SPOTLIGHT June 2017: Amber Tamblyn, Actress, Poet, Director of PAINT IT BLACK

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The 34-year-old actress just made her directorial and screenwriting debut with Paint It Black, an emotionally charged drama about the relationship between a vulnerable young woman (Alia Shawkat) and her lover’s possessive mother (Janet McTeer) following his untimely death. As the film was releasing theatrically in May, Tamblyn hit the New York boards for the first time, starring off-Broadway in Can You Forgive Her?, penned by two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist Gina Gionfriddo. And, Tamblyn’s third book of poetry, Dark Sparkler, published in 2015, considers the dehumanizing myth-making surrounding more than 25 actresses who died young, including Marilyn Monroe, Brittany Murphy and Thelma Todd. Continue reading…

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“Sisterhood of The Traveling Pants 2″ – Brandy McDonnell reviews

Fans of the first movie, and women looking for a little bonding, will enjoy the “Sisterhood.” Read more>>

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“Sisterhood Of The Traveling Pants 2″ – Maitland McDonagh reviews

Tamblyn, Lively, Ferrara and Bledel have a sparkling chemistry that transcends the subpar material, and the Greek-island conclusion is so picturesque you can almost overlook the predictable histrionics – especially if you’re young enough to fall within the sisterhood’s target demographic. Read more>>

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“Sisterhood Of The Traveling Pants 2″ – Susan Granger reviews

Having just completed their first year of college, the four lifelong friends of Ann Brashares’ “Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants” are back for another summer of drama and discovery, sharing the magical pair of thrift-shop jeans as a way of staying connected to their past and each other.

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“Sisterhood of The Traveling Pants 2″ – Brandy McDonnell Interviews Four Femme Stars

“This movie is about friendship, and it’s about this special bond, and so it would be about how friendships change throughout your lifetimes,” Ferrera says. “And I always thought that this movie was not so much about what each of the girls were going through so much as how what they’re going through affects their bond.” Read more>>.

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