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Jordan Peele Discusses the “Stepford Zone” of Get Out in New Video

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Ahead of the theatrical release of Get Out later this week, writer/director Jordan Peele discusses the film's Stepford Wives-esque environment and what he set out to achieve with the movie in a new behind-the-scenes featurette.

"In Universal PicturesGet Out, a speculative thriller from Blumhouse (producers of The Visit, Insidious series and The Gift) and the mind of Jordan Peele, when a young African-American man visits his white girlfriend’s family estate, he becomes ensnared in a more sinister real reason for the invitation.

Now that Chris (Daniel Kaluuya, Sicario) and his girlfriend, Rose (Allison Williams, Girls), have reached the meet-the-parents milestone of dating, she invites him for a weekend getaway upstate with Missy (Catherine Keener, Captain Phillips) and Dean (Bradley Whitford, The Cabin in the Woods).

At first, Chris reads the family’s overly accommodating behavior as nervous attempts to deal with their daughter’s interracial relationship, but as the weekend progresses, »

- Derek Anderson

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Brit Awards 2017 Winners List

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The U.S. may have already hosted their biggest night in music earlier this month, but just across the pond, the United Kingdom is gearing up for their own star-studded music awards show, the Brit Awards, set to begin Wednesday afternoon Et.

The late David Bowie and grime artist Skepta are expected to win big, as both are up for best british male and british album of the year at the ceremony, hosted by Dermot O’Leary and Emma Willis.

In addition to a tribute to British legend George Michael, the show will »

- Rachel DeSantis

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Girls: Cancelled or Renewed for Season Seven on HBO?

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Vulture WatchWhat does the future hold for Hannah, Marnie, Jessa, and Shoshanna? Has the Girls TV show been cancelled or renewed for a seventh season on HBO? The television vulture is watching all the latest cancellation and renewal news, so this page is the place to track the status of Girls season seven. Bookmark it, or subscribe for the latest updates. Remember, the television vulture is watching your shows. Are you?  What's This TV Show About?Airing on the HBO premium channel, Girls stars Lena Dunham, Allison Williams, Jemima Kirke, Zosia Mamet, Adam Driver, Alex Karpovsky, Andrew Rannells, and Ebon Moss-Bachrach. The series revolves around a group of twenty-somethings who live in Brooklyn, as they figure out how to make their way in the world.  Read More… »


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The Weekend Warrior 2/24/17: Get Out, Collide, Rock Dog

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Welcome back to the Weekend Warrior, your weekly look at the new movies hitting theaters this weekend, as well as other cool events and things to check out.  

This Past Weekend:

Presidents' Day weekend was an interesting one at the box office, and as with most holiday weekends, it was particularly difficult to figure out how things might fare, other than The Lego Batman Movie, which remained at #1 with almost $45 million over the four-day weekend. Fifty Shades Darker followed with $21.3 million, about a 50% drop.  Last week, I thought that the Ice Cub comedy Fist Fight would beat The Great Wall, although it seemed like it could be a close race. Nope. Matt Damon’s action epic came in third place with $21.6 million, which is a couple million more than my original prediction, but The Fist Fight fell short of my prediction by almost $10 million, grossing $14.5 million in its first four days. »

- Edward Douglas

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James Franco Directs Juno Temple in Music Video for Tashaki Miyaki’s ‘Girls on T.V.’ — Watch

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James Franco’s adaptation of John Steinbeck’s “In Dubious Battle” is currently in limited release, and it isn’t the only thing directed by the multi-multi-hyphenate you can watch right now. Franco has also directed the video for “Girls on T.V.,” the lead single from Tashaki Miyaki’s debut album “The Dream.” Watch it below.

Read More: ‘In Dubious Battle’ Review: A James Franco Period Protest Drama, Dubiously Made

Juno Temple (“Black Mass,” “Killer Joe,” “Maleficent”)  stars in the video; Franco describes her role as “an innocent soul seeing Hollywood for the first time” in a statement. Full of words superimposed on the screen in neon letters, the video finds Temple’s cowboy hat–wearing newcomer strolling through Hollywood on a dark, dreamy night. The director lists “Midnight Cowboy,” “Fallen Angels” and Robert Redford’s “Electric Horseman” as influences on his latest endeavor.

