• The Rock Played Bad-Ass Live Action Bambi on SNL

    Last night on SNL, Dwane “The Rock” Johnson hosted, in what may have been the funniest show of the year, but the skit that took the cake was by far “Bambi” as a live action movie. After hunters take the life of Bambi, played by the Rock, he swears revenge and calls upon a few of his friends for help. Vin Diesel plays “Thumper,”, Tyrese Gibson plays the skunk Flower, and Michelle Rodriguez is the girl Bambie named Faline. Ludacris even brings a catchy soundtrack called “Wham. Bam. Bambi.”

  • The Evolution of Hugh Jackman’s Upper Body

    Performance-enhancing drugs have become the key to bulging biceps and on-screen six-packs, as the pressure for stars to shape up fast leads actors to opt for a “shortcut.” We’re not going to say that actors like Joe Manganiello, Mark Wahlberg, Daniel Craig, Gerard Butler, Hugh Jackman and others are HGH junkies (because we don’t want to get sued) but it’s certainly difficult not to speculate. If the bar ain't bendin, then you're just pretendin #xmen #daysoffuturepast pic.twitter.com/7sDhbPNNUm — Hugh Jackman (@RealHughJackman) July 30, 2013 As THR says, with its fountain-of-youth promise, HGH quietly has become the substance of choice for Tinseltown denizens looking to quickly burn fat, boost energy and even improve complexion. The drug costs up to $3,000 a month. Taken along with steroids ($50 to $150 per month), to help build muscle, the results can be startling. Hollywood trainer Happy Hill, who has helped sculpt Jake Gyllenhaal and Ryan Phillippe, estimates that some 20 percent of actors use PEDs to bulk up and define. “HGH is on the scene now more than ever before,” says Hill, who frowns upon PED use and stresses that none of his clients partake. “It’s hard not to use. Some people, especially the more »

  • Eye-Catching Series Captures The Piercing Gaze of Famous Eyes

    The eyes are a window into a person’s soul. They tell a story in themselves, even if you isolated them, cutting around everything else, which is exactly what artist Jason Edmiston did in his current series ‘Eyes Without A Face’ currently on exhibition at the Mondo gallery in Texas,  The gallery focuses on the piercing gaze of pop-culture icons from cinema and stage. Cobra Commander, Hannibal Lector, Daft Punk, Walter White and even Raphael (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles) have had their eyes immortalized in this phenomenal series by Edmiston, best known for his work of detailed icons using vibrant color. Get what’s left of Edminston’s original work here. All images courtesy of Jason Edmiston

  • Lucas Theatre in Savannah Creates Amazing Original Movie Posters

    Originally built in 1921, Savannah’s Lucas Theatre is a cultural mecca in the city’s bustling arts scene. The venue hosts operas, touring music acts, and orchestras, but is most popular for its original purpose as a movie house. In addition to hosting the Savannah Film Festival, the Lucas Theatre also regularly shows classic films. But instead of using old posters we’ve seen far too many times before, the theatre employs illustrator Sean Loose to create original works. Some of our favorites are below, but be sure to check out more of Sean’s work at Behance and Loose Illustration.

  • So What If Superheroes Had Average American Body Types? [Photos]

    When it comes to accurate depictions of the human body, comic book heroes are hardly realistic. Whether they’re sprouting blades from their hands or surviving decades in a deep freeze, these characters regularly push the limits of what’s considered possible. But they also depart from realistic human anatomy in a more mundane sense: Almost none of them reflect the typical physique of most Americans. Today, 33.7% of men and 36.5% of women in the U.S. are considered obese, and more than two-thirds are overweight. 1. Weight gain has put millions of people at risk of heart disease, diabetes, and other preventable conditions. 2 Meanwhile, comic books depict vastly different figures: men with massive biceps and shoulders and women with toned abs and tiny waists. So what would they look like if they reflected more typical body shapes and sizes? We’ve Photoshopped several major comic book characters – not to touch them up, but to make the average hero look more like the average American. — Use the slider to switch between the superhero in the comic book form vs the superhero in realistic form — Batman vs Realistic Batman — Iron Man vs Realistic Iron Man — Black Widow vs more »

  • The Vanity Fair Oscars Photo Booth Is Where The Magic Happens [Photos]

    The Vanity Fair Academy Awards after party has become one of the most sought-after tickets of the year for Hollywood stars. One of the annual staples of this A list bonanza has become the photo booth which always leads to some absurd boozy moments captured on camera. Everyone loves a photo booth, even your favorite stars. See all the 2015 photo booth pictures on VanityFair.com

  • The Cast of Almost Famous: Then and Now

    Surprisingly Almost Famous was a box office bomb. Crazy. But critical acclaim and dominance at the 73rd Academy Awards and Grammy’s led people to rewatch the movie, and like Shawshank Redemption before it, poof, Almost Famous became a modern classic. Writer and director Cameron Crowe essentially kick started the career’s of some of biggest names in Hollywood so let’s take a look back at the cast of Almost Famous to see what they’ve been up to.

