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Upon hearing that Tom Hanks had earned some serious cool points with his impromptu photo session with a fan, perhaps somewhere, a Bill Murray fanatic thought: “This cannot stand.”

So, how do you raise the stakes in a (totally invented) cool-off? With a paper doll, of course!

Courtesy of Niege Borges, the artist recently gave Murray the deluxe 2-D treatment with “Bill Wearing Socks.”

Borges fashioned a print of all the actor’s iconic… Continue reading Bill Murray Paper Doll: A Print Featuring All The Actor's Costumes (PHOTO)

Last week we brought you a goofy gallery of “Great Character Actors and Their Unlikely Action Figures, Vol. 1.” And you all know what comes after Volume 1, right? Right. 

Plus this volume is all ladies. For future volumes, I’ll just mash the genders together, but since there were no female movie toys in volume one, it only seems right to give the plastic femininity its fair moment in the sun… Continue reading Great Character Actors and Their Unlikely Action Figures, Vol. 2: For Women Only

Earlier this week, “The Amazing Spider-Man” swung into theaters (and swung out with a boatload of cash), winning over critics and fans. But no matter what you thought of the newest adventures of your favorite web-slinger, one thing’s for sure: Andrew Garfield, who plays Peter Parker, knocks his New York accent right out of the park.

For those who don’t know, Garfield is British (he was born in California to a… Continue reading Best American Accents By Non-American Actors: From Russell Crowe To Colin Farrell

Fun news for all you “Willy Wonka” fans: That iconic scene when Gene Wilder makes his grand entrance from his Chocolate Factory, loses his cane, then somersaults and pops up to great applause? It was all Wilder’s idea.

In a note from Gene Wilder to director Mel Stuart, Wilder pitches that scene in great detail, saying it’s important “because from that time on, no one will know if

Last week, Oscar winner Dustin Hoffman allegedly saved the life of an ailing jogger. The actor even waited until help arrived, thus dispelling — at least for a few days — the notion that all celebrities are absolute jerks.

(Dustin’s heroics may also explain why he was looking so sad at this year’s Golden Globes. There was no one around for him to save!)

Not to be outdone, Mila Kunis played hero… Continue reading Celebrity Heroes: Dustin Hoffman, Kate Winslet And Other Actors Who've Saved Lives