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Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

Miguel Arteta

Genre: Comedy

Price: $ 9.99

Rental Price: $ 2.99

Release Date: October 10, 2014

Disney’s “Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day” follows the exploits of 11-year-old Alexander (Ed Oxenbould) as he experiences the most terrible and horrible day of his young life—a day that begins with gum stuck in his hair, followed by one calamity after another. But when Alexander tells his upbeat family about the misadventures of his disastrous day, he finds little sympathy and begins to wonder if bad things only happen to him. He soon learns that he’s not alone when his mom (Jennifer Garner), dad (Steve Carell), brother (Dylan Minnette) and sister (Kerris Dorsey) all find themselves living through their own terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day. Anyone who says there is no such thing as a bad day just hasn't had one.

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I’m Not a Regular Mom, I’m a Bad Mom: Terrible Parenting Hits the Big Screen

ricki and the flash

When we first glimpse Meryl Streep as Ricki Randazzo in the new Jonathan Demme–directed, Diablo Cody–scripted film Ricki and the Flash, she’s wearing lace-up platform boots, tight black jeans, and a teal top that’s both sparkly and lacey. Her fingers are piled up with rings, one ear lined with piercings, her décolletage hidden by an enormous fringey necklace. Her hair, in a style that will either become widely adopted or mocked, is flipped over into a deep voluminous side part, like the one Streep rocked more than 30 years ago in Manhattan, but here, the leftover strands are braided into three or four thick cornrows. She picks up a teal guitar that vaguely matches both her shirt and her eye shadow. Ricki is ready to rock.

But then the camera pans out to reveal a life that isn’t so rock ‘n’ roll. There’s the bar she’s playing, a San Fernando Valley dive populated by down-and-out baby boomers and a smattering of young people who want the Flash to cover Lady Gaga and Pink, not Tom Petty and the Rolling Stones. She’s got a day job as a cashier at a Whole Foods–esque grocery store, where her manager is barely legal and demands that she contort her regal Meryl mouth into a Cheshire cat grin to make the customers more comfortable throwing down for hundreds of dollars worth of organics. She lives in a dingy apartment complex with paper-thin walls, loud neighbors, and no elevator (as we learn when she has to bump her wheelie suitcase awkwardly down a long flight of stairs). To put an even finer point on it: She’s recently filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.

But one day the life that Ricki might have had comes knocking. She gets a call from her ex-husband Pete (Kevin Klein), who reports that their grown daughter Julie (Streep’s real daughter, Mamie Gummer) is back at home, spiraling into despair after discovering that her husband is leaving her for another woman. Pete’s second wife, a domestic goddess named Maureen (Audra McDonald) who “makes the best brioche French toast,” is off in the Pacific Northwest caring for her ALS-afflicted father. Can Ricki come home to help?

Ricki and the Flash is about what happens when a bad mother tries to find a place in her children’s lives, decades too late. But it’s also about the expectations we place on mothers that we don’t think to place on fathers. Why, for example, does Pete need a woman around to handle a crisis with his own daughter? Would Mick Jagger have written such great songs, bemoans Ricki on stage later in the movie, if he had stuck around to parent all those little Jaggers?

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Post phone call, Ricki’s past comes pouring out. She used to live in Indianapolis; she used to go by the name Linda Brummel; she used to be married to a financial analyst; she and Pete have three children, all now grown. At some point, Linda left to become Ricki, Maureen took over, visits were few and far between, and now everybody hates mom.

The movie revels in the contrast between what is and what might have been. Ricki can’t afford to pay her cab fare from the airport to Pete’s house. Standing in the foyer of Pete’s subdivision McMansion she can only gawk. “I feel like Jefferson at Monticello,” Pete says sheepishly. “Maureen had to have the Palladian windows.”’

With her cheap rocker clothes, her battered guitar case, her ridiculous hair, Ricki clearly does not belong in this suburban fantasyland of throw pillows and soaking tubs and commodious L-shaped sectionals. What’s less clear is whether she still fits with these people. When her daughter Julie comes screeching downstairs, hair in a bird’s nest, stricken-faced and shrieking that her mom skipped the wedding but showed for the divorce, Meryl knows how to handle her. She knows that what her over-medicated, clinically depressed daughter needs more than yet another therapy session is a new lease on life. She can offer donuts, a haircut, a mani pedi, a trip to the mall to max out Julie’s ex’s credit card. After an ugly run-in with that ex and his new girlfriend, she knows it’s time to raid Pete’s freezer stash of medical marijuana, and get high as a family. “Did you just want to touch me?” she asks when a very stoned Pete puts his head in her lap, feeling feelings better left in the past. Ricki knows that sometimes being slightly irresponsible can remind you that you’re alive.

