Allie Gemmill
Allie Gemmill is cinéphile supreme with bylines at Keyframe, Vague Visages, Paste Magazine and Broadly. She is the founder of The Filmme Guild, a film salon which curates and highlights the intersections between women and film. She is more guacamole than hummus, more Ilana than Abbi and more museum than beach.

Allie’s Latest Articles

Did Gary Fisher Attend Carrie's Memorial Service?

Fans of the late Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher, mother and daughter respectively, were able to livestream a public memorial service on Saturday that allowed people from all over the world to pay their respect to these luminous actors. Many of Reynolds' and Fisher's close friends and family were there, so was Gary Fisher at Fisher and Reynolds' public memorial service? Of course, he was, you guys. No event in Fisher's honor would be complete without Gary, Fisher's constant canine companion, i…

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Mark Hamill Pays Tribute To Carrie Fisher's Humor

On Saturday, fans were able to pay their final respects to Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds, whose public memorial service was livestreamed in addition to serving as a public event. Arrangements for this memorial service were made by Todd Fisher, Reynolds' son, who wanted to fulfill his mother's wishes that the public, whom she loved, could remember her. There were plenty of Reynolds' and Fisher's friends and family in attendance. Interestingly, Fisher's Star Wars co-stars Mark Hamill and Harri…

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All The Touching Moments From Fisher & Reynolds' Memorial

Saturday's memorial service in honor of the late actors Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher, also mother and daughter respectively, was a lovely service indeed. There were plenty of touching moments in remembrance of Reynolds and Fisher during the service that reminded fans why these actors were so great at and beloved for their work. Arranged by Reynolds' son and Fisher's brother, Todd Fisher, the memorial service was held in Los Angeles on Saturday. While seats were limited, the service was live…

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Hugh Grant Dances Up A Storm In The 'Love Actually' Sequel

For fans of the classic rom-com Love Actually, the sequel made for the U.K.'s charity event Red Nose Day proved to be a hit. One of the most talked about moments was watching Hugh Grant's Prime Minister dance to "Hotline Bling," which was a pitch-perfect callback to his infamous dancing sequence in the original Love Actually. Thanks to Entertainment Weekly and viewers in the U.K. who had the amazing instinct to record this vital bit of Red Nose Day Actually (the title for the Love Actually seque…

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'Justice League's Trailer Features A Symbolic Song

The DCEU's answer to the Avengers has arrived in the form of the Justice League, with a trailer and catchy song to help get us hyped for the film's release later in 2017. The gang's all here and they're assembling to the sounds of a familiar tune, if not slightly revamped. What song is playing in the new Justice League trailer? Well, if you're a classic rock buff, then you'll recognize the song instantly as "Come Together." For this trailer, it's an updated cover that has been appropriately enha…

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'The Bachelor' Changed TV Dating Shows Forever

What did true love look like before 2002? Dating shows have been around since the advent of television; there's been no better draw for viewers than watching love (or something like it) bloom on TV. But 15 years ago The Bachelor changed reality dating on TV forever. Before The Bachelor, we were subjected to the more crass side of reality TV dating shows with Who Wants To Marry A Multi-Millionaire and Temptation Island. Both arrived at the genesis of the reality TV boom circa 2000. The genre woul…

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Riz Ahmed's 'Rogue One' Auditions Prove His Dedication

By now, it's safe to say that Riz Ahmed has gathered quite a bit of momentum in Hollywood. A delightful British export who's been working for years in the film industry, Ahmed was introduced to mainstream U.S. audiences, thanks to his role in the Star Wars franchise. And now, you can watch Ahmed's Rogue One audition tapes on Entertainment Tonight to see why he got the job. But to be fair, it's not particularly difficult to see how an actor as multifaceted as Ahmed snagged the coveted role of Bod…

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This Han Solo & 'Tangled' Theory Will Make You LOL

In all of the hubbub that's arisen following the reveal that Han Solo's name isn't actually Han Solo, there have been some amusing guesses from fans on social media about the Star Wars character's actual name. One of the most interesting fan theories about Han's name connects to Tangled, of all things. On Twitter, a few eagle-eyed fans (including Bustle's own Emma Lord) have half-seriously, half-jokingly noted that maybe there's something about being a swashbuckling rogue that causes you to want…

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Fan Theories About Han Solo's Real Name, Ranked

It's been a wacky 24 hours in the Star Wars fandom, now that some major details have dropped around the upcoming Han Solo standalone film. Among the plot points revealed by Disney CEO Bob Iger was the tiny detail that Han Solo's name isn't his real name. That's right: Han Solo is a made-up name for the famous intergalactic smuggler-turned-hero-turned-father of a rogue Jedi and possibly full-blown evil person. Upon learning this news, fan theories about Han Solo's real name popped up on Twitter, …

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The Iconic 'Power Rangers' Suits Got A Big Update

The Power Rangers are back in a big way. With the iconic '90s franchise rebooted for a younger generation, the fanfare surrounding the epic martial arts TV show is palpable. Fans olds and new are ready to set the return of the rainbow-colored rangers in all their suited glory. And thankfully, the Power Rangers' iconic costumes appear in the Power Rangers reboot. It's one of the few new and improved elements in the movie, and it could also be considered one of the flashiest. There's definitely a …

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