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10 Romcom Movies Guys Might Actually Enjoy

March 21st, 2014 1:00pm EDT
10 Romcom Movies Guys Might Actually Enjoy
Women always have their go-to movies when they feel like laughing with a touch of romance involved. There are genres of movies dedicated to us that are filling up our movie libraries daily and usually men are busy snubbing their noses at our vast collection of romcoms.

Below are ten very popular romantic comedies that may want to make your man sit down with you on the couch, cuddle and even pay attention. (Note: We aren't making any promises, ladies!)

"Forgetting Sarah Marshall"

The movie features a guy who begins the movie being dumped by Kristen Bell's character while he's naked. ...

NFL's Greatest Players: The 13 Best Football Stars In Movies

February 3rd, 2012 3:37pm EST
On Super Bowl Sunday, the best and baddest of the professional football world will lay it on the line for the biggest of prizes. But only a select few will go on to achieve an even greater glory: movie superstardom.

Okay, the odds of anybody from the NFL rubbing shoulders with Daniel Day-Lewis is somewhat slim, but there have been several former players who have acquitted themselves well on the big screen.

Join us as we salute these gridiron heroes-turned-silver screen stars. (Pros only, please: Sorry, former college star The Rock.)

13. Dan Marino, 'Ace Ventura: Pet Detective' (19...

Spotlight On The Cute And Quirky Zooey Deschanel

October 20th, 2011 4:00pm EDT
Zooey Deschanel
If you haven’t heard of Zooey Deschanel, you are most likely living under a rock. She’s the cute and quirky girl from Elf, 500 Days of Summer and the one of the only new fall shows that seem to be thriving, New Girl. We love her for a few different reasons. She is married to Death Cab for Cutie front man, Ben Gibbard (I’m sure they make the sweetest music together), she is not afraid to be a big dork (see New Girl) and her character in Failure to Launch (the only good thing about that movie).

The thirty one year old was born in Los Angeles into an entertainment family, hence her and her si...

Girl Crush Of The Day: Zooey Deschanel

July 17th, 2009 2:12pm EDT
Zooey Deschanel
Zooey Deschanel is smarter than you. She's also sassier, wittier and hotter. It's the combination of these and other factors that imbue her acerbic performances with an edgy sexiness. And yet she never loses the sweetness that makes her so approachable.

Zooey Deschanel is, quite simply, bewitching. This is by no means an original thought; there isn't an interview, review or consideration of the lady that doesn't invoke her turquoise eyes, milky skin and jet-black hair.

Even in mainstream fare such as Failure to Launch, she's the sardonic edge that keeps the film from drowning in its o...

Spotlight On Bradley Cooper

July 17th, 2009 1:02pm EDT
Bradley Cooper
Bradley Cooper has been acting for an entire decade but he's just starting to get his well-deserved fame. It seems you can't open a tabloid without coming across his name and who he is allegedly linked to. Although he claims to be just friends with Jennifer Aniston, pictures of their "date" were plastered all over the magazine covers and they are still a hot topic in celebrity gossip. Did he blow her over, is she just not that into him, do we really care?

Born in Philadelphia, Bradley was Georgetown educated before studying at the Actors Studio Drama School at New School University in N...

Easy Star All-Stars Launch Tour In Support Of New Album

April 1st, 2009 11:15pm EDT
Easy Star All-Stars
The Easy Star All-Stars will embark on a world tour this spring in support of their much anticipated reggae re-imagining of the Beatles' Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band. The tour will continue through the summer including U.S. dates that begin in mid-May.

The new album, Easy Star’s Lonely Hearts Dub Band, set for release April 14 on Easy Star Records, is generating buzz amongst fans and critics alike, as the Associated Press asks, “Could the Beatles have been Rastafarians at heart?” The album follows the widespread critical and commercial success of 2003’s Dub Side of the Moon a...

Spotlight On Worst Chick Flicks

February 11th, 2009 9:58am EST
Autumn in New York
The stereotypical "Chick Flick" is a movie geared towards the ladies. You drag your boyfriends to see them with you, cry your eyes out and believe that there really is a fairy tale ending to every story. There are some great chick flicks out there that even guys don't mind watching…don't be embarrassed! Yet, there are a few that even chicks don't like!

Here is our list of the worst chick flicks:

Failure to Launch

AKA "Failure to Make Money at the Box Office" had potential to be a good chick flick but bombed badly. Sarah Jessica Parker plays a therapist/interventionist who ...

