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Film Review: ‘Make Your Move’

19 April 2014 4:41 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

“East-Meets-West Side Story” might have made a clunkier but more interesting title for “Make Your Move,” a slick, disposable soap opera about a poor white boy and a spirited Korean girl who fall in love despite hailing from rival corners of Brooklyn’s club scene. Wringing yet another variation on the boy-hoofer-meets-girl-hoofer formula that fueled his screenplays for “Save the Last Dance” and “Step Up,” writer-director Duane Adler weaves an overly tangled web of resentment, betrayal and thuggish violence around his attractive two leads (“Dancing With the Stars” champ Derek Hough and pop star BoA), both of whom display almost enough fancy footwork to overcome the cliches they’ve been saddled with. Theatrical biz will be limited, but this amiable time-filler could have ancillary legs, particularly among the Asian-American audiences being targeted.

A genial, tap-dancing ex-con from New Orleans, Donny (Hough) decides to skip out on his parole and hightail it to Brooklyn, »

- Justin Chang

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Johnny Depp Facts: 33 Things You (Probably) Don't Know About the A-List Star

18 April 2014 6:00 AM, PDT | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

Believe it or not, Johnny Depp has been lighting up the silver screen for three decades.

Since breaking out on the hit show "21 Jump Street," Depp has become well known for his eccentric roles, most notably as the suave pirate Captain Jack Sparrow. While the "Pirates of the Caribbean" franchise made him a bankable star, Depp owes much of his career to renowned director Tim Burton for collaborations such as "Edward Scissorhands" (1990) and "Sleepy Hollow" (1999) -- just to name two.

But there's still much to know about the international star. From his early ambitions as a musician to his surprising fear, here are 33 things you probably don't know about Johnny Depp.

1. Depp was born in Owensboro, Kentucky in 1963 to Betty Sue Palmer, a waitress, and John Christopher Depp, a civil engineer.

2. He and his family moved frequently during his childhood, living in more than 20 different places before settling in Miramar, »

- Jonny Black

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Opening Scene from In Your Eyes Sci-Fi Film, Written by Joss Whedon

18 April 2014 3:10 AM, PDT | WorstPreviews.com | See recent Worst Previews news »

Thanks to Entertainment Weekly, we now have the opening scene from the upcoming "In Your Eyes" sci-fi film, which was written by "The Avengers" director Joss Whedon. Check out the clip below. The new movie tells a metaphysical love story about two seemingly polar opposites who are deeply connected in ways neither could have ever imagined. It stars Zoe Kasan (Ruby Sparks), Michael Stahl-David (Cloverfield), Nikki Reed (Twilight) and Jennifer Grey (Dirty Dancing). "In Your Eyes" is directed by Brin Hill, the writer of "Battle of the Year" and "Won't Back Down." It's set to premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival this weekend. Clip: »

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'New Girl' recap: I'm Okay, You're Okay (Jk, We're All Broken Up)

15 April 2014 9:30 PM, PDT | EW.com - PopWatch | See recent EW.com - PopWatch news »

Whenever New Girl has had a big plot point in, it’s always been interesting how they handle — or don’t — the fallout in the next episode. A few examples: Jess and Nick’s first kiss in “Cooler” was followed by the Indian speed-dating shenanigans of “Table 34″; the roomfriends were doin’ it and doin’ it and doin’ it well in “Virgins,” but “Winston’s Birthday” felt a bit like a digression; and it’s probably best if we don’t dwell too much on “Exes” (aside from Adam Brody’s dreaminess therein) because it had the misfortune to air in »

- Lanford Beard

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Richard Marx & Cynthia Rhodes Split After 25-Years

5 April 2014 4:06 PM, PDT | Access Hollywood | See recent Access Hollywood news »

Richard Marx and Cynthia Rhodes are calling it quits.

The "Right Here Waiting" singer, 50, has announced that he and Cynthia, 57, an actress ("Flashdance," "Staying Alive," "Dirty Dancing"), are getting a divorce, according to People.

Married for 25 years, the couple has been separated since July 2013, the mag reported.

Read: Richard Marx - 'I Totally Married Up'

The split announcement was initially revealed during Richard's appearance on Friday's episode of Katie Couric's talk show, "Katie," when she said to the "Hold On to the Nights" crooner, "Well, you're back on the market -- how ...

