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Fashion Fails: Rihanna, Adrien Brody, Solange Knowles, More

March 2nd, 2014 1:03pm EST
Rihanna
It's Fashion Fail Time! That means we take a break from letting you know how good all of your favorite stars look to show the other side of fashion: the fails!

Rihanna is covering up for once, and in a very odd way. She wore this black outfit that had a thick fur bar across her chest. Pretty much the opposite of what she wore to the Crazy Horse Club.

Adrien Brody was a red beacon in the darkness in this shiny three-piece suit. The reflective satin finish was just too much for us.

Solange Knowles is a constant fashion offender, and this white jumper splashed with blue has her lock...
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10 Oscar-Winning Celebs Whose Movies Always Flop

March 2nd, 2014 11:00am EST
10 Oscar-Winning Celebs Whose Movies Always Flop
They call it the "Oscar Curse!" As soon as you win one of those golden statuettes, your career takes a nose dive. For many actors, Oscar has brought them good fortune and fame beyond their wildest imaginations. For others, the golden boy has not always been a good luck charm. Only the rare few win back-to-back and many have to wait years before their chance to shine on Oscar night again. Here in no particular order, are 10 Oscar-Winning celebs whose movies have flopped since their big wins from the Academy.

1. Marisa Tomei

Big things were supposed to happen for Marisa Tomei after she beca...
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Wes Anderson's 'The Grand Budapest Hotel' To Premiere At The Berlin Film Festival

November 5th, 2013 4:15pm EST
CELEBNAME
Wes Anderson is set to kick off the 64th Berlin International Film Festival on February 6, 2014 with the world premiere of his new film, Grand Budapest Hotel.

The film, Anderson's eighth as director, stars Ralph Fiennes as the titular hotel's concierge befriends a young lobby boy (newcomer Tony Revolori) and takes him under his wing as his unofficial apprentice.

The film was shot on location in Germany, making it the perfect place for it to premiere, as many had assumed it would bow at next year's Cannes Film Festival.

Two of Anderson's previous films, "The Life Aquatic With Steve Zissou...
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Adrien Brody Lands History Channel's Harry Houdini Role

August 20th, 2013 10:21am EDT
Adrien Brody
Adrien Brody will be making magic on the small screen in a new TV mini-series about renowned illusionist Harry Houdini.

The Oscar winner will play the master magician, who astonished crowds around the globe with his death-defying escapes at the beginning of the 20th Century, in a new project for the History Channel.

The mini-series will focus on how the American-Hungarian performer overcame an impoverished background to become an international sensation, famed for escaping from handcuffs and straitjackets under water.

House of Cards star Kristen Connolly will play Houdini's wife Bess ...
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Adrien Brody joins PETA's great ape challenge

May 20th, 2013 8:40pm EDT
Adrien Brody
Oscar winner Adrien Brody has signed on to narrate a harrowing new animal rights video targetting the use of apes in films.

The footage, filmed for People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals by award-winning ad agency BBDO, features a distraught chimpanzee languishing in a stark, barren cell, pacing back and forth with no one to interact with and nothing to play with.

It was shot to illustrate the tragic lives of animal 'actors' and urges viewers to put themselves in the great ape's place.

Ironically, the life-like ape in the ad was not an animal at all, but the result of cutting-edge c...
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Celebrities That Turn 40 In 2013

January 2nd, 2013 1:37pm EST
Kate Beckinsale
What were you doing 40 years ago in 1973? Our guess is that many of you reading weren't even born yet? Taking a look back at history, here were a few things going on in the world that year.

The biggest story was then President Richard Nixon told the world he was "not a crook," as the Watergate hearings began. Also that year George Steinbrenner purchased the New York Yankees for a mere $12 million from CBS. Popular films included The Exorcist, The Sting, Live and Let Die and Bobby squealed like a pig in Deliverance. Top TV shows in 73' included The Odd Couple, The Partridge Family, Columbo,...
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Blu-ray Review: 'High School'

September 6th, 2012 12:00pm EDT
High School
Think "Up in Smoke" and "Half Baked"...for the teen scene. Such is the scenario for our young friends in the film "High School," out on DVD/Blu-ray from Anchor Bay Home Entertainment. The rolled review can be experienced below.

