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DVD Review: 'The Spoils Of Babylon'

3/15/2016 10:00am EDT
DVD Review: 'The Spoils Of Babylon'
Ready to tackle a sweeping epic all in the name of comedy? Then follow us as we check out the new to DVD series "The Spoils of Babylon" out now from Anchor Bay Home Entertainment. We see if the spoils have humor below!

Title: "The Spoils of Babylon"

Grade: 2 1/2

Cast: Tobey Maguire, Kristen Wiig, Tim Robbins

Director: Matt Piedmont

Rating: Not Rated

Runtime: 138 minutes

Release Company: Anchor Bay Home Entertainment


The Flick: More unfunny bits than hilarious ones, there is still some fun to be had within the wide walls of "The Spoils of Babylo...

Tobey Maguire Flips Los Angeles Mansion

2/19/2015 9:15am EST
House Flippers Tobey Maguire & Wife List Los Angeles Mansion For
Tobey Maguire and his wife are looking to make a profit on a Los Angeles mansion they bought one year ago. The couple purchased the six-bedroom property in Brentwood, Calif., in January 2014 for $8.45 million. They have now listed the property at $10.25 million.

The "Spider-Man" star and jewelry designer Jennifer Meyer Maguire purchased the home as an investment. The property was previously owned by Ricki Lake, who bought it from former "Friends" star Courteney Cox in 2002 for $5.6 million.

According to, the Colonial-style home is 6,320-square-feet and was originally built in ...

Celebrities That Turn 40 In 2015

1/1/2015 10:00am EST
Celebrities That Turn 40 In 2015
Welcome to 2015 – Big milestones start at around forty so we thought we'd take a look back to the year of 1975 to see who was born that year and what major events transpired.

In 1975 the Vietnam War officially ended as communist forces took Saigon. The average price of gasoline that year was .72 cents while work on the Alaska Pipe Line began. Other historic notes included BIC's launch of the first disposable razor; Microsoft became a registered trademark; Motorola obtained the first portable mobile phone patent; the Altair 8800 microcomputer was released and Ex-teamster boss Jimmy Hoffa va...

'Labor Day' Review: An Erotic, Sensual Love Story And Perfect Date Movie

1/30/2014 6:43pm EST
'Labor Day' Review: An Erotic, Sensual Love Story And Perfect Da
Simply put, 'Labor Day' is a beautiful, erotic, love story - that will give you a very strong desire to eat a piece of pie.

'Labor Day' is directed and written by Jason Reitman ('Juno', 'Thank You For Smoking', 'Up In The Air') based on a novel by Joyce Maynard ('To Die For').

The film takes place in the 1980's over the Labor Day weekend, hence the title.

Kate Winslet plays Adele, a very lonely divorcee who lives with her teenage son Henry (Gattlin Griffith).  This is a woman that wears unhappiness on her face - she rarely goes out and when she does, it's usually to the local market. And...

What You Should Know about "The Great Gatsby"

5/23/2013 11:45am EDT
Before you run out and see the new film,The Great Gatsby, here are three things you should know about The Great Gatsby.

1.Leonardo DiCaprio Was Eeluctant o Play Jay Gatsby
Leonardo DiCaprio told Good Morning America that at first he was reluctant to play the role of Jay Gatsby because he said, "everyone has their own interpretation about these characters." Leo said he eventually was drawn to "the idea of a man who came from absolutely nothing, who created himself solely from his own imagination." He said he enjoyed playing a character who was completely obsessed with a dream.

2. There Was...

Celebrity Quotes: Tobey Maguire's Got Game & More

5/11/2013 3:28pm EDT
Tobey Maguire
Tobey Maguire: "I played well and the President nicknamed me The Beast and, by the end of the three games, of which we won two out of three... he named me the MVP (most valuable player) of our team... He was a great leader of our team; he communicated very well, he was very encouraging... We were struggling in the third game... we were down and the President stepped up... and won the game for us." Actor Tobey Maguire on playing basketball with Barack Obama and George Clooney against a team led by Don Cheadle.

