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Nick Jonas' Girlfriend Olivia Culpo Flashes a Whole Lotta Leg & Cleavage at Miss Universe Pageant

3 hours ago | TooFab | See recent TooFab news »

Olivia Culpo might not be Miss Universe anymore, but she definitely stole the show! The former Miss USA had all eyes on her when she showed up to the 2015 Miss Universe Pageant on Sunday at the Trump National Doral Hotel in Florida, wearing a super sexy and jaw-dropping gown.  Nick Jonas' other half walked the carpet with her musician boyfriend in the Michael Costello creation ... a dress that showed plenty of cleavage and had sheer side panels in the pelvic region.The youngest Jonas brother performed his hit song "Jealous" at the event, a tune inspired by his 22-year-old girlfriend. The singer recently admitted to feeling envious over some unwanted male attention his beauty received which led him to pen the song. In that dress, we can see why! A new Miss Universe was crowned at the event: Miss Columbia Paulina Vega.The South American beauty took home the »

- tooFab Staff

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20 Amazing Posters For Movies You Haven’t Seen

25 January 2015 12:20 PM, PST | Obsessed with Film | See recent Obsessed with Film news »

Eros International

A lot of time and effort goes into brainstorming, designing, making and distributing movie posters as they are a key element of raising awareness of and advertising the movie they are depicting.

In many cases, they become almost as iconic as the movies themselves – look at the shark looming upwards towards the helpless and blissfully unaware victim on the poster for Jaws, the fingers touching on the poster for E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, the rose across the girl’s stomach on the poster for American beauty or the lone titular character sitting on a bench on the poster for Forrest Gump for memorable examples – and it’s important that they reflect what the movie in question is about whilst being eye-catching at the same time.

It isn’t just blockbuster movies that need to have great posters, however. In fact, it could be considered more important for smaller, »

- K.J. Stewart

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Class Disparities and Prostitution Tackled in Early Female Director's Drama

23 January 2015 5:01 PM, PST | Alt Film Guide | See recent Alt Film Guide news »

Pioneering woman director Lois Weber socially conscious drama 'Shoes' among Library of Congress' Packard Theater movies (photo: Mary MacLaren in 'Shoes') In February 2015, National Film Registry titles will be showcased at the Library of Congress' Packard Campus Theater – aka the Packard Campus for Audio Visual Conservation – in Culpeper, Virginia. These range from pioneering woman director Lois Weber's socially conscious 1916 drama Shoes to Robert Zemeckis' 1985 blockbuster Back to the Future. Another Packard Theater highlight next month is Sam Peckinpah's ultra-violent Western The Wild Bunch (1969), starring William Holden and Ernest Borgnine. Also, Howard Hawks' "anti-High Noon" Western Rio Bravo (1959), toplining John Wayne and Dean Martin. And George Cukor's costly remake of A Star Is Born (1954), featuring Academy Award nominees Judy Garland and James Mason in the old Janet Gaynor and Fredric March roles. There's more: Jeff Bridges delivers a colorful performance in »

- Andre Soares

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Blu-ray Review: Stale Screen Culture Drama ‘Men, Women & Children’

22 January 2015 12:54 PM, PST | HollywoodChicago.com | See recent HollywoodChicago.com news »

Chicago – In “Men, Women & Children,” director Jason Reitman not-so-audaciously reflects onto viewers their world of silent screens and awkward impersonal interactions. As many stories (“Don Jon,” “Disconnect”) have taken on the torch of showing how we are, gasp! — connected to the world yet disconnected from those close to us — Reitman’s tale is just another one for the batch.

Rating: 2.0/5.0

When the aliens of another planet excavate our digital ruins to understand what we thought of what we wrought, “Men, Women & Children” shall stand out as the film that angled the screen society through the lens of absurdities and perversions, more by the parents than their title kin. Jennifer Garner and Judy Greer portray parents who exhibit control over their kin, enabled by the connectivity and mass audiences awaiting a simple post on the internet. In an example of screen culture absurdity, a stoic Garner is a vehement watchdog over »

- adam@hollywoodchicago.com (Adam Fendelman)

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Examining American Sniper's breakthrough success

20 January 2015 11:26 AM, PST | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Clint Eastwood's American Sniper has smashed box office records, and picked up Oscar nods. So how did it happen?

This article contains spoilers for American Sniper.

American Sniper stands to be the most financially profitable of this year's Best Picture Oscar contenders by a long way, having out-grossed most of the others' lifetime domestic totals in its first weekend on wide release.

The $90.2 million opening is the highest January opening of all time, more than doubling the opening weekend record set by Ride Along at the same time last year, and it's easily the strongest box office performer of director Clint Eastwood's career.

In short, it did the kind of business you would expect from a superhero movie, or a new instalment in an established franchise, and yet it's an R-rated war drama based on a true story. Irrespective of our thoughts on the film, that's a stunning début. »

- simonbrew

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Jennifer Aniston Gets a Standing Ovation, Ballerinas Fighting and Much More in the Latest Week We Love!

