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“Newspaper Movie” insults copy editors, but that’s OK — we’re used to it

OK yes, this Seth Meyers parody is funny and essentially spot-on. One obligatory quibble: The bit diminishing the copy editor is a disservice to this incredibly important step in the process. It’s only a little bit about getting the grammar … Continue reading

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The Bride of Frankenstein is a proto feminist icon

HAPPY HALLOWEEN! Last night, I watched the final scene of Bride of Frankenstein. Can you believe the Bride only appears in the final 5 minutes? Within mere minutes, Elsa Lanchester created an indelible character — literally an instant worldwide icon. … Continue reading

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Clever, clever marketeers

Because this made me laugh: I’m not a big comics person. By which I mean, I have never read a DC or Marvel comic book. This is not a statement like I am especially cool or uncool, that’s not where … Continue reading

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Not all ageism battles are equal, especially in Hollywood

We all saw this, right? Maggie Gyllenhaal was told she was “too old” to be a romantic interest for some unidentified 55 year old Hollywood he-man with the ego of an infant. (OR some executive who thinks everyone has his … Continue reading

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Fucking hilarious

Sadly, this is concept-only, but WHAT A CONCEPT. I am happy to discover this clever artist and his cosplay/glamour/alt-fashion photography. Found through Jezebel story (with commentary)

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Man of Suck.

Saw “Man of Steel.” Surprised to find my jaw hurting at the end. Apparently, I was so angry and annoyed throughout that I was gritting my teeth the whole time. Here come many bitchy spoilers, so consider yourself warned. I’m … Continue reading

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