Colbert’s Book Club With Carey Mulligan is Greater Than Any Gatsby

Stephen Colbert Carey MulliganStephen and The Great Gatsby star Carey Mulligan pretended not to have read F. Scott Fitzgerald’s classic [not-so-great] American novel on Thursday’s Colbert Report.

Mulligan admits that she doesn’t know how to read at all and suddenly, the Reading Rainbow theme plays (which would bring back memories if you were my age) and LeVar Burton shows up. He uses words they still don’t understand, gets annoyed and puts his Star Trek glasses on Mulligan.

My day is officially made.

Everything Carey Mulligan does it adorable. Whether she’s acting in sad organ donor movies or talking about how her awkward kissing scene with Johnny Depp was cut of out of Public Enemies. Adorable.

Final random note – I JUST found out a few days ago that Baz Luhrmann isn’t gay. He’s married to some woman named Catherine. I feel oddly betrayed by this news and had to share.  Continue reading “Colbert’s Book Club With Carey Mulligan is Greater Than Any Gatsby”

Carey Mulligan, For W Magazine January 2012

You can call Natalie Portman the next Audrey Hepburn, Ryan Gosling the next quirky Brad Pitt or Lindsay Lohan the next Anna Nicole Smith but Carey Mulligan she’s, the next no one. There’s never really been one like her has there? Michelle Williams perhaps but they’re only five years apart in age.

She broke onto the scene with a starring role in An Education, made me cry over love and lost organs in Never Let Me Go, took awkwardness to a whole new level in Drive, and has two very current major roles in the in the forms of Shame (currently in limited release) and The Great Gatsby alongside Leonardo DiCaprio. She tells W Magazine that her role in Shame playing the sister of a hopeless sex addict (Michael Fassbender) was a physically easy role to play.

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Latest Carey Mulligan Film ‘Shame’ Receives NC-17 Rating

Shame, a drama directed by Steve McQueen and starring Michael Fassbender (Magneto in X-Men: First Class) as a sex addict and Carey Mulligan (Drive, An Education) as his sister, has earned itself an NC-17 rating.

Surprisingly, McQueen may have no interest in cutting material from the movie in order to knock it down to a more acceptable “restricted” rating from the MPAA. (Motion Picture Association of America)

Steve Giulia, the head of Fox Searchlight, is selling it as a positive advance for the critically-acclaimed movie, which is expected to earn Fassbender’s full-frontal performance an Oscar nod:

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