  • The 2015 Oscar Nominees Were Serious Dorks Before They Became Famous

    In case you hadn’t heard, the Oscars are this weekend. And just like us, the biggest names in Hollywood had to start somewhere, and also just like us, they also looked pretty stupid before they eventually got their shit together. Even if they are now the Oscar nominees for this year’s Academy Awards. If you watch nothing else today you simply have to see “second year actor” Bradley Cooper looking about as far from being The Sexiest Man Alive as can be when he is in the audience of Inside the Actors Studio and asks Sean Penn a dopey question. Priceless. Watch the incredible video on Brobible.com

  • Insiders Look At The World’s Largest Hot Tub Party

    Last month we were telling you all about how we partnered with Hot Tub Time Machine 2 to give one lucky college the chance to win the The World’s Largest Hot Tub Party. We’ll it turns out that UNLV won the prize and had a massive hot tub party for the ages. Sadly, we came ever-so-close but didn’t break the record. The hot tubers got rowdy but even though we didn’t realize our dream it was an awesome time. It’s kind of hard to not have an awesome time with so many people in a hot tub! We’ve got the photos for you and we even got a shoutout in Adweek too!  

  • Watch The “Straight Outta Compton” Red Band Trailer Right Now!

    In the mid-1980s, the streets of Compton, California, were some of the most dangerous in the country. When five young men translated their experiences growing up into brutally honest music that rebelled against abusive authority, they gave an explosive voice to a silenced generation. Following the meteoric rise and fall of N.W.A., Straight Outta Compton tells the astonishing story of how these youngsters revolutionized music and pop culture forever the moment they told the world the truth about life in the hood and ignited a cultural war.

  • 11 Sizzling Hot Tubs Worthy of Dan Bilzerian [Photos]

    The dog days of winter have us slouched up against the ropes and we’re tired of fighting it. So to combat the icy grip of the polar vortex we’re partnering up with Hot Tub Time Machine 2 to give a lucky student a chance to win the prize of all prizes, you’re very own ginourmous hot tub party, not just ginourmous, but the world’s largest. All you have to do is submit your best party photo and once we’ve ensured it’s you, you’re one step closer to hot tub glory. And their ain’t no glory, like hot tub glory. Use the hashtag #hottubtimemachine2party or go to HotTubMovieParty.com to submit your best photos. To get this party started we’re going to provide you with the absolute best hot tubs around the northern United States, and maybe even Canada if they’re feeling lucky, that you can visit during the winter of 2015.

  • The Cast of Little Giants: Then and Now

    With the NFL Playoffs in midswing we’ve decided to look back at one of our favorite football movies of all-time, Little Giants. Some actors, like Ed O’Neill, have gone on to achieve a successful acting career, while others, like Zolteck have moved on from acting to a regular civilian life, working at FedEx.

  • Uncoventional Heroes A Look at Movie cars with a Twist

    Uncoventional Heroes 2 is an illustration series by Gerald Bear, a Graphic Design and Illustrator from Mila, Italy, set around vehicles from pop culture, but not the vehicles you’re used to seeing. Unconventional Heroes 2 is a follow up to the series of rides inspired by pop culture icons from movies to cartoons. The difference is that the rides are different from what anyone would expect, like a Citroen H Van for the A-Team.

  • The Definitive 10 Worst Characters In Home Alone

    So I just read Joyce‘s story “The Definitive List of The 10 Greatest Characters in Home Alone” and I will say it was pretty money.  Good job, brother.  How you leave Snakes and/or Johnny off that list is beyond me, but hey, I didn’t say nothin’. After reading his story, I texted him and said “but what about the WORST characters?”  After a few exchanges, we came up with what we think are the 10 biggest idiots in our favorite Christmas movie.

  • Your Favorite Movie Posters Are Better in GIF Form

    Two of our favorite things. Gifs and movie posters, together at last, in one seamless loop that last forever. In this compilation, 2001: A Space Odyssey, Batman, Looper, E.T. and even Gravity are given the Gif treatment. I can watch Sandra Bullock drift off into a silent space forever.

