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  • Trump to be digitally removed from Home Alone 2 cameo scene after Twitter ban

    01/09/2021 3:33:34 PM PST · by Ennis85 · 83 replies
    International Business Times ^ | January 9th 2021 | Samarpita Das
    After being permanently banned from Twitter and Facebook, US President Donald Trump will now also be digitally removed from Home Alone 2: Alone In New York where he had a cameo. Actor Christopher Plummer is expected to replace him. The announcement was made from the verified Twitter account of Dan Slott, who is the comic writer for Fantastic Four, Spider-Man, She-Hulk, Spider-Verse. "BREAKING NEWS: Donald Trump to be digitally replaced in HOME ALONE 2 with actor, Christopher Plummer," Dan Slott wrote on Twitter. Donald Trump, who was then a prominent personality in the US had appeared in a cameo...
  • The Chateau Marmont, Hollywood's Most Notorious Hotel | Sunset Strip | Timeline

    12/24/2020 4:28:01 PM PST · by Beowulf9 · 18 replies ^ | unknown | Timeline - World History Documentaries
    I thought maybe some may enjoy this. It's very good and boy those days were so glamorous. More than the Marmont, some of the Sunset Strip, the old stars, the mob, you know...good times ;) Just for fun.
  • ‘The Crown’ Demonizes Thatcher For Displaying The Queen’s Applauded Stiff Upper Lip

    12/04/2020 8:57:51 AM PST · by Kaslin · 24 replies
    The Federalist ^ | December 4, 2020 | Jonathan S. Tobin
    The latest installment of the Netflix chronicle of the royals seeks to slime Margaret Thatcher, but the Charles-Diana soap opera undermines the series’ political slant.Since its debut in 2016, fans of the Netflix series “The Crown” have been looking forward to when this depiction of the life of Queen Elizabeth II would take the story of the royal family and British politics into the 1980s. For Americans who love the show because it satisfies their yen for celebrity gossip with a gloss of politics and social commentary, the arrival of Princess Diana as a major character was highly anticipated.Much of...
  • Entertainment Industry Workers Exempt From California Governor Gavin Newsom’s New Stay-At-Home Order

    11/19/2020 7:05:46 PM PST · by EdnaMode · 30 replies
    Deadline ^ | November 19, 2020 | Tom Tapp
    In light of an unprecedented rapid rise in COVID-19 cases across California, Gov. Gavin Newsom on Thursday announced a limited stay-at-home order. The order requires “generally that non-essential work, movement and gatherings stop between 10 PM and 5 AM in counties in the purple tier.” That means basically every county in Southern California and 94% of the state’s population. But Newsom’s office told Deadline on Thursday that the order (read it here) did not apply to entertainment industry workers, who are on the list of essential workers and thus an exception to the rule. The governor’s original Stay-at-Home order (read...
  • 5 Questions Disney Plus Needs To Answer On Its One-Year Anniversary

    11/12/2020 11:25:29 AM PST · by Kaslin · 12 replies
    The Federalist ^ | November 12, 2020 | Josh Shepherd
    In a year devoid of blockbuster movies in theaters, Disney has sought to rival Netflix as the leader in on-demand streaming, but questions remain about its approach.

 Bob Chapek, CEO of the Walt Disney Company, will later today deliver to investors the entertainment giant’s annual report. Even worse than the rest of Hollywood, Disney has been hit hard by the pandemic and ensuing lockdowns. Most theme parks remain shuttered, tens of thousands of employees have been laid off, and revenue from theatrical film releases has gone from billions in 2019 to nearly zero this year. It’s no accident that today...
  • Mandalorian star Gina Carano faces outrage cancel mobs after liked tweets [The Dump Ire Strikes Back!]

    11/12/2020 6:16:39 AM PST · by Red Badger · 49 replies
    Reclaim the net ^ | November 11, 2020 Posted 4:14 pm | By Didi Rankovic
    Intolerant social media hall monitors are trying to enforce groupthink. ======================================================================= On Star Wars-based TV series The Mandalorian, actress Gina Carano portrays Cara Dune, a former shock trooper. And it seems that she is very comfortable “playing” a similar role on social media, where she continues to stand her ground against outrage mobs who keep going up against her in a bid to get her fired and “canceled.” And it’s not just about something Carano posted herself – now her dogged detractors are going through her Twitter likes to prove their point against the actress. The need not only to...

