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theatrical run. for more we meet up with lwedc,d from "wood and vine" in hollywood have a lo. >> w well here's the thing, so um spanish is my first language and so i mimic peoplle in ens i can't help it, it's l s sort of thing that just han and it's great for acting not that great in my real l. >> when i meant anya shea talking thiashnsh accent. and like she gets to l.a. an now she sounds like this. >> i can'n't i can't help it's really, rlldiict. >hh [ lightht laughter ] >> i'm anya taylorr-joy d pyoi >> i'm robert eggers, writer, direr etc" >> where's sam?? boo! [ l laughter ] >> there you are.
sam? samuel? >> "the witch"" is a psychologaorlb a family of english setr the 1630's, who've come to the new world. they're puritans they're y r e themselves, but they get torn apart by an el ch >> ba-ba ba-ba. >> black philllips say if yoar wie >> does he really spe tee >> who's there? >> you've cursed this family. >> this is witch c craft. >> she pplaced a curse on. >> why haave you turnedgs me? >> i saw it. >> your rein of evil. >> come phillip. > it's not safnnan- >> think on my sins.s.
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i'm aware o i think a big misconspecn that witches were burned at e stake and they were in contiental europe, but in england and new englant were generally hanged. >> would you have been burn a thsecne y , rr like there's no way i would been a pure -- ioun'ma ion n d >> black phillip, blacpl crackers out his head. >> i worked with anima or b d he kew camps. theres like --you know, it's like -- it's like your aa vylreno aa ie specific and slo nli png planning, to get everyt pec and that's what it was like with the raven and the hare a horse, but then there's e aniimals you kinda just e ve to like g go with the flow a little td kw ati the goats we were gonna have to gifl aite t. but black phillip was a nhr he didn't do anything ever, ever. >> he just chilled out in the sun. >> what was black phillip's real name? >> charlie. >> everyone sort of hates charlie. i don't really have a pb with him, like he was j e sin >> i don't hate charlie respect charlie, but he ju made my life a living hell,o
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>> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with kathie lee gifford and hoda kotb, live from studio 1-ain rockefeller plaza. >> hello, everybody. . >> beware of the ides of r it's booze day tuesday. hoda just had a shot and not who knows whcdp >> i had to do . i was inrw t "mbfgkdg they had uzo. >> you had to. >> there was too much ps. >> it would br. >> ideoa n. it's spanky tuesday. we're going to have some fun >> that song there is "misy by gwen stefani. >> misery? >> i thouought she was out o misery. >> ecstatic even. great show today. academy award winner, one of our favorite ladies, shirley maclaine i is here to talk about something that happened to her on a movie set that had never
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>> you look beautiful t >> thank you. >> kind of bittersweet. t. >> it's so emotional, , i couldn't eat my dinner. i started eating, i had to put it down. my stomach was churning so much over the anxiety of whose heart he was going to break. >> what time do d >> like around 8:00. i sat down but put it away. >> put it way. >> anyway, here's what happened. we've been talki authi three mont. that's almost as long as they tape the show, by the way. 28 girls, we're down to the finatw now ben still could not dee who he loves more betwne >> jo-jo and -- >> and lauren. he said he loved them both. that's the issue. he went to his mom and dad. >> oh, boy. >> talked to his mom ana the ladies met with the dad and they actually t best. here is lauren meeting them. they said lauren is perfect, she's polished, perfect. they really loved her. when they met jo-jo, theyai she's a wife that could then uresfns l
he took that. he was picking out engagement rings, still didn't know who he was going to pick. the first person -- >> could be the same ring r either wom rare >> i guesso. >> doesn't that say something to you? >> i think any ring, don't you? >> wrong on every level >> first woman out of th helicopter to the final ro i jo-jo. that's never a good sign. so, let's see what happens t poor jo-jo. >> just a couple of months, you've not only become my best friend, but a man that iv fallen so completely in le with. >> i didn't know if i could find love. i found it with you. but i found it with somd else more.
