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Spider-Man: Homecoming Set Video Teases Big Action and an Ominous Villain

28 August 2016 1:17 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Marvel has become quite free in showing off set video and photos from their upcoming movies during production. And Spider-Man: Homecoming is no exception. We've already seen plenty behind-the-scenes footage and images from this latest Peter Parker reboot being shot in conjunction with Sony Pictures as part of Marvel Phase 3. Today, we have two more set videos from both the superhero adventure's leading man and its director.

First up, director Jon Watts shares a new video from a recent green screen shoot. This Instagram sneak peek shows star Tom Holland in civilian clothes sitting on a crate. Above him lingers an ominous shadow. Is this our first tease of Michael Keaton as The Vulture? Or are we getting an advanced glimpse at The Tinkerer. Other Spider-Man villains rumored for this first stand alone adventure include Carnage and The Shocker.

The second video has Tom Holland on set going over what »

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Kate Hudson Shares a Very '80s Throwback Photo With Kurt and Goldie

11 August 2016 6:57 PM, PDT | Popsugar.com | See recent Popsugar news »

A photo posted by Kate Hudson (@katehudson) on Aug 11, 2016 at 4:59pm Pdt Kate Hudson took full advantage of Throwback Thursday on Aug. 11 when she took to Instagram to share a very old, very epic family photo. In the snap, a young Kate poses with her family, including mom Kate Hudson, stepdad Kurt Russell - whom she calls "Pa" - and a few of her siblings. She captioned it simply, "Og Squad." The group, who is all dressed in amazing '80s gear (Kurt's sunglasses are the best), smile for the camera in front of a beautiful backdrop. If we didn't know any better, this could easily pass as a scene from Chevy Chase's National Lampoon's Vacation. »

- Caitlin Hacker

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The Young and the Restless Recap: Chloe is Back (In a Really Bad Wig)!!!

16 July 2016 6:00 AM, PDT | TVfanatic | See recent TVfanatic news »

This week was fairly well rounded when it comes to utilization of characters, and it was really appreciated.

We're weren't stuck in any one location for too long, and we even had an unlikely foursome scoring some drinks. I guess it shouldn't be unlikely that Dylan and Stitch would go out for drinks with their wives given their history, but that they married Abby and Sharon presents the oddity.

And finally...Finally, Chloe revealed her face, and her totally awesome disguise. I hope she really doesn't think that's a disguise, because I recognized her straight away.

So let's start with Victor and Chloe. A lot of other stories splinter off of Victor anyway.

We all pretty much knew it was going to be Chloe. Was she "disguising" herself to look like Natalie to throw the scent her way? She certainly doesn't wear it well. They put it on her head »

- Carissa Pavlica

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The Young and the Restless Recap: Sharon Did a Bad Bad Thing

2 July 2016 7:00 AM, PDT | TVfanatic | See recent TVfanatic news »

At the beginning of this week, I was like...can we speed things up Please?!

Then the end of the week was like a train riding off the rails. Wow. Things really started going fast and it seems like stories may be coming to a close.

Victor was shot, Mariah's head was based in...how did that happen?! Read on!!

Let's start with the train wreck that is Sharon. If we thought she went off the rails before, this is downright ridiculous.

Can anyone tell me why Sharon is off her meds? Did I miss her reasoning for that flaming disaster after Mariah confronted her with it?

Sharon was already seeing Sage. She's fully aware she's seeing Sage. She's not mentally impaired to the fact she's intellectually challenged. Sharon knows she needs her meds to help her through, well, everything (although I'm not sure the show is getting bipolar right, »

- Carissa Pavlica

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21 Things You Might Not Have Known About Ferris Bueller's Day Off

11 June 2016 3:25 PM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

John Hughes' iconic Ferris Bueller's Day Off turns 30 Saturday. The film, which has become a beloved totem of teenage rebellion and a wonderful 1980s time capsule, is also an ode to Chicago - a teenage Hughes moved around the city's suburbs with his family. To celebrate, here are 21 things you (probably) never knew about the film. 1. Ferris' parents got married in real lifeLyman Ward, who played Ferris' father, was married to his onscreen wife Cindy Pickett, from 1986 to 1992. They met on the set of the film and eventually had two children. 2. Hughes pitched the film with one sentence… "I called Ned Tanen [then-head of Paramount films] and said, »

- Alex Heigl, @alex_heigl

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21 Things You Might Not Have Known About Ferris Bueller's Day Off

11 June 2016 3:25 PM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

John Hughes' iconic Ferris Bueller's Day Off turns 30 Saturday. The film, which has become a beloved totem of teenage rebellion and a wonderful 1980s time capsule, is also an ode to Chicago - a teenage Hughes moved around the city's suburbs with his family. To celebrate, here are 21 things you (probably) never knew about the film. 1. Ferris' parents got married in real lifeLyman Ward, who played Ferris' father, was married to his onscreen wife Cindy Pickett, from 1986 to 1992. They met on the set of the film and eventually had two children. 2. Hughes pitched the film with one sentence… "I called Ned Tanen [then-head of Paramount films] and said, »

- Alex Heigl, @alex_heigl

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A+E Studios Developing National Lampoon Workplace Dramedy

8 June 2016 11:05 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

A+E Studios is developing a National Lampoon workplace dramedy, Variety has learned.