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- access.hollywood@nbcuni.com (AccessHollywood.com Editorial Staff)

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Singer Richard Marx divorcing wife of 25 years Cynthia Rhodes

4 April 2014 10:49 PM, PDT | RealBollywood.com | See recent RealBollywood news »

Washington, April 5: Richard Marx has announced that he is divorcing his wife Cynthia Rhodes after 25 years of marriage.

The 'Right Here Waiting' hit maker, who has been separated from the 'Dirty Dancing' actress since July, first hinted at the divorce when he made an appearance on Katie Couric's show and she asked him what it was like to be back on the market, People Magazine reported.

Marx had replied to the question, saying that dating was all brand new to him, so he is just having fun.

The parents of three sons had tied the knot four years after meeting in 1983 on the sets of 'Staying Alive', where Rhodes. »

- Arun Pandit

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Richard Marx and Cynthia Rhodes Divorcing After 25 Years of Marriage

4 April 2014 2:45 PM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

The king of love ballads and his wife are no longer singing the same tune. Richard Marx, 50, the pop singer behind romantic '80s and '90s hits like "Right Here Waiting," and "Hold On to the Nights," has announced that he and his wife, actress and singer Cynthia Rhodes, 57, are splitting, People confirms. The couple have been separated since July and are in the process of divorcing after 25 years of marriage, his rep tells People. The announcement was initially made on Friday's episode of Katie. "Well, you're back on the market," Katie Couric said. "How are you feeling about dating? »

- Gillian Telling

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AMC Networks’ Yeah! App Offers Up This Is Spinal Tap Free Through 4/11

1 April 2014 6:59 PM, PDT | AreYouScreening.com | See recent AreYouScreening news »

Whether you’re new to Tap, or have seen them in concert (like me), it’s hard to argue with free, and the Yeah! App from AMC Networks is offering This is Spinal Tap – The Special Features Version for free through April 11th.

Far more than just a ‘Pop Up Video’ version of films, the Yeah! App gives you a completely unique experience, and none of the films is packed with more awesome than This is Spinal Tap, which not only pulls in hundreds of cool notes, but gives you some incredible insights from a variety of legendary rockers… and Jack Black.

Check out the full details below, and make sure you don’t miss this opportunity to enjoy this truly special viewing experience.

Yeah!, the New iPad Movie App from AMC Networks, Offers This Is Spinal Tap – The Special Features Version Gratis to All iPad Users Through April 11

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- Marc Eastman

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9 Movies That Prove Great Dance Scenes Aren’t Only Found In Musicals

27 March 2014 11:00 AM, PDT | FilmSchoolRejects.com | See recent FilmSchoolRejects news »

Thirty years ago, Ren McCormack fought for his right in Footloose. “This is our time to dance,” he argued. “It is our way of celebrating life. It’s the way it was in the beginning. It’s the way it’s always been. It’s the way it should be now.” As Kevin Bacon put on his old sweats and threw an old cassette on the stereo for Jimmy Fallon last week, we were reminded in the resonating power of dance scenes… Only, we often remember the most polished dance sequences and forget that “from the oldest of times, people danced for a number of reasons.” Though lists like to remind us over and over of the usual suspects – the films boasting carefully rehearsed choreography ((500) Days of Summer), musical numbers (Singin’ in the Rain), practiced moves (Dirty Dancing), and audacious comedy (Little Miss Sunshine) – there are many memorable dance sequences that break the barriers. Most »

- Monika Bartyzel

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24 Dos and Don'ts You Learned From Dirty Dancing

25 March 2014 12:16 PM, PDT | BuzzSugar | See recent BuzzSugar news »

It's been 27 years since the original Dirty Dancing hit theaters in 1987, but the cult classic still has plenty of staying power thanks to some quotable lines, a seriously awesome '60s soundtrack, and some out-of-control dance scenes. With actress Jennifer Grey celebrating her 54th birthday on Wednesday, we're taking a look back at the iconic movie that made people dream of a sexy stranger who'd teach them how to dance, lift them high in the air, and stand up to anyone who tried to put them in the corner. (Yes? No? Just us?) In honor of Jennifer's birthday and the memorable performance from the late Patrick Swayze, take a look at 24 dos and don'ts inspired by Dirty Dancing. Source: Lionsgate View Slideshow › »

- Laura Marie Meyers

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HeyUGuys report from the set of Ronnie Thompson’s intense drama, I Am Soldier

14 March 2014 6:15 AM, PDT | HeyUGuys.co.uk | See recent HeyUGuys news »

There was a spirit and drive on set of Ronnie Thompson’s latest drama I Am Soldier, and a commitment to the cause not to dissimilar to the special forces themselves, with a palpable, tireless work ethic spreading around the camp. It seems only right this be the case, as the one thing Thompson – whose previous directing credit is Tower Block – was hellbent on guaranteeing, is that his film is rife with authenticity, as he uses his own personal experiences as a serviceman, to help craft this piece of cinema.

