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Months of Meryl: Adaptation 

"This film is in my all time great top 10. I love everything about it. The acting, the plot, the crazyness of life itself." - Sonja

"I'm not wild about the film - but Cooper is super and I'd be inclined to put this in Streep's top 5, maybe top 3, performances. It's so unexpected, and works perfectly. For a few years this was often the performance I first thought of when I thought of her." - Scott C

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Link Blog Repeat and Repeat

The Muse another movie that believes shark lives are worth less than dumb humans endangering themselves
Coming Soon The Glass Castle sets a release date for August. YAY. We love a counterprogrammed adult drama in the summer
Film School Rejects on the proliferation of streaming services. A bursting bubble?
Gothamist Rooftop Films in NYC announces their summer lineup which includes buzzy titles like Beach Rats, Menashe, and The Big Sick
MNPP Who wore it best? Darren Criss or Max Greenfield
EW First images of Naomi Watts in the Netflix series Gypsy

Film School Rejects on highlights from the Godfather 45th anniversary reunion -the original cast showed up!
/Film Edge of Tomorrow is getting a sequel (with both Emily Blunt and Tom Cruise returning) and its riffing on the original film's tagline for its title: Live Die Repeat and Repeat
Collider why Rian Johnson asked JJ Abrams to make a small switch to the ending of The Force Awakens to help out The Last Jedi
The New Yorker Anthony Lane reviews Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2. This tossed off line about Kurt Russell's character honestly made me LOL but I think it's only funny if you're old enough to know Yes albums.

Ego has built his own planet, apparently after consulting the covers of Yes albums.

Off Screen
AV Club Pepe the Frog dies, killed by his cartoonist creator who was upset that his initially harmless creation had been turned into a symbol of hate by Neo Nazis
EW Nicki Minaj went on a spending spree for fans for an hour on twitter, paying their student loans and tuition
Boy Culture congrats to Dustin Lance Black and Tom Daley who reportedly married
Towleroad a rave review of the London production of Angels in America
Jezebel leaked tracklist for a deluxe reissue of Prince's masterpiece Purple Rain 

Exit Video
I almost never post SNL videos because frankly I never understand why people think that show is funny. It's always such a long slog with just a couple of laughs. Chris Pine hosted and did an opening number about how he's not Chris Evans or Chris Hemsworth or Chris Pratt but Chris Pine. It included one little similarity I hadnt even though of: Evans and Pine both play guys named Steve in superhero pictures that also double as World War period pieces. But this Chris Pine's guested skit about RuPaul's Drag Race is sneaky funny and super up-to-the-minute.  

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Reader Comments (7)

That EW link toook me to Pajiba for some reason

May 7, 2017 | Unregistered CommenterAnonny

anonny -oops. fixing. FIXED

May 7, 2017 | Registered CommenterNATHANIEL R

I hope Live Die Repaet and Repeat is just a working title...

Do, Dump or Marry: Chrises Edition

Marry: Pine
Do: Evans and Hemsworth aka Marvel Ménage à Trois.
Dump: Pratt

This would be my preference in terms of their acting too.

May 8, 2017 | Unregistered CommenterJija

Chris Pine did really well as a host on SNL. I was impressed.

May 8, 2017 | Unregistered CommenterJoe

I'm glad Emily Blunt is coming to the Edge Of Tomorrow sequel. Especially after essentially getting kicked out of the Sicario sequel.

May 8, 2017 | Unregistered CommenterMatt St.Clair

That SNL sketch was pretty good. Glad to see Pine really go for it.

May 8, 2017 | Unregistered CommenterDJDeeJay

Chris Pine sang a lot on SNL. I wish the skits were funnier. The best was the Drag Race skit, and the Handmaids Tale skit was good but didn't have the bite it should have had.

May 8, 2017 | Unregistered CommenterRaul

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