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8 Things You Need To Know About The Beautiful And Talented 'Frozen' Star Idina Menzel

March 24th, 2014 9:00pm EDT
8 Things You Need To Know About The Beautiful And Talented 'Froz
The 2014 Oscars ceremony was a banner moment for the Walt Disney Company. The House of Mouse received official confirmation that its storied animation studio has finally rekindled its glory days. "Frozen" won best animated feature and the movie's main theme song, "Let It Go" won best song.

The success of "Let It Go" can be attributed largely to "Frozen" star Idina Menzel, who voices Elsa in the film. Menzel brought the house down when she sung the song at the Oscars. Menzel's song is the biggest hit Disney has had arguably since the days of Elton John and "The Lion King" soundtrack.

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Cressida Confidential – Cressida Makes More Independent Moves

March 23rd, 2014 6:48pm EDT
Cressida Bonas
In a surprising move, Cressida Bonas, the blonde lady love of Prince Harry Windsor, has decided to move to the posh suburb of Shepard’s Bush, oddly nicknamed “Shey Boo” by Cressida’s Sloane set and homes there go for as much as multi-millions. This is a surprising move since the blonde socialite is known to have full clearance from security (on orders from the prince) to be allowed to come and go as she pleases and be readily allowed in when Prince Harry is on leave from military duties. With her career in PR (she works as an assistant) it is clear that Cressida is making a few surprisingly...
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Greatest Teen Stars From The 80's

March 16th, 2014 10:00am EDT
scott baio
For some inexplicable reason, the teen stars of the 1980's always stand out as a stellar group of actors, actresses and musicians who have continued to stand the test of time with their talents and abilities in their respective genres. While several are no longer with us, those that remain are still relevant in today's entertainment world and continue to do wonderful work. Call it retro, but taking a look back at some of the greatest teen stars of the 80s is as cool as scrunchies, acid wash jeans and neon t-shirts. So grab your can of Tab cola (yes they still make it!) and let's go way back...
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5 Reasons Why Matthew McConaughey Deserved The Oscar For Best Actor

March 3rd, 2014 11:01am EST
5 Reasons Why Matthew McConaughey Deserved The Oscar For Best Ac
It was a transformation both physically and emotionally for Matthew McConaughey for his Academy-Award winning role as HIV patient-turned-activist Rod Woodruff in "Dallas Buyers Club." McConaughey, known more for his laid-back Texas attitude than his stellar film work, felt the time was right to dig his teeth into unchartered territory and the pull to portray this character proved too much. Said McConaughey, "I had a real man [to draw from]. I had his diary from two years before he had HIV. I got his humor from that. I got his humanity from that."

McConaughey has paid his dues in Hollywood,...
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Sandra Bullock Will Earn Over $70 Million From 'Gravity'

February 26th, 2014 10:03pm EST
Sandra Bullock
A smart contract has Sandra Bullock cashing in.

The Hollywood Reporter cites sources who claim popular actress negotiated a 15 percent cut of Warner Bros.' take from Gravity on top of her $20 million fee. The film was worldwide hit and made over $700 million at the box office.

Hollywood Reporter's calculations have Bullock pocketing $70 million - and that's their low estimate. She stands to make even more with the home release and television airings.

It stands to reason that Bullock's lucrative contract is extremely rare. THR reports most actors and actresses have contract stipulations t...
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Neil Patrick Harris Honored By Drama League

February 4th, 2014 2:30pm EST
Neil Patrick Harris
On Monday night, Neil Patrick Harris was honored by his peers at The Drama League's 30th annual all-star gala in New York City.

The 40 year-old performer's career was celebrated at the organization's Musical Celebration of Broadway event at the Pierre Hotel in Manhattan.

Celebrities including Zachary Levi, Kal Penn, Audra McDonald and Harris' TV reporter partner David Burtka were in attendance at the bash, hosted by Whoopi Goldberg.

Drama League Executive Director Gabriel Shanks says, "We are overjoyed to add Neil Patrick Harris to the legendary roster of artists who have been honored...
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Blondie To Recieve 2014 NME Godlike Genius Award

February 4th, 2014 8:53am EST
Blondie
New wave pioneers Blondie are to be honored with the Godlike Genius Award at this year's NME Awards.

Lead singer Debbie Harry and her band mates will pick up the award in person and also perform at the NME Awards 2014 at the O2 Academy in London on February 26th.

Harry says, "It's out of proportion, but it's nice to be recognized. It's outstanding, really... I also find it particularly interesting that there aren't many Americans who've been given this award before, so that's flattering."

NME editor Mike Williams said: "They rewrote the rulebook in the late 70s by dragging punk rock t...
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Amber Heard's Ring Photo Fuels Johnny Depp Engagement Rumors

January 29th, 2014 12:12pm EST
Amber Heard
Former lesbian actress Amber Heard has fueled rumors she is engaged to Johnny Depp after she was spotted wearing a large diamond ring on her wedding finger.

Fresh reports suggested The Rum Diary co-stars became engaged over the Christmas holidays, however, neither of them commented on the story and Heard was subsequently seen hiding her left hand in front of photographers.

Nevertheless, she has now been snapped showing off her new piece of jewelry, a gigantic ring on her wedding finger, fuelling speculation the pair is planning to marry.

On Saturday night, Heard was seen wearing the b...
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Helena Bonham Carter Named To Holocaust Commission

January 28th, 2014 12:44pm EST
Helena Bonham Carter
Helena Bonham Carter is set to join a number of top British politicians on a new government panel aiming to educate future generations about the Holocaust.

The British actress, whose grandfather Eduardo Propper de Callejon helped save hundreds of Jews during the second World War, has been appointed to the British Holocaust Commission by U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron.

She will be joined on the panel by politicians and a senior Rabbi to investigate ways to educate young Britons about the horrors of the 1940s genocide by Nazi Germany.

The Harry Potter star says of her new challenge, ...
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Dan Aykroyd Sworn In As Mississippi Deputy

January 27th, 2014 2:40pm EST
Dan Aykroyd
Renowned thespian Dan Aykroyd has been sworn in as a sheriff's deputy in Mississippi.

The 61 year-old actor, who studied criminal justice in college, asked Hinds County Sheriff Tyrone Lewis if he could join the reserve department and his request was granted.

He will be responsible for organizing programs and fundraisers for the sheriff's department.

He says, "It's an honor to join these ranks today. I understand the challenges that law enforcement face in today's world.

"I am able to go all over the world now and talk up this county, talk up this state and talk up the people of the ...
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