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Salma Hayek vs. Harvey Weinstein: WTF? Is This How Movies Are Made?

Salma Hayek, one of Hollywood’s glamorous A-Listers, revealed her shocking decade-long battle to fend off Harvey Weinstein’s advances that even spilled over into her 2002 film “Frieda” leading to a forced nude scene. WTF?! More than 80 women have charged Weinstein with sexual assault, bullying and even rape over the course of his Hollywood career....

Ant-Man Inches Out Pixels, Minions to Top Weekend Box Office at $24.8M

“Ant-Man,” starring Paul Rudd was no small fry at the box office, edging out Adam Sandler comedy “Pixels” and former No. 1 champ “Minions,” with a respectable $24.8 million take. But it fell far shot of other Marvel comic book movies. “Southpaw,” starring a pumped up Jake Gyllenhaal and “Paper Towns,” featuring model-turned-actress Cara Delevingne, both debuted with respectable showings in fifth and sixth place, respectively....

Nicole Kidman Fiery, Fearless in New Queen of the Desert Trailer (watch!)

Nicole Kidman is featured in all her glory as Gertrude Bell in a new trailer for Werner Herzog’s “Queen of the Desert,” a sweeping film about the early 20th century explorer who helped redraw the map of the Middle East following World War I. The emphasis in this clip is on sweep. Robert Pattinson plays Lawrence, Damian Lewis plays Charles Doughty-Wylie and James Franco plays Henry Cadogan. ...

Dwayne Johnson Is a Rock, Literally, as California Crumbles in San Andreas

Dwayne Johnson’s new film “San Andreas” takes a plausible possibility like a major California earthquake, and stretches it into an unimaginable calamity, in the grand tradition of disaster movies like The “Poseidon Adventure” (1972) and Roland Emmerich’s “Independence Day.” Paul Giamatti, Carla Gugino, Alexandra Daddario and Archie Panjabi–Kalinda from TV’s “The Good Wife”–round out the supporting cast....

‘Mad Max: Fury Road:’ Dystopian Hell-on-Wheels Escapism at Its Best

The original “Max Max” movie in 1979 may not have given birth to the post-apocalyptic, anti-hero action film, but it certainly put the genre on the map. Now, the new reboot “Mad Max: Fury Road,” is being screened at the 68th Cannes International Film Festival. Who knew? Miller is the master of the post-apocalyptic, hell-on-wheels genre, and he delivers in his latest outing, starring Tom Hardy in place of Mel Gibson and Charlize Theron as his love interest....

Charlize Theron ‘P-O’d’ at Sexism, Misogyny, Unfair Pay in Hollywood

Charlize Theron has a big bone to pick with Hollywood that runs the gamut of issues facing actresses, from misogyny to sexism to unequal pay for the same work as male actors. And, she says she’s “pissed off” about it. Among other things, she was shocked to discover how much less Jennifer Lawrence and Amy Adams were paid compared with male stars in the movie “American Hustle.”...
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Kristen Wiig Goes Full Frontal in New Movie, Read Why She Did It (video!)

Kristen Wiig takes the plunge into full nudity in her upcoming movie “Welcome to Me,” a comedy co-starring James Marsden, Linda Cardellini and Wes Bentley. She talks about the experience in a new interview in Violet Grey. Wiig, 41, is best known for her role on sketch comedy show “Saturday Night Live,” and in movies like “Bridesmaids,” and “The Skeleton Twins.” ...

Paul Walker’s Death Adds Life to ‘Furious 7;’ Box Debut Tops $145M

Paul Walker’s untimely death in a street racing accident that mirrored in many ways his “Fast and Furious” movie persona, help fuel “Furious 7″ to a stunning opening weekend, with a reported $146.5 domestic box office gross and $240 million worldwide. The opening put it in the same league as other action blockbusters like “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire,” ($158 million). The film posted the fourth-highest international gross in modern film history....