right now. i'm so confused and blindsid. you told me that you were i love with me, that i was u best friend, that you can' imagine life without me. so, where did it go wrong? >> it never did. i'm about to get on one knee and ask a woman to marry me and i was confused about that bu of jo-jo. because that's h how muciv her. >> ii was getting my heart brn and i still didn't want to se him cry. >> i know. >> i was hoping this was going to be over. no, no, no. >> bye. give it to amanda. sfh >> very bad reason. >> i did feel sad for hery the way, because he said o you, but i love someone more. >> it sounds like a high school -- he's going tb saying that his entire f the itch he can't scrah
helicopter next. that's a good sign. let's take a look at what happened. >> you're the person i want t spend my whole life with. you are -- you're my person. i love you. i love you. >> lauren, i want tp rest of my life with you. will you marry me? >> yes. >> lauren? >> what? >> you're my person. >> you're my person. >> yoyou're my person. >> i'm so lucky. >> are you kidding me? i'm the luckiest girl. >> i'm real lucky. >> wow! >> i've been team jojo this
actually superer cute at the end. and they did the lifw and they seemed reallyw genuine. >> they did? >> i'm rooting for t n good news. we have a new bachelorett jojo has officially been named the bachelorette. the show starts airingn withe they're going to start fin right away. >> how was she dunhf show? >> she'll fall in love again with somebo ee erght >> she was very careful, because she knows she's going to be a part off the next series. she didn't really attack him. she d ntnsrs. she didn't quite understand how you could love two women ath same time and how you decide who you love more and she cbh sfnu-dto >> what's her ean? >> le >> you know what, hoda? >> what? >> yoou're my person. >> you're my person, too. that was so unromantic. wasn't it? you're my person. >> you're my person, too. >> amanda, we're going m you. that's really the biggest debb
>> that's what we have tl forward to in may. >> we took a quiz and wanted to find out if we were compatible with ben. there'ss a quiz you can e buzz feed. >> it's a lilittle late, but -- >> here are the questions. would you rather be in a big city or small town? what's your sign? who do you t r t ser >> what's your sign? i didn't get t that o. >> so s. >> oh. >> let's see if f eitherf compatiblib > let'son >> i love the music. you're not going to believe this. we got the same answer. we're both perfect for ben. >> here's what they say. you and ben would make th perfect couple. the two of you would never grow tired of each other and would have a long, happy relih >> i don't think so. we would like to go like this, we don't think so. okay? >> but we wish you the most
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>> hoda needs to learn this. let's talk a little bit about little white lies. how often do you tell one? >> ask me how i'm feeling. >> how are you fei eln i don't know why i said excellent. >> because you told a little white lie. >> because of the uzo. directv did rank the little white lies we tell ity. here are some of the less severe lies. >> your baby is cute. that's awful. >> so mean. >> i have a headache. >> okay. i love this present. >> i always say yeah. >> i'll be ready in 15 minut >> those are all lies that people tell thatt aren't . here are the more severe e i didn't see your text. >> miss you too. >> i always wash my han e using the bathroom. >> and the worst one is -- >> what? >> i'm on birth control >> that is horrible. that is horrible. >> what does the wise one have to say about that, little wt llie >> everybody should go back 13
they're still doing it. >> there you go! thank god shirley maclainine i here. >> she has the answer to everything. >> yes, she does. >> hoda, you're into a d of things. tell us what this is. >> a magazine called "liv happy." it's one of those magazis a you like, it's about how to practice joy and all that stuff. they've come up with o if you want to be mood, thiaiin like. they featured a couple of ths i said in their magazine book. "live happy." >> look forward. >> yeah. ten practices for choono anyway, go to happyx.org. you're going to be t keynote speaker. >> at tulane university. >> down in new orleans. >> come to the superdome. >> i know. what? >> what? that's awesome! >> one of the perks of be devoted fan -- >> find out if you're a wne when we give ita
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with a career that spanned six decades -- >> hello! >> actress shirley maclaine doesn't want to be callt, but she can't help it. what is she? >> an icon and a legend. >> but t don't call her that. >> we won't, despite all the fabulous film she's made, e magnolias." terms of e endearment also. one of her most memorable may be her most recent. >> she tlsy o >> "above tl >> how atane? first of all, how are you? >'o i'meg. happy.y. love my life. looking at all the other h more seriol i'm loving the metaphysi p i'm on, the truth of it all. i'm not k kidding. it is so much fun to looaa on what you might havveoo who you might have been. >> can it be confusing? >> yeah, but isn't life -- >> how many past lives do you
>> i don't know. for god sake, millions and millions of years. but i have eait can do short, like anto speec >> we would like hr >> when you get to be 82o have a short-term meemory, ok, that's pbl. but the longer term memyo know, how you remember -- w i'm remembering not only everything that pd childhood but other lifetime childhoods. >> that's a lot. >> no, really. and i'm getting the sense, truly, of having been and lived and i understand the oth lifetimes because now i' having -- it's coming un conscious mind. >> the canary islands is a specific spot that rings l with you. >> not because everything wen beautifully on i everything sort of wentnt wrong. >> on making the movie, it pretty hysterrical. >> how many years ago wh what yearr did you -- >> two summers ago.
