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Geena Davis Rejected The Advances Of A Famous Actor

November 8th, 2014 12:02pm EST
Geena Davis
Geena Davis has revealed that Dustin Hoffman advised her not to sleep with her co-stars. The pair starred together in "Tootsie," and Hoffman helped her transition from a Victoria's Secret model to an actress.

Davis explained on "Jimmy Kimmel", "[Hoffman] said, 'Your co-stars are gonna hit on you and you should not to sleep with your co-stars, it's not a good idea... So here's what to say: When they hit on you say, 'I would love to... but I'm afraid it would ruin the sexual tension between us'."

Davis, who currently stars on "Grey's Anatomy," used Hoffman's tips when she was getting to kn...
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15 Unquestionably Creepy Celebrities

October 14th, 2014 2:35pm EDT
15 Unquestionably Creepy Celebrities
Some celebrities are so gloriously good at what they do, even if they don't look particularly disturbing they are really, really creepy.

Christopher Walken has cemented himself as one of the creepiest actors of all time. Maybe it's his pale skin. Maybe it's his giant forehead. Of course, many of the roles he's played have contributed to the creep factor ("The Dead Zone," "A View To A Kill," "At Close Range," "The Prophecy," etc.).

Disturbing fact: Walken was a guest on the yacht of his "Brainstorm" co-car Natalie Wood and her husband, Robert Wagner, when the actress fell overboard and die...
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10 Superstar Actors Who Turned Down Iconic Movie and TV Roles

April 22nd, 2014 3:30pm EDT
Neo - Deal With It
Could you picture Tom Selleck outrunning boulders and beating up Nazis as Indiana Jones? Or lovable high school truant Matthew Broderick brewing up blue meth as Walter White? Highly doubtful, since Harrison Ford and Bryan Cranston’s iconic characters are impossible to play by any other actor no matter how talented or accomplished.

Yet it's surprising to consider how many iconic movies and TV series almost were narrowly miscast with the wrong stars. Even though their careers may have suffered from turning down these blockbuster hits, these characters luckilly found their proper Hollywood vo...
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Oscars: 7 Actors That The Academy Always Seems To Nominate

February 26th, 2014 10:00am EST
Meryl Streep
1. Meryl Streep

Meryl Streep's long and illustrious career has always been the definitive goal of every actress in Hollywood. Streep holds the record for the most nominations for an actress with the academy, a total of 18. She began her streak in 1979 with a nod for Best Supporting Actress in "The Deer Hunter." Since then, Streep has scored big and won accolades as an actress to aspire to, with roles in movies such as "Kramer vs. Kramer," "Sophie's Choice," "Postcards from the Edge," "The Devil Wears Prada," "Julie and Julia" and this year's "August: Osage County."

2. Jack Nicholson

If...
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Top Witches From TV And Movies – Happy Halloween

October 31st, 2013 10:00am EDT
Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker and Kathy Najimy in Hocus Poc
What sort of spell do witches hold over us? We find them fascinating, scary, and often times sexy.

These ladies, and men as well, don't just haunt our dreams, they find shelter in movie theaters and in our living rooms, and we welcome them into our imagination.

So which witches have what it takes to make our list? Let's not waste another moment; it is time to get bewitched, bothered, and bewildered:

Hocus Pocus (1993)

The Sanderson Sisters: Winifred, Sarah and Mary
(Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker, and Kathy Najimy)

Originally planned as a TV movie, "Hocus Pocus" was brought to ...
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Jack Nicholson Not Retiring From Acting, Has No Memory Issues

September 4th, 2013 11:04pm EDT
Jack Nicholson
Contrary to reports, acclaimed actor Jack Nicholson is not retiring.

News that the star has called it quits was reported by several websites and news agencies on Wednesday after a source told website RadarOnline.com that Nicholson has been suffering from memory loss and can no longer remember his lines.

"Jack has - without fanfare - retired," said the anonymous source. "There is a simple reason behind his decision, it's memory loss. Quite frankly, at 76, Jack has memory issues and can no longer remember the lines being asked of him."

