Aguilera’s By BLAKE GALL
wearing an almost
ensemble makes your jaw non-existent
new album and a racy video
from the album Stripped has crecommotion over the
sexual content in the video.
Sporting a bikini and a pair of is
her then a
sequence that isn’t too shocking. A sudden
lowed by a boxing match Carayannis which Aguilera wins, another dance in a quilt that barely passes her hip bone, the mandatory dance scene under a waterfall and a few lewd acts with some muscular men. All of it may be more
Stephana Hung, a 20-year-old pre-optometry student at the University of Waterloo thinks the video is definitely pushing the
switch to her dance
ated a lot of
examHung. The video is considered so lewd that it has been given a parental advisory and been banned in some European countries. Vicki Carayannis, of 22, Kitchener, doesn’t approve of the imagery either. “She is .sending out the message that sex is good but doesn’t say anything about being careful,” Carayannis said. Aguilera is known to have a fan ple for
to set an
ference. Parents don’t have time
use their .sexuality to get
what they want,” said Hung.
check advisories before every
Tramble said. Adelaide Fonseca, of 25, Cambridge, had a slightly differ-
daughter but guess
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idea but won’t really
her job then
using her .sexutoo
ality a little
should create a
to entertain but
strongly influenced by her. This
have artists who express them-
music Fonseca and then people will be ready for it,” said Tramble. Perhaps this entire buzz is what Aguilera wanted. It .seems to be
video definitely doesn’t take that
selves but they
fact into consideration.
“She is using sex to sell but you have to wonder what kind of
base of adolescent girls
she has,” said Tammy Tramble, 20, a business marketing student at Conestoga. “The parental advisory is a good ethics
feel this is
positive or negative.
million-dollar question will she
to gain attention
with her follow-up video?
“She’s young Tramble
and having fun but she’s
Sniper shootings postpone movie indefinitely By JASON NOE
Hollywood movies, becoming
The upcoming has been
film Phone Booth postponed indefinitely
because of the recent sniper shoot-
be released on
Colin Farrell and
The movie is set in New York and was directed by Joel Schumacher whose film credits include Bad Company, A Time to Kill and Falling Down. Previews of Phone Booth were already being shown in theatres and over the Kiefer Sutherland.
Farrell plays a fast-talking publi-
was of the events on Sept. directed by Barry Sonnenfeld and 11.
out that he’s cheating. Things start
going bad for Farrell when he leaves the booth, and the phone
He answers that the man on
cross the street.
the phone to hear other end (Sutherland) has a sniper rifle and that he’ll shoot if Farrell leaves the booth. To send a mesinnocent an shoots sage he
bystander walking across the police quickly arrive
that the shooter is actually Farrell.
They demand he come out of the but he can’t because booth, 20th Century Fox believes that is
too close to the real
shootings in the Washington D.C. area that occurred during October.
The movie was shown
featured a (Internet photo)
movie Phone Booth has been postponed because the plot has too many similarities to the Washingtonarea sniper attacks. It may be released in 2003.
September and received mixed reviews by critics. A new release date for the movie has not been set, but
could be in 2003.
support Fox in whatever decision they make regarding a “I’ll
an interview to Daily Variety. “But
Sutherland will shoot him.
Phone Booth and
the recent sniper
shootings are such different cases,
probably won’t make comparisons. There are serial killers that haven’t been caught.
The same Schumacher
with his film
Bascom Marketing Inc. Looking viduals,
or junket interviews by the stars.
film opened on Sept. 20, and fol-
of child kidnappings
Hopkins played U.S. agents trying to stop terrorists in New York. But because of the terrorist attacks on Bad Company was Sept. 11, pushed back until June 2002. It was supposed to have opened last
young girls were murdered and the cases were featured almost everyday on CNN. The actors, producers and the studio stayed as far away from
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December. This seems
flopping after being postponed.
Trapped, about a child kidnapping, was released without any previews
will fall victim to the
comedy, it was decided to delay the opening until early 2002. Recently, the Kevin Bacon drama.
should they not have released Red
were pushed back. be seen if Phone Booth
their release dates
outgoing, enthusiastic indi-
Big Trouble starring Tim Allen and Rene Russo was also postponed from a potential fall opening because
uses the phone booth to call his girlfriend, played by Katie Holmes, so that his wife won’t find
begins to ring while he’s waiting to
collapsed a building in
Schwarzenegger-style for some revenge. The movie was supposed to debut last fall, but was pushed back until after the new year. Some scenes had to be reshot due to an explosion that
Bad Company, Damage, Big Trouble and Trapped did poorly at the box office. The first three already had All four films
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