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May 28 2016

Best of May ICYMI

It's that time again to look back on the month that was.We're doing a little early to pretend that May is already over.T'was a difficult month for your host with writer's block that wouldn't quit (which is not a common malady at TFE HQ) but we thank you for your enthusiasms about all we do here.Here's a look back on key posts this month in case you missed any...

6 Personal Favs
Buster Crabbe's LoinclothonTarzan the Fearless(1933)
Podcast:Truth or Darea seminal text on celebrity culture.And...
InterviewJose's chat with the dancers from that same Madonna doc
Thelma & Louiserelay revisit of one of the all time best flicks
10 Bad Girl Oscar Winners-Kieran's list from Marylee Hadley to Nurse Ratched
Maddening Matte Painting- Daniel onBlack Narcissus(1947)

7 That Sparked Most Conversation
Best Actressan overdue narrative or fresh blood this year?
The Tony NominationsHamilton+ Other Stuff
1994 FavoritesPulp Fiction,Three Colors: Red,Interview with a Vampire,and more
First TeaserBilly Lynn's Long Halftime Walk
First TeaserBeauty & The Beast
Q&AEverybody Wants Some Drop Dead Gorgeous Editing
Cannes Actress- Sonia Braga & Kristen Stewart are buzzing

Best of Nathaniel's Random Screenings,any type (with post links)
Best New Movie:Sing Street(2016)
Best Miniature Thing: "The Trolley Song"
Best Cameo:Spider-Man inCivil War
Sexiest: (tie)A Bigger SplashandQueen Margot
Funniest:Bobby's family inCafé Society
Spookiest:Ryan Murphy'sFeudcould go so wrong

Congratulations are in Order!
Glennhasa new book about Cannesavailable to purchase - so do that.AndManuelcompleted his year long HBO LGBT seriesdocumenting all the ways that HBO has dramatized the LGBT lives,loves,and civil rights battles over the past few decades.He also got married this month!

How was your May?

Coming in June:New Movies:Finding Dory,The Fits,The Neon Demon,Genius,Swiss Army Man,Warcraft,andThe Conjuring 2.Plus the Tony Awards and Emmy Award FYCs;Anniversaries to celebrate: Olivia de Havilland is about to turn 100,Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?50,andThe Devil Wears Prada10 years old.

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I would blame the weather for the writer's block.One cannot have a May so cold and expect to get anything done beyond the essentials and sitting on the couch and hating the world.Fie!

May 28,2016 | Unregistered Commentercatbaskets

Writer's block?You prefer to write about the old instead of the new --- how can you have writer's block?And why do you vehemently refuse to make me a guest contributor for one piece?You want click bait and conversation you just have me waste away in the comments section to sometimes by singled out either for scorn or the surprising to the praiser praise.

May 28,2016 | Unregistered Commenter/3rtful

When are we doing the 1963 Best Supporting Actress thing?

May 29,2016 | Unregistered CommenterPeggy Sue

3rtful,writer's block isn't necessarily about having something to write about.It's often about the will and the desire and the ability to make heads or tails of the ideas you want to get across (if you have something to say at all).

May 29,2016 | Unregistered CommenterGlenn Dunks

That screengrab from Truth or Dare reminds me of my favorite moment—when M imitated Belinda Carlisle.The shaaaaaaaaade.

May 30,2016 | Unregistered CommenterHayden W.

Congratulations,Manuel!

June 2,2016 | Unregistered CommenterTyler

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