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Thanks to the financial support of its fans, Veronica Mars is heading to the big screen this week, almost seven years since it went off the air. Now you can enjoy the adventures of Kristen Bell’s amateur sleuth for the price of a movie ticket rather than the mere cost of putting up with commercials.

There’s often talk of TV series being continued as a theatrical feature, but few actually make… Continue reading The Good, the Bad, the Bogus: Movies Based on TV Shows

CBS has ordered a drama pilot about “the personal and professional life of a maverick female Secretary of State as she drives international diplomacy, wrangles office politics and balances a complex family life.”

So naturally one immediately thinks of … Madeline Albright, right?

The order comes after NBC planned a Hillary Clinton miniseries and CNN ordered a Hillary Clinton documentary series and both projects died in development after facing strong protest… Continue reading CBS orders pilot about a female Secretary of State — surely based on nobody in particular

The first person to correctly name all ten posters will receive a shout-out in next week’s quiz. They will also become a permanent fixture on the nice list. Note: There was no winner last week. 

Last week’s answers: Hairspray, Blade Runner, The Love Guru, The Return of the Jedi, Spider-Man 2, X-Men, Little Miss Sunshine, MacGruber, Air Force One, How To Train Your Dragon

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122513  1 Poster Crop Quiz: Can You Guess Our Favorite Christmas Movies Based on These Cropped Posters?

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melweinchrisbale Christian Bales American Hustle Character Is Based on This Man, Comb over and All

American Hustle arrives in limited release this weekend, and it’s definitely a movie you need to watch (read my review). It’s pretty much required viewing for all you dreamers and schemers out there, or for anyone who needs advice on how to rock a crazy comb-over. While the film labels itself a fictionalized version of real-life events, American Hustle is very much based on the Abscam… Continue reading Christian Bale's 'American Hustle' Character Is Based on This Man, Comb-over and All

NBC is looking for a slight Chang of pace from Ken Jeong: The Community actor has signed on to star in and produce a multi-camera comedy project titled Dr. Ken, EW has confirmed. (Deadline first reported the news.)

Jeong’s credits don’t just include The Hangover and Party Down; he’s a licensed physician in California who earned his M.D. at the University of North Carolina and completed an internal… Continue reading Ken Jeong of ‘Community’ to star in NBC medical comedy based on his life