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Blu-ray Review: 'Freeheld' - Worth The Money?

3/14/2016 10:00am EDT
Blu-ray Review: 'Freeheld'
Ready to fight for the right to take care of your partner in life? Then follow us as we check out the new to Blu-ray flick "Freeheld" out now from Summit Home Entertainment. We see if justice prevails below!

Title: "Freeheld"

Grade: 4

Cast: Julianne Moore, Ellen Page, Michael Shannon

Director: Peter Sollett

Rating: PG-13

Runtime: 103 minutes

Release Company: Summit Home Entertainment


The Flick: Both an important and well-acted flick, "Freeheld" almost at times feels like a modern day "Norma Rae." With lead actress Julianne Moore playing a tou...

Ellen Page On Relationship With Girlfriend Samantha Thomas: 'It's Pretty Awesome'

9/14/2015 4:54pm EDT
Ellen Page Makes First Red Carpet Appearance With Girlfriend Sam
Ellen Page attended the Toronto International Film Festival with her surfer girlfriend Samantha Thomas over the weekend. The pair walked the red carpet together to promote the star's new film "Freeheld."

Page wore black leather pants, a black suit jacket, white collared shirt, and thin tie. Thomas also opted for a monochrome look with black pants and vest and a white blouse. The couple have reportedly been together for eight months.

The actress revealed in February 2014 that she was a lesbian and has been photographed with Thomas out and about in New York City. Sunday was the first time s...

Who Is Ellen Page's New Girlfriend?

8/4/2015 8:42am EDT
Ellen Page Steps Out With Girlfriend: Actress Spotted Holding Ha
Ellen Page, who announced she was a lesbian at the Time to Thrive conference in February 2014, has gone public with her girlfriend. The actress was spotted with artist and surfer Samantha Thomas in New York City on Monday. The pair put their arms around each other and held hands while on the streets of the Big Apple.

Page wore a black t-shirt and shorts with matching sneakers, while Thomas looked patriotic in bright red pants and a navy blue t-shirt. Both wore baseball caps and sunglasses.

The couple has reportedly been together for seven months.

When the 28-year-old "X-Men: Days of Fu...

20 Awkward Celebrities

9/24/2014 2:16pm EDT
20 Awkward Celebrities
Celebrities have awkward moments just like everyone else. Sometimes they channel it by playing dysfunctional characters; other times they are socially awkward in real life.

And then there are the stars who just look awkward.

Kristen Stewart, who shot to fame after appearing in the "Twilight" franchise, is known for being awkward in social situations. She is often photographed with a frown on a her face and is visibly uncomfortable in the spotlight.

"Road Trip" star DJ Qualls looks awkward and plays awkward roles. You may als...

36 Celebs That Are Out And Proud

7/9/2014 8:00am EDT
36 Celebs That Are Out And Proud
For so many years, celebrities had to hide their sexuality. Afraid of not getting work or keeping the jobs they already had, so many men and women of music, television and movies lived closeted and non-authentic lives. Today, these talented individuals use their sexuality not only as a platform for truth, but also as a way to assist other young people to be true to themselves and not live a life in fear. Some may surprise you, others are well-known to the LGBT community. Their stories instill hope that sexuality will become less of an issue then living an inspired life.

1. Ellen DeGene...

PETA Names The Sexiest Vegetarians Of 2014 – Find Out Who Won

6/26/2014 6:01pm EDT
Jared Leto
With winners such as Olivia Wilde, Woody Harrelson, and Carrie Underwood, winning PETA's sexiest vegetarian is no easy task. This year the animal rights group picked a pair of hot celebrities who stay healthy without meat.

This year Oscar winner Jared Leto and Academy Award nominee Ellen Page topped the list of the group's sexiest vegetarians for 2014.

Leto has been outspoken about his vegetarian lifestyle, once refuting a rumor he was eating cheeseburgers to gain weight for Chapter 27 by saying, "I did not gain weight for this role by casually eating burgers and fries. Besides the fact t...

