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15 items from 2017


Toni Collette Named Her Daughter Sage Because ‘She Was Already Teaching Me in the Womb’

11 August 2017 10:30 AM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

When it comes to a girls’ night out, Toni Collette knows exactly what she wants.

“Good food, good wine and swimming in the ocean with no clothes on,” the Australian actress tells People in this week’s issue. “I love a skinny dip!”

Appearing in the new comedy Fun Mom Dinner — which follows four very different moms on a night out together — Collette was drawn to the film because “it has such a big, beautiful bold heart and says a really great thing about female friendship,” she says.

“It’s about these women not only connecting with each other unexpectedly, »

- Julie Jordan

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Leigh-Allyn Baker on Why a Gluten-Free Diet Has Been Crucial for Her Sons: 'Heal the Gut, Heal the Brain'

7 August 2017 10:30 AM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Will & Grace alum and Good Luck Charlie star Leigh-Allyn Baker opens up about motherhood and her son’s daily battle with dyspraxia in an exclusive five-part People series. (Read part 1 here, part 2 here, part 3 here and part 4 here.)

You won’t find any gluten in Leigh-Allyn Baker‘s home — but don’t call it a “junk”-free space.

“They don’t eat chemical junk, but they still get to eat junk — they just eat natural junk,” Baker tells People of her and husband Keith Kauffman‘s two sons: Baker James, 4½, and Griffin Samuel, 8.

“When there’s a birthday party, my kids get a cake, »

- Lindsay Kimble

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Patrick Dempsey's Wife Jillian Pens Sweet 18th Anniversary Tribute: 'Through Thick & Thin ... I Love You'

31 July 2017 1:41 PM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

It was 22 years ago that Jillian Fink gave her first haircut to the guy who would become famous for his luscious locks on Grey’s Anatomy. Three kids, probably a billion haircuts (rough estimate) and 18 years of marriage later, Jillian and Patrick Dempsey are still in love.

Dedicating an adorable Instagram post to the father of her three children, Dempsey, now 51, wished him a happy 18th, adding, “Through thick and thin … I love you.” She signed the post with a “wifey.”

From Pen: Girls Trip Star Jada Pinkett Smith on Being There for Son Jaden During The Pursuit of Happyness

Jillian, »

- Liam Berry

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CBS Exec Scott Koondel Uses Personal Story to Help Lives of Foster Kids and Charity One Simple Wish

13 July 2017 9:45 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Many industry executives have hosted fundraising events for favorite charities at their homes. But few have packed the emotional punch that CBS Corp.’s Scott Koondel delivered in the backyard of his Brentwood home in May when he made the pitch for One Simple Wish, a Trenton, N.J.-based nonprofit organization that aids kids in foster care.

Koondel, 53, spoke publicly for the first time about the trials he faced as a youth shuttling through foster homes until he struck out on his own as a young teenager. Today, Koondel, who is CBS Corp. exec VP and chief licensing officer, is determined to use his eye-popping story of survival to help raise money and awareness about the needs of kids in foster care, particularly as they enter adulthood.

“I feel like I’ve cleansed myself of a childhood that I was ashamed of,” Koondel told Variety. “I’m now in a position to really do some good »

- Cynthia Littleton

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‘Westworld’ Heading To The Home Formats This November: Full Details

5 July 2017 10:14 PM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment have released information regarding their planned home release for Westworld. The ground-breaking series will arrive on Blu-ray™, DVD and 4K Ultra HD on November 6, 2017.

Without rules or limitations, who will you become when exploring your wildest fantasies? From series creators Jonathan Nolan (Interstellar, The Dark Knight), Lisa Joy (Burn Notice, Pushing Daisies), and produced by J.J. AbramsBad Robot Productions and Kilter Films, Warner Bros. Home Entertainment brings HBO’s most-watched new series Westworld: Season One to Blu-ray™, DVD and groundbreaking 4K Ultra HD on November 6, 2017. Don’t miss your chance to own the first ever scripted TV series to be released on 4K Ultra HD as the box set contains all 10 episodes plus immersive never-before-seen special features, including three all new featurettes and a gag reel.

Based on the film written by best-selling author Michael Crichton (ER, Jurassic Park), Westworld: Season One is »

- Paul Heath

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Westworld: Season One Blu-ray, DVD and 4K Ultra HD release date and special features revealed

5 July 2017 8:00 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Warner Bros. Entertainment has announced the home-entertainment release details for the first season of HBO’s acclaimed series Westworld, which will hit Blu-ray, DVD and 4K Ultra HD on November 6th.

