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Wednesday
Jun202018

Link like the world isn't on fire

Variety - helpfully lists 10 standout moments from the MTV Movie Awards so we dont have to worry abotu missing it. Black Panther took the bulk of the prizes with Tiffany Haddish hosting
Towleroad - Interview with the director of McKellen: Playing the Part
IndieWire - 64 established and emerging film critics reflect on their favorite piece they've written -- our very own Chris Feil is in the mix! 
MNPP -Tyler Hoechlin seven times


Variety - Jennifer Lee (Frozen) and Pete Docter (Inside Out) are replacing John Lassetter at Disney and Pixar respectively
Guardian - Fun interview with Christopher Plummer on acting, replacing persona non gratas, and making peace with The Sound of Music.  
Coming Soon - this week in news absolutely no one needs: Robert Zemeckis to remake Roald Dahl's The Witches. There is literally no way to top Anjelica Huston's Grand High Witch so why?
/Film -AMC's A-List is going to compete directly with Movie Pass for those frequent moviegoer subscription dollars 
Variety - LGBTQ actors haven't had much luck securing Emmy nominations outside of the comedy fields. Will this change soon? 
New Yorker - funny piece on confessing that you met your partner in real life and not online! 

You guys. It's getting harder and harder to concentrate on movies and you know that's a nightmare for us when movies are our great love. But every day that goes by as America slides towards concentration camps, complete inhumanity, and fascism, Amy Poehler's questionnaire from last week at THR becomes ever more needed and brilliant. Here's the Q&A since the article is long and not about this:

 

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Reader Comments (10)

Maybe they'll hire Streep. She definitely aped Huston drag in that Giver adaptation.

June 20, 2018 | Unregistered Commenter/3rtful

Three rounds of applause for Poehler. Use your voice girl.

June 20, 2018 | Unregistered CommenterTeppo2

I am wondering - just wondering. Any chance my Cher could get a supporting Oscar nod in "Mama Mia" - just for being fabulous, singing "Fernando," stepping out of a helicopter, and not being invited to the party? (best kind of party to be at).

June 20, 2018 | Unregistered Commenterjimmy

Concentration Camps in the USA?

June 20, 2018 | Unregistered Commentermarkgordonuk

What ever happened to Robert Zemeckis Career ?

June 20, 2018 | Unregistered CommenterKenny Fillis

What ever happened to Robert Zemeckis Career?

He never recovered from Forrest Gump. A horrible movie made unbearable by its penetration in the pop culture more so than its Oscar haul.

June 20, 2018 | Unregistered Commenter/3rtful

I'm heartbroken and angry as well. I keep plugging it, but Amy is right about Mr. Rogers, and Won't You Be My Neighbor? brought me joy (the tearing up kind) when I saw it. Highly recommended for a sanity break.

June 20, 2018 | Unregistered Commentereurocheese

Amy Poehler.... saying what needs to be said about this shithole of a country run by an egotistical asshole who is clearly not a human being. He has no heart, he has no brains, and no sense of morality.

Anyone who still follows that fuck-head and will say something stupid like "womp-womp".... you're going to get knocked the fuck out and I will make goddamn sure you fucking stay down.

June 20, 2018 | Unregistered Commenterthevoid99

What did you think about the whole buffoonery thar Brie Larson said about movie critics' race?

June 20, 2018 | Unregistered CommenterSTFU

The fall of John Lasseter is unbelievable and the case must be much more serious than what's been redacted.

June 21, 2018 | Unregistered CommenterMelchiades

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