Posted by Jules on December 26th, 2018

From epic birthday parties and career high and lows to broken marriages, the Hollywood best friends had an unbreakable bond. Read More here

Posted by Jules on December 26th, 2018

When actress, director, and general multi-hyphenate trailblazer Penny Marshall died earlier this week, one of the trending topics that followed the news was her BFF status with Carrie Fisher — fun quotes they said about each other, some cute photos, you name it. We love it! But despite the very public celebration of their friendship on social media, the women enjoyed spending time together away from life’s flashbulbs and recorders, really only regaling us with their life’s anecdotes through memoirs and rare interviews. “We’ve lasted longer than all of our marriages combined. Our crazy lives have meshed perfectly,” Marshall perhaps put it best in her 2012 memoir. “We’ve always said it’s because we never liked the same drugs or men, but I know there’s more to it.” Here, let’s take an abridged look at the early stages of their pairing, which we promise we won’t refer to as “friendship goals.” Read More here

Posted by Jules on September 29th, 2018

Carrie Fisher has remained one biggest icons in fandom for a reason. If it wasn’t her role as Princess Leia Organa in the Star Wars franchise, then it was her work as an author. She was the voice for young women everywhere, and she used her platform to talk about mental illness, drug addiction, and what it meant to accept yourself for who you are. Read More here

Posted by Jules on September 22nd, 2018

When Carrie Fisher’s health deteriorated rapidly and she passed away suddenly in late December of 2016, movie fans of all kinds were in mourning. Regardless of whether you’re a Star Wars fan or not, her passing was tragic and unfortunate, to say the least. She was a natural-born talent, obviously inheriting a knack for show business from her mom and dad. The daughter of Old Hollywood powerhouse Debbie Reynolds and pop musician and actor Eddie Fisher, Carrie was initially reluctant to assimilate into the Hollywood lifestyle of her parents. She’d dabbled in acting, but her role of Princess Leia was definitely her big break—it arrived while she was in school, trying to finish her degree. From that point forward, she would be remembered for her outspokenness when it came to mental health and her signature sardonic sense of humor in addition to her numerous famous roles, as well as her lesser-known role as a Hollywood script doctor. Read more here

Posted by Jules on February 6th, 2018

Carrie Fisher’s brother, who is also Debbie Reynolds’ son, said he is auctioning off some of their collection for a good cause. Profits from the auction will go towards UNLV’s Debbie Reynolds Scholarship for the Arts, he said. Debbie Reynolds was a huge collector. Her son, Todd Fisher said they have warehouses full of items from movie sets, other movie stars and of course, Star Wars memorabilia. Fisher said getting rid of the stuff for a good cause is what his mother would have wanted. Read More here

Posted by Jules on December 2nd, 2017

The mother-daughter duo of Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher seemed to embody Tinseltown’s ups and downs. Their talents were very different but complementary, writes Amy Nicholson. Read More here

Posted by Jules on January 29th, 2017

The Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Assn. announced Thursday winners of its annual Dorian Film Awards. “Moonlight,” Barry Jenkins’ Oscar-nominated tale about a young black boy in Miami growing up and grappling with his sexuality, led the pack with five awards. Also recognized were Damien Chazelle’s “La La Land,” Viola Davis and the late Carrie Fisher. Read More: // here

Posted by Jules on December 30th, 2016

If you were a kid in the late seventies, there’s a good chance that you played with an action figure of Carrie Fisher. “Star Wars” was a revelation when it came out, in 1977—it redefined our pop-cultural world, thrillingly, making us feel the way the swashbuckling John Williams title theme sounded. Girls of my generation, and the ones that followed, admired Princess Leia, and identified with her—not just because we loved her but because, like Wonder Woman among the Superfriends, she was the only girl in the gang. (Playing with the action figures, my best friend, a boy, was some combination of Luke, Han Solo, Darth, Chewy, R2-D2, and the Stormtroopers; I was Princess Leia.) Onscreen, Princess Leia was wonderful—a smart, spiky, funny heroine, vulnerable and tough at once, unfazed by her absurd braid buns, not putting up with any mishegas from Luke Skywalker or Han Solo. (“Aren’t you a little short for a Stormtrooper?” she asks Luke, when he comes to rescue her.) As a mythical space heroine, Carrie Fisher read as a real person. As a kid enchanted by all of it, you, even a non-sci-fi-loving girl, could connect to this fanciful outer-space world. Read More: // here

Posted by Jules on December 30th, 2016

It’s hard to talk about Carrie Fisher without first remembering her most iconic role: Star Wars’s Princess Leia. But the actress, who passed away today in California, was more than any one part. An enduring presence in Hollywood since childhood as the offspring of Eddie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds, Fisher stuck with the glitz and the glamour, surviving scandals, career setbacks, and addictions, eventually emerging as a performer who was both utterly unafraid of the opinions of others and seemingly immune to the film industry’s phoniness. Read More: // here

Posted by Jules on December 29th, 2016

Debbie Reynolds, who starred opposite Gene Kelly in the 1952 musical Singin’ in the Rain, has died a day after the death of her daughter, Carrie Fisher.

The US actress, 84, had been rushed to hospital with a suspected stroke.

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screenings – USA

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Jun 07 @ 17:00 / 19:30 / 22:00 – Singing in the Rain (Jacob Burns Film Center Theater: Pleasantville, NY 10570) / X
Jun 08 @ 12:25 – Singing in the Rain (Jacob Burns Film Center Theater: Pleasantville, NY 10570) / X
Jun 09 @ 20:00 – Hannah and Her Sisters (Quad Cinema New York, NY 10011) / X
Jun 10 @ 19:05 – Shampoo (Quad Cinema New York, NY 10011) / X
Jun 11 @ 16:30 – Shampoo (Quad Cinema New York, NY 10011) / X
Jun 17 @ 18:45 – Hannah and Her Sisters (Quad Cinema New York, NY 10011) / X
Jul 10 @ 20:30 – When Harry Met Sally (Parklife, Brooklyn, New York 11217) // X
Jul 20 @ 20:30 – Star Wars: A New Hope (Eagle Rock Rec Park) // X
Jun 21 @ 23:59 – Shampoo (The Vista Theatre 4473 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA CA 90027) / x
Jul 20 @ 20:30 – Star Wars: The Force Awakens (Eagle Rock Rec Park – 1100 Eagle Vista Dr. Los Angeles, CA 90041) / x
Jul 22 @ 20:15 – Singin’ in the Rain (at Astoria Park Lawn (in Astoria Park), Queens) // X
Jul 27 @ 21:00 – Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back (Maiden Alley Cinema 112 Maiden Alley, Downtown Paducah, Kentucky • 270.441.7007 / X

screenings – uk

Aug 11 @ 11:30 – Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope (Brighton Beach, Brighton) / X
Aug 11 @ 15:30 – Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back (Brighton Beach, Brighton) / X
Aug 11 @ 20:00 – Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi (Brighton Beach, Brighton) / X

UK: The Empire Strikes Back with Full Orchestra

Royal Albert Hall, London
Sep 21 @ 13:30 / 14:30 / 18:30 / 19:30 / X
Sep 22 @ 13:30 / 14:30 / 18:30 / 19:30 / X
Sep 23 @ 13:30 / 14:30 / 18:30 / 19:30 / X

Sep 27 @ 19:30 – Manchester Arena / X
Sep 28 @ 19:30 – First Direct Arena, Leeds / X
Sep 29 @ 18:30 – SEC Armadillo – Glasgow / X
Oct 01 @ 18:30 – Arena Birmingham – Birmingham / X
Oct 02 @ 18:30 – M & S Bank Arena Liverpool / X

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