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Chris O'Dowd and James Franco's Broadway Hit Of Mice And Men To Screen At Ballymaloe Grainstore

28 October 2014 2:33 PM, PDT | www.themoviebit.com | See recent TheMovieBit news »

Golden Globe-winner and Academy Award-nominee James Franco (127 Hours, Milk) and Tony Award-nominee Chris O’Dowd (Bridesmaids, Girls, Moone Boy) star in Of Mice and Men which was filmed on a Broadway stage in front of a live audience.  Ballymaloe Grainstore hosts the only screening in County Cork on Thursday 6 November at 8pm. It also stars Leighton Meester (Gossip Girl, Country Strong) and Tony and Olivier Award-winner, Jim Norton. This landmark revival of Nobel Prize-winner John Steinbeck's play is a powerful portrait of the American spirit and a heartbreaking testament to the bonds of friendship.    The production was nominated for two 2014 Tony Awards,  including Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play for Chris O'Dowd. It shattered box office records at New York's Longacre Theatre multiple times during its limited 19-week engagement which ended in July.  The »

- noreply@blogger.com (Tom White)

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Sarah Hyland Breaks Her Silence About Her Abusive Ex

28 October 2014 1:40 PM, PDT | Popsugar.com | See recent Popsugar news »

Sarah Hyland speaks out about her ex-boyfriend Matt Prokop - Us Weekly Newlywed Leighton Meester says kids are next - Et Jennifer Lopez shares a sexy bikini snap - HuffPost Celebrity Are Hilary Duff and her estranged husband, Mike Comrie, back on? - Ok! Keira Knightley opens up about her experience with discrimination - Lainey Gossip Taylor Swift earns a brand-new title - Dlisted Daniel Radcliffe slams Hollywood's sexist double standard - JustJared Are Gossip Girl's Lily and Rufus dating in real life? - BuzzFeed Kate Walsh goes bare at the beach - Hollywood Tuna There's a Beyoncé biography on the way - Pink Is the New Blog Lindsay Lohan gets deep with some serious quotes - The Superficial »

- Laura-Marie-Meyers

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Leighton Meester on Getting Older, Life After Gossip Girl: "I Like the Grown-Up Stuff"

28 October 2014 12:07 PM, PDT | Us Weekly | See recent Us Weekly news »

Leighton Meester opened up about her career and personal life in the cover story for Nylon’s November issue. The Gossip Girl alum, 28, whose costar Blake Lively announced her first pregnancy earlier this month, secretly married hubby Adam Brody back in February, and has been seeing a lot of her other friends experience big life changes, too.  “Most people I know are starting to get married. It’ll be kids next,” she told Nylon. “I like the grown-up stuff. I like having a house. I’ve got dogs.” The couple [...] »

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Newlywed Leighton Meester: Kids Are Next!

28 October 2014 9:34 AM, PDT | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

Leighton Meester is embracing adulthood.

First comes love, then comes marriage, then comes the baby in the baby carriage. Leighton Meester is approaching adulthood in that order.

The 29-year-old Gossip Girl married O.C. heartthrob Adam Brody this past February, and now, she tells Nylon magazine that she's looking to start a family. "Most people I know are starting to get married. It'll be kids next," she revealed of her plans in lieu of her 30th birthday next April 9th. "I like the grownup stuff. I like having a house. I've got dogs."

Video: Leighton's Gossip Girl Co-Star Is Pregnant and Showing!

Her desire to be more "grown up" has also seeped into her professional life. "I started [Gossip Girl] when I was so young, and once it was over, I wanted to do things that were more exciting and challenging and more me -- more my adult taste," she told the publication. "Of course »

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Leighton Meester Talks Gossip Girl, Getting Pregnant: "It'll Be Kids Next"

28 October 2014 6:19 AM, PDT | Us Weekly | See recent Us Weekly news »

Well, since Serena’s pregnant…  Leighton Meester opened up about her career and personal life in the cover story for Nylon’s November issue. The Gossip Girl alum, 28, whose costar Blake Lively announced her first pregnancy earlier this month, secretly married hubby Adam Brody back in February, and seems to have babies on the brain.  “Most people I know are starting to get married. It’ll be kids next,” she told Nylon. “I like the grown-up stuff. I like having a house. I’ve got dogs.” But before they welcome a child, [...] »

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Is Leighton Meester Ready to Have Kids With Hubby Adam Brody? Find Out!

