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Blu-ray Review: 'Gimme Shelter'

5/21/2014 11:30am EDT
Blu-ray Review: 'Gimme Shelter'
How far would you go to get out of a life that has no upside? We’re checking out the new to Blu-ray drama "Gimme Shelter" out now from Lionsgate Home Entertainment. We check out the options below.

Title: "Gimme Shelter"

Grade: 4

Cast: Vanessa Hudgens, Rosario Dawson, Brendan Fraser

Director: Ronald Krauss

Rating: PG-13

Runtime: 101 minutes

Release Company: Lionsgate Home Entertainment


The Flick: What could have just been movie of the week trite is given serious elevation by some of the most arresting acting work from an already stellar...

Brendan Fraser Can No Longer Afford Alimony & Child Support Payments

3/5/2013 9:23am EST
Brendan Fraser
Even celebrities suffer from financial strain. Brendan Fraser is hoping to reduce alimony and child support payments to his ex-wife due to mounting expenses.

Since their 2009 divorce, Fraser has been giving $75,000 to Afton Smith, the mother of his three sons, each month. The actor has asked a Connecticut judge to lower the payments because he can't afford to pay the bill.

Fraser claims he isn't earning as much as he used to, and "medical issues" have been one of the factors.

According to, Fraser submitted documents listing his wages and expenses revealing he makes approximately ...

Producer Sues Brendan Fraser For Extreme Mental Anguish & Physical Pain

7/13/2012 10:09am EDT
Brendan Fraser
A film producer is suing actor Brendan Fraser, accusing the actor of beating him up on two separate occasions.

Todd Moyer claims Fraser got drunk at a hotel in Indianapolis, Indiana, a year ago and started pushing him around and verbally threatening him.

Then on New Year's Eve, Moyer alleges the star repeated the behavior during a meeting about "The Legend of William Tell" when Moyer refused Fraser's request to hire a producer named Charlotte Huggins.

Moyer says Fraser struck him in the chest at least 20 times and he insists he suffered extreme mental anguish and physical pain, accordin...

Brendan Fraser Suing The Producers Of 'Legend Of William Tell: 3D'

5/10/2012 8:11am EDT
Brendan Fraser
Brendan Fraser has filed a $3 million lawsuit against the makers of a new movie about William Tell, amid allegations the planned project has failed to materialize.

The Mummy actor claims producer Todd Moyer hired him to star in The Legend of William Tell: 3D early last year, with the shoot scheduled to begin in October.

Fraser alleges he passed up on several lucrative jobs to commit to the project - which is reportedly still in pre-production due to financing issues.

The actor has now taken legal action and filed papers at Los Angeles County Superior Court, demanding a $2.25 million p...

Brendan Fraser And Paul Haggis Awarded Damages Over 'Crash' Lawsuit

12/21/2011 8:46am EST
Moviemaker Bob Yari has been ordered to pay actor Brendan Fraser and director Paul Haggis $12 million in damages for improperly withholding profits from hit 2004 film Crash.

In 2007, Haggis launched legal action against the movie's producer Yari, claiming he had breached a profit sharing agreement made in 2002 and failed to give him the correct money he is owed.

Superior Court Judge Daniel J. Buckley ruled earlier this year that Yari had breached his contract by "diverting funds to third parties" from the profits of the $100 million -grossing movie.

And Yari has now been ordered to pay...

Jessica Alba Goes Overboard With Sequined Schoolgirl Look

11/8/2011 10:33am EST
Jessica Alba
Last night at the Glamour Women of the Year Awards in New York City Jessica Alba showed up wearing a very sparkly ensemble. The actress paired the sequined blue dress with matching tights and pumps. We think she's just a little too sparkly. What do you think of her look?

The star's recent film, "Spy Kids: All The Time In The World" will be released on DVD and Blu-ray on Nov. 22. The movie centers a retired spy-turned-full-time homemaker (Alba) who gets some unexpected help from her disagreeable twin step-children to thwart a power-mad supervillain who wants to take over the planet.


Vanessa Hudgens Makes Mustard Yellow Look Good

5/14/2011 12:00pm EDT
Vanessa Hudgens
We spotted Vanessa Hudgens in a mustard maxi dress on the way to the "F**k Me I'm Famous" party at the Biolo nightclub in Cannes during the 64th Annual Cannes Film Festival.

Vanessa stars in the upcoming film "Journey 2: The Mysterious Island." The worlds of Jules Verne and Robert Louis Stevenson combine in a sequel to the surprise 2008 3D hit "Journey to the Center of the Earth."

The actress is also set to play a pregnant, homeless teenager upcoming film "Gimme Shelter" opposite Brendan Fraser.

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Vanessa Hudgens To Play Pregnant And Homeless Teenager

5/2/2011 11:26am EDT
Vanessa Hudgens
Vanessa Hudgens is set to play a pregnant, homeless teenager in a dramatic new movie role.

