Bullock talking New Orleans
A lot has changed in the five years since Bullock and then-husband Jesse James visited post-Katrina New Orleans. Bullock — who since adopted a baby who was born in the city — will be talking about education and health in New Orleans on NBC’s Today show on Tuesday.
Four Word Film Reviews
Not skimpy on laughs. That could be one way to describe this book version of fwfr.com, a website that takes the shortest cut to some playful film criticism. Curated by site creator Benji Clews and former Canadian journalist Michael Onesi. Examples? “Sinking feelings split couple” (Titanic); “Luke. Pa. No hand” (Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back).
Gap Give & Get
Want to shop and support a good cause at the same time? The Gap is holding its Give & Get promotion this weekend, offering a 30 per cent discount on products at Gap, Banana Republic, Old Navy and Outlet, and donating five per cent to charities like CARE Canada and Boys and Girls Clubs of Canada. To get your discount, visit gapinc.com/giveandget
Tyler Perry’s Why Did I Get Married Too
The popular director’s story of four couples reuniting for their annual vacation, only to find their peaceful Bahaman getaway disrupted by one of the wives’ exes, hits store shelves on Tuesday. The movie features a great performance by Janet Jackson.
You may rely on your cell, BlackBerry or iPhone to tell time, but that’s no reason why a watch can’t be used as a fashion accessory. Diesel has a new line pulling on military influences: Mesh, leather, metal. They are available at boutiques or on the company’s website.
I’m Still Here
What happened to you? It’s a question a lot of people have been wondering about Joaquin Phoenix in recent years after the Academy Award nominee announced he was giving up movies for music — rapping, specifically. We may soon have an answer as director Casey Affleck’s doc about Phoenix’s musical attempt hits the big screen next month.
Comedy Central Roast
“Don’t hassle the Hoff,” as the saying goes — unless you’re one of the celebrities on Saturday’s new episode of Comedy Central Roast. David Hasselhoff of Knight Rider and Baywatch fame bravely sits on the spit to be flamed by famous funny people including Seth MacFarlane, who serves as Roast Master. Watch it on The Comedy Network.