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The Backstreet Boys Tell Their Story In ‘Show ‘Em What You’re Made Of’

AsthevariousmembersoftheBackstreetBoysexplaininthisnewtrailer,theywereonceverymuchontopoftheworld.Butlikeallhugefadsthatmakenosense,theyfellbacktorealityand,insomecases,evenhitrockbottom.Then,ofcourse,yearsafterweshouldhaveforgottenShow More Summary

Sony Has Officially Canceled The Release Of ‘The Interview’

Itisofficial:theso-calledGuardiansofPeacehavesucceededinmakingsurethatTheInterviewdoesn’thaveatheatricalrelease.AftertheirthreatstomakeusrememberSeptember11,2001 bylaunchingattacksonU.S.theatersshowingtheJamesFrancoandSethRogencomedy,theGoPwereabletowatchwithpresumablysht-eatinggrinsasrivalstudioswaggedtheirfingersatSony...Show More Summary

Steve Carell’s North Korean-themed ‘Pyongyang’ Has Been Shelved In The Wake Of The Hacking Attack

Eithertheyknowsomethingwedon’t,orHollywoodisprovingitselftobethemostparanoidbusinessintheworldthisweekasNewRegencyhasshelvedaNorthKorea-themedprojectinthewakeofthecountry’stoptheaterchains refusingtoshowTheInterviewaftertheGuardiansShow More Summary

Condom-Free Porno Is Not A First Amendment Right, Rules Appeals Court

Ifyouhaven’tbeenfollowingthecondoms-in-pornpushwithagiantSherlockHolmesmagnifyingglasslikeIhave,basically,thebackgroundisthatanLACountylaw(MeasureB)requiringcondomsinpornwaspassedin2012.TheAIDsHealthcareFoundation,whobackedit,triedtoexpandthelawstatewideonthemostrecentballot,butfailed.

And Now All Five Of The Top Five Theater Chains Have Dropped ‘The Interview’

Idon’tknowhowtospinthisanyotherwaythanthatourpanickedresponsetocyberterrorismhasjusthitanewlow:Thecountry’stopfivetheatercircuitshavedecidednottoplaySony’sTheInterview,aknowledgeablesourcetellsTheHollywoodReporter.RegalEntertainment,AMCEntertainment,Cinemark,CarmikeCinemasandCineplex Entertainmenthavealldecidedagainstshowingthefilm.

The President Announces His Favorite Film Of The Year While The First Lady Throws Shade On Another

Politicsandcinema seemedtobemarriedatthemoment,soitcomesas nosurprisethattheleaderofournation,PresidentBarackObama,hasthrownhishatintotheringwhenitcomestothebestfilmsoftheyear.EchoingthesentimentsoftheHollywoodForeignPress,ThePrezdecidedthatRichardLinklater’scoming-of-ageopus,Boyhood,wasthebestpicture oftheyear.

How Mark Wahlberg’s Ascension To Stardom Pissed Off The Biggest Movie Star In The World

Althoughtheyconsiderthemselvesgoodbuddiesthesedays,MarkWahlberg andLeonardoDiCapriowerenotalwaysoneachother’sChristmaslist.ThefeudbetweenthetwoHollywoodmegastarsdatesbacktotheearly90s,whenDiCapriowasbuildingalegendaryresumeofperformances,andWahlbergwasrappinginhisunderwearfortheworldtosee.MarkWahlbergwasonthefasttracktostardominthelate80s.

In Honor Of ‘Exodus': 10 Other Lame Defenses Of Whitewashing

MostofyouarefamiliarbynowwithRidleyScott’sprettyracistdefense ofhisprettyracistcastingofExodus.Forthoseofwhoaren’t,orwouldloveacheerfulreminder,ScottarguedthatthereasonhehiredonlywhiteleadsforhisBible-basedmoviehadeverythingtodowithShow More Summary

Rival Studios Are Reportedly Pissed At Sony For Not Pulling ‘The Interview’

Lastweheard,Sonyhadgiventheaterchainstheoption tovoluntarilyoptoutofshowingTheInterviewinresponsetothe“GuardiansofPeace”9/11threat.CarmikeTheatershassinceoptedout ofshowingitwhileotherchainsconsiderthesame,thenSonycanceled TheInterview‘sNYCpremiere(italreadyhadanLApremiere),andwasreportedlyconsideringscrappingtheplannedChristmasDayreleasealtogether.

UPROXX Interview: ‘Hebrew Hammer’ Director Jonathan Kesselman Explains The Chanukah Movie Void

AlthoughChanukahisnotamajorholiday(incomparison,tosay,theHighHolidays)itsproximitytoChristmashasbolstereditsreputation.WenowliveinaworldwheremanyaChristmastraditionhasbeenappropriatedtobefittheFestivalofLights—fromStarofDavid wrappingpapertocobalt-bluefaketrees.Themediacatchup,however,hasyettoflourish.

