May 7th, 2020

National CineMedia Survey Finds Enthusiasm for a Return to the Movies

Cinema advertising company National CineMedia (NCM) did a survey and found out the following:

-95 percent miss going to movie theaters

-92 percent look forward to cinemas reopening again

The question is will those preferences translate into ticket sales once theaters reopen nationwide?

Once theaters open, data suggests the following:

-74 percent of respondents plan to visit cinemas as frequently or more frequently than they did prior to the pandemic.

The film they're most excited to see: Wonder Woman 1984

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What movie are you most excited to see, ONTD?

NFL Star Earl Thomas Was Held at Gunpoint, After Being Caught Cheating by His Wife



Allegedly:

He was in the middle of having a threesome orgy with his brother and a woman two women he had met on Snapchat just the day before when the wife stormed in armed with a pistol and two knife-wielding friends -- she had been able to track his whereabouts by logging into his Snapchat account. She held the gun (which had a round in the chamber, safety disengaged) to his head, while one of the friends was swinging their knife at the women.

When cops arrived on scene, they were found outside, with him in his underwear, the gun now in his possession after he wrestled it away from her, and her chasing after him with a knife.

The wife and her friends were arrested and she was was booked for 'burglary of a residence with intent to commit aggravated assault with a deadly weapon' and has since bonded out. A restraining order has also been issued against her.

Thomas has released a statement via social media:



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Ansel Elgort Calls Harry Styles Fan Crazy + Possible Album News + Other Twitter Gems

Ansel Elgort. Ansel Elgort. Ansel Elgort. Need I say more?



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As a brand new Ansel stan, I legitimately can't tell if he's been hacked or if this is just how he tweets.
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Kelly Ripa's husband Mark Consuelos once sent a fake flower delivery to catch her cheating




-Mark and Kelly recount a story of silly jealousy on Mark's part in the new book"What makes a Marriage last" a compilation of 40 long married couples by actress Marlo Thomas and Phil Donahue.

-Mark."After we were married I was doing a show in Boston,and I couldn't get ahold of her all day.We didn't have cell phones then. I got a really bad feeling.So I got on a flight to New York and called her from the plane and asked what she was doing that night."

-Kelly says she told him she was cleaning toilets that night. Kelly"Apparently he thought that sounded very fishy. He wanted to catch me.So he gets home and tells the doorman to call up to my apartment and tell me there's a flower delivery. I'm excited because I'm thinking 'oh my gosh he's sending me flowers'!So I open the door and it's him. He comes in - doesn't even say hello. He's looking for something.I'm still looking for the flower guy and he's sweeping the scene."

-All Mark found was Kelly in a bathrobe holding a mop. Mark regrets his actions from back then. Mark"Jealousy feels horrible and you know you're wrong."

-Mark says he's less jealous these days.They were married 24 years ago when they were 25 and 26.

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Networks clapback at homophobes complaining about "too many gay characters in TV shows"

Netflix started it all by answering a homophobic meme:



And then the ball keeps rolling...

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Yvette Nicole Brown joined:


The Walking Dead should've stayed shut tho.


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ONTD, which is your favorite LGBTQI+ character? Any recommendations we should watch?
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FOX renews The Masked Singer for 4th season



FOX has renewed The Masked Singer for a 4th season, and eyeing a fall premiere.
In case, you forgot, FOX also ordered The Masked Dancer a few months ago.
The also renewed Lego Masters, season 2 will premiere in early 2021 (known as midseason)

Also, the contestant eliminated last week was [Spoiler (click to open)]Hunter Hayes as the astronaut. I didn't bother making a post about it.

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Normal People Now Streaming on Hulu & BBC3

Get an inside look at the book to screen adaptation of the Hulu Original series, Normal People. All episodes available now.




Discussion Post! Have you guys been watching Normal People? Feels like the internet is obsessed. I think it's actually better than the book.

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Florence Pugh covers the June issue of Elle UK, discuses her relationship with Zach Braff

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Florence Pugh covers the June issue of Elle UK. The interview was done before the pandemic shut downs. During the interview, Florence discusses her relationship with Zach Braff.

Florence (24) defends her relationship with Braff (45) and discusses the scrutiny she faces online.

