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Tom Cruise Stunt Crazy in New Mission Impossible Rogue Nation Trailer (see!) 4

Tom Cruise Stunt Crazy in New Mission Impossible Rogue Nation Trailer (see!)

Tom Cruise, a master of movie stunts, showcases how he’ll take his game to the next level in a new trailer for his upcoming movie “Mission Impossible, Rogue Nation.” No wonder “action-adventure” is his middle name. Jeremy Renner and Ving Rhames return for the film, joined by newcomers Alec Baldwin, who plays the head of the CIA and Swedish actress Rebecca Ferguson....
Shailene Woodley, Ashley Judd Bare Competing Cleavage at NYC Premiere 6

Shailene Woodley, Ashley Judd Bare Competing Cleavage at NYC Premiere

Shailene Woodley and Ashley Judd were like mother and daughter–make that movie mother and daughter–at the Insurgent premiere in New York City. Both wore plunging gowns that revealed plenty of cleavage. Ashley, 46, was in a floral print gown, while Shailene, 23, went with basic black. But they shared one feature in common. Both dresses had deep plunging necklines that caused double-takes all night on the red carpet....
Robert Pattinson's 'Queen of Desert'  Pounds Sand at Berlin Film Fest 8

Robert Pattinson’s ‘Queen of Desert’ Pounds Sand at Berlin Film Fest

Robert Pattinson’s latest outing in Werner Herzog’s “Queen of the Desert,” with Nicole Kidman and James Franco, has left critics parched at the Berlin Film Festival. Has RPatz bombed, again? Since the “Twilight” franchise made him an international star three years ago, Pattinson has focused his career on a string of indie flicks. He’s starred in a string of films such as “Cosmopolis,” “Water for Elephants,” “Bel Ami,” “The Rover,” “Maps of he Stars” and now “Queen of the Desert.”...
Gwyneth Paltrow Back on the Market; Just Check These Sexy New Photos! 10

Gwyneth Paltrow Back on the Market; Just Check These Sexy New Photos!

Gwyneth Paltrow let it be known she’s back on the market at the Los Angeles premiere of her new movie “Mortdecai.” She wore a stunning gown that was revealing in all the right places. Take that Jennifer Lawrence. Paltrow and her husband of 11 years, Chris Martin, lead singer for the UK band “Cold Play,” announced their “conscious uncoupling” last March. Paltrow was joined at the TCL Chinese Theatre Wednesday (Jan. 21) by co-stars Olivia Munn and Johnny Depp, who went solo. At the London premiere, Depp appeared with fiancee Amber Heard....
Is Gwyenth Paltrow Rocking Johnny Depp, Amber Heard Relationship?  12

Is Gwyenth Paltrow Rocking Johnny Depp, Amber Heard Relationship?

Johnny Depp and Amber Heard dispelled rumors that their relationship was on the rocks by hitting the red carpet together at Depp’s “Mortdecai premiere at the Empire Leicester Square in London. But co-star Gwyneth Paltrow was noticeably absent. Depp who has a habit of falling for his leading ladies, exuded an unmistakable on-screen chemistry with Paltrow. The movie also stars Ewan McGregor, Paul Bettany, Olivia Munn, Nicholas Farrell, Aubrey Plaza and Jonny Pasvolsky....
Kristen Stewart Goes Inside Her Own Head, Plus 9 Sexy New Photos! 14

Kristen Stewart Goes Inside Her Own Head, Plus 9 Sexy New Photos!

Kristen Stewart may be one of the most written about actresses in Hollywood, but nobody really knows her, at least not in the way she explained herself in a new interview. She makes clear that, yes, she really does give a fu*k. Kristen has been making the rounds promoting her new movie “Still Alice,” and reveals in an interview with Salon that the common tabloid perception about here is all wrong. Sh’s been painted as someone who has no regard for anything, whether it’s what people say about her, how she looks or what she says. But the I-don’t-give-a-fuck attitude ascribed to her is all wrong....
Sony 'Interview' Ban Put U.S. on Par With Third World Dictatorships 16

Sony ‘Interview’ Ban Put U.S. on Par With Third World Dictatorships

Sony Pictures brief decision to ban the showing of its own film, “The Interview,” put the United States on par with Third World dictatorships that routinely ban Hollywood films for political reasons. Fortunately it reversed its decision. More than 50 countries, including the U.S. and including liberal democracies like Great Britain, have banned Hollywood films over the past 70 years for both political and moral reasons, according to several film sources. This week, Egypt banned “Exodus: Gods & Kings,” because the government claimed it falsely portrayed Jews building the Pyramids....
Chris Hemsworth Takes on Hackers in 'Blackhat' Trailer; Hello? Sony? (see!) 18

Chris Hemsworth Takes on Hackers in ‘Blackhat’ Trailer; Hello? Sony? (see!)

