Why ‘Christopher Robin’ Is The Perfect Family Movie

Why ‘Christopher Robin’ Is The Perfect Family Movie

"But wherever they go, and whatever happens to them on the way, in that enchanted place on the top of the Forest, a little boy and his Bear will always be playing."

So ends “The House at Pooh Corner,” A.A. Milne’s second volume of stories centered upon the imagination of his son, Christopher Robin, and the boy’s stuffed companions. Published in 1928, the always has been always there, leaving the words to gather layers in nostalgia from generations of our own…

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Christopher Robin Is as Much a Movie For Adults as It Is For Kids

In a foul humor? Working too hard? Christopher Robin, directed by Marc Forster and featuring characters made famous in the 1920s by A.A. Milne and illustrator E.H. Shepard, is the movie you didn’t know you needed. The advertising campaign makes it look like a corn-syrup-sweet—as opposed to hunny-sweet—thing you might prefer to steer clear of. But the picture has a charming, low-key vibe that is, here and there, brushed with just a trace of adult melancholy. It’s good for kids, but maybe even better for adults who could use a little calming something.

Ewan McGregor stars as the grownup version of Christopher Robin, the little boy who, in Milne and Shepard’s Winnie the Pooh books, gamboled in the Hundred-Acre Wood with his friends Eeyore, Piglet, Rabbit, Owl, Kanga and baby Roo—as well as, of course, the bear of very little brain, Pooh. (This isn’t the story of the real Christopher Robin Milne, son of A.A., as explored in the 2017 film Goodbye Christopher Robin, but a wholly fictional imagining.) Before we meet Christopher Robin as a grownup, we see him as a child—at this point played by Orton O’Brien—saying good-bye to his friends in the wood: In the movie, they’re CGI-animated versions of the characters Shepard so memorably illustrated, complete with fur that’s been mashed down by lots of hugging and the occasional encounter with spilled honey. Young Christopher Robin is off to boarding school, and it’s time to leave childish things behind. He gets through school. He goes off to fight in World War II. Upon his return he falls in love with, and marries, a woman named Evelyn (Hayley Atwell). The two have a child, Madeline (Bronte Carmichael).

All of that happens practically before the opening credits have finished rolling. Then we see what has become of Christopher Robin: He holds a steady but pressure-filled job with a luggage manufacturer. His livelihood is taxing and takes him away from his family. A work project means he has to send them on a long-planned weekend in the country by themselves, a turn of events that disappoints young Madeline and upsets Evelyn.

And then, suddenly, Pooh—still missing his best friend after all these years—slips through a magical Hundred Acre Wood portal (or something) and shows up in London. Pooh (voiced by Jim Cummings) is thrilled to be reunited with Christopher, but Christopher is none too happy to see him. He’s got too much to do. And it’s just too weird. Christopher drags the poor bear off to the train station, eager to send him back to Sussex from whence he came. Pooh further embarrasses his old friend by talking incessantly—his words and movements are audible and visible to everyone, not just Christopher.

It takes a while, but Christopher finally softens. He’s also reunited with the rest of his talking, sawdust-filled posse, the most delightful of whom might be Eeyore (voiced by Brad Garrett): The perpetually dejected gray donkey has a sullen quip for every occasion. (Other voice performances include Sophie Okonedo as motherly, protective Kanga, Peter Capaldi as dithery Rabbit, and Toby Jones as the ever-helpful, if sometimes somewhat ill-informed, Owl.)

You can guess what the movie’s lesson is: We all need to slow down and enjoy life. Or worse, yet, get in touch with that dread creature, our Inner Child. But somehow, in Forster’s hands, it all works. Shot by Matthias Koenigswieser, the picture is lovely to look at, a purely English heaven of heathery meadows and sun-dappled clearings. Forster employs some artful dissolves: At times the live action melts into an imaginary world of Shepard-inflected line drawings, and back again. And there’s some gentle slapstick, though nothing too aggressive or noisy: The most delightful gag involves Pooh padding across first a wood floor and then a carpeted one, squinching along on sticky, honey-smeared feet.

But it’s doubtful the movie would work at all if not for McGregor: He turns Christopher’s anxiety into a haunting presence, the kind of storm cloud that we can all, now and then, feel hovering above us. Yet McGregor is also an actor capable of expressing unalloyed delight. And when, as Christopher Robin, he finally does, some of that delight rubs off on us too. It’s just the thing when it’s time for a little something, even if you’re not quite sure what that something is.

