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Celebrity BroMances

Is there anything more entertaining in Hollywood than the bromance?  Seriously, I think a good bromance is healthy and sweet and fun…and hysterical.  In fact, I love them so much that I’ve posted on them before (see The Best BROMANCE on TV)

Here are a few of the best bromances in Hollywood.

THE FRAT PACK

Back in the 90’s Hollywood opened its doors to a slew of new young up-and-comers including Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, my boyfriend Cole Hauser, Rory Cochrane, Vince Vaughn, and Chris O’Donnell, to name a few.  This group of guys rotated in the same circles, same movies, and even same homes, often sleeping on each other’s couches off and on for several years.  Most of these guys are still good friends and still pop up in each other’s films.

Check out this episode of Dinner for Five with Jon Favreau, Vince Vaughn, Cole Hauser, Rory Cochrane, and Brian Cox (a bit of an oddball choice here) and make sure you watch “The Phone Booth” at 19:15 for some laughs.

 

SIR IAN MCKELLAN and SIR PATRICK STEWART

Bros hold hands

These two are acting royalty and they have had an ongoing love affair, bromantically, for years.  They have appeared on screen together numerous times (obviously including all the X-Men movies), as well as on stage.  Their friendship is one of longevity, laughter, and love.  We can all strive for this kind of affection.

Stewart McKellan

Watch the Sirs play the Newlywed Game.  Too funny!

It’s like everything they do is perfection.

22 Times Patrick Stewart And Ian McKellen Proved They Are The Greatest Best Friends Of 2013

Old Man BFFs!!! #squadgoals

MICHAEL FASSBENDER AND JAMES MCAVOY (and HUGH JACKMAN)

Dancing Dudes

Speaking of the X-Men movies, let us not forget the most recent bromance from that franchise.  That being Michael Fassbender (playing young Ian McKellan) and James McAvoy (playing young Patrick Stewart).

(Fun fact:  Patrick Stewart has two roles in common with James McAvoy: McAvoy played Macbeth in ShakespeaRe-Told: Macbeth while Stewart played him in Great Performances: Macbeth and Stewart played Professor Charles Xavier in X-Men, X-Men 2, X-Men: The Last Stand, X-Men Origins: Wolverine, The Wolverine, and X-Men: Days of Future Past, while McAvoy played him in X-Men: First Class, X-Men: Days of Future Past, and X-Men: Apocalypse.  They also each share the role of Macbeth with their respective Magnetos, Ian McKellan and Michael Fassbender (IMDB).

"X-Men: Days Of Future Past" - UK Premiere - Red Carpet Arrivals

The most epic of bromances!

Apparently, James and Michael have a huge fan-base for their bromance.  People have dedicated fan-art and fan-fiction to the friendship between these two.  It’s not hard to see why, they do seem to have that..spark.

JamesMichael

So sweet…so touching

19 Times McAvoy And Fassbender Were The Definition Of Friendship Goals

Hugh Jackman (newest future husband!) sometimes seems like a third wheel but, watch the threesome’s appearance on the Graham Norton show and you can see why he is included in this as a trio.  Like Dinner for Five, I have watched this interview over and over.  It is hilarious!  It actually makes me want to be part of a bromance.

*sigh* Again, #goals.

HUGH JACKMAN and ANY Co-Star!

It is no secret that Hugh Jackman is one of the nicest, most charming men in Hollywood. And it seems all of his co-stars fall madly in love with him too.  Aside from the trio above, Hugh is loved by many:

HUGH JACKMAN and Jake Gyllenhaal

Flowers

(Prisoners)

HUGH JACKMAN and Patrick Stewart

Here’s that X-Men connection again.  These two have appeared onscreen together a bazillion times and it seems like their friendship just.might.last.

