How One Movie Can Strengthen The Relationship With Your Family

Bella Breakdown Not everyone would take family advice from a movie, but when a title is 99% certified fresh on RottenTomatoes, the lessons might be worth listening to. I went into Lady Bird with no idea what the film’s actual plot was, and I exited speechless, contemplating if I should call my mother right then and there just to say “I love you.” Saoirse Ronan stars as the self-proclaimed and titular Lady Bird, a name the character has given herself as she endures the rebellious phase all teenagers proclaim in high school. Her mother, Marion is a nurse. Her...

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Ocean’s 8 Review: Pulling Off The Impossible

Bella Breakdown Thursday night was the premier of Ocean’s 8, the spin off of the popular heist film trilogy starting with Ocean’s 11. The feature film had an all-star ensemble that included Anne Hathaway, Sandra Bullock, Rihanna, and more. It was an ambitious project, but Warner Brother’s pulled this movie off like the perfectly planned heist. Debby Ocean, Bullock’s main character, immediately grabs the audience’s attention with her sleek and smug attitude towards life. Her willingness to involve herself with an ambitious heist of the Met Gala ball just weeks after being released from prison shows her character’s drive...

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The Power Of (Ocean’s) 8

Bella Breakdown Ocean’s 8, coming to theaters rightfully on June 8th, is the embodiment of female power. The star studded cast includes Anne Hathaway, Sandra Bullock, Rihanna, Mindy Kaling, Helena Bonham Carter, Sarah Paulson, Awkwafina, and Cate Blanchett. So what’s it like to work on a film with such a powerful cast of women? Anne Hathaway says that she felt “safe” being amongst women that helped her perform her best work. Amidst all of the scandals in Hollywood, it’s great to see women standing together instead of fearing the workplace. Mindy Kaling could immediately feel the difference being amongst...

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The Real Ages Of Famous Actors Cast In Teenage Roles

Bella Breakdown It may come as a surprise to you that your favorite actors in teenage roles were actually full-grown adults. Like, mid to late twenties, adults. It’s always fun to find out who was really a teenager when cast in a teenage role, or who was really good at acting like a teenager. Here are some actors who were cast in popular teenage roles, but were really in fact, much older: Troian Bellisario from Pretty Little Liars was actually 24-years-old when she portrayed a high school junior. Minka Kelly from Friday Night Lights played a high-schooler, but she...

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Watching Lindsay Lohan Recite “Mean Girls” Quotes Will Make Your Monday

Bella Breakdown We get it, it’s Monday…and you’re dealing with a bad, though now rare, case of the Monday’s. But boy do we have a cure for that, in the form of Lindsay Lohan reciting your favorite lines from “Mean Girls.” If watching this video of her doesn’t make you laugh and really bring you back, we don’t know what will. Lohan channels her inner Cady Heron for this classic walk down memory lane. After all, this movie was like, so fetch. The 2004 flick cemented itself into pop culture history, probably because we have all met a Regina...

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