Toy Story 2 casting couch ‘blooper’ deleted by Disney after #MeToo movement

Now removed scene features Stinky Pete behaving in an inappropriate way with Barbie dolls A fake blooper scene from Toy Story 2 featuring a casting couch scenario has been quietly deleted by Disney from the latest home releases of the animated film. A running gag in Pixars films are the faux outtakes that play alongside the closing credits, depicting the animated characters making mistakes, pulling pranks on each other, fudging their lines or speaking directly to camera as if they were real actors. The outtakes regularly make fun of Hollywood and the film industry more broadly. The now deleted scene from the 1999 film featured the character Stinky Pete the Prospector, a small, rotund, bearded toy, caught chatting salaciously to …

ACLU, Planned Parenthood Sue Georgia Over 6-Week Abortion Ban

It was the latest lawsuit in a campaign to push back on recent abortion bans introduced across the U.S. The ACLU and Planned Parenthood The Georgia bill bans abortions after six weeks of pregnancy, purportedly once a fetal “heartbeat” is detectable by doctors, with the exceptions for rape and incest and if the patient is at risk of death or severe harm. It will begin to take effect on Jan. 1, 2020. People who perform abortions could face up to 10 years in prison. The ban is “in particular an attack on low-income Georgians, Georgians of color, and rural Georgians, who are least able to access medical care and least able to overcome the cruelties of this law,” the groups argue …

Replay: Welp, We Might Be Getting a Final Fantasy XIV TV Show

Welcome to Replay, where you can catch up on a week's worth of videogame news in just a couple of minutes. This week, Sony is looking to make a Final Fantasy XIV show, and also, uh, there's Budweiser-related news? It's a weird one; strap in. Sony's Making Use of Their TV Division to Make a … Final Fantasy XIV Show? As we reported recently, Sony has opened up a wide-ranging TV division to develop, produce, and distribute television adaptations of their videogame properties and, presumably, the properties of their partners. Their first choice, though, is an odd one. As PC Gamer reports, Sony's working on a live-action television show about the massively multiplayer online role-playing game, Final Fantasy XIV. The …

Zombie movies ranked!

The dead just keep on risin on the big screen. But which are the grisliest, bloodiest, most skin-crawling flesh eaters ever? 20. Oasis of the Zombies (1981) The zombie genre has long had a vehemently offensive Nazi subsection and this is a perfect example. Members of Rommels Afrika Corps are still alive in the desert as zombies, guarding a cache of Nazi gold. So at least they are preoccupied with something other than their own selfish flesh-hunger. 19. Zombieland (2009) This zombie comedy stars Jesse Eisenberg as the nervy, obsessive-compulsive survivor of a zombieocalypse, who goes on the road with Woody Harrelson. 18. Burial Ground (1981) AKA Le Notti Del Terrore, or The Nights of Terror, and a ripe example …

30 Things Overlooked In Movies That Bother People

@jazz_inmypants asked people to share bothering movie details that aren’t common knowledge, his thread received quite a few interesting insights. For example, Grease (1978) might be described as a story that teaches you to change yourself until other people like you. And Belle’s (Beuty and the Beast (1991)) neighbors are probably doing something shady if the village can support such an extensive bookstore when she’s the only reader and doesn’t even pay. The tweet by #2 Watch it. “Once is necessary twice is preferable,” the academy wrote. “Taking notes is also a good idea and will help the writing process by making it easy to refer to your in-the-moment thoughts and reactions.” #4 Evaluate the acting. “Many casual filmgoers will …

The New Charlie’s Angels Trailer Is Here

Hello, and welcome to another edition of The Monitor, WIRED's pop culture roundup. Today we have the first trailer from the new reboot of Charlie's Angels and a whole lot of news about Netflix. Let's get going. The New Charlie's Angels Trailer Is Here OK, so maybe we don't need another Charlie's Angels movie, but dammit—this looks really fun. Directed by Elizabeth Banks, who also plays Bosley, the film stars Ella Balinska, Naomi Scott, and Kristen Stewart—who is having the most fun—as the Angels and also Patrick Stewart as another Bosley. The movie, which seems fully dedicated to the notion that Kristen Stewart should face-punch bad guys in every film and possibly be the new 007, hits theaters in November. …

Elton John Calls Out Vladimir Putin For His LGBTQ ‘Hypocrisy’

Vladimir Putin. Elton John called out Putin on Friday after the Russian president told the  his country has “no problem with LGBT persons” while declaring that “t Putin then insisted Russia has been unfairly accused of homophobia, while he made a statement that seemingly reeked of homophobia. “I am not trying to insult anyone because we have been condemned for our alleged homophobia. But we have no problem with LGBT persons. God forbid, let them live as they wish. John was quick to respond with And it got personal, especially when the singer pointed out how his biopic, Download Join HuffPost Plus Original Article : HERE ; This post was curated & posted using : RealSpecific

EU requires carmakers to add fake engine noises to electric cars

London (CNN Business)Electric vehicles have been hailed as part of the answer to the climate crisis, but for some people they represent a new danger. The sound, produced by an acoustic vehicle alert system (AVAS), will be similar to that of a standard internal combustion engine, and drivers will be able to temporarily disable it if they want. The measure was passed by the European Parliament in 2014, according to a press release from the European Commission, and a five-year transitional period has now ended. From July 2021, the regulation will be to all new electric and hybrid vehicles registered in the bloc. “The government wants the benefits of green transport to be felt by everyone, and understands the concerns …

