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'Once' Leads 2012 Tony Awards With 11 Nominations

May 1st, 2012 11:57am EDT
Once
Hit musical Once is leading the way at this year's Tony Awards after scooping 11 nominations.

The popular show has garnered nods across the board including the coveted Best Musical category at the 66th annual prize giving, which honors the best on Broadway. Once will go up against Leap of Faith, Newsies and Nice Work If You Can Get It for the top prize.

Meanwhile Clybourne Park, Other Desert Cities, Peter and the Starcatcher and Venus in Fur will all compete for the Best Play accolade.

Hollywood star Philip Seymour Hoffman is nominated in the Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading ...
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Frank Langella Slept With Elizabeth Taylor & Rita Hayworth

March 12th, 2012 8:38am EDT
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Frank Langella has opened up about his sexual conquests in his new memoir, revealing he bedded Elizabeth Taylor and Rita Hayworth.

The actor comes clean about his penchant for actresses in "Dropped Names: Famous Men and Women as I Knew Them," which details his love affairs with some of Hollywood's most famous stars.

In an excerpt, obtained by the New York Post, he confesses to having a seven-week fling with Hayworth during the making of 1972 film "The Wrath of God" and also recalls a slew of dates with tragic movie icon and then-69-year-old Taylor.

He writes, "She was fragile, tender and...
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Laurence Fishburne To Play Perry White In New Superman Film 'Man Of Steel'

August 3rd, 2011 2:00pm EDT
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Entertainment Weekly is reporting that Laurence Fishburne has been tapped to play the hard-nosed editor-in-chief of the Daily Planet, Perry White, in the new Superman film Man of Steel.

The film will also star Henry Cavill as Superman/Clark Kent, Amy Adams as Lois Lane, Kevin Costner and Diane Lane as Superman's adoptive parents Jonathan Kent and Martha Kent, and Michael Shannon as antagonist General Zod.

Perry White was famously played by the late Jackie Cooper in the original film series and by Frank Langella in Superman Returns.

Fishburne recently left his spot on CSI after two years ...
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'Two Jews on Film' Review: 'Unknown' - Only one Finds This Thriller Thrilling (Video)

February 18th, 2011 10:18am EST
Unknown
What if you know deep down, who you really were, but couldn't prove it? And what if someone else - someone you didn't know- claimed to be you and everyone believed him? That is the dilemma Dr. Martin Harris (Liam Neeson) faces in the film 'Unknown'.

Dr. Martin Harris, a botanist, arrives with his wife, Liz (January Jones) at the Hotel Adion in Berlin for a biotechnology summit. When Martin realizes that his briefcase was left behind at the airport, he grabs a cab and rushes back to retrieve it. But fate has other plans for our doc. En route, there's a terrible accident and the taxi, th...
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Review: 'All Good Things' 'Two Jews On Film' Give A High Bagel Rating To This Film (Video)

December 9th, 2010 11:59am EST
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'All Good Things' is an extraordinary story about love, obsession, family, madness and murder set against the backdrop of a New York real estate dynasty...the Durst family...in the 1980's. The film, directed by Andrew Jarecki (Capturing the Friedmans) is inspired by the true story of the son, Robert Durst, who was suspected of but never tried for the murder of his wife Kathie who disappeared in 1982 and was never found. This is the most notorious missing person's case in New York history. Ryan Gosling brilliantly portrays David Marks (Robert Durst) peeling away the layers of his charac...
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Kirsten Dunst Wears A Big Ol Sports Bra Underneath A Black Lace Dress

December 2nd, 2010 10:00am EST
Kirsten Dunst
Kirsten Dunst appeared at the "All Good Things" New York City premiere yesterday wearing a very unflattering dress. In addition to the white cuffs, the dress reveals what looks to be a sports bra underneath. If you're going to show undergarments, make sure they're sexy!

The wealthy heir to a prominent real-estate magnate becomes caught up in a high-profile murder investigation in "All Good Things," inspired by the real-life case of Robert Durst, who was suspected of murdering his wife, Kathie, after she vanished without a trace in 1982.

Warned by his father (Frank Langella) that the comm...
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Review: 'Two Jews On Film' Split On 'Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps' (Video)

September 27th, 2010 8:15am EDT
Money Never Sleeps
"Money Never Sleeps" is the long awaited sequel to "Wall Street." The film is directed by the always interesting Oliver Stone and it was written by Allan Loeb and Stephen Schiff. It stars Michael Douglas, reprising his role as Gordon Gekko, Shia LaBeouf, Josh Brolin, Frank Langella, and Carey Mulligan. The global economy teeters on the brink of disaster. For some people, that is a very good thing. For others, not so much. It opened in theaters September 24th. Check out our bagel count.
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In 'Money Never Sleeps' Greed Is No Good

September 24th, 2010 10:22am EDT
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Usually it is unnecessary when a film’s writers slip its title into a line of dialogue. “Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps” has an exact moment like this, although thankfully, the statement is poignant rather than extraneous. In this sequence, Gordon Gekko (Michael Douglas) compares money to a restless mistress that never is satisfied, hence the “Money Never Sleeps” subtitle. What makes this sentence important though is its connection to the theme of greed, which permeates the entire movie.

