The Link Rally: 17 February 2012

  • This might be the most spectacularly sappy Whitney Houston tribute I've seen yet. Regretsy
  • Michael K covers Anderson Cooper's pageant mom makeovers like only he can. DListed

But seriously, did you see what Anderson Cooper did to these women?

Pageant Mom Makeovers

  • The first level of the Julie Taymor/Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark law suits is over. Guess what? The producers have agreed to pay Julie Taymor for the work she did on the show for the first time since she signed up to write/direct it years ago. Arts Beat
  • Dear Hollywood: an I Am Legend sequel with Will Smith will require massive use of revisionist history. Cinema Blend
  • Peter and the Starcatcher will have most of the original cast when it bows on Broadway this spring. So excited. Broadway World

Finally, The Secret of Arrietty comes out today. Here's a great interview with Carol Burnett about her work doing new dubs for an existing animated feature and other career highlights.

The Link Rally: 20 February 2012

Anatomy of a Jump Scare; Or, The Woman in Black goes BOO!