February 11th, 2020


Mark Ruffalo eyed to star in the Parasite TV series on HBO

Mark Ruffalo (13 Going on 30) is being eyed to star in a Parasite TV series for HBO.

The series is from Parasite director Bong Joon-Ho and Adam McKay.

The exact plot or characters of the series are unknown as of yet.

source: https://twitter.com/Collider/status/1226934423045713922

A mess! Warner Bros changing Birds of Prey title to "Harley Quinn: Birds of Prey" in theaters

After the less than spectacular opening weekend for.thr movie, Warner Bros is changing the title of the movie from "Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn)" to simply "Harley Quinn: Birds of Prey".

source: https://twitter.com/BrandonDavisBD/status/1227002786262417408
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Meghan Trainor explains sex store visit & Album debuts at 25 on Billboard charts

Meghan Trainor was caught making sex shop run by photographers awhile back and when confronted with the photo she explained, “That trip I was getting one of my best friends something, because she needed a little help and I’m a good friend.”. Sure.... she went on sayings, “I was surprised that there were paparazzi there, because I’ve been there before to get me stuff". She gets Strap ons and poppers i guess.

Megatron held her album 'Treat yourself', 2 years after it's original release date and has debuted at #25 on the billboard charts. the best new artist curse strikes again.

source= https://twitter.com/PopCrave/status/1226892261012754434 & https://twitter.com/Edmontonsun/status/1226320792029474817
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New Books Hitting Shelves This Week

Postscript (P.S I Love You, #2)

Seven years after her husband's death -- six since she read his final letter -- Holly Kennedy has moved on with her life. When Holly's sister asks her to tell the story of the "PS, I Love You" letters on her podcast -- to revisit the messages Gerry wrote before his death to read after his passing -- she does so reluctantly, not wanting to reopen old wounds.

But after the episode airs, people start reaching out to Holly, and they all have one thing in common: they're terminally ill and want to leave their own missives behind for loved ones. Suddenly, Holly finds herself drawn back into a world she's worked tirelessly to leave behind -- but one that leads her on another incredible, life-affirming journey.

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Pussy Riot Say Russian Police Shut Down Video Shoot, Citing “Gay Propaganda”

Pussy Riot says Russian authorities stormed a shoot for its new music video citing charges of "gay propaganda" and extremism.

According to Pussy Riot, the police shut off the electricity for the rest of the day at the studio, Lenfilm, to prevent the group from finishing production of the video, which included 150 women and LGBTQ activists. Authorities also allegedly prohibited the group from bringing in a generator to restore power.

“We lost $15k on the video production today,” the group writes, “because of the absurd ‘gay propaganda’ law, and we’ll be thankful if you share this info and/or be kind enough to help us to raise the money to make this video happen anyway.”


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Ah yes, the very-too-soon early predictions for the 2021 Oscars

I know, I know, everyone's still enjoying the Parasite glow (as am I). But the award season is finally over (somehow a short one made it feel like forever?). Whatever.

After the poor predictions from last year (though Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, Little Women, and Rocketman did win something, and The Irishman and Bombshell were at least nominated), let's hope that the acting nominees have a bit more... diversity to them. Though it may be the year of the musical and yes, musical biopics.

-- Film adaptation of The Prom, from Ryan Murphy, starring Meryl Streep, James Corden (why), Andrew Rannells and Nicole Kidman
-- The remake of West Side Story from Steven Spielberg
-- Lin-Manuel Miranda's In the Heights adaptation
-- Spike Lee's war drama Da 5 Bloods starring Chadwick Boseman
-- David Fincher's Mank starring Gary Oldman as "Citizen Kane" screenwriter Herman Mankiewicz
-- Ron Howard's Hillbilly Elegy seeing the return of Oscars' favorite bridesmaids Amy Adams and Glenn Close
-- Denis Villeneuve's Dune will probably be the big tech movie of the year, also starring Timothee Chalamet
-- Wes Anderson's The French Dispatch with its endless list of all-star and Oscar-nominated/winning cast
-- Aaron Sorkin's The Trial of the Chicago 7 starring Oscar winners Eddie Redmayne & Mark Rylance
-- Christopher Nolan's Tenet could be another big tech one (maybe even a great movie too), starring John David Washington
-- Martin Scorsese's Killers of the Flower Moon starring Leonardo DiCaprio & Robert De Niro
-- The King Richard biopic about Serena & Venus, starring Will Smith
-- Guillermo del Toro's remaking of Nightmare Alley reuniting Carol stars Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara, as well as Willem Dafoe, Ron Perlman and Richard Jenkins
-- Ridley Scott's The Last Duel - out this Christmas - starring Adam Driver and Matt Damon (oh is this that one with the fucked up plot?)
-- Joel Coen's adaptation of Macbeth starring the one and only Denzel Washington in the title role, and Frances McDormand as Lady Macbeth
-- Aretha Franklin biopic Respect starring Oscar winner Jennifer Hudson
-- Academy may fill its LGBTQ+ quota with Ammonite starring Kate Winslet & Saoirse Ronan
-- Anthony Hopkins in The Father, which is already getting amazing early reviews from Sundance

