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Chris Evans Reacts to Accidental Nude Selfie

Actor urges fans to 'VOTE'

(Newser) - Chris Evans is hoping to use all this newfound attention for good—by urging people to vote. "Now that I have your attention," the Captain America star tweeted late Monday, alongside face-palm and shrug emojis, adding "VOTE Nov 3rd!!!" The tweet was liked more than 719,... More »

Chris Evans Posts More Than You Might Want to See

That is America's ... no, not that part

(Newser) - If Chris Evans wanted the world's attention, he got it. The Knives Out star became a Twitter trending topic Saturday after apparently posting a pic of his junk by mistake, Us Weekly reports. The 39-year-old put photos on his Instagram Story of him and his pals playing the game... More »

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... More »

Bullied Boy Gets Amazing Show of Support

His anti-bullying video went viral, reached celebrities

(Newser) - "They make fun of my nose, they call me ugly," Tennessee middle schooler Keaton Jones says in a heartbreaking anti-bullying video originally uploaded to Facebook Friday. "I have no friends." But after the video was shared more than 430,000 times and viewed more than 20... More »

Here Are the Top-Grossing Actors of 2016

Scarlett Johansson beats out her 'Captain America' costars

(Newser) - The three top-grossing actors of 2016 have one thing in common: They all starred in the top-grossing movie of the year, Captain America: Civil War. In fact, all but one of the 10 top-grossing actors of 2016 starred in a comic flick this year, reports Forbes . The exception is Felicity... More »

Captain America Is Year's 1st ... Summer Blockbuster

Critics generally agree it's a crowd-pleaser

(Newser) - Chris Evans is back as Captain America in an action-packed flick that seems better suited for a summer opening—and may in fact be better than its 2011 version. With a star-studded line-up, including Scarlett Johansson and Robert Redford, critics generally agree The Winter Soldier pleases. Here's what they'... More »

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
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Critics Salute Captain America

Chris Evans stars in Joe Johnston's film

(Newser) - Captain America: The First Avenger, starring Chris Evans, isn't exactly deserving of 50 stars, but as far as superhero flicks go, it's an enjoyable, if somewhat enhanced, period piece. Just don’t expect Dark Knight-quality stuff.
  • "Captain America, like its unapologetically corny hero, is propelled by unpretentious
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The Losers Just Can't Win

Violent CIA action flick, another comic book adaptation, disappoints

(Newser) - The Losers has some bright spots, but overall the new comic book adaption is a muddled mess of CIA intrigue, uneven acting, wall-to-wall violence, and Zoe Saldana in her underwear. Some critical reactions:
  • "The film had promising roots in the comic book's band of irreverent brothers," Betsy Sharkey
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Push All Style, No Coherence

(Newser) - Push, the latest would-be superhero franchise, “has vibrant cinematography and decent acting,” writes Roger Ebert, “but I’m blasted if I know what it’s about.” Oh, he gets the basics: Movers are telekinetic, Watchers are psychic, and Pushers control minds. There are also Stitchers, Wipers,... More »

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