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To Be Cool or to Be a Church? That is the Question

These days, what passes for important argument or debate takes place on Twitter, and a recent Twitter exchange between two prominent actors has sparked a major controversy. The exchange took place between Hollywood’s Ellen Page and Chris Pratt. Page tweeted, “If you are a famous actor and you belong to an organization that hates a certain group of people, don’t be surprised if someone simply wonders why it’s not addressed. Being anti LGBTQ is wrong. There aren’t two sides. The damage it caused i...
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Chris Pratt in Talks to Star in Science-Fiction Movie ‘Ghost Draft’

Chris Pratt is in negotiations to star in Skydance’s science-fiction project “Ghost Draft” with “Lego Batman’s” Chris McKay attached to direct. Pratt’s deal is not closed. Plot details for “Ghost Draft,” a live-action project written by Zach Dean, are under wraps. Adam Kolbrenner and David S. Goyer will produce, with Dana Goldberg, Matt Grimm, and Don […]
Tags: Chris Pratt, Chris Mckay, Don, Skydance, Pratt, David S Goyer, Lego Batman, Zach Dean, Adam Kolbrenner, Ghost Draft, Dana Goldberg Matt Grimm


Ghost Draft: Chris Pratt to Star in Chris McKay’s Sci-Fi Film

Ghost Draft: Chris Pratt to star in Chris McKay’s sci-fi film Chris Pratt (Avengers: Infinity War) is in talks to star in Chris McKay’s (Lego Batman) upcoming live-action sci-fi movie Ghost Draft for Skydance, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStandAlone':[]}; googletag.cmd.push(function() { var standAloneSizeMapping = goo...
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Chris Pratt Responds to Ellen Page Saying His Church Is ‘Anti-LGBTQ’

After Ellen Page called his church “infamously anti-LGBTQ” in a tweet last week, Chris Pratt has responded by saying “nothing could be further from the truth.” Pratt posted a response on his Instagram story on Monday, defending the Hillsong Church, which he attends, by saying it was supportive of him during his divorce from Anna […]
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Chris Pratt Slams Ellen Pages Claim That His Church Is Anti-LGBTQ

Chris Pratt is setting the record straight on his beliefs. The Guardians of the Galaxy actor took to Instagram on Monday, February 11, to defend his church after Ellen Page claimed it is against the LGBTQ community. Celebrity Feuds: The Biggest Ever! “It has recently been suggested that i belong to a church which ‘hates people’ and is ‘infamously anti-LGBTQ,’” Pratt, 39, wrote in a lengthy Instagram Story post. “Nothing could be further from the truth. I go to a church that opens the...
Tags: Instagram, Stephen Colbert, Religion, Social Media, Justin Bieber, New York Times, Jesus, Ellen, Ellen Page, Chris Pratt, Vox, Anna Faris, Hillsong Church, US Weekly, Hailey Baldwin, Pratt


Round 2! Ellen Page Doubles Down on Chris Pratt Anti-LGBTQ Church Claim

Saying it again. Ellen Page defended her comments against Chris Pratt and his church, which she claimed is “infamously anti-LGBTQ.” Celebrity Feuds: The Biggest Ever! “If you are a famous actor and you belong to an organization that hates a certain group of people, don’t be surprised if someone simply wonders why it’s not addressed,” the Inception actress, 31, tweeted on Saturday, February 9. “Being anti LGBTQ is wrong, there aren’t two sides. The damage it causes is severe. Full sto...
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Chris Pratt Talks ‘Jurassic World 3’, Batman Rumors, and Why He Killed J.J. Abrams

While the world continues to debate who is Hollywood’s best Chris, here’s a fun fact about one of the contenders: Chris Pratt, the star of the Guardians of the Galaxy and the Jurassic World franchises, briefly considered going by “Christo” when he first arrived in Hollywood. Not even “Christo Pratt” – just “Christo.” Think he made the right call? Pratt dropped that Christo nugget in a new interview with MTV, where he also addressed rumors that he might be the next Batman, spoke a bit about Jura...
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Proud Bride-to-Be! Katherine Schwarzenegger Gushes About Chris Pratt on Instagram

