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Review Of The Year

31 December 2011 5:56 AM, PST | WENN | See recent WENN news »

It's been an incredible year in the world of showbiz, with the usual headline-grabbing antics, scandal, sleaze, celebrity births, star weddings, and bitter break-ups. Here, WENN takes a look back at the first six months of 2011...

January

The new year began with wedding bells for many couples including singer Shania Twain, who married her fiance Frederic Thiebaud in Puerto Rico on New Year's Day, while country star Kellie Pickler and actress Valerie Bertinelli also walked down the aisle on 1 January.

The new year brought baby news for a number of celebrity couples - Orlando Bloom and his wife Miranda Kerr became first-time parents with the birth of their son Flynn. Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem also welcomed a son, and Owen Wilson became a father just days after he announced his girlfriend's pregnancy. Nicole Kidman also hit headlines when she and her husband Keith Urban revealed they welcomed a daughter called Faith via a surrogate mother over the holidays.

There was also pregnancy news for actress Kate Hudson, who announced she was expecting a baby with Muse rocker Matt Bellamy, as well as Marion Cotillard, Jewel, Selma Blair and Victoria Beckham, who confirmed she was pregnant with her fourth child.

However, the first few weeks of 2011 also brought a slew of celebrity splits - Keira Knightley ended her longtime romance with actor Rupert Friend, Shakira parted ways with Antonio de la Rua, her boyfriend of more than 10 years, and Mila Kunis and Macaulay Culkin separated after eight years together.

Many stars saw in the new year by addressing their personal problems, and a number of famous faces went in and out of rehab in the first few weeks of 2011. Lindsay Lohan and Demi Lovato both ended long treatment stints in January, while David Arquette, Backstreet Boys star A.J. McLean and his bandmate Nick Carter's younger brother Aaron all enrolled in programs. Troubled actor Charlie Sheen also admitted himself to a clinic just weeks after he was hospitalised to treat a hernia, and he later admitted he turned to booze to blot out the pain of the medical condition. Sheen’s rehab stint forced TV bosses to shut down production on his show Two and a Half Men.

Another colourful character to hit the headlines in January was British funnyman Ricky Gervais, who managed to cause controversy during his stint as Golden Globes host. The comedian was condemned by organisers for poking fun at celebrity guests including Robert Downey, Jr., Johnny Depp and Tom Hanks during the glitzy prizegiving.

The month held good news for veteran actor Michael Douglas as he was given the all-clear after a gruelling battle with throat cancer. His wife Catherine Zeta-Jones subsequently admitted she cried tears of joy when doctors told the couple the actor had beaten the disease. Poison rocker Bret Michaels also overcame a health crisis after undergoing successful surgery to close a hole in his heart.

January also saw the loss of a number of great stars including Oscar-winning James Bond theme composer John Barry, and Scottish musician Gerry Rafferty, who passed away after suffering liver failure. The world of Hollywood was again plunged into mourning following the death of British actor Pete Postlethwaite, who died at the age of 64.

February

As awards season got into full swing, The King's Speech was the toast of Hollywood after scooping four Oscars including Best Picture, Best Actor for the movie's star, Colin Firth, and Best Director for Tom Hooper, while Natalie Portman fought back tears as she walked away with the Best Actress honour for her role as a tormented ballet dancer in Black Swan. It was a different story at the Independent Spirit Awards, where Black Swan trounced its rivals, picking up four honours including Best Director for Darren Aronofsky.

In the world of music, Lady Gaga's incredible rise continued as she picked up three Grammy Awards, including Best Pop Vocal Album, but her achievements were overshadowed by country trio Lady Antebellum, who scored five accolades, and the shock win for Canadian rockers Arcade Fire in the prestigious Album of the Year category for their disc The Suburbs. Across the pond at the Brit Awards in London, Arcade Fire were again bathed in glory when they were handed the International Group and International Album honours, while newcomer Tinie Tempah crowned a triumphant 12 months by taking home the British Breakthrough Act and British Single titles. Rihanna was named Best International Female solo star, and Justin Bieber was named the International Breakthrough Act of the year.

Away from the red carpet, it was a bleak month for My Name Is Earl actress Jaime Pressly, who was charged with driving under the influence after failing a field sobriety test, Dirty Dancing star Jennifer Grey, who was underwent an operation to remove a growth from her foot, Slayer guitarist Jeff Hanneman, who was hospitalised with a flesh-eating bug, and Dame Judi Dench, who broke two of her toes on the set of her new movie J. Edgar.

There were also woes for Rihanna, whose raunchy promo film for single S&M provoked outrage around the world and was banned in 11 countries, actress Eliza Dushku, who broke a finger on holiday, and fashion king John Galliano, who was suspended and later sacked by Christian Dior after he was filmed launching an anti-Semitic rant at stunned drinkers in a bar in Paris, France.