Title: "High School"

Grade: 3

Cast: Sean Marquette, Matt Bush, Michael Chiklis

Director: John Stalberg, Jr.

Rating: R

Runtime: 100 minutes

Release Company: Anchor Bay Home Entertainment

Website: www.anchorbayent.com

The Flick: A clever but seemingly familiar tale of weed, teen angst and the need to belong. (And not necessarily in that order!) ...
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Adrien Brody Still Waiting To Go On 'Date' With Gerard Butler

March 22nd, 2012 8:47am EDT
Adrien Brody
Adrien Brody is still waiting to take tea with Gerard Butler after winning the "date" at a charity auction.

Brody bid $15,000 for the odd item last year at a fundraiser to build a school in Haiti - and he's still waiting for a call from the 300 star.

Brody says, "I attended a charity function for Artists for Peace & Justice and one of the things they were auctioning off was tea with Gerry Butler, which I thought was really interesting, so I thought, 'Why not?' I had the winning bid and I've yet to have tea with Gerry Butler. He has not fulfilled his obligation... I paid thousands and thou...
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Trailer Talk: This Week In Movies - '21 Jump Street,' 'Casa de mi Padre,' & More

March 12th, 2012 11:00am EDT
Trailer Talk: This Week in Movies
I can’t believe it took me so long to finally watch 2009’s “Pirate Radio.” Set in the 60s, this period piece superbly captures the spirit, styles, and music of the era. The film tells a compelling story about a group of rebels challenging the system, who are portrayed by a fantastic cast of actors. It’s one of the few movies I’ve watched in recent months, that I had zero complaints about. My Grade: A+

Comedies are in abundance at the box office this week with the 1980s inspired action comedy “21 Jump Street,” the Will Ferrell western comedy “Casa de mi Padre,” the Jason Segel familial...
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Review: 'Midnight In Paris' 'Two Jews On Film' Only One Feels The Magic In This Fantasy Comedy (Video)

May 18th, 2011 2:17pm EDT
Midnight In Paris
I know critics are supposed to be objective (if that's even possible) but in the case of Woody Allen's new film, 'Midnight In Paris' it's going to be really hard. I thought it was one of the most beautiful, original, magical and romantic films I've seen in a very long time. It completely grabbed my heart.

The film opens with images of Paris...beautiful, moving images. The lights of the city, the empty streets, the gardens, museums, cafes, flea markets, parks and cathedrals. The montage goes on for quite a while...No actors...just visuals of this magnificent city....

And then we meet ...
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Trailer Talk: This Week in Movies - 'Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides,' & 'Midnight in Paris'

May 16th, 2011 2:00pm EDT
Pirates of the Caribbean
I still have not had the opportunity to see the much talked about “Thor,” which seems to be receiving mixed reviews from everyone I know. Some people I’ve spoken to have loved it, while others have despised it, so I will have to see it for myself soon.

Last week though, I checked out the indie drama “Hesher” starring Rainn Wilson, Natalie Portman, and Joseph Gordon-Levitt which I loved. It’s definitely not your typical story of recovery from grief, mainly because of the character Hesher, played by Gordon Levitt. The squatter invites himself into the home of Paul (Wilson) and his son TJ ...
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Celebrity Style Watch: Stars Choose Big, Colorful Scarves

March 5th, 2011 12:00pm EST
Jessica Simpson
Large scarves are one of the "it" fashion accessories this season, particularly on the East Coast and in colder climates.Jessica Simpson wore a mustard yellow one and ripped jeans upon returning to her Midtown hotel after dinner at ABC Kitchen Restaurant.

We spotted "Sex and the City" star Kim Cattrall wearing a purple scarf at Heathrow airport.

Helen Mirren left the VIP screening of "The Tempest" at the May Fair hotel in London wearing a white scarf.

