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What Critics Think About Dakota Johnson's Spidey Film
The Movie Is Awful, but
Dakota 'Transcends' It
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The Movie Is Awful, but Dakota 'Transcends' It

'Madame Web' is mostly getting savaged in reviews, though not the star herself

(Newser) - The critics do not like Madame Web , the latest entry in the Spider-Man chronicles. This one stars Dakota Johnson as Cassie Web, a little-known character from the Marvel comics. The movie is getting an anemic 13% positive rating at Rotten Tomatoes , though fans are more sympathetic at 55%. One point...

Guest Star Didn't Enjoy Appearing in The Office Finale

Dakota Johnson says she found a tense set but kept faxing

(Newser) - "I loved that show so much," Dakota Johnson said of The Office. So when she was asked to appear on the NBC series' last episode ever in 2013, she was all in. But the experience turned out to be "the worst time of my life," the...

Dakota Johnson Is a Champion Sleeper
Dakota Johnson
Is a Champion

Dakota Johnson Is a Champion Sleeper

Actor tells 'Wall Street Journal' she tries to get 14 hours a night

(Newser) - Dakota Johnson gave an interview to the Wall Street Journal in which the Fifty Shades of Grey star spoke on a wide range of subjects. The one getting the most attention, however, is sleep. As in, how much the 34-year-old loves it. "Sleep is my number one priority in...

Dakota Johnson Fans Give Her Credit for Ending Ellen
Fans to Dakota Johnson:
Thanks for Ending Ellen
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Fans to Dakota Johnson: Thanks for Ending Ellen

They say 2019 interview was the beginning of the end

(Newser) - When Ellen DeGeneres starting getting a lot of bad press last year, Dakota Johnson fans said an awkward exchange during a 2019 interview was the "beginning of the end" for the talk show host. After DeGeneres confirmed Wednesday that her show is ending after its upcoming 19th season, many...

Fifty Shades Is Still Missing the Heat
Fifty Shades Finale
Is Not Being Treated Kindly

Fifty Shades Finale Is Not Being Treated Kindly

Dialogue is 'outright laughable,' says one critic

(Newser) - The phenomenon that is Fifty Shades of Grey is going out the same way it came in to movie theaters : with a snore, according to critics. They've given the third and final installment of the film series a lousy 13% rating on Rotten Tomatoes , complaining mainly about a lack...

This Year's Most Talked-About Looks
Best, Worst Dressed at Oscars

Best, Worst Dressed at Oscars

Dressing like the statuette 'not a winning move'

(Newser) - They may not be getting as much press as the "Wrong Picture" howler , but this year's Oscars had the traditional assortment of dazzling looks on the red carpet—and a few big misses along with the hits. Here are some of the most-talked about looks:
  • Emma Stone. The

Lego Batman Spanks Fifty Shades Darker
Lego Batman Throws
Fifty Shades Some Shade

Lego Batman Throws Fifty Shades Some Shade

Audiences decidedly less passionate about Jamie Dornan sequel

(Newser) - In the Department of Puns That Write Themselves, Fifty Shades Darker found itself getting dominated this pre-Valentine's Day weekend, reports the AP —by no less than the decidedly more kid-friendly Lego Batman Movie. Jamie Dornan, Dakota Johnson, and their much maligned S&M franchise pulled in $46.8...

Rihanna Was in Nice Preparing for Concert

Cast of 'Fifty Shades of Grey' in area, too

(Newser) - As details emerge in Friday's truck attack in Nice, news on the celebrity front reveals that some high-profile stars were in the area and are accounted for and safe. TMZ and the BBC report Rihanna was in the city in advance of a Friday night concert she was prepping...

7 Stars Who Pilfered Props From Film Sets

Who wouldn't want a pair of prosthetic testicles for dinner parties?

(Newser) - Who hasn't been tempted to pilfer a pen or a handful of paperclips from the office (or maybe steal a little time browsing the Web)? Well, it's not just common folk who may commit acts of on-the-job theft. Here's a sampling of the 18 actors who, according...

Fifty Shades Dominates Razzies

Dizzying collection of $4.97 trophies for EL James adaptation

(Newser) - Fifty Shades of Grey came out on top—or perhaps the bottom—at this year's Razzies. The awkward adaptation of author EL James' erotic novel nabbed five prizes at Saturday's Golden Raspberry Awards, including tying it up with superhero flop Fantastic Four as the year's worst film....

Kim Basinger Lands Hot Role in Fifty Shades Sequel

She'll play Christian Grey's ex-lover

(Newser) - Production is set to start this spring on Fifty Shades Darker, the much-anticipated sequel to Fifty Shades of Grey, and the first new cast member has been announced. Kim Basinger is on board, and the role promises to be a steamy one: that of Elena Lincoln, Christian Grey's business...

Has Depp Finally Returned to Form?
 Has Depp Finally 
 Returned to Form? 

Has Depp Finally Returned to Form?

One critic says role as Whitey Bulger is 'one of his best'; another heartily disagrees

(Newser) - Yes, that's Johnny Depp in those eerie blue contacts and balding blonde wig. The actor transforms into gangster James "Whitey" Bulger in Black Mass , which follows the crimelord's remarkable rise in South Boston, with a strong supporting cast along for the ride. Here's what critics are...

7 Celebs Who've Hurt Themselves While Filming

Or at least while on location

(Newser) - Johnny Depp hurt his hand while on location for the latest Pirates of the Caribbean flick, the Huffington Post reports, though the Wrap notes he wasn't filming or even on set at the time. He needs surgery, but production will be only "minimally impacted," a source says....

Fifty Shades More Snoozefest Than Sexy
 Fifty Shades More 
 Snoozefest Than Sexy 

Fifty Shades More Snoozefest Than Sexy

Critics rip apart Jamie Dornan's Christian Grey

(Newser) - The wait is over for EL James fans who've pined three long years for Christian Grey and Anastasia Steele to get it on on the big screen. But audiences are giving Fifty Shades of Grey just a 57% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes , and critics are even less impressed:...

Charlie Hunnam Splits With 50 Shades

Search is on for a new whipper-cracker

(Newser) - Maybe the mournful howls about the 50 Shades of Grey cast were in fact heeded, because Charlie Hunnam will no longer portray Christian Grey in the movie version of the naughty EL James trilogy, reports People . The official reason behind the switch is not so much "Twitter haters,"...

50 Shades Fans Hate Casting Choices

They're actually petitioning for new stars

(Newser) - Fans of 50 Shades of Grey have been imagining the cast of the upcoming movie version for months now, and many of them were less than pleased with yesterday's actual casting news . It seems at least 7,000 of them wanted Matt Bomer and Alexis Bledel to play the...

Melanie Griffith's Kid Cast as 50 Shades Lead
 Here Are the 
 50 Shades 
 Lead Actors 

Here Are the 50 Shades Lead Actors

EL James tweets that Dakota Johnson, Charlie Hunnam have been cast

(Newser) - After 50 million different rumors, the Internet has its answer as to who will play Anastasia Steele and Christian Grey on the big screen: Anastasia is none other than Dakota Johnson , the 24-year-old daughter of Don Johnson and Melanie Griffith, and perhaps previously best known for Fox sitcom Ben &...

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