It’s a lesson that she learned at the expense of being a mother. “Who do you think put together her dorm furniture?” Maureen asks when she comes home to find Ricki in her robe, slipping too easily back into family life. “Who do you think went to that mother-daughter tea at that white sorority?” (Maureen is African-American.) Nobody would claim that Ricki was the mother her kids needed when they were kids. But maybe, the movie seems to suggest, she still has something to offer them as adults?

Maureen may be the saint who swooped in to clean up Ricki’s mess, and Pete may be the parent who stuck around, but the truth is more complicated. On Ricki’s first day back, we learn that as soon as Linda left for California to pursue her music career, Pete moved onto Maureen. When Ricki came home, determined to find a way to make it work, there was no home left for her. It was my dream, Ricki reminds him of why she had to go to California. I thought we were your dream, he says, sadly. I can’t have two dreams? Ricki asks.

It’s a moment that Meryl called attention to in a recent TV appearance on Live with Kelly and Michael. “The movie doesn’t really explain much about why that marriage broke up. There’s clues,” she says. “That accommodation, whatever it was that would have allowed them to stay together: maybe she wanted to go to L.A. to pursue this and he didn’t want to go, because he’s a financial analyst and you can only do that in Indianapolis apparently. But everybody makes up their own reasons why the thing can’t work. I think that’s in that encounter. Someone says you can’t have two dreams. No. That’s not going to work.”

Was it worth it? Ricki Randazzo is no Mick Jagger. She’s not famous, there’s no Grammy, there’s not even that much original material. There’s definitely no retirement plan. But there’s the daily act of playing music for people who love it (and if you need a reason to go see this movie, watching Meryl perform an entire album worth of songs live is utterly captivating). Ricki may not have realized all her dreams, but they didn’t whither on the vine either. “She’s happy,” Meryl tells Kelly Ripa and Michael Strahan. And in the end, what she has to give to her kids (being vague so as not to spoil) is a vision of that happiness. They need Maureen, they need Pete, but maybe they need to see that too.

The Diary of a Teenage Girl movie


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If Ricki Randazzo’s trouble is that she dared to hope for too much, Charlotte Goetze has the opposite problem. The Diary of a Teenage Girl, Marielle Heller’s adaptation of Phoebe Gloeckner’s 2002 graphic novel of the same name, poses the question: How bad is a mom who doesn’t even bother to have her own dreams?

Minnie Goetze (the amazing Bel Powley) is a fifteen-year-old aspiring cartoonist growing up in hedonistic seventies San Francisco, with a nerdy little sister Gretel (Abby Wait) and a hard-partying mom Charlotte (Kristen Wiig). Charlotte, we learn early on, married young, had kids, divorced, then married again to a husband who didn’t believe she should drink or smoke. In what we can assume is a classic case of second-wave feminist awakening, she’s moved on—but not necessarily up. For Charlotte, having her independence means a shitty job at a library, handouts from her ex-husband, a 24-hour party, and a string of boyfriends with whom she can live a less “uptight” lifestyle. “She’s looser now,” Minnie tells us as we watch Charlotte ashing her cigarette on Gretel and snorting lines of coke with friends.

If Charlotte’s bad parenting were limited to her recreational drug use, we might give her a pass (it’s the seventies, after all!). But really her problem is that for all her progressive, feminist ideals, she’s actually permanently infected by retrograde notions of femininity, convinced that a woman’s worth is measured in the attention she gets from men. It’s a fact driven home by her obsession with the Patty Hearst case, which plays out on the TV news in the background. Hearst may have gained her freedom, but mentally she’s still in captivity; Charlotte may call herself a feminist, but she’s actually trapped in a very different mode.

Her parenting style is straight out of the fifties: Serious discussions are verboten and she’ll barely touch her daughter, for fear of Minnie sexualizing the contact. She’s obsessed with Minnie’s appearance, largely as a reflection of her own. “Is that what you wore today?” she says, looking Minnie up and down. “I’m just saying it wouldn’t kill you to show off your waist.” She talks to Minnie conspiratorially about boys, but really it’s just an excuse to brag about her own conquests. ”I was quite a piece when I was your age,” she says. “You’re not going to have that bod forever. I know it’s not feminist of me to say so.”

The irony, of course, is that Charlotte can’t see what’s going on under her nose: Minnie is sleeping with Charlotte’s boyfriend, the 30-something, mustachioed Monroe (Alexander Skarsgård). Through adult eyes, we can see that Monroe is kind of a loser; he lays around, slurping cereal and watching cartoons, and his goal in life is to retire at 45 after making his fortune through some kind of vitamin-selling pyramid scheme. But it’s easy enough to see why fifteen-year-old Minnie, consumed by her newfound sexuality, might not be able to see that. And it’s also easy enough to get why emotionally immature, self-deluding Monroe might be attracted to Minnie’s guileless passion, her untapped raw potential, her wholehearted belief in his worthiness.

