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RDJ: Cars and cheeseburgers

September 9, 2014 18:02:12 Posted at September 9, 2014 18:02:12
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Jonathan Leibson/ Jason Merritt/ Getty

RDJ covers the new issue of Vanity Fair in advance of the Team Downey release of The Judge. It's a standard RDJ interview, which means he's forthcoming, if not always comprehensible, and generous, and unapologetic without sounding defensive. As always, RDJ speaks openly about his addiction and while I wondered at a point when/if we would ever get to a point where that wouldn't be a story, he is still living with it -- it's a disease, like cancer, like ALS -- so why wouldn't he continue to talk about it? Especially since he believes he's passed it on to his son. Full Story

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Dear Gossips,

Ben Mulroney said to me yesterday after interviewing Robert Downey Jr for The Judge that he’d never seen someone so comfortable in his success. Not arrogant. Not entitled. But comfortable. Comfortable is the word, because when someone is so at ease in his position, no one else around him/her questions it. This is where he belongs. Finally he is where he belongs.

As you know, RDJ opened TIFF 2014 last night with The Judge. The Judge is a Team Downey production. And it’s been a while since Team Downey gave us a drama that didn’t require a superhero suit. Reviews for the film were mixed, at best. But most agree that the chemistry between RDJ and Robert Duvall is “ferocious” (per Variety  Read Full Intro

RDJ: TIFF, Scarjo, and Gwyneth

September 3, 2014 15:50:51 Posted at September 3, 2014 15:50:51
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Mike Marsland/ Epsilon/ Getty Images

TIFF 2014 opens tomorrow. Sarah’s preview for the festival will be posted shortly as an advance overview of the entire event. But the gala on Thursday night belongs to The Judge. Robert Downey Jr, the biggest movie star in the world, is opening TIFF. Shinan Govani wrote a piece for The Globe & Mail yesterday featuring RDJ and how, ten years ago, it would have been unlikely that he would be the guy, the guy coming to Toronto, as the prime time steak. Full Story

Inside the Superhero Clubhouse

July 28, 2014 17:25:01 Posted at July 28, 2014 17:25:01
Sarah Posted by Sarah
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Alberto E. Rodriguez/ Kevin Winter/ Getty

First, Marvel’s panel started nearly twenty minutes late. Then, they didn’t announce anything new, except that the Guardians of the Galaxy’s pre-destined sequel will open on July 28, 2017. There was no news on Dr. Strange, or long-awaited confirmation of a Black Panther and/or Captain Marvel movie. Full Story

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Superhero Clubhouse!

July 16, 2014 19:46:25 Posted at July 16, 2014 19:46:25
Sarah Posted by Sarah

With Warner Brothers electing to save Batman vs. Superman for next summer’s Comic-Con, this summer’s convention belongs squarely to the other superhero orgy in our lives, The Avengers: Age of Ultron. To that end, Entertainment Weekly is featuring a first look at Ultron on the cover of its Comic-Con preview issue, and it is very, very cool. Full Story

Lighting RDJ

June 20, 2014 13:46:25 Posted at June 20, 2014 13:46:25
Lainey Posted by Lainey

The first trailer for Robert Downey Jr’s next film, The Judge, was released yesterday. My first thought after watching it was… Holy sh-t they lit the f-ck out of this movie. Then I texted Dylan who’s been lighting the f-ck out of our shoots for almost 15 years to ask him to confirm that he was seeing what I was seeing: they lit the f-ck out of this movie. Full Story

Avengers pushing strollers

May 8, 2014 16:24:12 Posted at May 8, 2014 16:24:12
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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FameFlynet

Robert Downey Jr and Jeremy Renner are in Nashville with their kids. On Monday they all went to the Nashville Zoo. Here are Iron Man and Hawkeye pushing strollers around. For RDJ it’s his son Exton and for Jeremy Renner, it’s daughter Ava Berlin. His girlfriend Sonni Pacheco was also there. Full Story

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So far, RDJ is not embarrassing

April 29, 2014 15:26:25 Posted at April 29, 2014 15:26:25
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When RDJ joined Twitter I fretted, because I love RDJ lots and Twitter has betrayed me before—betrayed all of us—ruining many a celebrity crush. But so far, RDJ’s Twitter is not bad. So far, he’s not an aggressive tweeter. He’s not offering daily affirmations or abusing the quota on exclamation points, and though his favorites  Full Story

Marvel’s favourite son

April 11, 2014 18:17:57 Posted at April 11, 2014 18:17:57
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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JD/ Splash

In the year 2004… Tom Cruise and Johnny Depp were supposed to be the sh-t. Ten years later, Brad Pitt has an Oscar, so does Matthew McConaughey, and Robert Downey Jr owns the box office. In other words, nobody knows anything, ever. Here’s RDJ in Malibu yesterday with his lunch box of vitamins, looking pretty fit as he gets ready to start working on Avengers 2, if he hasn’t already. Full Story

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The People choose RDJ/Tony Stark/Iron Man

January 9, 2014 14:48:00 Posted at January 9, 2014 14:48:00
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Kevin Winter/ Getty

Anyone can be replaced. Anyone? ANYONE? Maybe at some point, sure. But there’s a reason Marvel agreed on a big payout for RDJ to come as Tony Stark Iron Man. It’s because right now, he’s the only one the people want. The people decided he was the best yesterday. And he rewarded them with…well…himself in return. Full Story

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RDJ in St Barts

December 30, 2013 16:21:41 Posted at December 30, 2013 16:21:41
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Page Six ran a headline on Saturday about where celebrities are spending the holidays: “Is St. Barts losing its exclusivity?” Something about a lot of famous people skipping out on St Barts this year because there are no Russian billionaires there paying for all the parties. Full Story

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Top of 2013: Robert Downey Jr

December 24, 2013 16:37:23 Posted at December 24, 2013 16:37:23
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Two years in a row… The Avengers was the biggest movie of 2012. Iron Man 3 is the biggest movie of 2013. That’s $1.2 billion in global box office. And you cannot argue that that has a lot to do with RDJ’s appeal. Somehow, in his 40s, Robert Downey Jr became bigger than Johnny Depp and Tom Cruise. Full Story

As IF Terrence Howard

November 18, 2013 14:47:02 Posted at November 18, 2013 14:47:02
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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 This b-tch. Terrence Howard played Rhodey, Tony Stark’s best friend, in the first Iron Man movie. He was good in the role. I enjoyed their chemistry. I enjoyed his exasperation every time Tony behaved like, well, Tony. Clearly Howard enjoyed himself too. Because he wanted more money to come back for the sequel(s). Full Story