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August 18, 2008

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Malaysia Calling Boycott for Avril Lavigne's 'Sexy' Concert


August 18, 2008 10:07:20 GMT

Some people in Malaysia apparently are still determined to select appropriate western artists to perform in their country. Avril Lavigne who is scheduled to perform in the capital city on August 29, has been the object of protest from Islamic movement who call themselves Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party.
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One-on-One With 'Death Race' Cast and Crew

August 18, 2008 09:53:07 GMT

Courtesy of Movie Web, a video interview with "Death Race" cast and crew can now be enjoyed. In an exclusive one-on-one interview, director Paul W.S. Anderson and stars, such as Jason Statham, Joan Allen, Ian McShane, Natalie Martinez and Tyrese Gibson sat down to discuss about their insight on the film. The footage is compiled in the style of a featurette. Hence, viewers are presented also with clips from the upcoming action movie.
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Nas Calling Rap Peers to 'Get More Real'

August 18, 2008 09:46:48 GMT

Rapper Nas has recently shared his thought about how hip hop lyrics should sound. He says that though most rappers have a luxurious life, they should not highlight their jet-set life in their verses. In a statement, he says, "When you first get into the music business, you're excited to be there, you want to make records that everybody's loving. But, after you've got years in the game, you wanna give people the real side of you, show people some character."
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Katy Perry's Parents Ashamed of Her 'I Kissed a Girl' Song


August 18, 2008 09:37:52 GMT

Taking the fall of the success for her hit "I Kissed a Girl", Katy Perry has to endure criticism from her own parents. Instead of getting praised, the daughter of evangelical Christian preachers is deemed "shameful and disgraceful" with the lyrics of the song that promotes "sin".
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'Voltron' Moves Forward After a Turnaround

August 18, 2008 09:32:11 GMT

Good news is rushing towards "Voltron". Despite allegedly being ditched by Fox-based New Regency Pictures, the feature film project about a giant mecha robot protecting the Earth has been said to be picked up by Relativity Media.
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Sean Kingston to Release Second Album


August 18, 2008 08:54:19 GMT

Jamaican American singer and rapper Sean Kingston is on the way of releasing his sophomore effort. In a video blog, Sean Kingston says that he has just recorded four new songs which will later appear on his upcoming second set.
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'Alien vs. Predator' Helmer Not Up for 'Spy Hunter'


August 18, 2008 08:52:48 GMT

Having been announced to be attached as helmer and co-writer to a video game adaptation "Spy Hunter" in the summer of 2007, it appears that Paul W.S. Anderson is no longer involved in the project. The speculation of him not directing the project has been ignited through Latino Review's interview with the man behind "Alien vs. Predator" and video game adaptation "Resident Evil".
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Artist of the Week: Amy Macdonald

August 18, 2008 08:26:34 GMT

From an ordinary girl with no genes in music talent, Amy Macdonald worked things up to become one of the most successful female singers in her hometown of Scotland. She has also conquered several other European territories, including U.K. that bowed down to her debut album, "This is the Life". In January this year, the album knocked over Radiohead's "In Rainbows" and has sold over 600,000 copies ever since.
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'Goosebumps' the Movie Gets Writers

August 18, 2008 08:18:51 GMT

The big screen adaptation of the R.L. Stine's horror fiction, "Goosebumps", has moved ahead with its movie project. The live-action movie of the children's horror series is said to be in talks with screenwriter duo Larry Karaszewski and Scott Alexander to develop the script.
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Daniel Radcliffe to Bare All in 'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows'


August 18, 2008 05:03:28 GMT

Having to disrobe for his London's West End performance in 2007, young English actor Daniel Radcliffe is going to bare all once again. This time, the 19-year-old is stepping up the challenge by stripping down in the next installment of a "Harry Potter" film, "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows".
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New Kids On The Block to Release Greatest Hits

August 18, 2008 04:59:27 GMT

Pop group New Kids On The Block are planning to compile greatest hits from their previous albums. This means that the group will have double jobs this year as they also propose their new record "The Block" for release on September 2.
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Winners of 2008 ALMA Awards in TV Categories


August 18, 2008 04:54:38 GMT

Winners of the 2008 ALMA Awards, which recognize achievements by Hispanic artists, have been announced Sunday, August 17, less than a month after the full nominees were unveiled. ABC's comedy series "Ugly Betty" was a big winner in the TV categories, winning the awards for directing and best performance by a Latino-led ensemble cast. Its star America Ferrera as well took home one additional award which was for the category of Chevy Entertainer of the Year for her on-screen work as Betty Suarez and her off-screen efforts in encouraging young people to get involved in the political process.
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Amy Winehouse Panned and Hailed at 2008 V Festival


