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A full time student at Arizona State University, Amber Wojcek is working on a BA in Film and Media Studies and a BA in Communications. She has absolutely no idea what she’s going to do with either of these degrees, but there’s still time to figure that out. Hopefully some day she’ll work some job somewhere on some TV show, but until then, her love of writing and strange obsession with pop culture collide in contributing to Starpulse.

Gordon Ramsay Brings More Kitchen Competition In 'Masterchef'

7/27/2010 8:39am EDT
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With both "Hell’s Kitchen" and "Top Chef" in their seventh season while Food Network is putting out shows such as "Iron Chef America," "Next Food Network Star," and "Cupcake Wars," it seems that America can’t get enough of food competition shows during the summer. This week following "Hell’s Kitchen," Fox is introducing a new show, "Masterchef," to their foodie-friendly line-up.

"Masterchef" is a show based on similar versions in the U.K. and Australia. The concept may sound rather familiar – a group of contestants compete in food challenges, trying to survive elimination and become the wi...

Celebrating Canada Day: Some Of Our Favorite Celebrities North Of The Border

7/1/2010 8:40am EDT
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On Thursday, our neighbors to the north celebrate Canada Day! July 1st marks the anniversary of Canada becoming one awesome country. Some of Hollywood’s biggest stars and chart-topping musicians are Canadian, and to celebrate, here are some of our favorite famous Canadians!

A talented bunch grace our television sets in wildly popular shows. Cory Monteith stars in Glee as the likeable all-American football player Finn Hudson, while Nathan Fillion is a charming author who helps solve crimes on ABC’s Castle.

Winnipeg-born Anna Paquin is the second-youngest Oscar winner in history for her w...

'It's Complicated' Just The Latest In String Of Successes By Nancy Meyers

4/26/2010 12:45pm EDT
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Filmmaker Nancy Meyers has directed, written, and produced some of Hollywood’s biggest blockbusters. Not only has Meyers been able to be successful in a male-dominated industry, but she has simultaneously changed the face of movies by writing films which feature strong female roles.

Her first big-screen success alone challenged film conventions. Meyers co-wrote and co-produced the 1980 comedy Private Benjamin; she recently told the New York Times that “everybody turned that movie down. Everybody. More than once.” It was abnormal to have a film not only starring a strong woman, but also wi...

Everything You Need To Know About The Return Of 'Glee'

4/13/2010 9:23am EDT
Tonight the Golden Globe and People's Choice Award winner Glee is coming back to Fox, making its first return to the small screen since December. The series' widespread success has allowed the show to sign on A-list guest stars and perform even more hits. With filming for the spring going full-force, there is a slew of information for the forthcoming season. We've compiled everything you need to know about what you can look forward to.

Though the mega-hit could easily stand on its own, this season we can expect some extreme star power.

Neil Patrick Harris channels Dr. Horrible as his cha...

HBO's 'The Pacific' Pays Tribute To WWII Vets

3/14/2010 11:33am EDT
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“The Pacific,” a ten-part miniseries produced by Tom Hanks, Gary Goetzman, and Steven Spielberg, chronicles the stories of three real-life World War II Marines across the Pacific Theater of Operations. This epic is based on the memoirs written by Eugene Sledge (portrayed by Joe Mazzello) and Robert Leckie (portrayed by James Badge Dale).

This epic miniseries is not like any other that viewers have seen before. Not only are the stories more compelling, but the actors themselves were immersed in the culture and prepared for months for the roles.

For actors Mazzello and Dale, preparations f...

Celebrities Who Date & Marry 'Average Joes'

3/10/2010 9:11am EST
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This Friday, the romantic comedy "She's Out of My League" hits theaters. In the film, a sexy event planner, Molly (Alice Eve), crosses paths with and begins dating Kirk (Jay Baruchel), a goofy and gawky airport employee. The couple has to face the doubts and criticism of friends and family. As the promotional posters read, "How can a 10 go for a 5?"

In Hollywood, couples usually date inside the industry. But check out six couples where someone snatched a star out of their league:

Perhaps the most recent of the bunch, Kevin Jonas and Danielle Deleasa tied the knot last December. The elde...

Four Movies We'd Love To See Quentin Tarantino Direct

2/21/2010 10:00am EST
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This Oscar season, Quentin Tarantino has earned himself both a Best Director and Best Writer nomination for his work on "Inglourious Basterds," which is up for a total of 8 Oscars, including Best Picture. Despite the common criticism of strong violence and language ever present in his films, each movie release seems to just solidify Tarantino's place as one of the greatest directors of all time. Following the newest wave of success of Basterds, perhaps Tarantino could try his hand at taking over already-established franchises? Here are four movies we would love to see Quentin Tarantino di...

BBC America Shows You Should Be Watching

2/20/2010 9:12am EST
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The idea of watching BBC America can be sort of daunting. You may be thinking, "Will we understand what they're saying? Isn't British humor weird? But I like the American Office better!" Never fear, there is plenty of BBCA programming which, given the chance, could soon become some of your new favorite (rather, favourite) shows. Here's a guide to a few to get started:

Top Gear

Currently in its 13th season, "Top Gear" is a tried and true favorite. Showcasing the world's greatest and fastest cars, the team (hosts Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May) perform incredible stunts,...