Best High School Movies – 5 Films That Made the Grade [VIDEOS]
Universal Though it's hard to believe it, summer is just about over. Which means it's time to get the kids ready to go back to school.And what better way to do that than by showing them a couple of movies?We've compiled a list of our five favorite movies about high school, movies that explore the good, the bad and the ugly of what may or may not have been the best years of our lives. Check them ..
Florida Grandmother Survives Being Trapped in Swamp for Four Days [VIDEO]
On Monday morning, the ’Today’ show interviewed Kathy Shino, a Florida grandmother who found herself trapped in a muddy swamp up to her neck for an astounding four days. On June 17, the 62-year-old grandmother decided to take an evening stroll. But things went horribly wrong when she became hopelessly trapped in a dense thicket of mud and branches.
‘To Catch a Predator’ Host Chris Hansen Caught Cheating on Wife?
And now for your daily dose of irony: ‘To Catch a Predator’ host Chris Hansen was allegedly caught cheating on his wife last week in Florida, the Daily Mail is reporting (via the National Enquirer). According to the report, the 51-year-old host was recorded having a romantic dinner at the Ritz-Carlton in Manalapan Friday night with 30-year-old journalist Kristyn Caddell. The recording was all part
Deputy Sheriff Pops the Question to Dispatcher Over Police Radio [VIDEO]
‘Good Morning America’ reported on a Florida deputy sheriff who found a unique way to propose marriage to his girlfriend — over police radio. Deputy Joseph Bracey proposed to Ashley West, who works as a Brevard County sheriff dispatcher, over a county-wide police channel. “I love you and I want to spend the rest of my life with you. Will you marry me?” he asked.
Michael Jackson’s ‘Thriller’ Jacket Sells for $1.8 Million
According to PopCrush, the iconic leather jacket that Michael Jackson wore in his famous ‘Thriller’ video sold for $1.8 million over the weekend at Julien’s Music Icons auction. The jacket went to bidder Milton Verret, a Texas-based commodities trader, who says he will show the jacket “around the country in a tour that will help raise money for children’s charities.”
Weekend Box Office: ‘Cars 2′ Cruises to Victory
As expected, Pixar’s ‘Cars 2′ easily took first place at the weekend box office, netting a healthy $68 million. That’s about $8 million higher than the original ‘Cars,’ which opened to $60.1 million in 2006.
Peter Falk, Star of ‘Columbo,’ Dead at 83
Actor Peter Falk, who for decades played the titular character on the detective telepic series ‘Columbo,’ died Thursday night at his home in Beverly Hills, CA. He was 83. Falk had been suffering from dementia and Alzheimer’s, which was first made public in December 2008, according to the AP. The actor “died peacefully,” his family said in a statement.
Judge Blasts Lindsay Lohan For Using ‘Extremely Poor Judgment’ By Having a Party
Well, so much for that: A judge ruled Thursday that Lindsay Lohan was only guilty of ‘extremely poor judgment’ after she tested positive last week for alcohol. Judge Stephanie Sautner also banned Lohan, who is currently under house arrest after she was accused of stealing a $2,500 necklace, from a jewelry store in California and from having parties at her house. She is now only allowed to have “on
New Movie Releases: ‘Cars 2,’ ‘Bad Teacher’ [VIDEOS]
Another sequel cruises into theaters this weekend by way of Pixar’s ‘Cars 2,’ with Lightning McQueen (voiced by Owen Wilson) back for another fast-paced adventure – this time, at the first-ever World Grand Prix. Reviews haven’t been too kind for the movie, but given Pixar’s recent successes, ‘Cars 2′ should have no problem taking the number-one spot at the box office.
‘Harry Potter’ Will Live On In New Fan-Friendly Website [VIDEO]
‘Harry Potter’ author J.K. Rowling unveiled a sneak peek of her upcoming Pottermore website Thursday, in which she teased a “safe, unique online reading experience built around the ‘Harry Potter’ books.” In an online video, Rowling said that Pottermore will be a “place where fans of any age can share, participate in and rediscover the stories.”
