<![CDATA[Boulder - Weekly - Entertainment Today]]> <![CDATA[Feist, Drake, Japandroids Make Polaris Prize Shortlist]]> The Polaris Awards have announced their shortlist of 10 albums that are up for the 2012 prize, including Drake's Take Care, Feist's Metals, Japandroids' Celebration Rock, Grimes' Visions, and Fucked Up's David Comes to Life. Also included are Handsome Furs' Sound Kapital, Kathleen Edwards' Voyageur, Yamantaka // Sonic Titan's YT // ST, rapper Cadence Weapon's Hope in Dirt City, and Cold Specks' I Predict a Graceful Expulsion.]]> <![CDATA[REVIEW: Tony Stark, not Iron Man, is lead role in Iron Man 3]]> Lots of superhero movies play on the vulnerabilities of their main characters. But can you have a superhero movie without a superhero?]]> <![CDATA[Lohan sues E-Trade for using her 'characterization' in ad without permission]]> Actress Lindsay Lohan apparently thinks a milk-imbibing baby in a TV ad for E-Trade, a financial securities company, is a takeoff on her and has filed a $100 million lawsuit in Nassau County Supreme Court in New York in response to the commercial.]]> <![CDATA['X Factor' Shake-Up: How Simon Cowell Fired Paula Abdul, Steve Jones and Nicole Scherzinger ]]> The X Factor news came fast and furious on Monday night -- first, that host Steve Jones would not be returning, then that judge Nicole Scherzinger was exiting (both confirmed by Fox) and finally, according to sources, that Paula Abdul also would be shown the door. Now The Hollywood Reporter has learned that all of these major show decisions are coming from one key confab held in the U.K.]]> <![CDATA[Justin Bieber's pet monkey: Stunner, it's a terrible idea]]> It doesn't matter how popular singer Justin Bieber is or how many albums he sells. It's a bad idea for him or for anyone else to own primates as pets.]]> <![CDATA[Miss Universe organization will change policy to allow transgender contestants]]> GLAAD and the Miss Universe Organization announced Tuesday that the pageant will change its overall policy to allow transgender women to compete. The larger change comes after the Miss Universe Organization, which is owned by Donald Trump, said it would allow Miss Canada Universe contestant, Jenna Talackova, to participate, “provided she meets the legal gender recognition requirements of Canada, and the standards established by other international competitions.” Talackova had threatened legal action against the organization when they initially denied her entry.]]> <![CDATA[See Metallica freeze em all in Antartica]]> Chances are, you don't live in Antartica. And that means you probably missed Metallica's "Freeze 'Em All," show there earlier this month. That's okay. You can now see video of the ]]> <![CDATA[Creed singer Scott Stapp: I don't support Obama]]> Falling firmly into the category of "News you didn't need to know-uh:" Creed frontman Scott Stapp-uh has announced he isn't supporting President Barack Obam-uh in the upcoming election.]]> <![CDATA[Andrew Stanton to Direct Pixar's 'Finding Nemo' Sequel]]> Andrew Stanton is heading back to animation, signing on to direct a sequel to Pixar’s Finding Nemo, the 2003 modern classic he co-directed.]]> <![CDATA[Actress Gloria Stuart, the elder Rose in 'Titanic,' dies at 100]]> Gloria Stuart, a 1930s Hollywood leading lady who earned an Academy Award nomination for her first significant role in nearly 60 years — as Old Rose, the centenarian survivor of the Titanic in James Cameron's 1997 Oscar-winning film — has died. She was 100.]]> <![CDATA[Zack Snyder is tapped to re-launch Superman]]> <![CDATA[Lucy Liu to Play Watson in CBS' Sherlock Holmes Drama Pilot]]> CBS' Sherlock Holmes pilot, Elementary, will indeed be a modern take on the famed story. For the first time, Holmes' famed sidekick, Watson, will be played by a woman with Lucy Liu nabbing the part, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed.]]> <![CDATA[Marvel Unveils Iron Man 3, Guardians of the Galaxy, Captain America 2, Thor 2 and Ant-Man]]> Saturday at Comic-Con Robert Downey Jr. and Co. charmed the crowd with glimpses of Iron Man 3, but Marvel Studios had bigger aces up its sleeve, firming up their upcoming slate with announcements and sneak peeks at sequels Captain America: Winter Soldier and Thor: The Dark World as well as Guardians of the Galaxy and Ant-Man. In other news, looks like Ant-Man's actually being made! Probably. Oh, and Ben Kingsley is The Mandarin. Your Marvel news blast after the jump.]]> <![CDATA[Jude Law relished his prickly part in ‘Contagion’]]> <![CDATA[Is the popularity of 'Flappy Bird' a sign of the cultural apocalypse?]]> Are the horrible-yet-addictive mechanics of the mobile game Flappy Bird really symptomatic of a culture addicted to the lowest common denominator?]]> <![CDATA[Mariah Carey joins 'American Idol']]> Paula Abdul, Jennifer Lopez and now … Mariah Carey. Fox just made it official: Carey is the latest successful pop diva to join American Idol. The 42-year-old will join the judges table for season 12.]]> <![CDATA[Almost two years after his death, Bernie Mac is still missed]]> In his bathroom, Bernie Mac lit a firecracker, spread ketchup on himself and pretended that he had been shot — much to the horror of his wife. In a friend's bathroom, he placed fake dung on the ground, leading Super Bowl partygoers to believe someone had missed their porcelain mark.]]> <![CDATA[Affleck fought cliches for 'The Town']]> Some movie sets abound with producers and studio executives, others teem with entourages of dodgy hangers-on. Ben Affleck invited a slightly different class of visitors to his bank heist story "The Town" — a bunch of real-life criminals.]]> <![CDATA['Prince of Persia' provides recess for the serious Jake Gyllenhaal]]> Up to this point in his career, Jake Gyllenhaal can be found, most notably, in a unique and surreal cult film ("Donnie Darko"), in sharply observed American indies ("The Good Girl," "Lovely & Amazing"), tense Middle East conflict dramas ("Jarhead," "Rendition"), a David Fincher-directed serial-killer thriller ("Zodiac"), an English-language remake of a Danish dogma piece ("Brothers"), and an Oscar-winning love story between two men ("Brokeback Mountain," opposite Heath Ledger, of course).]]> <![CDATA[ABC, Motion Picture Academy offer backstage view of Oscars for a fee]]>