Helena Bonham Carter

Flavorwire’s Guide to Movies You Need to Stream This Week

Welcome to Flavorwire’s streaming movie guide, in which we help you sift through the scores of movies streaming on Netflix, Hulu, and other services to find the best of the recently available, freshly relevant, or soon to expire. This week, we’ve got Michelle Williams, Colin Firth, Seth Rogen, Elizabeth Olsen, John Cusack, Annette Bening, Grace Kelly, Helena Bonham Carter, Sarah Silverman, and Geoffrey Rush, plus Oscar winners, two terrific documentaries, a cult TV fave, and fine films from Martin Scorsese and Alfred Hitchcock. Check them all out after the jump, and follow the title links to watch them right now. … Read More

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The Morning’s Top 5 Pop Culture Stories

1. If you haven’t seen it yet, this video of The SimpsonsMontgomery Burns endorsing Mitt Romney — because his dog Shamus prefers “Meat” Romney over “Broccoli” Obama — is pretty hilarious. [via LAT]

2. Colin Firth and Michael Fassbender playing Thomas Wolfe and his legendary editor Max Perkins in a film adaption… Read More

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The Morning’s Top 5 Pop Culture Stories

1. Last night on The Daily Show, Robert Pattinson and his new best friend Jon Stewart ate pints of ice cream and only talked about his recent breakup with Kristen Stewart a tiny bit. [via Gawker]

2. Here’s the international trailer for a new adaptation of Great Expectations that stars Helena… Read More

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What’s On at Flavorpill: The Links That Made the Rounds In Our Office

Today at Flavorpill, we previewed a fascinating collection of Roger Ballen’s photographs. We listened to YouTube star Ted Williams perform a cover of Carly Rae Jepsen’s “Call Me Maybe.” We visited a few untapped fashion trends from the 1990s. We saw a great photo of Roman Polanski at the first New… Read More

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The Morning’s Top 5 Pop Culture Stories

1. Cory Smoot aka Flattus Maximus, the lead guitarist for the heavy metal band GWAR, was found dead on their tour bus yesterday following a concert in Minneapolis. The cause of death is currently unknown, and according to a statement from GWAR, “at this point we are just dealing with the loss of our dear… Read More

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The Fug Report: Highs and Lows from the Week in Fashion

Editor’s note: Welcome to The Fug Report! Each week our fashion blogger friends Heather Cocks and Jessica Morgan, the sartorial geniuses behind Go Fug Yourself, will feature some of their favorite looks of the week in this space. We hope you enjoy it!

This week, on Go Fug Yourself, we celebrated all things Harry Potter,… Read More

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What’s On at Flavorpill: The Links That Made the Rounds in Our Office

Today at Flavorpill, we found John Edwards’ smiley mug shot absolutely terrifying. We were thrilled to hear that Lauryn Hill performed a recognizable (if slightly sped up) version of “Doo Wop (That Thing)” on Jimmy Fallon last night. We listened to Werner Herzog read Go the F*** to Sleep.… Read More

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Ranking Helena Bonham Carter’s Craziest Roles by Her Hair

Most actors gravitate toward certain kinds of parts — Steve Buscemi is usually the creepy wise-guy, while Katherine Heigl signs on at the first mention of romcom. But what of Helena Bonham Carter? Where’s the common thread with her? Upon further scrutiny, we realized it was her love of playing crazy, often crazy haired people, from witches to bakers and everything in between. In honor of today’s release of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1, we’ve compiled a top ten list of the most deranged, batty characters from her wide arsenal. … Read More

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