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  • Chloroquine gave Rita Wilson, Tom Hanks ‘extreme’ side effects (NOTE: Not Hydroxychloroquine)

    04/18/2020 5:11:25 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 53 replies
    New York Post ^ | 04/15/2020 | Hannah Frishberg
    A controversial drug heralded by some as a coronavirus cure comes with symptoms of its own, Rita Wilson says. The actress, 63, says she was given chloroquine after she and husband Tom Hanks tested positive for COVID-19 while in Australia last month. The malaria treatment may or may not have helped her beat the virus, but it certainly gave her “extreme side effects,” she tells Gayle King on Tuesday’s “CBS This Morning.” After getting the chloroquine, Wilson became “completely nauseous” and experienced vertigo and weakened muscles, she warns. “We have to be very considerate about this drug,” she says. “We...
  • Celebrities go makeup-free while social distancing

    03/27/2020 10:23:18 AM PDT · by EdnaMode · 27 replies
    Page Six ^ | March 25, 2020 | Elana Fishman
    They may be used to getting glammed up for the red carpet, but just like the rest of the world, celebrities are currently staying home and practicing social distancing during the coronavirus pandemic. With no buzzy premieres or press events on their calendars for the time being, these stars are skipping makeup in favor of letting their natural beauty shine through — and they’re sharing it all on social media.
  • New Marvel superhero film to feature ‘beautiful,’ ‘moving’ homosexual kiss

    02/18/2020 6:13:51 PM PST · by Ennis85 · 88 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | February 18th 2020 | Martin Bürger
    The next superhero movie made by Marvel, called The Eternals, will feature a kiss between two men. Actor Haaz Sleiman mentioned that it is important “to show how loving and beautiful a queer family can be.” Sleiman, who came to the United States from Lebanon when he was 21, boasted of the kiss between two men: “It’s a beautiful, very moving kiss. Everyone cried on set.” “I just shot a Marvel film with the first openly gay superhero, The Eternals. I’m married to the gay superhero Phastos, played by Atlanta’s Brian Tyree Henry, and we represent a gay family and...
  • Platoon... Reality or Stonism?

    05/10/2007 8:19:21 PM PDT · by Philistone · 90 replies · 2,055+ views
    Philistone | 05/10/2007 | Philistone
    So I'm watching Platoon on demand for about the 15th time. I saw it the first time in a theater when it first came out with a former army grunt. The fact that I was a snot nosed, 24 year-old white boy who'd never been in the service and he was a 50 year-old black engineer had nothing to do with it. He told me he used to go out on patrol with no food or water so he could carry more guns and ammo. He wasn't going down without a fight. Walking out, he told me "that's EXACTLY what...
  • Raphael Coleman, ‘Nanny McPhee’ Child Star and Activist, Dies at 25

    02/11/2020 8:52:47 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 28 replies
    ktla ^ | 02/11/2020
    His stepfather, Carsten Jensen, said on Facebook that Coleman “collapsed without prior health problems” during a trip. Coleman was born in London and appeared in several movies as a child, including “The Fourth Kind” and “It’s Alive.” He was best known for playing Eric Brown, aged 11, in the 2005 British comedy movie “Nanny McPhee,” alongside Emma Thompson, Colin Firth and Angela Lansbury. His former castmate, Eliza Bennett, said she was “heartbroken” at the news. “After we worked on Nanny McPhee, he dedicated his life to protecting wildlife and fighting climate change,” she wrote. He became an active member of...
  • Oscars Go COMMUNIST: Winning Producer Quotes KARL MARX...And Obama Praises Her

    02/09/2020 9:07:19 PM PST · by montag813 · 60 replies
    24News ^ | 02-10-2020 | Lynn Foster
    by Lynn Foster “The Communist Manifesto” got a shoutout during the 2020 Oscars. Julia Reichert, the co-director of best documentary winner “American Factory,” which was produced by former President Barack Obama’s new film company, apparently quoted from Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels’ infamous book during her acceptance speech on Sunday night. “Working people have it harder and harder these days — and we believe that things will get better when workers of the world unite,” Reichert said. The quote was a riff on the last lines of the 1848 political document, which are frequently translated from German as “Workers of the...
  • 92nd Academy Awards Live Thread

