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Kym Johnson and Robert Herjavec Dish on That 'Big Shocker' from Their Wedding - His Surprise Olivia Newton-John Serenade!

12 September 2016 11:25 AM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

It's not every day that Olivia Newton-John delivers a happy birthday serenade. A little more than two months after Dancing With the Stars' dance pro Kym Johnson wed her on-screen dance partner Robert Herjavec in fairy tale wedding, and there's one surprise moment from their celebration that she's still keeping close to her heart. "Just doing our vows was like the most beautiful, but the kind of big shocker was having Olivia Newton-John sing," Johnson recalled to People while the couple attended the Creative Arts Emmy Awards ceremony on Sunday. "That was kind of out there, yeah! That was pretty special. »

- Scott Huver

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Newswire: Grease creator denies movie is all a dying coma dream

12 September 2016 9:55 AM, PDT | avclub.com | See recent The AV Club news »

Jim Jacobs, the man who co-wrote the musical Grease with Warren Casey 45 years ago, is today denying rumors that their play—and, by extension, its film adaptation—takes place in a character’s head as her brain is slowly robbed of oxygen moments just before her death, TMZ reports.

The remarkably well-founded theory was originally posited in an Imgur post three years ago—and popularized by actress Sarah Michelle Gellar in a recent Facebook post—which correctly pointed out that Sandy and Danny’s car flying off into the sky at the end of the movie defies the laws of physics. The post also notes that Danny (played by John Travolta in the 1978 film) brags to his friends that while vacationing at the beach he rescued Sandy (Olivia Newton-John) from a watery death, singing “I saved her life, she nearly drowned.”

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- Dennis DiClaudio

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Fans Shut Down ‘Grease’ Conspiracy Theory

9 September 2016 10:18 AM, PDT | Uinterview | See recent Uinterview news »

Back in 2013, Reddit user Atomicbolt explained his/her theory that female lead Sandy Olsson (Olivia Newton-John) in Grease was really dead the whole time. Fans Shut Down Grease Fan Theory Again Atomicbolt begins by asking how, in the final scene of the 1978 classic movie musical, Sandy and greaser lead Danny Zuko (John Travolta) literally fly off into […]

The post Fans Shut Down ‘GreaseConspiracy Theory appeared first on uInterview. »

- Hillary Luehring-Jones

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Grease Creator Debunks Theory That Sandy Died and the Whole Film Is a Fantasy

9 September 2016 8:50 AM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Grease creator Jim Jacobs has debunked one of the more bizarre fan theories around his beloved creation: Namely, that Sandy(Olivia Newton John) went into a coma in the drowning accident alluded to in "Summer Nights" and the entire film is a fantasy that takes place in her mind. The theory, which dates to a three-year-old Reddit thread, was recently given a bump in visibility by Sarah Michelle Gellar, who posted a summary of it to her Facebook. Basically, it takes its cues from two moments in the film: The line Danny (John Travolta) sings about saving Sandy's life when »

- Alex Heigl, @alex_heigl

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9 Crazy Fan Theories About Classic Movies, From ‘Grease’ to ‘The Wizard of Oz’ (Photos)

8 September 2016 5:44 PM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

There’s something about old movies that provokes fan theories that reinterpret major plot points. Just consider …. “Grease” The 1978 musical starred Olivia Newton-John and John Travolta as high-school lovers Sandy and Danny. But what if … Sandy was Dead? Sarah Michelle Gellar wrote a post expressing amazement at the fan theory. “The Wizard of Oz” This one is really weird. According to a Usenet discussion group theory from the 1990s, Pink Floyd’s “Dark Side of the Moon” album pairs perfectly as a soundtrack to the 1939 movie when both are played together. The band’s drummer later joked their album was really based. »

- Scott Collins

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Ariana Grande and Nicki Minaj Get Physical in Sexy New 'Side to Side' Music Video

