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Prepare To Be Tempted: The 12 Best Portrayals Of The Devil In The Movies

January 30th, 2013 4:05pm EST
Elizabeth Hurley in Bedazzled
The Devil is always trying to tempt people to sell their souls, and when he comes in the form of Elizabeth Hurley, who starred as the prince, er, princess of darkness in the 2000 remake of Bedazzled the offer can sometimes be pretty enticing.

Resisting temptation can be pretty tough when it comes to the Devil, especially when he shows up himself, either to blackmail, influence, or just plain collect the souls of those he's won through his deals.

Movie depictions of the dark angel have ranged from serious to hilarious to downright chilling.

Here are our picks for the 12 best portrayals of...
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Tyler Perry And Other Famous Movie Studio Fires

May 2nd, 2012 4:50pm EDT
Tyler Perry
A fire last night at Tyler Perry Studios in Atlanta nearly threatened to put Madea out of commission. Luckily, the Atlanta police arrived in time to stop the blaze with only some damage to backlot facades - Perry can get back in his dress as soon he wants. However, this reminds us of other fires that damaged legendary Hollywood studios.

2008 saw Universal Studios' worst fire, taking 12 hours to put out and damaging many of the classic backlots (including Courthouse Square from Back to the Future) and the original King Kong ride. Reconstruction included the new King Kong 360 attraction and ...
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Jim Caviezel Says Playing Jesus Christ Ruined His Acting Career

May 3rd, 2011 7:58am EDT
Jim Caviezel
Movie star Jim Caviezel has accused Hollywood of turning its back on him for playing Jesus Christ.

The actor played Jesus in religious epic The Passion of the Christ, and reveals director Mel Gibson warned him the iconic role would wreck his acting career.

Appearing at the First Baptist Church of Orlando in Florida on Saturday night, Caviezel revealed, "He (Gibson) said, 'You'll never work in this town again.' I told him, 'We all have to embrace our crosses...' I told him, 'Mel, this is what I believe. We all have a cross to carry. I have to carry my own cross. If we don't carry our cro...
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'The Blues Brothers' Praised By Catholic Church

June 18th, 2010 11:33am EDT
Blues Brothers
Classic 1980s film The Blues Brothers has been given the official seal of approval by the Catholic Church - the movie has been added to the Vatican's list of must-see pictures.

The music movie, starring John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd, sees the onscreen siblings embark on an odd-ball road trip to raise money for the church-run orphanage where they grew up.

And the heads of the Catholic faith have now praised the movie's spiritual undertones and recommended it as a "Catholic classic,"according to the Vatican's official newspaper L'Osservatore Romano.

The Blues Brothers joins films such as...
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Leonardo DiCaprio To Join Mel Gibson's Viking Epic

March 18th, 2010 9:38pm EDT
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Leonardo DiCaprio is in talks to lead Mel Gibson's new Viking epic after the two movie stars met in secret to discuss the ambitious project last year.

WENN broke the news about the film in January when Gibson revealed he was planning another trip back in time for a movie about 9th Century England - and he was hoping to recreate an ancient dialect for the movie.

The movie star/director, who wowed film fans with ancient Aramaic in "The Passion of The Christ" and Mayan in "Apocalypto", explained he was tackling old English and Norse as he fulfills his childhood dream of making an ultra-viole...
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The Ten Greatest Movies Of The Decade

December 17th, 2009 9:30am EST
The Ten Greatest Movies Of The Decade
So far, we've given you lists of the Ten Greatest TV Shows, Songs, and Albums of the decade. Now it's time to turn our focus to the Silver Screen.

This decade, moviemaking became incredibly fractured. After the Indie Boom of the nineties there suddenly wasn't much of a difference between an independent/art film and the mainstream movies from blockbuster studios. Many of these studios were now attempting to make their own indies, blurring the lines and resulting in more failures than successes.

Of course, there were still plenty of good movies to go around. The following is a list ...
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Top Celebrity Freak Outs - Can They Bounce Back?

July 2nd, 2009 2:52pm EDT
Mel Gibson
Celebrity is something of a double edged sword. On one hand you could make millions and be adored by fans all over the world, but it also means the loss of privacy and the constant nitpicking of the mainstream critics. One slip up is all it takes for your face and words to be scattered over magazines and blogs, but sometimes the controversies are worth being taken to task for.

