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Fashion Fails: Rihanna's Red Leopard Spots, J-Woww Returns, More

July 28th, 2013 1:07pm EDT
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 wore this gag-inducing onesie earlier this week. The color is terrible, and it's exacerbated by the leopard print. There's also the un-classy cut-out to show off her tattoo.

Diane Keaton's style is certainly unique, in that she usually wears clothing you'd generally find on the opposite sex. Here, we have Keaton in garish plaid, a giant waist belt, and a black bowler.

Jenni "J-Woww" Farley has been making a habit o...
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Interview: 'Our Idiot Brother' Director Jesse Peretz On Paul Rudd, Emotional Truths And What He Loves Doing Most

December 5th, 2011 11:30am EST
Our Idiot Brother
When one thinks of actor Paul Rudd these days, comedy definitely comes to mind. But in the new Rudd outing "Our Idiot Brother" (out now on DVD/Blu-ray from The Weinstein Company and Anchor Bay Entertainment), thanks to Director Jesse Peretz there is also a definite dramatic sweetness that adds a unique touch to the surprisingly endearing film. The movie tells the story of joyful idealist Ned (played by Rudd) who ends up newly involved in the lives of his three very different but equally uptight sisters, played by Elizabeth Banks, Zooey Deschanel and Emil Mortimer. Add to that a supportin...
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Check Out 'Our Idiot Brother' On DVD & Blu-ray Nov. 29

November 24th, 2011 7:00am EST
Our Idiot Brother
Scruffy idealist Ned (Paul Rudd) wreaks havoc on the lives of his mother (Shirley Knight) and three sisters, Miranda (Elizabeth Banks), Natalie (Zooey Deschanel), and Liz (Emily Mortimer), while overstaying his welcome in each of their homes and voicing his opinions when they aren't wanted in "Our Idiot Brother."

Organic farmer Ned always looks for the best in everyone, but his unfailing honesty continually lands him in hot water. Arrested for selling drugs to a uniformed police officer, Ned gets the boot from his girlfriend, and mourns losing custody of his beloved dog, Willie Nels...
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Steve Coogan Cameo Boosts Student Film

August 28th, 2011 5:00pm EDT
Steve Coogan
British funnyman Steve Coogan has giving a budding director a boost by agreeing to appear in his student movie.

Liam Hooper is shooting a $1,600 film for his A-Level exams in the U.K., and tried his luck by sending off the script to the Night at the Museum star.

And the 17 year old was stunned when Coogan replied, asking for a cameo in the project.

Hooper tells Britain's Daily Mirror, "I thought he might like my tongue-in-cheek script. But I never thought he'd agree to take part. All I can say is he appears at a pivotal moment."
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Two Jews' Review 'Our Idiot Brother' And Only One Gets The Joke (Video)

August 25th, 2011 6:00pm EDT
'Our Idiot Brother'
'Two Jews On Film' By Joan Alperin-Schwartz: Paul Rudd is Ned Rochlin, an organic farmer, who sees the good in everyone. So when a policeman comes up to him at a local Farmers Market and begs Ned to sell him some weed, he's only too happy to oblige. After all, Ned felt sorry for the cop, who said he was suffering from job-related stress. Now what does Ned get for this act of compassion? He gets busted and sent to prison, of course. After all, this is a comedy...

After a few months in jail, Ned is released for good behavior. When Ned returns home to his farm, where he lived with hi...
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Trailer Talk: This Week In Movies - 'Super 8, 'Judy Moody And the Not Bummer Summer,' & More

June 6th, 2011 11:30am EDT
Super 8
This weekend, I finally had the opportunity to see the Paul Feig comedy “Bridesmaids” starring Kristen Wiig and Maya Rudolph. Because the trailers just made it seem like a female version of “The Hangover,” I was not incredibly enthused to see it at first. When I actually watched it though, I was thoroughly impressed by the strength of the story (written by Wiig and Annie Mumolo) and the universal appeal of the humor despite the dominance of female characters.

Wiig’s Annie, is a down-on-her-luck character: her dream bakery failed in the struggling economy and as a result, she can barely a...
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'Top Gear' Cuts Mexican Jokes From U.S. Version

February 11th, 2011 11:56am EST
Top Gear
Bosses of British motoring TV show Top Gear have decided to cut a scene of the hosts mocking Mexicans before it is aired in America.

