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11 Great Movies With Truly Terrible Plot Twists

July 5th, 2014 3:00pm EDT
11 Great Movies With Truly Terrible Plot Twists
In most cases, the quality of a plot twist usually determines the quality of a movie. Bruce Willis was a ghost the whole time in The Sixth Sense. Great twist, great movie. Robert Pattinson was actually a 9/11 victim the whole time in Remember Me. Awful twist, borderline offensive movie.

But sometimes things don't add up. Sometimes, in going for that perfect little story zigzag, a film will overshoot (undershooting is also an issue) and leave us with a big twist that either makes no sense, or makes plenty of sense and is just monstrously stupid.

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24 Celebrities Who Worked Together Before Dating

March 25th, 2014 3:03pm EDT
Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis
By know you've heard Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher are engaged and already expecting their first child, after playing girlfriend and boyfriend in That 70s Show. However, they aren't the only celebrities who dated after working together. Check out the celebrities who fell in love on the set - you may be surprised!

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt infamously met on the set of Mr. And Mrs. Smith while Pitt was still with Jennifer Aniston. While Jolie admits she fell in love with Pitt on the set, she's adamant that he didn't cheat on Aniston with her.

Despite being 20 years apart in age, ...
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Review: Entertaining Heist Flick 'The Art Of The Steal' A Good Time At The Movies

March 20th, 2014 11:15am EDT
Review: Entertaining Heist Flick 'The Art Of The Steal' A Good T
Some movies exist solely to entertain. Meaning there are films that strive to be original, groundbreaking and go beyond the norm and then there are those that simply want to satisfy with story and style. The new heist picture that’s a cross between "Ocean’s Eleven" and "The Thomas Crown Affair" entitled "The Art Of The Steal" is one such well meaning flick – a clever yet accessibly good time at the movies.

Crunch Calhoun used to be a skilled wheelman in a very successful gang of art thieves. That is until his brother Nicky got caught, gave him up and he then found himself spending some ...
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Kurt Russell Gets Emotional At Sundance Movie About His Father

January 26th, 2014 10:29am EST
Kurt Russell Gets Emotional At Sundance Movie About His Father
Kurt Russell attended the Sundance Film Festival with a film about his father, Bing Russell. The Battered Bastards of Baseball chronicle’s Bing’s minor league baseball team the Portland Mavericks, and Kurt gives an interview. When asked a question by the audience in the Q&A after the screening, Kurt choked up.

“You know, for me this is a pretty interesting night,” Russell said. “My dad died 12 years ago and that’s the first time I’ve seen him talk since then. He was just a great man.”

Kurt himself played for the Mavericks briefly. “My favorite moment with the Mavs was the night my dad and...
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The Top Buzzy Films At Sundance 2014

January 16th, 2014 2:03pm EST
Boyhood
With the Sundance Film Festival starting today, we decided to take a look at some of the most anticipated films set to make an appearance. Expect to hear from many of these films in the coming year, whether it is a wide release or awards talk.

Boyhood - Richard Linklater proves he's in it for the long haul. Boyhood follows exactly what the title implies, but Linklater made the film over 12 years and used the same cast to reveal the true effects of aging.

Camp X-Ray - Kristen Stewart and Guantanamo Bay add up to one controversial film. Stewart stars as a guard that strikes up a friendship ...
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Blu-ray Review: 'Touchback'

September 5th, 2012 12:00pm EDT
Touchback
What if you could go back and change all the bad in your life? And if you could, would it also change the good? Such is the premise of the new to Blu-ray football flick "Touchback," out now from Anchor Bay Home Entertainment. The review pass goes long below.

Title: "Touchback"

Grade: 5

Cast: Brian Presley, Melanie Lynskey, Kurt Russell

Director: Don Handfield

Rating: PG-13

Runtime: 121 minutes

Release Company: Anchor Bay Home Entertainment

Website: www.anchorbayent.com

The Flick: Why this film didn't get more critical notice is a mystery because "Touchback" is righ...
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Comic-Con Fans Give 'Django Unchained' A Standing Ovation

July 16th, 2012 8:15am EDT
Jamie Foxx & Kerry Washington
Jamie Foxx and Kerry Washington promoted their upcoming film "Django Unchained" at Comic-Con over the weekend, and fans were so enthusiastic about the Quentin Tarantino film there was a standing ovation after the film's short preview.

Foxx starsas Django, a slave whose history with his former owners lands him face-to-face with German-born bounty hunter Dr. King Schultz (Christoph Waltz). Schultz is on the trail of the murderous Brittle brothers, and only Django can lead him to his bounty. The unorthodox Schultz acquires Django with a promise to free him upon the capture of the Britt...
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Top 10 Celebrity Couples

July 14th, 2012 2:30pm EDT
Will Smith &  Jada Pinkett Smith
Approximately 40 to 50 percent of marriages end in divorce in the United States, and if you add celebrity to the equation that percentage seems to increase exponentially.