Don Cheadle: "There was a letter that showed up, it was a memo about no eye conta...

5 Ballin' Celebrity Investment Ventures

4/28/2013 11:00am EDT
Lady Gaga
Celebrity investors have the ability to bring notoriety to an item or cause, as well as a large budget to invest in its success. Because of this, celebrities are often far more successful than people with small budgets and no fame to contribute to their investment's success. Even dental offices like could benefit from having celebrity backing as the exposure they get is incredible. Here are some of the stars who have scored big on investments.

1. Lady Gaga: Monster Investor

Perhaps aware that her special brand of fame would be short-lived, Lady Gaga began to make investments imm...

Tobey Maguire's Role Cut From 'Life Of Pi'

9/5/2012 2:25pm EDT
Tobey Maguire
Actor Tobey Maguire's part in new movie Life Of Pi has been axed.

The Spider-Man star was set to play a writer who interviews the title character in the upcoming film adaption, directed by Oscar winner Ang Lee.

However, his performance will now remain on the editing room floor because studio bosses felt the famous movie star's presence disrupted the flow of the project, which primarily features a cast of unknowns.

In a statement to The Hollywood Reporter, Lee says, "To be consistent with the other casting choices made for the film; I decided to go with an entirely international cast. ...

Selena Gomez, Courteney Cox & Tons Of Stars Mingle At Joel Silver's Memorial Day Beach Party

5/29/2012 9:44am EDT
Selena Gomez
Apparently producer Joel Silver's Memorial Day party in Malibu, Calif., was the place to be on Sunday. Stars including teen sensation Selena Gomez, venerable actor Robert Downey Jr., and songstress Barbra Streisand soaked up the sun and mingled with each other on the beachfront property.

Selena showed up without her boyfriend Justin Bieber, who is wanted for questioning by L.A. police over an alleged scuffle with a photographer over the weekend. Selena wore a wore a cheerful smiley face gray dress.

"Twilight" star Ashley Greene attended in a bright red summer gown, while "Glee" star Diann...

George Clooney's Fundraiser For President Obama Rakes In $15 Million

5/11/2012 12:48pm EDT
George Clooney
George Clooney gave President Barack Obama's re-election campaign a huge boost after making $15 million at a fundraiser on Thursday night.

The Oscar-winning hunk invited 150 celebrities and VIPs to the dinner at his Los Angeles mansion in a bid to raise donations to help Obama get into office for a second term when America goes to the polls in November .

Superstars including Barbra Streisand, Robert Downey Jr., Tobey Maguire, Eddie Murphy, Billy Crystal, Salma Hayek and Jack Black were out in force for the event, which cost a $40,000 -a-head.

The dinner raised $6 million while online ...

Do You Miss Tobey Maguire As Spider-Man?

5/4/2012 6:17pm EDT
Another official trailer has hit the net for "The Amazing Spider-Man," building the anticipation for the films July 3rd release. The trailer touches on Peter Parker's struggle to find out the truth about his parents, while winning over the heart of his childhood crush Gwen Stacy played by Emma Stone, and battling Dr. Connor's alter ego, the Lizard.

The new film looks very exciting and has lots of action. But, I honestly miss Tobey Maguire as Spider-man. Don't get me wrong, I love the whole idea behind the reboot and Andrew Garfield, but I'm still somewhat attached to the trilogy and To...

Can 'Avengers,' 'Dark Knight Rises,' And 'Amazing Spider-Man' Make 2012 The Best Movie Summer Ever?

5/2/2012 2:07pm EDT
The Avengers
The movie industry earned $4.3 billion last summer at the U.S. box office to make it the best summer ever (I thought piracy was killing the industry?) but don't expect the mark to last for long. There's a team of superhero movies coming along, and each one could break records.

The Dark Knight Rises and The Avengers look to score over $400 million each and should be boosted with IMAX and 3D premiums. Thus far, The Avengers have already made $218 million overseas. There's also PIXAR's Brave and The Amazing Spider-Man - Pixar is always good for a cash infusion, but we'll have to wait and see ...