"Predators" star Adrien Brody went shopping on Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills wearing a blue scarf on a chilly day.

Uma Thurman donne...
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Surprise Oscar Wins: Is There A Pattern?

February 18th, 2011 5:23pm EST
Juliette Binoche
Some years, certain nominees seem to be locks to win Oscars. Yet almost every year, there is some sort of major upset at the Academy Awards. Some years there are none, but other years there are multiple. What will this year have in store? At this point, it's anybody's guess.

Looking back at the 10 most surprising wins of the last 15 years, can we notice any patterns? Here they are, in chronological order.

1. Juliette Binoche (The English Patient) beats Lauren Bacall (The Mirror Has Two Faces) for Supporting Actress (1996)

Binoche looked like someone whacked her on the side of the h...
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Celebrities Who Lost A Lot Weight For Their Roles

November 30th, 2010 4:00pm EST
The Black Swan
Some actors and actresses are completely dedicated to their craft - just look at Natalie Portman and Mila Kunis, who both shed some serious weight for their roles as rival ballerinas in Black Swan. However, they are just a few of many stars that lost pounds to perfect their characters.

Mila Kunis dropped to 95 pounds, and Natalie Portman was beginning to scare Black Swan director Darren Aronofsky with her thin looks. Mila said at the time, "I could see why this industry is so f**ked up, because at 95 pounds, I would literally look at myself in the mirror and I was like, 'Oh my God!"

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Check Out 'Splice' On Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD & On Demand

October 10th, 2010 6:34am EDT
Splice
In "Splice," superstar genetic engineers Clive (Adrien Brody) and Elsa (Sarah Polley) specialize in splicing DNA from different animals to create incredible new hybrids. Now they want to use human DNA in a hybrid that could revolutionize science and medicine.

But when the pharmaceutical company that funds their research forbids it, they secretly take their experiment underground – risking their careers to push the boundaries of science and serve their own curiosity and ambition.

The result is Dren, an amazing, strangely beautiful creature of uncommon intelligence and unexpected physical d...
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Adrien Brody Lived On Bugs In Canadian Wilderness

September 21st, 2010 8:26am EDT
Adrien Brody
Oscar-winner Adrien Brody suffered for his art on the set of new movie Wrecked - he survived a freezing night outdoors eating berries and bugs in preparation to play a car crash survivor stranded in the wilderness.

The stunt was a big test for the method actor because he was still recovering from a stomach illness he picked up in India - but he refused to let his condition put him off the challenge.

The Pianist star explains, "The sickness kind of knocked me down and weakened me, but I still decided to spend a night in the woods, eating insects in February in Canada. As unpleasant as th...
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Will Adrien Brody Be Eaten Alive in 'Predators'?

July 8th, 2010 9:49am EDT
Predators - Adrien Brody
When people think of action movie stars, one of the last names that comes to mind is Adrien Brody, Academy Award-winner for “The Pianist” and hip-hop enthusiast. After this summer though, that perception or lack of confidence may change. On July 9 Brody will appear in “Predators,” the new chapter in the “Predator” franchise, as Royce the leader of a band of humans who find themselves on the Predators’ home planet.

Brody has had an incredibly diverse career as an actor and has worked with such filmmakers as Roman Polanski, M. Night Shyamalan, Wes Anderson and Peter Jackson. Clearly, Brody c...
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Adrien Brody Attempts To Be An Action Star In 'Predators'

July 6th, 2010 12:03pm EDT
Adrian Brody
When you think action star, does Adrien Brody come to mind? Not really. But that's the role he's tackling in the Robert Rodriguez film "Predators," which opens in theaters on Friday, July 9. Also on board: Topher Grace (huh?), Laurence Fishburne and Danny Trejo.

Arnold Schwarzenegger starred in the original movie as the leader of a special forces unit. And he was bad ass. The film was an international box office hit and had a sequel starring Danny Glover. In 2004, "Aliens vs. Predator" came out and made nearly $200 million dollars worldwide.

