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#NowWatching Felicity Jones in A Monster Calls. It looks like the film is mainly about a little boy and the monster, with Felicity playing a supporting role of the boy's mother. So often, for actresses, once they no longer play the teenager in an coming-of-age story they become the mother and somehow that's hardly ever the main role in a film; for male actors this rule doesn't seem to apply.
#FelicityJones #AMonsterCalls
Photo of the blu-ray of the film with a small boy looking up at a big tree-like monster


A common theme in most Asian cinema that I have seen is that it has Zhang Ziyi in it. House of Flying Daggers, Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon, Memoirs of a Geisha, 2046, Hero, The Warrior, The Banquet. Doesn't really say much about Asian cinema, more about me, or her. But now I'm watching Jasmine Women which I haven't seen yet. It is also known as Jasmine Flower.
#ZhangZiyi #JasmineWomen #JasmineFlower #NowWatching
Photo of the dvd cover showing Chinese text and in English the title Jasmine Women. Three characters are shown, most prominently Zhang Ziyi.


I don't quite know what it means yet, but Adidas says they haven't done a new label in 50 years, but they are going to and Jenna Ortega is going to be the brand ambassador of it. That's all I know. More to be revealed. This was from an official Adidas press release.
#JennaOrtega #Adidas

(Photo copyright Adidas)
Jenna Ortega sitting in a purple Adidas outfit


Just started watching South of Hell, which I know nothing about except it's a tv series with Mena Suvari hunting demons.
#MenaSuvari #SouthOfHell
Photo of the blu-ray with Mena on the cover


In saying who's a good actress and in buying their films I really do not care how famous they are (either way, some people are snobs and ignore those who are famous). It's just that for some people there are way more projects to talk about.

I'm now going to watch my blu-ray of Nina Forever, with Abigail Hardingham. It's a horror film, but it's the middle of the day so hopefully I don't get too scared.

I had known she was a good actress, but when I saw her in a double episode of Silent Witness I was stunned how good that performance was. I mentioned this on Twitter, years ago, and was shocked to get a thank you. Some people don't get praise all the time, even though they should.

On the cover, Abigail is the one on the right, not the eponymous ghost character.
#AbigailHardingham #NinaForever #NowWatching
Photo of the blu-ray cover of the film, with the three main characters: in the middle the ghost Nina (white face, with blood), a woman on the right kissing her on the cheek and a man on the left looking on. Nina has her arms around both pulling them close.


#NowWatching something good, with several great actresses in it like Helena Bonham Carter and Carey Mulligan: Suffragette.
#HelenaBonhamCarter #CareyMulligan #Suffragette
The blu-ray cover of the film with the three main actresses including Carey Mulligan (center) and Helena Bonham Carter (left)


#NowWatching Bad Neighbours 2 because it has Chloë Grace Moretz in it. This is a film of before she realigned her project choices and I'm only watching it for completeness. Or maybe it'll be fun. Anyway, I'm sure Chloë will be good as always.
#ChloëGraceMoretz #BadNeighbours2
blu-ray cover of the film, Chloë center front in front of a wooden fence, other actors behind the fence.


#NowWatching Christina Ricci in The Lizzie Borden Chronicles, the tv series that came after the film. I'd seen the film a while ago. Of course I have to see everything with Christina in it, still quite some to go...
#ChristinaRicci #TheLizzieBordenChronicles #LizzieBordenTookAnAxe
Photo of the dvd box, showing Christina holding an axe with blood dripping from it


Yes, room 4.07 of the Schmicago Hotel.
Text on image: Welcome to Schmicago. 4.07. Schmigadoon! Season 2. Season 2 of "Schmigadoon!" finds Josh (Keegan-Michael Key) and Melissa (Cecily Strong) in the darker, sexier, jazzier city of Schmicago!


Trailer tomorrow! How's that for great synchronicity? They posted a short clip just now.
#JennaOrtega #ScreamVI
https://twitter.com/ScreamMovies/status/1615710643981815810
Jenna Ortega as Tara Carpenter in the trailer of Scream VI, crawling over the floor of a supermarket hiding from Ghostface.


In this The Guardian interview the band B*Witched talk about 1998, just before they became famous, and what happened since. They recreate a publicity photo they did then.

