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Bond Spectre’s first day

December 15, 2014 16:48:37 Posted at December 15, 2014 16:48:37
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Last week, the Sony hacked email leak exposed the budget drama unfolding behind the scenes of Bond 24, now titled Spectre. A messy script was also revealed. According to Gawker, the movie opens strong but needs some serious retooling in the third act. Full Story

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The Sony Hack, somehow, gets even worse

December 11, 2014 20:26:11 Posted at December 11, 2014 20:26:11
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At this point, it shouldn’t be surprising that the leaked emails from Sony have taken a turn for the worse. They started bad, so it wasn’t like the bar was all that high to begin with. But the latest emails between Amy Pascal and Scott Rudin aren’t just about name-calling Angelina Jolie, they’re derogatory toward President Obama. Full Story

Sony Hack Part Eleventy Billion: Actors are greedy whores

December 10, 2014 21:28:05 Posted at December 10, 2014 21:28:05
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The newest wave of leaked emails from the Sony Hack, dutifully combed through by Gawker, reveals a conversation between Sony co-chiefs Michael Lynton and Amy Pascal, and Clint Culpepper, head of Sony subsidy studio Screen Gems. The email is about Kevin Hart, who has a multi-picture deal with Screen Gems, and in it, Culpeper says, “I’m not saying he’s a whore, but he’s a whore. Full Story

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The prescient George Clooney

December 10, 2014 20:16:57 Posted at December 10, 2014 20:16:57
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There’s more and more coming out from this Sony email leak giving us one of the biggest days of gossip in a long, long time. Between that and the SAG nominations and trailer releases, I’ve been walking around with a permanent boner. Anyway, there’s also an email from George Clooney. Full Story

The Roadkill

December 10, 2014 15:04:43 Posted at December 10, 2014 15:04:43
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The latest Sony leaked emails exposed the manipulative nature of the Amy Pascal and Scott Rudin relationship and gave us some insight into the Angelina Jolie playbook. There were others though who were caught in the crossfire. Sarah has already addressed the Jobs mess – click here Full Story

Amy Pascal & Scott Rudin: a love story

December 10, 2014 14:46:33 Posted at December 10, 2014 14:46:33
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After we all huddled in our own corners, frantically consuming the leaked Sony emails, Duana texted me: F-ck Jolie, f-ck Jobs. I want a movie about the Pascal Rudin friendship. It’s true. I know that most of you today are drawn to the Angelina Jolie headline but don’t let the movie star distract you from the most fascinating aspect of this entire drama: the Amy Pascal and Scott Rudin situation. Full Story

They’re all crazy

December 10, 2014 14:15:11 Posted at December 10, 2014 14:15:11
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“Insanity” “Spoiled” “Minimally talented” Just some of the words Scott Rudin used to describe Angelina Jolie to Amy Pascal in those leaked Sony emails. And that’s likely your main focus because she’s ANGELINA JOLIE. So you’re like, OMG, she must be such a f-cking crazy bitch. Full Story

Leaked Sony emails: Jobs is a mess

December 10, 2014 13:57:00 Posted at December 10, 2014 13:57:00
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The Sony hack is the gift that keeps on giving. First it was a laundry list of reasons why making Adam Sandler movies was slowly crushing people’s souls, and now it’s a series of email exchanges between Sony co-chief Amy Pascal, producer Scott Rudin, Aaron Sorkin, and some agents that’s providing a window into the breakdown of a major production deal. Full Story

Natalie Dormer’s “resting bitch face”

November 4, 2014 14:21:16 Posted at November 4, 2014 14:21:16
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Natalie Dormer covers the December issue of FLARE. Dormer plays Cressida in Mockingjay: Part 1. You also know her as Margaery in Game Of Thrones. And you may have met her as Anne Boleyn in The Tudors. Or maybe you just love her look – she buzzed half her head for The Hunger Games. Full Story

Emma’s two dates

July 18, 2014 17:49:51 Posted at July 18, 2014 17:49:51
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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New York premiere of Magic In The Moonlight. Emma Stone showed up with her boyfriend Andrew Garfield. Of course her co-star Colin Firth was there too. Not a bad night, right? Many people thought Emma and Andrew would split as soon as they were done promoting Spider-Man, especially since…SPOILER ALERT… Her role in the franchise is done. Full Story

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Porny gets to keep the cheque

March 24, 2014 13:02:44 Posted at March 24, 2014 13:02:44
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Jessica Simpson’s deal with Weight Watchers is worth a reported $4 million. They paid her to lose her pregnancy weight. So she commodified her body. That’s why we talk about her body. She wants you to talk about her body. And she wants you to see that her body is keeping the cheque. Here’s Porny showing off her body – and some serious calf muscles – while out with her freeloader in LA yesterday. Full Story

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No Photos Please (but Likes are Welcome)

March 20, 2014 14:24:15 Posted at March 20, 2014 14:24:15
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It’s been almost a month since Alec Baldwin “retired” from public life (click here for a refresher), so you knew he was going to pop up again soon. He can’t help himself. It’s part of his deranged charm. This week, Baldwin’s wife Hilaria posted a photo of herself on Instagram Full Story

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What the Fudge

January 21, 2014 16:54:51 Posted at January 21, 2014 16:54:51
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Celebrity collaborations and products have saturated the marketplace (perfume, cosmetics, clothing lines, accessories, hair care), but celebrity restaurants are not as prevalent as they used to be. Remember Madres (Jennifer Lopez), Nola (Britney Spears) and Geisha House (Ashton Kutcher and others)? It was very mid-2000s, like Ebola Hilton and Hyde Lounge. Full Story