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There’s a great quote that’s been attributed to a dozen different comics that goes like this: “Comedy is tragedy plus time.” That’s true. If you tweak it slightly, you also get another truth: tragedy plus time can lead to some amazing cinema.

In the upcoming Captain Phillips, director Paul Greengrass and Tom Hanks take the harrowing story of what happened to Richard Phillips when he was… Continue reading 10 Amazing True Stories from the Past Decade That Deserve Their Own Movie

Everyone wants something in the “New Girl” episode, “Bathtub.” Some of the characters want the chance to bathe surrounded by bubbles. Some want to make a lasting connection. And some want to get their vitamins on the rocks.

These are their stories.

The Jess and Winston story

It turns out that Jess (Zooey Deschanel) and Winston (Lamorne Morris) both like bathtubs. This is because Jess is a girl and because Winston used to… Continue reading 'New Girl' -- 'Bathtub' recap: Stories of insanity, love and strippers

From Inside the Box: TV News and Buzz

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“Glee” is going all-out with its Christmas episode this year. Not only is the show paying homage to the holiday classic, “Love, Actually,” but “Glee, Actually” will also feature the return of some very familiar guest stars.

While we do not yet know which

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Which of Hollywood’s style stars had readers buzzing this week? Don’t miss our top stories!

–Katy Perry lets her lavender locks go and returns to almost-blonde hair. READ IT

–Shakira also changes her hairstyle, chopping several inches from her mane. READ IT

–Ricki Lake thinks she’s found her wedding dress — a vintage gown! READ IT

–Demi Moore‘s daughter Scout Willis… Continue reading Style News Now’s Hottest Stories of the Week



One of the great things about the upcoming 50/50 is how it brilliantly blends comedy and drama to the point where you’re laughing one minute and crying the next. Achieving the right tone with a dramedy is so difficult, and in my opinion it’s the reason why so many festival films don’t succeed with audiences. When you try to balance comedy and drama, you… Continue reading Watch/Participate: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Seth Rogen and Will Reiser Want Your Tragic/Comic Stories