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Does Marvel Make Ant-Man Cool?

7/17/2015 8:35pm EDT
Ant-Man
I had giant sized hopes for ‘Ant-Man,’ but this film was a series of failed expectations. It had everything going for it – everyman hero Paul Rudd as the lead; hilarious comedienne Judy Greer as a co-star; the hilarious screenwriters of ‘Hot Fuzz’ (Joseph Murray Cornish, Edgar Wright) and ‘Anchorman’ (Adam McKay) on staff; the same production team that oversaw previous Marvel hits - ‘Iron Man’ and ‘Guardians of the Galaxy‘; as well as the most imaginative director possible, Peyton Reed (check out his uber-ironic directing style in ‘Down With Love’). I figured that if anyone could make a one...
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Diana Douglas Webster, Mother Of Actor Michael, Dies At 92

7/5/2015 1:22pm EDT
Diana Douglas Webster
Michael Douglas's actress mother, Diana Douglas Webster, has died.

Webster, the first wife of actor Kirk Douglas, died at the Motion Picture and Television Hospital in Woodland Hills, Calif., on Friday following a battle with cancer. She was 92.

Douglas' third husband, Donald Webster, confirmed to NBC news that his wife was admitted to the hospital last month.

The actress was born Diana Love Dill in Devonshire, Bermuda, and she met Douglas prior to World War II while acting students in New York. Douglas later saw his future wife on the cover of Life magazine while serving in the U.S. Nav...
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Michael Douglas And Catherine Zeta-Jones's Kids Are All Grown Up!

6/18/2015 11:14pm EDT
Michael Douglas Wins Jerusalem Award: See Michael And Catherine
Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones's kids are all grown up! According to E! News, the actor couple and their two kids made a public appearance this week, showing off their whole family on the red carpet as Michael was awarded the Genesis Prize in Jerusalem.

The couple's children, Carys and Dylan, looked pretty excited to be on the red carpet. Dylan is 14 and Carys is 12, and already it looks like they'll grow up to be the lookers their parents are. Carys, especially, is the spitting image of her mom! The resemblance to their dad isn't quite as obvious, but give it a few more years.

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Latest 'Ant-Man' Trailer Has A Big Shout-Out

6/12/2015 9:01pm EDT
Marvel's New Trailer for 'Ant-Man' Smartly References 'The Aveng
At this point, most movie industry watchers feel like Marvel simply can't lose. The comic book company's film division has turned out hit after hit, with even the riskier Guardians of the Galaxy dominating the box office last summer.

Now, Marvel is gearing up for another film that, like Guardians, is a little bit out in left field. Ant-Man will release July 17, starring Paul Rudd as a superhero who can change his size at will. We've seen some previews of the movie before, but now Marvel is picking up the pace as the movie's premiere gets closer. The studio released another trailer this wee...
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Top 5 Bitter Male Movie Characters

1/26/2015 6:00pm EST
Bitter
Bitterness. In today’s very politically correct cinematic landscape it’s a trait that seems to be missing from the characters in movies as of late. We’re not just talking about everyday angry guys who are out for revenge or vengeance, but rather folks that no matter what the situation they manage to find the down side and unapologetically live and breathe there. And while there have been a plethora of top lists for the meanest and nastiest characters movies have to offer, we’re here to fill the need for curmudgeons who are just plain bitter. Below is a list of the gents who fit the film...
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Forgotten Friday Flick - 'The Game'

1/23/2015 12:20pm EST
Forgotten Friday Flick - 'The Game'
With the success of David Fincher’s film "Gone Girl" (due in no small part to Rosamund Pike’s performance of course!) it seemed fitting to revisit some of the lessor known earlier work of the visually gifted auteur – welcome to Forgotten Friday Flick! Today we’re going old school Fincher back in the day when his sinister style and visual flair was front and center. Matched with a captivating story, terrific twists and one killer cast, this was a film I consider to be Fincher’s finest. Not to worry "Fight Club" fans, it’s only…"The Game."

