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Julie Gonzalo - TNT's 25th Anniversary Party held at the Aqua Star Pool at The Beverly Hilton Hotel - Beverly Hills, California, United States - Wednesday 24th July 2013

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Josh Henderson and Julie Gonzalo
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Julie Gonzalo

Julie Gonzalo - 30th Anniversary PaleyFest - 'Dallas' - held at the Saban Theatre in Beverly Hills - Arrivals - Los Angeles, California, United States - Sunday 10th March 2013

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Julie Gonzalo
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Julie Gonzalo

Julie Gonzalo and Dominik Garcia-Lorido Sunday 16th September 2012 2012 NCLR ALMA Awards, held at Pasadena Civic Auditorium - Arrivals

Julie Gonzalo and Dominik Garcia-lorido

Steamy Scene In 'Dallas' Goes Horribly Wrong


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Julie Gonzalo, Argentinian/American actress, known for her appearances in 'Dodgeball' and 'Freaky Friday', was able to injure herself during the filming of scene from the rebirthed television series 'Dallas'. 

In the series relaunch, Gonzalo plays the part of Rebecca Sutter, a character in a relationship with Christopher Ewing, who is played by Jesse Metcalfe. During a steamy scene between the two characters, Gonzalo stumbled and headbutted her co-star, injuring them both.

Gonzalo explained the accident in an interview with British tabloid, 'The Daily Star', saying: "It was so embarrassing. I tripped as we filmed and I hit my nose on his cheek bone. Thankfully I didn't bleed but I did get a bump on my nose."

Julie Gonzalo and Larry Hagman Tuesday 21st August 2012 Dallas Launch Party held at the Old Billingsgate - Arrivals

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Julie Gonzalo and Larry Hagman
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Larry Hagman, Brenda Strong, Patrick Duffy, Jesse Metcalfe, Jordana Brewster, Julie Gonzalo and Old Billingsgate

Julie Gonzalo Monday 11th June 2012 Leaving the Today Show after talking about her new TNT TV series Dallas

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Veronica Mars: Season Three Review


Excellent
Though the rocky third season of Veronica Mars, the television adventures of the tough, vengeful daughter of a California PI, was not as universally acclaimed as its predecessors, it set out about demonstrating the oft-spouted theory that even the weakest episodes of a great show are preferable to the best episodes of, oh, let's say, anything on CBS.

Of course, it helps that season three of Veronica features a healthy portion of the show at its best, alongside the weaker. In previous years, Veronica would be working on a single over-arching case throughout the season, even as each episode brought a new mystery-of-the-week. This format was dropped in season three in an effort to bring a new audience to the ratings-challenged show. While these 20 episodes lack the long build and unity of purpose afforded to previous story arcs, the experiments with format -- shorter arcs at first, and then "stand-alone" episodes which are nonetheless rich in both story and character development -- reveal Veronica Mars as a sturdy enterprise, entertainment value intact across structural changes.

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Christmas With The Kranks Review


Bad
Like the honey-glazed ham around which so much of its story sadly revolves, Christmas with the Kranks is tasty at first but soon congeals into little more than a fatty, gelatinous mess. Based on one of John Grisham's bestsellers that isn't about lawyers, Skipping Christmas, the film features the fine directing talents of Joe Roth (America's Sweethearts) and a script by Chris Columbus, who apparently, now that he's done with the Harry Potter series, can go back to cranking out family-friendly pabulum.

The promising premise has Luther and Nora Krank, a couple of parents who have just sent their daughter Blair off to the Peace Corps in Peru, faced with a holiday season alone in their suburban Chicago home. Not exactly relishing the prospect of once again throwing the big Christmas Eve party, and basically just fed up with the whole guilt-induced consumer frenzy, Luther (Tim Allen) convinces Nora (Jamie Lee Curtis) to chuck the whole thing and spend 10 days on a Caribbean cruise instead. He also boycotts everything to do with the holiday, not buying or receiving any presents and taking no part in the neighborhood gatherings and decorations. Nora goes along reluctantly until the neighbors notice what's happening and turn on the Kranks in a campaign of condemnation and isolation that seems like something out of The Lottery. That is, before a convenient plot wrinkle ensures everyone will have to pull together and enjoy some holiday spirit.

