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Critics in Love-Hate War Over Ted 2

Some say it's hilarious, others couldn't stand it

(Newser) - A court declares a 2-foot-tall talking teddy bear is, um, not human. So starts Seth MacFarlane's Ted 2, in which Ted and his faithful buddy John recruit a pot-smoking lawyer to plead his case while cracking jokes about black penises. What do critics have to say?
  • Will everyone love
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10 Film Couples Who Were Together in Real Life

Sparks flew on set, but not all the relationships lasted

(Newser) - Last week, we brought you 10 television couples who were together in real life . This week? Movie couples who also dated in real life, 25 of which were rounded up by BuzzSugar . A sampling:
  • Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell: They met on the set of Swing Shift in 1983, then
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Red Riding Hood Doesn't Venture Too Deep

Amanda Seyfried stars in Catherine Hardwicke's retelling

(Newser) - Catherine Hardwicke’s take on Red Riding Hood, the classic story doused in teen angst and good looks, is certainly riding the zeitgeist—but it never really enters the woods, critics say:
  • The film is “gorgeously shot, smartly conceived, cleverly cast, badly executed—the lush medieval beauty here is
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The 10 Greatest Nude Scenes of the Year

Including a few first-timers!

(Newser) - It was a bad year for movies—so bad that Burlesque got nominated for a Golden Globe . But “it was a great year for nudity,” Jim McBride tells AOL News . McBride runs the Mr. Skin website, which annually ranks the 10 best nude scenes of the year. 2010’... More »

9 Bad Girls Who Used to Be Good

Miley's lap dance, Taylor's knives, and more

(Newser) - What's better than Hollywood bad girls? Bad girls who used to be good. The Daily Beast lists the best of the newly naughty. Miley is a gimme—here are 8 more:
  1. Taylor Momsen: Gossip Girl's Little J carries a switchblade because "it relaxes me to flick it."
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Letters to Juliet Best Left Unsent

Sappy, predictable rom-com a guilty-pleasure only

(Newser) - Critics aren't exactly head-over-heels for Letters to Juliet, a predictable romantic comedy about a young woman helping an older one reconnect with a lost love, but it has its charms. Here's what they're saying:
  • Letters will hardly go down as the funniest or sharpest caper of the year,”
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Chloe Sexy But Not Sizzling

Seyfried, Moore, Neeson shine in erotic thriller

(Newser) - Erotic thriller Chloe boasts fine acting and great chemistry between leads Amanda Seyfried, Liam Neeson, and Julianne Moore, say critics, although many felt it was a bit short on actual thrills.
  • A film like Chloe invites two questions, according to Carrie Rickey at the Philadelphia Inquirer. "Is it erotic?
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Dear John Topples Avatar

With $32M haul, tearjerking chick flick unseats blue beings after 8 weeks

(Newser) - For the first time in 2010, a movie other than Avatar ruled the weekend box office, as the Nicholas Sparks chick flick Dear John unseated the sci-fi phenomenon with a $32.4 million debut. James Cameron's latest, which opened Dec. 18, did $23.6 million to finish second and run... More »

Dear John Is More Nicholas Sparks Schmaltz

'Bogart and Bergman it's not,' critic says

(Newser) - Dear John, the latest Nicholas Sparks film adaptation, works familiar territory: ooey-gooey love. Critics aren't falling for the tale of long-distance romance between an American soldier stationed in the Middle East (Channing Tatum) and his dream girl back home (Amanda Seyfried).
  • Tom Horgen of the Minneapolis Star Tribune decries the
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2009's Worst Sex Scenes

Congratulations, Katherine Heigl, for making the list twice

(Newser) - Sometimes on-screen sex scenes are just sex…not sexy. The Frisky points to a list on YourTango detailing the 10 worst sex scenes of 2009:
  • The Watchmen: Two superheroes have sex on a spaceship…with Leonard Cohen’s “Hallelujah” playing in the background. Enough said.
  • The Ugly Truth: Katherine
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Amanda Loosens Lips on Kissing Megan

Seyfried, predictably, is asked about kissing hottie co-star Fox in Jennifer's Body

(Newser) - Not surprisingly, a portion of Amanda Seyfried’s recent GQ interview was devoted to her overly-hyped kiss with Megan Fox in Jennifer’s Body. “There may be one trailer where it’s literally two full minutes of us making out,” she says. “A lot of people in... More »

Megan Fox: I Prefer Kissing Girls

But co-star's nerves led to 'giggling fits'

(Newser) - The headline-grabbing quotes just keep coming from Megan Fox, who recently told MTV she feels “much safer” and “more comfortable” kissing girls than kissing guys. Amanda Seyfried, the co-star she kissed in Jennifer’s Body, was not so comfortable with it—leading to “a lot of laughing—... More »

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