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Popular Celebrity Getaways

7/2/2008 8:48am EDT
Jennifer Aniston
Celebrities love to vacation. Although the mansions they call home aren't too shabby, everybody needs to get away once in a while for some much needed rest and relaxation. Contrary to most people's beliefs, movie stars do have grueling schedules. With the all-night movie or television shoots, press tours, and traveling all over the world for premieres, they deserve to get away from it all! Because the entertainment industry is focused around keeping up with the trends, there seems to be a different chic getaway every year. Here are the top vacation getaways where you can expect to rub elbow...

Tribeca Film Fest Movie Review: Chevolution

4/21/2008 12:02pm EDT
What do the Nike swoosh, or the McDonald's "M", or the signature for Coca-Cola all have in common? They're all among the most instantly recognizable brand logos in the world. You can go anywhere-from Times Square in New York to the Congo in Africa, and people will know these logos and be able to tell you with great certainty who they belong to.

And yet, none of these logos have been reproduced or used throughout the world quite as extensively as the photograph of one man, who, even fifty years later continues to mean different things to different people.

"Chevolution" is such an essent...

Celebrity Marriages: What Makes Them Work (Or Not) & Why It May Be Better To Not Marry At All

3/20/2008 2:30pm EDT
Eddie Murphy & Tracey Edmonds
Marriage is a sacred union between a loving couple until death do them part. Yet, in the Hollywood community it seems that most marriages end before the honeymoon does. Take Eddie Murphy, for example. He and Tracey Edmonds split this past January after just two weeks of (un)happily wedded bliss.

The probability of a celebrity marriage surviving is only 35 percent, according to For the most part, celebrity marriages do not have the fairy tale or "movie ending" fans hope they will. Rates of divorce may seem higher in Hollywood than they actually are due to the heavy public...

Celebrity Birthdays, August 10

8/10/2007 3:00am EDT
Antonio Banderas
Happy Birthday to "Sin City" actress Devon Aoki (1982), actress Angie Harmon (1972), TV & movie actor Justin Theroux (1971), "The Legend of Zorro" star Antonio Banderas (1960), "Desperately Seeking Susan" actress Rosanna Arquette (1959), actor Daniel Hugh Kelly (1952), R&B singer Patti Austin (1948), Jethro Tull singer Ian Anderson (1947), Ronettes singer Ronnie Spector (1943), singer/actor Eddie Fisher (1928), American singer Jimmy Dean (1928), actor Vernon Washington (1927; d. 1988), singer/actress Rhonda Fleming (1923), and 31st President of the United States Herbert Hoover (1874; d. 196...
READ MORE's Movies To Look For In 2007

1/1/2007 12:00pm EST
Spider-Man 3
Now that the book on 2006 has been officially closed, it’s time to set our eyes on the horizon ahead of us. 2007 will be a year full of superhero movies, long-awaited CD releases and over-hyped video game shipments – and just about everything coming our way this year in the entertainment field is a sequel. Here are the movies to look for in 2007:

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Jump In! – Corbin Bleu returns from the runaway success of High School Musical to star in this movie about a Double Dutch tournament. Expect no one over the age of 25 to know anything about the movie, other than the ri...

'Shrek' Holiday Special To Debut Next Year on ABC

11/7/2006 2:05pm EST
ABC Entertainment is to add "Shrek the Halls," an original animated special from DreamWorks Animation SKG, to its impressive library of holiday classics. The half-hour soon-to-be Christmas favorite will premiere in December 2007.

Shrek has been featured in two major animated films to date, and the network television premiere of Shrek 2 will air Friday, November 24 (8:00-10:00 p.m., ET) on ABC.

"Shrek the Halls" brings Christmas home to the swamp. Join Shrek (Mike Myers), Fiona (Cameron Diaz), Donkey (Eddie Murphy), Puss In Boots (Antonio Banderas) and all their fairytale buddies a...

Aaron Zigman's Score For "Flicka" Is A Wild Ride

10/6/2006 3:22pm EDT
Film composer Aaron Zigman scores 20th Century Fox's remake of the 1943 family western "My Friend Flicka." The modern version, with its title shortened to "Flicka," stars Alison Lohman and country music superstar Tim McGraw as daughter and father. When the father (McGraw) decides that Katie (Lohman) should attend college in place of running the family ranch, she decides to tame a wild mustang in order to sway his opinion. Zigman's score is rousing and propulsive, reminiscent of the dynamic scores of golden-era westerns such as "The Magnificent Seven." Directed by Michael Mayer ("A Home at t...

New Movies on DVD, August 29

8/29/2006 8:00am EDT
The Sentinel
A man who has devoted himself to serving the leader of the free world is accused of plotting against him in The Sentinel, starring Michael Douglas, Kiefer Sutherland, and Eva Longoria. Also on DVD: Take the Lead with Antonio Banderas, Friends With Money starring Jennifer Aniston and Akeelah & the Bee with Laurence Fishburne.

