Topic: Matthew Broderick

Video: Ferris Bueller Is All Grown Up

Video: Ferris Bueller Is All Grown Up

The commercials that run during the Super Bowl have become as much a spectacle as the game, and they often get more talked about then the half time show. They’re re-run and discussed on morning talk shows, circulated on Youtube and Facebook for weeks after they air, and now they’re getting pre-game hype and teaser trailers, which is how we know some very misguided company is going to give the world a middle aged Ferris Bueller. More »

River Phoenix Has Always Been Dead, and 8 Other Pop Culture Teachings from Beloit College’s Depressing ‘Mindset List’

River Phoenix Has Always Been Dead, and 8 Other Pop Culture Teachings from Beloit College's Depressing 'Mindset List'

Since 1998, Beloit College in Wisconsin has issued a “Mindset List” to its professors for each incoming class. It’s basically a look into the students’ minds in terms of pop culture, celebrities, and technology — its sole purpose is to ensure that professors don’t make dated references that will confuse the new freshmen. This is kind of depressing and like that M. Night Shyamalan movie The Village, right? More »

Disney Understands Viral Marketing, Releases ‘Blooper Reel’ for The Lion King 3-D

Disney Understands Viral Marketing, Releases 'Blooper Reel' for The Lion King 3-D

Did you even know that there was a 3-D version of Lion King being re-released in theaters? Neither did we until very recently, but suffice to say it’s a head-scratcher. Why the need to mess with a childhood favorite, and will people even shell out the money to see it? We may never know, but we will definitely watch this blooper reel that Disney put out to drum up interest in the movie. In the video, Simba, Scar, and Mufasa screw up their lines and miss cues, just like live actors.

But it did make us ask one big question: Which came first, the flubbed lines or the animation? More »

Crush Links: Matthew Broderick Needs to Work on His Red Carpet Face

Crush Links: Matthew Broderick Needs to Work on His Red Carpet Face

• Summer movie role models: Cameron Diaz and Jennifer Aniston win for playing bad girls who don’t get reprimanded, but Kristen Wiig is a bit too disastrous for comfort. (Huffington Post)

Katy Perry‘s so into planking that she tweeted a photo of her doing it dressed up as a mermaid in her latest music video. (Celebuzz)

Justin Bieber begs fans not to text and drive. Of course, they’re probably susceptible since they’re scrolling Twitter for his latest tweet. (Celeb Dirty Laundry)

• Blogger Amelia McDonell-Parry challenges Mila Kunis, who accepted that nice Marine’s date request — to a Trekkie trivia-off. Will she accept? (The Frisky)

• The camera doesn’t lie: Matthew Broderick looked positively unthrilled to be at the Harry Potter premiere with Sarah Jessica Parker and their son. (Lainey Gossip)

Video Gallery: Neil Patrick Harris and Other Awesome Hosts of the Tony Awards

Video Gallery: Neil Patrick Harris and Other Awesome Hosts of the Tony Awards

Hey everyone, remember that rumor floating around that Neil Patrick Harris was going to host this year’s Tony Awards? Well, it’s not a rumor anymore! On Tuesday, it was announced that Harris will, in fact, emcee the 2011 ceremony. In the press release, Harris notes that he’s both “honored” and “stoked” to have been asked to host. “It should be a great show,” he says. “We’ve got a fantastic mix of live performances, a few secret surprises, and since they’re closed for retooling, we’re using all the rigging equipment from Spider-Man. What could possibly go wrong?” Ceremony producers Ricky Kirshner and Glenn Weiss go on to say that they’re thrilled to have him, and that they’re “even happier he fits in the Spider-Man rigging.” More »

Exclusive: Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick Went Out on Valentine’s Day – But Not With Each Other

Exclusive: Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick Went Out on Valentine's Day - But Not With Each Other

This Valentine’s Day, Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick both went to the restaurant Odeon in New York’s TriBeCa neighborhood. However, the married couple didn’t come to the restaurant together. SJP was seated with an unidentified man believed to be her date for the night – “She was feeding him food off of her plate,” said a source, “and they looked pretty intimate to me.” As for Parker’s husband? Broderick walked in with friends Casey Affleck and Ben Stiller and sat at a table where they could view Parker easily. More »