The super-hot and sweet Teresa Palmer talks about her new comedy "Take Me Home Tonight!" We discuss her interest with the movie, being born in the 80s, her character (Tori Frederking), and her favorite 80s music, movie, and icon!
Here's more info on the film from Yahoo:
Recent MIT grad Matt Franklin should be working for a Fortune 500 company and starting his upward climb to full-fledged yuppie-hood. Instead, the directionless 23-year-old confounds family and friends by taking a part-time job behind the counter of a video store at the Sherman Oaks Galleria. But Matt's silent protest against maturity comes to a screeching halt once his unrequited high school crush, Tori Frederking, walks into the store. When she invites him to an epic, end-of-summer party, Matt thinks he finally might have a chance with the girl of his dreams. With his cynical twin sister Wendy and best friend Barry, Matt embarks on a once-in-a-lifetime evening. From stealing a car to a marriage proposal to an indescribable, no-holds-barred dance-off, these friends share experiences that will change the course of their lives on one unforgettable night in the Go-Go '80s.
Also Known As:
Kids in America
Production Status: In Production/Awaiting Release
Logline: An aimless college graduate pursues his dream girl at a wild Labor Day weekend party. He, his twin sister and their best friend struggle with their burgeoning adulthood over the course of the night.
Genres: Comedy and Drama
Running Time: 1 hr. 54 min.
Release Date: March 4th, 2011 (wide)
MPAA Rating: R for language, sexual content and drug use.
Imagine Entertainment, Relativity Media
Phoenix, Arizona, USA
Produced in: United States
Cast and Credits
Starring: Topher Grace, Anna Faris, Dan Fogler, Teresa Palmer, Seth Gabel
Directed by: Michael Dowse
Produced by: Ryan Kavanaugh, Jim Whitaker (II), Sarah Bowen (III)
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The funny Ed Helms talks about his new raunchy but sweet movie, "Cedar Rapids" out in theaters now from Fox Searchlight. In this interview, we talked about his involvement with the movie, working with a great comedic cast, and what we can expect at the upcoming "The Hangover 2!"
Here's more details on "Cedar Rapids" from Yahoo:
To call insurance agent Tim Lippe, "naÃ¯ve" is a gross understatement. He's never left his small hometown. He's never stayed at a hotel. And he's never experienced anything like Cedar Rapids, Iowa.Sent to represent his company at the annual insurance convention, Tim is soon distracted by three convention veterans who will show him the ropes and push his boundaries. For a guy who plays everything by the book, this convention will be anything but conventional.
Cast and Credits
Starring: Ed Helms, John C. Reilly, Anne Heche, Isiah Whitlock Jr., Stephen Root
Directed by: Miguel Arteta
Produced by: Ed Helms, Alexander Payne, Jim Burke
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Johnny Depp has not been on top of his game recently. His performance in the much-maligned “The Tourist” was largely forgettable, and I would argue that his Mad Hatter portrayal in “Alice in Wonderland” was an offshoot of his Willie Wonka role in “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.”
So I’m happy to report that my faith in Depp has been restored with his voice work as a lizard in the new animated tale “Rango.” And it took his “Pirates of the Caribbean” director, Gore Verbinski, to get his groove back. Read More...
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"The King's Speech" Triumphant! Film Tops 83rd Academy Awards! Check Out Complete List of Winners and Nominees!
Tom Hooper's "The King's Speech" lorded over the festivities at the 83rd annual Academy Awards. The film, nominated for 12 Oscars, won 4 including Best Picture, Director for Tom Hooper, Actor for King Colin Firth, and Original Screenplay for David Seidler.
David Fincher's "The Social Network" took home 3 awards including Best Film Editing, Original Score for Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross, and Best Adapted Screenplay for Aaron Sorkin.
(For my minute-by-minute look at the 2011 Oscars, please click here, trust me, it's fun!)
