Monthly Archives: June 2012

Is “Ted” On Track For the Biggest R-Rated Comedy Opening Ever?

Ted could earn as much as $20 million on Friday for a weekend opening of $47 million to $50 million — one of the top debuts of all time for an R-rated comedy and eclipsing the $45 million earned by The Hangover in 2009.[The Hollywood Reporter]

Here’s something that’s about as surprising as Katie Holmes filing for divorce from Tim Cruise: an R-rated comedy that’s about to bust the box office. Having taken in a well-above expectations $20 million on Friday alone, Ted is now on track to make as much (if not more) than the record-breaking open set by The Hangover back in 2009.

Other big releases are also doing well at the box office, including Magic Mike and Madea’s Witness Protection. People Like Us is the only real new family drama/comedy out at the marquee, but it doesn’t seem to be poised to open strongly, especially with so many adults opting for repeat viewings of last week’s champ from Disney-Pixar, Brave.

Madea’s Witness Protection: Film Review

It’s always hard to review a movie like Madea’s Witness Protection because it wasn’t made to please critics, nor was it made to be (for lack of a better word) good. It’s meant to cash in on what is now a standard-bearing and groan-inducing cash cow encased in the form of a 40-something year old black man playing a version of the no-nonsense elderly black women he claims to populate his life. How true or false that may actually be will be something I leave for others to settle. I just watch the movies – and only because I have no choice some times.

Here’s the basic premise: Eugene Levy’s family finds themselves involved involuntarily in a ponzi scheme that results in the loss of millions from a mob boss. He wants the family dead. So a plan is hatched by the authorities to hide them . . . in Madea’s house. Hilarious, right?! Oh, them wacky grannies sho’ know how to crack ‘em!

The humor is derived from the fact that Madea does not suffer fools gladly, and fools she gets plenty in the spoiled white children that show up to not be killed. I’m not entirely sure the kids didn’t think they’d be better off if they were left at the hands of the mobsters. Of course, the mobsters get wind of the family’s whereabouts and the inevitable confrontation with Madea takes place.

Someone told me that this is the seventh movie starring Madea. Usually movies that make that many sequels end up in the dustbin of movie history or on the discount VHS aisle at Blockbuster (see Police Academy, The Land Before Time). Will there be an eighth Madea? If Tyler Perry’s girdle has anything to say about it, surely there will be.

Candice Swanepoel: Hottest “Casual Walk Thru LAX” Pics…EVER! OW!

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These latest photos are part of our long-running series chronicling beautiful women from around the globe performing extremely monotonous tasks. The Victoria’s Secret model was spotted touching down in LAX & then catwalking through the airport wearing a summery floral print skirt & white top. All covered up, yet still beautiful! OW!

This is Candice Swanepoel’s second appearance in the category, with the first set capturing a beautiful few seconds in a NYC as Candice was seen walking past a photographer in a freaky looking jacket. See those photos here.

TomKat Divorce Settlement & Was Katie Turned Off By Tom’s End Of The World Bunker Idea?

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Pictured: Katie Holmes; Tom’s was allegedly planning to build a $10 million bunker underneath his Telluride home in preparation for the end of the world. He owns roughly 110-hectacre mountaintop estate in the town.

Wow, what a fucking doozy. I take a long lunch & all hell breaks loose. As you bastards have heard by now, Katie Holmes is rumored to have filed for divorce from husband Tom Cruise yesterday in Manhattan. According to various sources, Katie is citing “irreconcilable differences” and feels confident enough to request sole custody of the couple’s 6-year-old daughter Suri (highly doubtful she’ll succeed). And, oh yeah, Katie’s also seeking some child support & by that, we’re talkin’ at least around $50K/month.

I’m sure the world is overflowing with curiosity and wondering what was the one crazy thing about Tom Cruise that finally broke the camel’s back & forced Katie to jump the Cruise ship? Let’s not forget they’ve been married for a while, so did Katie Holmes just wake up from a coma or what?

Regardless of what happens in what appears to be a very public & dirty divorce, Suri is gonna be the one who will ultimately suffer. At least she’ll have a ton of money to pay for all that therapy she’ll need in the coming years.
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Pictured: Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes paid about $35 million for a Beverly Hills mansion soon after tying the knot. Split: 50/50

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Pictured: The Church of Scientology Celebrity Centre International on Franklin avenue in Hollywood. I’m sure the Church already has a hit out on Katie.

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New Owner: While her parents fight over her, Suri will be in the company of nannies & therapists.

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Pictured: Tom & Katie’s pad in Colorado (another angle)

LINKS: Miranda Kerr’s Photo Shoot For Italian Vogue w/ The Links!

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Pictured: Miranda Kerr was seen in a blonde wig and a sparkling wardrobe for an Italian Vogue shoot in NYC. The Victoria’s Secret SuperMommy rocked skin tight, neon blue leather pants and shiny silver high heels as she cat-walked around the West Village.

