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TRAILER: Gutterdämmerung

Via Pitchfork: “Earlier this year, it was announced that Bjorn Tagemose’s ‘loudest silent movie on Earth’ Gutterdämmerung would feature performances from Iggy Pop, Grace Jones, Henry Rollins, Eagles of Death Metal, Motörhead’s Lemmy Kilmister, Slayer’s Tom Araya, Mark Lanegan, Nina Hagen, Slash, and Volbeat. The ‘loud and dark fairy tale’ looks pretty wild, and will apparently accompany a live show.”

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So There Was A “Blood Rave” In New York City

Remember that opening scene in Blade when all the vampires are at a rave and the sprinklers douse everybody with blood? Yeah, there was a recreation at Terminal 5 in Manhattan this weekend.  Because Comic Con of course. Gothamist reports: Put on by BBQ Films and tied to the weekend-long ruckus that is NYC Comic Con, the Blood Rave featured ...

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TRAILER: Pride And Prejudice And Zombies

Wired sets up the clip: “It is a truth universally acknowledged that a zombie in possession of brains must be in want of more brains.” So begins Jane Austen’s literary classic Pride and Prejudice … wait, that’s Seth Grahame-Smith’s Quirk Books parody Pride and Prejudice and Zombies. The hit novel has long been slated for a film adaptation, originally with ...

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TRAILER: Hail, Caesar!

USA Today recaps the trailer for coming Coen Brothers film: How do you get George Clooney as a bumbling actor, Scarlett Johansson in a mermaid costume, Channing Tatum dancing in a sailor outfit and Tilda Swinton all in one movie? You call the Coen Brothers, that’s how. The first trailer for their new film, Hail Caesar!, hit the Internet on ...

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Matt Baume On Edith Bunker & Gay Marriage [VIDEO]

In one of his best clips yet, Matt Baume takes us back to a night in television and gay history that happened 38 years ago today. He writes: “When did gay partners become a part of the family on TV? October 9, 1977. That’s the night CBS aired an All in the Family episode entitled “Cousin Liz,” which in just ...

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Fear The Walking Dead: Flight 462 [Episode 1]

Last night was the season finale of the pretty good but slow to build Fear The Walking Dead and next week the original series launches its new season. During the in-between time we get a second spinoff, this one a 16-episode series set on a commercial jetliner. The gimmick here is that each episode is only one minute long and ...

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Miley Cyrus Sings To The Newsmakers Of 2015 In Saturday Night Live Opening Skit [VIDEO]

People Magazine recaps last night’s opening skit: Miley Cyrus kicked off the season premiere of Saturday Night Live by looking back at the biggest names of summer of 2015 – including everyone from Arianna Grande to Kim Davis. Wearing a floral plastic minidress and matching bathing cap, the “Wrecking Ball” singer took aim at herself before beginning her act. “I ...

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TRAILER: The X-Files 2016

I’m unreasonably excited about this. The Los Angeles Times recaps the trailer: The new “X-Files” trailer featuring the first real taste of footage for the returning series reminds us all that before there was “Mr. Robot,” “Person of Interest” and all those other cute conspiracy theory series, there was “X-Files.” No corner of the tin-foil-hat-wearing, conspiracy-theory-pontificating Internet was left unscanned ...

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Matt Baume: Should Actors Stay Closeted? [VIDEO]

“Oof. Matt Damon told an interviewer this week that actors should keep their sexuality secret whether straight or gay, which is a little hypocritical considering he’s an open book when it comes to his heterosexuality. I don’t think he’s a homophobe, but imposing a double standard on gay actors is just wrong.”

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Stonewall Bombs At The Box Office

After withering reviews and widespread criticism of the lead character, Stonewall bombed at the box office this weekend, earning a meager $871 per screen in a small opening at 129 theaters. The Los Angeles Times reports: The low turnout for “Stonewall” does not come as a surprise to some. Backlash over the film, which dramatizes the 1969 gay-rights riots at ...

