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Thursday
Jun272019

Would you rather?  

Celebrating our fav recent Instagram pics through silly polling. So, dear readers, WOULD YOU RATHER... 

• levitate spaceships with the Force and Vincent Rodriguez?
• take a swim in the Mediterranean with Olga Kurylenko (Quantum of Solace) and French hottie Pierre Deladonchamps (Stranger by the Lake)?
• learn the art of not giving a f*ck with Trinity the Tuck?
• swim in Tennessee with Christina Hendricks? 
• sunbathe in Italy with Uma Thurman?
• get psychotically cute with Cory Michael Smith? 
• do Madonna cosplay (?) with Erich Bergen? 
• receive an honorary degree with Angela Bassett?
• climb a mountain with former Velvet Goldmine collaborators Toni Collette and Sandy Powell (omg!)? 

Pictures are after the jump to help you decide.

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Thursday
Oct252018

Review: 1985

by Murtada Elfadl

Do most people think of how their stories will be told? Probably when they are closer to the end. That’s the question at the heart of 1985. The greater question it poses is how does someone make sure they are are remembered as their whole self when society has conspired to muffle their voice?

The film tells the story of 20 something New Yorker returning home one last time to his small hometown in Texas before succumbing to death from AIDS. Adrian (Cory Michael Smith who's appeared in Carol and Wonderstruck) knows he’s dying so he tries to patch up things with his loving but disapproving religious parents (Virginia Madsen and Michael Chiklis), create memories and a connection with his preteen brother Andrew (Aidan Langford) and finally own up to a former girlfriend (Jamie Chung) who he’s never come out to...

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Tuesday
Oct232018

Be More Link

Glamour Amandla Stenberg goes au naturel with the body hair at the Rome premiere of The Hate U Give. Oh and also its their 20th birthday today. Happy birthday to them!
/Film Release date shuffle. Wonder Woman 2 has been pushed back to 2020 so now it's the Terminator reboot (with the original stars) and a reboot of Charlie's Angels facing off in Wonder Woman's old Novemeber 2019 date
Self Styled Siren anecdote of the week involves 1940s and 1950s star Jennifer Jones
MNPP lots of photos of Cory Michael Smith to celebrate his coming out and his new film 1985

MCN first Gurus of Gold chart of the season with the actressing awards and Best Picture
Orlando Weekly Indiana Jones Land is probably coming to Disney World in the early 2020s with various parks dreaming up pitches
Variety it's going to be a big year for traditional studios at the Oscars
Coming Soon In demand Jean-Marc Vallée attached to a Yoko Ono / John Lennon biopic
Variety Critics Choice nominees for Documentaries. I really can't with the randomness of 6-9 nominees (are there any rules) in 12 different categories. It's like CHOOSE. If you nominate everything there is zero drama and no reason to look at what's been chosen.
THR How to Build a Girl about a young woman (Beanie Feldstein) becoming a rock critic is building an impressive supporting cast with Emma Thompson, Paddy Considie, and Chris O'Dowd all joining
New Yorker lottery drawings in the age of plutocracy
Next Best Picture a report on 'lone acting nominations'
Deadline Be More Chill, opening soon on Broadway has already auctioned off its film rights. Meanwhile Hamilton still hasn't ironed out a deal for the film rights but its expected to be a $50 million sale

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Hey look & listen, it's a brief soundbyte of a Mary Poppins Returns song in this "special look" that's basically pieces of the original trailer recut with a pieces of a song.