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How Did J.K. Simmons Do As Host Of 'SNL'?

February 1st, 2015 2:38pm EST
J.K. Simmons Hosts 'Saturday Night Live' As Show Tackles Super B
J.K. Simmons is the presumptive Oscar favorite this year for Best Supporting Actor. It is appropriate that he is in the Supporting field, considering that he has spent a few decades as a character actor, elevating the quality of his projects, no matter what the size of his role. Interestingly, though, his role in "Whiplash" is prominent enough that it could be considered a Lead. He certainly has the talent and charisma to be a star, but this episode mostly kept him confined to the supporting roles that he is used to. He was perfectly fine in them, but he could have done more. And in the few...
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13 Songs With ‘Only’ In The Title (Volume 1)

February 1st, 2015 2:00pm EST
13 Songs With ‘Only’ In The Title (Volume 1)
Ah the beauty of ‘only’ songs – those classics that feature one pivotal word within their title. What word is it that is pivotal you ask? Well, that word is what one suspects – ONLY! Think about it, how many songs feature the ubiquitous, inescapable adjective, adverb, or conjunction? The answer is a lot. One list can’t house so many ‘only’ songs. That said the 13-featured songs of ‘Songs With ‘Only’ In The Title (Volume 1),’ is a starting place. After such a wacky, melodramatic intro, here are the ‘only’ songs in all their ‘only’ glory!

1) Sam Smith, “I’m Not The Only One” (In The Lonely...
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Bobbi Kristina Brown Reportedly 'Doing Fine' After Eerie Bathtub Incident

February 1st, 2015 12:11pm EST
Bobbi Kristina Brown
Whitney Houston's daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown is recovering in the hospital after being found on Saturday unresponsive and face down in a bathtub in her Roswell, Georgia home.

Brown's husband, Nick Gordon, found her and performed CPR before she was rushed to the North Fulton Hospital, where she was placed on a ventilator.

Related: Bobbi Kristina Brown Lashes Out At Critics Over Skinny Bikini Photo

Bobbi Kristina, 21, the daughter of the late Houston and singer Bobby Brown, was put into a medically-induced coma for swelling of her brain, according to TMZ.com sources. Her cousin, Jerod B...
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Justin & Jessica Confirm Baby Rumors On Singer's Birthday

February 1st, 2015 10:28am EST
Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel
Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel finally confirmed what we've all suspected since early November: that the actress is pregnant with the couple's first child.

Related: Rumors Persist That Jessica Biel Is Pregnant

Timberlake, who turned 34 on Saturday, and his missus took a selfie together while in a chilly locale, with Justin kissing his wife's growing baby bump.

We presume the photo was taken at the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah, as the singer was spotted there during the week and also shared a gorgeous photo of the mountains a few days before.

Related: Jessica Biel And J...
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Chris Kyle's Widow Opens Up About 'American Sniper' And Her Hero Husband

February 1st, 2015 9:00am EST
Chris Kyle People Magazine
Taya Kyle, the widow of American Sniper Chris Kyle, opens up to PEOPLE exclusively about the real man behind the movie - and her life without him.

Her husband would become known around the world as the most lethal sniper in U.S. history, but for Taya he was just Chris, the dad who made their two children giggle at the dinner table.

Two years after Chris's death on a Texas gun range at age 38, his story is resonating with moviegoers, who have made "American Sniper," the film starring Bradley Cooper based on Chris's bestselling 2012 autobiography, a $200 million box office smash.

"Chris wo...
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Happy Birthday!

February 1st, 2015 7:00am EST
Harry Styles
Happy Birthday to:

One Direction singer Harry Styles (1994)

Singer Skylar Laine (1994)

Supermodel Jasmine Tookes (1991)

Actress Heather Morris (1987)

Reality TV star Lauren Conrad (1986)

Actress Rachelle Lefevre (1979)

Outkast half Big Boi (1975)

Actress Michael C. Hall (1971)

Jazz saxophonist Joshua Redman (1969)

Actor Brian Krause (1969)

Rock royalty Lisa Marie Presley (1968)

Comedian Pauly Shore (1968)

Martial arts actor Brandon Lee (1965; d. 1993)

Actress Sherilyn Fenn (1965)

Warrant singer Jani Lane (1964; d. 2011)

Actor Linus Roache (1964)

Actor Bill Mumy (1954)

Sing...
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Check Out 'John Wick' On DVD And Blu-ray Feb. 3

February 1st, 2015 5:56am EST
John Wick
John Wick (Keanu Reeves) receives one final gift from his wife after she suddeny dies -- a beagle puppy named Daisy and a note telling him not to forget how to love. But Wick's mourning is interrupted when his 1969 Boss Mustang catches the eye of sadistic thug Iosef Tarasov.

When John refuses to sell the car, Iosef and his henchmen break into his house and steal it, beating John unconscious and leaving Daisy dead. Unwittingly, they have just reawakened one of the most brutal assassins the underworld has ever seen.

John's search for his stolen vehicle takes him to a side of New York City t...
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10 Wildly Inappropriate Moments From Disney Movies

January 31st, 2015 6:55pm EST
10 Wildly Inappropriate Moments From Disney Movies
In this day and age, the average child's life is built on a solid foundation of Disney. As well it should be; Disney movies are classics, and even the weakest offerings can still give you a Disney Magic contact high.

But the House of Mouse is not infallible. For all the goodwill it gives to the world's children, even Disney slips up once in a while- throwing something into a Disney film that has absolutely no business being there.

Sex. Violence. Racism. All kinds of children-scarring elements that, for one reason or another, made themselves apparent in some of our favorite Disney films.
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Why Was Harry Potter Star Robbie Coltrane Hospitalized?

January 31st, 2015 3:00pm EST
Robbie Coltrane
Most of us know him as the big lovable trusting character Hagrid from the Harry Potter films but the actors real name is 64 year old actor Robbie Coltrane. On Thursday, Coltrane was hospitalized after getting sick on a flight from London to Orlando.

"Robbie was taken ill on the flight and taken to hospital to rest and recuperate and was kept in overnight," said Coltrane's rep to E! News.

Apparently there was some claims that the Potter star was drinking heavily at the London airport before boarding the plane and may have been a factor in his illness.

Robbie's rep continued, "I do however...
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What Did Michelle Obama Have To Say About 'American Sniper'?

January 31st, 2015 1:05pm EST
Michelle Obama
The Oscar nominated film 'American Sniper' has been all the talk lately, not just for its unexpected strong box office numbers but for criticism that some have suggested the film is propaganda to support wars and military conflicts by the U.S.

First Lady Michelle Obama spoke at the “Got Your Six” Screenwriters event unveiling a program that works to normalize the depictions of veterans on film and television.

Here is a portion of her speech where Obama gave praise to 'American Sniper' and its genuine portrayal of veterans and families in the film:

“While I know there have been critics, I...
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