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Steve Jobs, directed by Danny Boyle, is not the celebratory bio pic I expected—it’s way better. Jobs is a superbly acted and visually stunning film that questions the cult of genius! We follow Steve Jobs (Michael Fassbender) through three product launches over a span of 14 years. In the pressure-filled moments before he takes the stage, the cracks in his life split open, forcing him off his one-track mind. Jobs breezes through one confrontation after the other, which might be grating for the audience if it weren’t...
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Imagine a panel of female showrunners - the women who make the big decisions on hit series like Madame Secretary, VEEP, The Good Wife and Louie. Now, imagine that the panel hasn’t been billed as a pinkified, sparkly ~women in television~ event. That’s exactly what happened last week at the New York Television Film Fest. On Tuesday, October 20, NYTVF held its Creative Keynote Panel, titled “Running The Show; A Big Picture Conversation On Creating For The Small Screen.” Notice something about that title? There’s absolutely...
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Normally, praising Barbie is not a thing I do. With a severely disproportioned body design, too much makeup and an impractical number of high heels, Mattel's leading lady is usually shamed for teaching unrealistic body ideals to young girls. But Barbie's new YouTube commercial is asking us to "Imagine The Possibilities" that can come from girls playing with the (in)famous dolls.  Following five young girls as they take on the roles of a veterinarian, a college professor, a men's soccer coach, a tour guide, and a traveling business...
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Jena Malone has been playing difficult characters since her breakout role as a sexually abused child in 1996’s Bastard Out Of Carolina - filmed when Jena was just 11. Since then, she’s played half a dozen iconic characters, including Julia Roberts’ reluctant stepdaughter in Stepmom, the dreamy object of Jake Gyllenhaal’s desires in Donnie Darko and the rebellious Lydia Bennet in Pride and Prejudice. Now, she may be best known for playing the angry, sarcastic Johanna Mason in The Hunger Games series - you know,...
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The Prettiots have just released a Law and Order SVU themed-song called "Stabler." It's catchy and sure to appeal to SVU superfans and novices alike. In honor of their new song, band member Kay Kasparhauser put together a list of their top Olivia Benson badass undercover moments from the show. Check it out. And check out The Prettiot's new song here: TOP FIVE OLIVIA BENSON UNDERCOVER MOMENTS Season 11, Episode 12, "Shadow" Olivia goes sort of undercover and a sort of dominatrix and says "On your knees, worm" to...
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