10 Book-To-Film Adaptations To Look Out For In 2012

3/20/2012 11:00am EDT
Being Flynn still
2012 is shaping up to be a very literate year in motion pictures. Over 30 films on the release schedule are based on books, short stories or comic books. Below are 10 of the most notable.


Based on: Another Bullsh*t Night in Suck City by Nick Flynn

Basic plot: A guy who works at a homeless shelter finds his estranged, alcoholic, deadbeat dad wandering in one night.

Starring: Robert DeNiro, Paul Dano, Julianne Moore

Director: Paul Weitz

Why it’ll make you thankful: I’m guessing your father isn’t in a homeless shelter…

Release date: Opened March 2 (limited)


29-Year-Old Kirsten Dunst Is Afraid She Won't 'Find Someone To Have Kids With'

11/30/2011 11:00am EST
Kirsten Dunst
Kirsten Dunst is desperately looking for a guy to spend the rest of her life with because she worries about missing out on parenting.

The actress admits she always hoped she would have a lot more "figured out" by the time she reached 30, but she still hasn't found Mr. Right.

Dunst, who has romanced actors Jake Gyllenhaal and Tobey Maguire and rocker Johnny Borrell, tells Lucky magazine, "Until you have a kid, you're just looking for your partner. And guys have a Peter Pan vibe. They're 35 and they act like they're 25. That's what scares me about being in my 30s - not finding someone to ha...

Tobey Maguire Agrees To Pay $80,000 To Settle Poker Game Lawsuit

11/29/2011 8:45am EST
Tobey Maguire
Tobey Maguire has settled a lawsuit relating to his high-stakes poker winnings, according to multiple reports.

A bankruptcy trustee named the star in a lawsuit in March, alleging he won over $300,000 from disgraced investor Bradley Ruderman, who is serving a 10-year federal prison sentence for tax and wire fraud.

The plaintiff claimed Maguire's windfall at a series of unlicensed poker games in 2007 and 2008 came from funds stolen from investors who had been lured into an illegal Ponzi scheme by Ruderman.

The actor fired back with a countersuit, arguing that he should not have to hand bac...

Ellen DeGeneres & Portia De Rossi To Launch Vegan Eatery In LA

10/29/2011 3:30pm EDT
Ellen DeGeneres & Portia De Rossi
TV personality Ellen DeGeneres and her actress wife Portia De Rossi are opening a vegan restaurant in Los Angeles.

The health conscious vegan couple will launch the eatery with fellow celebrity investors singer Chrissie Hynde and "The Hangover II" producer Steve Bing, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

The posh restaurant, located in San Fernando Valley, will feature a menu by celebrity chef Tal Ronnen and an interior designed by Waldo Fernandez, who has decorated homes for clients such as Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, and Tobey Maguire.

This isn't DeGeneres' first foray into the culin...

Blu-ray Review: 'The Cider House Rules'

10/12/2011 10:12am EDT
Cider house Rules photo
Ready to obey the house rules – in Blu-ray? Then check out the review for the Tobey Maguire/Charlize Theron storybook romance "The Cider House Rules" out now on Blu-ray from Lionsgate Home Entertainment.

Title: "The Cider House Rules"

Grade: 3

Cast: Michael Caine, Tobey Maguire, Charlize Theron

Director: Lasse Hallstrom

Rating: PG-13

Runtime: 125 minutes

Release Company: Lionsgate


The Flick: Having missed "The Cider House Rules" the first time around, it was good to catch its award winning wares on Blu-ray. Not that it’s all wine and...

Tobey Maguire To Go To Trial Over Poker Game Lawsuit

7/27/2011 8:32am EDT
Tobey Maguire
Tobey Maguire's legal battle against the bankrupt trustees of convicted conman Bradley Ruderman is heading to trial in January, 2012.

The star is accused of beating Ruderman in a series of unlicensed poker games in California, taking more than $300,000 in winnings from the bankrupt hedge fund manager, who is currently serving time in prison after being convicted of operating a fraudulent Ponzi scheme.

