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Two Jews' Review '21 Jump Street' And Laugh Out Loud At This Action Comedy (Video)

March 14th, 2012 5:00pm EDT
21 Jump Street Movie
Two Jews on Film - By Joan Alperin Schwartz: What would you do if you had the chance to go back to high school and do it all over again? Well, two bumbling rookie cops, Schmidt (Jonah Hill) and Jenko (Channing Tatum) get that chance when they're assigned to the long time dormant 21 Jump Street unit led by the perpetually pissed off Captain Dickson (Ice Cube)

Their mission: Go back to high school and find the supplier of a synthetic drug (HFS) that causes hallucinations and sometimes...death. Piece of cake right? Uh...not so much...

First, our pair who actually went to the same high s...
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'80s Cast Members & New Stars Attend '21 Jump Street' Premiere (Photos)

March 14th, 2012 8:38am EDT
Channing Tatum & Jenna Dewan
The "21 Jump Street" Los Angeles premiere was rocking last night as stars from the original series showed up and canoodled with the new cast.

Holly Robinson Peete (Officer Judy Hoffs) is the only original cast member who is reprising her role on the big screen. But Richard Grieco (Officer Dennis Booker) also attended the premiere.

Among the missing? Heartthrob Johnny Depp (Officer Tom Hanson), his partner in crime Peter DeLuise (Office Doug Penhall) and Dustin Nguyuen (Officer Harry Truman Ioki).

Channing Tatum (Jenko) and Jonah Hill (Schmidt) star in the 2012 big-screen as a pair of un...
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Harvey Weinstein's 'Bully' Petition Gains 150,000 Signatures

March 6th, 2012 11:33am EST
Harvey Weinstein
More than 150,000 film fans have signed an online petition demanding a lower age rating for Harvey Weinstein's new movie Bully.

The movie mogul was outraged when censors at The Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) slapped the documentary with a restrictive R rating, which bans young children from seeing it without their parents.

He argued kids need to watch Bully because of the sensitive issues involved, and Katy Butler, a high school student from Michigan, subsequently started a petition backing Weinstein's age-rating plea.

The poll, posted on Change.org, has now received mor...
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Q&A: Marisol Nichols On Her 'Absolutely Hysterical' New Series 'GCB'

March 4th, 2012 12:00pm EST
Marisol Nichols
Actress Marisol Nichols, who plays Heather Cruz in ABC's new show GCB, calls the already much-talked about series "absolutely hysterical."

Based on the book Good Christian B--ches by Kim Gatlin, the series is clearly positioned to succeed Desperate Housewives as ABC's prime-time soap (it even follows Housewives tonight at 10 PM ET/PT). It centers around Amanda Vaughn (Leslie Bibb), who returns home to Dallas after a scandal to "sympathy and scheming," according to the network press release.

The series is a different flavor for Nichols, who's established herself playing a number of strong ...
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Kids' Choice Nominations Announced - Katy Perry, Taylor Swift & More Make The List

February 17th, 2012 9:27am EST
Katy Perry
Katy Perry, Taylor Swift and Daniel Radcliffe are among the top nominees for the 2012 Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards.

The boy wizard franchise's eighth and final film, "Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows: Part 2," will compete against "The Smurfs," "The Muppets" and "Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked" for Favorite Movie, while Radcliffe will face off against Johnny Depp (Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides), Jim Carrey (Mr. Popper's Penguins) and Adam Sandler (Jack & Jill).

Radcliffe's Potter co-star Emma Watson is shortlisted for Favorite Movie Actress alongside Kristen Ste...
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Single? You're Not Alone: Celebrities That Are Solo This Valentine's Day

February 14th, 2012 11:30am EST
Celebrities That Are Single This Valentine's Day - Gerard Butler
Roses are red, violets are blue, you may be alone, but these stars are too. Just because you don’t have a significant other on Valentine’s Day, it doesn’t mean that you are alone. Here are a few single celebrities who will be spending the “holiday” drinking at the local bar, watching The Notebook on a loop, or polishing off that pint of Ben & Jerry’s. Click through our list to see who is single this Valentine's Day.

