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Celebrities Assemble for Joss Whedon's Pro-Clinton Video

And promise a Mark Ruffalo nude scene

(Newser) - Joss Whedon hopes the prospect of a Mark Ruffalo nude scene will get people fired up about voting in November. The Hollywood Reporter reports the Avengers director and Buffy the Vampire Slayer creator took a break from movie-making to launch the pro-Hillary Clinton super PAC Save the Day, returning Wednesday... More »

4 Stars Who Won't Watch Their Own Films

They apparently enjoy acting more than watching themselves act

(Newser) - Just because you enjoy acting doesn't necessarily mean you enjoy watching yourself act. Vanity Fair rounds up seven celebrities who've refused to watch at least some of their own work. A sampling:
  1. Angelina Jolie: "There's a film or two I haven't seen," she once
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Turkey Fires Julianne Moore Over 'Poor Acting'

Country doesn't like her 'depressive persona' either

(Newser) - Oscar winner Julianne Moore is apparently not good enough for Turkey's Culture and Tourism Ministry. The actress filmed a promotional video for the office, but the ministry was unhappy with her "poor acting" and demanded the film be re-shot, sources tell the Hurriyet Daily News . Moore refused, and... More »

Here Are Your Oscar Winners

'Birdman' wins big at Academy Awards

(Newser) - Host Neil Patrick Harris opened tonight's Academy Awards with—what else?—a musical number about the glory of movies, joined by special guest appearances by Anna Kendrick, Jack Black, and a bunch of dancers in impressive costumes. After a short, snark-free monologue, the awards began. Stay with us throughout... More »

Here Are Your Golden Globes Winners

Your running list of the night's awards

(Newser) - After Tina Fey and Amy Poehler's opening monologue , the Golden Globes were off and running:
  • Best Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture went to JK Simmons for Whiplash.
  • Best Supporting Actress, TV went to Joanne Froggatt for Downton Abbey. Onstage, she mentioned a letter she got from a rape
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7 Celebs Who Changed Their Names

Demetria Guynes? Who's that?

(Newser) - Sometimes you're born with a name that seems destined for bright lights ... and sometimes you're just not. ETOnline rounds up celebrities who changed their birth names:
  • Joaquin Phoenix: Born Joaquin Rafael Bottom, his parents changed the family's last name after leaving the "Children of God" religion
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5 Celebs Who Bared It All on the Big Screen

Go naked? Not a problem

(Newser) - Nudity? That's nothing. These nine stars rounded up by The Stir bared all on the big screen:
  • Katie Holmes: Her scene came in 2000's The Gift, opposite Greg Kinnear.
  • Kate Winslet: She's gone full-frontal in The Reader, Iris, and Holy Smoke, plus topless in Titanic.
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5 VIP Celebs Who Got Their Breaks on Soap Operas

Julianne Moore even won a Daytime Emmy

(Newser) - Don't look down on soap operas: Some of today's biggest stars got started there. ETOnline rounds up 10 such actors. A sampling:
  • Julianne Moore: Played a dual role, half-sisters Sabrina and Frannie Hughes, on As the World Turns from 1985 to 1988—and even won a Daytime Emmy.
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31 Celebrity Atheists

Daniel Radcliffe, Keira Knightley, and other stars who don't believe in God

(Newser) - Not all celebrities are thanking God when they practice their Oscar acceptance speeches. CNN rounds up 31 famous atheists:
  • Daniel Radcliffe: "I'm an atheist, but I'm very relaxed about it. I don't preach my atheism, but I have a huge amount of respect for people like
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9 Celebs Dating Much Younger Men

In some cases, decades separate them

(Newser) - It's not just famous men who can have much younger lovers: The Frisky rounds up nine celebrity ladies in relationships with younger men:
  • When Sharon Stone was starring in Basic Instinct, her 30-years-younger guy Martin Mica was just ... six.
  • Madonna certainly seems to enjoy dating younger men. Her latest,
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'Base' Michael Moore Ad Riles Conservatives

Feisty seniors use some salty language

(Newser) - Michael Moore and MoveOn.org put together a pro-Obama ad, and it’s predictably controversial. It features a message from the Greatest Generation to the GOP and Mitt Romney: “If your voter suppression throughout this beautiful country enables Romney to oust Barack Obama, we will burn this motherf***er down,... More »

Burglars Swipe $127K in Jewels From Julianne Moore

10 pieces grabbed, 7 of which are Cartier

(Newser) - While Julianne Moore was filming the Carrie remake in Toronto this summer, thieves were busily helping themselves to $127,000 worth of jewelry from her New York apartment, the Post reports. Seven of the 10 stolen jewels are Cartier, the most expensive of which is a $33,000 platinum diamond... More »

Modern Family, Homeland Win Big at the Emmys

Plus, wins for 'Veep,' 'Game Change,' 'Two and a Half Men'

(Newser) - And they're off! Host Jimmy Kimmel opened the Emmys with jokes about Honey Boo Boo and politics ("Being a Republican in Hollywood is like being a Chick-fil-A sandwich on the snack table at Glee."), and noted that this is the first year none of the four... More »

McCain Blasts Game Change

'I'm not going to watch it,' says Arizona senator

(Newser) - Maybe John McCain also wanted Brad Pitt to play him , but he's certainly no fan of Game Change, deriding the movie based on his 2008 presidential campaign to Fox News Sunday as "based on a book that's completely biased and with unattributed quotes. I'm not going... More »

Julianne Moore: Sarah Palin Is 'Very Canny'

Star of HBO movie 'Game Change' feels for former VP candidate

(Newser) - Julianne Moore can sympathize with Sarah Palin after walking in her high heels through an upcoming HBO movie, the New York Post reports. “I do think the situation that she was put in was a completely untenable one,” says Moore, who plays Palin in the film Game Change,... More »

Full Game Change Trailer Debuts

And Julianne Moore as Sarah Palin is still pretty scary: reactions

(Newser) - If you thought Julianne Moore's Sarah Palin was terrifying in the first Game Change teaser , wait until you see her in the full trailer, where she utters lines such as, "We have to win this thing. I so don’t want to go back to Alaska." Watch... More »

Game Change Trailer Stars Terrifying Sarah Palin

HBO debuts first teaser

(Newser) - For all of you who have spent the past nine months wondering how Julianne Moore’s Sarah Palin impersonation will stack up against Tina Fey’s , you finally have your answer. HBO debuted its first teaser trailer for Game Change, the film due in March that's based on the... More »

Big Lebowski for Rent on Facebook

You can 'like' specific scenes and lines

(Newser) - It's now the easiest it's ever been to share your favorite The Big Lebowski quote with strangers. The Coen brothers' cult classic is available to rent on Facebook , where you can "like" and comment on specific scenes and lines as you progress through the movie, reports Mashable... More »

Crazy, Stupid, Love Actually Quite Smart

Steve Carell, Julianne Moore star in winning romantic comedy

(Newser) - Critics largely enjoyed Crazy, Stupid, Love—and some have fallen head over heels for the romantic comedy with an all-star cast.
  • In the Los Angeles Times , Betsy Sharkey gushes that the film “may well restore your faith in the very possibility of love, to say nothing of romantic comedies.
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Julianne Moore to Play Sarah Palin

Moore playing Wasillan in HBO's Game Change

(Newser) - Maybe Tina Fey was busy. HBO has announced that it has signed Julianne Moore to play Sarah Palin in its upcoming film Game Change, based on the best-selling book that dished behind-the-scenes dirt on the 2008 presidential campaign. No word yet on who'll be playing John McCain, Barack Obama, Hillary... More »

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