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FACT: 1993 Was The Best Year For Movies

The Huffington Post | Tyler McCarthy | Posted 03.24.2014 | Entertainment

People like to argue about which year was the best year for the film industry. What most of these people don't realize is that unless they've been arg...

Leo Turned Down 'More Money Than I Ever Dreamed Of' For Cult Classic

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 02.13.2014 | Entertainment

Lots of people know that Leonardo DiCaprio turned down the role of Max Dennison in Disney's beloved comedy "Hocus Pocus." It's a piece of trivia that ...

What Happened To The Old Johnny Depp?

Matthew Jacobs | Posted 09.04.2013 | Entertainment
Matthew Jacobs

Johnny Depp made a name for himself by playing eccentric characters, each more interesting than the last. Lately he's exchanged that legacy for one that's saturated in populist fare and dull executions. What happened to the old Johnny Depp?

Johnny Depp Turns 50

John Farr | Posted 08.08.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

This Sunday the thoroughly original, impossibly talented Johnny Depp hits the milestone age of 50. Does this mean he's actually middle-aged? No, it can't be.

Darlene Cates, Mother In 'What's Eating Gilbert Grape', Loses 240 Pounds

Posted 08.09.2012 | Healthy Living

Darlene Cates' life really did mimic her art. The actress played Leonardo DiCaprio and Johnny Depp's morbidly obese mother Bonnie in 1993's "What's Ea...

Why Does the Academy Hate Leo?!

Margaret Menefee | Posted 03.25.2012 | Entertainment
Margaret Menefee

Well, the list is out. Thus beginning the exciting road to what is the biggest night for Hollywood. But much of my enthusiasm was lost when I realized who was missing -- begging one very obvious question: WHY DOES THE ACADEMY HATE LEO?!

'The Heights': A Take On Marriage In Brooklyn From The 'What's Eating Gilbert Grape' Author

AP | CAROLYN LESSARD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

"The Heights" (Dutton, 295 pages, $25.95) by Peter Hedges: Tim and Kate Welch seem perfect for each other, with a relationship that other couples envy...

Free Flick Fridays: What's Eating Gilbert Grape

Tribeca | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tribeca

The flick that got Leonardo DiCaprio his first Oscar nomination follows Johnny Depp as a guy stuck in small-town Iowa, dealing with his family and dre...