Every two minutes, someone in the United States is sexually assaulted. According to the Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network, each year, 207,754 men and women are victims of sexual assault and 54 percent of the instances were not reported to the police. With occurrences of rape this high, filmmaker and author Jennifer Baumgardner needs your help to end the silence through her forthcoming documentary film, “It Was Rape.” Keep reading »
This Friday, fans of of the late Whitney Houston — who passed away suddenly in TK — will get a final chance to see the legendary sing her heart out on screen in “Sparkle.” The movie, which also stars Jordin Sparks, is about three teenage sisters from Harlem who start a girl group in the 1960s. Check out the trailer above. Sing it, Whitney. Keep reading »
Look outside. Does it look like it’s about to rain? According to Weather.com there’s going to be thunderstorms basically all over the US this weekend. Either it’ll be raining, storming, humid or a billion degrees. That does not sound like a fun time outside. Instead, stay in! It’s so much dryer in here.
Obviously with rainy days come movie marathons and Netflixing until the cows come home. You’ve probably seen your favorite movies enough times to recite them by memory, so throw a little indie in there! It’ll go with the over-all gloomy(ish) weather around you pretty well. Not sure what to watch? CC to the rescue! Here’s a great selection, whatever your mood. Read more…
Oh, Shirtless Paul Rudd. You are Shirtless Paul Rudd and you’re not even the best thing in this trailer. “This Is 40″ is the sort-of sequel to “Knocked Up,” about Paul and Debbie, the sister and brother-in-law of Katharine Heigl’s character. Now they’re 40 and feeling positively ancient. But they’re still got pot brownies, a gorgeous home, two great kids, and people in their lives like Megan Fox, Chris O’Dowd, and Jason Segel. Doesn’t sound too shabby to me. By all means, Leslie Mann, take 28. I’ll hand it over for half a pot brownie and a romp in the sack with your onscreen husband.
Hey, are you following The Frisky on Pinterest yet? You should be! Especially now that we’ve added a new Pinterest board, inspiring by the movie “Sparkle.” The movie, which opens August 17, stars Jordin Sparks and the late Whitney Houston, and is about three teenage sisters from Harlem who start a girl group in the 1960s. Our “Celebrate Your Inner Sparkle” board is where we’ll be pinning everything sparkly, retro, ’60s diva-inspired, and glamorous — so get thee to Pinterest and start following! [Pinterest: Celebrate Your Inner Sparkle"] Keep reading »
Heath Ledger’s portrayal of The Joker in “The Dark Knight” is one of the most chillingly original performances on screen — but perhaps the late actor was influenced by other characters in pop culture? Like, say, gravely voiced singer-songwriter Tom Waits? Watch this 1979 interview with Waits and try and tell me the vocal inflections and mannerisms aren’t uncannily similar. [NME]