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New Pics: Reese Witherspoon, Jennifer Garner & More At The 23rd Annual Los Angeles Beat The Odds Awards

December 6th, 2013 2:47pm EST
Reese Witherspoon
 

23rd Annual Los Angeles Beat the Odds Awards held at the Beverly Hills Hotel in Los Angeles, California. December 5, 2013.
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Harold And Kumar To Star In Adult Swim Cartoon

May 20th, 2013 6:07pm EDT
Harold and Kumar
Harold and Kumar are getting animated for a new TV series.

John Cho and Kal Penn's stoner comedy characters have been featured in three raucous films, and Adult Swim has approved a pilot and one episode to air on their network.

Cho revealed the news while doing an interview for his new film, Star Trek Into Darkness. He told Collider, "Right now there's a deal that was struck for an animated show on Adult Swim, and to my knowledge they're writing episode one at the moment. They have written the pilot and are writing episode one, so as soon as I get the details you literally will be the fir...
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Barack Obama Releases New DNC Promotion With Harold & Kumar (Video)

September 4th, 2012 12:16pm EDT
Barack Obama Releases New DNC Promotion With Harold & Kumar
Barack Obama released a video via YouTube on Monday to gear up for the upcoming Democratic National Convention this week. For those that don't know, Kal Penn will be hosting the coverage of the 2012 DNC this week. The video shows Barack Obama on the phone with someone while stressing the seriousness of his duties.

"Hey, this is Barack," President Obama says. "Listen, I need to know if you're on board. Okay, good. Because I'm counting on you. Everybody is. We have to get this right. So there's a lot at stake here. Just remember that I'm trusting you on this and I'll see you then."

The Pres...
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Check Out 'A Very Harold And Kumar Christmas' On DVD, Blu-ray & Download Feb. 7

February 4th, 2012 6:51am EST
A Very Harold & Kumar Christmas
Christmas gets green as pot-smoking pals Harold and Kumar reunite in "A Very Harold and Kumar Christmas," a hilariously hazy holiday adventure set six years after the events of the previous film.

It's been a long time since Harold (John Cho) and Kumar (Kal Penn) escaped from Guantanamo Bay, and these days they're just not as tight as they used to be. But as they each prepare to celebrate Christmas Eve with their new best buds, Kumar receives a very special delivery that should have gone to Harold.

Always the dutiful friend, Kumar does his best to see that the package reaches its in...
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Celebrities That Turn 40 in 2012

January 3rd, 2012 8:00am EST
Celebrities That Turn 40 in 2012
In 1972 the Watergate scandal hit the national scene, "The Godfather" ruled the movie box office and songs that dominated the radio airwaves included Don McLean's "American Pie," Stevie Wonder's "Superstition," and "Lean on Me" by Bill Withers.

Also that year many of today's prominent stars were born that starred in films such as "Stand by Me," "Good Will Hunting," "There's Something about Mary," and many more. See what stars turn the big 40 in 2012. Check out the slide show below.

Amanda Peet - Born January 11, 1972

Drea de Matteo - Born January 19, 1972

Gabriel Macht - Born ...
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Review: 'A Very Harold And Kumar 3D Christmas' A Welcome Contact High

November 12th, 2011 11:34am EST
This is not the zaniest part of the movie
When the first Harold and Kumar came out in 2004, it was sort of a breath of fresh air from the Apatow comedies that were popular at the time. It was a road picture, it was irreverent, it was determined to make you laugh in any way it could. The manic energy of the two leads, and the fact the entire movie was about making it to a white-castle because your stoned, was the sort of silly concept that really captured the clouded imaginations of stoners everywhere.

The beauty of the Harold and Kumar films is the way in which they find their heart. In the first, their trip to White Castle was a ...
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Q&A: Todd Strauss-Schulson Talks 'Harold And Kumar 3D,' Emerson Ties, And Wafflebots

November 7th, 2011 11:25am EST
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The famous stoner duo Harold (John Cho) and Kumar (Kal Penn) are back! They return to theaters this weekend with their 3D holiday extravaganza “A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas,” which reunites the estranged friends for a night of holiday hijinx, after Kumar accidentally burns down the prized Christmas tree belonging to Harold’s father-in-law (Danny Trejo).