As Minnie comes into her sexuality, sharing a man with her unwitting (or deliberately blind) mother, sampling the drugs her mother takes, drifting from the periphery of the party to the center, we have to wonder if she’s doomed to share Charlotte’s fate. If it were up to Charlotte, as we see in a disturbing climactic confrontation at the end of the movie, it might be the case. But Minnie has something Charlotte doesn’t: a calling to be an artist, the conviction that she has something concrete and creative to offer. The only thing that trumps Minnie’s constant stream of sexual fantasies is her fantasies about the lives of the cartoonists she admires and emulates. “I bet they’re happy,” she speculates about Robert Crumb and Aline Kominsky-Crumb. “I wish I knew someone who was happy.”

Later, she writes Kominsky-Crumb a letter, and eventually she hears back. “Keep drawing those comics,” the cartoonist writes. “I use India ink too.”  It’s not much, but it’s the best bit of parenting Minnie gets. And in her case it’s enough. “I always thought I wanted to be just like my mom,” Minnie realizes eventually. “But she thinks she needs a man to be happy. I don’t.”

The kids, it seems, are going to be just fine. The parents, on the other hand: they’ve got problems.

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Why the End of Trends Is Great for Ethical Fashion and Terrible for Fast Fashion

One of the main drivers of the incredibly wasteful (some would say killer) fast-fashion business has been trends. I mean, if you are unconscious of the social and environmental impacts of supercheap clothes and just want to keep up with what’s new and hot, the simplest solution is to buy a couple haul’s worth of cheap, not-made-to-last clothes each season and toss them when the trends change.

But interestingly, we are now entering an era (fashion insiders would say that it has been going on for a few seasons now) where trends just don’t dominate like they used to. We are more free than ever to figure out what works for us, our lifestyles and our bodies.

And that means that fast fashion is no longer necessary.

I’ve always been a slave to 70s cuts (they suit my personality, and my shape), but when I was younger, I had to wait for the “boho” look to come and go, and I can’t tell you how bummed I was when skinny pants became the thing. But now you can log onto almost any fashion site and find both skinny jeans and bellbottoms for sale right next to each other!


This ditching of trends means we can start investing in great pieces that flatter us year in and year out (or better yet, get our clothes tailored! I predict perfect fitting clothes will be the new black in coming years.) And support businesses who are making clothes ethically.

We don’t need fast fashion, and its earth-poisoning, people-abusing ways if we get to dress in the way that’s best suited to who we are instead of following trends that mean you wear something once and toss it.

This is especially true because we’re no longer limited to clothes on offer at the local mall or downtown, so our style isn’t limited in that way, either. Now you find such an incredible variety of wares online, from mainstream fashion retailers to higher-end fashion shops, to boutiques that fit every fancy.


For example, I like my clothes ethical, edgy and not super-girly but classically feminine, so I love Beklina (above), Kaight and A Boy Named Sue and I do the majority of my shopping online at those shops, stopping by every month or so to see what’s new.


Eshakti offers customized clothing, so if you like a dress, you can get the shorter version of it, or one with capped sleeves so you can wear it to work. Freaking brilliant, and they offer a genuine range of sizes.


Speaking of which, if you’re plus-sized, you have virtual shops that offer genuinely cool clothes like Modcloth, ASOS Curve and Ideeli .


There is literally something for everyone. Want to share quirky, made-in-san-francisco clothes with your guy? Betabrand offers tons of crossover pieces; I share the above Mary-Go-Round pants with my partner and we BOTH get compliments.

And forget it if you like vintage pieces; I could spend days trolling my favorite vintage shops on Etsy — growing up I only had my grandma’s closet and my local Salvation Army.

My wardrobe is actually something I now LOVE; because I only buy pieces that I adore, because many of my clothes are 5 or more years old, and I know exactly how to work them and because I no longer have to deal with trends.

It makes it SO much easier to get dressed in the morning when you actually like your clothes and aren’t trying to follow trends.

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The 24-year-old actress posted a message to Facebook on Friday in an effort to clear up the rumor that she and director David O. Russell had a heated argument on the set of their new movie, “Joy.” TMZ first reported the alleged “showdown,” claiming Lawrence and Russell got into a “loud argument” on Tuesday in Boston while filming a scene. A rep for the film’s studio, Fox 2000, shot down the report, insisting that although there was some screaming going down on set, it was all just part of a scene — aka Russell was getting Lawrence all amped up for a shot.

