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ClickThis Friday, comedy superstar Judd Apatow unleashes his official summer comedy for 2009, "Funny People." In it, Adam Sandler stars as George Simmons, a blazing hot comedian/actor who learns that he is afflicted with some sort of incurable disease. He hires a budding young comic named Ira Wright (Seth Rogen) to be his personal assistant, and the two become fast friends as George comes to grips with facing his own mortality.

To celebrate the impending dose of Sandler, today's eBay Prop-Watch highlights a cool item from the 2006 family comedy "Click." In it, Sandler's character comes to possess a superpowered universal remote which is capable of screwing with time in a variety of ways. He overuses it, learns his lesson and all is set right in the end. Sorry for the spoilers. So what might today's Prop-Watch pick be? Read More...

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In honor of the 25th anniversary of “Purple Rain,” I’m devoting today’s eBay Prop-Watch to some cool items relating to both the movie and the companion record release. As I mentioned on the blog earlier, I’ve never actually gotten around to checking out Prince’s classic movie. There are certainly bigger holes in my film education – would you believe that I only filled “The Godfather Part II” this past weekend? – but “Purple Rain” has been a longtime fixture on my list.

Of course, just because I haven’t seen the movie doesn’t mean I can’t pimp some cool movie-related merchandise. You super-fans who don’t mind spending a bit of cash should check out this auction for an original 1984 movie poster in what looks to be perfect condition. Just know that the investment will run you around $200. Read More...

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TronDid you hear? The "Tron" sequel has a title! It's "Tron Legacy." Good stuff, right? Better than "Tr2n," at any rate. Even if that number-letter fusion was the real title, I'd be psyched. "Tron" is one of my favorite Disney flicks, right up there with "Alice in Wonderland" and "Robin Hood." It's definitely my favorite live-action Disney.

Today's eBay Prop-Watch pick is not a prop, no sir. It's ten different kinds of awesome though, especially since you can actually play with the darn thing. In the spirit of "Tron"'s official naming, I present to you... well... keep reading. That's how this whole thing works: first I tease, then I deliver the goods. Read More...

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Alice in WonderlandWhat can I say? I have "Alice in Wonderland" on the brain today. Can you blame me? The debut trailer for Tim Burton's March 2010 take on Lewis Carroll's story all sorts of great.

So of course when I navigated my way over to eBay today, I plugged "Alice in Wonderland" into the search instead of my usual set of phrases. I figured I'd find a cool animation cel from the animated Disney classic. Instead I found this... thing. I don't know what it is. Sculpture? Toy? Material awesome? All of those things I suspect. The worst part about writing this column every day (okay okay... most days) is that half the time -- more than half the time even -- I'm finding stuff that I desperately want to dig into the savings for. Not that I have. Or will.

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Kelly HuTomorrow, a good portion of the MTV Movies team will pull up stakes and trek out to southern California for the annual San Diego Comic-Con. I'll be here in New York manning the Movies Blog, but most of the rest of the gang will be conducting interviews and gallivanting around the convention hall with cameras -- of the still and video variety -- in tow.

Our coverage won't start until the show kicks off on Thursday of course, but that doesn't mean I can't drum up some enthusiasm here on eBay Prop-Watch. Today's pick is way out of my price range. Probably out of yours too. But it's a little piece of "X2: X-Men United." The champion of the "X-Men" movies. And that's enough to satisfy me. Read More...

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As you know, here on eBay Prop-Watch I usually try to bring you cool auctions for... well... props! Today is a bit different however. In honor of the 40th anniversary of the Apollo moon landing, I've decided to highlight an object that is even rarer than anything I've shared here on Prop-Watch thus far.

No mystery today. If you haven't guessed what it is already based on that picture, I'll tell you: a real, actual moon rock. And no, it's not made of cheese. It is made of awesome though. Especially if you're a fan of all things outer space. What better way to celebrate 40 years since man first set foot on the moon than to buy yourself a small part of it? Read More...

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Ghostbusters"Ghostbusters" is pretty much the best that movies get, at least from where I'm sitting. I've always been up front about my undying passion for "Star Wars" here on MTV Movies Blog, but "Ghostbusters" is one of the tens of flicks that fit comfortably into the second place spot on my all-time favorites list.

I should be clear before we continue that today's eBay Prop-Watch showcases an item which is not in fact a prop. It is a replica. A really, really freaking cool replica. I don't think I'll be ponying up the cash to add this particular item to my collection, but that doesn't detract in the slightest from the fact that some massive fan crafted this beautiful thing by hand. Bustin' does indeed make me feel good, but whoever this item's creator is, it undoubtedly makes him/her feel better. Read More...

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Harry Potter and the Half-Blood PrinceIn an IM exchange with Movies Editor Josh Horowitz a few moments ago, I informed him that today had "somehow" turned into a heavily "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince"-themed day. His response? "With an opening like that, it merits it."

He's right too. "Half-Blood Prince" amassed an insane (and record-breaking) $22.2 million in box office receipts last night for its midnight opening. It's with no shame then that I gear today's eBay Prop-Watch towards a cool -- if incredibly geeky -- bit of ephemera from the first movie, "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone." It's not cheap, nor is it incredibly impressive to look at. For a fan who appreciates these things however, it is a treasure beyond value. Read More...

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In the Mouth of MadnessToday's pick is kind of deep cut, but it's so freaking cool that I had to give it a shout. In 1994, director John Carpenter released a horror flick called "In the Mouth of Madness." If you haven't seen it, you should. Critics didn't love it and, I'll admit, there are some gaping flaws. It nonetheless remains an atmospheric, incredibly creepy scarefest with deep-rooted influences from literary horror genius H.P. Lovecraft.

Sam Neill stars in "Madness" as John Trent, an insurance investigator tasked with looking into the mysterious disappearance of acclaimed horror novelist Sutter Cane (Jurgen Prochnow). Since Cane's disappearance leaves his latest book unfinished, the publisher calls Trent in to find out what happened. The investigation leads Trent to the town of Hobb's End -- a fictional location named in the title of Cane's unfinished book -- where some unusual stuff starts to happen. Read More...

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SerenityThis one's for you, Joss Whedon fans. "Firefly" is the "Buffy" TV series creator's prematurely cancelled Western-influenced sci-fi show. It was canceled in late 2002 before the full series had even aired. The remaining episodes followed in a special Sci-Fi Channel airing in the summer of 2003. Two years later, fans got a little bit of closure in the form of "Serenity," a silver screen continuation of the TV series.

That's the background. The point here is that today's eBay Prop-Watch item comes from that movie. The auction price isn't particularly high just yet, with the current bid hovering around $100. However, with six days remaining and six bids already placed, I expect the price to shoot up to lofty heights. Especially since this awesome prop doubles as a lethal weapon! Read More...

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