At The Movies
Rumor Has It...
Sarah Huttinger's (Jennifer Aniston) life is in a tailspin. She's
finally agreed to marry her boyfriend Jeff, but isn't at all sure that marriage
is what she really wants. As conflicted as she is about her love life, her
professional life isn't much better. An aspiring journalist, Sarah's career has
stalled at the New York Times obituary column. To top it all off, she's on her
way home to attend her sister's wedding, which means spending a lot of time with
her family. But when she meets Internet millionaire Beau Burroughs (Kevin
Costner), their encounter unexpectedly unlocks some well kept secrets
that may help Sarah uncover the truth about her family and finally discover who
she truly is, once and for all. The chemistry between Aniston and Costner is
Into The Blue
Set in the deep, shark-infested waters of the Bahamas, four young divers
discover a legendary shipwreck rumored to contain millions in gold at the bottom
of the sea, they believe their dream of buried treasure has come true. But
nearby on the ocean floor, a sunken plane full of illegal cargo threatens their
find. The friends make a pact to keep quiet about both discoveries so they can
excavate the shipwreck before a rival treasure hunter uncovers their secret and
beats them to the gold. But their plan goes awry when they realize dangerous
smugglers are already closing in on the missing plane, and one of the friends
makes a fatal decision that quickly turns the treasure hunters into the hunted.
A great action adventure movie that the whole family can enjoy.
Phoenix is set to attend a screening of Walk the Line at Folsom State
Prison on Jan. 3, nearly four decades after Johnny Cash's infamous concert at
the penitentiary. The viewing was set up by the California Prison Fellowship,
which partners with churches across the country to minister to prisoners,
ex-prisoners and their families.
Britney Spears fired off a $20 million lawsuit against Us
Weekly over a column in its Oct. 17 issue that said Spears and husband
Kevin Federline feared "raunchy footage" of their bedroom exploits would be made
Joining the trend of TV shows migrating to the Internet, a pair of episodes from
the CBS comedies Two and a Half Men and How I Met Your
Mother are being offered for free video streaming this week from the
Yahoo! Web site.
Avril Lavigne can add actress to her list of credentials. The
socially conscious pop star might be looking for an Oscar nod for her role in
Richard Linklaters film adaptation of the book Fast Food Nation. The
novel depicts the dark side of the fast food industry and how its affected the
lifestyles of Americans.
season of American Idol will kick off on Fox on Jan. 17. During
the competition's three week semifinals in late February and early March, the
network will air the reality series on three consecutive days each week, with
the boys performing on Tuesday and the girls on Wednesday, followed by an hour
long live results show on Thursday.
The man accused of blackmailing Girls Gone Wild creator Joe
Francis was ordered to stand trial following testimony from Francis and a cameo
of sorts from Paris Hilton.
Mariah Carey's Don't Forget About Us rose to the top of
Billboard's Hot 100 chart, putting her in a tie with Elvis Presley
for second place among artists with the most No. 1 singles in the rock era.
The Beatles hold the top spot.
After 36 years on ABC, Monday Night Football concluded its 555
episode network run with a game between the New England Patriots and the New
York Jets. The series switches networks next season, when ESPN begins an
eight-year deal in which it will pay $1.1 billion per year for Monday night
NBC got some early holiday cheer last week as the game show Deal or No
Deal wrapped its five night run with double digit ratings improvements in
the crucial 8 p.m. hour, where the network has lagged the most so far this
Slipknot percussionist Shawn "Clown" Crahan says the band will spend 2006
off the road after performing 233 shows in support of Vol. 3: (The Subliminal
Verses). Slipknot already has been offered a stray date or two on next year's
Ozzfest, said Crahan. The next band product to hit shelves should be a DVD.
Velvet Revolver have set Libertad, the Spanish word for freedom,
as the working title for their new CD.
Mike Myers split from wife Robin Ruzan was announced by his
publicist. No reason was given, just the promise, as expressed by rep Ina
Treciokas in a statement, that the pair "remain committed and caring friends."
After four-plus years and two children together, Laura Dern and
Ben Harper tied the knot in a Yule-themed ceremony, according to Us
Queens of the Stone Age frontman Josh Homme received a visit from
an old friend during a show in Los Angeles. Homme was joined by John Garcia, the
singer of his previous band, Kyuss.
Carrie Underwood is more than an American Idol: She's Oklahoman of
the Year as well. Oklahoma Today magazine picked the country singer who won
Fox's talent competition this year, saying the Checotah native encompasses all
that makes the state great and has the character and humility to be so honored.
Dreamworks Pictures will distribute the Korean film Typhoon in American
theaters next year. This will be the first Korean film to get a major U.S.
release. The movie tells of a modern-day pirate planning an attack on North and
South Korea. Shooting took place in Thailand, Korea and Russia.
Cinderella frontman Tom Keifer produced three tracks for
American Idol runner-up Bo Bice this past November. The tracks
Cinnamon & Novacaine, Whiskey Women and Time, and Sinner in a Sin are the bonus
tracks on Bo's DualDisc The Real Thing, which was released December 13.
With Destiny's Child calling it a career this fall, group member Kelly
Rowland has quickly dived in to work on her next solo album.
Fox Searchlight will be making Johnson Family Vacation 2,
with Cedric the Entertainer expected to reprise his role. Johnson Family
Vacation 2 is expected to pick up where the Johnsons' holiday ended. The first
film, which starred Cedric the Entertainer, followed the Johnson family on their
cross country trek to their annual family reunion.
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