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Check Out 'London Boulevard' On Blu-ray, DVD & Digital Feb. 21

February 21st, 2012 7:33am EST
London Boulevard
A South London gangster emerges from three years in prison and becomes a bodyguard for a famous actress, only to be sucked back into the shady underworld by a ruthless crime lord in the gritty crime drama "London Boulevard" starring Colin Farrell.

Mitchel (Farrell) served his time in Pentonville Prison. Now that he's a free man, he's determined to keep it that way. His resolve not to fall back on his criminal past is weakened, however, when his longtime friend Billy (Ben Chaplin) offers him a place to stay in exchange for help with a quick and dirty job.

But just as it seems like the pas...
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Rhys Ifans Demands Filming Breaks To See Anna Friel

January 2nd, 2012 7:30pm EST
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Actor Rhys Ifans has negotiated a condition in his movie contracts to ensure he gets to see his girlfriend Anna Friel every three weeks during filming.

The Notting Hill star has been dating the Pushing Daisies actress since the beginning of 2011, following her split from David Thewlis.

Ifans is currently busy with film work, including the Spider-Man reboot, and is away from the couple's native Britain for long periods of time.

But he demands studio bosses include a clause in his contract ensuring he is given every third weekend off during shooting so he can spend some precious time with ...
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Anna Friel Overpacked For Boyfriend's Camping Trip

November 27th, 2011 2:30pm EST
Anna Friel
Actress Anna Friel was overprepared for a camping trip in her boyfriend Rhys Ifans' native Wales after taking a suitcase instead of a backpack.

The couple began dating after the Pushing Daisies star parted ways with David Thewlis last December and Ifans recently took his girlfriend for a country break.

Friel worried she would forget to include a vital piece of equipment, so she packed as many possessions as she could.

She tells Britain's Radio Times, "Instead of a rucksack I bought a suitcase! I didn't know what we'd need. And I learned that being out there with nothing was the importan...
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Anna Friel: 'I Don't Have Two Nannies'

October 31st, 2011 1:19pm EDT
Anna Friel
Actress Anna Friel has denied reports she's recruited two nannies to look after her six-year-old daughter while she works.

The Pushing Daisies star attracted barbed comments from online critics earlier this year when she revealed she relies on outside help with the pressures of raising Gracie, her daughter with ex-boyfriend David Thewlis.

But now she's spoken out to silence the gossips, insisting rumors she employs two nannies at the same time were sparked by a misunderstood quote.

Friel tells Britain's Sunday Express, "I don't have two nannies. Let me put the record straight right no...
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Review: 'Limitless' - Our 'Two Jews On Film' Have A Good Ride With This Sci-Fi Thriller!

March 13th, 2011 2:00pm EDT
Limitless
'Limitless' directed by Neil Burger (Illusionist) and written by Leslie Dixon (Hairspray) is based on the novel 'Dark Fields' a riveting, high-concept thriller written by Alan Glynn.

Both the film and the book asks the question: What would you do if you could take a pill that makes you smarter - as in...beyond genius, smarter?

Well for Eddie Morra (Bradley Cooper) an unsuccessful writer with major writer's block, whose landlady is about to evict him, that question is a no-brainer. Eddie takes the pill of course. Not just once but over and over and over again. Not only does this top secr...
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Keira Knightley Joins Syfy's 'Neverland'

March 10th, 2011 11:31am EST
Keira Knightley | Photo Credits: Venturelli/WireImage.com
Keira Knightley will voice Tinker Bell in the upcoming Syfy miniseries Neverland, Deadline reports.

In her first American TV role, she joins Rhys Ifans, Anna Friel, and Charlie Rowe in the four-hour special.

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Anna Friel Confirms Rhys Ifans Romance

February 28th, 2011 8:43am EST
Anna Friel
Actress Anna Friel has confirmed speculation she's dating Rhys Ifans, just two months after splitting from David Thewlis.

The Pushing Daisies actress parted ways from Harry Potter star Thewlis late in 2010 after nine years together. Friel and Ifans sparked rumors of a romance earlier this month after he was photographed wearing a bathrobe outside her Hollywood home.

The stars reportedly grew close since they started filming Peter Pan prequel Neverland in September - and now they've gone public with their romance.

They were snapped arm in arm outside Hollywood hotel Chateau Marmont an...
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'Nip/Tuck' Star Dylan Walsh Files For Divorce

December 15th, 2010 8:08am EST
Dylan Walsh
Nip/Tuck star Dylan Walsh is the latest Hollywood celebrity to suffer a marriage break down - he filed for divorce on Friday.