Rock duo the White Stripes stunned the music world when they announced they were splitting up after 14 years, and Lady Gaga's much-hyped new single Born This Way was unveiled to a barrage of accusations she had ripped off Madonna's classic Express Yourself. But there was good news for older music fans, as '60s icons The Monkees announced they were reuniting for a U.K. tour.

Loved up celebrity couples Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez, and Anna Friel and Rhys Ifans, both confirmed their engagements, and there were wedding bells for Kelsey Grammer - who married for the fourth time - and Mark Ronson and Katherine Jenkins, who both announced their respective engagements.

Among the stars hearing the pitter-patter of tiny feet this month were Christina Applegate, who gave birth to a daughter, magician David Blaine, who became a first-time father to a baby girl, reggae star Zac Marley, rocker Rod Stewart, Sex and the City's Cynthia Nixon, and No Doubt star Tom Dumont.

Jude Law continued his unlucky-in-love streak when he split - yet again - from Sienna Miller, Iron Man star Terrence Howard was hit with divorce papers, Olivia Wilde split from her husband after eight years, and celebrity couple Ashlee Simpson and Pete Wentz announced their marriage was over.

The world of showbiz bid farewell to guitar legend Gary Moore, who died aged 58, blues legend Eddie Kirkland died in a car crash at the age of 88, Seinfeld star Len Lesser succumbed to pneumonia aged 88, and The Dukes of Hazzard actress Peggy Rea, who passed away at the age of 89.

March

Tinseltown lost one of its brightest lights in March after movie icon Dame Elizabeth Taylor died of congestive heart failure at the age of 79. Tributes from the world of showbiz poured in for the Cleopatra legend, with Sir Elton John, Jane Fonda, Barbra Streisand and Liza Minnelli leading the heartfelt remembrances. The acting great was interred at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Glendale, California, where her dear friend Michael Jackson was also laid to rest in 2009.

March was also marked by controversy as a host of famous faces found themselves in the headlines for all the wrong reasons.

Pop star Christina Aguilera was arrested for drunkenness in West Hollywood, while Boardwalk Empire beauty Pas de la Huerta was also apprehended after a bar fight in New York City. Jackass daredevil Steve-o was taken into custody in Canada on an outstanding warrant, and rapper Rick Ross got caught smoking marijuana in a Louisiana hotel room.

But it was Charlie Sheen who really gave fans something to talk about after he was fired from Two and a Half Men following months of public feuding with writer/creator Chuck Lorre. Days later, cops raided Sheen's Los Angeles home to investigate a tip that the troubled star was in violation of a court order by keeping a gun in the house.

March also brought one of the year's most devastating tragedies as Japan was hit by a massive earthquake, which then created an enormous tidal wave. More than 15,000 people perished in the disaster and Slash, Lady Gaga, the Black Eyed Peas and the Foo Fighters were among the big-name acts who staged gigs to raise money for victims, while actresses Sandra Bullock and Demi Lovato also donated $1 million (£625,000) each to boost relief efforts.

Back in Hollywood, there was plenty of heartache as Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel ended their romance, Renee Zellweger called it quits with Bradley Cooper and Twilight beauty Ashley Greene split from Joe Jonas.

But love was most definitely in the air for Oscar winner Reese Witherspoon, who married showbiz agent Jim Toth in a romantic ceremony at her California home. Canadian crooner Michael Buble also wed stunning supermodel Luisana Lopilato in a civil ceremony in her native Argentina.

Celebrations were in order for former Spice Girl Melanie Brown, who announced she and husband Stephen Belafonte were expecting their first child together. Actors Robert De Niro and Mel Gibson became proud grandfathers in March, while Elizabeth Banks also became a first-time mother to a baby boy, born via surrogate.

Emily Deschanel confirmed she was expecting her first child with actor husband David Hornsby, while Cruel Intentions star Ryan Phillippe also had baby news after the tabloids reported that his ex-girlfriend, actress Alexis Knapp, was pregnant.

There was a health scare on the cards for tennis ace Serena Williams after she was hospitalised with a blood clot in her lungs, while fears for Zsa Zsa Gabor's wellbeing mounted when she began coughing up blood and suffered circulation problems in her left leg.

There was a close call for actor David Arquette after he was in a head-on car crash in Los Angeles, and Glee star Lea Michele was also involved in a smash when her car was struck by a drunk driver.

Hip-hop star Wyclef Jean had a lucky escape after he was shot in the hand during a visit to his native Haiti, while James Taylor suffered a broken leg in a skiing accident in Utah.

Courtroom battles loomed for Britney Spears, who was hit with a $10 million (£6.25 million) lawsuit over a perfume deal, and Jay-z was accused of trademark infringement over the logo for Roc Nation.

