' will 'startle' fans (image: Daniel Radcliffe and Dane DeHaan in 'Kill Your Darlings') Daniel Radcliffe, 24, has survived Harry Potter. Last year, he starred in the horror thriller The Woman in Black, a major sleeper hit in the United Kingdom and […]


Oscar 2014 Host?

Daniel Radcliffe and Kristen Stewart at Oscar 2013 ceremony Oscar 2013 controversies and criticisms [See previous post: “Oscar 2014: Producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron Return.”] There's more: In reference to the repartee between the talking teddy bear Ted and Mark Wahlberg, the Jewish Anti-Defamation League lamented that “it is […]


'Harry Potter' Actor Renowned for Gay Roles Has Died: Richard Griffiths

Harry Potter actor Richard Griffiths dies: Renowned for gay roles in The History Boys (with Dominic Cooper), Withnail & I Richard Griffiths, 65, died on Thursday, March 28, following heart surgery at University Hospital in Coventry, England. Although known by the masses solely as the Harry Potter actor who played […]


Kristen Stewart & Daniel Radcliffe + Adele & Aaron Tveit: The Oscars

Kristen Stewart and Daniel Radcliffe with Oscar winner Rick Carter Kristen Stewart & Daniel Radcliffe: Bella Swan & Harry Potter together at last Kristen Stewart and Daniel Radcliffe – Bella Swan and Harry Potter together at last – presented veteran production designer Rick Carter with the 2013 Academy Award for […]


Daniel Radcliffe Gay Poet + Doha Tribeca Offers Religion & Politics

'Kill Your Darlings' Daniel Radcliffe as Allen Ginsberg. Daniel Radcliffe 'Kill Your Darlings,' Oscar winner Octavia Spencer, and producer Stephenie Meyer: Sundance 2013 movies Beasts of the Southern Wild, Keep the Lights On, Middle of Nowhere, Safety Not Guaranteed, Smashed, The Sessions (then known as “The Surrogate”), How to Survive […]


Daniel Radcliffe 'Horns' + Seth MacFarlane Oscar Host: Good Idea?

Daniel Radcliffe: Horns. Daniel Radcliffe 'Horns': 'Equus' to Capricorn Daniel Radcliffe has gone from Equus to Capricorn – or from horn-rimmed glasses to horns, period (apologies for the horrible pun) – in Horns, Alexandre Aja's film adaptation of Joe Hill's novel about a young man, Ig Perrish, who wakes up […]


'Magic Mike' Trailer: Channing Tatum Shirtless + Johnny Depp 'The Thin Man' Too Costly?

Magic Mike: the “male stripper movie" Shirtless Channing Tatum, Matt Bomer, Alex Pettyfer, and Matthew McConaughey are featured in the red-band Magic Mike trailer. (Please scroll down.) Oscar winner Steven Soderbergh (Traffic) directed this (romantic?) comedy about strippers. Yeah, male strippers. But is the “male” qualifier really necessary? Talk about […]


Daniel Radcliffe & Meryl Streep: BAFTA Red Carpet

Bits from the BAFTA 2012 red carpet, included Best Supporting Actress presenter Daniel Radcliffe (photo) declaring “you can't always have favorites, but I'd be delighted if she [Drive's Carey Mulligan] wins.” Radcliffe, of course, is the star of The Woman in Black and the Harry Potter movies – Harry Potter […]


Daniel Radcliffe Hot After 'Harry Potter' Oscar Snub

Daniel Radcliffe. Daniel Radcliffe: Harry Potter vs. the Academy Awards Among recent revelations and assertions ranging from the highly personal to the highly political, Daniel Radcliffe has publicly complained that Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2, 2011's biggest worldwide blockbuster and the very last Harry Potter movie, is […]


'The Woman in Black': Daniel Radcliffe Horror Thriller Surprises

Daniel Radcliffe, The Woman in Black In The Woman in Black, Daniel Radcliffe may not have a megablockbuster on the scale of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (or even the more modest Deathly Hallows: Part 1); even so, the period horror thriller starring Radcliffe in his very […]


Channing Tatum & Alex Pettyfer Shirtless Strippers + Martin Freeman as Bilbo Baggins

Channing Tatum, Alex Pettyfer, Magic Mike. Channing Tatum and Alex Pettyfer play strippers in Steven Soderbergh's next, a comedy entitled Magic Mike. Back in 1983, The Blue Lagoon's Christopher Atkins played a “sexy” dancer in John G. Avildsen's drama A Night in Heaven; it flopped. Paul Verhoeven's Showgirls (1995) was […]


Justin Bieber Going to Jail? + 'Harry Potter' DVDs to Be Removed from Stores

Justin Bieber, pop icon and the star of the documentary Justin Bieber: Never Say Never (right), has come out against the Commercial Felony Streaming Act (S.978), which would make unauthorized online streaming of copyrighted material a felony, punishable by up to five years in prison. Some have been (jokingly) concerned […]


'Harry Potter' vs. 'Twilight': Teen Choice Award Winners

Paul Wesley, Nina Dobrev, Ian Somerhalder, Teen Choice Awards Aug. 8 update: The Teen Choice Awards 2011 television ratings were down 27 percent among adults in the coveted 18-49 demographic, according to preliminary results. Aired from 8 to 10 p.m. on Fox, this year's Teen Choice Awards featured an array […]


'Deathly Hallows 2' Shatters 'Eclipse' Box Office Record

Shia LaBeouf, John Turturro in Michael Bay's Transformers: Dark of the Moon July 21 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 topped the North American box office on Wednesday, July 20, earning $12.26 million according to Box Office Mojo. Starring Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, Rupert Grint, and Ralph Fiennes, […]


Order of 'Harry Potter' Movies: Most Popular?

