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Laura Dern Reveals Where She Found Her Passion for Acting

Originally posted 02/13/2015 06:35PM

[BRIGHTCOVE "20900519" "" "" "auto"] Talk about a pair of role models!

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Oscars 2015

Oscar Nominees Tell All: Early Inspirations, Lowest Points & More

Originally posted 02/12/2015 05:30PM

[BRIGHTCOVE "20900751" "" "" "auto"] With less than two weeks to go before Hollywood's biggest night, six standout Oscar nominees (including four first-timers!) share personal moments with PEOPLE in exclusive, intimate photos and video.

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Watch Reese Witherspoon (with No Makeup!) Take on the Pacific Crest Trail in Wild

Originally posted 11/14/2014 07:30AM

She carried a hulking backpack for months and had to bare all onscreen. So what did Reese Witherspoon find to be her biggest challenge while filming the movie Wild?

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The Derns Do Dad-Daughter Oscar Date Night | Oscars 2014, Bruce Dern, Laura Dern

Laura and Bruce Dern Do Dad-Daughter Oscar Date Night

Originally posted 03/02/2014 08:15PM

When you're a teenager, the idea of accompanying your dad to a formal event is the most embarrassing thing in the world.

When you're an adult, on Oscar night, and both of you are movie stars, that calculation changes entirely.

Nebraska star Bruce Dern, nominated in the Best Actor category, walked the red carpet Sunday night alongside wife Andrea Beckett and a special guest: his daughter Laura Dern, who has been one of his fiercest champions in the 2014 Oscar season.

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Jennifer Aniston Throws Star-Studded Birthday Party for Justin Theroux | Jennifer Aniston, Justin Theroux

Jennifer Aniston Throws Star-Studded Birthday Party for Justin Theroux

Originally posted 08/11/2013 10:00AM

He's one popular birthday boy!

Ellen DeGeneres, Ben Stiller, Jimmy Kimmel, Tobey Maguire, Laura Dern, John Krasinski, Don Cheadle, Jason Bateman, Kristen Bell, Isla Fisher, Samantha Ronson, Will Arnett, Malin Ackerman and Dax Shepard were among the celebs who headed to Jennifer Aniston's Bel Air mansion Saturday night as the actress threw her fiancé, Justin Theroux, a 42nd birthday bash.

The party also took place on the one-year anniversary of the couple's engagement. Though the party sparked rumors of a possible surprise wedding, guests dressed down and the atmosphere was casual.

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Check Out Who Helped Courteney Cox Celebrate Turning 49! | Courteney Cox

Courteney Cox Celebrates Her 49th Birthday with Coco Arquette, Busy Philipps & More

Originally posted 06/17/2013 11:10AM

Happy birthday Courteney Cox!

The Cougar Town actress celebrated her 49th birthday in Santa Monica, Calif., on Sunday at restaurant Giorgio Baldi with a little help from her famous friends and 9-year-old daughter, Coco Arquette.

Cox shared a photo with Coco, whose father is Cox's ex-husband David Arquette, on Twitter, writing "Every birthday is perfect with my favorite girl."

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Why HBO's Enlightened Will Be Missed

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Why HBO's Enlightened Will Be Missed

Originally posted 03/20/2013 03:00PM

HBO has canceled Enlightened after only two seasons – a rational decision, judging by the low ratings, but not necessarily an enlightened one.

The comedy, created and written by Mike White and starring Laura Dern, was the only TV comedy I can think of that you could call beautiful. It was also deadpan, disturbing, ironic, moving and – even rarer – full of a kind of zen stillness: Everyone always seemed paused in their places, as if sensing that their daily reality was only a blink removed from empty dreaming.

Given all that, I think "beautiful" is the right word. But as Mr. White and Ms. Dern have learned, that's not really what people are looking for in a comedy.

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Ricky's Golden Globes Gags: Hilarious or Just Cheap Shots? | Johnny Depp, Ricky Gervais

UpdatePosted 01/15/2012 10:55PM

Ricky Gervais Claims His First Globes Victims: Kim Kardashian and Johnny Depp

Originally posted 01/15/2012 08:30PM

It took fewer than two minutes for Golden Globes host Ricky Gervais to zap his first target of the night.

The dubious distinction went to Kim Kardashian, about whom the silver-tongued host said, "The Golden Globes are to the Oscars what Kim Kardashian is to Kate Middleton … a bit louder, a bit trashier, a bit drunker and more easily bought, allegedly."

And so Sunday's 69th Golden Globe Awards were off and running.



Word of his return to the Beverly Hilton Hotel was met with mixed reviews (and perhaps a little fun-loving fear) from the people his sometimes-crass, sometimes-cruel humor offended and delighted last year.

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