27 October 2014 12:46 PM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

Are Leighton Meester and hubby Adam Brody ready to have kids? In the latest issue of Nylon, the 28-year-old actress is opening up about the idea of expanding her family and it sounds like she may soon be following in the pregnant footsteps of her Gossip Girl co-star Blake Lively. "Most people I know are starting to get married," Meester recently told the mag. "It'll be kids next. I like the grown-up stuff. I like having a house. I've got dogs." Meester also reflected on getting her big break on Gossip Girl. "I started the show when I was so young, and once it was over, I wanted to do things that were exciting and challenging and more me—more my adult taste," she »

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Mario Lopez Kisses and Tells, Shonda Rhimes Addresses the Haters + More of Today’s First Dibs

20 October 2014 6:00 AM, PDT | VH1.com | See recent VH1.com news »

Mario Lopez confesses to hooking up with a major pop star, Shonda Rhimes speaks about people hating on her shows, Royal Baby no. 2 has an official due date, and more First Dibs.

Shonda Rhimes addresses the backlash to the “gay scenes” in her shows. [E!] Mario Lopez admits to having a one night stand with Britney Spears. [Cosmopolitan] Kate Middleton’s second baby is due in April. [Us Weekly] Game of Thrones star Jason Momoa‘s audition tape surfaces online. [Time] Stanley Tucci and his wife Felicity Blunt are expecting their first child. [Et] Peyton Manning breaks the record for touchdown passes previously held by Brett Favre. [Hollywood Life] Glee star Matthew Morrison married girlfriend of three years Renee Puente over the weekend. [Access Hollywood] Investors offer $2.2 billion to buy Reebok from Adidas. [Sole Collector] Get a first peak of Alexander Wang’s H&M collection. [Us Weekly] On Big Morning Buzz Live, Leighton Meester spills on the strangest gossip she’s ever heard about herself. »

- Taylor Ferber

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IFC takes Good Kill

18 October 2014 10:31 AM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

IFC Films has acquired Us rights to Andrew Niccol’s highly regarded drone film starring Ethan Hawke and January Jones. Separately monterey media has taken Like Sunday, Like Rain.

Niccol directed Good Kill from his screenplay about a former fighter pilot who struggles with the morality of his new role as part of a drone strike team under orders from the CIA.

Zoe Kravitz, Bruce Greenwood and Jake Abel round out the key cast.

Nicolas Chartier and Zev Foreman of Voltage Pictures produced with Mark Amin of Sobini Films. CAA brokered the deal on behalf of the filmmakers with IFC Films and Voltage handles international sales.

Good Kill premiered in Venice and received its North American premiere in Toronto.

Separately, monterey media has taken all Us rights to Like Sunday, Like Rain from F J Productions and B B Film Productions.

Frank Whaley wrote and directed the film starring Leighton Meester and Debra Messing about an au pair »

- jeremykay67@gmail.com (Jeremy Kay)

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Charlie Sheen Calls Off Engagement, Russell Brand Is Threatened with Arrest + More in Today’s Last Lap

17 October 2014 3:00 PM, PDT | VH1.com | See recent VH1.com news »

Charlie Sheen says “I don’t” to his fiancé, Russell Brand is kicked off Fox News’ property, Misty Upham died at 32, and more in today’s Last Lap.

Charlie Sheen calls it quits from former adult film star Brett Rossi just weeks before their wedding. [Et] Russell Brand was threatened with arrest after filming outside the Fox News building in New York. [Independent] August: Osage County actress Misty Upham died at 32. Her cause of death is currently unknown. [EW] Attention Lost fans: Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje aka Mr. Eko is joining Game of Thrones. [Vulture] If you didn’t catch Brad Pitt and Jimmy Fallon’s “Breakdance Conversation” on The Tonight Show, you need to now. Kevin Hart tried to save a woman’s job as a bus driver after she was fired for taking a seflie with him. [Bet] Dane Cook throws shade at Jessica Simpson and her love making. [Fish Wrapper] True Blood star Ryan Kwanten visits sick kids in his hometown, »

- Taylor Ferber

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Leighton Meester Chats About Making an “Adorable” New Movie with Husband Adam Brody

17 October 2014 2:00 PM, PDT | VH1.com | See recent VH1.com news »

Former O.C. star Adam Brody wed ex-Gossip Girl actress Leighton Meester in February, wowing fans who grew up with the teen dramas. Today on Big Morning Buzz Live, Meester opened up about working with her new hubby in a flick aptly called Life Partners.

Before you get too excited, the couple won’t be taking their real-life chemistry to the screen. They actually play adversaries, as Meester’s character tries to remain close with her best friend (Gillian Jacobs), who’s engaged to Brody’s character. Watch the video above to find out about the film and all of Meester’s milestones from 2014.