God, another year, another sausage fest.

Sources: https://twitter.com/briantruitt/status/1227005259987537920
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New trailer for 'The Hunt'

The most talked about movie of the year is the one nobody has seen … yet.

Twelve strangers wake up in a clearing. They don’t know where they are, or how they got there. They don't know they’ve been chosen… for a very specific purpose … The Hunt.

In the shadow of a dark internet conspiracy theory, a group of elites gathers for the very first time at a remote Manor House to hunt ordinary Americans for sport. But the elites’ master plan is about to be derailed because one of The Hunted, Crystal (Betty Gilpin, GLOW), knows The Hunters’ game better than they do. She turns the tables on the killers, picking them off, one by one, as she makes her way toward the mysterious woman (two-time Oscar® winner Hilary Swank) at the center of it all.

From Jason Blum, the producer of Get Out and The Purge series, and Damon Lindelof, creator of the HBO series Watchmen and co-creator of the TV series Lost, comes a timely and provocative new satirical thriller that has already ignited a national conversation. Now, it’s time to decide for yourself.

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Rebecca Black's "Friday" is 9 years old

Rebecca Black took to Twitter to commemorate 9 years since the release that made her a celebrity (?), by posting a pic of herself and a screenshot of her notes app.

The song became (in)famous and viral for the shallow lyrics and ridiculous accompanying video. With original reception being highly negative, but it has since become a cult classic, covered by numerous artists and comedians becoming of one of the best examples of viral content and memes since the advent of social media.

The original video was removed from YouTube on June 16, 2011, due to legal disputes between ARK Music and Black. Having already amassed more than 166 million views. Since the growth in popularity of the song and video, there have been numerous parody videos and remixes.

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The View: Amy Klobuchar, Hot Topics

Whoopi is out (back Wednesday). NYT Bari Weiss is guest co-host.

Amy Klobuchar


Two more clips and summary of conversation [Spoiler (click to open)]



[Joins live from NH, she can’t see who is talking, only audio]. Saw $3M surge in donations after Friday debate. Joy wants to know what Amy is doing to get in the top 3. Amy says she’s been doing this that and the other. Gives more push to why she’s running and while we’ve got to get T45 out of the WH. Talks about her parents and their roles and how hard she’s worked to get where she is. Joy mentions threats and hecklers re/Romney and Biden, asks if Amy has sensed that on the trail. Amy says when T45 is who he is, this is the atmosphere you get. She praises Romney and Doug Jones (D-AL) for their tough decisions on the Senate vote in spite of political fallout. Moves to talking about being able to build a coalition. She feels there needs to be a patriotism check on that guy. Gives some campaign talking points, fighting for everyone.

Bari asks about Amy going after Buttigieg, and then Biden put out a blistering ad, vs going after Sanders. Amy says she’s the only one on the debate stage who raised their hand with the Socialist label, even though she likes Sanders, she doesn’t agree with his healthcare. Tells her 59 is the new 38 joke, touts her campaign successes before, and her polling despite less money. Meghan says Bloomberg is trying to buy the election*. Amy says people don’t look at T45 and say they want a guy who is richer. Says she can’t beat him on the ad stage, but she’d win on the debate state. *Joy says Bloomberg isn’t buying the election [thank you, buying an election is literally paying people for votes and is illegal].