Bankruptcy trustees filed suit against Maguire in June in a bid to recoup money that Ruderman claims to have lost in the illegal games.

The actor has fired back with a countersuit, insistin...

Carey Mulligan 'Terrified' About Her 'Gatsby' Role

7/25/2011 12:44pm EDT
Carey Mulligan
Carey Mulligan has become a nervous wreck while waiting to shoot The Great Gatsby - because director Baz Luhrmann is taking several months to cast her co-stars.

The Brit saw off competition from the likes of Scarlett Johansson and Blake Lively to win the coveted role of Daisy Buchanan in Luhrmann's upcoming adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's classic novel.

She was the Aussie moviemaker's first official casting for the new project, with Leonardo DiCaprio, Tobey Maguire, Joel Edgerton and Isla Fisher subsequently coming on-board over a period of several months.

However, Mulligan admits...

J.K. Simmons To Lead Geriatric 'Hangover' Cast

7/14/2011 10:36am EDT
J.K. Simmons
Spider-Man and Juno star J.K. Simmons is set to lead the cast of a new The Hangover-esque movie for seniors.

The actor, who played newspaper boss J. Jonah Jameson in all three of Tobey Maguire's webslinger movies, will play a method actor who moves into a residential home to research a character in Geezers.

Co-star Breckin Meyer tells, "(He has) to work on an old man character he's about to play... so he moves in. Mayhem ensues with three old guys he meets..."

"It's being described as Cocoon meets Hangover."

Tobey Maguire Produces Checks To Prove Poker Losses

7/11/2011 11:27pm EDT
Tobey Maguiree
Spider-Man star Tobey Maguire has stepped up his fight against allegations he took cash from a convicted conman in unlicensed poker games, insisting he was the one left thousands of dollars out of pocket.

The Hollywood actor is accused of walking away with more than $300,000 in winnings from bankrupt hedge fund manager Bradley Ruderman, who is currently behind bars after he was convicted of operating a fraudulent Ponzi scheme.

Bankruptcy trustees filed suit against Maguire in a bid to recoup money that Ruderman claims to have lost in illegal poker games in California, but the actor hit ba...

Ben Affleck's Rep Slams Poker Loss Claims

7/7/2011 8:32am EDT
Ben Affleck
A representative for Ben Affleck has denied allegations the actor lost hundreds of thousands of dollars to a Hollywood poker ring, branding the reports "complete garbage."

Spider-Man actor Tobey Maguire recently hit headlines after he was sued for allegedly taking more than $300,000 in winnings from bankrupt hedge fund manager Bradley Ruderman, who has been jailed for operating a fraudulent Ponzi scheme.

Maguire was allegedly involved in an illicit poker circuit and rumors suggested fellow actor Affleck was also among those who had taken part in games.

However, a spokesman for the Pear...

Tobey Maguire Says Poker Games Were Just Fun Among Friends

7/1/2011 8:54am EDT
Tobey Maguire
Tobey Maguire has fired back at allegations he took cash from a convicted conman in unlicensed poker games, insisting the card play was no more than fun among friends.

Maguire has been accused of taking more than $300,000 in winnings from bankrupt hedge fund manager Bradley Ruderman, who is currently behind bars after he was convicted of operating a fraudulent Ponzi scheme.

Bankruptcy trustees filed suit against Maguire in a bid to recoup money that Ruderman claims to have lost in illegal poker games in California, but the actor has now filed legal documents, categorically denying that he...

Nick Cassavetes' Lawyer Addresses Poker Game Allegations

6/23/2011 8:15am EDT
Nick Cassavetes
An attorney representing Nick Cassavetes is set to fight allegations the actor/moviemaker took money from a convicted conman in an unlicensed poker game.

It emerged on Wednesday that several stars, including Spider-Man actor Tobey Maguire, have been accused of taking winnings from bankrupt hedge fund manager Bradley Ruderman, who is currently behind bars after he was convicted of operating a fraudulent Ponzi scheme.

Bankruptcy trustees have filed suit against The Notebook director in a bid to recoup money that Ruderman claims to have lost in illegal poker games in California.