Remember to watch Big Morning Buzz Live weekday mornings at 9/8C. »

- Rahsheeda Ali

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The Judge review: Robert Downey Jr coasts in muddled melodrama

17 October 2014 6:08 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Director: David Dobkin; Screenwriter: Nick Schenk, Bill Dubuque; Starring: Robert Downey Jr, Robert Duvall, Vera Farmiga, Jeremy Strong, Vincent D'Onofrio; Running time: 141 mins; Certificate: 15

Robert Downey Jr's career resurgence has been a joy to behold. Without it, we wouldn't have his wry, nuanced, endlessly charismatic Tony Stark, and without Tony Stark we wouldn't have the Marvel Cinematic Universe which has, on the whole, been nothing but good news for comic book movies and the audiences that love them. But Downey hasn't shown much range over the past five years of near-relentless Starking, and The Judge looks ostensibly like a breath of fresh air, his first "serious" role since Joe Wright's little-seen The Soloist in 2009.

But what's most disappointing about David Dobkin's drama, which weaves an engaging but hackneyed web of paternal strife and small-town crime, is just how unsurprising every moment of Downey's performance is. He plays city slicker Hank Palmer, »

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Leighton Meester Calls Ex-Boyfriend a "Joker," Says "Stupid" Split Inspired New Album Heartstrings

16 October 2014 2:52 AM, PDT | Us Weekly | See recent Us Weekly news »

Step aside, Taylor Swift! Leighton Meester alluded to a "stupid" breakup during an intimate performance and Q&A at the Apple Store in Soho, NYC on Tuesday, Oct. 14. The Gossip Girl alum, promoting the release of her new album, explained to the crowd why she titled the record -- and its eponymous single — Heartstrings. "The song 'Heartstrings' is really special to me," said Meester, 28, who looked pretty after being primped by DreamDry and Caption Nails. "It's really more of a very visual: It represents the feeling of the [...] »

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Ben Barnes & Leighton Meester Get Gritty in First 'By the Gun' Trailer

15 October 2014 5:15 PM, PDT | firstshowing.net | See recent FirstShowing.net news »

"You want in this family, you gotta pay the price." After starring in The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian, actor Ben Barnes hasn't had the best luck with his film choices. He's the lead in the continuously delayed The Seventh Son, and he seems stuck in a rut if forgettable fantasy or sparsely seen films. Maybe there's a chance that could change with By the Gun, a gritty crime thriller set in Boston that sees Barnes entering the world of the Italian mafia. Leighton Meester doesn't seem to be offering much here though, especially with one particularly terrible line delivery on display that we hope is fixed in the final cut. Watch? Here's the first trailer for James Mottern's By the Gun, originally from Yahoo: By the Gun is directed by James Mottern (Trucker) and written by Emilio Mauro. Nick Tortano (Ben Barnes) is a smooth-talking, ambitious criminal from the streets of Boston. »

- Ethan Anderton

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Watch: First Trailer For Crime Pic 'By The Gun' Starring Ben Barnes, Leighton Meester, Harvey Keitel & Toby Jones

15 October 2014 11:00 AM, PDT | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

Every now and then a bunch of people get together to make a movie and it lands on our doorstep with little to no warning, and such is the case with "By The Gun." We sorta didn't even know this existed, and frankly, given the names involved, we thought this would've appeared on our radar sooner. Guess not, but at any rate, the first trailer is here. Ben Barnes, Leighton Meester, Harvey Keitel, Toby Jones, and that guy from "The Town" all star in this French/Italian production of a Boston-based story about a young Italian American kid named Nick. He falls in with the aging Boston mafia and restores the organization to its former, fearsome glory. But of course, his rise to the top can only be followed by the inevitable fall, and he won't be able to escape his actions. The real question is whether or not "By The Gun »

- Kevin Jagernauth

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Susan Downey Talks The Judge, Radical Changes in Developing the Script, Sherlock Holmes 3 Status, Pinocchio, Yucatan, and More

14 October 2014 8:24 AM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

Now playing in theaters is director David Dobkin’s The Judge.  Robert Downey Jr. plays an attorney who returns home for his mother’s funeral only to learn that his estranged father (Robert Duvall), a judge who suffers from Alzheimer’s, has been accused of murder.  The film marks a departure for Dobkin, who has previously helmed comedies such as Wedding CrashersFred Claus and The Change-Up, and it’s also a big debut of sorts for Downey—The Judge is the first film released under his production banner Team Downey, which he runs with his wife and producing partner Susan Downey.  The film also stars also stars Vera FarmigaBilly Bob Thornton,Vincent D’Onofrio, Jeremy StrongDax ShepardLeighton MeesterKen HowardDavid KrumholtzBalthazar Getty, and Denis O’Hare.  For more on The Judge,watch the trailer or these eight clips. At the recent Los Angeles press »

- Steve 'Frosty' Weintraub

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Box Office Mojo: The Case of the Mysterious Disappearance and Reappearance of a Website

