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TNT 25th Anniversary Party

Heather Locklear - TNT's 25th Anniversary Party held at the Aqua Star Pool at The Beverly Hilton Hotel - Los Angeles, CA, United States - Wednesday 24th July 2013

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TNT Celebrates 25 Years

Heather Locklear - TNT celebrates 25 years at the TCA summer tour - Beverly Hills, California, United States - Wednesday 24th July 2013

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Heather Locklear leaving Riva Bella restaurant

Heather Locklear - Heather Locklear leaving Riva Bella restaurant in Beverly Hills with a friend - Los Angeles, CA, United States - Tuesday 16th April 2013

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Premiere of 'Scary Movie 5' at ArcLight Cinemas Cinerama Dome in Hollywood

Heather Locklear and Ava Sambora - Premiere of 'Scary Movie 5' at ArcLight Cinemas Cinerama Dome in Hollywood - Hollywood, California, United States - Thursday 11th April 2013

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Scary Movie 5 Premiere

Heather Locklear - Los Angeles premiere of 'Scary Movie 5' - Los Angeles, California, United States - Thursday 11th April 2013

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Pictures: Megan Fox Shines At The This Is 40 Premiere Less Than Three Months Since Giving Birth


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Megan Fox, This Is 40 Premiere

Megan Fox was the star attraction of last night's premiere in Los Angeles

It’s hard to believe that Megan Fox gave birth to her first child less than three months ago. The actress has been making her return to the red carpet this week and there’s little arguing that she was the main focus of attention as she arrived at the famous Grauman’s Chinese Theatre in Los Angeles for the premiere of This Is 40, in which she stars.

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Uptown Girls Review


Terrible
You have to pay close attention, but there's a subtle hint in an early scene of Boaz Yakin's unwatchable Uptown Girls that let's us know what's in store: A TV playing in the background of a useless scene shows Looney Tunes scoundrel Wile E. Coyote plunging off a cliff to his umpteenth demise. Those who pay good money to sit through this dud will relate to that sinking feeling.

Haphazardly slapped together without an original bone in its anorexic frame, the film stars Brittany Murphy as Molly Gunn, daughter of a late rock icon. Since day one, Molly has been living like a pig in you-know-what off her father's royalties. One day, though, her accountant bolts for South America with all of her savings, forcing our intrepid heroine to climb down from her pedestal and find a paying job.

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The Perfect Man Review


Unbearable
Dear Hilary,

Please don't take this the wrong way. You're a wonderful girl, and we've had some fun. But I'm writing this review to let you know that I can't see you or your movies anymore. I hope you understand.

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Wayne's World 2 Review


Grim
Gotta love those references to An Officer and a Gentleman. Having Chris Farley channel depressed pilot-in-training Richard Gere during the tear-soaked line, "I got no place else ta go-ho-hooooooooo," is almost worth the price of admission right there. Too bad that Wayne's World 2 is mostly just mining the same pop culture terrain as its far more worthy predecessor. It was a surprise to see that Mike Myers and Dana Carvey were able to take their "two guys on a couch" cable access rock 'n' rollers through even one feature length adventure, with enjoyable detours to an Alice Cooper concert as well as a playful game of street hockey. Queen's "Bohemian Rhapsody" was instantly embraced by a generation of kids who didn't even know Freddy Mercury from Adam -- poor bastards. Hasn't anyone seen Highlander? Jesus Christ, what the hell's wrong with the kids of America, anyway? Don't answer that.

Wayne's World 2 opens with our dynamic duo still running their own show, though they've moved from their basement to a warehouse. Good for them, right? But when smarmy record producer Bobby Cahn (Christopher Walken, coasting but still The Man) steps in to make life miserable and steal Wayne's lovely girlfriend Cassandra (Tia Carrere, who still can't act but is still One Hot Tamale), Wayne is told in a vision by Jim Morrison(!) that he should stage a rock concert in Aurora, Illinois. Waynestock, of course. "If you book them, they will come." This will bring Cassandra back and, no doubt, provide a sense of meaning in Wayne's slacker life. Right? Right? Uh... maybe.