    02/09/2020 5:09:21 PM PST · by L.A.Justice · 121 replies
    ABC Network | February 9, 2020 | Self
    I am curious to see if PARASITE wins anything. I am also interested in Best Song Category...Idina Mendel will perform. Will TOY STORY 4 win? Will Rene Z win Best Actress? I liked PARASITE more than 1917 or JOKER.
  • With an Antarctic yacht cruise in their $225k gift bags, every ‘environmentalist’ Oscar nominee leaves a winner – and a hypocrite

    02/08/2020 5:38:49 AM PST · by dynachrome · 18 replies
    Russia Times ^ | 2-8-20 | Barbara McCarthy
    A tradition stretching back nearly two decades, the annual gift bag from marketing company Distinctive Assets gives select nominees in the Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actor, Best Supporting Actress and Best Director categories up to 75 bespoke gifts. Peasant that I am, I can’t get the image of Brad Pitt wandering around with a branded paper bag containing travel size shaving foam and some cat food, delighted with his ‘free stuff,’ out of my head. But these ‘bags’ are more like lorry loads, so they get discreetly delivered the next day, not handed out at an afterparty. The...

    02/06/2020 7:56:07 AM PST · by EdnaMode · 101 replies
    Twitter ^ | February 5, 2020 | Bette Midler
  • Who Made Hollywood Icons Moral Authorities?

    01/07/2020 7:33:42 AM PST · by Kaslin · 61 replies ^ | January 7, 2020 | Michael Brown
    Did you ever stop to wonder who granted moral authority to famous actors and actresses? Did you ever ask yourself why their opinions should carry extra weight? After all, it’s one thing to be a certain person, such as a political leader or an athlete or a cancer survivor and to speak from your experience. It’s another thing to make believe you were that person. How does making believe qualify you to speak? At the moment, Ricky Gervais’ scathing takedown of woke Hollywood at the Golden Globes Sunday night is getting all the attention it deserves. And, according to the...
  • A Different Kind of Celebrity on Twitter

    12/17/2019 4:09:14 AM PST · by Kaslin · 8 replies ^ | December 17, 2019 | Salena Zito
    RUSSELLTON, Pennsylvania -- Despite his natural shyness, Trevor Donovan has shined in an occupation that demands extroversion both on the job and off. The Hollywood actor, who is currently best known for his roles in the highly popular Hallmark Channel Christmas movies, overcame his social awkwardness by deciding to utilize his high profile for a greater purpose. This resolution ultimately brought the former "90210" star here to Deer Lakes Middle School, located in a suburban Pittsburgh school district, where he discussed his own experiences with being bullied and reminded children that their words have impact -- especially on social media....
  • Hollywood Fiction Isn’t a Good Basis for Legislation or Regulation

    12/14/2019 4:33:45 AM PST · by Kaslin · 16 replies ^ | December 14, 2019 | George Landrith
    Mark Ruffalo may be most famous for his fictional portrayal of Dr. Robert Bruce Banner and his alter ego “The Hulk” in Marvel’s Avengers series, but he has recently been grabbing headlines for other reasons. Last month, Ruffalo made the news by submitting testimony in Congress based on his recent role in a largely fictionalized movie — Dark Waters — that is being portrayed as a “true story.”  While the media, Ruffalo, trial attorneys, and some politicians pretend that Dark Waters is a dramatization of a true story, its marketing materials merely claim it is “inspired by true events.” But it gets so...
  • Prosecutors accuse Weinstein of mishandling ankle monitor

    12/06/2019 9:19:26 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 28 replies
    Associated Press ^ | December 6, 2019 | Ryan Tarinelli and Michael R. Sisak
    Harvey Weinstein violated his bail conditions by mishandling his electronic ankle monitor, which left his whereabouts unrecorded for hours at a time, a New York prosecutor argued Friday. Prosecutor Joan Illuzzi made the claim at a pretrial hearing for Weinstein while asking a judge to increase his bail from $1 million to $5 million. She accused him of leaving home a piece of the monitoring technology that keeps the ankle bracelet activated. Defense attorney Donna Rotunno denied it was deliberate. She blamed “technical glitches” like dead batteries. Weinstein has pleaded not guilty to charges of rape and sexual assault. […]...
  • Billy Dee Williams identifies as gender fluid, reveals acceptance of multiple pronouns

