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Am I one of them?

Duana Posted by Duana at June 19, 2013 16:26:55 June 19, 2013 16:26:55

A hypocrite, I mean. I really don’t want to be. But I can feel it closing in. Is it nobler to admit it, or to feign that it’s not happening? The truth is always the way, right? Here’s what I’m saying: after whining about how people have to learn to interpret fiction onscreen differently than the fiction in their heads, I need to point out that this Entertainment Weekly cover Full Story

Four and his hair

Lainey Posted by Lainey at June 11, 2013 17:19:27 June 11, 2013 17:19:27

The first image of Theo James as Four in Divergent was released the other day. As you know, Veronica Roth’s series about Tris Prior has been my jam for a couple of years now, ever since I ripped through a copy of it while sunburning my ass in Barbados in 2011. Click here Full Story

Timothy Olyphant’s longer hair

Lainey Posted by Lainey at June 4, 2013 14:04:24 June 4, 2013 14:04:24
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This one’s for Sarah, Marisela, and all you fans of Justified -- first look at Timothy Olyphant shooting This Is Where I Leave You, the film adaptation of Jonathan Tropper’s wonderfully hilarious book. Please read this. Maybe after you read his How To Talk To A Widower which is also really, really funny and heartbreaking. Full Story

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Someday, Someday Maybe – A Novel

Duana Posted by Duana at May 31, 2013 17:30:05 May 31, 2013 17:30:05
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Each summer has historically been a wasteland for Parenthood fans who juuuust got off the anxiousness of wondering whether their show has returned. But this year, there was Monica Potter being delightfully real in yesterday’s Hollywood Reporter Roundtable (click here Full Story

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Dear Gossips,

Bridget Jones: Mad About The Boy. The title of the third Bridget book by Helen Fielding was just confirmed today. It will be released in October. And what is Bridget up to now? The publisher’s notes only revealed the following: “The novel is set in present-day London; Bridget is older; she is still keeping a diary, but she is also immersed in texting and experimenting with social media, with an accent on ‘social.  Read Full Intro

Dr Affleck

Lainey Posted by Lainey at May 27, 2013 15:21:57 May 27, 2013 15:21:57
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Ben Affleck was in Rhode Island for the weekend where he received an honourary doctorate in Fine Arts from Brown University. He’s Dr Affleck now. Would you change all your business cards and signature block on your email? I totally would. I might not insist that people call me Dr Lui, but it would be nice. Full Story

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Tiger Eyes

Duana Posted by Duana at April 26, 2013 18:27:30 April 26, 2013 18:27:30

First call up the memory. The dusty book with the library smell and the girl from the book-modelling place (where do they find those people)? The utter unfamiliarity of New Mexico for most of her readers, who were conditioned to believe that all Judy Blume books would happen a train ride away from Manhattan. Full Story

Lack of Diverse Imagination

Duana Posted by Duana at April 24, 2013 19:23:10 April 24, 2013 19:23:10

I don’t like feeling duped… Last night I got all screechy hysterical on Twitter over what was promised to be a “sneak peek” of Divergent. Basically I was one step away from calling Lainey to hold my hand while we watched. Bah. This single photo is not a sneak peek Full Story

A month of Gwyneth

Lainey Posted by Lainey at April 4, 2013 17:25:13 April 4, 2013 17:25:13
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Exactly four weeks to go. In four weeks, Pepper Potts will be in theatres. Oh, of course, and Iron Man too. Iron Man 3 comes out on May 3. Sarah from Cinesnark  has been calling it her favourite movie of the year. And most movie fans share her enthusiasm. Full Story

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Chris & Coldplay support GOOP

Lainey Posted by Lainey at April 3, 2013 19:02:51 April 3, 2013 19:02:51
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Gwyneth Paltrow’s second cookbook It’s All Good was released this week. People are praising it and trashing it all over the place. Many of you have linked me to this Washington Post article that both praises and trashes her. Which, to me, as you’d know if you’ve been reading my blog long enough, is how I approach my G. Full Story

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