Read More: ‘The Institute’ Trailer: »

- Michael Nordine

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Horror Highlights: Get Out-Inspired Music Video, Atomica, Us And Them, Feral, Schlitzie: One Of Us

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Rome Fortune's new music video inspired by Jordan Peele's Get Out tops today's Horror Highlights, and we also have details on the campaign to make Schlitzie: One of Us and trailers for Atomica, Us and Them, and Feral.

Get Out Music Video: "Watch artist Rome Fortune’s music video inspired by the film.

In Universal PicturesGet Out, a speculative thriller from Blumhouse (producers of The Visit, Insidious series and The Gift) and the mind of Jordan Peele, when a young African-American man visits his white girlfriend’s family estate, he becomes ensnared in a more sinister real reason for the invitation.

Now that Chris (Daniel Kaluuya, Sicario) and his girlfriend, Rose (Allison Williams, Girls), have reached the meet-the-parents milestone of dating, she invites him for a weekend getaway upstate with Missy (Catherine Keener, Captain Phillips) and Dean (Bradley Whitford, The Cabin in the Woods).

At first, Chris reads »

- Derek Anderson

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'Get Out' Review: Scares Meet Racially Charged Satire in Instant Horror Classic

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A jolt-a-minute horroshow laced with racial tension and stinging satirical wit. How is one movie all that? See Get Out, from debuting director Jordan Peele (one half of the comic team of Key and Peele), and get woke. This socially aware scary movie takes you by surprise, setting the scene for a slasher flick that's a ticking timebomb. And then, ka-boom.

"Have you told your parents I'm black?" Those are practically the first words that aspiring photographer Chris Washington (Sicario's Daniel Kaluuya) speaks to his girlfriend Rose (Allison Williams »

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Jason Ritter to Star in ABC Dramedy Pilot The Gospel of Kevin

21 February 2017 1:30 PM, PST | | See recent news »

No pressure Jason Ritter, but you’ve got the whole world in your hands.

The Parenthood vet is set to play the title role in The Gospel of Kevin, an hour-long comedic drama pilot about a down-on-his-luck man who is tasked by God with a mission to save the world.

RelatedPilot Season ’17: Scoop on This Fall’s (Possible) New Shows, Who’s In Them

Agent Carter duo Michele Fazekas and Tara Butters penned the pilot script and will serve as EPs.

Additional TV credits for Ritter include stints on HBO’s Girls, Amazon’s Goliath and Comedy Central’s Drunk History. »

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Who Is Milo Yiannopoulos and Why Did Simon & Schuster Cancel His Book Deal?

21 February 2017 11:36 AM, PST | | See recent news »

Far-right editor Milo Yiannopoulos has frequently come under fire for his controversial, far-right views, but this time his resurfaced comments appearing to condone pedophilia have cost him a book deal, a speaking engagement and now, even his job at Breibart News.

Yiannopoulos resigned from Breitbart on Tuesday amid widespread backlash over his pedophilia comments. “Breitbart News has stood by me when others caved,” he said in a statement, adding, “I would be wrong to allow my poor choice of words to detract from my colleagues’ important reporting, so today I am resigning from Breitbart, effective immediately.”

His resignation follows the »

- Stephanie Petit and Diana Pearl

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Girls: Judd Apatow Talks About Ending the HBO Series

20 February 2017 3:41 PM, PST | | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

Judd Apatow has been beloved by TV audiences since the days of his cancelled-too-soon TV shows, Freaks and Geeks and Undeclared. When those shows ended, Apatow concentrated on feature films for a long time, but right now, he's got a television hat trick, with HBO's Girls and Crashing, as well as the Love TV series on Netflix.The prolific Ep is talking the end of the Girls TV show, which kicked off its sixth and final season on HBO, on February 12th. The comedy stars Lena Dunham, Allison Williams, Jemima Kirke, Zosia Mamet, and Adam Driver. Read More… »


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We Found It: Blue Ivy’s $1,800 Gucci Dress – and Three Affordable Alternatives!

20 February 2017 9:35 AM, PST | | See recent news »

Courtside cutie!

Beyoncé and Jay Z brought daughter Blue Ivy to the 2017 NBA All-Star game in New Orleans Sunday. The 5-year-old was all fashion in a green dress, denim jacket and Converse sneakers as she enjoyed the game with her parents between bites of cotton candy.

We tracked down the big-sister-to-be‘s adorable dress, which features tiered ruffles, a twin dog print and black bow on the torso. It’s the children’s broderie anglaise dress by Gucci, and retails for $1,790.

