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Suicide Squad 'Gives Villainy a Bad Name'

'It's terrible,' says one critic

(Newser) - Audiences seem to like Suicide Squad, but critics most certainly do not. One of the most hyped films of the year has just a 27% approval rating from critics on Rotten Tomatoes , compared to a 74% rating from viewers. Here's what critics are saying:
  • Consider this "the latest
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4 Stars Who Won't Watch Their Own Films

They apparently enjoy acting more than watching themselves act

(Newser) - Just because you enjoy acting doesn't necessarily mean you enjoy watching yourself act. Vanity Fair rounds up seven celebrities who've refused to watch at least some of their own work. A sampling:
  1. Angelina Jolie: "There's a film or two I haven't seen," she once
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Jared Leto Apologizes for Loud Party —With Pie

Neighbors seem appeased

(Newser) - Jared Leto threw a wild party on Halloween, but he made it up to his irritated neighbors just before Thanksgiving ... with pie. Autographed pie, that is. A couple of the actor's neighbors in the Laurel Canyon area of Los Angeles posted pictures on Twitter last week showing Whole Foods... More »

Jared Leto's Joker Is the Stuff of Nightmares

David Ayer tweets photo of 'Suicide Squad' star

(Newser) - Marking an anniversary by sharing a photo on Twitter is a pretty routine thing to do, but Suicide Squad director David Ayer did just that in a pretty atypical way yesterday. He marked the Joker's April 25, 1940, comic book debut by tweeting the first image released of Jared... More »

Guy Says He's Jared Leto's Stylist, Tricks Top Shops

Also claims to work for Johnny Depp

(Newser) - A pricey New York menswear shop generally asks for ID when phone orders are picked up. If you're a celebrity's assistant, however, you can sometimes get by without getting carded. That was handy for a man who recently visited Carven after placing orders by phone with a stolen... More »

12 Years a Slave Wins Best Picture

Here are all your Oscar winners

(Newser) - Ellen DeGeneres opened tonight's Academy Awards with a few mild shots at the attendees—among other things, she teased Jennifer Lawrence for falling on her way up to the stage last year and then again on the red carpet tonight ; she raised her voice so that 84-year-old nominee June... More »

McConaughey, Hustle Win at SAGs

Awards season is beginning to look sort of set

(Newser) - Matthew McConaughey and American Hustle are beginning to make the Oscars look sort of inevitable, adding Screen Actors Guild Awards wins last night to their Golden Globes . McConaughey again took home the lead actor award for Dallas Buyers Club, which also earned Jared Leto a best supporting actor award, while... More »

Here Are Your Golden Globes Winners

Big winners: American Hustle, 12 Years a Slave, Breaking Bad

(Newser) - Tina Fey and Amy Poehler opened the Golden Globes tonight , and then it was on to the awards:
  • Best supporting actress in a motion picture: Jennifer Lawrence, American Hustle
  • Best supporting actress in a TV series, miniseries, or movie: Jacqueline Bisset, Dancing on the Edge
  • Best TV miniseries or movie:
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Jared Leto Fan Mail: Severed Human Ear

Someone either loves or hates 30 Seconds to Mars...

(Newser) - Jared Leto's fans show their passion in slightly horrific ways. The 30 Seconds to Mars frontman told XFM last week that in one case, "Someone cut their ear off ... and sent it to me, that was very strange. A whole ear. The Van Gogh move. The note just... More »

22 Stars Who Went to Crazy Body Extremes for Roles

Let's just say, Russell Crowe is currently not a 'gladiator'

(Newser) - You may not recognize Gladiator Russell Crowe these days—because he's currently quite a bit heavier, bald, and sporting an impressive beard for his role as Biblical figure Noah. Crowe has had some prior experience gaining weight for a movie role—he packed on 63 pounds for Body of ... More »

10 Stars Who Dramatically Changed Bodies for Roles

From slimming down to packing on the pounds

(Newser) - We might not go quite so far as Radar , which claims these 10 celebs "dangerously" transformed their physiques for their films, but we will concur the changes were nothing short of dramatic:
  • Anne Hathaway: That Catwoman suit is apparently quite unforgiving. She ate "kale and dust" to fit
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Not Gen X or a Millennial? Hello, 'Generation Catalano'

'This micro-generation is hard to pin down': Doree Shafrir

(Newser) - Perhaps last week’s Generation X screed didn’t quite ring true to you—but neither did the article about the Millennial Generation that prompted it. If so, you might be a member of “Generation Catalano,” born during the Carter administration and forever stuck between two groups that... More »

Jared Leto: Pinnacle of Hipster Manhood

Actor-turned-rock-visionary is 'ultimate Alt Alpha Male'

(Newser) - Is Jared Leto the very pinnacle of hipster manhood, the breed’s most desirable? Certainly seems so to blogger Carles, who writes that “alt bros should be jealous of Leto because of his authentic career as an actor in alt movies, and his successful band”—30 Seconds to... More »

5 Actors Who Rock 'Stink Chic'

Poor personal hygiene, grooming, and dress habits don't stop paychecks coming

(Newser) - Clean-cut is so five years ago. Today, it’s all about the “stink chic” of rumpled clothes and unwashed bods, MSNBC reports. Its top five actors who look like they smell bad:
  1. Colin Farrell: The butt always dangling from his mouth is just icing on his greasy-hair-scraggly-beard-creased-clothes cake.
  2. Matthew
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