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Review in a Hurry: Channing Tatum is not as horribly miscast as you might expect in the role of a Roman soldier who ventures north of Hadrian’s Wall into anarchic Scotland. Based on a book,… Continue reading Movie Review: The Eagle Is a Slow-Moving History Lesson—About Swords & Hunks!

American Idol’s Simon Cowell will return to the judge’s chair on The X Factor on FOX this fall — and in a move unprecedented for a television talent show, the winner of X-Factor will take home a recording contract worth $5 million. The X Factor, a spinoff of the smash UK show of the same [...] Continue reading “The X Factor” $5 Million Grand Prize Largest In Television History

The History Channel is pulling the plug on The Kennedys. The station’s parent network — A&E — says it will not air the controversial eight-part miniseries about the American political dynasty that stars Greg Kinnear as the former president and Katie Holmes as First Lady-turned-fashion icon Jackie O. The Kennedys, which cost about $25 million [...] Continue reading “The Kennedys” Cancelled By The History Channel

History Network Pulls Plug on Kennedy Project

The History Channel will not air a controversial miniseries it produced about the Kennedy family, saying the multimillion project that had become … Continue reading History Network Pulls Plug on Kennedy Project

15 Actors Who Turned Down Great Roles

It’s not always easy for actors to tell which films are going to be a huge success before they’re made. Sometimes a lackluster script meets outrageous talent, stunning visuals, an epic soundtrack, and suddenly you have best-picture winner, Gladiator. Sometimes you have A-list talent and a director famous for churning out critical favorites, but something gets lost along the way and you end up with The Fountain. Continue reading 15 Actors Who Turned Down Great Roles