Die Hard Villain Alan Rickman Dead at 69

Alan Rickman, the actor best known for playing Hans Gruber in Bruce Willis movie, Die Hard and Severus Snape in the Harry Potter series of films, has died. He was 69.

The British icon’s family confirmed the sad news saying Rickman has lost a battle with cancer.

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“He was surrounded by family and friends,” the family said in a statement to BBC. Continue reading

Bruno Drops 73% in Second Week Box Office

Sacha Baron Cohen’s Bruno experienced one of the fastest free falls in box office history, dropping a staggering 73% in its second week of distribution. Unlike Cohen’s “Borat” which gained steam week after week, Bruno took only days to brick in to obscurity and certainly fast tracked this homophobic bomb into it’s rightful DVD and cable fate.

Universal Pictures paid a cool $43 million for rights to Bruno and they equaled that amount in an effort to market the film worldwide, however, those attempts were futile as moviegoers jumped ship at an alarming rate as word of mouth shouted and something called the “Twitter effect” tapped very clearly to “stay away” from Bruno.

Harry Potter Kid Guilty Producing Marijuana

The kid who plays Vincent Crabbe in the Harry Potter franchise got busted for, not a sack-o-weed, but 10 grass plants! all growing at his mum’s house no less!

Jamie Waylett plead guilty along with a buddy in Westminster Magistrates’ Court, London, to producing cannabis.

At least now we know some of the inspiration they use to produce those trippy Harry Potter flicks!