On her relationship with Zach:

"I have the right to hang out and be with and go out with anyone I want to. I’ve always found this part of what people do really bizarre.” She said. “I’m an actor because I like acting and I don’t mind people watching my stuff, but people have no right to educate me on my private life.”

On the comments people make on social media:

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First Look at Netflix’s ‘Cursed’ starring Katherine Langford



Netflix released a first look at Cursed, a reimagining of the King Arthur legend.

Katherine Landford (13 Reasons Why) stars as Nimue and the series is told through her eyes. Nimue is destined to become the Lady of the Lake.

The series also Devon Terrell (Arthur), Gustaf Skarsgård (Merlin), Daniel Sharman (Weeping Monk), and Sebastian Armesto (King Uther Pendragon).

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Cursed is set to premiere on Netflix this summer.

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Indie Film Release Guide: May 8th [An ONTD Original]

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As the weeks progress, it’s clear that studios are becoming more and more receptive to sending their new releases directly to digital release: this week’s post is entirely new releases, many of which are premiering in virtual cinemas. Virtual cinemas are great because they are rentals helping to support both independent films and independent theaters, so please look for your local indie theater in the listings if you decide to check one of those films out!

The films listed are from studios other than the “Big Six” - Paramount, Warner Brothers, 20th Century Fox, Universal, Columbia/Sony and Disney. Some releases are streaming on popular services like Netflix and Hulu, some are rentals in cooperation with location theaters, and some are VOD - that is, available to rent or buy on digital services like Apple, Amazon and Google Play. Check out the posts from the past few weeks for more movies that may have already come to VOD: May 1st, April 24th, and April 17th.


How to Build a Girl



Stars: Beanie Feldstein, Alfie Allen, Paddy Considine, Chris O’Dowd
Writer: Caitlin Moran
Director: Coky Giedroyc
Genre: Comedy
Plot: A bright, quirky, 16-year-old who uses her colorful imagination to regularly escape her humdrum life in Wolverhampton and live out her creative fantasies clamors to the top of the '90s rock music scene by reinventing herself as Dolly Wilde – a venerable, impossible-to-please music critic with an insatiable lust for fame, fortune, and men.
What you should know: Based on the novel by Caitlin Moran.
Streams on: Available VOD

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What have you been watching lately, ONTD?
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Who Were The Fifteenth & Sixteenth Contestants To Be Voted Out Of Survivor: Winners At War?



The fifteenth and sixteenth people to be voted out of Survivor: Winners At War and sent to Edge Of Extinction were...

[Spoiler (click to open)]Jeremy and Nick.

When everyone returned from Tribal, Jeremy handed the 50/50 advantage back to Michele. They both wanted Ben out, but didn’t know who else to trust since Nick was being his usual wishy-washy self. Tony and Sarah were trying to decide between keeping Ben or keeping Jeremy.

Ben told Jeremy to ask for the 50/50 advantage back, so they could get Michele out. He then told Michele that Jeremy couldn’t be trusted because, watch, he’ll ask for the advantage again. Of course Jeremy and Michele knew what Ben was doing. Was Ben this much of an asshole his season?

I wasn’t really sure what Denise was doing at this point. She didn’t seem to have an alliance with anyone. Michele and Jeremy wanted to vote Nick out now, believing they couldn’t convince anyone else to vote Ben. Tony, Sarah and Ben also decided on Nick. But the little turd ended up winning the first individual immunity challenge of the night, so that plan was out.

At tribal, Michele played her 50/50 advantage (it was the last tribal she could play it at). The coin landed on safe. Also, there was no whispering. The votes were read, and the fifteenth person voted out of Survivor: Winners at War was Jeremy. He tossed his Fire Tokens in Michele’s bin and headed to EoE.



 
Over on EoE, there was one final challenge remaining. The contestants had to find a stone throne of some kind. Queen Natalie, having been on the island for 35 days, knew exactly what that meant, and found the advantage quickly.

The advantage was really a disadvantage. Whomever it was played on (anonymously) would have a disadvantage going into the next Immunity Challenge. Natalie decided to sell it to Nick for 8 tokens. Nick asked Michele for help, as he only had 6. He bought the disadvantage and played it on Ben.