The actor has moved to end his relationship with Joanna Going, his wife of six years, by filing papers in Los Angeles, citing "irreconcilable differences".

He is seeking joint legal and physical custody of the couple's seven-year-old daughter Stella, according to TMZ.com.

There has been a number of shock break-up announcements over the last week - Liz Hurley has separated from Arun Nayar, Michael C. Hall and his wife Jennifer Carpenter have filed for divorce, A...
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Anna Friel & David Thewlis Split After Nine Years

December 13th, 2010 10:03pm EST
Anna Friel
Pushing Daisies star Anna Friel and Harry Potter actor David Thewlis have split after nine years together, according to U.K. reports.

The pair was rocked by allegations of an affair after Friel was photographed embracing Joseph Cross, her co-star in a London stage production of Breakfast At Tiffany's, in December 2009.

The Brits both downplayed the rumors, insisting Cross was Friel's close pal who was staying at the actress' home. They both kept their own properties throughout their romance.

However just a year later, the stars - who are parents to five-year-old daughter Gracie - have de...
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'Land Of The Lost' Comes To Blu-ray & DVD October 13

October 5th, 2009 7:00pm EDT
Land of the Lost DVD
Comedic favorite Will Ferrell meets the unfettered imaginations of Sid and Marty Krofft in the hilarious action comedy Land of the Lost, coming to Blu-ray Hi-Def and DVD on October 13, from Universal Studios Home Entertainment. Inspired by the Krofft-created 1970s television classic of the same name, "Land of the Lost" is available on a Blu-ray Hi-Def and single-disc DVD. Both include enough uproarious deleted scenes and behind-the-action bonus features to keep fans laughing across the entire space-time continuum.

The Blu-ray Hi-Def edition of "Land of the Lost" includes more than two h...
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Megan Fox Named World's Sexiest Woman By FHM For Second Straight Year - Hot Pictures Of The Top 10!

June 23rd, 2009 12:15pm EDT
Megan Fox
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!

More Katy Perry Photos

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Slideshow: Hot Babes Of Summer 2009 Movies

June 5th, 2009 10:05am EDT
Summer Movies 2009
The summer movie season has arrived. And with it comes lots of hot actresses! We've assembled a photo slideshow of the hottest women starring in movies over the next few months.

Click through the pictures and let us know who YOU think is hottest and what movie you're looking forward to most by leaving a comment below!

Megan Fox (Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen)

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Will Ferrell Joins Bear Grylls On 'Men Vs. Wild' Tonight!

June 2nd, 2009 11:51am EDT
Man Vs. Wild
Universal Pictures and the Discovery Channel are proud to bring you a special episode of Men vs. Wild tonight, Tuesday, June 2nd at 10pm - EST! Tune in to watch Will Ferrell and Bear Grylls face off in a hilarious outdoor adventure…

Will even eats a reindeer eyeball on the show, which he said was totally disgusting.

Get a sneak peek of tonight's show!

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Will's new movie, "Land of the Lost", is in theaters this Frida...
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This Week's Movie Buzz: See It, Rent It, Or Skip It?

June 1st, 2009 4:54pm EDT
Land of the Lost
I'm ashamed to say I still haven't gotten a chance to see "Terminator Salvation," but it's my top priority to see it this week. I also need to get out and see "Drag Me to Hell," because I continue to hear nothing but good things about it.

This week is a big week for comedies, with four premiering. We have "Land of the Lost," "Away We Go," "The Hangover," and "My Life in Ruins." I'm very excited because I will be seeing an advanced screening of "The Hangover." I have high hopes that it will be very funny, but I'll let you know what I think after I see it.

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'Land Of The Lost' Comes To Theaters June 5

February 6th, 2009 6:00pm EST
Land Of The Lost
Based on the classic television series created by Sid & Marty Krofft, Land Of The Lost stars Will Ferrell as the has-been scientist Dr. Rick Marshall. Anna Friel stars as his crack-smart research assistant and Danny McBride plays a redneck survivalist who is sucked alongside the two scientists into an adventure through a space-time vortex. With no weapons, few skills and questionable smarts to survive in an alternate universe full of marauding dinosaurs and fantastic creatures from beyond our world, they rely on an unlikely ally and navigate through a place of spectacular sights and super...
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Spike TV Announces Nominees For 'Scream 2008'

September 15th, 2008 8:00pm EDT
SCREAM 2008
It will be one "dark knight" this October as Spike TV presents the third annual "SCREAM," a celebration of the best in horror, sci-fi, fantasy and comic genres.

