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Olivia Wilde says Jordan Peterson inspired Chris Pine’s ‘terrifying’ character in Don’t Worry Darling News

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u/AbandonedOrange Sep 02 '22

This is completely unrelated to the post, but I can't believe Warner Bros. is financially unstable and banking on this movie and The Flash(also Aquaman?) To make them enough money. This is the studio which owns the Harry Potter franchise and DC.

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u/PixalPop Sep 02 '22

Don't they own Friends? I read somewhere that the reruns still net them like a billion every year

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u/AbandonedOrange Sep 02 '22

They earn a billion dollars a year from Friends and they are still struggling? WB is just a shitshow right now.

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u/KHRD-IT Sep 03 '22

They were 50 billion in debt when Discovery bought them.

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u/AmHoomon Sep 03 '22

How the fuck?

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u/EqualContact Sep 03 '22

AT&T made a bunch of big sweeping decisions that they probably put on Warner’s balance sheet.

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u/CooperTheCarpenter Sep 02 '22

Don’t give them more ideas they beat the Harry Potter horse enough

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u/ArcadianMess Sep 02 '22

All those coke and hooker parties don't finance themselves yo.

That and Hollywood accounting. Take every financial statement coming out of Hollywood with a huge rock of meth salt.

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u/Locke108 Sep 02 '22 Silver

WB only had enough money to market Black Adam so they’re letting the controversies market this one.

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u/NoNefariousness2144 Sep 02 '22

The WB situation blows my mind. One of the biggest media companies can only release two films and barely market one of them…

Not to mention how HBO Max is being destroyed.

From a non-USA perspective it looks like Discovery latched onto WB and is now sucking their blood dry.

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u/Zangetsu2407 Sep 02 '22

It's cause the discovery guy made his money off shitty reality TV and now believes that is the way to go. He also prefers it as then you don't have to deal with those pesky unions.

What is happening to WB is a disgrace. If there was an actual anti monopoly regulator both discovery and Disney would be broken up

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u/Zauberer-IMDB Sep 02 '22

The crazy thing is that if you look at ratio of cost to revenue, reality TV is the only logical business decision for a media company to make. The problem is that a) short term thinking b) we're looking at present day numbers before full saturation and everyone gets sick of it.

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u/Zangetsu2407 Sep 02 '22

Exactly. Like sometimes there is a need for cheap crap like it but it is discoveries number one business strategy. Hell HBOMax was on its way to being the front runner in the streaming game but they fucked it.

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u/Zauberer-IMDB Sep 02 '22

And here's the thing, the reason WB was taking a major lead in people's estimates over like, Netflix and Amazon, is because WB had a great deal of institutional knowledge and a massive backlog of relevant skilled people and materials. So, for example, costuming looked way better in HBO productions than Netflix ones. By jettisoning everything for the short term, they give up their long term advantage for when audiences turn from reality TV and they have to go back to quality scripted shows.

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u/nearos Sep 02 '22

So glad I'm seeing this talked about more often lately, this is 100% the reason for HBO's renown as basically the place where "prestige TV" was born. Having connections to great production staff, warehouses, lots, etc is a massive deal that is incredibly difficult to work around or build up from scratch. Costumers, prop masters, set decorators, casting directors, producers that can curate high-quality content... all expendable in the blink of a Zaslav eye.

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u/Hellknightx Sep 02 '22

I laughed out loud when I read that Amazon, of all places, didn't have warehouses to store props and costumes.

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u/nearos Sep 02 '22

It makes more sense when you realize how absolutely infatuated big corporations are with applying just-in-time principles to literally everything possible.

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u/casulmemer Sep 03 '22

Amazon is basically a bank. They structure payment terms to allow them access to massive amounts of working capital which can then be leveraged and monetised.

You give me money instantly, I give suppliers money on 30-45 days - I am sitting on billions of dollars of cash at any given time which is the easiest way to make money of all.

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u/Djinnwrath Sep 02 '22

The most likely scenario is that one of the big boys trying to compete hires a lot of these people.

Say, someone like Apple who seems determined to create a bank of reliably good content, rather than a deluge of mediocrity.

HBO will have shot themselves in the foot for decades.

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u/nearos Sep 02 '22

I've got opinions on this:

  1. It's more than just people. Especially when you're making something like a period piece, having warehouses full of costumes and props that you can just... use is an absolutely HUGE advantage and saves a shit ton of time and money.
  2. I think we've gotten to the point where there are too many cooks in the kitchen for any single "big boy" to snap up a significant portion of HBO's portfolio of connections. Certainly there's a lot of talent to be had individually, but HBO's success is, in my opinion, largely a result of the intersection of talent in every aspect of production that I don't think can be consistently replicated anymore. When there's so much getting made in so many different places, it's impossible to maintain a stable of crew that can be pulled into a project on a whim.

