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Crazy Ex-Girlfriend Won't Be Ignored, Dan

by Dancin' Dan

The posters for Crazy Ex-Girlfriend's third season warned us. In them, Rachel Bloom spoofed iconic imagery from Mad Men, Breaking Bad, and Basic Instinct, sending a clear message: Bloom's Rebecca Bunch is one of our great anti-heroes, and she's about to go full-tilt crazy. And those posters didn't even tell the half of it. We're only four episodes into the new season, and already Rebecca's life in West Covina appears to have reached the end of the line. Things are moving so fast that each episode so far has left me breathless, perpetually on the edge of my seat wating for the next installment.

It's the best, most daring show on air right now, and it's even more jam-packed with film references than before. But Be Warned. Lots of spoilers after the jump...
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Sharon Stone Turns Heads in Plunging Black Swimsuit While Playing in the Waves

Sharon Stone Turns Heads in Plunging Black Swimsuit While Playing in the Waves
It's been over 25 years since Sharon Stone's sexy Basic Instinct role, and after all these years, she still slays.

The 59-year-old actress hit the beach in Miami, Florida, over the weekend and looked super fit in a plunging black Eres swimsuit, which costs about $520.

Stone enjoyed the sun and surf with a few friends and after her dip in the water, she paired her bathing suit with a green head wrap and sunglasses.

Watch: Sharon Stone Shares Her 'Basic Instinct' Audition Tape (And She Absolutely Crushed It)

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Stone has been in Miami since last week, and on Thursday, she stepped out in an elegant striped dress for Haute Living Celebrates Sharon Stone With Hublot event at the Edition Hotel.

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More: Sharon Stone Gives Classy Response to Madonna Calling Her 'Mediocre' in Private Letter From the '90s

In May, Stone spoke exclusively with Et about why she loves posting
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Hollywood Winners Online

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With big-budget reboots and franchise sequels contributing to Hollywood's downward spiral at the box office, more studios are channeling their movie properties into diverse entertainment ventures including internet streaming and online gaming:

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Sharon Stone to play mob mistress in Sunny

THR is reporting that Sharon Stone has signed on for the lead role in Sunny, a dark comedic thriller which will see the Oscar-nominee portraying the title character, a mob mistress and single mother.

The project will mark the English language debut of Norwegian filmmaker Eva Sorhaug (90 Minutes), and follows Sunny on “an adrenaline-fueled 24 hours as she tries to clean up and get out of town before the local mob boss discovers her dysfunctional family’s devastating secret.”

Sharon Stone is the perfect actress to bring Sunny and all of her complexities to the screen,” said Sorhaug. “Her effortless ability to play strong, sexy women will take this fierce female character to the next level.”

See Also: Sharon Stone’s Catherine Tramell gets a Basic Instinct collectible statue from Blitzway

Basic Instinct and Casino star Stone most recently appeared in The Disaster Artist, and is also set to star in
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Critic's Notebook: 'Candyman' Still a Superior Slasher Movie at 25

It was a year of scandals, protests and explosive racial tensions. In 1992, riots rocked Los Angeles in the aftermath of the Rodney King trial verdict, the U.S. sent military forces into war-torn Somalia, Mike Tyson was jailed on rape charges, and Bill Clinton was elected to the White House. In cinema this was the year of Basic Instinct, Malcolm X, The Bodyguard, Batman Returns, Bram Stoker’s Dracula — plus a little word-of-mouth hit by a young unknown director: Reservoir Dogs.

But the 1992 release that left a deeper impression on me than any of those listed above was Candyman. A superior...
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Rebecca Bunch Swears to Get Revenge on Josh in Sneak Peek at Season 3 of Crazy Ex-Girlfriend

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Rebecca Bunch Swears to Get Revenge on Josh in Sneak Peek at Season 3 of Crazy Ex-Girlfriend
Where’s Rebecca Bunch? Plotting revenge on Josh!

In an exclusive musical sneak peek at season 3 of Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, Rebecca Bunch — played by Rachel Bloom — wallows over Josh Chan, the guy she’s been obsessed with forever who just left her at the altar on their wedding day to go become a priest.

