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Playbill a Broadway musical of Pretty Woman? They're determined to make every 90s movie hit into a musical
The Gayest of All Time The Many Tears of Leonardo DiCaprio
Vanity Fair tries to get Matthew Weiner to talk the final season of Mad Men but wisely settles for more fertile ground since you know he won't do that! 

World of Wonder I subscribe to everything they're saying about the new Flash costume on Arrow. I have tried to watch that show so many times but i just think it's terrible and so personality free 
Screen Crush another look at the costume and in action. It does not look aerodynamic to me -- way looser fit than most superhero costume and shouldn't it be more like a swimmer's outfit to enhance speed? So who knows what Colleen Atwood was thinking
Pajiba on Lena Dunham's keynote address at SXSW
In Contention Guy Lodge reports on how Brad Pitt almost starred in Under the Skin but I can't read this because I'm keeping myself as virginal on the film as possible. I want to be surprised
MNPP continues to spread the joy of Jake Gyllenhaal's return in Enemy
Empire a new motion poster for Noah which trippily takes you through caves and the ark and fields and foes and loops back like the world is round and infinite or something
Vulture interviews True Detective's Glenn Fleshler on how he approached his very very sick character 

Today's Must Read
Jezebel's funny thinkpiece "A Grown Woman's Guide to Responsible Celebrity Worship" which examines the problem of the "It" girl narrative, the recent Oscar media Jennifer vs. Lupita situation, celebrity backlashes (almost always towards women... the men actually have to EARN backlash), and self-identification. It's pretty great. The piece also references this amazing article "Lupita Nyong'o Doesn't Need Your Permission to Be Beautiful" which is also a very good read.

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Reader Comments (8)

Laura San Giacomo was gold in Pretty Woman... hope they keep her part in the musical!

March 13, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterDave

Nathan, thanks for that glorious Leo bawling montage! Dude can bawl with the best of em. Leo's Tears should be sold at Walgreen's--maybe they have medicinal and even miraculous properties, like Oprah's Tears.

March 13, 2014 | Unregistered Commenterbrookesboy

Oh, poor Flash. Why is he running in leather? That's got to be really uncomfortable, especially at supersonic speeds.

March 13, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterAnne Marie

Anne Marie, take it from me. There's nothing worse than the smell of burning leather. All I can say is, have that case of Febreeze ready.

March 13, 2014 | Unregistered Commenterbrookesboy

Love Arrow - personality free? that's craziness!!! :) - but yes, the Flash costume looks terrible, and while I found Gaston mostly adorable in his two parter, it did not in any way persuade me that a series based around him would be worth watching. I'll probably check it out because I check at least one episode of anything superhero/fantasy related out, but I'm not optimistic.

March 13, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterRoark

brookesboy - not to mention the chafing!

March 13, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterAnne Marie

That Flash costume looks cheap and horrible and Nathaniel I do agree with you about "Arrow".

March 13, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterJaragon

Anne Marie, can't tell you how much I've spent on Jergens. JK!

March 14, 2014 | Unregistered Commenterbrookesboy

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