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Adam Scott


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Ashton Kutcher


Larry David


Kevin Nealon


John Krasinski


Max Records


Christina Ricci

Catherine O'Hara News





Interview: Funny Lady Catherine O'Hara Talks Playing Animated In 'A Monster In Paris'

April 17th, 2013 10:00am EDT
A Monster in Paris
When it comes to great comedic character work nobody is more prolific than performer Catherine O’Hara.  From her legendary early days with the famed "SCTV" gang to her quirky work with Christopher Guest, O’Hara is a gal who always delivers the funny.  She’s also been doing equally memorable voice work ("The Nightmare Before Christmas" and "Monster House" anyone?!) and her latest project continues her reign as queen of the animated vocal arts.  In the new to Blu-ray/DVD "A MONSTER IN PARIS" (out now from Shout! Factory) O’Hara plays a know-it-all Aunt by the name of Madame Carlotta and joins...
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Forgotten Friday Flick - 'After Hours'

November 25th, 2011 12:10pm EST
After Hours
Tired of "Arthur Christmas" Thanksgiving turkey? Not eager to gobble up more mindless "Muppet Movie" mayhem? Ready to "Hugo" back home and avoid the money-saving hounds from hell on Black friday? Well then come with us as we infuse a little quirky comedy into your movie-watching day with another edition of...Forgotten Friday Flick! Weird scars, bad beehive hairdo’s, strange sculptures, Mohawk Night and Kiki Bridges and her Plaster of Paris bagel and cream cheese paperweights – all make up the oddity that is Martin Scorsese’s 1985 comedy cult classic..."After Hours."

Paul Hackett...
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'Valentine's Day' & Other Movies With Star-Studded Casts

February 12th, 2010 2:50pm EST
He
Ah, Valentine's Day weekend, the perfect time for Hollywood to embrace the mainstream audience by giving them cheesy and wonderful romantic comedies to prepare for the big day of love. This year the aptly named "Valentine's Day" is perfectly timed to get big notice, but one of the first things that impresses viewers is seeing the celebrity cast involved. It seems like almost every major actor is involved with this project, including Julia Roberts, Jamie Foxx, Ashton Kutcher, Bradley Cooper, Jessica Alba, Anne Hathaway, Jennifer Garner, Patrick Dempsey, and on and on with at least ten other ...
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30 Days Of Christmas Week Two: Dysfunctional Family Christmases

December 7th, 2009 10:59am EST
30 Days of Christmas: Week Two
There are a lot of people who feel that starting holiday festivities too early before a holiday takes some of the magic out of it and therefore eliminates some of the excitement. If you are "one of those," though, you will probably love this week's quick alternative to the dozens upon dozens of sappy, sentimental Christmas classics soon to fill your TV. This week-- the first official theme week for the 30 Days of Christmas experiment-Starpulse.com presents to you: Dysfunctional Family Christmases!

Day Five: November 30, 2009 - Surviving Christmas

Nothing about 2004's Surviving Christm...
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30 Days Of Christmas: Week One

November 30th, 2009 1:55pm EST
Home Alone
One holiday. One month. One woman. Thirty individual movies. Readers, ready? Go!

Day One: Thanksgiving Day, November 26, 2009 - Home Alone

When I was a kid, the magic of "Home Alone" was in what Kevin McAllister (Macaulay Culkin) was able to accomplish on his own. I was younger than his character when the film was first released, and watching him rig his house full of booby traps to catch the bad guys was almost inspirational. I found myself digging through my Playskool toy bins after returning home from the theater to see if I, too, could pull something like that off if situation cal...
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'Curb Your Enthusiasm' Recap: 'Funkhouser's Crazy Sister'

September 21st, 2009 2:23pm EDT
Curb Your Enthusiasm recap
There's nothing funny about mental illness or cancer except, of course, when Larry David is involved. "Curb Your Enthusiasm" made its two-years-in-the-making return to the air last night in much the same way it left us - social mores taken to their logical extreme through myriad heightened circumstances. It wouldn't be a "Curb" return if these circumstances didn't make the audience cringe a little bit, and feel guilty for laughing afterwards, and that bit of dichotomy was fully on parade last evening.

