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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...

Joaquin Phoenix, Jim Carrey, and More Great Actors Whose 2010 Performances Won't Win Oscars
25 Actors Who Should Snag
an Oscar, but Won't
best of 2010

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:
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Kick-Ass Lives Up to Its Name
 Kick-Ass Lives Up to Its Name 

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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