Gerard Butler – Although he has been linked to Jessica Biel, Jennifer Aniston, Ashley Greene and even The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills’ Brandi Glanville (which he report...
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Johnny Depp Secures Film Rights To West Memphis Three Memoirs

February 8th, 2012 7:47pm EST
Johnny Depp
Johnny Depp is to produce a new movie about West Memphis Three member Damon Echols, who was released from prison last year after serving 18 years on Death Row for his alleged part in the murder of three Arkansas boy scouts.

Depp and his producing partner Christi Dembrowski have optioned the film rights to Echols' unpublished memoirs, according to Deadline.com.

Their film will chronicle Echols' life and his time behind bars for a crime he insists he didn't commit. He was 18 at the time of his arrest.

Following the West Memphis Three's release from prison, Depp urged U.S. authorities to co...
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'Rango' Sweeps The 2012 VES Awards

February 8th, 2012 8:05am EST
Rango
Johnny Depp's animated Western Rango was the runaway winner at the 10th annual Visual Effects Society (VES) Awards on Tuesday after scooping four trophies.

The film, in which Depp voiced a chameleon stranded in the Mojave Desert, was honored for its outstanding visual effects, animated character (Rango), created environment and virtual cinematography.

Meanwhile, Martin Scorsese's Oscar contender Hugo nabbed two awards including outstanding supporting visual effects and virtual cinematography.

Other big winners included Transformers: Dark of the Moon and Rise of the Planet of the Apes,...
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Is An English Country Estate Johnny Depp's New Bachelor Pad?

January 26th, 2012 8:37am EST
Johnny Depp
Johnny Depp has reportedly bought himself an English country estate for over $10 million. Perhaps it's a new bachelor pad for the allegedly single star?

The movie star, who has allegedly split from longtime partner Vanessa Paradis, purchased Burnham Westgate Hall in Norfolk, according to Life & Style magazine. The estate was built in 1750 and boasts 13 bedrooms and 12 bathrooms.

Depp also owns homes in West Hollywood and Plan de la Tour, France, as well as a private island in the Bahamas.
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Johnny Depp & Vanessa Paradis Have Been Apart For Over A Year

January 22nd, 2012 9:00am EST
Johnny Depp PEOPLE Magazine
After nearly 14 years and two children, their once-idyllic life in France is largely a thing of the past as Johnny Depp and Vanessa Paradis drift apart amid increasing tensions in this longtime relationship. This week's issue of PEOPLE examines the free-spirited couple, who are struggling under the strain of their long-distance lives, Depp's huge career, and the secretive actor's solo nights out.

At the Golden Globes on Jan. 15, the subdued-looking Depp skipped the red carpet and made a two-minute appearance as a presenter before being whisked away by his publicist, Robin Baum. "He had h...
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Johnny Depp Named America's Favorite Actor

January 19th, 2012 9:51pm EST
Johnny Depp
Johnny Depp has been named America's favorite actor for the second consecutive year.

The Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End star beat out movie veteran Clint Eastwood and Denzel Washington to top the annual Harris Poll, which also ranks Tom Hanks at four and late icon John Wayne at five.

Dirty Harry legend Eastwood has not featured in a movie since 2008's Gran Torino and has instead turned his focus to directing, taking charge of 2011's J. Edgar.

The top 10 is rounded out by George Clooney, Sandra Bullock, Harrison Ford, Will Smith and Adam Sandler.
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Johnny Depp & Vanessa Paradis Break-Up Rumor Gains Momentum

January 18th, 2012 2:21pm EST
Johnny Depp
Johnny Depp has secretly split from longtime girlfriend Vanessa Paradis, according to reports.

The actor began dating French singer Paradis in 1998, and they set up home in the south of France with their two children, Lily-Rose, 12, and Jack, 9.

But a new People magazine article suggests Depp's huge success has caused tension in the relationship amid speculation the couple is now leading separate lives.

