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10 Of The Most Beautiful Hollywood Movie Locales (That You Can Actually Visit!)

6/14/2014 10:00am EDT
10 Of The Most Beautiful Hollywood Movie Locales (That You Can A
Movies both stun and captivate audiences with beautiful locations. We've often times been told that the places we see or are brought to in movies are fake or some sort of fantasy, and that few places in real life will ever live up the expectations of Hollywood movies.

We're here to tell you that not ONLY is that not true - that places that REALLY exist are not only just as beautiful as the places we see in movies, in some cases, they are more so. So take a look at the ten most beautiful locales from movies that someday, you might want to visit.

The Red Keep (Game of Thrones) : Attard, Mal...

The Best of A Decade : The18 Greatest Movies Of 2000-2009

4/19/2014 4:00pm EDT
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It may have been just a few years since these films were released, but the early seminal films of the 21st century have been able to hold their own against Hollywood heavyweight classics. From Roman gladiator epics to unconventional family road trips and all the hamburger phones, bottles of Merlot and deadly coin flips inbetween, the films of the early aught's first decade have already made a strong case for cinematic storytelling in the new millenium. Here are the best movies of 2000-2009.

Gladiator (2000)

Ridley Scott’s thrilling Roman battle epic about revenge and redemption surely ent...

Anna Faris Talks About Her 'Revolting' Armpit Hair She Grew For 'Dictator'

4/20/2012 9:25am EDT
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Actress Anna Faris couldn't wait to finish filming Sacha Baron Cohen's outrageous comedy The Dictator - because the funnyman insisted she grow disgusting armpit hair for her role as an organic grocery store boss.

While Cohen and her co-stars were celebrating at the wrap party, Faris was in the shower hacking off months of unsightly growth.

In a taped interview with TV host Jay Leno, which will appear on his Tonight Show on Friday, the Lost in Translation star reveals, "It took a few months, but I was naive enough to think... 'It's got to be kind of light and cute, wispy,' but it really ...

Scarlett Johansson Says She Became 'Paranoid' After Nude Photos Leak

4/13/2012 2:20pm EDT
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Scarlett Johansson dreaded going out in public after her nude pictures leaked on the internet because she feared everyone she encountered would have seen her naked.

The Lost In Translation star was devastated when the revealing photographs, intended for her then-husband Ryan Reynolds, were stolen by a hacker and posted online.

Johansson admits she became incredibly "paranoid" after the incident and even going out to dinner with friends became a tough task.

She tells Vogue magazine, "When all those photos came out, of course I go out to dinner and think, 'Goddamn it, these people have a...

Scarlett Johansson Is An Expert At Handling Snakes

3/12/2012 1:52pm EDT
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Scarlett Johansson has become an expert on snakes after growing close to the slithery critters on the set of her movie We Bought A Zoo.

In the film, Matt Damon plays a widower whose new property comes with a zoo, where the animals are looked after by the Lost in Translation star.

The comedy drama required the two Hollywood A-listers to get up close and personal with a range of wild animals - but Johansson is adamant she loved mixing with the exotic creatures and learned a lot about their habits while on set.

She tells You magazine, "We had to recapture an escaping shipment of all kind...

Emma Watson Joins Sofia Coppola's 'Bling Ring' Movie

3/1/2012 8:28am EST
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Emma Watson is set to steal the limelight in Sofia Coppola's new movie after signing up to play one of the 'Bling Ring' gang.

The Lost In Translation director's new project is based on the true story of a group of teens who stole from the homes of stars including Paris Hilton, Lindsay Lohan and Orlando Bloom in 2008 and 2009.

The Harry Potter star has agreed to appear in the movie and it is one of several new projects she is working on after the wizard franchise came to an end in 2011.

Watson will work with Potter director David Yates again in new drama Your Voice in My Head, and she ...

Sofia Coppola Working On Burglar Bunch Movie?

12/5/2011 9:48am EST
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Director Sofia Coppola is reportedly planning to make a movie about the young burglars who raided the Hollywood homes of Paris Hilton, Lindsay Lohan and Orlando Bloom.

The group, known as the Hollywood Bling Ring, was believed to be responsible for a string of celebrity break-ins in 2008 and 2009, allegedly stealing designer clothing, jewelry and cash from victims including actress Rachel Bilson and reality TV star Audrina Patridge.

Five people were arrested and charged on felony first degree residential burglary counts last year and now the Lost in Translation auteur is working on a mo...

Scarlett Johansson Blames Her Career For Marriage Split

12/2/2011 10:42am EST
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Scarlett Johansson has put her split from Ryan Reynolds down to the couple's busy schedule, and insists she "wasn't prepared to do the work" a marriage requires.

The Lost In Translation star called off her relationship with Reynolds at the end of 2010 and their divorce became final in July.

