Billie Lourd on Living Without Her Mom and Grandma: “It’s Impossible to Deal With”

September 13, 2017

Billie Lourd made her first appearance on The Ellen DeGeneres Show on Tuesday, where she opened up about her late mother, Carrie Fisher, and grandmother, Debbie Reynolds. While the American Horror Story actress has been trying her best to keep their memories alive since their sudden deaths last December, she admitted it’s still very surreal. “There’s no way to really explain it, and it’s so hard to talk about,” she told the host. “If I say that I’m doing good, I’m too happy. If I say that I’m not doing good, then I’m a mess. It’s really hard to know what to say about it because it is so surreal and impossible to deal with.”

Even though their deaths were very painful, she is grateful she got to share the screen with her mother in Star Wars: The Force Awakens. “It was incredible,” she said of the experience. “I’m a big believer of things happening for a reason, and I think I ended up in that movie for a reason. It was really incredible for us to get to have that experience together.”

Louis C.K. defends controversial elements in ‘I Love You, Daddy’: “It’s just a f—ing movie”

September 11, 2017

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  • Louis C.K.'s movie I Love You, Daddy is getting heat for some of the elements and dialogue in the movie. C.K. directed/co-wrote the film as well as starred in it. C.K.'s character says the n-word, co-stars Pamela Adlon and Ebonee Noel repeatedly use "retard," and Charlie Day's character makes child rape jokes. The film focuses on an amoral and affluent cast. Chloë Grace Moretz plays C.K.'s character's daughter, and she is dating a film director played by John Malkovich.
  • What Louis C.K. has to say about those criticizing the movie: "We’re depicting oxygen-rich people who live in these beautiful apartments and offices saying whatever they want. Folks say shit to each other. You can’t think about the audience when you’re making the thing. If you do, you’re not giving them something that came out of your gut. You’ll be making something that you’re like, ‘Is this OK for you?’ And they say, 'Yes, thank you.' Mark Twain said something like, 'You can’t say no one can eat steak just because the baby doesn’t have teeth yet.'"
  • Charlie Day added: "People seem to forget that we’re making movies. Now, I don’t go around in my daily life using the r-word or the n-word, throwing it around, but people do in reality, and Louis is making art depicting these people. The idea that we can’t even make a piece of art depicting the character that says something offensive is absurd."
  • The movie recently played at the Toronto International Film Festival. Buyers are already interested in picking up I Love You, Daddy. C.K. finishes with: "You make the thing, and everyone discusses it and they are OK. It’s just a f—ing movie."

Jennifer Lawrence Suggests Trump’s to Blame For Hurricanes: It’s “Mother Nature’s Rage”

September 10, 2017

Jennifer Lawrence is currently in the midst of her press tour for Mother!, and on Wednesday, the actress took the opportunity to talk about everything from climate change to how she feels about Donald Trump. In an interview with UK’s Channel 4 News, Jennifer was asked about the natural disasters happening all over the world, including Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, and she responded, “You’re watching these hurricanes now, and it’s hard – especially while promoting this movie – not to feel Mother Nature’s rage and wrath . . . Climate change is due to human activity. And we continue to ignore it, and the only voice we have is through voting.” When asked about her thoughts on President Donald Trump, she said, “I don’t find him confusing. I think I know exactly what he is.” Still, despite the state of our current political climate, Jennifer remains hopeful. Watch her interview in full above now.

Strap Yourselves In: It’s Time to Unpack All Those References in Taylor Swift’s Video

August 28, 2017

You guys. YOU GUYS. If you haven’t seen Taylor Swift’s music video for “Look What You Made Me Do” yet, stop what you’re doing and watch it. OK, you done? Good. Now let’s unpack all those hidden Easter eggs. Aside from making fun of her past reputations, the singer also made a few references to her infamous celebrity feuds and former flames. If you missed them all the first time around, don’t worry; we have you covered.

IT’S OFFICIAL: Brand New Scores First Ever Number 1 Album With Science Fiction

August 28, 2017

Legendary band Brand New debuted at #1 with their latest and likely final release Science Fiction, a record they didn't promote or have a single for. They sold 58,000 with 55,000 being traditional albums in a week.
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This is also the first independently distributed album to hit number 1 this year and only the third rock album to lead the chart this year.

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What is your favorite track off the masterpiece that is Science Fiction ONTD?