Briefly: Angelina Jolie, Jim Carrey, Ronald Reagan

June 25, 2013

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Brief news from here and elsewhere: 

Angelina Jolie makes her UN Security Council debut to urge the world body to fight rape in war zones. Very compelling, apparently: The council later adopted a legally-binding resolution demanding an end to sexual violence in armed conflict. (AP)

The writer of “Kick Ass” is baffled by Jim Carrey’s declaration that he won’t promote the new movie because he’s had a change of heart about violence in pop culture since Sandy Hook. “A movie called ‘Kick-Ass 2′ really has to do what it says on the tin,” says Mark Millar. “This should have been no shock to a guy who enjoyed the first movie so much.” (AP) Can he do this? (ComPost)

A new ad for GW Hospital gets a bit of history wrong regarding its role treating Ronald Reagan after he was shot in 1981. (In the Loop)

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