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Evan Rachel Wood Hopes Her 'Coming Out' Will Help Other Bisexuals

October 27th, 2011 9:59am EDT
Evan Rachel Wood
Actress Evan Rachel Wood hopes her decision to 'come out' as bisexual will help others struggling with their sexuality to realize they are "totally normal".

The Across the Universe star, who is currently rumored to be dating British actor Jamie Bell, revealed she is bisexual in an interview with Esquire magazine earlier this year.

Wood credits other openly gay stars with inspiring her to talk freely about her sexuality, and hopes she can reassure anyone else questioning their orientation.

She says, "It's a big part of who I am and growing up when I was feeling unsure about myself and ...
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Check Out 'The Tempest,' Now On Blu-ray

September 15th, 2011 6:02am EDT
The Tempest
"Across the Universe's" Julie Taymor shakes up Shakespeare with her adaptation of "The Tempest," retrofitting the fantastical tale with a female lead, casting Academy Award-winning actress Helen Mirren in what is usually the male role of Prospero.

The storyline follows the newly coined Prospera (Mirren), an exiled magician who uses her powers to call upon a tempest to bring her enemies to the island she's been forced to call home, not knowing that it will bring a suitor to her daughter, Miranda (Felicity Jones).

The Miramax/Touchstone release also stars David Strathairn, Djimon Hounsou, R...
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T.V. Caprio Injured During 'Spider-Man' Show

March 23rd, 2011 8:44am EDT
T.V. Carpio
Beleaguered Broadway musical Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark has been marred by another accident - actress T.V. Caprio has temporarily bowed out of the production after an onstage mishap.

Across The Universe star Carpio replaced injured Natalie Mendoza as villainess Arachne in the musical earlier this year, but now she's had to take leave too. Carpio was hurt during a stunt last week and has abandoned the role to allow herself time to recover.

In a statement, spokesperson Rick Miramontez says, "T.V. Carpio sustained an injury on Wednesday, March 16th during an onstage battle scene with a fe...
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Julie Taymor Quits 'Spider-Man' Musical?

March 9th, 2011 9:49am EST
Julie Taymor
Julie Taymor has stepped down as director of Broadway's beleaguered Spider-Man musical, according to a report.

The Across The Universe filmmaker has faced numerous problems as she fought to bring Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark to the New York stage, including crippling delays and a string of accidents which have left several cast members injured.

The production, which is due to officially open on March 15th, has also been hit with fines of more than $12,000 after it was found to have breached safety regulations, while Taymor recently admitted she has been "in the crucible" amid spiraling...
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Elijah Wood, Donald Sutherland Head to Syfy's Treasure Island

February 3rd, 2011 8:38am EST
Elijah Wood, Donald Sutherland | Photo Credits: Frederick M. Bro
Elijah Wood, Donald Sutherland and Eddie Izzard have been tapped to star in Syfy's Treasure Island.

Wood (The Lord of the Rings) will take the role of...

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Woody Allen, Larry David, Evan Rachel Wood & Others Discuss 'Whatever Works'

June 16th, 2009 10:00am EDT
Whatever Works
Woody Allen, Larry David, Patricia Clarkson and Evan Rachel Wood sat down to discuss their new film, "Whatever Works," in theaters June 19. I asked Woody if any changes were made to the script -- a script he wrote in the 1970's -- with the casting of Larry David and asked Larry if he ever felt too much "Larry David" was ever coming out in his performance. Also discussed is their love -- or in Larry David's case, disdain, -- for New York and the slim possibilities that a Woody Allen film will ever be adapted for Broadway.

Mike: When Larry David was cast, did you re-write anything to take ...
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The Cineplexes Are Alive With The Sound Of Music: The Return Of The Movie Musical

May 6th, 2008 8:30am EDT
Hairspray
On April 22's episode of American Idol, renowned composer and lyricist Andrew Lloyd Weber stood patiently trying to teach a blank-eyed Jason Castro the song, "Memory" from one of history's most popular musicals, "Cats." Smiled the clueless Castro, "I didn't even know a cat was singing it."

Quell'horror! Is this the extent of musical theater knowledge possessed by today's generation? In fairness, Castro is from Texas, not exactly around the corner from Broadway. Perhaps had there been a big-screen version of "Cats," more people under the age of 30 would be hip to the magic and majesty...
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Joe Cocker To Release 'Hymn For My Soul' May 13

April 18th, 2008 9:17am EDT
Joe Cocker
On May 13th, Fantasy Records will release Hymn For My Soul, the newest album from legendary singer Joe Cocker. The album unites Cocker, possessor of one of the world's most instantly recognizable and iconic voices (Lennon & McCartney's "With A Little Help From My Friends," anyone?), with Ethan Johns, who has proved both his worth and his Midas touch via albums he's produced for, among others, Rufus Wainwright, Emmylou Harris, Ryan Adams, Razorlight, Kings of Leon, and Ray LaMontagne. The union has resulted in one of the most accomplished pieces of work in the Sheffield-born singer's long an...
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'21': An Entertaining Thriller