 

 


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New ‘Robin Hood’ Trailer Introduces a Thief in Training; Here’s Everything We Know

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Update: The first trailer for Robin Hood presented a fresh new vision of the venerable character, played this time by Taron Egerton (above). A new trailer introduces him as a thief in training.

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The Lesbian Poets of Headmistress Press: Robin Reagler and Diane Furtney in Conversation

There are many things you don’t know about lesbian poets. The poetry establishment—major literary journals, male poets, poetry professors—cannot hear, see, recognize or value lesbian poetry. Lesbian poetry is largely ignored. Headmistress Press is determined to make a change in this status quo. In this special Ms. series, the brilliant, lively, lesbian poets of Headmistress Press are bringing you their conversations with each other, in a sort of online lesbian poetry conference. Previously, Jessica K. Hylton and Jen RouseJoy Ladin and Risa DenenbergGail Thomas and Lesléa Newman, and Marissa Higgins and Samantha Pious conversed.
 
This week, Diane Furtney interviews Robin Reagler about her book, Teeth & Teeth, winner of the Charlotte Mew Prize, and Reagler interviews Furtney about her book, Riddle, finalist for the Charlotte Mew Prize.

Furtney: Your best moment in Teeth & Teeth, I think, is that admission of need to travel halfway across Texas while driving in reverse. It’s a terrific, flamboyant metaphor for defiant lesbian experience across a mostly unaccommodating world. I wonder where it came from? Is it too much to hope that autobiography was involved? A transmission problem, perhaps—and no helpful state trooper in sight?

Reagler: How’d you know about that state trooper?!

Teeth & Teeth is a grief story, tracking the recent loss of my parents. They lived in Arkansas; I’m in Texas; so I traveled back and forth constantly for the years of their decline. Autobiographically, a friend commented that she bet I’d done that trip so many times, I could probably drive it in reverse. That’s the impetus for the poem, “We Holy Thieves.” The route from Houston to Hot Springs is entirely rural, and I certainly felt my queerness keenly on those journeys. The most dramatic encounter took place at a small town mechanic’s. I was getting a tire replaced, and a man was taking down Hilary Clinton. A more sensible lesbian might have kept quiet, but I’d been up all night with my mom in the ER, and his comments provoked me. Instead of asking questions, I was arguing. We both left the shop at the same time, and back on the highway I realized that he was following me. I slowed down to a ridiculously slow speed which frustrated him. Within a minute, he gunned the engine of his F450 pickup truck, passed me, and roared into sunset. My heartbeats were crazy for days after that.

I will say that in these drives I was pulled over three times, and in each of those interactions, the police were not just courteous but generous. In fact, on the day my dad died, an officer offered to escort me that last 25 miles to make sure I got there safely. To move through the South as a lesbian, you meet up with all of America. My experiences have ranged from condemning to accepting to celebratory.

In Riddle, Diane, you write an autobiography through your poems. I wonder if you could talk about how poetry recasts the lesbian life—in this case, your own—in ways that, say, nonfiction, fiction or film might not. In other words: How do poetry and lesbianism work together in your book?

Furtney: Not a question I’ve been asked before! A smart-aleck answer would be that lesbianism is the real poetry of life. More honestly, though, poetry writing and lesbian experience share the fact of a frequent solitude that frequently deepens into loneliness. Because so many lesbian works conclude unhappily, Riddle deliberately celebrates the eventual arrival of an important love that thrives in the midst of a good deal of solitude.

What I think a lyric line of poetry can do, better than other arts, is entrap more of the vividly lighted moments and, if there are firm and distinctive rhythms in the line, keep those moments brightly lit. Prose sentences rarely maintain that same concentration and flare. When they do, it’s likely the prose is so full of sound-stitching that it has a secret identity as a prose poem. What I hoped to do in Riddle is describe, as lyrically as possible but with energetic line breaks, not the ways in which lesbian love experiences are unique but rather ways in which they’re indistinguishable from what’s experienced in the general population.

What wonderful Texas troopers! They must be so bored they turned nice just to have something different to do. I could wish they’d tutor their brethren in Oklahoma. I once experienced a police shakedown there—almost midnight outside a small town, another woman with me, which the solitary deputy did not like. Lots of careful, delicate talking. Finally cost $ 50 each, cash, no receipt, the air heavy with threat. Not that I’m complaining, mind you: could have been much worse. Still, the good and not-so-good experiences of lesbians encountering police authorities could make for an extremely interesting anthology, especially in poetry.

