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Tatum’s Tops: 6 Of Our Favorite Channing Roles

After arguably having the best 2012 out of any Hollywood star, Channing Tatum kicks off his 2013 with another worthy entry on his resume: Side Effects.

This twisted dramatic thriller reunites Tatum with his Magic Mike director Steven Soderbergh in a film that finds the hunky actor playing against type as a recent parolee who soon discovers that his…

Phil Pirrello | February 8, 2013 - 7:00 pm

‘Identity Thief’: How Do Critics Like Jason Bateman And Melissa McCarthy As A Comedic Couple?

After reading reviews for this weekend’s new comedy, Identity Thief, it’s like the critics challenged each other to a contest of who can come up with the most creative way to dislike the movie.

Bridesmaidsbreakout star, Melissa McCarthy, joins Jason Bateman in director Seth Gordon’s follow-up to Horrible Bosses. In Thief, McCarthy…

Phil Pirrello | February 8, 2013 - 3:40 pm

Which Hunk Should Play Young Harrison Ford?

Before J.J. Abrams landed the gig, directing Star Wars: Episode VII was Hollywood’s most coveted job.

Now, on the heels of recent news that Disney and Lucasfilm are developing a standalone Star Wars movie centered on Han Solo’s origins, the role of everyone’s favorite intergalactic scoundrel is quickly becoming the job every young actor wants.

Phil Pirrello | February 7, 2013 - 9:00 pm

‘Side Effects’ vs. ‘Identity Thief’: Box Office Battle (POLL)

This weekend at the movies, Magic Mike himself challenges one of the stars of Bridesmaids to Box Office Thunderdome.

Channing Tatum and The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo’s Rooney Mara headline Steven Soderbergh’s psychological thriller, Side Effects, while Melissa McCarthy and Jason Bateman play it for laughs in Identity Thief.

Two…

Phil Pirrello | February 7, 2013 - 9:00 pm

‘Side Effects’: How Did the (Prescription) Drug-Fueled Thriller Affect Critics?

The less you know about Side Effects, the better.

At least that’s what the critics recommend for the twisted new film from director Steven Soderbergh, starring Channing Tatum, Jude Law and Rooney Mara.

Effects centers on Mara’s character, Emily, who finds herself suffering from depression when her husband (Tatum) is released…

Phil Pirrello | February 7, 2013 - 8:40 pm

From Clooney to Channing: Steven Soderbergh’s Best Films (PHOTOS)

This Friday’s release of Side Effects, the new thriller starring Channing Tatum and Rooney Mara, marks director Steven Soderbergh’s last film. On the big screen at least.

The prolific director, who broke onto the scene more than 20 years ago with the provocative indie drama Sex, Lies and Videotape, plans to retire from Hollywood filmmaking. (His last “official”

Phil Pirrello | February 7, 2013 - 6:00 pm

Are ‘Star Wars’ Fans Ready for Solo Han? (REPORT)

It’s a good time to be a Star Wars fan.

Not only are we getting J.J. Abrams’ Star Wars: Episode VII, but Disney and Lucasfilm have announced their plans to develop standalone films based on the franchise. So which characters are first to get their own spin-off movie?

Han Solo and his nemesis, Boba Fett.

Phil Pirrello | February 6, 2013 - 4:15 pm

Watch: Hot Guys Drive a Car Through an Airplane

Fast & Furious 6 makes a strong argument for more movies featuring cars that explode out the front of planes.

It’s all-out “vehicular warfare” in the new trailer for the next installment in the Universal Pictures franchise. Fast Five stars Vin Diesel, Paul Walker and Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson return to Car-Fu the…

Phil Pirrello | February 5, 2013 - 5:30 pm

5 Reasons Why ‘Warm Bodies’ Hunk Nicholas Hoult Should Be Your Next Cinematic Crush (PHOTOS)

Actor Nicholas Hoult is best known for his role as the precocious teen Marcus in 2002’s About a Boy. But all that could change with his starring turn in this Friday’s Warm Bodies.

In Warm Bodies, Earth’s zombie population has drastically increased and what humans are left have become the undead’s sworn enemy. Hoult plays R,…

Phil Pirrello | February 2, 2013 - 3:00 pm

Ryan Gosling Gets Rough (PHOTOS)

Ryan Gosling trades in his fast muscle car from Drive for an even faster dirt bike in the crime thriller The Place Beyond the Pines.

Pines re-teams Gosling with Blue Valentine director Derek Cianfrance for a movie that serves almost as an unofficial sequel to 2011’s Drive.

Gosling plays Luke, a motorcycle…

Phil Pirrello | February 2, 2013 - 12:10 pm

Which A-List Director Is Donning a ‘Suit & Tie’ For Justin Timberlake?

For his first album in seven years, Justin Timberlake is going big.

The singer-actor has already roped in Jay-Z to lend his talents on this spring’s The 20/20 Experience, and now he’s enlisted an Oscar-nominated director to come aboard.

David Fincher will helm the video for “Suit & Tie”, Experience’s first single, The Playlist reported on Friday.

Phil Pirrello | February 1, 2013 - 4:15 pm

5 Reasons Why ‘Warm Bodies’ Star Teresa Palmer Should Be Hollywood’s Hottest Actress (PHOTOS)

All Hollywood actors find themselves negotiating various rungs on the ladder to success. Currently, Teresa Palmer is making her way to the top.

The Aussie actress has done the whole slow and steady thing with her career, appearing in several high-profile projects and, in doing so, elevating both the material and her profile.

Phil Pirrello | January 30, 2013 - 6:00 pm

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