Posts By Stacy Lambe

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Why You Should Get Hulu Plus

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There’s no denying the fact that online streaming platforms are the thing of now. Unrestrained by the finite schedules of broadcast, streaming networks, such as Netflix, are offering fans the opportunity to watch old (and original) programming on their TV, computers, or phones. Thanks to the success of Orange Is the New Black and House of Cards and the hype surrounding upcoming series, The Cosmopolitans and Transparent, Netflix and Amazon Prime are getting a lot of attention while Hulu has quietly ramped up its offerings — making it one platform everyone needs to get on board with.

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FX Says They Are Fearless — And We Believe Them

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When FX — stylized as fX to suggest effects — was first launched in 1994 it was definitely a risk. The channel was built around live programming meant to create an interactive viewing experience tapping into the early days of the Internet. It was certainly bold. It was definitely original. But it didn’t last long.

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Joan Rivers Films Streaming on Netflix

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Fans were definitely saddened by the news of Joan Rivers’ death following a week in a medically induced coma and stay in Intensive Care. The comedian and actress had a long career of cracking jokes, making people laugh, and sometimes making people cringe. While many younger fans mainly remember Rivers for her work on the red carpet at the Academy Awards or as a style critic and host of E!’s Fashion Police, the comedian also spent a lot of time doing standup and even appeared in several cult classic comedies. Read more…

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Brittany Murphy’s Most Iconic Roles, From Clueless Tai To Sinful Shellie

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While it remains to be seen what comes out of Lifetime’s TV version of Brittany Murphy’s career and personal story, one thing is clear: the beloved actress had a number of iconic roles despite her short-lived career. Everyone from Clueless Tai to Shellie from Sin City is here as we look back on the most iconic Murphy roles we hope get covered in her Lifetime story.

In the words of Cher’s best friend slash makeover challenge, these roles were totally “doable.”

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The Breakout Stars of Summer 2014

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While many fans spent the summer taking time off, these actors worked their asses off to stand out from the crop of blockbuster films and reality TV, delivering something fun, fresh, and exciting. Not only were their projects hits in their own right, the actors themselves were breakouts and proved to be ones to watch for the rest of the year. From Obvious Child‘s Jenny Slate to Billy Eichner, check out our picks for the biggest ones to watch come fall.

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The Definitive Ranking of America’s Next Top Model Judges

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With the return of America’s Next Top Model, we are revisiting our favorite moments, including all the winning photo shoots, from the first 20 cycles of the series. While we ranked the cycles according to Tyra Banks’ hair, we didn’t take into account of all the judges that have served on the show’s panel. Since they’ve helped Tyra decide who would become America’s next great fashion hope, it’s important to examine all 13 of them.

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Every Cycle of America’s Next Top Model Ranked According to Tyra’s Hair

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After 20 cycles of tears, hair, and Tyra mail, America’s Next Top Model is showing no signs of slowing down. The show is returning with cycle 21 — the second competition featuring guys and girls premieres on Monday, Aug. 18 — and promises to deliver everything we love about the show. Of course the main draw is Tyra Banks herself.

A fierce supermodel in her own right, she has always made sure that she is the star of the series. And in order to be on top, she has to always model from “H to T.” But she hasn’t always gotten the “H” part right. Tyra can certainly smize but her hair hasn’t always given her reason to. With that in mind, we decided to rank every cycle of the series according to the model’s signature hairstyles.

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Like The Giver? Here Are the Best Book-to-Film Adaptations Currently Streaming on Netflix

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Opening this weekend is the big screen adaptation of Lois Lowry’s The Giver. The 1993 Young Adult novel has quickly become a favorite among readers in the 20 years since it’s been published. While the adaptation is getting mixed reviews, there have been a number of stellar film adaptations that have surpassed readers’ expectations. With that in mind, we oriented our Netflix streaming guide around the best of book-to-film transformations. Read more…

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Your Favorite Female Pop Stars’ Worst Big Screen Debuts

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When it comes to music, these girls have it all. They can sing. They can dance. And they can act — err, wait a minute on the last one. Sadly, a powerful voice, a magnetic personality in interviews, or killer dance moves in music videos doesn’t mean a pop star has what it takes to be an actress. With practice, some do get better. But if their big screen debuts are any precursor, some of them better stick to their main gig and leave the acting to the professionals.

Check out the 10 worst big screen debuts from your favorite female pop stars, including Britney Spears, Rihanna, and Taylor Swift. (Oh yeah, the latter is making her return to the big screen in The Giver, co-starring Meryl Streep, in theaters this weekend.)

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Your Favorite Actresses Who Got Started as Video Vixens

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Let’s face it — every actor in Hollywood has to start somewhere. For some of your favorite actresses it means working the small screen as a video vixen. While it’s not uncommon for celebrities to lend their star power to music videos, several award-winning actresses’ first roles were music videos. At that time, they were just the featured extra or eye candy. For Angelina Jolie, that’s a long way away from her Oscar win for Best Supporting Actress in Girl, Interrupted in 2000. Back in 1993, she was the star of Meat Loaf’s video for “Rock ‘n’ Roll Dreams Come Through.”

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