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Marion Cotillard Speaks Out, Once, About Brad Pitt Rumors

She reveals she's pregnant with 2nd child

(Newser) - Marion Cotillard has gracefully addressed rumors that she played a role in the Brangelina split —and signaled that she plans to stay as far away as possible from the tabloid feeding frenzy. "This is going to be my first and only reaction to the whirlwind news that broke... More »

11 Awful Celeb Interviewees

Celebrity journalists spill stories

(Newser) - In the wake of Rhys Ifans walking angrily out of an interview with the Times of London , the Guardian spoke to a few journalists about their worst encounters with celebrities:
  • One reporter calls interviewing Gwyneth Paltrow "one of the low points of my life." Paltrow arrived at the
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Hasty Pudding Man of the Year: Kiefer Sutherland

Will be roasted Friday

(Newser) - Kiefer Sutherland has been named Man of the Year by Harvard University's Hasty Pudding Theatricals, the nation's oldest undergraduate drama troupe. The Golden Globe-winning actor will be roasted and receive his ceremonial pudding pot at a ceremony scheduled for Friday. The awards are presented annually to performers who... More »

Contagion Sickeningly Good

Marion Cotillard, Kate Winslet star in Steven Soderbergh film

(Newser) - Critics applaud Steven Soderbergh’s latest effort, Contagion, a deeply disturbing imagining of a global pandemic that features an all-star cast (Matt Damon, Gwyneth Paltrow, Marion Cotillard, Kate Winslet, Jude Law, Laurence Fishburne):
  • It’s “easily the scariest of the disaster films” since 9/11, writes Lou Lumenick in the
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Vogue's 10 Best Dressed

Actresses, models, even the first lady makes the list

(Newser) - Vogue honors 10 ladies who are "rewriting the rules" of fashion in its 2010 Best Dressed list. The honorees:
  • Blake Lively
  • Marion Cotillard
  • Michelle Obama
  • Jessica Biel
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Inception: It's 'James Bond on Acid'

A visually stunning film about the stuff dreams are made of

(Newser) - Inception, a "James Bond-on-acid" take on dreams and dreaming is being hailed as a sleek, psychedelic summer blockbuster that makes up in daring what it lacks in heart. The critics agree Inception is bound to capture your imagination—and maybe even blow your mind:
  • Elizabeth Weitzman, New York Daily
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Oscars Drop Live Song Performances

But producers promise there will be dance numbers

(Newser) - You won't be seeing Randy Newman, Marion Cotillard, or Jeff Bridges crooning Oscar-nominated songs on stage at the Academy Awards this year, as speed-demon producers have killed the live performances in favor of showing clips from the films that featured them. But there will, nonetheless be dancers, the AP surmises... More »

9 Notable Oscar Snubs

Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts, 'The Hangover' failed to score today

(Newser) - Sure, we all could have predicted Avatar would clean up and Sandra Bullock's ascendance would continue come Oscar nomination time. But who were today's notable snubs? Us offers a list:
  • Brad Pitt: Failed to score a Best Actor nomination for his critically acclaimed, SAG-nominated role in Inglourious Basterds.
  • Daniel Day-Lewis:
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Nine Is Nowhere Near a 10

But if you like the style and the stars, then just eat the ice cream

(Newser) - Critics agree: Nine is no . Some enjoy a star-studded song-and-dance, but most don't like the song part, and they find the stars misused at best. Some opinions:
  • "Step right up, pay $10, and you can see eight superstars, six of whom have won Oscars, singing songs in sparkly
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Oscar Winner Is 9/11 Doubter

French Oscar winner sees a conspiracy to burn the building and pass it off as a terrorist attack.

(Newser) - In year-old video just now resurfacing, best-actress Oscar winner Marion Cotillard says she doesn't believe the "official story" of  the 9/11 attacks—and she's not sure the moon landing was real, either, the Telegraph reports. In a TV interview, the French star of La Vie en Rose speculates that... More »

Oscars: Red Was the New Black

Some chose braver, better fashions, fish scales included

(Newser) - Red was the bread-and-butter of last night's Oscars, on the carpet and on the stars. But those who bucked tradition shone brighter, Jezebel opines, giving props to Marion Cotillard's fish-scale gown by Gaultier, Cate Blanchett's purple Dries Van Noten, and Amy Adams' deep green Proenza Schouler. Juno scribe Diablo Cody... More »

Non-Mainstream Seduced Oscar

Non-Americans are dominating as increasing revenue comes from overseas

(Newser) - For a Hollywood award, Oscar wasn't too fond of Tinseltown last night. The Academy Awards were dominated by a crew of crack European actors—and a pair of maverick brothers, Joel and Ethan Coen, operating far from the Hollywood mainstream. It was a record year for the number of Oscars... More »

No Country Wins Best Picture

Coen brothers flick is top Oscar winner with 4 prizes

(Newser) - Hollywood crowned the Coen brothers' No Country for Old Men with four Oscars tonight, including best picture, best direction, and best adapted screenplay, the Los Angeles Times reports. Javier Bardem won best supporting actor for his role as the film's ice-cold assassin. Daniel Day-Lewis scored best actor prize for There ... More »

Brit Honors to Day-Lewis, Atonement & Coen Brothers

Step closer to Oscar at BAFTA

(Newser) - In what many see as a prologue to the Oscars, Atonement was named best film at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts awards yesterday, and Daniel Day-Lewis won the best actor award for his power performance in There Will Be Blood, reports Variety. In a surprise win French... More »

Top Breakthrough Roles of 2007

Here's a look at actors who came of age this year

(Newser) - Before No Country for Old Men, Josh Brolin couldn’t get a job. “My most famous role was in The Goonies,” he reflects. Now, scripts are pouring in. Brolin is one of the New York Times’ 15 “breakout” performers of the year. Many, though not all, are... More »

No Country, Blood Lead Pack

They get eight nominations each; Clayton, Atonement also score well

(Newser) - No Country for Old Men and There Will Be Blood led the way with eight Oscar nominations each today, including best picture. Fellow best-picture nominees Michael Clayton and Atonement each picked up seven nods, the AP reports. Rounding out the top-film race is quirky teen pregnancy comedy Juno. More »

Atonement, Sweeney Win Deflated Globes

Stars don't come out for event punctured by writers strike

(Newser) - A Golden Globes ceremony scaled down by the writers strike to a press conference in a mostly empty ballroom yesterday awarded best picture honors to Atonement and Sweeney Todd, and best actor nods to Johnny Depp, Marion Cotillard, Julie Christie and Daniel Day-Lewis. None of the stars, reluctant to cross... More »

'Into the Wild' Grabs SAG Nominations

Sean Penn drama gets 4 nods from actors; Atonement gets stiffed

(Newser) - Sean Penn’s drama Into the Wild took the lead in this year’s Screen Actors Guild nominations today, with four nods, including lead actor (Emile Hirsch), and overall acting, the Guild’s equivalent of best picture, the AP reports. Other films noted for full-cast performance were 3:10 to ... More »

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