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If 'Seinfeld' Had Used On-Screen Hashtags #YadaYadaYada

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These days, our favorite television shows are ever-so-helpful, telling us when to Tweet about them, and even offering hashtag suggestions that we really should use.

However, it turns out we've been hashtagging for years ... we just didn't know it. Buzzfeed's Jace Lacob took a look back at "Seinfeld," imagining what the show would have looked like in our hashtag era. Even without social media then, fans of the show still recall iconic lines like "These pretzels are making me thirsty," "Master of my domain," and "No soup for you!"

How did we know to talk about "Spongeworthy" or "Puffy Shirt" without a helpful hashtag on the screen? Because we didn't need the show to tell us how to talk about it. Sometimes the hashtag just comes naturally. Besides, as Lacob pointed out, did we really need to see #Newman on our screen countless times throughout the run of the show?

Check out the full list of "Seinfeld" hashtags at Buzzfeed.

'Bates Motel' Season 2 Kicks Off With A Surprising New Killer

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Here we were paying attention to the Bates in "Bates Motel," but there are killers apparently everywhere on this show. Season 2 of the hit A&E show kicked off with a four-month jump, and a surprising turn for Norman's girl-crush, Bradley.

As E! Online's Tierney Bricker put it, "Bradley ends the hour seducing Gil, her father's former employee and Dylan's boss, only to blow his brains out. (With a gun, you pervs.) And who should she turn to for help in covering up her crime but Norman Bates!” It's no wonder Norman turned out the way he did, with all these murderers around him.

Over at Zap2It, Terri Schwartz used that moment to extrapolate a theory. "While [Bradley] might now turn to [Norman] because he told her that she could trust him with anything, it could also be because he knew she killed Miss Watson before he blacked out and forgot it," she mused. "In fact, the more we think about it, the more we're getting behind this theory.”

Things are getting darker in Season 2 of "Bates Motel," continuing on Monday nights at 9 p.m. EST on A&E.

Watch A 'Who Framed Roger Rabbit' Deleted Scene That Explains A Lot

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It's never too late to unearth a deleted scene from a movie, as evidenced by a clip from 1988's "Who Framed Roger Rabbit." A lost moment from the comedy is making the Internet rounds again thanks to Cinetropolis, which spotlighted a special feature from the DVD that explains why Eddie Valiant (Bob Hoskins) first meets Jessica Rabbit while shirtless. In short, it's because he had a gigantic toon head wrapped around his face and had to wash it off, which we have to admit looks like something out of a horror film.

The deleted scene comes with behind-the-scenes commentary about the "pig head sequence" from director Robert Zemeckis and his crew. Watch below to find out how the scene was constructed and why it was removed.

Beyonce's 'Drunk In Love' Emoji Video Woke Up In The Kitchen

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If we do say ourselves, this emoji interpretation of Beyonce's "Drunk in Love" is the best thing on the Internet at the moment. How the hell did this ish happen? Look no further than Jesse Hill, the Vimeo user who uploaded the clip on Monday. Watch below.

[via TIME]

300-Square-Foot Apartment Proves Small Can Be Stylish (VIDEO)

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If you thought small space and style couldn't go hand-in-hand, this photographer's apartment will change your mind. While the scale of the space does "dictate the scale of the furniture," interior designer Nick Olsen used a few decor tricks normally seen in much bigger pads: (subtly) over-scaled elements, amped-up furniture and boldly colored decor. The result? A feminine yet surprisingly edgy home. So grab some paint, do some rearranging and check out the video above for proof that 300-square-feet can always be fabulous.

'Cruel Intentions' Is Still Super Effed Up 15 Years Later

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The majestically warped, tragic romance that is "Cruel Intentions" came out 15 years ago today, March 5. Based on the French novel "Les Liaisons Dangereuses" by Pierre Choderlos de Laclos, the twisted tale became a hit among all those who would later DVR "Gossip Girl."