But a source close to the 76-year-old movie star has s...
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Jack Nicholson Retires From Acting Over Memory Loss?

September 4th, 2013 11:33am EDT
Jack Nicholson
Renowned thespian Jack Nicholson has reportedly retired from acting.

The 76-year-old film legend is stepping away from movies after a career spanning five decades, which has seen him appear in many iconic films including The Shining, , Easy Rider and Chinatown.

A source told RadarOnline.com: "Jack has - without fanfare - retired. There is a simple reason behind his decision, it's memory loss. Quite frankly, at 76, Jack has memory issues and can no longer remember the lines being asked of him. His memory isn't what it used to be."

Jack's illustrious career has included three Oscar wins, t...
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Watch Jennifer Lawrence's Adorable Encounter With Jack Nicholson After The Oscars

February 26th, 2013 10:13am EST
Jennifer Lawrence
During a backstage interview following the Academy Awards on Sunday night, "Best Actress" winner Jennifer Lawrence was left speechless after a flirty exchange with Jack Nicholson.

The actress, 22, was being interviewed by George Stephanopoulos for a segment for "Good Morning America" when Nicholson, 75, interrupted her from behind, saying: "You did such a beautiful job (in the movie). I don't mean to crash your interview..."

Lawrence then joked, "Yeah, you're being really rude!"
 
Nicholson then commented how she bore a striking resemblance to an old flame of his, prompting her to respond...
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Stars Pay Tribute To Late Los Angeles Lakers Owner Jerry Buss

February 19th, 2013 6:25pm EST
Jerry Buss
Several Hollywood stars paid tribute to Los Angeles Lakers owner Jerry Buss following his death. The real estate mogul and majority owner of the team -- which won 10 NBA titles under his reign and draws numerous celebrities to its home games -- lost his battle with cancer on Monday at age 80.

Playboy magnate Hugh Hefner, actor Rob Lowe and Maroon 5 singer Adam Levine have all paid their respects to Buss via their twitter pages.

"Learned of Laker's owner Jerry Buss death to cancer." Hefner said. "We've lost a longtime friend." And Motley Crue singer Vince Neil added, "RIP to my buddy Dr. J...
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Prepare To Be Tempted: The 12 Best Portrayals Of The Devil In The Movies

January 30th, 2013 4:05pm EST
Elizabeth Hurley in Bedazzled
The Devil is always trying to tempt people to sell their souls, and when he comes in the form of Elizabeth Hurley, who starred as the prince, er, princess of darkness in the 2000 remake of Bedazzled the offer can sometimes be pretty enticing.

Resisting temptation can be pretty tough when it comes to the Devil, especially when he shows up himself, either to blackmail, influence, or just plain collect the souls of those he's won through his deals.

Movie depictions of the dark angel have ranged from serious to hilarious to downright chilling.

Here are our picks for the 12 best portrayals of...
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Louise Fletcher Refuses To Watch Cruel Nurse Ratched Role

October 4th, 2012 10:08pm EDT
Louise Fletcher
Actress Louise Fletcher can't stand to watch her Oscar-winning turn as the tyrannical nurse in One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest because her character was so cruel.

Fletcher picked up the Academy Award for Best Actress for her terrifying portrayal of Nurse Ratched in the 1975 cult classic, starring Jack Nicholson as a patient in a mental asylum.

Despite the acclaim she received for her performance, Fletcher admits she can't bring herself to watch the film due to her character's behavior - especially when she has Nicholson's Randle McMurphy lobotomized.

She tells the Associated Press, "I...
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Top 10 Batman Villains From Comics, TV And The Big Screen

July 19th, 2012 10:01pm EDT
Bane
The final installment of Christopher Nolan's Batman trilogy, The Dark Knight Rises, is upon us; and much like Heath Ledger's Joker the film's villains are once again posed to steal the show.

