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Katie Hill Blasted on Own Twitter Feed by 'Former Staff'

Ex-congresswoman says account was hacked after movie announcement

(Newser) - News broke Tuesday that former Rep. Katie Hill's memoir would be turned into a film starring Elisabeth Moss, before disapproval spewed from Hill's old congressional Twitter account. Only Hill wasn't the one tweeting early Wednesday. Instead, anonymous posters identified as "Katie's former staff" blasted Moss...

Shirley Is 'Prickly,' 'Unnerving'

Moss shines in 'anti-biopic' of horror writer

(Newser) - Critics say an enthralling performance by Elisabeth Moss as horror writer Shirley Jackson is one of the best things about Shirley, which the New York Times describes as a "gothic, feverish anti-biopic." The 1950s-set movie, very loosely based on the reclusive writer's life, begins with a young...

Reviews Lift The Invisible Man

'Hedgehog' and 'Call of the Wild' trail, while Peter Pan tale doesn't soar

(Newser) - The Elisabeth Moss-led thriller The Invisible Man rode a wave of good reviews to a very visible spot atop the box office this weekend, the AP reports. Universal Pictures on Sunday estimated that the film from writer-director Leigh Whannell earned $29 million from North American theaters. Internationally, it picked up...

What Critics Are Saying About Invisible Man

The movie and star Elisabeth Moss are getting strong reviews

(Newser) - Elisabeth Moss is winning strong reviews in Invisible Man for her role as a young architect trying to escape an abusive relationship with a brilliant scientist (Oliver Jackson-Cohen). The movie itself (directed by Leigh Whannell) also has a strong 92% fresh rating at Rotten Tomatoes . A sample of what critics...

Critics Really Do Not Like The Kitchen

Manohla Dargis calls it 'an offense against feminism'

(Newser) - When their mobster husbands are sent to prison, three wives (Melissa McCarthy, Tiffany Haddish, Elisabeth Moss) must find a way to make ends meet—even if it means taking on the mafia—in The Kitchen . Don't worry if you can't take the heat. There isn't much of...

Elisabeth Moss Defends Scientology

Apparently, it's not the same as a near-future totalitarian government

(Newser) - Elisabeth Moss had "probably the politest response" possible to a fan comparing her religion to a totalitarian regime in a near-future dystopia, Vulture reports. According to the Guardian , a fan on the actress' Instagram account asked her if starring in The Handmaid's Tale had made her "think...

Mad Men's Elisabeth Moss Moves On in 'Spectacular' Way

She plays a woman unraveling in Queen of Earth

(Newser) - Ever wonder what a psychological breakdown looks like up close? See for yourself in Queen of Earth from Alex Ross Perry. It follows two friends, one of whom has recently lost her father to suicide and her lover to another woman. Here's what critics are saying:
  • Queen of Earth

Elisabeth Moss: Armisen Marriage Was 'Traumatic'

In fact, 'extremely traumatic.' And also 'awful and horrible'

(Newser) - The juiciest tidbit from Elisabeth Moss' extensive New York cover story: She says her eight-month marriage to Fred Armisen was "extremely traumatic and awful and horrible." Armisen has described himself as a "terrible husband" in at least one interview, and Moss agrees. "Looking back, I feel...

Here Are Your Golden Globes Winners

Big winners: American Hustle, 12 Years a Slave, Breaking Bad

(Newser) - Tina Fey and Amy Poehler opened the Golden Globes tonight , and then it was on to the awards:
  • Best supporting actress in a motion picture: Jennifer Lawrence, American Hustle
  • Best supporting actress in a TV series, miniseries, or movie: Jacqueline Bisset, Dancing on the Edge
  • Best TV miniseries or movie:

33 Child Stars Who Turned Out OK

They're not all like Angus T. Jones

(Newser) - For every child star like Angus T. Jones trashing his own show , there's a Joseph Gordon-Levitt, who started acting at age seven but has managed to turn into a movie star while apparently remaining well-adjusted and normal. The Huffington Post rounds up an impressive 32 more of the latter:...

Mad Men, American Horror Story Lead Emmy Noms

And 'Mad Men' could set record

(Newser) - Mad Men could soon become the most-honored drama in television history: Emmy nominations were announced this morning, and the AMC show is in the lead with a whopping 17 nominations, including lead acting honors for Jon Hamm and Elisabeth Moss, as well as a Best Drama nod. American Horror Story...

Hot on the Runways: Gap-Tooth Models

Albinos, scars also trendy in modeling these days

(Newser) - The fashion industry is bored with perfection. This year, the most sought-after models are gracing runways with offbeat looks: albino coloring, tattoos and piercing, and gap teeth. Especially gap teeth. High-profile ad campaigns are snapping up models with space between their two front teeth, and the look is also hot...

Harris, Other New Faces Rule Emmys Tonight

First-time nominees Family Guy, Hamm, Morgan could win big

(Newser) - Fresh faces are all the rage at tonight’s Emmys, with Neil Patrick Harris hosting and a host of first-time nominees up for top awards, People reports. Family Guy is the first cartoon to be nominated for best comedy series in nearly 50 years, and Jeremy Piven’s snub for...

Mad Men's Moss to Wed SNL's Armisen

Couple engaged less than a week after news of courtship breaks

(Newser) - Elisabeth Moss is apparently luckier in love than her Mad Men character Peggy. Less than a week after news broke that Moss was dating Saturday Night Live star Fred Armisen, the couple is engaged, E! reports. “It happened just a few days ago,” says Moss. “It’s...

Mad Men's Moss Puts Bad Bangs to Good Use

Deceptive secretary leads TV 'renaissance of female nerdliness'

(Newser) - She’s only 26, but actress Elisabeth Moss has already commandeered a niche: She has a knack for playing “easily underestimated innocents,” Emily Nussbaum writes in New York. Moss describes Peggy Olson—“the secretary with the unflattering bangs” she plays on the hit AMC show Mad Men—...

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