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Documentary filmmaker Tim Hetherington, a 2011 Oscar nominee who directed the acclaimed Afghanistan war film Restrepo, was killed today in Libya.
The veteran correspondent was only 41 years old.
Hetherington died in the Libyan city of Misurat Three photographers working in alongside him chronicling the Libyan civil conflict, were also injured.
One, Chris Hondros, reportedly suffered a critical brain wound. Guy Martin, who was with Hondros and Hetherington, is said to be in “grave” condition.
The British-born Hetherington found great critical success with Restrepo, which he co-directedMore >
(HMG Celebrity News) – Here we have the trailer for Hesher a 2010 dark drama-comedy film first screened at the Sundance Film Festival in January. Directed and written by Spencer Susser the movie stars Joseph Gordon-Levitt in the titular role as a sort of anti-hero, along with Natalie Portman, and Rainn Wilson. Per Wikipedia, T.J. played by young Devin Brochu, is struggling badly as his dad sinks into depression (Rainn Wilson) and they are forced to live with T.J.’s elderly grandmother (Piper Laurie). Somehow bad boy Hesher (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) assumes the role as both mentor andMore >
(HMG Celebrity News) – When you’re romantically involved with someone who isn’t very anxious to admit to others you are a couple, heartache usually follows. UsMagazine is reporting that rumored couple Chelsea Handler, 35, dumped 50 Cent just before the holidays, leaving the 35-year-old rapper “heartbroken.” Their source said 50 Cent tried to win her back and, “spent Christmas sending her gifts, but she sent them back. She put a note on one that said, ‘I can buy my own gifts.’” Still Fiddy doesn’t seem like the sort to mope around for too long. And either Chelsea has moved on veryMore >
Teen Mom has plenty of critics. Rosie O’Donnell? Not one of them.
At the Sundance Film Fest in Park City, Utah, the mom of four said that she and her teenage daughter recently checked out the controversial MTV hit.
“I have to say it’s interesting,” O’Donnell said, explaining a personal reason for tuning in. “My daughter is 13. I watch with her. I think the fantasy for adopted children is to have a baby of their own, then keep it, which their mother did not.”
Rosie O’Donnell, left, and Teen Mom star/defender Farrah Abraham.
Added the comic: “The rate of teenage pregnancy is up, so when myMore >
[HMG Celebrity News] – For most people, being tipped for an Oscar, then being chosen to host the awards in front of 200 million people would be enough for one year. But not for James Franco. He’s now planning to direct two major films.
Fresh from his box-office success in ’127 Hours,’ for which many critics are predicting an Oscar, the 32-year old is now planning to both adapt and direct William Faulkner’s intense classic novel ‘As I Lay Dying’ for the big screen.
Written in 1930 and regarded as one of the finest works of the 20th century, the book is about the family of Addie Bundren andMore >
“You know those cupcakes got all the bomb frosting / I love those cupcakes like McAdams loves Gosling.” – Andy Samberg and Chris Parnell, “Lazy Sunday“
Aside from ruining the above lyrics forever, this romantic rumor would be awesome: co-stars Ryan Gosling and Michelle Williams are reportedly dating!
Their movie Blue Valentine earned great reviews at the Cannes Film Festival – but they pair also have people talking about whether they’re a real couple.
In the drama, Williams and Gosling play a couple trying to prevent their marriage from falling apart. But the stars looked anything butMore >