Even clean-cut teen pop sensation Justin Bieber found himself named in court papers after a songwriting duo sued over claims they hadn't received royalties for his hit song One Less Lonely Girl.

April

There were births, marriages and bust-ups galore as Spring sprung in April, but only one subject was on everyone's lips - the royal wedding. Celebs and commoners alike got carried away in the buzz of the big day on 29 April, when brunette beauty Kate Middleton walked down the aisle with her very own Prince Charming, William. Who would design the dress? Who would be invited? Would best man Harry fall for bridesmaid Pippa? But all questions fell by the wayside on the morning of the magical day, as Britain and two billion viewers across the world came to a standstill to watch the future Queen of England step out of her Rolls-Royce wearing a stunning Alexander McQueen lace gown to huge cheers from the crowd. The pair wed in front of 1,900 quests, including Queen Elizabeth II, the entire royal family, and even showbiz royalty Victoria and David Beckham, and left London's Westminster Abbey to great fanfare as the new Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. But Kate didn't hog all the limelight - who can forget the backing support of her sister Pippa, hailed Her Royal Hotness thanks to that figure-hugging dress and her much-discussed derriere?

The wedding was of fairytale proportions, one even our favourite celebs couldn't compete with - but that didn’t stop them from trying! Canadian crooner Michael Buble was one of the biggest stars to walk down the aisle in April - his second set of nuptials to stunning fiancee Luisana Lopilato following their original wedding day in March. Controversial couple LeAnn Rimes and Eddie Cibrian also wed in a private ceremony in Malibu, which was a surprise for guests - they thought they were there for the pair's engagement party! Funnyman Rob Schneider also joined the marriage club, exchanging vows with fiancee Patricia Azarcoya Arce over the Easter Weekend. The marriage mood of the month gave many stars ideas; the likes of Kate Hudson and Matt Bellamy, and Tom Fletcher and his longtime girlfriend became engaged.

Despite love being in the air, some unions were destined to end - Elizabeth Hurley started divorce proceedings against her millionaire husband Arun Nayar, while Christina Aguilera's five-year marriage to Jordan Bratman was declared officially over. After marriage must come babies, and April was awash with stars welcoming newborns. Superstar Mariah Carey welcomed twins Moroccan and Monroe, and in true diva style, gave birth to them on her fourth wedding anniversary to Nick Cannon. The Killers frontman Brandon Flowers and Black Eyed Peas rapper Taboo both welcomed their third sons, while Jane Krakowski, Kevin James, Toni Collette and Drea De Matteo all also became parents to baby boys. Mexican actor Gael Garcia Bernal was an exception to the rule - he became the proud father of a baby girl.

But with ups, there must be downs - and nobody does scandal like the stars. Teen sensation Demi Lovato stunned her legions of loyal fans by opening up about the emotional issues which landed her in rehab earlier in the year, revealing she was battling an eating disorder and cut herself at her lowest moments. Charlie Sheen continued his madcap ways by embarking on a comedy tour following his sacking from Two and a Half Men - only to get booed offstage on his first night, with critics calling his stand-up debut an "epic failure". Bond fans mourned April as the month Sir Sean Connery announced he was retiring from public appearances after he failed to show up to a charity event in New York. Lindsay Lohan was back in trouble - and in court - when a judge decided she'd had enough of the actress' antics and sentenced her to 120 days behind bars for violating her probation. Nicolas Cage hit the headlines when he was arrested on domestic violence charges following a street bust-up with his wife in New Orleans, and Vince Neil was also in hot water for domestic violence - his ex-girlfriend accused him of jabbing a finger at her during an argument. However, the biggest shock came when Welsh beauty Catherine Zeta-Jones checked into a mental health facility to overcome her bipolar disorder. The stint in the clinic came after a tough year for the Oscar-winner following husband Michael Douglas' cancer battle.

April was a sad month for actor Tim Robbins, who tragically lost his father, Gil, and his mother, Mary, within days of each other. The punk world was left in mourning when X-Ray Spex legend Poly Styrene lost her battle with cancer at the age of 53, while British actress Elisabeth Sladen, Dr Who's longest running sidekick, also passed away after a fight with the disease.

May

May was a shocking month as Hollywood tough guy Arnold Schwarzenegger split from his wife of 25 years Maria Shriver, only to reveal later on in the month he had fathered a lovechild with their housekeeper 13 years earlier. Although the scandal rocked Hollywood, he wasn't the only one heading for splitsville - Charlie Sheen and Brooke Mueller became officially divorced, as did actress Neve Campbell and James Bond star George Lazenby. Lady Gaga also split from boyfriend Luc Carl, while Hayden Panettiere ended her romance with her boxer boyfriend Wladimir Klitschko. Girls Aloud beauty Nadine Coyle also became single after calling off her engagement to American footballer Jason Bell.

