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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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POLL: Who Should Win the Best Supporting Actor Oscar? | Christopher Plummer, Jonah Hill, Kenneth Branagh, Max von Sydow, Nick Nolte

Oscars 2012: Who Should Win Best Supporting Actor?

Originally posted 02/24/2012 12:40PM

Hard to believe, but with so many notable roles under their belts over the past several years, Best Supporting Actor Oscar nominees Kenneth Branagh, Nick Nolte, Christopher Plummer and Max Von Sydow have never grabbed the gold.

That is likely to change Sunday night – for one of them. Or, in an upset, possibly for the much-younger Jonah Hill.

And while the smart money is on either Oscar-less octogenarian Christopher Plummer, for his Screen Actors Guild-winning turn as a father who comes out sexually late in life in The Beginners, or Max Von Sydow, as a contemporary man who still suffers the effects of WWII in Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close, no nominee can be counted out in this race.

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How Michelle Williams Got Her Marilyn Monroe Jiggle | Michelle Williams

Michelle Williams Jiggles Just Like Marilyn Monroe

Originally posted 11/14/2011 02:20PM

She added a few pounds, had the blonde wig, and spent hours in makeup each day to play Marilyn Monroe in the upcoming film My Week with Marilyn. But Michelle Williams had to learn to move like the Hollywood legend, too.

"I wasn't watching what I ate, let's put it that way," Williams, 31, told PEOPLE Sunday, at the film's New York premiere, about her physical transformation, which also included some helpful wardrobe tricks that helped her jiggle a bit more.

"The costume designer and Michelle came up with some great stuff," said director Simon Curtis. "But an awful lot is Williams's understanding of the way Marilyn walked, and the way Williams herself took on the wiggle."

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Originally posted 01/21/1998 12:00AM

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