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'A.C.O.D.' Trailer: Adam Scott, Adult Child of Divorce

Imagine you wake up one day and find out there's a whole stinking book devoted to breaking down you and your particular brand of weird.

In "A.C.O.D.," the first trailer for which is now in by way of Yahoo! Movies, that's exactly what happens to Adam Scott's character Carter, who thought things were going well in his life — great job, lovely girlfriend (Mary Elizabeth Winstead) — until he learned that his supposed childhood therapist (Jane Lynch) was actually just conducting a study on kids whose parents were divorcing and included their little chats in her book, dubbing him "Rick."  Get More »

Movie Stars Reveal Their Porn Star Names

The "porn star name game" is a time-honored tradition in America.

It's a game pretty much anyone can play, depending on the rules — we employ the First Name: First Pet, Last Name: Street You Grew Up On method (our apologies to those with allergies, maybe you had a goldfish?). And the results are, without fail, hilarious.

We asked over 100 of our favorite movie stars in Hollywood — including Channing Tatum, Emma Watson, Keira Knightley, Megan Fox, Ryan Gosling, Salma Hayek, Anne Hathaway, Matt Damon, Katie Holmes, Emma Stone and Neil Patrick Harris — for their porn star names. They did not let us down. Click through the gallery for all 100+.

Reporting by: Sandie Angulo Chen ("Millie 69"), Robert DeSalvo ("Rocky Waverly"), Claire Donovan ("Spunky Walter"), Elizabeth Durand ("Stephanie Veronica"), Bryan Enk ("Buck Densmore"), Max Evry ("Orion Cedar Crest "), Breanne Heldman ("Krugerrand Ardon"), Jenni Miller ("Mitzi Turtle Creek"), Kevin Polowy ("Sparkle Sterling"), Brandon Rae ("Sammi von Fernway"), Brooke Tarnoff ("Brandy W. Riviera"), Joanna Varikos ("Angel 14") and Kase Wickman ("Blake Sisters").

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New on DVD and Blu-ray: 'Life of Pi' and More

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This week: Ang Lee's "Life of Pi," a spiritual survival tale about a boy and a tiger lost at sea on a lifeboat, took home more Oscars (four) than any other movie this year, including Best Director, Best Cinematography, Best Visual Effects and Best Original Score.

Also new this week is the making-of-"Psycho" biopic "Hitchcock" starring Anthony Hopkins and Helen Mirren, the animated kids' flick "Rise of the Guardians" and the sobering dramedy "Smashed" with Mary Elizabeth Winstead and Aaron Paul. Get More »

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GALLERY: Sexay Punk Rock Chicks in Flicks

Jessica Chastain — you go, grrrl!

The Oscar-nominated star of "Zero Dark Thirty" trades her trademark red mane for a short jet-black 'do (complete with accompanying tattoos) for her goth punk turn in "Mama," the Guillermo del Toro-produced frightfest about a rather, shall we say, over-protective ghost.

Jessica's new look has us wanting to start a band that only covers Sex Pistols songs ... and gather some pics of other hot punk rock chicks in flicks. Fight the power and get clickin' through our gallery.

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New 'A Good Day to Die Hard' Trailer Showcases Russian Hospitality

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We hope you had time to grab coffee and a scone this morning, because today is "A Good Day to Die Hard."

They're playing "Ode to Joy" from Beethoven's 9th, but it's John McClane's 5th as Bruce Willis once again dons the white vest as the unkillable police detective in the new full-tilt-boogie trailer.

In this outing, McClane travels to Russia where he finds a great deal more war than peace, as he attempts to bail his estranged son John "Jack" McClane, Jr. (Jai Courtney) out of trouble with the law but winds up embroiled in a terrorist plot. "Thanks, Dad, this is what always happens!" Get More »

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New on DVD and Blu-ray: 'Magic Mike' and More

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This week: Before he became an actor, Channing Tatum worked as a male stripper, which inspired Steven Soderbergh to direct "Magic Mike," a behind-the-scenes look at a troupe of male strippers taking it off nightly at a club in Florida.

Also new this week is the self-explanatory horror thriller "Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter," the sweet-natured apocalyptic romance "Seeking a Friend for the End of the World" and a definitive anniversary edition of "Blade Runner" on Blu-ray. Get More »

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Mary Elizabeth Winstead Is the Real Deal in 'Smashed'

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Mary Elizabeth Winstead has been turning out stellar work for the better part of her short career (she's 27) with fine turns in films as varied as "Death Proof," "The Thing" and "Scott Pilgrim vs. the World." But none of what's come before will prepare you for her unforgettable and career-defining performance in the Sundance indie drama, "Smashed." If ever there was a vehicle to send her to the Kodak Theatre come early next spring, this is it. Get More »

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Q&A: Mary Elizabeth Winstead on Getting 'Smashed'

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Like many a respected actress before her, Mary Elizabeth Winstead got her break running from peril — "Final Destination 3" and "Black Christmas" were among her first high profile credits — but her more recent roles have proved that "scream queen" barely scratches the surface of Winstead's repertoire.

We loved her as the untouchably cool object of Michael Cera's affections in "Scott Pilgrim Vs. the World" and a terrorized paleontologist in last year's prequel to "The Thing," but her new indie "Smashed" has industry professionals (including us) tossing around the O-word.

That word is "Oscar," if it wasn't clear.

In anticipation of "Smashed" arriving in theaters this weekend, we asked Winstead about playing drunk, her celebrity doppelganger and whether Bill Murray is her ultimate "Bill Murray figure." Get More »

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Mary Elizabeth Winstead Gets 'Smashed' in New Trailer

Mary Elizabeth Winstead and Aaron Paul in "Smashed"
Oana Marian

Ah, good ol' social drinking. It's an ever-present conversational lubricant and facilitator of good times. Get together with some buds, drink a few brewskis, have some fun. Right?

But as the new trailer for "Smashed" show, when the buzz wears off, the problems begin.

Problems like, you know, smoking crack. Get More »

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The ShortList Online Film Festival: And the Winner Is...

Jonathan Alcorn

Featuring a dozen of the most acclaimed short films from the worldwide festival circuit, this year's ShortList Online Film Festival was the inaugural event in a new tradition which streams short films to online audiences. Winners were announced at a special live ceremony in Los Angeles last night, and the Jury Prize went to "Fishing Without Nets" by director Cutter Hodiern, which was cited "for its strong technique, stunning cinematography and for taking us on an eye opening journey to a world rarely depicted on film."

Sponsored by The Wrap, in conjunction with, and MTV, The ShortList's Jury Prize was selected by a panel of industry experts which included film and television star Zachary Quinto and the Sundance Institute's Feature Film Program Founding Director, Michelle Satter. Get More »

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