  • Poll: Is Seth Rogen Worried About Getting Assassinated by North Korea?

    According to UPROXX The Interview scandal has hit an even uglier low as Seth Rogen and James Franco are genuinely unsure about what’s going to happen when The Interview is released as they have canceled all their upcoming press appearances, including a Thursday night chat with Seth Meyers. It’s a very curious situation because Rogen was recently on Colbert and at one point he seemed extremely jumpy when Colbert made a sudden movement behind the desk. Although the FBI has said there is no credible threats against the actors or theaters showing the film, the look of genuine fear in Rogen’s eyes makes us wonder if North Korea’s death threats could be real. Are they really worried that North Korea would try to assassinate them disguised as an interview team? That would be incredibly meta, but let’s leave it up to a poll.

  • The Definitive List of The 10 Greatest Characters in Home Alone

    When it comes to Christmas movies there are very few that can rival Home Alone.  To me, Home Alone is the best Christmas movie of all time.  Hands down.  The perfect mix of child and adult humor all balled into one.  I know all of you Christmas movie purists are out there drinking hot cocoa with your pinky up like Waahhh A Christmas Story is better.  And you’re right, good movie, but it doesn’t hold a candle to Kevin McCallister. Due to my thorough love for Home Alone I thought it would only be right to compile a list of it’s greatest characters to get you all in the Christmas Spirit. Please enjoy the Home Alone Soundtrack while you read.  10. Mitch Murphy “Bring me back something French!”  What kind of list would this be if we didn’t mention this annoying little fucker.  He was the sole reason the McCallister’s forgot Kevin in the first place.  Had he not been asking the van driver if his van had automatic transmission or 4 wheel drive, they would of noticed Kevin was missing.  So basically without him, there is no movie. 9. Old Man Marley Old Man Marley AKA the South Bend Shovel more »

  • Movie Posters for Fictitious Sequels we Wish Were Real

    Hollywood has somewhat of a sick obsession with sequels. Even if a movie is open and shut, if there’s a will there’s a way in Tinseltown. Los Angeles-based art gallery iam8bit put up an art show, ‘Sequel’, that showcases more than 40 illustrated posters of fictitious follow-up movies. From Spaceballs III: The Search for Spaceballs II to Fight Club 2 (which is actually in the works as a graphic novel) to a sequel to The Shining, these movies might seem sacrilegious, but heck, I’d probably pay to see them all. The Sequel exhibition, currently on display till 23 November 2014.

  • 10 Minimalist Horror Movie Posters For Halloween

    HalloweenCostumes.com has created these great minimalist posters depicting 10 classic horror movies. And best of all, they’ve made them available as PDF downloads you can print out or as wallpapers for your PC, Mac, or mobile device. We really dig the American Psycho poster. Which is your favorite?

  • The Rumors Are True! An All Female Ghostbusters Reboot Is Happening.

    The third Ghostbusters movie has officially moved from the realm of myth and conjecture into the realm of things that are really going to happen. On Wednesday, Paul Feig, who directed Bridesmaids and The Heat, tweeted that he will direct the movie and it will star “hilarious women.” Katie Dippold, who wrote The Heat, will cowrite the screenplay with Feig.

  • This Is How ‘EuroTrip’ Got Matt Damon To Sing ‘Scotty Doesn’t Know’

    UPROXX raised a great question this morning. How did Eurotrip, a cult favorite which didn’t even make its $25 million budget back at the box office, get Matt Damon to sing “Scotty Doesn’t Know”? The movie was released in 2004, the same year Damon also appeared in Ocean’s Twelve and The Bourne Supremacy, so what the hell was he doing at a high school graduation party in Ohio? EuroTrip wasn’t even filmed in the United States. All the magic happened in Prague, including the “Scotty Doesn’t Know” scene, which was shot at the International School of Prague. Damon will also in Prague at the same time, filming The Brothers Grimm. That’s part one. Part two takes us back to 1988, when Damon, who’s celebrating a birthday today, was a student at Harvard, the same university that Alec Berg, Jeff Schaffer, and Dave Mandel also went to. Who they are? The writers, directors, and producers of EuroTrip (some Seinfeld and Curb Your Enthusiasm shows, too — Schaffer also created The League with his wife, Jackie). So there you go: were it not for Harvard, there would be no “Scotty Doesn’t Know” with Matt Damon. ‘Bout time Boston did some good in more »

 

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