Sunny brings up black support, quotes poll from last month. Mentions prosecutor history. More than 2 dozen police involved killings during her tenure. When she was county attorney, believes there is systemic racism, used drug court to reduce jail sentencing and diversified the staff. Lists some other examples. As for black support, had strong support at home, so she feels she had surrogates who will help getting her message out, and how people getting to know her will gain her support. Sunny brings up case of 16 yr old and the problems with that investigation, gives details. Says the past evidence and new evidence should be brought forward and re-investigated. First protect the innocent and convict the guilty, the victim was 11 yr old shot and killed doing her homework, but if new evidence has come to light then it should be reviewed again. [Sunny seems to want to litigate it on the show, regardless of Amy answer, what else is she supposed to say]. Meghan asks about pro life and pro choice. Amy says she’s strongly pro choice, always has been. There are pro life Democrats and they should be brought in not shut out.

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Dwayne Wade discusses his 12-year-old child Zaya coming out as transgender

- Dwayne Wade went on Ellen and said, "First of all, me and my wife Gabrielle, we are proud parents of a child in the LGBTQ+ community and we are proud allies as well."

- "Once Zaya, our 12-year-old, came home... first, Zion. I don’t know if everyone knows, originally named Zion. Zion, born as a boy, came home and said, ‘Hey, so I want to talk to you guys. I think going forward, I’m ready to live my truth. And I want to be referenced as she and her. I’d love for you guys to call me Zaya’."

- "When our child comes home with a question, when our child comes home with an issue, when our child comes home with anything, it’s our job as parents to listen to that, to give them the best information that we can, the best feedback that we can."


Who Went Home Last Night on Bravo’s Spy Games? - S1EP04 - Drop Dead

Episode 4 Description
Competitors are dropped from the side of a building, as the Assessors test their ability to retain and recall information while under extreme pressure and alliances in the house begin to turn against one contestant, who is dealt a sabotage.

About the Show
Living together on a compound, 10 contestants engage in spying against their fellow players while competing for $100,000; former intelligence professionals train and judge the contestants in the art of espionage; Mia Kang hosts.

Anyone else watching this early 2000’s reality / The Mole-ish show? Since I’m sure like only 2 other people are probably watching this, feel free to use this post to discuss part 1 of the Below Deck Season 7 reunion. Or any other trashy Bravo reality show tbh.

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Mandy Moore reflects on her teen pop past in new song "Fifteen"

Mandy Moore released the fourth single off her upcoming album Silver Landings (out March 6) today. Entitled "Fifteen," the song finds the 35-year-old multi-hyphenate reflecting on the early days of her music career, when she was signed to Epic Records and packaged as their answer to Britney, Christina and Jessica.

Moore's never been shy about how she views her early output. When asked about her first two albums (1999's So Real and 2001's Mandy Moore) in 2006, she told a reporter, "If I had the money, I would give a refund to everyone who bought [them]."

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Jussie Smollett indicted

Jussie Smollett has been indicted by a special prosecutor in Chicago. This stems from the allegedly fake hate crime that took place over a year ago.


Samsung Unveiled Its New Foldable Flip Phone — The Galaxy Z

At its 2020 Unpacked event, Samsung showed off the Galaxy Z — the company’s first foldable flip phone. [OP Note: I guess we’re ignoring the infamously cancelled / delayed Galaxy Fold]. The phone flips open to reveal a 6.7 inch display, and has a small screen on the outside to provide information like notifications without flipping open the phone. The phone was created using folding glass, and Samsung says the phone will last for 200,000 folds. The Galaxy Z Flip will go on sale February 14th and cost $1,380.

The new Motorola RAZR is shaking.

The company also unveiled the Samsung Galaxy S20. That video behind the cut.

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ONTD, are you upgrading your phone in 2020 or nah?

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Wonder Woman gains her wings in new EW cover

-EW shares a new look at Wonder Woman in all of her golden glory.

-Kristen Wigg knew nothing of WWs most iconic foe before taking on the role of Barbara Minerva.

-Pine and Gadot had no chemistry test when he was cast for the role of Steve Trevor. Jenkins just knew that he was perfect for the role.

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DiCaprio’s "The Beach" predicted destruction of places due to influencer culture

The 2000 film semmed like another cliché about Westerners traveling to Southeast Asia on idealized notions of adventure, but the message of it is getting new resonance on today's new influencer culture.

