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My week as Bette Davis: ‘My fierce brows are imploring to be raised’

Im done with being a people-pleaser. What could I learn from whiskey-swigging, kick-ass broad Bette? Television& radio My week as Bette Davis: ‘My fierce brows are begging to be raised’ I’m done with being a people-pleaser. What could I learn from whiskey-swigging, kick-ass broad Bette? Emma Jane Unsworth Sat 3 Feb 2018 05. 00 EST …

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Alec Baldwin:’ I wish I was 50! I wish I had 10 extra years !’

At 61, Alec Baldwin is starring in a new film, raising a young family, pestering the heck out of President Trump and hes nearly stopped having fights with photographers Coming into a meeting room on the 24 th floor of a Manhattan skyscraper, the actor Alec Baldwin strides up to the wraparound windows, takes in …

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Bleep me up Scotty: why is sci-fi abruptly so sweary?

Modern reboots of The Twilight zone and Star Trek show that swearwords have finally reached space. Its a smegging shame ‘You simply intersected over into the Twilight Zone. And it’s a total headfuck .” OK, so Jordan Peele’s Netflix reboot doesn’t actually begin like that- but it could. While most of its first creepy tale, …

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‘He got away with it’: how the founder of Bikram yoga build an empire on abuse

A new Netflix documentary takes a no-holds-barred look at yoga guru Bikram Choudhury, still train teachers after dozens of accusations of abuse In recent years, there’s been a growing discourse on intense fitness class- Crossfit, SoulCycle- as the new secular religion. But if there was one branch that pushed the envelope from religion to near-fanatic …

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Ruth Wilson:’ The industry sells sex … and that’s confusing’

Soon to be seen in Dark River, a bleak picture of a agriculture household at loggerheads, the actor talks people-puzzles, #MeToo, and playing her own grandmother Ruth Wilson shot the scene in which she nonchalantly skins a rabbit in the film Dark River on the day after the EU referendum, a coincidence of timing that …

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Big Little Lies: has season two genuinely been a screaming great flop?

Fuelled by reports about behind-the-scenes turmoil, armchair experts have torn into the returning HBO drama. But is it really even worse as people say? It is a truth universally acknowledged that- as reliably as Renata Klein sets off any metal detector she strolls through in the HBO series Big Little Lies– most modern-day fans will …

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Director Kevin Smith on heart attack, happiness, extreme weight loss- and Weinstein

The director and performer talks about his near-death experience, becoming vegan and the star-studded reboot of the movie that first constructed him famous 25 years ago In February last year, Kevin Smith performed 90 minutes of standup for a TV special, padded back to the green room and started to worry that the joint he …

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‘I did the first nude in Vogue’: Marisa Berenson on being a blazing star of the 70 s and beyond

She was photographed by Warhol, and Dal wanted to paint her; the first movies she made were Death in Venice and Cabaret. So why did she walk away? Most people, says Marisa Berenson,” tend to live in my past. Which is fine .” She smiles, well aware of the fascination.” But I tend to live …

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The Land of Steady Habits review- smart, sad Netflix tale of midlife crisis

In Nicole Holofceners sixth feature, accommodated from Ted Thompsons 2014 fiction, a humen midlife crisis is rendered with tragicomic sincerity The women of writer-director Nicole Holofcener’s films have often been described as ” dysfunctional” or “complicated”, the most rote of the catchwords used to suggest a kind of tough-as-nails realism. They are women, often single, …

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