To understand why sociopathic Manhattan socialites are our protagonists of choice, we've decided to re-watch (and then re-watch, and then some) the movie to uncover its hidden truths. Could the answer be in the details?

Tara Reid is Sebastian's (Ryan Phillippe) therapist's daughter. Tara Reid got accepted to Princeton.

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Up in their Upper East Side ivory tower, Sebastian and Kathryn (Sarah Michelle Gellar) are merely high school seniors. That makes them 17 years old.

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Not only was Ryan Phillippe 25 years old when he shot the film (Sarah Michelle Gellar was 22), but Selma Blair (naive freshman Cecile) was 27 at the time.

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The only time we "see" their parents is in a photo with Bill Clinton.

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This is essentially a movie about incest.

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It is implied that Sebastian has been keeping his conquests in a journal for a while. Yet when Annette (Reese Witherspoon) leafs through it, her "bet" is on page two.

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Also, for someone who has just discovered losing her virginity was part of a twisted bet, Annette sure forgives Sebastian rather quickly.

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Jennifer Love Hewitt is on the cover of the Seventeen magazine issue that contains Annette's abstinence essay. This cover is real, by the way. It came out Feb. 1997.

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Annette's essay, however, isn't real. Besides a first graph, the rest of the spread is gibberish.

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A "paradigm of chastity and virtue," Annette has few qualms about cheating on her boyfriend, Trevor.

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And for a notorious womanizer, Sebastian falls in love with Annette after five minutes in the pool and two dates (one of which he totally hated).

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The dress Kathryn is trying on at the store where she tells Mrs. Caldwell of Cecile and Ronald's (Sean Patrick Thomas) affair is the dress she later wears when she offers Ronald her help with winning over Cecile.

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For 1999, New York is gravely reminiscent of 1950s Mississippi.

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The taxi that was about to hit Annette had a license plate 3TI8. The taxi that hits Sebastian (supposedly, the same cab) has a license plate of 9X24.

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At the very end, when Annette drives off in Sebastian's Jaguar, there's lush greenery and sand dunes in the background. Seconds later, as the camera zooms out, she is driving on a New York highway.

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All images courtesy of Columbia/Sony.

6 'Postinternet' Artists You Should Know

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Are you familiar with the term "postinternet art"? If not, allow us to introduce the terminology to your art vocabulary. First used by artist Marisa Olson, the phrase refers to artworks made in the age of the internet that simultaneously celebrates and criticizes its online fruits. Designs, memes, trends and the politics of the web collide in this novel categorization of 21st century artists.

A new exhibition entitled "Raster Raster," curated by Olson, combines many of the key players in the postinternet art movement, from webcam-happy Petra Cortright to satirical YouTube sensation Jayson Musson. The exhibition title riffs off the graphic design term "rasterize," which means to scan and output an image, while toying with the sounds of "faster, faster!" speaking to the frantic pace of technology and art making.

The multifarious exhibition includes paintings, sculpture and textiles, along with some more unorthodox media like Second Life self portraits, 3D printed sculpture and digital paintings on silk. "This is work that one might call 'art after the internet’" explains Aran Cravey Gallery in a statement. "That is, work that simultaneously enjoys and critiques the internet, responding to and incorporating its tropes, memes, cultural politics, and visual language into forms that may or may not live online. 'Raster Raster' plays to the synesthesia of visual culture that the internet makes use of; a modern pictorial language that interchanges words with ‘real’ and fictional imagery."

See a preview of the works below and take note, here are six postinternet artists you should know.

1. Bunny Rogers

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Untitled (from the series 9 years), 2011, 6 frame lenticular print in light box, 22x14.5




2. Christine Sun Kim

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All. Day. Marker, pastel, and charcoal on paper, 38.5 x 50, 2012




3. Conor Backman

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Metasymbol, Metallica symbol, cymbal symbol, 2012, Oil on canvas with cut, 22X22




4. Marc Horowitz

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The One That Could Have Been, 2014, digital c-print, 30x45, Edition of 3




5. Mehreen Murtaza

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Triptych, 2009, Epson inkjet print on archival paper, 42 x 84 inches




6. Petra Cortright

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“psxvideo” username password SARA homepage, 2013, Digital painting on silk
72 1/2 x 51 inches (184.2 x 129.5 cm)




"Raster Raster" runs until April 12, 2014 at Aran Cravey Gallery in Los Angeles.