13 October 2014 7:04 PM, PDT | Alt Film Guide | See recent Alt Film Guide news »

Box Office Mojo is back – and how tons of information online can vanish when you least expect it By now, everyone who cares about movie box-office information is aware that the website Box Office Mojo, the Web's premier source of box-office news and data, is back online after disappearing for much of Friday and Saturday, October 10-11, 2014. During that period of total silence, Twitter was abuzz with speculations — a technical glitch? A hacker attack? An alien invasion? — lamentations, and eulogies. For a brief while, the ever-reliable (sarcasm) Wikipedia referred to Box Office Mojo in the past tense. How did it all happen? Well, some time on Friday, journalists, bloggers, and box-office aficionados noticed that Box Office Mojo was being redirected to an Internet Movie Database page featuring the latest box-office information — which, on that site, isn't either much "latest" or much information at all. But why would Box Office Mojo be redirected to the IMDb? »

- Andre Soares

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Film Review: Inauthentic ‘The Judge’ Guilty of a Stale Confrontation

11 October 2014 4:20 PM, PDT | HollywoodChicago.com | See recent HollywoodChicago.com news »

Chicago – Here comes “The Judge,” here comes “The Judge.” That 1960s catchphrase gets new meaning in the film featuring Robert Downey Jr. and veteran Robert Duvall, in a angry generational face-off that makes little sense and provides a stiff courtroom drama that felt like bad TV.

Rating: 2.0/5.0

This is supposed to be a platform for two great film actors, Downey and Duvall, to troll for Oscar nominations in a familiar Daddy-doesn’t-love-me-because-he’s-an-angry-guy story. There is nothing authentic about the reasons regarding their disdain for each other, except the type of misunderstandings that could have cleared up with one phone call. The centerpiece courtroom sequence, in which Lawyer Downey must defend Judge Duvall, was the height of fall-into-place narrative convenience, and should never have gone to trial – but the prosecutor character played by Billy Bob Thornton (naturally) has it in for the arrogant Downey. It all concludes with a tacked-on hackneyed ending, »

- adam@hollywoodchicago.com (Adam Fendelman)

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The Judge Trailer Will Pull You Into The Theater

10 October 2014 5:41 PM, PDT | AreYouScreening.com | See recent AreYouScreening news »

The Judge is hitting on October 10th, and the cast alone should get you to theaters. Robert Downey Jr., who brought a certain gravity to the charm of Iron Man, which has helped make those films so successful, returns to a more dramatic role. As Hank Palmer, Downey Jr. finds himself in the middle of several emotional tangles when he has to return to the small town he left for New York City, and is forced to reconnect with his estranged father (Robert Duvall). That would make for a rough enough time out from Hank’s life as a big time attorney, but Hank not only has to interact with his father, he has to defend him in a murder trial.

Oscar-winner Robert Duvall plays a veteran judge with over forty years on the bench, who is obviously a prominent member of the community. A car accident seems not to have been all that accidental, »

- Marc Eastman

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Sound Off: Rdj in David Dobkin's 'The Judge' - What Did You Think?

10 October 2014 3:04 PM, PDT | firstshowing.net | See recent FirstShowing.net news »

Now that you've seen it, what did you think? Defend your Honor. Now playing in theaters nationwide is David Dobkin's (Shanghai Knights, Wedding Crashers, The Change-Up, Fred Claus) dramatic turn The Judge, starring Robert Downey Jr. and Robert Duvall. Rdj plays a city lawyer named Hank Palmer who returns to his small hometown where his father is suspected of murder. He then gets involved in the case and sets out to discover the truth. The ensemble cast includes Vera Farmiga, Billy Bob Thornton, Vincent D'Onofrio, Jeremy Strong, Dax Shepard and Leighton Meester. So how is the film? Smart change of pace for Dobkin or not? If you've seen it, leave a comment with your own thoughts on The Judge. Spoiler Warning: We strongly urge everyone to actually see the film before reading ahead, as there may be spoilers below. We also encourage all commenters to keep major spoilers from the film to a minimum, »

- Alex Billington

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Why You Should Postpone Seeing The Judge in Theaters

10 October 2014 1:00 PM, PDT | VH1.com | See recent VH1.com news »

Robert Downey, Jr. puts on an amazing performance — and looks as handsome as ever — in The Judge. But if depressing (and cliché) movies aren’t really your thing, you may want to wait to Redbox this one.

In the film, a big-city lawyer (Downey) returns to his small town roots and estranged family, including his father, wonderfully played by Robert Duvall. One thing to note is that while it’s definitely not as corny as the trailer lets on, it’s still a little corny. The cast is rounded out by Jeremy Strong (who is heart-wrenching as Downey’s youngest, mentally impaired brother), Vera Farmiga, Billy Bob Thornton, Vincent D’Onofrio, Dax Shepard, and Leighton Meester.

Fantastic cast aside, here are the most important things you should know about The Judge before buckling in for a 2.5-hour emotional roller coaster.

Jack Nicholson turned down the lead role.

After Downey was already committed to the project, »

- Taylor Ferber

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