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Kirsten Dunst Calls Out Reuters for Spider-Man's Girlfriend Tweet

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Kirsten Dunst Calls Out Reuters for Spider-Man's Girlfriend Tweet
Actress Kirsten Dunst received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, and unfortunately the biggest story to come out of it is Reuters' coverage of the event. Now the actress has something to say about it. The news agency posted a video from the moment with the following caption.

"Kirsten Dunst, best known for her role as Spiderman's girlfriend, receives a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame."

In reality, Dunst has over 80 acting credits that date back 30 years, and playing Mary Jane Watson in Sam Raimi's mixed bag Spider-Man films only accounts for three of them. When asked about Reuter's wording on the CBS show The Talk, she had this to say.

"I don't really look at Twitter and stuff, so I'm not really a social media girl. But I was looking for the show and everything. I read it too, and I was like, yeah,
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Kirsten Dunst Slams Tweet Saying She's Known as Spider-Man's Girlfriend: 'That's Pretty Sh—y'

Kirsten Dunst Slams Tweet Saying She's Known as Spider-Man's Girlfriend: 'That's Pretty Sh—y'
Kirsten Dunst is calling out the “pretty s—y” Reuters tweet that stated she was “best known for her role as Spiderman’s girlfriend.”

The tweet, made as Dunst was receiving a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for her achievements in film, has since been deleted. Dunst played Mary Jane Watson in three Spider-Man films starring Tobey Maguire from 2002 to 2007.

Dunst, 37, spoke about the tweet in an upcoming episode of The Talk via Fox News while promoting her new Showtime series On Becoming a God in Central Florida.

“I don’t really look at Twitter and stuff, I
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NYC Weekend Watch: ‘The Red Shoes,’ Ghost Stories, Lutz Dammbeck & More

Since any New York City cinephile has a nearly suffocating wealth of theatrical options, we figured it’d be best to compile some of the more worthwhile repertory showings into one handy list. Displayed below are a few of the city’s most reliable theaters and links to screenings of their weekend offerings — films you’re not likely to see in a theater again anytime soon, and many of which are, also, on 35mm. If you have a chance to attend any of these, we’re of the mind that it’s time extremely well-spent.


Make Martin Scorsese happy: see The Red Shoes and Goodfellas this weekend.

“Welcome to Metrograph: A to Z” returns with L’Atalante and Amarcord.

Millennium Actress continues screening.

“Shaw Sisters” ends with Ann Hui’s Love in a Fallen City.

House and Fantastic Planet play late-night, while City Lights and Spirited Away screen early.
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Reuters Deletes Tweet Saying Kirsten Dunst Is ‘Best Known for Her Role as Spider-Man’s Girlfriend’

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Reuters Deletes Tweet Saying Kirsten Dunst Is ‘Best Known for Her Role as Spider-Man’s Girlfriend’
Kirsten Dunst’s long-awaited Hollywood Walk of Fame star came with an unfortunate tweet from Reuters, which shared the news on Friday.

In a now-deleted tweet, the Reuters Top News Twitter account posted a video from the event with the caption: “Kirsten Dunst, best known for her role as Spiderman’s girlfriend, receives a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.”

But Dunst has had an extensive film and TV career and has starred in cult-favorites like “Marie Antoinette,” “Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind,” “The Virgin Suicides,” and “Bring It On,” in addition to the Toby Maguire Spider-Man films. She’s also currently leading Showtime’s “On Becoming a God in Central Florida.”

Also Read: Kirsten Dunst Says 'On Becoming a God in Central Florida' Is 'About the Inner Rage of a Woman Who's Swallowed Too Much S-'

Reuters’ tweet also comes a few days after Dunst shared her
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Kirsten Dunst Feels Underestimated by Hollywood: "Maybe I Don't Play the Game Enough"

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Kirsten Dunst has been working in the film industry for about three decades. Her roles have ranged from the intoxicating Lux Lisbon in The Virgin Suicides to a depressed bride in Melancholia, and even Marie Antoinette. And yet, she sometimes feels like she's only regarded as "the girl from Bring It On." The actress opened up about feeling underestimated by Hollywood in a recent interview with Larry Flick on Sirius Xm.

"Maybe I don't play the game enough."

