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<p>This is what happened when I reminded Josh Holloway that, technically speaking, we are the same gender.</p>

This is what happened when I reminded Josh Holloway that, technically speaking, we are the same gender.

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'Sabotage' star Josh Holloway would really like to live through an entire movie

America's Sean Bean opens up about his worst on-screen habit

The same day I sat down to talk to Josh Holloway about his new film "Sabotage" was the day that the PaleyFest 10th reunion panel for "Lost" was held, so it's safe to say Holloway was in a pretty great mood when we spoke.

Here's what I don't get about Hollywood. "Lost" arrives on television and becomes a massive cultural hit, and one of the most charismatic cast members of that show looks and swaggers like an authentic movie star from day one. And here we are, ten years after the premiere of that show, and Holloway still hasn't had that one great movie role that could have pushed him over the top. Why is that? How is he not at the top of the list every time you're casting an action film? How is he not already in London getting ready to steal "Star Wars" out from under the rest of the cast? In what world is this guy not huge?

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2014 hit singles that need to go away already

2014 hit singles that need to go away already

No more #Selfie, we're not all that 'Loyal'

We're only a quarter of a way into 2014 and the lists have already started. For me, it's a hit list of sort, with some "hits" shy a letter.

Some tracks like Pitbull's "Timber" and Chris Brown's "Loyal" were release late into 2013 and reaching critical mass just now. Others like The Chainsmokers' "#Selfie" bounded in from out of nowhere while the world spied for new formulas from acts like Jennifer Lopez or lingering singles-in-wait from Justin Timberlake or Bruno Mars

Below is a chronicle of songs that just need to get lost already, from Brantley Gilbert to -- get your gasp out now -- the "Frozen" song.

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<p>Richard Armitage and Sarah Wayne Callies have to survive a day of the most intense storms possible in the new found-footage thriller &#39;Into The Storm&#39;</p>

Richard Armitage and Sarah Wayne Callies have to survive a day of the most intense storms possible in the new found-footage thriller 'Into The Storm'

Credit: New Line Cinema

Found-footage thriller 'Into The Storm' features crazy large-scale tornado action

We've come a long way since 'Twister'

Because every generation deserves their own "Twister."

Somewhere today, Jan De Bont is sitting in front of YouTube, pressing "play" over and over again and saying to himself, "Look at what they did." I remember talking to producer Todd Garner not long before he left to go start work on this film, and he was giddy about what they were planning to do. Looking at this first trailer, it's obvious that they have spent their time and money planning massive set pieces in which tornadoes are pushed to a place that nature's never subjected us to, and if you're a fan of chaos and destruction, "Into The Storm" is the summer movie for you.

It makes perfect sense to hire Steven Quale as director. After all, directing a "Final Destination" movie is basically an exercise in juggling mayhem. The film is a found-footage movie, and while I'm tired of that device in general, it makes a certain sense here.

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<p>Ellen Page and Shawn Ashmore in a scene from Bryan Singer&#39;s &quot;X-Men: Days of Future Past.&quot;</p>

Ellen Page and Shawn Ashmore in a scene from Bryan Singer's "X-Men: Days of Future Past."

Credit: 20th Century Fox

First 10 minutes of 'X-Men: Days of Future Past' features lots of death

Or does it?

LAS VEGAS - 20th Century Fox brought some showmanship to CinemaCon today as the company's presentation to the nation's theater owners kicked off with a musical performance by Ester Dean and B.o.B of the song "Rio Rio" from "Rio 2." And hey, who doesn't want to see Vegas showgirls doing the samba at 10 AM in the morning?  That's a major wake up call.

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Mindy Kaling makes her Vogue debut, says: 'I don’t want to be skinny'

Mindy Kaling makes her Vogue debut, says: “I don’t want to be skinny”
"There’s a whole list of things I would probably change about myself,” she tells the fashion magazine. "For example, I’m always trying to lose fifteen pounds. But I never need to be skinny. I don’t want to be skinny. I’m constantly in a state of self-improvement.”


Michelle Borth out at “Hawaii Five-0”
Borth, who’s been on the CBS drama since Season 1, won’t return as Catherine ‘Cat’ Rollins for Season 5.


Jimmy Carter’s 1st text message was about his Stephen Colbert appearance
The former president texted his grandson, who’s running for Governor of Georgia, asking if he saw his “Colbert Report” appearance on Tuesday.


