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Meryl Streep Claim 'We're All From Africa' Ignites Social Media Storm (vid) 2

Meryl Streep Claim ‘We’re All From Africa’ Ignites Social Media Storm (vid)

Meryl Streep is being called on the carpet, and it isn’t red. The three-time Oscar winner was responding to a question about the all-white makeup of the international film jury at the Berlin Film Festival. Her comments touched off a social media backlash today (Feb. 11). The subject of national origin today is a cultural flash point. The lack of diversity in Hollywood has been a hot button issue for years. ...
Robert Pattinson's 'Queen of Desert' Pounds Sand at Berlin Film Fest 4

Robert Pattinson’s ‘Queen of Desert’ Pounds Sand at Berlin Film Fest

Robert Pattinson’s latest outing in Werner Herzog’s “Queen of the Desert,” with Nicole Kidman and James Franco, has left critics parched at the Berlin Film Festival. Has RPatz bombed, again? Since the “Twilight” franchise made him an international star three years ago, Pattinson has focused his career on a string of indie flicks. He’s starred in a string of films such as “Cosmopolis,” “Water for Elephants,” “Bel Ami,” “The Rover,” “Maps of he Stars” and now “Queen of the Desert.”...