The High School Musical star, 22, has reportedly signed up to star in upcoming film Gimme Shelter opposite Brendan Fraser.

Hudgens will portray Fraser's troubled onscreen daughter, who flees her abusive mother as she searches for her biological father.

The movie will mark Hudgens' transition to more dramatic roles following turns in Sucker Punch and Beastly.

Filming is due to begin in Connecticut at the end of May, according to the Hollywood Reporter.

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Keanu Reeves Named The Worst Actor In Hollywood History (See Who Else Sucks)

2/23/2011 9:34am EST
Keanu Reeves
The editors at Complex Media Network just released the "50 Worst Actors in Hollywood History." The list includes some of the worst performances by several well-known actors, including Keanu Reeves, Ashton Kutcher, Vin Diesel and William Shatner.

Check out the top ten below and the full list here.

1. Keanu Reeves
2. Hayden Christensen
3. William Shatner
4. Orlando Bloom
5. Brendan Fraser
6. Hugh Grant
7. Paul Walker
8. David Arquette
9. David Caruso
10. Matthew Lillard

Do you agree with this list? Let us know in the comments.

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Brendan Fraser Is A Little Chubby

10/4/2010 3:00pm EDT
Brendan Fraser
We spotted "The Mummy" star Brendan Fraser looking a little fuller in the tummy area. The actor's face also looked a little rounder as he took part in a photoshoot in New York's TriBeCa district this morning.

The actor gave photographers a broad smile as he walked in the rain. Brendan is in New York rehearsing for his Broadway debut in the play "Elling."

What do you think about Brendan? Does he need to lose the weight or does he look just fine? Let us know in the comments below!

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Matt Dillon Sues Over 'Crash' Profits

10/1/2010 8:45am EDT
Matt Dillon
Hollywood actor Matt Dillon has filed suit against the producers of Oscar-winning movie Crash over allegations he was cheated out of $100,000 in profits.

Dillon appeared in the 2004 film alongside a star-studded cast including Sandra Bullock, Brendan Fraser, Don Cheadle and Thandie Newton, and the movie went on to win three Academy Awards, including the coveted Best Picture prize.

However, Dillon claims he wasn't properly paid for his role in the film, which grossed around $98 million worldwide and only found out when his accountants discovered an inaccuracy during a 2006 audit of his co...

'Journey To The Center Of The Earth' Sequel Shaping Up Without Brendan Fraser

7/20/2010 11:00am EDT
Josh Hutcherson
Journey to the Center of the Earth looked like another Brendan Fraser franchise where he’d fight magical creatures, a la The Mummy. However, the sequel is going ahead with Josh Hutcherson as the star. Hutcherson played the son in Fraser’s adventure, so now he’s taking the lead.

“The movie’s going to be based around Josh, based around him now as a 17-year-old,” director Brad Peyton said. “The idea is that in the first one, he was kind of like a little kid. Now he feels like, ‘I didn’t get credit for that. I was just along for the ride but now I want mine.’ We try to bring it back to what I ...

Lynn Redgrave Laid To Rest

5/9/2010 5:00pm EDT
Friends and family of Lynn Redgrave, including her sister Vanessa Redgrave and Liam Neeson, turned out to pay their last respects to the actress at her funeral on Saturday.

The Oscar-nominated Georgy Girl star died at her home in New York last week following a seven-year battle with breast cancer.

Mourners paid their respects to the actress during a private ceremony on Saturday at the First Congregational Church of Kent in Connecticut.

Redgrave was later laid to rest in a wicker coffin covered in spring flowers at St. Peter's Cemetery in Lithgow, New York - the same place her mothe...

'Nightmare On Elm Street' Trumps 'Dragon' At Box Office

5/3/2010 8:38am EDT
Nightmare On Elm Street
Horror icon Freddy Krueger killed competition at the box office at the weekend as "A Nightmare On Elm Street" debuted at the top spot with $32 million in earnings.

Twenty-five years after Robert Englund debuted as the serial killer who murders teens in their dreams, "Watchmen" actor Jackie Earle Haley slips on the famous Freddy mask for another sequel.

Haley's remake is the 10th "Nightmare on Elm Street" movie in the franchise, which has also spawned two TV series.

Meanwhile, family film "How to Train Your Dragon" slips from first to second place, adding $10.8 million to its new six-week...

Why Isn't Tyler Perry A Bigger Star?

4/13/2010 1:30pm EDT
tyler perry
Tyler Perry is one of the most prolific filmmakers in recent memory, perhaps the most prolific. Not only does he release movies at an alarming rate, but most of them are deep, well-balanced projects that depict the world with a haunting accuracy. More impressive still is the fact that Perry writes and appears in most of his movies, giving him a skill-set that his contemporaries (with the possible exception of Quentin Tarantino) can only dream of.