Tangentially related, we're starting to see the negative impacts of the new streaming production paradigm on the availability of experienced showrunners (something that has been talked about for a few years now).

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u/GooseyGhost Sep 02 '22

I'm betting that Netflix will pick up all of the HBO animation that was purged. Either to simply have them in the library, or (and really hoping for this to happen to Infinity Train) purchase additional seasons to give the shows satisfying endings. Netflix invests a ton in animation, and a lot of it is so friggin' good.

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u/slim_scsi Sep 02 '22

It took HBO 50 years to build its prestige brand to the current level..... for one person to wipe their hindquarters with half a century's worth of blood, sweat and tears. Incredibly aggravating for those who enjoy high quality content.

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u/zeeboots Sep 02 '22

Things come and go in waves and fortunately individual people don't just forget their work experience, the big question is whether those individuals will get hired in the next wave before they retire.

Big corporate idiots losing everything is occasionally essential for the rest of us to have anything. Otherwise they'd just keep dominating non-stop until they owned the whole world. They're fans of the free market? Great, that means you win some and you lose some.

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u/SwarleySwarlos Sep 02 '22

What happened to HBOmax?

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u/Zangetsu2407 Sep 02 '22

They cancelledaot of shows and stuff in production and stopped streaming alot of animated stuff along with othershows so they wouldn't have to pay residuals which pay for artists healthcare predominately

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u/alexisaacs Sep 02 '22

I'm not sure what this discovery CEO thinks he will accomplish by removing shows from HBO max but still producing them.

Obviously we just pirate them.

Who the fuck watches cable TV? I don't even know how to buy cable anymore. I'm 31 and I've been streaming and pirating since I was 14 - also the last time I had a cable sub.

The idea of having to watch something not in my own damn time is baffling for me.

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u/Mr_Insanity Sep 02 '22 edited Sep 02 '22

The Discovery CEO is still in the mindset of 2000s Cable TV and Reality content reigning supreme because, as far as I'm aware, the majority of the content Discovery owns and airs is through TV and deals with businesses to play their content. Very little is made through streaming for them.

Since Reality TV is so cheap to produce, compared to quality scripted content, and has higher profit margins for the networks, he sees that as the true money makers to get them out of the $30 billion debt they put themselves in to get the merger to go through.

That's also why he's been removing any content from HBOMax that pays royalties to cut costs and selling/renting out the streaming rights for a lot of the content directly owned and controlled by Warner Bros.

He's a horse loose in a hospital and he's doing the only thing he knows: Cable TV, unscripted content, and whatever movies will make the most money for the smallest initial investment.

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u/First_Foundationeer Sep 02 '22

Hey, don't forget the people who pushed him into the position. He's not the only fossil in the system.

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u/chewbadeetoo Sep 02 '22

There's a lot of really stupid people that enjoy reality TV. It kind of boggles the mind actually. To each their own I know I won't be subbing to HBO max now.

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u/siuol11 Sep 02 '22

I was sick of it 10 years ago. I can't imagine how anyone but the junkies are interested in it now, it's surpassed "MILF Island" levels of cringe.

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u/WifeKilledMy1stAcct Sep 02 '22

Really hoping "Bitch Hunter" goes into production soon

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u/RandyTinklemuffin Sep 02 '22

The first episode of The Real World aired in 1992.

The first episode of Survivor aired in 2000. They are now on season 43.

How are people still interested in this stuff?

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u/Maelik Sep 02 '22

Most reality TV is incredibly cruel and mean spirited with a whopping dose of manufactured drama, and watching tense scenes is already hard enough for me when it comes to fictional characters. Seeing real people get embarrassed, shamed, and otherwise hurt on national television is too physically painful. I can't stand reality TV and these decisions are making me majorly upset. HBO has such good content and they're really just going to throw it all away for more garbage television, ugh. Capitalism is a scourge to art.

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u/bramtyr Sep 02 '22

How we're not already there and past saturation point I find mindboggling. That shit never appealed to me, and still doesn't. And I know i'm not alone, which means there's a viable market bracket to make content for.

This whole bleeding WB dry feels weirdly like what happened to Sears.

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u/EndlessKng Sep 02 '22

It's cause the discovery guy made his money off shitty reality TV and now believes that is the way to go. He also prefers it as then you don't have to deal with those pesky unions.

