Diane Keaton

Goldie Hawn, Bette Midler, and Diane Keaton to Star in Netflix Film “Divanation”

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What would happen if you removed the awful husbands from The First Wives Club, and instead Bette Midler, Goldie Hawn, and Diane Keaton formed a girl group and toured the nation—and then broke up acrimoniously? And then flashed forward 20 years? Well, you’d have Divanation, a new feature film from Netflix. (But sorry, no, it isn’t actually a sequel to The First Wives Club.)
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Diane Keaton Joins Jude Law in Paolo Sorrentino’s TV Series, ‘The Young Pope’

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Diane Keaton’s recent filmography exposes how wildly underused and typecast the iconic actress has been in the last decade. A trip to her IMDB page, for example, shows a series of three consecutive forgettable comedies — SmotherMama’s Boy and Because I Said So —all from 2007, all featuring Keaton as a “smothering” or “meddling” mother.
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Compelling Tales of Sexual Exploration in Cinema

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If you’re interested in watching another studio comedy that tries very hard to make married sex appear really cool, therefore making it seem incredibly lame, Sex Tape hit theaters this weekend. For the rest of us, read on.

Sex-obsessed cinema is rampant in Hollywood, but few films actually capture the honesty, anticipation, and sometimes dark side of sexual experimentation. Here are ten films that feature characters who explore their sexuality and venture to brave new worlds.
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‘When Harry Met Sally’: How Nora Ephron Sold Woody Allen to the Masses

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The film opens with simple, white-on-black titles, backed by an elegant, evocative jazz standard. The story that follows, framed by documentary-style straight-to-camera interviews, concerns a witty, urbane Jewish neurotic and his relationship with a sunny, fashionable shiksa. They stroll in through an autumnal Central Park and discuss death, sexual hang-ups, and New York real estate; the borough of Manhattan is captured in loving beauty shots, often backed by the music of Louie Armstrong. From that description, it would be easy to assume I was describing any number of Woody Allen films (Annie Hall in particular). But no, I’m talking about director Rob Reiner and screenwriter Nora Ephron’s When Harry Met Sally… which hit theaters 25 years ago today and made a mint — its $92 million gross easily besting any Allen film to this day. So how did Harry do so well (big money, cultural capital, ongoing influence over the romantic comedy genre) when its clear inspiration remains such an acquired taste?
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Flavorwire’s Guide to Movies You Need to Stream This Week

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Welcome to Flavorwire’s streaming movie guide, in which we help you sift through the scores of movies streaming on Netflix, Hulu, Amazon, and other services to find the best of the recently available, freshly relevant, or soon to expire. This week, there’s great stuff from George Clooney, Catherine Zeta Jones, Robert De Niro, Woody Allen, Aubrey Plaza, Diane Keaton, Billy Bob Thornton, Ray Liotta, John Cusack, Mia Farrow, Harvey Keitel, Sylvester Stallone, Jeff Bridges, Jake Johnson, and more. Check them out after the jump, and follow the title links to watch them right now.
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