But it wasn't all doom and gloom - Beatles legend Sir Paul Mccartney announced he was engaged to marry for the third time, to American Nancy Shevell, while director Sophia Coppolla and reality star Kim Kardashian also announced plans to walk down the aisle.

As for marriages, Marie Osmond remarried her first husband Stephen Craig, 29 years after they first exchanged vows and in the same wedding dress. Wedding bells also rang for Kings Of Leon frontman Caleb Followill and Victoria's Secret supermodel Lily Aldridge, while country king and queen Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert also became man and wife in Texas.

New romances between Sienna Miller and Tom Sturridge, as well as Nick Jonas and Australian pop star Delta Goodrem also came to light.

It was a baby boom month, with many stars becoming parents for the first time. Rockers Bryan Adams and Matthew Followill, actors David Schwimmer and Mike Myers, and actresses Alicia Silverstone, Marion Cotillard and Lost's Evangeline Lilly all became first-time parents. Former Spice Girl Emma Bunton welcomed her second son. French first lady Carla Bruni and actress Bryce Dallas Howard were also celebrating pregnancies. But it was a sad month for British actress Kelly Brook, who suffered a miscarriage.

Other sad news in May came when Grease actor Jeff Conaway passed away at the age of 60, sending Hollywood into mourning. Boxing legend Sir Henry Cooper died two days before his 77th birthday and Superman star Jackie Cooper also died, aged 88. The month started with the shock news that al-Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden had been shot dead in Pakistan. Other stars facing struggles included Sean Kingston, who was involved in a horrific jet-ski crash, while veteran actress Zsa Zsa Gabor was also hospitalised with pneumonia-type symptoms and fell into a coma.

It was also a controversial month for Lindsay Lohan, who started a 120-day jail term in the comfort of her own home for parole violation. British rocker Pete Doherty was also jailed for six months for cocaine possession. Other stars facing woes included Amy Winehouse, Whitney Houston, Friends star Matthew Perry and boxer/singer Oscar De La Hoya, who were all submitted in to rehab programs. It was an embarrassing month for British singer Cheryl Cole, who was hired, then fired to sit on the judging panel of America's The X Factor. In music news for the month, Silverchair announced they were to split, Rod Stewart announced a Las Vegas residency, while it was a big movie month as the Cannes Film Festival in France also kicked off. While Brad Pitt was hailed at the glitzy event, with his film Tree Of Life winning the coveted Palme d'Or prize for Best Film, it was a bad experience for director Lars Von Trier, who was banned from the festival for controversial statements he made about Nazi leader Adolf Hitler during the festivities.

June

As summer blossomed, June marked a baby boom in Hollywood. Pop star Pink became a first-time mum at the beginning of the month when she welcomed little Willow, while drummer Adrian Young added to the No Doubt family with daughter Magnolia. Natalie Portman became a yummy mummy to son Aleph, actress Tia Mowry also welcomed a little boy, and model/actress Devon Aoki was another addition to the first-time mum club with the arrival of Hunter. Denise Richards made headlines when she announced she'd adopted a baby, Eloise, into her brood, while Meat Loaf became a grandfather when his daughter Pearl Aday gave birth to a baby boy. Lindsay Price and Nia Long also announced their pregnancies in June, as did Lily Allen - whose baby news went public on the same day she married partner Sam Cooper.

Lily's wedding wasn't the only one at the start of summer - Rachel Weisz married actor Daniel Craig following a whirlwind romance and Noel Gallagher put his wild ways behind him after exchanging vows with longterm partner Sara MacDonald.

However, the month was marred by a string of high-profile splits - David Duchovny and Tea Leoni separated just two years after reconciling following the actor's sex addiction admission, Jack White parted ways with model/singer wife Karen Elson after six years of marriage, and Hugh Hefner was dumped by fiancee Crystal Harris - just days before their planned wedding. Elizabeth Hurley's divorce from Arun Nayar was granted, and George Clooney split from Elisabetta Canalis.

There were health dramas aplenty - pop princesses Selena Gomez and Jennifer Hudson were hospitalised within days of each other. Both stars were forced to pull performances, and getwellselena even became a top trending topic on Twitter.com as fans rallied to support the Disney idol. Gomez later revealed she was malnourished and feeling exhausted, while Hudson was diagnosed with a severe bout of food poisoning.

The music world was left reeling when legendary saxophonist Clarence Clemons, who had worked with Bruce Springsteen and Lady Gaga, died from complications stemming from a major stroke. The rocker led the tributes to his pal, declaring, "His loss is immeasurable and we are honoured and thankful to have known him and had the opportunity to stand beside him for nearly forty years." TV fans were also left in mourning following the passing of Columbo star Peter Falk at the age of 83, while legendary TV cowboy James Arness also died.

