Movies To See This 4th of July Weekend

There seems to be something playing for everyone this long 4th of July weekend. Here’s a look at some of the movies playing out in theaters…

The Proposal with Sandra Bullock, Ryan Reynolds and Betty White

Public Enemies with Johnny Depp, Christian Bale,  Marion Cotillard and Channing Tatum

Transformers 2: Revenge Of The Fallen with Shia La Beouf, Megan Fox, Josh Duhamel and Tyrese Gibson

Ice Age 3: Dawn Of The Dinosaurs with (the voices of) John Leguizama, Ray Romano and Denis Leary

Public Enemies Premiere With Johnny Depp

The Los Angeles Film Festival hosted the Public Enemies premiere. The Michael Mann film stars Johnny Depp, Christian Bale and Oscar winner Marion Cotillard.

Photo: Johnny Depp (Wire Image/Lester Cohen)

Photo: Johnny Depp (Wire Image/Lester Cohen)

 Photo of Marion Cotillard, Michael Mann and Christian Bale (Wire Image/Cohen)

Photo of Marion Cotillard, Michael Mann and Christian Bale (Wire Image/Lester Cohen)

Terminator Salvation Director McG Apple Store Appearance

Join director McG (Charlie’s Angels, We Are Marshall) as he discusses his
latest film, TERMINATOR SALVATION, the highly anticipated new installment in
the Terminator film franchise. The movie is set in post- apocalyptic 2018,
where the future that John Connor (Christian Bale) was raised to believe in
has been altered.

Tuesday, May 12, 7:00 p.m.
Apple Store, Third Street Promenade
1248 Third Street Promenade
Santa Monica, CA

Terminator Salvation opens in theaters on Thursday, May 21.

Public Enemies Debut at LA Film Festival

Michael Mann’s new movie Public Enemies starring Johnny Depp is the centerpiece movie of the Los Angeles Film Festival. The festival runs from June 18 – June 28.

Public Enemies (DIRECTOR Michael Mann WRITERS Ronan Bennett and Michael Mann & Ann Biderman PRODUCERS Kevin Misher, Michael Mann CAST Johnny Depp, Christian Bale, Marion Cotillard, Jason Clarke, Rory Cochran, Billy Crudup, and Stephen Dorff) – In the action-thriller Public Enemies , acclaimed filmmaker Michael Mann directs Johnny Depp, Christian Bale, and Academy Award® winner Marion Cotillard in the story of legendary Depression-era outlaw John Dillinger (Depp) — the charismatic bank robber whose lightning raids made him the number one target of J. Edgar Hoover’s fledgling FBI and its top agent, Melvin Purvis (Bale), and a folk hero to much of the public.

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Public Enemies Debut at LA Film Festival

Michael Mann’s new movie Public Enemies starring Johnny Depp is the centerpiece movie of the Los Angeles Film Festival. The festival runs from June 18 – June 28.

Public Enemies (DIRECTOR Michael Mann WRITERS Ronan Bennett and Michael Mann & Ann Biderman PRODUCERS Kevin Misher, Michael Mann CAST Johnny Depp, Christian Bale, Marion Cotillard, Jason Clarke, Rory Cochran, Billy Crudup, and Stephen Dorff) – In the action-thriller Public Enemies , acclaimed filmmaker Michael Mann directs Johnny Depp, Christian Bale, and Academy Award® winner Marion Cotillard in the story of legendary Depression-era outlaw John Dillinger (Depp) — the charismatic bank robber whose lightning raids made him the number one target of J. Edgar Hoover’s fledgling FBI and its top agent, Melvin Purvis (Bale), and a folk hero to much of the public.

For special offers to the attend the festival, click here: LAFEST

The People’s Choice is Dark Knight and House

Hugh Laurie
The Dark Knight went five for five and was named Favorite Movie at the 35th Annual People’s Choice Awards, which returned to its usual star-studdedness Wednesday after an ’08 broadcast held at the height of the actor-supported Hollywood writers’ strike.

The film was also rewarded Favorite Cast, Action Movie and Onscreen Matchup, which spotlighted Christian Bale and Heath Ledger. Bale was also named the year’s Favorite Superhero.

“Thank you very, very much,” said Bale, who accepts the award alongside Aaron Eckhart and director Christopher Nolan. “And on behalf of all of the cast from the movie, thank you very much to the fans. Here’s to Heath, thank you.”

Favorite TV Drama award went to House.

