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Watch Shia LaBeouf on a live feed in an elevator

Shia LaBeouf, the actor who came to fame on Project Greenlight‘s second season, is in an elevator at Oxford for the next 24 hours, live streaming his conversations with two other performance artists and strangers. It’s a live feed that rivals Big Brother‘s, taking place in an enclosed space with not much going on—though the conversations I’ve heard so far …

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The frustrations of Project Greenlight 4, cartoon edition

The return of Project Greenlight to HBO has offered two critical opportunities to observe Hollywood at work. The first, and rightfully the most-attention getting, is Hollywood’s problem with diversity. The second has been the shift in reality television. Resurrected after original star Chris Moore brought back the format with a twist, Project Greenlight is one of the all-time great formats, a guaranteed …

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The racist Project Greenlight episode title, explained

Project Greenlight’s sixth episode, which aired last night, was titled “Hot Ghetto Mess.” That was not a phrase spoken by any character in the episode, which once again largely focused on producer Effie Brown’s ongoing attempts to manage production of a film directed by a petulant, demanding child who constantly goes behind her back to white men to get …

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