Though she has received a few Golden Globe and Emmy nominations - and is even receiving a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Aug. 29 - Kirsten said those accolades are rare for her. "I've never been recognized in my industry," she said. "I just feel like, what did I do? I'm so chill. Maybe I don't play the game enough." Kirsten added, "I know that all you have is your
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Kirsten Dunst Celebrates Walk of Fame Star With Fiancé Jesse Plemons and Their Sweet Son, Ennis

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Kirsten Dunst was (finally) recognized with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in La on Thursday. The star of On Becoming a God in Central Florida, who has been in the game for over 30 years, stunned in a printed dress as she attended the ceremony with her fiancé, Jesse Plemons, who gave a heartfelt speech to the audience. Also on hand for the big event were Kirsten's parents, Inez and Klaus, as well as director Sofia Coppola, who has worked with Kirsten on four films since 1999. Sofia also spoke to the crowd about her longtime friend and collaborator, praising Kirsten's intelligence and grace. Kirsten was visibly teary as Jesse took the podium and spoke about their first meeting; the couple began dating in 2016 after playing a married couple on Fargo. "I love you, Keeks," he said. "And I couldn't be any prouder of you than I am right now.
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Kirsten Dunst Laments Lack of Awards Recognition: ‘Maybe I Don’t Play the Game Enough’

Kirsten Dunst Laments Lack of Awards Recognition: ‘Maybe I Don’t Play the Game Enough’
Kirsten Dunst’s impressive career has spanned beloved independent films and comic book blockbusters (Sam Raimi’s “Spider-Man” trilogy), but the actress tells Sirius Xm host Larry Flick (via The Independent) that she’s never been able to feel the power of her storytelling. Looking back at her career, Dunst said she has felt a lot of disappointment about how some of her movies have been panned upon release and the lack of awards recognition she’s garnered.

“The things that people [enjoy] are like, ‘Remember when ‘Marie Antoinette’ [came out] – y’all panned it? And now you all love it. Remember ‘Drop Dead Gorgeous’? Panned. Now you all love it,'” Dunst said. “It’s interesting to me. I feel like a lot of things I do people like later. I’ve never been recognized in my own industry. I’ve never been nominated for anything. Maybe like twice for a Golden
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After 3 Decades in Hollywood, Kirsten Dunst Still Knows How to Bring It

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After 3 Decades in Hollywood, Kirsten Dunst Still Knows How to Bring It
Kirsten Dunst is being honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame this week, and we're marking the occasion with a look back at her stunning Hollywood evolution. Kirsten got her start at just 12 years old when she starred as Claudia in Interview With the Vampire - the role nabbed her a Golden Globe nomination as well as her first kiss, which she shared with (the much older) Brad Pitt and later recounted as "disgusting." From there, she gave us memorable performances in The Virgin Suicides, Bring It On, Drop Dead Gorgeous, and the Spider-Man trilogy, and off screen, Kirsten has remained vocal about her struggles with depression, proving herself as an inspiring example to former child stars and fans alike. In honor of Kirsten's big day, we've rounded up photos documenting her three (!) decades in Hollywood. Keep reading to see them all now.

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Center Stage: Close-Up on Katharina Wyss’s “Sarah Plays A Werewolf”

Close-Up is a feature that spotlights films now playing on Mubi. Katharina Wyss's Sarah Plays a Werewolf, which is receiving an exclusive global online premiere on Mubi, is showing from July 2 – July 31, 2019 in Mubi's Debuts series.Accompanied by the booming of an orchestra, a child comes of age and falls apart. Katharina Wyss's cogent chamber drama, Sarah Plays a Werewolf, takes place within a space lined with such clashing processes of knowing and unknowing, entangled in disorientations regarding who is who—or more importantly, who appears as who. Immediately within the title itself, Wyss obfuscates the boundaries between the individual and their assumed part(s). Who is Sarah, and who is the werewolf? How would one tell the difference between a teenage girl and the monster she plays—or is she, rather, a monster playing a teenage girl, the latter acting as a disguise? We may divide Sarah Plays a Werewolf into three acts.
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Recommended New Books on Filmmaking: The Best Movie Year Ever, Orson Welles, Sam Peckinpah & More

Winter and spring 2019 have seen a number of gorgeous art and making of books, along with some indispensable looks at Hollywood icons. Plus, we finally have the definitive look at the films of 1999, and what made that year so stellar–and so influential.

Best. Movie. Year. Ever. How 1999 Blew Up the Big Screen by Brian Raftery (Simon & Schuster)

This year has seen countless looks at the cinema 1999, and with good reason. It seems almost impossible to imagine a 12-month span that saw the release of such varied gems as The Matrix, Election, Being John Malkovich, Office Space, Fight Club, Magnolia, Boys Don’t Cry, The Limey, Rushmore, and The Virgin Suicides—not to mention Stanley Kubrick’s Eyes Wide Shut. All of the aforementioned films are documented in Brian Raftery’s expertly crafted Best. Movie. Year. Ever. And, of course, he also includes Star Wars: Episode I — The Phantom Menace,
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The Best Movie New to Every Major Streaming Platform in April 2019

Netflix may get most of the attention, but it’s hardly a one-stop shop for cinephiles who are looking to stream essential classic and contemporary films. Each of the prominent streaming platforms — and there are more of them all the time — caters to its own niche of film obsessives. From chilling horror fare on Shudder, to esoteric (but unmissable) festival hits on the newly launched, IndieWire’s monthly guide will highlight the best of what’s coming to every major streaming site, with an eye towards exclusive titles and bonus features that may help readers decide which of these services is right for them.

