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Celebrity Photos of the Week: Oprah and Spielberg and Expendables, oh my!

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Welcome back to the celebrity summer that never ends. First stop: New York, where Oprah Winfrey and Steven Spielberg showed up at the premiere of their co-produced film The Hundred-Foot Journey, just like regular folk

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'But hey, you know we’re still billionaires, right?’ insisted Oprah. ‘Don’t forget to mention we’re still billionaires’

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Naturally, the Hundred-Foot Journey premiere included the presence of Helen Mirren, who gave no explanation for wearing a schoolmarm ensemble. Oscar-winners aren't generally required to explain their fashion decisions

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Luckily, English actress Farzana Dua Elahe brought sexy back at the Hundred-Foot Journey event by showing off a bit of leg and some side exposure

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Also in attendance was the noted composer A.R. Rahman, who penned the score for Hundred-Foot Journey but was a tad put out by somebody telling him the weather gets chilly in New York in August. Punk’d!

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Of course, nobody was surprised to see that Oprah bestie Gayle King had somehow wrangled a ticket to the premiere. Where Oprah goes, Gayle follows

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But Oprah may regret telling everyone at the premiere, ‘And you get a new car! And you get a new car!’

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Elsewhere in the Big Apple, Michael Fassbender tested out a new method of dodging paparazzi at the premiere of his new film Frank. It didn’t work

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And here we see Maggie Gyllenhaal, whose stylish white prom dress was the brightest thing to be seen at the Frank premiere

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Correction: Rocker and ex-White Stripes frontman Jack White, shown here with musician pal Carla Azar, was technically a few shades whiter, according to the official Edward Scissorhands complexion scale

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And given all the raucous attendees at the Frank premiere, it didn’t take long for things to get rowdy. Where’s your funny face mask now, Fassbender?

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In still another New York neighbourhood, Sarah Wayne Callies fulfilled her contractual obligations by showing up at the premiere of her new film Into The Storm, in which the primary star is a mega- weather event that throws around homes and cows with abandon. Wasn’t this already a movie called Twister?

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Also among the vaguely recognizable cast of Into The Storm is comic actor Matt Walsh. Remember him as Neighbour #2 in Christmas with the Kranks and Impatient Golfer in I Love You, Man? That’s okay. Neither does anyone else

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Max Deacon, anyone? Max Deacon in the house! Nobody?

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Truth be told: The most familiar face appearing in Into The Storm’ is Nathan Kress, best known for his seven-season run on the tween series iCarly. Freddie!

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For our final tacky tableau, let’s nip over to London where a handful of geezers turned out for the premiere of The Expendables 3. Unfortunately, most of them are in the movie. Franchise star Sylvester Stallone was there to show the crowd that it’s perfectly permissible for a 68-year-old actor to wear a green velour blazer

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Footballer-turned-actor Vinnie Jones was in attendance and even though he’s still too young to appear in an Expendables movie (he’s 49), he got into the spirit of things by refusing to remove his natty Homburg hat during the screening. Look at that mug. Would you tell him to take off his hat?

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But Antonio Banderas is over 50 and as a newcomer to the Expendables franchise he was allowed to exercise his right to make as any many faces on the red carpet as he wanted to. This face is called: ‘I just remembered I used to make films with Pedro Almodovar’

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This expression is known as: ‘If you pay me enough money, I will voice the Puss N’ Boots character from Shrek for any product you want’

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And this one is called: ‘Madre mia! Melanie removed the tattoo?’

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