Fight Club

The blowups! The brawls! The brouhahas! A contentious preview of the year in face-offs

THE BATTLE OF THE BEEFCAKE

Channing Tatum vs. Chris Hemsworth

Tatum (Step Up, G.I. Joe) has thunderbolt biceps; Hemsworth (Thor) is the god of thunder. Between trips to the gym, these actor-sculptures will manage to squeeze in five films each in 2012, including G.I. Joe: Retaliation and 21 Jump Street for Tatum and The Avengers for Hemsworth.

THE RAGE ON THE STAGE

Adele vs. Ellie Goulding

Goulding's debut, Lights, was the top-selling U.K. album in 2010. Fellow Brit Adele's sophomore effort, 21, was the top-selling album in the known galaxy in 2011. Both singers have plans for new albums this year....

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