Wealthy investment banker Nicholas Van Orto...
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Actor Michael Douglas Awarded $1M 'Jewish Nobel Prize' Award

1/16/2015 2:26pm EST
Actor Michael Douglas Awarded $1M Genesis Prize Award
For his efforts to promote Jewish culture, actor Michael Douglas has been awarded the $1 million Genesis Prize award.

Also called the "Jewish Nobel Prize," Douglas will be presented with the award at a ceremony in Jerusalem this summer.

This is the second time the prize will be awarded.

In a partnership between the Israeli prime minister's office, the Genesis Philanthropy Group and the chairman's office of the Jewish Agency, the prize is awarded to an individual with a commitment to Jewish values, the Jewish community and the state of Israel.

Douglas was being honored "both for his prof...
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Paul Rudd Is Very Small In First Full Ant-Man Trailer (Watch)

1/7/2015 9:02am EST
Get To Know Paul Rudd As Ant-Man In First Full Trailer (Watch)
Alright, no more foolin' around. No more ant-sized teases. Or man-sized teases (admittedly, that one was a lot less foolish).

The trailer for "Ant-Man" is finally here!

Marvel debuted the trailer during last night's premiere of "Agent Carter," our first full non-ridiculous look at the second of Marvel's two 2015 films (the first, obviously, being "Avengers: Age of Ultron").

As far as trailers go, it's pretty terrific. It's very much a teaser trailer- there's very little actual Ant-Man action (one shrink, and then a few seconds of our hero riding on ant-back, and that's it).

But we do ge...
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'Ant-Man' Gets A Teaser You Won't Need A Magnifying Glass To See

1/4/2015 6:31pm EST
Get A Closer Look At Marvel's 'Ant-Man' Teaser, Now 'Human-Sized
Marvel rolled out the first teaser for this summer's "Ant-Man" on Friday, but the video was only ant-sized, and now the studio has released something we humans can see.

Despite the larger format, the film's first teaser doesn't reveal much more than a few quick glimpses at stars Paul Rudd and Evangeline Lilly, a prison fight, what appears to be a scientist entering a lab, and a pair of feet clad in red and black boots that match the title hero's costume from the movie poster.

The teaser boasts, "This Tuesday Something Big Arrives" (get it?), as the full trailer will debut on January 6 dur...
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'Ant-Man' Teaser Is Perfect For Ants

1/4/2015 7:17am EST
Marvel Debuts Really Tiny 'Ant-Man' Teaser
Marvel's new Ant-Man teaser trailer has arrived, but don't expect to see much because the video is ant-sized.

The studio released the tiny teaser on Friday to announce that the human-sized trailer will debut on January 6 during the two-hour premiere of "Marvel's Agent Carter" on ABC.

Paul Rudd stars in the film as con-man Scott Lang, who steals a supersuit that gives its wearer the ability to shrink down to the size of an ant from scientist Hank Pym (Michael Douglas) before the two ultimately team up to "pull off a heist that will save the world."

"Ant-Man" hits theaters July 17, and the...
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Celebrities With Royal Blood

9/17/2014 11:12am EDT
Celebrities With Royal Blood
There's Hollywood royalty, and then there's the blue blood ancestry that neither talent (nor money) can buy.

Angelina Jolie was born in Los Angeles, Calif., to actors Jon Voight and Marcheline Bertrand. The "Malificent" star's maternal grandfather was French Canadian, while her maternal grandmother was Dutch and German.

It's believed that Jolie is related, on her mother's side, to French King Philip II, known as Philip Augustus. He ruled from 1180 to 1223. Philip transformed France from a small feudal state into the wealthiest and most powerful country in Europe.

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14 Infamous Celebrity Sex Legends

7/12/2014 10:00am EDT
14 Infamous Celebrity Sex Legends
Some celebrities are famous for their movies, philanthropy and overall contribution to their craft. Then there are some whose external private activities supersede their dedication to their craft and become their main story. These celebrity sex legends have become known in the press for their prowess and problems in the bedroom. Many regret their actions while some glorify in them. One way to keep the press at bay about your private activities, don't make them public! Here are 14 of the most infamous celebrity sex legends of all time.