‘Charlie’s Angels’ Reboot Trailer Brings The Action, Wigs And Ariana Grande

Charlie’s Angels” reboot only. new crop of angels is reporting for duty. Kristen Stewart, Naomi Scott and Ella Balinska take on hordes of bad guys, sport even more wigs and, yes, receive orders from the titular speaker box.  Stewart has teased as being more “grounded” — still looks like plenty of fun, balancing wild action set pieces with quippy dialogue and globe-trotting. And if that’s not enough to get you in the theater, the trailer also features a brand-new collaboration between Miley Cyrus, Lana Del Rey and Ariana Grande, who is co-executive producing the soundtrack. “Charlie’s Angels” hits theaters Nov. 15. Let Kristen Stewart Explain Why 'Charlie's Angels' Needs A 'Grounded' Reboot The Criticism That 'Irritated The Crap' Out Of This …

How we made Stray Cat Strut: ‘The solo must have taken me 30 seconds’

I couldnt relate to prog rock. We never had any wizards in my neighbourhood. We had 58 Chevys and good-looking girls Brian Setzer, singer My dad had been in the Korean war with some guys from the deep south, and when I was a kid he told me: This is the music they liked and I like it too. He played me Jerry Lee Lewis and Ronnie Lane from the Faces put us up and Stray Cat Strut back in our garage in Long Island when I was 18. I wanted something slower than our other songs. Its about us three guys, and the lives we were living. At that point, we were still called the Tomcats, but it became …

A Mini ‘Beverly Hills, 90210’ Reunion Happened Betches

Few events fill us with a warmer sense of nostalgia than when our favorite actors from beloved TV shows reunite for a quick dinner or a picture. Like when Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, and Jennifer Aniston reunited for an Instagram selfie, or when the stars of Clueless appeared on a panel together and then snapped a cute pic. I mean, the only thing better than one of these little reunions, which is really just former cast members hanging out together, is when the actual show comes back for a reboot. Well, 90s kids, today we’re getting a little bit of both, because two stars of the classic Beverly Hills, 90210 hung out and uploaded an Instagram ahead of the show’s reboot. The new Beverly …

Liza Minnelli Fast Facts

(CNN)Here is a look at the life of Liza Minnelli, award winning singer and actress. Father: Vincente Minnelli, director Mother: Judy Garland, actress and singer Marriages: David Gest (March 16, 2002-April 2007, divorced); Mark Gero (December 4, 1979-January 27, 1992, divorced); Jack Haley Jr. (September 15, 1974-April 9, 1979, divorced); Peter Allen (March 3, 1967-July 24, 1974, divorced) Other Facts:Nominated for five Emmy Awards and won once. Nominated for two Academy Awards and won once. Nominated for three Tony Awards and won two. Also received a Special Tony Award in 1974. Has struggled with addictions to alcohol and painkillers. Has suffered numerous health problems, including hip replacement surgery, throat surgery and encephalitis. Timeline:1949 –Makes her first film appearance, uncredited, “In …

Glastonbury: Freya Ridings’ crowd-surfing fantasy

She describes it as a “time capsule” of the last 10 years of her life – as she fought dyslexia to win a place at the Brit School, and made her name at open mic nights before signing a record deal. Arriving at Glastonbury at the crack of dawn to speak to the BBC, she was full of wide-eyed wonder. “Just being here is like having a caffeine hit,” she said as she sat down to chat. Report End of Youtube post by Freya Ridings Image Copyright Freya Ridings Freya Ridings Report End of Youtube post 2 by Freya Ridings Image Copyright Freya Ridings Freya Ridings Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The singer plays two shows at Glastonbury over …

Uncovered: the 200m theme park, the businessman and the missing millions

A Guardian/ITV News undercover investigation raises concerns about Gavin Woodhouse, who is behind project endorsed by Bear Grylls A new 200m outdoor adventure park, which is being launched with the support of the celebrity adventurer Bear Grylls, is being fronted by a financier who has raised millions of pounds from private investors and whose businesses have a multimillion-pound black hole. The Afan Valley Adventure Resort in south Wales was granted owned and run by Gavin Woodhouse, a businessman who previously attracted tens of millions of pounds from small private investors in order to build care homes and acquire a hotel portfolio. Despite raising about 16m five years ago to build four new care homes, none are operational and three have …

Horror for Dummies: The 9 Best Killer Doll Movies to Stream Right Now

Of all the classic horror movie tropes, "killer doll" may seem like the least terrifying of the bunch, but the lasting legacies of Chucky and Annabelle tell a different story. For every laughable toy–cum–homicidal maniac (see: The Boy), there is probably at least one plastic predator whose face has kept you up at night. Don't believe us? Check out any one of these movies, which are all streaming on a device near you. Note: When you buy something using the retail links in our stories, we may earn a small affiliate commission. Read more about how this works. "Living Doll" (1963) Over the course of 31 years, "Good Guy" doll Chucky has appeared in eight features (including the recent reboot), …

The Field Trip From Hell: The Handmaids Tale Recap Betches

Blessed be the fruit! This week on the Handmaid’s Tale, the Waterfords take June on a field trip to Washington D.C., which is now the scariest place on Earth apart from the inside of Fred Waterford’s mind. Fab. We open on a group of Marthas who are all praying for Nichole as a result of Mr. Waterford’s extended prayer/PR campaign. It’s this campaign that has gotten the Waterfords invited to D.C., where Mr. Waterford will be hosting a national prayer-a-thon. June also has to come because they need to present an image of a perfect Gilead family—man, woman, and sex slave. Just as the Lord intended. June takes the Amtrak down to D.C. with Aunt Lydia (I’m assuming they sat …