In other June news, the vampires from Twilight overpowered the magical Harry Potter kids at the MTV Movie Awards, taking home five golden popcorn prizes to their film franchise rival cast's one. The Cmt Awards took place in Nashville, Tennessee just days later and newlyweds Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert dominated the ceremony - picking up three of the nine top honours between them. But it was a bad month for their country music rival Trace Adkins when his Tennessee home was destroyed by fire.

The month was special for U2 when they headlined Britain's iconic Glastonbury festival after a year-long wait - they were forced to pull out of the event in 2010 after frontman Bono underwent surgery on his back. In a spooky echo of U2's concert drama, pop star Jessie J was forced to axe several summer shows after undergoing emergency surgery on her broken foot – but still fulfilled her duties at Glastonbury, performing while perched on a red and gold throne. »

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Singer Rihanna Spotted Smokin Bikini Sexy In Barbados Yesterday

30 December 2011 3:44 PM, PST | OnTheFlix | See recent OnTheFlix news »

Singer Rihanna spotted smokin bikini sexy in Barbados yesterday. The very hot,popstar singer Rihanna was spotted showing off that extremely sexy bod of hers in her native Barbados hometown yesterday afternoon,December 29th. She was seen,kicking it with a bunch of kids as she walked the beach in her skimpy bikini. It was definitely a sight to see. She definitely keeps that bod in tip top,shape. According to sources, Rihanna went back to her hometown to celebrate the holidays,and rocked it out on the beach. She had fun with her family and friends. As for her career,she recently helped launch the new Secret Scent Expressions deodorants/antiperspirants line,and also rocked a new song with former Pussycat Doll/ current X Factor judge Nicole Scherzinger. The song is called, "Winning Women," which is for the deodorant brand. In other words,they got paid big money to do it. »

- Chris

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Little Mix 'Cannonball' spends third week at number one in Ireland

30 December 2011 7:03 AM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Little Mix have clocked up a third week at number one on the Irish singles chart with their X Factor winner's single 'Cannonball'. The girl group fought off competition from Coldplay's 'Paradise', which advanced a few places to settle at this week's number two. Olly Murs's 'Dance With Me Tonight' climbs to number three, Rihanna's 'We Found Love' is at four and Ed Sheeran's 'Lego House' completes the top five. Maroon 5's 'Moves Like Jagger' vaults ten places to 13, while Rihanna makes a second appearance with her new single 'You Da One' at 17. Further down the chart, The Wanted's 'Warzone' debuts at number 27, while Beyoncé's (more) »

- By Lewis Corner

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The 25 Most Incredible Foods Of 2011

29 December 2011 6:00 AM, PST | BestWeekEver | See recent BestWeekEver news »

From drool-inducing deliciousness to pop-culture-turned-edible to things that were just weird, 2011 was a landmark year for crazy foods showing up on the internet and causing our jaws to drop from shock and/or willingness to consume them. In honor of these culinary masterpieces and other bizarre food-related occurrences, here’s our incredibly edible list of The 25 Most Incredible Foods Of 2011. Click on any food-title for additional photos, descriptions, and terrible jokes: 25. Wu-Tang Flan A pop-culinary no-brainer that truly embodies the spirit of C.R.E.A.M. (Custard Rules Everything Around Me) 24. Taco Bell Dorito Taco The long-awaited Watch The Throne of inebriated snack foods: 23. Ketchup Fountain So, so gross and yet so, so necessary: 22. Banana Waffle Burrito I was drooling after the first two words, then drooling on my drool after the third. 21. Coffee, To Anderson Cooper Here’s an incredibly-staged clip of Anderson Cooper trying coffee and spinach for the first time. »

- Dan Hopper

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Japanese Trailer for ‘Battleship’

28 December 2011 4:11 PM, PST | LatinoReview | See recent LatinoReview news »

Universal Pictures released a new “Battleship” Japanese trailer that features some new shots not seen in the American trailers. The film stars Taylor Kitsch, Brooklyn Decker, Alexander Skarsgard, Rihanna, Asano Tadanobu and Liam Neeson. Here is the official synopsis: Peter Berg (Hancock) produces and directs Battleship, an epic-scaled action-adventure that unfolds across the seas, in the skies and over land as our planet fights for survival against a superior force. Inspired by Hasbro's classic naval combat game, Battleship stars Taylor Kitsch as Lt. Alex Hopper, a Naval officer assigned to the USS John Paul Jones; Brooklyn Decker as Sam Shane, a physical therapist and Hopper's fiancee; Alexander Skarsgard as Hopper's older brother, Stone, Commanding Officer of the USS Sampson; Rihanna as Petty Officer Raikes, Hopper's crewmate and a weapons specialist on the USS John Paul Jones; and international superstar Liam Neeson as Hopper and Stone's superior (and Sam's father), Admiral Shane. »