Shailene Woodley, ‘Insurgent’ Blow Past Critics for a $54M Box Office Bow

Shailene Woodley continues her reign as an action-adventure goddess with a strong $54 million opening weekend gross for her new movie “Divergent: Insurgent,” nearly matching the first Divergent movie’s box office take, according to film studio Lionsgate. Woodley is proving a match for her young action-adventure rival Jennifer Lawrence, who stars in the “Hunger Games” series. Disney’s “Cinderella,” which probably attracted a pre-teen crowd too young for “Insurgent’s” violence, scored well it’s second week out with a $34.5 million gross. ...

Chloe Sevigny, Epitome of NYC Hipster Cool, Blasts Brassy Jennifer Lawrence

Chloe Sevigny, who epitomizes downtown New York City hipster cool, thinks actress Jennifer Lawrence is, well… uncool. Wait, no, she’s worse than that. She “annoying” and “crass.” Yikes! Sevigny, 40, disses the Oscar winner in a new interview for her brassy, California-style personality. Chloe, on the other hand, is all about minimalism and understatement. And, don’t even try to question her acting cred....

Margot Robbie Makes Wolves Howl as Hollywood’s New ‘It Girl’ (photos!)

Margo Robbie scored a breakout role opposite Leonardo DiCaprio in “Wolf of Wall Street,” and she cemented her spot as Hollywood’s latest ‘It Girl’ in her role opposite Will Smith in the con movie “Focus.” The Australian actress is featured in the new UK edition of Harper’s Bazaar, which describes her as a “perfect a specimen of young womanhood.” In a photo spread, she exudes charm, sexuality and a wholesome freshness that seems to be endemic in women from Down Under. ...

Lily James Captivating in Sparkling Gown at ‘Cinderella’ Premiere (photos!)

Lily James, the British actress best known for her role in “Downton Abbey,” was radiant on the red carpet last night (Mar. 1), drawing comparisons to her fairy tale character at the Hollywood premiere of her new movie “Cinderella.” James, 25, has a short film resume. Disney’s “Cinderella” is only her second American picture. She co-stars with Richard Madden and Kate Blanchett. ...

Jamie Dornan’s 50 Shades of Grey Play: It’s Show Me the Money Time

When “50 Shades of Grey” sequel “Fifty Shades Darker” debuts, Jamie Dornan will be still be Christian Grey and Dakota Johnson will still be Anastasia Steele. It’s simply “show me the money” time for the two young actors. Given the runaway success of their erotic BDSM movie, Dornan and Johnson are making all the right moves to collect a bigger payday. They put the issue in play today (Feb. 24) when Dornan announced that he was walking away from the film series because of his concern for his wife. He also reportedly complained about lack of chemistry with his co-star....

Dakota Johnson Parents Don’t Want to See These 50 Shades Scenes! (see!)

Dakota Johnson doesn’t want her parents to see “50 Shades of Grey,” because of it’s explicit sex scenes and on-screen nudity, but you can in a new video going viral on the Internet that has some racy movie highlights. Based on the erotic novel by E.L. James, the story is about business mogul Christian Grey (Jamie Dornan), who has, shall we say, exotic tastes in sex. ...

Sesame Street Lampoons Oscar Movie ‘Birdman’ in Hilarious Spoof (see!)

The Sesame Street Workshop, producer of the kinder, gentler puppet show for kids, is also capable of wicked satire. It’s released a video that’s rapidly going viral, lampooning the Oscar-nominated movie “Birdman.” It stars… who else? Big Bird. The gentle giant is joined in the video by Caroll Spinney, who has voiced Big Bird on television for almost 50 years. The clip is a take-off of a scene widely featured from “Birdman,” in which star Michael Keaton has an existential conversation with his alter-ego superhero character....

Meet the New James Bond Girl: Léa Seydoux Is Ravishing in New Photos!

Léa Seydoux is a well-known French actress who has had limited exposure in the United States. All that will change when she stars opposite Daniel Craig in the new James Bond movie “Spectre.” She’s fast on her way to international stardom. Seydoux, 29, is the Jennifer Lawrence of France. Sam Mendes is directing the latest Bond film, which is Craig’s fourth film. Christoph Waltz will play the evil protagonist Franz Oberhauser....

Robert Pattinson’s ‘Maps to the Stars’ Far Racier Than Expected (watch!)