This time around we'll be reintroduced to three bad guys: Bane, (Tom Hardy), Catwoman (Anne Hathaway) and Ra's al Ghul (Liam Neeson). Both Bane and Catwoman made their first appearances in the original film run that Tim Burton started in the 1990s (and, fortunately, we'll be seeing a much different Bane in TDKR); and Ra's al Ghul returns to the series after his intro in Batman Begins.

But where do the...
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Denise Richards To Make Cameo On Charlie Sheen's 'Anger Management'

April 12th, 2012 9:34am EDT
Denise richards
Charlie Sheen's ex-wife Denise Richards has landed a cameo on his new TV sitcom.

The actress will play one of counselor Sheen's temperamental clients in "Anger Management," when the series debuts this summer.

Richards' character, Lori, is also a potential business partner for the actor's onscreen ex, played by Shawnee Smith.

Sheen's dad Martin Sheen has already landed a guest spot on the show, which is a spin-off to the movie "Anger Management," starring Jack Nicholson and Adam Sandler.
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Jack Nicholson's R.P. McMurphy Role Named Greatest Movie Performance Of All Time

March 20th, 2012 12:35pm EDT
One Flew Over The Cuckoos Nest
Jack Nicholson's Oscar-winning turn in One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest has been voted the greatest movie performance of all time.

The Hollywood veteran's role as R.P. McMurphy, a criminal faking insanity to serve his jail sentence in a mental hospital, came top in a poll by Total Film magazine.

Robert De Niro's acclaimed role as boxer Jake La Motta in 1980's Raging Bull was runner-up, and Daniel Day-Lewis' Oscar-winning portrayal of a turn-of-the-century oil baron in There Will Be Blood came third.

The top five was rounded out by Al Pacino's performance as Mafia boss Michael Corleone ...
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Man Tries To Use Jack Nicholson Photo To Open Bank Account

March 1st, 2012 9:15am EST
Jack Nicholson
Brazilian police have arrested a man who allegedly tried to use a fake identification card bearing a photo of Jack Nicholson to open a bank account.

Bank tellers in the city of Recife alerted authorities to Ricardo Sergio Freire de Barros' actions after he attempted to pass off a famous picture of "The Shining" icon as his own.

He was taken into custody on Tuesday and charged with use of false documents and falsification of a public document.

According to CNN.com, the impostor had been under investigation for fraud for months.

The Nicholson image he used on the fake ID was taken by cele...
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Happy 90th Birthday, Betty White!

January 17th, 2012 9:00am EST
Betty White in The Golden Girls
TV veteran Betty White has a big reason to celebrate on Tuesday - America's favorite Golden Girl turns 90.

Known for her comedic chops and charming wit on hit shows like "Hot in Cleveland," "The Golden Girls" and "The Mary Tyler Moore Show," White boasts a successful career, which now spans seven decades.

And she doesn't appear to be slowing down with age - on Monday night bosses at network NBC paid tribute to the legend's career by airing a star-studded TV special, which featured Hugh Jackman and Carol Burnett, among others, paying tribute to the birthday girl - and she is just about to ...
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'Chinatown' Debuts On Blu-ray April 3rd

January 14th, 2012 8:00am EST
Chinatown
Teeming with murder, corruption, greed and sex, director Roman Polanski’s unforgettable classic CHINATOWN arrives for the first time ever on Blu-ray April 3, 2012 from Paramount Home Media Distribution. Starring Jack Nicholson, Faye Dunaway and John Huston, the film follows an intricate web of deception as private investigator Jake Gittes (Nicholson) unravels a mystery involving water rights that are critical to the development of Los Angeles, as well as unspeakable family secrets. Written by Academy Award® winner Robert Towne, CHINATOWN was nominated for 11 Oscars® and was named by the A...
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'The Shining' Dissected For Hidden Messages In New Documentary

December 29th, 2011 3:28pm EST
The Shining
The alleged subliminal messages moviemaker Stanley Kubrick placed in his 1980 horror movie The Shining are to be explored in a fascinating new documentary, which will debut at the Sundance Film Festival in Utah next month.

Film fans have speculated that the Jack Nicholson movie is packed with clues about the U.S. government's 'faked' moon landing in 1969 and hidden messages about politics and issues of the day.