It is clear that the director Oliver Stone has an objective he is seeking to accomplish by telling...
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Get 'The Box' on Blu-ray, DVD & Download On Feb. 23

February 19th, 2010 7:00am EST
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Screen siren Cameron Diaz and former X-Man James Marsden star in the supernatural horror picture The Box, directed by Donnie Darko cult fave Richard Kelly.

The film's premise involves a strange and ominous box granted to a young couple by a mysterious stranger (Frank Langella). They are informed that pressing various buttons on the box will grant them riches while killing a person unknown to them in the process. Executive produced by Ted Hamm, the film was adapted by Kelly from Richard Matheson's 1970 short story "Button, Button."

Check out the official website HERE!

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2009 Oscar Predictions: Who Should Win & Who Will Win

February 20th, 2009 10:42am EST
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After months of speculation, it's finally time to man up and throw down with some hardcore Oscar predictions. But before we tell you who will and should win the Oscar on Sunday night, let's address the whole secrecy notion surrounding this year's event.

You may not have heard (which is probably part of the point) but the Academy has decided to surround this year's ceremony in mystery. Mainly, they've refused to reveal who will be presenting Oscars this year and have gone so far as to forbid its presenters from appearing on the red carpet. Why? Because they think fashionistas will b...
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'Deadspin' Founder Will Leitch & Starpulse's Mike Ryan Debate The 81st Academy Awards

February 18th, 2009 10:52am EST
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Special guest Will Leitch, Deadspin founder and current contributing editor at New York Magazine, and our own Mike Ryan have taken their Oscar disagreements public in a series of open letters debating this Sunday's telecast of the 81st Annual Academy Awards.

An Academy Awards telecast that Mike will be live blogging this Sunday night at 8:30 PM EST, in real-time, here on Starpulse.

Mr. Leitch,

"Slumdog Millionaire is the film world's first globalized masterpiece." Joe Morgenstern - Wall Street Journal

"Slumdog Millionaire is a ruthlessly effective paean to destin...
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An Idiot's Guide To The Oscar's Best Actor Award

January 28th, 2009 10:16am EST
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(TJAGS is a weekly column) "Whatever happens, whether it includes Mickey or I, or not, at this next thing ... we know that the TV people have got their dog fight. But, they're idiots."

- Sean Penn, during his acceptance speech for Best Actor at the Screen Actors Guild Award Ceremony

I am not what Sean Penn would probably classify as a "TV person" (I do like TV, though, if that's what he meant); luckily though, I am kind of an idiot. So, yeah Sean, you're right! We do have a dogfight for the Best Actor Academy Award on February 22. In fact, if recent reports are to be believed, it ...
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Oscar Nomination Reaction: The Snubs, Surprises & Who Shouldn't Have Been Nominated

January 23rd, 2009 9:55am EST
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There's nothing better than a good surprise on Oscar morning, and this year we had one in almost every category. Before we get to the snubs, the surprises and who shouldn't be nominated, let's take a look at what type of a morning this was:

This was the morning that The Academy once again showed how out-of-touch it is. By not dominating "The Dark Knight", the Oscars continued to show that it doesn't care about nominating movies people actually like. There was absolutely no reason this film shouldn't get nominated: It has a 94% percent rating on Rotten Tomatoes, it got an A from audi...
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Slideshow: 2009 Oscar Best Picture Nominees

January 22nd, 2009 9:39am EST
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The 5 nominations for 2009 Oscar Best Picture are The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Frost/Nixon, Milk, The Reader and Slumdog Millionaire. Click through the slideshow of photos from the nominees and let us know who you think should win by leaving a comment below!

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The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

Starring Brad Pitt, Cate Blanchett & more

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Who do YOU think should win Best Picture? Leave a comment below!

Full list of 2009 Academy Award nominees

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Final Oscar Nominee Predictions

January 21st, 2009 10:46am EST
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The time has come, after several months of campaigning and voting, we're finally set for the big day. No, not the inauguration. Please. We're talking about Oscar morning.

Those fifteen minutes at the crack of dawn where overly-caffeinated celebs awkwardly read the names of the top five in each category. Always gripping. Also, this is prime time for predictions. All the returns are in, the precursor season is over, so there's not excuses left. Without delay, here are my final Oscar Predictions.

Okay, one delay. I should note that I hate being right. I hate getting predictio...
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2009 Early Oscar Nomination Predictions

December 23rd, 2008 12:10pm EST
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The first major precursor award nominations were handed out this morning as the Screen Actors Guild revealed their 15th set of nominations.

This marks the end point of the first phase of the Oscar race as many of the critics awards have been handed out and the more reliable industry awards are starting to trickle in.

This is a perfect time to take a look at the locks, likely nominees, longshots and losers of the Oscar season thus far.