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4K Ultra HD, Blu-Ray And DVD Special Features

Inside Look with Jonah Nolan and Lisa Joy – Season One (New Featurette) Imagining the Main Title (New Featurette) The Key to The Chords (New Featurette) 2017 Comic Con Panel (New) Gag reel (New) “The Big Moment” Featurettes Welcome to Westworld Crafting the Narrative An Invitation to The Set Welcome to Westworld: About the Series Reality of A.I.: Westworld

Based on the film written by best-selling author Michael Crichton (ER, Jurassic Park), Westworld: Season One is a dark odyssey about the dawn of artificial consciousness and evolution of sin. Set at the intersection of the near future and a reimagined past, »

- Gary Collinson

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Yes No Maybe So: Jacob Tremblay is a "Wonder"

25 May 2017 2:00 PM, PDT | FilmExperience | See recent FilmExperience news »

by Nathaniel R

From a distance the forthcoming film Wonder (2017) looks like Mask (1985) for the junior high set. The film is based on the novel of the same name by Rj Palacio about Auggie, a boy who enters school after years of home schooling due to his many surgeries and complications with a rare facial deformity. Jacob Tremblay, in demand post Room, plays the main character Auggie. The film is directed by Stephen Chbosky who already has some experience with transferring Ya novels to the screen since he transferred his own for his directorial debut The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012). Wonder is his sophomore effort though this time he left the screenwriting to another. Steven Conrad, who previously adapted The Pursuit of Happyness and The Secret Life of Walter Mitty to screen, adapts. 

Let's compartmentalize the first trailer with our Yes No Maybe So™ system after the jump »

- NATHANIEL R

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From Charlie Hunnam to Chris Pratt, these are Cineplex's favourite TV actors turned movie stars

17 April 2017 8:01 AM, PDT | Cineplex | See recent Cineplex news »

From Charlie Hunnam to Chris Pratt, these are Cineplex's favourite TV actors turned movie starsFrom Charlie Hunnam to Chris Pratt, these are Cineplex's favourite TV actors turned movie starsGarrett McCormick4/17/2017 10:01:00 Am

You'd think making the transition from television to movies would be easy considering an actor is just an actor at the end of the day, but it's a lot harder than you think! Only a select few of television actors have gone over to the movie world successfully, but we have pulled together some of our favourites.

Check out Cineplex's favourite TV actors who have gone over to the world of cinema and took their careers to incredible heights!

Charlie Hunnam

TV role: Sons of Anarchy (2008-2014)

Notable film role: Pacific Rim

Any fan of Sons of Anarchy knows that heartthrob Charlie Hunnam can deliver a smouldering, broody hero on the small screen; but it wasn't until »

- Garrett McCormick

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From Charlie Hunnam to Chris Pratt, these are Cineplex's favourite TV actors turned movie stars

17 April 2017 8:01 AM, PDT | Cineplex | See recent Cineplex news »

From Charlie Hunnam to Chris Pratt, these are Cineplex's favourite TV actors turned movie starsFrom Charlie Hunnam to Chris Pratt, these are Cineplex's favourite TV actors turned movie starsGarrett McCormick4/17/2017 10:01:00 Am

You'd think making the transition from television to movies would be easy considering an actor is just an actor at the end of the day, but it's a lot harder than you think! Only a select few of television actors have gone over to the movie world successfully, but we have pulled together some of our favourites.

Check out Cineplex's favourite TV actors who have gone over to the world of cinema and took their careers to incredible heights!

Charlie Hunnam

TV role: Sons of Anarchy (2008-2014)

Notable film role: Pacific Rim

Any fan of Sons of Anarchy knows that heartthrob Charlie Hunnam can deliver a smouldering, broody hero on the small screen; but it wasn't until »

- Garrett McCormick

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Did the 2007 Oscars get it right?

22 February 2017 11:38 AM, PST | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Simon Brew Feb 24, 2017

It’s Oscar weekend! But how well do the Academy Award choices of ten years ago hold up? We’ve taken a look...

