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The Full “Mockingjay: Part One” Trailer Is Here

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In Theaters November 21

The full trailer for “Mockingjay: Part One” is here and it looks a lot like Mockingjay the book: really, really, really not as good as the first two book in the Hunger Games series. (Sorry, Hollywood, I know you don’t want to hear this.) In “Part One” — “Mockingjay” has been split into two films — Katniss Everdeen is living in District 13 and fighting to save Peeta, who has been taken hostage and tortured by Panem. But if you’ve seen “The Hunger Games” and “Catching Fire,” I suppose you’ll see this trilogy (er, quad-logy?) through to the end. Personally, it’s got too many guns and fighter jets for my taste. What do you think?

Weekend Shut-In Worksheet: Get Nostalgic For “My So-Called Life,” Listen To BANKS & Pre-Game With Soft Beer Pretzels

Weekend Shut-In Worksheet: Get Nostalgic For "My So-Called Life," Listen To BANKS & Pre-Game With Soft Beer Pretzels

Activities are wonderful, but sometimes, it’s fine to want to shut the world out for a couple of days, and make some serious time for you. Don’t be afraid of FOMO, either. There will always be another party, another pub crawl, another picnic. The time you’ll spend indulging in the things you want to do, alone, are well worth it. Here’s a handy list of awesome things to do this weekend! Keep reading »

Brittany Murphy’s Last Film, “Something Wicked,” Looks Campy As Hell

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RIP, Britt

Actress Brittany Murphy died almost five whole years ago. On September 12th, the last film she worked on before her sudden death will finally be in theaters. “Something Wicked” is a horror film/psychological thriller that looks to be about a newly-engaged couple who are stalked by a psycho. Andm well, how do I put this nicely? It does not look to be the same caliber of work as “Girl, Interrupted,” “Clueless,” or “8 Mile.” Murphy filmed “Something Wicked” six months before she died from a combination of pneumonia, anemia and prescription pills. Rest in piece, Britt. [The Wrap]

“Wetlands” Is Sure To Be The Grossest Movie Of The Year

"The Most Disgusting Coming Of Age Film Of All Time"

A few years ago, I was obsessed with reading Wetlands by Charlotte Roche, but only a few pages at a time, because the subject matter — one woman’s absolutely filthy hygiene habits and obsession with her bodily functions and fluids — was kind of stomach-turning. But as a bit of a gross girl myself — though not at all to the degree that Helen is — I was titillated by the book’s willingness to get completely and utterly vulgar, plus I got a kick out of the way she called her inner and outer labia “ladyfingers” and “dewlaps.” Anyway, a film version of “Wetlands” hits select theaters this Friday and critics who saw the German film at Sundance called it, amongst other things, “Eww is the warmest color” (a play on last year’s French hit, “Blue is the Warmest Color”) and “the most disgusting coming of age film of all time.” Prepare yourself for everything from masturbating with vegetables and oozing hemorrhoids, to guys jacking off on spinach pizza and very, very dangerous pubic hair grooming. NSFW trailer above — watch if you dare…

Weekend Shut-In Worksheet: Read The Latest Haruki Murakami, Watch “Love Is Strange” & Make Risotto

Activities are wonderful, but sometimes, it’s fine to want to shut the world out for a couple of days, and make some serious time for you. Don’t be afraid of FOMO, either. There will always be another party, another pub crawl, another picnic. The time you’ll spend indulging in the things you want to do, alone, are well worth it. Here’s a handy list of awesome things to do this weekend! Keep reading »

Here’s A New Trailer For “Kink,” James Franco’s Documentary About BDSM Porn

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A New "Kink" Trailer

“Kink,” a documentary about the porn web site Kink.com, debuted in January at the Sundance Film Festival. Yesterday, the film, which explores the largest BDSM online porn empire, released a new trailer in anticipation of a limited release. I’ve heard complaints about the film — it’s “boring” (which is unfortunately always something that some kinky folks say in order to be dismissive); it doesn’t address allegations of abuse at Kink.com — but I’ll see it regardless. Christina Voros directed “Kink” and James Franco executive produced, so you better believe I want to know how they handled the material. Also, this probably goes without saying, but the trailer is NSFW! [Queerty; First Showing]

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