shooting on the canary islands which had a rebate. you can get the rebate and help with theue i got on the iberian airlin and it said the only als that flies to the lost ne of atlantis. i thought this is mmeant to happen. . >> that's your kind of t thing. >> why ith? >> everybody told me not the money isn't any good. suddenly when i was there, o of course, you don't do stuf money anymore for me. but don't tell anybody that. [ laughter ] i realized i ith film to remember some of my lifetimes in atlantis. >> tell us a little bit abouout the circumstances. two fine actresses were e on board. none of the men had beea yet. >> > right. >> so was this like a super lp of faith? was your agent saying dot, don't do this? >> everybody said. even a couple of psychics said, don't go unless the money's in the bank. but jessica said, what h
if we have no money, so a we had a good time. >> what was the disaster partf shooting the movie? >> all of it, hoda. >> but what part? >> they would call up and say don't bother getting up in the hotel. we haven't got money toah cab driver today so we'n going to sho. >> wow. >> it was like that. it got su. 'rnh >> it is kind of funny, bes really, it's demi moore, jessica lang. who are the men? >> billy conllanhald hn >> i don't knohibiy ce hea >> hysterical. he made it eveue i had hernias from laugno hard. we would be doing a scenn the money would run out again and i would start laughing in the mimiddle of the sceneh is only costing money. that does take a couple of dollars. i think the souound guy measured -- i laughed 11 minutes while they just kept rolliningd i couldn't sp
shirley? this is going to sound weir i was looking at an old cbs sunday morning piece. they were talking about pp who were understudies who o throuough and had these huge careers and the first person they talked about was you. person you were filling in for had a broken ankle. >> sprained. >> and they just -- it shee the chronicling of your career and how it could happen byn instannt where someone happs see you. >> when you were doing "s charity"? >> no. it was a long time before that. it was 1954. i had never had a rehearsal. bobby fosse e and jerry robbin made me the understudy to the great carol haney. she went down in the middle the show w with a sprained le not broken. >> yeah. >> and i went on with no rehearsal. all i could think of was m going to drop the hat ism heat. which i did. said [ bleep ] in front of the audience.
>> and you just did in front ofof several million people. we'll fix that in popost. [ laughter ] >> but, no, i've been guided all my life, i really feel. i really feel i have angels a i mean, somome are very ha nosed, yoyou better get tt and do it. and i'm very disciplined. but that whoole shoot -- with the whole memory of -- >> it's very funny ththeou t r one of ouur favorite lae you know that. >> shirley, thank you sor much. >> beige face. >> do you like t them or don't? >> love them. what's better than vi oscar winner onon show? >> two oscar winners. >> helen mirren on hereo "eye in they
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>> it's booze day tuesday, also known as brain teaser tuesday, also known as spanky tuesday. before the break, we gave you this question. >> fill in the blank with one word to make two phrases. second-hand smoke detector. >> hoda got it right awaway. do you know who is always smoking hhot wherever she goes? >> dame hellen mirren. she won so many awards during her legendary career, including an oscar for the queen. i got to sit down with helen on the set of "eye in the sky" where she plays a colonel. take a look. >> two suicide bobombers and three vevery high value individuals. >> the rules of engagement you're operating under is to capture, not a kill scenario. ma'am, i think it w would be wise
>> are you telling me that or just debating with me? >> to refer up? >> uh-huh. >> i am telling you. >> oh. >> ooh. >> hello to you. >> she's cross about that. >> she is. now was this originally supposed to be that of a man? >> it was writtten for a man. >> how did it change things when you stepped in? >> nothing changed on the page at all. i mean, it absolutely fell into place. i think the only thing that it t slilightly -- it made the moral ddilemma that you see played out in n the movie kind of more poignant, more potent if you like, it being a woman hhaving to make those decisions. >> it's about a terrorist and the question is, do you capture, do you kill and how do you do it? >> yes, it's very much about the it's so interesting that suddenly in the news and in the public awareness it's becoming this growing awareness of what
it's prosecuted, how it's managed. and t this is this movie that's very much about that. and it's about the appalling sort of moral decisions that constantly have to be made in war. >> you're so multifaceted. i'm looking at you in this gorgeous dress and alall i can think of is most of the time e when kathie lee and i show you on the air, you're in a smoking hot bikini. we showed you the other day wearing a cool weather jacket, very hip. i look at your hand and i see a tattoo. right? >> i do have a tattoo. very, very old tattoo. >> how long ago did you get that one? >> i used to tell people i got it in prison before my sex changge. [ laughter ] >> so wwhy did you get it? >> i got it because i was drunk, in america, on an indian reservvation in minnesota and a girl did it for me. it was unbelievably painful.
