James Lipton

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  • Why 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' Killed Off the Wrong Character

    We’ve known for a while that not every hero would make it out of Avengers: Age of Ultron alive. Director Joss Whedon warned us as much, and he’s not one to renege on killing off beloved characters. But we still weren’t prepared for the fact that they’d kill off the wrong character! (SPOILER…

    ETonline
  • 'Ant-Man' Poster Wants To Remind You Of 'Iron Man' Poster

    Walt Disney and Marvel dropped an Ant-Man theatrical poster this morning. It's perfectly fine, with its title hero heroically standing (ironically) tall while his supporting cast (and said hero outside of the suit) surrounds him in a vague bubble fashion. It's not quite floating heads, and they…

    Forbes
  • Nicki Minaj Joins ‘Barbershop 3′

    Rapper Nicki Minaj will co-star in New Line/MGM’s “Barbershop 3″ alongside Ice Cube and Cedric the Entertainer, Variety has learned. Bob Teitel and George Tillman Jr. of State Street Pictures are the lead producers. Malcolm D. Lee, who directed the “Best Man” movies, is directing “Barbershop 3″…

    Variety
  • Finally: Boba Fett is getting his own Star Wars movie

    For a “bad guy,” Boba Fett is still one of the Star Wars characters fans like, and many of us would like to see his story. There’s definitely a complex story to be told about the bounty hunter sent to capture Han Solo in the original Start Wars trilogy. Luckily, a standalone Star Wars Anthology…

    BGR News
  • Margot Robbie Is Delightfully Frightening as Harley Quinn on 'Suicide Squad' Set

    Margot Robbie looks totally badass on the set of Suicide Squad! Director David Ayer shared the first full cast photo on Sunday, and now we’re getting an even closer look into the colorful world of Harley Quinn. Splash News Robbie can be seen strutting her stuff in full costume on set in Toronto…

    ETonline
  • Austrian charged for singing in film under Hitler portrait

    Austrian prosecutors have charged the owner of a basement filled with Adolf Hitler paraphernalia as a Nazi sympathizer after his collection featured in a documentary film by cult director Ulrich Seidl last year. Re-engagement with National Socialism has been a crime since 1947 in Austria, which for…

    Reuters
  • Morgan Freeman Loves Weed

    The Oscar winner sat down to discuss his new film ‘5 Flights Up,’ why he left the Big Apple, and how marijuana is the only thing that can help ease his pain.

    The Daily Beast (RSS)
  • The worst thing about Avengers: Age of Ultron is Ultron

    This article contains major spoilers from Avengers: Age of Ultron. Over the past seven years, we've watched Marvel develop the Avengers from the ground up. Their evolution began in 2008 with Tony Stark, whose story became a gateway to introduce us to Black Widow, and then S.H.I.E.L.D. Thor, Captain…

    Vox.com
  • TV Ratings Nail-Biter: CBS Gaining Ground on NBC as Season Enters Home Stretch

    No new hits and 'The Blacklist's' ineffectual move to Thursday erases a Super Bowl-fueled lead heading into the calendar's final weeks.

    The Hollywood Reporter
  • Comcast Aims to Improve Its Bad Reputation for Customer Service

    CHICAGO — In a revitalized trendy neighborhood north of downtown is storefront space that takes cues from an Apple store: Gadgets displayed and demonstrated with the utmost enticement. This is Studio Xfinity, a new concept in the testing stage that Comcast hopes will help redefine the local cable…

    Variety
  • Joaquin Phoenix’s 8 Most Memorable Movie Roles

    Here are 8 memorable roles from the eccentric and talented Joaquin Phoenix.

    The Cheat Sheet
  • Kyle Chandler, Sissy Spacek Talk Binge-watching at ‘Bloodline’ Q&A

    More than a month after all 13 episodes of “Bloodline” hit Netflix, the show’s stars and creators gathered Monday for a screening and Q&A at the Pacific Design Center’s Silverscreen Theater in West Hollywood. Though they portray a dysfunctional family in the series, the “Bloodline” team reunited…

    Variety
  • Producer Brian Robbins to Sell Encino Estate

    Emmy-nominated film and TV writer-director-producer Brian Robbins (“The Royals,” “Awesomeness TV,” “Smallville”) put his gated, one-plus-acre estate in the leafy and affluent Royal Oaks neighborhood in Encino up for sale last month at a hair less than $6 million, and it’s already in escrow with an…

    Variety
  • Disney Q2 Tops With 'Star Wars' Plans Eyed

    Response to the upcoming "Star Wars" movie has "well exceeded expectations," and the rejuvenated franchise presents a "huge opportunity" for Walt Disney's parks and resorts, ...

    Investor's Business Daily
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    Box Office Report: May 2nd-3rd

    The Hollywood Reporter's box office report for the weekend of May 2nd-3rd.

    The Hollywood Reporter
  • Trailer Talk: The Rock's 'San Andreas' Will Be My Wife's Favorite Film Of 2015

    Video There is little doubt that San Andreas will be my wife's favorite film of 2015. The film is a $100 million earthquake melodrama. I'm sure regular readers know this about my wife, but just in case, she is a hardcore disaster porn junkie. She has watched every episode of Air Emergency…

    Forbes
  • Bollywood star Salman Khan sentenced to 5 years in 2002 case

    MUMBAI, India (AP) — One of India's biggest and most popular movie stars, Salman Khan, was sentenced to five years in jail Wednesday on charges of driving a vehicle over five men sleeping on a sidewalk and killing one in a hit-and-run case that has dragged for more than 12 years.

    Associated Press
  • 4 Ways Disney Made Itself Into a Franchise Empire

    Slowly but surely over the past decade, Disney has made itself into a veritable empire by buying the golden goose rather than chasing its eggs.

    The Cheat Sheet