As expected, Natalie Portman took home Oscar gold for her performance as a delusional ballerina in "Black Swan." "The Fighter" yielded the Best Supporting performances of the year with Christian Bale winning Best Supporting Actor and Melissa Leo taking home the Best Supporting Actress Oscar.
Christopher Nolan's "Inception" took home most of the technical categories including Best Visual Effects, Best Sound Mixing, Best Sound Editing, and Best Cinematography for Wally Pfister.
Tim Burton's "Alice in Wonderland" received two Oscars with Best Art Direction and Best Costume Design.
Like I've said before, there was no clear-cut favorite, the Academy shared Oscar wealth among multiple movies. It was fun, zippy awards night and James Franco and Anne Hathaway provided commendable jobs with their hosting duties.
The awards season is officially over, now, let's move on and gather the best of the best for next year's Academy awards!
Here's your complete winners (highlighted) and nominees of the 83rd annual Academy Awards (in alphabetical order):
Actor in a Leading Role
Javier Bardem in “Biutiful”
Jeff Bridges in “True Grit”
Jesse Eisenberg in “The Social Network”
*** Colin Firth in “The King's Speech”
James Franco in “127 Hours”
Actor in a Supporting Role
*** Christian Bale in “The Fighter”
John Hawkes in “Winter's Bone”
Jeremy Renner in “The Town”
Mark Ruffalo in “The Kids Are All Right”
Geoffrey Rush in “The King's Speech”
Actress in a Leading Role
Annette Bening in “The Kids Are All Right”
Nicole Kidman in “Rabbit Hole”
Jennifer Lawrence in “Winter's Bone”
*** Natalie Portman in “Black Swan”
Michelle Williams in “Blue Valentine”
Actress in a Supporting Role
Amy Adams in “The Fighter”
Helena Bonham Carter in “The King's Speech”
*** Melissa Leo in “The Fighter”
Hailee Steinfeld in “True Grit”
Jacki Weaver in “Animal Kingdom”
Animated Feature Film
“How to Train Your Dragon” Chris Sanders and Dean DeBlois
“The Illusionist” Sylvain Chomet
*** “Toy Story 3” Lee Unkrich
*** “Alice in Wonderland”
Production Design: Robert Stromberg; Set Decoration: Karen O'Hara
“Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1”
Production Design: Stuart Craig; Set Decoration: Stephenie McMillan
Production Design: Guy Hendrix Dyas; Set Decoration: Larry Dias and Doug Mowat
“The King's Speech”
Production Design: Eve Stewart; Set Decoration: Judy Farr
Production Design: Jess Gonchor; Set Decoration: Nancy Haigh
“Black Swan” Matthew Libatique
*** “Inception” Wally Pfister
“The King's Speech” Danny Cohen
“The Social Network” Jeff Cronenweth
“True Grit” Roger Deakins
*** “Alice in Wonderland” Colleen Atwood
“I Am Love” Antonella Cannarozzi
“The King's Speech” Jenny Beavan
“The Tempest” Sandy Powell
“True Grit” Mary Zophres
“Black Swan” Darren Aronofsky
“The Fighter” David O. Russell
*** “The King's Speech” Tom Hooper
“The Social Network” David Fincher
“True Grit” Joel Coen and Ethan Coen
“Exit through the Gift Shop” Banksy and Jaimie D'Cruz
“Gasland” Josh Fox and Trish Adlesic
*** “Inside Job” Charles Ferguson and Audrey Marrs
“Restrepo” Tim Hetherington and Sebastian Junger
“Waste Land” Lucy Walker and Angus Aynsley
Documentary (Short Subject)
“Killing in the Name” Nominees to be determined
“Poster Girl” Nominees to be determined
*** “Strangers No More” Karen Goodman and Kirk Simon
“Sun Come Up” Jennifer Redfearn and Tim Metzger
“The Warriors of Qiugang” Ruby Yang and Thomas Lennon
“Black Swan” Andrew Weisblum
“The Fighter” Pamela Martin
“The King's Speech” Tariq Anwar
“127 Hours” Jon Harris
*** “The Social Network” Angus Wall and Kirk Baxter
Foreign Language Film
*** “In a Better World” Denmark
“Outside the Law (Hors-la-loi)” Algeria
“Barney's Version” Adrien Morot
