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Fifty Shades of Boring Rules Razzie Noms

Adam Sandler, Kevin James are also graced with nods

(Newser) - Some viewers might've thought Fifty Shades of Grey was steamy, but the team behind the Razzies wasn't so titillated. The flick has scooped six Golden Raspberry nominations, including all the good bits: worst film, actor, actress, director, screenplay, and screen combo, per the Hollywood Reporter . Also not... More »

Most Popular Netflix Launch Is a Reviled Sandler Flick

His panned 'Ridiculous 6' is No. 1

(Newser) - It would be hard to find a movie on Rotten Tomatoes with worse reviews than Adam Sandler's The Ridiculous 6—it's got a zero rating —but that hasn't put off Netflix viewers. The company says the Western flick was watched by more people in the first... More »

Rose McGowan: Why My 'Wussy Agent' Dumped Me

It has to do with 'Madam Panhandler'

(Newser) - Rose McGowan was not happy when she got an script for an audition with a wardrobe description instructing actresses to wear a "form-fitting tank that shows off cleavage (push-up bras encouraged). And form-fitting leggings or jeans." And her agent, apparently, was not happy when McGowan responded by tweeting... More »

Native Americans Walk Off Set of Adam Sandler Movie

He's filming a parody for Netflix

(Newser) - Adam Sandler is filming a comedy about the Old West for Netflix, but his Native American actors aren't laughing. About a dozen have walked off the set of the Ridiculous Six in New Mexico, reports the Indian Country Today Media Network . A cultural adviser also bailed. Those interviewed cited... More »

7 Pairs of Celeb Roommates

You may not have known these stars lived together

(Newser) - Want to live with a celebrity? Try being a celebrity yourself. The Stir rounds up celebrity pairs you probably didn't know lived together:
  • John Cusack and Jeremy Piven: They were childhood friends in Evanston, Illinois, and lived together in Chicago. But when asked later what happened when Cusack became
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Adam Sandler to Star in 4 Movies —for Netflix

It's latest deal announced as Netflix shakes up the industry

(Newser) - Netflix has scored another big movie coup: Adam Sandler will star in four movies, made by his production company Happy Madison, that will debut exclusively on Netflix. In addition to no theatrical run, the films won't require a "studio middleman facilitating the deal," Entertainment Weekly reports. "... More »

Grown Ups 2, After Earth Lead Razzie Noms

Adam Sandler, Will Smith, Ashton Kutcher get bad acting nods

(Newser) - Oscar nominations are out tomorrow, which means the much-more-amusing Golden Raspberry Award nominations are out today. Grown Ups 2 got the most Razzie nominations this year, with eight nods including Worst Picture, Us reports. It was followed by After Earth, A Madea Christmas, and Movie 43, all of which got... More »

This Year's Most Overpaid Actor Is...

Adam Sandler

(Newser) - Some celebrities may be worth the staggering paychecks they cash every year. But, according to Forbes' most recent list for 2013, a few actors and actresses definitely weren't. Topping "2013's Most Overpaid Actors" is none other than Adam Sandler. According to Forbes, Sandler may be able to... More »

Sequels Smash Pacific Rim

Blockbuster disappoints, while 'Grown Ups 2' is an unexpected success

(Newser) - Another big-budget disappointment this weekend, with Guillermo del Toro's Pacific Rim earning an underwhelming $38.3 million to take third place at the box office in its opening weekend. The flashy aliens vs. robots flick cost $190 million to make and received strong reviews , the Hollywood Reporter reports. Conversely,... More »

Stars Rock '12-12-12,' Raise $30M for Sandy

Springsteen, McCartney, Bon Jovi come together for storm relief

(Newser) - Bruce Springsteen, Jon Bon Jovi, Paul McCartney, and Kanye West were just a few of the music and screen legends who raised millions for Sandy relief last night. Appearing on TV, radio, the Web, and in movie theaters, the 12-12-12 concert had a potential audience of some 2 billion, USA ... More »

