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11 Best Red and Pink Eyeshadow Palettes for Fall

Eyeshadow and I used to have a very simple relationship. I would see a palette of brown neutrals, fall in love, and hold onto it for the rare nights that felt like they deserved a full-on look. Then Fenty’s shadow primer came into my life, and my horizons expanded—right up to cherry eyeshadow, the “everywhere” color of fall 2018.

I was skeptical originally. When Urban Decay first dropped the news that it was releasing a cherry-themed Naked palette, my first thought was admittedly, “Why?” But with brands like Tom Ford and KKW Beauty also on board, and the burgeoning trend of burgundy, dark cherry, and plum eyeshadow on the runway, there’s a case to start considering cherry a neutral—or at least a strong contender to bronze.

Images of the UD palette looked pretty, but mystifying for my neutrals-loving self. The set of twelve colors ranges from matte peach, to copper, to ruddy violet and shimmery grape. Not one felt like the approachable brown I was used to. Yet deep in my heart, I felt the call of a challenge: to road test all the best cherry eyeshadow palettes and report back on what actually felt wearable. Not only did I come back obsessed with the color range—I came back with options. Here are all the best plays off cherry this season.

Why A Star Is Born Works Better Than Most Remakes, According To Sam Elliott

Depending on your perspective, remakes are a tricky business. Either you understand how they can blow the dust off of a dated property and repurpose it for a new audience, or you are diametrically opposed to the concept, because the original material was fine enough. We were surprised when we sat down across from Sam Elliott at the press junket for A Star Is Born, because he made it clear up front that he’s NOT okay with remakes. In general, he’s opposed to the idea of them. (Someone must have tipped him off to the news of a Roadhouse remake… terrible idea, Hollywood!) But Elliott opened up as to why this remake of A Star Is Born works, explaining to CinemaBlend:

I know that some of you might read Sam Elliott’s comments and think, “Well, what else is he going to say? He’s promoting a remake!” But when we started the conversation about the industry’s penchant for remaking anything from the past that is a household name, Elliott certainly didn’t hold back, critiquing those decisions as strictly monetary, and standing in the way of creativity. Elliott confessed:

Sam Elliott can speak with conviction because the remake that he’s part of improves in virtually every aspect of the previous versions of A Star is Born, benefitting from the brilliant casting of Lady Gaga in the lead role, and the commanding control shown by Bradley Cooper as a first-time director. Sam Elliott plays Cooper’s manager, a steady hand for an artist who’s tumbling along in an alcoholic haze. He plays an important part in the narrative. Here’s Elliott on remakes:

You can start to see for yourself what Sam Elliott is talking about, because A Star Is Born is in theaters as we speak. Why are you still here? Go!

You Will Not Believe How *Friends* Almost Ended

There are only a few true certainties in these confusing times: Ice cream is good, Lady Gaga will win the Oscar for A Star Is Born, and Ross and Rachel lived happily ever after. But the latter came very close to not happening, according to Friends executive producer Kevin S. Bright.

In a recent interview with Digital Spy, Bright revealed that the show—which ran for 10 seasons on NBC—was originally supposed to end after season nine. “We started out on season nine thinking that that would be the last season,” Bright said. “We were prepared to end the series in season nine. But at the last minute, things fortunately happened, and there was a season 10.”

Bright explains that the uncertainty over a 10th and final season left the writers “frozen,” meaning had the show ended after season nine, the writers wouldn’t have been able to craft that pitch-perfect ending. Instead, the show would have ended in Barbados, with Joey and Rachel embarking on a relationship that, let’s be honest, never rang true.

Thankfully, we got the finale we all deserved, with one of TV’s greatest will-they-or-won’t-they couples finally admitting their love for one another. And while audiences rejoiced after the final episode, things proved much harder for the cast. “Everybody was just trying to get that last bit of Friends delight, but almost all of the actors broke down and cried in one scene or another,” Bright, who directed the finale, revealed. “So there was a lot of stopping to mop up, and get the redness out of the eyes!”

Bright goes on to explain that the mood on set that day was one of “great accomplishment,” but also one of “real sadness,” after the cast and crew had spent the last 10 years of their lives together. “There were over 120 people working on the show, and we saw them for those 10 years far more than we saw our own families,” he said.

Bright added that the sadness came from “knowing that probably there’s never going to be something like this again in our lives. We’ll do other television shows, but it’s not going to be like this.”

You can say that again.

