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Selena Gomez Is in Talks to Star in a Fashion-Themed Horror Movie, ‘Dollhouse’

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Selena Gomez isn’t just doing a new TV series based in New York; according to Variety, the singer is now in talks to do a horror movie based on the city’s “elite fashion scene” called Dollhouse. Variety described the film as a psychological thriller and Black Swan-esque. Gomez will also produce the project.

STXfilms Motion Picture Group chairman Adam Fogelson told Variety that “Selena’s involvement is an exciting direction for this project. She is supremely talented as both a star and a producer. Teaming Selena with Shawn and Dan’s expertise in the horror-thriller genre will elevate ‘Dollhouse’ and we couldn’t be more thrilled by the way this is being developed.”

In August, Gomez was announced as joining Hulu’s comedy series Only Murders in the Building. According to Deadline, the series “follows three strangers (Steve Martin, Martin Short and Gomez) who share an obsession

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The Social Dilemma: A Horror Film in Documentary Clothing

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Watching Netflix’s The Social Dilemma was interesting and disturbing.  It was interesting to see how it was constructed and disturbing to see that many of the psychological techniques vilified by the documentary were used to tell their story.   As a persuasive piece of media, it is very successful.  Part documentary, part drama, it hits all the anxiety triggers of the last few years.  The content is compelling and frightening and also one-sided.  The issues raised are serious and important, but not new.  The call to action is to put down your smartphone and back away, not slowly but post-haste.  Not only is that totally unrealistic, it leaves people less equipped and more afraid, especially during a pandemic when technology can be a lifeline.

There are a lot of smart people interviewed in The Social Dilemma.  Many of them were part of the tech crowd that developed

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Justin Simien’s Sundance Horror Hit Satirizes Racist Beauty Norms



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Just in time for Halloween month, Hulu has released the first official trailer for its alluring horror satire “Bad Hair,” the second feature film from “Dear White People” creator Justin Simien. Simien’s debut feature was released in 2014, which led to the eponymous hit Netflix series, set to release its fourth and final season later this year. Though the popular show will be bowing out, clearly Simien isn’t slowing down anytime soon. After a successful premiere at this year’s Sundance Film Festival, “Bad Hair” will be released on Hulu later this month. From the looks of this trailer, it’s sure to be a hit.

Per Hulu’s official synopsis: “In this horror satire set in 1989, Bad Hair follows an ambitious young woman (Elle Lorraine) who gets a weave in order to succeed in the image-obsessed world of music television. However,

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