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Win Passes To The Advance Screening Of The 5th Wave In St. Louis

Wamg has your free passes to catch an early screening of Sony Pictures’ upcoming adventure The 5th Wave.

Based on the novel by Rick Yancey, the author, stars and filmmakers discuss the making of the new film where four waves of increasingly deadly attacks have left most of Earth decimated.

Against a backdrop of fear and distrust, Cassie (Chloë Grace Moretz) is on the run, desperately trying to save her younger brother. As she prepares for the inevitable and lethal 5th wave, Cassie teams up with a young man who may become her final hope – if she can only trust him.

Directed by J Blakeson, the cast includes Nick Robinson, Ron Livingston, Maggie Siff, Alex Roe, Maria Bello, Maika Monroe and Liev Schreiber. The score is from composer Henry Jackman.

The 5th Wave opens in theaters January 22, 2016.

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'Hit-Girl' Prequel May Happen Before 'Kick-Ass 3'

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'Hit-Girl' Prequel May Happen Before 'Kick-Ass 3'
When last she spoke about her fan-favorite Kick-Ass character Hit-Girl, star of the franchise Chloe Moretz claimed that Kick-Ass 3 was dead, blaming the sequel's demise on piracy. Now, director of the original Matthew Vaughn is singing a different tune. Not only does he think there will be a Kick-Ass 3, but he believes it should be proceeded by a Hit-Girl prequel movie.

Sure, Chloe Moretz has stated that she is pretty much done with the young vigilante Mindy McCready. But speaking with JoBlo, Matthew Vaughn (who is currently promoting his latest film as a director, Kingsman: The Secret Service) believes he can convince the young actress to come back and once again don the iconic purple mini-skirt.

"Do you know what's going to be next if I do it... we've finished plotting it. What we have to do is, we've got to do the First Class to the Kick-Ass world. We
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Graphic Novel Review: ‘Kick-Ass 3′

Written by Mark Millar | Art by John Romita Jr. | Published by Titan Books | Format: Hardback, 232pp

When Kick-Ass was introduced to the world by Mark Millar and John Romita Jr. not only were we introduced to that him as a character, but more importantly Hit-Girl. Dave Lizewski aka Kick Ass wasn’t a real superhero, Hit-Girl was, and she made Kick-Ass into everything he was destined to be. Now we are at Kick-Ass 3 is Dave finally a fully fledged superhero, or still a comic book obsessed wannabe?

Kick-Ass 3 starts with a shocker, Hit-Girl is arrested and stuck in a maximum security jail. Leaving instructions for Kick-Ass on how to break her out she waits for the day he finally rescues her. The only problem is he has other things on his mind, mainly a new girlfriend and the Justice Forever team which is fragmenting, and his focus is on everything but being a superhero.
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Chloe Moretz Reveals ‘My Mom Still Tells Me No’ in Teen Vogue (video!)

Chloë Grace Moretz hits a new level of sophistication in a stunning new Teen Vogue photo spread. The teen actress, who is more often tarted up in fashion magazines, finally avoids that pitfall in the new issue. She’s always seemed smarter than her years, and shocked audiences in 2010 when she played potty-mouthed Mindy McCready, aka “Hit Girl,” in the comedy action movie “Kick Ass.” In her latest roles she plays a teenage prostitute opposite Denzel Washington in “The Equalizer” and an ambitious young actress opposite Kristen Stewart and Juliette Binoche in “Clouds of Sils Maria.” ...Read More
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Comics: The Secret Origin Of Hit-Girl Revealed In First Look At Kick-ass 3 #6

It's the flashback issue you've all been waiting for: The secret origin of Hit-Girl! Training, first blood, and of course, lots of hugs and positive reinforcement from Big Daddy. Exactly how does little Mindy McCready earn her assassin stripes? Hint: It ain't by collecting stickers. This issue will be extra-sized for extra awesome! Kick-ass 3 #6 Written by Mark Millar Pencils & Cover by John Romita Jr. Variant Covers by Leinil Yu, Jerome Opena
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Daft Punk Gets Lucky, Steals Grammys

Daft Punk Gets Lucky, Steals Grammys
Daft Punk, Lorde, Bruno Mars, Kacey Musgraves and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis were just a few of the big winners during the 56th annual Grammy Awards telecast, hosted by LL Cool J and broadcast live from the Staples Center in Los Angeles. LL declared that "music has the power to bring us together like nothing else in this world" before he urged everyone to "make some beautiful noise!" Read on for the recap!

