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Jim Carrey Denounces Own Movie

Can't support 'Kick-Ass 2' due to violence

(Newser) - Jim Carrey is having second thoughts about Kick-Ass 2 , in which he plays a superhero named Colonel Stars and Stripes. The R-rated film is a sequel to the ultra-violent Kick-Ass, and Carrey filmed it a month before the Sandy Hook shootings, he explained on Twitter yesterday. "And now in... More »

25 Actors Who Should Snag an Oscar, but Won't

These unconventional roles are still great performances

(Newser) - It’s easy enough to predict who will snag an Oscar—but more interesting are the unconventional performances that are just as good, but will never be so honored. In New York , Bilge Ebiri and Logan Hill list this year’s 25 best, most likely to be overlooked, performances:
  • Chloe
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Kick-Ass Lives Up to Its Name

'Brazenly funny bloodbath' wows critics

(Newser) - Teen superhero movie Kick-Ass is an over-the-top violent, funny, and subversive take on the genre that more than lives up to its name, say critics, many of whom make Tarantino comparisons.
  • Director Matthew Vaughn's movie "soars on its central idea of matching a superhero's exploits with the grinding reality
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