Tika Sumpter and Parker Sawyers in Southside With You

Sarah Posted by Sarah at September 2, 2016 17:26:26 September 2, 2016 17:26:26
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A fictionalization of Barack and Michelle Obama’s first date, Southside With You is a film that straddles several lines. It’s part biopic, part romance, part fan fiction, and it mostly navigates those boundaries with ease, though there’s such a staged quality to it you can’t help but wonder if it would have been better off as a play. Full Story

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Robert De Niro and Edgar Ramirez in Hands of Stone

Sarah Posted by Sarah at September 2, 2016 16:42:36 September 2, 2016 16:42:36
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Knowing absolutely nothing about boxer Roberto Duran, I was intrigued going into his biopic, Hands of Stone. Biopics often work better the less you know about the subject—dramatic license is less distracting—but then, if the biopic is too broad and messy, you can feel even more lost because you have no frame of reference for what’s going on. Full Story

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Mark Ruffalo can be both

Duana Posted by Duana at September 2, 2016 15:16:41 September 2, 2016 15:16:41
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I don’t know if you know this, but the internet can be frustrating. No, but seriously. That whole expression ‘this is why we can’t have nice things’ is always on my mind. When Beyoncé drops LEMONADE, there are people who, instead of appreciating it, say “Yeah but white women are disrespected too!”, unable to see ‘right, but this isn’t about that’. Full Story

Late night Winona

Lainey Posted by Lainey at September 2, 2016 15:03:22 September 2, 2016 15:03:22
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Winona Ryder on Jimmy Kimmel last night. He says invited her because everyone keeps talking about Stranger Things, the breakout hit of the summer. And the show that, finally, brought Winona back, even though I’m not sure we should call it a comeback because was she really trying to come back? As we know, Winona doesn’t care about that sh-t. Full Story

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September 2, 2016 – Smutty Shout-Outs

Lainey Posted by Lainey at September 2, 2016 14:29:05 September 2, 2016 14:29:05
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"Happy birthday to Angelica from her gossipy friends. This has been a year with a lot of endings, which led to a lot of beginnings: from New York (only person alive who would turn down Hamilton tix) to New Orleans (for Halloween no less!), from a Joker in Jessica Simpson jeggings to a new man who may just be worthy of your greatness, from all the bacon wrapped shrimp at Spring to. Full Story

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