Local environmental effects that corrupt small towns, destruction of beaches as content-hunters and "digital nomads" keep looking for more incredible and adventurous destinations to showcase their photos through our feeds, disregarding lives of locals and wreaking havoc on those locations for the sake of aspirational stories.

For example The Beach's own beach, Maya Bay has been subjected to modifications since the filming was taking place, and since the opening of the movie to this day, the beach has resented the effects of an increased touristic flow, as eroded sand, cut bushes and several other consequences have taken place, or the constant power boats that have killed reefs and fish and scared off local birds, not only on this spot but in several other Instagram-popular destinations.

Overtourims in many of these places predated social media, but in the age of travel vlogs, geotags and influencers, these stories are more common around all the world. Social media expedite the problem, promting huge amounts of interest in a destination in a very short ammount of time, these destinations are not prepared for the onslaught of travelers that are not usually respectful of the nature and the locals.

Publications like Condé Nast have questioned wheter the geotag feature on Instagram should be eliminated in order to preserve these places, if only for a little longer, with even locals now pleading tourists to not geotag locations. Making everybody more aware of the potential consequences of posting these data to social media.

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Hollywood Still Trying to Put a Ring on Universal’s ‘Bride of Frankenstein’

- Producer Amy Pascal and John Krasinski have been exploring ways to reimagine The Bride of Frankenstein
- Pascal has also engaged screenwriter David Koepp (“Jurassic Park”). Keopp has previously described his vision a liberation tale, about a female monster created for companionship who has quite the opposite in mind.
- A source with knowledge of Angelina Jolie’s future plans said she was ready to move on from the character and pursue other projects.

source: twitter

Ariana Grande makes out with unknown dude in San Fernando Valley

-The duo were spotted at Bar Louie in Northridge, CA, at 1AM on Saturday night
-They stayed 30 minutes; he only ordered water and she wasn't drinking but her friends were
-The DJ played "God is a Woman," but she asked him to change it because she didn't want to hear her own song
-TMZ says the dude wasn't "instantly recognizable" AKA isn't as famous as Ari
-This OP predicts we'll have a name by the end of the week, given TMZ's ~abilities~


ONTD, have you made out with anyone lately?
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Interview With Bruce W. Smith (Co-Director of Hair Love, Creator of The Proud Family)

Bruce W. Smith is an animator, director, and producer who has been working in animation for decades. In addition to co-directing the Oscar-winning Hair Love, he is the creator of The Proud Family, director of the 1992 movie Bebe's Kids, and was the supervising animator for various well-known Disney characters such as Kerchak (Tarzan), Pacha (The Emperor's New Groove), Dr. Facilier (The Princess and the Frog), and Piglet, Kanga, and Roo (Winnie the Pooh 2011).

• How some of the sequences in Hair Love were drawn from life
Features an accidental sneak peak at the currently-in-production Proud Family reboot (at 15:20)!
• Pitching The Proud Family to various networks only to be told it was better suited for BET or UPN
Penny Proud's skin color was darker originally
• Korey and Bruce discover they both worked on Space Jam (Bruce was the animation director, Korey painted the shadows for literally one shot lmao)
• Trying to balance just being an animator vs. being perceived as a black animator
Struggles of trying to get Bebe's Kids made, including being implored to tone down the blackness and "gang inflections" (????) of various aspects and multiple unnamed people leaving the project after finding the subject matter questionable
• Being mistaken for another animation professional by the same name and almost accidentally getting his royalty checks once
Bruce had dinner with Kobe Bryant just a few weeks before his death and the pair were discussing several potential projects to work on together. Kobe was evidently seeking to transition to the field of media production, particularly that of animation.

This is such a huge interview for Korey to get and I'm super proud of him. <3


The Strokes announce a new album; release a new song while doing so

-A 9-track album called The New Abnormal will be released on April 10th
-The album art is a painting by Jean-Michel Basquiat called Bird on Money
-It was produced by Rick Rubin
-They released a single called “At the Door” with a cartoony music video

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Live Viewing Post and Celebrity Reactions for 2020 New Hampshire Primary

New Hampshire polls close @ 8PM eastern

Source https://twitter.com/nprpolitics/status/1227375540300066818

Let’s Go New Hampshire……

. you can follow results on all cable news tv-radio, online sites, apps, and Twitter


Source https://www.instagram.com/p/B8cFuEenUwP/

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Don Winslow (author), Cameron Kasky (Parkland survivor), Michael Moore (film maker), Cynthia Nixon (actress), Michael J Fox (actor), DJ Manik (DJ and Music producer)

[Update now it’s all 4 prosecutors!]