Why is it, then, that Tyler Perry isn’t mentioned alongside Tarantino, Peter Jackson, or Christopher Nolan when people talk about big-name Hollyw...

Trailer Talk: This Week In Movies 'Clash Of The Titans,' 'The Last Song' & More

3/29/2010 8:55am EDT
Why Did I Get Married Too
I’m going to see “Clash of the Titans” this week but honestly I’m not terribly excited about the film. To me it seems like your run-of-the-mill epic action/fantasy with loads of computer generated effects and explosions. I have yet to see a preview that has made me think this movie has anything special to offer. The only things that have my attention are the amusing tagline “Damn the Gods,” and the presence of Sam Worthington, Liam Neeson, and Ralph Fiennes. As a critic though, I often approach films with the hope that they will prove my preexisting notions wrong, and “Clash of the Tita...

'Valentine's Day' & Other Movies With Star-Studded Casts

2/12/2010 2:50pm EST
Ah, Valentine's Day weekend, the perfect time for Hollywood to embrace the mainstream audience by giving them cheesy and wonderful romantic comedies to prepare for the big day of love. This year the aptly named "Valentine's Day" is perfectly timed to get big notice, but one of the first things that impresses viewers is seeing the celebrity cast involved. It seems like almost every major actor is involved with this project, including Julia Roberts, Jamie Foxx, Ashton Kutcher, Bradley Cooper, Jessica Alba, Anne Hathaway, Jennifer Garner, Patrick Dempsey, and on and on with at least ten other ...

'Extraordinary Measures' Red Carpet Premiere: Harrison Ford, Keri Russell & More

1/22/2010 9:15am EST
Red-Carpet Premiere: Extraordinary Measures
Starpulse hit the red carpet for the LA premiere of Extraordinary Measures. Brendan Fraser, Harrison Ford and Keri Russell were all in attendance, along with some other fresh faces!

The cast of the hit ABC show, "Modern Family", strutted their stuff down the carpet, as well as the real-life John and Aileen Crowley.

Calista Flockhart also made an appearance at the premiere looking classy as ever, while actor Jared Harris' date was looking anything but simple.

This film is predicted to be the most heart-warming film of 2010 and we cannot disagree.

Make sure to check out Extraordinar...

Trailer Talk: This Week In Movies -'Legion,' 'Extraordinary Measures' & More

1/18/2010 12:36pm EST
In a rare feat, I was able to catch two movies last week that came out in theaters: "The Lovely Bones" and "The Book of Eli." I didn't really care for "The Lovely Bones" however

I very much enjoyed "The Book of Eli." To get a more detailed look at my thoughts check out my reviews here on Starpulse.

This week features a bizarre mix of movies including the religious thriller "Legion," the silly family film "Tooth Fairy," the emotional drama "Extraordinary Measures," and the coming-of- age story "To Save a Life."


After losing faith in humanity, God sends his legion of angels ...

Celebrity Birthdays, December 3

12/3/2009 3:00am EST
Julianne Moore
Happy Birthday to:

"Blindness" star Julianne Moore (1960)

"Family Ties" actor Brian Bonsall (1981)

"My Girl" star Anna Chlumsky (1980)

"Charmed" witch Holly Marie Combs (1973)

Movie star Brendan Fraser (1968)

Actor Steve Harris (1965)

"Kill Bill" 1 and 2 actress Daryl Hannah (1960)

Self-proclaimed "Prince of @#$%!@# Darkness" Ozzy Osbourne (1948)

French director Jean-Luc Godard (1930)

Singer Andy Williams (1930)

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Rockin' and Reelin': Seven Spectacular Movie Concerts

7/7/2009 10:00am EDT
School of Rock
Pull out your lighter, turn up the volume, and get ready to throw up the horns. This jammin' compilation is my top seven compilation of climactic movie concerts. Why seven? Seven is a nice odd number.

When I first decided to form a list of top movie concerts, I thought having a wealth of film knowledge would help me out. Sitting down to draft the list however, I found myself at a loss for ideas. I couldn't see the forest for the trees, and plots sat jumbled together in my head.

After thinking for a few days and taking a stroll through my neighborhood Blockbuster's going out of bu...

Check Out 'Inkheart' On DVD June 23

6/19/2009 6:39am EDT
When Mo Folchart reads a story, the characters leap off the page. Literally. And that's a problem. Mo must somehow use his special powers to send the interlopers back to their world - and save ours.

If ever a task was easier read than done, this is it. Mo and his daughter Meggie, aided by friends real and fictional, plunge into a thrilling quest that pits them against diabolical villains, fantastic beasts and dangers at every turn.

