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Plastic Surgeon: This Is the 'Perfect Face'

Others beg to differ

(Newser) - Combine Keira Knightley's eyes with Kate Middleton's nose and Penelope Cruz's lips and you have a beauty overload—and also the world's most desirable face, at least according to one plastic surgeon. Julian De Silva from London's Centre for Advanced Facial Cosmetic and Plastic Surgery... More »

And the Sexiest Woman Alive Is ...

Penélope Cruz, according to Esquire

(Newser) - Esquire has named Penélope Cruz the Sexiest Woman Alive, and the magazine is very serious about her sexiness. The five most dramatic sections from Chris Jones' article on Cruz, which is somewhat oddly interspersed with a story about bullfighting in Spain:
  • "Penélope Cruz lifts her perfect
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A-Listers Can't Help The Counselor

Critics call it 'bleak,' 'pretentious,' and 'soulless'

(Newser) - Despite big names like Brad Pitt, Cameron Diaz, Michael Fassbender, Javier Bardem, and Penelope Cruz, Cormac McCathy's first shot at screenwriting isn't sitting well with critics, who've granted The Counselor a 34% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes . Audiences don't seem impressed with the Ridley Scott flick... More »

12 Celebs Who Married Secretly

Rosie O'Donnell is just the latest

(Newser) - Not every celebrity requires a televised wedding extravaganza when they get hitched, as Rosie O'Donnell recently proved . (Adele denies that she's done the same , after one supposed wedding guest told the Mail she quietly married Simon Konecki, with whom she is having a baby .) OMG! rounds up... 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 »

Woody to Act in New Film

Baldwin, Cruz, Eisenberg joining Woody Allen for Roman comedy

(Newser) - Woody Allen has announced the cast for his new movie—and it includes Woody Allen. The 75-year-old director, whose new release Midnight In Paris has charmed critics and looks set to attract his biggest audience in years, will have a role in The Bop Decameron, reports the Los Angeles Times... More »

No Gold in Pirates 4

Johnny Depp and Penelope Cruz star in Rob Marshall's film

(Newser) - The latest Pirates of the Caribbean is more of the same, and it’s getting stale—but Captain Jack Sparrow remains somewhat compelling, critics say.
  • It’s “exactly like what you'd expect: overlong (two hours and 20 minutes), overstuffed (with at least four separate beats that could count
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Penelope Cruz Cries When Talking About Son

Says motherhood transformed her 'forever'

(Newser) - Famously private Penelope Cruz reveals her overwhelming feelings as a new mother in the June issue of Vogue . Beginning to cry, she says she felt love for her baby Leonardo "from the first second" he was born in January and when a parent sees their new baby's face... More »

It's a Boy for Cruz, Bardem

Couple welcomed first child yesterday, according to reports

(Newser) - Famously private celebrity couple Javier Bardem and Penelope Cruz welcomed their first child yesterday, according to reports. A Spanish newspaper and magazine report the baby boy was born at LA’s Cedars Sinai Hospital, Us reports. No other details were available. Cruz and Bardem married in secret in July. More »

Penelope Cruz Actually Is Pregnant

Her rep confirms rampant rumors

(Newser) - Finally validating months of rumors , Penelope Cruz's rep confirms she is pregnant. Four and a half months pregnant, to be exact, Entertainment Tonight reports. Cruz and one-time co-star Javier Bardem, famously private about their relationship, married in July. For more on the celebrity couple, click here or here . More »

Perez: Cruz, Bardem Are Preggers

Couple wanted to tie the knot before baby arrived next year

(Newser) - Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem have kept their relationship famously private, but now Cruz’s rep confirms the two were married earlier this month. The ceremony, at a friend’s Bahamas house, was attended only by family members, she tells the AP . But Perez Hilton and Life & Style say... More »

Cruz, Bardem Tie Knot

Famously private couple married in Bahamas

(Newser) - Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem have kept their relationship famously private , but now Cruz’s rep confirms the two were married earlier this month. The ceremony, at a friend’s Bahamas house, was attended only by family members, she tells the AP . Cruz and Bardem, who have two Oscars between... More »

Oscars Fashion: Hits and Misses

Charlize Theron gets fondled by her dress, but Gabourey Sidibe scores

(Newser) - Now that we know the Best Picture winner, it’s time for the more important question: Who were the fashion winners—and losers—at last night’s Oscars? Click through our gallery for thoughts from the Fug Girls and 's Maisy Fernandez. And to see Miley Cyrus’ particularly... More »

Top Women of 2010

AskMen's top 10 boils down to the most earthly concerns

(Newser) - AskMen takes a look at the "famous females who rock our world" in 2010, "from stand-up comediennes and powerful businesswomen to Oscar-bound actresses and swimsuit models." The top 9 isn't littered so much with the businesswomen or comics:
  1. Emmanuelle Chriqui: She’s Canadian, speaks fluent English
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Nine Is Nowhere Near a 10

But if you like the style and the stars, then just eat the ice cream

(Newser) - Critics agree: Nine is no . Some enjoy a star-studded song-and-dance, but most don't like the song part, and they find the stars misused at best. Some opinions:
  • "Step right up, pay $10, and you can see eight superstars, six of whom have won Oscars, singing songs in sparkly
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Broken Embraces 'Gorgeous and Seductive'

Almodovar's latest mixes noir with melodrama

(Newser) - Broken Embraces isn't quite up there with Pedro Almodovar's finest work, say critics, but the noirish tribute to '50s Hollywood looks fantastic and tells a compelling story.
  • "While it may not elicit the affection reserved for some of Almodovar's more heartfelt films," writes Claudia Puig in USA Today
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Penélope Cruz: 'I Can Fly and Go Far'

And no, she's not pregnant it seems—but she does have two major new films

(Newser) - Penélope Cruz found herself suffering a panic attack after filming the scene in Broken Embraces when her character decides to try acting. “I don’t know what happened to me that day, but before and after we filmed I could not breathe,” she says—perhaps because the... More »

World Hates Prejean Cuz She's Hot: Trump

Plus, first Survivor gets dragged back to jail, and more

(Newser) - Former Miss California Carrie Prejean is only controversial “because she’s so beautiful,” Donald Trump told David Letterman last night. “She said that a man should marry a woman, and it became very controversial for whatever reason, but I always said it was really because of her... More »

The 2009 Best-Dressed List

2009 list also includes sports figures, politicians, royalty, entertainers, artists

(Newser) - Vanity Fair’s 2009 International Best-Dressed List is as glamorous as ever, but the magazine didn’t ignore the global pinch of the recession. A sampling of the honorees, along with their favorite recession-friendly bargain-hunting locale or item:
  • Michelle Obama: J. Crew
  • Barack Obama: Secret Service employees’ store
  • Alicia Keys:
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Basterds Headlines Cannes

(Newser) - The Cannes Film Festival unveiled this year’s roster today, and it’s packed with regulars like Ang Lee, Pedro Almodovar, and Terry Gilliam, according to the Hollywood Reporter. Among the most buzzed-about selections is Inglourious Basterds, Quentin Tarantino’s violent World War II pic. Anticipation is also high for ... More »

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