Topic: dancing

Video: The Evolution of Dance in Movies

Video: The Evolution of Dance in Movies

Ever wondered how we got from Ginger Rogers and Fred Astaire to Napoleon Dynamite‘s dance routine? YouTube user mewlists, who brought you the “25 best unscripted scenes” video that we posted a few days ago, has compiled 100 iconic dance sequences that span 90 years of film. In-between the ones mentioned above are such new classics as Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie‘s steamy tango from Mr. and Mrs. Smith, Billy Elliot giving in to the music, and Steve Carell and co. gallivanting to “The Age of Aquarius” at the end of The 40-Year-Old Virgin. More »

Crush Links: Is Plastic Surgery In Gwyenth Platrow’s Future?

Crush Links: Is Plastic Surgery In Gwyenth Platrow's Future?
  • You won’t be seeing Taylor Momsen back in Gossip Girl — or any other shows for that matter. (Hollywood Hiccups)
  • Julia Roberts and her hubby enjoyed a romantic moment on the beach while in Kaui. (Have U Heard)
  • KISS pulled from the performance list for Michael Jackson tribute tour. (Hollywood Hiccups)
  • Ryan Reynolds and Sandra Bullock on a hike with baby Louis. (Have U Heard)

Video: Two Dancers Dressed as Mario and Luigi Do a Fantastic ‘Super Mario Bros.’ Swing Dance

Video: Two Dancers Dressed as Mario and Luigi Do a Fantastic 'Super Mario Bros.' Swing Dance

Swing dancing’s pretty cool in a time-long-past way, right? And we all grew up with Super Mario Bros. on our Gameboys or Wiis. Bet you never thought they could be combined! Dancers Morgan Day and Emily Wigger debuted this amazing mash-up at the Camp Hollywood 2011 National Jitterbug Championship; there have been a couple grainy versions going around the Internet, but here’s a high-quality version from Swing! The Documentary. More »

Poll: Is Matthew Morrison’s NKOTBSB Tour Dancing Fun Or Just Pathetic?

Poll: Is Matthew Morrison's NKOTBSB Tour Dancing Fun Or Just Pathetic?

Despite getting his start as superb dancer Link Larkin in Broadway’s Hairspray, Matthew Morrison must have a contractual obligation that forces him to give all of the dance scenes on Glee to the kids. We know this because he breaks into dance at every other chance he gets: On Oprah, on Jay Leno, and now at the NKOTBSB tour. He’s opening for the New Kids on the Block/Backstreet Boys supergroup, but his moves just don’t seem to be up to snuff. More »

Video: Prince Charles Breakdancing in the ’80s

Video: Prince Charles Breakdancing in the '80s

Little did Kate Middleton know when she said “I do” that she would be marrying into a family of such phenomenal dancers. And by “phenomenal,” I mean so wonderfully awkward. I think it’s Prince Charles’ ears that do it (it usually is). I wonder if Wills and Harry are aware of this little piece of their father’s past? I mean, everyone’s allowed to have a few skeletons stashed in some well-hidden closets, but this is one truly spectacular surprise. More »