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International Trailer for Clouds of Sils Maria

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Posted moments ago on Indiewire, starring Juliette Binoche and Kristen Stewart…

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Best Actress 2015: Is red the new gold?

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by Jazz Tangcay Will 2015’s Best Actress race be The Year of the Redhead? It’s only July and some might consider it a bit too early to be making any predictions about who’s going to win, but we can’t help ourselves. Amy Adams is already generating buzz for her upcoming role in Tim Burton’s Big Eyes. Julianne Moore already has one award under her arm after winning Best Actress in…

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Amy Adams Gives up Seat for American Soldier

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Reporting on the events she saw on her flight, Jamele Hill witnessed Amy Adams giving up her first class seat to an American soldier, something the flight crew has never seen before but frankly, they should see more often. I’d go so far as to say that any American soldier flying in the US from combat should automatically be upgraded to first class. “I was on a flight from Detroit…

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Oscarwatch: Might this Finally be Julianne Moore’s Year?

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Oscar contenders come and go, and before long they’ve reached a point where it seems like nothing they can or will ever do will give them the win. For women it’s worse than it is for men.  Of course, for minorities it’s near impossible.  The endless celebration of the talents of Jennifer Lawrence say everything about how Hollywood views successful actresses now. Bring them up as quickly as possible, earn every…

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2014: Reese Witherspoon Three Ways

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This year, Reese Witherspoon has three films coming out, two she carries completely and the other is Paul Thomas Anderson’s Inherent Vice. She plays Deputy DA Penny Kimball in Inherent Vice (one of the love interests). She’ll also open two movies. Wild: “Cheryl Strayed was 26 in 1995 when she set out to hike more than 1,000 miles on the Pacific Crest Trail. Coping with her mother’s death to cancer…

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Meryl Streep on Jane Fonda’s AFI Tribute

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Shailene Woodley Poised to Take Box Office this Weekend

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Jeff Wells brings up the idea, initially sparked by Anita Busch, that Shailene Woodley film, The Fault in Our Stars could potentially take the box office this weekend. What’s interesting about this and worth noting is that it will be the second weekend that a film headlined by a woman took the box office. Its main competition is Tom Cruise’s opposing ticket (a film that has a strong performance by…

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Maleficent: How Disney is Reshaping its own Princess Legacy, Giving Back What was Taken

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Make no mistake, Maleficent is a revisionist, feminist retelling of a familiar princess story, one of THE princess stories. When I was a little girl, my favorite Disney movie was Sleeping Beauty. When I look back on this now, the only possible reason I can think of for loving it so much was that Aurora was, to me, the prettiest of all of the princesses. With her long cotton candy…

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OscarWatch: An Early Look at the Best Actress Race

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As we head into another Oscar season you’ll see an array of representations of male characters of all ages and walks of life. Old, young, fat, thin, handsome, unattractive – you name it, they never run out of stories to be told about them. Women, such is not the case. Women have the choice of being the Bond girl, the superhero love interest, the regular love interest who helps male…

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Critics Seem Overly Harsh on Jolie’s Maleficent

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Full disclosure: I have not yet seen Maleficent. But I plan to. And not a single negative review of the film is going to change my mind. Why? Because these reviews seem to miss the overall point. I only need to know two things. 1) is Jolie great as Maleficent? By all accounts, yes. 2) Is the film worth seeing just for Jolie? By all accounts, yes. There are reviews…