Ellen Page: 'I Expected So Much More Hate' For Coming Out

4/30/2014 5:00pm EDT
Ellen Page
Ellen Page is thrilled she didn't receive much flak for coming out during a speech in February.

The actress announced she was a lesbian at the Time to Thrive conference, saying she was tired of hiding. "I'm here today because I'm gay. And because maybe I can make a difference - to help others have an easier and more hopeful time," she told the audience.

Now it appears Page had a fairly easy time herself. She told Flare magazine, "I expected so much more hate. It was just remarkably positive, which is beautiful, because it’s indicative of the change that’s happening."

Page also revealed s...

Hollywood's 15 Shortest Actresses

4/28/2014 9:03pm EDT
Short And Sweet: Hollywood's 15 Shortest Actresses
We recently profiled several short actors in Hollywood, so naturally we also wanted to honor the short actresses with notable careers in showbusiness. Interestingly enough, several of these short gals are brilliant singers in addition to their career on-screen.

Meredith Eaton, 4’3". Meredith had a breakout role as attorney Bethany Horowitz on Boston Legal, a skilled lawyer usually underestimated due to her size.

Linda Hunt, 4’9". Hunt won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress in 1982 for The Year of Living Dangerously. She's well-known as a series regular on NCIS: Los Angeles.

Nine Big Stars Who Voiced Video Game Characters

4/10/2014 1:00pm EDT
9 Hollywood Stars You Didn't Know Were In Your Favorite Video Ga
As video game sales continue to rival or even surpass Hollywood box office receipts, plenty of famous actors and actresses are crossing over to lend their talents to another industry. Funny thing is though, you might not even realize it. Plenty of game companies have recruited Hollywood stars to serve as voice actors for their top titles. Sometimes the star's in-game character is rendered after their real world appearance, but more often than not, the game will feature a character that looks nothing like the voice actor, leaving the most casual fans in the dark about who was behind the mic....

Ellen Page Tells Conan O'Brien Why She 'Stays Away From Balls'

4/3/2014 3:33pm EDT
Conan O'Brien
Maybe Ellen Page isn't the best person to teach Conan O'Brien how to use a giant hamster ball.

In a comedic look at how rehearsals for the 2014 MTV Movie Awards are going, Conan is having some difficulty mastering the device famously used by Flaming Lips singer Wayne Coyne. Ellen Page offers to help, but having two people in the same giant hamster ball doesn't help.

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"This is why I stay away from balls," Page muses with a double entendre.

The "2014 MTV Movie Awards" will air live on Sunday, April 13 at 9 PM on MTV.

E! Online Deletes Story After Ellen Page Mentions It In Coming-Out Speech

2/16/2014 4:33pm EST
E! Online Deletes Story After Ellen Page Mentions It In Coming-O
E! Online was left red-faced when Ellen Page referred to one of their stories in her coming-out speech Friday.

E! Online ran a story in January bashing Page for dressing up like a “homeless, massive man” when she was spotted on her way to the gym. The article also referred to her wearing “street-sleeper” and “Salvation Army style” clothing.

Page said in her speech at the Human Rights Campaign Time to Thrive event on Friday, “… sometimes it’s the little insignificant stuff that can tear you down. Now I try not to read gossip as a rule, but the other day a website ran an article with a pict...

'Tired Of Hiding,' Ellen Page Reveals She's Gay

2/15/2014 7:47am EST
'Tired Of Hiding,' Ellen Page Reveals She's Gay
After years of rumors about her sexuality, Ellen Page has revealed she's gay. The actress came out during the Human Rights Campaign's Time to Thrive event in Las Vegas, Nevada, on Friday.

Page, who is known for films such as "Juno," "Whip It," "X-Men: The Last Stand" and "Inception," hopes her revelation will help other people in similar circumstances.

