Amy Mackelden is an Entertainment Writer at Bustle. She's written for New Statesman, The Independent online, Hello Giggles, xoJane, Heat, & Kinkly, and co-edits the blog Clarissa Explains Fuck All. She's currently developing 'MS Is My Boyfriend', a theatre show about life with multiple sclerosis. Ezria is endgame, OK?

Amy’s Latest Articles

'The Get Down's New Trailer Looks Epic

It's time for Baz Luhrmann fans to get excited. The Australian filmmaker, famous for classics like Moulin Rouge! and The Great Gatsby, turned his hand to TV with The Get Down, and Netflix has finally dropped the trailer for The Get Down Part 2, which looks all kinds of epic. The first half of Season 1 premiered back in August 2016, and now the streaming service has announced that it will release new episodes of The Get Down on April 7. The wait is almost over, you guys. Set in the South Bronx in…

By Amy Mackelden

Justin Hartley Shoots Down 'This Is Us' Theories

This Is Us has to be one of the most distressing shows of all time. Beware, as there are spoilers ahead for This Is Us Season 1. While viewers are still reeling from Randall's birth father William's death, the grim reaper doesn't take a vacation, and the death of the Pearson patriarch, Jack, is still somewhat of a mystery. In a new interview with US Weekly, Justin Hartley, who plays Kevin — formerly known as The Manny — said that theories about Jack's death on This Is Us are wrong, and that the …

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The Movie To Watch On Netflix Before It's Gone

I absolutely love Netflix, but there's nothing worse than adding a movie to your list only to have it disappear before you've had the chance to watch it. Luckily, the streaming service gives us a gentle nudge when content is about to leave the site, so consider this your warning to get planning your next movie night pronto. Everyone needs to watch The Nanny Diaries before it leaves Netflix in March 2017. Or re-watch it. Either way, it has to be done. Before you dismiss this suggestion out of han…

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How Will This 'Love Actually' Cameo Work?

The announcement that a sequel to Love Actually is in the works has gotten fans of the original movie incredibly excited. With filming already underway, Twitter is alight with set photos and snapshots of the actors reuniting with glee. And on Thursday, the director of Red Nose Day and real-life partner of Richard Curtis, Emma Freud, shared a photo of Rowan Atkinson filming the Love Actually sequel. But will his cameo work without Alan Rickman? The pair had an important scene together. In the ori…

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The Dirtiest Movies Coming To Netflix In March

With the winter weather making leaving the house an unattractive prospect, we could all use a little help enjoying ourselves at home. The Fifty Shades sequel leaves a lot to be desired, in my opinion, and the chemistry between Anastasia and Christian isn't very inspiring. Plus, when you're in a movie theater, it's not quite as easy to relax and enjoy yourself as it is at home. Am I right? I'm right. Which is exactly why you need this list of the dirtiest movies coming to Netflix in March 2017. I…

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31 Amazing Cameos In 'The O.C.'

Prepare to feel extremely old. The final episode of The O.C. aired on Feb. 22, 2007, making it ten years old. It feels completely impossible that it's been a whole decade since we last saw Seth, Summer, Ryan, and Taylor onscreen together. As fans wait not-so-patiently for a reunion of the hit show, it's the perfect time to revisit the incredible list of famous people that cameoed in The O.C. — and the list is long! From the indelible Chris Pratt, to an ageless Paris Hilton, The O.C. starred an i…

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This 'Han Solo' Set Photo Will Get You Excited

If you thought you couldn't get any more excited about the forthcoming Han Solo Star Wars Story spinoff, it's time to think again. A new production photo from the Star Wars prequel was released on Tuesday, and the cast look beyond perfect in the shot. With Alden Ehrenreich at the center, and a stellar supporting cast including Donald Glover and Woody Harrelson, it's clear that the Han Solo movie is on track to be incredible. Notably, Fleabag's Phoebe Waller-Bridge, who was recently in talks to s…

By Amy Mackelden

Katy Perry's "Chained To The Rhythm" Video Is Dark

Katy Perry has been making a huge impact with her new single, "Chained To The Rhythm", giving an amazing performance of the song while wearing a "PERSIST" arm band at the 2017 Grammys. And now, it's time to get excited all over again because Katy Perry's "Chained To The Rhythm" music video is here, and it's a futuristic allegory, with a strong political message. Never one to shy away from politics, Perry publicly supported Hillary Clinton's campaign, and recently took to the streets for the Wom…

By Amy Mackelden

Feminism Is A Big Part Of 'Beauty And The Beast'

As the release date of Disney's live-action Beauty And The Beast draws ever closer, the cast have been giving insights about what viewers can expect from the new movie. Based on Disney's classic animation, which was released way back in 1991, the update features Emma Watson as Belle, which has got to be some of the most perfect casting of all time. An ardent feminist, Watson has spoken to Entertainment Weekly about the development of Belle's character, and, according to the Harry Potter star, so…

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'The House' Trailer's Song Is Incredibly Catchy

The latest trailer for the forthcoming collaboration between Amy Poehler and Will Ferrell has arrived, and The House looks pretty awesome. From the writer of Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates, The House focuses on Poehler and Ferrell, a couple whose daughter just got into the college of her choice. However, there's a major problem: The family is totally broke and needs to raise cash quickly to pay for tuition. Luckily, a friend suggests an innovative idea, that the couple starts an underground ca…

By Amy Mackelden