“The Way Back” Edouard F. Henriques, Gregory Funk and Yolanda Toussieng
*** “The Wolfman” Rick Baker and Dave Elsey
Music (Original Score)
“How to Train Your Dragon” John Powell
“Inception” Hans Zimmer
“The King's Speech” Alexandre Desplat
“127 Hours” A.R. Rahman
*** “The Social Network” Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross
Music (Original Song)
“Coming Home” from “Country Strong” Music and Lyric by Tom Douglas, Troy Verges and Hillary Lindsey
“I See the Light” from “Tangled” Music by Alan Menken Lyric by Glenn Slater
“If I Rise” from “127 Hours” Music by A.R. Rahman Lyric by Dido and Rollo Armstrong
*** “We Belong Together” from “Toy Story 3" Music and Lyric by Randy Newman
“Black Swan” Mike Medavoy, Brian Oliver and Scott Franklin, Producers
“The Fighter” David Hoberman, Todd Lieberman and Mark Wahlberg, Producers
“Inception” Emma Thomas and Christopher Nolan, Producers
“The Kids Are All Right” Gary Gilbert, Jeffrey Levy-Hinte and Celine Rattray, Producers
*** “The King's Speech” Iain Canning, Emile Sherman and Gareth Unwin, Producers
“127 Hours” Christian Colson, Danny Boyle and John Smithson, Producers
“The Social Network” Scott Rudin, Dana Brunetti, Michael De Luca and Ceán Chaffin, Producers
“Toy Story 3” Darla K. Anderson, Producer
“True Grit” Scott Rudin, Ethan Coen and Joel Coen, Producers
“Winter's Bone" Anne Rosellini and Alix Madigan-Yorkin, Producers
Short Film (Animated)
“Day & Night” Teddy Newton
“The Gruffalo” Jakob Schuh and Max Lang
“Let's Pollute” Geefwee Boedoe
*** “The Lost Thing” Shaun Tan and Andrew Ruhemann
“Madagascar, carnet de voyage (Madagascar, a Journey Diary)” Bastien Dubois
Short Film (Live Action)
“The Confession” Tanel Toom
“The Crush” Michael Creagh
*** “God of Love” Luke Matheny
“Na Wewe” Ivan Goldschmidt
“Wish 143” Ian Barnes and Samantha Waite
*** “Inception” Richard King
“Toy Story 3” Tom Myers and Michael Silvers
“Tron: Legacy” Gwendolyn Yates Whittle and Addison Teague
“True Grit” Skip Lievsay and Craig Berkey
“Unstoppable” Mark P. Stoeckinger
*** “Inception” Lora Hirschberg, Gary A. Rizzo and Ed Novick
“The King's Speech” Paul Hamblin, Martin Jensen and John Midgley
“Salt” Jeffrey J. Haboush, Greg P. Russell, Scott Millan and William Sarokin
“The Social Network” Ren Klyce, David Parker, Michael Semanick and Mark Weingarten
“True Grit” Skip Lievsay, Craig Berkey, Greg Orloff and Peter F. Kurland
“Alice in Wonderland” Ken Ralston, David Schaub, Carey Villegas and Sean Phillips
“Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1” Tim Burke, John Richardson, Christian Manz and Nicolas Aithadi
“Hereafter” Michael Owens, Bryan Grill, Stephan Trojanski and Joe Farrell
*** “Inception” Paul Franklin, Chris Corbould, Andrew Lockley and Peter Bebb
“Iron Man 2” Janek Sirrs, Ben Snow, Ged Wright and Daniel Sudick
Writing (Adapted Screenplay)
“127 Hours” Screenplay by Danny Boyle & Simon Beaufoy
*** “The Social Network” Screenplay by Aaron Sorkin
“Toy Story 3” Screenplay by Michael Arndt; Story by John Lasseter, Andrew Stanton and Lee Unkrich
“True Grit” Written for the screen by Joel Coen & Ethan Coen
“Winter's Bone” Adapted for the screen by Debra Granik & Anne Rosellini
Writing (Original Screenplay)
“Another Year” Written by Mike Leigh
“The Fighter” Screenplay by Scott Silver and Paul Tamasy & Eric Johnson;
Story by Keith Dorrington & Paul Tamasy & Eric Johnson
“Inception” Written by Christopher Nolan
“The Kids Are All Right” Written by Lisa Cholodenko & Stuart Blumberg
*** “The King's Speech” Screenplay by David Seidler
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2011 Oscars Blogfest -- Minute-by-Minute Look at the 83rd Annual Academy Awards! The Winners!!! The Losers!!! The Show!!! The Excitement!!!!
