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“Do you think I’m a good actor, Ari?”

In HBO’s Entourage, struggling hunk Vincent Chase begs his agent for reaffirmation. “I didn’t sign you because I thought you could act,” replies Ari wryly, “I signed you because you were a movie star.” 1,001 more words


Legend (2015)

‘When the legend becomes fact, print the legend.’ So says reporter Maxwell Scott (Carleton Young) in 1962 western The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance, and it’s advice that American writer-director Brian Helgeland (the Oscar-winning screenwriter of… 298 more words



You dissin’ Drizzy, that’s cool, but don’t come to my city though
Not even to H-Town
So underground that I gotta be a trill nigga…
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Not With the Fake Shit

How a nigga s’posed to love you niggas?
Heart beatin’ fast when I dap and when I hug you niggas
Drake told me not to trust you niggas… 80 more words


Ok, Fine, I Watched It: The Graduate and L.A. Confidential

Despite my better efforts, there are some huge gaps in my film-watching repertoire. Gaps which, since 90% of my friends are just as film-nerdy as I, I am constantly given sh*t for. 1,453 more words

Ok Fine I Watched It

Classic Noir Becomes Neo Noir

It didn’t just start with “LA Confidential”.  Find out about this self-conscious, mannered and sometimes ersatz genre in “American Neo-Noir the Movie Never Ends” by Alain Silver and James Ursini, foreword by Walter Hill, $27.99 paper. 24 more words


Christina Hendricks Serves 70s Glamazon For LA Confidential

Mad Men‘ bombshell Christina Hendricks graces the cover of the May/June issue of LA Confidential magazine.

Sporting a come-hither gaze and side-swept fiery curls, Christina dons a… 116 more words