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Colin Firth and Jude Law in Genius

June 23, 2016 17:22:19 Posted at June 23, 2016 17:22:19
Sarah Posted by Sarah

The first hurdle to clear with Genius, the feature film debut of English theater director Michael Grandage, is that everyone is played by Brits and Aussies, and by “everyone” I mean some of the most towering figures of American literature. You cast the best actor for the role and a good actor can convince you they’re anyone, so it shouldn’t really matter, but there is something profoundly odd about watching a parade of Lit 101 All Stars appear on screen and struggle with American accents. Full Story

Ben Affleck’s “wife”

June 23, 2016 15:40:52 Posted at June 23, 2016 15:40:52
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As mentioned in the previous post, Ben Affleck actually sounded pretty lucid during his appearance on Any Given Wednesday with Bill Simmons before Tom Brady came up in conversation and he felt the need to go full Perry Mason in support of his friend with the potentially shady cell phone. Full Story

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Gal Gadot’s abs

June 22, 2016 18:37:20 Posted at June 22, 2016 18:37:20
Sarah Posted by Sarah

Are the most memorable thing in the first trailer for Keeping Up With the Joneses. It’s an action-comedy that looks like a cross between Mr. & Mrs. Smith and The Burbs with a dash of Date Night thrown in, and stars Isla Fisher, Zach Galifianakis—who I BARELY recognized—Jon Hamm, and Gadot. Full Story

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Dueling Agathas

June 22, 2016 16:08:55 Posted at June 22, 2016 16:08:55
Sarah Posted by Sarah

As is the case so often in Hollywood, two studios are developing rival films of the same subject, but since the subject is Agatha Christie, can we all agree that this is totally okay and both movies should absolutely be made? The Hollywood Reporter reports that both Paramount and Sony are developing biopics of Christie, with Sony taking a more traditional approach to the writer’s life and Paramount focusing on Christie’s eleven-day disappearance in 1926 Full Story