Katherine Schwarzenegger and Chris Pratt in Los Angeles on November 22, 2018. MEGA One proud fiancée! Katherine Schwarzenegger couldn’t help but gush about “love” Chris Pratt and show off her massive ring in an Instagram post on Friday, February 8, following the release of The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part. Chris Pratt and Katherine Schwarzenegger: A Timeline of Their Relationship “So incredibly proud of my amazing, talented and hardworking fiancé everyday, but especially toda...
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Ellen Page Slams Chris Pratts ‘Infamously Anti-LGBTQ’ Church

Calling him out! Ellen Page was not here for Chris Pratt’s mention of his church on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert. Celebrity Feuds: The Biggest Ever! After the Lego Movie 2: The Second Part star, 39, made headlines for discussing his spirituality on the show on Thursday, February 7, Page, 31, took to Twitter to rail against his place of worship. “Oh. K. Um. But his church is infamously anti lgbtq so maybe address that too?” the Flatliners actress tweeted on Friday, February 8. ...
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Playlist: The Playlist: Ariana Grande’s Next Step, and 12 More New Songs

Hear tracks by Kim Petras, Khalid, the Japanese House, Quando Rondo and others.
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Ellen Page Calls Out Chris Pratt for Attending ‘Infamously Anti-LGBTQ’ Church

Ellen Page on Thursday criticized Chris Pratt for attending a “infamously anti-LGBTQ” church after he appeared on “The Late Show With Stephen Colbert” and discussed his religious side. The “Guardians of the Galaxy” star sat down with Colbert to promote “The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part,” and Pratt said he just finished a 21-day […]
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This famous actress just called out Chris Pratt for attending anti-LGBTQ church

The Oscar-nominated actress criticized Pratt for not addressing the anti-LGBTQ stance of Hillsong Church.
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'The Lego Movie 2' Is an Intergalactic Romp Across the Final Frontier

It's been five years since we last saw Emmett, Lucy, Benny the space guy and their pals from "The Lego Movie," and time has not been kind to the citizens of Bricksburg.An invasion of alien Duplo creatures has devastated their city, leaving a Mad Max-like wasteland of pop culture references, a dark and brooding Batman and, as always, wild Lego creations. So when aliens invade again in "The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part," the stage is set for Emmet and his friends to launch on a space adventur...
Tags: Science, Superman, Nasa, Lego, Emmet, Batman, Phil Lord, Warner Bros, Ben Schwartz, Will Ferrell, Will Arnett, Finn, Bruce Willis, Benny, Pratt, Lego Movie


Chris Pratt Confirms James Gunn’s “Off the Chain” ‘Guardians of the Galaxy 3’ Script Still Being Used

James Gunn may not be directing Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3, but he’ll still have a hand in shaping its destiny. It’s been mentioned a few times before, but Chris Pratt has confirmed that James Gunn’s Guardians of the Galaxy 3 script will be used for the new movie. He also describes this script as “off the chain,” because that’s the way cool bros like Chris Pratt talk. Gnarly! By now, you know the story: James Gunn, director of two of Marvel’s best movies –  Guardians of the Galaxy and Gu...
Tags: Movies, Disney, Sequels, Guardians Of The Galaxy, Chris Pratt, James Gunn, Marvel Studios, James, Pratt, Gunn, Taika Waititi, MTV News, Bob Iger, Ragnarok, Comic Book/Superhero, Disney/Pixar


‘The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part’ Review: Everything Is Not Awesome. Everything Is an Ad.

