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Celebrity photos of the week: Frightful Halloween edition!

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For the sake of seniors and small children, let’s ease into this Halloween stuff, shall we? Here’s Morgan Freeman at the L.A. premiere of ‘Last Vegas’ testing out his What-Would-Michael-Jackson-Look-Like-If-He-Lived-To-70? costume, replete with glove. Adorable!

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Here’s 69-year-old Michael Douglas at the ‘Last Vegas’ event wearing a suit he borrowed while shooting ‘Basic Instinct’ complimented by those slick carpet slippers currently all the rage with old actors dumped by their young wives

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Also starring in ‘Last Vegas’ is Robert De Niro, who lost a jacket button at the premiere but still delivered his ‘You talking to me?’ catchphrase to the delighted fans. The man’s a pro

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Here, Mr. De Niro, 70, bristles at his co-star’s suggestion that perhaps they should consider retirement. After all, how long can two men in their seventh decade still be making movies?

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Let’s ask these old coots. Ben Kingsley and Harrison Ford, 69 and 71, respectively, make with a best-buddy pose at the premiere of ‘Ender’s Game’ in Los Angeles

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At the other end of the celebrity spectrum, ‘Ender’s Game’ star Hailee Steinfeld (16) tells Jaden Smith (15) that she’s not the least bit impressed that his father was once the ‘The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air’

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The young English actor Asa Butterfield, who is really the star of ‘Ender’s Game,’ botches his first Hollywood premiere by making eye contact with a rabid fan. Hey, he’s only 16

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‘Here’s how you do it, kid,’ says Harrison Ford. ‘Just pick a sightline a few inches above their head and stare blankly into the camera. It’s that easy!’

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Mr. Ford’s handlers took him home after he started introducing his young co-stars to people as ‘Luke Skywalker’ and ‘Ally McBeal.’ We all get confused sometimes.

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But enough ageist Hollywood hijinks. Over at the Russian Museum in St. Petersburg, Sylvester Stallone attended the premiere of an exhibition showcasing his paintings from the last 30 years. Yes, Rocky paints.

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‘But Mr. Sylvester,’ noted one Russian observer, ‘these paintings are terrible and most of them are of you as Mr. Boxing Man...’

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‘Yo, sure, yo, but there’s some pretty nice colour and use of perspective in these here pictures,’ replied Sly.

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‘But this painting is only half-painting, Mr. Sylvester. Other half is big bathroom mirror, no?’

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‘Uhhh, yo, I think Clubber Lang did that one,’ said the Rock

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But we promised you Halloween chills, right? Here we have German executive Yvonne Nagel, just before she gets into character for a Halloween bash at a theme park called Movie Park Germany in Bottrop-Kirchhellen

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Here’s Ms. Nagel two hours later in character as a victim from one of the ‘Saw’ horror movies. Don’t tell me German people don’t know how to have a good time

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Not scary enough? Okay, here’s Canadian film legend David Cronenberg speaking at the opening a new exhibition of his movie props in Toronto

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Here’s David Cronenberg again, fielding a question by a reporter from ‘Zoomer’ magazine

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But the real scary stuff was going on in Sydney, Australia, where pop princess Katy Perry made a hectic string of TV appearances in support of her new album ‘Prism.’ Here, she demands an explanation as to why water drains counter-clockwise in the land down under. Crazy!

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Here, she reacts to the news that koalas are in fact real, living creatures and not just stuffed toys

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And here, Ms. Perry trains for her upcoming bout with Clubber Lang

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'Yo!’

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