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However: A Memoir by Alec Baldwin review- charm, honesty and egotism

The actor and comic has been through a tough childhood, a chaotic breakup and an overdose and he has axes to grind In the preamble to his memoir, the actor Alec Baldwin ranks with the reader. Im not actually writing this volume to discuss my work, my views or my life, he says. Im not writing it to justify some …

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Mayor Morrissey? Don’t laugh, stranger luminary mayors have won before

Pro wrestler Jesse the Body Ventura became impassioned with zoning questions, Nikki Benz envisaged she could out-sleaze Rob Ford, and Clint Eastwood passed on a libertarian platform of ice cream for all It may never go further than mulling, but it appears that Morrissey is indeed mulling a run for mayor of London. As he introduces it in a statement …

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Jake Gyllenhaal:’ I would love to not talking here my own personal life’

The workaholic actor is one of the most significant of his generation and his new sci-fi repugnance Life the latest example of his skilful character-building. But perhaps its good not to ask him about Taylor Swift … Jake Gyllenhaal arrives at todays interview carrying his own chair. Specifically, the chair he dragged across the fancy inn suite so that they …

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Sylvester Stallone: the dopey people’s champ who combated his own ego

Leading the hasten for best supporting actor Oscar for his comeback in Creed, this self-made stars inventive fates have been inseparably bound to his most famous invention, Rocky Balboa Sylvester Stallone and the Oscars get space back. It was at the Academy Awards ceremony in 1977 that Rocky, his Cinderella story about a plucky fighter who gets a shot at …

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Paroles are losing their superpower. Not even Jason Bourne can save them now | Catherine Shoard

The brand-new Matt Damon film shows how Hollywoods sought for world markets comes at the expense of decent exchange. Nowadays real life has all the best lines The trailer for the brand-new Jason Bourne film develops much as you might expect. There is running over roofs. There is rushing through windows. “Theres” tense stares in secret government bunkers. And there …

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Oscars new members: eight happens we learned from the 2016 invite register

Check your postbox: this year the Academy has asked an extraordinary number of film industry luminaries to connect their grades as part of a drive to doubled diversity by the end of the activities of the decade. Heres what were taking away from the RSVPs Being white-hot and male doesnt pledge you a place at the table Ken Loach with …

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Casting JonBenet director on our infatuation with the assassination of a child pageant monarch

Twenty years after the merciless murder of a six-year-old, Kitty Greens inventive film analyzes the legend from a brand-new angle 1996 was its first year the Spice Girls divulged, the Unabomber was arrested, 35 parties were pogrom at Port Arthur in Tasmania, Lance Armstrong got cancer and John Howard overcame Paul Keating to become Australias 25 th Prime Minister. It …

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Which other Hollywood ‘bro’ movies involve a Ghostbusters-style gender swap?

Oceans Eleven is being rebooted with female -Alisters instead of Brad and George and its now only a matter of time before all our man-childhoods are ruined Its like something out of a virile, red-blooded manly males worst nightmares. Our treasured childhood recollections of bros teaming up to take down ghosts or rob banks works surely as inherently and exclusively …

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Godzilla vs Kong: whoever wins Hollywood’s monster mashup, we all lose

Adam Wingard has predicted a definitive victor when the giant beasties go at it in 2020. But the history of versus movies suggest that, irrespective of who triumphs, audiences will feel short-changed The last-place 18 months have witnessed something of a renaissance for the high-octane big-budget B-movie. From the hyper-real ogre mashup of Kong: Skull Island to the one-gal-against-the-ocean excites …

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