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15 Celebrity Baby Names Worse Than North West

June 25th, 2013 12:21pm EDT
In case you haven’t heard, the most important baby of our time has been born. That’s right, Kim Kardashian and Kanye West have bestowed upon the huddled masses their perfectly combined genes in the form of one blessed bundle of joy – a beautiful baby girl named North West.

Did you expect anything less from these two? Though many outlets had previously reported that the chosen one had been given the name “Kaidence Donda West,” Kim and Kanye went with the much-speculated North instead, and will call their little girl “Nori” as a nickname. Kanye has helpfully explained the unusual name’s orig...

From Apple To Zowie: The Craziest Celebrity Baby Names

October 21st, 2012 3:14pm EDT
Ashlee Simpson
Uma Thurman and her French financier boyfriend Arpad Busson revealed the name of their newborn baby girl this week, and the tot's title is a mouthful.

Not content with the typical first/middle/last -- or in this case hyphenated last -- name, the little girl surely has a challenging future ahead of her when it comes to filling out any types of forms.

The couple named their three-month-old Rosalind Arusha Arkadina Altalune Florence Thurman-Busson. Where they got her nickname, "Luna," from is a mystery; but their rep says each name has a special reason and meaning.

But Uma and Arpad -- who ...

Blu-ray Review: '40 Days And 40 Nights'

September 8th, 2011 10:45am EDT
40 days and 40 nights pic
Can a man with a sexual history the span of a football field really go celibate? Such is the premise of the new to Blu-ray this week Miramax/Lionsgate comedy "40 Days And 40 Nights" starring a young Josh "The Faculty" Hartnett and director by Michael "Heathers" Lehmann. Check out the various temptations below!

Title: "40 Days And 40 Nights"

Grade: 3 1/2

Cast: Josh Hartnett, Shannyn Sossamon, Vinessa Shaw

Director: Michael Lehmann

Rating: R

Runtime: 95 minutes

Release Company: Lionsgate


The Flick: Cleverly written, the flick is execut...

Cult Vampire Favorite 'Moonlight' To Return To Primetime This Summer

May 7th, 2010 9:38am EDT
Summer just got a lot scarier on The CW. The network will air the acclaimed drama "Moonlight" on Thursday nights beginning June 3.

"Moonlight" will air from 9:00-10:00 p.m. ET, following encore episodes of the first season of the The CW’s hit drama, "The Vampire Diaries."

On "Moonlight," Mick St. John (Alex O’Loughlin) is a captivating, charming and immortal private investigator from Los Angeles, who defies the traditional blood-sucking norms of his vampire tendencies by using his wit and powerful supernatural abilities to help the living.

In a life-altering twist of fate, Mick was “...

Bizarre Celebrity Birthing Trends

June 22nd, 2009 12:27pm EDT
Victoria Beckham
Oh baby. Celebrities and their fads, from Miley Cyrus' hippie head bands to Beyonce and her master cleanse lemonade diet, it seems that celebrity sleeves are always chock full of tricks, and the more ironic or extreme the tricks - the better. Just take Victoria Beckham's pair of Antonio Berardi heel-less boots for example. Umm…come again?

Apparently, Posh Spice shall hereby be known as Hoof Spice. These shoes are exceedingly impractical and they turn walking into a constant crusade against gravity. Thankfully, however, the shelf-life of outlandish fashion trends, such as the aforementio...

Check Out 'Moonlight: The Complete Series' On DVD Jan. 20

January 17th, 2009 7:00am EST
Any private eye knows a lot about other people's secrets. L.A. private eye Mick St. John (Alex O'Loughlin) has a secret of his own. He's a vampire, dwelling in a covert netherworld complicated by friendship with an undead finance honcho (Jason Dohring), memories of the alluring ex- wife (Shannyn Sossamon) who turned him into a vampire, and a relationship with a human (Sophia Myles) he feels drawn to protect - and maybe to love. But no matter how tempting, Mick knows a vampire-human romance is eternally dangerous.

This 16-episode, 4-disc set of "Moonlight" voted the 2008 People's Choic...

Comic Con Spotlight On 'Moonlight'

April 25th, 2008 12:40pm EDT
The IGN theater at New York City Comic Con was bursting on Sunday, April 20, with two kinds of people: Those who were there to talk about "Moonlight" and those who were waiting for it to be over for "Harold & Kumar." It was clear to see the difference between the two by the sounds of screams in the air when a 12-minute clip show of the new vampire series was shown.

Although still in its first season, "Moonlight" has already managed to secure a group of loyal and intense fans, which is not unexpected for a show romanticizing vampires and the paranormal. The once beloved Joss Whedon sho...

Memorable Celebrity Quotes

January 26th, 2008 8:45am EST
Eva Mendes
"I bite my toenails. I used to be addicted. I'd sit in front of the TV and chew away. I don't do it in front of people because it's private." Eva Mendes has some rather unglamorous habits.

"I don't wear jewelry... I have collar bones that really stick out, and you can't wear necklaces on collarbones like that." Actress Shannyn Sossamon dislikes wearing jewelry.

"Cynicism can be funny. But it's the easy way. You'll forget to enjoy anything. I try to make the evolving choice, the forward-moving, life-giving choice. Just keep living, man." Matthew McConaughey likes to keep things po...

Notable Quotables

August 6th, 2007 4:00pm EDT
Matt Damon
"As a friend of George (Clooney), all you really need to do is stay on the list, because he's got an incredible life that he shares." Matt Damon loves being friends with generous George Clooney.

"I know I'm not a good celebrity. I'm boring and closed and probably seem very safe." Actress Anne Hathaway isn't a party animal.

"Unfortunately the photographers get me eating at certain places where I shouldn't really be eating because of being a sportsman. They have pictured me going out to get hamburgers and have taken pictures of me getting coffees." Soccer ace David Beckham's well-p...

'Moonlight' Preview: Vampire Struggles To Balance Work & Romance

July 31st, 2007 10:08am EDT
In Moonlight, Mick St. John (Alex O'Loughlin) is a private investigator who has truly seen it all after being bitten by his vampire bride on their wedding night 60 years ago. He now lives between two realities, fighting his adversaries among the undead while being in love with a mortal woman.

St. John must cautiously balance these two lives before they clash, proving that life's gravest dangers are found in the moonlight.

Also starring in "Moonlight" are Sophia Myles as Beth Turner, Shannyn Sossamon as Coraline and Jason Dohring as Josef.

Moonlight premieres on CBS Friday, S...

Suicide Experts Upset About Film Ads

March 26th, 2007 11:30pm EDT
Shannyn Sossamon
Officials at a top US suicide prevention group are failing to see the funny side of billboard ads for a new comedy that show people killing themselves. Acclaimed indie movie Wristcutters: A Love Story follows a group of people who have taken their own lives, as they take a trip through purgatory.

The film, starring Patrick Fugit and Shannyn Sossamon, has won a handful of top indie film prizes in America, but the director of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) is not a fan of the film, or its marketing campaign.

In a letter to producers, Robert Gebbia says, "You ...

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