Ranking Celebrity Responses to #OscarsSoWhite

Oh man, everything is wonderful and terrible. The Internet hate fuel cycle has been in overdrive this week thanks to #OscarsSoWhite making the rounds, allowing us to add names to our Celebrity Shitlist.

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Friday News Bites: Umpqua Shooting, Waters of Mars + More

Greetings, everyone. It’s Friday once again, so let us take a look at some of the things happening over the past week.

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PoC News in America

The Fall TV hype machine is hitting a fever pitch, so this week’s news is filled with “leaked” pilots and extended previews.

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Behind the Candelabra: The Movie About Liberace You Didn’t Know You Needed

Bottom line: The is the best and saddest and sparkliest and most sexified Behind the Music… EVER. Read More Behind the Candelabra: The Movie About Liberace You Didn’t Know You Needed

Book to Film Adaptations: The Talented Mr. Ripley by Patricia Highsmith

Book to film adaptations, as we know, can be tricky. Condensing hundreds of pages into roughly two hours is one thing, but what about plot points that appear all the more jarring onscreen? Patricia Highsmith’s tale of murder, stolen identity, and uncomfortable sexuality in The Talented Mr. Ripley has been adapted twice for the screen. Both made some changes to the original story, and both are interesting works in their own right.

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Sorting the Stars: Matt Damon and Mark Wahlberg

Today’s Sorting the Stars is a tale that started back in the early ’70s in Boston. It involves the tale of two handsome young men, one born into an upper middle class family, the other into a tough neighborhood. One was in a boy band, the other grew up besties with another young actor. Today we are sorting Matt Damon and Mark Wahlberg.  Read More Sorting the Stars: Matt Damon and Mark Wahlberg