Topic: entertainment-weekly

5 Things Lena Dunham’s Publicist Needs To Tell Her To Stop Saying In Interviews

5 Things Lena Dunham's Publicist Needs To Tell Her To Stop Saying In Interviews

The Lena Dunham media love and defensiveness fest continues today with a long, adoring cover story in Entertainment Weekly. Reading it, I can’t help thinking what interviews with her always make me think: for someone who is so smart about some things, Lena Dunham is really dumb about others. Namely: her own privilege, and not sounding like a huge asshole when discussing topics relating to it. You’d think her publicist would have pulled her aside and had a little talk with her by now, but clearly they haven’t, so I am going to do it for her. More »

Dear Entertainment Weekly: Not Wanting To Get Married Doesn’t Make Merida From Brave A Lesbian

Dear Entertainment Weekly: Not Wanting To Get Married Doesn't Make Merida From Brave A Lesbian

This weekend Entertainment Weekly, a publication/website I usually respect, wrote an article titled, “Could the Heroine of Pixar’s Brave be Gay?” In honor of pride weekend. When I saw the title, I hesitantly clicked on it. Maybe, I thought, just maybe I’m about to read a wonderfully satircial essay about lesbian stereotypes and the overanalysis of childrens’ films. But no. Instead of breaking any new ground, it just retread on tired cliches about lesbian behavior.
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Gratuitous ‘Chris Evans As Captain America’ Shot

Gratuitous 'Chris Evans As Captain America' Shot

So I’m not the biggest Chris Evans fan in the entire world, but even I have to admit that in this photo from Entertainment Weekly, Chris looks totally doable. I’m just still not sure how someone can be the Human Torch in one film and the Captain America in the other. Too confusing for comic book fans! Also: wasn’t Kellan Lutz available that you made Chris Evan gain 50 pounds of muscle for this role? More »