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Fifty Shades of Boring Rules Razzie Noms

Adam Sandler, Kevin James are also graced with nods

(Newser) - Some viewers might've thought Fifty Shades of Grey was steamy, but the team behind the Razzies wasn't so titillated. The flick has scooped six Golden Raspberry nominations, including all the good bits: worst film, actor, actress, director, screenplay, and screen combo, per the Hollywood Reporter . Also not... More »

Mall Cop 2 'Painfully Unfunny'

It indicates a Dark Age of US comedy: critic

(Newser) - Kevin James' rent-a-cop moves from a suburban shopping mall to a Las Vegas casino in Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2, the sequel to the 2009 flick that topped the box office . Sadly, critics are wishing James never hopped back on the Segway. Here's what they're saying:
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This Year's Most Overpaid Actor Is...

Adam Sandler

(Newser) - Some celebrities may be worth the staggering paychecks they cash every year. But, according to Forbes' most recent list for 2013, a few actors and actresses definitely weren't. Topping "2013's Most Overpaid Actors" is none other than Adam Sandler. According to Forbes, Sandler may be able to... More »

Sandler's Grown Ups Tanks

Big names of comedy can't save it

(Newser) - Critics are decidedly unimpressed with the Adam Sandler coming-of-age flick Grown Ups, despite (or maybe because of) help from Chris Rock, David Spade, Kevin James, and Rob Schneider.
  • Kyle Smith, New York Post : When Sandler "repeatedly slapped Rob Schneider in the face with a dehydrated banana, I was jealous
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Taken Snatches Box Office

Thriller bumps Mall Cop from top spot

(Newser) - The CIA thriller Taken nabbed the box office title from Paul Blart: Mall Cop, simultaneously pushing Hollywood to its first billion-dollar January, reports AP. Taken, starring Liam Neeson as a former CIA operative pursuing kidnappers, pulled in $24.6 million on Super Bowl weekend—in which thrillers typically underperform because... More »

Mall Cop Still Rocks Box Office

Comedy tops box office for 2nd weekend

(Newser) - Paul Blart: Mall Cop kept control of the box office for a second straight weekend by earning $21.5 million, Variety reports. Slumdog Millionaire, on the strength of 10 Oscar nominations,  shot into fifth spot and banked $10.6 million. Filling out the top five were Underworld: Rise of ... More »

Mall Cop Wins Box Office Battle

Kevin James comedy beats Clint Eastwood's Gran Torino

(Newser) - A mall security guard on a Segway wrested control of the box office this weekend. Paul Blart: Mall Cop, a PG-rated comedy starring Kevin James, raked in $33.8 million to knock Clint Eastwood’s Gran Torino from the top spot, Variety reports. Torino earned $22.2 million, a mere... More »

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