Here’s the best of the best for April 2019.

Amazon Prime

Amazon Prime has become the most reliable platform for exclusive streaming access to exciting indie and foreign movies. Netflix might get “Infinity War,” but Amazon Prime gets “Shoplifters.” Netflix might get “Solo,” but Amazon Prime gets “Cold War.
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Revisiting the Cinematic Landscape of 1999

Tom Jolliffe travels back in time 20 years to 1999 to look over the cinematic landscape…

The millennium suddenly draws in. The century is in its final year. Cinema has a pre-occupation with apocalypse and disorder, chaos, among other things. It’s 1999. 20 years ago now. That’s pretty frightening, but regardless, hold my hand, lets go have a look back over the years cinematic output.

Ending a century should be done in style. There are two films in particular that had a long standing impact on pop-culture and cult fandom from the year, which still maintain a strong following. First, 1999 is the year of The Matrix. It kind of grew slowly, really capturing the sub-cultures of society, and garnering a legion of geeky fans who fell in love with anything from the sci-fi references, the clothing, the Hong Kong inspired martial arts action, the ground-breaking effects and the philosophical and literary references within the film.
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Beauty vs Beast: Girls Gone Wildin'

Happy Monday to one and all, Jason from Mnpp here with this week's brand new edition of "Beauty vs Beast" -- enfant terrible provocateur Harmoney Korine is tossing another neon grenade our way this forthcoming Friday with his film The Beach Bum (reviewed at SXSW), twisting our sexual stoner preconceptions of Matthew McConaughey to suit his perverse needs. So for this week's contest, with Britney's voice still warbling in our heads, let's toss it back seven years to Korine's last much celebrated ode to the wacky Florida lifestyle, Spring Breakers.

In one corner we've got our four bikini kill co-eds and everywhere else we've got the drug-dealing pistol-fellating Alien (James Franco), owner of shit.

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Previously I figured last week's Eternal Sunshine contest wouldn't be close but it really, really, wasn't close -- Kirsten Dunst walked away with 92% of the vote over Elijah Wood's mega-creep; said Fitz:

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Criterion Channel Announces First Month of Programming — Stream 10 David Lynch Movies and More

Criterion Channel Announces First Month of Programming — Stream 10 David Lynch Movies and More
Out of the ashes of FilmStruck comes the Criterion Channel, which is launching April 8 and has announced an exciting first slate of new programming being added onto the streaming platform throughout its first month. When the service goes live next month it will be the exclusive streaming home for the Criterion Collection and Janus Films’ library of more than 1,000 classic and contemporary films. Original series that aired on FilmStruck will be back on the Criterion Channel, including “Adventures in Moviegoing,” “Meet the Filmmakers,” and “Observations on Film Art.”

In addition to its extensive library, Criterion Channel will be adding new films daily. The first new addition to the service on April 8 will be a spotlight on Columbia Pictures’ history of film noir through 11 movies: “My Name Is Julia Ross”; “So Dark the Night” (Joseph H. Lewis, 1946); “The Big Heat” (Fritz Lang, 1953); “Human Desire” (Fritz Lang, 1954); “Drive a Crooked Road” (Richard Quine,
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Gunslingers Face Off in the Wild West in Exclusive Clip from Big Kill

After exchanging tense words, characters with deadly agendas use their guns to solve a dilemma at the saloon in an exclusive clip from Scott Martin's new Western Big Kill.

Below, you can check out our exclusive clip from Big Kill, which is coming to On Demand, Digital HD, Blu-ray, and DVD on March 19th from Cinedigm.

Synopsis: "After the death of his wife, Jim, the accountant, has come from the East to join his brother in business. Jake and Travis, two misfit rogues with one foot on each side of the law, have come from the south after being run out of Mexico under a hail of gunfire. What they find in the West is a wild ride, a fight for survival, and a moment of decision that will change them all forever."