'Easy Star's Lonely Hearts Dub Band' Set For April 14 Release

January 23rd, 2009 11:50am EST
Easy Star All-Stars
Following the widespread critical and commercial success of 2003's Dub Side of the Moon and 2006's Radiodread, Easy Star Records announces the Easy Star All-Stars' complete reggae re-imagining of the Beatles' Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band. The album, titled Easy Star's Lonely Hearts Dub Band, is set for release April 14 on Easy Star Records and features guest vocals from an impressive list of reggae, dancehall and dub greats including Steel Pulse, Matisyahu, Michael Rose (Black Uhuru), Luciano, U-Roy, Bunny Rugs (Third World), Ranking Roger (English Beat, The), Sugar Minott, Frankie...

Matthew McConaughey Discusses 'Surfer Dude,' Rumors About Him & More

December 3rd, 2008 12:13pm EST
Matthew McConaughey
It must be nice being Matthew McConaughey. While making the film "Surfer, Dude" - out on DVD Dec. 30 - he spent time with friends and co-stars Woody Harrelson and Willie Nelson. Just minutes from the beach, the cast and crew wrapped filming each day, sat back with a few cocktails (and who knows what else) and hung out. Sounds like more play than work.

So how different is McConaughey from his weed-smoking, naked didgeridoo-playing character in "Surfer, Dude?" The actor took some time on a windy California morning to talk to Starpulse about the film, how he stays fit, several rumors tha...

'Wedding Crashers' Is Top Rental Of 2006

December 27th, 2006 9:39am EST
Wedding Crashers
Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson have crashed another party, coming first in the hearts of American movie lovers with their bad boy antics in Wedding Crashers. The comedy tops the list of most rented movies at Blockbuster in 2006, both in-store and online.

"Half of this year's top movie rentals are comedies, showing America loves to laugh in its downtime," said Joyce Woodward, senior vice president and general merchandising manager for Blockbuster Inc. "The holidays are always one of the peak times for movie watching. Blockbuster recommends any of the top picks of 2006 as entertainment for...

Queen Latifah To Host 'People's Choice Awards,' More Nominees Announced

November 28th, 2006 10:38am EST
Queen Latifah
Queen Latifah will host "The 33rd Annual People's Choice Awards" to be broadcast live from the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, Tuesday, Jan. 9 (9:00-11:00 PM, live ET/delayed PT) on CBS. The first awards show of 2007 honors favorite performers in television, motion pictures and music. The list of new nominees follows:




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New Movies on DVD, June 27

June 27th, 2006 8:00am EDT
Summer has just begun, but if you're already annoyed with mowing the lawn, avoiding the West Nile Virus, and treating your sunburn, head inside the air conditioned house, plop down on the couch with a bowl of popcorn, and check out this week's DVD releases: Tyler Perry dresses like a woman for Madea's Family Reunion, Milla Jovovich plays a genetically modified human in the sci-fi thriller Ultraviolet, Matthew McConaughey & Sarah Jessica Parker get it on in Failure to Launch, and Piper Perabo has cold feet in Imagine Me & You.

V Stands For Victory At Box Office

March 20th, 2006 2:01pm EST
V for Vendetta
The futuristic terrorist thriller V For Vendetta topped all its rivals at the US weekend box office in the US, claiming the top spot with a $26.1 million debut. The film stars Natalie Portman and Hugo Weaving in a story of revolution against the British government.

The debut was strong enough to bump last week's box-office leader Failure To Launch into second place with $15.8 million. Disney's remake of family classic The Shaggy Dog fell one place to third with $13.6 million.

The weekend's other new wide release, She's The Man, starring Amanda Bynes as a teen pretending to be a ...

Sarah Jessica Parker Talks About Getting Older, Finding Good Roles

March 15th, 2006 1:50pm EST
Sarah Jessica Parker
Sarah Jessica Parker is hoping to change Hollywood stereotypes of placing 20- and 30-something actresses in romantic roles. Following the demise of her show Sex And The City in 2004, the 40-year-old actress has played the romantic lead in two box office hits, The Family Stone and Failure To Launch.

And while Parker admits she is often sent scripts for younger roles, she hopes she can convince producers to consider 40-something females in the same parts.

She says, "I read the script the other day and I said to my agent, 'I'm too old for this part now.' I knew it as soon as I rea...

'Failure To Launch' Hits Number One at Box Office

March 13th, 2006 11:33am EST
Matthew McConaughey stars in Failure To Launch
Matthew Mcconaughey and Sarah Jessica Parker's critically-slammed new romantic comedy Failure To Launch has rocketed to the top of the box office with a $24.6 million opening weekend take. The film beat family movie The Shaggy Dog to the top spot. The Tim Allen comedy debuted at number two with a $16 million take.