– Sam & Billie Faiers Seem Smart To Me [HollywoodTuna]
– The Republicans Made Alec Baldwin Attack The Paparazzi Again [The Superficial]
– Jennifer Lawrence and a douchebag [Lainey’s Gossip]
– Adele is pregnant with her first child, baby-daddy is Simon Konecki [Celebitchy]
– The Kate Upton Video Is No Longer Private
[IDonLikeYouInThatWay]
– Minka Kelly Takes Her Bodacious Curves For A Walk [Popoholic]
– The 20 Hottest Photos of Chasing UFOs’ Erin Ryder [Heavy]
– Mila Kunis Licking Ice Cream in Glamour August 2012 of the Day [Drunken Stepfather, NSFW]

– Victoria Silvstedt Was Picking Her Ass [The Blemish]
– Britney Spears Doesn’t Look Psyched To be On ‘The X-Factor’ [EXCLUSIVE] [Socialite Life]
– Lauryn Hill Pleads Guilty To Not Paying Her Taxes For 3 Damn Years [Dlisted]
– More Octomom Body Pictures if You Feel Like Gouging Your Eyes Out Today [Evil Beet]
– Sexy Photos From Victoria’s Secret Summer 2012 Collection [Complex]
– TOM CRUISE’S SON CONNER TAKES FLIGHT [I’m Not Obsessed]
– Coleen Rooney is in a bikini [Celebslam]

– Miranda Kerr Not Naked Enough in Harper’s Bazaar UK August 2012 of the Day [Drunken Stepfather, NSFW]
– It’s Megan Fox Pregnant In A Bikini [The Superficial]
– The Real Housewives Of Westeros? Finally, A Reality TV Show I’d Watch [Pajiba]
– Emma Watson Caught Kissing A Penis [Celeb Jihad]
– These Underwear Pads Promise to Keep Your Fart-Blowing Turd Cutter From Ruining Your Life [BroBible]
– A Look Back: “Magic Mike” [Caught On Set]

– Robo unshackled [Lainey’s Gossip]
– Sophie Turner Flashes Her Assets [HollywoodTuna]
– Miley Cyrus Might Have Ripped Off An In-N-Out [The Superficial]
– Jessica Hart Unleashes Her Uber Sexy Lingerie Perfection [Popoholic]

– Ann Curry Announces Her Firing from the Today Show [Yeeeah!]
– Kate Hudson Awesome Little Bikini Booty Pics [The Grumpiest]
– Katie Holmes Really Is Running And She’s Taking Suri With Her [Dlisted]

– Are you a Bastardly Lady of the Day? [The Bastardly]
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VS Mommy Matchup: Alessandra Ambrosio in L.A. vs Miranda Kerr in NYC

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Alessandra Ambrosio had her hands full earlier today as she picked up Anja from school in Santa Monica while carrying her newborn son Noah. Ale obviously recovered pretty quick considering she just gave birth on May 7.

Fellow Victoria’s Secret co-hottie Miranda Kerr has been running around in NYC lately. Previously we saw her going on walks with her baby son Flynn, but today the hard-working supermodel was spotted in summer-getup as she headed to a her trailer to get ready for a shoot for Italian Vogue. You can see Miranda workin’ her photo shoot mojo here. from the shoot here.
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L.A.: Miley Cyrus Hits In-N-Out Burger In Her Mercedes-Benz SL550

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The photo of Miley walking with her friend were snapped Thursday afternoon (June 28) as she hit a recording studio in Burbank. It appears she’s still working on her music when not driving the local papz nuts as she runs around in one of her countless “barely-there” short-shorts.

The ones at the the gas station were also taken yesterday in Los Angeles as Miley first gassed-up her car before hitting up a nearby In-N-Out drive-thru and claiming she had no money. Either she didn’t want to use her credit card or just wanted to fuck around and see if she could get some free food. Whatever she said worked b/c the dude at the window let her off fairly easily with her order.
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As for the pics below, they were snapped earlier in the week and we just forgot to post them with one of our earlier sets…
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L.A.: Beautiful & Pasty Emma Stone @ ‘The Amazing Spider-Man’ Premiere

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Following weeks of traveling around the globe promoting their latest blockbuster, Emma Stone & Andrew Garfield finally walked down the red carpet at “The Amazing Spider-Man” Los Angeles premiere held at the Regency Village Theatre in Westwood. Now it’s just a waiting game until the film releases nationwide on July 3 to see whether this will be Hollywood’s next billion dollar blockbuster. I’m pretty sure deep-pocketed producers are shitting in their pants right now.

For a full review of all previous premieres, check here.

