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WHIPLASH

"There are no two words in the English language more harmful than ‘good job’." And with that, J.K. Simmons and Damien Chazelle’s critically acclaimed Whiplash grabs a hold of the audience and never lets go. The film, starring The Spectacular Now's unbelievably talented Miles Teller, revolves around a young musician who joins a jazz band with a drill sergeant for a conductor. The film was acquired by Sony Pictures Classics and opens on limited release in the US on October 10, 2014.

I've noticed that every season of American Horror Story has a different theme. Are they all connected in some way or do they stand alone to the point that I can simply start watching them from the latest season and then watch the others if it grabs me? I'd like to start watching the show, you see, especially from the Coven season that sounds super interesting.

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They are all standalone seasons, so you can start at any season, really. The nice thing about starting with season one is that you can sort of see the natural progression of the show from “mildly kooky, kinky and weird” to “batshit crazy and messed up” to “so ridiculous and fabulous I can’t even” to now - with Freak Show - what is invariably going to be their most disturbing season yet. I think there’s something interesting in every season. Personally, if I were to pick favorites, I thought Asylum was pretty strong (except for Evan Peters’ character’s storyline) on all fronts. It managed to combine really great horror with interesting drama (Sarah Paulson was amazing in it, as were Lily Rabe and Jessica Lange as per usual, and you haven’t seen James Cromwell at his most evil and unsettling until you’ve seen him in this, I assure you), along with great period commentary. Coven was great because of the setting, but I didn’t really get into the story as much as everyone else. The first season was my least favorite, but there were parts of it I loved, such as the dynamic between Zachary Quinto and Jessica Lange’s characters. If you start watching it, let me know what you think!

DEADPOOL

Internet, your prayers have been answered! The Deadpool film is officially a go! Earlier this year, we saw test footage of the project seemingly stuck in development hell. Today it was officially announced that the film is slated for release on February 2016, with Scott Pilgrim vs the World VFX creative supervisor Tim Miller attached to direct (his first feature length film). The story is based on a screenplay from Zombieland writing duo Paul Wernick and Rhett Reese. See? Those ritual animal sacrifices you performed weren’t for naught after all! 

WATCH THE YAHOO! EXCLUSIVE TRAILER FOR TIM BURTON’S BIG EYES, STARRING AMY ADAMS AND CHRISTOPH WALTZ

For one of the most successful directors of recent decades, one of Tim Burton’s main preoccupations throughout his career has been the plight of misfit artists, daring to dream outrageously grandiose dreams that confine them to the margins of polite society. In the past, he filmed a biopic on the life of cult director Ed Wood, and his fictional films have portrayed outrageous characters from Edward Scissorhands to Willie Wonka and Sweeney Todd — all being over-sized artistic personalities. With his new film, Burton returns to non-fiction, taking on the life of another artist who society didn’t quite know how to handle. Big Eyes recounts life of Margaret Keane, the creator of those iconic portraits of children with the saucer irises — which were commonly labeled “kitsch” (read more at Yahoo!) 

WATCH THE YAHOO! EXCLUSIVE TRAILER FOR TIM BURTON’S BIG EYES, STARRING AMY ADAMS AND CHRISTOPH WALTZ

For one of the most successful directors of recent decades, one of Tim Burton’s main preoccupations throughout his career has been the plight of misfit artists, daring to dream outrageously grandiose dreams that confine them to the margins of polite society. In the past, he filmed a biopic on the life of cult director Ed Wood, and his fictional films have portrayed outrageous characters from Edward Scissorhands to Willie Wonka and Sweeney Todd — all being over-sized artistic personalities. With his new film, Burton returns to non-fiction, taking on the life of another artist who society didn’t quite know how to handle. Big Eyes recounts life of Margaret Keane, the creator of those iconic portraits of children with the saucer irises — which were commonly labeled “kitsch” (read more at Yahoo!

Did you know you're quotable? I quote you all the time!

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Wait, really? I don’t think I have any notable or unique catchphrases. I’m curious to know which quotes! And how do you reference a quote from me, exactly? Because “I quote this random blogger on Tumblr” doesn’t sound nearly as sexy as it does in my head haha But thank you, that’s a nice compliment!