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Wednesday
Nov142012

You Only Link Twice

Broadway World the SNL cast does "One Day More" from Les Miz to celebrate their lame one-day weekend. With Anne Hathaway as host. For the third time, bitches.
Vulture Joaquin Phoenix's apology (of sorts... if you stretch the definition of the word) for his comments about the Oscars
Cinema Blend Joe Wright talks about restored confidence and directing Anna Karenina. Calls the release of The Soloist "heartbreaking" 
Film Drunk on Channing Tatum the "Sexiest Man Alive" ... and other prizes
Awards Daily Ben Affleck to receive the "Modern Master" award at Santa Barbara Fest after only three films. (I think it's time you all bowed down to my stunning predictive powers about Monsieur Affleck. I predicted his ascendance to Eastwood Jr. status years and years ago!)

In Contention Skyfall's amazing un-Oscared tech team 
The Envelope overhears a "Who is that?" question in relation to... Jennifer Lawrence?!? Also: The Best Actress race.

Retro
Criterion Collection Ira Levin on the origins of Rosemary's Baby and what he worries about in terms of the film's legacy 
MNPP on the infamous and still-censtored 'Rape of Christ' sequence from Ken Russell's The Devils.  

Off Cinema For Fun
Fantagraphics Illustrator Wilfred Santiago illustrates Victoria Jackson's Election Night tea-party addled tweet meltdown
i09 studies suggest that mankind is getting dumber and dumber
The Advocate the internet's fascination with gay geek / political prophet Nate Silver of "Five Thirty Eight" fame
Boy Culture a new wax replica of Madonna for Madame Tussauds  

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Reader Comments (3)

lol, was Victoria Jackson always that crazy??

November 14, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterDavid

The saddest part of Phoenix story is that he'll end up having to attend the show, just to smile when someone else wins, which I guess is the way Hollywood has to spank him for being a bad boy.

Also, I'm ok with Affleck becoming the hip actor/director choice if that means we'll be seeing less of him on screen.

November 14, 2012 | Unregistered Commenteriggy

Glenn's piece about Jennifer Lawrence and the Best Actress race was very incisive. But the praise for Leslie Mann made me cringe. A very brittle actress with a grating manner. His use of the phrase "pull the rip cord" was fortuitous, because she just might need it if I see her in a plane with an open door.

November 14, 2012 | Unregistered Commenterbrookesboy

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