More Trouble For Lindsay Lohan — Actress Tests Positive for Alcohol, Ordered Back to Court
Maybe that rooftop barbeque wasn’t such a good idea. According to TMZ, troubled actress Lindsay Lohan is headed back to court Thursday after she tested positive last week for alcohol, a violation of her parole. The report says that the 24-year-old ‘Mean Girls’ star failed one of two alcohol tests, one of which was administered right after her infamous rooftop party. Lohan did not test positive for
Glen Campbell: I Have Alzheimer’s Disease
In an exclusive interview with PEOPLE (via Taste of Country), Grammy-winning country legend Glen Campbell has revealed he has Alzheimer’s Disease. The 75-year-old ‘Rhinestone Cowboy’ singer and his wife, Kim, say they are going public with his disease now because “he’s hoping to say farewell with a final slate of live performances this fall – and they want his fans to be aware of the musician’s co
George Clooney Is Single! Actor Splits From Elisabetta Canalis
Ladies, rejoice: George Clooney is single again. ET Online confirmed Wednesday that the Oscar-winning movie star has split from his longtime girlfriend, Italian babe Elisabetta Canalis.
Tobey Maguire Sued After Winning Over $300,000 In Illegal Poker Game
In what sounds like something straight out of a movie, RadarOnline is exclusively reporting that ‘Spider-Man’ star Tobey Maguire is the target of a lawsuit over a multi-million dollar, illegal poker game. The suit, filed in Los Angeles, claims that Maguire won over $300,000 from hedge fund manager Brad Ruderman. Ruderman allegedly used some of the money he had earned from an illegal Ponzi scheme,
Tracy Morgan Apologizes in Nashville for Anti-Gay Rant [VIDEO]
At a press conference Tuesday, Tracy Morgan apologized for homophobic comments he made during a recent stand-up performance in Nashville, Tennessee. Speaking alongside Kevin Rogers, the Facebook user who first made Morgan’s comments public, the Emmy-nominated ’30 Rock’ star said, “I want to apologize to my friends, and my family and my fans and everyone in every community who were offended with th
Lindsay Lohan Films Commercial While Under House Arrest [VIDEO]
Lindasy Lohan has apparently decided to get creative while under house arrest. The troubled actress, who is currently confined to her home for allegedly stealing a $2,500 necklace, recently filmed a commercial of sorts for a new auctioning website called Beezid.com.
Bikinis for Babies: ‘GMA’ Reports on New Fashion Trend [VIDEO]
‘Good Morning America’ reported on a questionable new fashion trend last week — “babykinis,” two-piece bathing suits made for children as young as three-months-old. The makers of the garments claim they’re “cute” and allow for fun photos ops. But, some parents disagree, arguing the swimwear is “inappropriate” and sexualizes children.
‘Jackass’ Star Ryan Dunn Killed in Car Crash
34-year-old Ryan Dunn, one of the many faces of MTV’s popular prank franchise ‘Jackass,’ was killed in a car accident early Monday morning in Pennsylvania, TMZ has confirmed. According to the report, the accident occurred at around 3AM at Route 322 and New Street in West Goshen Township. Dunn was in the vehicle with an unidentified person – who was also killed – though no word yet on who was actua
Jon Stewart Calls ‘Fox News Sunday’ Host Chris Wallace ‘Insane’
‘Daily Show’ host Jon Stewart got into a heated – but surprisingly civil – exchange of words with ‘Fox News Sunday’ host Chris Wallace over the weekend, in which the two debated everything from bias in the mainstream media to whether or not Stewart has a political agenda on his show. The most buzz-worthy moment occurred when Wallace accused a ‘Daily Show’ segment of trying to make a political comm
Miss California Alyssa Campanella Crowned Miss USA 2011 [VIDEO]
In what came down to a battle between two best friends, Alyssa Campanella of Los Angeles, California was crowned Miss USA 2011 Sunday night at the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, NV. The 21-year-old beauty beat out Miss Tennessee Ashley Durham to take the title, the 60th in the pageant’s long-running history.