I was a huge fan. Mainly of Lindsay Armaou. Still am. I had seen them about a year before their first single came out in something I happened to catch on video tape. I was struck.

The four girls crowded on a chair in their double denim, back in 1998, ages 20 to 26.
B*Witched in 1998, photographer unknown.

The same four girls (we should already have said women back in 1998), in the exact same position, in 2022.
B*Witched in 2022, by Simon Webb.

#Bewitched #B*Witched #LindsayArmaou
https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2023/jan/07/bwitched-look-back


It has not even been three weeks. I like their Instagram caption:


Thing issued this statement: 👊👍🤘

#JennaOrtega #WednesdayNetflix #Wednesday
Closeup of Jenna Ortega as Wednesday giving side-eye with the text, apart from the titles 'Wednesday' and 'Netflix', "Over 1 billion hours watched", with a really big "1"


It's Wednesday and I'm on my way to take my place at Nevermore Academy.
#Wednesday #WednesdayNetflix #NevermoreAcademy
Me, wearing the Nevermore Academy clothing, in front of a tv waiting to start the tv series Wednesday


Tv interview with Jenna Ortega on Good Morning America, with clips from the show, her mentioning all the training she did for it, and where she shows her reset face and Kubrick stare.
#JennaOrtega #Wednesday #WednesdayNetflix #GMA

Jenna smiling at the camera, <br>wearing a white shirt and a striped suit front
https://youtu.be/zwGtH8sOTnM


Two more days to Wednesday and Jenna's face gets everywhere. I don't know what trays these are, it's not the Netflix canteen, is it? From an Instagram story by one of the show's creators.
#JennaOrtega #WednesdayNetflix #Wednesday
The Wednesday poster with Jenna Ortega as Wednesday Addams on a stack of trays on a trolley. The text says "No sharp objects? What a shame."


I know Rosie Day is a great actress, but by all accounts she's a great director and producer as well. I still have to see the films she's directed, they're not very available. Her stage play she wrote got rave reviews as well. I do know she's a formidable person, I'm definitely looking out for anything she does.

The photo she posted a while back on Instagram shows what it looks like if you write a stage play just as a dare, then turn out to be really good at it. All five stars.
#RosieDay
Poster for the play "Instructions for a Teenage Armageddon", listing six five-star reviews, singling out her writing


Book "Anatomical Oddities" by Alice Roberts, with a sticker "Signed by the author"

Proof that announcing a book on the fediverse can also lead to sales... This is "Anatomical Oddities" by @Prof Alice Roberts . Just arrived today!
#AliceRoberts #AnatomicalOddities


Jenna Ortega and her Wednesday cast mates speak to NME interview, with interesting tidbits about the show.
#JennaOrtega #WednesdayNetflix #Wednesday
https://www.nme.com/features/tv-interviews/wednesday-interview-jenna-ortega-behind-the-scenes-3346075
Jenna and Emma, Jenna wearing a white top with black tie while Emma is all black
Jenna wearing a grey and white tie and a grey and white top over a white shirt
Jenna and her boy cast mates


So, I'm linked. Didn't find new people, but it may be useful for people who follow me on Twitter. That's hardly anybody, but if my brother joins the fediverse he can find me...
#twitodon

Results that show that of the 924 people I follow on Twitter, <br>1 is on the fediverse and known to twitodon. I guess the other two I know about haven't linked their accounts yet...

Part of the Twitter exodus? This tool is a bit clumsy but one way to cross-search for people you follow on Twitter who are also on here: https://twitodon.com


Chloë Grace Moretz interviewed by Wired based on autocomplete searches. Does she sing, play cello, speak foreign languages? Did Martin Scorsese think she's British? Short version in the quote-shared tweet, longer on YouTube.
#ChloëGraceMoretz #Wired #AutoCompleteInterview
https://youtu.be/TvVlTA8t-vM

Muay Thai, first-person shooter games, and vacation hotel room tattoos - @ChloeGMoretz is the kind of person we want to hang out with!



