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13 Hollywood Loopers

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The visual effects department had to do a pretty bang-up job to make Joseph Gordon-Levitt look even remotely similar to a young yippee ki-yaying mother-f---er Bruce Willis in Rian Johnson's time-hopping "Looper," but since Hollywood's baddest, baldest ass-kicker was blessed with three daughters and no sons in real life, there wasn't much of a choice. Sure, all that pain and suffering ultimately paid off, but there are some people who've got it way, way easier. Get More »

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Feel Old Realizing All These Movies Came Out a Decade Ago

Throwback alert! With the buzz of the hottest  films of 2013 coming up this summer, let us not forget those that have gone before us. Supercut Originals created a mashup that brings back the most memorable movies of a decade ago...that magical year of 2003. Back in a time when the new millennium was still new, directors taught us to just keep swimming, that being the big G-O-D ain't easy,and the best way to spread Christmas cheer is singing loud for all to hear. Get More »

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Will Ferrell and Jack Black Will Play 'Tag'

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Hey, at least they're getting their exercise.

Will Ferrell and Jack Black will soon let the games begin as they're attached to star in "Tag," a comedy pitch that New Line recently picked up, according to The Wrap.

"Tag" is based on a Wall Street Journal article called "Tag Brothers" that followed ten classmates from a Spokane, Washington prep school who, now all in their 40s, play an elaborate game of tag for one month of the year. Get More »

Filed Under: Movie News | Source: The Wrap

Judging 15 Actors Who Went Blond For a Role

The Place Beyond the Pines Focus Features

Changing appearances for the sake of entertainment is nothing new in Hollywood; it's all part of the gig. But when professional heartthrob Ryan Gosling tweaks his look, disgruntled fans are going to have something to say about it.

In "The Place Beyond the Pines," Gosling sports a bleach-blond 'do for his role as a motorcycle racer-turned-bank robber. As photos started surfacing during the film's production, people were wondering what the heck was going on with his hair. Serious drama. Get More »

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

Joseph Gordon-Levitt in "Looper" Sony

This week: Joseph Gordon-Levitt plays a mob hit man who has a crisis of conscience when his latest target is his future self (Bruce Willis) in the sci-fi thriller "Looper," directed by Rian Johnson.

Also new this week is the latest David Cronenberg movie, "Cosmopolis," starring Robert Pattinson as a billionaire drifting through New York City in his limo, as well as the Blu-ray of "School of Rock," now available in stores everywhere. Get More »

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The 25 Best Music Performances in Movies

Pitch Perfect Universal

Actors are trained to be able to portray just about anything their role calls for, but there's one thing even the best actors can't possibly fake: Singing.

That's why we're always so impressed when actors sing on screen rather than just lip-synch some professional musician. Case in point: Next week's "Pitch Perfect," which features stars such as Anna Kendrick and Rebel Wilson belting out tunes like the divas they were meant to be. Get More »

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The Top 50 Music Videos Featuring Movie Stars

Kristen Stewart Music Video
Ever since Michael Jackson and John Landis unleashed "Thriller" in 1983, shaming all that preceded it, the music video has become an art form within itself. It can be a launching pad for your career (Alicia Silverstone), a favor to a boyfriend (Courteney Cox, Evan Rachel Wood), or a way to begin rebuilding a thousand burned bridges (Mickey Rourke).

With the MTV Video Music Awards hitting MTV tomorrow at 8 p.m. ET, we've compiled a list of the 50 best based on a number of factors: creativity of video, quality of actor's performance and, for some, random dancing ability. Our only caveats: no cameos and no soundtracks. The debate begins now. Get More »

Russell Brand Vs. Peter Pan: The Battle of The Century Begins Now


Yo ho, yo ho, it's a pirate's life for Russell Brand.

That's because Brand has joined the long list of celebrities who have posed for photographer Annie Leibovitz in her ongoing, and increasingly awesome, Disney Dream Portrait series, which casts stars as famous Disney characters. Brand's choice? "Peter Pan" nemesis Captain Hook.

We knew Katy Perry had given him the hook, but we didn't realize he was going to take it so literally. Get More »

Filed Under: Movie News | Source: Us Magazine

Jack Black Commits Mild-Mannered Murder in 'Bernie'

Jack Black in Bernie
Millennium Entertainment

Jack Black is just your average friendly neighborhood killer -- complete with ultra-moustache.

Black and his "School of Rock" director, Richard Linklater, have reunited for "Bernie," a pitch-black crime comedy based on a real-life 1996 murder case in Carthage, Texas. Black plays the title role, a mortician whose reputation as the nicest guy in town doesn't get tarnished too much after he offs an elderly millionaire widow (Shirley MacLaine), an intolerable shrew whom most of the townsfolk believe had it coming. Get More »

Filed Under: New Movie Trailers | Source: Yahoo! Movies

Start Off Your 'Big Year' With Our Big New Giveaway


If you think making New Year's resolutions is for the birds, you're right — and as our awesome new "The Big Year" giveaway proves, it's never been easier or cooler to join the flock.

Just ask Jack Black, Owen Wilson and Steve Martin.

Those three, of course, headlined last fall's acclaimed comedy "The Big Year," which tells the story of three very different men who embark on a year-long quest to win the annual national bird watching championship. Along the way, though, they discover more than the inner life of birds — they also discover what's important in their own lives. Get More »

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