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Before They Were Famous: Hugh Jackman, Sigourney Weaver & J.K. Simmons

Welcome to “Before They Were Famous“, where we take a look at some of the past exploits of today's biggest stars, be it from movies, television, Broadway, competitions, etc.! The more embarrassing, the better. Our memories are long, but the internet's memory is forever, so jump back in time with us to witness some of our favorite stars before they were marquee...

This Week in Blu-ray / DVD Releases: Whiplash, Big Hero 6, Horrible Bosses 2

This Week: Beaten down by Oscar winner J.K. Simmons in Whiplash, worn out by the needless Horrible Bosses 2, and closing the book on Sons of Anarchy. ► J.K. Simmons mastered the art of assholery during six seasons of Oz, and it earned him an Oscar for WHIPLASH . Playing a brilliant music teacher at...

See the full list of winners for The 87th Annual Academy Awards!

And, that's a wrap! Thanks to everyone who joined us for our Oscars Live Chat this year! Check out the FULL list of WINNERS below! Drum-roll folks, the time has come! Yes the 2015 Academy Awards are almost here after a crazy 2014 and I am once again proud to be hosting the LIVE CHAT event which will be taking place on Sunday beginning at 7:30 pm EST sharp . The live chat...

Cool Videos: J.K Simmons gives Weird Al whiplash

For those of you who haven't seen J.K. Simmons ' Oscar-nominated performance in WHIPLASH, you're in for a treat! The folks who have seen the flick know that he gives it his all in a gripping and sometimes intimidating performance as an instructor who will stop at nothing to realize a student's potential. That's why pairing up Simmons with the likes of Weird Al...

J.K. Simmons says playing J. Jonah Jameson again is a possibility

Any fan of J.K. Simmons can tell you that the man has been tearing it up for years, whether it be on HBO's Oz , in films, or even on stage. Karma has finally come around, awarding him a Best Supporting Actor nomination for his fantastic work in WHIPLASH. Last week Simmons sat down with Howard Stern to talk about his latest. Inevitably the topic of Spider-Man came up and Stern...

What's New in Blu-ray and DVD releases this month? (February 2015)

This month on Blu-ray and DVD, Stephen Hawking teaches THE THEORY OF EVERYTHING , J.K. Simmons gives Miles Teller WHIPLASH , Rogen and Franco tick off an entire country with THE INTERVIEW , Jake Gyllenhaal buys a camera and becomes a NIGHTCRAWLER , Bill Murray dons a halo for ST. VINCENT , the boys (and Jennifer Aniston) return for HORRIBLE BOSSES 2 , Keanu Reeves plays...

Cool Videos: J.K. Simmons is the saboteur in these SNL promos

WHIPLASH may not have been on the masses' radar before, but thanks to a Best Picture nod and a nomination for J.K. Simmons in the Best Supporting Actor category, more and more people are seeking it out. Good! People have been enjoying the work of Simmons for years now, whether it be his take in the gritty HBO series Oz or his pitch-perfect portrayal of J. Jonah Jameson in Sam...

Whiplash and Glee star Melissa Benoist lands role of Supergirl in CBS series

Melissa Benoist has been officially been cast as the title character in CBS' new Supergirl series. The 26-year-old actress can currently be seen as Miles Teller ’s love interest in the critically acclaimed WHIPLASH. Some astute readers with questionable taste in TV may recognize her from a role on Glee that she had for two seasons. That would make her the second Glee cast...

AMC hosting a 24-hour marathon of all eight Best Picture nominees

If you haven’t seen all the Best Picture nominees yet, what are you waiting for? The Oscars are a month away and pub trivia night needs you to be on top of all things movie related. Fortunately, the AMC theater chain has revealed plans for its annual Best Picture Showcase, a marathon screening event of all the Best Picture nominees. Prepare to create an ass groove the likes...

J.K. Simmons will host Saturday Night Live on January 31

One of the most talented, albeit scariest, actors working today is finally making his way to the Saturday Night Live stage. Golden Globe winner and Academy Award-nominee J.K. Simmons will make his SNL debut on January 31st and no doubt deliver a timely parody of his great work in last year’s WHIPLASH. Simmons delivered what I would call one of the best performances by any...

Birdman & Grand Budapest Hotel lead nominations for the 87th Academy Awards

The nominees for the 87th Annual Academy Awards have been announced, and BIRDMAN and THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL recieved the most nominations with nine apiece, including Best Picture and Best Director nods. Clint Eastwood 's AMERICAN SNIPER and THE IMITATION GAME weren't far behind with eight nominations, and Richard Linklater 's BOYHOOD is also up for six of the awards....

Top 10 Films of 2014 (Bumbray) + Video!

As far as movies go, 2014 started with a bang, with January having marked easily the best edition of the Sundance Film Festival Ive ever attended. Four of the films on my top-ten premiered there. From this point, the year went from strength-to-strength. While the media might have you think movie-going was down, that was only true in regards to blockbusters, although people sure did turn out...
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