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  • ‘Saturday Night Live’ Host Dwayne Johnson Enjoys a Standing 69 (Video)

    The man-on-man action hit a fever-pitch on NBC’s “Saturday Night Live” this week, with wrestler-turned-actor Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson thrusting his face into another man’s crotch, while the other gent buried his own mug into Johnson’s man-region. The golden moment came during a segment depicting…

    The Wrap
  • ‘Cinderella’ Takes International Box Office Crown; ‘Home’ Rounds $48M After 2 Frames

    HIGHLIGHTS: Cinderella (DIS) waltzes to $336.2M global; Insurgent (LFG) approaches $100M offshore; Kingsman: The Secret Service (FOX) opens to $20M+ in China; Home (DWA/FOX) houses another $24M; Get Hard (WB) muscles in with $4.6M debut… International weekend estimates are in from all of the…

    Deadline
  • ‘While We’re Young’ Springs To Lively Debut For Noah Baumbach

    Noah Baumbach ruled the specialty box-office weekend with While We’re Young – his latest film starring Ben Stiller and Naomi Watts – which had a robust debut in four theaters. The filmmaker joked Monday that the film  was his “most accessible” and “the happiest I get.” The numbers back that up,…

    Deadline
  • Academy Purchases Space Shuttle From '2001'

    The item was acquired at a Premiere Props auction Saturday.

    The Hollywood Reporter
  • Tony winner and Neil Simon director Gene Saks dies at 93

    NEW YORK (AP) — Gene Saks, a prolific actor-director who teamed with playwright and fellow New Yorker Neil Simon on hit Broadway and movie productions of such Simon comedies as "The Odd Couple" and "Brighton Beach Memoirs," has died. He was 93.

    Associated Press
  • 'Home' tops box office in debut; 'Get Hard' launches in second

    The animated feature film "Home" debuted at No. 1 with an estimated $54 million in the U.S. and Canada this weekend, giving Jeffrey Katzenberg's DreamWorks Animation a much-needed victory at ...

    Los Angeles Times
  • New Movies, TV on Amazon in April: Kevin Smith's 'Tusk,' 'Mommie Dearest' and More

    Titles available for digital download include Oscar winners 'Selma' and 'American Sniper' and the final season of 'Mad Men.'

    The Hollywood Reporter
  • 7 Actors Who Directed and Starred in Blockbuster Hits

    There are plenty of talented actors gracing the Hollywood screen. But it takes a special sort of actor to not only act in a movie, but film it, as well.

    The Cheat Sheet
  • Film Review: ‘High Society’

    Contemplative understatement subtly subverts potentially melodramatic and socially stereotypic tropes by interiorizing them as part of a sentimental education when a demure lower-class young woman falls for a rebellious upper-class artist.

    Variety
  • 'Teen Beach 2' Exclusive!

    Maia Mitchell and Ross Lynch are back for a second summer of fun, music and dancing in "Teen Beach 2."

    Access Hollywood
  • You can play the standalone Fast & Furious Forza game for free right now

    The standalone Fast & Furious expansion for Forza Horizon 2 is available now for the low, low price of $0. Like Horizon 2, Fast & Furious is an open-world racing game. Ludacris' character from the films, Tej Parker, will task you with tracking down the rides needed for the team's next big mission…

    The Verge
  • Audiences welcome 'Home' at box office

    The DreamWorks Animation film pulls in $54 million.

    USA TODAY
  • NCAA Tournament Ratings Jump From First Friday, ‘Hart Of Dixie’ Finale Even

    We may be in the thick of March Madness but it sure felt a bit like summer last night – and I'm not just talking about the weather in L.A. With the 2015 NCAA Tournament determining its Elite Eight on Friday, repeats and movies were scattered over the primetime schedule last night. However, let's…

    Deadline
  • How Crowdfunding Is Saving Our Favorite Movies and Shows

    Projects like "Super Troopers 2," "Reading Rainbow," and more are getting millions of dollars in funding thanks to hundreds of thousands of generous fans.

    The Cheat Sheet
  • Box office: 'Home' trumps expectations with $54 million debut

    The film's success could be reflected in DreamWorks Animation's stock price. Shares of the company closed Friday up 3 percent at $22.68 and continued to climb in after-hours trading on the strong box office results.

    Reuters
  • 6 Reasons to Be Excited for the ‘Entourage’ Movie

    The "Entourage" movie is coming. Are you ready for the next step in fictionalized Hollywood excess?

    The Cheat Sheet
  • Film Review: ‘The House on Pine Street’

    “The House on Pine Street” finds an expectant young couple moving into a home that seems to be haunted — at least it does to the wife, whose perception of something ominously amiss raises the thought that this is a suburban Kansas “Rosemary’s Baby.” That another scenario might be unfolding only…

    Variety