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Famous People Play Themselves in One Mega Meta Supercut

28 December 2012 4:39 PM, PST | NextMovie | See recent NextMovie news »

Ha, we had almost forgotten about Bruce Springsteen in "High Fidelity" and David Bowie in "Zoolander" (we default to Billy Zane on that one). And you can't beat Bill Murray in "Zombieland." And even though we would've picked Bruce Willis in "Ocean's Twelve" over Bruce Willis in "What Just Happened?," this is a pretty damn good collection (courtesy of AnimalNY) of the celebrity world self-congratulating itself by breaking its own fourth wall. Or ... something.

Anyway, we agree with FilmDrunk in that the meta-levels may one day reach such an extreme that movies will nothing more than celebrities playing us pretending to be them and everything will be a sequel to "The Human Centipede."

Here is the full list of cameos, in order of appearance ...

1. John Malkovich, "Being John Malkovich"

2. David Hasselhoff, "SpongeBob SquarePants"

3. Neil Patrick Harris, "Harold and Kumar Go to While Castle"

4. Dr. Phil and Shaquille O’Neal, "Scary Movie 4"

5. Kurt Vonnegut, »

- Bryan Enk

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Rob G.’S Top Horror Picks Of 2012!

27 December 2012 11:03 AM, PST | iconsoffright.com | See recent Icons of Fright news »

Has it already been a year since I last did this?! Wow, 2012 is just about behind us and our beloved genre has seen some interesting offerings this year. I honestly had a really tough time coming up with 10 great horror selections, but then again, there are still a handful of titles I missed out on. For example, I hear great things about The Loved Ones, but have yet to see it. I’m fairly positive I’ll love [Rec] 3 once I get to it, and The Collection also seems like my kind of bat-shit lunacy. Also on my wish list is the anthology pic V/H/S. And while I really, really wanted to pick the Maniac remake (which would’ve been my number one) and the Soska Sister’s American Mary, neither of those saw an official release in 2012. (They’re both coming in 2013 for sure.) Unlike previous years, I »

- Rob Galluzzo

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DVD Review - Hope Springs (2012)

18 December 2012 11:35 PM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Hope Springs, 2012.

Directed by David Frankel.

Starring Meryl Streep, Tommy Lee Jones, Steve Carell, Elisabeth Shue, Jean Smart, Ben Rappaport, Marin Ireland and Mimi Rogers.

Synopsis:

After thirty years of marriage, a middle-aged couple attends an intense, week-long counseling session to work on their relationship.

It's not often we get a grown up romantic comedy, but after seeing Hope Springs I think maybe we should start seeing more of them. Kay (Meryl Streep) and Arnold (Tommy Lee Jones) have been married for quite some time but over the last decade or so they have sadly grown apart. They have the same routine everyday, they barely talk or make eye contact and they even sleep in separate rooms. After so much of this Kay is fed up and wants to get their relationship back to how it should be. She sets up a week long couples counseling session in Maine with Dr. »

- flickeringmyth

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Michael Strahan Reveals Secret Celebrity Crush, Favorite Chick Flick

18 December 2012 6:00 PM, PST | TooFab | See recent TooFab news »

He's the newly-minted king of the mornings, having nabbed the much-sought after co-host spot on "Live! With Kelly," stepping into the large shoes left behind by Regis Philbin. Luckily, Strahan,a 6'5" former New York Giants defensive lineman (who still holds the NFL record for most sacks), has more than lived up to the task, meshing wonderfully with his energetic sidekick Kelly Ripa. The 41-year-old sat down with Elle to talk about his famed gap-tooth smile, childhood celebrity crush, favorite romantic movie and his thoughts on marriage after surviving a nasty divorce. On the gap between his teeth:"I was really close to closing it up. I was at the dentist having him do mock-ups. I thought about it, man.I was in my twenties. I was playing with the Giants. There’s so much pressure to be perfect. You can fix everything now. For me, I made the conscious »

- tooFab Staff

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Chris Evert on her early sportscasting: 'I don't think I did a very good job'

17 December 2012 10:51 AM, PST | Pop2it | See recent Pop2it news »

Chris Evert is much happier as a sportscaster than she used to be.

The winner of singles titles in three Wimbledons, six U.S. Opens, seven French Opens and two Australian Opens is nearing the third year of her Espn deal as a Grand Slam tennis commentator. Shortly after retiring from the game, she joined NBC Sports in a similar role, but she admits it took more distance from her days of competing to get comfortable with her TV job.