The townspeople are aflutter with a medieval musical number. But before she can punish him, she’ll have to find him — and transform herself into a scorned woman with the help of some black polish, dark brown hair dye, and classic tales of vengeance like Basic Instinct and Fatal Attraction.
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Sharon Stone Signs With CAA

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Sharon Stone Signs With CAA
Sharon Stone, the Oscar-nominated actress who is next up on the big screen in James Franco’s The Disaster Artist, has signed with CAA for representation in all areas. A24 releases Disaster Artist on December 1. Stone is also starring in Steven Soderbergh’s experimental HBO movie Mosaic, which is eyeing a 2018 bow. Stone of course rose to international fame with 1992’s Basic Instinct, which earned her the first of her four Golden Globe nominations. She won the Globe and…
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Musician to Movie Star: In the Footsteps of Elvis

With the recent 40th anniversary of the death of Elvis, here is a look at those music stars who made a transition to film. Some were more successful than others. Some made a fleeting crossover and some are best forgotten as far as their film careers went…

In terms of the King, Elvis has an undoubtedly huge legacy as far as music goes. His influence as far as attitude, showmanship and indeed the music itself is still being felt. He was in that bracket of the most influential musical acts of his era alongside the Beatles. However his impact on film was also important. He showed that a cultural phenomenon could operate over two platforms.

Beginning in 1956 with Love Me Tender, Elvis would go onto make over 30 films until 1969. A few more iconic than others of course, such as Jailhouse Rock, Viva Las Vegas and some more interesting attempts to
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Interview: Alexander Cooper

First time Producer Alexander Cooper has passionately stomped his feet into the world of independent cinema with erotic thriller Parallel. So, we caught up with him to talk about his filmmaking journey so far and the challenges of producing a self-financed indie film.

How did you become a producer and what made you want to produce Parallel?

I’ve always had an interest in film since a young age. And I’ve always wondered what it would take to make a film, although I hadn’t had any formal training in it. I had been working in a totally different sphere for quite a long time, I’d been working in law in the city, totally different. There were big changes in my life, work had dried up and my father had passed away. It was around 2014 when all these changes were going on.

So I started looking around for a script,
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Sharon Stone Shares Her 'Basic Instinct' Audition Tape (And She Absolutely Crushed It) -- Watch!

Sharon Stone Shares Her 'Basic Instinct' Audition Tape (And She Absolutely Crushed It) -- Watch!
Sharon Stone is giving us chills.

For #waybackwendesday, the Basic Instinct star shared her audition tape for the 1992 film to Instagram, and after watching it, it's not hard at all to see why she got the part.

Exclusive: Sharon Stone on Posting ‘Crazy’ Bikini Pictures and Staying Sexy as She Nears 60!

Check it out below, but be warned that, just like the film, the dialogue is rated R.

Is anyone else terrified right now?

Despite that tense, haunting performance, Stone told Et back in 1992 that she wasn't the filmmakers' first choice. In fact, 13 other women were considered for the role, including Julia Roberts.

Exclusive: Why Sharon Stone Is No Longer Interested in ‘Looking for Love

"Michael [Douglas] was a very important movie star and obviously I'm not," the actress said. "I wasn't their first choice."

Well, she's certainly a very important movie star now!

Watch the video below to see Stone share her crazy amazing bikini pics and
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Sharon Stone Shares Her ‘Basic Instinct’ Audition Tape (Video)

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Sharon Stone Shares Her ‘Basic Instinct’ Audition Tape (Video)
Sharon Stone posted the ultimate flashback on Wednesday, sharing her audition tape for her 1992 classic, “Basic Instinct.” In the video, the actress runs lines with director Paul Verhoeven who stands in for lead actor Michael Douglas. Stone brings to life the character of Catherine Tramell, the film’s femme fatale and prime murder suspect. She pretends to smoke a cigarette, takes a sip from her drink and flirts and teases her way through the lines. “Basic Instinct” followed a police detective (Douglas) who is investigating the brutal murder of a rock star. During the investigation, he becomes involved in a relationship.
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Sharon Stone Shares A Clip From Her ‘Basic Instinct’ Audition Tape

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Sharon Stone, star of the most famous leg-crossing scene in cinema history, was in a reminiscent mood on Wednesday night when she decided to tweet a clip of her audition video for “Basic Instinct”. The 1992 erotic thriller catapulted the actress into stardom, and her audition clip demonstrates exactly why Stone was perfect for the […]
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Sharon Stone Just Tweeted Her ‘Basic Instinct’ Audition Tape

Sharon Stone Just Tweeted Her ‘Basic Instinct’ Audition Tape
At the time Sharon Stone was cast in Paul Verhoeven’s erotic thriller Basic Instinct, she wasn’t yet a Hollywood star. In her thirties at the time, Stone already had a handful of film and television roles under her belt, but it was the 1992 film that catapulted her into super-stardom. After all, who could ever […]
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Kelly Lynch Turned Down Sharon Stone's Iconic Basic Instinct Role — Why She Says 'I Don't Regret a Bit of That'

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Kelly Lynch Turned Down Sharon Stone's Iconic Basic Instinct Role — Why She Says 'I Don't Regret a Bit of That'
Kelly Lynch knows why she was cast in 1988’s Cocktail.