“Because I have a service background, it’s always something I’m naturally interested in,” he told us on set. “I don’t know many directors or writers that have that kind of experience to draw on and that mindset of a service person. So it’s always something I wanted to do. I’m a director who has more »

- Stefan Pape

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Pretty Woman Musical Heading To Broadway

13 March 2014 5:01 AM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

Dirty Dancing, Legally Blonde, Sister Act, Billy Elliot and Ghost are just some of our beloved films that have been made into musicals in the past few years. Now this all-star list will be getting another hit to sing along to with 1990s classic film Pretty Woman set to take the Broadway stage!

Reports are telling us that the movie’s director Gary Marshall is currently in New York with producer Paula Wagner and they are taking meetings with composers, lyricists and directors in order to make ‘Pretty Woman – The Musical‘  happen. In addition to this Marshall and screenwriter Jf Lawton are writing the book based on the movie.

Also known as the movie that shot Julia Roberts to instant stardom, Pretty Woman follows the story of prostitute looking for a fairytale ending, which she luckily finds in the form of Richard Gere. The original musical was actually already written »

- Tina Baraga

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Justin Bieber, Selena Gomez perform sexy dance routine -- Video

11 March 2014 11:14 AM, PDT | EW.com - PopWatch | See recent EW.com - PopWatch news »

Proving that their young love is meant to be — seriously, guys — Justin Bieber posted a pair of steamy videos in which he dances a choreographed routine (to John Legend’s Ordinary People, of all things), allegedly with his on-again, off-again lady love Selena Gomez.

Bieber reportedly posted two back-to-back clips on Instagram on March 10. But before the posts could earn thousands of angry comments from heart-broken Beliebers, the young singer took them down from his social media account.

Bieber’s representative did not respond to EW’s request for comment.

Thankfully, the video — filmed during the pair’s reunion in Texas over the weekend, »

- Nina Terrero

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Top 10 Best Romantic Movie Lines...Ever!

14 February 2014 11:22 AM, PST | Manny the Movie Guy | See recent Manny the Movie Guy news »

If you want to get inspired this Valentine.s Day, look no further than the world of cinema! From professing about your undying devotion to the minutiae of this thing we call love, Hollywood has given us a treasure trove of one-liners that provoke and entertain. I bet you that the romantic movies I picked have quotes that you still remember to this day.

So without further adieu, here.s my list of the Top 10 Best Romantic Movie Lines.ever!

Here are the movies featured:

1. "Jerry Maguire"

2. "Casablanca"

3. "Gone with the Wind"

4. "Titanic"

5. "Dirty Dancing"

6. "Brokeback Mountain"

7. "Notting Hill"

8. "As Good As It Gets"

9. "The Notebook"

10. "Love Story"

I just couldn't fit them all in, such as "Annie Hall," "My Best Friend's Wedding," "Bridget Jones' Diary," "Love Actually," and much more! »

- Manny

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Sr Geek Picks: Lego Movie Blooper Reel, The Wolf of Albuquerque & More

14 February 2014 7:40 AM, PST | ScreenRant.com | See recent Screen Rant news »

Welcome to Screen Rant’s “Geek Picks,” where we collect the finest movie-related geekery from around the Web. Today you’ll find Kevin Nealon talking Valentines with kids; a blooper reel for The Lego Movie; a cute kitten version of Disney’s The Little Mermaid; everything wrong with Dirty Dancing in 8 minutes or less; and some Disney character inspired cocktails. All that and more on this edition of Sr’s Geek Picks!

If you have any Geek Picks of your own, please send them to srgeekpicks(at)gmail(dot)com and you could be featured in a future post!


Valentine’s Day Secret Admirer Prank

The most romantic prank ever made. Send this video to someone you admire! Even if they’re a stranger.


