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Ellis from 'Die Hard' is in 'Carrie,' and it is wonderful

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We can’t really recommend seeing the new Carrie movie. EW’s Owen Gleiberman gave the film a B-. Your time would be better spent watching the original Carrie, or maybe looking up that kid who bullied you in high school’s Facebook page and playing a round of Poor Life Choices Schadenfreude.

But there was one scene in neo-Carrie that took me completely by surprise. The Evil Popular Girl played by Portia Doubleday has a meeting with the high school principal and Judy Greer’s gym teacher. Evil Popular Girl’s dad is there, too. He looks kind of familiar. He’s mean and egotistical and has the overall affect of a go-go ’80s Reaganaut who negotiates million dollar deals for breakfast. After staring hard at the guy for a minute, a sudden loud thought filled my brain: “Is that…Ellis?” READ FULL STORY

Bruce Willis hosts 'Saturday Night Live' tonight: Talk about it here!

Don’t be alarmed if this week’s episode of SNL already feels like it’s going to be a bit of a letdown. The show’s 39th season premiere boasted six brand-new cast members, a new Weekend Update anchor, and Tina Fey. Last week’s Mileypalooza carried with it a feeling that anything was possible — and the football game that delayed the cold open for 27 minutes only stoked our anticipation.

Tonight’s episode, by comparison, seems much less exciting. The host isn’t a seasoned vet known for bringing out the best in SNL‘s cast and crew or an unpredictable pop wild child. Instead, it’s Bruce Willis. Don’t get me wrong — I like Bruce Willis! But given his sleepy presence in this week’s promos, I have a feeling that John McClane won’t exactly bring a high amount of energy to Studio 8H this week. In fact, I’ve got a sneaky premonition that tonight’s show is going to be a lot like the one Robert De Niro hosted back in 2010 — an uneven affair built around a stony-faced straight man. I can almost guarantee we’ll see at least one sketch starring Willis as Movie Star Bruce Willis, and another where he’s dressed in a skirt.

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Key & Peele recap all the 'Die Hard' movies -- VIDEO

We’ve finally found the duo most excited for this weekend’s new Die Hard installment, A Good Day to Die Hard — it’s these two zesty, possibly drug-addled valets played by Key & Peele‘s Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele. Watch below as they reminisce at a lightning-fast pace about their favorite, somewhat shady memories from Die Hards 1 through 4. Remember when Voldemort, Urkel’s Dad, J.J.’s Dad, and Timothy Elephants, and that one guy from the computer commercial all starred alongside “Bruce Willies”? No? Better catch up! READ FULL STORY

The movie action hero after Sandy Hook: Is it time for a 'Bullet To The Head'?

Remember the good old days when people could enjoy watching an action hero who shoots a lot of people without feeling like they were contributing to the ruin of society? Sylvester Stallone sure hopes so. The well-preserved Rocky and Rambo star, now 66, is back in theaters this week with Bullet To The Head, his first solo vehicle since The Expendables franchise (made in collaboration with his grumpy frat pack bash brothers) Viagra’d his brand of brawn. Stallone’s latest feature, directed by the venerable action maestro Walter Hill (The Warriors; 48 Hours), seems poured from the mold that he helped forge back in the day with Arnold Schwarzenegger and Bruce Willis. In fact, the one-time Planet Hollywood power trio is trying to muster a resurgence this year that resembles their shoot ‘em up heyday, albeit with more gray hairs (or no hair) and additional wrinkles (or conspicuously fewer). Bullet To The Head follows Schwarzenegger’s post-Governator comeback bid, The Last Stand, and ahead of A Good Day To Die Hard, Willis’ fifth stint as insurance nightmare John “I can’t believe this is happening to me AGAIN!” McLane. (The Joseph Gordon-Levitt lookalike also has the sequel to RED – about a secret society of retired CIA agents – later this year.)

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