The Harry Potter box office chart on the next page was culled from figures found at Box Office Mojo. I've also used BOM's inflation-ratio chart to calculate domestic 2011 grosses for the previous six Harry Potter movies. The United States Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics was used to […]


'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows 2' Trailer: The Best

I don't believe you have to be a Harry Potter fan to marvel at this Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 trailer – with French subtitles. Sure, the fact that the Harry Potter movies are coming to end adds poignancy to the proceedings, but Warner Bros.' marketing department […]


'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2' Final Trailer

Starring Daniel Radcliffe as Harry Potter, Rupert Grint as Ron Weasley, Emma Watson as Hermione Granger, and Ralph Fiennes as Lord Voldemort, David Yates' Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 is the final installment in the Harry Potter film franchinse – and the first in 3D. The video […]


'Harry Potter Deathly Hallows: Part 1' Dethrones 'Twilight' Movies & Russell Crowe Has Decade's 2nd-Worst Debut

Burlesque with Cher. Steven Antin's eventual Golden Globe nominee has enjoyed a relatively modest run at the domestic box office. Burlesque – along with The Tourist – is in the running in the Best Motion Picture Comedy or Musical category. 'Burlesque' + 'Love & Other Drugs' fading away Next in […]


Michelle Yeoh Martial Arts Fighting & 'True Grit' Trailer + 'Blue Valentine' Sex Excess?

Michelle Yeoh gets some martial arts practice in 'Reign of Assassins.' Michelle Yeoh martial arts skills displayed in 'Reign of Assassins' Chao-Bin Su's upcoming Reign of Assassins marks the return of Michelle Yeoh, 48, to the martial arts genre. Yeoh hadn't kicked, fought, and flown on screen since her ferocious […]


Harry Potter & the Castle in Flames + Meryl Streep & Andrew Garfield Good Casting Choices?

The Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 teaser poster has been released. As can be seen, it shows a castle engulfed in flames. The caption ominously reads: IT ALL ENDS HERE. As attested by the preview and this teaser poster, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 […]


Daniel Radcliffe 'All Quiet on the Western Front' Remake, 'Most Dangerous Man' Daniel Ellsberg DVD

Daniel Radcliffe, who'll next be seen in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 in November, is currently attached to star as an idealistic schoolboy-turned-disillusioned war veteran in an upcoming film adaptation of Erich Maria Remarque's controversial 1929 novel All Quiet on the Western Front, about life and death […]


Daniel Radcliffe and the End of 'Harry Potter,' Feng Xiaogang vs. Harvey Weinstein

Daniel Radcliffe, who joined Katie Holmes at the 2010 Tony Awards to hand out the best featured actress in a play award to Scarlett Johansson (for Arthur Miller's A View from the Bridge), finished working on Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows this past week. “Everyone was really devastated. It […]


Daniel Radcliffe LGBT Youth PSA, 'The Hurt Locker' Producer Latest Email Storm

Harry Potter actor Daniel Radcliffe, who'll next be seen with Emma Watson and Rupert Grint in David Yates' Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 in the fall, has done a public service announcement for the Trevor Project, described as “the leading national organization focused on crisis and suicide […]


Most Influential People Robert Pattinson + Lady Gaga & Ashton Kutcher?

Emilie de Ravin, Robert Pattinson, Remember Me April 29: Singer Lady Gaga, actor Robert Pattinson, artist Banksy, Apple entrepreneur Steve Jobs, Indian prime minister Manmohan Singh, talk-show hostess Oprah Winfrey, actor-tweeter Ashton Kutcher, talk show host Conan O'Brien, artist Zaha Hadid, filmmaker James Cameron, and Nelson Mandela's wife Graça Machel […]


Bisexual Anna Paquin Gives a Damn + Daniel Radcliffe 'Succeeds' on Broadway

Anna Paquin, Cindy Lauper, Whoopi Goldberg, are some of those featured in a new PSA for the Give a Damn campaign, started by Lauper's True Colors Fund which fights for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender rights. [Note: the video above will pop up and start playing on its own out […]


Robert Pattinson & Kristen Stewart, Daniel Radcliffe: Top 40 Hollywood Moneymakers

Michael Bay's Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen Vanity Fair strikes again. No, no photo shoots this time. Just the list of Hollywood's Top 40 moneymakers in 2009, based on estimates that take into consideration up-front fees, box-office/DVD percentages and other revenue sources. White guys, most of them directors and/or producers, […]


Box Office: 1947 Is Banner Domestic Year & 2009 Sets International Record 'Harry Potter' No. 1 Worldwide

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince with Daniel Radcliffe hanging on to the title of Worldwide Box Office Leader. In 2009, the six major U.S. studios broke box office records around the world thanks to global blockbusters such as Warner Bros.' Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, 20th Century Fox's […]


'New Moon' Breaks Box Office Records Except Key One + Debilitating 'Twilight' Weakness

New Moon with Robert Pattinson, Taylor Lautner, and Kristen Stewart. The second installment in The Twilight Saga movie franchise, New Moon has surpassed expectations, having become one of the biggest global blockbusters of the year – while nearly seizing from The Dark Knight (and runner-up Spider-Man 3) the title of […]


'The Final Destination' Movie Has Sensational Debut

'The Final Destination.' Sept. 6, '09, update: The Final Destination held on to the No. 1 spot at the North American box office for a second consecutive weekend with $12.4 million in ticket sales, according to studio estimates Sunday. New Line Cinema's David R. Ellis-directed horror sequel scored an average […]


When Homer Beat Adam

July 30 update: The Simpsons Movie rose to the top of the North American box office this weekend with an estimated US$71.9 million. David Silverman's big-screen adaptation of the famed TV series proved that after 18 years and more than 397 episodes, the Simpsons are as popular as ever. Opening […]