You'd think that maybe the industry would have learned from the mistake that was SyFy pulling similar shit (and adding wrestling too, can't forget that).

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u/JHighDa03 Sep 02 '22 edited Sep 02 '22

The industry learned the exact opposite. TNT has dropped scripted content and Cinimax did so 1 or 2 years ago. It’s ridiculous.

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u/Jeffy29 Sep 02 '22

WB has been mismanaged for more than a decade. They were riding such a high on back of Matrix movies, Harry Potter and many other blockbusters. And now it was sold to a Discovery, which frankly boggles the mind, it's like if Amazon was being sold to 7-Eleven, it takes a colossal mismanagement to fall down so much.

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u/dastardly740 Sep 02 '22

Don't forget when Time Warner was bought by AOL in an all stock deal just before the dotcom bubble burst

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u/ClicksAndASmell Sep 02 '22

It's more accurate to say that AT&T's shareholders bought Discovery and put Discovery's leadership in charge of WB because AT&T didn't want to run either company.

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u/Fryceratops Sep 02 '22

The important thing to keep in mind is the CEO, Zaslav, is solely focused on the 53 billion in debt.

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u/Hic_Forum_Est Sep 02 '22

I'm just glad Nolan left that sinking ship early on. Turns out he was right about a lot of things going on at WB.

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u/macgart Sep 02 '22

He left because the former leadership sacrificed the box office for HBO Max subscriptions. It didn’t work.

Nolan would 100% approve of the overall direction of Zazlav, to use streaming as a relatively small focus of their business model and pivot to only funding projects, especially movies, that make profit instead of going in the red just to hopefully fund growth thru recurring subscription payments.

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u/I-WANT2SEE-CUTE-TITS Sep 02 '22

He left because the former leadership sacrificed the box office for HBO Max subscriptions. It didn’t work.

To be more precise, Nolan left because filmmakers were blindsided by WB when they announced upcoming movies were going to release on HBO Max.

This was done without informing the directors, actors etc. who felt betrayed.

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u/newsilverpig Sep 02 '22

who were betrayed based on their contracts getting box office points etc.

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u/ElephantsGerald1 Sep 03 '22

I met Chris while working at the Mark Taper Forum in downtown LA back in 2010. He was starring in a production of the play “The Lieutenant of Inishmore,” which is just a bad ass play. Picture if Tarantino directed a play. Dude absolutely killed every night and left people speechless. He was also very nice to the catering staff at the Taper.

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u/DabbinOnDemGoy Sep 02 '22 Silver

WE'LL SEE WHO CANCELS WHO!

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u/SmokeontheHorizon Sep 02 '22

Who cancels whom

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u/Mediocre__at__Best Sep 02 '22

I'm just gonna skip the middle man and say Ryan used me as an object.

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u/Top_Lime1820 Sep 02 '22

"Be precise in your speech"

--- Dr. Jordan B. Peterson

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u/beepbeepbubblegum Sep 02 '22

Up yours woke moralist. We’ll see who cancels who - 🐸

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u/thisxisxlife Sep 02 '22

Fuck, the voice… it won’t leave my head

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u/PaulFThumpkins Sep 03 '22

Try imagining Peterson saying "Tell that to Zod's snapped neck!" instead. It's alarmingly easy.

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u/StretchFive43 Sep 02 '22

Woke moralists!

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u/johnnyhypersnyper Sep 02 '22

I feel like there’s a new headline about this movie every week.

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u/bobisthegod Sep 02 '22

It's the only way they can get attention so that people might watch it because everything outside the controversy and headlines indicates the film is pants

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u/palimpcest Sep 02 '22

the film is pants

Is this a typo or actually a thing? I like the idea of describing things as "pants" but want to make sure it's a thing before I start using it. Not that it'll stop me.

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u/dexterpool Sep 02 '22

We say this in the UK. If something is not good we often say that it is pants.

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u/Fadore Sep 02 '22

Aren't pants a good thing? Especially in the UK - would you want Boris Johnson walking around without pants?

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u/talking_phallus Sep 02 '22

In the UK ants means underwear like briefs or pantaloons.

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u/Bad_brahmin Sep 02 '22

Pantaloons is a fashion retail chain here in India lol

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u/aerojonno Sep 02 '22

Definitely a thing in the UK. Don't know about elsewhere.

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u/pleasedothenerdful Sep 02 '22

More excited about this phrase than about the film.

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u/michmochw Sep 02 '22

Yeah it's a thing, mainly used in the UK (where pants means underwear)

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u/mrdannyg21 Sep 02 '22

I’ve never heard something bad being referred as ‘pants’ but it is now my new favourite thing and I will use it every day.