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Must Love Dogs Review


Weak
While watching "Must Love Dogs," a romanticcomedy about moving on from divorc=E9e depression, I was sure this wouldbe a three-star review. The leads -- Diane Lane and John Cusack -- areirresistibly charismatic but accessible, the writing is wonderfully witty,and the story has a good hook: the travails of internet dating for peoplewho are still young, but too mature and serious about love for delvinginto the meat market of bars and nightclubs.

This was going to be a three-star review because of theway writer-director Gary David Goldberg (adapting Claire Cook's popularnovel) deliberately flirted with and skirted around romantic comedy cliches,making the story familiar yet fresh:

Custom boat builder Cusack and preschool teacher Lane meetearly on (in a park with borrowed dogs they both pretended to own in theirpersonal ads) and have a string of funny -- and perhaps a little too frank-- misfire dates that retain just enough chemistry to keep them both interested.But at the same time Lane, eight months out from being dumped for a youngerwoman and egged on by a family of amusingly well-intentioned busybodies,experiences bad date montages with other men. And Cusack wallows in a littleself-inflicted depression over his own divorce by watching "DoctorZhivago" at least once a day, slumped on his couch like a pile oflaundry.

This was going to be a three-star review right up untilthe movie's final five minutes, which are so much worse than any of thegenre hallmarks "Must Love Dogs" goes out of its way to set upand knock down -- so much more sappy, saccharine, ridiculous and contrived-- that it broke the picture's charming spell.

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Christmas With The Kranks Review


Zero

As I write this, the time is 8:32 p.m. on Thursday, November 18, 2004, and I have just walked out on "Christmas With the Kranks" after roughly 45 minutes of mind-numbingly humorless, sit-com barrel-bottom idiocy.

An adaptation of John Grisham's "Skipping Christmas" that has been violently stripped of any semblance of humanity, this supposed comedy is about a couple called the Kranks (ha, ha, ha), played by Tim Allen and Jamie Lee Curtis, whose daughter won't be home for Christmas, so they choose to bow out of the festivities altogether and take a cruise. But apparently their choice amounts to a social offense of the first order in the bogus, plot-device suburbia where the movie takes place (during a transparently bogus winter). It even makes the newspaper.

Soon an army of neighbors are beating down their door like some Yuletide Gestapo, angrily demanding they put up their seasonal decorations while Curtis inexplicably cowers inside like a child.

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Freaky Friday Review


Very Good

Hitting the nail on the head of mother-daughter relationships -- and doing so with amusing savvy and imaginative good humor -- Disney's "Freaky Friday" remake is such a sublimely fun-for-all matinee delight that it cleansed my palate of the sour taste of every bad movie I've seen this summer.

Yes, it's a live-action Disney family movie -- which has traditionally been enough to send shudders down the spine of anyone over the age of 11. But director Mark S. Waters ("Head Over Heels") eschews the studio's history of pandering triteness in favor of sharp writing, credibly clever characters and terrific performances.

Magnetic Linsday Lohan (whose charm also carried the studio's 1998 "Parent Trap" remake) and a revitalized Jamie Lee Curtis couldn't be more ideally cast as exasperated teenager Annabell Colman and her harried, head-shrinker mom Tess, both of whom are given new insights into their contentious relationship when their bodies are swapped through a fortune-cookie hex.

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Christmas With The Kranks Movie Review

Christmas With The Kranks Movie Review

Like the honey-glazed ham around which so much of its story sadly revolves, Christmas with...

Must Love Dogs Movie Review

Must Love Dogs Movie Review

While watching "Must Love Dogs," a romanticcomedy about moving on from divorc=E9e depression, I was...

Christmas With The Kranks Movie Review

Christmas With The Kranks Movie Review

As I write this, the time is 8:32 p.m. on Thursday, November 18, 2004, and...

Freaky Friday Movie Review

Freaky Friday Movie Review

Hitting the nail on the head of mother-daughter relationships -- and doing so with amusing...

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