A source tells the publication, "Vanessa went seven years between albums, and several years between film projects, while he became Captain Jack Sparrow (from Pirates of the Caribbean)."

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Vacation Like A Celebrity At Unique Accomodations Around The World

January 14th, 2012 8:00am EST
Private Island Fiji
Whether you long for a private paradise – such as renting an entire Fijian island, Penelope Cruz style - or your tastes better reflect those of George Clooney's and you prefer you own Italian villa - Airbnb boasts a bunch of unique listings that allow travelers to live the celebrity lifestyle without having a celebrity-sized bank account.

With Awards Season right around the corner, check out some of the accommodations suited for an A-lister from Airbnb, the trusted community marketplace for people to discover, book, and list unique accommodations around the world:

Private Island in Fiji...
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Katy Perry & Emma Stone Were Big Winners At 2012 People's Choice Awards

January 12th, 2012 8:24am EST
Emma Stone
It was a huge night for Katy Perry at the People's Choice Awards in Los Angeles on Wednesday - even though the pop star's marriage break-up prevented her from attending.

The I Kissed a Girl star pulled out of the event earlier this week via a tweet but it was still very much her night as she picked up five awards, including one for her guest spot on TV comedy How I Met Your Mother.

Perry also claimed trophies for Favorite Female Artist, Favorite Song of the Year (E.T.), Favorite Music Video (Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F)) and Favorite Tour Headliner.

It was also a great evening for the ...
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Emma Watson & Rupert Grint Are The Highest-Earning On-Screen Couple

January 7th, 2012 3:00pm EST
Emma Watson, Rupert Grint & Daniel Radcliffe
Emma Watson and Rupert Grint have been named the highest-earning on-screen couple of the past five years.

Bosses at Forbes magazine and Box Office Mojo have compiled the new list, based on onscreen chemistry and box office success, and "Harry Potter" co-stars Watson and Grint have beaten the competition after together helping to rake in $4.2 billion over the course of the study.

Coming in a distant second are Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart of "The Twilight Saga" films with takings of $2.5 billion and original "Transformers" co-stars Shia LaBeouf and Megan Fox are third with earnings...
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Is Johnny Depp Leaving His Longtime Partner Vanessa Paradis?

January 6th, 2012 4:00pm EST
Johnny Depp & Vanessa Paradis
Johnny Depp and Vanessa Paradis are on the verge of splitting up, according to RadarOnline.com. The unwed couple has been fighting nonstop, and friends are reportedly worried about the future of their relationship.

Vanessa is a French singer, model and actress. She and Depp started dating in 1998. They have a daughter, Lily-Rose Melody Depp, 12, and a son, John Christopher "Jack" Depp, 9.

According to a source, "Johnny has started reaching out to lawyers, probably to quietly discuss how to get out of the relationship. They're not married but they've been together for years and have kids...
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Brad Pitt Voted Top Money-Making Star Of The Year By Movie Theater Owners

December 30th, 2011 2:13pm EST
Brad Pitt in Moneyball
Brad Pitt has been named the "Top Money-Making Star of 2011," according to an annual survey of movie theatre owners.

Bosses at Quigley Publishing Company have asked theatre owners and film buyers to vote for their top 10 box office generators, and this year exhibitors credited Pitt with bringing in more traffic than any other celebrity due to his acting and/or vocal appearances in "Moneyball," "The Tree of Life," and "Happy Feet Two."

Coming in at number two was Pitt's pal George Clooney for both "The Ides of March" and "The Descendants," and last year's winner, Johnny Depp, fell to third...
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Johnny Depp Is Most Wanted Christmas Guest

December 25th, 2011 11:00am EST
Johnny Depp
Johnny Depp has topped a new poll of celebrities fans would most like to spend the holidays with.

The Pirates of the Caribbean star has been named the dream Christmas dinner guest by more than 1,000 movie fans in a poll conducted by Britain's Sky Movies HD Christmas Channel.

The Hollywood hunk saw off competition from fellow actors including George Clooney and Tom Hanks, who finished second and third respectively.

