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Jun202014

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Cinema Blend Rian Johnson (of Brick and Looper fame) will direct at least one of the new Star Wars movies. Interesting choice
Very Smart Brothas has smart things to say about Yaya DaCosta's casting as Whitney Houston in that upcoming lifetime biopic. (I just discovered this site which I gather is pretty popular on the black internet. Some really funny posts)
MNPP Michael Haneke's Flash Mob is waiting on its lead actress. But who will it be?

In Contention top 10 performances in Roman Polanski films
AV Club talks Judy Garland and the Oscar fuck-up of 1954. One of my favorite topics!
i09 Pixar's next short is called Lava
Esquire 10 best films set in New Jersey from Atlantic City to Cop Land
Just Jared Matthew McConaughey on the red carpet for more prizes. Curiously talk is spreading that McConaughey won't be back for Magic Mike XXL. I actually think that's a great move on the movie's part but I wasn't expecting it since Hollywood usually tries to give you more of the same in sequels. (I've already discussed this but If Tatum wants to build a cash cow franchise out of this for himself as a producer that could even survive without him onscreen, he needs to understand that the topic calls for fresh meat each time. Sorry to be so crass about it but it's true!) 

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If only they had done another one in a car with Brad in the back seat! 

 

 

 

I haven't seen this movie in way too long.

Opposing Netflix Views
Vulture wonders how Chelsea Handler and Netflix are going to work around the talk show format which requires topicality which you can't get when you film in advance. But...
Mashable thinks this won't be what we're expecting an disrupt television again 

 

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Reader Comments (4)

I hope he's waiting for Chastain. She did hand him his Foreign Language Oscar, and likely gave him an earful of her desire to be a submissive for his uncompromising auteur vision, leaving him with two boners as he roamed The Dolby.

June 20, 2014 | Unregistered Commenter3rtful

Love love love the selfie tweet. Actressexual roots for me, right there.

June 21, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterTravis

I actually just saw Thelma and Louise for the first time a few weeks ago. I was slightly irritated by some of the over-the-top performances of male bit-players, but wow, a film with a bold statement and a pair of dynamic performances (Geena Davis especially blew me away. Such a departure from her defining performance for me in A League of Their Own). I also don't understand how Brad Pitt, being from Oklahoma, cannot pull off a convincing southern accent (Thelma & Louise, Inglorious Basterds). My Oklahusband says that Oklahoma isn't really really southern, but I've heard quite a few accents there worth imitating onscreen.

June 21, 2014 | Unregistered Commentercatbaskets

I just found this link, that I think would really interest you, judging by how excited you were by the Birdman trailer: http://www.hitfix.com/in-contention/is-birdman-a-one-shot-magic-trick-that-could-win-emmanuel-lubezki-his-second-oscar-in-a-row

Simply put, over the past week and a half or so, I have gone from feeling fairly indifferent about this movie to this very possibly being the movie I'm most highly anticipating this year.

June 21, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterRob

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