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'Stand by Me' Turns 30
Thirty years after its release, "Stand by Me" remains one of Hollywood's best coming-of-age films. Directed by Rob Reiner and based on Stephen King ’s novella "The Body," it tells the story (narrated by Richard Dreyfuss) of an unforgettable summer when four boys -- all best friends -- set off to
Classic '80s Movie 'Stand By Me' Celebrates 30th Anniversary
The classic '80s movie "Stand By Me" celebrates the 30th anniversary of its limited release on Monday. The Rob Reiner-directed film, based on the Stephen King novella "The Body," debuted in limited release on this day in 1986, before expanding wide a couple of weeks later. The story followed four
Jerry O'Connell Talks 'People's List' and 'Jerry Maguire's' 20th Anniversary
Jerry O'Connell is having one heck of a 2016. The actor is not only covering wide ground with shows like "Billions," "Mistresses" and "Justice League" (he's the voice of Superman in the animated films), he's also hosting a new show on ABC, "People’s List." The limited, prime-time series begins
Ethan Hawke Talks Chet Baker and 'Born To Be Blue'
Hawke appears on Popcorn with Peter Travers and looks back at his incredible big screen career.
Why Hollywood Stars Turn to Heroin
Philip Seymour Hoffman. Cory Monteith. Janis Joplin. River Phoenix. John Belushi. Those are some of the Hollywood names that will forever be attached to heroin, after all five of the performers overdosed and died after taking heroin or a combination of heroin and cocaine. "That heroin is used in
Philip Seymour Hoffman's Private Struggles
Notoriously private actor was found dead with roughly 70 bags of heroin nearby, police said.
River Phoenix's Family Will Have Nothing to Do With 'Dark Blood' Film
The final film of the late heartthrob River Phoenix may finally premiere, 19 years after his death. Dutch director George Sluizer has reportedly finished the film, “Dark Blood,” which Phoenix was working on when he died suddenly of a heart attack on Halloween 1993 outside...
Booze, Love and Rock and Roll
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River Phoenix ’s Final Film Gets New Life
Joaquin Phoenix‘s older brother River was an Oscar-nominated rising star in Hollywood before his sudden death at age 23 from a drug-induced heart attack outside L.A.’s Viper Room nightclub in 1993. The last film he made, Dark Blood, was never completed, but it will be now...
Rose McGowan and More Stars Who Grew Up in Cults
Many Hollywood stars had unusual childhoods -- casting calls instead of kindergarten, scripts to memorize instead of multiplication tables. Some had odder upbringings than the rest. In the latest issue of People magazine, Rose McGowan revealed her painful childhood in the Children of God sect – a