Big Kill stars Christoph Sander, Jason Patric "(Speed 2: Cruise Control, The Yellow Birds) , Michael Paré, Clint Hummel,
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Sofia Coppola and Bill Murray Reunite: ‘Lost In Translation’ Duo Team Up for ‘On the Rocks’ — First Details

Sofia Coppola and Bill Murray Reunite: ‘Lost In Translation’ Duo Team Up for ‘On the Rocks’ — First Details
Sofia Coppola and Bill Murray are officially reuniting on a new project entitled “On the Rocks.” The movie is the latest effort from the duo behind “Lost in Translation,” which earned Murray an Oscar nomination for Best Actor and won Sofia Coppola the Best Original Screenplay Oscar. The two last worked together on Murray’s 2017 Netflix special “A Very Murray Christmas,” which Coppola directed. “On the Rocks” is the first project announced under A24 and Apple’s new partnership.

“On the Rocks” will star Murray opposite Rashida Jones in the story of a young mother who reconnects with her larger-than-life playboy father on an adventure through New York. Coppola will direct the movie on location in New York City. Production begins this spring. Coppola is producing the film with Youree Henley. “On the Rocks” is Coppola’s second A24 movie following her 2013 satirical crime film “The Bling Ring.”

A24 announced
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What’s Coming to Hulu in January 2019

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There may not be any more eggnog to drink or mistletoe to stand under, but don’t despair — Hulu is coming in clutch with over 200 new titles arriving to the streaming service next month.

Ease into the new year by rewatching classics like “Beetlejuice,” “Heathers” and “Rain Man,” or snuggle up with a bowl of popcorn for family movies like “Shrek,” “Surf’s Up,” and “The Twilight Saga.” If reality TV is more your style, then you’re in luck, as a slew of favorites are set to make their Hulu debut this month including Season 7 of “Dance Moms,” Season 2 of “90 Day Fiancé,” and Season 10 of “American Pickers.” Starting out this year’s slate of Hulu originals, Season 2 of “Future Man” drops Jan. 11.

Find the complete list of this month’s new arrivals below and stream now on Right now, the streaming service is knocking its monthly price
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Here’s Everything Coming to and Leaving Hulu in January

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Hulu’s slate of new titles arriving on the platform in January is here.

The second season of Hulu original “Future Man” will arrive on the service Jan. 11, while the Natalie Portman-Tessa Thompson science fiction film “Annihilation” will be available to stream on Jan. 4. The film is Alex Garland’s follow-up to “Ex Machina” and starred Portman, Thompson and Jennifer Jason Leigh as a group of scientists investigating a strange environmental phenomenon known as “the shimmer.”

Here’s the full list of what’s coming and going in January.

Also Read: Here's What You Can Stream With Your Amazon Prime Membership in January

Available Jan. 1

Atlanta: Complete Season 2 (FX)

The Detectorists: Complete Season 3 (Drg)

Dot.: Complete Season 2B (Universal Kids)

Saints & Sinners: Complete Seasons 1-3 (Bounce TV)

X Company: Complete Seasons 2&3 (Sony)

54 (1998)

10 Years (2011)

2 Days in the Valley (1996)

9 to 5 (1980)

A Charlie Brown Valentine (2002)

A Simple Plan (1998)

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‘Lost In Translation,’ 15 Years Later: Sofia Coppola on Ending the Film on Her Terms and the Year It Took to Cast Bill Murray

‘Lost In Translation,’ 15 Years Later: Sofia Coppola on Ending the Film on Her Terms and the Year It Took to Cast Bill Murray
Sofia Coppola already had “The Virgin Suicides” under her belt when Focus Features opened “Lost In Translation” in limited release on September 12, 2003, but her career forever changed with her second directorial effort. “Translation” broke through on a mainstream level, grossing $119 million at the worldwide box office and winning Coppola the Oscar for best original screenplay. If “Suicides” made Coppola a breakout director to watch, then “Translation” cemented her status as one of the best directors in the business.

Lost In Translation” turns 15 years old this September, and Little White Lies celebrated the milestone anniversary by reliving the film’s making with Coppola herself. The writer-director remembered the idea for the movie percolating not long after she got married to Spike Jonze and started to feel isolated.

“I was in this stage where I wasn’t sure if I’d made the right choices or what I was doing in the
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‘Hot Summer Nights’ Review: Timothee Chalamet’s Stuck in Lukewarm Drama

‘Hot Summer Nights’ Review: Timothee Chalamet’s Stuck in Lukewarm Drama
Set on Cape Cod during the sizzling summer of 1991 – and on the cusp of Hurricane Bob’s arrival – Hot Summer Nights features breakout star Timothee Chalamet as Daniel, a teen who’s been sent by his widowed mom to spend the season on Cape Cod with his Aunt Barb (Rebecca Koon) before starting college in the fall. A premise like this could go any number of ways: comedy, romance, crime drama, sexual coming-of-ager … name your overworked genre. In a cover-all-your-bets move, debuting director Elijah Bynum makes the risky decision to
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