Actor T.J. Miller reportedly sent transphobic email to trans movie critic

By : MARIAH COOPER OF THE WASHINGTON BLADE, COURTESY OF THE NATIONAL LGBT MEDIA ASSOCIATION
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“Silicon Valley” actor T.J. Miller has been accused of sending a transphobic email to film critic Danielle Solzman.

Solzman, who is transgender, told the Huffington Post that she became friends with Miller in 2010. They grew close and Solzman came out to him as transgender in November 2015. At the time, Solzman says Miller was supportive.

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Screened Out – Deadpool

By : Stephen Miller
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Ryan Reynolds, Ed Skrein, Morena Baccarin, T.J. Miller, Leslie Uggams

We knew we were in for something twisted. In early promos last year, Deadpool said, “Crime’s the disease; meet the cure! Okay, maybe not the cure, but more like a topical ointment to reduce the swelling and itch.”

The film Deadpool delivers! (I’ll even use the rare exclamation point.) It’s likely to fill current addicts to the brim with sick, bubbly joy, as it adds a few more adherents. This gory, action-packed flick punches home the perversion – clearly a niche missing from the current pantheon of noble comic book films.

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Screened Out – Big Hero 6

By : Stephen Miller
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Voices of Ryan Potter, Dan Henney, Maya Rudolph, Scott Adsit, Jamie Chung, T.J. Miller, Damon Wayans Jr., Genesis Rodriguez, James Cromwell, Alan Tudyk

Blammo! Disney Animation has finally tapped into its ownership of Marvel Entertainment. Big Hero 6 is a solid combined effort, a comic superhero origin story for kids and adults alike.

Sure, there are wobbles. This flick still smacks of Disney’s goal to sell merchandise – wait for all the plastic toys! Also, many of the lesser characters don’t get much backstory (maybe they will in later films). However, Big Hero 6 is funny and action packed. More to the point, this film leads with heart. It tells a story about misfits, geeks, and orphans trying to make right in the world, an emotional approach both Marvel and Disney have explored a lot.

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Screened Out – How to Train Your Dragon 2

By : Stephen Miller
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Voices of Jay Baruchel, America Ferrera, Gerard Butler, Cate Blanchet, Djimon Honsou, Jonah Hill, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, T.J. Miller, Kristen Wiig

Let me start by saying – though this film is much, much darker than the slightly grim original – I still desperately want a pet dragon. That’s the magic of both stories; for children and adults alike, these animated wonders stir the imagination. HtTYD1 & 2 both possess fully realized worlds with engaging characters, stunning artwork, tight story arc, complex theme, and real emotion.

Thin, geeky Hiccup (Baruchel) and his lovely, playful dragon Toothless are now five years older. Muscle-bound Papa Stoick (Butler) is still the chief of their dragon-friendly Viking village Berk, but he knows he cannot lead forever. After Hiccup’s bravery bringing peace and cohabitation between the beasts and humans, his dad thinks Hiccup would make a perfect successor. Stoick deems it so, should he die.

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