For the List of Winners Click Here.

The Winners

The Grammys are all about the music, with most awards handed out before the event. During the telecast, Daft Punk's Random Access Memories won Album of the Year, while the Robot Duo's Get Lucky featuring Pharrell Williams and Nile Rodgers nabbed Record of the Year and Best Pop Duo/Group Performance. Macklemore & Ryan Lewis were named Best New Artist; the 17-year-old Lorde landed Song of the Year and Best Pop Solo Performance for Royals; Unorthodox
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Dennis Rodman Checks Into Rehab For Alcoholism

Dennis Rodman Checks Into Rehab For Alcoholism
Basketball legend-turned-reality TV star Dennis Rodman has checked into an undisclosed alcohol rehabilitation center, his agent told USA Today. The five-time NBA championship winner has completed several stints in rehab, including his work on season 3 of Celebrity Rehab With Dr. Drew where he appeared with stars like Mackenzie Phillips and the late Mindy McCready. Rodman, 52, recently returned to America after a bizarre trip to North Korea where he publicly apologized for comments made about a detained American missionary, admitting he'd been drinking at the time. "What was [...]
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Eleanor Parker Dies — ‘Sound Of Music’ Star Dead At 91

Eleanor Parker, who was famous for her role as Baroness Elsa Schraeder in ‘The Sound of Music’, has died at age 91.

Oscar-nominated actress Eleanor Parker passed away on Dec. 9 due to complications from pneumonia, her family friend Richard Gale announced.

Eleanor Parker Dead — ‘Sound Of Music’s Baroness Elsa Schraeder Dies At 91

Eleanor’s friend Richard told the Associated Press that she ”passed away peacefully, surrounded by her children at a medical facility near her home in Palm Springs.”

We’re sorry to see Eleanor go but so grateful that she lived such an amazing and full life!

The stunning red-headed actress, who was such a versatile star that she was dubbed the “Woman of a Thousand Faces,” was nominated for three Academy Awards in her life. She received the nods for her performances as a prison inmate in 1951′s Caged, as Kirk Douglas‘ wife in 1952′s Detective Story, and
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Comics: Stunning Kick-ass 3 #6 Variant Covers By Leinil Francis Yu And Jerome Opeña

It’s the flashback issue you’ve all been waiting for: The secret origin of Hit-Girl! Training, first blood, and of course, lots of hugs and positive reinforcement from Big Daddy. Exactly how does little Mindy McCready earn her assassin stripes? Hint: It ain’t by collecting stickers. This issue will be extra-sized for extra awesome! Kick-ass 3 #6 Written by Mark Millar Pencils & Cover by John Romita Jr. Variant Covers by Leinil Francis Yu, Jerome Opena
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Nelson Mandela’s Death: Muhammad Ali & Other Celebs React

After Nelson Mandela died on Dec. 5 at the age of 95, President Obama, former Presidents Bill Clinton and George Bush, and a bevy of celebrities are remembering the beloved former South African president’s amazing legacy.

The world is heartbroken after Nelson Mandela sadly passed away on Dec.5, 2013 at home in Houghton, South Africa. The revolutionary leader — who had been suffering from a recurring lung infection and was frequently in the hospital over the last year — will never be forgotten. Nelson has touched so many lives, including that of former professional boxer Muhammad Ali, who released a touching statement praising the late leader on Dec. 5.

Nelson Mandela’s Death — President Obama & Celebrities React

Muhammad expressed his admiration for Nelson and the impact he had on the world, saying:

I am deeply saddened by the passing of Mr. Mandela. His was a life filled with purpose and hope; hope for himself, his country and the world.
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Nelson Mandela & Paul Walker: Fans Honor Them In Joint Twitter Tributes

The world has lost two great souls this week: former South African president Nelson Mandela, who died on Dec. 5 at the age of 95, and actor Paul Walker, who tragically died in a fiery car crash at age 40. They will both be missed.

