Profile for Amelia McDonell-Parry

First Look: David Fincher’s “The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo”


I must admit, I’ve been skeptical about the forthcoming American movie version of “The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo.” I sucked down Stieg Larsson’s series last summer and thought the Swedish films did a fabulous job translating the books to screen — so what’s the point of another director and cast redoing what has already been done so well? But I might be changing my tune after seeing this just-leaked red band trailer for David Fincher’s American adaptation, starring Daniel Craig and Rooney Mara. It looks awesome. I especially love the music — Karen O covering Led Zeppelin’s “Immigrant Song.” Hot. Are you psyched for the film or do you think an American version is unnecessary? (FYI, this red band trailer is NSFW.) Keep reading »

Brad Pitt And Angelina Jolie Demand Time To Bone

“There are no secrets at our house. We tell the kids, ‘Mom and Dad are going off to kiss.’ They go, ‘Eww, gross!’ But we demand it.”

Brad Pitt on how he and partner Angelina Jolie sneak away from their army of kids in order to get some alone time. I love that “kiss” really means “animalistic sex session” (that’s how Star once described the couple’s sex life, BTW). [USA Today] Keep reading »

Shopping Guide: 12 Straw & Canvas Beach Bags

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Despite being an avid beach-goer, for the last few years, I have been using a shabby tote I got for free as a beach bag. It has the name of an almost immediately canceled reality TV show on it. As I prepare to step on the sand for the first time this summer, it is time for me to grow up and get a real beach bag. Here are 12 canvas and straw options I am considering. Click away!

And The Prize Goes To … The Ultimate Summer Beach Bag Essential!

Sigh. Seriously, I think the hardest part of my job is picking the winners for our various giveaways. You guys post such awesome answers, I end up having to seek second and third opinions on who should take home the booty. Last week, I asked you to tell me your ultimate summer beach bag essentials, and the commenter with the best/most creative answer would score a limited edition Hayden-Harnett scarf and an autographed copy of Brenda Novak’s Inside. All of your answers certainly gave me great ideas for what I should throw in my beach bag this weekend (it’s gonna be 80 degrees and sunny, holla!). But when it came to picking a winner, I had to go with the commenter who had the most unique story behind their ultimate beach bag necessity. Check out the winning comment, after the jump! Keep reading »

Coco Shares Her Secret Talent With The Twitterverse

Jessica can juggle. Kate can solve a Rubik’s Cube. I can touch my tongue to my chin and play “Mary Had A Little Lamb” on the piano with my big toe. Coco can balance a can on her ass. What’s your secret talent? [BuzzFeed] Keep reading »

6 Concepts For Pippa Middleton’s New TV Show

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Pippa Middleton’s backside is already famous. If The Enquirer’s sources are accurate, we may be seeing a whole lot more of P-Middy from the front. Word on the ‘bloid circuit is that Oprah Winfrey is pursuing Pippa to become daytime royalty at OWN. Yes, you read that correctly, Pippa Middleton may get her OWN talk show. After the jump, some concepts for Pippa’s talk show, if it’s really happening, that is. [Celebitchy] Keep reading »

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