Check out the stars who have filed for divorce in 2012 alone: Katie Holmes and Tom Cruise, Seal and Heidi Klum, David Arquette and Courteney Cox, and Debra Messing and Daniel Zelman. Johnny Depp and his longterm partner Vanessa Paradis also called it quits.

Despite rampant divorce rumors, Will Smith and Jada Pinkett-Smith have weathered the storm after 15 years of marriage. And believe it or not, there are several celebr...
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Five Longtime Hollywood Couples Who Aren't Married

April 28th, 2012 9:00am EDT
Bo Derek and John Corbett
The hottest couple that would have donned the top of our list of unmarried Hollywood couples surprised us all and got engaged last week- Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie. While all the congratulations are in order for the couple, it sparked a question in our heads- why the wait? While not all couples feel it necessary to wed, in the case of Brangelina- considering they have 6 children, why not get married? But now that we have crossed them off our list, we focus on the other celebrity couples who have stayed together through thick and thin but haven’t put a ring on it.

John Corbett and Bo Dere...
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Rapper RZA Joins Quentin Tarantino's 'Django'

November 3rd, 2011 8:29am EDT
RZA
Wu-Tang Clan rapper RZA has joined the cast of Quentin Tarantino's gritty new western Django Unchained.

It won't be the first time he and Tarantino have worked together - the hip-hop star helped create the music for the director's Kill Bill movies.

RZA will join Leonardo DiCaprio, Samuel L. Jackson, Jamie Foxx, Don Johnson, Kurt Russell and Kerry Washington in the slave drama.
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Radical Retro Movie Review: John Carpenter’s “The Thing”

October 31st, 2011 8:33pm EDT
The Thing
Happy Halloween! Welcome to this surprise Radical Retro Movie Review. Recently I was thoroughly disappointed by “The Thing,” a prequel to the John Carpenter film by the same name. Since the 2011 counterpart turned out to be such a dud, I thought I should revisit the 1982 version and discuss what still makes it such a compelling masterpiece today.

What most people don’t know, is that John Carpenter’s “The Thing” was actually a remake of a 1951 film called “The Thing from Another World,” which was based itself, on a short story by John W. Campbell Jr. Carpenter was able to effectively ...
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Kurt Russell In Talks For Quentin Tarantino's 'Django Unleashed'

October 2nd, 2011 10:46am EDT
Kurt Russell
Quentin Tarantino is in talks with Kurt Russell to step into Kevin Costner's role in blockbuster Western Django Unchained after The Bodyguard star dropped out.

Costner was set to boost his big screen career with a starring role in the Kill Bill auteur's new project, playing a brutal slave-master alongside Leonardo DiCaprio's evil plantation owner.

However, scheduling conflicts forced the star to quit the movie, and now Russell is being lined up to replace him, according to TheWrap.com.

The Big Trouble in Little China star previously worked with Tarantino in 2007's Death Proof.
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Blu-ray Review: 'The Fox And The Hound 1 & 2'

August 11th, 2011 11:12am EDT
Fox and hound photo
Ready to ring in both the old and new – animated style? Then look no further then the now available Blu-ray 30th Anniversary combo release of both the original "The Fox and the Hound" and its sequel "The Fox and the Hound II" from Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment. Check out the Hi-Def specs and animated visual skinny below!

Title: "The Fox and the Hound 1 & 2" (30th Anniversary Edition)

Grade: 3 1/2

Cast: Voices of Mickey Rooney, Kurt Russell, Patrick Swayze

Director: Various

Rating: G

Runtime: 83 minutes/69 minutes

Release Company: Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainm...
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Top Ten Coolest Movie 'Car Chases'

April 28th, 2011 11:00am EDT
Fast Five photo
What really makes a memorable movie car chase? Could it be speed, style, sass – or maybe all of the above? The arrival of "Fast Five" (hitting theaters on April 29), which combines all the original Fast and Furious gang with some highly decked out new roadsters, has us at Starpulse revving our engines with nostalgia. With so many seriously significant car sequences in cinema history, how do you choose what’s really the best? Well, the brain has been wracked and the result is a list (complete with visual aids!) of some of the most speedometer pushing, gas peddle slamming, tongue-in-cheek...
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Happy 60th Birthday, Kurt Russell!

March 17th, 2011 11:00am EDT
Kurt Russell
It's a big day for Kurt Russell - the Hollywood star turns 60 today. The birthday boy was born on St. Patrick's Day in 1951, and by the tender age of 10 he had landed his first acting job, making his big screen debut in "The Absent-Minded Professor."

