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Blackie The Doberman From 'Hugo' Nominated For Golden Collar Award

February 1st, 2012 9:04am EST
Hugo
Director Martin Scorsese has successfully managed to score the canine star of his movie Hugo a nomination for a Golden Collar Award.

The filmmaker was disappointed to learn Blackie the Doberman had failed to secure a nod for "Best Dog In A Theatrical Film" at the annual prizegiving, which recognizes the most talented pooches in Hollywood.

Scorsese wrote an open letter to the Los Angeles Times complaining about Blackie's snub, insisting his furry friend was just as deserving for a nomination as Uggie the Jack Russell, who has been recognized twice for his work in "The Artist" and "Water fo...
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Martin Scorsese Leads Crusade For 'Hugo' Dog Award

January 30th, 2012 9:21am EST
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Martin Scorsese has launched a campaign to land the canine star of his movie Hugo a Golden Collar Award nomination.

The legendary director was upset after Blackie the Doberman failed to secure a nod for Best Dog In A Theatrical Film at the annual prize giving, which recognizes the most talented pooches in Hollywood.

He wrote a letter to the Los Angeles Times to complain about Blackie's snub, and pointed out that Uggie the Jack Russell scored two nominations for The Artist and Water for Elephants.

Scorsese ranted, "How could she not be nominated? Jack Russell terriers are small and cut...
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Katy Perry & Emma Stone Were Big Winners At 2012 People's Choice Awards

January 12th, 2012 8:24am EST
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It was a huge night for Katy Perry at the People's Choice Awards in Los Angeles on Wednesday - even though the pop star's marriage break-up prevented her from attending.

The I Kissed a Girl star pulled out of the event earlier this week via a tweet but it was still very much her night as she picked up five awards, including one for her guest spot on TV comedy How I Met Your Mother.

Perry also claimed trophies for Favorite Female Artist, Favorite Song of the Year (E.T.), Favorite Music Video (Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F)) and Favorite Tour Headliner.

It was also a great evening for the ...
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'Twilight' Eclipses The Competition At Teen Choice Awards Nominations

June 29th, 2011 11:39pm EDT
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The stars of The Twilight Saga: Eclipse are set for another battle with the Harry Potter wizards at the Teen Choice Awards in August - following the release of the nominations on Wednesday.

Eclipse leads the pack with 12 nods while TV phenomenon Glee comes in second with eight and Taylor Swift lands six - one more than Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I, Fast Five and Justin Bieber.

In the major movie categories, Fast Five, Faster, Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, The Tourist and Unstoppable will compete for the Choice Movie: Action prize; the Harry Potter and Twilight sequels will ...
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Did Reese Witherspoon Call Out Blake Lively Over Her Nude Photo Scandal? (Video)

June 7th, 2011 12:03am EDT
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During MTV's Movie Awards Sunday night, Reese Witherspoon took the opportunity to call out young Hollywood stars who make sex tapes or (allegedly) take provocative nude photos of themselves in the mirror with their cell phones.

The Water for Elephants star was presented with the MTV Generation Award - given every year to an iconic actor in recognition of a remarkable career - and she used the time alotted for her acceptance speech to send a little 'WTF are you doing?' message to up-and-coming actresses.

In her speech, Reese said, "I just wanna say to all the girls out there, it’s cool to...
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'Twilight' Stars Dominate The 2011 MTV Movie Awards (See List of Winners)

June 6th, 2011 8:17am EDT
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The vampires from Twilight overpowered the magical Harry Potter kids at the MTV Movie Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday night, taking home five golden popcorn prizes to their film franchise rival cast's one.

It was a shocking night for the Twilighters in more ways than one - Robert Pattinson stunned the audience and TV viewers on the east coast of the U.S. when he uttered the 'F' word while paying tribute to his Water For Elephants co-star Reese Witherspoon, the MTV Generation Award recipient.

Pattinson scored the Best Male Performance award and shared the Best Fight and Best Kiss honors ...
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'Water For Elephants' Producers Address Abuse Reports

May 10th, 2011 11:06am EDT
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Filmmakers behind Reese Witherspoon and Robert Pattinson's movie Water For Elephants have distanced themselves from reports one of the animals featured in the drama was once abused.

Campaigners from the Animal Defenders International (ADI) group have released footage which purportedly shows 42-year-old Asian elephant Tai being mistreated by trainers in 2005.

In the clip, the elephant, who also appeared in Operation Dumbo Drop and Larger Than Life, is allegedly beaten with hooks and given electric shocks to perform headstands.

ADI president Jan Creamer spoke out against the film, insis...
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Reese Witherspoon's 5 Incredible 'Water for Elephants' Premiere Looks

May 7th, 2011 2:30pm EDT
Reese Witherspoon
Reese Witherspoon attended the premiere of her latest film "Water For Elephants" in Sydney, Australia, on Friday. She and co-star Robert Pattinson have been traveling the world to promote the movie.

