Sarah Ball

Trailer Trash: Blood, Boobs, Guns, and 'Zombieland'

Zombieland—Oct. 9, 2009 (This is part of our recurring series in which we dish on newly released trailers,then solicit your feedback. Tell us if you'll see the movie below, in the comments!) THE LOOK: The trailer for the upcoming horror-camp-fest Zombieland has been out since June, but this Wednesday, Columbia Pictures released the film's much juicier, much funnier red-band trailer. (Warning!

'Brüno' Has Been Box-Office Auf'd

Brüno is falling faster at the box office than a lead anvil aimed at Wile E. Coyote. After winning last weekend with a $30.4 million take—seemingly solid, but upon closer inspection, a highly tepid $11,040 per theater—Brüno has dropped nearly daily, from first place on Friday to fourth by the middle of this week. The Sacha Baron Cohen comedy clung to second place in daily domestic grosses for Saturday, Sunday, and Monday, behind 3-D family film Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs.

The Emmys Noms Are Out -- What Do You Think?

An open thread for you to sound off.  Here are the lucky contenders, announced this morning: Drama SeriesBig LoveBreaking BadDamagesDexterHouseLostMad MenLead Actress, DramaGlenn Close, DamagesSally Field, Brothers and SistersHolly Hunter, Saving GraceJanuary Jones, Mad MenMariska Hargitay, Law & Order: SVUKyra Sedgwick, The CloserLead Actress, ComedyChristina Applegate, Samantha WhoToni Collette, United States of TaraTina Fey, 30 RockSarah Silverman, The Sarah Silverman ProgramJulia...

10 Best Picture Nominees?! Who Would've Made The Cut

  Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences President Sid Ganis announced this afternoon that the Oscar race for Best Picture—a race traditionally between five films, at least since World War II—will double the number of contenders starting with this year's presentation.  "Having 10 best picture nominees is going [to] allow academy voters to recognize and include some of the fantastic movies that often show up in the other Oscar categories, but have been squeezed out of the race for the...

Morning Mix: Brown Loses Fight to Delay Hearing

Billy Joel Loses Another Uptown Girl. Katie Lee Joel, a Southern chef and cookbook writer, will separate from husband Billy Joel (she is his third wife). The pair were married for five years, and say they will remain friends.  [MSNBC]Bruno Premieres in Britain; Early Reviews Hit Web.  Sacha Baron Cohen hit the red carpet for Bruno's premiere in London, dressed as one of the Queen's guardsmen -- only, you know, showing a little more waxed/spray-tanned skin.

Chastity Bono: Soon to be Chaz Bono

Most people go with cake and champers, but in honor of her 40th birthday, Chastity Bono gave herself the gift of... man.  Shortly after her over-the-hill celebration, the daughter of Sonny and Cher began undergoing the preliminary stages of gender-reassignment, MSNBC reports.  Her rep confirms that Bono is in transgender transition and says he'll go by Chaz.  The full statement: He is proud of his decision and grateful for the support and respect that has already been shown by his loved...

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