The scripted series — titled “Drunk Stoned Brilliant Dead” — is based on Douglas Tirola’s 2015 documentary film “Drunk Stoned Brilliant Dead: The Story of the National Lampoon,” which was produced by History Films. The doc premiered at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival, and aired on History this January.

The project marks A+E Studios first development project for a scripted series using one of A+E Studios’ Indie Films feature documentaries as primary source material.

Tirola’s 4th Row Films will develop and produce the project with A+E Studios with Tirola serving as exec producer and 4th Row’s Susan Bedusa serving as co-exec producer. National Lampoon co-founder Matty Simmons, who produced “Animal House” and National Lampoon’s “Vacation films, will serve as consulting producer.

The documentary film, written by Tirol and Mark Monroe, also hailed from 4th Row Films. »

- Elizabeth Wagmeister

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The 10 Best Road-Trip Movies Ever Made, According To Fans

24 May 2016 2:42 PM, PDT | cinemablend.com | See recent Cinema Blend news »

Memorial Day Weekend is almost upon us, which means that plenty of you will be heading out from your homes to recharge your batteries with a brief holiday. To get there you’re probably going to have to partake in a road-trip, which is why Fandango have been asking movie-fans what their favorite road-trip movies are. The results are quite surprising, because none other than the 1983 comedy National Lampoon’s Vacation came out on top.  Fandango asked over a thousand film fans which road trip films have “inspired them to head out on the highway.” But what else joined National Lampoon’s Vacation on this list? Well, before you start going insane wondering, just drop your gaze down an inch and check out the 10 Best Road-Trip movies of all time, according to the good folks over at Fandango.  National Lampoon's Vacation Thelma & »

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'Vacation' and 'Thelma and Louise' Voted the Best Road Trip Movies of All Time

23 May 2016 5:30 PM, PDT | Movies.com | See recent Movies.com news »

While summer is already in full force for Hollywood, the upcoming three-day weekend officially kicks off the season for most Americans. Between Memorial Day and Labor Day, millions of people will be taking some sort of vacation, many of them in the form of a road trip. And of those making the drive, tons are taking cues from their favorite movies. Fandango recently polled more than 1,000 film fans to name the movie that "inspired them to head out on the highway," and while the top pick is an expected one -- National Lampoon's Vacation -- the rest of the list of 50 titles does include some surprises. Such as the runner-up placement of the much more serious Thelma & Louise.  The picks go back as far as 1934's It Happened One Night and...

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Cindy Crawford and Family Joke They're 'Not The Griswolds' In Picture Perfect Instagram Snap

23 March 2016 10:55 PM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Picture perfect! Cindy Crawford poked fun at the perils of family vacations on Wednesday - referencing the classic National Lampoon's Vacation movie series. The supermodel took to Instagram Wednesday sharing a sweet moment with her husband Rande Gerber and kids Kaia, 14, and Presley, 16. "#notthegriswalds," Crawford, 50, captioned the photo, joking about the movie's ill-fated family who were always out of luck when it came to trips away. However, Crawford proved they really couldn't be further from the Griswolds family as they posed together at the Grand Canyon. The stunning star and her family are no strangers to fabulous vacation photos, as »

- Naja Rayne, @najarayne

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Directors' Trademarks: John Hughes

22 March 2016 3:41 PM, PDT | Cinelinx | See recent Cinelinx news »

Directors’ trademarks is a series of articles that examines the “signatures” that filmmakers leave behind in their work. This month, we’re examining the trademark style and calling signs of  John Huges as director.

John Hughes’ is one of the most influential filmmakers of the past few decades. His contributions as writer, director, and producer have created many well-loved and contemporary classic films. While his impact as a filmmaker in general overshadows his contributions just as a director, there are many commonalities between the films he directed versus the films he only contributed a script. As such, the trademarks considered below are meant to represent the films directed by John Hughes, but they can easily also apply to the films he contributed to, but did not direct.