13 Things 'Girls' Gets Right About Being In Your 20s

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Over the past two years, "Girls" has come under fire for being an unrealistic portrayal of 20-something life. But even the biggest "Girls" haters have to admit the HBO series has some very true to life moments.

Here are 13 things "Girls" gets right about being in your 20s:

You have panic attacks about the future.
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Being happy for your friends can be hard ...
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... Especially when your own life is in shambles.
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There's a lot of weird sex.
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Your love life can be a big, blurry mess.
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Almost everything feels like the end of the world.
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Jobs can be really boring.
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You grow apart from your friends.
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There aren't responsible, loving adults protecting you anymore.
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You use social media to make your life look more put together than it is.
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You over-analyze everything.
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You experience way too much self-doubt.
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But at the end of the day, it's so much fun.

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"Girls" airs on Sundays at 10 p.m. EST on HBO.


Katy Perry On Miley Cyrus Kiss: 'That Tongue Is Infamous'

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Katy Perry hit Australia this week, stopping by the local morning show "Sunrise" to meet with fans and promote her latest album, "Prism." During Perry's interview with the talk show hosts, her recent encounter with Miley Cyrus became a topic of conversation.

The "Roar" singer recently attended Cyrus' Bangerz tour stop in Los Angeles, getting her own moment in the spotlight when the scandalous singer motioned for Perry to come to the end of the stage. Cyrus was performing her single "Adore You," taking the rendition up a notch by kissing Perry on the lips.

Cyrus has since made habit out of the onstage smooches, but Perry revealed in her chat with the Aussie show that she was less than prepared for the kiss.

"I just walked up to her to give her like a friendly girly kiss, you know, as girls do," Perry said in the "Sunrise" interview. "Then she like tried to move her head and go deeper and I pulled away."

The taste of Cyrus' cherry chapstick must not have been doing it for the "I Kissed a Girl" singer, as she added, "God knows where that tongue has been. We don't know! That tongue is so infamous!"

Take a look at Perry's chat with "Sunrise" above.

Two Artists Are Living Like Giant Hamsters On A Human-Size Hamster Wheel

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NEW YORK (AP) — Ever feel like you're on a big hamster wheel and you can't get off?

Ward Shelley and Alex Schweder know that feeling all too well. The two performance artists are spending 10 days living, eating and sleeping on a giant hamster wheel to make a larger point: We all have to work together to get through the daily grind. "I wasn't prepared for this ... perhaps I should have been," Shelley said from atop the wheel, his feet dangling off the side of the 25-foot-tall wood and metal structure.

One wrong move by him or his fellow human hamster and they risk being thrown off. They are perched on opposite ends of the wheel, 180 degrees from each other, and must carefully coordinate their movements. When one walks, the other must walk in the opposite direction. When one stops, the other must stop.

"It's really an exploration of what it means to collaborate," Schweder said from the relative safety at the bottom, inside of the wheel. "It's an exploration of trust between two people."

Their live performance called "In Orbit" runs through Sunday at The Boiler, the Pierogi gallery's performance space in the Williamsburg section of Brooklyn. A few onlookers have come by to gawk at the spectacle, which often is more still life than poetry in motion.

On a recent visit, Shelley and Schweder kept the wheel moving for only a few seconds at a time. The wheel they built themselves is 60 feet in circumference and equipped with everything they need: narrow beds, chairs, desks, a fridge, rudimentary kitchen (they've made omelets and sausages) and a chemical toilet (with privacy screen) — all strapped down. Even the participants are tethered to safety harnesses.