And now first-time director Rodney Ascher has investigated the theories for his new film Room 237, named after the hotel suite the film's psychic boy is warned not to enter.

As...
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Jack Nichloson Gets Emotional Over Tribute To Director Roger Corman

December 18th, 2011 8:30am EST
Jack Nicholson
Jack Nicholson fought back tears as he paid tribute to the director who gave him his big break in the late 1950s during a recent documentary chat.

The movie legend agreed to sit down for 20 minutes for director Alex Stapleton's Roger Corman film, "Corman's World: Exploits of a Hollywood Rebel," but according to The Hollywood Reporter he became emotional as the memories ticked by.

He ended up spending hours chatting to Stapleton, who says, "After we finished, Jack told me, 'I've only gone on camera one other time for something like this - for Stanley Kubrick.'"

Nicholson's first movie rol...
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'The Blind Side' Tops Most-Rented Movies Of All Time List

December 15th, 2011 8:52am EST
The Blind Side
Sandra Bullock's "The Blind Side" has emerged as the most-rented DVD movie of all time, according to bosses at online film library Netflix.

Officials at the movie delivery service have compiled a group of the Top Ten Most-Rented Movies of All Time and the 2009 Academy Award nominee has topped the list.

Coming in second place was "Crash" and Morgan Freeman and Jack Nicholson's film "The Bucket List" was third.

Rounding out the top five were "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" and "The Hurt Locker."

Also making the list were crime thriller "The Departed," "No Country for Old Men," "Ince...
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Trailer Talk: This Week In Movies - 'Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows,' 'Carnage,' & More

December 12th, 2011 11:00am EST
Trailer Talk: This Week in Movies
Sadly, I haven’t caught last week’s pick yet: “Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy.” However I did have the misfortune of watching the David Gordon Green comedy “The Sitter,” which turned out to be a complete dud. If you haven’t already read my review, give it a look to find out why I think Jonah Hill deserves better.

Arriving in theaters this week are the Guy Ritchie sequel “Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows,” the Roman Polanski parental dramedy “Carnage,” the third Chipmunks adventure “Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chip-Wrecked,” and the Roger Corman themed documentary “Corman’s World: Exploits of a...
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Nicholson's 'Shining' Character Inspired Charlize Theron For 'Snow White'

December 1st, 2011 2:00pm EST
Charlize Theron Snow White
Charlize Theron drew inspiration from Jack Nicholson's crazed character in "The Shining" to play the Evil Queen in her highly-anticipated movie "Snow White And The Huntsman."

The actress turns bad to play the malevolent monarch in the high-action take on the classic fairytale opposite "Twilight" star Kristen Stewart as the banished princess.

Theron's Evil Queen is obsessed with beauty, and sucks the life of her pretty rivals to stay young - and Theron reveals she looked back at Nicholson's maniacal turn as writer/caretaker Jack Torrance, who descends into madness while looking after an is...
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Jack Nicholson Reawakened Diane Keaton's Sexual Appetite

November 16th, 2011 9:08am EST
DIane Keaton
Jack Nicholson's passionate kisses helped re-awaken his "Something's Gotta Give" co-star Diane Keaton's sexual appetite.

The script for the 2003 romantic comedy called for the movie veterans to pucker up, but the actress struggled with the scene because she kept forgetting her lines after locking lips with aged Lothario Nicholson.

And she admits the onscreen passion made her feel alive again years after her split from Al Pacino.

In an excerpt from her new book "Then Again," she recalls, "For me, Diane, not (her character) Erica, the kiss was a reigniting reminder of something lost sudden...
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Film Independent At LACMA Review - 'Corman's World: Exploits Of A Hollywood Rebel' Inspiring But Incomplete

November 14th, 2011 3:10pm EST
Roger corman
Anyone doing a documentary on infamous B-movie master Roger Corman has got a plethora of product to draw from. As the driving force behind over three hundred plus titles equal parts good, bad and ugly, Corman’s career as both director and producer spans decades and the sheer magnitude of his body of work is both a blessing and a curse for newbie doc filmmaker Alex Stapleton and her flick "Corman's World: Exploits of a Hollywood Rebel" – inspiring but incomplete.

