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42265903-10094356.jpgFrom the X-Files: Patrick Kevin Day has five tips for Fringe, for of which we agree with (especially the admonition that the new show’s writers “Have a plan.” What we don’t abide is Day’s request that the show “Avoid the kissing stuff.” We love the kissing stuff. Pucker up, please!

aronofsky.jpgMickey Rourke Sounds Reasonable: We knew Patrick Goldstein‘s blog would yield delicious fruit: “Of course, Rourke remembers the encounter a bit differently. ‘I was sitting in a restaurant in the West Village that my friend Julian Schnabel turned me on to and this guy shows up, riding a bicycle, with this green helmet and an unbelievably dorky outfit. And I go, ‘That must be him. Darren Aronofsky–smart Jewish boy from Brooklyn.’ Rourke unleashes a derisive snort. ‘Darren has got to be the worst dresser on the planet. That outfit! He told me it was Prada, but all I could think was–he looks like a UPS delivery guy.’”

bzzolt.jpgThey’re Just Mad About Harry: With the delay of the latest Harry Potter release, “distributors have shifted several major fall releases — including the animated 3-D comedy ‘Bolt,’ the vampire thriller ‘Twilight,’ the James Bond adventure ‘Quantum of Solace,’ and the epic romance ‘Australia’ — to new dates in November, hoping to take advantage of the box-office void created by Harry’s departure.”

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