Gruesome horror remake The Hills Have Eyes debuted at number three on the new chart with a three-day take of $15.5 million. Last week's box office number one, Tyler Perry's Madea's Family Reunion, slipped to number five on the new chart after two weeks at the top.


Matthew McConaughey Mourned Death of Chipmunk

March 4th, 2006 2:34pm EST
Matthew McConaughey
Matthew McConaughey grew so fond of his chipmunk co-star in new movie Failure To Launch, he insisted on staging a proper funeral service for the critter when she died during filming. The highly-trained animal had to pretend to bite the movie hunk in the romantic comedy, but that didn't stop him from falling in love with the chipmunk.

And when the creature died, he was devastated.

McConaughey says, "Everyone in the woods gets really quiet, whispering, 'The chipmunk died, the chipmunk died. She was number one. She had her SAG (Screen Actors Guild) card and everything.'

(This ...

Co-Star Calls Kathy Bates A Good Kisser

March 2nd, 2006 10:01am EST
Kathy Bates
Kathy Bates proved to be such a good kisser while filming her latest movie that co-star Terry Bradshaw begged her not to stop. The steamy couple star as Matthew McConaughey's parents in the new romantic comedy Failure To Launch.

Bradshaw explains, "I've kissed some beautiful women that can kiss. This one (Bates), she can kiss, it was good, I liked it!" The former Pittsburgh (Pennsylvania) quarterback adds, "I didn't want to stop!"

In "Failure To Launch," a 30-something man who still lives with his parents falls in love with the woman of his dreams and begins to suspect she has bee...

Sarah Jessica Parker Denies Feud Rumors

March 1st, 2006 11:16am EST
Sarah Jessica Parker
Sarah Jessica Parker has laughed off reports of friction with her Failure To Launch co-star Matthew McConaughey. An insider recently told MSNBC's The Scoop that the hunky actor found Parker "peculiar" and "couldn't bear (her)." However, the actress speaks highly of her onscreen sweetheart, saying he was "a pleasure to work with."

The 40-year-old star adds she has been a victim of malicious gossip since reports of drama on the set of her long-running Sex And The City series surfaced years ago. She says, "I got branded as a bitch by gossips desperate for there to be bitter rivalry when t...

Matthew McConaughey Struggled With Sarah Jessica Parker on 'Failure To Launch' Set

February 28th, 2006 10:12am EST
Matthew McConaughey
Matthew McConaughey and Sarah Jessica Parker star as onscreen sweethearts in Failure To Launch, but the actor reportedly couldn't stand Parker off-screen and found her 'peculiar.' The pair were starring in a breezy romantic comedy, but sources on the set say filming was anything but fun.

One insider tells MSNBC's The Scoop website, "Matthew gets along with pretty much everyone, but he basically couldn't bear Sarah."

The actor recently made an appearance on Oprah Winfrey's talk show and seemed to struggle when asked about the star. When asked by Winfrey to sum up working with Park...

Matthew McConaughey Had a Crush on Sarah Jessica Parker

February 20th, 2006 9:51am EST
Matthew McConaughey
Matthew McConaughey almost left Penelope Cruz broken hearted and split up a top Hollywood couple on the set of his latest movie after falling for co-star Sarah Jessica Parker. The amorous Texan admits he has been smitten by the star for many years - and when he got the chance to work with her on romantic comedy Failure To Launch it took all his efforts not to romance her.

He explains, "I've had a crush on her for a long time, since Honeymoon In Vegas and then all through the Sex In The City stuff. I've watched all of that stuff. I like her, and like that show. I don't know how to expl...

New Release Date For 'Failure to Launch'

January 20th, 2006 10:31am EST
Matthew McConaughey
Paramount Pictures will release "Failure to Launch," a comedy starring Matthew McConaughey and Sarah Jessica Parker, on March 10, 2006.

Tripp (Matthew McConaughey), 35, has never been able to leave the nest. Now, his desperate parents have had enough. They hire the gorgeous and talented girl of his dreams (Sarah Jessica Parker) to get him to move out of the house.

Paramount Pictures Presents a Scott Rudin/Aversano Films production, a Tom Dey film, "Failure to Launch." Directed by Tom Dey, the film is written by Tom J. Astle & Matt Ember. Scott Rudin and Scott Aversano are the prod...

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