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Two halves of handsome

July 27, 2011 07:22:32 Posted at July 27, 2011 07:22:32
Lainey Posted by Lainey

The same day that George Clooney’s The Ides of March was confirmed for the Toronto International Film Festival, they also released the first poster. Thoughts? I’m all over it. Totally into it. Is it a copy of something? I’m sure you know-it-alls will tell me. But even if it is, I think it’s wonderful anyway. Full Story

Carey Mulligan TMNT & Ryan Gosling’s kiss

July 22, 2011 10:40:07 Posted at July 22, 2011 10:40:07
Lainey Posted by Lainey

Stop! If you have to ask what TMNT is it means you might not get the story. I’d not seen Carey Mulligan in almost a year since last TIFF. Sometimes you forget how breathtaking they can be. She can be. She is. So much. It’s more than what she looks like, although that is truly, truly lovely – her delicate face, warm eyes, lips that always look like they want to laugh, and she really does shine with a short bright haircut. Full Story

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Ryan brings George ...with a little Try?

July 21, 2011 09:59:42 Posted at July 21, 2011 09:59:42
Lainey Posted by Lainey

I thought his dog was called Ralph. I was know-it-all corrected and it’s George. But for a while I was calling him George-Ralph which I think is a great name. Anyway, not George-Ralph just George, Ryan Gosling’s dog, accompanied him on Jimmy Fallon the other night. Did you see this interview? The internet connection at my hotel here in San Diego is slow as f-cking sh-t and I have almost, ALMOST punched a hole in the wall, and my face, from the frustration so no, I’ve not seen the whole thing, I’ve only gotten part way through because it keeps buffering but I think it gives me enough of an idea of what’s happening and how he was. Full Story

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Ryan Gosling ear nuzzling

July 20, 2011 10:05:15 Posted at July 20, 2011 10:05:15
Lainey Posted by Lainey

Last night at the premiere of Crazy, Stupid, Love in New York, Ryan Gosling posed with Emma Stone like she was the only woman in the world. Which is kinda what he does with his co-stars on red carpets. It was the same way with Michelle Williams too during promotion for Blue Valentine. Have I deflated your boner? I’m sorry. Full Story

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I would prefer sleeves

July 15, 2011 10:33:14 Posted at July 15, 2011 10:33:14
Lainey Posted by Lainey

Look I get it. How weird it must be. You know the paps are there shooting you. You know they know you know they’re there shooting you. Then you have to spend your entire lunch pretending you don’t know. Or trying not to look, even though it’s kinda human nature to want to look where you’re not supposed to look. Full Story

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Taylor Kitsch: Jesus with Aliens

July 15, 2011 08:43:55 Posted at July 15, 2011 08:43:55
Lainey Posted by Lainey

A teaser trailer for John Carter was released the other day featuring Taylor Kitsch very shirtless, very cut, very hot, and, um, not saying much. I suppose that’s the point. It does what a teaser is supposed to do, sure, and that is tease us until the proper trailer can tell us more about the story. Full Story

Michael Sheen and all his girls

July 14, 2011 13:44:40 Posted at July 14, 2011 13:44:40
Lainey Posted by Lainey

I meant to write about this yesterday but the agency only made these photos available today. At least for blogs. Michael Sheen is in Toronto as his daughter Lily is here with her mother Kate Beckinsale. On Tuesday, Michael and Kate took Lily to the Canadian premiere of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2. Full Story

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Ryan every day?

July 14, 2011 09:31:07 Posted at July 14, 2011 09:31:07
Lainey Posted by Lainey

Hopefully. For the next couple of weeks anyway. Promotion on Crazy Stupid Love is beginning. The movie opens on July 29th. And I hope it’s good. I hope it’s really good. I hope it’s so good it ends up being bigger than Friends With Benefits. Because I am a petty goddamn bitch like that. Full Story

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Ryan: Scarlett or Charlize?

July 13, 2011 07:10:52 Posted at July 13, 2011 07:10:52
Lainey Posted by Lainey

You know, if you’re going to make up a story, at least make sure you get the location and the date right. It’s a basic, basic requirement. Because isn’t it important to know when and where? Life & Style is reporting that Ryan Reynolds and Scarlett Johansson may not be done with each other yet because the two were seen at a restaurant in LA on July 9th sharing an intimate dinner. Full Story

Ryan Reynolds makes surprise visit

July 12, 2011 10:21:37 Posted at July 12, 2011 10:21:37
Lainey Posted by Lainey

Those of you who've been reading my blog a while know I used to work at Covenant House Vancouver. Covenant House offers programmes and assistance for homeless and at-risk youth who are trying to turn it around. We provide food, shelter, clothing, and care to young people through our crisis centre. Full Story