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Top 10 Body Swap Movies

August 5th, 2011 8:33am EDT
change up
This weekend, Jason Bateman and Ryan Reynolds will add their names to the long and distinguished list of actors who have tackled the “body swap” movie. In “The Change-Up,” Bateman and Reynolds play friends with drastically different lifestyles: Bateman is the devoted husband and father, Reynolds is the philandering playboy. After a night of drinking, the two wake up in each other’s bodies, something neither of them really wanted.

Body swap movies have been around for a long time and are usually quite entertaining, if formulaic and predictable. Here’s our list of the Top Ten Body Swap Movi...
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The Best and Worst of John Travolta

December 4th, 2008 11:43am EST
John Travolta
In recent years, it's become hip to pick on John Travolta for his movie choices. It's strange, considering not many actors can say that they've starred in three truly iconic films (see numbers 1, 3, and 6 on the "best" list). He's also achieved longevity that many actors can only dream of, due in large part to his genuine, "good guy" persona. So, sure, he's made some bad films. Who hasn't? His good movies still outnumber the bad ones.

Since John is putting on the dog in the new animated hit, "Bolt," we thought it would be a good time to take a look at some notable films from Travolta's...
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Is Nicolas Cage Washed Up or Just Making Bad Decisions?

September 5th, 2008 10:40am EDT
The Wicker Man
In 1996 Nicolas Cage stood on stage at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion and accepted his first, and currently only, Oscar for his tour de force performance in Mike Figgis' Leaving Las Vegas. This past year, while starring in Neil LaBute's ill-fated remake of the British horror classic The Wicker Man, Cage, donning a grizzly bear costume, punched a woman in the face.

There are two sides to Nicolas Cage-the go-to superstar with the droopy eyes and smug demeanor and Cage the talented, easily forgotten actor. Unfortunately the latter, Academy Award winning Cage persona is a distant memory a...
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The 'That Guy' Encyclopedia, Letters A Through K

May 7th, 2008 8:30am EDT
Chris Cooper
Hey, isn’t that...? You know, that guy. The guy that always plays someone in the military. He was in, uh, Syriana, The Kingdom... Oh yeah! He was the father of the emo kid in American Beauty!

Throughout cinematic history, there has been a plethora of actors that, for some reason or another, never become a household name. So here is a cheat sheet of sorts, a brief encyclopedia on "That Guy."

After reading this you can impress your friends! Win the movie game (the one where you name an actor, someone names a film he or she was in, next player names another actor in that film, etc....
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Gina Gershon Showcases Music From Her New Album With NYC Stage Act

October 11th, 2007 12:13pm EDT
Gina Gershon
Gina Gershon, widely recognized and beloved for her Broadway and film acting career, will debut music from her new recording "In Search Of Cleo" this month at “The Box” in New York City and continuing every Sunday and Monday for the remainder of October.

Anointed an “indie movie stalwart” by The Los Angeles Times, Ms. Gershon, together with a band of five and a dancing cast of three, will introduce the audiences at “The Box” to the true and unique story revealed in her songs.

"In Search Of Cleo" recalls the true story of the search and recovery of Gershon’s lost cat Cleo. Gershon...
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Celebrate Legendary Film-Maker John Woo's Early Work With 'Last Hurrah For Chivalry'; And His Definitive Hong Kong Masterpiece, 'Hard Boiled'

July 16th, 2007 7:00pm EDT
Hard Boiled
SANTA MONICA, CA - Revered by action connoisseurs the world over as one of the genre's quintessential artists, director John Woo (Face/Off, The Killer, M:I-2) elevated violence to an art form with masterful choreography and complex, multi-faceted anti-heroes.

On July 24, two of his legendary action classics - Hard Boiled and Last Hurrah For Chivalry - debut on DVD from The Weinstein Company and Genius Products under the revered Dragon Dynasty banner.

Famous for extraordinary action in legendary sequences such as the opening tea-house bust and the explosive warehouse betrayal, ...
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James Marsters & Nick Lachey Among Guests on WB Shows

January 16th, 2006 3:44pm EST
Nick Lachey
The WB Network welcomes a sexy and intriguing celebrity guest roster to kick-off its midseason, including Nick Lachey, James Denton, Kelly Carlson and James Marsters. The announcement was made today at the network's Winter 2006 Television Critics’ Association Press Tour.

Actor Nick Lachey guest stars on TWINS in an episode entitled "Himbo," which will air February 24 (9:30-10:00 p.m. ET). Lachey will play Charlie Solik, a former underwear model and Arnold Undergarments’ new Marketing Director, hired by Farrah (Molly Stanton). This is Lachey's second guest appearance on the network afte...
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James Denton of 'Desperate Housewives' To Host Miss America Pageant

November 23rd, 2005 10:20am EST
James Denton
Desperate Housewives star James Denton will host the 2006 Miss America Pageant live from the Aladdin Resort & Casino in Las Vegas on Saturday, Jan. 21, on CMT.

Perhaps best known for his role as Mike Delfino on the hit ABC series, "Desperate Housewives," Nashville native James Denton began his acting career in the theater and found acclaim in Chicago as a member of The Griffin Theater and The Strawdog Theater Ensemble in such plays as "A Street Car Named Desire." His television credits include The Pretender, Philly and Threat Matrix, and his film credits include Primary Colors, Face/...
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