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The Best & Worst Of Edward Norton

October 8th, 2010 12:00pm EDT
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Edward Norton is an Academy Award nominated actor, but he is also an accomplished screenwriter and director. While he does not have the longest list of performers for an actor so well established and respected, it's all about how well he chooses the films that he does do. He is also well known for being an environmental activist and charity worker. This weekend the newest of his movies hits the theaters titled Stone, starring Norton, Robert De Niro, Frances Conroy, and Milla Jovovich. It's about a prisoner (Norton) about to go up from a parole hearing and he's trying to manipulate and black...
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'By The People: The Election of Barack Obama' Premieres Tonight On HBO

November 3rd, 2009 11:23am EST
By The People: The Election of Barack Obama
On November 4, 2008, presidential candidate Barack Obama was elected the 44th President of the United States. Obama's campaign intuitively challenged outmoded political conventions and led the nation to embrace paradigms of hope and change that on a national level was ready for acceptance.

It could not be more appropriate that a year from the date of that given specific and historic moment in time that the release of a new documentary, "By The People: The Election of Barack Obama," makes it's debut tonight on the HBO cable network channel at 9 p.m.

The film, co-directed by Amy Ric...
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Smarter Than The Average Celebrity

September 1st, 2009 10:03am EDT
Natalie Portman
Celebrities are not generally known for being scholarly, brainy, or bookish. On the whole, these types of words are reserved for people like Stephen Hawking, Marilyn Vos Savant, and Kim Ung-Yong. If a celebrity is fortunate, their claim to fame is achieved via artistic talent and entertaining know-how. There are, of course, celebrities who are not so fortunate, like Li Lo, Paris, and Brit, the Hollywood train wreck trifecta, whose notoriety is due more to excessive bed-hopping, drug use, feuds with friends, and wardrobe malfunctions than it is to arty aptitude. But what would the celebrity ...
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Rob Zombie On 'Halloween II,' Violence, And The Reality Of Show Business

August 28th, 2009 2:44pm EDT
Rob Zombie
After a pleasant chat with Scout Taylor, PopEater got the chance to talk with Rob Zombie, the director of Halloween II.

On Possibly Branching Out Into Non-Horror Genres: "Sure ... I like dark, violent material but moreso I like it more in crime movies ... I wish someone would have offered me the remake of 'The Taking of Pelham 123' because that's like my favorite movie of all time. Something like that."

On the Best Kill Scene in Movie History: "There's a scene in 'American History X' where Edward Norton makes the guy bite the curb and then stomps on the back of the guy's head. That is...
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Celebrity Birthdays, August 18

August 18th, 2007 3:00am EDT
Denis Leary
Happy Birthday to Relient K musician Jonathan Schneck (1981), "The Cosby Show" actor Malcolm-Jamal Warner (1970), "Pump Up The Volume" star Christian Slater (1969), "American History X" star Edward Norton (1969), rap/hip hop artist Everlast (1969), actress Madeleine Stowe (1958), "Rescue Me" star Denis Leary (1957), "Road House" star Patrick Swayze (1952), comedic actor Martin Mull (1943), prolific actor/director Robert Redford (1936), baseball legend Roberto Clemente (1934; d. 1972), controversial director Roman Polanski (1933), actress Shelley Winters (1920; d. 2006), deadball-era basebal...
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A&E Announces Four New 'Real-Life' Series & Two New Pilots

May 1st, 2007 12:47pm EDT
Corey Feldman stars in The Two Coreys
A&E is expanding its signature Real-Life franchises by adding four new series and two new pilots to its slate, it was announced today by Robert Sharenow, Senior Vice President, Non-Fiction & Alternative Programming, A&E Network.

"Our series combine great characters and powerful storytelling," said Sharenow, "In the crowded landscape, the A&E brand really breaks away from the rest of the pack and resonates with a young audience. These new series and pilots promise to do just that."

New Series:

Crime 360 (Working Title) - Crime 360 is the perfect blend of verit crime drama and ...
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'Scarface: The World Is Yours' Release Date Announced

August 25th, 2006 2:40pm EDT
Scarface
Sierra Entertainment, a division of Vivendi Games, will deliver Scarface: The World Is Yours, the hotly anticipated video game based on the 1983 film classic, to North American store shelves on October 8 for the PlayStation 2 computer entertainment system, the Xbox video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and Windows PC. In addition, Scarface fans will have an opportunity to score additional Tony Montana merchandise and bonus material through a pre-order campaign and a special “Collector’s Edition” of the game.

“Sierra Entertainment is excited to announce that, beginning Octo...
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Celebrity Birthdays, August 18

August 18th, 2006 3:00am EDT
Denis Leary
Happy Birthday to Relient K musician Jonathan Schneck (1981), "The Cosby Show" actor Malcolm-Jamal Warner (1970), "Pump Up The Volume" star Christian Slater (1969), "American History X" star Edward Norton (1969), rap/hip hop artist Everlast (1969), actress Madeleine Stowe (1958), "Rescue Me" star Denis Leary (1957), "Road House" star Patrick Swayze (1952), comedic actor Martin Mull (1943), prolific actor/director Robert Redford (1936), baseball legend Roberto Clemente (1934; d. 1972), controversial director Roman Polanski (1933), actress Shelley Winters (1920; d. 2006), deadball-era basebal...
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