Award Season Campaigning Articles

Celebrity Awards Season campaigning and PR strategy.

Brange pre-Globes

January 9, 2015 21:41:54 Posted at January 9, 2015 21:41:54
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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It’s been, what?, about a month now since we last saw them on a carpet together, right? Was it the world premiere of Unbroken in Australia? When Unbroken’s Oscar chances looked a lot better? Before the Sony hack, before the chicken pox… Here they are, Angelina Jolie, fresh from meeting the Pope, and Brad Pitt today in LA at the AFI Awards. Full Story

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The Actresses on Thursday night

January 9, 2015 18:03:23 Posted at January 9, 2015 18:03:23
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Three Best Actress contenders were out last night in Hollywood before the Golden Globes. Reese Witherspoon and Rosamund Pike were both at the W Magazine party at Chateau Marmont while Felicity Jones attended a reception at the British Consulate with Eddie Redmayne to celebrate The Theory Of Everything. Full Story

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Eddie back and forth

January 8, 2015 18:32:37 Posted at January 8, 2015 18:32:37
Lainey Posted by Lainey

Eddie Redmayne and his wife Hannah Bagshawe were photographed arriving back in LA yesterday. They left after the Palm Springs Film Festival gala on the weekend for New York. There was an event in the city for The Theory Of Everything. Campaign, campaign, campaign. Today, after all, is the deadline for Oscar nomination voting. Full Story

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Smutty Roundup: Emily, Oscar, and the original Hollywood Violet

January 7, 2015 20:54:56 Posted at January 7, 2015 20:54:56
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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A new feature I’m playing with for photos of celebrities that I don’t have much to say about but that doesn’t have to do with fashion for LifeStyle either. Let’s start with Emily Blunt in London for the UK premiere of Into The Woods fresh off her New Year’s holiday with Jennifer Aniston and friends. Full Story

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The road to Oscar is paved with friends

January 7, 2015 15:58:23 Posted at January 7, 2015 15:58:23
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Between Benedict Cumberbatch and Jennifer Aniston, who wants it more? Oscar, obviously. He’s basically giving an interview every five minutes and getting engaged and possibly having babies. She’s doing Q&As every other day, screening her movie, and covering every magazine that will take her – and they’ll ALL take her. Full Story

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Rosamund: the real “Cool Girl”

January 6, 2015 18:07:17 Posted at January 6, 2015 18:07:17
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There’s something to be said for taking your time, and picking your fights – especially in the fame game. As Lainey wrote yesterday, Rosamund Pike’s been selective with her Gone Girl campaign tour and here she is on the cover of the new issue of Vanity Fair Full Story

It should be Marion

January 6, 2015 16:13:24 Posted at January 6, 2015 16:13:24
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Marion Cotillard was in New York yesterday. She stopped by The View and then she collected her Best Actress award from the New York Film Critics Circle in the evening in a high collar black and white cocktail dress that’s perfect on her. Have you read Sarah’s Top 10 Films of 2014 list yet? Click here Full Story

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Dark Horse Bradley Cooper?

January 5, 2015 21:49:01 Posted at January 5, 2015 21:49:01
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Right now, Bradley Cooper’s not part of the Best Actor Oscar talk. Not yet, anyway. Right now, according to experts, it’s breaking down like this: Michael Keaton Benedict Cumberbatch Eddie Redmayne And then… David Oyelowo Steve Carell Jake Gyllenhaal But Selma lost some momentum today being left off the list of Producers Guild nominations. Full Story

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The Return of Rosamund

January 5, 2015 18:02:27 Posted at January 5, 2015 18:02:27
Lainey Posted by Lainey

Some Oscar contenders have been up in our faces for weeks. Then there’s Rosamund Pike who promoted Gone Girl in September, let the performance do the work for her, and went off to enjoy the final weeks of her pregnancy away from the spotlight. Her baby was born December 2. We don’t know the name. Full Story

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Benedict Cumberbatch’s Oscar timing

January 5, 2015 16:47:27 Posted at January 5, 2015 16:47:27
Lainey Posted by Lainey

Benedict Cumberbatch and fiancée Sophie Hunter were in Palm Springs this weekend campaigning for The Imitation Game. They were also photographed at LAX on Sunday. People are saying she’s pregnant. Because her dress isn’t tight and she’s holding her clutch at the waist. Is that all it takes? Because if so I’ve been pregnant for years, continuously. Full Story

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The Bad Joke Dad is available for birthdays and bar mitzvahs

January 5, 2015 14:13:51 Posted at January 5, 2015 14:13:51
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Brad Pitt presented this weekend at the Palm Springs Film Festival to David Oyelowo. He’s a producer on Selma. And Selma is coming on well as a contender for Best Film and Best Director (Ava DuVernay). Have you seen it yet? It’s coming to more theatres this weekend. It’s worth it. Full Story

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