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Sanders is expected to win NH as it’s his ~back yard. Who places 2,3,4,... will be the ones to watch.

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Father at center of "The Stolen Kids of Sarah Lawrence" charged with running cult

The father of a former Sarah Lawrence University undergrad has been arrested and indicted on charges of conspiracy, exploitation, forced labor, and sex trafficking, according to the New York Times. Lawrence V. Ray is said to have moved into his daughter's dormitory and targeted her friends, indoctrinating them into a cult and subjecting them to "sexual and psychological manipulation and physical abuse" for nearly a decade.

Ray's arrest comes nine months after the publication of "The Stolen Kids of Sarah Lawrence," an explosive New York Magazine piece that chronicled (in disturbing detail—reader discretion advised) the ways in which he groomed and exploited the residents of the Slonim Woods 9 dorm. Officials say it was the article, written by Ezra Marcus and James D. Walsh, that prompted the investigation into Ray.

In May it was reported that Mark Wahlberg had bought the rights to the New York Magazine article, with plans to star as Ray onscreen. Additional information about the project, to be co-produced by Blumhouse, has yet to be announced.

You can read the full, redacted indictment here.

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One bold journalist asked Brad Pitt about his son Maddox at the Oscars


Brad was visible startled
"I’m going to keep that… I just keep that to the… I keep that… that’s like… I just keep that indoors"
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Pastry Chef Attempts to Make Gourmet Butterfingers | Bon Appétit

What do you think? Should Brad join Claire on Gourmet Makes more often? Just think about how differently all of the gourmet snacks would have come out: fermented M&Ms, dry-aged Peeps, campfire Cheetos. Anyway, in this episode, join pastry chef Claire Saffitz in the Bon Appétit Test Kitchen as she attempts to make gourmet Butterfingers.


Do you like Butterfingers?? // Do you prefer dark or milk chocolate??

Justin Bieber ain’t shaving his mustache off anytime soon

Despite the negativity on Twitter, the Biebs ain’t backing down and shaving his mustache. The “Sorry” singer took to social media to let everyone know he’s aware people hate his facial hair, but isn’t shaving. A source tells PEOPLE that wife Hailey kBaldwin, “can’t stand his mustache so eventually it will come off.”

“For now, Justin is amused,” the source adds. “There are so many things to worry about in the world, and this is what people focus on. The more people want him to shave it off, the more he wants to keep it. It’s staying for now. It’s making him feel like a rebel and he likes it!”

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Poll #2099049 Mustache Poll

Mustaches. Yay or nay?

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Official poster for Wes Anderson's “The French Dispatch”

The tenth feature from acclaimed writer and director Wes Anderson, The French Dispatch brings to life a collection of stories from the final issue of an American magazine published in a fictional 20th-century French city.

Starring Benicio del Toro, Adrien Brody, Tilda Swinton, Léa Seydoux, Frances McDormand, Timothée Chalamet, Lyna Khoudri, Jeffrey Wright, Mathieu Almaric, Stephen Park, Bill Murray, Liev Schreiber, Elisabeth Moss, Edward Norton, Lois Smith, Saoirse Ronan, Christophe Waltz, Cécille de France, Guillaume Gallienne, Jason Schwartzman, Tony Revolori, Rupert Friend, Henry Winkler, Bob Balaban, Hyppolyte Girardot, Anjelica Huston, and Owen Wilson, the film written and directed by Wes Anderson opens July 24, 2020.


What's your favorite Wes Anderson film, ONTD?

The 'Key' changes to Locke and Key from comics to live action

-Netflix's Locke and Key finally debuted after having trouble finding the right adaption with many failed pilots and movie scripts...

-With it finally debuting...as with any adaption there was bound to be changes from the source material. Behind the cut are some key changes from the comic to the live action adaption.

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