She told the crowd: "I'm here today because I'm gay. And because maybe I can make a difference - to help others have an easier and more hopeful time.

"Regardless, for me, I feel a personal obligation and a social responsibility. I also do ...

Ellen Page To Thwart Terrorists For 'Queen And Country'

9/10/2013 8:49am EDT
Ellen Page
Actress Ellen Page is in talks to star spy movie Queen & Country, a 20th Century Fox film which will be based on a comic book by Greg Rucka.

The story follows a young British Intelligence agent named Tara Chace, who finds herself attempting to thwart a terrorist plot while, at the same time, her identity is compromised and she battles her own personal demons.

According to Variety, Fox has been hoping to build a franchise around the 26 year-old  actress, who has previously starred in numerous films for the studio and off-shoot company Fox Searchlight, for some time. The movie is being cons...

Old & New 'X-Men' Casts Unite At Comic Con For 'Days Of Future Past'

7/21/2013 11:48am EDT
Hugh Jackman
Fans of Marvel's X-Men got a huge treat at Comic Con on Saturday as director Bryan Singer brought together the casts of the original trilogy and their younger counterparts from last year's prequel X-Men: First Class and upcoming sequel X-Men: Days of Future Past during the panel to promote the forthcoming film.

Hugh Jackman, Halle Berry, Ian McKellen, Patrick Stewart and Anna Paquin came face to face with James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Nicholas Hoult, Ellen Page, Shawn Ashmore and Peter Dinklage, sending fans into a frenzy.

"Walking by Hall H as the entire 'X-Men: Da...

Ellen Page Says Video Game 'Ripped Off My Likeness'

6/24/2013 7:07pm EDT
Ellen Page
Ellen Page isn't too pleased with Naughty Dog, the makers of "The Last of Us."

Page took to Reddit to answer fans' questions and the topic of the hit video game, which features a young female character with a striking resblence to her, came up. 

"I guess I should be flattered that they [Naughty Dog] ripped off my likeness," Page wrote about Ellie, the character (above). "But I am actually acting in a video game called 'Beyond: Two Souls', so it was not appreciated."

"Beyond: Two Souls" is also coming our for Playstation 3, just as The Last of Us did. Willem Dafoe and Ellen Page acted i...

IFC's 'Out There' Catches Harlem Shake Craze

3/8/2013 6:16pm EST
IFC's 'Out There' Catches On To Harlem Shake Craze
When you live in rural Holford, it takes a while for viral videos to catch on. However, now that the ‘Harlem Shake’ has reached the small town in Out There, there’s no stopping them from busting a move!

Watch as characters from IFC’s new animated series Out There put their twist on this viral video sensation.

*Warning: They still think the running man is cool!

New episodes air Friday nights at 10:00pm ET/PT on IFC.

Out There is created, written by and executive produced by Ryan Quincy, Emmy-award winning animation director and producer of South Park. Other notable voices guesting thro...

Ellen Page Gets Restraining Order Against Stalker

1/17/2013 3:25pm EST
Ellen Page
Actress Ellen Page has won a restraining order against an alleged online stalker.
The Juno star filed a complaint with the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) last June after receiving a series of menacing messages via
An investigation into the tweets led to the closure of two accounts on the website, and now a suspect, Joshua Michael Myers, has been ordered to stay away from Page for three years.
At the hearing in Los Angeles on Wednesday, a judge also banned Myers from contacting the actress in any way, reports

Ellen Page Calls The Police Following Twitter Death Threats

8/5/2012 3:32pm EDT
Ellen Page
Actress Ellen Page has turned to the police after receiving threatening messages via

The Juno star has filed a complaint with the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) after she was sent a series of menacing tweets in June.

LAPD authorities obtained a warrant forcing Twitter bosses to hand over information relating to two accounts believed to be behind the disturbing posts, which have since been taken down.

In one of the tweets, the user allegedly threatens to "murder Ellen Page" while another reportedly stated: "Ellen Page if you continue to date (actor) Alexander (Skarsg...

