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6 Most Talked-About Met Gala Outfits

A flaming headdress, a Star Wars-like hood...

(Newser) - The Met Gala was last night, meaning celebrities had a chance to dress up in totally crazy outfits and vie for headlines the next day. Six of the most talked-about costumes:
  • Beyonce showed up—two hours late—in a mostly see-through (with the exception of some well-placed ... confetti?) dress, prompting
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Noah Is Insane, in a Good Way

Critics say Aronofsky's biblical epic is ambitious if uneven

(Newser) - Admit it: You weren't expecting the reviews for Noah to be good. But the biblical epic, directed by Darren Aronofsky and starring Russell Crowe and Jennifer Connelly, is actually getting a lot of praise—even if most of it acknowledges that the movie is nuts. Here's what people... More »

Actors Who Shamed Their Oscars This Year

Or, Natalie Portman: From Black Swan to Thor

(Newser) - This year has seen many an Oscar winner in less-than-deserving films, from Tom Hanks in Larry Crowne to Frances McDormand in Transformers. Over at Grantland , Lane Brown averaged the Rotten Tomatoes scores of all an actor’s films since the Oscar victory—first through 2010, then through this year. The... More »

Smokin' Former Child Stars

(Newser) - From Soleil Moon-Frye to Scarlett Johansson, some of Hollywood's favorite (female) child stars have turned into smokin' hot grown-up stars. runs down the list. More »

Creation Has Potential, Doesn't Evolve

Critics agree Paul Bettany shines, but premise falls mostly flat

(Newser) - Critics agree that on paper, Creation has a lot going for it. But they don't think the flick delivers the thrill of Charles Darwin's groundbreaking work:
  • "Director Jon Amiel has reduced a crucial moment in science to a Lifetime weepie about a workaholic who needs personal tragedy to wake
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Hollywood's Most Profitable Actresses

Naomi Watts delivers big hits for relatively little pay

(Newser) - Straitened studio heads unwilling to give $10 million to divas and hope for a hit should call Naomi Watts' agent right now. The Australian star of Mulholland Drive and The Ring is the most bankable actress in Hollywood, Forbes calculates. Her films earned an average of $44 for every dollar... More »

Critics Just Not That Into Flick

'Good looks,' 'slick lines' can't save film

(Newser) - Critics are unimpressed with He’s Just Not That Into You, a romantic comedy based on the self-help book of the same name, which itself was based on a throwaway line from a Sex and the City episode. The film’s got “nothing more than good looks and a... More »

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