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Watch the Trailer for David O. Russel’s ‘Joy,’ Starring Jennifer Lawrence


It was hard to imagine exactly the angle David O. Russell would be going for with Joy, the film loosely based on Joy Mangano, the woman who invented the Miracle Mop, Huggable Hangers and Forever Fragrant: would it be a straightforward semi-inspirational biopic à la La Vie en Rose, but where the cathartic moment of swelling artistry came from the construction “of the original cotton self-wringing mop that’ll clean that mess again and again and again?” Likely not (I’ve been told, in fact, that it’s “not a biopic”).
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25 Culturally Relevant Valentine’s Day Gifts


Chocolate! Flowers! Little beady-eyed bears holding plush hearts! No, put down your sugarcoated wallets: these are no gifts for the culture connoisseur you so ardently adore. Instead, why not earn your kisses with something a little more creative, a little more interesting, and (probably) a little more useful? Here’s a selection of romantic and culturally relevant V-Day gifts for your plugged-in sweetie. You’re …Read More