Leading up to our Sinterklaas present of His Dark Materials season 3 on 5 December, there's this interesting interview with Dafne Keen in Fabric Magazine, with photos by Joseph Sinclair.
#DafneKeen #FabricMagazine
Three photos of Dafne in white clothes
Dafne in a woolly green white top that has a big zipper
Dafne in a green jacket and skirt, with a white top
Black and white photo of Dafne in a black suit jacket over a white shirt
https://www.fabricmagazine.co.uk/people/interview-dafne-keen/


Ella Al-Shamahi announces a series on BBC Radio 4 & BBC Sounds called Why Do We Do That?, relating our experiences to our evolution, e.g. why we feel heartbreak as actual pain. Sounds interesting!
#EllaAlShamahi
https://www.instagram.com/p/CkInEwfK2y6/
Ella holding a spear in front of what looks like cave paintings


The crosspost to twitter gets the cutest Wednesday Addams icon attached to her name!
Screenshot of the hashtag #JennaOrtega over on twitter with an icon of Wednesday with her braids


@Sean Tilley In case it is still relevant:

It is the admin setting Remote post retention days under instance:

screenshot of the admin frontend showing the "Remote post retention days" setting, set to 31

then the prune_objects mix task as the pleroma user:

cd ~/pleroma/ && MIX_ENV=prod mix pleroma.database prune_objects


It seems I've scheduled this long ago and forgot about it by having the following in /etc/cron.d/pleroma:

SHELL=/bin/sh
PATH=/usr/local/sbin:/usr/local/bin:/sbin:/bin:/usr/sbin:/usr/bin

12 3 * * * pleroma { cd ~/pleroma && MIX_ENV=prod mix pleroma.database prune_objects && echo "Objects pruned" ; } 2>&1 | logger -t pleroma-cron


I mean the most breathtaking woman arrives at Paris Fashion Week and she's not even one of the models:

Jenna in a crowd and a black lace dress and a black rain coat off her shoulder, smiling, outside

Jenna in a crowd and a black lace dress and a black rain coat off her shoulder, outside, seen from the side

(Photos by a photographer who on Instagram goes by Sharon. I'd really like to credit her full name, but I just don't know it. See link)
https://www.instagram.com/p/CjOWDKEMgXe/
#JennaOrtega #ParisFashionWeek


Jenna Ortega is at a fashion show in Paris (Maison Valentino) and I've seen her look on Instagram on the fan accounts. It's an amazing look. I'm going to have to visit the stock photo sites again this evening...

These photos are by fashion photographer Genevieve Leah (https://www.instagram.com/p/CjOBgW7LxwR/) and make up artist Naoko Scintu (https://www.instagram.com/p/CjN2hHeMuxX/).
#JennaOrtega
Jenna being photographed outside, black raincoat off her shoulder, black dress
Jenna looking into the camera,understated but beautiful makeup applied


For today's #JennaBirthweekRewatch I'm going to be a heretic and watch what I consider #JennaOrtega's best horror film: The Babysitter: Killer Queen. Not only is she one of the leads, the film also remains character-based whilst running from killers.

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt11024272/


Wishing #JennaOrtega much happiness for her 20th birthday as she gives us fans much happiness seeing her talent in her many projects.
A stack of discs in front of a streaming search screen, all Jenna's projects.


This Tuesday #JennaOrtega has her 20th birthday and I'll be celebrating by (re)watching her films all week. To start #JennaBirthweekRewatch, the 4k collector's edition of X. #XMovie
Photo of Jenna in the book of the collector's edition 4k, which is the one with her holding the microphone boom


Jenna Ortega presenting a clip from Wednesday on today's Netflix 'Tudum' event.
#JennaOrtega #Netflix #Wednesday
Jenna proudly smiling


Amy-Leigh Hickman in the season 4 teaser trailer for You, as shown in today's Netflix 'Tudum' event.
#AmyLeighHickman #Netflix #YouNetflix
Amy-Leigh as Nadia, walking towards the camera, brushing away her hair from her eyes


Two important dates coming up:

Tuesday 27 September,
Wednesday 23 November.

#JennaOrtega #Wednesday
https://www.instagram.com/p/Ci2oZ6Ku92r/
Poster for Wednesday on Netflix with the date Nov 23


A small USB dongle next to the 10x20x30 cm box it came in. The box is filled with filler material

Spot the product next to the box it came in.


I also tried an HDR photo yesterday and though it succeeded in getting both the trees and the sky clearly visible in the picture, something feels really off about it to me. Maybe it is just because I know it is a processed photo. And that I was there and know it didn't look like that.
Green trees and a sunny but cloudy sky; because of the HDR mode of the camera both aspects are properly exposed