Tag: Amy Schumer

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Netflix Deletes over 10 Years of User Reviews

Netflix has finally deleted all of its user’s reviews after the company announced it would scrap reviews in 2017 following a wave of one-star reviews left on actress Amy Schumer’s The Leather Special.

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Watch: Jeff Bridges, Amy Schumer, Ryan Reynolds Dramatize Story of Honduran Illegal Immigrant Mother

Actors and entertainers, including Amy Schumer, Maggie Gyllenhaal, James Franco, Ryan Reynolds, Glenn Close, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, and Jeff Bridgess collaborated on the ACLU video, reading aloud the story of a Honduran asylum-seeker named Miriam who was taken into federal custody after illegally crossing the U.S.-Mexico border. Subsequently, her minor child was temporarily separated from her.

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Amy Schumer’s ‘I Feel Pretty’ Slammed By Reviewers

So how bad is I Feel Pretty? Not having seen it (yeah, right — you first), I can only put the following pieces of information together and assume it is freakin’ hideous, because  1) when a left-wing sacred cow like Schumer gets 2) terrible reviews, the movie’s 3)  gotta suck so hard.

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Celebrities to Wear Gun Control Lapel Pins at Oscars

Numerous celebrities plan to wear orange lapel pins during the Oscars in support of gun control and the Michael Bloomberg-founded gun control advocacy group Everytown for Gun Safety.

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Will These Pro-Gun Control Celebrities Make Another Film Using Firearms?

Pro-gun control actress Megan Boone saying her ‘Black List’ character would ‘never carry an assault rifle again’ posed a glaring question: Will other stars, like George Clooney, and directors, like Steven Spielberg, calling for gun control vow to lay down their guns in future films?

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13 Times Harveywood Celebs Stormed Capitol Hill Demanding Federal Action for a Cause

Congress has yet to announce whether it will conduct an investigation into or hearings on the systemic sexual abuse permeating Hollywood culture in the wake of the Harvey Weinstein scandal. However, many celebrities have descended upon the nation’s capital to advocate and/or shine a light on their personal causes.

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Amy Schumer: Register to Vote to Escape Trump ‘Nightmare’

Comedian Amy Schumer shared a public service announcement Tuesday urging her social media followers to participate in National Voter Registration Day, if they want to escape the “nightmare” of Donald Trump’s presidency.

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FLYNN: Kathy Griffin Hopefully Decapitates Partisan Comedy, a Joyless Oxymoron

Kathy Griffin transformed from jokester to punchline this week by holding the image of the president’s severed head. Offending comes with the territory, but some comics mistake this as their raison d’etre. They miss that the essential aspect of comedy, even (especially?) in hyper-politicized times, remains to provoke laughter.

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Amy Schumer’s ‘Snatched’ Shredded by Critics: ‘Lazy, Sloppy,’ and Racist

Amy Schumer is set to return to the big screen this weekend for the first time since 2015’s Trainwreck with the mother-daughter kidnap caper Snatched, alongside veteran actress Goldie Hawn, but negative early reviews from critics could threaten to spoil crucial word-of-mouth and dampen the film’s Mother’s Day weekend box-office prospects.

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Celebrities Rage at House Obamacare Repeal: ‘F*ck All Y’all’

Republican leaders and President Donald Trump celebrated a legislative victory Thursday as the House passed the American Health Care Act, which, if it clears the Senate and is signed into law, will repeal former President Obama’s signature achievement, 2010’s Affordable Care Act.

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Nussbaum: Bad Jokes or Mean Internet Trolls? Amy Schumer Loses Either Way

Comedian Amy Schumer — perhaps best known for her Comedy Central series Inside Amy Schumer, and for the film Trainwreck — has accused “alt-right” Internet trolls of a coordinated plot to trash her latest Netflix stand-up special with brutal, one-star reviews.