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‘Battleship’ Japanese Trailer

27 December 2011 3:26 PM, PST | Slash Film | See recent Slash Film news »

If you're on the fence about Universal's Battleship, that being Peter Berg's Michael Bay-style 'humans versus aliens' movie which will hit next year, this Japanese trailer probably won't help make up your mind. It has a few small new bits of footage, yes, and also a bit more footage of Japanese actor Tadanobu Asano. But otherwise it's still the same big, goofy battle movie. Check it out below. Sure, 'big goofy battle movie' might not be a bad thing, especially in this case. And I still suspect that Peter Berg might have a bit more up his sleeve than trailers have suggested so far. In this particular case I think the Japanese trailer voiceover actually adds to the film's appeal -- makes Battleship seem like an earthbound companion piece ot the recent big Space Battleship Yamato movie that hit Japan last year. Battleship opens on May 18 2012. Peter Berg (Hancock) produces and directs Battleship, »

- Russ Fischer

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Jennifer Aniston Reveals Why She Chopped Her Hair

27 December 2011 3:00 PM, PST | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

Jennifer Aniston's got a confession. She of the famed Rachel hairdo—which the actress later described as the "ugliest haircut [she'd] ever seen"—explained why she cut her hair into a chic, shoulder-length bob right smack in the middle of her Just Go With It promotion tour last February. "The real reason I cut my hair? My real hair was getting thinned out again from all the extensions," the 42-year-old Horrible Bosses actress said matter-of-factly in the January issue of In Style. "It was starting to look fake." On hair chameleons like Katy Perry and Rihanna, such a change would have been no big deal, but Jen's gorgeous, shiny mane hadn't been seen a major »

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Japanese Battleship Trailer Sails in with More Alien Chaos

27 December 2011 11:35 AM, PST | DreadCentral.com | See recent Dread Central news »

The Japanese are notorious for making even the worst of movies look good. Need proof? Check out Foy's Syfy and Asylum artwork piece here. The first trailer for Battleship played like a joke. The second was far more interesting. Now the Japanese version has come and officially sparked our interest.

Peter Berg (Hancock) produces and directs Battleship, an epic action-adventure that unfolds across the seas, in the skies and over land as our planet fights for survival against a superior force.

Based on Hasbro's classic naval combat game, Battleship stars Taylor Kitsch as Lt. Alex Hopper, a Naval officer assigned to the USS John Paul Jones; Brooklyn Decker as Sam Shane, a physical therapist and Hopper's fiancee; Alexander Skarsgard as Hopper's older brother, Stone, Commanding Officer of the USS Sampson; Rihanna as Petty Officer Raikes, Hopper's crewmate and a weapons specialist on the USS John Paul Jones; and international superstar »

- Uncle Creepy

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Explosive Effects As Buildings Collapse In New Japanese Trailer For Battleship

27 December 2011 3:00 AM, PST | HeyUGuys.co.uk | See recent HeyUGuys news »

Peter Berg’s return behind the camera for a feature film is one that I’ve been waiting a while for, and settling on the Battleship project, the film adaptation of the Hasbro board game, was definitely an interesting choice that a lot of people were surprised by. The concept in itself seemed a little unimaginable.

But when the first teaser trailer debuted back in the summer, followed by the second earlier this month, we got a look at the awesome scope of the film, and it looks set to be a brilliant blockbuster when it arrives next summer. We’ve now got a great new Japanese trailer to share with you, via ComingSoon.net, that features plenty of excellent footage of buildings collapsing, giant ships flying out of the water, and much, much more on that sort of scale.

Peter Berg (Hancock) produces and directs the May 18, 2012 release, an »

- Kenji Lloyd

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Japanese Trailer for Battleship

26 December 2011 7:29 AM, PST | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

I want Battleship to be crazy, ridiculous, and (most importantly) fun.  Basically the Transformers experience with a higher ceiling.  I see that potential in the trailers we have seen so far, but there is no footage that cannot be made better by enthusiastic Japanese voiceover.  A Japanese trailer for Battleship hit the web over the weekend with new footage.  My optimism is not greater, but sustained at a high level. Paramount is billing the board game adaptation as "an epic action-adventure that unfolds across the seas, in the skies and over land as our planet fights for survival against a superior force."  Taylor Kitsch, Alexander Skarsgard, Brooklyn Decker, Rihanna, and Liam Neeson star in the Peter Berg-directed feature.  Battleship opens May 18, 2012.  Hit the jump to watch the new trailer, plus a director's commentary on a previous trailer. Japanese trailer via Bleeding Cool:   IGN sat down with Berg to talk about the last Battleship trailer. »

- Brendan Bettinger

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Battleship Official Japanese Trailer

26 December 2011 5:06 AM, PST | Filmofilia | See recent Filmofilia news »

Here’s the new Japanese trailer for Universal Pictures’ and Director Peter Berg’s re-envision of your childhood memories of the hugely popular Hasbro board game Battleship into a big budget alien invasion feature. In the Hawaiian Islands, an international Naval fleet at Pearl Harbor has been engaged in a very dynamic and intense battle against an [...]