it's equal and opposite. fun he enough, speaking to what we're talking about now, which is to see the people who are so different from you as basically being your equal, of equal value with yourself. ththat's sort of what it means. >> you have a wonderful liife outside of the movies, tooo. you have a delicious husband. >> i do. shooting right here in new york, shooting a movie with robert deniro. and i'm shooting parallel with will smith. >> fantastic. so do you two of you at the end of the day, you're shooting your stuff, he's doing his stuff. you get together at the end of the day, do you talk work or put work aside? >> how did it go, darliling? did you get your day, i always say to taylor. the only time i pray to god is when taylor's shooting and i pray for the weather to be right. because if there isn't snow or it doesn't rain when it needs to rain, you know, the whole schedule.
husband's schedule. but, no, it's fun. no, we just -- we don't go into details. did you get your day? was it okay? were there problems? we share the difficulties. >> fallling in love at 40, in right timeframe? >> 38. >> 38. is he the love of your life? i mean, falling g in love at that age, 38? >> yeah. i guess. because, you know, don't have much life left, do i? i hope he's the love of my life. who knows. you never know what the future may bring. no, i mean -- no. i recognize the great thing about finding a partnership, let's say, a partnership later on is that you recognize it as such. you recognize the paartnership level of this relationship as much as the love and the lust and all the rest of it. >> thank you so much, just for, even when you don't know you're part of our show, and for
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most people really don't love making dinner every single night. our team has done the thinking for you. >> they called upon our good friend, contributing correspondent to bbc radio, reid alexander. >> good morning! >> a modern spin on traditional pork chops and apple sauce dinner, immortalized in this classic brady bunch episode. remember this?
hi, alice. what's for dinner? >> p pork chop. >> pork chops, huh? what else? >> apple sauce. >> pork chops and apple sauce. gee, that's swell. >> all right. hello, darling. >> good morning. >> only people of a certain age remember that. >> i smell the onions. >> i know, the flavor. pork chops and apple sauce, as you heard there. restaurant style at home. this is a no brainer. >> okay. >> so easy. are you ready? >> what kind of ingredients do we need? >> couple of basic things, olive oil, fresh thyme, onions, balsamimic vinegar, chicken broth, salt and pepper for seasoning. >> and the pork chops themselves. >> i've preheated this pan. i start off by searing them. will you do the honor for the second one? >> yes.
about four minutes per side to get them nice and brown. >> that's just in olive oil? >> tablespoon or two, preheated. imagine we've gone and removed them to a plate. they're resting. we're going to build the sauce together. will you stir? >> i will. >> we're caramelizing some onion. >> brilliant. >> we start to make our sauce. little bit of chicken broth, really deep flavor. balsamic vinegar is the secret here. cann you guess why, kathie lee? >> no, reid. i'm jet lagged. why? >> exactly. it's sweet and tangy. when this starts to reduce, the vinegar, natural sugar also come up and will thicken up. >> that's what i was going to say but wasn't quite sure. >> you were on the right track. thyme? >> mint. this reduces. about two to three minutes uncovered and we add back the pork chops right into it. put the lid on it. five to seven minutes and you're good. >> easy. so easy. >> now pork chops done, apple