Hugh and Patrick

HUGH JACKMAN and Ryan Reynolds

Hugh and Ryan

Although they totally troll each other on social media and in interviews, these two seem to have a fun bromantic chemistry.  The two have been friends for years (having worked together on X-Men: Origins – Wolverine) and like to pop up in each other’s lives here and there.  Ryan even hijacked Hugh’s interview while he was doing press for Eddie the Eagle (a great movie, btw).

It seems that these two good ol’ boys do have a sweet affection for each other.  One that almost borderlines…Single White Female.

Face masks

This isn’t creepy.  Not.At.All!!

Wouldn’t the world be such a better place if we could all love our co-workers as much as all of these mates seem to.

#friendshipgoals

~Cheers


The Best BROMANCE on TV!!!

Move over Doctor Will and Mike Boogie…there’s a brand new BROMANCE in town!!

Alrighty, although it may not be the absolute best show on TV, it’s one of my faves.  As most of you know, now that Friends and Lost have both ended my weekly lineup basically consists of SNL (obviously), Glee, 90210, Chase and (wait for it) Hawaii Five-O (and re-runs of Friends when stupid hockey {I am STILL a proud Canadian, dammit!!} isn’t on and Blair allows ({holy Couch Commando!!!} me to watch).  So…with only a few shows a week they HAVE to be goodies.  And Hawaii Five-O has it all.

Let’s start with the cool name:  Hawaii (hullo!  I’m blogging this in the middle of ANOTHER damn Nova Scotia stinkin’ snowstorm!  Yuck!  Yeah it was cool when I was a kid and we got the awesome “snow days” but A) I DON’T LIKE BEING COLD!!  B) I hate trudging  thru the garbage and getting all yucky and wet and cold  C) I don’t like having to plan my travels ar0und the weather D) I hate how dirty my car gets after a snowfall.  All the salt and muck….YUCK!).  Wouldn’t I love to be on a beach in Hawaii right now.

Then we have the wicked cast:  Alex O’Laughlin, Scott  Caan, Daniel Dae Kim and Grace Park.  An excellent team.  Great chemistry.  And they’re all pretty easy on the eyes….even Ms. Park – but don’t go getting the wrong idea.

Then we have some groovy action each week.  Okay, yeah, some of it is a little far-fetched but, come on, it’s TV PEOPLE!!  If you want something real…watch the news!!

A VERY cool car:  2010/2011 Camaro LT with a V6 engine.  Yay Chevy (*waves little flag*)!

Then we have the writing.  So witty.  So funny.  So touching (at times – mostly referring  to interactions between Danny (Scott Caan) and his daughter Gracie).

But the best…the absolute best is the chemistry between Danny and McGarrett (Alex O’Laughlin).  I mean, first of all, how HOT are these guys?  (Finally, after years of skanky-doodles running around almost naked in rap videos and episodes of pretty much any CSI city we finally have some eye candy for the women!!  THANK YOU CBS!!)  But then to see them interact.  Their characters are complete opposites but so much the same.  Each week McGarrett will do something brazenly stupid and Danny will scold him and have a snide comment.  On occasion, the tables are turned, but it’s always funny.

Danno and McGarrett are like teenage girls.  Seriously.  They are total BFFs.  They may not ever admit it but it’s quite evident.  In one episode an old buddy of McGarrett’s showed up and Danny was totally jealous.  Uh, Frenemies much?

I guess to really enjoy it and see the Bromance in action is to watch the show (Mondays at 8pm on Global and 11pm on CBS).  Once you see it you’ll be addicted.  It’s just a fun show to watch.  Watch it.  Do it!  DO IT!!!

Oh yes…and just to note:  HFO won best new show (or something like that) at the People’s Choice Awards this past week AND Scott Caan has been nominated for a Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actor.  We’ll see what happens Sunday night.

Cheers….or should I say “Aloha!”

~Sandy

Edit note:  Um..yeah.  I can’t figure out how to move the video out of the MIDDLE of my damn post…so there it be staying.  Enjoy!