Over at camp, everyone was making it pretty fucking obvious they wanted Michele gone now, and she knew she had to win the Idol. During the Immunity Challenge, Ben was given 30% more of the course than everyone else. He did catch up fast though, but Michele managed to edge him out and win.

What’s crazy here is that only Denise seemed to want to get Tony out. No one else discussed putting the votes on Tony. Are they all nuts? They must know that it’s pretty much his game to lose at this point, right? He’s got an idol too.

During Tribal, Denise told everyone that if she was the one being voted out tonight, she’d be okay with it, as it would give her a chance to eat, and then she could possibly return from EoE right after. The votes were read, and the sixteenth person voted out of Survivor: Winners at War was Nick.



 
After tribal, the show shifted back to Eoe. We got to see exactly how many tokens each player had. They were given a menu of sorts, where (for those who had tokens) they could choose which advantages they could buy. Natalie, having 14, was able to purchase the most (3). She also bought some peanut butter and shared it with Tyson. I had totally forgotten she also had TWO idols in her pocket. She gave one of those to Tyson as well. We were then given the gift of about 10 minutes of a recap montage, you know, because we all really needed to be reminded of how crappy and disappointing this season’s been.  



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Demi Lovato Releases Emo Version of "I Love Me" feat. Travis Barker



Complete with a Myspace-themed lyric video, Demi Lovato has released the official emo version of her song "I Love Me" featuring drummer Travis Barker of Blink-182.

For those of you who don't remember, Demi began her pop/rock career in 2008 as what fans lovingly refer to as "Rockvato," the punky, emo version of her musical persona. She attended Warped Tour, collaborated with We the Kings and was a HUGE fan of rock, punk & emo music.



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18 (5) Times The Men Of “Friends” Were Honestly The Worst People In The World




The BuzzFeed Community was asked to help compile a list of the worst things the men of Friends (Ross, Chandler and Joey) ever did on the show. Here are 5 examples in no particular order.

1. When Ross refused to hire Sandy as Emma’s nanny because he didn’t believe it was an appropriate job for a man to have.
2. When Chandler made fun of Joey for knitting and Ross for wearing makeup instead of doing typical “masculine” activities.
3. When Joey thought the best way to sabotage his student’s chance of landing a role was to make his character gay.
4. When Ross felt uncomfortable with his son (Ben) playing with a Barbie doll, and tried forcing him to play with a G.I. Joe “action figure” instead.
5. When Ross didn’t get the annulment and legally stayed married to Rachel without telling her.

See the full list of examples at the source.

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Freeform announces a new comedy, ‘Love in The Time of Corona”



Freeform has is creating a scripted romantic comedy series called ‘Love in The Time of Corona.”

The four-part series comes from Joanna Johnson, the producer of 'Good Trouble' and 'The Fosters'.

The show is described as a “funny and hopeful look at the search for love, sex and connection during this unprecedented time of social distancing.”

The series will premiere in August and will be filmed using remote technology and the actors will use their own living spaces as a backdrop.

The stories will be connected. Some of the stories: someone wondering if hooking up with a roommate can stay casual and someone who is regretting isolating with an ex.



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JoJo Releases Music Video for "Comeback (feat. Tory Lanez & 30 Roc)"



Just days after dropping her fourth studio album, good to know, JoJo filmed a music video for her latest single "Comeback" (there is a solo version btw and it's very good) while in quarantine.

She also promo'ed the video on Instagram with a preview that included a cute little pre-video skit.

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Warner Bros has a week to decide what to do with Tenet


Christopher Nolan -- who recently called movie theaters a vital part of social life -- is really hoping that his next film Tenet helps bring back audiences to theaters on July 17. Even the major theater chains are using Tenet as their kickoff film for their reopening and are hoping it helps revitalize the business.

But insiders are beginning to speculate that date may not happen and say Warner Bros has about a week to decide what to do with the films release date before it needs to start spending millions on marketing. The studio won't want to do that and then change its release.

While July still seems optimistic, cases of covid-19 are still rising around the country and many believe loosened restrictions in states like Texas and Georgia will backfire and set nationwide reopening plans back. The film has a production budget of $200 million and cannot afford to only play in areas less affected by the virus.

Even release dates for Mulan and WW84 are beginning to seem uncertain.