20 January 2015 11:19 AM, PST | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

On this week's special edition of Week We Love, Will Marfuggi is here to give you the latest entertainment scoop, as well as a sneak peek at the newest trends! She's known as the queen of rom-coms, but now Jennifer Aniston takes on an entirely different role in her new movie Cake, where she stars as a woman suffering from chonic pain. Her role in the drama earned the actress a standing ovation at the Toronto Film Festival, and the movie also features Anna Kendrick and Sam Worthington! Fall Out Boy (yes, they're still together) is releasing their sixth studio album, and their music video for the title track "American Beauty/American Psycho" features ballerinas fighting! You won't want to miss »

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PBS Releases Black History Month Programming Lineup & Online Content Offerings

16 January 2015 8:57 AM, PST | ShadowAndAct | See recent ShadowAndAct news »

It's that time of the year again... Here's PBS' Black History Month lineup of programming lineup and online content offerings. - Beginning in February, "Antiques Roadshow" premieres “Celebrating Black Americana,” where, among other items, participants bring, for appraisal, an 1821 citizenship certificate for a free man of color and an African American beauty book written by entrepreneur Madame C.J. Walker, the first American female millionaire. On "Genealogy Roadshow," where professional genealogists use history and science to uncover fascinating family secrets, participants in New Orleans explore family links to the »

- Tambay A. Obenson

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Thora Birch Makes Rare Red Carpet Appearance At "Cake" Premiere

15 January 2015 10:45 AM, PST | TooFab | See recent TooFab news »

Wow, we haven't seen Thora Birch in forever! The "American Beauty" star attended the premiere of Jennifer Aniston's new movie "Cake" in Los Angeles on Wednesday. Sporting a black and pink patterned dress, black pumps and her hair in natural waves, the actress was the spitting image of her younger self. We haven't seen the 32-year-old in public much, since she appeared in the TV movie the "Pregnancy Pact" back in 2010.Birch was joined on the red carpet by the movie's leading lady who looked gorgeous in her white crop top and matching lace empire skirt. Jen completed her look with black pumps, silver jewelry and wore her hair in a messy ponytail. The "Friends" alum's dramatic role has been generating rave reviews, and while Aniston was nominated for a Golden Globe Award, she was snubbed from this year's Oscar nominees which were announced Thursday morning. In the flick, »

- tooFab Staff

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Hollywood’s Top Casting Directors Celebrate Artios Nominations at Sur (Exclusive)

14 January 2015 5:48 PM, PST | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

TheWrap was inside the Artios Awards nominee party to mingle with contenders at Lisa Vanderpump’s West Hollywood lounge

Hollywood’s most acclaimed casting directors came together at the 2015 Artios Nominee Party on Tuesday at Sur in West Hollywood, in a joint production between the Casting Society of America and Breakdown Services.

As casting directors still strive for recognition — it may just be the last branch not to have its own category at the Academy Awards — the tight-knit community gathered to celebrate each other’s achievements over the past year ahead of the official Artios Awards ceremony on Thursday, Jan. »

- Travis Reilly and Linda Ge

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Carrie Underwood keeps beauty regime 'simple'

13 January 2015 11:12 AM, PST | National Ledger | See recent National Ledger news »

Carrie Underwood likes to keep her beauty regime ''simple''. The 31-year-old star is the face Almay cosmetics' new Simply American campaign - which is set to launch next week - and believes the make-up range is perfect for those who like a more ''natural'' look. She told People magazine: ''Simply American beauty, for me, is about keeping things simple and feeling good about yourself. It doesn't have to be complicated, it's that natural beauty that we all possess.'' The 'Something in the Water' singer - who is expecting her first child, a baby boy, with husband Mike Fisher - embodies the ''All-American Girl'' theme in the campaign images by donning a stars-and-stripes printed vest while relaxing on a gingham blanket and swing-chair with her adorable puppy Ace. The blonde beauty - who is a spokesperson for Almay - recently confessed that she prefers to do her own »

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‘Transparent’, ‘House Of Cards’ Scoop Up Big Wins At Golden Globes

12 January 2015 8:24 AM, PST | Tubefilter.com | See recent Tubefilter News news »

On the day after the Golden Globe Awards, much discussion has concerned the rise of online video distributors. While the four major networks were completely shut out of major awards, Netflix and Amazon each scored big wins. Most significantly, Amazon's breakout hit Transparent won Best TV Series - Comedy or Musical and Best Actor - Comedy or Musical for its star Jeffrey Tambor. On Netflix's side, Kevin Spacey won Best Actor - Drama for his role in House of Cards.

The win is particularly significant for Amazon. Transparent's Golden Globe nominations were the platform's first ever award nods, and by picking up two wins, the online retailer-turned-video on demand platform took a big step forward as it looks to challenge both Netflix and traditional TV networks.

