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The Acting Pairs You Always Wanted to See (even if you didn’t know it)

(This is a preview of the PopRox column in Sunday’s paper, with some added Arrested Development goodness here. SEO, bitches.) When Jim Carrey and Steve Carell were cast as a pair of dueling magicians in the comedy The Incredible Burt Wonderstone, it hit us. “Why didn’t they think of this before?” Their careers had somewhat […]

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Talkin’ Oscar

Little short on time, but yesterday was probably the first time I was in the same room with two Oscar nominees. Or at least two Oscar nominees five days before the Oscars in which they’re nominated. That happened yesterday at Honesdale High School of all places, where Mark Ruffalo (best supporting actor for Kids Are […]

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Cancellation bombs Will Be Dropped — Soon

Monday links on a slow news day: OK, so I didn’t explicitly say it, but when I predicted we’d get five movies over the weekend to debut over $20 million, I meant the entire holiday weekend, which includes today. So when the top five movies through Sunday ranged between $21.8 million and $17 million, they’ll […]

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Will Ferrell Will Run for President Before He’s the Next Office Boss

Some links and a Sunday column preview: Will Ferrell has been hovering around NBC’s Thursday comedy block for about a year now, most notably in 30 Rock’s quick-hitting, hysterical show-within-a-show Bitch Hunter: But now he’s getting an upgrade into a four-episode appearance on The Officethat helps show Steve Carell the door. There hasn’t been much speculation that […]

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Belushi, Britney, J-Lo and Kayne. That Should Be Enough for One Day.

Because I went all Office on everyone Wednesday, let’s hit the links and play catch-up: As if Artie Lange wasn’t depressed enough about his drug habit and how it forced him to leave The Howard Stern Show, now comes the news that the part he’s been dying to play his entire career — his hero, […]

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Comic-Con is Upon Us — Just Don’t Get Too Crazy

I’m late because of the I-80 tractor-trailer crash — an hour in that slop — so let’s get right to it: Time for Comic-Con! For the next five days, you will be deluged with news from movies and TV that come out of the celebrity panels, and don’t think for a second any of it […]

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