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will you see this if it keeps its current date ontd??
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‘Community’ cast to reunite for a table read


• The cast and creator of the beloved NBC sitcom are reuniting for a virtual table read to raise money for Covid-19 relief - all donations will go to either José Andrés’ World Central Kitchen and Frontline Foods.

• The cast won’t be reading a new script, instead they will be doing a reading season 5, episode 4: “Cooperative Polygraphy”

• Donald Glover is set to reprise his role as Troy Barnes. Chevy Chase will not reprise his role as Pierce Hawthorne because [Spoiler (click to open)] “Cooperative Polygraphy” takes place after Pierce’s death. The episode literally starts right after Pierce’s funeral.

• All six seasons of the show became available to stream on Netflix in April

ontd what’s your favorite season of community?
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Andy Serkis to read The Hobbit nonstop to raise money for the NHS




Andy Serkis will read The Hobbit from start to finish with no breaks, in a session set to last for around 12 hours - in aid of charity.

NHS Charities and Best Beginnings will each receive money raised from the performance, split between the two equally.

Serkis said: “So many of us are struggling in isolation during the lockdown. While times are tough, I want to take you on one of the greatest fantasy adventures ever written, a 12-hour armchair marathon across Middle-earth, while raising money for two amazing charities which are doing extraordinary work right now to help those most in need.”

The livestream will start at 10am on Friday. You will be able to find the link posted on the GoFundMe page.

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Cute I guess, but let's hope he donated some of those LOTR cheques too...

anyway, who here has been marathoning LOTR / The Hobbbit during quarantine?
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Kesha Shares Her Beauty Routine Which Includes Butt Masks




  • Has been focusing on self-care and learning how to cope with anxiety

  • Forced herself to practice cooking

  • Acknowledges that she's very lucky to be healthy and tries to stay motivated

  • Loves bubble baths with a Lush bath bomb and a collagen sheet mask

  • Uses an ice-roller and a micro-needling roller on her face

  • Dyed her eyebrows with men's beard dye

  • Uses butt masks from Bawdy

  • Prefers a natural makeup look with Anastasia Beverly Hills brow products, Too Faced Mascara and a light foundation from Chantecaille, which is very see-through and dewy

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Beauty/skin care post? Butt masks, y/n?

IndieWire Presents: The Ultimate Summer Movie Season


Summer Movie Season 2020 was supposed to kickoff this past weekend with Black Widow. But with theaters not opening again until July (maybe even later than that), the season is DOA. To make up for it, our pal David Ehrlich at IndieWire has created the ultimate summer movie season for us to enjoy in the comfort of our homes. Films released earlier than 1991 aren't included and the schedule is based on what films came out the same weekend as our current calendar year.

Here's the lineup for May:


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Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery headlines the first weekend. If that isn't your bag (baby) you can check out the witches of The Craft, queen Keri Russell in Waitress, or the Austrian thriller Revanche.

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ONTD Original: The Best Show You Aren't Watching, Quarantine Edition - Peep Show

DarlingssSs, the quarantine seems to be almost over, at least in some parts of the world unfortunatelly, so I decided that it is time to end this wee ONTD Original series with a bang. So today it is not just a tv rec, it is also a reminder to wear your masks and gloves when you go out because

Peep Show


Genre: Comedy

Lenght: 30 mins

Why Should I watch it?

Because of Super Hans! This show gave us Olivia Colman! This show gave us endless quotes!

You are probably asking yourself "why is this idiot with a dumb username telling me to watch a peep show?". Now, the show is called like that because it is supposed to be as if we were to peek in the lives of the main characters, it's like a sort of modern family type of show, but better. Two single men, who share a flat and countless disadventures, will entertain you like very few other shows can. You still don't believe me? Take a peep!

Where can I watch it?

  • All4

  • Youtube

  • Hulu (according to google)

  • Amazon Prime (according to google, I can't find it on mine)

  • Your usual places Ssnakey won't say


ONTD, I hope these posts managed to give you something nice to watch and pass a bit of time laughing despite the current situation. Remember to stay hydrated, get enough sleep and workout a little. You are strong, you are loved and you will get thru this pandemic!
..And if you do some soul searching, well maybe try not to do it Super Hans style
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Elle Fanning and Sarah Ramos re-enact a scene from My Best Friend's Wedding


  • Ramos and Fanning re-created a scene from the 1997 rom com with Ramos playing Robert's role and Fanning playing Diaz's role

  • In the scene food critic Jules explains to her best friend's fiancée that things might be over for them using a food analogy


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ONTD do you like jello?
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Ben Affleck breaks into his own home, Ana de Armas is also there



  • While you may have forgotten about them, they haven't forgotten about you! 