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- Nick Martin

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‘Battleship’ – New international trailer

24 December 2011 11:49 AM, PST | Blogomatic3000 | See recent Blogomatic3000 news »

Here’s another trailer (From Japan) for the boardgame adaptation Battleship, which is directed by Peter Berg and stars Rhianna, Taylor Kitsch, Brooklyn Decker, Alexander Skarsgård and Liam Neeson. The film tells the story of an international Navy fleet engaged in a very dynamic and intense battle against an alien race is known as “The Regents”. The aliens come to planet Earth, on a mission to build a power source in the ocean. Upon their visit, they come in contact with a navy fleet. The film is also purported to show both sides of the story, from the aliens’ perspective, as well as the humans…

Based on Hasbro’s classic naval combat game, Battleship stars Taylor Kitsch as Lt. Alex Hopper, a Naval officer assigned to the USS John Paul Jones; Brooklyn Decker as Sam Shane, a physical therapist and Hopper’s fiancée; Alexander Skarsgård as Hopper’s older brother, »

- Phil

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Battleship Japanese Trailer

24 December 2011 10:28 AM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Director Peter Berg re-envisions your childhood memories of the hugely popular Hasbro board game Battleship into a big budget alien invasion flick that promises to bring the roof down this summer. We have another look at this sci-fi thriller with the Japanese trailer. Check out the battle damage below.

Click to watch Battleship Japanese Trailer!

Battleship comes to theaters May 18th, 2012 and stars Liam Neeson, Taylor Kitsch, Alexander Skarsgård, Brooklyn Decker, Reila Aphrodite, Rihanna, Josh Pence, Peter MacNicol. The film is directed by Peter Berg. »

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Battleship - New International Japanese Trailer

24 December 2011 9:30 AM, PST | GeekTyrant | See recent GeekTyrant news »

Even though Peter Berg's new sci-fi film Battleship doesn't in any way represent the board game that it's supposed to be based on, it still looks like an incredibly fun and entertaining movie. Universal Pictures has released a new Japanese international trailer for the film. There's not much new footage, just a different cut of what we've already seen, but for some reason the Japanese subtitles make the movie look even a little cooler. 

Here's the synopsis:

Peter Berg (Hancock) produces and directs Battleship, an epic-scaled action-adventure that unfolds across the seas, in the skies and over land as our planet fights for survival against a superior force. Inspired by Hasbro's classic naval combat game, Battleship stars Taylor Kitsch as Lt. Alex Hopper, a Naval officer assigned to the USS John Paul JonesBrooklyn Decker as Sam Shane, a physical therapist and Hopper's fiancee; Alexander Skarsgard as Hopper's older brother, »

- Venkman

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Watch a Japanese Trailer for 'Battleship'

24 December 2011 9:12 AM, PST | Rope of Silicon | See recent Rope Of Silicon news »

A Japanese trailer for Peter Berg's Battleship has popped up online and just skimming through it looking for a couple of screen captures it looks like it is exactly the same kind of film as Transformers only this is an extraordinarily loose adaptation of a board game (which makes me feel stupid just writing) and doesn't have any matter of built-in audience. Starring Taylor Kitsch, Tom Arnold, Alexander Skarsgard, Rihanna, Hamish Linklater, Brooklyn Decker, Liam Neeson and Josh Pence, Battleship is set to hit theaters on May 18, 2012 and of the twenty films I included in a recent poll asking readers "If You Could See One of These 20 Upcoming 2012 Releases Today, which One Would It Be?" Battleship is second to last with only five votes, just ahead of the three earned by Wrath of the Titans. Give this new trailer a watch and tell me if it makes you more »

- Brad Brevet

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International Trailer For Peter Berg’s ‘Battleship’

24 December 2011 6:43 AM, PST | The Film Stage | See recent The Film Stage news »

If you want a helping of explosions with your holiday festivities, then we have a treat for you. Following up on a new theatrical trailer for Battleship, another international Japanese trailer has been unveiled. There is a bit more of Rihanna‘s acting debut here and a new look at a battleship vs. alien ship fight scene. It all looks like some of the dumbest stuff ever put to screen, but at least Peter Berg is a more competent director than Michael Bay, so there is still some hope for what looks like a psuedo-sequel to Transformers.