Brendan Fraser leads a splendid cast (including Academy Award winners Helen Mirren and Jim Broadbent) in an all-fun, all-family film of Cornelia Funke's b...

The Best and Worst Young Adult Fantasy Movies

1/23/2009 10:09am EST
One of the reasons studios love to make movies from popular young adult (YA) books is that their built-in fanbases are almost guaranteed to flood the theaters in order to see their favorite characters come to life - and drag their parents along for the ride. The downside is that Hell hath no fury like a fangirl scorned, and walking the line between staying true to the beloved source material and making a decent movie isn't always easy. Like many others, Inkheart, opening January 23, starring Brendan Fraser, is based on a widely acclaimed novel.

Here we take a look at some of the ot...

Celebrity Birthdays, December 3

12/3/2008 3:00am EST
Julianne Moore
Happy Birthday to "Family Ties" actor Brian Bonsall (1981), "My Girl" star Anna Chlumsky (1980), "Charmed" witch Holly Marie Combs (1973), movie star Brendan Fraser (1968), figure skater Katarina Witt (1965), actor Steve Harris (1965), actress Julianne Moore (1960), "Kill Bill" 1 and 2 actress Daryl Hannah (1960), self-proclaimed "Prince of @#$%!@# Darkness" Ozzy Osbourne (1948), French director Jean-Luc Godard (1930), singer Andy Williams (1930), and author Joseph Conrad (1857; d.1924).

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'The Mummy: Tomb Of The Dragon Emperor' Conquers DVD & Blu-ray Dec. 16

11/10/2008 6:00pm EST
The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor
The awe-inspiring adventure of the year with breathtaking visual effects is available to own on December 16, 2008 when The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor hits store shelves in a Deluxe two-disc Edition on DVD and Blu-ray™ Hi-Def from Universal Studios Home Entertainment. The latest chapter in one of the highest-grossing film franchises of all time, The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor includes riveting action, non-stop suspense, epic battle scenes, cinematic pyrotechnics and an international all-star cast: Brendan Fraser (Journey to the Center of the Earth 3-D), Jet Li (The Forbidden K...

Check Out 'Journey To The Center Of The Earth 3D,' Now On DVD

10/29/2008 7:00am EDT
Journey to the Center of the Earth
Brendan Fraser stars in the action-packed adventure Journey to the Center of the Earth 3D based on the Jules Vern Classic that is sure to deliver fun for the whole family!

On a hunch to find the center of the earth, Trevor Anderson (Fraser), his nephew and their tour guide make a breakthrough discovery that launches them on a thrilling journey into the unknown. On a scramble to find their way back, the group travels through a never-before-seen world encountering creatures and objects never imagined.

Check out the official website HERE!

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Slideshow: August Film Stars

8/5/2008 8:51am EDT
House Bunny
August's films are chock full of stars. The last month of summer is full of comedies, dramas and action flicks starring some of our favorite celebrities:

Brendan Fraser in The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor in theaters now

-Brendan Fraser Pictures

Blake Lively in Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2 Aug. 6

-Blake Lively Pictures

James Francoin Pineapple Express Aug. 6

-James Franco Pictures

Penelope Cruz in Elegy Aug. 8 (limited release)

-Penelope Cruz Pictures

Robert Downey J...

Despite Jet Li's Would-Be Resurrection, 'The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor' Still Flops

8/1/2008 9:26am EDT
The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor
(Hollywoodchicago) – The threequel that culminates with “The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor” is so hackneyed that the main star of the previous two films – Brendan Fraser – wasn’t even enough any more to sell audiences on a third return. Universal Studios needed to enlist co-star Jet Li to even stand a fighting chance and take the mood the Asian way.

Jet Li as the vicious emperor comes back to life in “The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor,” which races from the catacombs of ancient China high into the spectacular Himalayas.

Photo credit: Digital Domain, copyright Universal Stu...

Check Out Pics From Brendan Fraser's Day At Universal Studios Hollywood

7/31/2008 5:00pm EDT
Brendan Fraser
Brendan Fraser, star of The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor, greeted guests at Universal Studios Hollywood and took a spin on “Revenge of The Mummy – The Ride” roller coaster on Sunday, July 27

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Brendan Fraser To Greet Guests At Universal Studios Hollywood This Sunday

7/25/2008 9:21am EDT
Brendan Fraser
Brendan Fraser, star of Universal Pictures' eagerly anticipated summer blockbuster, The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor makes a special guest appearance at Universal Studios Hollywood to meet fans and join them for a spin on the popular " Revenge of the Mummy—The Ride" thrill ride roller coaster on Sunday, July 27 at 4:00 p.m.

Flanked by a brigade of marching mummies, Brendan Fraser will greet fans at the "Revenge of the Mummy—The Ride" and entertain their many questions as well as preview a clip of the film. Guests attending the event will also have a chance to win tickets to atte...