Sean Astin

The NHL's Obsession with the Blackhawks Is Nauseating

What a surprise, the Blackhawks got another Winter Classic game. Enough is enough already.<p>If you're a hockey fan living outside Chicago, the 2017 calendar year has been pretty good to you. You've watched the Blackhawks descend from the mountain peak to a cliff a couple miles below. You've enjoyed a …

Roman Josi

Where you might recognise Bob from Stranger Things from

*Contain spoilers*<p>Stranger Things fans have been going wild over the revelation that Bob (God rest his sweet soul) is Doug from Fifty First Dates. HOW DID WE NOT REALISE THIS BEFORE?<p>The fact he plays Samwise Gamgee in <i>The Lord Of The Rings</i> trilogy aside, Netflix viewers are starting to make the …

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Celebrities share memories of David Cassidy on Twitter

David Cassidy's death​ prompted an outpouring of emotional tributes on Twitter

David Cassidy

Stranger Things Meets X-Men On Fan Poster

Every cast member of <b>Stranger Things</b> is a mutant in a new fan poster imagining them in <b>X-Men</b>. Netflix quietly launched <i>Stranger Things</i> last year and the …

Comics

This 'Stranger Things' Theory Involving Bob Could Turn Your Day Upside Down

Sean Astin weighed in.<p>What about Bob?<p>That’s what “Stranger Things” fans should be asking after watching Season 2 of the Netflix show, but not just because of Bob Newby’s (Sean Astin) final big scene.<p>It turns out that examining Bob’s actions could be the opening into the world of the Upside Down …

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There's Actually a Silver Lining to That Bob Situation on Stranger Things

When it comes to the second season of <b>Stranger Things</b>, we're no longer concerned about justice for Barb. Now, it's all about newcomer Bob Newby, …

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All The Places You've Seen Bob From "Stranger Things" Before

Yup. He was in that, too.

Movies

Male Gaze, Abelism & Racism: Problems With The Women In Stranger Things

Before I start this piece, I want to say I adore <i>Stranger Things.</i> I firmly believe the series will be something I’ll rewatch when I’m 70 and still …

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Kali may return for Stranger Things Season 3, says co-creator Matt Duffer

<b>Stranger Things</b> season 2 was very well-received all around, but there was one particular episode of the season that was not so adored. Reviled, one …

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Sean Astin describes one thing you probably never knew about 'The Goonies'

If you grew up in the '80s, you probably have watched Richard Donner's classic film "The Goonies" a number of times. But there's an infamous scene that was cut from the original theatrical release that you might not know about. We spoke with Sean Astin at the Sharper Image pop-up shop in Times …

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Inside Stranger Things 2: 26 new things we learned at the Vulture Festival

Stranger Things Photo: Jackson Lee Davis/Netflix via Netflix Press Media Center<p>Stranger Things Photo: Jackson Lee Davis/Netflix via Netflix Press …

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Watch ‘Justice League,’ Then Watch These Movies

We’ve assembled a super selection of movies to help you better appreciate the new DC team-up.<p>Finally, all our favorite DC Comics superheroes are …

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8 Brutal TV Scenes That Were Too Gruesome To Air

Yes, a lot of them are from Game of Thrones<p><i>Game of Thrones</i>, <i>The Walking Dead</i>, even <i>Stranger Things</i>... tune in and you expect a certain amount of …

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Donald Trump Ends Ban On Elephant Trophies & Celebs Are In Tears

The Trump admin’s decision to lift the ban on elephant trophy hunting has been met with extreme criticism and devastation. Celebs like Ellen …

Wildlife

'Stranger Things' Season 2 Secrets Explained

The creators and stars of the Netflix hit answered burning questions during a panel at Saturday's Vulture Fest.<p><i>Stranger Things</i> creators Matt and Ross …

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19 classic movies that inspired 'Stranger Things' that every superfan should watch