August 18, 2008 04:47:47 GMT

Music festivals can hardly escape eccentricity especially when it involves Amy Winehouse as the featured artist. The singer headlined the V Festival at both Weston Park, Staffordshire and Hylands Park in Chelmsford, Essex on August 16 and 17 respectively, only to be booed and hailed.
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Family, Friends and Fans Gathered at Bernie Mac's Funeral


August 18, 2008 04:17:32 GMT

The memorial service for the celebrated Bernie Mac was held Saturday, August 16 at The House of Hope church in Chicago. Thousands of mourners, including family, friends and fans, came out for the funeral, giving their last honor for the late actor-comedian, who died on August 9 due to complications from pneumonia. He was 50.
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'Punisher: War Zone' PG-13 Rumor Debunked


August 18, 2008 04:00:35 GMT

The earlier reports suggesting that "Punisher: War Zone" inclined towards the PG-13 rating may not be true after all. An updated news regarding the matter has asserted the opposite stating that the Lionsgate's comic book adaptation movie about the anti hero famed as 'The Punisher' will stick with its R-rating.
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The Pussycat Dolls' 'Doll Domination' Pushed Back

August 18, 2008 03:50:59 GMT

The Pussycat Dolls have reportedly shelved their upcoming set "Doll Domination". Nicole Scherzinger, Melody Thornton, Jessica Sutta, Ashley Roberts, and Kimberly Wyatt will now release their second studio album on September 23, just a week after its original schedule date.
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Birthday Boy Joe Jonas Got New Motorcycle with a Sidecar from Family


August 18, 2008 03:32:56 GMT

One of the Jonas Brothers celebrated his birthday and as a whole family, the rest of the band members celebrated it too. Joe Jonas turned 19 years old on Friday, August 15 and his brothers Nick Jonas and Kevin Jonas, plus their parents helped him marking the big day in style. They presented him with a birthday cake and gave him a brand new motorcycle with a sidecar as a birthday present.
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Phenomenon Featurette of 'High School Musical 3' Outed


August 18, 2008 03:19:58 GMT

The Wildcats' fans are treated with another look into the highly anticipated drama musical "High School Musical 3: Senior Year" through the release of a brand new featurette. Entitled "The Phenomenon", the video gives out a behind-the-scene footage of the forthcoming movie as well as the comment from the cast and crew about this successful Disney's franchise and how it inspires the young generation.
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'Tropic Thunder' Steals 'Dark Knight' Top Box Office Slot


August 18, 2008 02:29:42 GMT

"Tropic Thunder", another R-rated movie released this summer, has done what others could not do in the past four weeks, dethroning the blockbuster movie "The Dark Knight". The outrageous action comedy from comedian Ben Stiller debuted atop the weekend box office chart grossing $25.8 million, $9 million more than what the superhero flick pulled in this week.
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John Mayer Discusses Jennifer Aniston-Split with the Press, Her Friends React


August 18, 2008 02:12:30 GMT

Reports on their break up have been doing the round since some time, but it was not until this weekend that John Mayer broke his silence about his split from actress girlfriend Jennifer Aniston. Opening up about their failed romance to the press who caught him after working out at an Equinox Gym in New York's SoHo neighborhood on Saturday, August 16, he told them his version of story which prompted Jen's friends to react with their own version of their split.
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Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi Wed, the Details


August 18, 2008 02:04:03 GMT

It's official, Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi have tied the knot at their home in Beverly Hills, California, on Saturday night, August 16. A spokesperson for both DeGeneres and Portia exclusively told People later that day, "Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi were married tonight in an intimate ceremony at their home in Los Angeles." Adding another celebrity wedding to the books for the year 2008, the same sex couple exchanged vows in an intimate ceremony attended by about 20 guests that included their mothers Betty and Margaret Rogers.
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Video Premiere: Plies' 'Watch Dis'


August 18, 2008 02:03:07 GMT

Rapper Plies has just premiered a music video for his fourth single "Watch Dis". The song is taken from his second studio album "Definition of Real", which has been released in June. The video shows the rapper singing to the camera. Some scenes appear with him, surrounded by sexy girls who wear tight skimpy t-shirts with words, saying "I Hate Plies".
 
 
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