"I may not be the sharpest tool in the box," Evert muses to Zap2it, "but I know what I see in a match. And I know I'm instinctively pretty spot-on when it comes to strategy and what's actually happening on the court, what the players are trying to achieve and what their styles are. That's my contribution, trying to share something maybe before it happens, or telling viewers something they can't see. »

- editorial@zap2it.com

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Keep Driving Past the House at the End of the Street: A Movie Review

12 December 2012 4:00 AM, PST | 28 Days Later Analysis | See recent 28 Days Later Analysis news »

Director: Mark Tonderai. Writers: David Loucka and Jonathan Mostow. Cast: Jennifer Lawrence, Max Thieriot, Elisabeth Shue, Gil Bellows, Nolan Gerard Funk, Eva Link and Allie MacDonald. House at the End of the Street is a mediocre thriller that was released in theatres September 23rd. The film received a solid welcome, but this reviewer is not sure why. This PG-13 horror film lacks tension, conflict, and any meaningful terror. Instead, House at the End of the Street feels like a horror film with training wheels. The film is too safe and mostly predictable. The film's story involves a mother and daughter duo. Elisabeth Shue plays Sarah, the overprotective mother. Meanwhile, Elissa is the rebellious daughter played by Jennifer Lawrence. These two characters move next door to the "murder house." Their neighbour, Ryan (Max Thieriot), is the only survivor of a double murder orchestrated by his sister, Carrie Anne. Ryan's parents were »

- noreply@blogger.com (Michael Allen)

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"The Saint" Returns To Television

10 December 2012 8:22 PM, PST | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Despite reports earlier this year that Rko Pictures was trying to revive the property as a film trilogy, it turns out "The Saint" franchise is instead going back to its most familiar format - television.

Adam Rayner ("Hunted", "Hawthorne") and Eliza Dushku ("Buffy the Vampire Slayer", "Dollhouse") are attached to star in a new pilot based on Leslie Charteris' book series. The books followed Simon Templar (Rayner), a thief who sees himself as a modern day Robin Hood as he steals from only other criminals - corrupt politicians, arms dealers, drug runners, white slavers and so on.

The property has been adapted many times before, most famously as a long-running 60's British TV series with Roger Moore in the title role. Phil Noyce directed a film adaptation in 1997 starring Val Kilmer and Elisabeth Shue, while Ian Ogilvy and Simon Dutton portrayed the character on the small screen in the 70's and 80's respectively. »

- Garth Franklin

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Justin Bieber Visited Selena Gomez On ‘Behaving Badly’ Film Set

10 December 2012 4:38 PM, PST | HollywoodLife | See recent HollywoodLife news »

We usually see Selena supporting Justin at his concerts, so it's refreshing to know that Justin also supports his girlfriend when she's working. Read on for more details. Selena Gomez's Behaving Badly co-star Elizabeth Shue reveals that Justin Bieber visited Selena on the film set. How sweet! "He was really cool, he really was," Elizabeth told E! News. "My 6-year-old loves him, and I was this close to saying something to him, but I was like, 'He probably gets that from everybody in the world.'" Back To the Future star Elizabeth, 49, had only great things to say about Selena. "She's so down-to-earth and so committed and cared so much about her work," Elizabeth said. "We have this great scene together. My character, unfortunately, thinks she's taken two Tylenols, but instead she has taken two tabs of Ecstasy. So I get to meet Selena for the first time on Ecstasy. »

- Sandra Clark

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Justin Bieber's Visit to Selena Gomez Movie Set: "He Was Really Cool," Says Costar Elisabeth Shue

10 December 2012 5:23 AM, PST | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

If Justin Bieber did get a little too jealous over pics of a kissing scene between Selena Gomez and Behaving Badly costar Nat Wolff, it's not like he didn't know what was going on. The Biebs had visited Gomez on the set. "He was really cool, he really was," Behaving Badly costar Elisabeth Shue told me at the Children's Defense Fund's Beat the Odds gala. "My 6-year-old loves him, and I was thisclose to saying something to him, but I was like, 'He probably gets that from everybody in the world.'" Shue and Gomez kind of play rivals in the indie. "I play a Mrs. Robinson–type of character," Shue said, referring to the iconic cougar in The Graduate. »

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Contest: Win House at the End of the Street on Blu-ray and DVD

3 December 2012 6:26 AM, PST | TheHDRoom | See recent TheHDRoom news »

Jennifer Lawrence can currently be seen in Silver Linings Playbook on the big screen, but soon enough you will get to see her previous film House at the End of the Street on Blu-ray and DVD when it arrives in stores on January 8 in a new unrated cut.