Here's a look at some of the celebrities who lost their mind or temper at the wrong time, and whether or not they have managed to bounce back from the incidents. What do you think of these moments in celeb history...
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Clive Owen Stars In 'Shoot 'Em Up,' On DVD & Blu-Ray Jan. 1; Win A Copy!

December 31st, 2007 1:00pm EST
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Brace yourself for explosive action that starts with a bang and never slows down as Shoot 'Em Up arrives on DVD from New Line Home Entertainment on January 1, 2008.

This sexy, action-packed thriller stars Clive Owen (Sin City, Children of Men) as a mysterious loner who joins forces with an unlikely partner (Monica Bellucci; The Matrix films, The Passion of the Christ) to protect a rescued newborn baby from an evil, ruthless criminal (Paul Giamatti; Sideways, The Illusionist).

-Enter here for your chance to win one of five copies of 'Shoot 'Em Up' on DVD!

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Bill Maher To Star In Documentary About World Religion

October 2nd, 2007 7:30pm EDT
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Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF), the leading independent filmed entertainment studio, announced today that it has acquired distribution rights to an untitled documentary about world religion, directed by Larry Charles (Borat: Cultural Learnings Of America For Make Benefit Glorious Nation Of Kazakhstan, Curb Your Enthusiasm) and starring political humorist and author Bill Maher (Real Time With Bill Maher, Politically Incorrect). Jonah Smith and Palmer West of Thousand Words (A Scanner Darkly, Requiem For A Dream) are producing. CAA arranged financing for the film in 2006. Stuart Ford of IM Global i...
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'Apocalypto' Conquerors DVD May 22; Win It!

May 2nd, 2007 8:30pm EDT
Apocalypto
From Mel Gibson, director of The Passion Of The Christ and the Academy Award®-winning Braveheart (Best Director, Best Picture, 1995) comes the thrilling historical epic Apocalypto. This intense, nonstop action-adventure transports you to an ancient South American civilization, for an experience unlike anything you’ve ever known. In the twilight of the mysterious Mayan culture, young Jaguar Paw is captured and taken to the great Mayan city where he faces a harrowing end. Driven by the power of his love for his wife and son, he makes an adrenaline-soaked, heart-racing escape to rescue them an...
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Celebrity Birthdays, May 1

May 1st, 2007 3:00am EDT
Tim McGraw
Happy Birthday to "Rushmore" director Wes Anderson (1969), Smashing Pumpkins bassist D'arcy Wretzky (1968), country superstar Tim McGraw (1967), "The Passion of the Christ" actress Maia Morgenstern (1962), "Ghostbusters" singer Ray Parker Jr. (1954), "Law & Order SVU" actor Dann Florek (1950), action director John Woo (1946), "Absolutely Fabulous" actress Joanna Lumley (1946), singer Rita Coolidge (1945), folk singer Judy Collins (1939), "War of the Worlds" (2005) actress Ann Robinson (1935), "Superman The Movie" actor Glenn Ford (1916), God Bless America singer Kate Smith (1909; d. 1986), ...
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AFI Counts Down 100 Most Inspirational Movies

June 14th, 2006 8:00am EDT
The Karate Kid
"AFI's 100 Years ... 100 Cheers: America's Most Inspiring Movies," a new entertainment special saluting the most inspiring films, will be broadcast Wednesday, June 14, (8:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on CBS. During the broadcast, the confidential list of 100 inspiring films will be revealed by some of Hollywood's biggest stars.

The jury will be asked to choose 100 inspiring movies from a comprehensive list that includes Apollo 13, Breaking Away, Chariots Of Fire, The Color Purple, Dead Man Walking, Dead Poet's Society, 8 Mile, Erin Brockovich, Field Of Dreams, Gandhi, Good Will Hunting, Goodbye...
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Celebrity Birthdays, May 1

May 1st, 2006 3:00am EDT
Tim McGraw
Happy Birthday to "Rushmore" director Wes Anderson (1969), Smashing Pumpkins bassist D'arcy Wretzky (1968), country superstar Tim McGraw (1967), "The Passion of the Christ" actress Maia Morgenstern (1962), "Ghostbusters" singer Ray Parker Jr. (1954), "Law & Order SVU" actor Dann Florek (1950), action director John Woo (1946), "Absolutely Fabulous" actress Joanna Lumley (1946), singer Rita Coolidge (1945), folk singer Judy Collins (1939), "War of the Worlds" (2005) actress Ann Robinson (1935), "Superman The Movie" actor Glenn Ford (1916), God Bless America singer Kate Smith (1909; d. 1986), ...
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