How realistic is “How I Met Your Mother”?
How do Americans actually meet their spouses? The Wall Street Journal investigates...


LeBron James’ Starz basketball comedy “Survivor’s Remorse" rounds out its cast
Jessie T. Usher will play basketball phenom Cam Calloway, while Tichina Arnold will play his mom.


Another “Michael J. Fox Show” star books a pilot
Ana Nogueira is joining CBS’ “Good Session.”


“Graceland” adds “CSI:NY’s” Carmine Giovinazzo
He’ll head of the LAPD’s Gang Task Force next season.


“The Walking Dead’s” Carl has a 29-year-old female stunt double
Check out a photo of 14-year-old Chandler Riggs with the woman who plays his stunt double.


Lara Spencer sticks with “GMA”
ABC News has locked down Spencer amid contract talks with Josh Elliott, w ho’s being wooed by NBC Sports. “You know you're in the right job when getting up at 4 a.m. is a joy,” says Spencer of her new long-term deal.


Lena Dunham directs her boyfriend’s new band’s music video
Check out Jack Antonoff’s “I Wanna Get Better” from his band Bleachers. PLUS: What if Hannah Horvath hung out with a “Golden Girl”?

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Joe Elliott

Joe Elliott

CulturePop No. 42 - 'Def Leppard' lead singer Joe Elliott, Pt. 1

Listen in for his imitation of Gene Simmons

Hanging out over coffee with Def Leppard lead singer Joe Elliott at the legendary rock 'n' roll hotel Sunset Marquis was already a great start to our morning -- what made it even better was Elliott himself. Laid-back, charming and happy to riff on any subject we lobbed at him, he talked candidly about rocking out after fifty, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Def Leppard's upcoming tour with KISS, and plenty more.

Given how much we loved talking to his band mate Phil Collen, how can we decide which member of the band was a better guest? We can't and yeah, no reason to do it. They're both awesome -- and Elliott had so much to say, we couldn't bring ourselves to cut him off for some arbitrary time limit. Thus, you get part one and part two of our chat with him (part two will be next week). You're welcome. Here's the rundown:

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CBS held a ''Good Wife’ wake' in the Ed Sullivan Theater on Wednesday

CBS held a “'Good Wife’ wake” in the Ed Sullivan Theater on Wednesday
Josh Charles and Julianna Margulies, plus the show’s creators were reunited, perhaps one last time, for a panel moderated by Charlie Rose, who asked: "what the hell happened to Will and why?"


“Alice in Arabia” writer: An online “mob” formed to take down my misunderstood project
Brooke Eikmeier says she was "accused of being a tone-deaf racist hack” when, in reality, her project was about "a mixed-race Arab girl” and "a loving, but conflicted, Muslim family.” "A mob formed, made up its mind, then rushed to destroy a valuable opportunity for furthering the cause of women worldwide,” she says. "ABC Family pulled the plug on the show on March 21, just four days after the pilot was picked up.”


“Modern Family” beats “Idol” in total viewers for the 1st time
For the 3rd week in a row, “American Idol” lost to fellow veteran reality show “Survivor."


Dan Harmon says it would be weird if “Community” didn’t get a 6th season
"We know there's going to be a sixth season or else you'll probably show up with pitchforks and torches,” adds Joel McHale at last night’s Paleyfest. PLUS: Watch “Community’s” G.I. Joe PSA.


Simon Cowell would like to see an “American Idol” reunion
"One day Paula Randy Me and Ryan will reunite,” he tweeted last night. "I know it will happen. It was a special time.”


Bravo will let its reality TV fans vote to “select a scene”
Viewers can pick which scene they want to watch from “Real Housewives” or other Bravo reality shows.


“Mad Men” lands on the cover of Time magazine
Time goes behind the scenes of the final season and talks to Matthew Weiner about the entire series run.

Bill Cosby does a tightrope walk with Jimmy Fallon on his back
Fallon also got to do his Cosby impression to Cosby on last night’s “Tonight Show."


“Arrow” gets a boost from The Huntress’ return
Last night’s ratings were up 12% over last week. PLUS: Last night’s episode, explained.


Check out historical “HIMYM” pics
Walk down memory lane, starting with pics from the pilot. PLUS: Lindsay Lohan & Billy Eichner destroy a car in honor of “HIMYM."


George R.R. Martin posts proof he’s writing the next “Game of Thrones” book
An excerpt from "The Winds Of Winter” was posted on the author’s blog.