MaryM-150x150-2Mary Meriam advocates for the right of women to love each other in their poetry and art, and strives to give their work a place at the table. She writes about and publishes such work in the journal she founded, Lavender Review, at the press she cofounded, Headmistress Press, and at Ms. magazine, The Critical Flame and The Gay & Lesbian Review. Her poetry collections, The Countess of Flatbroke, The Poet’s Zodiac, The Lillian Trilogy and Lady of the Moon, honor a cosmos of strong, creative women.  

Headmistress Press publishes books of poetry by lesbians, Lesbian Poet Trading Cards and Lavender Review. Their definition of “lesbian” includes both women who identify as lesbians and people who identify with lesbians, recognizing that lesbian communities have been and continue to be informed by bi women, trans women, Two Spirit, genderqueer, gender non-comforming and non-binary people, and that many of these labels are not mutually exclusive categories. In that spirit, they welcome submissions from all poets who feel an intimate connection with the term “lesbian.” They will be accepting submissions for the annual Charlotte Mew Chapbook Contest from May 4 to July 4, 2018.

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Director Marc Forster Previews Christopher Robin as First Teaser Arrives

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Tisha Campbell-Martin To Star In ABC Drama Pilot From Regina King And Robin Roberts

2018 is off to a very eventful start for legendary actress Tisha Campbell-Martin and now she’s adding to her long resume with a fresh new project from fellow actress Regina King.

After finally burying the hatchet with her fellow Martin co-star Martin Lawrence after a 20-year estrangement and filing for divorce from Duane Martin, her husband of more than two decade, actress Tisha Campbell-Martin appears to be in a totally different space for 2018. Now, as reported by Shadow and Act, she has been tapped to star in an upcoming ABC drama pilot series from Regina King and Robin Roberts.

Via Shadow and Act:

Tisha Campbell-Martin has been cast in a series regular role for an upcoming ABC drama pilot. The project, based from ABC Studios is from Pam Veasey, Robin Roberts and Regina King.

She will star in the pilot for an untitled drama that has been in development on “the lives of five African-American sisters, all officers in the NYPD, as they face the challenges of their high-risk jobs while juggling the responsibilities of marriage, motherhood and family.”  It is based on the real-life story of the Holmes sisters, who Roberts covered for GMA.

Campbell-Martin joins Underground’s Amirah Vann, the first sister who was cast.  Veasey writes the pilot and King directs.

[Campbell-Martin’s] character is Sergeant Anise Kendrick-Morrison, “a witty, tough, and outspoken Patrol Officer with a sharp sense of humor. She is immensely proud of her family, especially her four sisters who are all in the NYPD. The first to join the force, she proudly patrols her own childhood neighborhood in Queens.”

Known primarily for her comedic work alongside her considerable singing and dancing talents, this dramatic role is a departure for Campbell-Martin, allowing fans to see her tackle different material.

As for the heavily rumored and heavily implied Martin reboot, the cast is still playing coy with fans and not confirming or denying anything. However, the remaining cast members recently joined together on stage when Martin received an award at the recent ABFF Honors.

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Omarosa’s ‘I’ve Got A Story To Tell’ Draws A ‘Bye Felicia’ From Robin Roberts

Robin Roberts mumbled a “Bye Felicia” under her breath this morning to the thought of Omarosa Manigault selling whatever untold story she has, and the “Good Morning America” host is now a national hero on Twitter.

As previously reported, Omarosa appeared on “GMA” Thursday to set the record straight about her White House exit, and to tease a possible book deal that will tell her full story.

After O’s interview with co-host Michael Strahan, Roberts and Strahan spoke briefly about it at the desk before moving onto another segment.

“She said she had a story to tell and I’m sure she’ll be selling that story,” Robin said. “ Yeah, I’m sure she will. Bye Felicia.”

Robin then began the next segment, leaving Twitter open-mouthed and wondering if they heard right.

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BET’s Robin Thede Lists Trump’s Transgressions Against Black People

Comedian Robin Thede is baffled as to why any black person would’ve voted for, or continue to support the presidency of Donald Trump.

The host of BET’s “The Rundown with Robin Thede” offered receipts showing Trump’s extensive history of disrespect toward “the blacks,” as he once referred to the race.

This isn’t a complete list because, as Thede said, “the show’s only a half-hour.” But she was able to squeeze as many instances as she could in less than four minutes, beginning with Trump and his father being accused in 1973 of violating the Fair Housing Act by discriminating against minority renters.

“The truth is Trump doesn’t care about anybody — especially black people — and he never has. But don’t believe me, believe history,” she said.