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Mr. Smithers To Finally Come Out

The world has known Mr. Smithers is gay for more than a quarter-century, but he’s finally going to formally come out this season. Executive producer Al Jean: “In Springfield now, most people know he’s gay, but obviously Burns doesn’t. We deal with that in two episodes. We actually do a lot with Smithers this year; he gets fed up with ...

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Sam Smith- Writing’s On The Wall [AUDIO]

Sam Smith has released his theme song to the upcoming James Bond film, Spectre. Via Vanity Fair: Smith is the first British male solo artist to sing the Bond theme in 50 years. Tom Jones recorded “Thunderball’s” main track in 1965. “Writing’s on the Wall” was penned by Smith and frequent collaborator Jimmy Napes. “This is one of the highlights ...

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Rose McGowan – RM486 [VIDEO]

Most of you probably know Rose McGowan as one of the witches from the long-running WB series Charmed, but of late she’s been branching out into fringe-y music videos. Rolling Stone recaps the latest strangeness: Music video vet Jonas Åkerlund (Madonna, Lady Gaga, Metallica) directed the clip, which opens with McGowan peeling layers of plaster from her body until she ...

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Video Game: Condemn Kim Davis

JMG reader Andrea points us to a just-launched game for smartphones: Fight Kim, Defeat Kim, Condemn Her. Battle against bigotry and achieve equality for all. Join us in a battle for the ages. On one side of this virtual battle field littered with shredded paper and sadness, festers Kim – an agent of civil discrimination. On the other side, the ...

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Gay Playwright & Actor Jack Larson, Best Known As Superman’s Jimmy Olsen, Dies At 87 [VIDEO]

From the Hollywood Reporter: Jack Larson, forever typecast as the overeager cub reporter Jimmy Olsen on the 1950s television series Adventures of Superman, has died. He was 87. Larson, who later produced several films written and/or directed by his longtime companion, the late Oscar nominee James Bridges, died Sunday at his home in Brentwood, The New York Times reported. Further ...

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Andy Samberg Rips “Intolerant” Kim Davis And “Racist” Donald Trump In Emmys Monologue [VIDEO]

Mediaite recaps: In addition to his opening song about the over abundance of TV and some more jokes about the television industry, host Andy Samberg worked a few political jokes into his Emmy Awards monologue. “Donald Trump, of course, is running for president, to the delight of uncles everywhere,” Samberg said. “But I’ve gotta say, sure, Donald Trump seems racist…. ...

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Novelist Jackie Collins Dies At Age 77

Jackie Collins, whose 32 novels have sold over 500 million copies in more than 40 languages, has died of breast cancer at the age of 77. CNN reports: People magazine reported that Collns was diagnosed with stage 4 breast cancer six-and-a-half years ago and chose to keep the illness private. The magazine said she confided in her three adult daughters, ...

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Lady Gaga – Till It Happens To You [VIDEO]

MTV reviews: Written and directed by “Twilight’s” Catherine Hardwicke, the video opens with a warning of its graphic content. “I hope that this PSA, with its raw and truthful portrayals, will send a clear message that we need to support these courageous survivors and end this epidemic plaguing our college campuses,” Hardwicke said in a statement. “Till It Happens To ...

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MANHATTAN: Bedbug Infestation Chases Maze Runner Premiere Out Of Nation’s Busiest Movie Theater

Times Square’s AMC Empire 25, which bills itself as the nation’s busiest movie theater, is once again infested with bedbugs, forcing the glitzy premiere of Maze Runner to relocate across the street. More from the AV Club: In what was possibly a failed marketing stunt or an act of corporate sabotage, the New York City premiere of Maze Runner: The Scorch ...

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Fake Donald Trump Calls Hillary Clinton [VIDEO]

NBC recaps last night’s skit: Hillary Clinton stopped by NBC’s “Tonight Show” on Wednesday where she was interviewed by Jimmy Fallon twice — once as Donald Trump, and once as himself. In what has become a trademark, Fallon donned the Donald’s signature hairdo and “called” Clinton at home to discuss women, immigration and Bernie Sanders. Fake Trump opened with, “I ...

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