Aziz Ansari has this joke about white people, prompted by an interviewer suggesting he must be excited over the then-recent success of Slumdog Millionaire. “I had nothing to do with that movie,” he says, “it’s just some people who kinda look like me are in this movie that everyone loves and is winning Oscars.” The joke, of course, is that white people dominate media, so they must be psyched to see themselves in every film, from Ghostbusters to T ...
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Jun 11 2014, 12:47pm CDT
Source: slash film
For years, director David Wain and many of the actors involved in his film Wet Hot American Summer have talked about a sequel. The original film, which featured an incredible roster of then-up and coming talent as counselors at summer camp, even ends with a joke that sets up a sequel, in which the counselors would reunite years after the end of the film. Several original cast members, however, such as Bradley Cooper and Elizabeth Banks, no ...
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May 23 2014, 3:00pm CDT
Source: The Stranger
Adrian RyanThe red carpet, ready for its closeup.
The 40th ever Seattle International Film Festival lies thick and heavy upon us, and last night’s Red Carpet Opening Night Gala was definitely a thing that just happened! In a word: bowties. (Mine was a handmade custom design by designer/costumer Pakio Galore and everyone else’s was not, poor everyone else.)
As promised, the carpet was properly red (see above), the vodka was properly vodk ...
Full article at: The Stranger
May 16 2014, 3:25pm CDT