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Jen wants an Oscar too!

April 8, 2014 20:10:15 Posted at April 8, 2014 20:10:15
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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I mean if Matthew McConaughey can win an Oscar… Jennifer Aniston is currently at work on an independent film called Cake. Do you remember her in The Good Girl? People lost their sh-t over that movie because she wore minimal makeup and her hair was short. I was like, that’s just Rachel with short hair. Full Story

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Winona on Veronica's birthday week

April 8, 2014 16:30:23 Posted at April 8, 2014 16:30:23
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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I opened yesterday with Heathers. Click here if you missed it and the Entertainment Weekly oral history celebrating the 25th anniversary of the film. To mark the milestone, we shot a Winona appreciation segment for etalk last week. Just me freestyling on why Winona is still everything after all these years. Full Story

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Leave our time alone

April 8, 2014 14:28:37 Posted at April 8, 2014 14:28:37
Sarah Posted by Sarah

Like Ghostbusters III, a potential Goonies sequel has been talked about for a long time. There was actually a sequel video game released in 1987, two years after the movie came out (it was a pretty sweet Nintendo game), even though there was no movie sequel. But also like Ghostbusters III, it’s been a bad idea for a long time. Full Story

Rachel & Daniel’s night out

April 8, 2014 14:01:22 Posted at April 8, 2014 14:01:22
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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We don’t see these two very often. They spend time in New York but they don’t wave themselves in front of the paps so when they do step out, it’s like a gift. Rachel Weisz and Daniel Craig were at the Night of Opportunity gala in NYC last night. The organisation helps low income high performance students access educational opportunities that might otherwise not be available. Full Story

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Better for her, worse for him?

April 7, 2014 19:19:45 Posted at April 7, 2014 19:19:45
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Nicole Kidman is currently in Australia shooting a movie called Strangeland. This is why she couldn’t attend the ACM Awards with Keith Urban. As you can see, Gran’s gone brown. And it works for her. Because it softens her face. It mutes the enhancements. There’s something about blonde on her that highlights the tight and the fill, you know? Over in Vegas though, where Keith was winning awards and performing, it’s a different story. Full Story

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Captain America crushed his competition

April 7, 2014 18:11:03 Posted at April 7, 2014 18:11:03
Sarah Posted by Sarah
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Except for the Winter Soldier. That ended in a draw because the Winter Soldier is an extreme badass of the first order and it’s going to take more than a punchy dude with a shield to bring him under control. (Here’s why the Winter Soldier is the villain Marvel has needed so badly. Full Story

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Emma Stone & Andrew Garfield: Spice signatures and chemistry

April 4, 2014 13:54:35 Posted at April 4, 2014 13:54:35
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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The Amazing Spider-Man 2 press tour has arrived in North America. Emma Stone was on Kimmel last night. Let’s start there. She has a cold. But you couldn’t really tell because, as always, she was sweet and charming and willing to embarrass herself. By demonstrating that her hidden talent is forging all the Spice Girls’ signatures. Full Story

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Anthony Mackie is a Very Handsome, Charming Man

April 3, 2014 17:03:46 Posted at April 3, 2014 17:03:46
Sarah Posted by Sarah
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We’re big fans of Anthony Mackie around here. Lainey has him on her Freebie Five, and he’s on my Drinking Buddy List, as in, I don’t want to Five him, but I’d totally have a drink with him. Although I might have to rethink the Five thing, because while in the past he’s been too boyish for my taste, over the last couple years he’s gotten a lot more man. Full Story

Please, Please, Please…

April 3, 2014 15:30:37 Posted at April 3, 2014 15:30:37
Duana Posted by Duana

Dear Holly Bario, you smart executive who wisely gave the greenlight to Eleanor & Park… Sometimes I get mad at the concept of word of mouth.  It seems like such an egalitarian but inefficient system.  Like, why do I have to wait that long to find things out that might be awesome, that might have been improving my life all this time? This is how I feel about Rainbow Rowell’s books, and Eleanor & Park in particular. Full Story

Scarlett Johansson is the smartest person in the world

April 3, 2014 14:21:17 Posted at April 3, 2014 14:21:17
Sarah Posted by Sarah

And also she kicks all of the ass. In a movie, anyway. The first trailer for Luc Besson’s latest, Lucy, was released and it’s pretty much just ScarJo and her mutant eyes destroying everyone around her. The plot reminds me of that dumb Bradley Cooper movie, Limitless, in which a drug accesses the 90% of the brain that we “don’t use” and thus makes the protagonist super smart and super capable, except Lucy looks more like a straight action movie than Limitless. Full Story

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Cameron in black leather

April 2, 2014 20:01:48 Posted at April 2, 2014 20:01:48
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Cameron Diaz is promoting The Other Woman hard right now with Leslie Mann and Kate Upton. She's in London tonight for the premiere looking fantastic in a black leather dress, WOW. It's the kind of dress you put on as a f-ck you to this headline: 2014 Is the Year of Cameron Diaz (Making Bad-Looking Movies) That came from this article Full Story

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Meryl Streep, Rock Star

April 2, 2014 16:38:10 Posted at April 2, 2014 16:38:10
Sarah Posted by Sarah
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She kind of is already, right? Meryl is Meryl like Madonna is Madonna, like Beyonce is Beyonce, like Adele is Adele, like Lorde is Lorde. Meryl is Hollywood’s rock star (sorry Johnny),  so it makes sense that she will now play a rock star. Full Story

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Casting Lupita Nyong’o

April 1, 2014 17:03:15 Posted at April 1, 2014 17:03:15
Sarah Posted by Sarah

I think it’s time for a come to Jesus. I think we need to sit down and decide what’s important—I mean really important—and what you want the film industry to look like in the 21st century. Because we’re fourteen years into a new millennium and things are evolving, socially, politically and culturally. Full Story

Emma’s red carpet wedding

March 31, 2014 20:08:01 Posted at March 31, 2014 20:08:01
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Noah did solid business at the box office this weekend opening at $44 million which means… it’s not a flop. Considering that the film has made almost $100 million overseas already, I’d say the studio is now much more relieved. Or maybe the bad press that surrounded the movie actually helped in the end? People were curious about the controversy. Full Story

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