The plot of the latest incarnation involves a h...
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Adrien Brody Smoked 'Fake Weed' In 'High School'

June 25th, 2010 2:00pm EDT
Adrien Brody
Adrien Brody smoked a specially created marijuana substitute for his role as a stoner in new movie High School.

The Oscar-winner plays a pot-smoking dealer in the film, who unwittingly provides a high school with a high-strength drug. And director John Stalberg reveals the actor was able to smoke a special "fake weed" as his character gets high.

Speaking at the Edinburgh International Film Festival, Stalberg tells WENN, "He was smoking this fake weed you can buy from High Times magazine called Fake Budz. It looks and burns like weed and it's totally organic so if the actors don't smoke ...
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Adrien Brody On His Woody Allen Cameo

June 4th, 2010 9:00am EDT
Adrien Brody
Adrien Brody is going to be spending his summer working with Woody Allen. He’s joined the cast of Allen’s Midnight in Paris with Rachel McAdams, Marion Cotillard, Kathy Bates and Owen Wilson. It’s just a small part though.

“It’s a cameo,” Brody said. “It’ll be a lot of fun and it will be a chance to reunite with Owen. Not bad. Pretty good way to spend the summer. It’s not the whole summer. I wish it was the whole summer.”

The Oscar winning Brody didn’t have to audition per se, but he still had to impress Allen. It wasn’t just a cold offer. “No, I wish things were that easy. No, we met, to...
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Adrien Brody's Sex Scene Turned Hollywood Off 'Splice'

June 3rd, 2010 8:59pm EDT
CELEBNAME
Canadian moviemaker Vincenzo Natali had to seek French help to fund his new horror film "Splice," because Hollywood studio bosses were turned off by a sex scene between Adrien Brody and a creature his character had created.

The director admits he struggled to find interest among potential U.S. studio bosses - because no one wanted to watch Brody get intimate with a half-woman, half-creature, played by French actress Delphine Chaneac.

Natali says, "That scene was the reason I wanted to make the film and that's why it's such a miracle this film exists.

"No studio wanted to make it, because...
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Horror Movie 'Splice' Was Inspired By Real Science

June 3rd, 2010 9:34am EDT
Splice
This week’s sci-fi horror film Splice shows what can go wrong when scientists mess with DNA to create Dren (Delphine Chaneac), a hybrid of many species. It was inspired by actual science, and it comes out just weeks after Craig Venter unveiled his synthetic organism.

“It started when I saw a photo of this thing called The Vacanti Mouse, which you might recall is a mouse that appeared to have a human ear growing out of its back,” said writer/director Vincenzo Natali. “It was such a shocking image. It wasn’t a genetic experiment actually but it looked like one and I just intuitively felt som...
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Adrien Brody Still Traumatized By Goat Rape

May 26th, 2010 8:18am EDT
Adrien Brody
Adrien Brody has lost his passion for goat farming after a disturbing gay rape episode.

The movie star reveals his ex-girlfriend talked him into buying goats as pets when he bought a New York state farm, but he was conned into buying two males when he asked for females.

And Brody quickly realized that one of the goats was gay - and the other was terrified.

He explains, "The more well-endowed goat took a liking to the other one and I swear it was traumatic. There was a lot of crying and goat noises and I felt incredibly guilty and I didn't know what to do. I had homosexual goats."

The ac...
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Adrien Brody Has Sex With Lab Experiment; Buys Barn

May 25th, 2010 9:59pm EDT
Adrien Brody
Oscar winner Adrien Brody has bought the historic barn in which his character has sex with a laboratory experiment gone wrong in new film "Splice."

The actor is assembling the old building on his New York state farm.

He says, "I had such an intimate scene and that's where the scene takes place - in the barn, and I wanted to keep the memory.

"They (crew) were gonna dismantle it and I didn't know what was gonna happen. What they did was they found this beautiful early 19th century barn in northern Canada, they dismantled it, they reassembled it in a soundstage... and they didn't know what ...
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Adrien Brody Dating January Jones?

