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5 Stars Who Dated Their Employees

Must be awkward if things don't work out

(Newser) - Who said mixing business and pleasure is a bad idea? These nine celebrities rounded up by Radar certainly didn't think so:
  • Heidi Klum started dating her bodyguard, Martin Kristen, months after filing for divorce from Seal.
  • LeAnn Rimes met her now-ex-husband Dean Sheremet, a dancer, at rehearsals for the
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Getaway Is a Burning Car Wreck

Critics universally loathe Ethan Hawke and Selena Gomez's chase flick

(Newser) - Confession time: When we here at Newser HQ talked about which movie review roundup to write today, we decided on the car chase flick Getaway purely because the reviews looked so comically, overwhelmingly negative. As of this writing, it is at 1% on Rotten Tomatoes , with one positive review out... More »

20 Celebs Who Divorced Before 35

And 2 of them are from this week

(Newser) - In the news this week: Divorces for not one but two actresses under the age of 35 (Jane Levy, Suburgatory, and Anna Camp, Pitch Perfect). Of course, in Hollywood, such situations aren't all that uncommon. The Huffington Post rounds up 18 more under-35 divorcées:
  • Jessica Simpson was 25
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25 Actors Who Should Snag an Oscar, but Won't

These unconventional roles are still great performances

(Newser) - It’s easy enough to predict who will snag an Oscar—but more interesting are the unconventional performances that are just as good, but will never be so honored. In New York , Bilge Ebiri and Logan Hill list this year’s 25 best, most likely to be overlooked, performances:
  • Chloe
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Angelina Fling Broke Up Uma, Ethan

Thurman-Hawke split followed his hookup with co-star Jolie

(Newser) - Angelina Jolie hooked up with co-star Ethan Hawke on a movie set in 2003, and the fling helped sink Hawke's marriage to Uma Thurman, according to a new tell-all book about Jolie. Her other conquests include Lenny Kravitz and Ralph Fiennes, according to Andrew Morton's Angelina: An Unauthorized Biography, reports... More »

Brooklyn's Finest a Clichéd Mess

Good acting, directing can't rescue ridiculous script

(Newser) - Brooklyn’s Finest, the latest from Training Day director Antoine Fuqua, is “a billy-club sandwich: three cop dramas piled one on top of the other, separated by layers of dramatic cheese," writes Ty Burr of the Boston Globe . About an hour in, “you hit gristle.” Sound... More »

Ethan Hawke Ditched A-List, Found Artsy Cred

Star dishes on avoiding the fame 'trap' and doing what he always wanted to

(Newser) - Standing on the verge of Hollywood superstardom in the mid-'90s, Ethan Hawke blinked. Rather then sign on as the superhero flavor of the month, he turned instead to pal Richard Linklater's small indie flick Before Sunrise. The result has been a career trajectory not so much Hollywood glam as Big... More »

Daybreakers Dim, But It's No Twilight

It either breaks the vamp-flick mold, or is another sorry entry

(Newser) - Critics agree that Daybreakers is visually inventive, but the B-movie charms of this vampire/oil allegory don't snare everyone. Some opinions:
  • Willem Dafoe "and his Southern drawl goose things up," Joe Neumaier writes for the New York Daily News , and Ethan Hawke "has a greasy romanticism." But
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Devil Will Make You Watch It

Crime drama could net legendary director first best directing Oscar

(Newser) - He may be 83, but in Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead, Sidney Lumet musters the “wide-awake elegance of a virtuoso half his age,” EW's Owen Gleiberman says, producing a vivid crime melodrama critics unanimously place among the year’s best. Philip Seymour Hoffman and Ethan Hawke... More »

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