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Holly Hunter and William Hurt to Co-Star in Bonnie & Clyde Miniseries

Holly Hunter

Paging Albert Brooks!

Oscar winners Holly Hunter and William Hurt, who starred with Brooks in the 1987 romantic comedy Broadcast News, are reuniting for Lifetime's Bonnie & Clyde miniseries, Deadline reports.

Hunter, 54, will star as... read more

Final Presidential Debate: The 20 Best Celebrity Tweets

Mitt Romney, President Barack Obama

Last week's binders are this week's horses and bayonets.

President Barack Obama's sarcastic knock of Governor Mitt Romney's views on the military budget — saying the military has fewer "horses and bayonets" and Navy ships than it previously did because of changing needs — was the most tweeted-about topic of last night's third and final presidential debate.

The debate overall generated 6.5 million tweets, according to official Twitter statistics — the lowest number of all three debates. The "horses and bayonets" comment alone sparked more than 105,000 tweets and also immediately spawned a parody account, @horsesbayonette.

Here's a breakdown of the 20 best celebrity tweets on the debate:

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Vice Presidential Debate: The Best Twitter Reactions

Joe Biden, Paul Ryan

Thursday's vice presidential debate between Joe Biden and Paul Ryan generated more than 4 million tweets, according to official statistics from Twitter. And, needless to say, several of those comments came from celebrities weighing in on the election.

Here's a roundup of some of the best reactions:

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Election 2012: The Best Twitter Responses to Wednesday's Presidential Debate

Mitt Romney, Big Bird

Wednesday's debate between President Barack Obama and Republican nominee Mitt Romney  was the most tweeted-about event in U.S. political history, according to Twitter's government and politics team. Users sent 10.3 million debate-related tweets in 90 minutes, with commentary spiking at such memorable moments as Romney's mention of Big Bird as he discussed cutting funding to PBS ("I like Big Bird!" he said) and moderator Jim Lehrer's often unsuccessful attempts to cut the speakers off.

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Weeds Series Finale: Did It All Go Up in Smoke?

Weeds

The Botwins — if we can still call them that — said farewell Sunday, with a Weeds series finale that a stoner might describe as... a total bummer, man.

For those who have stayed with Weeds over its eight ever-morphing seasons, it was a nice nugget of nostalgia to hear the original version of "Little Boxes" before the final hour. From there, we flashed eight-odd years into the future, as noted by Stevie's impending Bar Mitzvah. The finale featured several fun, but too-brief cameos from former cast members who breezed in and out as we stumbled toward the main question we hoped this finale might answer: Has Nancy (Mary-Louise Parker) learned from her mistakes? And if so, where does she go from here?

Read on to find out where Nancy — and everyone else — ended up: read more

Oscar Surprises and Snubs: Gary Oldman Gets His Due, But Leo Sits This One Out

Gary Oldman, Leonardo DiCaprio

Just after the Oscar nominations were read on Tuesday morning, Albert Brooks tweeted:  "And to the Academy: "You don't like me. You really don't like me." The Drive star seemed to be a near-lock for a Best Supporting Actor Oscar nomination, but his name wound up on the wrong side of the shortlist. "I got ROBBED. I don't mean the Oscars, I mean literally. My pants and shoes have been stolen," he continued to quip on Twitter. But Brooks' omission wasn't the only big shocker. Here are our top surprises and snubs:
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Hugo, The Artist Lead Oscar Nominations

Asa Butterfield, Melissa McCarthy

Hugo received the most nominations — 11 — for the 84th Academy Awards, followed closely by Best Picture favorite The Artist with 10.

The Martin Scorsese will be one of nine films vying for Best Picture against The Artist, The Descendants, Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close, The Help, Midnight in Paris, Moneyball, The Tree of Life and War Horse. Under new Academy rules, the ...
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The Artist and Hugo Top Broadcast Film Critics Nominations; George Clooney Sets Record

Asa Butterfield and Ben Kingsley

The Artist and Hugo, two films that pay homage to the early days of moviemaking, led Tuesday's Broadcast Film Critics Association nominations with 11 each.

They were followed by The Help and Drive, both of which scored eight nods, and The Descendants and War Horse, each with seven. All six are up for Best Picture against Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close, Midnight in Paris, Moneyball and The Tree of Life.

The Best Actor race features ...
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The Descendants, Moneyball Among Los Angeles and Boston Film Critics Winners

Brad Pitt, Jessica Chastain

The Descendants and The Artist were among the big winners from a group of film critics circles, which announced their selections Sunday.

The Los Angeles Film Critics Association named The Descendants the Best Picture of the Year and awarded The Tree of Life's Terrence Malick the Best Director. The film's star Brad Pitt was recognized as Best Actor by the Boston Society of Film Critics, but for... read more

Cheers & Jeers: Albert Brooks — Guest with the Most

Albert Brooks, Jon Stewart

Cheers to Albert Brooks for proving he's still one of the best late-night guests ever.

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