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Dork Storm 2019: The Undorkening

Sarah Posted by Sarah at July 17, 2019 19:13:54 July 17, 2019 19:13:54
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Last year in my Comic-Con preview, amidst a diminishing film presence in Hall H, I wrote: “…the movie side has totally ceded Sunday to TV. Hell, they’re halfway to ceding Saturday. And Thursday. Full Story

What is Cats?

Sarah Posted by Sarah at July 17, 2019 17:09:14 July 17, 2019 17:09:14
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Here is what I know about the musical Cats: It is about cats. The actors wear leotards and face paint. There is a song called “Memory”. “Memory” is a pretty good song. One cat is called “Rum Tum Tugger”. Everyone says “Rum Tum Tugger” with a completely straight face. Full Story

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Welcome to Paradise Hills

Sarah Posted by Sarah at July 17, 2019 15:36:06 July 17, 2019 15:36:06

A few years ago, a Spanish filmmaker called Alice Waddington made a splash on the festival circuit with a short titled Disco Inferno. It seemed to be the calling card of a bright new talent, and anticipation grew to see what Waddington—already a stand-out in the advertising world—would do with a feature film. Full Story

Beyoncé and Blue Ivy’s Circle of Life 

Lainey Posted by Lainey at July 17, 2019 14:15:27 July 17, 2019 14:15:27
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Guess what was trending worldwide on Twitter last night? What else would it be? WHO else would it be? Beyoncé released the video for “Spirit” and as I said yesterday, ahead of The Lion King opening on Friday, it’s a Beyoncé takeover. She’s coming for everything: Emmys, Oscars, Grammys, all of it. Full Story

More Taika Thor

Sarah Posted by Sarah at July 17, 2019 13:45:11 July 17, 2019 13:45:11
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After Taika Waititi breathed new life into the Thor franchise and Thor: Ragnarok was not only a huge hit but also one of the best-received Marvel movies, the big question was: Will Taika Waititi and Chris Hemsworth return for another Thor movie? The answer: yes. Breaking ahead of Comic-Con is the news that Taika Waititi is signed on to write and direct Thor 4, or, in a way: Thor 2: The Good Ones. Full Story

Beyoncé: the takeover 

Lainey Posted by Lainey at July 16, 2019 17:29:42 July 16, 2019 17:29:42

Did you feel it this morning? The expression is a “disturbance” in the Force, but nothing about what I felt is “disturbing”. I thought about calling it a “movement” in the Force but that’s how I sometimes refer to my sh-ts, and it would be blasphemy to connect my sh-t and the Queen in any way so… can we say “spark”? Whatever. Full Story

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Austin Butler: this is Elvis

Lainey Posted by Lainey at July 16, 2019 14:17:37 July 16, 2019 14:17:37
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A couple of weeks ago, it was revealed that Baz Luhrmann had narrowed it down to five actors to play Elvis Presley in his upcoming biopic: Miles Teller, Ansel Elgort, Harry Styles, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, and Austin Butler. As I wrote in my post about the casting process Full Story

Beyoncé’s royal leg

Lainey Posted by Lainey at July 15, 2019 15:06:55 July 15, 2019 15:06:55
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It was the moment we were waiting for: when House Sussex met the Queen, the only Queen I answer to: Her Majesty Beyoncé Giselle Knowles Carter.  Beyoncé issued a decree back in February when she and Jay-Z posted about Meghan on Instagram to accept their BRIT Award:  Meghan Markle is now under the protection of the Beygency. Full Story

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