Recently I had the pleasure of talking with the film’s director, Todd Strauss-Schulson, who is making his feature length directing debut with this comedy. I sat down with the Emerson College alum at a local Boston bar, on a nice sun...
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Trailer Talk: This Week in Movies - 'A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas,' 'Tower Heist' & More

October 31st, 2011 2:00pm EDT
Harold & Kumar 3D - Tower Heist
Last week I watched two classic horror movies: “The Thing” and “The Exorcist.” Watching John Carpenter’s “The Thing,” just further reminded me of how crappy the recent prequel was. With its spooky score, good looking practical effects, and more fully formed characters, Carpenter’s story is far superior. If you were thinking about seeing the prequel, skip it, so you can stay in and watch Carpenter’s version.

Even though I didn’t find myself grossed out by any of the nasty behavior of the possessed little girl (Linda Blair) in “The Exorcist,” I really appreciated the eerie music, the sp...
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John Cho Meets South Korean President At The White House

October 29th, 2011 11:15am EDT
John Cho
Seoul-born actor John Cho gave his father a night to remember recently by inviting him to meet the President of South Korea at the White House.

Cho's dad was overcome with emotion because he moved the family to America when the star was just six years old.

Describing the emotional experience, he says, "It was great, there were a lot of Korean Americans of note...

"It was two presidents. The President of South Korea, where we (my father and I) were both born and now we're citizens of the United States, and we met both presidents (sic). So it was an honor, particularly for my dad, who, on ...
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Trailer Talk: This Week In Movies -'When in Rome,' 'Edge of Darkness' & More

January 25th, 2010 10:59am EST
Edge of Darkness
I took a break from the movies last week, since nothing in theaters was particularly calling out to me as worthwhile. Instead I saw a release on video I wanted to catch: the new "Family Guy" "Star Wars" parody "Something Something Something Dark Side." I found "Dark Side" to be pretty hilarious, although perhaps not quite as novel as "Blue Harvest." As a lifelong "Star Wars" fan, I've always had an appreciation for shows and movies that deftly lampoon the series.

This last week in January Kristen Bell portrays a workaholic skeptical about love in the romantic comedy "When in Rome," Me...
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'Star Trek' Tops Spike TV 'Scream 2009' Awards With 17 Noms

September 7th, 2009 12:00pm EDT
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"Resistance is futile" this October as Spike TV presents the fourth annual "Scream," the first and only global event of its kind to honor the best in sci-fi, fantasy, horror and comic genres. Taping on Saturday, October 17 at The Greek Theater in Los Angeles, CA, "Scream 2009" celebrates the hottest films, TV shows, comics, actors, creators, icons and pioneers who have influenced and shaped the industry. This year's show will also continue the tradition of featuring exclusive World Premieres from some of the most anticipated movies of 2010. The two-hour extravaganza will premiere on Spi...
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Two Sci-Fi Shows We Can't Wait For This Fall: 'V' & 'FlashForward'

July 9th, 2009 10:08am EDT
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Science fiction has taken somewhat of an upward turn in recent years, becoming attractive to more than the small cultish fan groups and growing to the universal mainstream.

With the success of shows like "Lost," "Fringe," "Heroes," "Battlestar Galactica" and "X-Files," sci-fi is steadily becoming worth investing in by the bigger networks.

Starting in the fall, ABC is releasing two new big sci-fi shows to the mainstream to see if we have a taste for it, and if you're any kind of sci-fi fan at all, these are the new shows you should be looking forward to.

V

Although an exact da...
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Another Look At the Cast Of 'Star Trek'

May 9th, 2009 10:41am EDT
Star Trek
The reviews for Star Trek have been mostly positive, so it's okay to assume the sequel that Paramount gave the go ahead to a few weeks ago is going to happen. Here's a quick look at the "cast of unknowns" who actually have a lot of acting credits between them.

Chris Pine starred opposite Anne Hathaway in The Princess Diaries 2

and Lindsay pre-rehab trips Lohan in Just My Luck. He was nearly unrecognizable in Smokin' Aces, but his least hated project was probably the little seen Bottle Shock.

After a few the less said the better television show appearances, Zachary Quinto joined ...
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The Rising Stars Of Star Trek

May 6th, 2009 3:25pm EDT
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Star Trek, which explores the origins of icons Captain Kirk and Mr. Spock, opens this weekend, and while the characters aboard the USS Enterprise might be familiar, some of the faces might not. Here's a look at some of the past and future performances from the main cast:

CHRIS PINE

Plays: Captain James T. Kirk, eventual commander of the Starship Enterprise.

First On-Screen Role: A 2003 E.R. episode titled "A Thousand Cranes."

Where You've Seen Him Before: As Anne Hathaway's blue-blooded, bad-boy love interest in The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement.

