Trailer: Big Eyes

After years of tackling bizarre films about scissor-handed bondage enthusiasts, apes in space, Dracula and other monsters, almost all exclusively starring Johnny Depp, Tim Burton has turned over a new leaf. Title aside, Big Eyes is being billed as Tim Burton’s most “normal” movie since Big Fish, which, if you recall, still featured a giant and a witch.

Sans monsters and Depp, the movie is based on the real-life story of an artist (Amy Adams) whose husband (Christoph Waltz) took credit for her work in ’50s/60s-era San Francisco.

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Celebrities as Normal People, by Planet Hiltron

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Photoshop master Danny Evans has been downgrading celebrities since 2006, giving us an opportunity to do more than just imagine what notable celebrities like Angelina Jolie, Johnny Depp and Nicki Minaj would look like as ordinary, working class people.

His most viral piece seems to be bloated Kanye West and Kim Kardashian, but who could forget Ashlee Simpson as a midwestern Nebraskan corn queen, Jennifer Lopez as a social worker who appears to operate out of a barn, or Zooey Deschanel standing alone in a diner after prom?

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Shailene Woodley ‘Too Normal’ to Play Mary Jane in ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2?’

Shailene Woodley Spiderman set The Spider-Man series found their new Mary Jane Watson in Oscar-nominated actress Shailene Woodley of The Descendants and ABC Family’s The Secret Life of the American Teenager back in October 2012. After the newly ginger actress was seen walking around the set on Monday without makeup, the discussion of whether or not she’s right for the part resurfaced.

Disappointed nerds on i09 called her “plain,” “wholesome” and “not leggy enough.” Others said 16-year-old Chloe Moretz would have been a better choice and compared Woodley to K-Stew and Beaker from The Muppets.

“She looks like Channing Tatum in a wig,” one frustrated Collider reader wrote.  Continue reading “Shailene Woodley ‘Too Normal’ to Play Mary Jane in ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2?’”

Stories I’m Too Lazy To Write About [10-25-12]

Taylor Kinney says Lady Gaga is a very “normal” girlfriend. (Celebuzz)

Former Chris Brown girlfriend Karrueche Tran might be pregnant. (The Superficial)

Jon Hamm has white stuff in the corner of his eye. (ONTD!)

Single, ovulating women are more likely to vote Democratic. (Gawker)

Diddy shaken up but relatively uninjured after serious car crash in Los Angeles. (TMZ)

Another DUI (and second this year) for Bobby Brown. (People)

Sarah Palin calls out president Obama‘s “shuck and jive shtick.” (Yahoo!)

Giant Pablo Sandoval becomes third man ever to hit 3 home runs in one game. (Deadspin)