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Can We Take a Minute to Appreciate the Kickass Women of the Cannes Jury?

Today is the first day of the Cannes Film Festival, and while we’ll likely be hearing all about the actual films in the coming days, today, everyone is in love with the women of the festival’s jury. From left to right in that photo above, that’s Khadja Nin, Lea Seydoux, Cate Blanchett (the jury president), Ava […]

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James Bond 25: Daniel Craig HUGE pay deal makes him highest paid star in Hollywood

The star’s constant prevaricating about whether he would even make the movie certainly kept fans nerves shredded. It also seems to have had a rather more healthy effect on Craig’s bank balance. According to Variety, the actor will be getting a mammoth basic pay package which propels him beyond stars like Dwayne Johnson, Robert Downey […]

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Joy-Ann Reid Issues Apology for Homophobic Comments Controversy

MSNBC host Joy Ann Reid has issued an apology on her show AM Joy this morning, after anti-LGBTQ statements were found on her old blog, The Reid Report. When the reports first surfaced, Reid alleged that that they were the results of a cyber attack, but she said today that cyber security experts have not […]

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Avengers TIMELINE: How Captain Marvel and Ant-Man and the Wasp fit into Avengers 4

After such a long wait and monumental build up Avengers 3 is here. It will soon be gone leaving an unprecendented trail of death and destruction in its wake. There are only two Marvel movies out before Avengers 4 hits cinemas next April in the UK. Both films are lead by characters not seen in […]

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Avengers Infinity War: FIRST REACTIONS are in after early screening – is it good news?

The Marvel blockbuster, featuring a star-studded cast of MCU favourites, is out in a couple of weeks’ time, and could be one of the big movie events of the year. But amidst so much hype, is the product actually any good? The encouraging news is that early signs point to yes. The initial buzz on […]

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Jen Petro-Roy Brings Religious Questioning and Queer Love to Middle Grade Books in P.S. I Miss You

As an adult when I pick up middle-grade and young adult books, I am thinking about what voids are being filled that weren’t around when I was growing up. While I am seeing more and more books with brown and black faces on them, good queer middle-grade books are still not as common as they […]

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Star Wars SHOCK: ‘Han Solo star Alden Ehrenreich is just NOT good enough’ claims co-star

It’s now just two months until the latest Star Wars spin-off arrives. Solo has been through some production problems, with original directors Chris Miller and Phil Lord being fired for creative differences with Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy. Ron Howard was brought on to complete the reshoots, but it’s still uncertain just how fans and critics […]

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Men Who Are Fired for Harassment May Still Get Big Payouts, But We Wouldn’t Know

As more and more prominent, powerful men are having to face consequences for their alleged sexual misconduct in the workplace, it feels like a tiny bit of balance being restored. Seeing men like Roger Ailes, Bill O’Reilly and Harvey Weinstein lose (or leave) their jobs, along with much of their reputation, it’s satisfying to see […]

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Star Wars Obi-Wan movie: Shock return for THIS character? ‘I’d be happy to play him again’

Joel Edgerton played Uncle Owen in Star Wars Episode III: Revenge Of The Sith, and has said he’d be “happy” to reprise it if asked. He’s now promoting Red Sparrow, the spy movie with Jennifer Lawrence, but played the younger version of Luke’s guardian when the prequel trilogy came to an end. Now, as speculation […]

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Hillary Clinton Addressed Sexual Harassment in Her Campaign & I Wish I Weren’t So Disappointed

Last Friday, The New York Times published an article revealing an instance of sexual harassment from within Hillary Clinton’s 2008 presidential campaign. According to the report, a senior adviser named Burns Strider (a low-level comic book villain name if ever there was one) was accused of harassing a 30-year-old female aide, both touching her inappropriately and […]