One of the few child stars to carve out a lasting and successful career, Russell has been in over 40 movies in the past four decades.

And there'll be another milestone for Kurt in May - his partner Goldie Hawn's daughter Kate Hudson is due to welcome her second child!

To kick off the celebrations, WENN has compiled 10 fascinating facts abou...
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Spotted: Kate Hudson's Baby Bump

January 28th, 2011 5:00pm EST
Kate Hudson
We spotted a pregnant Kate Hudson shopping in several home furnishing stores with mom Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell in the district of St Germain des Pres in Paris today.

The actress has shutdown rumors of her being engaged to boyfriend Matthew Bellamy, lead singer of Muse.

Hudson was determined to keep the news out of the headlines until she had passed her first trimester and remained at home in Los Angeles to prevent the paparazzi from learning her secret.

The blonde beauty opened up about the pitfalls of carrying a baby, admitting: "I'm pregnant and I'm really sick! I babble a lot. I ...
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Goldie Hawn Needed Therapy To Cope With Success

January 26th, 2011 7:55pm EST
Goldie Hawn
Hollywood success sent Goldie Hawn into therapy for nine years - because she felt like a prisoner of Tinseltown.

The actress had no plans to become a film star when she first came to Los Angeles to work as a dancer - but movie executives liked her look and her spirit and she was on the fast-track to superstardom before she had the chance to catch her breath.

And, in a revealing TV chat with talk show queen Oprah Winfrey on Wednesday, Hawn opened up about her miserable start in Hollywood, explaining, "My whole life was turned upside down... I didn't wanna be a star... I wanted to dance and...
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Kurt Russell Hopes Kate Hudson Has A Baby Girl

January 26th, 2011 11:59am EST
Kurt Russell
Kurt Russell is overjoyed at the prospect of becoming a grandfather again when Kate Hudson gives birth - and he's secretly hoping the baby is a girl.

The actress and Muse rocker Matt Bellamy, who have been dating since last spring, are expecting their first child together later this year - and Russell, the longterm partner of Hudson's mother Goldie Hawn, can't wait for a new addition to the family.

He tells People.com, "It's fun having babies once again. We just really like that. And it's fun to watch them grow. It's fun to see what they're grasping. I think secretly we're all hoping for ...
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Goldie Hawn's Ex-husband To Write Tell-All Book

January 12th, 2011 7:36am EST
Goldie Hawn
Goldie Hawn's ex-husband is planning to write a tell-all book about his former partner and their famous daughter Kate Hudson.

Hawn married Bill Hudson in 1976 and they became parents to two children, actors Kate and Oliver Hudson, before divorcing in 1980. The Almost Famous star was just 18 months old when her parents ended their marriage, and she was raised by Hawn's long-time boyfriend, Kurt Russell, as she was estranged from her real father.

Bill Hudson has had little contact with his kids over the years, and he blames Hawn for limiting his access to the children. The musician is now p...
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Jeremy Renner To Play Snake Plissken?

November 9th, 2010 10:35am EST
Jeremy Renner
The Hurt Locker star Jeremy Renner is in negotiations to star in the remake of John Carpenter film Escape From New York.

The 1981 sci-fi classic starred Kurt Russell as anti-hero Snake Plissken. Russell returned for the sequel, Escape From L.A., in 1996.

Breck Eisner is the latest director attached to the project - Len Wiseman and Brett Ratner have also been linked to the film.

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The Really Expendables: Actors Stallone Failed To Get On Board

August 13th, 2010 10:46am EDT
The Expendables
It’s been joked that the Internet acted as casting director for Sylvester Stallone’s muscle and explosion symphony The Expendables. Setting out to create a who’s who of action stars of the past 30 years, Stallone cobbled together a cadre of modern stars like Jet Li and Jason Statham along with a healthy stable of direct-to-video relics like Dolph Lundgren and Eric Roberts to form his retro team of ‘roided up ass-kickers. But when looking at the film’s full cast, and its heavy reliance on muscle-heads from the worlds of MMA, professional wrestling and the NFL, it’s hard to shake the nagging ...
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Best And Worst Winter Olympic Movies

February 12th, 2010 10:26am EST
Best And Worst Winter Olympic Movies
The Winter Olympics start this week, and though some people see this as an opportunity to celebrate global harmony through sport, others see it as a reason to compile a list of movies. Some of these are masterpieces, and some are abominations, but they all have one thing in common: They are all better than the biathlon. So here they are, from best to worst:

Miracle (2004)

Director: Gavin O'Connor

Starring: Kurt Russell, Patrick O'Brien Demsey

When a movie is based on true events, it often means that those events have been long-forgotten or ignored. Not so with Miracle, which is a...
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The Best Inspirational Sports Films

November 19th, 2009 8:54pm EST
Blind Side
Sports movies generally come in one of two flavors: comedic efforts featuring a ragtag group of players coming together to achieve success or dramatic situations revolving around a semi-tragic or extremely difficult obstacle that stands in the way of achieving success.

