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Man with iron fists

THE MAN WITH IRON FISTS trailer released

Expect lots of Kung Fu and uber gore

A trailer for the Quentin Tarantino-produced "The Man with the Iron Fists" was just released. On the menu: sex, violence, Kung Fu, and ueber gore. No wonder Tarantino's in charge. Wu-Tang honcho The RZA and Eli Roth ("Hostel") co-wrote the screenplay, the RZA directed this film. "Fists" follows in the vein of the pure Hong Kong Kung Fu which Wu-Tang spent their musical career paying tribute to in ... more >

Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes

TOM CRUISE and KATIE HOLMES separate

Sadly, TOMKAT no longer

Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes have filed for divorce just five years after their marriage. The couple who had wedded in November of 2006 in Italy had had a daughter together named Suri, 6. "This is a personal and private matter for Katie and her family," the actress's lawyer, Jonathan Wolfe, told People Magazine. "The main concern for Katie remains, as always, to ensure the best interests of ... more >

Michelle Pfeiffer

“People like us”

Putting the fam together piece by piece
Elizabeth Banks, Chris Pine and Michelle Pfeiffer
Directed by Alex Kurtzman

Have you heard of “People like Us”? It's by the same studio--Dreamworks--which had released “The Help.” "People" barely even meets that previous mediocre effort, however, and lacks the two name actresses who made "The Help" the film that it was. That "People" was written by the same scribes (Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman; they also directed this new film) who were behind the “Transformers” ... more >

Mila Kunis

A kind of adorable Ted

Seth MacFarlane makes his live-action director's debut
Seth MacFarlane, Mark Wahlberg and Mila Kunis
Directed by Seth MacFarlane

You’ll never look at your child’s teddy bear the same way again. From the mind of “Family Guy” creator Seth MacFarlane comes his debut film (Universal Pictures) about a stuffed teddy come-to-life who enjoys the finer pleasures like strippers, smoking weed, cursing, and dirty sexual innuendi. Once you're done reading our review buy your tickets via Fandango by clicking on the icon below. This ... more >

Magic Mike Trailer

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Magic Mike

It's raining men, hallelujah?
Matthew McConaughey, Channing Tatum and Alex Pettyfer
Directed by Steven Soderbergh

Helloooo abs! Pulling together all the muscle-bound actors not already in the new “Expendables” movie, director Steven Soderbergh and Channing Tatum (the later working from his own life experience) pay tribute to men in uniform, who then strip those uniforms off. Mike (Tatum) is a roofer by day, stripper by night, taking ne’er-do-well drifter Adam (Alex Pettyfer) under his wing, showing him the ... more >

Uggie the Dog leaves mark on Hollywood sidewalk

It's a dog's life

But not how you thought. Uggie, the Jack Russell terrier whose acrobatics were on full display in the silent-era send-up "The Artist" (this year's Oscar winner) became the first dog to leave his prints on Hollywood Boulevard, next to such big-screen royalty as Marilyn Monroe and Clark Gable. Dressed in a bow tie yesterday Uggie pressed his paws into the cement in a ceremony that also marked his ... more >