12 Celebrity Bromances

Matt Damon and ... wait for it ... John Krasinski

(Newser) - Everyone knows about Ben Affleck's "bromance" with Matt Damon, but did you know The Office star John Krasinski is also good buddies with Damon? The two first met while Damon was filming The Adjustment Bureau with Krasinski's wife, Emily Blunt, and then they co-wrote, co-produced, and co-starred... More »

Highest-Paid Actor Is ... What's-His-Name

Tom Cruise again tops the Forbes list

(Newser) - Forbes is out with its annual list of the highest-paid actors in Hollywood, and none other than Tom Cruise tops the list, by a mile. The birthday boy (he's 50 today) made $75 million between May 2011 and May 2012, in large part because of last year's... More »

Tom Cruise Can't Make It Rock

'Rock of Ages,' Adam Sandler's 'That's My Boy' open weak

(Newser) - Veteran stars Tom Cruise and Adam Sandler aren't breaking any box office records this weekend, Huffington Post reports. Cruise's much-hyped Rock of Ages banked just $15 million, behind Madagascar 3's $35.5 million and Prometheus' $20.2 million. Snow White and the Huntsman took fourth with $13.... More »

Critics Savage Adam Sandler's That's My Boy

But audiences like it

(Newser) - Adam Sandler fans can take heart knowing that audiences like his new That's My Boy flick with Andy Samberg, giving it a 71% rating on Rotten Tomatoes . They probably want to stop reading now, though, because critics hate it (20%). A sampling:
  • Michael O'Sullivan, Washington Post : "Much
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18 Completely Insane Celeb Gifts

Jennifer Lopez buys Casper Smart a truck, and more

(Newser) - While your friends are all giving you $20 gift cards on your birthday, celebrities are giving each other $250,000 cars and entire vineyards. Celebuzz rounds up 18 of the most insane celebrity gifts ever given:
  • Jennifer Lopez: J.Lo is the latest, this weekend giving her 25-year-old new boyfriend,
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Meet Hollywood's Republicans

Adam Sandler, Jessica Simpson, even 50 Cent make the list

(Newser) - Hollywood may be seemingly rife with outspoken liberals, but Chuck Norris (who is currently backing Newt Gingrich) is far from the only Republican celebrity. A sampling of those who lean right, courtesy of E! and the Atlantic :
  • Jessica Simpson: She endorsed George W. Bush in 2004, and her dad said
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Sandler, Jack and Jill Rule Razzie Noms

Actor's 11 nominations more than double previous 1-year record

(Newser) - Adam Sandler dominated like no other would-be thespian that bane of awards season, the Razzie Awards nominations, pulling in 11 nods as an actor, writer, and producer, reports the LA Times . Among the lowlights this year:
  • Sandler's 11 nominations are more than twice as many as anyone else ever
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Jack and Jill 'Stupefyingly Unfunny'

Movie may be Sandler's worst ever, prompts call for his retirement

(Newser) - Adam Sandler’s latest comedy, in which he plays his own twin sister, is mind-numbingly bad, reviewers say—so poor, in fact, that it languished at a remarkable 0% on Rotten Tomatoes , which calls it “impossible to recommend on any level whatsoever," for most of the morning:
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The 10 Weirdest Leading Men

Despite less-than-conventional looks, these actors thrive

(Newser) - Not all leading men look like Tom Cruise, as evidenced by these 10 unconventional guys rounded up by Time :
  • Adam Sandler: It’s one thing to headline a comedy like Happy Gilmore, but Sandler has taken his career one step further, proving he can also handle romantic comedies like 50
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Just Go With It Aptly Titled

It's a forgettable movie, but Aniston, Sandler make it entertaining

(Newser) - Critics think Just Go With It isn’t too memorable—a 23% rating on Rotten Tomatoes , though fans are much kinder at 79%—but they say stars Jennifer Aniston and Adam Sandler turn in solid performances:
  • To AO Scott, it will forever be just “‘that one with Adam
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