My Take On the Overcrowded Box-Office Weekend -- "Planes," "Percy Jackson," "We're the Millers," "Elysium 


Four big blockbusters arrive in theaters near you -- we have the animated "Planes," the fantasy-adventure "Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters," the raunchy comedy "We're the Millers," and the sci-fi thriller "Elysium." But sometimes, big surprises come in small packages. And the small movie that I'm happy to review is Woody Allen's "Blue Jasmine."

So which one is my pick of the week? Take a look:



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Logan Lerman Talks About "Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters" 


Logan Lerman returns as the son of Poseidon in the sequel "Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters." This time, he and his demigod friends has one mission -- to find the mythical Golden Fleece. I interviewed Lerman, who was so good in "The Perks of Being a Wallflower," about his return to the magical world of Percy Jackson. We talked about:

*** What made him want to return to the role?
*** How did he do the jump from a small indie like "Perks" to a big blockbuster like "Percy?"
*** The film's attempt to play with Greek mythology
*** Percy's search for heroism
*** What does he want the fans to look forward to in the sequel?
*** His family's second home in my hood, Palm Springs!



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See Naomi Watts as Princess Di in New International Trailer for "Diana" 


Naomi Watts channels the world's favorite Princess in Oliver Hirschbiegel's ("Downfall," "Five Minutes of Heaven") "Diana." This film chronicles the last two years of Diana's life and her love affair with surgeon Hasnat Khan (Naveen Andrews).

We may soon hear more about "Diana" as we enter the awards season but for now, the film has no U.S. release date yet. In the U.K., "Diana" will be seen on September 20. Here's the full international trailer:



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Sweet! Audrey Hepburn's "Roman Holiday" Audition! 


"Roman Holiday," the 1953 romantic comedy that made Audrey Hepburn a star and won her an Academy Award for Best Actress, is certainly an iconic film now and one of the best movies ever made. But before all the Oscars (the film also won screenplay and costume design) and before giving us Audrey Hepburn the star, there was a young actress making her first "personality test" for the role. And she charmed everyone! And rightfully so!

Thanks to our friends at Huffington Post, we can see the audition that landed Hepburn the role. And she was introduced by no other than Edith Head, yes, Miss Head! Take a look and fall in love with Audrey Hepburn again!



SOURCE: HUFFINGTON POST

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"Muppets Most Wanted" Unveils Official Teaser Trailer 


The Muppets are back in the new sequel "Muppets Most Wanted." Disney has unveiled the new teaser trailer featuring our favorite muppets plus a glimpse of Tina Fey, Ricky Gervais, Ty Burrell, P. Diddy, and Salma Hayek. Does this teaser make you want to see "Muppets Most Wanted?" The film is set for theatrical release on March 21, 2014. Here's the trailer:



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