30 August 2016 9:35 AM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Bang bang into the (locker) room! Ariana Grande and Nicki Minaj have teamed up once again, and their "Side to Side" music video is finally here. The sexy clip finds a Guess-clad Grande leading a spinning class before hitting the locker room for some innocent, towel-whipping fun, then sitting in the sauna, surrounded by six-pack-baring studs while she and Minaj blow bubbles. Grande, 23, and Minaj, 33, dropped the video, reminiscent of Olivia Newton-John's iconic "Physical," on Monday. The release came just hours after premiering the new single live at the 2016 MTV VMAs in New York, after which their label, Republic Records, »

- Jeff Nelson, @nelson_jeff

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Ariana Grande and Nicki Minaj Get Physical in Sexy New 'Side to Side' Music Video

30 August 2016 9:35 AM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Bang bang into the (locker) room! Ariana Grande and Nicki Minaj have teamed up once again, and their "Side to Side" music video is finally here. The sexy clip finds a Guess-clad Grande leading a spinning class before hitting the locker room for some innocent, towel-whipping fun, then sitting in the sauna, surrounded by six-pack-baring studs while she and Minaj blow bubbles. Grande, 23, and Minaj, 33, dropped the video, reminiscent of Olivia Newton-John's iconic "Physical," on Monday. The release came just hours after premiering the new single live at the 2016 MTV VMAs in New York, after which their label, Republic Records, »

- Jeff Nelson, @nelson_jeff

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Noah Galloway Dishes on Robert Herjavec and Kym Johnson's Wedding: 'It Was Beautiful'

29 August 2016 9:15 AM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Noah Galloway thoroughly enjoyed being a guest at Robert Herjavec and Kym Johnson's wedding. The fan favorite on season 20 of Dancing with the Stars stopped by People Now and dished on Herjavec's not-so over the top nuptials to Johnson. "It was incredible. I'll tell ya ... You'd almost expect a little crazy - Robert is worth a lot of money," he joked. "He loves Kym to death, so you kind of expected it to be a little over the top, but it wasn't." Shark Tank's billionaire businessman tied the knot to his former DWTS partner in July in front »

- Brittany King, @brrriitttnnii

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Episode 175 – Ingmar Bergman’s Smiles of a Summer Night

29 August 2016 5:00 AM, PDT | CriterionCast | See recent CriterionCast news »

This time on the podcast, Scott is joined by David Blakeslee, Trevor Berrett, and Arik Devens to discuss Ingmar Bergman’s Smiles of a Summer Night.

About the film:

After fifteen films that received mostly local acclaim, the 1955 comedy Smiles of a Summer Night (Sommarnattens leende) at last ushered in an international audience for Ingmar Bergman. In turn-of-the-century Sweden, four men and four women attempt to navigate the laws of attraction. During a weekend in the country, the women collude to force the men’s hands in matters of the heart, exposing their pretensions and insecurities along the way. Chock-full of flirtatious propositions and sharp witticisms delivered by such Swedish screen legends as Gunnar Björnstrand and Harriet AnderssonSmiles of a Summer Night is one of cinema’s great erotic comedies.

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- Scott Nye

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The Fovc Guide To The Drive-in Movie Part 3: Drive-in Movie Movies

21 August 2016 1:30 PM, PDT | Trailers from Hell | See recent Trailers from Hell news »

11 Drive-in Movie Movies (in alphabetical order):

Blue Thunder (1983) One key sequence in this thriller about a high-tech urban surveillance helicopter is staged (during the daylight hours) at the Pickwick Drive-in in Burbank, California, which was razed in 1990. The Pickwick, due to its proximity to the local movie studios, hosted many movie premieres, most famously that of Blazing Saddles in 1974, for which everyone in attendance was on horseback.

Brokeback Mountain (2005) In one scene after his return from Brokeback Mountain, Ennis (Heath Ledger) takes his wife Alma (Michelle Williams) on a date to a drive-in movie theater, which is lovingly (if briefly) recreated in the film. And it’s a very effective moment of movie magic too—the scene wasn’t filmed at a drive-in at all, but instead a converted softball field in Alberta, Canada.