Presenters Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May came under fire from London's Mexican ambassador Eduardo Medina Mora after making jibes about his countrymen during a program broadcast in the U.K. last month.

In the section of the show, the presenters discussed a Mexican sports car and Hammond told viewers, "Why would you want a Mexican car? Because cars reflect national characteristics, don't they? Mexican cars are just going to be lazy, feckless...
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Ben Stiller And Steve Coogan Reunite For TV Show

November 4th, 2010 5:14pm EDT
Ben Stiller
Funnymen Ben Stiller and Steve Coogan are reteaming for a new TV show.

The Meet The Parents star and Coogan first appeared alongside each other in 2006's Night At The Museum, before going on to film the sequel together.

The actors teamed up again for 2008 film Tropic Thunder, which was co-written by Justin Theroux - and now the trio has signed up for a new television project.

According to Deadline, Stiller, Theroux and Coogan are co-producing Documental, which will feature Theroux as a documentary maker who tracks down his idol, played by Coogan.

The stars are filming the half-hour ...
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This Week's Movie Buzz: See It, Rent It, Or Skip It?

May 18th, 2009 9:25am EDT
Terminator Salvation
The first three weeks of the summer movie season started out a bit slow, but from here the momentum really starts to build. There's a spike in the number of movies premiering with six coming out this week, two of which are sequels. One of those sequels is a movie I've been anticipating since I heard it was in development. Hint: it involves giant robots, and it's not "Transformers 2."

Opening in cinemas this week are "Terminator Salvation," "Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian," "Dance Flick," "Easy Virtue," "The Girlfriend Experience," and "The Boys: The Sherman Brothers...
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2009 Spirit Awards Air Saturday, February 21 on IFC

February 19th, 2009 2:22pm EST
Independent
The 2009 Film Independent's Spirit Awards ceremony, hosted by award winning actor/comedian Steve Coogan, will air uncut, uncensored, and commercial free on IFC (Independent Film Channel) Saturday, February 21 LIVE at 5 pm ET/2 pm PT. IFC.com will deliver up-to-the-minute news and video on the event, including a live streaming webcast during the red carpet arrivals and from the press room, an updated announcement of the winners, and photo galleries of both the red carpet at the event and at the IFC Indie Film Celebration after party. Last year's Spirit Awards telecast was honored with a 200...
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Early Oscar Predictions

September 12th, 2008 10:29am EDT
The Dark Knight
With today's release of the Coen Brothers' "Burn After Reading" we can officially declare Oscar season open.

The movie has everything that Oscar loves: big stars who are actually good actors (three of them Oscar winners), an Oscar pedigree team behind the scenes, and a release in the fall. While this broad comedy may not exactly be Oscar bait, it does serve as a good line of demarcation between films released purely for profit and those released to win awards (and mostly to make money).

Even though a large majority of awards contenders are released in the fall, there are always a...
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Interview: Comedian Steve Coogan Rocks Sexy Jesus Character in 'Hamlet 2'

August 27th, 2008 3:36pm EDT
Hamlet 2
(HollywoodChicago.com) – Steve Coogan is a British comedy icon. Forging a career from creating an array of characters, though, he’s not as well known in America (except to BBC cultists).

He brings this talent for characterization to the lead role of an American high school drama teacher in the new film “Hamlet 2”. Coogan adds some peculiar quirks to the depiction of the clueless soul who seemingly will do anything to project his dramatic “vision”.

“Hamlet 2” star Steve Coogan in Chicago on July 30, 2008.

Photo credit: Patrick McDonald, HollywoodChicago.com

In a recent ...
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Interview: Brandon T. Jackson of 'Tropic Thunder'

August 13th, 2008 9:57am EDT
Tropic Thunder
(Hollywoodchicago) – For “Tropic Thunder” star and Chris Tucker protégé Brandon T. Jackson, the fictional Booty Sweat literally is his Hollywood calling card.

The Red Bull-like energy drink is a scripted creation of writer, director, producer and star actor Ben Stiller in the new comedy. The film’s talent list, which includes both “A”-list actors and up-and-coming actors, is longer than two or three typical films today combined.

