Megan (Melissa McCarthy), AKA Dougie's sister, is the best character in Bridesmaids. She's got the highest possible security clearance (don't repeat that!), an 18-wheeler just because, and people used to throw firecrackers at her head. Literally. If that doesn't sound like someone you want to be, then you're probably crazy.
She’s not afraid to poop wherever, even if it’s a really fancy Bridal shop:
She’s got the best bachelorette party ideas:
She does her best at being apologetic, which is really all you can ask for:
She does not bloat:
It's a gift.
She is the queen of seduction:
She has better dance moves than everyone else:
She gives excellent life advice.
She is not afraid to admit what she wants from a man:
She is incredibly graceful:
She can help anyone find the solution to their problems:
Because when she gets hurt, she does it the right way:
She spoke to a dolphin once:
She’s not afraid to take what she wants:
She’s always willing to watch your back:
She’s honest in a way we wish we all could be:
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We pick up with Peter Devereaux five years after the incident that convinced him to leave the CIA (the accidental killing of an innocent boy), and with Pierce Brosnan 12 years after the tragic incident that convinced him to leave MI6 (Die Another Day). As is necessarily the case with any former lawman we meet in the first act of a movie, retirement doesn’t last long, and Brosnan’s Devereaux is roped hastily into the agency’s plan to take out a Serbian crime lord.
The “Every time I think I’m out…” turn of fate isn’t the only familiar trait that you’ll find in The November Man. It’s astounding that a movie leaning on contemporary politics and what has got to be one of the first cinematic uses of government drones feels as worn and unoriginal as Roger Donaldson’s spy thriller does.
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Jumping jaggedly along from one action set piece to the next, November Man stocks up on a multitude of would-be visceral punches. Betrayals, emotional reveals, and twists upon twists go effectively nowhere as we zoom between hollow characters whose personal makeup is never illustrated beyond tearful close-ups or biographical exposition.
Even without proper characters or cohesive themes, The November Man does manage to keep its energy up. Here and there, we’re allowed genuine interest in the multi-tiered conspiracy theory surrounding the criminals and the agents, or in the adequately delivered action. On occasion, Brosnan takes a dip in the weirder side of the emotional spectrum, enlivening his principally dormant hero Devereaux.
Ultimately, what we get in November Man is unremarkable: spiting drones, Bond-lite revivals, and close-to-home war crimes alike — all delivered capably and painlessly, no less — the film doesn’t show us anything we haven’t seen — and forgotten — time and time again.
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Pretty Little Liars star Janel Parrish has reportedly landed a new job as a competitor on the upcoming season of U.S. reality show Dancing With The Stars after her character was killed off in the teen drama.
Parrish, who played Mona on the hit series, exited the programme during the mid-season finale, which aired in the U.S. on Tuesday (26Aug14), but the actress is already preparing for her next role - and she's heading to the dancefloor.
Editors at Eonline.com claim the 25 year old has signed up to join General Hospital soap star Antonio Sabato, Jr. and Olympian Lolo Jones on the 19th season of Dancing With the Stars, which will return to U.S. TV screens on 15 September (14). The full line-up will be unveiled next week (04Sep14).
Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon put their differences aside for the sake of the rapper-turned-TV personality's grandfather when he fell ill weeks after they separated.
Last week (ends22Aug14), Cannon confirmed reports suggesting the couple had split, revealing he and Carey had been living apart for months. But no one knew and even family members had no idea there was "trouble in paradise", as the comedian had put it.
The couple reunited to visit Cannon's grandfather, James Cannon, in Temecula, California, when they heard he had to go into hospital.
James tells Life & Style magazine, "Mariah, Nick and the twins (Moroccan and Monroe) were by here before I went into the hospital for three weeks. "They were doing all right - there was no break-up then."
Singer Miley Cyrus has helped to raise $200,000 (£117,647) in just one day for a Los Angeles homeless shelter after highlighting the plight of runaways at the MTV Video Music Awards.
The Wrecking Ball hitmaker sent her 'date' Jesse Helt to accept her Video of the Year award at the annual prizegiving ceremony on Sunday (24Aug14) in Inglewood, California, and he revealed that he was homeless onstage. At the end of his acceptance speech, Helt directed the public to Cyrus' Facebook.com page and asked fans to donate to her fundraising campaign for My Friend's Place.
On Monday (25Aug14), the contributions reached $200,000 and they are still growing, according to the New York Times. The campaign will continue until 21 September (14) and people who donate will be entered into a lottery to meet Cyrus during her Bangerz tour stop in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on 28 September (14).
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Oscar-winning actor Kevin Spacey is set to tackle song classics by Billy Joel, Frank Sinatra and Simon & Garfunkel at a one-off benefit concert next month (Sep14).