Cars (2006) During the end credits, the cars are shown at the drive-in cinema enjoying parodies »

- Dennis Cozzalio

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The Princess Diaries Turns 15: Ranking the Best Movie Makeovers of All Time

3 August 2016 1:50 PM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

Whenever The Princess Diaries is mentioned, what's the first scene that comes to mind?  For us, it's Anne Hathaway's unforgettable makeover from bushy-haired Mia Thermopolis to sophisticated and poised Princess of Genovia. The actress was plucked, pricked and primed across nearly every inch of her body, later reemerging as a nearly unrecognizable version of herself.  In spirit of the Disney classic's fifteenth anniversary, we've put together our very own ranking of the best movie makeovers of all time. From Drew Barrymore in Never Been Kissed to Olivia Newton John in Grease, this nostalgia-inducing countdown will have you sprinting to your next movie night »

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All the Details from Dancing with the Stars' Kym Johnson and Robert Herjavec's Wedding

3 August 2016 6:05 AM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

They met and fell in love on Dancing with the Stars, so it's no surprise that at Kym Johnson and Robert Herjavec's July 31 wedding, the dance floor was the place to be. "People were still dancing at 2:30 a.m.," Herjavec tells People exclusively. "We didn't need to pay for the food! I don't think anybody ate."Who would have had the time with surprises around every corner? First, Johnson revealed she'd secretly been rehearsing a dance number with a local Croatian group, a tribute to her groom's native country. "It was the sweetest surprise," says Herjavec, who also »

- Aili Nahas

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All the Details from Dancing with the Stars' Kym Johnson and Robert Herjavec's Wedding

3 August 2016 6:05 AM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

They met and fell in love on Dancing with the Stars, so it's no surprise that at Kym Johnson and Robert Herjavec's July 31 wedding, the dance floor was the place to be. "People were still dancing at 2:30 a.m.," Herjavec tells People exclusively. "We didn't need to pay for the food! I don't think anybody ate."Who would have had the time with surprises around every corner? First, Johnson revealed she'd secretly been rehearsing a dance number with a local Croatian group, a tribute to her groom's native country. "It was the sweetest surprise," says Herjavec, who also »

- Aili Nahas

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Olivia Newton-John's Daughter Chloe Lattanzi Fights Back Against Body Shamers

9 July 2016 3:37 PM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

No matter what the haters say, Chloe Lattanzi is going to love her body. Olivia Newton John's daughter recently received some critical comments after posting an Instagram photo in a pink bikini. But instead of remaining quiet, the 30-year-old decided to send a strong message to women everywhere that they don't have to listen to the rude comments from people they may not even know. "Being unashamed of your feminine form makes you strong. It takes strength to accept and love yourself," she wrote on social media while posing in a new purple swimsuit. "This is message is for every woman who has ever been called stupid or a bimbo for having confidence and for loving your »

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Olivia Newton-John's Daughter Chloe Lattanzi Fires Back at Body-Shamers

9 July 2016 12:25 PM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

" Olivia Newton-John's daughter isn't afraid to stand up to internet trolls. Chloe Lattanzi faced major criticism on Thursday when she posted a picture on Instagram of her wearing a cleavage-baring hot pink bikini in a swimming pool. After many commenters apparently claimed that the size of her bustline must somehow be related to the size of her brain (their comments have since been deleted), Lattanzi, 30, took to Instagram to shut down the haters. A photo posted by Chloe Lattanzi (@chloelattanzi) on Jul 7, 2016 at 3:30pm Pdt "Being unashamed of your feminine form makes you strong. It takes strength to accept and love yourself, »

- Andrea Park, @scandreapark

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John Travolta Stars in 1973 Band Aid Commercial

