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What Critics Think About Ford v. Ferrari

Expect a thrill ride

(Newser) - The true story of Ford's effort to show up Ferrari at an epic 24-hour auto race in France in 1966 is retold in Ford v. Ferrari , James Mangold's latest film starring Matt Damon as auto designer Carroll Shelby and Christian Bale as the man he recruits to drive...

Critics' Choice Awards Just Made Oscars Race Interesting

Glenn Close, Lady Gaga tie for best actress; Alfonso Cuaron's 'Roma' wins best picture

(Newser) - Roma is the top winner at the Critics' Choice Awards, winning best picture, as well as best foreign language film and a pair of individual honors for director Alfonso Cuaron. The 24th annual ceremony, held Sunday at Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, Calif., also split the top actress award between...

Christian Bale Thanks Satan in Acceptance Speech
Christian Bale
Thanks Satan in
Acceptance Speech
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Christian Bale Thanks Satan in Acceptance Speech

Golden Globes speech makes headlines for multiple reasons

(Newser) - Christian Bale won a Golden Globe on Sunday night for his role as Dick Cheney in Vice, and he apparently had quite an interesting muse for his role as the VP. "Thank you Satan for giving me inspiration on how to play this role," he said, per Business ...

Internet Abuzz Over Christian Bale as Dick Cheney

Trailer for 'Vice' is out, and people are talking

(Newser) - Christian Bale is "unrecognizable" in his portrayal of former VP Dick Cheney in the upcoming film Vice, the Huffington Post reports, noting that the actor gained 40 pounds for the role, along with shaving his head and dyeing his eyebrows. But don't take their word for it. The...

Bale, Heigl in Dueling Disasters


Bale, Heigl
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Disasters
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Bale, Heigl in Dueling Disasters

'Unforgettable' isn't, 'The Promise' breaks as 'Fate of the Furious' zooms to top again

(Newser) - Katherine Heigl suffered the worst opening weekend of her career as audiences forgot in droves to go see Unforgettable, but still managed to come out ahead of Christian Bale's latest, the apparently controversial The Promise. Per the Hollywood Reporter , Fate of the Furious again came out on top, with...

Christian Bale Drops Out of Film for Odd Reason

He was reportedly concerned over weight gain required to play Ferrari

(Newser) - Christian Bale has dropped out of a film, and sources say it's because he couldn't gain weight fast enough. Bale was due to star in Michael Mann's Enzo Ferrari movie, a biopic of the titular character set in 1957, but has left the production over, officially, health...

Hollywood's 6 Most Overpaid Actors

Mordecai was maybe not such a great idea

(Newser) - Hollywood's leading men command huge paychecks to star in would-be blockbusters. But some are "established male leads who charge top dollar but don’t always deliver at the ticket booth," and Forbes released its annual list of Hollywood's most overpaid actors on Tuesday. It's based...

Big Short Makes a Tragedy Funny
 Big Short Makes 
 a Tragedy Funny 
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Big Short Makes a Tragedy Funny

And that's a tall order, say critics

(Newser) - A film about the players involved in the 2008 financial crisis might sound like a bore, even with Christian Bale, Ryan Gosling, Brad Pitt, Steve Carell, and—oddly—Selena Gomez, along for the ride. However, The Big Short, a nominee for the best picture Golden Globe, is anything but. Here'...

7 Celebs Who Aren't Nice to Work With

From Katie Couric to Gwyneth Paltrow

(Newser) - For every celebrity who throws a lavish party for the people they work with, there's a diva who throws temper tantrums instead. Below are seven famous folks who've gained a reputation for being difficult to work with:
  • Katie Couric: The talk show host is reportedly trying to return
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Sony Leak Reveal: Channing Tatum Writes Great Email

And female 'American Hustle' stars paid less than males

(Newser) - The Sony hack continues to give the world entertainment in the form of leaked emails of the stars . The latest is from Channing Tatum, who was apparently very excited when 22 Jump Street's opening numbers put it No. 2 on the list of best opening weekends for R-rated comedies....