This franchise’s latest is a busy, noisy clutter of action sequences, pop-cultural allusions, life lessons and cute critters.
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Album Of The Week: Jessica Pratt Quiet Signs

Jessica Pratt possesses a rare ability to slow down time. Her textured voice is among the strangest and most compelling in our contemporary music landscape and her songs are built on small observations that speak to bigger themes and resolutions that are just out of reach. Pratt’s lyrics are like free-associative bits of poetry, strung … More »
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Chris Pratt Was ‘a Little Nervous’ to Ask Arnold for Permission to Propose

Overcoming his fears! Chris Pratt admitted in a new interview that asking Arnold Schwarzenegger to wed his daughter Katherine Schwarzenegger left him a bit on edge. Celebrity Engagements of 2018 “I think any person who appreciates a tradition and asks a father for his daughter’s hand in marriage, it’s inevitably going to be something that makes you a little nervous, but that’s sort of the beauty of it, you know?” he told Extra at the L.A. premiere of The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part...
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How Art and Design Schools Put Kickstarter in the Classroom

The Matilda Rocking Note and Photo Stand is one of several from graduate students at RCA. Today a class of Royal College of Art graduate students are preparing to show their latest work, but they're not hanging paintings or putting finishing touches on models. They're launching Kickstarter campaigns. Under the guidance of repeat creator and RCA graduate Oscar Lhermitte, the workshop aims to teach students the full breadth of skills required to bring a design object to life. Their projects rang...
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‘The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part’ Review: Everything Isn’t Awesome, But It’s Pretty Good

The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part is a sequel that’s sometimes as unwieldy as its title. Almost all of the major characters from the 2014 original have returned, and the same weirdly anarchic spirit that ran through the first film revives itself every so often in this follow-up. But where The Lego Movie was unexpected and often surprising, The Lego Movie 2 is mostly familiar, treading ground that other animated films from competing studios have already covered with more insight. I...
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Jessica Pratt's 'Quiet Signs' Is a Staggering Work of Hushed Beauty

Jessica Pratt is as formidable as she is taciturn on Quiet Signs. Following the acclaimed release of On Your Own Love Again (2015), the LA-based folk artist reestablishes herself as an evocative singer-songwriter. Teasing out musical abundance from simple instrumentation, lyrics, and vocals, Pratt concertizes complexity and nuance. Quiet Signs is a staggering work of hushed beauty.Quiet Signs is methodical in its musical evolution and deliberate in its torpidness. The album begins with "Open...
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Chris Pratt Reveals Theme for Wedding to Katherine Schwarzenegger

They’ve only been engaged for a few weeks, but Chris Pratt and Katherine Schwarzenegger are already talking wedding dates, the Guardians of the Galaxy star confirmed to Us Weekly exclusively. Chris Pratt and Katherine Schwarzenegger: A Timeline of Their Relationship Pratt, 39, told Us at the premiere of The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part in Westwood, California, that they haven’t “really” started wedding planning, but they already have an idea of the theme for their nuptials. “A littl...
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Arnold Schwarzenegger Gushes Over Katherine and Chris Pratt’s Engagement

Supportive father! Arnold Schwarzenegger has finally opened up about his daughter Katherine Schwarzenegger’s engagement to Chris Pratt. The former governor of California, 71, couldn’t help but gush about the newly engaged pair during an interview with Extra’s Mario Lopez on Wednesday, January 30. “That was really fantastic,” he told the host about the news. “She is so happy, they both are so happy.” Chris Pratt and Katherine Schwarzenegger: A Timeline of Their Relationship And the Au...
Tags: London, Instagram, California, Religion, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Chris Pratt, Jack, Anna Faris, Maria, US Weekly, Chris, Soho House, Katherine, Pratt, Maria Shriver, Mario Lopez


Stream Jessica Pratt’s Gorgeous New Album Quiet Signs

It's been four long, eventful years since the LA-based folk musician Jessica Pratt released her skeletal and stunning album On Your Own Love Again. But next week, Pratt is coming back with the long-gestating new LP Quiet Signs, another full-length with the power to sweep you off into some vaporous mindworld. More »
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Chris Pratt Brags About His Sheep Who Just Took Home a Blue Ribbon

