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Actress Julie Delpy Goes In On The Film Biz, Says Oscars Are Run By Old, Desperate White Dudes, And More…

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Rather than making headlines for winning best screenplay for Before Midnight (which is impossible given that the accolade went to 12 Years A Slave), the spotlight’s temporarily shining on French actress Julie Delpy for another matter. If you’ve ever seen a film written by the...

Director Sanaa Hamri Rose From The Ashes Of One Dream To Embrace Her True Calling

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Talk about a woman who knows how to make some lemonade. Born and raised in Morocco, Sanaa Hamri was an aspiring actress who studied theater at Sarah Lawrence College. After graduating in 1996, Hamri was Manhattan-bound, determined to bring her dreams to life but as...

Scotland Wants To Offer Asylum To Gay Ugandans

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Last week, Ugandan leader Yoweri Museveni  signed the Anti-Homosexuality Act that includes life prison sentences for gay sex and same-sex marriage. The also criminalizes the “promotion” of homosexuality”, where activists encourage others to come out. Earlier drafts of the bill made it a crime not to report gay people...

Orly Nail Polish Gets “Creative” For Their “12 Years A Slave” Themed Manicure

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Just in time for the Oscars, Orly nail polish decided to celebrate the Best Picture nominees by designing manicures after them.  For example, take a look at Best Picture Nominee The Wolf of Wall Street inspired manicure: Get it? Wall St. looks like a street...

Angela Corey Looking To Increase Marissa Alexander’s Sentence To 60 Years

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Marissa Alexander could face a 60-year prison sentence instead of her original 20-year sentence when her aggravated assault case is retried in July. The Office of State Attorney Angela Cory will attempt to put Alexander behind bards for 60 years if they get a conviction,...

Friends Don’t Let Friends Wear Black Face Even If You Have Slept With Two Black Women

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A New York City shock-performance “artist” recently got a lesson in “Black Face Isn’t Ok 101″. Rush Aaron Hicks is a frequent performer at  the Slipper Room in New York City. His show typically mixes body modification, burlesque and extreme tricks like swallowing swords.  Over the...