Role He Probably Wishes ...
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This Week's Movie Buzz: See It, Rent It, Or Skip It?

May 4th, 2009 9:03am EDT
Star Trek
In the second week of our summer movie season, we have a lull in the number of films coming out. There are just three movies being released, and of those, two are premiering in mainstream theaters. Despite being a quiet week though, we have the release of "Star Trek," one of the most highly anticipated blockbusters of the summer, as well as "Next Day Air" and "Rudo y Cursi."

STAR TREK

In this re-imagination of the "Star Trek" franchise, the story chronicles the early adventures of James T. Kirk, Spock, and the other characters aboard the USS Enterprise from the original series. ...
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Review: 'Star Trek' Is A Blockbuster That Deserves The Hype

May 1st, 2009 2:24pm EDT
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When the new "Star Trek" was announced, directed by J.J. Abrams and starring a hot young cast, it was playfully referred to as "Star Trek 90210" and many fans were skeptical of its worth. Reboots of popular series are often very disappointing, and it was especially dangerous with such a diehard fanbase ready to tear apart each and every detail. The Original Series started the Trek world, and it was known to be hilarious, cheesy, and the best sci-fi they had at the time. The Next Generation was sleek and more serious, but personally I always preferred the original cast; especially their movi...
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Not Your Father's 'Star Trek': A New Trek For A New Generation

April 24th, 2009 10:05am EDT
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Two weeks ago, Trekkies in Austin were treated to the thrill of a lifetime when, during a screening of The Wrath of Khan at the Alamo Theater, Leonard Nimoy walked onstage and offered to show them the brand-new upcoming Star Trek in its entirety. The reviews that came from this advance preview were, well, explosive, leaving Twitter a melted puddle of geek fangasm, and the rest of the internet collectively quivering in anticipation. Now, early reviews are starting to come in from various publications, including the UK's Daily Mail, which said "[Star Trek] is not only by far the best of the 1...
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CBS Consumer Products Rolls Out New 'Star Trek' Movie Merchandise

April 23rd, 2009 10:46pm EDT
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Staying true to the motto "Live Long and Prosper," CBS Consumer Products, a unit of CBS Entertainment, announced the availability of an all-new product lineup to support one of the summer's most anticipated blockbuster films, Star Trek. The impressive collection of new Star Trek products will include action figures, Barbie® dolls, games, books, clothing, home décor, fragrance and more. J.J. Abrams' Star Trek adaptation from Paramount Pictures will premiere on May 8.

"The upcoming Star Trek film is going to be a massive global entertainment event and with that in mind we have created ...
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New Trailer for J.J. Abrams' 'Star Trek' Breaks Download Records

March 12th, 2009 12:21pm EDT
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The new trailer for J.J. Abrams Star Trek had more than 1.8 million downloads during its first 24 hours on Apple.com and has gone on to become the most popular HD download ever on the site with more than five million downloads in its first five days. The trailer made its exclusive debut on Apple.com/trailers on March 6th giving fans a sneak peak of this summer's highly anticipated Star Trek for viewing on their Mac or PC, iPhone or iPod with video.

From J.J. Abrams (Mission: Impossible III, Fringe, Lost and Alias), producer Damon Lindelof and executive producers Bryan Burk and Jeffrey ...
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Check Out The Latest Trailer For 'Star Trek'

March 6th, 2009 12:37pm EST
Zachary Quinto
J.J. Abrams' reboot of the Star Trek franchise stars Chris Pine as Capt. James T. Kirk and Zachary Quinto as Spock. The film was directed by J.J. Abrams (Lost, Fringe) and is set for a May 8th release. The official trailer was just released. And to be honest, it looks freaking awesome! Check it out:

Star Trek:

The cast:

Chris Pine - James Kirk

Zachary Quinto - Spock

Leonard Nimoy - Spock

Karl Urban - Leonard "Bones" McCoy

Eric Bana - Nero

Simon Pegg - Scotty

John Cho - Sulu

Bruce Greenwood - Christopher Pike

Anton Yelchin - Pavel Checkov

Zoe Saldana - Uh...
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Clifton Collins Jr. 'Not A Red Shirt' In New 'Star Trek' Movie

February 9th, 2009 12:14pm EST
Clifton Collins Jr.
The cast of the new Star Trek is full of Hollywood's young up and comers playing the Enterprise crew, including Chris Pine as Captain Kirk, Zachary Quinto as Spock, Zoe Saldana as Uhura and John Cho as Sulu. They've got a few A-listers in there too like Winona Ryder and Eric Bana.

