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Get Out challenges award season

Lainey Posted by Lainey at November 17, 2017 17:09:56 November 17, 2017 17:09:56
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Should we care about award season when Hollywood’s predator infestation is so far from being exterminated? Is award season trivial? Sure, parts of it. But there are some storylines that are playing out this award season that deserve our attention. Consider Lady Bird, Greta Gerwig’s directorial debut and the acclaim it’s been getting. Full Story

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Disney’s dumb power play

Sarah Posted by Sarah at November 8, 2017 13:58:39 November 8, 2017 13:58:39
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Disney has had quite the week. On the one hand, Thor: Ragnarok is champagne-toasting success, but on the other hand, they stumbled into an incredibly stupid and ill-timed power play with the LA Times. Full Story

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Alec Baldwin throws a fit in the Twitter sandbox

Maria Posted by Maria at November 7, 2017 15:25:07 November 7, 2017 15:25:07
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Ugh. That’s how I feel having to talk about Alec Baldwin today. It’s just a big bag of ugh. I’m not referring to his social media gender reveal (Alec, at 59, is expecting his 5th child, his fourth with Hilaria. Full Story

Will and Jada tried

Kathleen Posted by Kathleen at November 6, 2017 20:55:01 November 6, 2017 20:55:01

If you've been keeping up with Tyrese's Instagram, you know he's been going through some sh-t. He's been working through that sh-t very loudly and publicly on the gram. He's been airing out the details of his child custody dispute and his financial hardships for his 9 million followers. Full Story

Bieber’s tattooed torso

Kathleen Posted by Kathleen at October 23, 2017 13:50:03 October 23, 2017 13:50:03
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I would like to send my condolences to all the Beliebers who have been in mourning since Saturday when Justin Bieber debuted an onslaught of new tattoos that cover his entire torso. The abs that launched a billion screams are no longer visible. Full Story

Leave Hocus Pocus alone

Sarah Posted by Sarah at September 28, 2017 17:51:59 September 28, 2017 17:51:59

Hocus Pocus is one of those movies, objectively not great but beloved by a generation anyway. I was ten when Hocus Pocus came out, and if there had been fan fiction and message boards in 1993, I would have been all over it, my screenname undoubtedly “ThackeryBinx27”, and unspeakably bad fanfic, in which Dani and Thackery defeat the Sanderson sisters and then kiss, filling my hard drive. Full Story

John Mayer can’t game Nicki Minaj

Maria Posted by Maria at September 11, 2017 13:10:12 September 11, 2017 13:10:12
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There are some celebrity pairings that we don’t know we want until they present themselves. I’ll give you an example: JLo and Drake. It didn’t last long, but we got a prom out of it Full Story

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Mean Girls is getting an unwanted remake

Sarah Posted by Sarah at August 31, 2017 15:55:27 August 31, 2017 15:55:27
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Today in Did You Even Read That Book news, filmmaking duo Scott McGehee and David Siegel, the directors behind What Maisie Knew and The Deep End, have closed a deal to write and direct an adaptation of William Golding’s Lord of the Flies but with a TWIST!, and the TWIST! is that this time it’s all girls stranded on the island. Full Story

Sit DOWN, James Cameron

Sarah Posted by Sarah at August 25, 2017 16:09:04 August 25, 2017 16:09:04

James Cameron famously invented the Strong Female Character when he made Terminator, and there has never been another Strong Female Character since Sarah Connor. As the leading expert on Strong Female Characters and the only person in the world whose opinion matters on the topic of women in action cinema, The Guardian asked Cameron about Wonder Woman, and Cameron, the only person capable of creating Strong Female Characters, said no, she isn’t as Strong as Sarah Connor, because Sarah Connor is an inscrutable badass and a sh*tty mom and ugly to boot. Full Story

#NoConfederate

Duana Posted by Duana at July 31, 2017 18:03:00 July 31, 2017 18:03:00
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Last night during Game of Thrones, while Cersei unleashed her full cruelty and Jon Snow wondered exactly how Daenerys got her waves so even and perfect, the hashtag #NoConfederate trended #1 across the US, and #2 worldwide, for most of the 9 – 10 PM hour. It was the result of a concerted effort, led by @ReignofApril Full Story