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Christopher Guest’s Mascots

Sarah Posted by Sarah at October 17, 2016 18:50:22 October 17, 2016 18:50:22
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Christopher Guest is the undisputed king of the mockumentary. From co-writing This Is Spinal Tap to writing directing films like Waiting for Guffman and Best In Show—the zenith of his mockumentary features—Guest’s credentials are impeccable. His latest mockumentary, the first in ten years, is Mascots, which follows the lives and professional hopes of a group of odd ducks competing in a “sports mascotery” tournament. Full Story

Billy Lynn does not deliver

Lainey Posted by Lainey at October 17, 2016 17:55:54 October 17, 2016 17:55:54
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Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk was supposed to be an Oscar contender. It’s directed by Ang Lee who has two Oscars. It’s based on an acclaimed book of the same name. The film uses new technology that’s supposed to be the future of filmmaking. Full Story

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RDJ’s marvelous opportunism

Lainey Posted by Lainey at October 14, 2016 15:57:31 October 14, 2016 15:57:31
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See the corny sh-t I did there? Mark Zuckerberg has been building an AI for his home. Kinda like Tony Stark has a Jarvis. Or had a Jarvis. I have very mixed feelings about AI. I mean, sure, what happens when they get real and turn on you one day? Or, worse yet, break up with you for your best friend? But, sh-t, think of the convenience. Full Story

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Kevin Hart's ambition

Kathleen Posted by Kathleen at October 14, 2016 15:26:11 October 14, 2016 15:26:11
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It's rare to find a celebrity who isn't polarizing. The most famous—especially in the social media era –are simultaneously adored and detested. Gwyneth, Kanye, Taylor, Kanye's wife, Angelina. These are some of the most famous people in the world and yet for every person who loves them, I could find you one (or two) who HATES them. Full Story

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Emma Stone corrects herself

Lainey Posted by Lainey at October 14, 2016 14:46:02 October 14, 2016 14:46:02

Emma Stone covers the November issue of VOGUE. She is, currently, the frontrunner for Best Actress Oscar for her performance in La La Land. La La Land opens in December but has already been screened in Venice, Telluride, and at TIFF and was overwhelmingly well-received. Full Story