Want all the latest pregnancy and birth announcements, plus celebrity mom blogs? Click here to get those and more in the People Babies newsletter. »

- Jen Juneau

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Girls Season 6 Episode 2 Review: Hostage Situation

19 February 2017 7:38 PM, PST | TVfanatic | See recent TVfanatic news »

Has Hannah actually grown up and gained some self-awareness? 

Girls Season 6 Episode 2 appears to suggest that the impossible has, in fact, happened. With a disastrous trip upstate, Hannah lays out some harsh truths for Marnie.

Meanwhile, back in the city, Shosh has some realizations of her own about her relationship with Jessa and her friendships.

Some of Girls' best moments take place when said girls are out of the city, thrust into new and strange environments. This was the case for Hannah with the Girls Season 6 Premiere, when she was in Montauk for the majority of the season opener.

Similarly, "Hostage Situation" found Hannah reluctantly accompanying Marnie and Desi on their secret "jaunt" to Poughkeepsie. Fittingly, that was where Marnie and Desi's relationship reached its (hopefully) final breaking point.

The revelation that Desi is actually a drug addict was, in itself, not terribly surprising. Desi has always had a »

- Caralynn Lippo

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19 February 2017 2:28 PM, PST | | See recent news »

Chicago – In the latest Hookup: Film, we have 50 pairs of advance-screening movie passes up for grabs to the new horror film “Get Out” from the mind of Jordan Peele!

Get Out,” which opens on Feb. 24, 2017 and is rated “R,” stars Jordan Peele, Allison Williams, Catherine Keener, Lakeith Stanfield, Daniel Kaluuya, Bradley Whitford, Erika Alexander, Betty Gabriel, Lyle Brocato and Marcus Henderson from writer and director Jordan Peele and Blumhouse Productions horror producer Jason Blum (“The Visit,” “Insidious” series and “The Gift”). Note: You must be 17+ to win and attend this “R”-rated screening.

To win your free passes to “Get Out” courtesy of, just get interactive with our social media widget below. That’s it! This screening is on Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017 at 7 p.m. in downtown Chicago. The more social actions you complete, the more points you score and the higher yours odds of winning! Completing »

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The week in TV: The Kettering Incident; Pls Like; Girls; The Moorside

18 February 2017 11:00 PM, PST | The Guardian - TV News | See recent The Guardian - TV News news »

Sky’s eerie new thriller introduces us to Tasmanian gothic. Plus, Liam Williams sticks it to the vloggers, and the return of Lena Dunham

The Kettering Incident (Sky Atlantic)

Pls Like (BBC3) | iPlayer

Girls (Sky Atlantic)

The Moorside (BBC1) | iPlayer

I occasionally like to think most of this nation’s problems could have been solved had the 19th century kept all the convicts here, with the rest of law-abiding Britain upping sticks wholesale to Australia. Instead, we gifted our criminals a few acres of beautiful farming headland, perfect weather, beaches and coral and rainforests and sat back smug with our snaggle teeth and righteous, rained-on foot rot. Fast-forward, and we got back, yes, Kylie, Germaine Greer and Clive James, but also those barkeeps whose perpetual birdsong – no worries, mate! – seems expressly designed to ratchet stress, Murdoch, Foster’s and the bloody Wallabies. Was that altogether a good deal? Cui, exactly, »

- Euan Ferguson

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‘Planet Earth II’ Review: A Revival With Greater Purpose Than Meets the Eye

18 February 2017 5:00 AM, PST | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

Within the BBC’s gorgeous documentary series, “Planet Earth II,” there are plenty of new elements to admire — and the show is eager to share. Narrator David Attenborough, sitting in a hot air balloon above snow-drenched mountaintops, checks off each general advancement during the pilot:

The filmmakers were able to get incredibly close to each animal thanks to innovative remote cameras. Further advancements in technology also meant discovering previously unobtainable “wildlife dramas.” We can see, hear, and admire these dramas better than ever, with clearer, brighter, and more comprehensive photography than has been possible prior to this.