Thede also mentioned the full-page newspaper ads Trump bought calling for the death penalty against the Central Park Five, a group of black and Latino teens wrongly convicted of raping a woman in NYC’s Central Park.

Also included – that time Trump appeared on “The View” and called for President Obama to show his birth certificate; the time he boasted, “I have a great relationship with the blacks”; and the time Trump blamed “blacks and Hispanics” for “the overwhelming amount of violent crime in our cities” while the George Zimmerman trial was going on.

And that doesn’t begin to touch his actual time in office.

“That is only a fraction of the things he’s said and done,” Thede concluded. “So I suggest the remaining 10 black Trump supporters heed the words of Maya Angelou: ‘When someone shows you who they are, believe them the first time.’”

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We became acquainted with an endearing teddy bear named Winnie the Pooh and his friend Christopher Robin in a popular series of short films that began appearing on the big screen in the 1960s. The fascinating origin story of the characters, however, dates back many decades and is now told in Goodbye Christopher Robin.

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Robin Wright: ‘Feminism Is Just Equality’

Robin Wright wants people to look up the definition of feminism. 

The 51-year-old actress sat down with Net-a-Porter’s weekly digital magazine The EDIT to discuss her upcoming role in “Wonder Woman” for the magazine’s May cover story. Wright also talked about two of our favorite topics: feminism and the fight for equal pay.

When interviewer and Garbage singer Shirley Manson asked Wright if she’s a feminist, the actress responded simply: “I do, but people need to look up the definition of that word again. Feminism is just equality.” Yep, it’s that simple. 

Last year, Wright made headlines for demanding the same pay that her “House of Cards” co-star, Kevin Spacey, received. Spacey was reportedly making $ 500,000 per episode, while Wright made around $ 420,000 per episode.  

Wright explained why she was so upset when she found out she was not getting equal pay. 

“I was told that I was getting equal pay and I believed them, and I found out recently that it’s not true,” Wright told Manson, adding that her “House of Cards” character Claire and Spacey’s Francis hold equal star power on the show. 

“Claire and Francis are equivalent as far as their power, their union and the plot,” she said. “I may not have as many scenes or words as Francis, but Claire doesn’t need to verbalize as much. Francis is an orator, a poet, a demonstrator. Claire is an [ego] that sits in the back and directs him, but they are partners on the same plane.” 

Head over to The EDIT to read the full May cover story. 

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Robin Wright’s House of Cards Style: A How-To Guide From Her Stylist

I am drawn to powerful women who prefer pearls to diamonds, dresses to pants and pencil skirts to mini skirts. Some of these women are real, such as Jackie Kennedy or my godmother Dominique. And some are fictional, such as Catherine Banning or Claire Underwood, who is my latest fashion obsession.

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For the third season of this hit Netflix show, Robin Wright asked her personal stylist Kemal Harris to style Claire Underwood. Thus, Harris enters the picture and takes over Claire’s wardrobe from Tom Broecker, who was costume designer for Season 1, and Johanna Argan who styled all characters during Season 2 and continues to style the rest of the cast in Season 3.

An evolution of Claire’s style makes sense at this juncture in the story. In Season 3, Claire is in a very different headspace. During the first two seasons, she was working hard, always fighting to get to the top. Her wardrobe reflected that — mostly black, very structured pieces, Claire was always ready for battle.

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In Season 3, she is at the top of the ladder — she is in the White House. Her style illustrates this slight break in her struggle: Everything is a bit softer, a bit more feminine. Instead of her usual black armor, Claire is wearing softer colors, softer fabrics and fuller skirts. Thanks to Kemal Harris, costume designer and red carpet stylist.

Now represented by The Wall Group, Harris is from Vancouver BC. She studied fashion design there, and from the start was interested in the styling aspect of fashion. Working with photographers, she eventually made her way to New York City and Robin Wright became her client. Harris styled her for the red carpet and other events. “The red carpet is very competitive, you can’t wear anything that has been worn before, the focus is on trying to get exclusive looks from designers that are right off the runway” she says. Dressing a fictional character is very different. “There is so much more to consider than if anyone ever worn this dress before… the story arc, the setting, the lighting, the time of day” Harris explains.

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What if you wanted to move from fiction to reality? What are the fashion lessons we can learn from Claire Underwood in Season 3?