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Looney Tunes: Back in Action Review


Terrible
There's a scene near the end of Joe Dante's Looney Tunes movie where a beleaguered Wile E. Coyote ends up behind the wheel of a locomotive that's loaded to the gills with dynamite. Seconds before an explosion reduces him to a smoldering pile of ashes for the umpteenth time, he holds up a sign that reads, "They don't pay me enough."

My sentiments exactly, pal. The Federal Reserve couldn't pay you enough to sit through Technicolor gobbledygook like this. Dante has a technical feat on his hand, crafting a vigorous cartoon hybrid that seamlessly merges beloved Warner Bros. animated characters with unlucky C-list actors who apparently made their agents very angry and are being punished.

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The Perfect Man Review


Terrible
"The Perfect Man" is a cutesy-poo, happy-go-luckylittle movie about horrible, irresponsible, selfish people.

A blindly disconcerting fantasy aimed at girls in theirearly teens -- no one else could stomach it -- the movie stars Hilary Duffas Holly, a perky 16-year-old who isn't smart enough to realize that inventinga secret admirer to woo her lonely, romantically desperate mom is not justa gross invasion of privacy, but also downright cruel.

She sends flowers, and exchanges flirtatious emails andinstant messages, toying with her mother's heart. She models the mysteryman after a friend's handsome uncle (even using his picture, thus runningthe risk of Mom awkwardly bumping into the guy) and enlists another friendto call and pretend to be him.

As her scheme spins out of control, she causes $100,000-plusin damage to a friend's restaurant (which would certainly have to closefor repairs) and ruins a perfect stranger's wedding in an insultingly contrivedmisunderstanding. But Holly doesn't learn a single lesson from any of thisand never apologizes -- not even to her mom -- because these terrible blundersthat could destroy people's lives are all supposed to be just oh so adorableand funny.

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Uptown Girls Review


Grim

The last thing I wrote in my notes at the preview screening of "Uptown Girls" was "could have been worse." I guess that means some part of me was somewhat charmed by this silly, weightless yet self-serious modern fairy tale of a dead rock star's impetuously carefree daughter who must come to terms with the real world when her accountant absconds with her inheritance.

But the contrived story gets by only on the middling magnetism of its stars: Brittany Murphy as flighty, Peter-Pan-syndromed Molly Gunn and 8-year-old Dakota Fanning as Ray, an uptight little rich girl who slowly loosens up when Molly takes a job as her nanny.

As they learn neatly packaged life lessons from each other and grow into more well-round people, the laughs are often predicated on either Murphy's pratfalls (beautiful actresses playing clumsy is Hollywood's idea of making them seem "common") or the cuteness quotient of a pretty blonde child wearing Chanel, listening to Mozart, acting snooty and speaking in multi-syllabic words she can hardly wrap her mouth around.

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Looney Tunes: Back In Action Review


OK

There's nothing more satisfying as a movie critic than going into a screening with low expectations and coming out tickled pink and grinning ear to ear, which is exactly what happened to me when I saw "Looney Tunes: Back in Action."

Fully anticipating another gimmick-driven shoulder-shrug of a live-action/cartoon hybrid like 1996's "Space Jam," I hadn't put enough faith in director Joe Dante ("Gremlins," "Small Soldiers"), who has been a rabid aficionado of Warner Bros. cartoons his whole life, and who poured every ounce of that enthusiasm into this screwball flick.

Although it gets off to a weak start with a studio board meeting where the humans are worse actors than the cartoons (and interact with them unconvincingly), after it sluffs off its clumsy plot establishing -- in which Daffy Duck is fired by the suits -- it becomes as truly looney-tooney as a fan of classic Warner shorts could ever dream of.

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