Christian Bale Film Sued by NJ Tribe

Suit says 'Out of the Furnace' maligns Ramapough tribe

(Newser) - Members of the Ramapough Native American tribe have filed a $50 million lawsuit against the makers of a recent Hollywood movie they say depicts their people in a negative light. The federal suit was filed this week in New Jersey against the writers and producers of Out of the Furnace....

A-Listers Shine in American Hustle
 A-Listers Shine 
 in American Hustle 
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A-Listers Shine in American Hustle

Critics are in love with what one calls the year's best film

(Newser) - If you're hustling to see David O. Russell's American Hustle this weekend, you've got good reason. Critics are raving about the film and its A-list cast, which includes Christian Bale and Jennifer Lawrence, giving it a 95% rating on Rotten Tomatoes as of this writing. Read on...

Frozen Ices Top Spot, Furnace Opens Cold

Disney animated feature wins weekend box office

(Newser) - The 3-D film Frozen has, well, frozen The Hunger Games: Catching Fire in its tracks. The Disney animated feature gained momentum in its second week, banking $31.6 million to surpass the young adult mega-hit's $27 million at the weekend box office, the LA Times reports. To be fair,...

18 Male Celebrity Divas
 18 Male Celebrity Divas 

18 Male Celebrity Divas

Jay-Z will only eat fancy PB&J, thank you very much

(Newser) - You certainly don't have to be female to be a diva, as these 18 men rounded up by Radar prove:
  • While performing, Kanye West will only use $400 Versace towels to wipe his face.
  • Tom Cruise recently demanded a Montenegro restaurant clear out so he could eat there alone.
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9 Actors Who Totally Overdid It for a Film

Did you really need to drop acid, Shia LaBeouf?

(Newser) - You may have heard that Shia LaBeouf went Method for his new film, The Necessary Death of Charlie Countryman, meaning that he actually dropped acid in order to immerse himself in the role. That's nuts, The Frisky notes—and these eight other actors went to similar extremes for their...

Christian Bale Visits Shooting Victims

'Dark Knight' star goes to Aurora, Colorado

(Newser) - Some of those still hospitalized from the Dark Knight tragedy got a visit today from the movie's star, Christian Bale, reports the Denver Post . Bale visited Aurora, Colo., with his wife and spent a few hours at the local hospital visiting the wounded along with doctors and first-responders. "...

10 Stars Who Dramatically Changed Bodies for Roles

From slimming down to packing on the pounds

(Newser) - We might not go quite so far as Radar , which claims these 10 celebs "dangerously" transformed their physiques for their films, but we will concur the changes were nothing short of dramatic:
  • Anne Hathaway: That Catwoman suit is apparently quite unforgiving. She ate "kale and dust" to fit
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Chevy Chase Rips Boss in Angry Phone Message

'Community' star attacks Dan Harmon by voicemail

(Newser) - Welcome to the club, Chevy. Community star Chevy Chase has joined Christian Bale and Alec Baldwin in the legion of celebrities whose recorded freak-outs have gone viral, Deadline reports. "I don’t get talked to like that by anyone," Chase said in a phone message to his Community...

Bale Should Be Embarrassed, Says China

...China certainly isn't

(Newser) - China is certainly not embarrassed by the bad PR it got when Christian Bale was attacked while trying to visit dissident Chen Guangcheng, but Bale should be embarrassed, a Chinese government spokesman says. While the actor was invited to attend the opening ceremony for a film, "he was not...

Christian Bale Attacked on Visit to Chinese Dissident

Guards rough up actor, camera crew

(Newser) - After an eight-hour drive from Beijing, Christian Bale wasn't allowed to visit a Chinese dissident. But by roughing up the Hollywood A-lister, guards ensured that the plight of Chen Guangcheng will get more attention worldwide. The actor and a CNN camera crew were punched and pushed by guards when...

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