Best Picture

The Locks:

Slumdog Millionaire is the most certain nominee in this category after sweeping through the critics awards, p...
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12 Upcoming Films To See Before Oscar Night

November 12th, 2008 9:52am EST
Revolutionary Road
This year's Oscar race isn't very deep with talent, and at this point there are probably only eight films with a legitimate shot at getting a nod for Best Picture. But those that have a chance at a nomination also have a great chance of winning.

One such film, "The Dark Knight", has already hit screens, but the rest of this group will premiere in the coming weeks as studios scramble to get their prestige pictures on the big screen before the year-end deadline.

Every year, film fans are tormented by the true snobs who catch all these possible nominees before the big awards show att...
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Celebrity Birthdays, January 1

January 1st, 2008 3:00am EST
Michael Imperioli
"New Year's Babies Edition" - Happy Birthday to "Mini-Me" actor Verne Troyer (1969), "Soprano" Michael Imperioli (1966), "Thir13en Ghosts" actress Embeth Davidtz (1966), actress/model Dedee Pfeiffer (1964), Rap DJ Grandmaster Flash (1958), Prolific Puerto Rican film star Luis Guzman (1957), comedian Don Novello a.k.a. "Father Guido Sarducci" (1943), Woodstock generation performer Country Joe McDonald (1942), "Superman Returns" actor Frank Langella (1940), reclusive author J.D. Salinger (1919), baseball's first "Hammerin' Hank" Hank Greenberg (1911; d. 1986), Cuban bandleader Xavier Cugat (...
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Celebrity Birthdays, January 1

January 1st, 2007 3:00am EST
Frank Langella
"New Year's Babies Edition" - Happy Birthday to "Mini-Me" actor Verne Troyer (1969), "Soprano" Michael Imperioli (1966), "Thir13en Ghosts" actress Embeth Davidtz (1966), actress/model Dedee Pfeiffer (1964), Rap DJ Grandmaster Flash (1958), Prolific Puerto Rican film star Luis Guzman (1957), comedian Don Novello a.k.a. "Father Guido Sarducci" (1943), Woodstock generation performer Country Joe McDonald (1942), "Superman Returns" actor Frank Langella (1940), reclusive author J.D. Salinger (1919), baseball's first "Hammerin' Hank" Hank Greenberg (1911; d. 1986), Cuban bandleader Xavier Cugat (...
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"Superman Returns" Soundtrack In Stores June 27; Listen To The Entire Album Right Here!

June 20th, 2006 1:47pm EDT
Superman Returns
The thrilling and dramatic score from Superman Returns, the highly anticipated film featuring the Man of Steel's latest heroic adventure, arrives in stores June 27, with nearly an hour of music from award-winning composer John Ottman (Fantastic Four, X2). The score album will be enhanced with an exclusive video interview with the film's director, Bryan Singer (X2: X-Men United, X-Men, The Usual Suspects), a featurette on the making of the score and two trailers for the film.

- Win a copy of the soundtrack from Starpulse.com (contest ends July 12)

Recorded with a 97-piece orchestr...
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Alfre Woodard To Star in Hallmark Movie

December 16th, 2005 1:48pm EST
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“The Water Is Wide,” a new "Hallmark Hall of Fame" presentation starring Alfre Woodard, Frank Langella and Jeff Hephner will be broadcast Sunday, Jan. 29, on CBS. The drama, spanning 1969 to 1970, is based on the memoir of the same name by New York Times best-selling author Pat Conroy (The Prince of Tides).

The story recounts Conroy's experiences as a young, idealistic and unconventional teacher who strives to bring literacy, knowledge and self-respect to the predominantly poor black children living on a small isolated island off the coast of South Carolina.

Desperate to secure a...
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'Brokeback Mountain,' Others Get LAFCA Awards

December 12th, 2005 10:50am EST
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Brokeback Mountain was voted "Best Picture of the Year" by the Los Angeles Film Critics Association (LAFCA). The runner up was A History of Violence. LAFCA's 31st annual achievement awards ceremony will be held Tuesday, Jan. 17, at the Park Hyatt Hotel in Los Angeles.

Other award winners are:

DIRECTOR: Ang Lee, Brokeback Mountain

- Runner-up: David Cronenberg, A History of Violence

ACTRESS: Vera Farmiga, Down to the Bone

- Runner-up: Judi Dench, Mrs. Henderson Presents

ACTOR: Philip Seymour Hoffman, Capote

- Runner-up: Heath Ledger, Brokeback Mountain

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IFP Announces Gotham Award Nominees

October 27th, 2005 11:43am EDT
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The Independent Film Project (IFP) just announced the nominations for the 15th Annual Gotham Awards. Winners will be awarded at the ceremony on Nov. 30 in New York City. The nominees were selected by three separate nominating committees composed of critics and film programmers. Nominees for “Best Feature” are Brokeback Mountain, Capote, A History of Violence, Keane, and Me and You and Everyone We Know.

The annual Gotham Awards celebrate the authentic voices behind and in front of the camera in films made this year. By recognizing that the best films come from a place that is more fir...
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