The Academy Awards are the highest profile snapshot of what films are highly rated within 12 months of their release. What they can’t predict, however, is how well regarded their choices will age, and only time can tell you that. Which is why I thought it’d be interesting to go back a decade, and see how the winners of the 79th Academy Awards, handed out on February 25th 2007, stack up ten years on…

Best Picture: The Departed

Also nominated:

Babel Letters From Iwo Jima Little Miss Sunshine The Queen

At the time, there was a little bit of acceptance that The Departed was the Scent Of A Woman moment. That just as Al Pacino got rewarded for good work in a film that’s not his finest, »

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Cameraman Catches a Real Life The Pursuit of Happyness Moment

20 February 2017 2:30 PM, PST | TVovermind.com | See recent TVovermind.com news »

If you’ve ever seen the movie The Pursuit of Happyness, you’ll remember the moment Will Smith comes walking out of the office after he finally receives his new job at Morgan Stanley. The job offer to his character, Chris Gardner, came after months of struggle which his bosses knew little to nothing about. The offer came after sacrifice that no one could imagine a person enduring. The offer came after being homeless, of having to live on the street and having to take care of his son with no mother in sight. When you see that moment, it’s a great

Cameraman Catches a Real Life The Pursuit of Happyness Moment »

- Nat Berman

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Avatar 2 Will Blow Our Minds With Unheard Of "Family Concept"

14 February 2017 4:03 PM, PST | LRMonline.com | See recent LRM Online news »

Well, just when you think James Cameron could not possibly provide an even higher level of genius, he goes right to the old chalkboard and comes up with this strange and unique idea known as "The Family Concept." I can not for the life of me think of any other movies with this unparalleled approach.

We Got This Covered was able to interview Sam Worthington the star of Avatar 2 in New York, while promoting his new film The Shack. He talks about this incredible new concept, and discusses the lengthy time it is taking to get the film made.

“They’re going to be shooting concurrently. The plan is to have some time in between, I think, but these things are always ambiguous until they start. We’re still set to start in the summer, though. James needed time to perfect the scripts. Whenever he says jump I go because he’s the man. »

- Drew Carlton

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Westworld Actress Thandie Newton In Talks To Join The Cast Of The Young Han Solo Movie

10 February 2017 2:43 PM, PST | ComicBookMovie.com | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

Coming off her critically acclaimed and SAG/Golden Globe nominated turn as Maeve in HBO's Westworld, Variety reports that Thandie Newton is in negotiations to join the upcoming Han Solo spinoff in an undisclosed role. This follows the news that Fleabag actress Pheobe Waller-Bridge has also signed on to play a filly CG character, who is actually said to be the franchise's first female droid. Newton shot to fame after a brief appearance in Interview with The Vampire, and has since appeared in the likes of Crash, The Pursuit of Happyness, and Run Fatboy Run. The still untitled Han Solo movie recently commenced production and is set to hit theaters on May 25, 2018. The film will also star Donald Glover, Woody Harrelson, Emilia Clarke and Alden Ehrenreich as the budding space smuggler of the title. »

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Fences review: Dir. Denzel Washington (2017)

6 February 2017 12:15 AM, PST | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

Fences review: Denzel Washington and Viola Davis are flawless in this stunning adaptation of August Wilson’s 1980s Pulitzer-winner.

Fences review by Paul Heath, February 2017.

Fences review

Denzel Washington leads the cast and takes a trip behind the camera to direct for the first time since Antwone Fisher for Fences, the big-screen adaptation of August Wilson‘s Pulitzer Prize-winning play of the same name.

In the film, Washington plays Troy Maxson, a Pittsburgh native and former baseball player with all of the makings of a professional career ahead of him. However, his dreams of joining a pro team are halted almost immediately as the rules stipulated at the time prevent black players from signing. Decades on from those ambitious younger days we find Troy in the 1950s, working a dead-end job as a sanitation worker with only Friday to look forward to. He works alongside long-time friend Jim Bono (Stephen Henderson »

- Paul Heath

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Oscar-Nominated ‘Fences’ Producer Says He’s Mistaken for African-American

24 January 2017 1:01 PM, PST | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Longtime Denzel Washington collaborator Todd Black earned his first career Oscar nomination on Tuesday as a producer of Paramount’s adaptation of the acclaimed August Wilson play “Fences.” But Black, whose credits include such films as Washington’s “Antwone Fisher” and Will Smith’s “The Pursuit of Happyness,” says people often leap to the wrong conclusion before they meet him. “It’s a funny thing,” Black told TheWrap on Tuesday. “People who go to my office for the first time will say sometimes, ‘Oh, my God, you’re white!’ Maybe it’s my name… But I really don’t know how it happened that way. »

- Meriah Doty

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