Weekend News Roundup! Leonardo DiCaprio is Bad at Basketball

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Published November 11, 2013


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Happy Monday! Here’s our compendium of pop-culture news you may have missed while you were doing more important things over the weekend.

• It was a pretty slow weekend in pop culture, and a pretty terrible weekend in the real world, with Typhoon Haiyan devastating the Philippines.  [Guardian]

Don’t mess with Dench: Dame Judi made a Funny or Die video to protest the MPAA’s R rating of Philomena. [Page Six]

Isabel Marant’s collection for H&M won’t be in stores until Thursday,  but you can start planning your purchases now. [H&M]

A big-budget franchise film actually did well at the box office, with Thor: The Dark World taking in over $86 million during its opening weekend. Bad Grandpa and Free Birds came in second and third with $11.3 million and $11.1 million, respectively.  [BOM]

MTV held something called the European Music Awards. Miley Cyrus behaved in a strange, but not unexpected fashion. [NYDN]

Leonardo DiCaprio is too big for his Air Jordans when it comes to basketball. George Clooney does not approve.  [E!]

Even hipsters aren’t safe in New York: A gunman shot three people, whom police believe were his bandmates, in Bushwick, Brooklyn. [NYP]