    11/12/2020 2:47:00 AM PST · by SaveFerris · 11 replies ^ | Jul 9, 2014 | MARIA ESTHER PACHECO CONTRERAS (Y/T poster)
    I was telling a friend of mine about an old episode from the later version of the Twilight Zone. There were a few good episodes. Here's one I thought I might share with a few of my FRiends. I am definitely NOT saying this is Biblical at all. So please, no one infer I'm suggesting that. But I DO think perhaps the writers had a little inspiration from there. Again, this is NOT Biblical. So consider this just entertainment - science fiction.
  • The Sandman Writer Neil Gaiman Explains Why Franchises Like Star Wars And Star Trek Have Lost Significant Portions Of Their Fan Bases

    10/27/2020 1:49:21 PM PDT · by tbw2 · 87 replies
    Bounding Into Comics ^ | October 16, 2020 | John Trent
    The Sandman and American Gods author Neil Gaiman recently pointed out the obvious that franchises risk alienating their fans if they don’t stick to the source material.
  • Skipping Hollywood for the Promised Land

    10/20/2020 6:36:31 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 8 replies ^ | October 20, 2020 | Robert Knight
    It took quick thinking on the part of “Jesus” to keep the action going. The makers of “The Chosen” were filming a scene about the wedding in Cana. The critically acclaimed series about the life of Christ was in the midst of an all-night shoot in Weatherford, Texas, near Dallas. Everyone was tired, especially the young ones.“They only had our children and one other family,” said Neal Harmon, CEO of VidAngel Studios, which distributes “The Chosen.”“We tried to acclimate the kids to stay up all night, with moderate success.  We have a daughter who’s 5 and she’s the one who...
  • Motion Picture Academy's New Standards for Diversity at the Oscars Kills Artistic Expression

    09/10/2020 5:52:29 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 51 replies ^ | September 10, 2020 | Brad Slager
    Sure, that is a hyperbolic and overly dramatized conclusion when looking over the newly released standards set forth by the Motion Picture Academy of Arts And Sciences, the governing body that produces The Oscars. Yet when looking over the new list of requirements the academy will be adopting in 2024 for qualifying films there is no mistaking that their requirement of thresholds to be met for diversity hiring is nothing other than veiled affirmative action. Look, nobody outside the industry itself pretends The Oscars are about true merit and artistic excellence. The years of studios campaigning and bribing to sway...
  • What Ray Bradbury Can Teach Us About How To Cultivate Creativity

    08/29/2020 12:21:36 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 10 replies
    The Federalist ^ | August 29, 2020 | Nathan Stone
    As civilization crumbles around us, Bradbury and his fiction offer several primordial lessons we would be prudent to reconsider. In 2013, British writer Neil Gaiman wrote a story entitled “The Man Who Forgot Ray Bradbury.” It was about exactly what the title says: A man, losing his memory, tells the audience that he can only vaguely remember a writer who hailed from Waukegan, Illinois, who wrote wonderful and macabre fairytales of space and the otherworldly. Gaiman’s story is closer to home than what we might care to remember because, on the century of his birth, the world at large has...
  • Disney confirms its first bisexual lead character, who is also multi-cultural

    08/15/2020 3:18:58 PM PDT · by Ennis85 · 67 replies
    CNN ^ | August 15th 2020 | Adrianne Morales
    Diversity is making its way onto the Disney Channel. Disney has confirmed it has a bixsexual lead character on "The Owl House" series. The 14-year-old Dominican-American girl, Luz Noceda, is not Disney's first LGBTQ+ character. Pixar featured a gay main character in a short film on Disney Plus, but Luz is the first bisexual character to make a Disney debut on a television series. "The Owl House" series follows Luz's adventure to becoming a witch, even though she does not have any magical abilities. At first, "certain Disney leadership" was not too fond of the idea of having an LGBTQ+...
  • Prepare For Pop Culture To Shove Cool Kamala Down Your Throat

    08/14/2020 12:30:59 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 54 replies
    The Federalist ^ | August 14, 2020 | Emily Jashinsky
    It took Debra Messing 18 exclamation points to express her excitement about Kamala Harris. Chrissy Teigen used a comparatively mild two, but the point still stands: an army of celebrities leapt to lend Harris their support this week. Hollywood loves her. (Just like Wall Street!) The star-studded industry’s embrace of Harris means the Democratic ticket will benefit from extra elite enthusiasm—Biden may not excite liberal celebrities like Barack Obama, but adding Harris as a running mate will amp up Hollywood’s enthusiasm for the ticket. That, in turn, means the Democratic Party’s narrative will be reinforced through the power of celebrity...
  • In Support Of Black Lives Matter, Let’s Defund CardiB, LeBron James and Jimmy Kimmel

