Jennifer Aniston visits ‘SNL’ to confront Vanessa Bayer about her Rachel impression


Saturday Night Live star Vanessa Bayer is known for her uncanny impression of Jennifer Aniston’s Rachel from Friends, and on Weekend Update this week, she dusted off her wig for another parody of the beloved character.

Everything was going well until the real Aniston showed up — ostensibly to visit Bayer, since the two co-starred in the upcoming Office Christmas Party.

Aniston gently reminded Bayer that Friends was on air “five million and five years ago,” and suggested she should probably move on. 

Looking disappointed, Bayer offered, “I just thought… because I do this great bit as Rachel…”  Read more…

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Jennifer Aniston explains the big problem with a ‘Friends’ reunion


Admit it: you’ve always hoped, somewhere in the back of your mind, that there might one day be a Friends reunion.

Obviously there would always be the danger that it wouldn’t quite live up to the hype. But it’d be pretty hard to resist if it came along, right?

Well, some bad news: during a recent interview with Lorraine Kelly on ITV, Jennifer Aniston explained why a return to Central Perk’s probably not gonna happen.

“I don’t know what we would do,” says Aniston in the clip above. “I think that period of time was sort of nostalgic, you know?  Read more…

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The Sundance Film Festival created an entire section of climate change films


Climate change is near and dear to Robert Redford — and now it’s near and dear to his Sundance Film Festival, too.

Sundance unveiled its initial list of titles Wednesday, and while its documentary lineup is sure to get people talking thanks to films about JonBenet Ramsey, the Hulk Hogan-Gawker trial and the uprising in Ferguson, Missouri, the festival is also making headlines with a special New Climate program.

New Climate titles — such as Marina Zenovich’s Water & Power: A California Heist, Jeff Orlowski’s Chasing Coral and Jiu-liang Wang’s Plastic China — appear in the festival’s various sections, including both the U.S. and World Cinema Documentary competitions.  Read more…

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