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Anne Hathaway and the search for “uncomplicated happiness”

October 21, 2016 15:02:07 Posted at October 21, 2016 15:02:07
Lainey Posted by Lainey

The reaction to Anne Hathaway’s Oscar campaign and eventual Best Supporting Actress win for Les Miserables became a pop culture personality of its very own a few years ago: Hathahate. There were probably more think-pieces about Hathahate than there were about Anne’s performance. And then she addressed the Hathahate, rather well I think Full Story

Bey Hologram

October 17, 2016 20:26:06 Posted at October 17, 2016 20:26:06
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Beyoncé performed this weekend at TIDAL X 1015. You didn’t think I’d close out the day without a dedicated Beyoncé post, did you? So everyone’s talking about how B tore her ear open on stage and, even though she was bleeding, there was no interruption to the service. Full Story

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Emma Stone corrects herself

October 14, 2016 14:46:02 Posted at October 14, 2016 14:46:02
Lainey Posted by Lainey

Emma Stone covers the November issue of VOGUE. She is, currently, the frontrunner for Best Actress Oscar for her performance in La La Land. La La Land opens in December but has already been screened in Venice, Telluride, and at TIFF and was overwhelmingly well-received. Full Story

Blame black women for Nate Parker’s mediocrity

October 14, 2016 13:59:05 Posted at October 14, 2016 13:59:05
Kathleen Posted by Kathleen
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The Birth of a Nation opened last weekend to OK numbers and less than favourable reviews. If you haven’t heard, black women are to blame for the mediocre opening of a mediocre movie. To recap, this is the film written by, directed by and starring alleged rapist Nate Parker. Some self-identified black feminists (including me) wrote about their conflicted feelings about the film Full Story

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Gwyneth at the market

October 11, 2016 14:36:10 Posted at October 11, 2016 14:36:10
Lainey Posted by Lainey

Gwyneth Paltrow covers the new issue of Harper’s Bazaar. But this shot on the cover? It has nothing to do with the photos in the magazine. In the magazine she’s at the supermarket, shopping in several different black outfits and bodysuits. Full Story