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The X-Files' I Want to Believe posterAs The X-Files was so fond of telling us, “the truth is out there” when it comes to extra-terrestrial life forms visiting Earth. And now, the government has shared their version of that truth, telling petitioners who demanded that President Obama’s administration clear the record on the topic once and for all that there’s no UFO cover-up or conspiracy.

Despite what films… Continue reading Note to Hollywood: White House Officially Goes on Record Regarding Whether Aliens Have Visited Earth

With the season of Halloween now upon us, you may want to celebrate with a horror movie or two. But who needs a movie when the real lives of Hollywood’s brightest stars are just as freaky? Ghosts, killer cars with a mind of their own, and even the devil himself have been wrapped up with the most glamorous men and women of the silver screen. While the veracity of these… Continue reading Haunted Hollywood: Marilyn Monroe's Ghost, 'The Exorcist' and More

In a Sunday ‘The New York Times’ column titled ‘Hollywood on Wall Street,’ former food critic Frank Bruni sounds off on the left-leaning celebrities who have expressed solidarity with Occupy Wall Street, either in person or via their Twitter feeds. Though he acknowledges that entertainers have as much right as anyone to join the protest, he argues that their involvement could undercut its already muddled message

Last week, director Jafar Panahi’s latest movie was screened at the New York Film Festival, even as an appeals court in his native Iran upheld his sentence, calling for six years of imprisonment and a 20-year ban on filmmaking or travel outside his homeland. He’s one of several of Iran’s most prominent filmmakers who’ve faced harsh sentences in recent weeks. Now, Hollywood has come together in support of the jailed… Continue reading Academy and Other Hollywood Groups Urge Iran to Free Jailed Filmmakers

Judging from the box office results of ‘Fright Night,’ ‘Conan the Barbarian,’ ‘Footloose’ and ‘The Thing,’ the ’80s are officially officially over. Not that Hollywood is concerned: just this week it was revealed that ‘The Cannonball Run’ may become the next ’80s classic to get the remake treatment, a decision that seems like the equivalent of an ostrich sticking its head in the sand. Isn’t it… Continue reading '90s Remakes Hollywood Should Consider