Related: Saved by the Bell Star Tiffani Thiessen Almost Played Rachel on Friends

Jamie Dornan Will Play A Journalist In Both Of His Fifty Shades Follow-Ups

Say what you will about the Fifty Shades franchise, but its stars Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson are continuing to rise to stardom and take on new fascinating roles much because of its past success. Johnson is creating buzz surrounding her two upcoming October releases, Bad Times at the El Royale and horror-remake Suspiria. Dornan is also sharing a busy release schedule with three films with his name coming out before the year’s end. Two of which has the actor portraying the stories of two very different real-life journalists in A Private War and in the HBO TV movie, My Dinner With Hervé. Why did Dornan make this shift from playing a shady, kinky billionaire you may ask? Here’s what he said:

In an interview with the Manila Bulletin, the former Christian Grey explained the difference between these two roles. Up first, My Dinner with Hervé has Jamie Dornan playing a struggling journalist, Danny Tate, who forms a friendship with Fantasy Island actor Hervé Villechaize (Peter Dinklage) shortly before the television star committed suicide in 1993. His other role in A Private War has Dornan portraying British photojournalist Paul Conroy, who photographed some of the most taunting war images in the middle east alongside badass journalist Marie Colvin, played by Rosamund Pike.

For A Private War, Jamie Dornan recounted meeting with Paul Conroy, who showed him some of images he photographed. They were so gruesome that newspapers felt they could not publish them and are permanently imprinted in Dornan’s brain. While Dornan maintains that both the roles are polar opposites, he said he thinks someone has to be “a wee bit mad” to be a journalist of any kind. A madness that he also believes actors such as himself and other creatives must possess. Delving into the world of war journalism proved to be more taxing as the movie discusses the damage the line of work has on people. His co-star Rosamund Pike will be portraying journalist Marie Colvin, who wears an eyepatch in the film due to her close encounters with war and died in 2012 while covering the siege of Homs in Syria.

Jamie Dornan is also involved in the Robin Hood reboot starring Taron Egerton and Jamie Foxx. Dornan will be playing Will Scarlet in the fun action flick, one of the iconic members of the Hood’s Merry Men. The actor certainly has a lot of exciting upcoming roles to follow-up the Fifty Shades franchise. My Dinner with Hervé airs on HBO on October 20 and A Private War and Robin Hood hit theaters on November 21.

Hobbs And Shaw Has Added A Deadpool 2 Actor

The casting, first reported by Collider, reunites Eddie Marsan with his Deadpool 2 and Atomic Blonde director David Leitch, who is helming the Fast and Furious spinoff. Plot details for Hobbs and Shaw are currently under wraps, but brutal fights, fast cars and an explosion or two seem probable, and likewise this casting news does not give us any idea about whom Eddie Marsan is playing in the film. However, the casting news does note that Eddie Marsan’s role is not a large one, but it is said to be significant. Eddie Marsan joins a cast that includes Dwayne Johnson, Jason Statham, Mission: Impossible Fallout‘s Vanessa Kirby and Idris Elba, who will be playing the villain in the film.

How The Hellboy Reboot Is Different From The Guillermo Del Toro Movies, According To Hellboy’s Creator

For a long time, Hellboy fans kept hoping that Guillermo del Toro would get the opportunity to make Hellboy III and give the story he told in the previous two movies a proper conclusion. But you can’t always get what you want, and last year it was announced that a new Hellboy movie is on the way, but it will be a reboot. David Harbour, who’s bringing Hellboy to life this time around, has previously said that unlike Ron Perlman’s Hellboy, his version of the character will go “through a lot more struggle, a lot more angst,” and Mike Mignola, the man who created Hellboy, notes that while both del Toro’s Hellboy movies and director Neil Marshall’s Hellboy pull from his source material, the latter is honing in on those horror elements more closely. In Mignola’s words:

Mike Mignola‘s take on the Hellboy reboot certainly falls in line with that we’ve learned about it over the last year. While Guillermo del Toro’s take on the Hellboy mythology certainly had their scary and unsettling moments, the movies operated within the safer PG-13 confines. This reboot, on the other hand, will be R-rated and not for the more squeamish moviegoers. And again, just because the new Hellboy is veering more into horror than fantasy doesn’t mean it’s not going to honor the original stories. In fact, continuing in his interview with Deadline, Mignola stated that from what he saw when visiting the Hellboy set in Bulgaria, this reboot looks his creations were ripped straight from the comics, something he didn’t feel with the earlier movies. Mignola said:

Based off the Darkness Calls, The Wild Hunt and The Storm and the Fury comic book story arcs, the Hellboy reboot will see the eponymous protagonist and his allies battling a medieval sorceress who wants to destroy humanity. Along with David Harbour as Hellboy, the main cast includes Milla Jovovich as Nimue the Blood Queen, Ian McShane as Trevor Bruttenholm, Sasha Lane as Alice Monaghan and Daniel Dae Kim as Ben Daimio. Hellboy has a panel at New York Comic-Con this Saturday, so if the predictions prove true, that’s when we’ll get the first trailer.