Chris Pratt Victor Chavez/WireImage An un-baa-lievable accomplishment. Chris Pratt isn’t usually one to gloat, especially on social media, but he couldn’t help but be overjoyed after his sheep took home a special prize at a local festival. Celebrity Animal Charities The farm animal was given the top award at the Washington State University Country Living Expo Fleece and Fiber Palooza in Stanwood, Washington, on Saturday, January 26. “I hate when celebrities brag on here… but I...
Tags: Instagram, Religion, Chris Pratt, Jack, Anna Faris, US Weekly, Pratt, Katherine Schwarzenegger, Stanwood Washington, Lake Stevens Washington, TOP VIDEOS, Chris Pratt Victor Chavez


Chris Pratt Can’t Believe Katherine Schwarzenegger Predicted Their Relationship in 2017

Chris Pratt and fiancée Katherine Schwarzenegger probably had a lot to talk about on their dinner date in London — specifically, how she predicted their relationship years ago! Chris Pratt and Katherine Schwarzenegger: A Timeline of Their Relationship The couple, who got engaged two weeks ago, dined at seafood restaurant Scott’s — hailed by The Guardian as “Britain’s grandest restaurant” — in the West End neighborhood of Mayfair on Monday, January 28. Both Pratt, 39, and Schwarzenegg...
Tags: London, Religion, Britain, Parks and Recreation, Mayfair, Arnold Schwarzenegger, West End, Chris Pratt, Jack, Anna Faris, Chris Evans, Maria, US Weekly, Chris, Scott, Schwarzenegger


Pratts Galore! Spencer and Chris Pratt Have Hilarious Family Outing

Overwhelmed with Pratts! There is no relation between reality star Spencer Pratt and actor Chris Pratt, but that didn’t stop them from having a hilarious “family outing.” Everything We Know About MTV’s ‘The Hills’ Revival The Hills: New Beginnings star, 35, ran into the Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom actor, 39, at Bellator 214 at The Forum in Inglewood, California, on Saturday, January 26. Spencer posted a video of the exciting run-in on his Instagram page with the caption, “Pratt fa...
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Will the FIRST STEP Act's crack retroactivity provisions result in many reduced sentences beyond those serving mandatory-minimum terms?

The question in the title of this post is prompted by a notable "Order Reducing Sentence" entered earlier this week in US v. Tucker, No. 3:00-cr-00246-2 (S.D. Iowa, Jan. 23, 2019) (available for download below). A little background is need to explain the question and what seems especially notable about this Tucker order. As many readers know, Section 404 of the enacted version of the FIRST STEP Act retroactively applies the Fair Sentencing Act of 2010. I have assumed this section entailed only t...
Tags: Law, US, Iowa, Pratt, Tucker, Robert Pratt, Douglas A Berman, US Sentencing Commission, Logan Tucker


Farewell to the 727, the ‘earth-trembling’ workhorse that brought air travel to millions

One of the aircraft that introduced the fundamentals of modern comfort and convenience to millions of travellers has flown its last passenger service. The Boeing 727 might not have been responsible for the dawn of the jet age, but its record-breaking popularity in the Sixties and Seventies was testament to the seachange it helped force when it became the stalwart of some of the world’s largest airlines. After its 1963 debut, it was the first Boeing commercial plane to sell more than 1,000 units ...
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IndiGo flight returns to base after "high vibration" in Pratt & Whitney engine

An IndiGo flight returned to the airport shortly after it took off from the Indian city of Lucknow after the pilot observed "high vibration" in one of its engines, the airline said in a statement on Tuesday.
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Inside Chris Pratt, Katherine Schwarzeneggers Post-Engagement Dinner

Blending their broods! Chris Pratt and Katherine Schwarzenegger celebrated their engagement with a family dinner. Chris Pratt, Katherine Schwarzenegger: Timeline of Relationship The group, which included Schwarzenegger’s mom, Maria Shriver, brother Patrick Schwarzenegger and Pratt’s son, Jack, dined out at Smoke House in Burbank, California, on Thursday, January 17. “It seemed like a super fun and celebratory outing,” a source tells Us Weekly exclusively. “They ordered a ton of food....
Tags: Hollywood, Instagram, Religion, Patrick Schwarzenegger, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Chris Pratt, Jack, Anna Faris, Maria, US Weekly, Chris, Patrick, Schwarzenegger, Hollywood California, Katherine, Pratt