Love Actually star Emma Thompson was the top British nominee and highest-ranked actress at number four, while Friends favorite Jennifer Aniston was a popular pick in fifth plac...
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The 37 Hottest Male Stars Of 2011

December 20th, 2011 8:00am EST
Hottest Male Stars of 2011
Let's hear it for the boys! It's that time of year again when we honor the "37 Hottest Male Stars." Our list includes the usual suspects (Johnny Depp, Brad Pitt and George Clooney), as well as a younger crew (Taylor Lautner and Zac Efron).

Robert Pattinson dominated the big screen with "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1," and Ryan Gosling impressed critics with "Drive." We can't decide between who's the sexier magical creature on "True Blood" - Alexander Skarsgaard or Joe Manganiello.

Let's not forget the musicians: Adam Levine, Justin Bieber, Drake and other heartthrobs also make...
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Amber Heard Slams Closeted Gay Stars

December 14th, 2011 11:00am EST
Amber Heard
Openly gay actress Amber Heard recently criticized stars who refuse to "come out" and admit their true sexuality.

She told Women's Health magazine, "You can't respect yourself if you're afraid to be who you are. It requires bravery to do something no one else around you is doing. But the risk was outweighed by the possibility of playing into this horribly detrimental lie that some in Hollywood perpetuate."

Amber came out publicly at last year's Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation 25th anniversary celebration when she arrived hand-in-hand with her partner, photographer Tasya van R...
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Hot, Hot, Hot! Theron, Beckinsale, Depp & Downey Jr. Named Sexiest Movie Stars Of 2012

December 8th, 2011 4:00pm EST
Hottest Stars Of 2012
Charlize Theron, Kate Beckinsale, Johnny Depp and Robert Downey, Jr. have topped a new list to find the sexiest movie stars of next year's blockbusters.

Editors at leading movie news and ticket website Fandango.com asked film fans to select the stars that turn them on in the most-anticipated releases of 2012 and the foursome came top of the separate male and female hot lists.

Theron, who will terrify as the evil queen in "Snow White & The Huntsman," has topped the women's list of sexiest female stars, beating "Gravity's" Sandra Bullock and Kate Beckinsale, the star of 2012 movies "Total R...
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Kristen Stewart Is Hollywood's Most Profitable Star

December 7th, 2011 12:00pm EST
Kristen Stewart
"Twilight" babe Kristen Stewart has been named Hollywood's most profitable actress.

The 21 year old has topped Forbes magazine's rundown of the most bankable stars, netting an estimated $56 for every dollar she was paid for her last three major films.

Stewart's co-star and real-life boyfriend Robert Pattinson came third in the "Best Actors for the Buck" list, pulling in $39.43 for every $1 he received, while Anne Hathaway was in second place, earning $46 for every $1.

Rounding out the top five are the stars of two massive blockbuster franchises - Daniel Radcliffe of the "Harry Potter" mo...
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Heather Graham Receives Career Achievement Award At Bahamas Film Festival

December 5th, 2011 8:24am EST
Heather Graham
Heather Graham was the toast of the Bahamas International Film Festival on Friday after landing the event's top prize.

The Hangover star was handed the Career Achievement Award, which has previously gone to Johnny Depp, Nicolas Cage, and Laurence Fishburne.

Festival bosses honored X-Men: First Class star Zoe Kravitz with the Rising Star Award, which is given to an actor or actress "whose noteworthy performances have put them on the path for elite and lasting stardom in the industry."
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Johnny Depp's Bodyguard Accused Of Injuring Concertgoer

December 4th, 2011 4:42pm EST
Johnny Depp
One of Johnny Depp's bodyguards has been accused of injuring a woman at an Iggy Pop concert after she strayed too close to the actor, according to a report.

Robyn Ecker, 52, has filed a police report alleging she was tackled to the ground by a security guard who was looking after the star during the gig at Los Angeles' Palladium on Thursday night, according to TMZ.com.

