Cleolinda Jones (cleolinda) wrote,
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Not much to report, except that I am full and sleepy, and that Sister Girl finally got her new car today.


Jude Law arrested for alleged attack.

Report: Pavarotti's condition worsens.

Apple cuts iPhone price, revamps iPods.

Airline sacrifices goats to appease sky god.

Jenna Fischer Gently Breaks The Divorce News To MySpace Friends.

Also on MySpace: Flight of the Conchords.

'Dateline' caught up in debate over 'Predator' series.

Book's plot leads police to killer.

Unmasqued : An Erotic Novel of The Phantom of the Opera. "Colette Gale’s Unmasqued is a retelling of the story of The Phantom of the Opera which adds erotic sexual scenes, a good dose of BDSM, and a whole new ending. The dedication reads, 'To all the women who thought Christine should have stayed with the Phantom' .... For some people, this story is a childhood favorite, a romance that is part of a cherished memory, and for that reason, I think, Gale’s retelling upsets people both because of the sexual content AND because the content is placed within a storyline that is held sacred by some readers."

Six films seeking an Oscar boost--including Elizabeth: The Golden Age, In the Wild, No Country for Old Men, In the Valley of Elah and Michael Clayton--in Toronto.

Director Tim Burton lionized in Venice.

Christian Bale pours body, soul into roles.

EW's positive review of Shoot 'Em Up: "Smith, in other words, does exactly what you'd expect the hero of a bloody, trashy, volcanically depraved action movie to do. He just does it a little bit... more so, and that's the rollicking good joke of Shoot 'Em Up, which has the inspiration to send up over-the-top action movies from Tango & Cash to Die Hard by nudging their slam-bang kinetic overkill right to the breaking point — but not past it. Michael Davis, the writer-director of Shoot 'Em Up, recognizes that the action genre long ago devolved into knowing self-parody. The signature taglines, the nonchalant perfection of the heroes' bullet-blasting moxie — all of this is so stylized it's already a joke. Clive Owen plays Smith as the classic megaplex loner-nihilist, a Bogart-meets-Bruce Willis with a heart of gold, and he does it absolutely straight, which is really the ultimate wink."

Also: Making Sex Scene History -- R-Rated 'Shoot 'Em Clip' Hits Net, or, Clive Owen: Multi-Tasker; Clive Owen and Paul Giamatti interviews; Clive Owen likes 'a bit of conflict.'

Caspian Report #3: Ford and Taylor.

Rumor Alert: New Director of Photography for "Half-Blood Prince"?

Latest Cloverfield Title Buzz.

Vadim Perelman to Helm Angelina Jolie's 'Atlas Shrugged.'

Bruno is Next for Sacha Baron Cohen.

The Members of Operation Valkyrie (photo): Kevin McNally, Christian Berkel, Bill Nighy, Tom Cruise, Terence Stamp, David Schofield and Kenneth Branagh. (I'll be damned, it's a Pirates of the Caribbean reunion up in there. Spot all three actors if you can.)

A Tale of Two Sisters Set Visit Preview.

I, Claudius : The Movie. Again.

A Sequel Worth Making? 'Throw Momma From the Train 2.'

No ''Halloween'' sequels for Zombie.

Romero's 'Diary' breathes new life into the dead.

It's the UK Atonement premiere, and Keira Knightley is rocking an... unusual dress.

'Details' Cover Boy Brad Pitt Hates Paris Hilton; Gets "Warm" Often.

No Comment: T.R. Knight Refuses To Provide Local Paper With Good Slow News Week Copy.

Suicide Is Hysterical: ABC News Finds Lighter Side Of Owen Wilson Suicide Attempt. Classy.


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