Hughes’ career began as a writer for several advertising campaigns. He went on to join National Lampoon where he wrote several films including 1984’s Vacation, »

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Jessica Simpson and Husband Eric Johnson Get Touchy-Feely with Their Tongues in Date Night Photo

13 March 2016 11:25 AM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Jessica Simpson and husband Eric Johnson really, really, really like each other. The pop star and fashion designer has previously gushed about her husband's hotness, and on Saturday posted an Instagram photo of the pair touching tongues, wrapped in one another's arms. Simpson's caption: "Date Night" (with an emoji of a pair of puckered red lips). In September, Simpson, 35, shared just how attractive she thought her former NFL player husband was, in honor of his 36th birthday. "My husband is hotter than yours! Happy Birthday Eric Maxwell Johnson! You forever make me lust," she captioned a black-and-white photo of him. »

- Adam Carlson, @acarlson91

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Jessica Simpson and Husband Eric Johnson Get Touchy-Feely with Their Tongues in Date Night Photo

13 March 2016 11:25 AM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Jessica Simpson and husband Eric Johnson really, really, really like each other. The pop star and fashion designer has previously gushed about her husband's hotness, and on Saturday posted an Instagram photo of the pair touching tongues, wrapped in one another's arms. Simpson's caption: "Date Night" (with an emoji of a pair of puckered red lips). In September, Simpson, 35, shared just how attractive she thought her former NFL player husband was, in honor of his 36th birthday. "My husband is hotter than yours! Happy Birthday Eric Maxwell Johnson! You forever make me lust," she captioned a black-and-white photo of him. »

- Adam Carlson, @acarlson91

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Razzie Awards: 'Fifty Shades of Grey' and 'Fantastic Four' Tie for Worst Picture

28 February 2016 3:46 PM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

All five films up for Worst Picture at this year's 36th Annual Razzie Awards are big budget/high profile productions that have no excuse for being among the year's "berry" worst. And 2015's acting contenders include popular stars like Johnny Depp, Channing Tatum, and Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting, previous Oscar winners Gwyneth Paltrow, Eddie Redmayne and Julianne Moore, and such Razzie Repeat Offenders as Adam Sandler, Jennifer Lopez and Katherine Heigl. The winners were announced last night, with Fifty Shades of Grey and Fantastic Four tying for Worst Picture.

The choices for Worst Picture include Fifty Shades of Grey (2015's "Most Successful Bad Movie"), Fantastic Four (a nearly instant remake that flopped with both critics and movie-goers), Jupiter Ascending (the latest sci-fi fiasco from Andy Wachowski & Lana Wachowski), Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2 (a box office hit despite its 95% negative rating at Rotten Tomatoes) and Adam Sandler's latest excuse for a movie, »

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Razzie Awards Redeem Sylvester Stallone, Dis "Fifty Shades of Grey" and "Fantastic Four"

28 February 2016 2:32 PM, PST | Manny the Movie Guy | See recent Manny the Movie Guy news »

It has come to full circle for Sylvester Stallone. The perennial Razzie awardee has just been redeemed! The Oscar frontrunner for Best Supporting Actor (see my full Oscar predictions here) won the Razzie Redeemer Award at the 2016 Golden Raspberry Award. It's all good now Mr. Stallone!

Meanwhile, both "Fantastic Four" and "Fifty Shades of Grey" took home the worst of the worst -- the Worst Picture of the year! They were both so bad that they had to share this dishonor!

Here's the full list of winners of the 2016 Razzie Awards:

Worst Picture

*** "Fantastic Four" (Tie)

*** "Fifty Shades of Grey" (Tie)

"Jupiter Ascending"

"Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2"

"Pixels"

Worst Actor

Johnny Depp, "Mortdecai"

*** Jamie Dornan, "Fifty Shades of Grey" (Winner)

Kevin James, "Paul Blart Mall Cop 2"

Adam Sandler, "The Cobbler" and "Pixels"

Channing Tatum, "Jupiter Ascending"

Worst Supporting Actor

Chevy Chase, "Hot Tub Time Machine 2" and "Vacation"

Josh Gad, »

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The Razzie Awards Are Go – Get The List Of Awful

28 February 2016 6:41 AM, PST | AreYouScreening.com | See recent AreYouScreening news »

The Razzie Awards have actually managed to stake their claim on a part of the film world now, with their yearly release not going unnoticed by anyone, and this despite the fact that you too can vote for them, as long as you buy in.

This year was bound to be dominated by the biggest winners, because no movie managed more universal hatred than Fifty Shades of Grey (and those who hated it weren’t always waiting for the release), unless it was Fantastic Four and it’s director outrage kurfuffle (he managed his own award as well).

