DJANGO UNCHAINED EDITION
GOOD WEEK/BAD WEEK
Already Quentin Tarantino's top U.S. earner, it has taken in nearly $140 million
Django action figures have been discontinued after complaints that they trivialize slavery
Subway's latest sandwich: the $5 11-Incher? That's what was implied in a photo uploaded to the company's Facebook page showing one of its Footlong sandwiches falling short against a ruler. After the post went viral, Subway issued--and then promptly deleted--a response saying Footlong is "a descriptive name," not a measurement. The lesson here? Yes, Subway: size does matter.
Russian-born Roman Vishniac documented Jewish life in Europe before the Holocaust, including this shot of Zionist youth building a school in the Netherlands in 1939. A show of his work opens Jan. 18 at New York City's International Center of Photography. See more at lightbox.time.com
After horse meat was found in U.K. burgers, carnivores took to Twitter to share their rage--and best equine quips--about the situation: "To beef or not to beef. That is equestrian" and "All who ate #horseburgers are in stable condition."
On the eve of his second Inauguration, President Obama called the First Lady's much discussed new hairdo the "most significant event" of the festivity-filled weekend. If a brow-skimming fringe can upstage taking the oath of office, you know it's official--bangs are back.
She isn't the first FLOTUS to rock a fringe: Mamie Eisenhower was known for her short, tight "Mamie bangs," which women asked for by name in hair salons.
When Vogue's top model of 2012 cut nearly 7 in. from her hair late last year, the magazine dubbed the fringed look "the cut of the moment." Will the Karlie become the new Rachel?
THE DUCHESS OF CAMBRIDGE
With her new feathery, cheekbone-length bangs, Kate Middleton wouldn't be the first royal to spark a trend: Alexandra, Princess of Wales (and future wife of Edward VII) popularized "Alexandra fringe" in the 1880s
Although there is nothing scandalous about the Scandal star's new look, her blunt-cut bangs and blond highlights stole the spotlight at this year's Golden Globes
In a sign of just how trendy bangs have become, the mom-to-be tweeted photos of herself wearing clip-on bangs in December and debuted real side-swept ones on Jan. 14
The actress, who stars in Jane Campion's six-hour miniseries Top of the Lake, premiering March 18 on the Sundance Channel, talks about the upcoming season of AMC's Mad Men, President Obama's daughters and Jodie Foster's Golden Globes speech.
In Top of the Lake, you play a strong, determined detective. Sounds like Mad Men's Peggy Olson.