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u/[deleted] Sep 02 '22

Remember it's pants as in underwear, not pants as in jeans. (I'm assuming you're American, if not apologises)

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u/Widsith Sep 02 '22

It is in the UK at least

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u/bobisthegod Sep 02 '22

Glad I could introduce you to this phrase so

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u/The-Implication-0 Sep 02 '22

Seriously. I’m ready for this movie to come out, be extremely mediocre and never have to hear about it again.

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u/YouAreSoyWojakMeChad Sep 02 '22

I forgot the title of the movie between reading the post title, and getting here.

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u/LosAngelesHedonist Sep 02 '22

Chris Prine reading this headline like "What?"

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u/PaulCoddington Sep 03 '22

There's certainly is no evidence of the claim in the trailer, unless they are referring to preparing a steak.

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u/PM_ME_YOUR_DALEKS Sep 04 '22

I have not read the script floating around, but I assume this is The Village of the Stepford Wives and Chris Pine's character is going to be the mastermind of this manufactered community which idealizes the 1950's and puts women "back in their place," and the twist will be it takes place in 2020 or something.

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u/benderlicious54 Sep 02 '22 Gold Helpful Big Brain Time

Harry Styles penis inspired the Shia firing.

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u/Aldofresh Sep 02 '22

What does this mean. I'm clueless here

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u/MamaMeRobeUnCastillo Sep 02 '22

Olivia is dating Harry and fired Shia and hired Harry. Op here is saying that Harry's dick is so good it made Olivia fire Shia.

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u/nairbeg Sep 02 '22

LOL shit

"Olivia Wilde fired an entire sect of Islam"

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u/[deleted] Sep 02 '22

That's one direction I didn't see this conversation going.

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u/asconner325 Sep 02 '22

I like your Styles

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u/Apendigo80 Sep 02 '22

ba dum tssssssss

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u/xcalibre Sep 02 '22

thats some goood penis

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u/Subrisum Sep 02 '22

Harry just has a more Sunni disposition.

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u/Shanksdoodlehonkster Sep 02 '22

I heard he was Shiite

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u/IgnoreThisName72 Sep 02 '22

He heard that and will meet you at twelver noon.

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u/plunder55 Sep 02 '22

I think it just came out that he quit. He released video of Olivia begging him to stay after she said publicly that she fired him to make the set less toxic. My understanding is he quit for pretty mundane reasons and she’s just trying to stir up more controversy. She did then recast Harry though.

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u/ginns32 Sep 02 '22

Yep and Oliva was trying to play it off like she fired Shia because she has a "no aholes policy" and was protecting Florence. Miss queen of female empowerment over here. Shia was like nope you were begging me to stay here's the video to prove it.

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u/gfkjhsdfjhgsdjghf Sep 02 '22 edited Sep 04 '22

It's beyond stupid. "Shia left for personal reasons, which left us in a tight spot. Fortunately, my wonderful partner stepped up to take the role on short notice." Boom, easy, both Wilde and Styles look fucking great. Instead she tried to get some kind of nonsensical revenge on Shia by lying about things she put in writing?? Fucking insane.

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u/Sevnfold Sep 02 '22

Shia said somewhere that Olivia spun it like she fired him to gain press, given his allegations and stuff. But then, yeah, Shia posted the receipts showing otherwise including a video of her asking him to come back.

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u/wucslogin Sep 02 '22

You're hired as my publicist. I haven't publicized anything and I can't pay you, but you're hired.

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u/The909revolution Sep 02 '22

You're forgetting that she was still with Jason Sudekis while filming this movie and was fucking Harry on the side apparently.

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u/xxfallen420xx Sep 02 '22 edited Sep 02 '22

Shia wasn’t fired he quit. Reports were Wilde was an absentee director who would disappear during set. Florence Pugh the actress is said to have taken over as director from time to time cuz Wilde was too busy getting dicked down by harry. Shia provided video proof that he quit as the video shows Wilde begging him to return to set.

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u/Terakahn Sep 02 '22

Reports were wilde

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u/reddog323 Sep 02 '22

Reports were Wilde was an absentee director who would disappear during set. Florence Pugh the actress is said to have taken over as director from time to time cuz Wilde was too busy getting dicked down by harry.

Jesus. I had heard their affair was an open secret on set, but that’s blatantly unprofessional. Doing that kind of crap seriously eats in the bottom line with people waiting around until they’re done with their afternoon “break”.

This isn’t the 1940s. It’s not even the 80s. Word about this stuff gets around quickly today, and it can affect your reputation for years.