<b>Warning: Minor spoilers ahead for "Stranger Things."</b><p>Matt and Ross Duffer, known as The Duffer Brothers, co-created Netflix's hit series "Stranger Things" as "a love letter to the '80s classics that captivated a generation." We've already broken down all the specific references the second season …

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Television: Sean Astin plays Bob the Superhero in ‘Stranger Things’

Sean Astin doesn’t want to take the elevator.<p>It’s a Monday afternoon when Astin arrives at a downtown L.A. building for an interview. And, sensing …

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Tolkien "Must Be Spinning In The Grave" Over TV Show, Says Original Star

"Why we quite need a TV series baffles me"<p>The news that Amazon will be creating a <i>Lord of the Rings</i> prequel series has not exactly been met with …

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Lord of the Rings TV show on Amazon Prime – will Andy Serkis reprise his role as Gollum?

Turns out Andy Serkis isn't precious about it.<p><i>Lord of the Rings</i> is set to get a big budget prequel TV series AND a spin-off following Amazon picking …

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Twitter Reacts to LOTR Prequel News

When the news broke earlier this week that Amazon is making a LOTR prequel and had also purchased the rights for a spin-off, Twitter was on the ball …

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Stranger Things Season 2: Review, episode guide, cast and how to watch

<b>Warning: this article is all about the spoilers!</b><p>Netflix's hit show Stranger Things returned in October for its second season - and with an even …

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Monday Cute: Sean Astin Plays With Toys & Remains Our Noble Hero

On Thursday afternoon, actor and universally known delightful person, Sean Astin (aka Bob aka Samwise aka Rudy), teamed up with Sharper Image to …

Sean Astin talks about the most shocking scene from ‘Stranger Things 2’

The second season of Netflix's "Stranger Things" introduced viewers to Bob Newby (played by Sean Astin) a naive, tech geek and love interest of Joyce Byers. There's one scene that likely took viewers by surprise. We spoke wth Sean at the launch of the Sharper Image pop-up shop in Times Square to …

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Sean Astin backs Corey Feldman's sexual assault claims

Sean Astin has come to the support of his friend, and former <i>Goonies</i> co-star, Corey Feldman.<p>Feldman publicly identified a man he alleges molested him …

Corey Feldman

Overrated/Underrated: A 'Mindhunter' scene-stealer, and let's not return to Middle-earth

UNDERRATED<p><b>Cameron Britton in “Mindhunter”</b>: Like a few David Fincher projects, the early episodes of this Netflix series are far more interesting to look at than to listen to and think about. But with an understated, dryly chilling performance as the real-life serial killer Edmund Kemper who briefly …

The Lord of the Rings

Which ’80s Movie Stars Should Follow Sean Astin to Roles on ‘Stranger Things’?

It would seem to me that you could successfully argue that the secret purpose of cinema in the ’80s was to establish movie archetypes. Mostly it …

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Cruise passenger kicked off ship for ‘mutiny’

A Costa Crociere cruise ship arrives in Russia.<p>A French man was kicked off a cruise in late October after reportedly trying to stage a protest over …

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Sequel Bits: 'Glass', 'Lord of the Rings', 'John Wick 3', 'Pacific Rim' and More – /Film

In this edition of Sequel Bits:<p><b>M. Night Shyamalan</b> has finished filming <i>Unbreakable</i> sequel <b>Glass</b><br>• Set photos show <b>Samuel L. Jackson</b>‘s Mr. Glass on the set …

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Sean Astin backs Corey Feldman’s sexual abuse claims

Corey Feldman’s “Goonies” co-star Sean Astin is standing by his friend as Feldman comes forward with allegations of a Hollywood pedophile …

Corey Feldman

Sean Astin didn't know anything about LOTR when he took the role of Samwise Gamgee

From the Shire to Hawkins, Sean Astin steals our hearts every time.<p>Sean Astin (a.k.a. Samwise Gamgee) went on 'The Late Show with Stephen Colbert' …