Pee Wee Herman
Netflix Announces Dates for First Round of Feature Films, Including Cary Fukunaga’s ‘Beasts of No Nation’
Netflix has announced the release dates for its premiere batch of original feature films. The first will be the Cary Fukunaga-directed Beasts of No Nation, slated for a October 16th release. Based on Uzodinma Iweala’s novel of the same name, and starring Idris Elba, the story revolves around a young boy recruited to fight in an African civil war.
Today is no more a day of queer issues than any other, but as I spent my day doing “the internet thing,” I was struck by two articles on BuzzFeedLGBT, one about the subtle erasure of a film’s queerness in its marketing, the other about an entire country seemingly trying to immobilize its entire transgender population:
For a certain generation of now-adults, the name “Pee-wee Herman” carries with it a certain hint of magic. Paul Reubens’ Pee-wee was a clean-cut young man in a nice suit who started out as a Groundlings character, starred in the anarchic Tim Burton film classic Pee-wee’s Big Adventure in 1985, and hosted a hilarious TV show for children, the Emmy-winning Pee-wee’s Playhouse that ran from from 1986 through 1991 — a run cut short when Reubens was arrested in Florida for masturbating in an adult theater.
Biting the heads off chocolate bunnies and determining the flavor of questionably colored jellybeans is fun and all that, but cinephiles know the best way to celebrate Easter is by geeking out over movie easter eggs. Yes, we’re talking about those inside jokes, hidden messages, and clever visual puns that filmmakers sneak into their movies so that obsessive fans and eagle-eyed viewers can win bragging rights. We revisited 10 clever movie easter eggs that you might have missed. Feel free to add your favorites, below.
In celebration of Paul “Pee-Wee Herman” Reuben’s birthday, Crushable’s compiled a list of celebrities that have had sexual brushes with the law. If you think you’ve been in a …Read More