May 20th, 2010 9:17am EDT
Adrien Brody
Adrien Brody and Mad Men star January Jones have sparked speculation they are dating, after the couple was spotted enjoying a romantic night out together in New York.

The Oscar winner and the actress spent an evening in each other's company recently at the Big Apple's Rose bar - and onlookers report the pair were flirting with each other.

An eyewitness tells Life & Style magazine, "They held hands in full view of everyone."

Jones was linked to Entourage star Jeremy Piven at the beginning of the year, while Brody split from Spanish actress Elsa Pataky last May.

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A Look At The 'Predator' Franchise

April 20th, 2010 11:10am EDT
Predators 2010
There are few science fiction horror franchises as popular and well known as the Predator series. It came out only a year after James Cameron's equally well received series Aliens began, and the two franchises inspired dozens of films, TV shows, comic books, and horror novels afterward. Man vs. the wild became man vs. an alien creature, and the predator specifically is one of the most terrifying monsters to ever cross the big screen. Intelligent, powerful, and stealthy, the Predator hunts down humans or aliens alike and killing them with a single minded intensity. Starpulse.com decided to t...
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Megan Fox Cheers Brian Austin Green To Victory

April 19th, 2010 11:42am EDT
Megan Fox
Megan Fox cheered her boyfriend Brian Austin Green on to victory at a celebrity car race in Long Beach, California on Saturday.

The former Beverly Hills, 90210 star was competing in the Toyota Celebrity/Pro Race, and he saw off competition from Keanu Reeves, Christian Slater and Adrien Brody to take the title.

Singer/songwriter Jesse McCartney and skateboarding star Tony Hawk finished the race early after they were involved in minor crashes on the track, but both emerged unscathed from the accidents.

Green's on/off girlfriend Megan Fox watched the action from the crowd, and was seen c...
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Celebrity Weekend In Photos: Seinfeld At Spring Training, Spelling & Kids At Film Premiere & More

March 22nd, 2010 10:34am EDT
Tom Cruise & Katie Holmes
Katie Holmes and Tom Cruise watch the Minnesota Timberwolves play the Los Angeles Lakers in an NBA basketball game on Friday, March 19 in Los Angeles. The Lakers won 104-96. Check out what other celebs did this weekend!

British actress Keira Knightley arrives for the Laurence Olivier Awards 2010, at an hotel in central London, Sunday, March 21.

New York Mets manager Jerry Manuel, right, talks with Jerry Seinfeld who visited during batting practice before the spring training baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals in Jupiter, Fla. Saturday, March 20.

Tori Spelling, Dean McDermot...
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Adrien Brody & Robert Rodriguez Bring 'Predators' Sneak Peek To SXSW (Video)

March 15th, 2010 10:29am EDT
Predators 2010 sneak peak
Adrien Brody, the unlikely star of the long-awaited monster sequel Predators, came to Austin, TX for the South by Southwest (SXSW) film festival. Austin filmmaker Robert Rodriguez, who produced the film, showed some footage to the film festival fans, and Brody showed up to meet the press.

As surprising as it may be to imagine the thin, lanky actor fighting seven foot tall rasta predators, it might also be a shock that the Oscar-winning star of The Pianist was a die hard Preadtor fan. “When Predator came out in ’88, I was a freshman in high school,” Brody said. “I was with my boys sneaking ...
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Dream Cast For The Ramones Film: Johnny Depp, Kevin Bacon & More

December 16th, 2009 8:30am EST
Johnny Depp
Joey Ramone's brother Mickey Leigh wants Johnny Depp to play Dee Dee Ramone in the film adaptation of his new book "I Slept With Johnny Ramone."

Leigh is convinced an unknown should play his late brother in the biopic, which is currently in the hands of producer Rory Rosegarten, but he has a few suggestions for the supporting cast.

He quips, "Maybe Howard Stern could play Joey. It's not up to me so I haven't really thought about it but, just for kicks... they're talking about an unknown... Maybe Adrien Brody - he's a tall skinny guy. I think Kevin Bacon would be great to play Johnny R...
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