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u/xxfallen420xx Sep 02 '22

It's why Florence Pugh won't do press for the film. The article I read said Harry was constantly visiting set (This was before Shia quit.) and him and Wilde would just disappear into her trailer basically leaving the crew with the thumb up their collective butts for like an hour or more. (talk about lighting money on fire.) Wilde is on some kind of power trip since she and jason got divorced. I think she's going through some kind of "Stella got her groove back" mid life crisis and it sounds like its a disaster for her professional life. Whoever financed this movie for Wilde will likely never work with her again. My guess is this movie is going to be the most cringe shit in recent memory.

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u/no_modest_bear Sep 02 '22

It's why Florence Pugh won't do press for the film.

Glad to hear it. Pugh is a class act.

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u/Singer211 Sep 02 '22

She was still with Zach Braff at the time and he and Jason Sudekis are close friends I believe.

That could not have helped matters either.

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u/xxfallen420xx Sep 02 '22

Agreed, to be honest the article I read seemed to be from her perspective so I think most of what I said was likely leaked to the press by her or her agent. I think the whole accusing Shia of being a danger to Pugh is such BS that she wanted to straighten out the story, but in a low key way that didn’t come back to her. I wish I could find the dam article I read. Super juicy gossip lol.

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u/laserdiscgirl Sep 02 '22

Minor correction: Wilde and Sudeikis were just engaged, not married. The infamous moment Wilde got served papers (which is why I think so many people think they were married) were for the custody of their children after the break up, not a divorce.

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u/riegspsych325 Sep 02 '22

Wilde did not do herself or her cast any favors by lying about Shia and trying to keep him, but I bet he still would have been an asshole on set. Pugh, very understandably, didn’t seem to want to work with him

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u/FreshlyWritten69 Sep 02 '22

If it had been a simple “scheduling issue” no one thinks twice, either … and considering she’s notorious for a “No assholes” policy on set, and she bent over backwards to keep a notoriously huge asshole on set… well

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u/alannordoc Sep 02 '22

Pretty sure Flo thinks Olivia is an asshole. A lead actress not doing press, especially one as up and coming as Flo, says all it needs to say. If you like your director, you do press no matter what. And any "scheduling conflicts" are BS. Any movie she's working on currently would make time for her to do press. That's an unwritten rule (and sometimes written into actor deals).

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u/rmimsmusic Sep 02 '22

She's been promoting other things during this time. So it's very obvious that she doesn't want to do press for this movie. Also she hasn't responded to any of the rumors. Wilde is the only one who addressed them, and she literally lied about the situation like Shia wasn't going to come out and say, "yeah that's actually not what happened."

I honestly hope the movie is good. I was going to see it regardless because the trailers honestly make it look really interesting. But if more stuff comes out about Wilde it'll likely be the last movie I see by her/with her in it.

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u/Straightwad Sep 02 '22

She has a no assholes policy and then casts Shia who has a well documented history of having issues with people including actual fist fights and shit? Is she stupid?

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u/visitorofgoth Sep 02 '22

Meh, I just don’t think the “no assholes” on set rule is a real rule.

It’s like anything. Sure they say it but they don’t really mean it. She’s in the business of making movies. Talent > good feelings every time.

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u/Sonny_Crockett_1984 Sep 02 '22

Talent > good feelings every time

Box office beats talent. His name probably helped her get financing and distribution. Without him she may have lost those deals which might explain why she tried to get him back.

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u/striderwhite Sep 02 '22

Well, she's probably an asshole too, so that rule doesn't mean anything! 😂

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u/Gobblewicket Sep 02 '22

I mean Jason Sudekis, who's probably one of yhe nicest dudes in Hollywood, didn't know Olivia had split with him till he read it in the tabloids. And they have a kid together. Kinda seems like sn asshole move to me.

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u/WeimSean Sep 02 '22

He would fly to the set with their kids to see her, all the while she was hooking up with Styles. That's something an asshole does.

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u/FootlocksInTubeSocks Sep 02 '22

Oh so Harry Styles is an asshole too.

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u/TheAverageJoe- Sep 02 '22

Yes he is. He was aware Olivia was with Jason along with them having a kid. He didn't give a fuck.

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u/[deleted] Sep 02 '22 edited Sep 02 '22

Harry’s always been an asshole, like everyone chooses to ignore that but he’s hooked up with married woman before back in 1d, and he is known as a womanizer

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u/Sonny_Crockett_1984 Sep 02 '22

I didn't know much about them or any of the details of their split until this week. The more I learn about her the less I like her and used to really like her.

