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Box Office: 'Think Like a Man' Holds #1, New Releases Disappoint

Box Office: 'Think Like a Man' Holds #1, New Releases Disappoint

DHD: [F]our new low-cost movies open[ed] in North American [in]wide release and [are performing] worse than expected at the box office. Universal’s R-rated comedy The Five-Year Engagement (2,936 theaters) from Judd Apatow’s banner is falling victim to both Sony/Screen Gems7

Critic vs. Critic: 'Lockout'

Critic vs. Critic: 'Lockout'

What happens when film critics don’t see eye to eye on a particular movie? Fists don’t fly, but a heaping helping of words get thrown back and forth. Such was the case when Big Hollywood’s own Christian Toto and Dave

Vote Obama, or Maroon 5's Levine Will Lose His 'Sh*t'

Vote Obama, or Maroon 5's Levine Will Lose His 'Sh*t'

Sometimes even conservatives must bow to the persuasive powers of today’s Tweeting celebrities. Take Adam Levine, front man for Maroon 5 and judge on “The Voice.” He’s an ardent liberal, one who seems perturbed at the very existence of Fox

Stewart on Obama's Fallon Appearance: 'You Don't Have to Do This Anymore'

Stewart on Obama's Fallon Appearance: 'You Don't Have to Do This Anymore'

Jon Stewart isn’t laughing at President Barack Obama’s recent appearance on “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon.” Sure, you could chalk up Stewart’s disdain to professional jealousy. Hey, why didn’t President Late Night drop by the Comedy Central studio to do

Bad 'Sex' – How HBO's 'Girls' Corrects 'City' of Lies

Bad 'Sex' – How HBO's 'Girls' Corrects 'City' of Lies

“Sex and the City” wasn’t just HBO’s most iconic comedy. The series left an indelible mark on our culture as well as the pay channel’s coffers. That’s why Washington Times contributor Emily Esfahani Smith says HBO’s new series “Girls” is good

Samuel L. Jackson: 'Hell Yeah' Guns Should Be Legal

Samuel L. Jackson: 'Hell Yeah' Guns Should Be Legal

“The Avengers” co-star Samuel L. Jackson sounds like most celebrities while discussing the Trayvon Martin case. He says the shooter in Martin’s death, George Zimmerman, should be in custody even though Jackson doesn’t know all of the relevant facts in the

Tuesday Call Sheet: Funny James Bond, 'Gringo' Rave, Spurlock Sucks

Tuesday Call Sheet: Funny James Bond, 'Gringo' Rave, Spurlock Sucks

MOVIEGOERS SURVEYED SAY 3D PICS ARE BETTER   NETFLIX ADDED 3 MILLION ONLINE SUBSCRIBERS IN QUARTER …LOST 1.08 MILLION BY-MAIL SUBSCRIBERS   RAVE FOR MEL GIBSON’S DIRECT-TO-PPV ‘THE GRINGO’  …NOW THIS IS WHAT I CALL AN ACTION MOVIE! MEL GIBSON

Usual Celebrity Suspects Among Obama's Top Tinseltown Bundlers

Usual Celebrity Suspects Among Obama's Top Tinseltown Bundlers

Deadline.com: Jeffrey Katzenberg, Harvey Weinstein, and Eva Longoria have helped raise some very big bucks for Barack Obama in 2012. The President’s re-election campaign voluntarily released a list today of its big bundler donors for the first quarter of the

Cybill Shepherd on the 'War on Women': 'My Mother's Scared for Me'

Cybill Shepherd on the 'War on Women': 'My Mother's Scared for Me'

Actress Cybill Shepherd fears she may be the next, or rather first, casualty in the so-called GOP War on Women. Shepherd, best known for her work on “Moonlighting” and in “The Last Picture Show,” wrapped up an appearance on “CBS

Nugent Cleared by Secret Service After Criticizing Obama

Nugent Cleared by Secret Service After Criticizing Obama

The Motor City Madman does not pose a threat to the Commander in Chief. Ted Nugent’s recent verbal assault against the Obama administration at an NRA convention caught the attention of the Secret Service. But The Hill reports that Secret

Hollywood Producer Mocks Obama's Fairness Obsession

Hollywood Producer Mocks Obama's Fairness Obsession

“Back to the Future” producer Bob Gale has had enough of all this fairness talk from President Barack Obama. Gale, a contributor to Big Hollywood, shared his frustrations – with tongue firmly in cheek – over at PJ Media: Lately,

George Clooney Deigns To Dine With Commoners For Obama

George Clooney Deigns To Dine With Commoners For Obama

George Clooney must realize the toll President Barack Obama’s economy is having on the little people. So, Clooney’s latest fundraising effort to help Obama’s re-election campaign is asking supporters for a measly $3. That’s the minimum amount it will take

