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Still, but not really, Kate Bosworth

February 27, 2015 18:39:25 Posted at February 27, 2015 18:39:25
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Julianne Moore won an Oscar for her performance in Still Alice. In all the talk about Still Alice, apart from Moore’s name, who else did you hear mentioned? Kristen Stewart, for sure.  But, um, not really Kate Bosworth, right? I totally forgot she was in the film. And I’ve SEEN the film. Full Story

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Sequels No One Asked For: Blade Runner Edition

February 27, 2015 18:24:00 Posted at February 27, 2015 18:24:00
Sarah Posted by Sarah
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Blade Runner is a classic. Arguably, it’s a masterpiece. But it’s from 1982, which means it must be revisited/reimagined for a contemporary audience because pop culture is a ravenous beast that survives on nostalgia and memes. Rumors of a potential Blade Runner sequel have been swirling for the last few years, and yesterday it was confirmed—Blade Runner 2 is happening and Harrison Ford will return to star as Deckard, one of the most mysterious protagonists in cinema. Full Story

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Blake Lively to remake At First Sight

February 27, 2015 17:00:42 Posted at February 27, 2015 17:00:42
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At First Sight, the romantic drama starring Val Kilmer and Mira Sorvino, is one of the most hilariously terrible movies I’ve ever seen. In that movie, Kilmer’s character is blind and he falls in love with Sorvino, but when he regains his sight their relationship falls apart because he needs to re-learn everything as a sighted person and Sorvino’s character is an asshole. Full Story

Jennifer Lawrence: screaming matches and a hot bodyguard

February 27, 2015 16:23:30 Posted at February 27, 2015 16:23:30
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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TMZ reports that David O Russell was screaming and cussing at Jennifer Lawrence on Tuesday in Boston, on the set of Joy. It’s their third collaboration. She’s been nominated for an Oscar the previous two times they worked together (Silver Linings Playbook and American Hustle). Full Story

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Apparently Shakespeare has an undiscovered masterpiece

February 27, 2015 15:28:53 Posted at February 27, 2015 15:28:53
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The first trailer for a film adaptation of Shakespeare’s Cymbeline, starring Ethan Hawke and Dakota Johnson, has arrived and it claims the play is Shakespeare’s “undiscovered masterpiece”. Though the date of its writing is unknown, a performance of Cymbeline was noted in 1611, and in every century since then it has been reprinted, staged, adapted, and analyzed. Full Story

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Wolverine ‘til I die

February 26, 2015 20:48:32 Posted at February 26, 2015 20:48:32
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Hugh Jackman is currently promoting Chappie. He was in Paris today for the photo call. The other day, during our Oscar all-nighter, Duana told me about an article that was written about Birdman. The writer hated it. And the title of his piece was: Is Birdman the first Best Picture winner that clearly hates its own audience? If you have time, it’s worth a read. Full Story

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Mrs Timberlake: pregnant and popular

February 25, 2015 19:41:31 Posted at February 25, 2015 19:41:31
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Here are some new shots of Mrs Timberlake in New Orleans on the set of The Devil And The Deep Blue Sea. Accompanying these photos are two stories from E! News and US Weekly about what it’s been like to work with Mrs T on the film. Two different, unrelated outlets, and both essentially running the same story: she’s been totally low maintenance, no demands, eating healthy, nice to everyone, and everyone loves her. Full Story

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Jessica Chastain joins The Huntsman for some reason

February 25, 2015 18:00:23 Posted at February 25, 2015 18:00:23
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The Snow White and the Huntsman sequel/spin-off/whatever, that no one asked for has now somehow convinced Jessica Chastain to join its cast. She will reportedly play the Huntsman’s love interest, because this project makes no goddamned sense. Does the script pop out gold coins every time you turn a page? How in the hell have they recruited Emily Blunt Full Story

Margot Robbie at the Focus premiere

February 25, 2015 17:38:14 Posted at February 25, 2015 17:38:14
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Totally agree with what Duana wrote about Margot Robbie on Oscar night. Click here for a refresher. Margot Robbie is 24. She’s younger than, say, Emma Stone. But she’s always played older, non? It reminds me of one of my favourite movies, Baz Luhrmann’s Romeo + Juliet. Full Story

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Jamie Dornan isn’t finished

February 25, 2015 16:27:15 Posted at February 25, 2015 16:27:15
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It’s too bad. Because if you’ve seen Fifty Shades Of Grey, you know he needs more finish. I’ll say it again: more come face, give us more come face! Four or five sex scenes and no climax? How is this allowed?!? So anyway, about those rumours this week that he’s done with Christian Grey and wants out of the sequels, Dornan’s rep has now released a full statement, denying that he’s trying to get out of the franchise, instead confirming that he wants to keep going for more: "Jamie is delighted that the film is breaking box office records worldwide and whilst the studio has not made any formal announcements about sequels, he is looking forward to making the next film. Full Story

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Hot Tub Time Machine 2 review

February 24, 2015 20:02:21 Posted at February 24, 2015 20:02:21
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When I reviewed Kingsman: The Secret Service I singled out a tasteless joke as a blot on an otherwise enjoyable movie. In the case of Hot Tub Time Machine 2, a horrendous joke makes an already bad movie vile. There’s nothing fun or funny about Hot Tub Time Machine 2, a movie so awful that even John Cusack, who has lately starred in such movies as The Raven, Drive Hard, and Dragon Blade Full Story

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Ryan Gosling's new best friend

February 24, 2015 18:33:55 Posted at February 24, 2015 18:33:55
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Ryan Gosling was at Disneyland yesterday. I guess I came a day too late. But he's here so much - as we've seen - it's not like it's totally impossible that he wouldn't be back again 24 hours later. Anyway, usually when we hear about Gosling at Disney, he's on a date with a girlfriend. Full Story

The Best Actor heads home

February 24, 2015 16:42:22 Posted at February 24, 2015 16:42:22
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Eddie Redmayne and Hannah Bagshawe were seen at LAX yesterday and then landing at Heathrow after the Oscars and the parties. There was a story after the Globes about how he had to explain to airport security what the trophy was in his carry-on. He likely didn’t have the same problem with his Oscar. Full Story

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Mission: Impossible 5 may or may not be having issues

February 24, 2015 16:06:52 Posted at February 24, 2015 16:06:52
Sarah Posted by Sarah
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Depending on who you talk to. Last week, The Hollywood Reporter stated that production on Mission: Impossible 5 shut down for a week while a mysterious unnamed writer worked over the finale to provide the film with a better ending. But, on the same day as THR’s report, M:I5 director Christopher McQuarrie tweeted from the set, indicating that production was ongoing, if it had ceased at all. Full Story

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