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Michael Bay's latest flick is going to bring the pain - and a few laughs, judging from the trailer.
Mark Wahlberg stars as Daniel Lugo, a fitness buff who gets wrapped up in an extortion and kidnapping plot along with two other just-as-ripped weight-lifters, played by Anthony Mackie and Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson.
Just in time for the seasonal TV marathons, the Library of Congress' National Film Registry has recognized "A Christmas Story" as a cultural touchstone.
The 1983 holiday classic is one of the 25 films that will be added to the National Film Registry, selected because they exemplify "important cultural, artistic and historic achievements in filmmaking."
After making her directorial and screenwriting debut with 2011's "In the Land of Blood and Honey," Angelina Jolie is prepared to helm another film.
The 37-year-old is in talks to direct an adaptation of Laura Hillenbrand's best-selling book, "Unbroken," according to Deadline. Although it'll be Jolie's second time directing a feature, it will be her first go-round with a major studio release.
After spending the better part of 2012 taking over the radio, it’s fitting that artists like Fun., Katy Perry and Ke$ha are featured on DJ Earworm’s annual year-end mashup.
“United State of Pop 2012 (Shine Brighter)” incorporates themes like darkness, revelation and transformation, Earworm, whose real name is Jordan Roseman, told CNN via email.
TV networks and movie studios have postponed episodes and movie premieres out of sensitivity for the Newtown school shooting, and radio stations are also being cautious with the songs they play.
According to Billboard magazine, some stations have pulled Ke$ha's popular "Die Young" from the airwaves following last Friday's tragedy that claimed the lives of 20 elementary school students.
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