    08/09/2020 6:40:18 AM PDT · by SmokingJoe · 21 replies
    Outkick ^ | August 8 2020 | Jason Whitlock
    --SNIP-- COVID-19 and Black Lives Matter are helping rational people realize LeBron, Alyssa Milano, Lena Dunham, Steve Kerr, Amy Schumer, Colin Kaepernick, Aaron Paul, CardiB, Meek Mill and Jimmy Kimmel all need to shut up and entertain. They’re not thought leaders. They’re court jesters pretending to be world leaders. Let’s defund them. Seriously. I don’t want to eliminate them. I like to be entertained. I just think it’s a huge mistake to pretend CardiB is important. She’s a stripper-turned-rap music-pornographer. She’s Hugh Hefner, not Michelle Obama with a boobjob. Let’s give entertainers a special designation in our tax codes. Tax...
  • Arthur On PBS Indoctrinates Kids With BLM Propaganda

    08/08/2020 5:47:27 PM PDT · by Ennis85 · 13 replies
    One Angry Gamer ^ | August 8th 2020 | Billy D
    Arthur on PBS has been devolving at a rapid rate into a springboard for indoctrinating kids with the Liberal Progressive agenda. Last year they tried to convincing kids that was okay to be gay by featuring a gay rat wedding (but they failed to point out all the harms that come with choosing to be gay), and this year they’re trying to convince your kids to become Black Lives Matter activists.YouTuber Nerdette’s Newstand did a 16 minute video breaking down how the show’s episode, titled Arthur on Racism: Talk, Listen, And Act, has gone completely off the rails in trying...
  • Hallmark announces plans to debut 'LGBTQ storylines, characters and actors'

    07/26/2020 6:27:27 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 46 replies
    ....On Thursday, amid criticism that none of the company's 40 upcoming holiday movies feature an LGBTQ lead, a Hallmark Channel spokesperson told "Good Morning America" that change is coming. In the coming months, the representative said, Hallmark will make announcements about "projects featuring LGBTQ storylines, characters and actors."
  • CBBC depicts same-sex kiss in Kids Show the Next Step

    07/24/2020 7:22:23 PM PDT · by Ennis85 · 6 replies
    The Mirror ^ | 24th July 2020 | Tamara Davison
    CBBC's teen drama The Next Step has been applauded by fans as it became the first show on the channel to air a same sex kiss. The Canadian series is based upon the story of a dance troupe that prepares for dance competitions and championships. In the latest episode, that aired on July 22, characters Cleo (Dani Verayo) and Jude (Molly Sanders) had a heart to heart moment before they performed a duet. Marking a momentous moment for CBBC history, the two dancers got even closer during the scene before they shared a kiss. Viewers were quick to praise the...
  • LGBTQ+ Gayming Awards Announced To Remind Everyone It’s Current Year

    07/23/2020 7:40:04 PM PDT · by Ennis85 · 10 replies
    One Angry Gamer ^ | July 23rd 2020 | Ethan
    I’m sure if a game award show called “Straight White Male Gaming” or “Gaming for Heterosexuals” existed, current year media would not tear it a new orifice to defile, right? I’m sure it would go over just fine without any controversy bubbling up, right? Sarcasm aside, it wouldn’t go over well at all and wouldn’t be celebrated by mainstream outlets like the upcoming LGBTQ+ Gayming Awards set to go live in 2021. I bet you are thinking, “I’ve never heard of the LGBTQ+ Gayming Awards before, are you sure it’s being promoted and celebrated?” To that question, yes, it is.The...
  • Hallmark Channel Adding LGBTQIA+ Propaganda To Line-Up

    07/21/2020 6:55:03 PM PDT · by Ennis85 · 57 replies
    One Angry Gamer ^ | July 21st 2020 | Billy D
    If you wanted to watch something wholesome, healthy, and free from degeneracy you literally have no where to turn. Hallmark Channel, the last bastion for normal, sane, well-adjusted women to watch shows and indulge in their cravings for positive romance films, is now completely converged and will be tarnishing their Christmas line-up with propaganda attuned to accommodate the tawdry tastes of the Cornhole Commissars. According to Apsari, Hallmark issued a statement about adding more LGBTQIA+ content to their channel, despite that demographic not even watching Hallmark.In the article they provided a quote from a Hallmark spokesperson, who stated… “Diversity and...
  • Scooby-Doo's Velma Is a Lesbian, Producer Confirms (barf alert)

    07/13/2020 3:54:22 PM PDT · by Ennis85 · 86 replies
    Comic Book Resources ^ | 12th July 2020 | NOAH DOMINGUEZ
    Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated producer Tony Cervone confirmed a long-standing theory by explaining that the show's incarnation of classic Scooby-Doo! character Velma Dinkley was, in fact, written as a gay woman. Cervone interjected during an argument between two Scooby-Doo! fans in the comment section of an Instagram post, which had depicted Velma and the character of Marcie Fleach in a romantic relationship. One commenter decried the post on the grounds that Mystery Incorporated saw Velma in a relationship with Shaggy Rogers, while another cited previous revelations about the show pertaining to how Velma and Marcie were ostensibly both bisexual and how...