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Book Smart: Oscar Reads “Benjamin Button”

Anyone can see the movie; only smarties read the book. This year all five nominees for Best Picture are stolen from based on literary sources. We’re giving you a cheat sheet to all of Hollywood’s hippest reads.

First up is “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button.” Based on a 1921 F. Scott Fitzgerald story, it snapped up a whopping 13 nominations, including Best Picture and Best Actor for Brad Pitt, as a man born old who gets younger each day. Pitt took the “go-ugly” requirement for Oscar Gravitas (see: Charlize Theron, “Monster”) to a new level.

The original story is 26 pages, so director David Fincher and screenwriter Eric Roth had to add stuff so the movie wouldn’t be, like, 26 minutes. After the jump, a rundown of the movie versus the book… Keep reading »

Jennifer Aniston’s Life Mirrors Her “Art”

Jennifer Aniston has been known to play some rather pathetic movie characters in the name of comedy. But what’s really funny is that her movies tend to reflect what has happened in her life. Aniston just signed on to the film “The Baster,” about a woman who wants to have a baby through artificial insemination, but doesn’t realize her best guy friend has switched her sperm sample with his own swimmers. Perhaps she’s testing the single motherhood waters with this film? After the jump, examples of films where Aniston essentially played herself. Keep reading »

Star Couplings: Katie Holmes Buckles, But Doesn’t Fall Under Tom Cruise’s Watchful Eye

  • According to Star, Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie have been having some booze-fueled fights lately. [Star] — But something tells me they’ll stay together for the kids.
  • Evan Rachel Wood feels disrespected by the press for spreading the rumor that she and Mickey Rourke hooked up. [DListed] — Truthfully, I’d take Rourke over Marilyn Manson any day.
  • Naomi Watts is quite content with just being Liev Schreiber’s girlfriend and mother of his children. [Perez Hilton]
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    Quick Pic: Knox And Brad Share The Same Taste In Hats!

    The entire Jolie-Pitt crew arriving in Toyko. [1/27/09] Keep reading »

    Poll: Which Of These Mega Star Hotties Is The Most Desirable?

    AskMen.com revealed its list of the Top 99 Most Desirable Women of 2009 today. Readers were asked to vote not just on sex appeal and beauty, but also on humor, ambition and intelligence. Kate Winslet is ranked 99. Beyonce is No. 50. And Eva Mendes is numero uno. We’ve decided to build our own list of desirable men based on readers’ votes. So let your voice be heard! Each day we’ll give you a few guys under specific categories and then compile a Top Ten (oh hell, we may compile a Top 20) based on your votes…so, which of these ridiculously well-known mega hotties do you find the most desirable? [Photos: Splash News] Keep reading »

    Star Couplings: Lily Allen’s Naughty Confession

  • Lily Allen claims to have “snogged” twin lesbians while on tour in San Diego. “Snogged” is British for kissed, FYI. [Perez Hilton]
  • Kelly Osbourne has checked into rehab again. This comes just a few days after she was arrested for slapping a reporter. [Perez Hilton]
  • Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt have acquired a Long Island palace to live in while she films a movie in the area. [DListed]
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