Previously scheduled for January 11, 2019, Hellboy has now moved to April 12 of the same year, so stay tuned to CinemaBlend for more updates. In the meantime, feel free to look through our 2019 release schedule to learn what other movies are coming out next year.

Criminal Minds Showrunner Talks How Long She Wants The Show To Last

Criminal Minds is currently in its fourteenth season and just celebrated its 300th episode with the season premiere. It is an impressive run by any standard. With another long-running CBS series calling it quits, it stands to reason that fans may be concerned CBS’ hit crime procedural could join them. Responding to whether she has an endgame in mind for it, Criminal Minds‘ showrunner Erica Messer revealed how long she thinks the drama can keep going. Messer said:

Based on what Erica Messer told TV Insider, the showrunner seems confident that even if Criminal Minds were to come to an end, the series would live on in some capacity. One way of doing that would be through another spinoff. As Messer hints, people will never tire of stories that involve the good guys taking down the bad ones. Her optimism about the show’s future coincides with something she previously shared in response to running out of bad guys.

While there has been a lot of talk surrounding Criminal Minds making it to its 300th episode, the series’ outlook has been met with a slight cloud overhead. The issue? Fans had to sweat out whether the series would be renewed for a fourteenth season and when it was, it was with a reduced episode count. The current season will run for 15 episodes, seven down from the show’s usual run of 22 episodes.

There were rumblings that the show’s episode count would be increased, although it currently remains the same. Despite the outside tension surrounding the show’s future, Criminal Minds has made it for another season. For her part, the series’ showrunner seems confident about the drama’s prospects, and her statement makes it clear that even if it ends, it can eventually be revisited. Whether fans are watching Criminal Minds‘ final episodes, only time will tell.

Albeit, crew members have reportedly said Season 14 would be the series’ last. The fact the series’ showrunner is so optimistic about the franchise’s outlook should be comforting to fans. The pieces are arguably in place for the series to wrap up if that is what ends up happening.

Rossi will be embarking on a romance with his ex-wife. We know that Garcia will eventually come through the dark period she is in, following the unsettling events of the Season 14 premiere. Plus, there will be a deeper dive into the characters’ personal lives throughout the season, so there will be no shortage of things to continue looking forward to.

Every show eventually comes to an end, so there is no reason not to relish the here and now. The fourteenth season of Criminal Minds will continue airing Wednesdays at 10 p.m. ET on CBS. The crime drama is among a myriad of new programming arriving on CBS, alongside other network series coming this fall.

Halsey’s ‘Without Me’ Is Her Most Personal Song To Date: ‘I Cried The Whole Time’

Halsey is back with her first new song not as Halsey. Technically, “Without Me,” is still released under that moniker, but — as she explained in an interview with Zane Lowe on Thursday (October 4) — it’s the first time she’s written a song using her real name, Ashley Frangipane.

“It’s just me. No wig, no colorful hair, no character, and it’s about my life and about my relationship that the world has watched so closely and so vehemently in the past year and a half,” Halsey explained, emphasizing that “Without Me” is a standalone track that’s not part of some grand Shakespearean concept album á la last year’s Hopeless Fountain Kingdom.

The relationship in question is Halsey’s romance with G-Eazy, which has been plagued by his rumored cheating and their brief split over the summer. The couple has since gotten back together, but “Without Me” seems to reflect on their torturous time apart. “Tell me how’s it feel sittin’ up there / Feeling so high but too far away to hold me,” she sings. “You know I’m the one who put you up there / Name in the sky / Does it ever get lonely? / Thinking you could live without me.”

For dramatic effect, the song even nods to Justin Timberlake’s spiteful 2002 breakup hit “Cry Me a River” with the lyrics, “You don’t have to say just what you did / I already know / I had to go and find out from them.”

Recording the track, Halsey admitted, was an emotional process. “I cried the whole time I recorded it,” she tweeted. “But now I feel proud. And empowered.”

See Halsey further discuss “Without Me” in the Beats 1 interview below.

