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Is Chris Pine a Worthy Jack Ryan in Shadow Recruit? PEOPLE's Review

See This/Skip That: From Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit to Ride Along

Originally posted 01/17/2014 12:00PM

Chris Pine has some mighty big shoes to fill, stepping in for Alec Baldwin and Harrison Ford as he takes on an iconic role in Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit. But is he up to the task?

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Celebrity Hitchhikers: Who Would You Give a Lift?

Originally posted 12/13/2013 09:25AM

General consensus is that celebrities have everything they could ever want or need … except, it turns out, a ride.

Alongside guests Kevin Hart and Ice Cube, stars of the new movie Ride Along, Conan O'Brien set out to share a drive with an unsuspecting stranger thanks to the mobile app Lyft, which allows users to signal for a driver to pick them up.

After standing around a corner for a bit, which Hart joked was unsafe and made it seem as if the three were "selling a––," the trio were picked up by a man named Anthony.

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PEOPLE REVIEW: 21 Jump Street Will Please Old Fans, Win New Ones | Channing Tatum, Jonah Hill

21 Jump Street Will Please Old Fans, Win New Ones: Review

Originally posted 03/15/2012 10:45AM

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Either you're old, like me, and were aghast at the idea of someone defiling your beloved Jump Street. Or you're young (i.e., born after the ’87 launch of the TV series that made Johnny Depp a star) and your reaction was closer to, "What's 21 Jump Street?"

Good news, graybeards and whippersnappers: This is a movie we all can dig.

The new Jump Street borrows the same conceit as the old – babyfaced cops go back to high school to narc on naughty kids – but torques it into a ridiculously inappropriate comedy.

The secret is the Mutt-and-Jeff pairing of Channing Tatum and Jonah Hill as the narcs. Tatum is Jenko, the hot cop to Hill's Schmidt, the smart one. They're both stunned when they enroll in school to bust a drug ring, only to find that cliques have changed and Schmidt's the popular one now.

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Rappers Join in Chorus Against Oprah | Ice Cube, Oprah Winfrey

Rappers Join in Chorus Against Oprah

Originally posted 05/29/2006 08:30AM

Voices keep growing louder to complain that Oprah Winfrey turns a deaf ear to rappers on her show.

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Filed Under: Ice Cube, Oprah Winfrey
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Ice Cube Taps into Cold Winter Box Office | Ice Cube

Ice Cube Taps into Cold Winter Box Office

Originally posted 01/24/2005 08:00AM

The blanket of snow that layered the northeast accounted for the lowest box-office returns of the year, but the Ice Cube road comedy Are We There Yet? still earned $18.5 million and landed at No. 1– despite critics' finding it dismal and unfunny.

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No Chipping Away at Ice Cube's Movie

Originally posted 09/26/2002 11:25AM

A hit is a hit, and rapper Ice Cube's movie, "Barbershop," is definitely one of them. For the past two weeks, the ensemble comedy has been No. 1 at the box office, generating about $40 million in ticket sales.

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Ice Cube Proves Hot in 'Barbershop'

Originally posted 09/16/2002 01:00AM

The crowds flocked to "Barbershop" this weekend, as the warmhearted comedy emerged as the victor in the box-office race.

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RAPPERS RENEG?

Originally posted 04/13/1999 12:00AM

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