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14th Annual Chrysalis Butterfly Ball - Arrivals

James Van Der Beek - 14th Annual Chrysalis Butterfly Ball held at a Private Residence - Arrivals at Private Residence, Chrysalis Butterfly Ball - Los Angeles, California, United States - Sunday 7th June 2015

Dawson's Flashback: Would You Be On Board With this Alternate Ending?


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It’s been a 90s-themed week. After we heard some news from Full House reboot Fuller House, the creators of that other not-at-all-guilty pleasure Dawson’s Creek have come out with a startling revelation – whether you were team Dawson or team Pacey, this might just change your outlook on the whole show.

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Is it time to get the gang back together for a reunion, maybe?

As it turns out, Joey Potter wasn't originally supposed to end up with Pacey Witter. That's right, the girl next door was close to ending the series in the arms of her BFF -- Dawson Leery.

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Chrysalis Butterfly Ball

James Van Der Beek and Kimberly Van Der Beek - 14th Annual Chrysalis Butterfly Ball held at a private residence in the Brentwood County Estates. at Chrysalis Butterfly Ball - Los Angeles, California, United States - Saturday 6th June 2015

James Van Der Beek and Kimberly Van Der Beek
James Van Der Beek and Kimberly Van Der Beek
James Van Der Beek
James Van Der Beek and Kimberly Van Der Beek

James Van Der Beek enjoys family time at Disneyland

James Van Der Beek, Annabel Leah Van Der Beek and Olivia Van Der Beek - James Van Der Beek enjoys family time at Disneyland at Disneyland - Los Angeles, California, United States - Monday 18th May 2015

James Van Der Beek, Annabel Leah Van Der Beek and Olivia Van Der Beek
James Van Der Beek, Annabel Leah Van Der Beek and Olivia Van Der Beek
James Van Der Beek, Annabel Leah Van Der Beek and Olivia Van Der Beek
James Van Der Beek, Annabel Leah Van Der Beek and Olivia Van Der Beek
James Van Der Beek, Annabel Leah Van Der Beek and Olivia Van Der Beek

Marvel Universe LIVE! 2015

Kimberly Van Der Beek, James Van Der Beek, daughter and son - Marvel Universe LIVE! 2015 - Arrivals at The Forum - Inglewood, California, United States - Saturday 2nd May 2015

Kimberly Van Der Beek, James Van Der Beek, daughter and son
James Van Der Beek and his son
James Van Der Beek

Celebrities leave the Palm restaurant in Beverly Hills

James Van Der Beek - Shots of a variety of stars after having paid a visit to the Palm restaurant in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, United States - Wednesday 4th March 2015

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Labor Day Review


OK

With one of Kate Winslet's most layered, resonant performances, this film is definitely worth a look, even though the indulgent filmmaking style pushes it perilously close to Nicholas Sparks-style sappiness. Clearly, writer-director Jason Reitman (Juno, Up in the Air) is shifting gears as a filmmaker, but the movie is in dire need of just a hint of his usual jagged wit.

It's set in 1980s New Hampshire, as the agoraphobic Adele (Kate Winslet) is struggling to raise her sensitive teen son Henry (Gattlin Griffith) on her own after her husband (Clark Gregg) left. Then one night escaped convict Frank (Josh Brolin) arrives at their house in need of a place to hide. The next day, Frank offers to help with some repairs on the house. He also notices that Henry needs to learn how to throw a baseball. And that Adele needs some affection. So over the long Labor Day Weekend, he becomes the badly needed man of the house. Then when a neighbour (J.K. Simmons) and a cop (James Van Der Beek) start snooping, they make a plan to run for the Canadian border.

Instead of a dark, menacing edge, Reitman washes the film in sun-dappled earnestness, ramping up the soapy emotions rather than the grittier issues these people so badly need to deal with. This reaches a low point when Frank teaches Adele how to bake a peach pie in a scene reminiscent of the lusty pot-spinning sequence in Ghost: laughably ridiculous. Fortunately, Winslet and Brolin generate some uneasy chemistry, and Griffith is a fine young actor in a very difficult role. Together, they pull the film back from the sudsy brink just in time for a genuinely tense final sequence.

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Labor Day Trailer


When Adele Wheeler lost her husband, her life started slowly deteriorating. Suffering from depression and having developed a slight tremor, she is rarely able to leave the house except for emergencies. When she finally has to face the streets to go last minute shopping with her 13-year-old Henry, they meet a scary-looking injured man named Frank who requests a lift to their house. Too frightened to argue, they accept and later discover that he is an escaped prisoner wanted for murder. However, the mother and son can't help feeling less and less frightened as the hours pass by when he shows them remarkable kindness, despite insisting on tying them up for his and their own safety. It's not long before Adele falls in love again and she, Frank and Henry embark on a dangerous adventure together to finally escape a world that has become so cruel to them - but will the threesome get away before the cops get suspicious?

