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Director Mel Stuart passed away Thursday night. He was 83.

Stuart is best known for his 1971 Roald Dahl adaptation, “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory,” which starred Gene Wilder as the oddball chocolatier. Despite its poor return at the box office, the film went on to become a cult classic, inspiring a generation of kids and adults with its memorable songs and colorful visuals.

Before the movie was released in theaters… Continue reading Mel Stuart Dead: 'Willy Wonka And The Chocolate Factory' Director Dies At 83

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

Kim Khloe Kourtney Kardashian Kris Jenner sweatshop Splash Kardashian Sweatshop Scandal: The Facts Behind ShoeDazzle Factory Conditions

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In a world exclusive exposé Star magazine revealed that several of the brands sold and endorsed by the Kardashian family are manufactured in China under sweatshop conditions, sometimes by employees as young as 16 years old.

One of the brands, ShoeDazzle, has denied all allegations, insisting they have a full time employee living in the… Continue reading Kardashian Sweatshop Scandal: The Facts Behind ShoeDazzle Factory Conditions

willy wonka kids grown up Dialogue: The Kids From Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory on Wonkatania, the Remake and the Real Scary SlugworthI never thought that I would see sold out crowds for four-decade-old movie, but nevertheless it’s there that I found myself last week. Golden ticket acquired, I attended the Alamo Drafthouse’s cast reunion screening of Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory. This event was the result of a beautiful stroke of serendipity. The Drafthouse had already planned a reparatory screening of the film when they were… Continue reading Dialogue: The Kids From 'Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory' on Wonkatania, the Remake and the Real Scary Slugworth

joe manganiello audra marie sugar factory vegas Joe Manganiello: Sugar Factory with Audra Marie!

Joe Manganiello and his fiancee, Audra Marie, go out to dinner together at Sugar Factory American Brasserie on Saturday (April 30) in Las Vegas.

The 34-year-old True Blood hunk and his sweetheart tasted fried chicken and waffles and enjoyed a red velvet ice cream sundae and milkshakes for dessert!

After dinner, Joe picked up Black Onyx and piña colada Couture… Continue reading Joe Manganiello: Sugar Factory with Audra Marie!