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Prof Wanted in Triple Murder Branded 'Weird'

Suspected killer likely getting desperate hiding out: cops

(Newser) - The University of Georgia professor wanted for the triple murder of his wife and two other adults is still hiding out and likely in a state of "desperation," police tell the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. A nationwide manhunt is on for marketing prof George Zinkhan, who eyewitnesses say shot his... More »

UK Bans Jolie Movie Ad

Sexy scene with guns glamorizes violence: ad authority

(Newser) - The UK has banned a TV ad for a new Angeline Jolie flick, saying it glorifies violence. In a trailer for Wanted, Jolie kisses co-star James McAvoy as they fire guns in a car chase. It implies "that using guns is sexy and glamorous," complains the nation's ad... More »

Angie, Be a Bad Girl Again

Writer misses the good old days

(Newser) - Angelina Jolie may have an Oscar nomination for Best Actress, but Kim Morgan misses “the crazy-movie-star deliciousness” of her bad-girl days, when she was a “gorgeous Vampira weirdo” playing insane roles and “quite nearly mashing on” her brother in a move that finally made the Oscars interesting... More »

UK Bans Jolie 'Wanted' Posters

Gun-toting ads too violent, promote guns

(Newser) - The UK has banned racy ads featuring a gun-toting Angelina Jolie promoting her action flick Wanted, claiming that they glorify the use of firearms and violence, Reuters reports. Britain's media watchdog said it received complaints that the ads weren't suitable for children, especially during a time in which public opinion... More »

Wall-E Sees Box Office Stars

Jolie's Wanted surprises in 2nd at weekend box office

(Newser) - Wall-E charmed filmgoers and Angelina Jolie's Wanted beat out expectations in a strong box office weekend, Variety reports. The Pixar-Disney animation flick banked $62.5 million while Wanted raked in $51.1 million. Get Smart held at third with $20 million and Kung Fu Panda kicked up $11.7 million... More »

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