Why Andrew Lincoln Didn’t Leave The Walking Dead In Season 8 As He’d Planned

The end is nigh for Andrew Lincoln as Rick Grimes on The Walking Dead, and fans are facing the final stretch of episodes before he’s gone for good (barring any flashbacks or hallucinations). While the news that he was leaving in Season 9 came as a shock to many, it turns out that Lincoln originally intended to leave the zombie apocalypse behind in Season 8. Here’s what he had to say:

Yes, Andrew Lincoln was planning on leaving The Walking Dead in the eighth season as far back as Season 4, when he had a conversation to that effect with then-showrunner Scott Gimple. Despite the fact that he had plenty of time between Season 4 and Season 8 to prepare for the final goodbye, Lincoln’s comments to EW reveal that he simply wasn’t ready by the time Season 8 rolled around. Interestingly, Lincoln realized that he wanted to stick around into another season relatively late in the game. Apparently, his change of heart happened halfway through filming Season 8 at San Diego Comic-Con.

I have to wonder if Andrew Lincoln’s change of heart contributed to the decision to kill off Carl, whose imminent death was revealed in the form of a zombie bite in Season 8’s midseason finale and ultimate demise took place in the midseason premiere. Statements from Chandler Riggs (and his dad) after Carl’s death hit the airwaves (without having been spoiled due to Riggs’ intervention) indicate that he learned that he would be out of a job very suddenly. Perhaps the need to keep Rick around but a desire to kill off a major character resulted in Carl’s death. We can only speculate at this point.

Now, we shouldn’t take Andrew Lincoln’s references to”the funeral” so literally as to mean that Rick is definitely going to bite the dust in Season 9. He’s definitely on the top of our list of characters most likely to die and we’ve come up with some morbidly fun theories about how it could happen, but there’s no 100% guarantee that Rick is going to die. Besides, there’s no way Andrew Lincoln would spoil Rick’s death months ahead of it taking place on the small screen. The metaphorical funeral is the one that takes Lincoln away from the show that turned him into a household name and the friends he made during his time in the zombie apocalypse.

The good news is that we don’t have too much longer to wait before Andrew Lincoln begins his swan song as Rick Grimes in Season 9. The Walking Dead returns on Sunday, October 7 at 9 p.m. ET on AMC. There are plenty of other options on the small screen as well.

Jason Blum Is Down For More Halloween Sequels

The last few years have been very successful for the horror genre, as plenty of new and exciting projects have been met with critical and box office acclaim. Movies like Get Out and Split have come from Blumhouse Productions, and now the horror house will put its spin on a real classic: Halloween. The new canon-defying sequel will arrive shortly, bringing back OG scream queen Jamie Lee Curtis as Laurie Strode. The upcoming Halloween is being teased as Laurie’s final conflict with Michael Myers, but does Blumhouse have plans for more sequels? Jason Blum was recently asked just this. and responded enthusiastically with:

In true horror fashion, Jason Blum isn’t counting the Halloween franchise out just yet. Because if Blumhouse’s catalogue of horror films is any indication, they know how to keep a property alive.

While partly in jest, Jason Blum’s comments to EW show that Blumhouse Productions might just keep the Halloween property going after the upcoming sequel. John Carpenter’s original movie debuted back in 1978, and the franchise has kept strong in the decades since Jamie Lee Curtis’ Laurie Strode first faced off against Michael Myers. Horror properties rely on sequels, with this year’s Halloween marks the whopping 11th film in the series.

Another potential Halloween sequel is going to depend on both the box office performance of this month’s installment, as well as the film’s contents. Halloween is currently being hyped up as Laurie Strode’s final conflict with Michael Myers. This strongly hints that Jamie Lee Curtis’ won’t be back again, and that the scream queen might even perish during some point in the film. If that’s the case, Blumhouse has done some set up to continue to the franchise, as the new Halloween will also focus on Laurie’s daughter Karen (Judy Greer) and granddaughter Allyson (Andi Matichak).

Blumhouse Productions has had its own share of horror franchise, so it seems primed to start a new age of Halloween movies. The first Paranormal Activity broke new ground and brought the company a ton of profit, helping establish Blumhouse as a haven for horror projects. Blumouse is also responsible for acclaimed franchises Insidious, The Purge, and The Conjuring. Clearly they know how to make a concept work for multiple installments, and Halloween has such a massive following that the generations of fans would be happy for more and more sequels.

Halloween will arrive in theaters on October 19th. In the meantime, check out our 2019 release list to plan your next trip to the movies.