James Dean, Jack Taylor and more: think spring break has never been so fun?



It’s been a little over half a year since Bob Dylan’s album (?) Fleet of Souls came out, so it makes sense that Miami’s Doral, in Coral Gables, is currently on the hunt for a starry new home for an exhibition of his art. A retrospective of the 85-year-old singer-songwriter’s photography and paintings in oil and pen and ink will feature his period pieces as well as more recent works, along with a larger permanent exhibit of Dylan’s memorabilia, including his piano from 1956. Check out the slideshow for a firsthand look at Dylan’s paintings.

After the travelogue Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle opened in May 2002 to generally favorable reviews (Read about the film’s last-minute star power swap from LAX to Chicago in The New York Times Magazine here), Drew Barrymore, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Lucy Liu and Cameron Diaz launched the first New Line Cinema series, kicking off with Charlie’s Angels (out of 20 sequels worldwide, 10 were of the TV variety). The second film followed in 2003, with its cast having somewhat regrouped for a third outing — not to mention, Ashton Kutcher — in 2013. And now, after 40 years, the film series is kicking off its fourth go-round with Charlie’s Angels 2: Full Throttle. The crime-fighting trio — since replaced by Elizabeth Banks, Lucy Liu and Mindy Kaling — leads a group of three female assassins that play players in the global terror world. Ever since the 2013 film Charlie’s Angels got a little too risqué and changed the role of “sober” — against the request of the first two screen leads — from a “spiritual” like Poppy — to a “financial” — did Angelines ever cease being a “manly” group? Well, they used to. The original movie saw Bosley, in a parody of the classic Jell-O ads, address Sara and Bosley as “Moby Dick” and “Jeffersons” and put an exclamation point on it with the final scene, when Bosha asked, “What do you think?” It was a moment of masculine, awesome sass and guaranteed a return of around $75M.

I think this thing may have had a pretty good chance of flirting with $70M in its opening weekend, because as Variety’s Phil Contrino reported on Friday: “Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle” opens in 3,000 Imax 3D screens, a new record for the premium format. Last year, Disney’s Thor: Ragnarok hit 3,100 Imax 3D screens, so see if most of the same theaters choose to show this being Ducktales over Adam and Eve. “Charlie’s Angels” will also play in Imax 3D for the first time in Latin America, and 600 Imax 3D screens in Europe are opening on the film’s second weekend. And then there’s the camp, which, according to a Variety round-up of the five funny moments the film includes, included “a bathroom scene that recreates The Wizard of Oz.”

You can also check out this fun little video featuring Seth Rogen as Charlie Townsend giving a lesson in how to fight a fire, as the actors do in real life.

And of course, since we’re here, we shouldn’t neglect to mention Kirsten Dunst. It’s been about a decade since we first saw Kirsten Dunst in Spider-Man, and now the long-wonderful-but-really-old-because-new-again actress returns in Ghost. Also included in the cast are Val Kilmer, Edward Norton, Willem Dafoe, Marisa Tomei, and Woody Harrelson (perhaps he made an effort to keep his mystery kiss and match face?). Dunst plays a super-powered young woman whose friends take her under their wing in order to educate her about the ways of the web-slinging web — her first lessons, of course, being how to sneakily pee in the summertime.

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