Many of the other awards were largely foregone conclusions as well, mainly because Kevin James, Adam Sandler, and The Chipmunks made movies… or whatever.

Still, worst movies and performances make for tricky voting. It’s hard to pick among the nominees sometimes, which explains the dual win for overall worst picture, but »

- Marc Eastman

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‘Pretty in Pink’ at 30: The Best and Worst Films of John Hughes

26 February 2016 2:32 PM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Before movies like “Say Anything” and “Perks of Being a Wallflower,” and TV shows like “Dawson’s Creek” and “My So Called Life,” John Hughes’ classic high school romance “Pretty in Pink” dared to depict teenage love with a poignancy and truthfulness that felt both natural and wildly sentimental. Released on February 28, 1986, it remains one of Hughes’ most beloved movies. On the 30th anniversary of “Pretty in Pink,” here’s a look back at John Hughes’ 10 finest films, plus five that didn’t quite make the grade.

The Best…

10) Uncle Buck (1989)

John Candy played the title role of a lovable oaf whose babysitting skills are put to the test in this lightweight yet undeniably funny family comedy. The fifth of eight Hughes films in which he appeared, Candy showed winning chemistry with 9-year old Macaulay Culkin in what remains a career highlight. Though a 1990 “Uncle Buck” sitcom starring Kevin Meaney »

- Matthew Chernov

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The 2016 Razzie Awards Announced

15 January 2016 9:17 PM, PST | Cinelinx | See recent Cinelinx news »

 Tired of hearing about all those good movies that the Academy loves? Well if so, you’re in luck. It’s time to celebrate the best of the worst…The 2016 Golden Raspberry Awards (“Razzies”) are here.

 

With the Academy Award nominated movies getting so much attention this week, let’s not forget the other end of the Hollywood product.  The 36st Annual Razzie Awards are here to celebrate the bombs, guilty pleasures and the so-bad-it’s-good fiascos. For people who like camp, cheese and dreck, let’s look at the Razzie nominated films for 2016.

 

Let the badness begin…               

 Worst Picture

 Fantastic Four

 Fifty Shades of Grey

 Jupiter Ascending

 Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2

 Pixels

 Worst Actor

 Johnny Depp- Mortdecai

 Jamie Dornan- Fifty Shades of Grey

 Kevin James- Paul Blart Mall Cop 2

 Adam Sandler- The Cobbler and Pixels

 Channing Tatum- Jupiter Ascending

 Worst Supporting Actor

 Chevy Chase »

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The 36th Razzie Awards nominations have been announced

13 January 2016 9:40 PM, PST | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

Yesterday, the 36th annual Razzie Awards nominations were announced by the The Golden Raspberry Award Foundation. It is tradition that the Razzies, which celebrate the worst movies of the year, are nominated just before the Oscar nominations, which celebrate the best films of the year. The Oscar nominations will be announced in Los Angeles later this afternoon, but the Razzie nominations have already been released.

We’re afraid its bad news for Johnny Depp, Channing Tatum, and Kayley Cuoco-Sweeting.

Here is the official press release.

All five films up for Worst Picture at this year’s 36th Annual Razzie® Awards are big budget/high profile productions that have no excuse for being among the year’s “berry” worst. And 2015’s acting contenders include popular stars like Johnny Depp, Channing Tatum, and Kayley Cuoco-Sweeting, previous Oscar® winners Gwyneth Paltrow, Eddie Redmayne and Julianne Moore, and such Razzie Repeat Offenders as Adam Sandler, »

- Paul Heath

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2016 Razzie Awards Nominations Are Here

13 January 2016 10:07 AM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

All five films up for Worst Picture at this year's 36th Annual Razzie Awards are big budget/high profile productions that have no excuse for being among the year's "berry" worst. And 2015's acting contenders include popular stars like Johnny Depp, Channing Tatum, and Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting, previous Oscar winners Gwyneth Paltrow, Eddie Redmayne and Julianne Moore, and such Razzie Repeat Offenders as Adam Sandler, Jennifer Lopez and Katherine Heigl. "Winners" will be announced in intentionally tacky ceremony scheduled for 8pm/Pst on Saturday February 27 -- Oscar eve.

The choices for Worst Picture include Fifty Shades of Grey (2015's "Most Successful Bad Movie"), Fantastic Four (a nearly instant remake that flopped with both critics and movie-goers), Jupiter Ascending (the latest sci-fi fiasco from Andy Wachowski & Lana Wachowski), Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2 (a box office hit despite its 95% negative rating at Rotten Tomatoes) and Adam Sandler's latest excuse for a movie, »

- MovieWeb

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