1. Claire’s clothes fit her perfectly. Indeed, it is all about fit. Harris had a mannequin built to Wright’s exact measurements so as to be able to tailor outfits to her exactly, without her having to be there for all the fittings. Harris explains: “We tailor almost every piece to her fit; not everyone can afford to do that of course, but having a great tailor makes all of the difference.” Buy one less pair of shoes and instead have your pants and dresses tailored.

2. Claire is not much of a pants girl. Pencil skirts. Full skirts. Fitted dresses. More feminine, and somehow more powerful.

3. Claire is even less of a prints girl. She prefers solid colors. Harris laughs: “We did one striped blouse in Season 3. That is as far as we went. Anything beyond that is too flamboyant for Claire’s character. She is so classic.”

4. Claire’s idea of color remains muted. Deep burgundy, hunter green, violet, light gray, oatmeal. Otherwise, her color palette is black, white and charcoal.

5. Claire is not into jewelry or accessories. If she has to choose, she chooses pearls over diamonds. A single strand of pearls as a necklace, sometimes a single strand bracelet. And of course, her Cartier watch. That has been her trademark from the start. Harris adds “the Cartier team is such a delight to work with, they let me look through their archives for inspiration.”

6. Claire does not own a pair of jeans, or sweatpants. Her version of casual are pants with cuffs (when she does wear pants), and a cashmere sweater. Or a pair of black silk pajamas.

7. Claire’s preferred sleeve length is three quarters. So much so that Harris often has to alter the sleeve length of the outfits to fit this rule. And oh how powerful does this look with long black leather gloves?

8. Claire only wears stilettos — Manolos and Louboutins, specifically. You will not see her in a wedge or flats. Unless she is running of course.

9. Claire loves a statement purse. YSL Sac du Jour is her go-to, although an Hermes Kelly bag does make its appearance. As does a Ralph Lauren beaded clutch.

10. Claire likes contemporary designers. In addition to classics such as Ralph Lauren, Armani, and Burberry, she wears up and comers such as Altuzarra, Jason Wu, Derek Lam.

I ask Harris to describe Claire’s style in three words: “Timeless. Decisive. Feminine.”

Timeless requires no explanation.

Decisive because every look is a complete statement. There’s no flip-flopping on the style direction, there is an underlying strength in the cut and fit. The message is that of a powerful woman. Nothing is superfluous, nothing is fussy. She makes bold choices like the Ralph Lauren gown for the State Dinner based on her poise and confidence.

And feminine: Not the first word that jumps to my mind when I think about Claire, yet so very accurate. Feminine, not in a “mini skirt” kind of way. More in a “my clothes fit so well you can’t help but see my figure” kind of way. No one would ever mistake Claire for a man…

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Pat Robertson Blames ‘God Of The Heathen’ For Robin Williams’ Suicide

Pat Robertson thinks he knows what could’ve saved Robin Williams: More Jesus.

On his show “The 700 Club” on ABC Family Wednesday, Robertson warned viewers of the consequences of chasing “gods” such as fame and money:

“You see these very popular people in the media who commit suicide like Robin Williams recently and you say, ‘What is the deal with him? What happened?’ You find people who are at the top of the game in music and they’re strung out on drugs. What happened? What was their God?

You see, the god of the heathen are idols, and everything that you seek in life can ruin you unless that something and somebody is God himself.

He can fill your every need, and he won’t disappoint you and you won’t want to commit suicide after you have come to him.”

Williams killed himself at his home near San Francisco on Aug. 11 at the age of 63. He had been battling severe depression and had recently spent time in rehab.

His wife, Susan Schneider, later released a statement saying the actor’s “sobriety was intact” at the time of his death and that he had been struggling with the early stages of Parkinson’s disease.

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Robin Thicke Says He’s Trying To Get Paula Patton Back

Robin Thicke and Paula Patton may have separated, but he’s not giving up.

The former high school sweethearts were married for nearly nine years before announcing their split on Feb. 24, and Thicke isn’t ready to let Patton go. Sources told Us Weekly that the “Blurred Lines” singer wanted to save the marriage, but Patton made the choice to end it.

Those claims appear to be true, as TMZ caught up with Thicke as he arrived in Washington, D.C., on Thursday, Feb. 27, telling a cameraman, “I’m just trying to get her back.”

According to the website, the couple’s marriage began to fall apart after Thicke’s sexually charged performance with Miley Cyrus at the MTV VMAs in August 2013. Sources say things soured because Patton felt “utterly disrespected” by the performance. And then came the cheating allegations.

While the pair reportedly remain cordial with one another, according to Us Weekly’s sources, Patton is “done with the marriage.”
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