Celebrity Birthdays, August 10

8/10/2006 3:00am EDT
Antonio Banderas
Happy Birthday to "Sin City" actress Devon Aoki (1982), actress Angie Harmon (1972), TV & movie actor Justin Theroux (1971), "The Legend of Zorro" star Antonio Banderas (1960), "Desperately Seeking Susan" actress Rosanna Arquette (1959), actor Daniel Hugh Kelly (1952), R&B singer Patti Austin (1948), Jethro Tull singer Ian Anderson (1947), Ronettes singer Ronnie Spector (1943), singer/actor Eddie Fisher (1928), American singer Jimmy Dean (1928), actor Vernon Washington (1927; d. 1988), singer/actress Rhonda Fleming (1923), and 31st President of the United States Herbert Hoover (1874; d. 196...

'Shrek The Third' Cast To Include Amy Poehler, Cheri Oteri & Others

7/13/2006 4:14pm EDT
Amy Poehler
DreamWorks Animation announced today that the final cast for its upcoming computer-animated comedy Shrek the Third has been set. Joining the cast is an all-new ensemble of actors and comedians. Making up a new fighting force of fairy tale princesses are: Cheri Oteri as Sleeping Beauty, Amy Poehler as Snow White, Maya Rudolph as Rapunzel, and Amy Sedaris as Cinderella. Ian McShane will play Captain Hook.

Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter Justin Timberlake will play the role of Fiona's rebellious teenage cousin Artie, the inimitable Eric Idle will play Merlin and John Krasinski will...

Take The Lead, Starring Antonio Banderas, In Theaters Today

4/7/2006 11:10am EDT
Antonio Banderas
Inspired by a true story, Antonio Banderas stars as internationally acclaimed ballroom dancer, Pierre Dulaine, in the family drama Take The Lead. The film revolves around a professional dancer who volunteers to teach in the New York City public school system. But when his classic methods clash with his students' hip hop instincts, he teams up with them to create a new style of dance and becomes their mentor in the process. Take The Lead co-stars Alfre Woodard, was written by Dianne Houston, and marks the feature directing debut of veteran music video helmer Liz Friedlander (U2, Blink 182, S...

Antonio Banderas Talks About Fourth Shrek and Shrek Spin-Off Movie

4/3/2006 9:54am EDT
Antonio Banderas
A fourth Shrek movie is in the works. Antonio Banderas - who voices the fairytale character, Puss In Boots - spilled the beans during an interview on TV. The handsome actor revealed to MTV: "I'm just about going to do my first session of recording for 'Shrek The Third'. Then I will start the spin-off movie - Puss in Boots: The Story of an Ogre Killer.

"It would be set between the third and the fourth 'Shrek.' And in the fourth 'Shrek,' I think, I'm going to play two characters. I'm going to play Puss in Boots and his badass brother. So I will have to invent another voice for him."


Catherine Zeta-Jones Tops Best Hair List, Britney Spears is Worst

12/20/2005 11:35am EST
Catherine Zeta-Jones
America praises Catherine Zeta-Jones and George Clooney in the 12th annual Best Tressed Survey. Meanwhile, new mom Britney Spears and Donald Trump were chosen as having more than one bad hair day in 2005. The survey, conducted by Sally Beauty and Harris Interactive Inc., asked people to cast a vote on best and worst Hollywood hairstyles from the past year.

The Top 3 in each category are:

Female Celebrity with the Best Hairstyle in 2005

1. Catherine Zeta-Jones

2. Tyra Banks

3. Eva Longoria

Female Celebrity with the Worst Hairstyle in 2005

1. Britney Spears

2. Dian...

Antonio Banderas Uses Fake Swords to Threaten Burglars

11/16/2005 9:32am EST
Antonio Banderas
Antonio Banderas uses his sword from movie 'The Mask of Zorro' to ward off burglars.

The handsome actor, who is married to blonde actress Melanie Griffith, keeps the weapon in his home to protect his family from potential criminals.

The protective father, who lives with his wife and daughter, Stella, said: "The sword is stashed in a secret strategic place and I truly pity the burglar who shows up at my house! Though I wonder what I'd tell the authorities... 'Officer, he tried to rob me, so I cut a giant Z into him!'."

The Hollywood heartthrob also admitted he would also use ...

Jennifer Lopez Teaches Dance on Set of Bordertown

11/1/2005 9:13am EST
Jennifer Lopez
Jennifer Lopez is keeping busy during breaks in shooting on her new movie by teaching flamenco dancing. The Latin beauty has been passing the time on the set of Bordertown, which is being filmed in Ciudad Juarez on the border of Mexico, by showing the cast and crew how to swing their hips like her - and according to reports everyone is loving the impromptu classes.

A set insider said: "Everyone on the set has been lining up to get the classes." In the movie, which also stars heartthrob actor Antonio Banderas, J.Lo plays a journalist, investigating a series of brutal murders.


New Movies Debuting Friday, Oct. 28

10/26/2005 8:47am EDT
The Weather Man is a quirky tale about a Chicago weather man (Nicolas Cage) who is on top of his game professionally but failing personally. Check out the swashbuckling tale The Legend of Zorro with Antonio Banderas and Catherine Zeta-Jones. The comedy Prime stars Uma Thurman; and Meryl Streep plays her therapist. Get into the Halloween spirit with the horror film Saw II.

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Paradise Now

Ballets Russes

New York Doll

The Passenger


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