One of this week's biggest pop culture stories is about Dakota Johnson being cast as Anastasia Steele in the upcoming Fifty Shades of Grey movie. Though Ms. Johnson might not be a face you recognized at first, you've certainly seen her parents. That's right, Johnson is the daughter of actors Don Johnson and Melanie Griffith. Don was 22 when he met Melanie, and she was even younger. They shacked up and got engaged on her 18th birthday and got married in 1976. Then, they divorced six months...Read Full Story
Getty ImagesSome moms might not exactly be jazzed that their daughter just signed up to get whipped in bed for a movie role. But Melanie Griffith is not some moms. The veteran actress knows this is a huge opportunity for her little girl and couldn't be happier for Dakota Johnson to play Anastasia Steele in Fifty Shades of Grey. (Or maybe she just hasn't read the books yet.) Griffith wrote on Twitter: "My beautiful child Dakota has been chosen to play Anna Steele in 50 Shades!!! Look out world...Read Full Story
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Hugely funny and beautifully stylized, Django Unchained is trademark Tarantino, his best film since Pulp Fiction.
This is the Quentin Tarantino we know and love. In Django Unchained, the cocky writer and director of Reservoir Dogs and Pulp Fiction is back and badder than ever. What's always stood out about Tarantino is his brazen ability to borrow and steal while staying original. It's his great gift. With an encyclopedic...Read Full Story
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