Tobey Maguire Sued Over Alleged Poker Game Winnings

6/22/2011 11:38am EDT
Tobey Maguire
Hollywood actor Tobey Maguire is facing legal action over allegations he took money from a convicted conman in unlicensed poker games.

The Spider-Man star has been accused of taking more than $300,000in winnings from bankrupt hedge fund manager Bradley Ruderman, who is currently behind bars after he was convicted of operating a fraudulent Ponzi scheme.

Bankruptcy trustees have filed suit against McGuire in a bid to recoup money that Ruderman claims to have lost in illegal poker games in California, alleging he gave more than $300,000 to the star between 2007 and 2008, according to TMZ.c...

'The Chicago Code' Star Jason Clarke Lands New Role

6/14/2011 12:37am EDT
The Chicago Code
The Chicago Code star Jason Clarke is the next actor from the cancelled FOX show to land a post-show project.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, the former Det. Jarek Wysocki has joined director Baz Luhrmann (Moulin Rouge, Romeo & Juliet)'s adaptation of the classic F. Scott Fitzgerald novel The Great Gatsby. Clarke will play George Wilson.

It will be familiar territory for him: not only is the flick shooting in his native Australia, but one of the members of the star-studded cast is actress Carey Mulligan - who appeared, like Clarke, in Oliver Stone's Wall Street: Money Never Slee...

Top Ten Best Movie Sequels Ever

5/27/2011 12:00pm EDT
Kung-fu panda 2 photo
For all those hoping that both Kung Fu Panda 2 and The Hangover Part II opening this week are better flicks then their predecessors this is the Starpulse list for you. We’ve delved deep into our movie minds to come up with some of the most imaginative, innovative, and just plain kick-ass awesome second outings to ever hit the silver screen. (And yes, being that it’s part of a trilogy, Empire doesn’t count movie geeks!) Move over impressive or perhaps in some cases unimpressive cinematic originals – you’re new 35mm baby brother is here and he makes this look good. Here is our list of the...

Reese Witherspoon Opens Up About Her 'Perfect' Wedding

4/11/2011 1:34pm EDT
Reese Witherspoon
Reese Witherspoon has opened up about her "wonderful" and "perfect" wedding to Hollywood agent Jim Toth last month.

The Legally Blonde star walked down the aisle for a second time on March 26th at her lavish ranch in Ojai, California in front of star guests including Renee Zellweger, Matthew Mcconaughey and Tobey Maguire.

The actress has now spoken out about the big day, telling Britain's Hello! magazine, "The wedding was a wonderful experience. Everything went perfectly, right down to the dress, which I just loved. Monique (Lhuillier, designer) made it specially for me. She's been a fa...

Reese Witherspoon Weds

3/27/2011 10:16am EDT
Jim Toth and Reese Witherspoon
Reese Witherspoon and Hollywood agent Jim Toth officially tied the knot on Saturday. The couple were married in an intimate ceremony at Reese's Libby Ranch property in Ojai, Calif.

The How Do You Know star wore a Monique Lhuillier gown and walked down the aisle with her two children Ava, 11, and Deacon, 7 following behind her.

Reese and the father of her two children, Ryan Phillippe were divorced in 2007 after seven years of marriage. She then had a long relationship with Jake Gyllenhaal, but split in 2009. The pair hooked up while filming Rendition.

Reese began dating her new Hollywood ...

Andrew Garfield Looks Mighty Comfortable In His Spider-Man Suit (Photos)

2/4/2011 8:15am EST
Andrew Garfield Spider Man
Andrew Garfield filmed scenes for the eagerly anticipated next "Spider-Man" movie overnight in downtown Los Angeles.

The actor was head to toe in the infamous blue and red suit which has been updated since Tobey Maguire wore it in the last "Spider-Man" movie, four years ago.

Garfield always dreamed of playing the superhero and even argued with his best friend about who would make the best web-slinger. He admits the casting is a strange twist of fate because he used to practice famous lines from the original 2002 movie with his friend Terry, and each would insist they were the perfect ca...