Celebrities In Green: Who Wears It Best?

3/17/2012 9:00am EDT
Holly Madison
Top of the morning everyone and happy St. Patrick's Day! To honor the day and the traditional wearing of green, we thought we'd highlight a few celebrities dressed in green.

Flip through the slideshow and be sure to let us know who you think looks best in green. Enjoy!

Stacy Keibler

Brooklyn Decker

Gwyneth Paltrow

Freida Pinto

Angelina Jolie

Christina Hendricks

Nikki Reed

Elizabeth Reaser

Nicky Whelan

Miranda Kerr

Annalynne McCord

Emma Roberts

Ellen Page

Christina Ricci

Victoria Justice

Leighton Meester


'Twilight' Stars Dominate The 2011 MTV Movie Awards (See List of Winners)

6/6/2011 8:17am EDT
MTV Movie Awards
The vampires from Twilight overpowered the magical Harry Potter kids at the MTV Movie Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday night, taking home five golden popcorn prizes to their film franchise rival cast's one.

It was a shocking night for the Twilighters in more ways than one - Robert Pattinson stunned the audience and TV viewers on the east coast of the U.S. when he uttered the 'F' word while paying tribute to his Water For Elephants co-star Reese Witherspoon, the MTV Generation Award recipient.

Pattinson scored the Best Male Performance award and shared the Best Fight and Best Kiss honors ...

Top Ten Movie 'Bad Kids' - Part One

4/6/2011 10:00am EDT
hanna picture
In light of the five-star film "Hanna" from Focus Features hitting theaters April 8, felt that movie kids that kick ass just weren’t getting their due. So we decided to make a list of some seriously bad babes (not in Toyland anymore!) that bother way beyond their youthful years. Yes, "Hanna" is herself a teen, but for those minors with moxie our list is going to encompass all of you – youngsters of all ages who made their movie impression with everything from scares to sass. So to the tots that take life, adolescence with attitude and just plain nasty brats in need of a sp...

Trailer Talk: This Week In Movies - 'Source Code,' 'Insidious' & More

3/28/2011 9:25am EDT
Source Code
Given the strength of director Zack Snyder’s previous films “300” and “Watchmen,” his first original work “Sucker Punch” is a surprising disappointment. From a visual standpoint the movie is rock solid, with excellent art direction and an intense soundtrack to buttress it.

However Snyder claims that one of the story’s major goals is to comment on the objectification of women, which frankly it fails at in major ways. If you have not done so already, check out further thoughts in my review of “Sucker Punch.”

Arriving in theaters this week are the Jake Gyllenhaal thriller “Source Code,” ...

'Inception' Scores Nine Saturn Award Nominations

2/24/2011 1:30pm EST
Christopher Nolan's Inception is leading the way at the upcoming Saturn Awards - garnering nine nominations.

The thriller is up for the best sci-fi film honor, competing against Hereafter, Iron Man 2, Never Let Me Go, Splice and Tron: Legacy.

Leonardo DiCaprio is a double nominee in the best actor category for both Inception and Shutter Island, and will go up against George Clooney (The American), Robert Downey Jr. (Iron Man 2) and Ryan Reynolds (Buried). His Inception co-stars Ellen Page and Tom Hardy will also fight for top acting trophies.

Let Me In and Tron: Legacy are the other m...

Celebrity Fashion Fails Of 2010

12/22/2010 10:00am EST
2010 Celebrity Fashion Fail
The definition of fail: "The state or condition of not meeting a desirable or intended objective and may be viewed as the opposite of success." Where there is success there is always failure, and this year there were lots of star-powered failures on the red carpet and out and about in public.

Take a look back at some serious celebrity fashion fails from 2010:

Bonnie Somerville showed up to the Trevor Live Fundraiser at the Hollywood Palladium looking like a hot mess. While revealing underwear is hot right now, it has to be done right.

There's nothing good about this outfit. Madonn...