Here's Transparent creator Jill Soloway accepting the award for Best Comedy Series:

Later, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos posed with his company's landmark achievement: »

- Sam Gutelle

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Film Review: ‘Walter’

8 January 2015 1:39 AM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Walter works at the movie theater in a small town, where he believes he’s the son of God, tasked by the Man upstairs with deciding whether those around him are going to heaven or hell. Whether audiences are also willing to believe this original if somewhat half-baked premise is another question entirely. While “Walter” harks back to so many stylized ’90s-era indies — and conceivably might have played a festival like Sundance had it been made two decades earlier — these days, such an overly cutesy, credibility-straining dramedy is fated to disappear into VOD purgatory, following its modest theatrical release in March.

Crafted with equal doses of poignancy and pap, Paul Shoulberg’s screenplay (expanded from his 2010 short, directed by someone else entirely) caught the eye of first-time helmer Anna Mastro, who embraces the sincerity at the script’s core, but doesn’t quite know how to handle its more offbeat sense of magical realism. »

- Peter Debruge

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Bond 24: 10 Skyfall Flaws That Spectre Should Improve Upon

6 January 2015 8:40 AM, PST | Obsessed with Film | See recent Obsessed with Film news »

Eon Productions

There’s no use pretending that Skyfall is anything other than one of the best and most relentlessly entertaining James Bond movies ever made. The 23rd 007 entry into this never-ending canon of films was expertly helmed by of Sam Mendes – the man responsible for cinematic gems such as American Beauty and Road To Perdition – and as a result went on to become the highest-grossing film in the UK ever. Brilliantly acted, beautifully shot and crammed with some of cinema’s most exciting set-pieces, such achievements aren’t to be scoffed at. That said, Skyfall wasn’t perfect.

In the wake of Skyfall’s release, Bond fans were left waiting with baited breathe as Eon Productions pondered over where to take the franchise next. The general consensus seemed to be “wherever Sam Mendes wants to take it,” and after originally dispelling myths that he wouldn’t return to the »

- Sam Hill

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Will Kevin Spacey finally break Golden Globes curse with win for 'House of Cards'?

3 January 2015 8:04 AM, PST | Gold Derby | See recent Gold Derby news »

Kevin Spacey, you can finally get your Golden Globes speech ready! Both Spacey and his Netflix drama series "House of Cards" are projected to win at the Globes next Sunday (January 11). -Break- Even though Spacey has two Oscars, he has never prevailed with the Hollywood Foreign Press despite eight prior nominations. That includes the years when he won Academy Awards for his supporting performance in "The Usual Suspects" (Brad Pitt took the Globe for "Twelve Monkeys" in 1995) and his leading role in "American Beauty" (Denzel Washington won the Globe for "The Hurricane" in 1999). Related: Expect Globe wins for 'Orange is the New Black' and 'House of Cards' Our current odds have Spacey far out front for Best TV Drama Actor at 2/5. His strongest competition:  Clive Owen ("The Knick") at 7/2 and Dominic West ("The Affair") at 50/1. Last year's champ,&nbs...' »

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Kevin Spacey will finally break Golden Globes curse with win for 'House of Cards'

3 January 2015 8:04 AM, PST | Gold Derby | See recent Gold Derby news »

Kevin Spacey, you can finally get your Golden Globes speech ready! Both Spacey and his Netflix drama series "House of Cards" are projected to win at the Globes next Sunday (January 11). -Break- Even though Spacey has two Oscars, he has never prevailed with the Hollywood Foreign Press despite eight prior nominations. That includes the years when he won Academy Awards for his supporting performance in "The Usual Suspects" (Brad Pitt took the Globe for "Twelve Monkeys" in 1995) and his leading role in "American Beauty" (Denzel Washington won the Globe for "The Hurricane" in 1999). Related: Expect Globe wins for 'Orange is the New Black' and 'House of Cards' Our current odds have Spacey far out front for Best TV Drama Actor at 2/5. His strongest competition:  Clive Owen ("The Knick") at 7/2 and Dominic West ("The Affair") at 50/1. Last year's champ,&nbs...' »

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Worst 5 Stories of 2014 – Watch Fmtv’s Movie Newsgasm

2 January 2015 11:00 AM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Expect to see ‘Spider-Man’ on the Oscars death roll call.

It’s been a strange 2014, one full of computer hacks (revealing what both celebrities and Sony look like underneath their clothes) and annoyingly-titled franchise reboots (looking at you, Genisys).

As a New Year’s treat, here are the Worst 5 stories as reported on the Movie Newsgasm from 2014. Enjoy…or, more appropiately, watch through your fingers whilst angirly shouting Stop Ruining Spider-man.

Fmtv will be back next Friday for the First Movie Newsgasm Episode Of 2015! We haven’t done one all year, don’t you know. Subscribe here to be notified first when it’s live and to instantly gain 32% more cinematic swagger.

See below for more information on the films discussed…

The Amazing Spider-man 2

…is out now on Blu-ray and DVD and features returning stars Andrew Garfield (Spider-Man), Emma Stone (Gwen Stacy), Sally Field (Aunt May), Campbell Scott (Richard Parker »

- Oli Davis

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