2012 YEAR IN REVIEW
The hottest stars, biggest bombs, most shocking surprises, and more
2012 Breakout Stars
At this point last year, Chris Hemsworth and Octavia Spencer had solidified themselves as bona fide movie stars thanks to the commercial and critical successes of their respective box office hits “Thor” and “The Help.” Since then, Hollywood has birthed a whole new batch of breakouts – men, women, children, and even a stuffed bear – who’ll likely blossom into even bigger big screen stars in the years to come. So, who made our Top 10? Take a look, and let us know if we overlooked any of your favorites. -- By Matt Whitfield & Giana Mucci
- NYers furious over photos taken through windows
NEW YORK (AP) — In one photo, a woman is on all fours, presumably picking something up, her posterior pressed against a glass window. Another photo shows a couple in bathrobes, their feet touching beneath a table. And there is one of a man, in jeans and a T-shirt, lying on his side as he takes a nap.
- 'Star Trek' Tech: How Long Before We Really Have Transporters, Tricorders, and Holodecks?
Burning Question: The new "Star Trek" movie has stirred up an old debate I have with my friends: are transporter beams ever going to be possible or not? — M. Dunne Let's not stop our nerd-out there. Let's go full-on … Continue reading →
- Hulk, Ant-Man & Doctor Strange Focus Of Marvel's Phase Three
On the heels of "Iron Man 3" hitting the billion-dollar mark this week, Marvel Studios is opening up about which superheroes they intend to bring to the big screen in coming years.
- Real Life Bling Ring Hits Cannes: Red-Carpet Bound Jewels Heisted at Film Fest
While Sofia Coppola's new movie "The Bling Ring" premiered at the Cannes Film Festival, some real life jewel thieves have been taking advantage of the pricey baubles on display at the prestigious film festival. A selection of jewelry belonging to … Continue reading →
- The Totally ’80s Parents of the ‘Star Trek Into Darkness’ Crew
If you're letting 1982's "Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan" be your guide to "Star Trek Into Darkness," you may be anticipating some hanky-panky between Dr. Carol Marcus (Alice Eve) and Captain Kirk (Chris Pine). Eve appears in her … Continue reading →
- Beyonce Reportedly Pregnant With Second Child, Mariah Carey Snubs Jennifer Lopez: Top 5 Stories
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- 'Iron Man 3' races past $1 billion dollar mark on monster foreign take
By Todd Cunningham LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - "Iron Man 3" was soaring past $1 billion at the worldwide box office Thursday, in a display of world domination that would make one of Marvel's super villains proud. The box-office bounty - roughly $700 million from abroad and $300 million domestically - is a major triumph for Disney, which bet big on comic book superheroes when it bought Marvel Studios for $4 billion in 2009. And its decision to bring aboard a Chinese partner for "Iron Man 3" and focus the Disney marketing machine on the booming foreign market looks pretty good right now, too. ...
- Depp Ex Vanessa Paradis Makes Her Comeback at Cannes
If Vanessa Paradis is still hurting from her split from long-time love Johnny Depp, it certainly doesn't seem to be showing. The French star was spotted at the 66th annual Cannes Film Festival rehearsing a new song from her album, … Continue reading →