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Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Dear Gossips,

Like I’ve been saying, every day they update the Black Panther numbers, and every day they keep going up. The Black Panther 4 day long weekend box office is now sitting at $242 million, behind only Star Wars: The Force Awakens as the biggest opening ever.  Read Full Intro

Jessica Chastain’s inevitable It future

Sarah Posted by Sarah at February 21, 2018 18:26:56 February 21, 2018 18:26:56
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As soon as It premiered last year, the internet began fantasy casting Jessica Chastain in the sequel as the adult Beverly. If you’re not aware, It is a story in two parts, the first in the past—the 1950s in the TV miniseries, the 1980s in the movie—and the second in the present, with the characters now grown adults. Full Story

Benedict Cumberbatch: Ac-TOR

Sarah Posted by Sarah at February 21, 2018 14:44:57 February 21, 2018 14:44:57
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Benedict Cumberbatch is doing an Omaze campaign for the Avengers: Infinity War premiere. If you’re not familiar with Omaze, it’s a charity platform that partners with celebrities—maybe other people, too? I only see it with celebrities, though—for fan experiences driven by giving campaigns. Full Story

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“Panther time”

Lainey Posted by Lainey at February 19, 2018 13:55:45 February 19, 2018 13:55:45
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At a certain point in his interview with Rolling Stone, Chadwick Boseman tells journalist Josh Eells that he’d rather not respond to a particular question because, as he explains: "I'd love to answer that. But I don't want to give him Panther time. Full Story

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The Audacity of Black Panther

Kathleen Posted by Kathleen at February 19, 2018 13:13:04 February 19, 2018 13:13:04
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When I was three, my big brother Sam smacked me on the head with a mini model car. He was five and frustrated that I kept stealing his toys. The incident left a small but permanent scar in the middle of my forehead. Throughout my childhood and into my early adulthood, I was ashamed of my scar. I hid my forehead under blunt bangs for years. Full Story

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Black Panther is everything we’ve waited for

Sarah Posted by Sarah at February 15, 2018 20:33:23 February 15, 2018 20:33:23

Among a host of amazing things, maybe the most amazing thing about Black Panther is that it’s a superhero movie. For all the weight and expectation and political pressure and representative issues that come with being the first black superhero movie released by Marvel Studios—and the first black superhero movie released during this current golden age of superhero movies—Black Panther is, at the end of the day, just a superhero movie. Full Story

Maybe not the Tesla we’re looking for

Sarah Posted by Sarah at February 14, 2018 19:41:07 February 14, 2018 19:41:07
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Nikola Tesla is ripe for a biopic. His story has everything: Genius, madness, rags-to-riches-to-rags, world-changing inventions, and a tragic ending. Tesla is one of the smartest people to ever live—if that sounds like exaggeration, x-rays are just some sh*t he discovered on accident and we’re still not even touching the greatest of his inventions and theories—and he was also a real character, as the kids say. Full Story