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Julia Roberts’ Kids Don’t Like Her Acting

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From The Daily Express:

As one of the most famous actresses in the world, it may come as a surprise that Julia Roberts’s three children appear to be the biggest critics of her thespian skills.

Julia has three children, twins hazel and Phinnaeus, seven, and Henry, four, with husband Daniel Moder and admits there is no luvvie behaviour in her house.

“They hate me acting at home,” says the 44-year-old. “I read to them at bedtime and they’re just like, ‘Can you stop doing that? Stop with the voices!’ So I have to just read it normally.”

Yeah, I’m totally with Julia Roberts‘ kids here. I’m sorry, but have you seen the trailer for her newest movie?

Don’t get me wrong, I love cheesy movies and I love bad movies, and heaven knows I love fairy tale movies, but this? This just looks like a hot mess rolled up in cheap costumes and eyebrows. I see this trailer pretty often, since I go to the movies pretty often*, and every time I feel like I’m going to roll my eyes so far back into my head that they aren’t going to come back in time for the actual movie I went to see. I just think it looks so bad.

Now, if I was Julia Roberts’ kid during the 90′s? Totally different story. I’d be all “mommy, could you read me the princess story again please?” and she’s be like “which one, darling?” and I’d be like “Cinde-f*ckin-rella.” And then we’d giggle and hug.

*We saw Journey 2 The Mysterious Island yesterday, that movie with Dwayne Johnson, and it was pretty enjoyable. It was 3-D, and there was this one part where The Rock bounced berries off his pecs, and it looked like the berries were flying right at your face! But before that, we went to see Joyful Noise, that Dolly Parton and Queen Latifah movie that I was so excited about. And listen, you guys have to see it. It’s so funny. I mean, it’s kind of a horrible movie, but it’s so horrible it’s absolutely hilarious. I felt bad for the other people in the theater because there were a few stretches of around ten minutes or so where I could just not stop laughing. I was doubled over in the seat, trying to breathe, it was amazing.

The Mirror, Mirror International Trailer Has Arrived

So, I already like this preview because of the grandpa-voice that’s narrating it. Doesn’t that just completely sell you on it, too? Who doesn’t have a soft spot in their hearts for good old movie-narrating grandpa that’s just a decibel away from being the scary-movie preview-announcer guy?

The film looks great, and Julia Roberts will probably be epic in this role, but Lily Collins‘ portrayal of Snow White, however, is mad cheesy. She’s just so “tee-hee” and “who me?” and before you get all crazy and say, “DUH, Sarah, it’s Snow White, what’s she supposed to be like?”, I’m going to stop you and respond that you’re absolutely right. 100% undeniably correct. And maybe that makes her perfect for this role, I don’t know. But then again, the original Disney Snow White character pissed me off, too, because she was way too big of a goody-goody, and maybe my childhood prejudices about miscast animated feature characters has lived with me these twenty-eight years on earth. It wouldn’t be the first time something like that’s happened, you know.

Mirror, Mirror is set to hit theaters on March 16, 2012. Will you be watching?

Julia Roberts Has Adele’s Back

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You remember when Adele said that she’s been talking to her ex, the guy she wrote all those songs about? And I said was worried about her? It’s because I actually do worry about Adele, and I sincerely care about her happiness and her well-being. Is that weird? Well, then Julia Roberts and I are just a couple of wacky weirdos, I reckon.

She [Julia] said: “Anybody that’s going to date her is a brave man. You’re going to get a whole lot of love, but you’d better treat her right, or we’re all coming after you.”

Julia became a fan after being given a copy of 21 by her hairdresser — and she’s far from the only one to be blown away by the North Londoner.

Julia explained why Adele has been such a success. She said: “Adele’s music is so personal that you get invested in her life. When Adele had her health scare, I had random people saying to me, ‘Oh my God, did you hear about Adele?’ We feel like Adele’s in our book club or she lives in our neighbourhood — that’s a gift, to make people feel that way.”

I totally feel you, Julia, but why did you have to bring to my attention that Adele isn’t actually in my book club and that she doesn’t actually live in my neighborhood?  What am I supposed to do tonight, not pretend like Adele is coming over to hang out and bake cupcakes and sing to me? Way to be a total bummer, Julia. Ugh.

Here’s the Trailer for That Other Snow White Remake!

During the first few seconds of the Mirror, Mirror trailer, I thought “Ugh, cheesy.” Then I watched another minute or so, and I thought “Oh, cute!” and I think I really meant it. Julia Roberts, though I feel like I’m her only fan sometimes, is perfect for her role (even though I keep thinking of Tink in Hook), and Lily Collins is, well. Forgettable but sweet, I guess, but the production design and the general magicalness that permeates the set is kind of what’s got me hooked.

What do you guys think? Does it blow the ass out of the Snow White and the Huntsman trailer, or is it on a different plane altogether?

First Look: Julia Roberts as the ‘Evil Queen’

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This is it, friends! One of the moments you’ve been waiting for, if, indeed, you were one of those waiting for news on both new Snow White projects. This is the depiction featuring Julia Roberts as the Evil Queen and Lily Collins as Snow White, whereas the “other” movie features Kristen Stewart as Snow White, and is a little grittier than what you’re seeing here between Julia’s frou-frou dresses and appropriately pompous faces.

So – now which are you looking forward to most?

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Tom Hanks and Julia Roberts Do the Cover of W Magazine

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Have you guys seen the trailer for Larry Crowne yet? No? Well, here it is – watch it quick before you proceed with snippets from the W interview:

OK, now that you’ve absorbed all of that. This? Might just be the best movie of the year. Seriously. I know a lot of you probably expect that I’d love movies like The Devil Wears Prada or something based on those fucking nitwits out of the Real Housewives series, just judging by my aptitude for bitchy snark, but really? All of that other stuff is just crap, and I’m a total softie at heart who loves movies about people overcoming things and also? Disney movies. It’s true.

Anyway, Julia Roberts (who, in my little-girl-eighties heart is still totally a woman to be idolized and I DO) and Tom Hanks (my all-time favorite Hollywood actor) are teaming up for this movie, and the film’s duo recently did a piece with W magazine. Here are some highlights:

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Meet the Man Who Has 82 Julia Roberts Tattoos

Miljenko Parserisas Bukovic, a newspaper salesman from Mexico is getting some worldwide attention for his collection of Julia Roberts tattoos. There are currently 82 images of her face all over his body and he’s spent over 1,000,000 pesos to have this done.

Miljenko says that he started making his body a shrine to all things Julia after seeing the actress in Erin Brockovich, and he says he’ll keep going until every inch of his body is covered with her face.

Well, Miley and Vanessa… You two idiots are officially out of the running for having the dumbest tattoos I’ve ever seen. And Julia? Girl. you better up your security.

Does anyone out there have a tribute to their favorite celeb inked on their body?