Johansson now reveals she was unaware how difficult it would be to sustain their union, and admits her hectic career took its toll on the romance.

She tells Cosmopolitan, "Relationships are complicated and being married is a living, breathing process. I think I was not fully aware of the peaks and v...

The Underrated Anna Faris Looks Amazing At 'What's Your Number?' Premiere

9/20/2011 11:00am EDT
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Anna Faris attended the "What's Your Number?" Los Angeles premiere yesterday looking cute in a strapless white dress and spiky pumps (see close-up photo below).

Inspired by author Karyn Bosnak's novel "20 Times a Lady," the film centers on hopelessly single Ally Darling (Faris) who's convinced she's passed up the man of her dreams.

With a little help from her mischievous neighbor (Chris Evans), Ally contacts each of her exes in order to find "the one."

Anna, who is best known for her campy roles in the "Scary Movie" franchise, has also appeared in "Lost in Translation" and "Brokeback Mo...

Scarlett Johansson's Lawyer Threatens Websites Over Nude Photos

9/15/2011 8:31am EDT
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Scarlett Johansson's high-powered attorney Marty Singer has fired off a stern letter to website bosses demanding they remove nude photos of the actress.

Steamy snaps of the Lost In Translation star surfaced in cyberspace on Wednesday, prompting her lawyer to send a warning to various sites hosting the photos.

In the letter, obtained by, Singer vows to take legal action if editors fail to take down the "stolen copyright protected private photographs" immediately.

He adds, "The highly personal and private photographs at issue capture our client self-posing in her own home in a s...

Scarlett Johansson Duets With Dean Martin For Christmas Album

9/12/2011 2:32pm EDT
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Scarlett Johansson has landed her dream duet with legendary singer Dean Martin - she's set to lend her voice to an upcoming Christmas album featuring the late crooner's classic tunes.

The Lost in Translation star will 'team up' with the Rat Pack icon for a remake of the festive classic I'll Be Home for Christmas.

She tells gossip blogger, "Growing up in New York City, Christmas was never Christmas without Dino. Recording in the studio with Mr. Martin in my headphones felt as though he were standing right next to me, crooning with that mischievous gleam in his eye. When I...

Scarlett Johansson Turns Down Marine Corps Ball Invite

7/28/2011 3:19pm EDT
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Scarlett Johansson has turned down an invite to accompany a member of the armed forces to the U.S. Marine Corps Ball - but has vowed to send champagne to make up for it.

Sergeant Dustin L. Williams asked the Lost In Translation star to the military event by uploading a video on earlier this week, in the hope that the newly-divorced actress would accompany him to the ball as his date.

Johansson has been forced to decline the offer due to a scheduling conflict, but she stills plans to reward Williams for the kind gesture.

In a statement, obtained by, she writes, "...

Scarlett Johansson & Sean Penn Go Public With Their Relationship

5/1/2011 10:05pm EDT
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Scarlett Johansson and Sean Penn appeared to go public with their rumored relationship on Saturday night as they were photographed holding hands after a star-studded event in Washington, D.C.

The 26-year-old actress, who split from husband Ryan Reynolds last year, has been linked to Penn, 50, ever since they were spotted enjoying what appeared to be a lunch date back in February.

A representative for Johannson brushed off the speculation by insisting, "Scarlett and Sean are not dating - they have been friends for years," but the statement failed to silence gossip about the alleged romance...

Sofia Coppola On Her Famous Family And Her New Movie "Somewhere"

12/22/2010 11:13am EST
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The acclaimed filmmaker Sofia Coppola has a new movie out this holiday season. Somewhere is only her fourth film but the expectations are high from the director of The Virgin Suicides and Lost in Translation. Perhaps the beginning of “awards season” will take notice.

Somewhere spends most of its time in stillness and silence. Johnny Marco (Stephen Dorff) is an actor who spends his time between movies hooking up with women, keeping to himself at Hollywood parties and often just sitting alone. When his daughter Cleo (Elle Fanning) comes to visit, it brightens him up, but he doesn’t even have...

Happy 60th Birthday, Bill Murray!

9/21/2010 8:20am EDT
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Raise your glasses to Hollywood funnyman Bill Murray - the star turns 60 on Tuesday.

Born in Illinois in 1950, Murray started out at comedy troupe Second City Chicago after dropping out of college - and became infamous for his dry humor and improvisational skills.

In 1974, he moved to New York City and landed a role on hit comedy sketch series "Saturday Night Live," where he shared the small screen with John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd.

Murray made the transition to film in the 1980s, and a string of box office hits such as "Caddyshack" and "Groundhog Day" sealed his place in the spotlight.

