Owen Wilson

New ‘Zoolander 2’ Trailer Proves the Sequel Is as Gloriously Dumb as the First

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Zoolander is not a cult-classic because of its smart humor. No, it’s like Anchorman, completely beloved for its very, very dumb antics, which some might label, through post-rationalization, as “intelligent” or “satire,” but no, it’s just dumb, and that’s why it’s great. A new, longer trailer just dropped for the upcoming sequel, Zoolander 2, and it looks like the second film is looking to be just as beautifully idiotic as the first. 
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The 5 Best Movies to Buy or Stream This Week: ‘Inside Out,’ ‘The End of the Tour’

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It’s a pretty busy day on the new release shelf, with one of the summer’s biggest hits and most acclaimed movies making the most noise. But there are plenty of off-beat bets as well, from a drama about two writers to a documentary about two writers to a throwback screwball comedy to a welcome re-release of “the most dangerous movie ever made.”
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Owen Wilson Is Quite Often Awestruck: Links You Need to See

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Everybody makes mistakes. It’s a part of life. Even self-driving cars make mistakes, apparently, because four of them have been involved in accidents in California. If you fancy yourself an impeccable human driver and are gloating due to the imperfections of machines, check out this essay on why being wrong and screwing up is good for you, and try not to judge this vulnerable new technology so harshly.
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Flavorwire’s Guide to 2015 Summer Movies

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This Friday, just like the first weekend of every May since 2007, a new movie based on a Marvel comic book will open in thousands of theaters across the country, will make all the money, and will serve as the official starter pistol for summer movie season. And for many a seasoned moviegoer, that’s a cue for despair; after all, summer has become synonymous with big, bloated, stupid blockbusters of the Transformers school. And make no mistake, there’s plenty of those on the runway this season (how ya doin’, Terminator Genisys, it’s pretty funny that you’re actually going with that spelling). But don’t go into cinematic hibernation just yet; there’s also a steady stream of first-rate indie-flick counterprogramming on the runway, and some of the big movies actually sound pretty good. So, as a public service to you, the discerning moviegoer, we’ve assembled a month-by-month look at what might actually be worth your time and …Read More

High Fashion’s Embrace of ‘Zoolander 2’ Is Puzzling Yet Heartening

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To close out Maison Valentino’s Fall/Winter 2015-16 runway show at Paris Fashion Week earlier today, Ben Stiller and Owen Wilson reprised their Zoolander characters for a much tamer walk-off than the one depicted in the 2001 film. (For one, Billy Zane wasn’t in attendance, at least not that we know of.) You can see in video from the event that the crowd of couture insiders didn’t quite know what to make of Derek Zoolander and Hansel McDonald’s sudden appearance, but based on the iPhone frenzy it sparked, there was clearly some excitement in the air.
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