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- Justin Vactor

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Pooja Bhatt upset over Vipul Shahs film titled Holiday

13 February 2014 3:19 AM, PST | BollywoodHungama | See recent BollywoodHungama news »

After the much awaited trailer of Holiday: A Soldier Is Never Off Duty, hit the media, Pooja Bhatt has been fuming over the title of Vipul Shah's film. The actress turned producer claims that the title 'Holiday' has been registered with her for a while now and accuses Vipul of copyright infringement.

Pooja Bhatt had directed a film titled Holiday way back in 2006, starring Dino Morea and Onjolee Nair which was also the remake of the 1987 film Dirty Dancing. The former actress also revealed that she was approached by Vipul Shah for rights of the title but she had rejected the idea. Pooja took to twitter to vent out her anger, as she writes, "First Thank You then Holiday! Akshay Kumar's producers have an affinity for the titles of my films. Gentle Reminder- 'Karma can be a bitch'! Vipul Shah approached me for Holiday & I refused. »

- Bollywood Hungama News Network

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The Top 10 Movie Bad Guys Who Went Good

13 February 2014 3:00 AM, PST | HeyUGuys.co.uk | See recent HeyUGuys news »

You love to hate them, you hate to love them. There is an irresistible quality to the bad men in film, whose dastardly ways lure you in and keep you rooting for them until the bitter end.

With the remake of 1981’s turbulent Endless Love out this Valentine’s Day, starring Alex Pettyfer as a boy in love with a criminal past, we celebrate some of cinema’s most notorious, sometimes misunderstood scoundrels and their paths to retribution.

John BenderThe Breakfast Club

Dir. John Hughes, 1985

Spending the majority of John Hughes’ fantastic teen film slumped over a desk and setting things on fire, Judd Nelson’s juvenile Bender is the definition of angst. Criminally minded, troubled and at times malicious, Hughes still urges you not to give up on him, with glimmers of a better person under that grubby coat and a victory that will have you punching the »

- Beth Webb

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Inside the Legal Battle Over a Lucrative 'Dirty Dancing' Stage Musical (Exclusive)

12 February 2014 8:22 AM, PST | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

When Dirty Dancing came out in 1987, it was a massive hit, grossing nearly $214 million in worldwide box office. But the film starring Patrick Swayze as a dance instructor at a vacation resort was nothing compared to the success of the stage version. In London alone, a Dirty Dancing musical reportedly grossed $500 million. Such prosperity should be the formula for happiness among all involved, but it hasn't been. Behind the curtains, the screenwriter of the original film has been tangoing with the stage version's Australian producer over rights. Last year, an arbitrator ruled largely in favor of the

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- Eriq Gardner

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Perfect girlfriend is 5ft 5, dislikes tattoos and wears 34C underwear

8 February 2014 10:03 PM, PST | RealBollywood.com | See recent RealBollywood news »

London, Feb 9: The perfect girlfriend is five foot five inches tall, has no tattoos and supports Manchester United, according to a new survey.

In a poll, by dating app Lovoo, it found that men like women with an Irish accent, Mini Cooper and loves roast dinners, the Daily Express reported.

The ideal lady would also have a weight of 9st 2lbs, brown hair, blue eyes and her favourite movie being 'Dirty Dancing'.

She also wears 34C underwear and enjoys listening to rock music.

Out of the 2,000 men polled, they also choose their ideal woman to look like Kelly Brook followed by Cheryl Cole and Jessica. »

- Meeta Kabra

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Rom Com Reflection: The 80's

2 February 2014 5:02 PM, PST | Cinelinx | See recent Cinelinx news »

Today romantic comedies are known for being repetative and full of cliches, but the genre didn't always have that reputation. The 1980's required film makers to reinvent the long-running genre for a new generation.  

Each month the Cinelinx staff will write a handful of articles covering a specified film-related topic. These articles will be notified by the Movielinx banner. Movielinx is an exploration and discussion of our personal connections with film. We’ll even submit reviews of the films we discuss so that you can get a better idea of what we’re talking about. This month, with Valentines Day right around the corner, we look at romatic comedies. What do romantic comedies mean to you? Feel free to add your own comments or reviews of movies that you find personally influential.

Ah yes. The 80’s. Decade of overindulgence, leg warmers, and the birth of MTV. This was a decade »

- feeds@cinelinx.com (G.S. Perno)

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