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Lupita Nyong’o: Queen of press tours

September 30, 2016 15:39:30 Posted at September 30, 2016 15:39:30
Kathleen Posted by Kathleen
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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

September 13, 2016 21:33:32 Posted at September 13, 2016 21:33:32
Sarah Posted by Sarah
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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

September 12, 2016 21:37:57 Posted at September 12, 2016 21:37:57
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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

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

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

January 11, 2016 10:02:31 Posted at 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

June 17, 2015 18:54:47 Posted at June 17, 2015 18:54:47
Sarah Posted by Sarah

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

March 17, 2015 14:16:38 Posted at March 17, 2015 14:16:38
Sarah Posted by Sarah
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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

February 23, 2015 19:50:08 Posted at February 23, 2015 19:50:08
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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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

February 20, 2015 17:24:22 Posted at 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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