Taping on Saturday, October 18 from The Greek Theater in Los Angeles, CA, "SCREAM 2008" will premiere on Spike TV Tuesday, October 21 (9:00- 11:00 PM, ET/PT). Show host, presenters and musical performers to be announced shortly.

"We're incredibly honored to have the support of such luminaries in the creative community to help determine the nominees for 'SCREAM 2008,'" says Casey Patterson, senior vice president, event prod...
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Separated At Birth? Stars Who Look Like Other Stars

August 1st, 2008 8:45am EDT
Idina Menzel & Penelope Cruz
Ever hear the theory that everyone has a twin? Some believe that each and every person has a double somewhere on Earth. Whether that theory is true is debatable. However, it's uncanny how some celebrities resemble each other. Sometimes it's an obvious trait: similar hairstyle, body type or facial features. Other times it's more subtle: similar roles or names.

Whatever the reason, the following stars have something about them that makes them look like another famous somebody. And that's not always a good thing.

1.) Perhaps it's the enormous beer gut that makes this trio seem r...
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Emmy Nominations Reaction: Who Was Snubbed, Who Shouldn't Be A Nominee

July 18th, 2008 9:13am EDT
Neil Patrick Harris
With the writer's strike a distant memory and an exciting new fall season dead ahead, we're finally ready to celebrate TV again. And what better way than with a lavish awards show?

Yes, the Emmy nominations were revealed at dawn in Los Angeles Thursday morning in a delightful little ceremony that saw Neil Patrick Harris and Kristin Chenoweth squeeze about two-dozen jokes in between their reading off the teleprompter.

There were surprises leading to gasps from the press, and plenty of nominations they all saw coming. Newcomer "Mad Men" led the drama category with 16 nominations w...
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TV Stars Who Deserve Emmy Nominations On July 17, Part 2

July 15th, 2008 10:42am EDT
Alec Baldwin - 30 Rock
Enough drama, time to laugh! The Emmy nominations are upon us, two days away in fact, so it's time to round out our suggestions to The Academy's blue ribbon panel. In the final installment, the focus turns to comedy and the actors who make us laugh every week.

This category is far more loaded than the drama section with far fewer obvious mistakes on the ballot and a ton of strong performances from the men and the women (rather than watching the ladies struggle with substandard material from their mostly male counterparts. Yes, I will clamor for more female writers and directors every...
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TV's Best Dressed Characters

April 16th, 2008 9:30am EDT
Blair from Gossip Girl
If clothes play a big part in first impressions, then these characters have definitely left an imprint on our hearts and minds. Every week, they wow us with their stylish fashion ensembles and make us head for the nearest knock-off rack. Some of them look to the past for inspiration. Others mix and match today's trends with classic items. Whatever their fashion philosophy, all of them are some of today's best dressed TV characters.

10.) Bree Van De Kamp, Desperate Housewives

A throwback to Jackie O, Bree's (Marcia Cross) style is prim, proper and conservative. If that sounds a lot ...
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'Pushing Daisies' Season One: Redefining the Word 'Charming'

January 15th, 2008 10:46am EST
Pushing Daisies
My dear sweet Pushing Daisies, you left us far to soon. One might say the strike has caused you to be...pushing daisies! Oh that was clever. Bad puns aside, we're left without new episodes of one of this season's best new offerings. Even though it barely had time to hop off its training wheels, let's take a look at this modern-day fairy tale.

Wait, so Ned can make zombies?

Not exactly. Ned (Lee Pace) has the ability to bring the dead back to life. The catch is that if they are alive for more than one minute someone else dies in their place. Oh and if he touches them again they die...
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Golden Globes Ceremony May Be Cancelled But We Still Have Our Predictions

January 8th, 2008 3:17pm EST
Juno
The writers' strike has officially infiltrated awards season. The Golden Globes have been reduced to a lackluster news conference. That means no best and worst dressed list. No boozy celebrities making a fool of themselves. All that remains is an hour-long meeting at the Beverly Hilton Hotel with angry WGA picketers surrounding the premises.