Robert Pattinson may not have known what he was getting himself into when he signed on for David Cronenberg’s film “Maps to the Stars” but judging by a new “red band” trailer, it may be his raciest film ever. The film has been slapped with a R-rating for “strong disturbing content,” which includes violence and graphic sex. The trailer provides snapshots of the movie’s stars, which include Julianne Moore, Mia Wasikowska, John Cusack, Olivia Williams, Sarah Gadon and Evan Bird. Carrie Fisher also makes a cameo appearance playing herself....

Fifty Shades of Grey Sparks Hell Fire, Brimstone From Catholic Church

“Fifty Shades of Grey” has its critics, but none are quite as vociferous as the Catholic Church. An Archbishop has sentenced the film to eternal damnation in a hail of fire and brimstone. Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson are blowing past critics on their way to a likely box office record for an opening weekend. So far, however, the Vatican has yet to weigh-in on the film....

Cinderella’s Crazy Small Waist in New Disney Movie Sparks Uproar (see!)

Cinderella in the new Disney live-action movie has an impossibly small waist, according to a new uproar on Social media. Critics charge that Disney has digitally altered Lily James, the actress who plays the role, to create a more fairy tale like appearance. “This isn’t a normal human sized waist, right?’ tweeted actress Sarah Ann Masse. ...

Robert Pattinson First Look in New James Dean Movie ‘Life’ (trailer!)

Robert Pattinson hit the 65th Berlinale International Film Festival for a special screening of “Life,” about the unique relationship between ’50s actor James Dean and the photographer who made him a legend in iconic magazine photos. Pattinson played photographer Dennis Stock opposite actor Dane DeHaan, who played Dean. Dean was an up-and-coming actor in 1955, when he met Stock....

‘Interview’ Pulled by First Theater Chain to Buckle Under Terror Threat

“Interview,” the Seth Rogen, James Franco comedy about the assassination of North Korean beloved leader Kim Jong-Un won’t be screened in more than 278 theaters after the first chain buckled in the face of an alleged terror attack. Carmike Cinemas, which operates 2,917 screens in 41 states, mostly in the south, said it is passing on the Sony film, according Deadline. The move is unprecedented in the annals of film-making but the Georgia-based chain said it decided to make the move after receiving assurances from Sony that it would support theaters that pull the film. Sony is moving ahead with the release on Christmas Day....

Chloe Moretz Reveals ‘My Mom Still Tells Me No’ in Teen Vogue (video!)

Chloë Grace Moretz hits a new level of sophistication in a stunning new Teen Vogue photo spread. The teen actress, who is more often tarted up in fashion magazines, finally avoids that pitfall in the new issue. She’s always seemed smarter than her years, and shocked audiences in 2010 when she played potty-mouthed Mindy McCready, aka “Hit Girl,” in the comedy action movie “Kick Ass.” In her latest roles she plays a teenage prostitute opposite Denzel Washington in “The Equalizer” and an ambitious young actress opposite Kristen Stewart and Juliette Binoche in “Clouds of Sils Maria.”...

Disney Teen Kelli Berglund Spices Up Guardians of Galaxy Premiere (pics!)

Kelli Berglund, who plays a bionic teenager with lightning speed in the Disney XD series “Lab Rats,” was definitely dressed for the fast lane at “The Guardians of the Galaxy” world premiere in Hollywood, wearing a racy leather ensemble. Berglund, who turned 18 in February, isn’t in the film, but was part of a gaggle of Disney kid actors at the premiere. ...

Tom Cruise Meets His Match; Emily Blunt Kicks Ass in Edge of Tomorrow

Tom Cruise’s new movie “Edge Of Tomorrow” is one of the best things he’s ever done on film, thanks to Director Doug Liman (“The Bourne Identity”). But Emily Blunt steals the picture. It’s her first action role, and she comes across as one major bad ass. And that’s saying a lot given Cruise’s usual over-the-top performance. It’s on par with his roles in “The Color of Money” and “The Fourth Of July.” Acting stalwarts Bill Paxton and Brendan Gleeson are superb here as well....