Fans are taking to Twitter to remember the late Nelson Mandela and the late Paul Walker in joint tributes. Sure, Nelson and Paul may seem like an unlikely pairing. Nelson obviously made an incomparable impact on the world — but every act of kindness counts, and Paul definitely tried to make a difference through his disaster-relief charity Reach Out Worldwide.

Paul Walker & Nelson Mandela’s Death — Fans Pay Joint Tribute On Twitter

Fans of Paul and Nelson alike tweeted their sorrow over losing two wonderful people in one short week.

We’ve lost so many amazing souls this past year, my prayers are with their families. R.I.P Cory Monteith,
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Nelson Mandela Dead — Former South African President Dies At 95

So sad. The former South African president died on Dec. 5 at the age of 95. He will be greatly missed. The current president Jacob Zuma announced the passing at 8:50pm local time in South Africa.

Nelson Mandela sadly passed away on Dec.5, 2013 at home in Houghton, South Africa. He had been suffering from a recurring lung infection and was frequently in the hospital over the last year. The revolutionary leader fought passionately against the injustice of apartheid and later dedicated himself to bringing the South African nation together peacefully after apartheid was abolished. He leaves behind an incredible legacy and will not be forgotten.

Nelson Mandela Dead — ‘Will Sleep for Eternity’

In an interview for the documentary, Mandela (1996), Nelson said, “Death is something inevitable. When a man has done what he considers to be his duty to his people and his country, he can rest in peace. I believe I
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Lou Reed Dies: Iconic Rock Star Dead At 71

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So sad! One of the most influential figures in rock ‘n’ roll history passed away on Oct. 27. He was 71 years old.

Lou Reed, the founder of the influential alt-rock band The Velvet Underground, died on Oct. 27. The cause of his death has not yet been released.

Lou Reed: Rock Legend Dies At 71

Lou was 71 years old, and had recently undergone a liver transplant in May 2013, according to Rolling Stone. And in July he was hospitalized for severe dehydration.

He is one of the biggest names in music history alongside Bob Dylan and John Lennon. He revolutionized rock ‘n’ roll in the late Sixties by marrying grungy alternative rock with avant-garde concepts, and is often credited with spawning the punk rock movement. He also employed a lyrical honesty that had never been heard before with his band The Velvet Underground and later as a solo artist.

He never stopped making music,
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Two More Foul-Mouthed Featurettes For ‘Kick-Ass 2′

Tomorrow sees the UK release of bonkers, wannabe superhero sequel Kick-ass 2 as we’re reacquainted the green-hooded deliverer of justice Dave Lizewski (aka Kick-Ass) and his cunt-bellowing sidekick Mindy McCready (Hit Girl), again played by Aaron Taylor-Johnson and Chloe Grace Moretz. The duo join up with fellow crime-fighters, the ‘Justice Forever’ crew, to take of Christopher Mintz-Plasse’s former friend-turned-nemesis Red Mist, now reborn as rogue villain The Mother Fucker and his band of hired killers.

After Kick-Ass’ insane bravery inspires a new wave of self-made masked crusaders, led by the badass Colonel Stars and Stripes, our hero joins them on patrol. When these amateur superheroes are hunted down by Red Mist — reborn as The Mother Fucker — only the blade-wielding Hit Girl can prevent their annihilation. When we last saw junior assassin Hit Girl and young vigilante Kick-Ass, they were trying to live as normal teenagers Mindy and Dave.
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Jeff Wadlow on Kick-Ass 2, sequels and 15 ratings

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Interview Ryan Lambie 31 Jul 2013 - 13:01

The writer and director of Kick-Ass 2 chats to us about its making, and getting a 15 certificate in the UK...

Nb: This interview contains a bit of swearing.

It’s after eight on an autumn evening at Pinewood Studios, and another hard day’s filming has just finished on the set of Kick-Ass 2. As the dozens of extras exit the sound stage, we take a look around at the oppulent space around us for the first time; this is the lair of Christopher Mintz-Plasse’s villain, and as you might expect from a young, slightly sociopathic comic book villain, it’s packed full of expensive cars, arcade machines, plush furniture, a bar, and somewhat incongruously (if you haven’t read Mark Millar’s source comic), there’s a gigantic water tank with a dead shark in it.