Original 'Dark Shadows' Star Jonathan Frid Dead at 87

Original 'Dark Shadows' Star Jonathan Frid Dead at 87

Actor Jonathan Frid, best known for playing the vampire Barnabas Collins in the late ’60s gothic soap opera “Dark Shadows,” has died. He was 87. Frid shot a cameo for the upcoming film version of his classic TV show, set

Sinise on the Mend, Ready to Rock Once More for the Troops

Sinise on the Mend, Ready to Rock Once More for the Troops

You can’t keep a good man down for long. Gary Sinise, the superlative actor turned rocker for a cause had to cancel several concerts recently after suffering injuries in a car accident March 30. Now, the “CSI: NY” actor is

Dick Clark Dead at 82

Dick Clark Dead at 82

Dick Clark, the man dubbed the world’s oldest teenager for his youthful appearance and eagerness to embrace the latest music trends, has died, according to TMZ.com. The veteran broadcaster was 82. The site reports he was undergoing an outpatient procedure

Paltrow Hitches 10-Second Ride in Gas Guzzler

Paltrow Hitches 10-Second Ride in Gas Guzzler

Gwyneth Paltrow is in terrific shape, something that’s plainly visible from any of her recent film performances. But when it came time to trek from a video release soiree to dinner last week, the Oscar winner decided to give her

Johnny Ramone: Punk Legend, Leader, Republican

Johnny Ramone: Punk Legend, Leader, Republican

Punk rocker Johnny Ramone passed away nearly eight years ago, but the literary world is only now getting his story in print. “Commando: The Autobiography of Johnny Ramone” details the life and music of the late guitarist as presented by

ABC's 'Bachelor' Franchise Slammed as Racist

ABC's 'Bachelor' Franchise Slammed as Racist

The Huffington Post: ABC’s reality dating game show series, which includes “The Bachelor” and “The Bachelorette,” is expected to face a class-action lawsuit this week for racial discrimination due to its failure to feature minority contestants on the show …

DNC Demands Romney Repudiate Rocker Nugent's Remarks

DNC Demands Romney Repudiate Rocker Nugent's Remarks

Call it a case of “Cat Scratch Fever” run amok. Fiercely conservative rocker Ted Nugent rhetorically blasted President Obama this week, calling his administration “vile,” “evil” and “anti-American.” And he was just getting warmed up. Now, the Democratic National Committee wants

'Three Stooges' Villain Reads … The Weekly Standard

'Three Stooges' Villain Reads … The Weekly Standard

It’s really, really hard to be a red-blooded male and dislike “Modern Family’s” curvaceous cutup Sofia Vergara. So, when the makers of “The Three Stooges: The Movie,” cast her as the film’s heavy, they had some work to do. Voila!

Death of the Action Film

Death of the Action Film

Adam Sternbergh in the New York Times: Then again, the films themselves did plenty to hasten their own irrelevance, as their winks turned into ridiculous tics. Just one turbocharged decade later, we had Schwarzenegger in “Eraser,” saying, “You’re luggage,” to

Report: Pitt, Jolie to Wed

Report: Pitt, Jolie to Wed

What do you get for the couple who has everything … literally? Celebs may be pondering that question today after news that A-listers Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are engaged … at long last. The famous couple, dubbed Brangelina by

Romney-Rosen Feud Outpaces Bieber Talk on Twitter

Romney-Rosen Feud Outpaces Bieber Talk on Twitter

Michael Jackson was the King of Pop, but Justin Bieber is the reigning Titan of Twitter. According to analytic.topsey.com, the dynamic young singer is the most popular subject on Twitter. Not this week. The sudden feud between Ann Romney, wife

'Damsels' Director 'Blacklisted' for Defending Yuppie Character

'Damsels' Director 'Blacklisted' for Defending Yuppie Character

It’s been more than 13 years since director Whit Stillman’s last film, 1998’s “The Last Days of Disco.” The maestro of upper middle class malaise is back this month with “Damsels in Distress,” starring rising star Greta Gerwig.  in a

'80s Teen Stars Slam Kirk Cameron in New 'Funny or Die' Clip

'80s Teen Stars Slam Kirk Cameron in New 'Funny or Die' Clip

The folks at FunnyOrDie.com are at it again, mocking those in the culture wars who don’t play by their Hollywood handbook. The site’s new clip, CCOKC, lets ’80s TV stars mock Kirk Cameron for his recent statements on homosexuality. CCOKC

Cosby Joins Obama's Celebrity Defense Squad

Cosby Joins Obama's Celebrity Defense Squad

President Barack Obama doesn’t need another celebrity making more excuses for a first term filled with divisive mud-slinging and a woeful economic recovery. But Bill Cosby is stepping up to the plate all the same. Cosby, the beloved family-friendly comic,

Eszterhas on Gibson Feud: 'I Have a Tape'

Eszterhas on Gibson Feud: 'I Have a Tape'

Audio tapes of an out of control Mel Gibson all but derailed the actor’s professional career two years ago. Could history repeat itself in 2012? TheWrap.com, which broke the story of Gibson’s new feud with screenwriter Joe Eszterhas of “Basic