BY Emily Robinson
on Jul 17, 2014
If you haven’t heard already, Leighton Meester is serving up every Of Mice and Men audience member (and “selfie with James Franco” taker) with a healthy dose of knowledge and double standard destruction.
Though the cast boasts an impressive roster of named actors, Meester wants to call attention to her character: the unnamed wife of Curley. If anyone is familiar with John Steinbeck’s novella Of Mice and Men, a cursory understanding of the plot casts Curley’s wife in a negative light. Read More
on Jun 18, 2014
In the Disney Channel factory, they manufacture young actor-singer-hyrbids faster and with more precision than one of Will.I.Am’s crazy new 3-D printers -- creating perfectly adorable, multitalented camera-ready creatures that can not only cry on cue, but can also sing, dance and hype the crowd in a rhinestone-encrusted ensemble accompanied with a matching wireless headset microphone.
However, not all celebrities were created with these duel abilities, they can’t all be Hannah Montana (RIP). Read More
BY Abigail Nutter
on Mar 28, 2014
In honor of the reunion of Fleetwood Mac announced this week (we’re talking new album AND tour!!!!), you should not miss this gorgeous cover of “Dreams,” performed by former Gossip Girl star Leighton Meester and musician Dana Williams. The song was written by Stevie Nicks for the album Rumours (1977), and it was Fleetwood Mac's only #1 hit in the US to sell over one million copies. Yea, Stevie's good like that.
The cover is definitively worth a listen on a gloomy day like today (seriously New York, muggy AND rainy? We just can't win). Read More
BY Phoebe Magee
on Oct 11, 2012
Do you love American Beauty, but wish it had a lighter touch and a happier ending — and starred Hugh "Dr. House" Laurie?
Okay, me neither really. Just checking. But in case you do fit this particular niche, The Oranges is the suburban dysfunction film for you.
Like a certain rose-petal-covered movie we know, The Oranges is a meditation on American life and American happiness directed by a British dude. It also uses voice-over to explain its philosophies, and stars Allison Janney as the neighbor's wife. Unlike A.B, it's not going to win any Oscars. Read More