Tugg Speedman (Ben Stiller, left) and Kirk Lazarus (Robert Downey Jr., right) are shooting an epic war movie and wind up in a real battle in the action...
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Sundance Hit 'Hamlet 2' Debuts In Theaters August 22

May 18th, 2008 9:30am EDT
Hamlet 2
A world premiere at-– and the comedy smash of-– the 2008 Sundance Film Festival. In the irreverent comedy, Hamlet 2, A failed actor-turned-worse-high-school-drama teacher (Steve Coogan) rallies his Tucson, AZ students as he conceives and stages a politically incorrect musical sequel to Shakespeare's Hamlet.

Written by Andrew Fleming and Pam Brady ("South Park," "Team America"), Hamlet 2 stars Steve Coogan, Catherine Keener, Amy Poehler, David Arquette and Elisabeth Shue. Hamlet 2 opens August 22 in select cities and August 29 nationwide.

"Hamlet 2" Trailer: QuickTime High | Low...
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Summer Movie Preview: Indy Returns, The Joker Wreaks Havoc On Gotham City & More

April 14th, 2008 10:25am EDT
Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull
The spring movie season had a few hits (21, Horton Hears A Who) and some unfortunate misses (Shutter, 10,000 B.C.). Thankfully, we have warm weather and great movies to look forward to in the upcoming months. Here's a sneak peak at some of the films that will be hitting theaters this summer:

Iron Man

Release Date: May 2

"Iron Man" is an action-packed take on the tale of wealthy philanthropist Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.), who develops an invulnerable robotic suit to fight the throes of evil.

Also opening May 2: Made of Honor

The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspia...
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Top 10 Worst Disney Films

February 29th, 2008 3:43pm EST
Snow Dogs
Disney has produced some huge animated hits (The Lion King, Aladdin, Lady and the Tramp) and extremely popular live-action flicks (Pirates of the Caribbean, High School Musical, National Treasure). But the studio that brought us Pocahontas also subjected Mickey Mouse fans to Snow Dogs. Here's our list of the top 10 worst Disney films:

10. The Haunted Mansion

Oh, Eddie Murphy, what were you on when you agreed to do a movie based on a Disneyland ride? I wonder what the execs at Disney were thinking: "Let's put Eddie Murphy in anything, he can sell it! We could have a whole movie of...
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Makers Of "Shaun Of The Dead" Bring New Comedy "Hot Fuzz" To The U.S. April 20

February 11th, 2007 9:00pm EST
Hot Fuzz
Hot Fuzz is the action-packed new comedy from the makers of the hit movie Shaun of the Dead. With the same razor-sharp combination of humor and attention to detail they used to breathe new life into the undead, Simon Pegg and Edgar Wright have set their sights on action movies for their next uniquely funny vision.

Nicholas Angel (Simon Pegg) is the finest cop London has to offer, with an arrest record 400% higher than any other officer on the force. He's so good, he makes everyone else look bad. As a result, Angel's superiors send him to a place where his talents won't be quite so emba...
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Courtney Love Canoodles With Capote Director

March 1st, 2006 9:29am EST
Courtney Love
Courtney Love is reportedly romancing Oscar-nominated director Bennet Miller. The troubled rocker, the widow of late Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain, was spotted canoodling with the 'Capote' director at the Chateau Marmont hotel and bar, in Hollywood. A source told The Sun newspaper: "They're crazy about each other.

They clicked after they were introduced at a party by 'Capote' star Catherine Keener. They are officially an item." Love's new romance follows her disastrous relationship with British actor Steve Coogan.

The former Hole singer and the comic star had a short-lived and temp...
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Is Courtney Love Pregnant or Just Overweight?

November 21st, 2005 8:40am EST
Courtney Love
Courtney Love has been spotted sporting a baby bump - reviving rumors she is expecting Steve Coogan's lovechild. The wild star was photographed looking plumper than usual as she left a Los Angeles court. In August the blonde singer claimed she was pregnant with Coogan's baby after a brief fling. She reportedly told Britain's News of the World newspaper: "I'm pregnant. I only found out 72 hours go. I've only told three people and you're the fourth. I haven't even told Steve yet. I've been really unslutty and really picky. I haven't been with another man for a year, which is how I know the ba...
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