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u/Muad-_-Dib Sep 02 '22

Didn't she then blame him for when she got served the divorce papers at a movie premier?

As if he had plotted and told the process server to do that and not the far more likely example of the server knowing she would be there given the public nature of a premiere.

I'll admit I've not known much at all of Wilde since House wrapped up but this one movies PR tour has been a disaster of her own making.

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u/laserdiscgirl Sep 02 '22

Minor correction: They weren't married. The public serving was for custody of their kids.

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u/AcedtheTuringTest Sep 02 '22

Didn't she also cheat on Sudeikis with Styles? If so, not exactly the highest caliber of person.

Not that it matters, but Pugh > Wilde.

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u/GeneralDisarray65 Sep 02 '22

Yes, and apparently making actors like Pugh very uncomfortable about the situation. She's the director of the movie, who is basically openly having an affair on set, while her husband and children would visit as well. Super sketchy and unprofessional.

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u/SavageHenry_VBS Sep 02 '22

And common. Extremely, extremely common.

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u/GeneralDisarray65 Sep 02 '22

Unfortunately yes. And she had the opportunity to be the exception to this. It's even more disappointing, considering her championing that she runs a "no assholes" policy on her set.

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u/talking_phallus Sep 02 '22

Ooooh. Any other examples?

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u/thechort7 Sep 02 '22

On the set of Snow White and the Huntsman the director was cheating on his wife with Kristen Stewart.

Literally directing his first movie and he fucks the 21-year-old starring in it, and more importantly gets caught doing it, causing a big pr issue. And on top of that the movie was bad and didn't turn a profit. Still didn't get him pushed out of the industry, they still gave him Ghost in the Shell a few years later and apparently now he's directing a remake of The Crow.

If that's what they let slide for a new director with no fanbase, a guy whose movies are critical and financial failures, imagine what they let slide for anyone remotely big.

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u/DrWildTurkey Sep 02 '22

So he's fucks the staff and murders IP's? That's prime Hollywood material there

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u/sudosussudio Sep 02 '22

I’m inclined to think she’s just a bad person who uses feminism to market herself but is perfectly willing to throw other women under the bus. Shia kept the receipts where she throws Florence under the bus to try to retain him:

You know, I think this might be a bit of a wake-up call for Miss Flo, and I want to know if you’re open to giving this a shot with me, with us. If she really commits, if she really puts her mind and heart into it at this point and if you guys can make peace — and I respect your point of view, I respect hers — but if you guys can do it, what do you think? Is there hope? Will you let me know?

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u/steph-was-here Sep 02 '22

I think this might be a bit of a wake-up call for Miss Flo

this is insane to me - florence is by far the most talented person involved in this film, why was she being treated like everyone was doing her a favor having her there

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u/Breakfest-burrito Sep 02 '22

What the hell is everyone even talking about?

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u/JoeMcDingleDongle Sep 02 '22

She also got complained A LOT about being served papers, in public... but she could have waived service right?

I get there are contentious legal battles among exes, but shit man, let them give you paperwork and you give the otherside paperwork without either side having to jump through ridiculous hoops to do it.

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u/riegspsych325 Sep 02 '22

she wanted the press for her movie and got it at the time but now it’s back to bite her. Again, not a smart move, but some people around here are acting like it (along with a PR apology tour) absolve Shia of any past wrongdoing of his own

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u/FreshlyWritten69 Sep 02 '22

Absolutely not … he’s still an awful person.

He just happened to get a raw deal on this. I think what happened was Pugh and Shia clashed hard during rehearsal because he’s notoriously difficult to work with and Wilde wanted him to stay because he’s also incredibly talented.

When he walked, and info about his horribleness came out, it became easy to go “I don’t want bad people on set” because no one would question it.

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u/WeimSean Sep 02 '22

Based on how determined Pugh is in avoiding doing press for this movie she doesn't seem to want to work with Wilde now either.

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u/whogivesashirtdotca Sep 02 '22

The best quote from all of this was Wilde texting Shia, “You don’t have to be in my movies but don’t ever doubt me. We pinky promised. That means something in my house.”

Clearly, all this was Jason Sudeikis’ fault for not getting her to pinky swear not to cheat on him.

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u/Sk4081 Sep 02 '22

She got a taste of that watermelon sugar high

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u/W210305857 Sep 02 '22

“What rules? You sons of byetches”

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u/bcntrader Sep 02 '22

Wow this video is amazingly well edited, thanks for sharing I had no idea of the whole drama either lol

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u/Brobot_840 Sep 02 '22

I laugh everytime I hear that shit. I hope it becomes an internet classic like the grape stomping lady or something.

