Winona Ryder Yells Lines From ‘Heathers’ At Her TV

Winona Ryder yelling 2Winona Ryder isn’t that girl in class that raises her hand first. As far as celebrities go, she’s highly private and reclusive, especially in the years following Girl, Interrupted (1999) and her shoplifting trial (2002).

Thankfully, the beloved icon who debuted in 1986’s Lucas opposite Corey Haim and Charlie Sheen, later blazing brooding witty trails with Beetlejuice, Mermaids and Reality Bites, has recently put herself in the public eye just a tiny bit more than we’re used to.

In a brief Q&A with Parade, Ryder admitted to watching and reciting dialogue from her old movies when they’re on TV.

“Well, yeah! Now they’re considered golden oldies, which is awesome,” says Ryder, 41, whose latest film is The Iceman (in theaters May 3). “I was watching Little Women recently, and I didn’t want to get up for fear of missing something. And Heathers is like my own Rocky Horror Picture Show; I recite the lines when it’s on. It may seem odd, but I think it’s because they’re really good movies.”  Continue reading “Winona Ryder Yells Lines From ‘Heathers’ At Her TV”

The Lack of Dialogue in ‘Les Miserables’ Will Make You Cry

Anne Hathaway cryingAnne Hathaway tells MTV she cries when she watches herself in Tom Hooper’s Les Miserables because she’s “still connected to the experience of making it.” I, on the other hand, cried because there isn’t a single line of non-singing dialogue.

The lack of talking is something you might have missed from reading reviews, which have been mostly positive. Hathaway shines as factory-worker-turned-whore Fantine as does Jackman, Sacha Baron Cohen (for show-stealing comedy relief), Helena Bonham Carter, Isabelle Allen as young Cosette, and Samantha Barks.

Just please don’t think I’m exaggerating when I say there’s no talking, because there really isn’t any.

When you read an interview with Hooper and they talk about his choice to use “little spoken dialogue,” they mean “no spoken dialogue.” And when he says the “primary communication form” is singing, he really means “the only communication form.”  Continue reading “The Lack of Dialogue in ‘Les Miserables’ Will Make You Cry”