That was who? 13 actors rendered unrecognizable by makeup

1. Pretty much everyone playing a dwarf, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012)
Peter Jackson already had experience hiding a recognizable actor beneath makeup and effects in the Lord Of The Rings trilogy, casting John Rhys-Davies (the tallest member of the cast) as Gimli the dwarf. The Hobbit upped the ante with a…

Never leave the cave without it: 13 good performances in terrible movies

1. George Clooney, Batman & Robin (1997)
Joel Schumacher’s campy take on Batman had already derailed the characters in Batman Forever, with its gleefully overacting villains and garish neon colors. But Batman & Robin took the series to its nadir, amplifying Schumacher’s grating direction with a pun-heavy script (by…

Whoopi Goldberg accused of hitting a Real Housewife; unfortunately she didn't actually hit her

The View is in another brouhaha this week with Whoopi Goldberg again in the  hot seat. Just weeks after Goldberg defended Mel Gibson for spouting his boozy brand of racist epithets, it is being alleged that Whoopi gave a whipping to Real Housewives Of D.C. and one-time accused-but-not-tried White House dinner invader…

Julia Stiles to star in and produce adaptation of Sylvia Plath’s The Bell Jar

Julia Stiles has probably been dreaming of playing poet and one-time novelist Sylvia Plath ever since she was filmed reading a copy of The Bell Jar for a scene in 10 Things I Hate About You. For the last three years she has been working tirelessly to fund an independent adaptation of The Bell Jar, and according to a New York Times