Yearly Archives: 2011

Christian Bale’s ‘Flowers of War’ -Highest Grossing Chinese Film of 2011 (Trailer)

31, 2011 10:00am

Now officially the top grossing Chinese film of 2011, Zhang Yimou‘s “The Flowers of War” has not been free from controversy. The film is about the Japanese invasion of Nanking. Christian Bale portrays a priest who attempts to lead Chinese women to safety after providing them refuge in his church. The film will also play the Berlin Film Festival (“Berlinale”) in February.

Check out the trailer below:

Eyes Wide Shut: Lost in La-La Land

31, 2011 9:30am

1. A “manly-man” actor who comes off as very macho both on film and off went on a hike with some friends last week in the LA mountains. Although he bragged to friends about his expertise in the wilderness, he had to be guided out by his wife as she gave him GPS instructions via cell phone. He was only a half-mile from his car. (BuzzFoto)

2. This C List actor from a cable thriller recently got a tattoo in a very private area of his body. What did he get? A Lady Gaga tattoo. (BuzzFoto) …Read More

Top 100 Songs of 2011 – Spotify

30, 2011 4:39pm

Streaming service Spotify has revealed its US members’ TOP 100 SONGS OF 2011. Clear winners for the most played music include Foster the People and Mumford & Sons.

The industry’s top-selling artist of the year, Adele, as well as Rihanna, Nicki Minaj and Maroon 5 with Christina Aguilera, all landed in the top 10. Although you’ll need to log in to Spotify to check out all the listings, catch up with the Top 30 for 2011 in the image below!

Robert Pattinson Wins E! Celeb of the Year Honor

30, 2011 4:00pm

Robert Pattinson

E! fans have spoken, and for the second year in a row, Robert Pattinson has won the E! Celeb of the Year honor. The four-bracket competition narrowed 64 celebrities down to just two — Pattinson and his girlfriend Kristen Stewart — over the course of five weeks.

Pattinson has had a busy year. In addition to “Breaking Dawn: Part 1,” the latest film in the “Twilight” franchise, he also had a role in “Water for Elephants” and filmed “Cosmopolis” and “Bel Ami.”

For winning Celeb of the Year, E! will donate $25,000 to charity in Robert Pattinson’s name. What organization do you think he’ll select?

Heidi Klum, Snoop Dogg, Jenny McCarthy, Neil Patrick Harris and Chris Daughtry Compete on ‘The Price is Right’

30, 2011 2:00pm

Heidi Klum

For the first time in its 40-year-history, “The Price is Right” is inviting celebrities to compete, and next week, Heidi Klum, Snoop Dogg, Jenny McCarthy, Neil Patrick Harris and Chris Daughtry will take on Plinko, Switcheroo and other classic games from the iconic television show.

Each celebrity will play for charity. Snoop Dogg will play for the Snoop Youth Football League, while McCarthy’s winnings will benefit Generation Rescue. Harris will compete for The Noreen Fraser Foundation, and Daughtry has picked the Alzheimer’s Association. Klum will play for UNICEF.

The “Price is Right” celebrity shows will begin on Jan. 2 and continue through the end of the week. Which famous face do you think has the best chance of winning the Showcase Showdown?