Now for the usual flood of information about the film including plot, interviews, & trailer:

Teenage social outcast Peter Parker spends his days trying to unravel the mystery of his own past and winning the heart of his high school crush, Gwen Stacy. Peter discovers a mysterious briefcase belonging to his father, who abandoned him when he was a child, which leads him to his father’s former partner, Dr. Curtis Connors. The discovery of his father’s secret will ultimately shape his destiny of becoming “Spider-Man” and brings him face to face with Connors, who becomes the vicious and vengeful Lizard. [Source]

Trailer:


Interview w/ Emma Stone:

[More red carpet photos coming up…]

NYC: Stacy Keibler Catwalks Thru SoHo Leaving Armani Exchange

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Stacy Keibler was spotted showing off those killer legs as she exited the Armani Exchange store in SoHo while on another of her likely-funded George Clooney all-expenses paid shopping trips. Seriously, what has Stacy done in the past year besides her status as arm candy for Mr. Clooney? She’s still living off her fame from the WWE/WCW and ABC’s Dancing With The Stars and that was over 5 years ago. Way to go Stacy in keeping your bank account stable while continuing to stay somewhat relevant in the public’s eye while doing absolutely nothing of note. Keep that Playboy trump card and sextape in the vault for now as long as George continues paying your way to the high-life.

NYC: Alec Baldwin’s Daughter Ireland Grabbed Breakfast @ The Grey Dog

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As we mentioned in our previous post, Ireland Baldwin might look like she’s 21/22, but she’s only 16. The daughter of Alec Baldwin’s first marriage with Kim Basinger definitely looks like she has acting in her future, assuming that’s what she wants to do. Ireland was out & about with one of her skater high school buddies grabbing some breakfast at The Grey Dog in the city.

Ted: Film Review

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Awww! A little boy wishes for his teddy bear to come to life one day! What is cuter and sweeter than that? I repeat: awwww!

Huh whoops. Guess he should have read the disclaimer on making wishes. Actually, be glad he didn’t, because then we wouldn’t have the screamingly (and I mean screamingly) funny movie Ted, the new “talking teddy” picture from Seth MacFarlane that is (wait for it) the funniest movie of the summer. And yes, I saw Dictator. I am also still recovering from That’s My Boy. Oh the perils of being a critic.

Let me first say that the chances of you howling your way through this movie from beginning to end (as did I) are greatly enhanced if you “get” the humor of Seth MacFarlane, which is put on raucous display every Sunday at 9 on Family Guy. That means raunchier than hell, offensive for offense’s sake, and where nothing is scared. I repeat again: nothing is sacred. If your sensibilities are more delicate than that, go stand in line with the crowd from People Like us. The rest of us want to have a good time.

The movie starts when a little boy of 8 named John (played as an adult by Mark Wahlberg) wishes for his teddy bear to come to life. He does, except not until John is 35 and involved with Lori (Mila Kunis). Lori does not take kindly to Ted (voiced by MacFarlane) because he’s an indecent, crude, and obnoxiously wicked teddy bear who’s only interested in the gratification of his own . . . stuffing? The sequences that make up the “plot” are many and hilarious – suffice is to say, you won’t be buying any stuffed animals for your little niece or son again without wondering “What If . . . ?”

Wahlberg does well in his role, as does Kunis playing the “straight” woman in the film (my one grudge is that she could have been so much funnier), but there’s no shortage of laughs here. I have a feeling this is going to be a monstrous hit and, for once, I cannot wait for the sequel. Until then, it’s back to the attic in my parents’ house to see if my old stuffed animals are getting high and telling masturbation jokes.

Out & About Catwalks: Amanda Seyfried, Dakota Fanning, Emily Blunt, Lacey Chabert

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Amanda Seyfried went for breakfast at M cafe after a morning yoga class in L.A. She’ll next be starring as pornstar Linda Lovelace in the upcoming film Lovelace, also starring Peter Sarsgaard, Sarah Jessica Parker, James Franco, Chloe Sevigny, and Sharon Stone.

Dakota Fanning seen out and about in her work out gear in New York City. She reprises her role as Jane Volturi in The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn: Part 2. She recently wrapped-up filming The Motel Life, starring as Annie James along with Emile Hirsch and Stephen Dorff.

Emily Blunt exits Salon Benjamin in West Hollywood. She’s appeared in the 2012 releases Salmon Fishing in the Yemen, The Five-Year Engagement, and Your Sister’s Sister and up next is Looper starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Bruce Willis, set to release in theaters on September 28th.

Lacey Chabert leaving Gavert Atelier salon in Beverly Hills. She’s been doing the animation voice work in Transformers: Rescue Bots and Young Justice and has a bunch of films supposedly in the works for 2012 with only one, Slightly Single in L.A. with a Wiki entry; however, no release date as been set (i.e. look for it soon at your local Redbox).

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