Oh, Leonardo DiCaprio, this emotion chart wonderful. You’re a gorgeous child progidy who has risen to be one of the most reknowned actors of our generation — but you take yourself a little too seriously. At least you’ve unfurrowed your brow and taken a step back with the light-hearted film, “J. Edgar,” hitting theaters on November 9. Nothing like an epic biopic spanning 40 years, political and personal scandals, and ambiguous sexual preferences to mellow things out. (See full chart here.) [Star 94.1] Keep reading »
The love affair of Leonardo DiCaprio and Blake Lively has taken many twists and turns, but the strangest of all are reports that the “Gossip Girl” star reeled in the ladies’ man by following The Rules. Too young to remember The Rules? It’s a dating advice book published by two women in 1995 that prescribed 35 different “rules” for alluring, snagging, and domesticating the male species. The book advises a woman to never pay for herself on a date; never call him; rarely returns his calls; never accept a Saturday night date after Wednesday; end phone calls and dates first; and return one email for every four he sends. Some of the self-help wisdom contained therein is just obvious, such as reminding women that if you show a man your Pikachu on the first date he might not assume you’re looking for a serious relationship. But the rest of it is just a convoluted series of mind games with cult-like restrictions like “Don’t discuss the rules with your therapist” and “Do the rules, even if your friends and parents think it’s nuts.” The premise behind the book is that all men like “the chase,” so women need to make them work for it.
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While we aren’t exactly jumping in line to see the newly released “Nights in Rodanthe” — even the trailers for it give us a cavity — we bet there are plenty of people — like maybe our moms? — who are excited to see Diane Lane and Richard Gere reunite on screen for the first time since their 2002 flick, “Unfaithful.” We also feel pretty “eh” about Kate Winslet and Leonardo DiCaprio’s upcoming film “Revolutionary Road,” the first time they’ve teamed up since their epic, over-the-top blockbuster, “Titanic,” robbed us of three hours [...and 14 minutes! -- Editor] back in 1997. There are, however, some other cinematic couples we would love to see share some screen time again, if not some hot and steamy sex scenes, too (well, some of them, anyway). After the jump, the top ten movie couples we’re dying to see reunite on-screen:
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