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Lupita Nyong’o: Queen of press tours

Kathleen Posted by Kathleen at September 30, 2016 15:39:30 September 30, 2016 15:39:30
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There are certain celebrities who do press tours that feel WAY too long. Halfway through a Blake Lively press tour I’m like, “can this movie open already so I don’t have to see her face every time I turn on my television or hear about how many times her baby burped that day?” Same goes for Kate Hudson. Full Story

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TIFF Review: A United Kingdom

Sarah Posted by Sarah at September 13, 2016 21:33:32 September 13, 2016 21:33:32
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There’s a common problem with biopics and historical dramas of trying to do too much. It’s what makes a biopic feel overstuffed and shallow at the same time—there’s a lot of information being imparted, but the constant stream of exposition means less time devoted to story and character. Full Story

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TIFF Review: Queen of Katwe

Kathleen Posted by Kathleen at September 12, 2016 21:37:57 September 12, 2016 21:37:57
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Michael Tran/ Dominik Magdziak Photography/ Getty Images

Queen of Katwe is a Disney movie set in Uganda starring an all black cast and directed by a woman. Its heroine is a girl. There are no white saviours. It’s about an 11 year-old chess prodigy who overcomes impossible circumstances to achieve greatness in a game usually reserved for the prep school elite. Full Story

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Zoe Saldana in Nina

Sarah Posted by Sarah at April 27, 2016 20:26:43 April 27, 2016 20:26:43

About halfway through the Nina Simone biopic, titled simply Nina, you start to feel really bad for everyone involved because there is a lot of earnestness on display. Zoe Saldana, heavily criticized for her involvement, is obviously trying very hard as Simone, and David Oyelowo Full Story

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Dear Gossips,

It’s been six days since the Oscar nominations were announced and every day criticism of the Academy’s pattern of exclusion continues to grow as more and more actors are speaking up and out against the lack of diversity represented on the supposed list of what was the best in film over the last year.  Read Full Intro

Eddie Redmayne, David Oyelowo, Rob Lowe: Golden Globes Sharply Dressed Men

Duana Posted by Duana at January 11, 2016 10:02:31 January 11, 2016 10:02:31
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David Oyelowo’s suit was the one I saw first. It’s three pieces and it’s got a purple-on-purple dot thing going on. I ask you, why wouldn’t you? If you’re not nominated for a career-defining award (or really, the predecessor to one and you’re going to be mostly remembered for smirking in a GIF to begin with. Full Story

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David Oyelowo and Kate Mara go on the lam

Sarah Posted by Sarah at June 17, 2015 18:54:47 June 17, 2015 18:54:47
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Relief—a movie trailer that doesn’t make me want to crawl under my bed and hide! After a series of trailers that I had to watch with one hand over my eyes because the events depicted are pants-sh*tting scary, the trailer for the upcoming thriller Captive is a relative walk in the park. Full Story

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David Oyelowo and Kate Mara face off

Sarah Posted by Sarah at March 17, 2015 14:16:38 March 17, 2015 14:16:38
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In the battle of the Rooney Sisters, where do we stand? For a while there, it seemed like Rooney Mara was ahead of elder sister Kate, and she did bag that Oscar nomination for The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo. But recently she said that the English-language remake of the sequel, The Girl Who Played with Fire, is dead in the water Full Story

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David Oyelowo: the Best Dressed Actor

Lainey Posted by Lainey at February 23, 2015 19:50:08 February 23, 2015 19:50:08
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Jason Merritt/ Frazer Harrison/ Ethan Miller/ Christopher Polk/ Getty Images

Marsala, the colour of the year. Now this is a sharp suit. With the waistcoat too. Proper. It’s Dolce & Gabbana. And so on point for how to show up at your first Oscars with a seat in front of Oprah Winfrey. They gave him a lot of camera time too. Which then gave us his tears in reaction to Common and John Legend’s performance and acceptance speech. Full Story

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“Brutally honest” Oscar ballots reveal that Oscar voters are as dumb as you think

Sarah Posted by Sarah at February 20, 2015 17:24:22 February 20, 2015 17:24:22
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In the run-up to the Oscars The Hollywood Reporter has started doing this thing where they get select members of the Academy to fill out their Oscar ballot and explain why they’re voting the way they’re voting. So far they have three this year, which you can read here Full Story

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