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Scarlett Johansson Has Had Enough of the Golden Globes

She wants the movie industry to back away from the Hollywood Foreign Press Association

(Newser) - Scarlett Johansson has had enough of the Golden Globes. The A-list actress has called for Hollywood to “step back” from the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, the Los Angeles Times reports. Johansson said in a Saturday statement that she’s fielded sexist questions and remarks that "bordered on sexual...

Fight Over Chris Pratt Gets Very Political

A Twitter meme turns into a battle over Pratt's religion, beliefs, politics, and character

(Newser) - Chris Pratt, anger magnet? Sure looks that way. The Hollywood actor was savaged on Twitter and defended by colleagues this week after an Internet challenge named him Hollywood's "worst Chris," Deadline reports. TV writer and producer Amy Berg started it by asking Twitter which Hollywood Chris "...

Chris Evans to Incredibly Brave Boy: 'Pal, You're a Hero'

The 'Captain America' actor has a special message for 6-year-old Bridger Walker

(Newser) - Not many 6-year-old boys get a congratulatory video from Captain America. But then, not many stand between their little sister and an angry dog—an act of bravery that earned young Bridger Walker 90 stitches to his face, CNN reports. "Captain America here, so I read your story, I...

HBO's I Know This Much Is True Is 'Relentlessly Miserable'

At least the actors deliver

(Newser) - The HBO mini-series I Know This Much Is True will have you doing double-takes as Mark Ruffalo plays not just Dominick Birdsey, a man at the center of a possibly cursed family, but also his schizophrenic twin brother Thomas, who chops off his own hand. That's just one of...

What Critics Are Saying About Dark Waters
What Critics Are Saying
About Dark Waters

What Critics Are Saying About Dark Waters

Todd Haynes' film with Mark Ruffalo shines in its focus on the facts

(Newser) - Robert Bilott's job is to defend chemical companies—which means there's a lot on the line when the lawyer discovers DuPont has been poisoning folks in Todd Haynes' Dark Waters , based on the true story told in Nathaniel Rich's 2016 feature in New York Times Magazine . Critics...

After Show, Moore Leads Audience to Trump Tower

With Mark Ruffalo, they chant the name of Charlottesville victim Heather Heyer

(Newser) - Michael Moore led the audience of his Broadway play to Trump Tower on Tuesday to protest President Trump's comments about the deadly violence in Charlottesville. On Facebook, Moore urged people to join him at the tower following Tuesday night's performance of his one-man show The Terms of My ...

Celebrities Assemble for Joss Whedon's Pro-Clinton Video

And promise a Mark Ruffalo nude scene

(Newser) - Joss Whedon hopes the prospect of a Mark Ruffalo nude scene will get people fired up about voting in November. The Hollywood Reporter reports the Avengers director and Buffy the Vampire Slayer creator took a break from movie-making to launch the pro-Hillary Clinton super PAC Save the Day, returning Wednesday...

Climate Marchers Cram NYC Streets

Similar events held in London, Australia

(Newser) - Demonstrators are making their way through Manhattan's streets as part of a series of global marches over climate change. Thousands filled the streets today near Columbus Circle and Broadway, including actors Mark Ruffalo and Evangeline Lilly. Other cities held similar marches. In London, organizers said 40,000 took part,...

Stranger Returns Mark Ruffalo's Lost Wallet

'Another point for the decency in people,' Ruffalo tweets

(Newser) - Mark Ruffalo has a new hero: a stranger by the name of Ross McHale. Ruffalo apparently lost his wallet in Chicago last week while in town to serve as a grand marshal at a race at Chicagoland Speedway, Us reports, and McHale just happened to find it. Though he didn'...