This romantic drama is set in 1982 and is based on the novel of the same name by Joyce Maynard and has been written and directed by Jason Reitman ('Thank You for Smoking', 'Juno', 'Up in the Air'). 'Labor Day' made its premiere at the 2013 Telluride Film Festival and is set to be released in the UK on February 7th 2014.

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Labor Day - Clip


Adele Wheeler is the single mother of 13-year-old Henry and suffers from depression, rarely leaving her house except for reasons she can't avoid. One of those reasons arises when she has to take Henry last minute school shopping over the Labor Day weekend at the end of the summer. Whilst out, they bump into Frank; a not so cuddly looking man who is bleeding profusely and asks for their help. Adele and Henry are hesitant to come to his aid, but eventually drive him to their home where the situation takes a strange turn when they become his hostages. It turns out that Frank is a convicted killer who has escaped jail and is desperate to get on the move in spite of his injuries. Initially terrified, Adele and Henry soon realise that they are not in any danger and help him win freedom once again.

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LeAnn Rimes and Eddie Cibrian Fell In Love On Set of "Northern Lights," But At 40, What's Happened To His Career?


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When Leann Rimes and Eddie Cibrian fell in love on the set of Northern Lights, things were already looking a little bleak for the American actor. Here was a guy with the looks of a genuine Hollywood leading star - a guy who had served his time on U.S. television (Sunset Beach), like many A-listers before him, George Clooney, Kevin Bacon, etc. So why has Cibrian - who turned 40 last week - lost his way in the tangled world of Hollywood?

Eddie Cibrian LeAnn RimesEddie Cibrian [L] and LeAnn Rimes [R] At The ACM Music Awards

In 2006, Cibrian joined the cast of Fox show Vanished midway through the series. The show focused on the disappearance of the wife of a Georgia senator, which is revealed as being part of a wider conspiracy. The family of the missing woman, a pair of FBI agents and a journalist are drawn into the ever-evolving mystery - sounds alright doesn't it? Well, it wasn't. And it was cancelled after nine of the thirteen episodes. Yep, that means Fox deemed it wasn't even worth revealing where the wife of the Georgian senator ended up. 

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Pictures: Stars Come Out To See Katy Perry Honored At Trevor Project Awards


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Katy Perry, Trevor Project

Katy Perry was honored at the annual Trevor Project bash

For all the music awards she's won in her career, we're willing to wager that few of them will have touched Katy Perry as warmly as the gong she picked up at the annual Trevor Project bash. The multi-million selling singer was honored by the charity - which focuses on preventing suicide among the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community - for being an inspiration for so many of her fans, stepping up and speaking about the issue regularly. 

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'Don't Trust The B---- In Apartment 23' Makes Welcome Return To TV Screens


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The first series of Don't Trust The B---- In Apartment 23 was slightly short-lived, so tonight's (October, 23 2012) season 2 premiere will mark a welcome return for fans of the show. 

"We want to have fun with these characters and have people get to know them and just see how outrageous and irreverent and a little bit dangerous they are," creator Nahnatchka Khan told USA Today. "We'll have some fun little growths for June, Chloe (and) James. We have some fun places we're taking them." But fans of Chloe's razor like wit, and sharp comebacks will be pleased, as they won't be omitted from her character: "You can't have a bad girl and not make her bad," explains Kahn. Bad girl Chloe is portrayed by Krysten Ritter, who enjoyed a short but popular role in AMC's Breaking Bad as the girlfriend of Jesse Pinkman. "Chloe is so outrageous and so over the top," Ritter says of her mean, amoral character, who so gracefully provides the b***h in the title. "I just love that she's so out there and edgy and marching to her own drum," Ritter says. "She's insane. She's a sociopath."

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Video - James Van Der Beek and wife Kimberly Brooks leaving M Cafe


James Van Der Beek and wife Kimberly Brooks leaving M Cafe in Hollywood

Final Draft Review


Terrible
I wouldn't normally bother to write anything about a movie this bad, but the very premise is so silly it deserves to be mocked aloud. Here's the movie: James Van Der Beek is desperate to make a critical screenwriting deadline (uh... OK), so he locks himself into his apartment to finish up a new screenplay "even if it kills him." That screenplay that will save his career? It's about a clown. Who comes back from the dead.

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Texas Rangers Review


Grim
I think it was supposed to come out in 1999, but it was the end of 2001 before Texas Rangers finally rode into movie theaters -- only to ride right out again following a complete lack of publicity. The most interesting anecdote I can remember about the movie's release is an Entertainment Weekly chronology of events on opening day at one theater -- where six people came for the screening.

Following the critically and commercially massacred American Outlaws, Texas Rangers also tried to spin American history with a hippish, young cast, in this case Dawson's Creek star James Van Der Beek, Ashton Kutcher, and Usher Raymond -- as the first recruits of what would become the famous Texas Rangers.

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