In the film, a handsome veterinary student falls for a married circus performer. The romantic drama is adapted from author Sara Gruen's best-selling novel.

Check out her various looks in the photos below, and tell us which one you like the best!

London, May 3

Barcelona, May 2

Barcelona, May 1

New York City, April 17

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Robert Pattinson Lied About Exploding Clown Story

May 3rd, 2011 3:00pm EDT
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Robert Pattinson had a little fun trying to convince us that a childhood experience kept him away from circuses his entire life, but he's finally revealed that the story isn't true at all.

The Twilight star was promoting his new film, Water for Elephants, on the Today Show. Pattinson started his interview with Matt Lauer by telling him a story: "The first time I went to the circus somebody died, one of the clowns died... his little car exploded... it's the only time I've ever been to the circus."

However, while in Germany for the film's premiere, he confessed. He told a presenter on sta...
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Newlywed Reese Witherspoon Looks Gorgeous In A Little Black Dress

May 2nd, 2011 12:00pm EDT
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Reese Witherspoon attended the "Water for Elephants" premiere in Barcelona, Spain, wearing a little black dress with a sweetheart neckline.

The actress walked down the aisle for a second time on March 26 at her lavish ranch in Ojai, California. She married Hollywood agent Jim Toth.

The lovestruck star has admitted filming love scenes for her new film were a huge turn off. Her co-star Robert Pattinson had a terrible cold on the day she had to kiss him. His nose was "running all over the place" and Witherspoon has confirmed it was disgusting.

We're sure many "Twilight' fans would endure s...
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'Rio' Rocks Box Office Second Weekend In A Row

April 25th, 2011 9:06am EDT
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Animated family adventure "Rio" is soaring high at the top of the box office chart, grossing $26.8 million in its second week of release.

The feathery film, featuring characters voiced by Jesse Eisenberg and Anne Hathaway, kept "Tyler Perry's Madea's Big Happy Family" from number one over Easter weekend - the comedy opens at two with $25.8 million.

Reese Witherspoon and Robert Pattinson's period romance "Water For Elephants" debuts at three, while "Hop" and "Scream 4" round out the top five.
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Reese Witherspoon's 'Impossible' & 'Terrifying' Stunt Scene Cut From 'Elephants'

April 23rd, 2011 10:30am EDT
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Reese Witherspoon's most terrifying horse scenes in new film "Water For Elephants" were cut from the movie because she couldn't force a smile while performing stunts.

The star plays a circus performer in the film and had to ride two horses bareback for one hair-raising scene.

She says, "I was riding two horses bareback, one foot on one horse and one on the other - it's called Roman riding, and it's nearly impossible. And of course they cut it out of the movie.

"I did it and they filmed it and they shot it and they left it (out) because it wasn't that attractive...It was terrifying."
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Review: 'Water For Elephants' 'Two Jews On Film Like It Under The Big Top (Video)

April 22nd, 2011 10:47am EDT
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'Water For Elephants' directed by Francis Lawrence (I Am Legend) and written by Richard LaGravenese (The Bridges Of Madison County) is based on the number-one bestseller of the same name. The novel written by Sara Gruen was published in 2006 and spent 12 weeks on the New York Times bestseller list.

The film takes place during the Great Depression...1930's...a time when people needed desperately to escape their world of poverty...People needed a place where they could experience wonder, magic and even a little danger. And they found that under...The Big Top.

And so did veterinary student...
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Robert Pattinson: 'If You See A Zebra On The Street, Run'

April 19th, 2011 8:43am EDT
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Robert Pattinson loved working with wild animals on the set of "Water for Elephants," but he wasn't keen on the film's zebra stars.

He explained, "I think it's so much better. I like working with kids, I like working with animals. The more unpredictable elements you can put into a scene, the more I like it...

"The zebras are the ones to watch out for... Always avoid zebras. If you see a zebra on the street, run."

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'Water For Elephants' Star Robert Pattinson Had A Terrifying Experience At His First Circus

April 18th, 2011 10:11pm EDT
Robert Pattinson
Actor Robert Pattinson had a terrifying first-time circus experience - one of the clowns died on stage when a stunt went awry.

The Twilight actor plays a runaway who joins a traveling circus in his new movie Water for Elephants, and he admits the film role brought the awful memory back.

During an appearance on the Today show on Monday, Pattinson explained, "The first time I went to a circus, somebody died. One of the clowns died. His little car exploded, the joke car exploded on him. Everybody ran out, it was terrifying."

But Pattinson loved working with all the animals on his new film -...
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Trailer Talk: This Week in Movies - 'Water For Elephants,' 'Madea's Big Happy Family' & More

April 18th, 2011 11:00am EDT
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This weekend I was finally able to see the Duncan Jones sci-fi/thriller “Source Code,” starring Jake Gyllenhaal. After viewing it though, I’m fairly certain that Hollywood is attempting to compensate for mindless action flicks, by making ludicrously complex and confusing sci-fi movies like “Source Code.”