22:18 to the Oscars! Sandra Bullock is RED HOT! Can't wait for the Academy Awards! Christian Bale and his beard!
12:34 to the Oscars! Different actors reveal their Oscar picks!
COMMERCIAL BREAK: Tomorrow, Britney Spears reveals...something! On Good Morning America
4:57 to the Oscars! So apparently, Roberto Benigni's heartfelt acceptance speech is the best, next was Tom Hanks' Best Actor speech when he won for "Philadelphia" in 1994
The Oscars is about to start!!!!
5:30 THE 83RD ANNUAL ACADEMY AWARDS
I know I'm a sucker for Oscar montage! I am I am!
So James Franco and Anne Hathaway are doing a Billy Crystal type of open where they are melded into the famous scenes of the Oscar-nominated films. So Alec Baldwin was the surprise guest! Is Billy Crystal going to show up?
I kind of like the "True Grit" bit!
Morgan Freeman...another surprise guest!
Aw..."Back to the Future!"
Okay, the intro sets up the tone -- fun, fluffy, with a little bit of snarky wit!
James Franco and Anne Hathaway are sooooooooo cute!
5:42 Tom Hanks to present two awards! "Gone with the Wind" was shown for it was the first film to meld Best Cinematography and Best Art Direction.
Gosh..."Titanic" always melts my heart!!!
5:45 "Alice in Wonderland" takes home Best Art Direction!
5:48 I predicted this one...Wally Pfister wins Best Cinematography for "Inception!" Yay!
5:51 Aw...Kirk Douglas makes an appearance...it's heartwarming...but...did he have a bad plastic surgery?
So, Christoph Waltz was supposed to present the Best Supporting Actress category, but he's shooting abroad and couldn't leave...really?
I love Jacki Weaver for "Animal Kingdom!!!"
I love Melissa Leo too!
I love Hailee Steinfeld too!
AND THE BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS OSCAR GOES TO...
Way to heighten the suspense Kirk Douglas!
AND THE BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS OSCAR GOES TO MELISSA LEO FOR "THE FIGHTER!" YAY! I PREDICTED THIS ONE TOO!
So those overbearing Oscar ads did NOT hurt Melissa Leo one bit!
She really deserved to win for 2008's Frozen River, did you guys see that criminally underseen film? RENT IT!!!
Did Melissa Leo just said f...ing? SHE'S A ROCK STAR!
Melissa Leo actually looks HOT! And real!
Now...it's Mila Kunis and Justin Timberlake's turn! And he's Bansky!
And the Best Animated Feature goes to...TOY STORY 3...just give it to Pixar already!
AND THE BEST SHORT FILM (ANIMATED) GOES TO..."THE LOST THING!"
And now...the BEST ANIMATED FEATURE FILM...IT GOES TO...
I would be soooooo happy if HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON wins...but...alas....
YES...TOY STORY 3!!!
The whole Bansky reference? The director of the documentary Exit Through the Gift Shop...fantastic documentary! He was threatening to attend the Oscars in full incognito!
