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Trailer Talk: This Week In Movies - 'Moneyball,' 'Abduction,' & More

September 19th, 2011 11:00am EDT
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Last week I didn’t screen any new movies, but I had a chance to conduct some awesome interviews. I talked with Jonah Hill on Monday about his role in “Moneyball” and Seth Rogen on Wednesday for his upcoming film “50/50.” Look out this week for my Jonah Hill interview and the next for mine with Seth Rogen.

Hollywood loves movies inspired by true stories this week, since they represent four of the six opening in theaters. You’ll have the opportunity to see the Brad Pitt baseball vehicle “Moneyball,” the Taylor Lautner espionage thriller “Abduction,” the Gerard Butler redemption tale “Mac...
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Brad Pitt Jokes About Pact With Satan While Promoting 'Moneyball'

September 19th, 2011 9:26am EDT
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Brad Pitt was at the forefront of every piece on the Toronto International Film Festival. Video of Pitt and Angelina Jolie on the red carpet appeared in every montage covering the fest. When he appeared at a press conference for his film Moneyball, one of the TIFF galas, he spoke about the religious system in which he grew up and rebelled against. The question was how he reflected on his struggles as an actor in B-movies before he became a huge star.

“I related it more to my upbringing,” Pitt said. “I grew up in a very Christian environment, a healthy environment, a loving family. But ther...
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Brad Pitt: I Tried To Pretend Marriage With Jennifer Aniston Was Something It Wasn't

September 15th, 2011 2:00pm EDT
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Brad Pitt has is usually quiet about his personal life, but the PR push for his new movie Moneyball has caused him to make some startling revelations - including some insight into his life when he was married to Jennifer Aniston.

In an interview with Parade, Brad says that his life became "pathetic" in the 90s. "I spent the ‘90s trying to hide out, trying to duck the full celebrity cacophony. I started to get sick of myself sitting on a couch, holding a joint, hiding out. It started feeling pathetic."

"It became very clear to me that I was intent on trying to find a movie about an interes...
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Fall 2011 Movie Preview: September

August 29th, 2011 12:00pm EDT
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The end of the year is always the most exciting time for true movie lovers as the studios release the films they hope to compete in the race for the many awards shows that will happen early next year. This September will have some decent films to choose from (namely "Contagion" and "Drive"), but with a greater amount of less-than-impressive fare than is normally seen. Either way, this first month in the awards season will have moviegoers flocking to the cinema nearly every weekend.

September 2

Apollo 18

This horror/thriller has been called “The Blair Witch Project” set in space, and the ...
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U2 Documentary Set To Open Toronto Film Festival

July 26th, 2011 11:01pm EDT
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Rock band U2's documentary has been selected to open the Toronto International Film Festival in Canada in September.

The film, From The Sky Down, is directed by Oscar winner Davis Guggenheim and chronicles the Irish band's longtime success since its formation in 1978.

The 2011 celebrations will be a star-studded affair - other celebrities set to showcase their latest works include Brad Pitt (Moneyball), Hugh Jackman (Butter), Keira Knightley (A Dangerous Method), and Glenn Close (Albert Nobbs).

George Clooney will screen two movies at the festival (The Ides of March, The Descendants), as...
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Brad Pitt's New Wax Figure Shows The Actor Aging Gracefully

July 26th, 2011 8:22am EDT
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Brad Pitt's wax look-alike was unveiled at the Musee Grevin in Paris, France, today. We think it's a fairiy good likeness, and it shows the actor is aging a bit.

We just wish more actresses would follow Brad's lead. There's too much botox and nip and tuck in Hollywood. Actress Julianne Moore recently said, "It's hard to age. Let people do what they want to do, but I do think that a new normal sometimes starts to exist where the cosmetic surgery itself starts to look normal, and we lose track of what a real face is like."

The 47-year-old actor stars in the upcoming film "Moneyball" base...
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Skinny Jonah Hill Is Almost Unrecognizable

July 12th, 2011 4:06pm EDT
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We spotted Jonah Hill looking very slim in a tuxedo as he left Chateau Marmont in West Hollywood over the weekend.

The actor said he wanted to lose weight before filming his role in 21 Jump Street, based on the TV show of the same title. In March sources said he lost about 30 pounds. We think he's still dieting based on his most recent photo.

With fewer pounds and without his trademark glasses, Jonah looks like a new man.

He stars in the upcoming film "Moneyball" opposite Brad Pitt.

Jonah in June 2010. What a difference!
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Brad Pitt Narrates Baseball Tribute For All-Star Game

July 9th, 2011 9:00am EDT
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Brad Pitt has recorded a special tribute to the greats of baseball that will feature during the sport's All-Star Game in Phoenix, Arizona next week.

The movie star, who plays maverick Oakland A's boss Billy Bean in new film "Moneyball," has narrated the pre-game montage.

Meanwhile, "American Idol" winner Jordin Sparks will belt out the National Anthem before the modern all-stars take the field for the clash between the American and National Leagues.
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Jonah Hill's Struggle With 'Cyrus' Role

August 5th, 2010 11:21am EDT
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Funnyman Jonah Hill struggled with his dramatic role in new dark comedy Cyrus, insisting he couldn't "shake off" his mentally disturbed character after filming ended.

The actor plays the 21-year-old title character who has an unnatural attachment to his mother, played by Marisa Tomei, and he admits it was a "stretch" from his normal comedic parts.

He tells Britain's Total Film magazine, "It's definitely more of a dramatic stretch for me. I'd say it was the first time ever it was difficult to go home at the end of the day and shake off what I was doing earlier in the day and just hang wit...
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Brad Pitt Finally Explains Why He Looks Like A Homeless Man (Video)

March 24th, 2010 8:49am EDT
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"It's boredom. No other reason than that." Brad Pitt explains his excessive facial hair. You know who else is bored? Brad's ex Juliette Lewis. The actress is urging reporters to stop asking about her relationship with Brad because she's bored with talking about him.

Lewis, who was a teenager when she dated Brad, explained, "All these years on, there's nothing I can say or divulge about Brad Pitt that would be remotely interesting to any intelligent being."

Want more of Brad? He has five films slated for release this year: "Tree of Life," "Moneyball," "Lost City Of Z," "Oobermind" and "Ch...
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