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Why Can't My New Year's Eve Be Like the Movies?

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Ah, New Year's Eve — a magical evening filled with champagne, kisses at the stroke of midnight and, of course, a fresh start to the year ahead. Too bad in real life it's so much more often filled with overpriced dinners, obnoxious drunks and broken resolutions. (Yes, we often do manage to break our resolutions before even crawling into bed.) In other words, New Year's Eve almost always blows … yet somehow in the movies it's so damn perfect. Get More »

Filed Under: Features Holiday Movies

Nora Ephron, Writer of 'When Harry Met Sally,' Dies at 71

Nora Ephron
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Nora Ephron, the celebrated writer and director of romantic comedies such as "Sleepless in Seattle" and "You've Got Mail," died on Tuesday. She was 71.

Ephron died in a New York City hospital after a long battle with leukemia, according to The Hollywood Reporter. News of Ephron's passing away follows reports from earlier this afternoon that she was gravely ill and almost certainly in her final hours. Get More »

Filed Under: Movie News | Source: The Hollywood Reporter

13 Movie Dads We Wish Were Ours

The Pursuit of Happyness
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Dads are good guys. They put together our complicated toys, they taught us to drive, and they took us camping. But we've always considered him to be a total dork, or the big bad guy who Mom would call on to deliver the harshest punishments.

We wanted a father who was more like ones in movies. Why didn't we have a dad who built a magical baseball field, was fabulously wealthy, and who greeted crises with jokes, hugs, or lethal force instead of groundings?

We know our dads were cool, always there for us, and making us better people. We love them dearly. But in honor of Father's Day, here are 13 movie dads we still find ourselves admiring for their humor, cuddliness, special talents, and in some cases, bank vaults full of money. Get More »

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GALLERY: Celebrities Tell Us Their Favorite Romantic Movies

Valentine's Day is upon us, love is in the air, and we are so on it.

Oh, we don't mean candlelit dinners and flower deliveries -- we mean romantic movies, in which every meet-cute and heartbreak has a soundtrack; and hot, sensitive characters say "I love you" better than your significant other ever will.

You know who loves romantic movies, too? Celebrities. From Channing Tatum to Christina Hendricks, these 20 famous folks name their favorites and give us some pretty good ideas for what we might be watching (again) this Valentine's Day.

My Favorite Romantic Movie: Rachel Bilson

Rachel Bilson / Sleepless in Seattle
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"My favorite romantic movie is 'Sleepless in Seattle.' It's a classic. It's probably everyone else's favorite too."

Rachel Bilson is currently starring in "Waiting for Forever."

More Favorite Romantic Movies: Channing Tatum | Olivia Munn Teresa Palmer | Mark Wahlberg | Christina Hendricks

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