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After spending 2 years of post-collegiate life in Honolulu, Elena decided to pack her bags and move to the best city in the world, where she is currently dazzled by the bright lights of Manhattan from her Brooklyn apartment. With a passion for all things creative, Elena enjoys writing, acting, old suspense films, and fashion. She frequently indulges in Thai food, can recite every line in F.R.I.E.N.D.S., and keeps current on all celeb gossip.

'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire' Begins Filming On Oahu

12/2/2012 9:00am EST
Catching Fire
Finally, The Hunger Games sequel has begun five wonderful weeks of filming on the island of Oahu, Hawaii. Many fan pictures have been uploaded across the internet and indeed show the cast filming the Quarter Quell scenes on Oahu's North Shore. Island residents have also reportedly seen the cast and crew setting up in lush Manoa Valley, a beautiful spot where the TV show Lost was filmed multiple times.

If you happen to be in the area, a casting call was just released on Hawaii News Now.

"Seeking Stand Ins able to portray the following:

FEMALE – 5'1″/100lbs. Caucasian, age range 25-50. ...

10 Best Actors of 2012

11/25/2012 5:00pm EST
The Hunger Games
2012 has been a great year in Film, especially for giant box office hits like The Hunger Games, The Avengers, The Dark Knight Rises, and The Twilight Saga-Breaking Dawn Part 2. Regardless of film size though, we are thankful for the following actors because they blew us away, whether it was in a lower budget Indie or a Box office sensation (or both, in some cases!)

1.) Jennifer Lawrence- Oh, where do we possibly start with you? Your 2012 performances have been outstanding, not that it’s any surprise, because after we saw you in Winter’s Bone, we knew there was nothing you couldn’t d...

Celebrities Urge You to Exercise Your Right To Vote Today!

11/6/2012 2:01pm EST
Miley Cyrus rocks the vote
Hopefully, we all know how important is to get out there and use our voices to vote today in the presidential election. But in case you were thinking you might just sit back and watch because your vote doesn’t really matter, here’s some celebrity inspiration to get you out the door to your polling location.

In this video, Selena Gomez, Ellen Degeneres, Zac Efron, Leonardo Dicaprio and many other top celebrities tell us why it’s so important that we “Vote 4 Stuff”, no matter what that stuff is.

Busy Phillips, Miley Cyrus, and Neil Patrick Harris are just a few of the st...

8 Reasons Why We Love Kristen Stewart

11/3/2012 1:01pm EDT
Kristen Stewart at Paris Fashion Week
Despite her most recent media debacle, we still think Kristen Stewart is as awesome as ever. Here's 8 reasons why.

1.) She's one of the very few actresses who can completely commit to a role without overdramatizing it. She becomes her character without all that extra fluff. Have you ever seen The Runaways? Her performance as the gum-smacking rocker Joan Jett is perfection.

2.) Her "awkward" interview personality is adorable, and we love it. Who wouldn't get fidgety talking in front of that many people? It's the celebrities who are so naturally great at milking it that we really need...

Megan Fox Threatens To Sue Satirical Gossip Site Over Fake Nude Photo

10/24/2012 1:19pm EDT
Megan Fox at a movie premiere earlier this year
Yes, Megan Fox is allegedly threatening to sue Spoof Website, Celeb Jihad, for posting false naked photos of her. We’re not sure how far the “Transformers” star will get with this one, as a disclaimer on the website reads, "CelebJihad.com is a satirical website containing published rumors, speculation, assumptions, opinions, fiction as well as factual information. Information on this site may or may not be true and is not meant to be taken as fact. CelebJihad.com makes no warranty as to the validity of any claims.”

Regardless, New York Daily News reports that Fox’s lawyers have sent a ce...