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Rashida Jones Writing 'Toy Story 4', Set For Release June 16, 2017


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John Lasseter, the Pixar chief who changed the animation game forever with Toy Story in 1995, will direct the fourth instalment in the adventures of Woody, Buzz and Co for release on June 16, 2017.

Toy Story 3The Toy Story 3 guys are coming back for a fourth outing

In a nice twist that will please fans of Parks & Recreation, Rashida Jones has been tasked with writing the movie with her screenwriting partner Will McCormack (the pair last worked on 2012 indie comedy Celeste and Jesse Forever).

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Rashida Jones & Rob Lowe Exit 'Parks & Recreations'


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Rashida Jones promised fans there was going to be "a lot of crying (on and off screen) during tonight's Parks and Recreation." And the episode certainly delivered!

Rashida JonesRashida Jones tweeted about the emotional episode. 

Fans of the show have known about the inevitable goodbye scenes since July of last year but, for those who love Rashida Jones and Rob Lowe's characters, Ann and Chris, yesterday's (20th January) episode was still heart rending. 

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Rashida Jones Cries Out To Female Entertainers: "Stop Acting Like Whores"


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If you ever thought that the bulk of female entertainers seem to nowadays wear little other than nipple tassels and g-strings all the time, then you're not alone, because Rashida Jones thinks the same thing too. The Parks and Recreation star issued a rally call to women everywhere through her Twitter account; put on some clothes and "stop acting like whores."

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Rashida has made a name for herself without saucy photo shoots or publicity stunts

Jones, 37, ranted about the current state of acceptability within the entertainment biz regarding how much women flash their skin. Not naming any names, Rashida wanted to attack the culture of stripping down and posting the pictures all over Twitter, calling for women everywhere to have some modesty and keep it under wraps. Her rant wasn't a direct attack towards artists like Miley Cyrus or Rihanna, who consistently appear to wear next to nothing, but was an attack against modern culture and what is considered "the norm" among Hollywood-types and those who look up to these celebs.

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Rashida Jones Leaving NBC's Show 'Parks And Recreation' With Rob Lowe


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Rashida Jones is leaving the show Parks and Recreation during season 6. She will be joined by Rob Lowe, according to an announcement made by creator Mike Schur. The pair will exit by the middle of season 6, definitely before episode 13. 

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Rashida Jones at the 2013 Vanity Fair Oscar party, L.A.

In his statement, Schur said the actors were "wonderful, funny" and "committed". He went on to say their absence would be felt strongly by the Parks and Recreation cast and crew. 

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Say Goodbye To Rob Lowe And Rashida Jones On 'Parks And Recreation'


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Parks and RecreationAmy Poehler’s masterpiece of an ABC comedy is set to lose a pair of castmembers after its current season. Rashida Jones – who plays the conscientious nurse-turned-Pawnee-city-council member and Rob Lowe – the council’s extremely health-conscious city manager – are both leaving the show at the end of its current 13-episode run. The lineup change has been confirmed by The Hollywood Reporter. It will happen sometime in February 2014. Tears will be shed.

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No explanation was given for the actors' departure.

Jones and Lowe’s characters have been dating on and off for some time in the series, so this could at least provide an easy way for the writing team to tie up the loose ends around their departure. Fans might find additional comfort in the numerous cameos, already announced for this upcoming season. During the premiere, on September 26 this year, the action will take place in London and it will reportedly involve appearances from Heidi Klum and the Happy Days icon Henry Winkler.

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Celeste And Jesse Forever Review


Very Good

With its refusal to follow the usual romantic-comedy formula, this snappy and observant movie is a nice surprise. Not only does it keep us wondering about where it's heading, but it gives the likeable Jones and Samberg much more complex roles than they usually get to play. And the quirky approach combined with some darkly dramatic moments makes it more interesting to watch.

Jones and Samberg play the long-time couple Celeste and Jesse, who have been together since they were in school. Now married for six years, they're starting to wonder if maybe they're just best friends, rather than a couple. So they decide to separate. The main issue seems to be surfer-artist Jesse's lack of ambition but, when he begins to move on with his life, Celeste starts wondering if maybe she's the real problem. Even so, they're still completely involved in each others' lives, which is awkward for their friends Beth and Tucker (Graynor and Christian). Maybe they need some distance.

The film's perspective centres on Celeste's messy journey, which is a bumpy series of conflicting emotions. She works as a lifestyle critic, so her comments on pop culture are hilariously barbed, but as her personal life dissolves she retreats into annoying pot-fuelled wallowing. It's often not easy to watch her, but Jones gives a ruthlessly honest performance that's both funny and disturbing. Her sideplots with her gay boss (Wood), her low-life drug dealer (cowriter McCormack) and a bratty popstar client (Roberts) are nicely played but only tangentially developed.

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Celeste and Jesse Forever Trailer


Celeste and Jesse have been best friends since high school and married each other very young. Many years later, they have reached their thirties and while Celeste is a successful business woman, Jesse has failed to mature with age and remains unemployed and unmotivated. Celeste believes the right thing to do is to file for a divorce as her life progresses away from him. He agrees, although he still loves her, but the pair remain inseparable friends as they begin to see other people. They are told that they should start dating again if they are unwilling to let each other go, however, Jesse soon finds another girl to fall in love with and Celeste's world comes crashing down around her as she realises she's made a huge mistake. As everything begins to warp and change in their lives, they start to learn that they may have to abandon their precious friendship in order for their hearts to heal.