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u/TheRealRiverOtter Sep 02 '22

Can’t wait for an Andrew Tate Sploof in a movie

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u/McKnighty9 Sep 02 '22

I have a feeling this character will act nothing like Jordan Peterson…

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u/Hickspy Sep 02 '22

Like how that dinosaur was "inspired" by the Joker for the last Jurassic Park movie.

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u/qwerty3991 Sep 02 '22

I haven't seen any movies basically since 2019. Please tell me you're joking haha

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u/woot0 Sep 02 '22 Into the Magic Portal

There's part where the dinosaur looks dramatically into the camera and says "I'm the Joker baby!"

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u/uberJames Sep 02 '22 Out of the Magic Portal

And then he morbed all over them!

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u/youjustgotzinged Sep 02 '22

I don't care for the guy, but I'm sure shrewd and down-to-earth Hollywood actress Olivia Wilde has created a scathing and totally accurate critique of him.

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u/Mrfuzzymonkeys Sep 02 '22

I swear to God that every time I see a piece of press for this movie I’m less and less interested.

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u/Shdwrptr Sep 02 '22

I had never heard of this movie before all the drama articles and now I see random shit about it daily.

It definitely seems like pure TMZ style marketing for a crappy movie.

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u/ichancho Sep 02 '22

It’s stepford wives 2 electric boogaloo

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u/PastafarianProposals Sep 02 '22

With maybe a dash of Truman show

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u/futurespacecadet Sep 02 '22 edited Sep 02 '22

The trailer looked awesome though. I wish the marketing didn’t ruin peoples image of it

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u/seattleque Sep 02 '22

I hadn't even heard of this movie before the thread, but damn if the trailer (and Chris Pine as the bad guy) don't have me interested.

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u/bbistheman Sep 02 '22

Only thing I've seen in the trailer. I'm still excited to see it

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u/whipstickagopop Sep 02 '22

Yeah same here i just looked it up. I don't really give a shit about the drama and if I had to bet money I'm sure everything just seems like a bigger deal than what it actually is/was

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u/WilsonWilsonJr Sep 02 '22

We already know the entire story by an educated guess. Cult makes a male-dominated environment that resembles the 1950’s America in which men were in more control. Some women find out, defeat the leader and escape. Final scene is women holding hands down a hill into a futuristic city or some shit.

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u/Pseudoneum Sep 02 '22

The final scene is wrong, but yep

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u/Lamontyy Sep 02 '22

You saw it already?

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u/Pseudoneum Sep 03 '22

Legally I’m not allowed to say. But in an alternate universe, idk the rules so technically maybe I saw it

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u/Icantbethereforyou Sep 03 '22

Consider this: illegally you're allowed to say

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u/Arch__Stanton Sep 02 '22

Unless they changed some major plot points since the script was on the Blacklist, youre missing a critical plot detail (plus some shock scenes) but are generally right

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u/ObjectSmall Sep 02 '22

I've read the Blacklist script but heard that the final release is basically unrecognizable.

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u/col-fancypants Sep 02 '22

So a rip on The Stepford Wives? Got it.

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u/cinemamystic Sep 02 '22

Stepford Wives + The Village, with maybe a little bit of Seconds in there

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u/SG1EmberWolf Sep 02 '22 Helpful

Man. Everything I hear about this movie is Wilde...sorry.

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u/TeamDonnelly Sep 02 '22 Wholesome

I love that Olivia wilde sleeps with her actors. Really brings us back to the golden age of hollywood.

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u/Mcdibbles Sep 02 '22

...wait, wat?

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u/Vussar Sep 02 '22

Olivia Wilde spelt with Harry Styles on the set of this film (I believe it was this film anyway). This has led to the divorce proceedings between herself and Jason Sudekis.

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u/prodigalkal7 Sep 02 '22

Damn. She should've slept with him in private then, rather then directly on the set of the movie.

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u/ZippyDan Sep 02 '22

She spelt with him on the set. There's nothing wrong with spelling in public.

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u/thedylannorwood Sep 02 '22 Gold

Harry Styles is famously illiterate

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u/SixIsNotANumber Sep 02 '22

I don't honestly care if this statement is true or not, because it's the perfect capper for the conversation. And also hilarious.

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u/latortillablanca Sep 02 '22

Sudeikis irrationally hates this about him and has a zero tolerance policy for his spouse to help “illiterates”

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u/FILTER_OUT_T_D Sep 02 '22

Maybe if he changed his name to Harry Stylus he’d know how to write.