Thanks to Fox, we are going to award one lucky reader the Blu-ray and DVD version of House at the End of the Street in this contest. For a chance to take it home, please fill out and submit the entry form below. The odds of winning can be increased each or every day you stop back to enter again. You must be a resident of the U.S. or Canada to enter.

Seeking a fresh start, newly divorced Sarah (Elisabeth Shue) and her daughter Elissa (Jennifer Lawrence) find the house of their dreams in a small, upscale, rural town. But when »

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CSI Review: The Seattle Connection

22 November 2012 2:07 AM, PST | TVfanatic | See recent TVfanatic news »

The first mystery we got upon meeting Julie Finlay was this: What happened in Seattle that made her stop working for Db? 

This week, "CSI on Fire" answered that question, while providing a wealth of information about the newest team member. 

While the biggest part of me is happy to finally know why Fin left Seattle and what the case was that resulted in her leaving, a small part feels cheated that the show resolved the entire case in one episode. 

Don’t get me wrong, I glad that they didn't pull a “Nate Haskell” and drag the story out way longer than it needed to be, but at the same time, Cooley (Dylan Walsh) was so much fun to watch facing off against Fin, I wouldn't have minded a two-episode arc. 

Of course, I can’t be to disappointed because as a bonus we got to meet Fin’s »

- jim@tvfanatic.com (Jim Garner)

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'CSI': Elisabeth Shue previews Finlay's past, hot chemistry with 'Cougar Town' guest star

21 November 2012 1:55 PM, PST | EW - Inside TV | See recent EW.com - Inside TV news »

After several bodies are unearthed in the middle of the desert on tonight’s CSI, Finlay (Elisabeth Shue) is going to be forced to unearth her past.

And as Shue previews, this trip down memory lane, which finds Finlay traveling to to retrace the steps of the case that got her fired from her old job, could land the passionate investigator in some hot water. “It was good to finally explain what got her fired and to also show what gets her in trouble. She sometimes gets too passionate about things and oversteps her boundaries — but she’s usually right ,” says Shue. »

- Sandra Gonzalez

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Chasing Mavericks Review

9 November 2012 4:31 AM, PST | RealBollywood.com | See recent RealBollywood news »

Movie Review: "Chasing Mavericks"; Star Cast: Gerard Butler, Jonny Weston, Levin Rambin, Elisabeth Shue, Abigail Spencer; Directors: Curtis Hanson and Michael Apted; Rating: *** 1/2 - surfs up ambition.

An inspirational movie, thoroughly warm with human emotions and entertaining, "Chasing Mavericks" is a guide on 'how to chase your dreams'.

It is a true, touching story of teenage surfing legend - Jay Moriarity and his guru Frosty Hesson, and how they connect way more than on a wave!

The film focuses on Jay (Jonny Weston), a decent kid with a dream, a battered surfboard and a troubled family life. His dad has. »

- Amith Ostwal

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House At The End Of The Street Coming To Blu-Ray In January

7 November 2012 3:54 PM, PST | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Fox has announced the horror film House at the End of the Street for Blu-Ray in January. The film stars Jennifer Lawrence, Elisabeth Shue and Max Thieriot.

PG-13 horror movies are the absolute worst and Mark Tonderai’s House at the End of the Street is no exception. It’s actually one of the worst PG-13-rated horror films I’ve seen in the past five years. It’s just a bad movie through-and-through and I cannot believe The Hunger Games star Jennifer Lawrence even bothered attaching herself to the project. This probably happened long before she signed onto Silver Linings Playbook.

House at the End of the Street has poor structure and several weak reveals that manage to continue topping each other. Just thinking about it gives me the shakes.

Our very own Jonathan Lack didn’t care for it much either. Here’s what he said in his »

- Jeremy Lebens

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House At The End Of The Street Blu-ray Release Will Come With Few Extras

1 November 2012 5:59 PM, PDT | cinemablend.com | See recent Cinema Blend news »

I hate to admit it, but despite the presence of Elizabeth Shue and Jennifer Lawrence, I had fairly low expectations for The House at the End of the Street, a story that features the two actresses playing a mother/daughter duo who moves in next to a house with a violent past. However, the thriller is actually a creepy affair with a few really good performances. If you missed The House at the End of the Street, you.ll be able to catch the flick when it hits Blu-ray and DVD on January 8. It.s a little surprising Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment would not try to market the Blu-ray and DVD release a little earlier to try and capitalize on the holiday rush. At least, it.s a little surprising until you get to the actual set, which will be pretty barebones. In fact the set is so lacking »

