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2 Billion Reasons Why Brendan Fraser Deserves Some Respect

'You wouldn't believe how much time was spent discussing this scene,' chuckles Brendan Fraser. It's a January afternoon, and the actor has agreed to watch clips from some of his movies...

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American Idol: Brad Pitt

With a divorce in the works and paparazzi in his rearview mirror, Brad Pitt should be in lockdown. Instead, he's having a candid conversation with Lucy Kaylin about how it feels to be the most hunted man in Hollywood...

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An Open Letter to Phil and Kobe

Congratulations on the reunion! Is it for real? Man, we never thought we'd see the day. Hell, we thought Nirvana would get back together before you two did. Kobe and Phil in Lakerland 2.0? We'd have been less surprised by a Dukes of Hazzard sequel...

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Cameron Diaz Talks Back

She said she'd never sit down for another celeb profile. Unless, of course, we let her have her say, too (Hey,we thought- why not?). Cameron Diaz is fifteen minutes late for everything. This is public knowledge. So the Chateau Marmont in Hollywood...

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Comic-Con Preview: Making Con-tact

Cannes has Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie on the Croisette. Sundance has Robert Redford on the slopes. And Comic-Con? It's got Klingons in Renaissance costumes running around downtown San Diego...

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'Dark Knight': Entertainers of the Year

In 1939, cartoonist Bob Kane and writer Bill Finger created the brooding urban vigilante known as Batman as a comic-book rival to the medium's hottest property - the brighter, happier Superman...

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Dwyane Wade: Heat set a trend

CHICAGO: Love or hate the Miami Heat, Dwyane Wade knows that he and teammates LeBron James and Chris Bosh set a trend the rest of the NBA will follow for years. "Yes, we have," Wade told ESPNChicago.com...

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ET should write, not call

A fresh perspective on searching for aliens suggests ET is more likely to send us something akin to a message in a bottle rather than relying on energy-intensive, inefficient radio messages.

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Game-fixing and Dogfighting Rock Pro Sports (and Barry Bonds Marches On)

Sports fans have considerable forbearance. Year after year they endure escalating ticket prices, the abomination known as seat licensing and the implied mandate that taxpayers should foot the bill for the new stadium or arena...

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Get With The Program

If the Oscar contenders for Best Picture were chosen by people who watched 10-minute clips of a bunch of movies and then completed their ballots, would you take them seriously? Would anyone? Of course not. Yet this process - or its equivalent...

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Homer's Odyssey

After 18 years, theaters will finally echo with the sweet sounds of D'oh! Go behind the scenes with Marge, Bart, Lisa, Maggie and the other good citizens of Springfield for an inside look at what better be the Best. Movie. Ever...

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Hot Diggity!

Andy Samberg strides into L.A.'s Kings Road Cafe, the afternoon light frizzing his hair into a godlike meringue as he... ah, forget it. It's just silly to paint a meeting with the unassuming Saturday Night Live player as anything but a regular affair. He arrives 15 minutes early...

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James Franco: Entertainer of the Year

A star-making performance in a summer hit (Pineapple Express). A supporting role in a much-buzzed-about Oscar contender (Milk). A degree from a prestigious university (UCLA). Which of his 2008 milestones is James Franco proudest of?

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