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15 French Horror Films You Won’t Forget In A Hurry

Published November 27, 2013 by gossipzoo

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I have, in the past, covered both the Italian and Asian (primarily Japanese) horror film genres. If you have followed my articles, you will know that I just love all things dodgy and Italian in Movieland. I also happen to worship French cinema – and I have written about high art films (the canon of Robert Bresson) as well as the kinkier side of things (Les Valseuses, Ma tresse, Emmanuelle).

French cinema is often viewed as being extremely arty or extremely kinky. There is, however, another facet of French cinema which I am focusing my beady eye upon in this article, and that is the French horror movie. Most of them are the product of the New French Extremity movement and are therefore fairly recent. But there are couple of French horror classics with films such as Les Yeux Sans Visage and Les Diaboliques to throw into the mix.

French horror films are noted for being extreme in their subject matter, super stylish and inventive. I have picked out 15 of the finest French horror films for you to rendezvous with…

15. Frontiers (2007)

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A far right candidate is elected as French President sparking massive riots in Paris. A group of young people see this as their chance to stage a robbery and make some money. Of course, things go wrong they end up on the run, staying at a motel which is run by insane and murderous Neo-Nazis who proceed to humiliate, torture and kill our fugitives.

I don’t like Frontiers. I don’t think it is fit to lick Martyr’s or Inside’s boots, but I’m sure a lot of people out there appreciate it. I think it is trying to be too many things at once – a comment on society, a heist movie, a crappy rip-off of films like The Hills Have Eyes and Texas Chainsaw Massacre. You don’t even get any decent gore for your money – it is obligatory stuff for a film of this ilk.

Some decent gore may have enlivened it, but I found it dreadfully boring and I was impatient for the damn thing to end. The acting is lame and the whole format of the film has been done to death already. I included the film on the list because it is one of the most prominent French horror films of recent years, and I would love any fans of Frontiers among you to prove to me that it has merit.

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Kate Beckinsale Bedazzles The Pages Of C Magazine

Published November 26, 2013 by gossipzoo

Kate Beckinsale is proof that there is such thing as a fountain of youth in the November issue of C magazine.

The 40-year-old looked positively sublime in a light gray, strapless dress with romantic details along the sides for the cover, with the sweetheart neckline highlighting her cleavage.

Though it’s not rich in colors, the spread is equally exquisite, with Kate posing in a fringe Bottega Veneta number, a bedazzled Oscar de la Renta top and skirt and Michael Kors embellished gown.

Out of all the photos, our favorite has to be the one where she’s arching her back in the same green Marc Jacobs sequin gown Miley Cyrus wore last week.

What a stunner!

Ch-ch-check out the entire spread in the gallery (below)!

[Image via C magazine.]

Little Mix Have Themselves A Pink Winter Wonderland

Published November 26, 2013 by gossipzoo

How cute is this?!

We’re in LURVE with this fabby shoot featuring the girls of Little Mix in Wonderland magazine’s December issue. They all look SO FIERCE!

Perrie Edwards is a KNOCKOUT in a striped Miu Miu coat with a dotted pink scarf tied around her neck. That’s a killer Blue Steel if we’ve ever seen one!

Leigh-Anne Pinnock looks badass in a Christopher Kane strapless camo print dress, and shows her softer side in a fuzzy pink mohair suit by Jonathan Saunders.

Meanwhile, Jade Thirwall and Jesy Nelson are super femme in a pink Dior logo print top with silver mini skirt and belted pink vintage Prada sheath dress, respectively.

So much pink! So much pretty! Heart bubbles!

Check out the full spread in the gallery (below)!

[Image via Wonderland magazine]

DEMI LOVATO Nearly Breaks Down On Stage And Other Hollywood News

Published November 24, 2013 by gossipzoo

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  • DEMI LOVATO nearly breaks down on stage – wambie.com
  • Renee Zellweger got an eye job – yeeeah!
  • Justin Timberlake‘s new video “TKO” out now – COLLEGE CANDY
  • A newly unearthed “Star Wars” blooper reel – omg blog/omg social club
  • Britney Spears neon sign graphics mimic Miley Cyrus‘- Bitten and Bound
  • Tim Burton movies to get you in the Halloween spirit – all women stalk
  • Ashton Kutcher and Demi Moore finalize divorce! – GIRLSTALKINSMACK
  • Kate Upton looks in-freaking-credible – HQ-celebrity.com
  • Miley Cyrus does old school Lil’ Kim for Halloween – BOHOMOTH

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BRITNEY SPEARS Dresses As Snow White For Halloween (PHOTOS)

Published November 24, 2013 by gossipzoo

BRITNEY SPEARS dressed up as Snow White for Halloween, with her female backup dancers as her seven dwarves!