1. John Mayer

Music's most notorious womanizer may...
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10 Insanely Expensive Celebrity Weddings

5/23/2014 8:00pm EDT
10 Insanely Expensive Celebrity Weddings
Celebrities love to splurge on weddings, even if it's their second (or third) time around. Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are tying the knot this weekend and are sparing no expense for their French and Italian nuptials.

It's been rumored that the "Keeping Up With The Kardashians" star will make up to $21 million from her wedding from photos and video taken for her popular E! series. It's entirely conceivable she and Kanye will actually profit from the affair.

They aren't the only ones who've spent a ton of money on their wedding.

In 2012, singer Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel reported...
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Blu-ray Review: 'Last Vegas'

1/31/2014 11:10am EST
Blu-ray Review: 'Last Vegas'
Can you do one last hurrah in Vegas even in your elder years? We’re looking to see as we check out the new to Blu-ray title "Last Vegas" out now from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. The booze and Bengay gets used and reviewed below!

Title: "Last Vegas"

Grade: 3 1/2

Cast: Michael Douglas, Robert De Niro, Kevin Kline

Director: Jon Turteltaub

Rating: PG-13

Runtime: 105 minutes

Release Company: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment

Website: www.sonypictures.com/bluray

The Flick: Even for a flick about a Vegas bachelor party involving elder gents, "Last Vegas" does have a s...
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Michael Douglas Honored With UNICEF Award

1/15/2014 2:35pm EST
Michael Douglas
On Tuesday, Michael Douglas was honored by the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) in recognition of his long-running crusade for the disarmament of nuclear weapons.
 
The renowned actor, who has been a United Nations Messenger of Peace since 1998, received the Danny Kaye Humanitarian Peace Award to mark his determined effort to have the bombs eliminated.

After taking to the podium at the UNICEF Ball in Beverly Hills, Douglas noted how the first atomic weapon hit Hiroshima, Japan a year after his birth in 1944.

He told the star-studded crowd, "I was born in 1944, one year before th...
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Michael Douglas To Play Hank Pym In Marvel's 'Ant-Man'

1/14/2014 9:35am EST
Michael Douglas
Michael Douglas has been tapped to play scientist Hank Pym in the upcoming adaptation of Marvel comics' "Ant-Man."

Douglas, fresh of his Golden Globes win for Behind the Candelabra, is set to join Paul Rudd, who plays the title superhero and his alter-ego Scott Lang, in the film.

"With Hank Pym's rich history in the Marvel Universe, we knew we needed an actor capable of bringing the weight and stature to the role that the character deserves," said Marvel president Kevin Feige in a statement on the official Marvel Studios website. "We felt incredibly relieved when Michael Douglas agreed to...
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Alfonso Cuaron Wanted To Give Sandra Bullock Herpes And Other Memorable Quotes From The Golden Globes

1/13/2014 8:50pm EST
Sandra Bullock Golden Globes
Sunday night's Golden Globe awards ceremony was full of hilarious and memorable one-liners from the show's hosts, Tina Fey and Amy Poehler, along with award presenters and recipients.

One of the funnier moments came when Alfonso Cuaron accepted the Best Director award for his film Gravity, during which he thanked Sandra Bullock for not quitting the film when he told her he was going to give her an STD.

"Sandra, you are the most amazing collaborator," Cuaron said, "I want to thank you for not quitting when you thought that I had told you, 'Sandra, I am going to give you herpes,' when I rea...
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Top Celebrity Break-Ups & Divorces Of 2013

12/28/2013 6:00pm EST
Michael Douglas & Catherine Zeta-Jones
2013 was chock full of celebrity break-ups, divorces, and even reconciliations.

Michael Douglas, 69 and his wife Catherine Zeta-Jones, 44, took a temporary "break" from their 13-year marriage in August. They had their doubters when they wed due to their vast age difference but proved people wrong after staying together for more than a decade - a triumph in Hollywood.

In November, Douglas told reporters, "I hope to resolve my marriage in a positive fashion."

We're not sure what that means - have a peaceful divorce? Get back together? Who knows.