"The Blind Side," which opens Friday, definitely falls into the latter category.

Based on Michael Lewis' novel, the movie adaptation focuses in on one particular story in the book - the rise of Michael Oher, an offensive lineman who went from living on the streets to becoming a first-round draft pick in this year's NFL...
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'Stargate': 15th Anniversary Edition comes To Blu-ray Oct. 27

October 7th, 2009 6:00pm EDT
Stargate 15th Anniversary Edition, Stargate Blu-ray
Stargate, the film that spawned three television series, two movies and a galaxy of fans, celebrates its 15th anniversary with a special edition Blu-ray Disc! The film, written and directed by Roland Emmerich (Independence Day), boasts a critically-acclaimed ensemble cast that includes three-time Emmy winner James Spader, Emmy and Golden Globe nominee Kurt Russell and two-time Academy Award nominee Djimon Hounsou.

The "Stargate": 15th Anniversary Edition Blu-ray Disc contains both the theatrical and extended cuts of the film - for the first time on Blu-ray - in newly remastered 1080P ...
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Five Tremendous Quentin Tarantino Films

August 19th, 2009 11:00am EDT
Inglorious Basterds
This week we finally get to see one of the most highly anticipated movies of the summer: "Inglorious Basterds." Like all Quentin Tarantino aficionados, we've been eagerly awaiting the arrival of this World War II action epic since it was in development.

Tarantino's films have had a profound impact on those that have an appreciation for cinema. His use of excessive violence as a form of social commentary, his references to classic movies, and his nontraditional narrative structure has remarkably influenced modern moviemaking since he hit the scene in the early 1990s.

With the rele...
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Happily Unmarried With Children: Stars Who Haven't Tied The Knot

July 14th, 2009 9:36am EDT
Unmarried celebrity couples
A National Center for Education Statistics Study found that 52% of nonmarital births in the United States are to couples who live together but aren't married. This growing fad seems especially prominent in Hollywood where it's trendy to have babies out of wedlock. Although Hollywood isn't the land of tradition, one has to wonder why these couples who live together and have children together choose not to get married.

Perhaps the couple intended to tie the knot when they accidentally got pregnant. Now the new parents are too busy with the baby that their wedding plans kept getting put off...
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Best Space Movies

June 12th, 2009 9:53am EDT
Moon
The subject of space is a difficult one in terms of selecting films. Qualifying elements are somewhat subjective. Does the film have to take place in space? Must it include aliens? Does a mere reference to space, or different planets, make it a "space" film? In short, is it merely a subgenre of science fiction? Space and science fiction, while not mutually exclusive, can occur without the other.

In celebration of the release of one of the newest and most promising space films, Moon, check out a brief list of our favorite space films. What you will find below is a mix of films t...
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Similar Story Smackdown: Which Hollywood Flicks Came Out On Top?

April 27th, 2009 11:57am EDT
Saving Private Ryan
So, have you seen this year's comedy about an overweight, overzealous, loser-y mall cop who takes his job way too seriously and is hopelessly in love with a fellow shopping center employee? If you're not sure whether I'm referring to January's hit Paul Blart: Mall Cop or the newest Seth Rogen comedy Observe and Report (in theaters now), don't be too hard on yourself: Both flicks have eerily similar plotlines. This isn't the first time two films with the same subject matter have been released within a year of one another; Hollywood has a talent for redundancy (see: recycling and ripping off)...
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TV Shows With The Craziest Fans

March 12th, 2009 10:23am EDT
Roswell
If you've ever been to Comic-Con, the names on this list should come as no surprise. These are the truly dedicated, those who don't hesitate to dress up as their favorite characters, debate for hours on the Internet with faceless strangers over continuity issues, or mail random objects to studio heads when their shows are threatened with cancellation. There's something about sci-fi in particular that seems to encourage its followers to take action. Is it devotion or obsession? Does it matter? Below are just a few of televisions brightest that have inspired some intense fan followings:

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'The Last House On The Left': Wrong Place, Wrong Time Movies

March 11th, 2009 6:00pm EDT
The Last House On The Left
Follow the shocking and terrifying story that explores how far two ordinary people will go to exact revenge on the sociopaths who violently attacked their daughter in The Last House on the Left.

Masters of horror Wes Craven and Sean Cunningham revisit their landmark film that launched Craven's directing career and influenced decades of horror films to follow: The Last House on the Left. Bringing one of the most notorious thrillers of all time to a new generation, they produce the story that explores how far two ordinary people will go to exact revenge on the sociopaths who harmed the...
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