We quickly discover, after the show's long absence, that Larry is still involved with ...
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Starpulse's Explosive Summer Movie Preview

May 1st, 2009 10:06am EDT
Star Trek
Since the dawn of the American cinematic blockbuster in the late 1970s and early 1980s, moviegoers have eagerly waited for May - the unofficial beginning of summertime. This summer is no different. Films, and most popular media, are social mirrors, and this summer season supports that. The large box office contenders all deal with very similar themes: escapism and the support of the lone, outlaw hero figure (X-Men Origins: Wolverine, Star Trek, Terminator Salvation, Up, Transformers 2, Public Enemies, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, G.I. Joe: Rise of Cobra, Inglourious Basterds, et...
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A Look At 'Where the Wild Things Are'

April 10th, 2009 1:00pm EDT
Where The Wild Things Are
A beloved children's book from the 1960s is finally getting a release date for its feature-length film adaptation. "Where The Wild Things Are" is a simple story of a boy, Max, who acts up and is sent to bed with no supper and winds up entering the world of the Wild Things. The book's illustrations walk the line between cool and creepy, and the film's live-action mixed with puppetry promise to yield a visually stunning piece. But we'll have to wait until October 16, 2009, to find out.

Maurice Sendak wrote and illustrated the playful, innocent classic back in 1963. "Where The Wild Things...
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Our Favorite Canadian Actors

July 3rd, 2008 9:47am EDT
Pamela Anderson
Given that the United States and Canada closely share days of pride in their country on the calendar, it seemed only logical to single out the many wonderful people that our neighbors to the north have proudly shared for all to enjoy. Following are some of the many comedic, talented, and gorgeous celebrity men and women that call Canada "home."

THE GENTLEMAN

Dan Aykroyd

Born in Ottawa, Ontario on July 1 (Canada Day!), Aykroyd's face has been seen on many a movie screen. He started his comedy with Second City Stage Troupe in Toronto and moved on to pursue an acting caree...
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Turning Twenty: A Look Back At 1988's 'Beetlejuice'

March 31st, 2008 4:06pm EDT
Beetlejuice
Half "Bloody Mary" and half decomposing sleezeball, Beetlejuice is the titular anti-hero that helped put Tim Burton into the who's who of Hollywood. Now at its 20th anniversary, let's take a look back at a sparkling example of dark comedy that stands as a precursor to Burton's magical films.

The Movie

Reading the cast list will illicit at least one "oh yeah, he/she was in this" reaction. The ensemble would also make a 1990s romantic comedy cast director salivate: Michael Keaton, Alec Baldwin, Geena Davis, Winona Ryder, Catherine O'Hara, an appearance by the late Robert Goulet, and...
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There May Be Cracks, But The Comedy Glass Ceiling Still Exists For Women

March 14th, 2008 3:00pm EDT
Parker Posey
In this town (Los Angeles) and this industry (entertainment), there are a handful of strong, intelligent, funny women who - once they finally broke onto the radar - have worked consistently in equally strong, intelligent, funny roles.

After reading this month's "Who Says Women Aren't Funny" issue of Vanity Fair, it is impossible not to notice just how many beyond the current "it" girls of comedy were left off that list (which included funnygirls such as Tina Fey, Sarah Silverman and Amy Poehler). This is an attempt to rectify that and garner them the recognition they so rightly dese...
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Christina Ricci, James McAvoy And Reese Witherspoon Star In 'Penelope'; Opens Feb. 29

January 7th, 2008 8:00pm EST
Penelope
In this modern day romantic tale, Penelope is about a young girl's inspiring journey, a mysterious family secret and the power of love. With all odds against her, in order for Penelope to break the family curse, she must find true love with "one of her own kind."

The warm and funny adventure leads her to realize the most important life lesson, "I like myself the way I am."

Penelope Wilhern (Christina Ricci), born to wealthy socialites (Catherine O'Hara and Robert E. Grant), is afflicted by the Wilhern spell that can only be broken when she finds love. Hidden away in her family'...
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