Chris Hemsworth plays a prison inmate with certain “skills” who is called upon to track down a terrorist hacker in a new trailer for the movie “Blackhat.” The movie, however, has been eclipsed somewhat by Sony’s server breach. In a somewhat prophetic statement, his character, Nicholas says “this is all just a game, a virtual world.” Viola Davis, William Mapother and Wei Tang co-star in the film, which is due for release Jan. 16....
Golden Globes vs. Screen Actors Guild Awards: How Do They Compare? 20

Golden Globes vs. Screen Actors Guild Awards: How Do They Compare?

The Golden Globes are the ugly step-sister of Hollywood’s season of self-congratulation, largely because of the sketchiness of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. So how did their nominations stack up against the more prestigious Screen Actors Guild? A good starting point is the Best Actor category. The SAG nominated Steve Carell (“Foxcatcher”), Benedict Cumberbatch (“The Imitation Game”), Jake Gyllenhaal (“Nightcrawler”), Michael Keaton (“Birdman”) and Eddie Redmayne (“The Theory of Everything”) The HFPA, which nominates separately for drama and comedy films, added David Oyelowo (“Selma”) to its list for drama and match the SAG on all of its other nominations, except for Keaton....
Angelina Jolie Trashed as Hollywood Egos Clash in Leaked Sony Emails 22

Angelina Jolie Trashed as Hollywood Egos Clash in Leaked Sony Emails

Angelina Jolie is both a power and a scourge in Hollywood. In revealing leaked emails from Sony Pictures, producer Scott Rudin slams her as a “minimally talented spoiled brat,” an image that’s as far from her public persona as you can get. The email exchange occurred between Rudin and Sony Pictures co-chairman Amy Pascal, in what appears to be a monumental clash of egos over upcoming films. Sony’s computers were hacked and scores of documents and content were leaked onto the Internet, including at least five yet-to-be-released feature films, including “Still Alice,” an Oscar contender starring Julianne Moore and Kristen Stewart....
Star Wars Force Awakens Trailer: Does Darth Vader Return? (watch!) 26

Star Wars Force Awakens Trailer: Does Darth Vader Return? (watch!)

The first trailer for the latest “Star Wars” reboot, “The Force Awakens” provides few clues about the new movie’s plot, but can it really be a “Star Wars” epic without Darth Vader? The trailer provides one clue that the master of the dark side may be returning. Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher and Mark Hamill make return appearances along with new cast members led by “Girls” star Adam Driver and Andy Serkis from “Planet of the Apes.” Oscar-winner Lupita Nyong’o, Gwendoline Christie from “Game of Thrones” and veteran actor Max von Sydow also make up the cast....
Jennifer Lawrence, Bradley Cooper Sizzle in New Serena Trailer (watch!) 28

Jennifer Lawrence, Bradley Cooper Sizzle in New Serena Trailer (watch!)

ennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper show off their sizzling on-screen chemistry in a new trailer for their upcoming movie “Serena,” but it may not be enough to save the film from critics, who so far have massacred it. Based on a novel by Ron Rash, the film is about a Depression-era couple who carve out an empire in the North Carolina wilderness only to see it threatened with collapse. It also stars Rhys Ifans, Sean Harris, Toby Jones, Sam Reid and David Dencik....
Shailene Woodley Shocking Claim: Girls Pressure Girls to Lose Virginity 30

Shailene Woodley Shocking Claim: Girls Pressure Girls to Lose Virginity

Shailene Woodley, whose character loses her virginity in her latest movie “White Bird in a Blizzard,” says in a new interview that teens are more likely to lose their virginity due to pressure from other girls and not from boys. Woodley, 22, who grew up in Simi Valley, Calif, also said the experience for most girls is probably unsatisfying both physically and emotionally....
Katniss Sees the Other Boot Drop on District 12 in New Mockingjay Trailer 32

Katniss Sees the Other Boot Drop on District 12 in New Mockingjay Trailer

Katniss, the “Hunger Games” hero played by Jennifer Lawrence, sees just how dirty the Capitol can play in a new trailer for “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1.” Her home District 12 is destroyed just to break her spirit. Titled “Return to District 12,” the trailer opens with a shocked Katniss learning the fate of her home district. It’s been destroyed by the Capitol for her actions during the 75th Hunger Games. Plutarch, played by the late Philip Seymour Hoffman, can be heard speaking ominously in a voiceover. “No one else can do it,” he says. “We need to make this personal for her.”...
Live From New York... Brad Pitt!  Star Surprises Fury Screening Fans (see!) 34

Live From New York… Brad Pitt! Star Surprises Fury Screening Fans (see!)

Brad Pitt made a surprise appearance last night (Oct. 14) in New York City at a screening of his new World War II film “Fury.” Co-stars Shia LaBeouf, Logan Lerman, Jon Bernthal and Michael Peña also tagged along. “Fury is an epic that brings war down to a personal level. It’s told through the lives of a tank crew in the final days of the conflict. The film, written and directed by David Ayer, strives for accuracy and realism, although the plot is pretty improbable....
Emma Stone Performance Intense in New 'Birdman' Trailer (watch!) 36

Emma Stone Performance Intense in New ‘Birdman’ Trailer (watch!)