Check out other stars that split up (and so...
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Michael Douglas Was Too Angry At Doctors To Die From Cancer

9/5/2013 11:54am EDT
Michael Douglas
Michael Douglas proclaims he was "too p***ed off" at his doctors to die from cancer.

In 2010, Douglas was diagnosed with throat cancer and because it wasn't spotted until its later stages he had to undergo an intense course of treatment, but he claims he was too upset with his doctors to let himself die.

Behind the Candelabra actor, who was given the all-clear in 2011 - told GQ magazine: "I wasn't scared of dying, probably because I was too p****d off with at all the physicians."

Pointless to say, Michael's doctor was fired for missing the cancer for so long. He added: "He'd missed it fo...
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Emma Watson, Michael Douglas, Justin Timberlake, More Attend GQ Men Of The Year Awards - See Pics!

9/4/2013 2:00pm EDT
Emma Watson
Michael Douglas was crowned "Legend of the Year" at the GQ Men of the Year Awards in London on Tuesday night. He was joined by several other honorees, including Emma Watson, Elton John and Simon Pegg.

Douglas, who annouced last week that he and wife Catherine Zeta-Jones were separated, appeared solo at the event at the Royal Opera House.

Samuel L. Jackson presented Douglas with the award after flying in from the Venice Film Festival in Italy.

Former "Harry Potter" star Watson received the Woman of the Year award and jokingly told the audience: "Given the perilousness in the journey from ...
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Michael Douglas Says He & Catherine-Zeta Jones Are 'Fine'

9/3/2013 12:49pm EDT
Michael Douglas
Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones are currently separated, but the actor told the press at the Berlin Film Festival in Germany over the weekend that the couple is "fine."

Last week news broke that the A-list couple have parted ways - at least temporarily.  The star, 68, and his actress wife, 43, announced on Wednesday that they are "taking some time apart" to work on their marriage.

Douglas, who is promoting his HBO film "Behind The Candelabra" at the film festival explained: "My wife and I are fine. We take a temporary separation, but the press, it gives you stuff to write about."...
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Michael Douglas And Catherine Zeta-Jones Separate

9/1/2013 9:00am EDT
Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones
After nearly 13 years of marriage, A-List spouses Michael Douglas, 68, and Catherine Zeta-Jones, 43, one of Hollywood’s most powerful and admired couples, have decided to take time apart. Insiders explain in this week’s issue of PEOPLE the reason for the sad separation, what went wrong, and what’s next. “Michael and Catherine love each other very much, [but] they’re taking a break,” says one close confidant. Neither has yet made a move toward a legal separation or divorce. Says the confidant: “No legal people are involved whatsoever.”

For years Douglas and Zeta-Jones – with their his-and-h...
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Catherine-Zeta Jones & Michael Douglas Separate

8/28/2013 1:00pm EDT
Catherine-Zeta Jones & Michael Douglas
Catherine-Zeta Jones and Michael Douglas are reportedly "taking a break" in their relationship. But they haven't moved toward a legal separation or filed for divorce.

The couple, who wed 13 years ago and have two children, haven't been photographed together since April. They've been attending red carpet events by themselves (Zeta-Jones promoted "Red 2" solo, for example).

The pair has also been spending their vacations separately - Douglas is currently on a yacht off the coast of Sardinia while Zeta-Jones is home in New York City.

According to People magazine, the A-list duo has decided ...
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The Morning Roundup: Michael Douglas And Catherine Zeta-Jones Split, Matthew McConaughey's Oscar-Worthy Role

8/28/2013 10:00am EDT
Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones
Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones have reportedly split. The couple are reportedly taking a break" from each other for now and neither have filed any legal documents to end their marriage. (More at TMZ)

Canadian singer Michael Buble and his wife, model Luisana Lopilato, welcomed their first child in the wee hours of Tuesday morning. The singer posted an adorable photo of his family on Instagram to announce the good news. (story)

Lamar Odom has returned home after six days of hiding. The NBA star was kicked out of his home by wife Khloe Kardashian over his refusal to go to rehab for...
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Emmy Nominations: 'American Horror Story' Gets 17 Noms, Netflix's 'House Of Cards' Also Dominates

7/18/2013 10:01am EDT
House of Cards
After picking up nine nominations, Kevin Spacey's Netflix series "House Of Cards" will be a big contender at the 2013 Primetime Emmy Awards. The political thriller was recognized in the Outstanding Drama Series category and picked up dramatic acting nominations for its leads, Spacey and Robin Wright. It received a total of nine nominations.

