Bride Wars

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Foreigners Lap Up US Comedies

(Newser) - Foreign audiences are totally into Marley and Me, the Owen Wilson/Jennifer Aniston vehicle, which topped the international box office last weekend with $14.2 million, Variety reports. Marley’s success—it’s beating Watchmen, among others—runs counter to traditional wisdom about foreign taste for US yuks leaning more to... More »

Gran Torino Blows Away Box Office

(Newser) - Clint Eastwood’s vigilante flick Gran Torino smashed box office competition and his career record this weekend, earning $29 million, Variety reports. The film has grossed $40.1 million total after a prior monthlong limited run. Wedding comedy Bride Wars placed second with $21.5 million, followed by The Unborn,... More »

You May Kiss Off Bride Wars

Lame rom-com makes Bride of Chucky look like Dr. Zhivago

(Newser) - It's only January, but Bride Wars looks like a perfect match for the Worst Film of 2009 title, say critics. It's a "synthetic chick-flick-rom-com-formulaic-retread," writes Ann Hornaday in the Washington Post. Kate Hudson and Anne Hathaway star as a best friends who become fierce enemies when their weddings... More »

Hathaway Tries On Her New Life

Single after much-covered breakup with fraud, star faces new roles in life, on film

(Newser) - After a split with her jail-bound boyfriend, Anne Hathaway is trying on new outfits in both her personal and professional lives, she tells Sally Singer in Vogue. A London shopping trip may find the star a bit uncertain, but colleagues don’t mince words in praising her on-screen growth: She’... More »

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