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When many of us think of Sir Ian McKellen, two iconic roles come to mind: Gandalf in The Lord of the Rings and Magneto in X-Men. And vice versa — it’s hard to imagine anyone else playing those characters on the big screen (well, Michael Fassbender also plays Magneto, very well, but we’re talking the older version of the mutant… Continue reading The Surprising Ways 'Mission: Impossible 2' Affected the Course of Movie History

Captain America Civil War concept art

Everyone expects the Avengers movies to be the biggest of the Marvel bunch, but it’s quite possible that Captain America: Civil War may end up being an even bigger movie than Age of Ultron. At least it looks that way if we’re going off the cast list alone.

The movie, which brings back Winter Soldier directors Joe

In somewhat of a surprise,
“Real Housewives of Orange County” newbie Shannon Beador took home the top prize in E! News’ “Best Housewife Ever” tournament. That’s right — one of the show’s newest drama-starters has quickly become a fan-favorite.

According to
E! News, after six rounds of seeding through 64 nominees, voters picked Beador as the “ultimate star of ‘The Real Housewives’ franchise.” And who did she

If you haven’t watched this week’s episode of Covert Affairs, stop reading now. Chris Gorham takes us inside a very shirtless hour for Auggie that may have some fans of the show looking at the character differently.

The return of Auggie’s hacker ex, Natasha [played by Liane Balaban], is huge. How do you think fans will feel about him trading on that emotional capital and sleeping with

box office gods not deadTake that, Friedrich Nietzsche.

The biggest surprise this weekend at the box office was not the success of “Divergent,” which was widely expected to be the far-and-away frontrunner (and was, with an estimated $ 55.0 million). Nor was it the weak opening of “Muppets Most Wanted” (debuting at No. 2, with an estimated $ 16.5 million). Rather, it was the movie that… Continue reading Box Office: What's Behind the Surprising Success of 'God's Not Dead'?