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True Blood Stars Get Naked, Bloody for Rolling Stone

Show's creator: Vampires are 'all about sex'

(Newser) - This week Rolling Stone puts three True Blood stars on its cover—stark naked and streaked in blood. In a preview of the sure-to-be-buzzed-about cover story, creator Alan Ball says his show, unlike other vampire franchises (ahem, Twilight ), is all about sex. "The idea of celibate vampires is... More »

Smarten Up and See Education

Carey Mulligan's performance stands out in British indie film

(Newser) - Carey Mulligan's impressive performance in An Education stands out, as does novelist Nick Hornby's script. Critics agree the story of a 16-year-old seduced by an older man is a dazzling mix of acting, writing, and direction that transcends the typical coming-of-age tale:
  • “Prepare to be wowed by Carey Mulligan,
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Critics Shrink From Adopting Orphan

Critics mixed on scary-kid horror film

(Newser) - Critics are divided over Orphan, a horror flick about an adopted child who makes scary things happen:
  • “Actors have to eat like the rest of us, if evidently not as much, but you still have to wonder how the independent-film mainstays Vera Farmiga and Peter Sarsgaard ended up wading
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Gyllenhaal, Sarsgaard Wed

Plus, hero pilot and hero captain in the news, more

(Newser) - Maggie Gyllenhaal and longtime beau Peter Sarsgaard married in Italy over the weekend, Us reports. They have a 2-year-old daughter and have been engaged since 2006. Elsewhere:
  • Hero pilot Chesley Sullenberger—who famously apologized to his library after leaving a book he checked out on his plane in the Hudson—
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