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Rachel in Telluride

Lainey Posted by Lainey at September 8, 2015 16:03:11 September 8, 2015 16:03:11
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Rachel McAdams was at the Telluride Film Festival this weekend promoting Spotlight. Spotlight is receiving solid reviews coming out of Telluride and Venice and will screen at TIFF this weekend, continuing to build momentum for an Oscar run. And if it holds up, that’ll be the second ensemble in a row led by Michael Keaton to go to the show. Full Story

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Justin Bieber: twang and drum

Lainey Posted by Lainey at September 3, 2015 15:00:25 September 3, 2015 15:00:25
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There’s been a lot of talk about Justin Bieber’s management not letting him do any live interviews to promote his new song What Do You Mean because they don’t want him to f-ck up all the gains he’s made the last 6 months during his tour of contrition. Does The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon count as live? It’s live to tape… so… really… they can edit out any issues before they go to air just before midnight. Full Story

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Chavril: it’s over!

Lainey Posted by Lainey at September 2, 2015 19:48:48 September 2, 2015 19:48:48
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Last year, almost exactly around this time, there were reports that Avril Lavigne and Chad Kroeger were done. Click here for a refresher. They tried to deny it. But it didn’t seem like they were together all that often. And then she got sick. Full Story

The Weeknd: Best VMAs performance

Lainey Posted by Lainey at August 31, 2015 13:14:46 August 31, 2015 13:14:46
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According to Kanye West and those of us who represent Scarborough, Ontario, The Weeknd delivered the best performance last night at the VMAs. Kanye was really feeling it. The Weeknd brought out the Taylor Swift in Kanye West: This is what you're missing if you're not watching our All Access streams at the #VMAs Full Story

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What Do You Mean, Justin Bieber?

Lainey Posted by Lainey at August 28, 2015 19:03:36 August 28, 2015 19:03:36
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His new song, What Do You Mean, came out today. He’ll be performing it at the VMAs on Sunday. And the video will be released right after the show. Here’s a teaser for it that he just posted on Instagram:   you got the song and the lyric video. Now the #whatdoyoumean music video come out on @vevo 11 pm est on sunday after #VMAs. Here is a teaser :) love you guys Full Story

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Taylor at Staples: night 3

Lainey Posted by Lainey at August 25, 2015 14:04:05 August 25, 2015 14:04:05
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Natalie Maines. Ellen DeGeneres. And Alanis. Alanis! Here’s how Taylor Swift introduced her: “She defined the music of her decade. She inspired a generation of confessional female singer-songwriters who all of a sudden felt like you could actually say these raw feelings that you had. Full Story

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Serena’s victory kiss

Lainey Posted by Lainey at August 24, 2015 16:45:50 August 24, 2015 16:45:50
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Serena Williams won the Cincinnati Masters yesterday which is the last warmup before the US Open. She lost last week in Toronto so it was a nice comeback to build momentum heading to New York. No jinx. No jinx. NO JINX. But first… a little time to celebrate before turning her focus to the final slam of the year. Full Story

Emma & Ryan on a date

Lainey Posted by Lainey at August 20, 2015 18:08:02 August 20, 2015 18:08:02
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Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling are working on Damien Chazelle’s La La Land. I think these are the first shots we’ve gotten of them in the same frame, so I’m attaching for you to look at, even though there’s nothing new to say. It’s a musical. They’ll be singing and dancing. Full Story

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Drake’s Degrassi reunion

Joanna Posted by Joanna at August 6, 2015 15:39:04 August 6, 2015 15:39:04

Drake has a lot of cache. Especially now, in Toronto, and in the wake of this lopsided Meek Mill feud. So when he chooses to make his first public appearance since his OVO Fest domination at the We Are Disorderly webseries premiere at home last night, it matters. Full Story

Deadpool: Ryan Reynolds might actually have pulled this off

Sarah Posted by Sarah at August 5, 2015 14:11:13 August 5, 2015 14:11:13

No one has had worse luck with superhero movies than Ryan Reynolds. He’s been in three superhero movies of varying levels of bad—Blade: Trinity, hilariously awful; Wolverine: Origins, spectacularly bad; Green Lantern, disastrous—and if you add the completely misguided R.I.P.D., a non-superhero comic book adaptation to his roster, he’s 0-4. Full Story