The Netflix series will be facing stiff competition from last year's big winners "Homeland" and "Breaking Bad" as well as "Mad Men", "Game of Thrones" and "Downton Abbey."

In the lead actor category, Spacey will face off against "Homeland's" Damian Lew...
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Cameron Douglas Writes From Prison, Criticizes Criminalization of Addiction

6/20/2013 8:56am EDT
Cameron Douglas
The son of actor Michael Douglas spoke from behind bars to condemn the way our criminal justice system treats drug addicts like him.

Last week, Cameron Douglas – who is serving a nine-and-a-half-year sentence for drug law violations – wrote a stinging op-ed that was published and picked up by hundreds of media sources.  Douglas, son of actor Michael Douglas, offered a compelling critique of the U.S. justice system and the way it harshly punishes people who are struggling with drug addiction.

Douglas wrote that he "seem(s) to be trapped in a vicious cycle of relapse and repeat, as most add...
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'Breaking Bad' & 'The Big Bang Theory' Rule Critics' Choice Television Awards - See Photos & Winners

6/11/2013 9:09am EDT
Kaley Cuoco
"Breaking Bad" and "The Big Bang Theory" won big at Monday night's Critics' Choice Television Awards, winning Best Drama Series and Best Comedy Series, respectively.  "Game Of Thrones" was also crowned best drama, sharing the title with the AMC series.

"Breaking Bad" star Bryan Cranston, who plays drug-dealing chemistry teacher Walter White, won the Best Actor in a Drama Series trophy. Tatiana Maslany won Best Actress in a Drama for her role in BBC's sci-fi hit "Orphan Black."

"Big Bang Theory" star Kaley Cuoco (pictured above) won Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy, sharing the accolade...
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Michael Douglas Vows To Fight For Overhaul Of US Legal System

6/10/2013 3:32pm EDT
Cameron Douglas
In a recent interview in Britain's Event Magazine, academy award winning actor Michael Douglas vowed to fight for a complete overhaul of America's legal system. This comes on the heels of his son Cameron losing his appeal, and affirming his nine and a half year sentence for drug charges.

The story of Cameron Douglas is a sad one. Last April, the  U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld his conviction and refused to overturn it after he was caught with a small amount of drugs for personal use while in prison. Cameron is likely to stay in prison until the year 2018. In January of 2010, Southern...
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Oral Sex Did Not Cause Michael Douglas's Throat Cancer, According To Rep

6/4/2013 12:34pm EDT
Michael Douglas
A representative of actor Michael Douglas has spoken out to clarify the star's comments in a recent interview with Britain's The Guardian newspaper, saying that the actor's quotes about developing throat cancer were misconstrued.

Douglas said that he originally thought the cancer was brought on by the stress of his son Cameron's drug conviction in 2010; and he discounted his past years of drinking and smoking as the cause.

"Without wanting to get too specific, this particular cancer is caused by HPV (human paillomavirus), which actually comes about from cunnilingus... I mean, I did worry ...
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The Morning Roundup: A Very Bloody 'Game Of Thrones,' Michael Douglas On Oral Sex, Amanda Bynes Kicked Out

6/4/2013 10:41am EDT
Game of Thrones
"Game of Thrones" shocked viewers Sunday night (the ones who haven't read the books) in season 3's penultimate episode, "The Rains of Castamere." The episode's title was named for the show's Lannister family, whose current patriarch, Lord Tywin, once crushed an uprising from two allies, House Tarbeck and House Reyne. Tywin left both houses in ruin, destroying them entirely and sending a message to everyone in the realm that you don't mess with the Lannisters. The song "The Rains of Castamere" was written as a tribute to the event and became synonymous with the family. So when it plays somew...
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