Why Kate Winslet named her son Bear Blaze

03/18/2014 2:28 pm0 comments
Kate Winslet

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  By Breeanna Hare CNN   (CNN) — If you’re going to name your kid after a wild animal, at least have a good reason. Kate Winslet, who welcomed son Bear Blaze with husband last December, has assured “Ellen’s” Ellen DeGeneres that yes, there’s a purpose for the kid’s unique [...]

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Kate Winslet Star Unveiled on Hollywood Walk of Fame

03/17/2014 4:22 pm0 comments
Kate Winslet signs for her fans.

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HOLLYWOOD (CNS) – Oscar- and Emmy-winning actress   honored with the 2,520th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame today, four days before the release of her latest film, “Divergent.” James Cameron, who directed Winslet in her Oscar-nominated performance in the 1998 Oscar best-picture winner “Titanic,” and Kathy Bates, a [...]

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Ray Parker Jr. , Who you going to call?

03/11/2014 12:12 pm0 comments
PERFORMER RAY PARKER JR poses for photographers as he recieves the   2,518th Star  on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, Hollywood, California, USA on March 06 2014 photo:Bob Freeman

From City News Service HOLLYWOOD — Ray Parker Jr., best known for writing and performing the theme for the 1984 film “Ghostbusters,” received the 2,518th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame March 6. Singer-songwriters  and Bill Withers joined Parker in speaking in the morning ceremony at 7065 Hollywood Blvd. [...]

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Nascar’s Jeff Gordon “Speedway Day L.A.”

03/05/2014 5:02 pm0 comments
Nascar fans with Councilmen Tom La Bounge and Jeff Gordon proclaim
 it Speedway Day in Los Angeles.

Photos Gary McCarthy

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – NASCAR driver  joined today with Los Angeles officials, who declared it “Speedway Day L.A.” to drum up publicity for a racing event to be held later this month in the Inland Empire. Southern California’s Auto Club 400 NASCAR Race Weekend is set for March 21-23 in [...]

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Edgar Martirosyan had no clue he’d be serving Hollywood’s biggest stars

03/04/2014 4:55 pm0 comments
Oscars Pizza Delivery Guy

By Dana Ford CNN   (CNN) — If he looked gobstruck when he walked onstage at the Oscars, he had good reason. Edgar Martirosyan, who might now be the world’s most famous pizza deliveryman, had no clue he’d be serving Hollywood’s biggest stars Sunday night. He thought the pies were [...]

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John Travolta on his Idina Menzel Oscar flub: Let it go!

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John Travoltify Travolta

  By Alan Duke CNN   LOS ANGELES (CNN) — John Travolta is speaking out about his flub while introducing Idina Menzel’s singing performance at the Oscars on Sunday night. Travolta butchered the singer’s name, calling her “the wickedly talented Adele Dazeem.” For the record, the pronunciation should have been [...]

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Matthew McConaughey is having a moment thanks to “Dallas Buyers Club”

02/28/2014 1:31 pm0 comments
Matthew McConaughey at the SAG Awards

  By Lisa Respers France CNN   (CNN) — Matthew McConaughey is having one hell of a year. From almost stealing “The Wolf of Wall Street” despite being on the screen for only a few moments, to the critical acclaim and awards he’s racking up for his turn in “Dallas [...]

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Coroner: Philip Seymour Hoffman died of acute mixed drug intoxication

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Philip Seymour Hoffman mourned at private funeral

  By Ray Sanchez CNN   (CNN) — Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman, who was found dead February 2 on the bathroom floor of his New York apartment with a syringe in his left arm, died of acute mixed drug intoxication, including heroin, cocaine, benzodiazepines and amphetamine, the New York medical [...]

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No respect: Why the Oscars ignore films about young people

02/26/2014 12:33 pm0 comments
"The Way, Way Back" (2013): A touching, witty new take on "How I Spent My Summer Vacation," the film stars Liam James, left, as a 14-year-old who joins his mother (Toni Collette) and her unbearable boyfriend (Steve Carell) and his daughter at a beach resort town. Duncan survives by striking up an unexpected friendship with water park manager Owen (Sam Rockwell). AnnaSophia Robb, right, as a next-door neighbor, also wins his affection.

  By John Hanlon Special to CNN   (CNN) — When people talk about the cinematic geniuses of the 1980s, one name invariably comes up — John Hughes. For young people growing up then and even today, the writer-director’s name conjures up memories of unforgettable films. From “Sixteen Candles” (1984) [...]

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The actor says this is no prank, unless his wife is kidding

02/25/2014 3:09 pm0 comments
Jimmy Kimmel, wife Molly are expecting

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By Breeanna Hare CNN   (CNN) — We’re a little suspicious of Jimmy Kimmel now thanks to his numerous hoaxes, but he wouldn’t joke about a baby, right? On a pre-taped episode of “The Ellen DeGeneres Show,” ABC’s host of “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” revealed that he and his wife of [...]

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