Don’t Say “Uncle”

Maria Posted by Maria at October 24, 2017 18:32:21 October 24, 2017 18:32:21
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One thing I found so illuminating in Lupita Nyong’o’s essay in The New York Times  is how she was able to explain something that so many accounts about Harvey Weinstein couldn’t capture: the intimacy of working in a creative field. Full Story

Woman speaks, Sean Penn panics

Sarah Posted by Sarah at October 24, 2017 18:05:52 October 24, 2017 18:05:52
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Remember when Sean Penn spent 10,000 words jerking himself off in Rolling Stone about his meeting with drug cartel kingpin El Chapo? Remember how he strutted like he’s such a legendary badass and brilliant writer—the new Hemingway—and then Ricky Gervais made fun of him? Lainey covered it here Full Story

Smutty Social Media, October 24, 2017

Maria Posted by Maria at October 24, 2017 17:19:59 October 24, 2017 17:19:59
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It recently occurred to me that Josh Charles and Christine Baranski probably know why Julianna Margulies and Archie Panjabi couldn’t stand to be in the same room. Yes, I still think about their final scene in The Good Wife Full Story

Jackie Chan in The Foreigner

Sarah Posted by Sarah at October 24, 2017 16:55:39 October 24, 2017 16:55:39
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If you, like me, saw the trailer for The Foreigner and thought Jackie Chan wants to get some of that Taken action, then you, like me, will be pleasantly surprised that The Foreigner is not a Taken knock-off. Full Story

Stare into the abyss with a doc about Harvey Weinstein

Sarah Posted by Sarah at October 24, 2017 13:31:19 October 24, 2017 13:31:19
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Kirby Dick and Amy Ziering have worked together to make The Invisible War and The Hunting Ground, documentaries about sexual assault in the military and on college campuses, respectively. They are now re-teaming to make a documentary about sexual assault in Hollywood, focusing not only on a predator like Harvey Weinstein, but also the whole system that enables him and people like him. Full Story

What Else?

Lainey Posted by Lainey at October 23, 2017 19:26:25 October 23, 2017 19:26:25

This year is the 20th anniversary of Spice World. All last year there were rumours that there was going to be a reunion but without Posh Spice Victoria Beckham. Did that happen? It’s very possible that, with all the bullsh-t that 2017 has delivered us, I might have missed it. Did I miss it? Please let me know if I missed it. Full Story