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Soap Opera, ‘Guiding Light’ Ends Its 72 Year Run On The Air

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Yesterday, the long running CBS soap opera, Guiding Light ended its 72 year run on the air. The last episode’s closing moments sealed the future of the show’s signature super-couple, Reva (Kim Zimmer) and Josh (Robert Newman).

They met at the local lighthouse,declared their undying love for each other,climbed into Josh’s truck,and drove away to the ending credits.

“Guiding Light” originated in Chicago,on the radio in 1937. Then it moved to TV in 1952. According to the Nielsen ratings report, the “Guiding Light” audience dropped to 2.7 million viewers this season, down from 5 million in 1999. Read more »

Taylor Swift Accepts Kanye West Apology For Speech Cut Off

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According to MTV,Kanye West called and apologized to Taylor Swift yesterday, for interrupting her acceptance speech at the 2009 MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday night. Afterwards, they report that she spoke to ABC Radio about it.

She said, “Kanye did call me and he was very sincere in his apology, and I accepted that apology.” They asked her if the situation was alright now. She replied by saying, “Yeah.”

She also commented about how many artists supported her,and got her to the frame of mind where she could accept the apology. She stated Read more »

Patrick Swayze Loses Bout With Cancer, Dies At Age 57

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According to the Associated Press, “Dirty Dancing” and “Ghost” movie star, Patrick Swayze died a few hours ago today (Monday) due to losing his battle with pancreatic cancer. He was age 57. They report that his publicist, Annett Wolf said, “Patrick Swayze passed away peacefully today with family at his side after facing the challenges of his illness for the last 20 months.” They report that he died in Los Angeles, but couldn’t get any further details.

Fans of the actor first learned about his condition back in March of 2008. However, he kept working despite the diagnosis. He was filming a show for an A&E drama entitled, “The Beast.” When he first went public with his illness, there were reports stating he only had weeks to live,but his doctor shot those down with a more optimistic prediction.

There are more reports that other celebrities are using “Twitter” to express their condolences. Read more »

Columbia Pictures Confirms ‘Hancock 2’ Movie Is A Go

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According to Variety, Will Smith,Charlize Theron,and Jason Bateman are set to reunite for a sequel movie to Columbia Pictures “Hancock” film. Peter Berg will be helming the movie. It’s reported that Berg made the announcement at the Toronto Film Festival. He stated, “Everybody’s going to come back for a sequel.” Adam Fierro and Glan Mazzara will write the script.

They report that Berg said, Will Smith and Theron will once again play immortal gods who lose their powers when they are in each other’s presence. They are going to have to team up to deal with a third entity. The sequel is also going to explore the 3,000 year old world that they are from.

Jason Bateman is going to return as the PR exec who helped Hancock change his drunken image in the original. Sony hasn’t set a release date yet. They are waiting for the script to be completed. Read more »

Tyler Perry’s ‘I Can Do Bad All By Myself’ Was Funny & Drama Filled

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Tyler Perry in conjunction with Lionsgate released “I Can Do Bad All By Myself” this weekend. It’s a drama / comedy movie which featured Tyler Perry’s funniest character, Madea. It was extremely hilarious,yet had a strong story, filled with drama.

The movie revolved around three parentless children,and their aunt with occasional funny scenes from Madea. The kids break into Madea’s home one night,and try to still her vcr. Madea catches them,and takes them to her aunt April’s (Taraji P. Henson) house to demand the cash for her broken window and vcr.

They are eventually forced to stay with April after their grandmother and mother have died. There’s just one problem, April is selfish, doesn’t like kids, and is sleeping with a married man, mostly because he helps to pay her bills. Read more »

‘Sorority Row’ Movie Brought Horror,Nudity, And Mystery

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Summit Entertainment released it’s new horror flick, “Sorority Row” this weekend,and it was a total mix between the “Scream” and “I Know What You Did Last Summer” horror movies of the late 90’s. The only difference is, that it revolved around a group of ThetaPi sorority sisters,and a college prank gone horribly wrong.

In a brief synopsis, a sorority girl named Megan plays a prank on her boyfriend with her other sorority sisters because he cheated on her. She pretends that she’s overdosed on drugs while kissing him.

They eventually convince her boyfriend that she’s dead,and that they need to cut up her body and hide it,or else they could go down for it,and that’s when things go horribly wrong. The boyfriend guy believes it so much, that he decides he’s going to go ahead and start the process while the girls are looking away. Read more »

‘Extract’ Movie Brought Laughs,Drama,And A Crazy Ben Affleck

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Miramax Films new comedy, movie, “Extract” came out this weekend,starring Jason Bateman and Ben Affleck. I must say it was much funnier than I thought it would be. I mean the movie trailers looked funny and all,but the actual film was far from any let down,as well. I almost didn’t recognize Ben Affleck as the bartender and crazy best friend,but he was hilarious.

“Extract” revolved around a character named Joel (Jason Bateman) who is a business owner of a flavor extract plant,and has hired a bunch of misfit workers to help run it.

However, he’s been offered the opportunity to sell it to General Mills. All he has to do is keep everything running smoothly until the deal is finalized. Unfortunately he falls prey to the incompetence of his workers which cause a lawsuit that could bankrupt his company. Read more »

‘Gamer’ Movie Was Action Packed,Intense,& Kinda Dirty

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Lionsgate released their action,drama,thriller film this weekend entitled, “Gamer.” It starred Gerard Butler as the real life gaming hero, Kable. The movie was pretty interesting and different,and I do mean different as it explored a weird world of mind control which forced people to do other people’s will. It also got kinda dirty with some graphic adult content.

In a brief synopsis of the movie, Gerard Butler’s character, Kable is part of a group of deathrow convicts who are put in a real life death game called, “Slayers.” The game was invited by Ken Castle (Michael C. Hall) who also invented a virtual world called Society where people on the outside can control the people within the “Society” world to do whatever they want,and I do mean whatever.

In the “Slayers” game,any convict who can make it through 30 sessions gets a full pardon,and then released. No one has come anywhere near that accept Kable who has made it to 29. Read more »

Megan Fox Said Michael Bay Almost Killed Them In ‘Transformers’

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Hottie, Megan Fox who recently starred in the huge Michael Bay directed, “Transformers : Revenge of The Fallen” movie this summer, stated that Michael Bay is crazy when he gets on the set,and that they almost died while filming the movie.

According to Access Hollywood,she recently gave an interview to Britain’s Wonderland magazine, in which she made the claims.

She stated, “God, I really wish I could go loose on this one.He’s like Napoleon and he wants to create this insane, infamous mad-man reputation.”

She, then went on to compare his directing style to that of a Hitler type character.However,when you get him away from the set,he’s very awkward,she claimed.

She said, “He wants to be like Hitler on his sets, and he is. Read more »

Courtney Cox Wouldn’t Mind Filming With “Twilight’ Movie Guys

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According to E! online, former “Friends” star, Courtney Cox has revealed that she wouldn’t mind shooting a couple of scenes with some of the “New Moon” and “Twilight” movie guys on her new ABC TV show, “Cougar Town.” It’s a comedy,and Courtney plays a 40 year old single mom who likes to date younger guys.

Courtney’s co-star said she ran the idea by her,saying, “Why don’t we get the Twilight guys.”

Courtney was into the idea. She stated, “We’ll have to do that.If the show is a success I’m sure it will be easy to do. But we’ll have to see how it goes first.” Read more »