Check Out 'Inception' On Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD, On Demand, & Download Today!

12/7/2010 8:50am EST
Visionary filmmaker Christopher Nolan (Memento, The Dark Knight) writes and directs this psychological sci-fi action film Inception about a thief who possesses the power to enter into the dreams of others.

Dom Cobb (Leonardo DiCaprio) doesn't steal things, he steals ideas. By projecting himself deep into the subconscious of his targets, he can glean information that even the best computer hackers can't get to. In the world of corporate espionage, Cobb is the ultimate weapon. But even weapons have their weakness, and when Cobb loses everything, he's forced to embark on one final mission in...

Rooney Mara Cast As Lisbeth In 'Girl With The Dragon Tattoo'

8/16/2010 3:04pm EDT
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Sony today announced that Rooney Mara will be playing the role of Lisbeth in "Girl with the Dragon Tattoo," based on the trilogy by Swedish author Stieg Larsson. High profile actresses rumored to be up for the role included Natalie Portman, Emma Watson, Ellen Page, and Carey Mulligan. Movie producers opted to go with a relatively unknown actress, speculating that a new fresh face could add hype and anticipation to the release.

Mara's film credits include A Nightmare on Elm Street and Youth in Revolt. She is also in the upcoming movie The Social Network, which is about the Facebook social-...

Emma Watson & 'Dragon Tattoo' Rumor Is 'Absolutely False'

8/11/2010 8:23am EDT
Emma Watson
A representative for Emma Watson has moved swiftly to deny reports the actress is auditioning for the lead role in an upcoming big screen adaptation of "The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo."

The Brit sparked speculation she was in the running for the role of edgy computer hacker Lisbeth Salander in the upcoming Hollywood movie after debuting a short pixie hairstyle earlier this month.

Watson, who shot to fame in the "Harry Potter" movie franchise, was said to be leading the race for the role, fighting off competition from actresses including Ellen Page and Carey Mulligan.

But a spokesperson ...

Emma Watson Auditions For 'Dragon Tattoo' Lead?

8/10/2010 8:13am EDT
Emma Watson
Actress Emma Watson chopped off her long locks to put herself in the running for the lead role in the Hollywood adaptation of The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo, according to a U.K. report.

The Harry Potter star stunned fans when she debuted a short pixie crop earlier this month, but her new hairdo is believed to be more than just a change of style. Watson is screen-testing for a role in the big budget remake of Stieg Larsson's Millennium Trilogy, according to Britain's The Sun.

She is reportedly in talks to play the main female character, computer hacker Lisbeth Salander, alongside Daniel...

A Writer's Theory On 'Inception' (Part 2 of 2)

8/6/2010 3:00pm EDT
Leonardo DiCaprio and the World
Note: This is continued from my previous post and makes no sense if you have not read that post. Oh, and MASSIVE SPOILER ALERT!!! Do not continue if you have not seen Inception!

Now then, where was I? Oh, right, I was trying to convince you all that (a) I'm not a complete lunatic and (b) Inception is nothing but a dream.

My third point then, is that little conveniences abound throughout the film. The team for a blatantly illegal enterprise is located quite easily (all while time is compressed dream-style), and even Ariadne (Ellen Page) simply says "Yes" despite the fact that we have zero ...

'Inception' Solved? (Part 1 of 2)

8/5/2010 3:18pm EDT
Christopher Nolan
OK, Inception’s been number one three weeks in a row, we’ve all seen it and re-seen it and obsessed over it, so it’s now time to openly and bluntly discuss the film, to hell with the few people who have yet to watch Christopher Nolan’s mind-bending thriller.

That being said, MASSIVE SPOILER ALERT!!!! Do not read on if you have not yet seen Inception, or this brilliant film might not only be ruined for you, but my theory as to the film’s meaning could very possible plant itself in your head, influencing your viewing of the film.

Still with me?

OK, here’s my theory: none of it’s real. No...