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“Knocked Up” Sequel Proves Dysfunctional Couples Are Funnier

We all know that couple. They bicker all the time. They seem totally mismatched, almost like they stumbled into a marriage and kids and still aren’t quite sure how they got there. We don’t necessarily want to hang out with them too much. But stick them in a new ”Knocked Up” sequel byJudd Apatow, give them hilarious lines, and have them played by Paul Rudd and Leslie Mann? Hell yes! Give me two hours’ worth! Read more…

Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s A Total Hipster Dude In His New Movie

For the record, the upcoming movie “Premium Rush” — about what appears to be parody of a bike messenger — looks kind of terrible. But it stars My Fantasy Dream Boyfriend Joseph Gordon-Levitt, so I’ll have to watch it on DVD eventually. But here’s a breakdown of his hipster tendencies in the movie (and hey, probably in real life) anyway. [NYMag.com]

“Empire Records” Cast — Then & Now!

One year before Renee Zellweger became a household name thanks to ”Jerry Maguire,” she starred in the 1995 cult flick ”Empire Records.” To celebrate Renee’s 43rd birthday, we’re taking a look at how the cast of the movie has aged since its release … and what they’ve all been up to in the past 17 years. Read more…

Not Your Children’s Fairy Tale: A Guide To The Mirror In “Snow White & The Huntsman”

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Mirror, mirror, on the wall. Who’s the fairest of them all? The Mirror never lies and in “Snow White & The Huntsman,” Queen Ravenna’s mirror ignites her fury when he reveals that “there is another destined to surpass” her beauty. Snow White, duh. In preparation for the movie’s release on June 1, we’re giving you a little insight into the backstory behind some of the key characters in our “Not Your Children’s Fairy Tale” video series. In this retelling of “Snow White,” the Mirror actually plays a much bigger role than simply judging who’s the hottest in the land — here’s what you need to know! Keep reading »

Hot Links: Ian Somerhalder Has His Eye On “50 Shades Of Grey”

  • “Vampire Diaries” star Ian Somerhalder wants to play Christian Grey in the movie adaptation of the smutty “Fifty Shades Of Grey” series. He’s no Ryan Gosling … but I can see him as Master of the Red Room of Pain. [TooFab]
  • The sexual revolution may have come out of the ’60s, but that doesn’t mean dumb sex advice wasn’t being doled out at the same time. Here’s some of the word sex tips from that era. [TruTV]
  • Kate Hudson is totally not mad at Stella McCartney for dressing her in that horrific fringed atrocity for the 2001 Academy Awards. I, however, am still holding a grudge. [NYMag.com]

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While Everyone Was Freaking Out About “Girls,” There Are Zero Films By Women At Cannes

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For the past week, women’s media has pretty much been dominated by talk of Lena Dunham’s new show “Girls.” But newsflash! There’s other crap going on! Like the fact that this year’s prestigious Cannes Film Festival features absolutely zero films by women. That’s right: of the 23 films up for Cannes’ Very Important Palm D’Or Award, zero were made by women. And in the Un Certain Regard category — reserved for films made by up-and-coming young directors — only two were made by women.

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