Sofia Coppola Wins Top Award At Venice Film Festival

9/12/2010 8:53pm EDT
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Director Sofia Coppola has won the top honor at the Venice Film Festival for her movie "Somewhere."

The film-maker accepted the Golden Lion on Saturday for her story of a bad-boy actor whose life is changed after his young daughter comes to stay, which was inspired by her own experiences as the daughter of Francis Ford Coppola.

Coppola thanked "The Godfather" director in her acceptance speech, saying: "Thanks to my dad for teaching me."

Quentin Tarantino, chairman of the Italian festival's jury and Coppola's ex-boyfriend, revealed her win was a unanimous choice.

He explains, "From that ...

Scarlett Johansson Replaces Angelina Jolie In 'Gravity'

7/23/2010 2:21pm EDT
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Scarlett Johansson is preparing to reunite with her Iron Man 2 co-star Robert Downey, Jr. after replacing Angelina Jolie in new sci-fi movie Gravity, according to a report.

The Wanted beauty was originally offered the role as director Alfonso Cuaron's leading lady in the upcoming 3D film, but she declined and now Johansson has "verbally agreed" to star. The New York Daily News claims Downey, Jr. is slated to appear alongside the Lost In Translation actress in what Cuaron is allegedly touting as "the most ambitious film, technology-wise, since Avatar".

Sci-fi epic Avatar, directed by Jam...

Sofia Coppola Welcomes Her Second Child

6/26/2010 8:00pm EDT
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Lost In Translation director Sofia Coppola and her partner, French "rocker" Thomas Mars are second-time parents, according to reports.

Coppola gave birth "within the last month" to the couple's second baby girl, named Cosmina, reports The tot will be a little sister for the couple's three-and-a-half-year-old daughter, Romy. Coppola and Mars, the frontman for the band Phoenix, announced the pregnancy in December.

The couple began dating in 2005.

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Esquire Editor Slams Scarlett Johansson

6/4/2010 8:37am EDT
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Scarlett Johansson has come under fire from the editor of one of America's leading men's magazines after allegedly scrapping plans for a cover-shoot and leaving bosses searching for a last-minute replacement.

The Lost In Translation actress was reportedly set to be named the Best Looking Woman in America by Esquire and had been slated to appear on the front of the publication's recent 'Women We Love' issue.

However, she allegedly dropped out of the photo-shoot - so magazine editors rigged the poll and handed the title to Mad Men star Christina Hendricks instead.

Esquire editor-in-chie...

Scarlett Johansson's Rep Slams Marriage Trouble Rumors

5/13/2010 11:00am EDT
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Scarlett Johansson's representative has dismissed reports the actress' marriage to Ryan Reynolds is in trouble.

The National Enquirer claimed the couple, who married in 2008, has been spending a lot of time apart due to their clashing filming schedules.

A source told the tabloid, "There are very real fears they are headed for a divorce."

However, the Lost In Translation star's rep has brushed off the report, telling there is "absolutely no truth to this."

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Scarlett Johansson: 'I Would Love To Do Another Album'

5/5/2010 12:00pm EDT
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Scarlett Johansson is enthusiastic to release more music - the actress wants to record her third album. The Lost in Translation star released a disc of Tom Waits covers, Anywhere I Lay My Head, in 2008, as well as last year's album Break Up, on which she collaborated with Pete Yorn.

And despite continuing her successful movie career, Johansson is eager to head back into the studio to record more tracks - but this time she wants to write her own songs for the record.

She tells MTV News, "I would love to do another album. The spirit has not moved me yet in that direction, but I would never...

Scarlett Johansson Finds Cooking 'Therapeutic'

4/20/2010 5:00pm EDT
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Hollywood beauty Scarlett Johansson revels in her role as domestic goddess at home - she finds it "therapeutic" to cook for her husband Ryan Reynolds.

The Lost In Translation star, who wed actor Reynolds in 2008, often refuses to discuss her relationship with the press, but admits she has found "comfort" in marriage and her new extended family.

She tells InStyle magazine, "You're married and suddenly you have your own family. There's a nice comfort in that. That part of your life is certain, in a way. You've got your home in that other person."

And Johansson insists her biggest joy co...

Kristen Stewart Confirms Top Directors Contending For 'Breaking Dawn'

3/17/2010 8:40am EDT
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Kristen Stewart has confirmed top moviemakers Gus Van Sant, Sofia Coppola and Bill Condon have all been approached to direct the fourth "Twilight" installment.

Speculation over who would helm the final movie in the hit franchise reached fever pitch after "The Twilight Saga: New Moon" director Chris Weitz revealed he would not return. Actor Robert Pattinson hinted he would love "Milk" filmmaker Van Sant to shoot the movie, as filming would take place in Portland, Oregon - where the director has lived and worked for several years.

Meanwhile, Entertainment Weekly claimed "Lost in Translati...

