Yesterday, concert documentary (sort of) "Michal Jackson's This Is It" opened wide in theaters. The pop legend passed away suddenly in June in the midst of his preparations for a 50-show residency at London's O2 Arena. The doc collects snippets of his rehearsal footage for those performances, presenting viewers with a unique glimpse of Michael Jackson's final days. You regular readers should know this well alredy, as we've been covering the crap out of it.

In honor of this week's Jackson fanfare, today's Daily TwitPic is a very special one for Tyrese Gibson. Said his tweet yesterday: "Here's a pic of the very MOMENT I met Michael Jackson.. (RIH) Rest In Heaven.." It's not the best shot you'll ever see, captured from a high angle and with neither man fully facing the camera. But it's a meaningful one, freezing what must be a very memorable moment for Gibson in time. And hey... isn't that Yoko Ono off to the left? Read More...

The festivities surrounding the world premiere of "Michael Jackson's This Is It" may be over, but that doesn't mean you can't still enjoy the sights and sounds. Fresh from the red carpet, MTV is happy to bring you an image gallery chock full of stars, including "High School Musical" star Ashley Tisdale, Jermaine Jackson, brother of Michael, and "This Is It" director Kenny Ortega.

In the pic below you can see "American Idol" sensation Adam Lambert escorting pop star Katy Perry into the screening. Click right there to be whisked off to our red carpet flipbook gallery.

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One of the better event blockbusters of the year was undoubtedly J.J. Abrams' franchise reboot of "Star Trek." It's been a lot of months and a lot of movies since that May release, but it's still a heavily anticipated home video release for this holiday season. He's got an auteur's sensibilities, and each successive bit of work he turns out brings that fact into clearer focus.

As a man who straddles both film and television, "Star Trek" is an amazingly good fit for Abrams. And now that he's well and truly nailed the movies side of things, one has to wonder what his plans might be for the small screen. After all, that's really where he defined himself, with series' like "Felicity" and "Alias." So when MTV's Josh Horowitz got to speak with Abrams earlier this week, one of the big questions was obviously what plans might be in store for a "Trek" TV series. Read More...

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For Friday's Daily TwitPic, I'm sending you readers off into your weekend with a heartwarming scene. California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger (aka The Gubernator!!) met with a group of kids to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Boy Scouts of America. If Schwarzenegger's accompanying tweet is to be believed, the organization put in 35 million hours of service in the past year.

The centennial anniversary for the Boy Scouts of America is technically not until February. The photo op you'll find after the jump really came about to honor the Senate-approved creation of "Boy Scouts of America Day," the first of which will be on February 8, 2010. While it's great that Schwarzenegger takes the time to honor momentous occasions such as this, I'll be happier when the big lug finishes his term and gets back to what really matters: kicking ass and blowing up robots. Who's with me? Read More...

A week from next Wednesday, "Michael Jackson's This Is It" hits theaters. The pop star passed away suddenly over the summer while in the midst of preparing for a lengthy residency at London's O2 Arena. A few months later, Sony picked up the rights to the amassed hours of rehearsal footage and passed them off to "High School Musical" director Kenny Ortega to craft into a behind-the-scenes documentary/final look at the beloved pop star.

As the release date draws nearer, fans everywhere are gearing up for one last dance from Jackson. Even celebrities are getting excited, and they're talking to MTV about it! In the video below, you can hear Common's thoughts on the movie and Jackson's legacy.

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One remade Hitchcock's "Psycho," the other wrote the novel "American Psycho." and they each often explore screwed up young characters, but otherwise Oscar-nominated filmmaker Gus Van Sant ("Milk") and author Bret Easton Ellis ("Less Than Zero") have little in common. The most significant contrast between them is that Van Sant's characters tend to have good souls, while Ellis' seem to have no souls at all. This makes it all the more exciting and curious to see how the duo collaborates on a script about the tragic true story of artists Theresa Duncan and Jeremy Blake.

The lovers, who both ended their lives in 2007, were not household names, but they were important figures in the art world, and they both made contributions to cinema. Duncan, one of the first designers of video games for girls, made an animated short titled "The History of Glamour" (watch it here), and Blake did the abstract interludes seen in Paul Thomas Anderson's "Punch-Drunk Love." Read More...

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Warmoth's out again today. He hates me, you see. Really though, he busts his rear for this column and he gets a break whenever he wants it. The Twitter-Wood was relatively quiet today, but not so quiet that I've got nothing for you. Aubrey O'Day made some noise with a fairly scandalous TwitPic, the one that earned today's Twitter Pic of the Day honors. There were some strong runner-up contenders however from Danny Masterson and Fred Durst.

On the text tweet front, Amber Benson talks about her painful future as a roller derby girl, Rainn Wilson makes a startling observation, Michael McKean comes up with a brilliant movie idea and Ice-T addresses a very personal rumor. Plus, Gil Birmingham from the totally unpopular "Twilight" series brings an update from the set of "Eclipse." I'm @geminibros and this is your Twitter-Wood for October 2, 2009. Have a kickass weekend, y'all. Read More...

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Yesterday was a big day for Pee Wee Herman fans. Paul Reubens appeared on "The Jay Leno Show" the night before in the guise of his alter-ego, for starters. There was also the long-time-coming creation of an official Twitter account for @peeweeherman. In other words, Pee Wee is back and he's here with us in cyberspace. The word of the day is... "awesome."

The sudden Pee Wee resurgence led to a rush of of responses from around the Internet. Today's Daily TwitPic is one of those responses, from comedian and MTV veteran Andy Milonakis. In the image after the jump you can see a very messy -- and very excited -- Milonakis posing with Reubens and a handful of red licorice. Read More...

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If you haven't seen the T-shirts being given out to the crew for "Toy Story 3," you're definitely going to want to check out director Lee Unkrich's posts today. They're must-sees Disney and Pixar fans. I almost gave him Twitter Pic of the Day status, too, but Kevin Nealon's shot with Sarah Silverman in a headlock edged them all out. Furthermore, I couldn't pick just one side of one of the shirts to spotlight.

I've also got a nice memory of actor Henry Gibson, who passed away yesterday, thoughtfully tweeted by actor Michael McKean. You can check that out at the top of the Twitter-Wood rundown today, along with a David Slade "Eclipse" tweet, a TwitPic from Peter Facinelli out in the forest, and a note about Tom Arnold's bachelor party. I'm @brianwarmoth, and this is the Twitter-Wood report for September 17, 2009. Read More...

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Are you familiar with John Waters? He may not be the originator of camp, but he is in many ways the modern-day godfather of it. As for what camp is, I'll let Waters himself explain it, which he did in a guest appearance on "The Simpsons":

Waters: It's camp! The tragically ludicrous? The ludicrously tragic?
Homer: Oh, yeah! Like when a clown dies.
Waters: Well, sort of.

Camp filmmaking essentially involves treating relatively stupid, tasteless ideas with the same sort of ingenuity and creative reverence typically reserved for so-called "fine film." This is Waters' stock in trade, so much so that it is somewhat baffling to be a fan today knowing that his classic "Hairspray" was adapted for film and theater musical treatments. What's not so baffling is the filmmaker's recent revelation that he's gearing up to call it quits. Read More...

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