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Hey guys!

It’s Jen! I know I don’t go on here a lot because I can barely work email but there’s been a terrible rumor going around the last 24 hours so I wanted to clear it up.

David O. Russell is one of my closest friends and we have an amazing collaborative working relationship. I adore this man and he does not deserve this tabloid malarkey. This movie is going great and I’m having a blast making it!

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'That Nail Polish Looks Terrible:' Words Of Advice From My Jewish & Stylish Grandmother

My relationship with fashion started really early on. The first lunch outing I ever went on was spent in a baby carrier atop the table of the cafe inside Saks Fifth Avenue. When it came to reading, the first word I recognized well enough to speak out loud was “Macy’s.”

The reason for this early intimacy with shopping? My super fashionable grandmother, or Nana as she requested to be called upon my birth (“grandmothers are OLD,” she argued.) At 82-years-old (and still working full time!), my Nana continues to be the most stylish person I know… and I work in fashion.

Now, before we begin, let me be clear about something. I LOVE my Nana. She is caring, thoughtful and a fiercely strong woman who has served as a role model my entire life. Having said that, there are still a few things we disagree on. Things like whether writing is a “real job” or my extreme “interest in the Internet.” What we do have in common, is our passion for good style. Shopping and sharing* clothing has been the glue that turned two people who can’t see eye-to-eye on a whole lot into, well, best friends.

But, like any best friends, sometimes we disagree on what looks good and what doesn’t, too. In honor of Mother’s Day this weekend, I’ve decided to share a few of the most memorable fashion moments we’ve sparred over through the years.

You must always have a manicure… and color matters.

Once I showed up to Nana’s apartment in what I thought was a great outfit, cute accessories and mint green nail polish. She opened the door, gave me a once over and said, “what kind of color is that on your nails? I hate it.”

Your shoes should match your bag

This one I can actually get on board with. The first time Nana pointed out that I was wearing a blue bag and brown shoes, I laughed in her face. Now I can’t leave my house without double checking that they go together.

Messy hair is not as cute as you think it is.

Sometimes I don’t feel like showering. By sometimes I mean pretty much any Saturday morning. Conveniently, Saturdays are usually the days Nana and I get together. The last time I rolled out of bed, threw a trusty hat over a messy braid and showed up at her house, she said: “Is that in now? Not brushing you hair?”

Never wear heels — if you’re under 25.

Until I was about 24 (I’m 25 now), Nana yelled at me every time she saw me in a pair of heels. I’m not sure if she’s just given up hope on me, but she hasn’t said a thing since my birthday.

Earrings are a must.

It used to make her CRAZY that I never wore earrings. I don’t know why I didn’t wear them, after all, I DID have holes in my ears. I just didn’t feel like wearing them. She got so fed up that after 22 years she gave me HER nicest pair just so I would wear them. Now that’s dedication.

…Just nowhere besides your ears.

More specifically, no where except your earlobes. I used to have a nose ring that I’m pretty sure crushed her soul a little more every time she looked at it. Now I’ve ditched the nose ring but have a tragus piercing, and I can see her biting her tongue every time I tuck my hair behind my ears. Hey, at least I’m wearing earrings, right?

It’s not just hair, and it doesn’t just grow back.

I recently chopped all my hair off. Nana hasn’t seen it yet, and the next time I’m seeing her is Mother’s Day. The last time I cut all my hair off she had a panic attack right there in the salon. Happy holidays, Nana!

Of course, she’s also imparted a whole bunch of wisdom on me over the years, like:

Cherish your brows.

Back in the day when Nana lived in Israel, she had her eyebrows threaded and they never grew back. So I don’t do much else besides tweeze anymore.

Put a belt on it.

This one is pretty self explanatory. When in doubt, add a belt. It turns an outfit into a look.

Anything can look expensive… if you wear it the right way.

Nana wears something she bought for $ 10 and gets more compliments than I ever do on the things I wear. It’s about the confidence, she says.

Being a total badass probably helps, too.

To see more photos of my Nana, who doesn’t know quite how famous on Instagram she truly is, click here. Happy Mother’s Day to you and all the awesome, stylish moms in your life.

*By sharing I mean I wear all of her clothes that she “doesn’t want anymore.” Seriously.
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Get your first look at the trailer for “Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day,” due out October 10, now.

Terrible Secret-Keeper Katy Perry Reveals Entire ‘Prismatic’ Tour Set List

We’re so excited about Katy Perry’s Prismatic World Tour set list, which the “Birthday” singer Instagrammed — even if it means we can’t trust her with our secrets.