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INFOGRAPHIC: The Definitive Hollywood Family Tree

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Hollywood: it can feel like a nepotistic, incestuous place. Probably because it is. Generally, movie-type people tend to hitch up with other movie-type people, make smaller movie-type people, and leave you to sort out who's related to who and who just happens to share a last name.

So, for your convenience, we've made some handy charts to keep your famous family trees straight. Is that crazy super-conservative Baldwin related to that crazy super-liberal one, and just how many brothers are there? Those Wayanses can't possibly all be related, can they? Find out below. Get More »

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In Memoriam: A Tribute To Red Shirts in Cinema

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We're not into giving out spoilers, but in the upcoming new psychological horror film "Stoker" by "Oldboy" director Chan-wook Park, a certain character not only doesn't make it out alive, their only purpose in the film seemed to be ... to die.

Looks like someone just had a red shirt moment.

"Red shirt," of course, refers the the classic "Star Trek" habit of having random Enterprise crew members — inevitably wearing a blood red uniform — accompany Spock and Kirk on a dangerous mission, only to die terribly while the main characters get away without a scratch.

So in honor of "Stoker," here's a look at some of our favorite red shirts in film history. Because if someone has to die, it might as well be someone we don't care at all about. Caution: Non-"Stoker" spoilers ahead! Get More »

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Sandler & Barrymore: Together Again For New Rom-Com?

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We've been living in denial for the better part of two decades, but we're now ready to admit it: Adam Sandler makes pretty bad movies. There, we said it.

Well, unless they're movies directed by Paul Thomas Anderson ("Punch-Drunk Love") ... or co-starring Drew Barrymore.

The on-screen lovebirds of "The Wedding Singer" and "50 First Dates" might now be set for that crucial third date as they look to possibly reunite for a new (and currently untitled) romantic comedy, according to Variety.

The film explores the growing phenomenon of "blended families" with the story of a a man and woman who, after a disastrous blind date, unexpectedly find themselves stuck at a holiday resort together with their respective kids from previous marriages. Sandler is attached to star though no official offer has been made to birthday girl Barrymore yet. Get More »

Filed Under: Movie News | Source: Variety

Will Ferrell's In It to Win It with 'Would Drew Barrymore Like That?'

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This is perhaps the most stressful game ever invented.

The personal tastes of Drew Barrymore are revealed in this high-stakes snippet from Funny or Die's "Billy on the Street with Billy Eichner." Our host spews off rapid-fire questions regarding the "Charlie's Angels" star that Will Ferrell must answer correctly, though her exact feelings toward naps, blueberries and Robert Downey Jr. probably can't be found on any Wikipedia page. Get More »

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Our 13 Favorite Little People (in Movies)

What — you were expecting a tribute to Peter Dinklage, Warwick Davis and Verne Troyer?

We don't mean Little People with a capital L and P, but "little people" — those adorable under-10 scene-stealers who've made the movies they were in unforgettable by their presence. From Jackson Nicoll in Nickelodeon's new teen comedy "Fun Size" all the way back to Drew Barrymore in Steven Spielberg's classic "E.T.," here are 13 young characters we adore.

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New on DVD and Blu-ray: 'Prometheus' and More

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This week: Years after directing the sci-fi masterpieces "Alien" and "Blade Runner," Ridley Scott returns to science fiction with the harrowing and ambitious "Alien" prequel "Prometheus" with Noomi Rapace, Charlize Theron, Guy Pearce and Michael Fassbender.

Also new this week is the movie-musical "Rock of Ages," the Edgar Allan Poe-themed mystery thriller "The Raven," and the Blu-ray debuts of "E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial," "Little Shop of Horrors" and "What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?"

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Drew Barrymore Welcomes Baby Olive to the Brood

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Drew Barrymore and Will Kopelman are now officially parents!

The 37-year-old Hollywood starlet and her hubby of just a few months welcomed their daughter Olive Barrymore Kopelman into the world on Wednesday, People confirms.

The couple issued a statement on the happy news, saying, "We are proud to announce the birth of our daughter, Olive Barrymore Kopelman, born Sept. 26th, healthy, happy and welcomed by the whole family. Thank you for respecting our privacy during this most special time in our lives." Get More »

Filed Under: Movie News | Source: People

The 12 Hottest (Movie) Teachers

Let's face it, most of us have been, as David Lee Roth once so eloquently put it, "Hot For Teacher."  And while we adore the earnest and inspirational wisdom of teachers in movies like "Dead Poets Society," "Stand and Deliver" and "Mr. Holland's Opus," that's not what we're talking about here.

If our favorite educators had looked like these 12 big-screen teachers ranked in the gallery below, we would have been happy flunking year after year just to keep watching them draw on the chalkboard.

Originally published June 20, 2011.

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Drew Barrymore Ties The Knot

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Wedding bells rang out Saturday for "The Wedding Singer" star Drew Barrymore, as according to The Hollywood Reporter the veteran actress married fiancé Will Kopelman in a private ceremony at her home in Montecito, California.

Looks like all those years of starring in romcoms finally paid off in a big way. Get More »

Filed Under: Movie News | Source: The Hollywood Reporter

Drew Barrymore Cries For the Whales ... And Everything Else

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Drew Barrymore  started crying as little Gertie in "E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial" and pretty much never stopped.

In "Big Miracle," Drew Barrymore plays a Greenpeace activist who's leading a national effort to save three whales (named Fred, Wilma and Bam Bam, by the way) who are trapped under the ice. In honor of the tears of anger, frustration and eventually joy that she sheds throughout her noble crusade, Vulture has put together a montage of cryin' Drew from over the years (a sort of companion piece to the one starring Julianne Moore from a couple of years ago). Get More »

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