Everyone seems to be popping up in Star Trek, and all the roles we know have been taken. Clifton Collins, Jr. plays someone named Ayel and he can't even say who that is.

"Oh, somebody in outer space," Collins joked. "I got in trouble last time talking."

Hopefully he's not just a red shirt who gets ...
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Must-See Movies of 2009

December 26th, 2008 10:00am EST
Watchmen
As 2008 comes to an end, it is time to close the book on the entertainment experiences that we have had this year. Yes, Transformers blew our minds. Girls, Sex and the City blew your minds. To anyone who watched The Haunting of Molly Hartley, I'm sure you want your money back as well. It is time to put all of that behind us, however, and look forward to a new year, and new movies that none of us should miss.

Defiance (Release Date: 01/16/09)

Director: Edward Zwick

Starring: Daniel Craig, Liev Schreiber

Daniel Craig and Liev Schreiber star in Defiance, the story of three brothers...
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Video: First Look At Star Trek 2009

November 19th, 2008 3:16pm EST
Star Trek
J.J. Abrams resurrects the original classic science fiction franchise Star Trek, created by Gene Roddenberry. The movie will hit theatres in May of 2009. Check out the trailer and let us know what you think. Do you think Abrams and the cast can pull it off?

Cast includes: Chris Pine - (James Kirk), Zachary Quinto - (Spock), Leonard Nimoy - (Spock), Karl Urban - (Leonard "Bones" McCoy), Eric Bana - (Nero), Simon Pegg - (Scotty), John Cho - (Sulu), Bruce Greenwood - (Christopher Pike), Anton Yelchin - (Pavel Checkov), Zoe Saldana - (Uhura), Winona Ryder - (Amanda Grayson)
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Check Out 'Harold & Kumar Escape From Guantanamo Bay' Now On DVD

July 29th, 2008 7:35am EDT
Harold & Kumar
Catch them if you can this July 29 when "Harold and Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay" fires onto Blu-ray and DVD from Warner Home Video. The boys are back in this hysterical case of mistaken identity where this time, they're running from the joint.

After Harold and Kumar land in Guantanamo Bay, they're forced to break out and sneak back into the United States. Now, suspected terrorists on the run from the law, the duo goes to wild extremes on a cross-country trip to prove their innocence.

"Harold and Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay" is directed by Jon Hurwitz and Hayden Schlossb...
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Comic Con Movie Sneak Peek: 'Wanted,' 'Hellboy 2' & More

April 25th, 2008 8:30am EDT
Wanted
Starpulse writer Dee Doyle braved the crowds and costumes at Comic Con last weekend to get the dirt on anticipated films Wanted, Hellboy 2, Harold & Kumar Escape To Guantanamo Bay and Journey to the Center of the Earth 3-D. The various panel discussions proved there's tons of action, special effects and hilarity to look forward to this summer (and this weekend!):

"Wanted": Unimpressive Overall & Just Another Action Flick

When a movie is said to be loosely based off a comic book, this can mean it is similar to the comic but certain elements are changed, or in the case of the upcomi...
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New 'Star Trek' Film: Will it Suck or Satisfy?

March 7th, 2008 2:36pm EST
Star Trek
The newest entry in a popular film franchise invariably invokes feelings of anticipation and excitement from diehard fans. It also happens to raise expectations enormously for the finished product. Most of the time, when people actually get around to seeing the highly anticipated new release, their reactions are polarized. Some are enamored and fall in love with the offering, while others simply detest it. For the most part, eagerly awaited new installments in franchises like "Star Wars," "Indiana Jones," and "Star Trek" are met with one of those two reactions. Rarely are they thought ...
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What to Watch: What's Airing, Re-Airing & Entertaining On TV This Week

February 11th, 2008 9:11am EST
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Monday, Feb. 11

How I Met Your Mother (CBS, 8 p.m.) - It's a Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle reunion of sorts as John Cho guest stars in this repeat.

Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles (FOX, 9 p.m.) - Beverly Hills, 90210 alert! Brian Austin Green guest stars as a mysterious stranger with ties to Sarah.

Live From the Red Carpet: 2008 BAFTA Awards (E!, 9 p.m.) - Feeling red carpet deprived this awards season? Get an extra dose with coverage from the British version of the Oscars.

Tuesday, Feb. 12

American Idol (FOX, 8 p.m.) - As the random guy in Pretty Woman ...
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