Corman’s story is one of an outsider deciding to embrace going against the grain. After working on an early Fox picture titled ...
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FX Picks Up Charlie Sheen's Sitcom 'Anger Management'

October 28th, 2011 9:01am EDT
Charlie Sheen
Charlie Sheen's comeback is almost complete - his new TV sitcom has been picked up.

"Anger Management," a spin-off from Jack Nicholson and Adam Sandler's movie of the same name, will air on FX after executives beat out two other networks for the show.

Sheen was fired from hit sitcom "Two and a Half Men" earlier this year after falling out with creator Chuck Lorre. He was replaced by Ashton Kutcher.
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'Blues Brothers' Actor Charles Napier Dies At 75

October 6th, 2011 8:49am EDT
Charles Napier
Veteran actor Charles Napier has died at the age of 75.

The Blues Brothers star passed away on Wednesday at Bakersfield Memorial Hospital in Bakersfield, California.

His death came 24 hours after he was found collapsed at his home and transferred to the medical facility, where he was put on life support in the intensive care unit, according to the Hollywood Reporter. His cause of death was not known as WENN went to press.

Napier began his career in the U.S. army before moving to Los Angeles in the 1960s to work as a substitute teacher. He reportedly became friends with Hollywood star ...
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'Supernatural' Recap: Have Faith That It Will Get Worse

September 24th, 2011 12:30pm EDT
padalecki and ackles
When “Supernatural” first started seven years ago, it was just a show about two brothers with a cool car, saving people and hunting things while they searched for their father. I had no idea that it would nearly double its ratings in the fourth season—thanks to passionate fans and the internet—or that it would snarkily and bravely tackle such enormous themes as religion, God and the true meaning of faith. But season six ended with everyone's favorite angel, Castiel, declaring himself the new God after bingeing on Purgatory’s doomed souls with as much gusto as Dean (Jensen Ackles) attacks ...
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Hollywood Home Owned By Jack Nichloson Destroyed In Fire

September 12th, 2011 8:33am EDT
Jack Nicholson
Jack Nicholson's Hollywood Hills home has been destroyed by fire. The actor no longer lives at the property on Woodrow Wilson Drive but rents it out.

The blaze broke out on Friday night and firefighters fought to contain it. Two suffered heat exhaustion in the effort and were taken to hospital.

The cause of the fire has yet to be determined.

The Los Angeles Times reports two unnamed actors were renting the home from Nicholson at the time of the fire. Nicholson hasn't lived at the home since 1995.
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Charlie Sheen To Star In TV Adaptation Of 'Anger Management'?

July 6th, 2011 8:45pm EDT
Charlie Sheen
Charlie Sheen's TV comeback will be based on Jack Nicholson and Adam Sandler comedy Anger Management, according to a report.

Sheen was fired from hit show Two And A Half Men after publicly falling out with producers earlier this year - and now he's set to take Nicholson's womanizing role as an anger specialist to the small screen.

TMZ.com reports this is the Joe Roth project Sheen alluded to during a chat with photographers on Tuesday. Roth owns the screenplay to the 2003 movie.

The website reports Sheen's character becomes a counselor to defendants in the criminal justice system with an...
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Top Ten Worst Movie Sequels Ever

May 26th, 2011 12:00pm EDT
Transformers 2
With the two mega number twos including "The Hangover Part II" and "Kung Fu Panda 2" hitting theaters this week, it got us thinking about movie sequels of the past - good AND bad. So in a Starpulse salute to the bold and not so beautiful world of second cinematic outings, we’re going to jump feet first into both the daring and depressing realm of all things part two.

Tomorrow will feature the best of the bunch, but today’s focus is the real 'winners' of the group. (Yeah right!) A bunch of second rate, highly laughable, easily forgettable and downright detestable flicks that almost make...
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