"We're living on a big wheel that is essentially a two-bedroom apartment," Schweder said.

"Sleeping is a kind of refuge," Shelley added. "There's psychological pressure here being in this thing so when you get to sleep it's easy to stay there."

Both men say they knew going in that life on the wheel would be tough, and they are trying to stay mentally tough until they can get back on terra firma.

"Ten days is a number you can hold in your mind and count down," Shelley said. "It's like being told to stand in the corner when you're a kid."

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Associated Press videojournalist Bonny Ghosh contributed to this report.

Barkhad Abdi Was Paid $65,000 For 'Captain Phillips,' Lived On Per Diem During Awards Season

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What's it really like to be a non-actor thrust into the spotlight during Oscar season? Barkhad Abdi has some insight. The "Captain Phillips" star was the subject of a recent Talk of the Town piece in The New Yorker, where it was revealed that Abdi was paid just $65,000 for his work on the Tom Hanks film, a salary which he received two years ago. After production ended, Abdi sold mobile phones at a Minneapolis mall with his brother. He quit that job when "Captain Phillips" was released in October of last year and had been on the awards circuit ever since. (Abdi was an Oscar nominee for Best Supporting Actor, an award he also won at the BAFTAs.)

From The New Yorker:

"When Abdi is in Los Angeles to promote the film, he subsists on a per diem, good at the Beverly Hilton, where the studio likes to put him up. The town car is available only for official publicity events. His clothes are loaners. Recently, Abdi requested that he be allowed to stay at a commuter's hotel near LAX, to be closer to his friend, a Somali cabdriver from Minneapolis, who shuttles him around for free."


As Business Insider notes, the Screen Actors Guild minimum for an actor is $60,000 -- it's the rate that Jonah Hill earned for "The Wolf of Wall Street."

Abdi had never acted before "Captain Phillips." He only auditioned for the film afer seeing a casting call on television.

"I was just at my friend's house. So it just comes on TV -- Tom Hanks, local TV, local Somalis -- cold casting was going on," he told HuffPost Entertainment last year. "So I go and there's about 700 people or more there. I had over 100 people ahead of me. And I write my name and when it came to me they gave me a paper saying, 'OK, you study this part. You study the lines and you come back tomorrow.' [...] That first day we didn't do that good so we went home and we practiced. And truly, I felt that we got the part. Then we come back and we do it and then we get called back again. And we had one or about two weeks of silence, and we didn't know whether we got the job or not. And after that one or two weeks, we got called and we met [director] Paul Greengrass, who told us we had the part."

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Abdi is in talks to star as South African marathon runner Willie Mtolo in "The Place That Hits The Sun." The full New Yorker piece on Abdi is not online, but interested parties can read the abstract here.

Sundance And Gates Foundation Challenge You To Create A Video That Matters

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Documentary films have long been responsible for illuminating under-told stories and raising awareness about important issues. In announcing their Short Film Challenge, Sundance Institute, in partnership with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, is seeking to tap into the transformative nature of documentary storytelling by creating a global conversation around extreme hunger and poverty.

The challenge urges filmmakers to create videos that shed light on these topics. The five winning filmmakers will see their work screened at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival and receive $10,000 in prize money.

To create awareness about the competition, Sundance invited five notable filmmakers to jump-start the conversation. The Huffington Post, in partnership with Sundance Institute and the Gates Foundation, is premiering the first three of these videos below.

From a community garden in one of Haiti’s roughest neighborhoods to a young Indian boy who dreams of ditching his shoe-shining days in favor of becoming a chef, the result is a series of five video shorts that take viewers on a global journey, exploring creative solutions and highlighting unique voices.

If they inspire you to create one of your own, you can learn more about the short film challenge here.