Emma Stone received rave reviews last night at the New York Film Festival for her performance in “Birdman,” a portion of which was captured in a new trailer for the Alejandro Gonzalez Iñárritu film. Stone plays the daughter and personal assistant of a washed-up actor, played by Michael Keaton. The picture also stars Naomi Watts and Edward Norton....
Elle Fanning, Newly Sweet 16, Bares Serious Skin at Film Debut (Photos) 38

Elle Fanning, Newly Sweet 16, Bares Serious Skin at Film Debut (Photos)

Elle Fanning looked like she swiped big sis Dakota Fanning’s clothes or forgot to throw on a blouse over her training bra at the “Young Ones” premiere last night (Oct. 9) in New York City. Fanning, who just turned sweet 16 in April, bared serious skin in a flowered bra top and maxi skirt. Fanning stars opposite rumored Kristen Stewart boyfriend Nicholas Hoult in the science-fiction action thriller written and directed by Jake Paltrow, the younger brother of actress Gwyneth Paltrow ....
Robin Williams First Look at New Trailer for His Last Film (watch) 40

Robin Williams First Look at New Trailer for His Last Film (watch)

Robin Williams plays a crabby old man in a new trailer for “A Merry Friggin’ Christmas,” one of the films shot before his untimely death by suicide last August. In many ways, his character matches his own personal anguish. Williams, 63, was battling severe depression, at the time of his death and was secretly grappling with the onset of Parkinson’s disease. It also stars Lauren Graham, Candice Bergen, Clark Duke and Joel McHale....
Holy X-Ray Specs! Kristen Stewart Wears Sheer Camp X-Ray Dress (see!) 42

Holy X-Ray Specs! Kristen Stewart Wears Sheer Camp X-Ray Dress (see!)

Kristen Stewart took the title of her new movie a little too literally last night in New York City. She wore a see-through dress to the premiere of “Camp X-Ray.” No need for X-Ray specs! Stewart, however, smartly covered up underneath by wearing a nude-colored strapless bodysuit that only gave the illusion of bareness. The former “Twilight” actress bypassed her usual designers, Chanel and Balenciaga. Instead she opted for a J Mendel micro-mini creation that showed off her legs....
Kristen Stewart Faces Conflicting Emotions in New Camp X-Ray Trailer 44

Kristen Stewart Faces Conflicting Emotions in New Camp X-Ray Trailer

Kristen Stewart’s character Amy Cole joined the Army because she wanted to do some good. But in a new trailer for “Camp X-Ray,” she learns the hard way that the line between good and evil is often blurred and human emotions are often the reason. A very capable Peyman Moaadi plays Amir Ali, a suspected terrorist who is well educated and empathetic. “Camp X-Ray” was written and helmed by Peter Sattler, in is directorial debut. It screened at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival. ...
Is Kristen Stewart Oscar Worthy?  Sony Studio Honcho Thinks So (watch!) 46

Is Kristen Stewart Oscar Worthy? Sony Studio Honcho Thinks So (watch!)

Kristen Stewart’s acting has never won many plaudits from critics and in several of her movies she was outright panned, but a Hollywood mogul thinks she deserves and Oscar for her latest performance in upcoming movie “Still Alice.” Michael Barker, co-chief executive of Sony Pictures Classic, says Stewart’s work in the new picture is her best. In a rare, and maybe unprecedented move, he openly declared that he plans to campaign for her to win the “Best Actress” Oscar....
Robert Pattinson Maps to Stars First Reviews Are In From Europe 48

Robert Pattinson Maps to Stars First Reviews Are In From Europe

Robert Pattinson’s new movie “Maps to the Stars,” opens tomorrow (Sept. 26) in the UK and Ireland, and early reviews are already rolling in. The film is being called a “grim satire of ambition, greed and dark familial secrets.” Scriptwriter Bruce Wagner, who crafted this lacerating portrait while he was working as a limousine driver in Tinseltown, is unflinching in his depiction,” according to The Belfast Newsletter in Ireland. Despite the grim themes, the actors are getting solid reviews....
Robert Pattinson Back to Long, Wild Hair at Toronto Film Fest (photos!) 50

Robert Pattinson Back to Long, Wild Hair at Toronto Film Fest (photos!)

Robert Pattinson’s familiar tousled hair was back and much, much longer than it has been in the past few years when he appeared today (Sept. 9) at the Toronto International Film Festival. Pattinson was there to discuss his new film “Maps to the Stars” at news conference with other cast members. He was joined by actresses Olivia Williams and Julianne Moore, actors John Cusack and Evan Bird and actress Sarah Gadon....
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