‘The Interview’ Has Canceled Its Premiere, And At Least One Major Theater Chain Won’t Show It

AsAndrewreportedearliertonight,Sonygave individualtheaterchains theoptionnottoshowTheInterviewafterthelatest9/11threats fromthehackers.Shortlythereafter,CarmikeTheaters,thefourthlargesttheaterchaininthenation,announcedtheywouldn’tbeShow More Summary

Homeland Security Says There’s ‘No Credible Intelligence’ Regarding Movie Theater Attacks

Earliertoday,thehackergroupGuardiansofPeacetooktheirprotestoftheupcomingcomedyfilmTheInterviewtoanotherlevelbythreateningterrorattacks onmovietheaters.Specifically,thegroup,asifrunbycollegefreshmentakinganeasypoetryclass,wrote,“RemeShow More Summary

Seth Rogen And James Franco Canceled All Of Their Press Appearances For ‘The Interview’

EitherSethRogenandJamesFrancoarepullinganelaborateAndyKaufman-esqueprank,orthey’regenuinelyunsureaboutwhat’sgoingtohappenwhenTheInterviewisreleased(ormaybeitjustsucks?).AccordingtoVariety,thecomedianshavecanceledalltheirupcomingpresShow More Summary

OJ Simpson’s Lawyer Is Helping Roman Polanski Get His Rape Case Thrown Out

AllthisBillCosbynewshasprobablybeengreatforRomanPolanski,whomostrecentlyescapedaUSextraditionattempt inPolandinOctober.ButnowPolanskihasshiftedtoamoreaggressivestrategy,asformerOJlawyer(andPattyHearst,andJulianAssange)AlanDershowitzispetitioningtohavePolanski’s1978rapecasethrownout.

Tim Burton Says ‘Beetlejuice 2? Is Definitely A Go, With Winona Ryder Returning

Ifyouaskme,thisdrunkguywakingupinthewronghousedressedasBeetlejuice isthebestBeetlejuicesequelwecouldeveraskfor,butaTimBurtonversionhasbeenintalkssinceatleast2012.MichaelKeatonsaid hewasinifBurtonwasduringhisBirdmantourinFebruary,andnowTimBurtonhasreiterated,onceagain,thatyes,doingBeetlejuicesequelisindeedsomethinghewouldindeedbeinterestedin.

‘Guardians Of Peace’ Hackers Are Now Threatening A 9/11-Type Attack On Theaters Showing ‘The Interview’

Thehackergroupthathasclaimedresponsibilityfortherelease ofaseeminglyendlessamountofemailsanddocumentsfromSonyinresponsetothesupposedlyoffensivenatureoftheupcomingcomedyTheInterview(definitelyNOTNorthKorea,youguys)hastakenthingstotheShow More Summary

Mickey Rourke’s Boxing Opponent Admits To Taking A Dive For $15,000

Notthatweneededmuchcorroborationbeyondourowneyes,butMickeyRourke’sopponentinaboxingmatchlastmonthinMoscowadmittedtowhatwealreadyfiguredwasthetruth:hegotpaidtolose.Theboutwasaboutasuglyasyou’dexpect,with62-yearoldRourkepunch-slappingShow More Summary

Liam Neeson Wants To Endorse Your Particular Set Of Skills On LinkedIn

Howseriousare20thCenturyFoxandLiamNeesonaboutgettingyoutoseeTaken3,orTak3nashipmarketingpeoplearecallingit?Seriousenoughthatthey’returningtoLinkedInforhelp.That’sright,the“socialnetworking”sitethatpeoplesignupfortohopethattheirdreamjobsrandomlyfindthemhasteamedupwithNeesonandTaken3forwhatisactuallyaprettyclevermarketingidea.

‘Frozen’ Director Jennifer Lee Is Sorry That You’re Tired Of Hearing ‘Let It Go’

Thepeoplewhomadelastyear’sinsanelysuccessfulanimatedinsta-classicFrozenhavenothingtobesorryabout.TheDisneyblockbustermade$1.2billionattheboxoffice,makingitthebiggestfilmoftheyear,asitdefeatedRobertDowneyJr.andIronMan3byapproximately$61million.Obviously,thereasonforthatisIronMan3simplydidn’thaveenoughsongs.

Christian Bale Parties With Hot Babes And Sun Beams In Terrence Malick’s ‘Knight Of Cups’ Trailer

WhenIheardTerrenceMalick’sKnightofCupsstarringChristianBalewouldbeopeningattheBerlinFilmFestivalthisyear,IassumedwewereinforsomesortofmedievalperiodpieceinwhichBaleworechainmailandslowlyscannedsun-drenchedfieldsofgrainwhilsthavingcatharticmomentsinasunset.Youknow,theoleMalickspecial.

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