Laura Hibbs


Emile Hirsch Fights Hard for ‘Lone Survivor’

Emile Hirsch has starred in a number of intense, physically demanding roles over the course of his career, but none as difficult as his latest stint as fallen Navy SEAL Danny Dietz in “Lone Survivor.” The film, which is adapted from former SEAL Marcus Luttrell‘s 2007 best-selling novel of the same name, tells the true […]

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Director Adam McKay Stays Classy with ‘Anchorman 2’

Will Ferrell may be the face of Ron Burgundy, but writer/director Adam McKay is his voice. The two (and Ron) are back in theaters this weekend with”Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues,” the highly anticipated and long-awaited sequel to the 2004 sleeper hit “Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy.” The story picks up just as Burgundy’s […]

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Radha Mitchell Struggles with Baby and Friendship in ‘Expecting’

Australian actress Radha Mitchell wasn’t expecting to find a friend in co-star Michelle Monaghan, but she quickly did on the set of their new flick “Expecting.” The film, written and directed by first time director Jessie McCormack, stars Mitchell as Lizzie, a married 30-something whose perfect life plan is interrupted when she is unable to conceive […]

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Newcomer Sophie Nélisse Steals Show in ‘The Book Thief’

After seven years and millions of sold copies, Markus Zusack’s heartbreaking World War II novel “The Book Thief” has finally found its way to the big screen. The film, directed by “Downton Abbey’s” Brian Percival, is helmed by 13-year-old newcomer Sophie Nélisse. Nélisse, a relatively unknown French-Canadian actress who made waves with her breakout performance in the […]

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Naveen Andrews Rediscovers the Royal Family in ‘Diana’

Sixteen years after her tragic death, the life of Princess Diana continues to captivate millions. One man who wasn’t interested? Actor Naveen Andrews, who just so happens to star alongside Naomi Watts in this weekend’s new movie “Diana,”a biographical drama based on Kate Snell‘s 2001 book “Diana: Her Last Love,” which chronicles the last two years of […]

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CBGB US Premiere Opening Night CBGB Music And Film Festival 2013

Alan Rickman Goes Punk for ‘CBGB’

He may be best known for playing menacing wizard Severus Snape in the “Harry Potter” films, but British actor Alan Rickman wasn’t afraid to explore new territories (or rock a curly wig) for his latest flick, “CBGB.” Rickman portrays real life music icon Hilly Kristal, the late owner of former New York City music club CBGB, […]

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"Jane Mansfield's Car" - Premiere - Arrivals - 2012 Toronto International Film Festival

Billy Bob Thornton Makes Directorial Return with ‘Jayne Mansfield’s Car’

It’s been over a decade since a then-unknown Billy Bob Thornton took home an Oscar for the chilling drama “Sling Blade,” a film which he wrote, directed and starred in. Two lack-luster directorial gigs and a marriage to Angelina Jolie later, Billy Bob is back behind the camera with the quirky drama “Jayne Mansfield’s Car.” […]

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The World's End: World Premiere

‘The World’s End’ Marks End of an Era for Pegg, Frost and Wright

Producing a trilogy of movies is no easy feat. Producing a trilogy of films, each in a completely different genre? That’s a totally different ballgame. British writer/director Edgar Wright and actors Simon Pegg and Nick Frost have found the right formula to do just that. Following the massive, and unexpected, success of the 2004’s “Shaun of […]

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Premiere Of The Weinstein Company's "Lee Daniels' The Butler" - After Party

‘The Butler’ Cast on Oprah, Oscar Winners and Burping

“Lee Daniels’ The Butler” offers a rare, Hollywood glimpse into African-American life during the height of the Civil Rights movement. The film stars Forest Whitaker as Cecil Gaines, a character based on former White House butler Eugene Allen, who worked under eight presidents at the White House from 1952-1986. Throughout the movie, the quietly stoic […]

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