There Are Only 5 Things You Need To Know About This Is Where I Leave You

by (@TaylorFerber)

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Yes, This Is Where I Leave You is another family dramedy, but it’s definitely worth catching this weekend. Jason Bateman, Tina Fey, Adam Driver, and Jane Fonda star in an ensemble film that makes us reflect on our own lives and families (and wish they were a tad bit crazier).

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This Week in WTF: Nick Cannon and His Emancipation from Mimi

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It’s been a strange week for Nick Cannon. Ever since the tabloids revealed — and then he later confirmed — that he and Mariah Carey were headed for a divorce, the actor and one time singer has been subject of a lot of press. Among the highlights: his plan to make Amber Rose a star, questions about his net worth and $2 million shoes, and rumors about hanging with Toni Braxton.

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Shonda Rhimes Does Not Appreciate Being Called an “Angry Black Woman” by New York Times TV Critic

by (@emilyexton)

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New York Times television critic Alessandra Stanley wasted no time addressing Shonda Rhimes‘ race in a piece on the upcoming ABC series, How To Get Away with Murder: “When Shonda Rhimes writes her autobiography, it should be called ‘How to Get Away With Being an Angry Black Woman.’” Read more…

Yas Girl of the Week: Mindy Kaling

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Is there anything Mindy Kaling can’t do? At 35, Mindy created and stars on her own TV show, wrote and acted on The Office for eight years before that, and published a book. With The Mindy Project starting up its third season this week to the best hype it’s ever had, Mindy is on a roll. She is also carving the way for Indian-American women behind and in front of the camera on American television.

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Angelina Jolie Helps Raise Breast Cancer Awareness, Kendra Wilkinson Confronts Hank Baskett About Cheating Scandal + More of Today’s First Dibs

by (@TaylorFerber)

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Angelina Jolie‘s own experience with breast cancer has inspired women to get themselves tested, Kendra Wilkinson cries to Hank Baskett about his affair, Amy Adams is already getting Oscar buzz, and more of today’s First Dibs.

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EXCLUSIVE: Meet the Future Riddler of Gotham Before the Fox Premiere

by (@emilyexton)

Like any good origin story, Fox’s upcoming series Gotham is tasked with showing viewers how many iconic DC Comics characters that they know and love came to be. In addition to good guys like Detective James Gordon (Benjamin McKenzie) and a young Bruce Wayne (David Mazouz), the mysterious metropolis is filled with plenty of villains-in-the-making. Read more…

Bill Hader Finds a Deeper Bond with Kristen Wiig and New Joy in Making The Skeleton Twins

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Following eight years on Saturday Night Live, Bill Hader is stepping out on his own with his first leading role in the Sundance hit, The Skeleton Twins, which opens nationwide in theaters on Sept. 19. In the film, Hader plays Milo, a depressed gay man who attempts suicide and later returns home to stay with his twin sister played by Kristen Wiig. The film is the first time the two have shared a screen since both appeared on SNL and the result is a mix of belly laughs, twisted humor, and tender moments only shared by two actors who have worked together for nearly a decade.

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Ryan Gosling Cried After Seeing His Newborn Daughter, Peyton Manning Has Benefited from Legal Marijuana + More in Today’s Last Lap

by (@TaylorFerber)

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Ryan Gosling teared up after the birth of his daughter, Peyton Manning isn’t fighting the legalization of marijuana anytime soon, Jennifer Lawrence is Chris Martin‘s number one fan, and more in today’s Last Lap. Read more…

Jessica Chastain and Oscar Isaac’s A Most Violent Year Has Us Ready for Award Season

by (@emilyexton)

The race to award season is finally starting to pick up, thanks to today’s latest trailer. A Most Violent year, from director J.C. Chandor (All Is Lost, Margin Call), stars Oscar Isaac, and Jessica Chastain as an emerging power couple during the grim days of 1981 New York, surrounded by corruption and murder. At first glance, it’s like a darker, more serious sequel to American Hustle without the cleavage. Read more…

Middle School Math Teacher Wins $1 Million on Wheel of Fortune

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A middle school math teacher won big on Wheel of Fortune Wednesday night, taking home $1 million in prize money. Sarah Manchester, a 42-year-old Takoma Park Middle School teacher from the D.C.-area, correctly solved the final puzzle, becoming the third person in the show’s history to win the top prize money. And as you can see from her face above, she was stunned. Read more…