Below the new trailer, we also have a piece from IGN where our director takes over 17 minutes to explain himself regarding the new trailer. It is quite hilarious to seem him justify some of the stupidity going on. Check them both out below for the film starring Taylor Kitsch, Liam Neeson, Alexander Skarsgard, »

- jpraup@gmail.com (thefilmstage.com)

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Japanese Trailer for Battleship Revealed

24 December 2011 | Comingsoon.net | See recent Comingsoon.net news »

The new Japanese trailer for Universal Pictures' Battleship has come online and can be watched using the player below! Opening in theaters on May 18, the adaptation of the Hasbro game is directed by Peter Berg. The movie stars Taylor Kitsch as Hopper, a Naval officer assigned to the USS John Paul Jones; Brooklyn Decker as Sam, a physical therapist and Hopper's fiancée; Alexander Skarsgård as Hopper's older brother, Commanding Officer Stone of the USS Samson; Rihanna as Lt. Raikes, Hopper's crewmate and a weapons specialist on the USS John Paul Jones; and international superstar Liam Neeson as Hopper and Stone's superior (and Sam's father), Admiral Shane. »

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2011: Celeb lists, unavoidable stars and sick

23 December 2011 4:06 PM, PST | The Guardian - Film News | See recent The Guardian - Film News news »

More lists, taking in Gregg Wallace's happiest feelings and Rihanna chucking up ribbons

8 movie characters you wouldn't want to fuck with, by Jordan Rizzle Kicks

1 Liam Neeson as Bryan Mills (in Taken)

Literally slaps up most of Paris in 96 hours.

2 Brad Pitt as Mickey O'Neil (in Snatch)

One-hit wonder.

3 Gary Oldman as Stansfield (in Leon)

No one plays gun-toting villains like Gary Oldman.

4 Vincent Cassel as Jacques (in Mesrine)

He holds up a judge at gunpoint. Enough said.

5 Keanu Reeves as Neo (in The Matrix)

Can literally do anything.

6 Denzel Washington as Eli (in The Book Of Eli)

Can batter people while wearing a backpack.

7 Samuel L Jackson as Jules (in Pulp Fiction)

Just wants to be the shepherd.

8 Ben Kingsley as Don Logan (in Sexy Beast)

Doesn't take no for an answer.

Rizzle Kicks' single Mama Do The Hump is out on Boxing Day

Alistair Darling's finest »

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2011: Celeb lists, unavoidable stars and sick

23 December 2011 4:06 PM, PST | The Guardian - TV News | See recent The Guardian - TV News news »

More lists, taking in Gregg Wallace's happiest feelings and Rihanna chucking up ribbons

8 movie characters you wouldn't want to fuck with, by Jordan Rizzle Kicks

1 Liam Neeson as Bryan Mills (in Taken)

Literally slaps up most of Paris in 96 hours.

2 Brad Pitt as Mickey O'Neil (in Snatch)

One-hit wonder.

3 Gary Oldman as Stansfield (in Leon)

No one plays gun-toting villains like Gary Oldman.

4 Vincent Cassel as Jacques (in Mesrine)

He holds up a judge at gunpoint. Enough said.

5 Keanu Reeves as Neo (in The Matrix)

Can literally do anything.

6 Denzel Washington as Eli (in The Book Of Eli)

Can batter people while wearing a backpack.

7 Samuel L Jackson as Jules (in Pulp Fiction)

Just wants to be the shepherd.

8 Ben Kingsley as Don Logan (in Sexy Beast)

Doesn't take no for an answer.

Rizzle Kicks' single Mama Do The Hump is out on Boxing Day

Alistair Darling's finest »

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Publisher Says There Was 'Nothing Wrong' With Calling Rihanna The N-Word

23 December 2011 12:00 PM, PST | Huffington Post | See recent Huffington Post news »

Earlier this week, the Dutch fashion magazine, Jackie became embroiled in a major controversy when an article in their latest issue referred to the pop star Rihanna as "the ultimate n***abitch." The magazine's editor-in-chief, Eva Hoeke, issued an apology, and later resignation from the publication as a result of the backlash.

Despite Hoeke's apology, Jackie's publisher Yves Gijrath released a statement via the Dutch news site Villamedia saying that his publication has nothing to apologize for, and that the editor-in-chief's credibility was "undermined" by the way she worded her apology.

"[T]here is nothing wrong in the magazine," he said in a statement. "[Hoeke] presented [the offensive article] as a joke, but it most certainly was not a joke. It was an interpretation [of a fashion style] ... She should have said: 'we did not realize this interpretation is such a touchy subject. We never meant any harm and offer our sincere and upright apologies.'"

"But because of all the fuss, »

- Brennan Williams

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