Paula Deen Will Be 'Really, Really Happy to See 2013 Gone'
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After a self-proclaimed "hard summer," during which she admitted to using a racial slur, was dropped by the Food Network and several sponsors, and endured rumors of marital discord, Paula Deen says she's looking forward to the new year. "I'm gonna be really, really happy to see 2013 gone," Deen, 66, recently told about 200 guests at the Salvation Army Golden Kettle gala in Savannah, Ga. "There may be something in that number 13." But as she reflected on the tumultuous year in front of the crowd, Deen called the past six months an "opportunity for me to grow." "It taught me a lot See more »
- Polly Stramm
Amanda Bynes Rocks "Twerk Team" Hat, Shops With Parents at Costco
11 hours agoAmanda Bynes is still keeping a low profile after leaving rehab. The Easy A actress was spotted out and about with her parents Lynn and Rick Saturday in Thousand Oaks Calif., walking the family's dogs through the neighborhood. Bynes rocked a Captain America sweatshirt, jeans and a "Twerk Team" baseball cap for the occasion, walking one of the pups as her mom and dad followed behind her. Earlier in the day, the trio took a trip to Costco, with Amanda sporting a black jacket, jeans and a white top, as she made her way inside toting an See more »
Kirstie Alley Calls Leah Remini a "Bigot" for Slamming Scientology
7 December 2013 7:37 AM, PST
Alley called Remini, who left Scientology in July, a "bigot" and asserted that her negative claims about the church are "bullsh--." Remini said in September that she has lost friends since leaving Scientology and that the church was looking for her to fail onDancing with the Stars, where she finished in fifth place.
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- Sadie Gennis
Get Ready to See Even Less Dads
17 hours ago
Back in October, people who aren't into racist, sexist, and homophobic humor were disappointed to see that new comedy Dads was doing well enough for Fox to give it a back-nine pickup. Critics of the Seth MacFarlane project had their faith in humanity (or whatever you call the sitcom-viewing population) somewhat restored in November, when the network announced that the show would be put on midseason hiatus. Now, THR reports that Fox has reduced its Dads episode order by three. The series will keep its Tuesday night slot through February 11, after which it will be replaced by the considerably more progressive Glee. See more »
- Caroline Bankoff
Catherine Deneuve accepts lifetime achievement award with cool aplomb
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French actor takes snowy Berlin in her stride as she wins prize at a European film awards dominated by The Great Beauty
The wet snow that fell on Berlin on Saturday evening had nothing on the froideur of Catherine Deneuve, in town to receive a lifetime achievement prize at the European film awards and not best pleased about it either. "Lifetime achievement – those are not good words," the 70-year-old French actor told the press before the ceremony. "To achieve life is to mean that you are dead. It's not an award you give to someone who is still alive."
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- Xan Brooks
Disney Makes A Deal For Indiana Jones
6 December 2013 4:28 PM, PSTWhile this was news that could surely have been predicted once Disney acquired Lucasfilm a year ago, certain financial aspects of the deal still had to be worked out. Now, the contracts are dry and the company has chosen a surprisingly low-key Friday afternoon press release to announce that it See more »
Nine Inch Nails Fans Will Be Surprised By This Album
3 September 2013 11:50 AM, PDTNine Inch Nails, "Hesitation Marks" (Columbia)
Sun-kissed harmonies, funk-flecked guitar lines and – whisper it – a saxophone workout all make an appearance on "Hesitation Marks," a surprising new offering from Trent Reznor's Nine Inch Nails after a lengthy, self-imposed hiatus.
In the five years since the industrial rockers' See more »
The Original 'Empire Strikes Back' Wampa Was Huge!
4 December 2013 1:55 PM, PSTWith his three books looking behind the scenes of the original "Star Wars" trilogy, Lucasfilm editor Will McCrabb has become the master of rare of pictures and details from the classic films.
Empire: This gives you a sense of the size of the Wampa Snow Creature not seen in See more »
- Kevin P. Sullivan
Hoop Dreams: Josh and Benny Safdie on Lenny Cooke
6 December 2013 2:39 PM, PSTAn intimate portrait of a near-forgotten high school basketball phenom turned undrafted afterthought, Lenny Cooke is the first documentary from the young New York wunderkinds Benny and Josh Safdie. Given that their previous films, The Pleasure of Being Robbed and Daddy Longlegs (I miss its original title, Go Get Some Rosemary), See more »
- Brandon Harris
Naomie Harris talks the future of Bond
6 December 2013 11:00 PM, PSTIn issue 214 of Total Film magazine, Bond's brand new Miss Moneypenny, Naomie Harris, drops some tantalising hints about the future of 007. Inside the issue - which is available for just £1.99 on your iPad, Harris reveals that her first Bond film, Skyfall, won't necessarily be her See more »
- Total Film