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13 Stars Who Defied Death

Guess who was nearly taken out by a disco ball?

(Newser) - An awful lot of celebrities have died over the past year—making Bret Michaels surviving an emergency appendectomy, a brain hemorrhage, and a stroke seem especially miraculous. The Frisky lists a dozen other celebrities who have cheated death:
  • Boy George: He was injured—and just inches away from being crushed—
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Death at a Funeral Can't Win 'Em All

Some critics love offbeat comedy remake, some hate it

(Newser) - Critics are decidedly split on Death at a Funeral, Chris Rock’s remake of a British farce that’s a scant 3 years old. Here’s what they’re saying:
  • Death at a Funeral is proof that a well-made screenplay is indestructible,” writes Ty Burr of the Boston
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Fool's Gold Shines at Box Office

Roscoe Jenkins takes second and Hannah Montana drops to third

(Newser) - Movie fans valued Fool’s Gold at $22 million this weekend and made the Matthew McConaughey-Kate Hudson pic tops at the box office, Variety reports. The Martin Lawrence vehicle Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins debuted in second with $17.1 million, and last week’s surprise flick, Hannah Montana, dropped from... More »

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