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Election Movies: When Real Life Campaign Drama Isn't Enough

September 11th, 2008 9:30am EDT
Election
Somehow, if you think that the American political system doesn't have enough pageantry or drama, the only possible place for you to turn are the movies. You can find a campaign movie for just about every level of politics. For the most part, they all tell the same story. You have your candidate, and there's an election going on, and from high school to the presidency, there's going to be a debate on using negative campaigning, a starry-eyed speech about sticking to your ethics, and then some sort of sex scandal. Sounds about right.

Election (1999)

It seems that the chance for a pe...
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The Largest Act of Treason in American History Becomes the Gripping, Tautly Woven Thriller 'Breach'

May 13th, 2007 8:00am EDT
Breach
An untested FBI employee attempts to trap the deadliest double agent in U.S. history in the intense thriller Breach, coming to DVD and HD DVD & DVD Combo format on June 12 from Universal Studios Home Entertainment. Based on a true story, Breach boasts a powerhouse performance from Oscar® winner Chris Cooper (Bourne Identity, Syriana) as Robert Hanssen, the most notorious traitor in FBI history, convicted of selling American secrets to Moscow over a 15-year period. Ryan Phillippe (Flags of Our Fathers) costars as Eric O'Neill, the ambitious young FBI operative assigned to help capture Hansse...
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New Movies on DVD, Feb. 20

February 20th, 2007 8:00am EST
Babel
The tragic aftermath of human carelessness travels around the world in the multi-narrative, critically acclaimed drama Babel from filmmaker Alejandro González Iñárritu. Also on DVD: The Prestige, A Guide To Recognizing Your Saints, Flushed Away, Man of the Year, For Your Consideration, Crossover, Shut Up and Sing, Keeping Mum and American Hardcore.
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Opening October 13: Man of the Year

October 13th, 2006 7:33am EDT
The comedy "Man of the Year" has acting great Robin Williams as satirical political talk show host Tom Dobbs, who in a 'spur of the moment' decision decides to run for president. The plan backfires, and he actually ends up winning and finds himself in charge of the Free World.

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Upcoming Guests on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live'

October 5th, 2006 4:00pm EDT
America Ferrera
Jimmy Kimmel Live, which airs every weeknight at 12:05 a.m., ET, features a diverse lineup of guests that includes celebrities, athletes, musical acts, comedians, human interest subjects and dangerously crazy people -- along with comedy bits and a house band. Following are the guests scheduled to appear on the program the week of October 9-13 (subject to change):

OCTOBER 9

1. Actor Dane Cook (Employee of the Month) 2. Actress Emilie de Ravin (Lost) 3. Musical guests The Killers

OCTOBER 10

1. Actor Jason Lee (My Name is Earl) 2. America Ferrera (Ugly Betty) 3. Musical guests G...
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Fall 2006 Movie Preview: Comedies

August 11th, 2006 1:04pm EDT
Luke Wilson stars in Idiocracy
Two comedies sneak into the “Fall Movie Preview” even though they will be released before the official start of autumn on Sept. 23. Idiocracy (Sept. 1) stars Luke Wilson as Pvt. Joe Bowers, a soldier chosen to take part in a secret military scientific experiment in which he will be put into induced hibernation for 1,000 years. When he wakes up in the year 3001, he finds himself living in a society where intelligence has taken such a landslide he's now the smartest man in the world.

Hopefully this film will make viewers forget Wilson’s most recent flop, My Super Ex-Girlfriend, which m...
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20 Years Sober, Robin Williams Checks Into Rehab

August 10th, 2006 8:18am EDT
Robin Williams
Robin Williams has gone public with his latest battle with alcoholism following tabloid reports he checked into a rehabilitation facility last month after a drinking binge. The movie funnyman, who has been candid about his past drugs and alcohol abuse, reportedly started drinking again while filming The Big White in Alaska two years ago, and now he's back in rehab seeking help.

Tabloid reports suggest the star checked into the Hazelden Springbrook rehab facility in Oregon last month - and even celebrated his 55th birthday there on July 21. Williams' publicist Mara Buxbaum has confirm...
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