The Sundance Film Festival has started, and one of the movies to come out of it is Celina Sciamma’s “Girlhood,” the coming-of-age story we all need. It’s about Marieme, a Black teenager growing up in the projects near Paris, and how she falls in with a tough girl gang. This scene, which Vulture premiered exclusively today, is a joyous, giddy celebration of friendship. These girls, dancing to Rihanna in a hotel room they rented with money they stole, are the perfect embodiment of that soul-swallowing, bone-crushing female friendship you experience in your teens. The film opens in New York on January 30th, and will certainly show up at a indie movie theater near you. [Vulture]
Carrie Fisher, best known as Princess Leia from the “Star Wars” franchise, was on “The Today Show” this morning promoting her new memoir “Wishful Drinking.” She had some hilarious little anecdotes about her life growing up in Hollywood, including being told, repeatedly, by Cary Grant not to do acid. I personally loved the moment when she corrected Matt Lauer, who called her mom and dad, Debbie Reynolds and Eddie Fisher, the “Brad and Angelina of their day.” She said, “Actually, they were the Brad and Jennifer Aniston. Liz Taylor was the Angelina,” referring, of course, to Taylor breaking up their marriage. I also loved that she sat in her chair all folded up, like a Shaman. Clip above! Keep reading »
I know there is a bit of a Robert Pattinson backlash occurring right now, which I don’t necessarily mind, as it leaves less competition for when I attempt to score him for three out of the five types on my rebound list. I still might have to fight off Tyra Banks though, by the looks of this clip from when she had Robert on her show on Friday. Honestly, I’m sadly aroused and jealous. While I would never be so lame as to actually ASK him to bite me, I kind of want him too. And he leaves a mark! Keep reading »
Thanks to our girls at Lemondrop for calling our attention to this awesomely hysterical video montage of pageant mothers made by Rich at FourFour. If you only have a few seconds, skip ahead to 2:28. If you have hours to screw around, head on over to YouTube and watch the entirety of the amazing “Living Dolls” documentary, featuring the unforgettable Swan Brooner. It’s frightening in a good way — you won’t regret it. Keep reading »
Before she was Bree on “Desperate Housewives” Marcia Cross was the infamous Dr. Kimberly Shaw on Melrose Place. Bitch was over-the-top psycho and the world loved it. Enjoy her most infamous scene, above. Keep reading »
Manhattan’s hottest and most scandal ridden family, “The Darlings”, came back into our lives last night with the season two premiere of “Dirty Sexy Money.” And if last night’s episode was any indication of the drama yet to come, we are surely in for a tantalizing ride.
Opening the episode was family lawyer Nick George (and last week’s Daily Hotness) on his way to his not-such-a-surprise birthday party thrown by the Darlings. The song “Under Pressure” by Queen is playing in the background to signify that Nick is feeling some sort of heat. What else is new? About 10 minutes into his party, after several rounds of awkwardness, the NYPD shows up via helicopters and ground force. The episode now goes to 48 hours earlier. Keep reading »