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10 Celebrity Couples You Never Knew About

Really? Charlie Sheen dated Robin Wright?

(Newser) - "Really? They were together?" That'll probably be your reaction to these celebrity couples rounded up by ETOnline . A sampling:
  • Not only did Charlie Sheen date Winona Ryder, he says he picked her stage name. She was born Winona Horowitz, but while listening to "Riders on the Storm"
...

New High School Grad: Mark Wahlberg, 42

Took him almost a year, but he got his diploma

(Newser) - At 42, Mark Wahlberg is a new high school graduate, the actor revealed yesterday. He originally dropped out in the ninth grade, Wahlberg writes in the Huffington Post . "My circumstances were not unlike millions of other teens today, who live in tough working class neighborhoods surrounded by drugs, violence,...

2 Guns Is 2 Good Actors, Not Much Else

 2 Guns Is 
 2 Good Actors, 
 Not Much Else 
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2 Guns Is 2 Good Actors, Not Much Else

Wahlberg, Washington can't revive this brutal, violent action flick: critics

(Newser) - The laid-back action flick 2 Guns, starring Mark Wahlberg and Denzel Washington, has a comic-book feel, refreshingly little CGI, and two characters that just won't quit. But though the title hardly describes the amount of gun-wielding that goes on, it's probably a good indication of how many stars...

Pain &amp; Gain Might Be Sort of Brilliant



 Pain & Gain Might Be 
 Sort of Brilliant 
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Pain & Gain Might Be Sort of Brilliant

Mark Wahlberg, Dwayne Johnson star in Michael Bay's latest

(Newser) - Michael Bay's latest movie is a bit of a shift from Transformers—it's a smaller-budget film based on a true story about bodybuilders who get involved in kidnapping. Critics offer mixed reviews:
  • At Salon , Andrew O'Hehir calls Pain & Gain "a thoroughly reprehensible and frequently hilarious
...

25 Celebrity Jailbirds
 25 Celebrity 
 Jailbirds 

25 Celebrity Jailbirds

Yep, even Frank Sinatra spent time behind bars

(Newser) - Lindsay Lohan may have escaped a jail sentence this time around, but she's been there a few times in the past —and so have these 25 other celebs rounded up by the Huffington Post :
  • Tim Allen: Spent two years in jail after being caught with cocaine and pleading
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Jessica Chastain Movies Rule the Roost
 Jessica Chastain 
 Movies Rule 
 the Roost 
box office

Jessica Chastain Movies Rule the Roost

'Mama,' 'Zero Dark Thirty' Take Top Spots

(Newser) - Girl power: Jessica Chastain beat out Hollywood tough guys like Mark Wahlberg and Arnold Schwarzenegger to rule the holiday-weekend box office, says the Hollywood Reporter . Her new PG-13 horror film Mama ($28.1 million) debuted at No.1, knocking her Zero Dark Thirty ($17.6 million) to second spot. The...

Wahlberg: Transformers 4 'Most Important Role of My Career'

Apparently someone's standards aren't very high

(Newser) - Mark Wahlberg—who, the Huffington Post points out, has worked with people like Martin Scorsese—thinks his most important role ever is ... Transformers 4. "This is not something where it's already established and I'm just in there to get a paycheck," an apparently very enthusiastic Wahlberg...

Like Seth MacFarlane? You&#39;ll Like Ted
 Like Seth 
 MacFarlane? 
 You'll Like Ted 
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Like Seth MacFarlane? You'll Like Ted

Mark Wahlberg, Mila Kunis star in stuffed-bear comedy

(Newser) - Seth MacFarlane's first feature film is, well, pretty much what you'd expect from the Family Guy guy: a lot of bathroom humor and not a lot of story. So is it worth seeing? That depends on your tastes:
  • "Tolerant amusement is pretty much the best this harmless
...

Mark Wahlberg: I'd Have Stopped 9/11 Hijacking

Says he would have prevented plane from hitting World Trade Center

(Newser) - Men's Journal has a profile of Mark Wahlberg in its February issue, and one quote in particular is generating some buzz: He says that if he were on one of the 9/11 planes that hit the World Trade Center, things would have been different:
  • "If I was
...

The Other Guys : Summer's Best Comedy
 The Other Guys
 Summer's Best Comedy 
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The Other Guys: Summer's Best Comedy

Even if you don't like Will Ferrell, you'll laugh

(Newser) - Despite a few reviewers who think it’s basically an extended Saturday Night Live sketch, The Other Guys snagged a high score on the Tomatometer —and some are calling the Will Ferrell/Mark Wahlberg cop comedy the funniest movie of 2010:
  • If you’re tired of Ferrell's typical “clueless
...

