Soooo, tonight’s Love is going to be pretty Golden Globes heavy. If that’s not your thing, I apologize. I mean, I don’t care, but you know, I’m sorry, I guess? If that is your thing, cool. This is for you!
Before we get to the frivolous Hollywood stuff, Cyntoia Brown was granted clemency today! I’m sure we’ll discuss it more tomorrow, but it’s too important and too good of news to not post about it here. - (The Root)
I didn’t see much of the Golden Globes red carpet coverage, but the parts I did see, the Fiji Water Girl cracked my ass up every single time! - (Lainey)
I loveloveLOVE Jamie Lee Curtis and I love her white hair, but the makeup and the hairstyle combo she was sporting at the Globes was not my favorite. - (Celebitchy)
Dick Cheney’s daughter got all miffed at Gloria Steinem’s stepson for thanking Satan in his GG award acceptance speech. - (Dlisted)
There were many looks last night. Some made me sad, others managed to actually anger me! You can vote for the worst. Or, if you prefer to look at the lovelier side of things, there were many beautiful looks. You can vote for your favorite! - (GFY)
Melissa McCarthy is my goddamn favorite! She knows what’s important, and what’s important is a damn sandwich! - (PW)
Last week, we mentioned that the producers of Bird Box tried to force them to feature a shot of the creature in the movie, but Sandra Bullock and Director Susanne Bier were like, “Nah.” And now that we’ve seen the actual creatures? “Nah” was a good call.
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The unseen creature from Bird Box created at @knb_efx that was sadly cut from the final film. Andy Bergholtz @andy_bergholtz sculpted and pre-painted the prosthetics. Stephen Prouty @proutyfx went to set and applied the makeup on actor Dirk Rogers @thehalloweendirk. Reposted from the amazing Howard Berger (@hoops511) ''It’s always a bit disappointing when so much effort goes into something that ends up in the cutting room floor, but I get it and it’s always what is best for the final product" @birdboxmovie @netflixfilm @knb_efx — #makeupeffects #sculpture #birdbox
Kella kicked off Cannonball Read 11 with the 14th book in Louise Penny’s Inspector Gamache series, Kingdom of the Blind. This isn’t the kind of series you can jump into without reading the previous books, but the series is worth it. Kella says, "it’s a perfect curl-up-with-a-book-and-a-blanket-in-the-middle-of-winter mystery." Are you familiar with the French Canadian detective? (Cannonball Read 11)
Travolta looks like a Bond villain now and it works for him! - (Buzzfeed)
Professor Wilson has some advice: “Pro-tip for budding criminals: don’t try to mug UFC fighters named Polyana. She’ll beat you senseless and put you in a choke hold until the police arrive.” - (The Guardian)
As a high school English teacher, Zirza must regularly attempt to overcome her student’s reluctance to grapple with Shakespeare’s Hamlet. Though the language is dense and the story convoluted, Shakespeare wrote a gripping story with complex characters. "Miss", one of my students remarked recently, "Hamlet is, like, the first My Chemical Romance fan." Which classics do you think are worth the effort? (Cannonball Read 11)
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