“It was one of those parts that models get because my audition was various bikinis,” the actress, whose background was in modeling and children’s theater, tells People.

After acting opposite Tom Cruise, she got steamy with Patrick Swayze in 1989’s Road House. “To do your first two films with Patrick Swayze and Tom Cruise, who are both — were, in Patrick’s case — really amazing sweet and kind, guys, I loved working with both of them,” says Lynch, now 58. “They were really, really fun.”

But it wasn’t until the
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Raise Your Glass If You Think Pink Has the Most Dramatic Celebrity Transformations

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Raise Your Glass If You Think Pink Has the Most Dramatic Celebrity Transformations
Pink (real name Alecia Moore) first got her start in music in an R&B girl group called Basic Instinct, but it wasn't until her 2000 breakthrough album, Can't Take Me Home, that people really knew her name. Pink has worked with plenty of different artists throughout the years, including Christina Aguilera, Steven Tyler, and Eminem, and as much as her music has evolved, so has her style. From her hair to her outfits, Pink's ever-changing transformation is truly one for the books. RelatedA Timeline of Pink and Carey Hart's Rollercoaster Romance
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Sharon Stone 'Won't Be Pitted Against' Madonna Despite Singer's Slams in Unearthed '90s Letter

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Sharon Stone 'Won't Be Pitted Against' Madonna Despite Singer's Slams in Unearthed '90s Letter
Sharon Stone is sticking by her friendship with Madonna, no matter what the singer might have written about her in the past.

The 59-year-old actress shared a smiling photo of herself and Madonna, 58, on Instagram Thursday — addressing the recent release of a private, two-page breakup letter handwritten by Madonna in the early ’90s in which the singer called Stone “horribly mediocre.”

The Basic Instinct star appeared unbothered by the content of the old letters, writing on Instagram, “Know that I am your friend.” She also wrote “it’s absurd” that Madonna’s private letters were published in the first place.
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‘Elle’ Blu-ray Review

Stars: Isabelle Huppert, Laurent Lafitte, Anne Consigny, Charles Berling, Virginie Efira, Judith Magre, Christian Berkel, Jonas Bloquet, Alice Isaaz, Vimala Pons | Written by David Birke | Directed by Paul Verhoeven

When you hear the name Paul Verhoeven you can’t help but think of Showgirls. Then of course he has other, beloved (some would say classic) movies like Basic Instinct, RoboCop, and Total Recall. Elle is quite a jump from these movies, but the question that will be asked is, is it a Basic Instinct or a Showgirls? The answer is something very, very, different.

When Michèle Leblanc (Isabelle Huppert) is attacked in her own home, she surprisingly carries on like nothing has happened. The head of a successful video game company, she treats her life and relationships as ruthlessly as she does her business deals. When her attacker continues to goad her though it isn’t long before her obsession with him,
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Sharon Stone’s Catherine Tramell gets a Basic Instinct collectible statue from Blitzway

Bluefin has released a batch of promotional images for Blitzway’s upcoming 1/4th scale Catherine Tramell collectible statue which is based on the likeness of Sharon Stone as the femme fatale in the famous interrogation scene from Paul Verhoeven ‘s 1992 crime thriller Basic Instinct. The statue is available to pre-order now, priced at $429.99 and is scheduled for release in February; take a look at the official promotional images here…

Blitzway and Bluefin are pleased to present Sharon Stone from Basic Instinct. This unique and alluring rendering depicts the sexy icon and movie star of American cinema and is sure to be a centerpiece of any ardent fan’s collection.

Stone portrayed Catherine Tramell, the heinous and atrocious femme fatale from the acclaimed 1992 neo-noir crime thriller that was directed by Paul Verhoeven that also starred Michael Douglas. Blitzway presents the sultry actress as she appeared in one of the film’s
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