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Netflix changes 'Pocahontas' description following accusations of sexism

Netflix has rewritten its description of the "Pocahontas" movie in response to criticism that the previous description of the Disney film was sexist.<p>Native Appropriations writer Adrienne Keene called out Netflix a few weeks ago for its Pocahontas description.<p>"An American Indian woman is supposed to …

Amanda Seyfried Has Joined the Cast of Twin Peaks

She’ll play a “pivotal character” appearing in multiple episodes.<p><b>David Lynch</b> and <b>Mark Frost</b>’s <i>Twin Peaks</i> revival has been shrouded in Laura Palmer levels of mystery and intrigue since Lynch first hinted at the series’ return almost a year ago. Lynch has, at turns, confirmed, backed out, then …

Jack Nicholson's Joker’s Reaction to Jared Leto’s Joker

The New Girlfriend; Pitch Perfect 2; John Wick; The Goob; Faults – review

DVD and video reviews,Film,Culture,The New Girlfriend,Ruth Rendell,François Ozon,Pitch Perfect 2,Keanu Reeves<p>François Ozon pays Ruth Rendell a slinky tribute, Pitch Perfect 2 hits all the right notes, while Keanu Reeves sharpens up in a menacing thriller<p>It is, perhaps, a curious indication of …

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Toronto film festival 2015 – is there an Oscar in town?

Curios and documentaries outshone the glut of middling biopics and fact-based films brazenly touting for awards<p>For fans of whippet-thin Brits of a certain age, this year’s Toronto film festival afforded some real rock star moments. One involved an actual rock star: Keith Richards, subject of a new …

The D Train review – reunion comedy at the bottom of its class

Jack Black tries to bring a star name back to school, with forgettable results<p>This first directorial feature from <i>Yes Man</i> co-writers Jarrad Paul and Andrew Mogel is a lumpen, misjudged affair, pitched awkwardly between the sharp satire of <i>Romy and Michele’s High School Reunion</i> and the unresolved …

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