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    April Fools: The 10 Best Movie Idiots

    Inspired in part by the Roman festival of Hilaria and the medieval Feast Of Fools, the first of the fourth month brings April Fool’s Day, a celebration of jokes, pranks and hoaxes around the world. It probably hasn’t escaped your attention, thanks to the prevalence of weak LOLs, thin hoaxes, and peo...

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    Ben Stiller Takes It Off For 'I Am Chippendales,' Remains Charged To Direct 'The Current War'

    We're surprised it took this long. After the smash success of "Magic Mike" in 2012, we figured Hollywood would be flooding the market with movies featuring buff dudes taking off their shirts. Well, "Magic Mike XXL" is on the way with a director selected to take on the gig, and they'll have some comp...

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    Watch: Celebrate 'Reality Bites' 20th Birthday With 10 Clips & Vintage Interviews With Ben Stiller & Winona Ryder

    Twenty years ago today, Generation X saw their lives put up on the big screen in Ben Stiller's "Reality Bites" and two decades later, it's still kinda spot on. Yes, it's a pretty reductive and obvious distillation of a certain era, but for everyone who lived through those years, for better or worse,...

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    Watch: Ben Stiller Explains Terrence Malick's Love Of 'Zoolander' Plus 15-Minute Q&A About The Comedy

    Among the many myths that surround Terrence Malick is that he's a big fan of Ben Stiller's "Zoolander." The story goes that he quotes from the movie and watches it regularly, and the reclusive filmmaker also programmed the movie last spring as part of the Philbrook Museum of Art's "Films on the Lawn...

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    Going Inside the Production Design Secrets of 'Walter Mitty'

    Designing the "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty" was a new experience for Jeff Mann, known for working on such "blunt instruments" as "Tropic Thunder" with Ben Stiller and "Transformers" with Michael Bay. But Stiller definitely had a different mind set for the daydreaming Everyman, full of whimsy and...

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    Check Out 13 Iconic & Fake Life Magazine Covers From 'The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty' Plus 3 Clips

    With Ben Stiller's ambitious, big-budget romance/adventure/fantasy/remake "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty" now in theaters, it's kind of curious that one of the central components of the film has gone somewhat undiscussed: Life magazine. The once iconic weekly news magazine was a major force in pho...

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    Review: Ben Stiller's 'The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty' Co-Starring Kristen Wiig

    In a colorless and unremarkable New York apartment, the shy, anonymous Walter Mitty stares at the eHarmony dating page of his co-worker Cheryl (Kristen Wiig). Debating whether or not to make the online first move, Walter eventually daydreams about a spectacular manner in which to impress her. But ba...

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    The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty

    The trailer for "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty" distills its best moments and makes it look like a sensational movie... (Photo by Wilson Webb)

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    Ben Stiller Talks 'Walter Mitty,' Gets Vulnerable, Puts Audiences First, Critics Last (Six-Minute Trailer)

    Ben Stiller is one of the few remaining movie stars--audiences actually turn up to see him. While he does the occasional Noah Baumbach movie, Stiller's a studio animal. He's operating in that narrow band that remains for high-budget mainstream commercial movies aimed at a wide swath of audiences. An...

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    Watch: 6-Minute Trailer For 'The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty' Doesn't Leave Much To The Imagination

    We understand that for overseas audiences, the words "The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty" probably don't mean much. Even for North American audiences, there is a vague recollection that it was a 1947 movie starring Danny Kaye. So how to solve that knowledge gap? Well, for the folks at Fox India, it mea...

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