Hollywood Warns Gays: Careful What You Wish For (WATCH)

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But money barely disguises the contempt behind the wealthy couple’s marriage, and we quickly see it fractured to the point of disintegration. As the film flashes forward a couple years, we now see that the Midwestern couple has repaired their marriage (made possible only by a painful accident), while the young idealists struggle under a mountain of college debt and the stresses of having a newborn in Manhattan. In short, the movie could well be seen as a cautionary tale against marriage — no matter which genders are involved. Critics are already calling this a ” devasting ,” ” brutal ,” ” scathing ,” ” feverish ,” ” powerful ” and ultimately ” hilarious ” depiction of marriage, and favorably comparing it to such classics of the genre as Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf , Carnal Knowledge , and Carnage . (Very generous comparisons indeed!) And there’s already awards-chatter for the ensemble performances of Stiles, Diggs, George and Harbour. So, before my same-sex friends start sending out save-the-date Evites, and “liking” certain china patterns on C&B’s Facebook page, I would advise them all to see Between Us (in selected theaters now; on VOD July 30th).
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Hollywood helped Adolf Hitler with Nazi propaganda drive, academic claims

Ben Urwand, 35 has written a book, The Collaboration: Hollywood’s Pact With Hitler, in which he cites documents that prove, he says, US studios acquiesced to Nazi censorship of their films actively cooperated with the regime’s world propaganda effort. Hollywood is not just collaborating with Nazi Germany, Urwand told the New York Times. Its also collaborating with Adolf Hitler, the person and human being. Urwand, reportedly a folk musician from Australia who has become a member of the Society of Fellows at Harvard, said his interest was first aroused as a student in California when he read an interview with the screenwriter Budd Schulberg referring to meetings between the MGM boss Louis Mayer and a representative of the Nazi regime to discuss cuts to his studio’s films. The book describes many Jewish studio bosses not only censoring films to suit the regime, but also producing material that could be inserted into German propaganda films and even financing German weapons manufacturing. The collaboration of Hollywood with the regime began in 1930, says Urwand, when Carl Laemmle Jr of Universal Studios agreed major cuts to the First World War film All Quiet On The Western Front after riots in Germany instigated by the Nazi party. I would say there were a few shocking moments, probably starting with the document I discovered in the National Archives in Washington which explained how MGM was insulating its profits, Urwand told the Times of London.
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Paul Hollywood makes upbeat public appearance as estranged wife reveals struggle as single mother

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Members of the 400-strong crowd at Birmingham’s NEC also said the star seemed delighted to be working alongside pretty brunette Cathryn. “He was being really flirty with her,” onlookers Samira Ajour told the Mirror. “He kept touching her shoulder and placing his hands on hers. I don’t think there was anything in it, he’s just a bit of a smoothie.”   Last week, Paul’s wife Alexandra, 49, reportedly asked him to leave their family home in Kent after he was romantically linked to his American Baking Competition co-host Marcela, 34.
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Huawei smartphones: Where Hollywood meets Silicon Valley

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“Silicon Valley represents technology — and smartphones need strong technology — and the Hollywood aspect is about experience and perception.” “It’s like your beloved pet, you can’t leave it. This is how we think about Huawei’s consumer brand. It needs to be between Hollywood and Silicon Valley,” he said on the sidelines of a business conference in Chengdu in southwestern China.
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Hollywood Heart Helps Teens Take the Spotlight

The workshop, titled Shooting Stars, was held last month, and the shorts will be screened June 6 in red-carpet, Hollywood fashion at the Technicolor Burbank Theater, where the youngsters’ accomplishments will be celebrated. Kara Mondino, Hollywood Heart’s exec director, noted that the volunteers, such as f/x makeup maven Jill Galsterer and scribe David Aslan, played key roles in the two-day extravaganza. “They really shined,” Mondino said. “Everyone was smiling from ear to ear, and the kids really felt like the stars of the show.” The first day of the workshop featured a seemingly endless barrage of biz-related activities.
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Jackie Chan leaves imprints in Hollywood for the second time

But over the years, as ownership of the theater changed hands, the cement slab featuring Chan’s prints was lost. Slabs are changed often to make room for new entries in the collection. Representatives at the newly named TCL Chinese Theatre confirmed that Chan was the first two-time inductee. They said they did not know when the prints vanished but were sure that the slab was not stolen from the forecourt. On Thursday Chan left imprints of his hands, feet and nose in cement, accompanied by his “Rush Hour” co-star Chris Tucker and “The Karate Kid” co-star Jaden Smith. Chan, 59, told a crowd gathered for the occasion that he had always dreamed of having his prints in cement at the theater.
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