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Monday
Feb102014

"I AM NOT FAMOUS ANYMORE"

I've been struggling and struggling to come up with something to say about Shia Labeouf's paper bag look at the Berlinale over the weekend. Thought it seems ready made for a meme -- think of all the has-beens that could be mocked! -- you wouldn't be able to tell who was being mocked once you'd photoshopped the bag over the head. 

I know only two things about this. First, that James Franco exploded when he saw it, both sexually aroused and furious that he hadn't thought of it first. Second, that at least one cinephile in each top film market will do this look for Halloween and not enough people will get the joke. 

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Well, at least it's more entertaining and creative than sticking your tongue out and twerking.

February 10, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterSad man

Sad man:

Excuse me? Let's see what you can come up with?!

February 10, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterMiley Cyrus

Well, his last few movies flopped and he was caught plagiarizing a graphic novel, but there's no need to get all mopey about it. He's still at least on the B-list.

February 10, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterW.J.

Is this where the word asshat comes from?

February 10, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterDave in Alamitos Beach

LOL He is keeping himself in the conversation when he should be a "Who?"

February 10, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterHenry

I'm really sorry he's going crazy. I liked him in A Guide to Recognize Your Saints.

February 10, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterPeggy Sue

Oy! This all feels so calculated. He is clearly dealing with issues involving desperately wanting to be Joaquin Phoenix.

February 10, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterCory Rivard

He smells of this desperate childish need to be noticed. And its working.

February 10, 2014 | Unregistered Commenterjohn

he was good in The Company You Keep, which no one saw unfortunately.

February 10, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterG.ShaQ

W.J.: Yeah, but that plaigiarism charge means that, if Fury flops, "LaBeef" is DONE. WELL-DONE, if you will.

February 10, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterVolvagia

I hope he gets help

February 10, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterRami

That extremely homely man has never looked better.

February 10, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterTirppy Trellis

Dave in Alamitos Beach FTW, although I believe the technical term is douche-bag.

February 11, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterPaul Outlaw

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