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Oscar Nominations 2011

January 25, 2011 07:38:00 Posted at January 25, 2011 07:38:00
Lainey Posted by Lainey

Roger Ebert offered this yesterday: "I suspect Justin Timberlake has an excellent chance for “The Social Network,” not only because he was wonderful, which he was, but because in some sense Academy voters consider themselves as the default casting directors for the Oscarcast and would like to add a hot young pop star. Full Story

An introduction to Oscar campaigning

January 10, 2011 07:39:14 Posted at January 10, 2011 07:39:14
Lainey Posted by Lainey

Written by Sarah I noticed something weird during my first winter in Los Angeles. Driving down the 10 freeway I saw a billboard for a movie that had come out six months earlier. “LA is usually little more on top of changing their billboards,” I said (or something along those lines). Full Story

Mo’Nique on money

February 25, 2010 07:44:00 Posted at February 25, 2010 07:44:00
Lainey Posted by Lainey

Sure hope the Academy voting deadline has passed. Because Mo’Nique’s recent comments about money may not go over very well with members. She has been brilliant through awards season, tempering criticism late last year that she was insisting on financial gain in exchange for promoting Precious and representing the film as the lead candidate for Best Actress Oscar. Full Story

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Which portrait is the fairest?

February 4, 2010 15:20:15 Posted at February 4, 2010 15:20:15
Lainey Posted by Lainey

The Vanity Fair Hollywood Issue features skinny white girls on the front and actor/director portraits inside, all of them by Annie Leibovitz and much more interesting than the banality on the cover. Not to say that individually, those girls are delightful, but again, the lack of diversity was troubling, a reflection of that industry and also our own tastes. Full Story

Golden Globes 2010 Wrap-up

January 18, 2010 05:34:48 Posted at January 18, 2010 05:34:48
Lainey Posted by Lainey

WHO’s NATALIE??????????????????? As Duana noted during our live blog, that sealed it for us right there. No matter what happened after, Julia Roberts’s dismissal of “Natalie” made our lives. Some of you were not watching NBC’s Globes preshow so you missed the moment. “Natalie” is Natalie Morales. Full Story

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Mo’Nique doesn’t want it?

December 21, 2009 15:25:05 Posted at December 21, 2009 15:25:05
Lainey Posted by Lainey

Well…no… She just won't campaign for it. Well… no… That’s not right either. She’ll campaign for it, but only if she’s paid to campaign for it. By Oprah or the studio. That’s the word according to many film industry insiders and that’s what many people in the business of awards are starting to believe. Full Story

Precious Cheese Tits

October 5, 2009 10:28:48 Posted at October 5, 2009 10:28:48
Lainey Posted by Lainey

Tits out, ass out, Mimi heaved her cheese onto the carpet the other night at the New York premiere of Precious enveloped in a cloud of butterfly love and bunny rabbit affection. Mimi tottered over to the event wrapped around her husband Nick Cannon and the two proceeded to slather the press with a thick layer of Velveeta as Mimi, in exceptionally great spirits, perhaps due to the fact that Mo’Nique has decided to piss away Full Story

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Pissing away Oscar

October 1, 2009 12:03:00 Posted at October 1, 2009 12:03:00
Lainey Posted by Lainey

There are actors like James Franco who doesn't need the street cred and isn't a money whore who is willing to work it on daytime television just because he's curious and available (more on this tomorrow) and then there's Mo'Nique who delivers an outstanding, breathtaking performance in the sure to be nominated Oprah-backed Precious and she's refusing to promote it. Full Story