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In honor of October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Lifetime has put together an immense project that unites some of Hollywood’s biggest stars. “Five” is a series of five short films that explore the impact of breast cancer on people’s lives.

The five films are directed by Jennifer Aniston, Alicia Keys, Demi Moore, Patty Jenkins (“Monster”) and Penelope Spheeris (“Wayne’s World”). The stars include Patricia Clarkson, Rosario Dawson, Lyndsy Fonseca, Ginnifer… Continue reading Lifetime's 'Five' marks Breast Cancer Awareness Month with short films

One of the most entertaining films of the fall season arrives in theaters today, and it stars one of the busiest actors working today: Joseph Gordon-Levitt. His career in front of the camera has spanned over two decades, though you could make an argument that he’s currently enjoying the most success he’s ever had, landing roles in blockbusters like Inception and The Dark Knight Rises, as… Continue reading Dialogue: Joseph Gordon-Levitt on Cancer Comedies, Christopher Nolan and Creating Short Films with 300 Other People

This weekend, Seth Rogen stars in a quasi-comedy about a friend having cancer titled ’50/50.’ Two years ago, Seth Rogen starred in a quasi-comedy about a friend having cancer titled ‘Funny People.’ As a result, there is actually a genre of film now called “Seth Rogen’s friend has cancer.” So, is the Adam Sandler vehicle at all like this weekend’s film starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt? And, if so, which “Seth Rogen’s… Continue reading Seth Rogen Cancer Comedies: Which One's Better?

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In a bizarre and tragic coincidence, Ted Kennedy’s daughter Kara Kennedy, and Walter Mondale’s daughter Eleanor Mondale, died within 24 hours of each other.  Both were only 51-years-old and both died from brain cancer.

Kara, who died on Friday, was the oldest child of the late Sen. Ted Kennedy and his first wife, Joan.  A documentary filmmaker, she was also active in her… Continue reading Political Daughters Kara Kennedy And Eleanor Mondale Both Die Of Brain Cancer At Age 51

If there’s two things that are certain this crazy world — besides death and taxes — it’s that people love ‘Star Wars’ and hate cancer. With everyone getting all worked up over George Lucas’ changes to ‘Star Wars: The Complete Saga,’ the folks at Stand Up 2 Cancer have taken the opportunity to raise some awareness with some A-list assistance. From SNL… Continue reading Watch Your Favorite Celebrities Fight Cancer with 'Star Wars' (VIDEO)