6:14 Oh look..."No Country for Old Men's" Llewelyn Moss (Josh Brolin) and Anton Chigurh (Javier Bardem)...together on the screen again!
Yay....Aaron Sorkin wins Best Adapted Screenplay for THE SOCIAL NETWORK!
Told you "King's Speech" will win Best Original Screenplay...sorry Christopher Nolan!!!!
David Seidler's acceptance speech has one of the best lines..."my father always said I was a late bloomer!"
6:20 Anne Hathaway can sing! Sing it girl! Her homage to Hugh Jackman!
Holy crap...james Franco doesn't make a good tranny
Okay...Russell Brand and Helen Mirren are introducing the Best Foreign Language film...let's see if Denmark wins!
AND YES...IN A BETTER WORLD WINS BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE...Okay...so far...I only missed the Best Short Film (animated) category :)
6:29 BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR...Reese Witherspoon is about to call the lucky winner
I'm nervous for Christian Bale...and his beard!
AND THE OSCAR GOES TO...
CHRISTIAN BALE FOR "THE FIGHTER!"
Time for another drink!
Commercial break--once upon a time...Hollywood hated Christian Bale for his ranting in the set of TERMINATOR: SALVATION...see? Hollywood loves happy endings! Check out my interview with Bale for that movie!
6:39 Hugh Jackman and Nicole Kidman of "Australia" fame are back to present Best Original Score!
I HOPE I HOPE I HOPE...TRENT REZNOR AND ATTICUS ROSS WIN FOR "THE SOCIAL NETWORK!!!"
And the Oscar for BEST ORIGINAL SCORE goes to...
TRENT REZNOR AND ATTICUS ROSS FOR "THE SOCIAL NETWORK!!!"
6:45 Scarlett Johannson and Matthew McConaughey present BEST SOUND! Please "Inception," please?
And the Oscar for Best Sound goes to "INCEPTION!"
Scarlett Johannson and Matthew McConaughey present BEST SOUND! Please "Inception," please?
And yes..."Inception" wins Best Sound Mixing!
6:54 Marisa Tomei presents the special achievement Oscars which prompts Franco to say "congratulations nerds!"
6:55 Cate Blanchett is divine! Simple, but ravishing!
Best Make-Up goes to Rick Baker for "The Wolfman" -- Hair! Beasts! Wolves!
6:58 And the Oscar for Best Costume Design goes to Colleen Atwood for "Alice in Wonderland!" She also won for "Chicago" and "Memoirs of a Geisha."
Is it commercial yet? Oh wait...Best Original Song!
I'm such a nerd...I'm not a big fan of Celine Dion but everytime I hear "My Heart Will Go On" I cry...well, not quite!
Was that our lovely President Barack Obama ruminating about Best Original Song?
Oh look, it's Kevin Spacey!
Oh look, it's Randy Newman...again...and for another Disney movie...again!
Oh look, it's Alan Menken...again...and for another Disney movie...again!
Oh wait...while we're being serenaded by our lovely Best Original Song nominees, I forgot to point out, Monique, who won Best Supporting Actress Oscar last year, did not want to show up to present this year, hence, Reese Witherspoon presented the Best Supporting Actor category!
I need another drink!!! And I'm getting hungry!!!
7:12 Amy Adams and Jake Gyllenhaal to present Best Documentary Short Subject...
And the winner for Best Doc Short is "Strangers No More"...ooops, I missed that one...I voted for "Killing in the Name!"
And the Oscar for Best Short Film Live Action is "God of Love." Oooops, I voted for "The Confession!"
Oh I love this montage for 2010 faux musicals!
The best part? "He Doesn't Have A Shirt," by Edward Cullen from "The Twilight Saga: Eclipse."
And here's Opraaaaaaahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh!
It would be really cool if "Exit Through the Gift Shop" wins!
But "Inside Job" wins! I predicted that one...yay! Charles Ferguson previously was nominated for "No End in Sight."