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The Muppets Review


Excellent
Using their long absence from the screen as a premise, this film astutely taps into the nostalgia former fans still feel for these anarchic, loveable characters while winning over new followers. And even though it's very silly, it's still hugely enjoyable.

In Smalltown America, Walter (Linz) has always felt different from his brother Gary (Segel). He has longed to meet the Muppets, his childhood heroes, and gets the chance when Gary and his girlfriend Mary (Adams) take him on a trip Los Angeles. But the Muppet Theatre is in ruin, and an evil tycoon (Cooper) is planning to tear it down and drill for oil. After meeting Kermit (Whitmire), Walter, Mary and Gary hatch a plan to save the theatre. But most of the Muppets have moved on with their lives.

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The Big Year Review


OK
Even though it's rather corny and sentimental, this colourful comedy-drama holds our interest mainly because it's about a subject we'd never imagine watching a film about.

Brad (Black) is a birdwatcher who decides to do a Big Year, seeing as many birds as possible in 12 months, while holding down a full-time job and borrowing against his credit cards. Jetting around the country for rare spottings, he comes up against his record-holding nemesis Kenny (Wilson) as well as Stu (Martin), a corporate big-wig who has taken a year off work to follow his dream. But will their obsession with birding cause problems in their private lives?

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The Big Year Trailer


Brad Harris is having what he calls a 'no-life crisis'. He is stuck in a soul destroying job and he is still living with his parents, despite him being in his mid-thirties. The one thing that holds any interest for him is bird watching. When he discovers that this year is known to 'birders' as 'The Big Year' - one year where birders set out to find as many birds in the country as possible - Brad is determined to beat the record previously set by Kenny Postick.

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Rashida Jones Sunday 27th November 2005 LACMA's Art And Film Gala Honoring Clint Eastwood And John Baldessari at LACMA Los Angeles, California

Finding Joe Trailer


Joseph Campbell was a famous mythologist, born in New York in 1904. He is most famous for his influential work, 'A Hero With A Thousand Faces', which was published in 1949 and influenced a generation of writers and artists, including Stanley Kubrick, Jim Morrison, Bob Dylan, Jerry Garcia and George Lucas, to name but a few. Campbell also taught at Sarah Lawrence College in his hometown from 1934 to 1972, while balancing his research on myths and the human experience.

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The Muppets Trailer


Underneath the famous Muppet Theatre, oil has been discovered. Tex Richman, an oilman, finds out and plans to demolish the theatre so he can start drilling. Walter, Gary and Mary are three friends who also happen to be huge fans of The Muppets. They plan to stage what they call 'The Greatest Muppet Telethon Ever', so they can raise $10 million to stop the destruction of the Muppet Theatre.

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The Social Network Trailer


Most people who use the internet are familiar with the name Mark Zuckerberg, for those who aren't, he founded and programmed a social networking website called Facebook. In an extremely short amount of time his bedroom project soon turned into one of the most profitable websites on the internet.

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Cop Out Review


Good
Trying to make up for a lack of genuine wit, this film adopts a frenetic pace with a constant stream of jokes and action. The result is watchable, occasionally funny and instantly forgettable.

Cops Jimmy and Paul (Willis and Morgan) have been partners for nine years but, after a chase goes horribly wrong, they're suspended for a month. While Paul suspects his wife (Jones) of infidelity, Jimmy's daughter (Trachtenberg) is planning an extravagant wedding. To pay for it, Jimmy decides to sell a valuable baseball card, which is promptly stolen by a low-life goon (Scott) and passed on to a murderous gangster (Diaz). So Jimmy calls Paul to help him get it back. It's not like they have anything better to do.

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Little Black Book Review


Weak
Fall is approaching, and with it comes the next wave of lighthearted romantic comedies that are all that stands between the lonely, desperate women of America and a long, cold winter of depression and self-loathing. First out of the gate is Little Black Book, a cutesy comedy that offers about as much insight into the perils and wonder of human relationships as just about any daytime drama, but with a few laughs thrown in.

As the opening credits roll, we meet Stacy (Brittany Murphy), a young college grad heading out into the exciting world of low-budget television production. She dreams of one day working with her childhood idol, Diane Sawyer. And her mother loves Carly Simon. I don't know why the part about Carly Simon is important, but it's a recurring theme throughout the film. If her mother ever actually got any screen time, perhaps the Carly Simon thing would become at least marginally relevant to the story. But no dice. Even so, we're treated to several inexplicable Carly Simon moments that have nothing to do with anything, really, and don't add anything of substance to the film.

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Rashida Jones

Date of birth

25th February, 1976

Occupation

Actor

Sex

Female

Height

1.63






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The Muppets Movie Review

The Muppets Movie Review

Using their long absence from the screen as a premise, this film astutely taps into...

The Big Year Movie Review

The Big Year Movie Review

Even though it's rather corny and sentimental, this colourful comedy-drama holds our interest mainly because...

The Big Year Trailer

The Big Year Trailer

Brad Harris is having what he calls a 'no-life crisis'. He is stuck in a...

Finding Joe Trailer

Finding Joe Trailer

Joseph Campbell was a famous mythologist, born in New York in 1904. He is most...

The Muppets Trailer

The Muppets Trailer

Underneath the famous Muppet Theatre, oil has been discovered. Tex Richman, an oilman, finds out...

The Social Network Trailer

The Social Network Trailer

Most people who use the internet are familiar with the name Mark Zuckerberg, for those...

Cop Out Movie Review

Cop Out Movie Review

Trying to make up for a lack of genuine wit, this film adopts a frenetic...

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Little Black Book Movie Review

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Fall is approaching, and with it comes the next wave of lighthearted romantic comedies that...

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