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House at the End of the Street Hits Blu-ray/DVD In January With An Unrated Cut Of The Film

1 November 2012 8:59 AM, PDT | Horrorbid | See recent Horrorbid news »

We just got word that the terror is about to hit home this January in the form of a chilling Unrated Cut of House at the End of the Street - with a shocking added twist you didn't see in theaters! Academy Award Nominees Jennifer Lawrence (The Hunger Games) and Elisabeth Shue star in this edge-of-your-seat horror hit packed with heart-pounding thrills and gripping suspense. Newly divorced Sarah (Shue) and her teenage daughter, Elissa (Lawrence)… »

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House at the End of the Street: Blu-ray/DVD Release Details and Cover Art

1 November 2012 8:34 AM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

Fox has announced a January 8th Blu-ray/DVD release date for House at the End of the Street. It is being offered as an unrated Blu-ray/DVD combo pack and you can check out the cover artwork below. Currently, special features only include a Blu-ray exclusive behind-the-scenes featurette, titled Journey Into Terror: Inside the House at the End of the Street, and the theatrical trailer.

“Seeking a fresh start, newly divorced Sarah (Oscar®-nominee Elisabeth Shue; Leaving Las Vegas, Piranha 3D) and her daughter Elissa (Oscar®-nominee Jennifer Lawrence; X-Men: First Class, Winter’s Bone) find the house of their dreams in a small, upscale, rural town. But when startling and unexplainable events begin to happen, Sarah and Elissa learn the town is in the shadows of a chilling secret.

Years earlier, in the house next door, a daughter killed her parents in their beds, and disappeared – leaving only a brother, »

- Jonathan James

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Unrated House at the End of the Street Moves onto Blu-ray and DVD in January

31 October 2012 4:11 PM, PDT | DreadCentral.com | See recent Dread Central news »

20th Century Fox Home Entertainment is releasing House at the End of the Street unrated on Blu-ray and DVD January 8, 2013, and while it's light on special features relating to the film itself, if you're a fan of other Fox projects, you should love it!

Synopsis:

Terror hits home in the chilling Unrated Cut of House at the End of the Street (review here) — with a shocking added twist you didn’t see in theaters!

Academy Award® Nominees Jennifer Lawrence (The Hunger Games) and Elisabeth Shue star in this edge-of-your-seat horror hit packed with heart-pounding thrills and gripping suspense. Newly divorced Sarah (Shue) and her teenage daughter, Elissa (Lawrence), have just moved to the suburbs for a fresh start. But their hopes quickly shatter as they learn that, years earlier, a grisly murder took place next door when a deranged girl killed her parents and disappeared. The girl’s older brother, »

- The Woman In Black

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‘House at the End of the Street’ is coming to your Neighborhood

31 October 2012 7:47 AM, PDT | Horror News | See recent Horror News news »

Terror hits home in the chilling Unrated Cut of House at the End of the Street — with a shocking added twist you didn’t see in theaters!

Academy Award® Nominees Jennifer Lawrence* (The Hunger Games) and Elisabeth Shue** star in this edge-of-your-seat horror hit packed with heart-pounding thrills and gripping suspense. Newly divorced Sarah (Shue) and her teenage daughter Elissa (Lawrence) have just moved to the suburbs for a fresh start. But their hopes quickly shatter as they learn that, years earlier, a grisly murder took place next door when a deranged girl killed her parents and disappeared.… More »

- HorrorNews.net

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House At The End Of The Street Blu-ray & DVD Coming January 2013 with New Footage

31 October 2012 | The Daily BLAM! | See recent The Daily BLAM! news »

Terror hits home in the chilling Unrated Cut of House at the End of the Street — with a shocking added twist you didn’t see in theaters! Academy Award® Nominees Jennifer Lawrence (The Hunger Games) and Elisabeth Shue star in this edge-of-your-seat horror hit packed with heart-pounding thrills and gripping suspense. Newly divorced Sarah (Shue) and her teenage daughter Elissa (Lawrence) have just moved to the suburbs for a fresh start. But their hopes quickly shatter as they learn that, years earlier, a grisly murder took place next door when a deranged girl killed her parents and disappeared. The girl’s older brother Ryan (Max Thieriot) still occupies the house, and when he befriends Elissa, his secretive past could become her worst nightmare! Special Features: Bd & DVD Sneak Peek »

- Pietro Filipponi

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