“I have no idea who these people are,” said House star Hugh Laurie. “This is just a small representative sample of the many, what, 200 or so, people who work so hard to make the show House. They couldn’t be here, because this is all the tuxedos we’ve got.”

Host Queen Latifah, apparently not burned out by last year’s celebrityless awards show, returned as host of the event at Los Angeles’ Shrine Auditorium and later helped accept the award for Favorite Movie, Drama, with some of her Secret Life of Bees costars.

The honoring kicked off with an only-in-L.A. moment, as Ellen DeGeneres stepped in to present the award for Favorite Funny Male Star (to Adam Sandler) in place of a tardy Kate Hudson.

“She’s in traffic, she’s 40 minutes away, so…let’s wait,” DeGeneres deadpanned. “That’s no way to sell a movie, Kate.”

Carrie Underwood and Rascal Flats provided the musical entertainment for the evening.

And the winners were:

FILM

• Movie: The Dark Knight
• Family Movie: WALL-E
• Action Movie: The Dark Knight
• Movie, Comedy: 27 Dresses
• Movie, Drama: The Secret Life of Bees
• Independent Movie: The Secret Life of Bees
• Cast: The Dark Knight (Christian Bale, Heath Ledger, Aaron Eckhart, Michael Caine, Gary Oldman, Morgan Freeman, Maggie Gyllenhaal)
• Male Movie Star: Will Smith
• Leading Man: Brad Pitt
• Male Action Star: Will Smith
• Female Movie Star: Reese Witherspoon
• Leading Lady: Kate Hudson
• Female Action Star: Angelina Jolie
• Onscreen Matchup: Christian Bale & Heath Ledger, The Dark Knight
• Superhero: Christian Bale as Bruce Wayne/Batman

TELEVISION

• Drama: House
• Comedy: Two and a Half Men
• Animated Comedy: The Simpsons
• Sci-Fi/Fantasy Show: Heroes
• Competition/Reality Show: Dancing With the Stars
• Game Show: Deal or No Deal
• Male TV Star: Hugh Laurie
• Female TV Star: Christina Applegate
• Talk Show Host: Ellen DeGeneres
• Scene-Stealing Guest Star: Robin Williams on Law & Order: SVU
• Female Drama Diva: Kyra Sedgwick as Deputy Chief Brenda Johnson on The Closer
• New TV Drama: The Mentalist
• New TV Comedy: Gary Unmarried

MUSIC

• Male Singer: Chris Brown
• Female Singer: Carrie Underwood
• Group: Rascal Flatts
• R&B Song: “No One” by Alicia Keys
• Pop Song: “I Kissed a Girl” by Katy Perry
• Rock Song: “All Summer Long” by Kid Rock
• Country Song: “Last Name” by Carrie Underwood
• Hip-Hop Song: “Low” by Flo Rida, featuring T-Pain
• Combined Forces: “No Air” by Jordin Sparks, featuring Chris Brown
• Song From a Soundtrack: “Mamma Mia” by Meryl Streep, from Mamma Mia!

MISCELLANEOUS

• Funny Male Star: Adam Sandler
• Funny Female Star: Tina Fey
• Star 35 & Under: Carrie Underwood

SOURCE:People’s Choice

People’s Choice Awards Nominations Announced

Heroes dominate People’s Choice Awards movie nominations;

LOS ANGELES – How heroic. “Iron Man” will battle “The Dark Knight” and “Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull” for favorite movie at the 35th annual People’s Choice Awards.

“CSI: Crime Scene Investigation,” “Grey’s Anatomy” and “House” are nominated for favorite TV drama and “Two and a Half Men,” “Ugly Betty” and “Samantha Who?” are nominated for favorite TV comedy.

Queen Latifah will host the viewer-voted awards show, to air live Jan. 7 from the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. Awards will be presented in over 40 categories, including favorite new TV drama, talk-show host, rock song, on-screen matchup and leading lady.

New categories include favorite superhero, TV drama diva and movie cast.

Nominees also include Christian Bale, Brad Pitt and Mark Wahlberg for favorite leading man; Anne Hathaway, Kate Hudson and Queen Latifah for favorite leading lady; Steve Carell, Jim Carrey and Adam Sandler for favorite funny male star; and Ellen DeGeneres, Tina Fey and Whoopi Goldberg for favorite funny female star.

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On the Net:

http://www.pcaVOTE.com

source: Yahoo News;Associated Press