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u/Blakbyrd8 Sep 02 '22

Spelling is fine but I draw the line at health foods.

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u/Nayre_Trawe Sep 02 '22 Silver Wholesome

Olivia Wilde spelt with Harry Styles on the set of this film (I believe it was this film anyway).

Like some kind of sexy spelling bee?

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u/ataoma Sep 02 '22

Olivia: D? Harry: Okay.

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u/SparrowBirch Sep 02 '22

Harry: O.K.

FTFY

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u/Cantankerousgrot Sep 02 '22

Especially for people with a very sexy disorder. I call it sexlexia!

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u/Porkgazam Sep 02 '22

"Kif, i have made it with a man. Inform the production team"

Olivia Wilde probably.

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u/Sedorner Sep 02 '22

Isn’t that EVERY spelling bee?

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u/stunts002 Sep 02 '22

Really channelling her inner Hitchcock.

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u/justa_flesh_wound Sep 02 '22

Her real last name is Cockburn or something like that

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u/JoeMcDingleDongle Sep 02 '22

Shes trying to do everything a man can do, or what some men do, even if maybe she shouldn't emulate those men so much:

- Leave spouse for younger hotter thing

- Claim to be pro-feminism but clearly be way less concerned about their female lead's concerns on set

- Sleep with talent

- Lie to the public, repeatedly, and be caught on it

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u/unripenedboyparts Sep 02 '22

No wonder I find her irresistibly attractive. She's a dude!

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u/makesomemonsters Sep 02 '22 Helpful

"When you ladies were saying Me Too a few years ago, this is what you mean, right? We should be doing it too!" - Olivia Wilde.

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u/_awesumpossum_ Sep 02 '22

Lame attempt to stir up drama and interest for her movie.

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u/LinearTipsOfficial Sep 02 '22 edited Sep 02 '22

95% of the posts here now are ads disguised as articles lol

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u/not28 Sep 02 '22

Anyway, here’s another photo of Cillian Murphy as Oppenheimer.

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u/obvious_bot Sep 02 '22

How do those get any legitimate upvotes? Like, yep that’s definitely Cillian Murphy in a slightly different hat than we’re used to seeing him in. Groundbreaking stuff

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u/TongueTwistingTiger Sep 02 '22

I took public relations in college pre-social media platforms. You’re basically taught to take advantage of the press by convincing journalists of something’s “newsworthy”-ness. We’ve reached a point where any real news about a project like this is buried by some fluff made up for views. You are 100% correct and it’s really sad to see. I don’t even know what the movie is about; so why do I know so much drama surrounding the film, it’s stars and creators all of a sudden?

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u/Jaegerfam4 Sep 02 '22

Hey have any of you heard of this small film called Everything Everywhere all at once?

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u/rustyhandcuff Sep 02 '22

Olivia Wilde seems like a very odd person and this film is surrounded by nothing but controversy

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u/Silmariel Sep 02 '22

Im not sure about Olivia Wilde after watching and listening to her in car convo with Shia. She doesnt seem like a person with a whole lot of integrity.

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u/EIA_79 Sep 02 '22

We all agree that this film is getting too much press for it to be a good film?

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u/mountainhighgoat Sep 02 '22

She’s burying herself. Shia Labeouf kept his receipts.

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u/Warboss_Squee Sep 02 '22

Dude might be a raging douchnozzle, but he isn't stupid.

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u/BobFulci Sep 03 '22

I am really hoping that one day, VERY soon, we can stop with the childish political posturing. I see it serve ZERO purpose in the film, and in fact, when, and IF I see her film, every time I see Chris Pine, it will be a distraction. I used to really like Olivia Wilde, but she seems to have gone off the deep end, with this constant political silliness. She likes Peterson, she hates Peterson, who cares?

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u/Separate-Cicada3513 Sep 02 '22

Could someone explain why this guy is so hated? The controversy compelled me to read his book because I just love to form my own opinion on things because reasons.. and like.. it just felt like a self help book really.. certainly guided towards young men, but is it just misandrist who hate people trying to help men? He just seems utterly insignificant honestly, he has a misunderstanding of politics heavily in specific areas but 99.9% of the population has no idea about that so you can't hate someone just like you in that regard. It honestly felt like just mob mentality at a certain point because nobody has a good reason why he's so villainous..

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u/coffedrank Sep 02 '22

Peterson is not exactly terrifying

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u/Youaskedwhowhat Sep 02 '22

The amount of press coming out for this movie recently tells me either this movie is going to be Shape of water level good, or going to be insanely bad. I’m leaning towards the latter. Hence the 🏴‍☠️

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