Get your first look at Leonardo Dicaprio and co-stars in Quentin Tarantino’s “Django Unchained”


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Yes, this summer sees the release of two humongous superhero movies in the form of “The Avengers” and “The Dark Knight Rises,” but my most anticipated movie of the year remains “Django Unchained.” Now, with our first look at the actors in character, I’m more excited than ever about Quentin Tarantino’s new flick.

The first two photos bubbled up to the surface via Entertainment Weekly alongside quotes from the film’s star, Jamie Foxx. The magazine has the actor explain that the film will be extremely controversial, describing his character as “Richard Roundtree meets Clint Eastwood.” The comparison is an apt one, as Tarantino’s latest outing combines elements of both Blaxploitation cinema as well as the spaghetti westerns that made Eastwood famous, as the director describes the film as a “southern,” a type of revenge flick that confronts the ugly reality of slavery head-on.

The new photos reveal Jamie Foxx alongside his traveling partner, a German dentist-turned-bounty hunter played by Christoph Waltz. The two join forces, with Waltz’s character Dr. King Schultz agreeing to help Foxx’s Django rescue his wife (played by Kerry Washington) if he in turn helps the bounty hunter kill his quarry and former owners, the Brittle Brothers. The second photo shows off one of the film’s villains, Calvin Candie, played by Leonardo DiCaprio. Candie runes a plantation known as Candie Land, where slaves are groomed to fight one another for sport, and also has Django’s wife in his possession.

What do you think about the new “Django Unchained” photos? Tell us in the comments below or on Facebook or Twitter.


Todd Margaret at Comic Con

David Cross Wrote a Hilarious Letter to Todd Margaret Fans at New York Comic Con

Todd Margaret returns on January 7th, 2016 at 10P on IFC.

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As you may have heard, David Cross is returning to IFC for a third season of Todd Margaret. If you were lucky enough to be at New York Comic Con, you may have seen a sneak peek of the first three episodes of the six-episode series. (Everyone else will have to wait until Thursday, January 7th, 2016 at 10p ET/PT.)

David Cross was really sorry that he couldn’t be at the New York Comic Con Todd Margaret panel, but as he explains in a personal letter to fans below, his contract very clearly states that he won’t get out of bed for less than $2,500. He had no choice but to prolong his stay in bed by writing you, the loyal fans, a letter to explain what he’s been up to and why you should watch the new season of Todd Margaret. He even gives a few hints about Season three and how you could possibly win a car. Not really, but you should read David’s very funny letter below.


Gigi Does It Ice Skating

Gigi's Ready, Are You?

5 Ways to Get Ready for Tonight’s Gigi Does It

Catch Gigi Does It Mondays at 10:30P on IFC.

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Garfield might hate Mondays, but now that Gigi Does It is in its new time slot Mondays at 10:30P ET/PT, it’s your new favorite day of the week. Here are five ways you can get ready for tonight’s all-new episode.

1. Watch David Krumholtz Become Gigi

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Wondering how David Krumholtz transforms into Gigi? Check out a video time lapse to see the incredible work that goes on behind-the-scenes of Gigi Does It.

2. Get in Touch With Your Inner Kristy Yamatushy

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This week Gigi and Ricky hit the ice. Will they fall flat or soar like Olympic great Kristy Yamtushy?

3. See the Video That’s Too Hot for Facebook

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Gigi has a filthy mouth that is NSFW and Not Safe for Facebook. Check out the video Mark Zuckerberg doesn’t want you to see.

4. Read Gigi’s Book “Call Your Grandmother”

Call Your Grandmother

Gigi became an author recently when she self-published her heartwarming children’s book about the perils of forgetting to call your dear grandma. Read the story that could give Go the F**k to Sleep a run for its money on the bestseller charts.

5. Put on Something that Highlights Your Kishkes

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You’ll want to slip into something comfortable when you watch Gigi. Just ask poor Ricky.


Award Winners

Fred Armisen and Bill Hader to Receive American Ingenuity Award

Smithsonian Magazine honors Documentary Now!

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During its inspirational 50th season, Documentary Now! earned our undying love and support. Now it’s earning awards, too. The show’s creators and stars, Bill Hader and Fred Armisen, have won Smithsonian Magazine‘s American Ingenuity Award for the Performing Arts this year. Senator Al Franken will present the duo with the award in a ceremony on Thursday, Nov. 12th. No word on whether Blue Jean Committee will perform.

In addition to the award, Bill and Fred received another honor—the chance to get their mugs on the cover of Smithsonian Magazine‘s December issue. Looking good, guys. And for more Documentary Now!, check out the archives, music and full episodes.

Smithsonian Magazine

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That 70s Show Fez

Fez Fever!

Think You Know Fez? Take This Quiz!

Catch That '70s Show Mondays and Tuesdays from 6-11P ET/PT.

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Fez played the role of the outsider on That ’70s Show, but was quickly welcomed into the Circle. How deeply have you accepted Fez into your life? Click below to start the quiz and find out!


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