I love Gabriel Iglesias! He’s down-to-earth and humble! And he has come a long way since he was disqualified from NBC’s “Last Comic Standing” in 2006. 8 years later, Fluffy has his own movie and he even starred in the critical and commercial hit “Magic Mike!”
I sat down with the actor this morning for a fun satellite interview. We talked about:
The genesis of “The Fluffy Movie!” What prompted him to document his comedy tour “Unity Through Laughter?”
Which comedians, past or present, inspire him?
Why he is so relatable!
Will he lose weight or be fluffy forever?
Will he be in the “Magic Mike” sequel?
The many benefits of Menudo!
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Two big films are out this weekend, which one is worth your time and money? First, we have “Hercules” starring Dwayne Johnson based on the graphic novel by Steve Moore. From director Brett Ratner, is this “Hercules” much better than “The Legend of Hercules” starring Kellan Lutz from director Renny Harlin?
We also have “Lucy” starring Scarlett Johansson and Morgan Freeman. This one’s from director Luc Besson who gave us memorable female characters in “La Femme Nikita,” “The Professional,” and “The Fifth Element.” Is “Lucy” worthy of Besson’s booty-kicking heroines? Find out in my movie review below:
Official “Hercules” synopsis
Paramount Pictures and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures' film HERCULES, starring Dwayne Johnson, bows on July 25th. Based on Radical Comics' Hercules by Steve Moore, this ensemble-action film is a revisionist take on the classic myth, HERCULES. The epic action film also stars Golden Globe Winner Ian McShane, Rufus Sewell, Joseph Fiennes, Peter Mullan and Academy Award (R)-nominee John Hurt. (C) Paramount
Official “Lucy synopsis”
From La Femme Nikita and The Professional to The Fifth Element, writer/director Luc Besson has created some of the toughest, most memorable female action heroes in cinematic history. Now, Besson directs Scarlett Johansson in Lucy, an action-thriller that tracks a woman accidentally caught in a dark deal who turns the tables on her captors and transforms into a merciless warrior evolved beyond human logic. (C) Universal
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It's finally here "Fifty Shades of Grey" fans! The hot new trailer of the movie adaptation of E L James' best-selling erotic novel!
NBC's "Today" show unveiled the trailer Thursday morning and Savannah Guthrie admitted that it was so hot NBC only showed a portion and did not include the bondage scenes. It's too raunchy for daytime TV watchers!
But now, you can see the trailer!
Book fans, what do you think? Did Jamie Dornan aka Christian Grey and Dakota Johnson aka Anastasia Steele embody your visualization of the characters?
And did you like Beyonce's "Crazy in Love" used in the trailer?
And will you line up at the theaters when "Fifty Shades of Grey" opens on February 13, 2015? Just in time to make your Valentine's Day extra saucy!
Here's the trailer for "Fifty Shades of Grey!"
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In homage to the upcoming "Hercules," movies.com has unearthed a clip featuring a very young Ryan Gosling starring as "Young Hercules" back in the late 1990s. In this funny clip, he gets a wedgie! Stars will definitely do anything to pay their dues including reciting horrible lines. Still, this one is campy and cheesy and just right! The Gos has come a long way!
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