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Minute-By-Minute Account Of The 80th Academy Awards

February 25th, 2008 8:35am EST
Jon Stewart
Only about 3,000 lucky spectators get to experience the majesty of Oscar night from inside the Kodak Theater, while the rest of us follow the action from our couch.

The following is minute-by-minute account from my couch. The snack of choice - frozen TGI Friday's Potato Skins. The drink of choice - selection of Henry Weinhardt's finest soft drinks.

For photos from the red carpet and show go here.

Now let's go to the play-by-play:

5:30 - So it appears the Oscars are delivered to the Kodak Theater by UPS through a digital dream world inhabited by all movie chase scenes. ...
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Classic Tearjerking Movies

December 26th, 2007 3:55pm EST
The Notebook
The classic tearjerker movie. Many of us watch them with a diet coke in one hand and a box of Kleenex in the other. Whether it's a sappy Lifetime movie or an old classic romance, we enjoy watching them even though they make us weep like little babies. Some won't admit to tearing up, while others put the blame on "allergies" or use other excuses.

It's pretty hard to keep this list short, or maybe it's just because here at Starpulse we get a little sappy when it comes to this type of film. We somehow managed. Get out the box of Kleenex because you may need them.

My Girl (1991)

It'...
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Celebrity Birthdays, June 20

June 20th, 2007 3:00am EDT
Nicole Kidman
Happy Birthday to Marilyn Manson/Nine Inch Nails/A Perfect Circle bassist Jeordie White (aka Twiggy Ramirez; 1971), "Sin City" director Robert Rodriguez (1968), "Eyes Wide Shut" star Nicole Kidman (1967), Duran Duran bassist John Taylor (1960), Van Halen bassist Michael Anthony (1954), "The Big Lebowski" actor John Goodman (1952), The Commodores singer/solo artist Lionel Richie (1949), "American Graffiti" actress Candy Clark (1947), Canadian singer Anne Murray (1945), actor Danny Aiello (1936), actress Olympia Dukakis (1931), guitarist Chet Atkins (1924), and legendary "Robin Hood" star Err...
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Opening May 4: Away From Her

May 1st, 2007 3:16pm EDT
Away From Her
(Limited Theaters) Filmmaker Atom Egoyan - a longtime onscreen collaborator with the gifted young thesp Sarah Polley (The Sweet Hereafter) - executive-produced Polley's directorial debut, Away from Her, starring Julie Christie, Olympia Dukakis, Michael Murphy and Wendy Crewson. Continue Summary

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Opening April 20: In the Land of Women

April 17th, 2007 2:51pm EDT
In the Land of Women
A man having trouble with women suddenly finds himself surrounded by them in this independent comedy drama. Carter Webb (Adam Brody) is a successful writer who has fallen into an emotional tailspin after his girlfriend, well-known actress Sophia (Elena Anaya), breaks up with him. When Carter learns that his grandmother (Olympia Dukakis) is in failing health, he decides to leave California and return to his hometown of Detroit... Continue Summary

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Portrait Of Global AIDS Crisis, '3 Needles,' Stars Lucy Liu, Chloe Sevigny And Sandra Oh; On DVD April 3

March 25th, 2007 9:00am EDT
3 Needles
Through many different initiatives, the theatrical release of 3 Needles raised over $50,000 for relief and education in war-ravaged Sierra Leone.

The DVD edition of 3 Needles will include a wide array of informative and fascinating bonus features, including behind-the-scenes interviews with actors Lucy Liu, Shawn Ashmore, and Chloë Sevigny; trailers; photo gallery; deleted scenes; two short documentaries; and more. The two short documentaries are "China AIDS Initiative with Magic Johnson and Yao Ming" and "House on Fire—AIDS in America."

In China, Ping (Lucy Liu) is a pregnant yo...
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Celebrity Birthdays, June 20

June 20th, 2006 3:00am EDT
Nicole Kidman
Happy Birthday to Marilyn Manson/Nine Inch Nails/A Perfect Circle bassist Jeordie White (aka Twiggy Ramirez; 1971), "Sin City" director Robert Rodriguez (1968), "Eyes Wide Shut" star Nicole Kidman (1967), Duran Duran bassist John Taylor (1960), Van Halen bassist Michael Anthony (1954), "The Big Lebowski" actor John Goodman (1952), The Commodores singer/solo artist Lionel Richie (1949), "American Graffiti" actress Candy Clark (1947), Canadian singer Anne Murray (1945), actor Danny Aiello (1936), actress Olympia Dukakis (1931), guitarist Chet Atkins (1924), and legendary "Robin Hood" star Err...
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'Numb3rs' Season Finale to Air May 19

May 9th, 2006 12:11pm EDT
David Krumholtz from Numb3rs
Coming up on Numb3rs:

"Hot Shot" -- Don and his team must stop a suspected serial killer who drugs and kills young women. Academy Award-winner JoBeth Williams portrays the late Margaret Eppes, and Academy Award-winner Olympia Dukakis portrays Charlotte Yates, the mother of the suspect.

The details surrounding a young woman's death suggests to Don and his team that she could have been murdered by a serial killer. Upon further investigation, they uncover disturbing evidence that incriminates their suspect but also puts Don's life in danger. Meanwhile, Charlie dreams about his late ...
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