Ocean’s 8 is one of those movies that feels like it was custom made for me. All my favorite boss ladies are in it. The costumes are gorgeous. Cate Blanchett in leather. Cate Blanchett in menswear. Cate Blanchett on a motorcycle. She’s basically Carol in the year 2018. We open on Debbie Ocean (Sandra Bullock) -brother of Danny, who may or may not be dead- in jail, promising that she’ll be a reaaaally good girl. Five minutes later, she calls up her friend Lou (Cate Blanchett) t
Chip and Joanna Gaines, French country style power couple and stars of your parents’ favorite H>V show Fixer Upper, welcomed a baby boy last weekend. And they named him Crew. As in the haircut. Thematically it fits in with the rest of the Gaines children’s names: Duke, Drake, Ella and Emmie. So D’s for the boys and E’s for the girls. They’re all traditionally gender conforming, with the flamboyant two syllable names for the girls and monosyllabic ones for the boys. Crew, ho
While it’s easy to get lost in the sea of Netflix’s has-been dude comics’ specials, (cough, Ricky Gervais, cough), Hannah Gadsby’s Nanette feels like a breath of fresh air. What begins as a series of jokes about not having enough “lesbian content” (despite being a lesbian herself) becomes a tour de force that transcends the very genre of comedy. Gadsby delivers a sobering portrait of being a gay woman today and the consequences of not conforming to your assigned gender role.
Don’t be misled by the title. This is not your dude-bro’s rape jokes. It’s not graphic and there is no stool f-cking. Instead it’s an hour-long comedy special of hilarious and heartfelt stories from a sexual assault survivor. Comedian Cameron Esposito calls out American rape culture, starting with Donald Trump’s comments on pussy grabbing right up top. She doesn’t hold back, clapping back at outcries of “PC culture” and comics who claim respecting one’s gender identity is kil