GI Joe: The Rise of Cobra

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5 Actors Who Hated Their Own Films

Channing Tatum is the latest to weigh in

(Newser) - Tell us how you really feel, Channing Tatum. The actor went on Howard Stern's show today and said of 2009's GI Joe: The Rise of Cobra, in which he played Duke , "I f---ing hate that movie. I hate that movie." He explained that as a young... More »

GI Joe Feels Plastic

Retaliation better than Rise of the Cobra , but not by much, critics say

(Newser) - The GI Joe franchise gets yet another shot this weekend with the sort-of sequel/sort-of reboot that is GI Joe: Retaliation. And while many critics agree that it's better than its dreadful predecessor, they also agree that it's a mindless barrage of ludicrous-yet-somehow-dull action scenes. Here's what they'... More »

Sandra Bullock Up for Worst Actress Razzie Award

'Transformers', 'Land of the Lost' top annual worst-of awards nominees

(Newser) - Sandra Bullock has been floating through this awards season on a cloud of nominations, and the Razzies are no exception: The actress—who may very well be nominated for a best actress Oscar tomorrow—snagged a nom for a worst actress Razzie today, thanks to her film All About Steve.... More »

The Final Destination Makes a Box Office Killing

Teen slasher knocks off Pitt's Inglourious Basterds

(Newser) - Supernatural slasher flick The Final Destination slaughtered its competition at the box office this weekend, taking in $28.3 million, USA Today reports. The latest installment of the Final Destination franchise—this time in 3D—knocked Inglourious Basterds ($20 million) to second. Halloween II, the 10th Michael Myers movie, debuted... More »

Basterds Hunts Down Box Office Win

(Newser) - Inglourious Basterds had a glorious opening weekend, scalping the box office for $37.6 million to give Quentin Tarantino the best opening of his career, USA Today reports. District 9 continued its strong showing in second place with $18.9 million, while GI Joe: The Rise of Cobra ($12.5... More »

District 9 Beams Up Box Office Win

(Newser) - Alien-apartheid flick District 9 abducted $37 million at the box office this weekend for a first-place landing, Bloomberg reports. “This really was an under-the-radar film” before the Comic-Con convention last month, one analyst says. “Sony did a masterful job of marketing.” GI Joe: Rise of the Cobra... More »

Mag Bares GI Joe Star's Stripper Past

18-year-old made $50 a night, plus tips

(Newser) - Channing Tatum is a rising star—but before his high-profile turn in GI Joe, he was known as “Chan Crawford,” a stripper at a Florida nightclub. Us has video of the then-18-year-old (watch it at left) peeling off everything but a thong as a dancer in the Chippendales-style... More »

GI Joe Storms to $56.2M Box Office Win

(Newser) - GI Joe took the box office by storm this weekend, sweeping to a better-than-anticipated $56.2 million win carried by under-25 males, reports USA Today. Julie & Julia stuffed $20 million in the bank, while G-Force scored third place with $9.8 million. Harry Potter ($8.8 million) and... More »

Overwrought G.I. Joe 'Everything You Could Want'

(Newser) - Most critics—who didn't have access to advance screenings, normally a huge red flag—agree that G.I. Joe: the Rise of Cobra isn’t anything but a popcorn flick. For some, that’s enough. For others, not so much.
  • "It’s all put together with such verve and
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'I've Never Been On a Date': Sienna

Up-and-coming actress talks career, love, and of course, Nannygate

(Newser) - Sienna Miller’s reputation is “pretty bad,” the actress admits. “I’ve made some bad choices and done some stupid things.” Jude Law, who famously cheated on her with the nanny, asked her to “please stop talking about it,” she tells Vogue, and her... More »

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