8 July 2016 8:54 AM, PDT | backstage.com | See recent Backstage news »

Before John Travolta was singing “Greased Lightning,” he was singing the Band Aid tune in the shower for a TV commercial in 1973. The two-time Oscar nominee appeared in the commercial five years prior to his first major role as Danny Zuko in the legendary “Grease,” opposite Olivia Newton-John. Travolta was recently praised for his portrayal of Robert Shapiro on “The People v. Oj Simpson: American Crime Story,” and starred in action-crime-drama “I Am Wrath” earlier this year. Watch the clip, which also includes a snippet from a shampoo commercial he did in his early days, below! Inspired by this post? Check out our commercial audition listings! »

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17 times movies and TV shows were refused rights to songs

30 June 2016 9:23 AM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Louisa Mellor Jul 1, 2016

Not every artist is happy to have their song featured in a particular TV show or film. Here are 17 times the rights were refused...

It's not only political campaigns that inspire musical artists to exercise the power of veto on the use of their songs. For reasons of finance, reputation, ego, taste and more, the following TV shows and films weren't able to secure the use of the recordings they originally sought...

Frank SinatraGoodfellas

This Express piece quotes an Empire Magazine interview with Martin Scorsese’s long-time editor Thelma Schoonmaker in which she relates how the original plan was to have Frank Sinatra’s original recording of My Way play over the end credits of modern gangster classic Goodfellas instead of the Sid Vicious cover that was eventually used.

Sinatra would never let Marty use his music,” explains Schoonmaker, “which is too bad because Marty may »

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John Ostrander: Going Out of My Head (Over You)

19 June 2016 5:00 AM, PDT | Comicmix.com | See recent Comicmix news »

I’m a child of pop culture.

Nowhere is that more obvious to me in the earworms that I get. Earworms are a song or piece of a song that gets stuck in your head and seems to be on an endless replay cycle. I don’t know about you but I get them a lot. A lot. I wish I could say they were songs that I like but often they’re songs I’m pretty “meh” about and sometimes even hate.

They’re almost always pop songs – nothing classical although I am a fan of classical music. Not of all classical music, but of some. The only opera I really like, for example, is Peter Grimes by Benjamin Britten. The closest I get to classical earworms are the orchestral movie soundtracks – I like soundtracks quite a bit. For example, the Star Wars Theme is likely to pop up in rotation pretty often, »

- John Ostrander

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Rebel Wilson: Australia’s scene stealer takes centre stage | Observer profile

28 May 2016 4:05 PM, PDT | The Guardian - Film News | See recent The Guardian - Film News news »

The cheeky comic actor is best known for her audacious cameos in the films Pitch Perfect and Bridesmaids. But, as her forthcoming role in Guys and Dolls suggests, she is also equipped for theatre

In the 1970s, it was all about Olivia Newton-John, with her sweatband and iridescent Lycra. Then came Kylie Minogue, cute in dungarees. Britain, it seems, has a habit of clutching petite, bubbly, blond Australian entertainers to its collective heart. But the current Aussie favourite is quite a different proposition.

Rebel Wilson is naughty, witty and brash, and definitely not petite. At 36, the comic actor from Sydney, who made her name with supporting roles in Bridesmaids and Pitch Perfect, has quickly become a larger-than-life feature of the comedy firmament. As a carefully calibrated, living and breathing national stereotype, Wilson is proving as difficult to ignore as Barry Humphries/Dame Edna Everage and Crocodile Dundee himself, Paul Hogan, »

- Vanessa Thorpe

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Bindi Irwin Celebrates Her Father Steve's Legacy Nearly 10 Years After His Death - and Reveals She Sees a Lot of Him in Herself

22 May 2016 9:20 AM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

A decade after the passing of The Crocodile Hunter star Steve Irwin, his daughter Bindi Irwin continues to see his legacy everywhere - including recognizing aspects of her dad in herself and her younger brother. Attending the first-ever Steve Irwin Gala Dinner in Los Angeles to raise funds for Wildlife Warriors - the organization founded by the late Australian conversationalist, animal expert and television personality, who died in 2006 - the 17-year-old told reporters she was thrilled to unite her father's supporters with the friends she made during her Mirror Ball-winning 2015 stint on Dancing With the Stars. (Her dance partner Derek »

- Scott Huver

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