So, until the Hollywood powers-that-be finally buckle down and give the writers what they want and deserve, we here at Starpulse are going to call the winners and losers. We looked at reviews, other expert predictions, viewer attitudes and who we ...
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'Pushing Daisies' is Odd, But Ultimately Endearing

January 8th, 2008 10:29am EST
Pushing Daisies
It's Not 'CSI: Couer d'Couers'

In the current TV era, truly original shows don't appear all that often on the broadcast networks. If and when they do, they usually aren't around for very long. "Pushing Daisies," a quirky amalgamation of a fairytale and film noir, is the latest offbeat offering to bow on the Big Four. Comparatively speaking, it has done fairly well thus far.

"Daisies" comes from the creative mind of Bryan Fuller, whose unique body of work includes the odd "Wonderfalls" and darkly comedic "Dead Like Me." It is the story of a pie maker named Ned (Lee Pace), who as a...
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Starpulse Counts Down The Top 10 TV Couples

November 5th, 2007 1:43pm EST
Veronica Mars
We've envied their chemistry. We've cried when they split up. We've rooted for them to reconcile. Take a look at primetime's top 10 (technically 11) couples we think are most memorable:

The Teen Idols: Zack and Kelly, Saved by the Bell

Who didn't swoon when Zack set up a picnic outside of the high school prom when Kelly couldn't afford to go? Despite their ups and downs, through Zack's many girlfriends and that slimy, college boyfriend of Kelly's, the fans always knew the high school sweethearts were meant to be together. As far as Zack and Kelly shippers are concerned, they're s...
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Capsule Reviews Of Broadcast Networks' Five New Series Premiering The Week Of Oct. 1

September 29th, 2007 9:49am EDT
Aliens In America
Five new prime-time TV series premiere the week of Monday, Oct. 1 (all times Eastern):

''Aliens in America''

What: A sitcom that mines humor from the miseries of adolescence as well as America's post-9/11 anxiety.

Where: The CW

When: Mondays at 8:30 p.m.

Who: Dan Byrd, Adhir Kalyan, Amy Pietz, Lindsey Shaw, Scott Patterson.

Why: As a reminder that everyone is alienated from some group - until they connect.

How: Justin Tolchuck (Byrd) is a sweet, bright kid who happens to be a social pariah at his Wisconsin high school. So his mom (Pietz) and dad (Patterson...
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Celebrity Birthdays, July 12

July 12th, 2007 3:00am EDT
Michelle Rodriguez
Happy Birthday to actor Erik Per Sullivan (1991), British teen singer Gareth Gates (1984), "Lost" actress Michelle Rodriguez (1978), "That 70s Show" actor Topher Grace (1978), WWE wrestler Brock Lesnar (1977), singer Tracie Spencer (1976), British actress Anna Friel (1976), US figure skater Kristi Yamaguchi (1971), actress Lisa Nicole Carson (1969), Dream Theater guitarist John Petrucci (1967), singer Robin Wilson (1965), Soul Asylum guitarist Dan Murphy (1962), singer Sandi Patty (1956), "Charlie's Angels" actress Cheryl Ladd (1951), actor/radio DJ Jay Thomas (1948), fitness guru Richard S...
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Celebrity Birthdays, July 12

July 12th, 2006 3:00am EDT
Michelle Rodriguez
Happy Birthday to actor Erik Per Sullivan (1991), British teen singer Gareth Gates (1984), "Lost" actress Michelle Rodriguez (1978), "That 70s Show" actor Topher Grace (1978), WWE wrestler Brock Lesnar (1977), singer Tracie Spencer (1976), British actress Anna Friel (1976), US figure skater Kristi Yamaguchi (1971), actress Lisa Nicole Carson (1969), Dream Theater guitarist John Petrucci (1967), singer Robin Wilson (1965), Soul Asylum guitarist Dan Murphy (1962), singer Sandi Patty (1956), "Charlie's Angels" actress Cheryl Ladd (1951), actor/radio DJ Jay Thomas (1948), fitness guru Richard S...
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Eddie Griffin Stars in "Irish Jam," On DVD March 14

March 8th, 2006 9:55am EST
Irish Jam
Raise a glass, or a pint, to Visual Entertainment's DVD release of Irish Jam, an urban comedy featuring Eddie Griffin (Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo, Undercover Brother) and Mo'Nique (Domino, Oxygen's Mo'Nique's Fat Chance). Two worlds instantaneously collide as Jimmy (Griffin) lands in Ireland to take over a pub he won in a poetry contest. What follows is a hilarious fish-out-of-water comedy with romance, adventure and a great message about acceptance. Irish Jam is a broad based film perfect for families and urbanites. Just in time for St. Patrick's Day, this big-budget film will be available...
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