  • ONTD's favourite couple is still at it, doing (near) daily pap walks to keep Rodrigo employed

  • On their latest jaunt they forgot their keys

  • Affleck leapt over the gated fence to let them in

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ONTD have you ever been locked out of your own home?
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Souplantation’s buffet-style restaurants closing for good due to the coronavirus




The CEO of the San Diego-based Garden Fresh Restaurants Corp. has confirmed it was permanently closing its Souplantation restaurants. The self-serve buffet chain was founded in San Diego since 1978. Its sister chain Sweet Tomatoes is also shutting down.

“The FDA had previously put out recommendations that included discontinuing self-serve stations, like self-serve beverages in fast food, but they specifically talked about salad bars and buffets,” said John Haywood, CEO of Garden Fresh. “The regulations are understandable, but unfortunately, it makes it very difficult to reopen. And I’m not sure the health departments are ever going to allow it.”

He added, “We could’ve overcome any other obstacle, and we’ve worked for eight weeks to overcome these intermittent financial challenges but it doesn’t work if we are not allowed to continue our model.”

The news has hit social media hard with users tweeting out content such as...


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Taylor Swift tweets #JusticeForAhmaud + Shooters have been arrested & charged with murder






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Grimes explains the pronunciation of the name of her baby



After revealing that her newborn is called X Æ A-12, no one could tell if it was real or not, or how to even pronounce it.

But the river sailor has dissipated all doubts in a comment on her most recent Instagram post. "It’s just X, like the letter X. Then A.I. Like how you said the letter A then I," she wrote, so the name is pronounced as "X AI," like a weird take on how you’d say “Isaiah”, I guess.

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Rachel Weisz cover "Harper's Bazaar" U.k.

The View: Sean Penn, Lauren Leander, Hot Topics

Panel is Whoopi, Joy, Sunny, and Meghan

Idky but starting this week, all the hosts have a fake set background in their homes. They previously sat somewhere neutral and had nothing of any consequence within the camera angle. Lol. Shrugs.



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Georgia Groome and Rupert Grint welcome first daughter



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"Harry Potter" actor Rupert Grint and "Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging"actress Georgia Groome welcomed their first child and it's a girl

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21 TV Show Deaths That 100% Ruined An Entire Series For People



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Lexa from The 100 being shot.

Quentin on The Magicians sacrificing himself to defeat the Monster.

Rita from Dexter being murdered.

Poussey Washington on Orange Is the New Black getting killed during a confrontation

Edie Britt crashing into a pole and then being electrocuted on Desperate Housewives.


additional spoilers for Jane the Virgin, Sons of Anarchy, The Walking Dead, Vampire Diaries, Teen Wolf, Charmed, Degrassi: The Next Generation, Nashville, Ally McBeal, Lost, The O.C., ER, Downton Abbey, The Blacklist, The Good Doctor, and Veronica Mars in the article

Madelaine Petsch tries at-home gel manicure



What better time to try new things than while sitting at home all day in quarantine. My nails have been needing some serious attention, so I ordered a bunch of supplies, and am attempting to give myself a gel manicure at home. - Madelaine Petsch

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Do you do your own nails or do you like to have someone else do them for you??// Nail post 💅
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Riverdale Roundup: Season Finale Interview, Camila Talks Dangerous Lies, Cole Grew a Mustache + More



Riverdale showrunner Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa spoke with ET about the season finale and what's in store for the couples of the show next season.

-The three episodes that were left of this season before production shut down will just be moved to start off season 5 before the timeskip. Next season's premiere will be senior prom, which they had mostly filmed before production shut down

-On this episode becoming the unintended season finale: "I feel like [the videotape mystery] is a really good mystery, and it’s really about the town and about the kids, so I do think it’s nice that we’re gonna get to finish that."

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