New Movie Releases: ‘Rise of the Planet of the Apes,’ ‘The Change-Up’ [VIDEOS]
Could ‘Rise of the Planet of the Apes’ be the surprise blockbuster of the summer? Critics certainly seem to think so. The James Franco vehicle, which serves as a reboot of the classic ‘Apes’ franchise, is receiving strong reviews thus far – or at least stronger than most had expected.
Corny Clips From Failed 2011 ‘Wonder Woman’ Pilot Leak Online [VIDEO]
If you’re still wondering why NBC decided not to pick up the much-talked about ‘Wonder Woman’ pilot, you may want to watch these newly released (and arguably corny) clips from the show, which feature star Adrianne Palicki chasing bad guys around Hollywood and visiting friends in the hospital.
‘The Amazing Spider-Man’ Trailer Leaks Online
In what continues to be a great month for leaked movie trailers, Big Shiny Robot got its hands on ‘The Amazing Spider-Man’ teaser trailer on Tuesday, which offers a blurry — but still awesome — glimpse at the highly anticipated reboot. Among the many teasers offered in this trailer are a glimpse at Peter Parker’s (‘Social Network’ cutie Andrew Garfield) backstory, his love interest, Gwen Stacy (‘E
All Four ‘Voice’ Coaches Returning for Season Two
NBC confirmed Thursday that Christina Aguilera, Cee Lo Green, Adam Levine and Blake Shelton will return to their respective judges’ chairs when ‘The Voice’ kicks off its highly-anticipated second season next year. “Our fantastic coaches were integral to the tremendous success of ‘The Voice’ this year and we are thrilled that they are all returning,” Paul Telegdy, NBC’s head of alternative programm
New Movie Releases: ‘Transformers: Dark of the Moon,’ ‘Larry Crowne’ [VIDEOS]
The ‘Transformers’ are back for two and a half hours worth of action in ‘Dark of the Moon,’ the third movie in Michael Bay’s mega-blockbuster franchise is in our 3 local Marcus Theatres this weekend. Reviews for the movie have been a bit on the negative side; but with it already pulling in $13.5 million on Tuesday, it’s looking to be one of the biggest, if not the biggest, movie of the year. Read
Randy Jackson, Steven Tyler Returning to ‘American Idol’
Randy Jackson is still in it to win it: EW.com has confirmed that the original ‘American Idol’ judge will return for an 11th season on Fox’s top-rated series. Also returning for season 11 is Aerosmith rocker Steven Tyler — not exactly the most surprising revelation, considering he initially signed on for more than one season, according to EW.com.
Deputy Sheriff Pops the Question to Dispatcher Over Police Radio [VIDEO]
‘Good Morning America’ reported on a Florida deputy sheriff who found a unique way to propose marriage to his girlfriend — over police radio. Deputy Joseph Bracey proposed to Ashley West, who works as a Brevard County sheriff dispatcher, over a county-wide police channel. “I love you and I want to spend the rest of my life with you. Will you marry me?” he asked.
Michael Jackson’s ‘Thriller’ Jacket Sells for $1.8 Million
According to PopCrush, the iconic leather jacket that Michael Jackson wore in his famous ‘Thriller’ video sold for $1.8 million over the weekend at Julien’s Music Icons auction. The jacket went to bidder Milton Verret, a Texas-based commodities trader, who says he will show the jacket “around the country in a tour that will help raise money for children’s charities.”
Weekend Box Office: ‘Cars 2′ Cruises to Victory
As expected, Pixar’s ‘Cars 2′ easily took first place at the weekend box office, netting a healthy $68 million. That’s about $8 million higher than the original ‘Cars,’ which opened to $60.1 million in 2006.
New Movie Releases: ‘Cars 2,’ ‘Bad Teacher’ [VIDEOS]
Another sequel cruises into Twin Ports Marcus Theatres this weekend by way of Pixar’s ‘Cars 2,’ with Lightning McQueen (voiced by Owen Wilson) back for another fast-paced adventure – this time, at the first-ever World Grand Prix. Reviews haven’t been too kind for the movie, but given Pixar’s recent successes, ‘Cars 2′ should have no problem taking the number-one spot at the box office.
‘Footloose’ Trailer: Kenny Wormald Steps Into Kevin Bacon’s Dancing Shoes [VIDEO]
The trailer for the highly anticipated ‘Footloose’ remake finally hit the Internet this week, offering fans a first look at this modern day take on a Kevin Bacon classic. The premise for 2011′s ‘Footloose’ is relatively similar to the original: city boy Ren MacCormack (Kenny Wormald) moves to small-town Bomont, where a car crash that killed five teens has led local politicians to ban minors from d
Marilyn Monroe’s ‘Seven Year Itch’ Dress Sells for $5.6 Million
Fifty-six years later, Marilyn Monroe is still worth a lot of money – $5.6 million, to be exact. According to CNN, Monroe’s iconic dress from the 1955 Billy Wilder movie ‘The Seven Year Itch’ sold for that amount Saturday night at an auction in Beverly Hills, California.