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The 24th Annual New York Jewish Film Festival Returns

Thane Rosenbaum | Posted 03.21.2015 | New York
Thane Rosenbaum

Manhattan is an island awash in film festivals. If there are new movies with a thematic niche, chances are there's a film festival with a clever lineup of screenings -- and film junkies lining up outside -- somewhere the city.

See Jean-Claude Van Damme's Original 'Predator' Look

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 04.08.2014 | Entertainment

Fun facts from the '80s: Jean-Claude Van Damme was originally cast as the monster in "Predator," but left the production once he realized the part was...

This Is Damme Epic

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 02.27.2014 | Comedy

Is Jean-Claude Van Damme going for "The Most Epic Man of the Year" award? He's already proved himself in the martial arts world, the movie industry an...

100-Man Fight Tells the Story of Judd Reid and the Real Life Kumite

Norm Schriever | Posted 04.21.2014 | Entertainment
Norm Schriever

Every once in a great while a story comes along that defies our collective imagination, forcing us to recalibrate the limits of the human condition. ...

A Q&A With Director Peter Hyams Takes Us Closer

Alex Simon | Posted 03.30.2014 | Entertainment
Alex Simon

Peter Hyams has been making movies for over 40 years. A native New Yorker, Hyams has the distinction of being one of the only directors who also serves as his own cinematographer on his films, a hyphenate that has caused him some controversy among cameramen.

Channing Tatum Spoofs Jean-Claude Van Damme's Split

Posted 11.20.2013 | Entertainment

Channing Tatum is having a lot of fun on the set of "22 Jump Street," the upcoming sequel to "21 Jump Street." Need proof? During a break from product...

He's About To Blow Your Van Damme Mind

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 11.15.2013 | Comedy

If you love martial arts and action movies, then you are without a doubt familiar with this legendary name that needs no introduction: Jean-Claude Van...

10 Celebrities Who Married The Same Person Twice

Pat Gallagher | Posted 06.01.2013 | Fifty
Pat Gallagher

Our latest eye-popper celebrity-marriage-reveal showcases famous people who married the same person twice. That's right. Married, divorced, re-married... the same person -- two times.

Shia LaBeouf Awkwardly Meets Jean Claude Van Damme

Posted 08.22.2012 | TV

It was a big moment for Shia LaBeouf on "The Tonight Show" (Weeknights, 11:35 p.m. ET on NBC). It's only a shame he didn't bother to groom for it. The...

Review: The Expendables 2 (2012)

Scott Mendelson | Posted 10.18.2012 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

This new film has 'more of what you came to see' but is paper thin without a hint of substance or even dramatic credibility. Comparing the two films is a classic example of 'trying and (perhaps) failing' versus 'failing to try.'

WATCH: When Each 'Expendables' Actor Was Most Expendable

The Huffington Post | Mike Ryan | Posted 08.14.2012 | Entertainment

This weekend, Sylvester Stallone and company return to action in the sequel to "The Expendables" -- conveniently titled "The Expendables 2." There's b...

Jean-Claude Van Damme Admits To Affair With Sexy Pop Star

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 08.15.2012 | Celebrity

Jean-Claude Van Damme might be one of "The Expendables" now, but when he was a young "Street Fighter," the Belgian martial arts master had an affair w...

Hilary Swank Will Donate Chechen Cash

Entertainment Weekly | Posted 12.14.2011 | Celebrity

Talk about backtracking: after the Human Rights Watch publicly criticized Hilary Swank for appearing at the birthday party for notorious Chechen presi...


The Hollywood Reporter | Posted 12.10.2011 | Entertainment

Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov said he didn't want a fuss for his 35th birthday party but that didn't stop his friends from throwing a multimillion-dol...

Putin And Jean-Claude Van Damme Go To Bare-Knuckle Fight

Telegraph | Published: 12:52PM BST 15 Jul 2010 | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Vladimir Putin, the Russian Prime Minister, has visited a bare knuckle fight night with the Hollywood star Jean-Claude Van Damme. Mr Putin has been ph...

The Jean-Claude Van Dance (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

We know you've been jonesing for some Jean-Claude Van Damme humor, so make ready. We present to you the "Jean-Claude Van Dance." Sure it's just a coup...

Jean-Claude Van Damme Considering Kickboxing Fight

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Jean-Claude Van Damme plans to pursue a kickboxing fight, according to an article at Jake Rossen writes that the Belgian actor "intends to f...

I Missed You, Jean-Claude Van Damme

Alex Remington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Alex Remington

It's best movie you could expect for a remake of Dog Day Afternoon with Van Damme as himself: saggy, unwieldy, but funny, captivating, and a welcome return to celebrity for my favorite C-list star.

Jean-Claude Van Damme Hits On Reporter Mid-Interview

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Jean-Claude Van Damme did a Q&A with Newsweek's Sarah Ball, and at the end of the interview he stops answering questions about his new film "JCVD" and...

Jean-Claude Van Damme Gets "Raw" in JCVD

Twanna A. Hines | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Twanna A. Hines

JCVD features JCVD as an aging action hero with a failing film career who battles drug addiction and custody battles before blundering in on a bank robbery.