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Boy Has Seizure Over Gory Scene in Prometheus

Noomi Rapace scene is just too gross for Aussie teen

(Newser) - A gruesome scene in Prometheus proved too much for one teenage boy in Australia, who suffered a seizure and was rushed to hospital, Australia's News Network reports. Spoiler alert: The scene involves Noomi Rapace performing an emergency caesarean section on herself to pull out a squirming alien. The sci-fi... More »

Tarantino Film Editor Dies During LA Heat-Wave Hike

Sally Menke worked with director beginning with Reservoir Dogs

(Newser) - Renowned movie editor Sally Menke, 56, was found dead after going for a hike in the Hollywood Hills during yesterday's record-breaking heat wave . Investigators believe she became disoriented in the extreme heat and suspect heat stroke was the cause of her death, the Los Angeles Times reports. Her severely dehydrated... More »

Pulp Fiction Writer 'Tweets' Prison Horrors

Gritty details of strip searches, drug use linked to Roger Avary

(Newser) - Pulp Fiction screenwriter Roger Avary has lost his freedom but apparently not his ability to use Twitter. A Twitter accout— @AVARY —appears to be the work of Avary, who is serving a year for vehicular manslaughter. "My friend @AVARY is tweeting from the inside," sci-fi writer Neil... More »

Top 10 Oscars That Weren't

Film classics and actors the Academy overlooked

(Newser) - In the Academy Awards' 80-year history, many classic films, performers, and directors have been robbed of their statues. CNN's Screening Room names the 10 most crushing Oscars that weren't, many of which lost out to—gulp—musicals:
  • 1941: Seminal Citizen Kane loses to sappy How Green Was My Valley
  • 1956:
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Pulp Fiction Screenwriter Busted in Crash

Avary arrested for DUI in collision that killed guest, injured wife

(Newser) - Pulp Fiction screenwriter Roger Avary was arrested last night on charges of manslaughter and driving under the influence after he crashed his car in Ventura County, Calif., killing a passenger and injuring Avary's wife. Avary is free on $50,000 bail and his wife is recovering in the hospital. She... More »

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