In it, a carnival stunt motorcyclist (Gosling) learns he fathered a child with Mendes’s character, then turns to bank robbery until his fate becomes entangled with that of a rookie cop (Bradley Cooper) who has his own son and family issues. At least Mendes isn’t daunted by complexity or messiness—which helps when perusing Obscura’s cluttered shelves. ”) Before we leave, though, she buys a 5 papier-mâché skull that she sees as a memento mori, a reminder that we all die someday. The shopkeeper tells us that the skull comes from an Odd Fellows lodge, where he was likely used during initiation ceremonies to frighten blindfolded inductees, and probably dates back to 1910.
She steers clear of the taxidermied birds and gets bored quickly by turn-of-the-twentieth-century medical journals with instructions on “the soft, easy passage of fecal matter.” (“This is all the same subject? Mendes gasps: “He doesn’t look a day older than 1925!
As I recently found out earlier this year, Denzel even returned to the Pentecostal church, and he’s an avid church-goer and he’s still married to his first wife, Pauletta. Denzel, 58, and his wife Pauletta, 62, recently did an interview with Ebony magazine giving what what called a “rare portrait” into “one of Hollywood’s longest running couples.” But several photos that have been shopped to various media outlets appear to show Denzel with another woman and kissing her on the lips, in what appears to be a passionate moment. Four photographs, seen by Radar and shopped to other media outlets, show him sitting on a couch with a young lady, and then throughout the series of pictures he grabs her arm and pulls her in for a kiss on the lips in one.
It’s all in the name of putting attention on The Place Beyond the Pines, the ambitious new indie drama she shot with now-boyfriend Ryan Gosling in Schenectady two summers ago (they reportedly started dating after it wrapped).” Pines is of a piece with her recent impulse toward dark, idiosyncratic roles.Mendes, 39, is still probably best known for her racy Calvin Klein ads and playing hot girlfriends to Denzel Washington (in 2001’s Training Day), Will Smith (2005’s Hitch), and Joaquin Phoenix (2007’s We Own the Night). But right now, I just want to work with amazing directors and challenge myself.” Directors like Werner Herzog, for whom she starred in 2009’s Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans; Pedro Almodóvar, Mike Leigh, and David Lynch are all on her bucket list. News of Mendes' pregnancy broke in July, when the actress was reportedly already seven months along.Denzel Washington has spent the last thirty years in an industry that’s known for spitting people out in 30 days.