The House of Cards star, who portrayed singer Bobby Darin in 2004's Beyond the Sea, will show off his musical talents once again at the Shakespeare Theatre in Washington, D.C. on 29 September (14), when he will be backed by a 40-piece orchestra. Spacey plans to perform a few pop covers, in addition to a collection of swing numbers, intertwined with stories from his career.
He tells the Associated Press, "You never know what I might come up with." Tickets for the gig are priced at $104 (£61) and proceeds will benefit the actor's Kevin Spacey Foundation.
It’s particularly impressive when a movie whose premise alone seems to have been written with the intention of incurring heavy gasps can actually conjure up something rather genuine. Whereas Starred Up’s central maneuver — sticking a delinquent teenager in adult prison right alongside, as it just so happens, his no good father (“Oh my!”) — seems like the kind of contrivance that entails thick melodrama and Oscar reel-friendly climactic scenes, the movie plays everything close to the ground. It favors kindling over explosives, a paced climb over vertical leaps, and — most importantly — criminal men over criminal monsters.
In fact, the victory of the film is just how reasonable its characters seem from the get-go. While the crime and prison genres more often than not approach their antiheroes with the mission of giving audiences an unexpected look at the humanity within bad men, Starred Up takes the reverse — more original and perhaps more valuable — approach: slowly waking its viewers up to the badness that inflicts these humans.
Yes, we have an immediate understanding of how the malicious and unpredictable Eric (Jack O’Connell) wound up in prison ahead of his years, but at no point are we dealing with a character whose erraticism drags him all the way south of empathetic comprehension. Though a more patient and poised man, Eric’s father Neville (Ben Mendehlson) is too understood from all fronts: he’s a survivor whose Machiavellian instincts would have more than likely landed him in prison at one point or another. It’s this intellect and wisdom, though, that endears him to us. And to Eric.
We’re not forced to wade through a marshland of temperate drama before we see Eric and Neville “finally make up.” Right off the bat, we’re given the relationship the movie wants us to see, steeped in the conversation it wants us to have: one about masculinity. Between the two men, within the contexts of Eric’s mandatory group therapy sessions with counselor Oliver (Rupert Friend) and a collection of seasoned inmates — don’t worry, this flick never goes that false and sappy route that most therapy movies employ — and scattered throughout various corners of the prison, we witness talk of masculinity. But once again, Starred Up isn’t hitting us over the head with gaudy exclamations. The power of this movie is in its lack of interest in the dramatic and its preference, instead, of the humane.
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Glee star Heather Morris is engaged to her boyfriend of two years, according to a new report.
The actress began dating Taylor Hubbell in 2012 and they became parents to baby boy Elijah last September (13). Now sources tell America's Star magazine the couple is preparing to wed in February (15) at a ceremony at the Mountain Mermaid Inn in Topanga, California. A source tells the publication, "They are on cloud nine."
The private pair, both 27, has yet to comment on the news.
Actress Jessica Alba's lifestyle endeavour The Honest Company has grossed almost $1 billion in just two years.
The Sin City star launched the company, which sells natural, non-toxic items including diapers, household cleaners and vitamins, in 2012 and it is expected to earn $150 million (£88.2 million) in 2014, with most of its profits coming from the company's monthly subscription plans.
Executives for the organisation are now planning to expand into China, England and Australia and they are thinking of taking the company public on the stock market. Honest chief executive and co-founder Brian Lee, says, "We believe being a public company is the best path for us going forward and it's good to get that validation early on. "I can't say when that will be, but we are definitely starting to think and act like a public company."
Executive Jeremy Liew praises Alba for bringing her celebrity to the company to help drive its profits. He says, "She is an international star. We're starting to see a lot of demand from her fans around the world."
Alba adds, "We value the support of our partners and customers in helping us make a meaningful impact in the marketplace. We dream big at The Honest Company and continuously strive to make the world healthier and more sustainable today and in the future."
Last night was the final episode of Chelsea Lately. After a seven-year run, Chelsea Handler is saying goodbye to E! but she was not alone to do so. Many of her friends, previous guests, and stars from Hollywood joined Chelsea in saying goodbye.
Check out her star-studded, extremely funny "Goodbye to E!" video here:
Of course, her former-man 50 cent was there, along with Gwen Stefani, poking fun at her self after her Emmys name-gaffe. It wouldn't have been a party if Miley Cyrus hadn't stopped in as well. Others like Selena Gomez and Tim Gunn joined in on the fun. Afterwards, Chelsea also took a moment to be candid. She wanted to thank those who have helped her along the way, as well as thank her fans.
Watch her heartfelt farewell here:
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