Nicole Kidman asked for a part. Then it was fun to write a sequel

July 9, 2017

Top of the Lake creator Jane Campion on the brand-new brainchild behind her hit Tv series Fans of the critically acclaimed crime drama Top of the Lake will be eagerly awaiting its comeback at the conclusion of its month but scribe Jane Campion admits that she never intended to make another series. The number one reasonablenes Gerard[ Lee, co-creator of the indicate] and I wrote a second season was because…

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Andrew Garfield, queer-baiting and the perils of ‘playing gay’

July 8, 2017

The actor was criticised over commentaries he made about preparing to play a homosexual guy, affiliating actors such as James Franco whove toyed with ideas of sexuality In an interview about his character as Prior Walter in the National Theatres current production processes Angels in America, Andrew Garfield became the most recent male celebrity to suggest that he might be lesbian. Invited about frisking a gay subject living with Aids,…

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Haim: the soft-rock sisters on working hard to sound effortless

July 7, 2017

They have had to endure condescension from followers and discover to pee-pee at their urinals but the implant is paying off for the Californian trio. We take it so seriously, they say Este, Danielle and Alana Haim, the Californian sisters who words perhaps “the worlds largest” idolized trio in music right now, make it easy-going to expect these three subconscious operate as one. While listening to questions, they are three…

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From She to Sheena: can modern audiences ignore the jungle queen’s racist roots?

July 7, 2017

A scantily-clad grey wife decree over pitch-black boys stimulated Victorian books and minted an archetype still being implemented in comics , fictions and movies. But should it be? When H Rider Haggards novel She was published in 1887 , not even Haggard could have believed it would remain in periodical for the next 130 years; nor that it would also activate a trope that has remained in pop culture with…

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Straight Outta Hollywood: how hip-hop saved the biopic

July 7, 2017

The film biography has a chequered past, but a rash of drama based on the lives of 90 s hip-hop stars such as Tupac and NWA has juiced the genre Music biopics have a long and, frankly, flustering autobiography. Sure, some are well done( Control and Im Not There come to mind ), but Hollywood biopics tend to be incredibly formulaic: precocious ability achieves success against the quirkies, merely to…

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Elle Fanning: Its a job, but its also about dressing up and pretending

July 6, 2017

The onetime infant performer goes back to her southern beginnings for the gothic chiller The Beguiled. She talks about developing pains, stage mothers and the elation of toy the bad girl Once upon a age, a young ingenue took a journey across Los Angeles to meet Hollywoods equivalent of the large-hearted bad wolf. The controversial Danish director Nicolas Winding Refn was giving the lead role in working steadily ever since….

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Jane Austen sensation: author’s parody of trashy novel goes to auction

July 6, 2017

The letter to her niece, in which she writes a fond pastiche of a gothic tale, shows her enjoying the genre she satirised in Northanger Abbey Jane Austen may have satirised the gothic romance in Northanger Abbey, but a letter to be auctioned for the first time next week depicts her experiencing the guilty pleasure of such startling story herself. The letter, dated 29 -3 0 October 1812, was sent…

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