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Dwayne Johnson Is a Rock, Literally, as California Crumbles in San Andreas 2

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....
Is Downton Abbey Starting to Face a Cultural Backlash in America? 4

Is Downton Abbey Starting to Face a Cultural Backlash in America?

America’s love affair with “Downton Abbey” may be on the rocks. After four seasons, the Crawley family is facing a backlash over their utter disdain for all things American, Lady Cora notwithstanding, of course. Granted the show was written and produced in Britain, but creator and head writer Julian Fellowes seems to take a particular delight in portraying America as a land of uncouth loudmouths and overweening four-flushers....
Downton Abbey Season 4 Preview: Ladies Ready to Roar in the '20s 6

Downton Abbey Season 4 Preview: Ladies Ready to Roar in the ’20s

Downton Abbey’s genteel ladies are ready to let their hair down, as the Roaring ’20s gets into full swing on Seasons 4 of the award winning BBC show. The staid manor is swept up in jazz, bathtub gin and the fresh whiff of scandal. Lady Mary, Edith (Laura Carmichael) and cousin Rose (Lily James) are ready to throw off the shackles of Edwardian England in the face of advancing modernism. Who knows, we may even get to see them vote!...
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Lupita Nyong’o, Chiwetel Ejiofor Hailed at 12 Years a Slave Premiere

Lupita Nyong’o and Chiwetel Ejiofor led a procession of stars at the Los Angeles premiere of “12 Years A Slave,” the Anglo-American film based on the travails of free black man Solomon Northup He was kidnapped and sold into slavery 20 years before the Civil War, but managed to escape and write a book about his experience. Ejiofor plays Northup in the film adaptation directed by Steve McQueen....
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Dowtown Abbey New Trailer: First Look Gary Carr as Jazz Singer

Downton Abbey’s lords and ladies will be heading into Season 4 with a lot of baggage. A new trailer features a first look at Gary Carr who plays African-American jazz singer Jack Ross. Lady Mary (Michelle Dockery) also heads back into the dating game after getting straightened out by the Dowager Countess (Maggie Smith). Mary is struggling to get over the death of her husband Matthew Reginald Crawley. ...
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Robert Pattinson Finds Freedom Finally in New Cosmopolis Trailer

Robert Pattinson can probably emphasize with his character in “Cosompolis” in more ways than one. In a new trailer, financial mogul Eric Packer finds solace, despite the fact that his high-flying world is crumbling around him. The film co-stars Jay Baruchel, Juliette Binoche and Paul Giamatti, who take Packer for the ride of his life. And he’s got at least one booster, girlfriend Kristen Stewart....
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Robert Pattinson Shocking First Look in Cosmopolis (watch!)

Robert Pattinson’s movie “Cosmopolis” is a shocking joyride of sex, depravity and carnage that should give the “Twilight star no fear about shedding his goodie vampire two-shoes Edward Cullen persona. Sarah Gadon, Juliette Binoche, Paul Giamatti, Samantha Morton, Kevin Durand, Mathieu Amalric and Jay Baruchel. co-star. Cosmopolis opens in France on May 23 and in Portugal on May 31. A U.S. date is still pending....
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SAG Television Awards: Alec Baldwin, Betty White Shine

Alec Baldwin of “30 Rock” and Betty White of “Hot in Cleveland” won the best acting in a TV comedy series SAG awards, with both adding heartfelt moments. Well, at least White did. Baldwin squealed like a pig, but was gracious in his acceptance speech. Baldwin, a five-time winner for his role as Jack Donaghy, paid tribute to writers Tina Fey, Robert Carlock and others in his speech. The NBC sitcom’s strength, he said, was in “the greatest writing.” He also mentioned the SAG Foundation’s literacy initiative Book Pals....