Ecker claims the unnamed bodyguard grabbed her wrists and forced her to the ground after she accidentally got too close to the star, who was seated beside her.

She was subsequently admitted to hospital to treat her alleged...
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Christians Take Aim At Johnny Depp Over New Christmas Song

December 4th, 2011 11:31am EST
Johnny Depp
Johnny Depp has come under fire from religious activists for a new Christmas-themed track they've branded "filth."

The Pirates of the Caribbean star teamed up with British rockers Babybird to record "The Jesus Stag Night Club," which tells a story of a boozing Christ-like figure in a strip club.

But the track has caused uproar amongst religious groups including the Focus on Family campaign.

A spokesperson says, "We are sickened by Mr. Depp's behaviour. Why did he need to record this song? It is a slap in the face to Christians all over the world."

Lee Douglas of The Christian Coalition ...
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Johnny Depp Recalls Airport Incident Involving Dead Piranhas & Vampire Bats

November 14th, 2011 8:33am EST
Johnny Depp
Johnny Depp once got caught at U.S. customs with a bag full of dead piranhas, vampire bats and exploding vitamin powder.

The movie star claims he was flying into Florida from Peru when an airport official thought he'd come across the biggest arrest of his career.

During a recent appearance on Britain's Graham Norton Show, Depp explained he was stopped at customs and asked to open his travel luggage.

He said, "(I) unzipped (the bag) and there just happened to be some sort of vitamin powder that I was taking at the time... and, Poof!, there were these piranhas and bats covered in white pow...
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Johnny Depp: 'I'm Not Ready To Give Up My American Citizenship'

November 7th, 2011 8:28am EST
Johnny Depp
Actor Johnny Depp has moved out of France and returned to America because he didn't want to become a permanent French resident and pay income tax there.

The Pirates of the Caribbean star and his long-term partner, French singer/actress Vanessa Paradis, moved to her native country in the 1990s to live away from the Hollywood spotlight with their two children.

However, Depp has now moved his family out of France after government officials asked him to become a permanent resident, as he feared he would end up paying tax in both countries.

He tells Britain's The Guardian newspaper, "Well,...
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Johnny Depp Visits British Students

November 6th, 2011 4:01pm EST
Johnny Depp
Johnny Depp thrilled students at Britain's Oxford University on Saturday by stopping by for a question and answer session.

The Hollywood actor hosted a screening of his new movie The Rum Diary at the Oxford Union and followed it up by answering students' queries about his late friend Hunter S. Thompson, the author of the book on which the film is based.

Depp then mixed with students interested in journalism at a special reception.

The event was so popular, organisers held a ballot to determine who received an invitation.

Other famous speakers at the union have included including Michael...
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Carey Mulligan Was Too Nervous To Kiss Johnny Depp

November 6th, 2011 10:06am EST
Carey Mulligan
Carey Mulligan's romantic scenes with Johnny Depp were scrapped from their movie Public Enemies because she looked too nervous kissing the Hollywood hunk.

The British actress repeatedly smooched with Depp for the 2009 crime drama, but each take ended up on the cutting room floor because Mulligan looked too apprehensive on film.

She tells U.K. TV host Graham Norton, "I had to kiss him several times. It was 16 times, but it was cut out of the film because I looked so uncomfortable.

"I was kissing Johnny Depp and I got really nervous."

And Mulligan was also left starstruck by her acting id...
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Johnny Depp Proud Of His 'Four-Eyed' Role Model Status

October 31st, 2011 3:33pm EDT
Johnny Depp
Actor Johnny Depp takes his role model status seriously after a young girl thanked him for "making glasses cool."

The Pirates of the Caribbean star constantly moved house and changed schools when he was younger and as a result Depp admits he was picked on by his peers.

However, he hopes his fame can inspire other "outsiders" to embrace their individuality.

He tells Britain's Live magazine, "I remember many years ago this one kid, a little girl with glasses, maybe 12 or 13, said, 'Thank you for making glasses cool.' You imagine the history of haranguing this poor kid had endured - four-...
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