Ever dream of wearing the clothes that Frank Sinatra, Gene Kelly, Cary Grant, Marilyn Monroe, Judy Garland, Marlon Brando, Clark Gable, Errol Flynn and John Wayne wore in your favorite movies? Well, guys and gals, here’s your chance. On June 18, Joe Maddalena’s Profiles in History, a leading dealer in historical autographs, letters, documents, vintage signed photographs and manuscripts, will put The Debbie Reynolds Collection up for auction at The Paley Center for Media in Beverly Hills. Reynolds has been collecting props, costumes and movie memorabilia for more than 40 years; her collection now numbers some 3,500 items from the Golden Age of Cinema. Read full article…
Monthly Archives: May 2011
(Reuters) – Raunchy comedy “The Hangover Part II” soaked up $86.5 million at the North American box office this the weekend, in the biggest comedy movie debut ever.
According to studio estimates issued on Sunday, the Warner Bros Pictures sequel to the breakout 2009 hit about men behaving badly, also set a record opening for an R-rated movie.
DreamWorks Animation family movie “Kung Fu Panda 2,” starring Jack Black and Angelina Jolie, came in second with $48 million.
The fourth movie in the Walt Disney Co “Pirates of the Caribbean” franchise made $39.3 million in the United States and Canada in its second week, and took its worldwide box office total to $623.7 million so far.
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Thrones does it again! And the pressure’s on as we enter the final three episodes of this all-engrossing, epic masterwork! King Robert’s dead and Ned, trying to do the right thing, oversees Cersei’s ability to manipulate, lie, cheat, steal and make war. Meanwhile, the Lannisters are marching (led by Jaime) thanks to help from the formidable Lord Tywin Lannister and the opening scene between Tywin and his eldest son is worth the price of admission alone. Don’t miss
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — Lindsay Lohan has settled a lawsuit filed by a woman who was chased by the actress in a pre-dawn pursuit that has haunted the actress in civil and criminal courts for nearly three years.
The starlet on Wednesday settled the lawsuit filed by Tracie Rice, who claimed she was traumatized and lost a well-paying job because of the incident, court records show.
Rice was a passenger in a car driven by the mother of Lohan’s former assistant, who the actress pursued down the scenic Pacific Coast Highway in July 2007. The chase ended with Lohan’s arrest in the parking lot of the Santa Monica Police Department; Rice has said she thought the actress was trying to carjack her. <
Splice, the sci-fi horror film starring Sarah Polley and Adrien Brody, won the Golden Box Office award on Thursday for being the highest-grossing Canadian film of 2010.
The prize was awarded to Doug Taylor and his co-writer Vincenzo Natali, who also directed the picture.
The Goldie, given out by Telefilm, comes with a $40,000 cash prize, which Taylor and Natali will share.
Splice stars Polley and Brody as brilliant married scientists who splice together genes to create a human-animal hybrid.
Comic actor — and licensed physician — Ken Jeong is a regular on the NBC sitcom “Community.” He reprises his star-making role as the psychotic mobster from 2009′s “The Hangover” in “The Hangover Part II,” now in theaters. Later this year, he’ll return to big screens in “Transformers: Dark of the Moon” and “Zookeeper.”
He recently hosted the Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas.
“Honestly, it is ‘The Hangover’ dust that gets me these jobs,” Jeong said recently in an interview while promoting “Hangover II.” “Everything I have done in the last two years, in all honesty, is directly because of ‘The Hangover.’ ”
Grateful as he sounds, Jeong was never a starving actor.
Brad Pitt‘s new movie The Tree of Life has grown on Cannes Film Festival judges – it has won the coveted Palme d’Or prize for Best Film.The movie, directed by Terrence Malick, follows the fortunes of two young boys brought up by a strict, brutal and demanding father – played by Pitt.It divided critics at Cannes when it debuted last week, garnering boos and lackluster applause from the audience, but triumphed on Sunday.Kirsten Dunst took home the Best Actress award for her role in Melancholia – the film in competition from director Lars Von Trier, who was banned from the festival after joking that he was a Nazi and “understood” Hitler.Dunst sat next to von Trier as he made his controversial comments at a press conference and clearly looked uncomfortable.
LOS ANGELES – Here are some hijinks and a few highlights from The Hangover Part II, which the cast and crew may or may not want you to know.
Details are provided by director Todd Phillips and features Bradley Cooper, Zach Galifianakis, Ed Helms and Ken Jeong. They reunited for a press gathering recently at the Beverly Hilton Hotel to talk about the anticipated followup to 2009′s The Hangover, opening May 26.
In the R-rated sequel, cynical teacher Phil (Cooper) and weirdo Alan (Galifianakis) end up in Thailand to attend the wedding of dentist Stu (Helms).
After a refined pre-wedding dinner at an exclusive resort, the buddies decide to go out for one drink.
Cut to the morning after in a sleazy Bangkok hotel.