    11/30/2019 4:51:22 PM PST · by EdnaMode · 85 replies
    LGBTQ Nation ^ | November 30, 2019 | Juwan J. Holmes
    At 82 years old, actor Billy Dee Williams is still finding new ways to make himself the epitome of cool. In a feature profile for Esquire, the man known for playing Lando Calrissian in the Star Wars franchise – a role he’s reprising this winter for Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker – talks about how he freely identifies with both he/him/himself and she/her/herself pronouns. It’s not immediately clear if Williams has a clear preference for one set of pronouns or not. Related: Scarlett Johansson says she was “tone-deaf” about playing a transgender man in film “I never tried to...
  • Emma Watson says she's 'self-partnered' not single

    11/05/2019 8:11:58 AM PST · by EdnaMode · 57 replies
    CNN ^ | November 5, 2019 | Rory Sullivan
    Emma Watson has said she prefers to call herself "self-partnered" rather than single as she approaches her 30th birthday. Watson, 29, who rose to fame as Hermione Granger in the Harry Potter films, coined the phrase in an interview with British Vogue in which she discussed the pressures of turning 30. [snip] Speaking of how she had never believed the "'I'm happy single' spiel," she added: "It took me a long time, but I'm very happy [being single]. I call it being self-partnered." The new phrase is reminiscent of actor Gwyneth Paltrow's use of the term "conscious uncoupling" to describe...
  • Delta responds to backlash over in-flight film censorship of 'homosexual content'

    11/02/2019 11:51:21 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 64 replies
    Fox News ^ | 11/02/2019 | Gerren Keith Gaynor
    Delta Air Lines will show unedited versions of “Booksmart” and “Rocketman” in its in-flight film offerings after critics called out the airline for censoring sexuality, including same-sex love, in previously deleted scenes. The company said in a statement Thursday that it did not ask for any “homosexual content” to be removed from the films. “We value our in-flight entertainment options as a means to reflect the diversity of the world,” the company said. “We are reviewing the processes of our third-party editing vendors to ensure that they are aligned with our values of diversity and inclusion.” The issue of censorship...

    11/01/2019 5:58:27 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 36 replies
    Twitter ^ | October 31, 2019 | Alyssa Milano
    The Republicans keep screaming, “due process”! Literally 100% of the GOP members of the house voted AGAINST due process today in the #ImpeachmentVote. IMPEACHMENT IS DUE PROCESS.
  • Classic Movies that should never ever be remade?

    09/19/2019 6:58:06 AM PDT · by Bigtigermike · 239 replies
    In light of the heavy backlash from fans and celebrities over rumors of a possible remake of ‘The Princess Bride, What other movies stands on its on as a classic (those near perfect movies) that should not be bastardized in being redone? 1. Godfather 2. Back to the Future 3. Die Hard 4. Shawshank Redemption 5. Original Star Wars, especially Empire Strikes Back 6. Rocky What else?
  • Study: Progress In Representation Of Marginalized In Film, Growth Needed With Diverse Women(tr)

    09/04/2019 9:12:22 AM PDT · by EdnaMode · 9 replies
    Deadline ^ | September 4, 2019 | Dino-Ray Ramos
    The year of 2018 saw huge strides in diversity and inclusion in film — mainly because of the release of Marvel Studios’ Black Panther and the Warner Bros. rom-com Crazy Rich Asians. Although both features broke ground and were a watershed moment for the Black and Asian communities, it doesn’t mean everything is hunky-dory with the representation of underrepresented and marginalized communities in film. A new report from Professor Stacy L. Smith and the Annenberg Inclusion Initiative at USC’s Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism shows that there has been improvement toward inclusion but the needle could and should be...
  • Celebrities react to Jeffrey Epstein's death with conspiracy theories about Donald Trump, Russia

    08/12/2019 4:39:23 PM PDT · by TomServo · 25 replies
    Fox News ^ | 8/12/2019 | Tyler McCarthy
    Disgraced multimillionaire Jeffrey Epstein's death from an apparent suicide inside his Manhattan jail cell has prompted a frenzy of speculation from Hollywood celebrities.