Critics Agree: Avengers a Blast
 Critics Agree: Avengers a Blast 
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Critics Agree: Avengers a Blast

Joss Whedon directs Robert Downey Jr. in superhero blowout

(Newser) - Sure, it's an effective moneymaking scheme: release movies about individual superheroes, then one about all of them. But with Joss Whedon at the helm, The Avengers really works. What critics are saying:
  • "Even if you don't particularly like comic-book adaptations, this film just might make a believer

Oscar Nominees' Lousiest Roles

The big duds Amy Adams, Nicole Kidman, and others starred in

(Newser) - They may be Oscar nominees, but they haven't always had the golden touch. The Daily Beast looks at the most embarrassing roles that this year's chosen bunch have taken on:
  • Jeremy Renner, Best Supporting Actor, The Town: The actor also got a nod for his role in Hurt Locker, but

Mark Ruffalo Lands on Terror Watch List

Homeland Security not a fan of movie he promotes, apparently

(Newser) - Apparently, protesting natural gas drilling is enough to land you on the terror advisory list, as Mark Ruffalo found out the hard way. The actor was placed on the watch list by Pennsylvania’s Office of Homeland Security after organizing screenings for Gasland, a documentary about drilling, the San Francisco ...

Kids Are All Right Does Everything Right
 Kids Are All Right 
 Does Everything Right 
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Kids Are All Right Does Everything Right

It's funny and moving, with genuine insight on family values

(Newser) - It's near impossible to find a critic with anything bad to say about The Kids Are All Right, hailed as a pitch-perfect comedy/drama with real insight into the meaning of family. Some fawning reactions to the film, which follows a lesbian couple, their two teens, and their newly surfaced sperm...

Ruffalo Bro Was Killed: Coroner

Death ruled a homicide, not a suicide, as initial suspect claimed

(Newser) - Actor Mark Ruffalo’s brother Scott was the victim of a homicide, the LA County coroner said yesterday, quashing the notion that the 39-year-old shot himself in the head, E! Online reports. The initial suspect in the case, Shaha Mishaal Adham, alleged that Ruffalo was playing Russian roulette. She was...

Cops Doubt Ruffalo Russian Roulette Claim

Witness' story doesn't match evidence in actor's brother's death

(Newser) - Reports that a game of Russian roulette led to the death of actor Mark Ruffalo's brother don't match the evidence in the case, TMZ reports. Scott Ruffalo was shot in the back of the head, and police say they responded to a reported assault, not a suicide or accidental death....

Ruffalo 'Played Russian Roulette'

Ruffalo often 'played' with firearms on drugs, says suspect's attorney

(Newser) - A Saudi billionaire's daughter, accused of killing actor Mark Ruffalo's younger brother, has told police he shot himself in the head during a drug-fueled game of Russian roulette, reports the New York Daily News. Shaha Adham, 26, surrendered to Beverly Hills police Monday, the day Scott Ruffalo was taken off...

Ruffalo's Brother Dies


Ruffalo's Brother Dies

Suspect has turned herself in

(Newser) - Mark Ruffalo’s brother Scott died last night after being shot in the head last week, TMZ reports. Suspect Shaha Mishaal Adham turned herself in yesterday after police issued a warrant for her arrest. A second “person of interest” in the case, Brian Scofield, accompanied her and was also...

Ruffalo Suspect, Friend Nabbed
 Ruffalo Suspect, Friend Nabbed 

Ruffalo Suspect, Friend Nabbed

(Newser) - The prime suspect in the shooting of Mark Ruffalo's brother turned herself in to Beverly Hills police today, hours after a warrant was issued for her arrest, TMZ reports. Shaha Mishaal Adham showed up with a "person of interest" in the case, Brian Scofield, who police arrested for...

Cops Seek Pair in Ruffalo Shooting

Relationship to victim is not disclosed

(Newser) - Police have released the names of two “persons of interest” in the shooting of Mark Ruffalo’s brother, AP reports. Beverly Hills cops are now treating the case as an attempted murder but haven't speculated about a motive. They're looking for Brian Scofield and Shaha Mishaal Adham, two LA ...

Ruffalo's Brother Shot in Head

Star's younger brother clinging to life in hospital after mysterious shooting

(Newser) - Actor Mark Ruffalo's younger brother, Scott, is fighting for his life after being shot in the head at his Beverly Hills home, People reports. The Zodiac and Blindess star's brother, 39, is a hairdresser who has worked in salons in Santa Monica and Beverly Hills. Police confirmed the shooting but...

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