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  1. Box Office by the Numbers: 'Lucy' Is Victorious Over &#...

    Zach Dionne

    $44 million: Domestic box-office total for writer/director Luc Besson's Lucy. If you're looking explicitly at movies starring Scarlett Johansson rather than the three Marvel blockbusters where she's featured, then yes, this is ScarJo&#...

    Blog | July 28, 2014
  2. Box Office by the Numbers: More 'Apes,' More Sequels, L...

    Zach Dionne

    $134.5 million: This weekend's cumulative total earned by the top 12 films, which Box Office Mojo reports is 26 percent less than the same weekend in 2013. This month's overall box office has taken a 30 percent plunge compa...

    Blog | July 21, 2014
  3. Sex & Drugs & Rock and Roll & Beautiful Mullets: Deni...

    Zach Dionne

    Let's glance at the quickie Wiki descriptions of Denis Leary's TV gigs: The Job, 2001-02: Mike, a New York City cop, "indulges in adultery, alcohol, cigarettes, and prescription drug abuse." Rescue Me, 2004-11: Tommy, a New York C...

    Blog | June 30, 2014
  4. Attention, Robin Thicke: Lily Allen Has a New Song and Video

    Emily Yoshida

    With today's official release of Lady Gaga's tepidly received Artpop and the generally disappointing feeling of having opened all our presents and not gotten what we really wanted, Lily Allen has come to the rescue with her comeback single, "Hard Out...

    Blog | November 12, 2013
  5. College Basketball's New (and Necessary) Growing Pains

    Shane Ryan

    Last May, the NCAA Men's Basketball Rules Committee met with a chance to rescue college basketball from its ongoing doldrums. The aesthetic quality of the sport had hit rock bottom, with scoring dropping to its lowest levels since the 1951-52 season,...

    Blog | November 07, 2013
  6. Afternoon Links: Monuments Men Missed a Huge Opportunity for Time...

    Zach Dionne

    Monuments Men is about American national monuments like George Clooney and Bill Murray and Matt Damon. But it's also about those gents playing intellectuals sent to WWII Europe to rescue priceless art from ze Nazis. The release was recently pushed fr...

    Blog | November 04, 2013
  7. SNL: Kerry Washington Comes to Rescue the Show From Its Race Prob...

    Tess Lynch

    Responding to critics is never easy to do, nor is it often advisable. Sometimes it's better to ignore your detractors, or to change your behavior instead of getting caught up in a conversation about whatever it was you did that offended them in the f...

    Blog | November 04, 2013
  8. Week 2 College Football Viewing Guide

    Holly Anderson

    Regulating your consumption of football and football-like substances since 2013.

    Story | Conversation | September 05, 2013
  9. A Very Rare Night With Lil B

    Danny Chau

    There is plenty of time to discuss Lil B's mystique, but first I have to address his shoes. See, Lil B has worn the same pair of Vans for too many years, and as such, his Vans have an impossible patina, like shoes you'd find on a rescue mission airbo...

    Blog | May 13, 2013
  10. Girls Maturity Level Threat Watch: Season Finale

    Molly Lambert

    Hannah After Adam broke down Hannah's door and cartoonishly came to her rescue, there should've been a moment like the one at the end of The Graduate, where you see Ben and Elaine sitting on the bus together, already no longer sure that busting up E...

    Blog | March 18, 2013
  11. Afternoon Links: Introducing Your 2013 Puppy Bowl MVP

    Tess Lynch

    Congratulations to Marta, the MVP of the Puppy Bowl. Besides bolstering the efforts of animal rescue organizations, the Puppy Bowl serves as an adorable (I hate that word, but let's call it like it is) example of the trend of celebritizing animals: "...

    Blog | February 04, 2013
  12. 'Argo' and the Redemption of Ben Affleck

    Zach Baron

    How the hell did we get from Gigli to Argo?

    Story | Conversation | October 11, 2012
  13. Seth Rogen Makes The Team

    Amos Barshad

    Seth Rogen will produce, and possibly star, in spy comedy The B Team. The plot revolves around the kidnapping of a secret agent, which leaves his crew of non-suave-gadget-inventor-types to rescue him. Unrelated, Rogen has just recently joined Twitter...

    Blog | December 23, 2011
  14. 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
  15. Gerard Butler in Talks to Yell Underwater

    Amos Barshad

    Gerard Butler is in talks to star in Hunter Killer as Captain Joe Glass, the untested commander of the submarine USS Toledo, who is working alongside a Navy SEAL team to rescue Russia's president from a military coup (Sam Worthington is being targete...

    Blog | October 14, 2011
  16. Ryan Gosling Breaks Up a Street Fight; Kate Winslet Rescues Elder...

    Amos Barshad

    Trend alert! Last week they were peeing on airplanes, but this week, Hollywood's biggest celebrities are saving lives. Notebook star Ryan Gosling kicked things off yesterday when footage hit the Internet of him bravely intervening in a New York City ...

    Blog | August 23, 2011