'KOMBIT' BY JEFF REICHERT AND FARIHAH ZAMAN



'AFTER MY GARDEN GROWS' BY MEGAN MYLAN



'THE MASTERCHEF' BY RITESH BATRA

Scarlett Johansson Will 'Fast-Track' Her 'Avengers: Age Of Ultron' Scenes Amid Pregnancy

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The costume department working on "Avengers: Age of Ultron" may have to put in overtime to adjust Scarlett Johansson's skintight suit in the wake of her newly announced pregnancy. Luckily, the actress won't have to exit the Marvel sequel altogether, E! News reports.

The studio will "fast-track" Johansson's scenes, an insider reportedly revealed. She's scheduled to begin production on the movie on April 5, immediately following a press tour for "Captain America: The Winter Soldier."

HuffPost Entertainment contacted Johansson's reps to confirm the news; this post will be updated if they respond. There's no word on whether her pregnancy may impact the movie's action sequences.

Johansson, who's due in August, has several other movies on the horizon. Two are already complete: this year's "Chef," a Jon Favreau-directed comedy that reunites her Robert Downey Jr., and "Lucy," another action movie that casts her as a drug mule who develops superpowers after swallowing her stash. She's also set to reprise her "Avengers" character in the standalone movie "Black Widow."

"Marvel's Avengers: Age of Ultron" opens on May 1, 2015.

Wes Anderson On 'The Grand Budapest Hotel' And How Filmmaking Is Like Handwriting

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"The Grand Budapest Hotel" is probably the closest Wes Anderson will ever get to making a World War II movie.

Predominantly set in the fictional Republic of Zubrowka in the 1930s, the film follows the title institution's head concierge, M. Gustave (Ralph Fiennes) and his adventures with Zero, the lobby boy (Tony Revolori), after the death of one of the hotel's eldest patrons (Tilda Swinton). Wrongly accused of her murder, Gustave goes on the run in an attempt to clear his name and avoid the ZZ, the film's version of Nazi SS soldiers. There are death squads, gun fights and enough conversations about travel documentation to rival "Casablanca." Alexandre Desplat's score makes great use of the zither. All that's missing are appearances by Peter Lorre and Sydney Greenstreet (Bob Balaban and Bill Murray will have to suffice).

"With this one, even though it's an invented country and an invented war, it's still pretty clear which historical moment we're talking about. The references are pretty straightforward. I've never quite had that before," Anderson, who has cited author Stefan Zweig, the films of Billy Wilder and Ernst Lubitsch and even Hannah Arendt's "Eichmann in Jerusalem" as inspirations for "The Grand Budapest Hotel," told HuffPost Entertainment.

It's not the only new wrinkle for Anderson: "The Grand Budapest Hotel" stands as Anderson's first solo screenwriting credit, though not because he worked alone. Anderson hatched the story for "The Grand Budapest Hotel" with his long-time friend, Hugo Guinness. (Gustave is based on a man they used to know.) The result is Anderson's most violent feature yet: one character, before his death, loses fingers; another character decapitated off-screen. Unlike Anderson's last film, "Moonrise Kingdom," the film is low on sentimentality.

"Even though the violence has nothing to do with the war in our story, I think it's probably the reason why I was thinking that way," Anderson said. "Because we were describing a time and place that was going to enter into this terrible brutality. This maybe is our way of representing it."

Yet despite that departure and an acknowledgment that he starts each film from scratch ("It was like I was doing a completely different thing"), "The Grand Budapest Hotel" is still an unmistakable Wes Anderson movie. It contains the meticulous shots and color palette that have come to stand as the director's trademarks. The cast, too, is filled with the usual coterie of Anderson collaborators: Swinton, Murray and Balaban make return appearances, as do Owen Wilson, Jason Schwartzman, Jeff Goldblum, Willem Dafoe, Edward Norton, Adrien Brody and Harvey Keitel. Beyond the surface, however, is a key theme that signifies "Grand Budapest Hotel" as part of Anderson's growing oeuvre. The film is built around the mentor relationship Gustave has with Zero, a connection that Anderson has explored with varying degrees of focus in his seven previous features, "Bottle Rocket," "Rushmore," "The Royal Tenenbaums," "The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou," "The Darjeeling Limited," "Fantastic Mr. Fox" and "Moonrise Kingdom."