Worst Movies of All Time
 Worst Movies of All Time 
Clooney's 'Batman'

Worst Movies of All Time

Even George Clooney can't save 1997's Batman and Robin.

(Newser) - So he's up for a best actor Oscar and his movie Up in the Air has gotten tons of buzz. That doesn't mean George Clooney's beyond the occasional flop. His 1997 "franchise-killing" flick Batman and Robin, with Chris O'Donnell and Alicia Silverstone, was picked by Empire magazine readers as...

Lovely Bones Hits and Misses
 Lovely Bones Hits and Misses 
MOVIE REVIEW

Lovely Bones Hits and Misses

Peter Jackson's adaptation meets mixed reviews

(Newser) - Peter Jackson's crafts a fantastic vision of the afterlife in The Lovely Bones, say critics, but some feel it came at the expense of the human side of the story of a murdered teen, adapted from the book by Alice Sebold.
  • "By turns warmly sentimental, serial-killer sinister, and science-fiction
...

Entourage Will End With a Film
 Entourage Will End With a Film 
hollywood buzz

Entourage Will End With a Film

Walhberg says show might go longer than 2 more seasons

(Newser) - Look for the boys on Entourage to be making the leap to the big screen. Executive producer Mark Wahlberg tells the Hollywood Reporter that plans are in the works for a movie when the HBO series wraps up after two more seasons. Of course, that's if it wraps up after...

Lovely Bones Is Jackson's Best Yet
 Lovely Bones Is 
 Jackson's Best Yet 
Sneak Peek

Lovely Bones Is Jackson's Best Yet

After sneak screening, critic predicts Oscar glory; another pans it

(Newser) - The Lovely Bones got a sneak showing in London last night, and one reviewer is already calling it the best film of next year—while another lambastes it as candy-coated crap. An anonymous critic from the Sun says he’s already sure he won’t “see anything more astonishing,...

Wahlberg Weds Longtime Love
 Wahlberg Weds Longtime Love 

Wahlberg Weds Longtime Love

(Newser) - Mark Wahlberg and model girlfriend Rhea Durham said "I do" at a low-key Catholic ceremony in Beverly Hills today, Us reports. Durham, 31, wore a white Marchesa dress and Wahlberg, 38, sported a black suit with silver tie. They emerged with about 20 guests after a 45-minute service....

Box Office Feels the Payne
      Box Office Feels the Payne

Box Office Feels the Payne

Wahlberg shoot-em-up takes top spot with $18 million

(Newser) - Max Payne beat up Bees and a Chihuahua at the box office this weekend and grabbed the top spot, Variety reports. The Mark Wahlberg action flick raked in $18 million to Chihuahua’s $11.2 million and The Secret Life of Bees' $11.1 million. Rounding out the top five...

Max Payne Lives Up to Its Name
 Max Payne Lives Up to Its Name 
NEW RELEASE

Max Payne Lives Up to Its Name

Critics slam video game-based action flick

(Newser) - Max Payne, a sci-fi shooter video game-turned-movie, is “undiluted junk,” writes Elizabeth Weitzman in the New York Daily News. “No amount of generosity could excuse the levels of ineptitude on display here,” she says of the Mark Wahlberg vehicle. “The story has more holes than...

Entourage Propels Wahlberg
 Entourage Propels Wahlberg 

Entourage Propels Wahlberg

Actor-producer embraces the hyphen

(Newser) - Mark Wahlberg continues to beef up his filmography, but behind the scenes the Entourage actor-producer is evolving into a major player. Through his TV production company, Leverage, he's a producer of the hit HBO show, and parlaying acting into producing was always the plan, the onetime Calvin Klein model tells...

Next Batman May Be Lurking in Obscurity
 Next Batman May Be
 Lurking in Obscurity 
GLOSSIES

Next Batman May Be Lurking in Obscurity

Radar lists subversive characters who deserve shot at breaking out of comics

(Newser) - With The Dark Knight—featuring a Batman "easily inhabited by the George Clooneys or Christian Bales of the world"—all the rage, Radar presents "other subversive comic book characters who probably won't—but really should—show up at a theater near you," including:
  • Female Furies: "
...

Happening Is No Big Event
 Happening Is No Big Event 
movie review

Happening Is No Big Event

But slow, silly film has its moments

(Newser) - M. Night Shyamalan’s apocalyptic thriller The Happening is slow-paced and funny at times, leaving critics mixed in their reactions. It’s “too thoughtful for the summer action season, but I appreciate the quietly realistic way Shyamalan” tells his story, writes Roger Ebert in the Chicago Sun-Times. “It...

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