Thousands protest over civil rights.
Daily Show writer explains writers' strike -- if digital content isn't worth anything, how come Viacom is suing YouTube for $1 billion?; 'The Colbert Report': Striking writers edition; Letterman Opens Own Wallet To Pay His Staff; Writers strike: What’s it mean for actors?
U2 New Song on Facebook.
Timbaland gives Duran Duran a new sound.
Beatles music likely to go digital in ’08.
For sale: a piece of the Eiffel Tower.
‘Tree of Smoke’ wins National Book prize.
Readers prefer Vonnegut to Mailer, Styron.
Man arrested for toad tripping.
Boy, 12, has found his true calling: animal calls.
Serendipity 3 closed after failing second health inspection. This only a few days after breaking the world record for most expensive dessert, by the way. I'm sad because I just want to have their regular hot chocolate before I die. (If you know of a better restaurant hot chocolate I should be setting my sights on, let me know. Note: Not fond of super-dark chocolate; can handle "dark" milk chocolate.)
Flying Spaghetti Monster to star at American Academy of Religion.
If Daleks shilled Viagra.
Dostoyevsky meets Batman.
Matt Damon turns down People’s Sexiest Man Alive title.
Tidbits: Fabio calls Clooney ‘low-class scumbag.’
Discworld's Pratchett Does TV.
trailer_spot: Other Boleyn Girl, Definitely Maybe, Persepolis, Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day, National Treasure 2.
"For your consideration" movie ads.
‘Sweeney Todd’ Looking Like A Bloody Good Time; more audio (full "My Friends") via kth524; jigglykat was actually at the "Evening with Tim Burton" screening.
Casting Now Complete for "Half-Blood Prince." "Newsround is reporting that, Hero Fiennes Tiffin (age 9 and nephew of actor Ralph Fiennes) will play the 11-year-old Tom Riddle." AWWWWW. Also: Contest to Visit Set of "Half-Blood Prince" For FaceBook Users; MTV DVD Exclusive: ‘Harry Potter And The Order Of The Phoenix.’
New Cloverfield photos. I don't know what happens to Lizzy Caplan, but it ain't good. Also: I keep checking my RSS feeds, but someone please come get me the moment an official HD trailer comes online, please? I WANT TO SEE MONSTARRRRRS.
Report: Mathieu Amalric Cast As 'Bond 22' Villain; "M" Takes Off To Panama.
The Golden Compass: New Lyra Featurette; More on TGC Ending & Changes.
I Am Legend Does Last Minute Reshoots--possibly for the ending?
'Get Smart' Poster Premiere.
Reilly to Perform in Cirque du Freak; John C. Reilly Will Drink Your Blood.
Van Sant's Milk Starts Filming in January, with "Sean Penn as gay-rights icon Harvey Milk."
Ron Howard's Angels and Demons Delayed Due to Writers Strike.
Tom Cruise as Hugh Hefner? Wow... that's a total non-fit in pretty much every conceivable way.
Tim Burton to Direct Alice in Wonderland and full-length Frankenweenie.
McG Set to Direct Terminator Salvation.
New Incredible Hulk Photo.
Jonathan Rhys Meyers sings for ‘August Rush.’
Not So Happily Ever After For Fairy Tale Princess in ‘Enchanted 2.’ Warning: I felt slightly spoiled by this article, in that it kind of indicates what the ending of the movie might be.
More costume pics from The Duchess. I love the little cameo at her belt.
Kristen Stewart in Twilight after all?
'Look' Trailer and Poster Premiere ("Capitalizing on the fear that we're always being watched, Look is shot entirely from the point of view of security cameras as it presents to us several interweaving storylines over the course of a random week in a random city"; it also won the Grand Jury Prize at CineVegas).
Darabont' s The Mist had lots of help from Stephen King and Thomas Jane.
Rogen and Banks Make Kevin Smith's Porno.
Review: 'Mr. Magorium' is really, really bad.
Review: Exciting 'Beowulf' jumps off screen; From Motion Capture to 3D: The Technology of Beowulf; Beowulf Cast Exposed; ‘Beowulf’ raises question: What is animation?
Ian McKellen: Justin Timberlake Should Play Me In A Musical. I love him so much.