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Ralph Fiennes and Tony Revolori in "The Grand Budapest Hotel"

"Some things I know I'm repeating," Anderson said when asked why that particular kind of coupling is so commonplace in his work. "It's not like I necessarily made a choice that I would like to do this again. It's sometimes just that I don't have an alternative. It's the way I like the most. I could do this other thing, but I don't really like it as much. I've done eight movies, and you go back to the well a certain number of times and some things are going to start to be familiar. I also equate it to handwriting. Your personality comes through in a way. You don't really control your handwriting. I feel a bit like that with the whole process of making the movie."

According to Anderson, his process hasn't changed very much as he's gotten older. "Owen, on the set of this new one, was saying he was surprised at how much I seemed not to have grown more relaxed," Anderson joked. The 44-year-old director said wants his set to be an inclusive environment, one where the actors are able to have a rewarding and different experience. "I feel like I'm the one who has to make it happen fast," he said.

"A lot of the ways I chose to do things in movies are really just because it might be more fun that way," Anderson said. He then briefly paused: "Maybe I'm wrong about this. I was going to say if it's not fun it probably won't be good. But that's not necessarily true. People have miserable times making movies and they make masterpieces."

4-Year-Old's Paper Dresses Get Oscar Fabulous

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If you haven't become acquainted with 4-year-old "Mayhem" yet, here's a quick refresher: She is a regular kid with a regular mom who happens to make some of the coolest dresses we've ever seen, entirely out of paper.

For inspiration, her mom Angie will sometimes show Mayhem looks from the red carpet. So, we were very excited to see what the duo would make the day after this weekend's Oscars. Clearly, we were not alone. Late Monday afternoon, Angie posted the photo below on Instagram and asked followers to guess which celebrity Mayhem was channeling.


The answer was Jada Pinkett Smith, who wore a gorgeous pink Versace gown. But wait, where were the nominees? That's all we got? Harumph.

Noooo, that would be silly.

The Jada dress was just a preview. Mayhem was secretly making three more looks for "The Ellen Show" website. Phew.

Now, mom has finally posted a collage of all of Mayhem's 2014 red carpet looks -- inspired by Jennifer Lawrence, Lupita Nyong'o, Jada, and yes, Ellen herself -- on Instagram. They certainly deserve a standing ovation:



Angie explained on her blog, Fashion By Mayhem, that despite their recent fame, the duo will continue to operate how they usually do -- in a cozy space, making dresses when they feel like it. She knew the fans would be expecting Oscar looks, but Angie hasn't lost sight of what the project is really about. "I won’t force her to make anything she doesn’t want to. And we won’t put any deadlines on making them. Because I’m pretty sure that might just suck the fun right out of this," she wrote.

So what else has Mayhem been having fun with lately? Oh, not much...
















Two Oscar Voters Picked '12 Years A Slave' Without Watching It

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In the lead up to the 86th annual Academy Awards, one prevalent meme was that some Oscar voters simply didn't want to watch "12 Years a Slave." As it turns out, that was true: at least two anonymous members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences apparently never saw Steve McQueen's eventual Best Picture winner, this despite placing the film atop their Oscar ballots.

The surprising revelation comes via the Los Angeles Times: "All the same, two Oscar voters privately admitted that they didn't see '12 Years a Slave,' thinking it would be upsetting. But they said they voted for it anyway because, given the film's social relevance, they felt obligated to do so."

During her Oscars monologue, host Ellen DeGeneres made reference to that kind of thinking with a joke about how the evening might go: "Possibility number one: '12 Years a Slave' wins Best Picture. Possibility number two: You're all racists."

