Pass on Blair Witch

Sarah Posted by Sarah at September 16, 2016 16:00:09 September 16, 2016 16:00:09
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Director Adam Wingard and writer Simon Barrett have made two of my favorite genre films of the last several years, You’re Next and The Guest. These guys are really good at remixing genre standards into something fresh and a little weird. So when it came out earlier in the summer that they collaborated on a sequel/soft reboot of The Blair Witch Project, called simply Blair Witch, I thought that if anyone could take the Blair Witch premise and turn it into an actual good movie, it would be Wingard and Barrett. Full Story

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Thursday, September 15, 2016

Dear Gossips,

Yesterday’s theme was “feelings”. Too many feelings. Feelings about raisins. Singing about feelings. Singing about love. Which continues today, specifically about love. And how “love”, the actual word, should sound in a song.  Read Full Intro

Smutty Tingles

Lainey Posted by Lainey at September 15, 2016 21:22:00 September 15, 2016 21:22:00

My friend Traci has an expression about a man like this: “I want to climb him” (Dlisted

Lady Gaga’s new album cover (Just Jared

If people thought Swoki was fake, imagine what they would think of Taylor Swift and Zac Efron?  (Cele|bitchy

The gorgeous first trailer for Nocturnal Animals (TooFab

What it costs to meet LeAnn Rimes? (Celeb Dirty Laundry

Adele misses Amy (Pop Sugar

Cute bikini on Elizabeth Hurley (The Superficial

Oh I hate the colour of this trench coat (Popoholic

Lindsay Lohan is still wearing her engagement ring (TMZ)

TIFF Review: Brimstone

Sarah Posted by Sarah at September 15, 2016 16:44:00 September 15, 2016 16:44:00
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Though it’s not mentioned in the article about male directors tackling rape narratives that I linked to in the Una review, the last film I saw at TIFF is another instance of a man directing a female protagonist in a rape narrative, and that is Dutch filmmaker Martin Koolhoven’s Brimstone. Full Story

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