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Have you heard of Edith Macefield? She’s often mistaken as the inspiration for Pixar’s Up, but she is at least a lot like the main character from the 2009 animated feature– enough that Disney used Macefield’s home in Seattle for a tie-in promotion. The woman, who died in 2008 at age 86, became famous in her city and worldwide when she refused to… Continue reading A Real-Life 'Up' House Is for Sale, But You'll Have to Agree to Special Terms To Buy It

Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture:

Watch a new video essay on Akira Kurosaw‘s composition of movement, with comparison to the same in The Avengers (via The Film Stage):

The wonderful Anne Ramsay is profiled in the first episode of No Small Parts, a series on character actors (via Reddit):

Scottish artist Demetria Skye likes to draw Baymax from Big Hero 6

Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture:

In the new episode of Super-Fan Build, watch the guys construct a doghouse inspired by Pixar‘s Up:

The prize is your own mischievous Mogwai, I guess. This might be the funniest Gremlins T-shirt ever (via Fashionably Geek):

Part tribute, part parody, Wayside Creaton’s “Best Picture: The Musical,” which covers… Continue reading Today in Movie Culture: 'Up' Doghouse, 'John Wick' Fan Art, See Spider-Man in 'The Avengers' and More

Rumors have swirled that Solange Knowles attacked her sister Beyoncé’s husband Jay Z because the rapper had flirted with designer Rachel Roy at the Met Gala. And now, Roy’s ex-husband — and  Jay Z’s former business partner — Damon Dash has spoken out to set the record straight.

“If he was trying to holler at my wife … that’s kinda f*cked up,” Dash laughed in a… Continue reading Rachel Roy’s Ex Damon Dash Calls Out Jay Z On Met Ball Rumors: ‘If He Was Trying To Holler At My Wife … That’s Kinda F*cked Up’

Leah Remini left Scientology because she was fed up with how badly the church treated people, radio detection and rangingOnline.com is reporting exclusively.

The King of Queens star’s decision was prompted not only by things she had to endure but also by the way the church was being run, and in particular how the leaders treated certain members. Her decision has promoted a renewed focus on… Continue reading Scientology Under Attack: Leah Remini Left Church Because She Was ‘Fed Up’ With How Badly People Were Treated