March 28th, 2008 11:19am EDT
21
So, I couldn't help but wait for Jim Sturgess, the dashing leading actor in 21, to break out into a full-fledged Beatles cover of "I've Just Seen a Face," one of the several numbers he killed as the Paul McCartney equivalent in last year's tour de ummmmm, Across the Universe. He settles down into a generally believable American accent, or totally believable if you don't know he's British, and cascades through the emotions of any young protagonist put to screen. 'Yeah,' I keep thinking, 'But where's The Beatles, man?' Seriously though, with all jokes aside, 21 turns out to be if nothing else...
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March Movie Preview

February 29th, 2008 1:25pm EST
Horton Hears a Who
With the month of love at our heels and St. Patrick's day right around the corner, the weather is promising to thaw and the movies are starting to get hot. Oscar season is over, which can mean only one thing: the push to summer block busters is right around the corner.

Fans of academy-driven mellow drama, art pictures, or just some more meaningful films must go into hiding for a few months or simply stay glued to George Clooney's IMDb in production page. Meanwhile, mindless summer gags are toning their movie-watching physique at muscle beach getting ready for their time. All that stan...
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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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The 'Forgot-scers': Films & Performances That Fell Through The Cracks This Year

February 22nd, 2008 11:39am EST
Michael Clayton
The Academy Awards are just one big popularity contest, right? Everyone has an agenda, everything is fixed, its Hollywood's Prom and this year Michael Clayton is just the Prom King.

Some of it's true and some isn't, and most of the movies nominated this year are rightfully so. That just doesn't reconcile that so many great movies fall through the cracks each year, for whatever reason, and don't get their just deserts.

They're overlooked, they're under-appreciated, and they're forgotten. They may not be the very greatest ever made, but they still deserve to get let in on the celeb...
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New Movies On DVD, Feb. 5

February 5th, 2008 8:00am EST
The Brave One
The Brave One stars Jodie Foster as a happy woman whose life changes irrevocably after a brutal assault leaves her partner dead. The woman begins to live in constant fear. This outlook results in the woman eventually dispatching vigilante justice. Also on DVD: Across The Universe, Elizabeth: The Golden Age, The Assassination Of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford, 2 Days In Paris, Feast of Love, and The Jane Austen Book Club.
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Jason Statham Stars In 'The Bank Job,' In Theaters March 7

January 27th, 2008 10:00am EST
The Bank Job
Inspired by the infamous 1971 robbery that took place at the Lloyds Bank in Marylebone London, Lionsgate's ® The Bank Job stars Jason Statham (Transporter, Snatch, Crank, The Italian Job) and Saffron Burrows (Klimt, Enigma). The highly-charged heist thriller tautly interweaves high-level corruption, murder and sexual scandal in 1970s England.

A car dealer with a dodgy past and new family, Terry (Statham) has always avoided major-league scams. But when Martine (Burrows), a beautiful model from his old neighborhood, offers him a lead on a foolproof bank hit on London's Baker Street, Ter...
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The Complete List Of 80th Annual Academy Award Nominations Is Announced

January 22nd, 2008 9:35am EST
There Will Be Blood
1. Best Picture: ''Atonement,'' ''Juno,'' ''Michael Clayton,'' ''No Country for Old Men,'' ''There Will Be Blood.''

2. Actor: George Clooney, ''Michael Clayton''; Daniel Day-Lewis, ''There Will Be Blood''; Johnny Depp, ''Sweeney Todd the Demon Barber of Fleet Street''; Tommy Lee Jones, ''In the Valley of Elah''; Viggo Mortensen, ''Eastern Promises.''

3. Actress: Cate Blanchett, ''Elizabeth: The Golden Age''; Julie Christie, ''Away From Her''; Marion Cotillard, ''La Vie en Rose''; Laura Linney, ''The Savages''; Ellen Page, ''Juno.''

4. Supporting Actor: Casey Affleck, ''The As...
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Golden Globes Ceremony May Be Cancelled But We Still Have Our Predictions

January 8th, 2008 3:17pm EST
Juno
The writers' strike has officially infiltrated awards season. The Golden Globes have been reduced to a lackluster news conference. That means no best and worst dressed list. No boozy celebrities making a fool of themselves. All that remains is an hour-long meeting at the Beverly Hilton Hotel with angry WGA picketers surrounding the premises.

So, until the Hollywood powers-that-be finally buckle down and give the writers what they want and deserve, we here at Starpulse are going to call the winners and losers. We looked at reviews, other expert predictions, viewer attitudes and who we ...
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