Check it out:

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While everyone in Hollywood has been dressing up as Miley Cyrus and Robin Thicke for Halloween, the “Work B*tch” singer decided to go the fairy tale route and went as Snow White, with her backup dancers serving as her seven dwarves.

Britney looked adorable in a short black wig and a shorter version of the beloved Disney princess’ dress while her “dwarves” wore normal clothes and bonnets with the names of their respective dwarf written on a piece of tape stuck to the front.

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What can you say about Britney’s Halloween costume?

Photos Via Britney Spears‘ Twitter / Instagram

Dina Manzo Confirms Real Housewives of New Jersey Season 6 Return: “It Felt ‘Right'”

Published November 23, 2013 by gossipzoo
  • Dina Manzo visits 'Watch What Happens Live'

    Dina Manzo confirmed on Twitter that she’s returning to the Real Housewives of New Jersey for season six Credit: Charles Sykes/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images

    It’s official! As Real Housewives of New Jersey star Jacqueline Laurita hinted to Us Weekly on Sunday, Oct. 27, former star Dina Manzo will be returning to the Bravo reality series for the show’s upcoming sixth season.

    PHOTOS: Remember these former Housewives?

    “Well, I guess the (hairless) cat’s out of the bag,” Manzo, who appeared in seasons one and two, tweeted on Tuesday, Oct. 29. (She has a hairless cat named Grandma Wrinkles.) “Yes, I’m back. Unlike the past, this time it felt ‘right.’ See you on Bravo, my friends. xo.”

    PHOTOS: Before they were Real Housewives

    Rumors about the 41-year-old interior decorator’s return have been circulating for several weeks, ever since her estranged sister, Caroline Manzo, announced she was leaving RHONJ after five seasons. And on Sunday, Laurita told Us she thought the rumors were true.

    PHOTOS: Biggest Housewives fights ever

    “I think that my sister-in-law Dina is coming back!” she said. Then, asked whether Manzo is returning because Caroline is leaving, she replied: “Well, she doesn’t really want to do the show with family because it brings unnecessary drama and causes problems. I understand why she doesn’t want to do a show with family. I totally get it.”

    PHOTOS: Real Housewives’ plastic surgery — before and afters

    Of course, Manzo’s return isn’t the only casting shakeup making headlines these days. As a source confirmed to Us earlier this month, twin sisters Nicole and Teresa Napolitano and their friend Amber Marchese will also be joining the show for the upcoming sixth season.

    Kerry Washington Hosting Saturday Night Live: Watch Pregnant Star’s Funny Promos!

    Published November 23, 2013 by gossipzoo
  • Hosting duties before mom duties! Pregnant Kerry Washington is set to hit the Saturday Night Live stage this weekend, and is kicking off her responsibilities with the help of SNL regular Taran Killam. In new promos for the show, the expectant Scandal star pokes fun at her ABC series and alter ego Olivia Pope — minus the wine.

    PHOTOS: Kerry’s red carpet style

    In one clip, the Emmy-nominated actress corrects Killam for not reading the teleprompter correctly. “It’s going to be a great show,” Killam says, as Washington responds, “It’s going to be a wonderful show.” Killam dramatically lowers his voice and says, “Well, I don’t follow the rules. Ooh, scandal!”

    PHOTOS: Celebrity pregnancies

    In a second preview, Killam also does an impression of Eminem — who will be the musical guest for the show — and Washington makes fun of the comedian’s dialect and dancing skills. Although pregnant, the Django Unchained actress, 36, showed no sign of a baby bump as she perhaps strategically covered up in a flowing red and purple dress.

    Kerry Washington tapes her Saturday Night Love promos alongside SNL regular Taran Killam.

    Kerry Washington tapes her Saturday Night Love promos alongside SNL regular Taran Killam.
    Credit: Dana Edelson/NBC

    PHOTOS: Secret celebrity weddings

    Us Weekly exclusively broke news earlier today that the stunning actress is expecting her first child with husband Nnamdi Asomugha.

    “She’s about four months along,” an insider tells Us. Washington and the San Francisco 49ers cornerback secretly tied the knot on June 24 in Hailey, Idaho. The two began dating in the summer of 2012.

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