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  1. And the Dudes Stacking the Most Paper in Hollywood Are ...

    Amos Barshad

    As you may already know, unfairly handsome Hollywood actors are disgustingly, insanely, dirty-stinking-filthy rich. Still, though, you have questions: Which unfairly handsome Hollywood actors? And how disgustingly, insanely, dirty-stinking-filthy ric...

    Blog | July 17, 2013
  2. Joss Whedon on Avengers 2: 'I'm Not Making Downey Money'

    Amos Barshad

    On Wednesday, we pointed your attention to reports of renewed, possibly contentious negotiations between Robert Downey Jr. and the good-but-stingy folks at Marvel over future Iron Man and Avengers sequels. Today, more Marvel inside baseball, this tim...

    Blog | May 09, 2013
  3. Will Marvel Be Able to Bring Robert Downey Jr. Back for Iron Man ...

    Amos Barshad

    Iron Man 3 is making money hand over fist ($678.9 million in 10 days, to be exact). Robert Downey Jr. is being paid handsomely for his services ($50 milliooooooon). What could possibly stop the beautiful Marvel-RDJ relationship from blossoming ever m...

    Blog | May 08, 2013
  4. Worth Every Penny: Robert Downey Jr.'s Iron Man 3 Does Historic B...

    Amos Barshad

    Iron Man 3 opened this weekend, and it opened huge. It managed $175.3 million, which makes it the second-biggest opening ever — second behind only its own lead-in, The Avengers. As the Huffington Post points out, along with its international t...

    Blog | May 06, 2013
  5. Pain & Gain Crushes Weekend Box Office Between Its Massive Biceps...

    Amos Barshad

    You expect a Michael Bay joint to take the top box office slot when that joint has screeching space robots, or Martin Lawrence dropping gems of knowledge and badassery, or just, generally, a whole mess of stuff exploding underneath glorious lens flar...

    Blog | April 29, 2013
  6. Robert Downey Jr. Really Is the $50 Million Man

    Amos Barshad

    Ahead of his next just-like-clockwork blockbuster Iron Man 3, Robert Downey Jr. invited GQ’s Chris Heath to his Malibu mansion for a bit of a chat. The results are illuminating, invigorating, and well worth your time in full. But just to get yo...

    Blog | April 16, 2013
  7. Songs of the Week: Beach Fossils, Just Blaze, Killers, Dinosaurs,...

    Amos Barshad

    Elliott Smith, The Jon Brion Show YouTube Gem of the (Songs of the) Week: a full 43 minutes of Elliott Smith playing his own stuff, plus covers of The Kinks and John Lennon, on The Jon Brion Show, a Paul Thomas Anderson–produced music-vari...

    Blog | January 18, 2013
  8. L.A. Station KDOC's All-Time Terrible Party Will Make You Feel Mu...

    Amos Barshad

    Did your New Year's Eve, once again and despite your best intentions and well-laid plans, end in misery, shame, panic, regret, tears, minor bruising, and an Angry Whopper Jr. for breakfast? Don't even worry about it! Local L.A. TV station KDOC attemp...

    Blog | January 03, 2013
  9. Robert Downey Jr. Earned Every Penny of the $50 Million He's Goin...

    Amos Barshad

    OK, first thing: According to The Hollywood Reporter, Robert Downey Jr. is set to make, once box office bonuses and back-end compensation is tallied, in the vicinity of $50 million for his role as Iron Man/genius billionaire playboy philanthropist To...

    Blog | May 16, 2012
  10. Think Like a Man Defeats The Hunger Games at the Box Office With ...

    Amos Barshad

    For the first time since it hit theaters a month back, The Hunger Games has not won the weekend box office. In a surprising development, the honor has gone instead to Sony Pictures' ensemble romantic comedy Think Like a Man, an adaptation of Steve Ha...

    Blog | April 23, 2012
  11. The Three Stooges Trailer: Hair Pull, Forehead Slap, Nut Punch

    Amos Barshad

    Are you aware of the tortured history of The Three Stooges movie? Its development dates back to 1976 and involves legal action by Bela Lugosi Jr. and the phrase "Stooges coke-whore slush fund." More to the point is the fact that this movie, directed ...

    Blog | December 07, 2011
  12. Brian Grazer Rescues the Oscars

    Amos Barshad

    Brian Grazer has replaced the scandal-plagued Brett Ratner as the producer of the Oscars telecast. The prolific movie producer's first job will be to find a replacement for Eddie Murphy, who quit his hosting gig following Ratner's departure. Seeing a...

    Blog | November 10, 2011
  13. The Avengers Trailer: Superheroes of the World, Unite and Take Ov...

    Amos Barshad

    Marvel Studios is riding a nice groove heading into The Avengers, its big, ambitious, years-in-the-making, star-packed, crossover superhero flick. Robert Downey Jr.'s Iron Man was already a proven entity, and this summer saw the critical and box-offi...

    Blog | October 11, 2011
  14. Smurfs Sequel to Have a Script

    Amos Barshad

    The writers responsible for The Smurfs — David Stem, David Weiss, Jay Scherick, and David Ronn — will be back for Smurfs 2. In fact, because the live-action/CGI combo thing takes so long to produce, they've already turned in a draft of th...

    Blog | August 18, 2011