The bizarre subculture of dime-store Christmas movies seems oddly pervasive this year, and has not gone unnoticed at SNL. The “Not Ready for Primetime Players” have at least one more gift in the form of a cut short, featuring host James Franco in an endless stream of indistinguishable Hallmark Channel classics.
Here’s a look at some notable birthdays being celebrated today:
Occupation: Actor and Professional Student
Known For: His Oscar-nominated role in ’127 Hours,’ other notable work in ‘Milk,’ ‘Pineapple Express,’ ‘Planet of the Apes’ and in the ‘Spider Man’ trilogy, his bizarre recurring role on ‘General Hospital,’ a disastrous Oscar-hosting stint in 2011, and pretty much always
It took a global epidemic to do it, but ‘The Help’ has finally been knocked out of the number one spot at the box office after three weeks at the top of the list.
The Steven Soderbergh-directed ‘Contagion,’ about a deadly and fast-spreading disease and the panic it causes, earned $23.1 million at theaters in its first week of release, relegating ‘The Help’ to a runner-up status. The mixed-martial
Could ‘Rise of the Planet of the Apes’ be the surprise blockbuster of the summer? Critics certainly seem to think so.
The James Franco vehicle, which serves as a reboot of the classic ‘Apes’ franchise, is receiving strong reviews thus far – or at least stronger than most had expected.