While the premise of a lone soldier being forced to travel back in time for 8 minutes at a clip sounds promising, the way that the tale is told, does not allow you to get emotionally invested in the characters.

As he did with his debut film “Moon,” Jones adeptly handles themes of isolat...
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Robert Pattinson & Reese Witherspoon Look Striking At 'Elephants' Premiere

April 18th, 2011 10:00am EDT
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Robert Pattinson and Reese Witherspoon made a dashing platonic couple at the "Water for Elephants" New York City Premiere over the weekend.

A handsome veterinary student falls for a married circus performer in the romantic drama adapted from Sara Gruen's best-selling novel.

When Jacob (Pattinson) meets Marlena (Witherspoon), it's love at first sight -- their shared affections for an extraordinary elephant stirring profound feelings of compassion within both of them. Theirs is a love that could span lifetimes, though the wrath of Marlena's dangerously domineering husband, August (Christop...
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Reese Witherspoon Says Robert Pattinson Love Scenes Were A Huge Turn-Off

April 13th, 2011 9:26pm EDT
Reese Witherspoon
Reese Witherspoon has broken her silence about having to 'romance' Twilight hunk Robert Pattinson on the set of their new movie Water for Elephants, insisting it was a huge turn-off.

The newlywed admits she was rather looking forward to smooching with the Brit - but he had a terrible cold on the day she had to kiss him.

Pattinson has already revealed his nose was "running all over the place" and now Witherspoon has confirmed it was disgusting.

She tells In Touch magazine, "Rob possibly had the most hideous horrible cold of any co-star I've ever had to do a love scene with ever in my enti...
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Robert Pattinson Got Very Attached To His Elephant Co-star

April 11th, 2011 9:22am EDT
Robert Pattinson
Robert Pattinson became emotional on his last day of shooting with Tai, his elephant co-star in Water For Elephants.

He explained, "I'm going to miss her. I cried when the elephant was wrapped. I never cried when anyone else was wrapped."

In "Water For Elephants," a handsome veterinary student falls for a married circus performer. When Jacob (Pattinson) meets Marlena (Reese Witherspoon), it's love at first sight -- their shared affections for an extraordinary elephant stir profound feelings of compassion within both of them.

Theirs is a love that could span lifetimes, though the wrath o...
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Reese Witherspoon Honeymooned In Belize

April 11th, 2011 9:05am EDT
Reese Witherspoon
Newlywed actress Reese Witherspoon escaped to Belize last week to enjoy a romantic honeymoon with husband Jim Toth.

The pair wed at the beauty's California home on March 26, but had to delay their first vacation as a married couple as Witherspoon promoted her new movie "Water for Elephants" with Robert Pattinson.

However, the happy couple recently found some time to jet off to the Central American country, where they were joined by Witherspoon's two children, Ava and Deacon, by ex-husband Ryan Phillippe, according to People.com.

But the star won't have long to enjoy her honeymoon - she i...
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Stinky Celebrities (Video)

April 9th, 2011 12:15pm EDT
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It's springtime, which means April showers - but not so much for these smelly celebrities. Check out all their dirty deeds...

Rumor has it that Robert Pattinson is one stinky vampire. One insider from his film "New Moon," revealed, "Rob stinks, and it's awful. He never showers, and it drives people on the set crazy."

His "Water For Elephants" co-star Reese Witherspoon also commented on his dirty fingernails and clothes. Ouch!

Matthew McConaughey hasn't worn deoderant for the last 20 years because he doesn't like smelling like someone else.

And Jessica Simpson has confessed that she...
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Robert Pattinson Describes How He Ruined Sex Scene With Reese Witherspoon

March 19th, 2011 6:12pm EDT
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Robert Pattinson was nursing a cold while filming a love scene with Reese Witherspoon for their new movie Water for Elephants - and wiped his nose on her wig during the sexy shots.

The Twilight hunk, who plays a circus worker in the upcoming film, admits his saucy encounter with the blonde beauty on set wasn't as sexy as it looks on screen - and he had to work hard to hide his sniffles.

He tells MTV News, "The love scene in this, I was doing it when I had a really bad cold. I'm not generally that awkward doing stuff apart from when I've got my belly coming out.

"But my nose is running al...
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Reese Witherspoon Talks About Her Break From Acting & Her Love Life

December 10th, 2010 12:20am EST
Reese Witherspoon
It's been two years since Reese Witherspoon, who won a Best Actress Oscar in 2006 for Walk the Line, has graced a movie, unless you count her voicing a nearly 50-foot-tall animated woman in Monsters vs. Aliens. But while moviegoers may feel like she's been away for a while, Witherspoon has shot three movies that will hit theaters over the next year. In How Do You Know (rated PG-13, opening Dec. 17), she's an Olympic-caliber softball player whose career has hit a wall and who finds herself caught romantically between a rakish star pitcher (Owen Wilson) and a broke businessman (Paul Rudd). It...
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