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<p>Wednesday&#39;s &quot;Modern Family&quot;</p>

Wednesday's "Modern Family"

Credit: ABC

TV Ratings: Wilting 'Idol' leads FOX Wednesday, 'The 100' dips, 'Modern Family' rises

'Survivor' clobbers 'Idol' in the 8 p.m. hour

Fast National ratings for Wednesday, March 26, 2014.

The "Survivor" margin-of-victory over "American Idol" is growing with each week, but with CBS' procedurals in repeats, FOX still won Wednesday night in all key measures.

It was ABC that capitalized on the absence of new "Criminal Minds" and "CSI" episodes, as "Modern Family," "Mixology" and "Nashville" were all up from their last originals. 

In contrast, The CW's "The 100" dropped from last week's premiere, falling behind "Arrow," but still far exceeding the network's time period averages.

On to the numbers...

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<p>Brad Pitt, Shia LaBeouf, Logan Lerman, Michael Pe&ntilde;a and Jon Bernthal in David Ayers&#39; &quot;Fury.&quot;</p>

Brad Pitt, Shia LaBeouf, Logan Lerman, Michael Peña and Jon Bernthal in David Ayers' "Fury."

Credit: Sony Pictures

Brad Pitt's 'Fury' and '22 Jump Street' win Sony Pictures CinemaCon preview

Plus: 30 minutes of 'Amazing Spider-Man 2'

LAS VEGAS - Sony Pictures took center stage Wednesday afternoon at the 2014 CinemaCon as the Culver City based studio previewed the rest of its 2014 slate.  Unlike earlier studio presentations, Sony discussed each released briefly before playing one long feature with previews of all their new films.  There were two pictures that stood out above all the rest: Chris Miller and Phil Lord's "22 Jump Street" and David Ayers' World War II thriller "Fury."

"22 Jump Street" is, of course, the sequel to the hit comedy "21 Jump Street" and Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum are back as mismatched undercover partners Schmidt and Jenko respectively.  The film's early trailers have teased that Lord and Miller (who are coming off "The Lego Movie") haven't lost a step, but the footage Sony played today?  No joke, "22" has a chance to be better than the original. You probably already know that Schmidt and Jenko are now heading to college, but the subsequent "Spring Break" aspect of the investigation has barely been touched upon. The jokes appear more self aware than in "21" and Tatum has taken his comedic abilities to another planet. Along with Universal's "Neighbors," movie fans should be excited the they have two guaranteed great comedies coming to theaters over the next few months.

The other picture that made waves was "Fury." An original story by Ayers set during the last days of World War II, the movie finds Brad Pitt playing Wardaddy, the commander of a five-man tank crew who have already been to hell and back again. Make no mistake, Pitt is not playing another version of Lt. Aldo Raine from "Inglorious Basterds." The scenes shown depict Wardaddy as a feared, but loved commander whose entire life is in his tank.  Logan Lerman plays Norman, a newbie to the Army who is immediately out of place among a group of veterans portrayed by Pitt, Michael Peña, Jon Bernthal and, yes, Shia Labeouf. In fact, all the actors look at peak form (even Labeouf), but Pitt? From what was shown, this looks very, very special. Ayers has also crafted a grittier and more realistic European Theater than depicted in "Saving Private Ryan" or HBO's "Band of Brothers." Up and coming cinematographer Roman Vasyanov has been impressive previously collaborating with Ayers on "End of Watch" and his look was the best part of "The Necessary Death of Charlie Countryman," but "Fury" is going to become into his calling card. It's simply gorgeous work. The trailer should hit theaters sometime this summer and expect "Fury" to quickly land on any many awards season contender lists.

Before getting to the rest of the reel, it should be noted that Sony ended the presentation with three different sequences that constituted 30 minutes of Marc Webb's "Amazing Spider-Man 2." So much of the movie has been seen already (or feels like it's been seen) that it's hard to comment about new footage. Did the action look good? Sure. Do Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone still have great chemistry? You bet.  Does Jamie Foxx pull off the Electro transformation?  It sure looks like it. At this point, however, it's time to just see how it all fits in the final movie. In a little over five weeks "ASM2" will be in theaters and everyone can judge for themselves.

Here's a quick rundown of the rest of the titles Sony previewed.