It was in this huge, extravagant
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'Kick-Ass 2': Chloe Grace Moretz Reveals Hit-Girl's Evolution

by Brett White

As Comic Book Movie reports, the latest issue of Movie Magic magazine contains a fairly extensive interview with "Kick-Ass 2" star Chloe Grace Moretz and director Jeff Wadlow about the evolution of her character, Hit-Girl.

"The obvious difference is that I'm older now, and the difference between 11 and 15, which is how old I was when we finished, is that you're a different person, obviously," Moretz reveals. "You're calculating more ideas, you're experiencing more things in your own life, you're not just living through other people's eyes, you're making your own decisions."

The next chapter in Mindy McCready's life also comes as a direct response to the previous one (also known as 2010's "Kick-Ass"), and that chapter doesn't read the same way this time around.

"Here's this little girl who is basically raised to be an assassin by this man who is insane," director Jeff Wadlow explains.
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Dick Trickle: Did He Commit Suicide Because Of Tragic Illness?

Dick tragically took his own life at the age of 71, and a new report claims that the Nascar driver was allegedly battling an illness and depression.

On May 16, Dick Trickle, 71, was found dead at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Lincoln County, North Carolina from an apparent suicide. The death appeared to be caused by a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Dick Trickle Suicide: Did He Kill Himself Because Of Tragic Illness?

Multiple sources claim that Dick had been depressed and sick for some time before his death, TMZ reports. The health condition that Dick suffered from is unknown at this time.

Dick Trickle Found Dead At 71

According to the North Carolina Police Department, Dick shot himself around 12 p.m. on May 16. Emergency responders received a call before Dick’s death, claiming that there would be a dead body in the cemetery, and it would be Dick’s.

Responders tried to desperately to make a return call,
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Dick Trickle: Nascar Driver Dead At 71 Of Alleged Suicide

So sad. Nascar legend Dick Trickle was found dead on May 16 of an alleged self inflicted gunshot wound.

Dick Trickle has died at 71-years-old. The Nascar driver was found dead at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Lincoln County, North Carolina on May 16 from what appeared to be a self inflicted gun shot wound. This is such a tragedy.

Dick Trickle Found Dead At 71

Dick died in what appears to be very tragic circumstances, as he appears to have taken his own life with a self-inflicted gunshot wound, reports TMZ.

The North Carolina police department say that Dick shot himself at the cemetery at 12pm on May 16. Emergency responders say they received a phone call before the shooting, in which the caller told officials that there would a dead body at the cemetery, and it would be his.

The responders desperately tried to get the call back, but they could not.

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Dr. Drew Pinsky says he's done with 'Celebrity Rehab'

Dr. Drew Pinsky says he's done with 'Celebrity Rehab'
If VH1 does another edition of "Celebrity Rehab," it will do so without Dr. Drew Pinsky.

In an interview on the Zach Sang and the Gang radio show, Pinsky says he doesn't "have any plans to do that again," largely because of the stress of the job.

"I'm tired of taking all the heat -- it's just ridiculous," Pinsky says (the full interview is here; "Celebrity Rehab" talk starts about eight minutes in). "These are burdensome patients that I follow for long periods of time -- we're still kind of treating the rehab patients form last year. We treat them for a good six, nine months. ... These are really sick people. That's why they die."

Five patients who have appeared on "Celebrity Rehab" have subsequently died, most recently country singer Mindy McCready earlier this year. Pinsky said at the time that he was no longer treating McCready.

"I'm tired. ... It's very stressful,
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Dr. Drew says no more 'Celebrity Rehab': 'It's very stressful and intense for me'

Dr. Drew says no more 'Celebrity Rehab': 'It's very stressful and intense for me'
In a recent radio interview, Dr. Drew Pinsky said he doesn’t plan on participating in any more Celebrity Rehab, following the death of five former cast members — most recently country star Mindy McCready earlier this year.

“I’m tired. It’s very stressful and intense for me,” Pinsky explained in a radio chat with Zach Sang and the Gang. “To have people questioning my motives and taking aim at me because people get sick and die because they have a life-threatening disease, and I take the blame? Rodney King has a heart attack and I take blame for that?
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