Megan Fox Named World's Sexiest Woman By FHM For Second Straight Year - Hot Pictures Of The Top 10!

6/23/2009 12:15pm EDT
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Transformers: Rise of the Fallen star Megan Fox has retained the title of World's Sexiest Woman, as polled by FHM. She becomes only the second woman to do so, after Jennifer Lopez pulled it off in 2001 and 2002. Hot pictures of the ladies of the Top 10 after the break!

#10: Katy Perry

The only thing hotter than Katy's looks may be her music. After taking the Best International Female Artist prize at the 2009 BRIT Awards, her first two singles "I Kissed a Girl" and "Hot N Cold" were certified three-time platinum for sales over three million - each!

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Celebrity Birthdays, May 14

5/14/2009 3:00am EDT
Amber Tamblyn
Happy Birthday to "The Unusuals" star Amber Tamblyn (1983), British singer/actress Martine McCutcheon (1976), "Lost In Translation" director Sofia Coppola (1971), "The Aviator" Oscar-winner Cate Blanchett (1969), The Cult leas singer Ian Astbury (1962), "Pulp Fiction" actor Tim Roth (1961), singer/songwriter Tom Cochrane (1953), film director Robert Zemeckis (1952), Talking Heads singer David Byrne (1952), "Star Wars" creator/director George Lucas (1944), and "Beyond the Sea" singer Bobby Darin (1936; d. 1973).

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Who's The Next Angelina Jolie?

3/6/2009 10:35am EST
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Most recently, Octomom Nadya Suleman was accused of trying to look and be like Angelina Jolie. If this is true, she's not alone. These days it seems like most women want to look and be like Angelina Jolie. It has become an obsession. Women around the world are going to their plastic surgeons and getting Botox injections and having facial surgery to resemble Jolie. Can you blame them? Angelina is one of the most beautiful women in Hollywood. She is an iconic figure women look up to and want to emulate. There are a number of young female celebrities who are emulating her right now and they ar...

Unfulfilled Love Is The Only Romantic Love; 'Vicky Cristina Barcelona' On DVD Jan. 27

1/13/2009 6:00pm EST
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Oscar®-winning writer and director Woody Allen (Match Point) uses the vibrant energy of Barcelona, Spain, as his canvas to paint a sexually-charged but ultimately hilarious portrait of love in Vicky Cristina Barcelona, debuting on DVD and Blu-Ray January 27th from Genius Products and The Weinstein Company. With Golden Globe®-nominated performances from Oscar® winner Javier Bardem (No Country For Old Men), Oscar® nominee Penelope Cruz (Volver) and Rebecca Hall (The Prestige), Vicky Cristina Barcelona tells the story of a pair of young American women vacationing together in Spain, where they...

Spotlight On Bill Murray's Best Films

8/22/2008 9:02am EDT
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It's been a rough last few months for one of our favorites, Bill Murray. We will forgo rehashing Murray's legal and marital problems and instead take a look back at the greatest movies in his career where Murray plays the lead (sorry "Caddyshack" fans!).

It has been quite some time since we saw Bill on the silver screen-not counting a blink-and-you-miss-him cameo in this summer's "Get Smart." Though, there is already positive buzz on next year's "The Limits of Control".

Also, in case you missed it, here is video from a few days ago when jumped out of a plane to open the 50th ann...

Hit-or-Miss Mastermind Woody Allen Recaptures Genius With Eccentric 'Vicky Cristina Barcelona'

8/15/2008 10:02am EDT
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( – While legendary writer and director Woody Allen can’t always be equated with sheer genius these days and is more accurately described as a hit-or-miss proposition, the sorely undermarketed and film-festival touring “Vicky Cristina Barcelona” serves as unquestionable retribution for his recently questionable work.

The film, which stars Hollywood sensations Javier Bardem, Scarlett Johansson and Penélope Cruz, all throughout makes you feel like Allen’s script has something brilliant up its artistic sleeve. While at times you’ll easily predict when sex is on deck, ...

Celebrity Birthdays, May 14

5/14/2008 3:00am EDT
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Happy Birthday to "Joan of Arcadia" star Amber Tamblyn (1983), British singer/actress Martine McCutcheon (1976), "Lost In Translation" director Sofia Coppola (1971), "The Aviator" Oscar-winner Cate Blanchett (1969), The Cult leas singer Ian Astbury (1962), "Pulp Fiction" actor Tim Roth (1961), singer/songwriter Tom Cochrane (1953), film director Robert Zemeckis (1952), Talking Heads singer David Byrne (1952), "Star Wars" creator/director George Lucas (1944), "Beyond the Sea" singer Bobby Darin (1936; d. 1973), and Italian poet Dante Alighieri (1265; d. 1321).

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