The news that some Oscar voters were not planning to see "12 Years a Slave" came to a head after voting for the awards had closed. During an event hosted by Vanity Fair, publicist Peggy Siegal said she had spoken to voters who were reluctant to give McQueen's film a chance because of its content and subject matter. That was confirmed by one anonymous voter in interview with The Hollywood Reporter. The woman said she didn't watch "12 Years a Slave" because she didn't want "more terrible stuff to keep in my head." Said the voter, who self-identified as a senior: "I have never liked movies that have severe violence." Whether this woman was one of the two anonymous voters polled by the Los Angeles Times is unclear. There are more than 6,000 members in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences.

For more on "12 Years a Slave," head to the Los Angeles Times.

Jared Leto's Oscar Is Already Damaged, But He Calls It 'Lived In'

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If you had to select which of this year's major Oscar winners is most likely to damage his or her new trophy, who would you pick? If you said Jared Leto, you'd be correct, because apparently he's already done just that.

Whereas we'd safeguard our coveted Oscar, the 42-year-old "Dallas Buyers Club" winner revealed to Canada's "Entertainment Tonight" that he dinged up his Oscar within hours of receiving it.

"I was letting some of the people that I work with take a picture with the Oscar and I was carrying it down the stairs and, boom, I hit it against the stairs, the railing and I put a little nick in the back of it," Leto said. "So, you know, that’s how it goes. It’s already lived in, as they say.”

We're not sure we'd say that, Jared, but of course the ever-charming actor takes a carefree approach to the matter. Dinged up or not, he still has the Oscar sitting in a prime spot that we hope is a safe one.

“The Oscar is sitting in my kitchen, guarded by some vegan butter and a bag of popcorn,” the Best Supporting Actor winner said. “You know, they kind of end up in the kitchen because that's the first place that I go when I get home. You put your keys down and you take off your jacket … and you put your Oscar in the kitchen.”

Fan-Made 'Game Of Thrones' Intro Is Cool AND Helpful

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"Game of Thrones" has one of the most imaginative opening sequences on television, scanning the map of Westeros and Essos where all the action takes place. But even with that helpful guide each week, it can be difficult keeping track of the sprawling cast as they backstab, scheme and fight for power.

A new fan-made opening sequence offers a nod to the original intro, while also helping fans keep track of who is where. Rather than panning a map, this intro moves from locale to locale, offering 2-D animations of each city rising. But then, it offers a handy listing of the actors and actresses who are active in that city, as well as each house's sigils.

The video was created by Mathilde Loubes, Jory Bertrand, and Alison Dulou, students at L'Atelier de Sevres, a French art school.

"Game of Thrones" premieres April 6, 2014, on HBO.

'Paddington' Teaser Trailer Released

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"Please look after this bear." Oh, we most definitely will!

The first teaser trailer for "Paddington" has been released, and if you have any love and appreciation for English children's literature and marmalade sandwiches, you're appropriately excited.

Produced by David Heyman (yes, the genius who produced the "Harry Potter" films and "Gravity"), "Paddington" follows our favorite traveling bear as he leaves his native Peru to begin a new life in London.

The famous bear will be voiced by Colin Firth, who will star alongside Nicole Kidman, Hugh Bonneville and Sally Hawkins. Framestore, the British visual effects company that received considerable acclaim for its work on "Gravity," will also have a hand in bringing the story to life.

"Paddington" is set to release in U.S. theaters on Dec. 12, 2014.

The Rolling Stones Perform 'Silver Train' For The First Time Since 1973

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It's always great to hear an unexpected oldie at a concert, and The Rolling Stones provided a major throwback on Tuesday, performing "Silver Train" for the first time in 41 years.

The 1973 song was the B-side for the band's No. 1 single "Angie." Each of the Rolling Stones' gigs on their current On Fire tour allows fans to select one song to add to the setlist, which is why Tuesday's show in Tokyo featured "Silver Train." The vote was so tight that the band decided to add the runner-up -- 1994's "You Got Me Rocking" -- to the set as well. Guitarist Mick Taylor, who left the Stones in 1974, joined the band for the "Silver Train" performance.


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