Ferguson delivers one of the night's political sting -- none of the architects of the economic meltdown is in jail! Shame on them!
So it wasn't a rumor! Billy Crystal makes an appearance! Talking about the great Bob Hope hosting the Academy Awards!
Wow, did Bob Hope just introduced Robert Downey Jr. and Jude Law? Wow, a Technical miracle! Or, editing wonder!
Robert Downey Jr. and Jude Law look good together, don't they?
Wow...did Law just make a dig at Downey Jr.'s past indiscretions?
And the winner of Best Visual Effects is..."Inception!"
And the Best Film Editing award goes to Angus Wall and Kirk Baxter for "The Social Network!" If "Inception" was rightfully nominated in this category, it would have won...but alas!
7:40 It's true..."How to Train Your Dragon" title is...naughty!
This "127 Hours" song...MUST WIN! It's spine-tingling!
Go Jennifer Hudson Go!
Oooooh, Gwyneth Paltrow is getting her country groove on! Too bad "Country Strong" was largely ignored!
And the winner for BEST ORIGINAL SONG is...Randy Newman...again....for We Belong Together from TOY STORY 3...really?
Wasn't I just talking about Celine Dion earlier? Oh...In Memoriam...I need tissues!!!!!!
Okay, only the top categories left!
Lena Horne survived all the stormy weather that came her way...great line!
When is Halle Berry going to let her hair grow? Time for a change!
And fade to black...
8:02 Oooh, I love Anne Hathaway's electric blue gown!
‎8:03 Hilary Swank introduces Kathryn Bigelow (last year's winner for "The Hurt Locker") to present the Best Director to...DAVID FINCHER PLEASE?
OH NO...TOM HOOPER WINS FOR "THE KING'S SPEECH!!!!" Sorry, David Fincher
So the Directors Guild Awards were in line with the Academy this year...again!
Yes, listen to your mothers y'all!
The gorgeous Annette Bening gets the Oscar fanfare!
Gosh...I miss the Coppola, Scorsese, Spielberg, Lucas days!
‎8:12 Jeff Bridges takes the stage for Best Actress!
OH GOSH...I WISH ANNETTE BENING WINS...I'm crying again
But you know? Julianne Moore should have been nominated as well!
I've always known the Academy was going to use that bathroom clip for Natalie Portman...just her and the camera...no cuts!
Oh gosh...will the delusional ballerina win?
And the Oscar for Best Actress goes to...Natalie Portman for "Black Swan!"
She is a hot pregnant momma, isn't she?
And there she is again...the current Queen of Hollywood, Sandra Bullock who is so hot, hot, hot in red! She's presenting the Best Actor Award...
Jesse Eisenberg always looks like a scaredy cat!
You know, Sandra Bullock should host next year's Oscars! She's good with this whole ad-libbing, charming thing!
8:26 AND THE BEST ACTOR OSCAR GOES TO...Colin Firth for "The King's Speech!" And his speech is soooo...endearing!
8:32 Steven Spielberg emerges giving a great Oscar analogy of Best Picture winners and losers -- yeah, the fantastic, classic "Raging Bull" did not win Oscar gold!
I love using the speech in "King's Speech" as the "soundtrack" of the Best Picture montage!
Were people booing "The Fighter?"
AND THE OSCAR FOR BEST PICTURE GOES TO..."THE KING'S SPEECH!"
Nominated for 12 Oscars, Tom Hooper's "The King's Speech" won 4 including the big one, Best Picture, and Director, Actor, and Original Screenplay!
Okay, I just realized...this year's Oscar stage is actually very practical but avant-garde!
Okay, another hot costume change for Anne Hathaway...this time...in a fierce, bejeweled, beglittered gown!
Aw..these Staten Island kids stole the show!
That was a fun Oscar, wasn't it? What do you think? Fast and zippy!
Or probably because I was just too darn busy blogging, time flew by!
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