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'Glee,' 'V,' 'Brothers & Sisters,' 'Dexter': Find out what's next in the Spoiler Room

'Glee,' 'V,' 'Brothers & Sisters,'  'Dexter': Find out what's next in the Spoiler Room
This week: reasons you’ll be happy to not be spending the holidays at the Walker household, intel on the return of V, and a Glee tease that will get your track suit bottoms in a bunch.

Remember to keep sending in scoop requests through Twitter replies/direct messages (@EW or @EWSandraG) or email (SpoilerRoom@ew.com).

‘V’: A Traitor Among Them?

Fun fact: When a season ends with the sky turning red, there’s cause for concern — and we learn all sorts of reasons why in the Jan. 4 season opener. For one, it can cause your face to melt off — kidding.
See full article at EW.com - Inside TV »

There's Nothing Quite Like a Travelling Spa

The Elemis Spa Bus, which was parked for the weekend at the Mint Polo in the Park extravaganza in London.Elemis's Eau du Parfum, Pro Collagen Marine Cream, and Limited Edition Milk Bath, produced especially to celebrate the company's 20th anniversary. Last weekend, the Elemis Spa bus jump-started its summer tour by saddling up to Mint Polo in the Park at the idyllic Hurlingham Club, in Southwest London. The British skincare label, founded in Mayfair by Oriele Frank and Noella Gabriel, and managed by Sean Harrington, is celebrating its 20th Anniversary in association with Mothers4Charity, an initiative founded by Yasmin LeBon and Lisa B to assist orphans in developing countries. With 1,200 spas across 53 countries serving over six million people per year, Elemis has perfected the science of skincare with its organically sourced, mineral rich products that are engineered in tune with the latest technologies. The spa-experts have repackaged their
See full article at Vanity Fair »

CTU News: Happy Birthday to Channing Tatum's Fabulous Fans!!!

Happy Birthday

to the following Fabulous Fans and Fan Club Members who have July birthdays:

CTU Fan Club Members

Lynn B.

Connie P.

Tiffanie M.

Angelina R. A.

Andreanne

Sarah S.

Ashley A.

Melissa C.

Madyson H.

Emily V.

Joanna B.

Tiffanie M.

Laura B.

Paul D.

Viviana V.

Amanda V.

Eileen P.

Cheukyee C.

Lynn B.

Kimberly S.

Walter N.

Angela H.

Joy L.

Melissa Y.

Amanda M.

Mary M.

Cynthia C.

Tiffany B.

Justin E.

Brodlyn C.

Johanna M.

Deanna I.

Helena B.

Nora S.

Holley P.

Julia E.

Nicole T.

Thomas K.

Katelyn L.

Samantha E.

Tabatha C.

Desirae N.

Kerry P.

Darren L.

Zahra C.

Lanita C.

Heather B.

Ann-Jeanett A.

Melissa F.

Sara R.

Palkovics B.

So W. T.

Elizabeth D.

Ron N.

Artem G.

Ellis B.

Sharil A.

Kimberly B.

Tanaia M.

Doana M.

George M.

Amber D.

Lisa B.

Rebecca M.

Leann B.
See full article at Channing Tatum Unwrapped »

Film review: 'Almost Heroes'

Film review: 'Almost Heroes'
"Almost Heroes", which already bears the distinction of being the late Chris Farley's final starring role, commits the cardinal sin of comedies.

It's not funny.

Telling the wayward tale of two path-forging explorers of the American West who weren't Lewis and Clark, this ersatz Monty Python exercise desperately attempts to reproduce the offhanded flippancy of that famed British troupe with resoundingly hollow results.

While the blustery comic is teamed with Matthew Perry, the picture will no doubt attract rabid Farley fans rather than "Friends" fans -- and even they will be turned off by the endless chatter that comes with precious little payoff.

Farley, in a somewhat more subdued turn than usual, is nonetheless the best thing about "Almost Heroes", which tells the story of bumbling frontiersmen Bartholomew Hunt (the Big Guy) and the foppish Leslie Edwards (Perry) in their efforts to beat Lewis and Clark to the Pacific Ocean in 1804.

Assembling a motley crew -- including wild-eyed French explorer Guy Fontenot (an amusing Eugene Levy) and his beauteous native wife Shaquinna (Lisa Barbuscia) -- Edwards and his trusty tracker Hunt push forward into the New World through the untamed wilds, encountering noble Indian warriors and not-so-noble Spanish conquistadors led by the uppity but well-coiffed Hidalgo (Kevin Dunn).

As Farley's partner in path-finding, Perry makes for a poor John Cleese, and while he seems to be enjoying himself, the performance is a flimsy one. It needed to be bumped up several degrees in the pomposity department.

Although he's underserved by the spotty script, director Christopher Guest can't seem to do much with it. It's doubly disappointing given the sharp satirical touch he showed with "Waiting for Guffman" and "The Big Picture". Most of the smirky setups land with an thud, leaving gaping holes where the laughter should go.

ALMOST HEROES

Warner Bros.

Turner Pictures presents

a Di Novi Pictures production

Director: Christopher Guest

Producer: Denise Di Novi

Screenwriters: Mark Nutter & Tom Wolfe &

Boyd Hale

Directors of photography: Adam Kimmel,

Kenneth MacMillan

Production designer: Joseph Garrity

Editor: Ronald Roose

Costume designer: Durinda Wood

Music: Jeffrey CJ Vanston

Color/stereo

Cast:

Bartholomew Hunt: Chris Farley

Leslie Edwards: Matthew Perry

Guy Fontenot: Eugene Levy

Hidalgo: Kevin Dunn

Jonah: Bokeem Woodbine

Shaquinna: Lisa Barbuscia

Narrator: Harry Shearer

Running time -- 91 minutes

MPAA rating: PG-13

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