Better yet, the progress Attenborough heartily expounds is more than evident on screen. Covering islands, mountains, jungles, deserts, grasslands, and cities, “Planet Earth II” literally covers a lot of ground in its seven episodes (the final episode is a “making of”), always with an eye toward beauty and our quickly changing environments. Impossible sights are enticingly strung together, »

- Ben Travers

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Universal Pictures Launches Online Gallery of Artwork Inspired by Jordan Peele’s Get Out

17 February 2017 12:56 PM, PST | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

Jordan Peele has more on his mind than just scares with his directorial debut, Get Out. The actor and filmmaker hopes that Get Out sparks thought-provoking discussions among moviegoers, and the film has already gone beyond the screen by inspiring a new set of artwork that Universal Pictures has put on display in an online gallery.

You can check out the Get Out-inspired artwork below, and to learn more, visit

"Universal Pictures has just launched featuring artwork inspired by Jordan Peele’s suspense thriller, Get Out.

Six pieces of striking original artwork are being showcased from artists Corey Barksdale, Frank Morrison, Sindisio Nyoni, Jermaine Rogers, Sharlene Artsy and Taj Tenfold.

“Art is the one tool we have against the true horrors of the world. I hope that Get Out is an inclusive experience that inspires people to just talk.” – Jordan Peele

"In Universal PicturesGet Out, »

- Derek Anderson

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Inside 'Crashing': How Pete Holmes Survived Comedy and Lived to Tell About It

17 February 2017 9:22 AM, PST | | See recent Rolling Stone news »

"Should I say, 'Fuck Philly?'"

It's backstage on the New York leg of Pete Homles’ stand-up tour to help promote his new HBO series Crashing, and he's testing a stray thought before stepping onstage. The green room is full of bodies – including Holmes' manager, his fianceé, the show's executive producer (and tour mate) Judd Apatow and several more HBO staffers – and there's a general murmur of assent. "They love that here," someone says, and the comedian nods. Their recent Philadelphia stop reportedly had a rowdy, disruptive crowd, and as Holmes explains later, »

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Sideshow unveils Rey and Bb-8 Premium Format Figures from Star Wars: The Force Awakens

17 February 2017 2:12 AM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Sideshow has unveiled its Rey Premium Format figure which is based on the likeness of Daisy Ridley in Star Wars: The Force Awakens, along with promotional images for the upcoming Bb-8 Premium Format figure. The Collectibles are available to pre-order now, priced at $479.99 (Rey) and $284.99 (Bb-8) or can be bought as a bundle with a $40.00 discount; check them out below…

See Also: Force Friday II gives us our first look at Rey, Finn and Poe in Star Wars: The Last Jedi


Standing 20 tall from the bottom of her sandy base to the tip of her trademark staff, this limited edition Premium Format Figure captures Reys likeness so perfectly that it is almost like a snapshot of a moment in time. The beautiful and thoroughly lifelike portrait of Daisy Ridley, with her determined expression and intricately sculpted hair, is utterly entrancing. Every piece of her outfit has been painstakingly »

- Amie Cranswick

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Full Press Release for Girls March Episodes

16 February 2017 12:35 PM, PST | | See recent news »

The first episode of Girls was a success in my opinion.  We see Hannah starting to grow up but the episode was still hilarious.  I also mentioned how I’m a much bigger fan of the show when Lena Dunham is directing.  To my dismay the entire month of March will feature episodes not directed by Lena Dunham.  Don’t worry Lena, I don’t blame you for this because my message was way too late.  And this is no knock on Jesse Peretz or Richard Shepard.  I’ve just always liked Lena Dunham directed episodes better. In any event, a new press release

Full Press Release for Girls March Episodes »

- Nat Berman

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TV Review: ‘Crashing’ From Pete Holmes and Judd Apatow on HBO

16 February 2017 12:20 PM, PST | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

When describing the content of cutting-edge half-hours, the adjectives “clean,” “sweet” and “mildly Christian” rarely come up.

But the measured optimism and reflexive kindness of “Crashing” are among this show’s chief recommendations. The array of 30-minute programs now on TV is particularly rich and eclectic, but there is still a notable subset that wallow lazily into their characters’ neuroses, throw in awkward sex scenes that don’t have a compelling reason to exist, or stay mercilessly dour in a bid to seem “important” or “challenging.” “Crashing” may be a bit slight, but that’s not necessarily a bad thing: It knows what it’s going for and more often than not, fulfills its modest ambitions in amusing and diverting ways.

Many of the building blocks of “Crashing” are very familiar, but it doesn’t fall into the traps that have snared other shows like it. It’s probably wisest to view “Crashing” as an uplifting but »

- Maureen Ryan

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