"The Equalizer"
Director: Antonine Fuqua
Release Date: Sept. 26
Lowdown: Denzel Washington is a man on a mission in Fuqua's thriller which seems to have little in common with the 1980's TV series of the same name. In the one scene shown, Washington's character takes down four (?) Russian thugs in 19 seconds. It's filmed very similarly to the sequences in "Sherlock Holmes" where Holmes predicts each move he's going to make in a fight before its even begun. It was also very, very violent, but showed potential.

"The Interview"
Director: Evan Goldberg and Seth Rogen
Release Date: Oct. 10
Lowdown: James Franco is David Skylark, the host of a popular interview show known as "Skylark Tonight" and Rogen plays his top producer. Much to their surprise, they find out that North Korean dictator for life Kim Jung-Un is a huge fan of Skylark's and wants to be interviewed by him. Then the CIA (Lizzy Caplan) comes calling asking them to "take him out" (a very funny bit). The best part of the preview though was an early "Skylark Tonight" interview scene where Rob Lowe (playing himself) admits to the world he's been bald for decades (I will spoil no more).  The Franco and Rogen in Korea scenes were more stylish and intentionally bizarre than laugh out loud funny.  Goldberg and Rogen have a great look to the picture (something they previously showed in "This Is The End"), but it feels like a very dark comedy (and we're hoping in the best way possible).

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<p>Fear, Sadness, Joy, Disgust and Anger from Pixar&#39;s &quot;Inside Out.&quot;</p>

Fear, Sadness, Joy, Disgust and Anger from Pixar's "Inside Out."

Credit: Walt Disney Studios

Disney shows new footage from Pixar's 'Inside Out' and 'Cinderella'

Plus: Is 'Big Hero 6' no longer a Marvel movie?

LAS VEGAS - Walt Disney Studios chairman Alan Horn presented the upcoming slate of new movies for Walt Disney Pictures, Marvel Studios, Pixar, DreamWorks Studios and Walt Disney Animation Studios to the nation's theater owners on Wednesday morning and what was purposely not discussed was just as interesting as what was previewed.

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<p>Tony of &quot;Survivor: Cagayan&quot;</p>

Tony of "Survivor: Cagayan"

Credit: CBS

Recap: 'Survivor: Cagayan' - 'We Found Our Zombies'

A pre-credits shocker turns the game upside down

Pre-credit sequence. Farewell, Uncle Cliffy. Solana returns to camp and Trish has a speech to make, but Lindsey isn't interested in hearing. "You guys just screwed up majorly," she tells nobody in particular, admitting that she doesn't have any alliances anymore. "I will respect you, because this is a team moving forward, but I don't like you," Trish smirks. Of course, Trish just threw away a big numbers advantage in order to break up what she's calling a two-person alliance of Lindsey and Cliff. "You disgust me. Everything about you is annoying. Your laugh. Your teeth. Your face," Lindsey tells Trish, calling her "the most horrific person" she's met. Trish doesn't care. "I can leave here and never think of you again," Lindsey insists, calling Trish a bully. Lindsey doesn't want to play with Trish anymore, so she goes off wandering. Nobody knows where Lindsey is, other than the cameraman and everybody's favorite interloper, Jeff Probst. "I can't have somebody antagonizing me right now," Lindsey says, worrying she might go nuts. Lindsey also lists being cold, wet and hungry as factors and she knows that she's going to regret quitting, but she sounds like she's done. Probst tells Lindsey that nobody has ever quit because of something they might do. Lindsey is determined to exit and Probst wants to strategize on how she should leave. The possibility of explaining herself to the tribe is raised, but Lindsey prefers to "do a little curtsey" on the beach, leaving it up to Probst to explain Lindsey's absence Suddenly Trish is feigning concern. "I do feel bad, because I kinda came down on her," Trish says with no sincerity. Tony doesn't bother feeling pretend-bad. "It was a beautiful thing, two for the price of one," Tony says. LJ compares it to a zit. Woo claims enthusiasm at a fresh start, but he knows he could go next. Well. That was weird.

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<p>Richard Thomas and Noah Emmerich in &quot;The Americans.&quot;</p>

Richard Thomas and Noah Emmerich in "The Americans."

Credit: FX

Review: 'The Americans' - 'The Deal'

The Soviets try to arrange a trade, while Elizabeth goes to calm down Martha

A review of tonight's "The Americans" coming up just as soon as I'm the Kenny Rogers of Haifa...

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