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Arnold Schwarzenegger returns to screens this month in Sabotage (3/28), where he plays a tough DEA agent who finds his fellow officers under attack after they rob a drug-cartel safe house. We’re so stoked to see Arnold back on the big screen playing a big, burly, gun-wielding badass that we thought it might be fun to pit classic Arnold Schwarzenegger characters against each other to see which one ultimately comes… Continue reading Which Arnold Schwarzenegger Character Would Win in a Fight? (Infographic)

con%20artist%20christian%20bale%20american%20hustle Heres the Real Con Artist Behind Christian Bales American Hustle Character (VIDEO)Christian Bale’s epic comb-over in “American Hustle” deserves its own special Oscar, but if you’re curious whether his character’s real-life counterpart had such bad hair — now you can see for yourself!”60 Minutes” released a 1981 interview with Mel Weinberg, the con artist who was the basis for the Oscar-nominated Bale’s character Irving Rosenfeld.

Weinberg was at the heart of the FBI’s… Continue reading Here's the Real Con Artist Behind Christian Bale's 'American Hustle' Character (VIDEO)

roderick jaynes Read a Funny Story from the First Fictional Character to Ever Earn an Oscar Nomination

Note: In honor of the Academy Awards this Sunday, we’re reposting some of our favorite Oscar-related posts from years past. The following was first published on 2/22/13.

If you pay close enough attention to the films of Joel and Ethan Coen, you may have already realized that all of them are edited by a man named Roderick Jaynes, known as a bit of a cranky British recluse… Continue reading Read a Funny Story from the First Fictional Character to Ever Earn an Oscar Nomination

fast%20and%20furious%207%20paul%20walker Paul Walkers Fast & Furious Character to Retire in Fast & Furious 7Paul Walker may have died tragically in a car crash, but his on-screen persona in the “Fast & Furious” world will not.

The Hollywood Reporter reveals that Universal, the producers, and director James Wan have decided not to kill off Brian O’Conner in “Fast & Furious 7.” Rather, they plan to “retire” him “in a way that the studio hopes will satisfy fans… Continue reading Paul Walker's 'Fast & Furious' Character to 'Retire' in 'Fast & Furious 7'

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