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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 »

Brangelina Just Happy to (Both) Be Nominated

Pitt's Benjamin Button scores 13 Oscar nods; Jolie scores for Changeling

(Newser) - Oscar was kind to Brangelina today, with both halves of the power couple landing nominations, People reports. Brad Pitt received a best actor nod for The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, while Angelina Jolie is in the best actress running for Changeling. “I’m especially happy for David Fincher,... More »

Doubt Dominates SAG Noms

Streep, Hoffman earn nods; Pitt, Jolie, Penn join them

(Newser) - The Screen Actors Guild released its award nominees today, and left no Doubt which flick had the most star power in 2008. As with the Golden Globes, all four Doubt leads earned nods, which, combined with a best ensemble nomination, gave it the most potential honors overall.  Brangelina again... More »

Teary Angie Dedicates Role to Mom

Turn as mother in Changeling puts Jolie in mind of 'fierce' Marcheline Bertrand

(Newser) - Angelina Jolie choked up while mentioning her mother at a press conference yesterday, Us Magazine reports. The actress cursed when tears came, then dedicated her role as a strong mother in Changeling to her own mom, who died of cancer last year. “When it came to her kids, she... More »

Audiences Flock to Madagascar

Animated flick wins weekend box office

(Newser) - Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa had the year's best opening for an animated family flick, pulling in $63.5 million to win the weekend box office, Variety reports. R-rated gross-out comedy Role Models, meanwhile, surprised by taking second place with $19.3 million. The remaining top five: High School Musical 3:... More »

Musical Belts Out Record Opening

Runner-up Saw V far ahead of rest of the field

(Newser) - Sweetness and gore dominated the box office this week, reports Variety. High School Musical 3 bopped off with $42 million, having the best opening ever for a musical. Runner-up Saw V, with $30.5 million, still chopped the rest of the field down to size. The box office take was... More »

Guess Who's Ready for Another Kid

Jolie, now mom to 6, say she's considering next adoption

(Newser) - Angelina Jolie is already considering adopting a seventh child, she told Matt Lauer on Today. Her twins are nearly 4 months old, leaving the Changeling star with two more months before she could start paperwork. Maddox, 7, has become a “professional big brother,” Jolie joked. And despite rumors... More »

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