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Angelina on GMA

February 21, 2017 17:09:26 Posted at February 21, 2017 17:09:26
Lainey Posted by Lainey

Angelina’s first interview since World War Brange was with the BBC on the weekend from Cambodia where she screened First They Killed My Father. I posted about that yesterday Full Story

Vin Diesel’s hype train

January 27, 2017 17:06:21 Posted at January 27, 2017 17:06:21
Sarah Posted by Sarah
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I said in my xXx: Return of Xander Cage review that Vin Diesel is “extremely good at self-promotion” and here is an example of what I am talking about. While promoting Xander Cage, Diesel did an interview with MTV in which he talks up a potential Groot spin-off with Marvel. Full Story

Angelina’s fragrance

January 24, 2017 16:42:33 Posted at January 24, 2017 16:42:33
Lainey Posted by Lainey

Guerlain announced yesterday that Angelina Jolie will be the global “icon” of their new fragrance for women, Mon Guerlain. It’s her first beauty campaign in almost a decade – a deal with Shiseido for ads that ran only in Asia. Full Story

Taylor Swift in February

December 9, 2016 20:50:21 Posted at December 9, 2016 20:50:21
Lainey Posted by Lainey

People lost their minds last night because Taylor Swift and Zayn Malik released a song. Kathleen made me laugh earlier when I texted her to tell her that I had to admit that I liked it. Full Story

Ben & Jen for Live By Night

November 21, 2016 19:00:56 Posted at November 21, 2016 19:00:56
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Live By Night has started screening for industry. The film will open in limited release in December to qualify for Oscar consideration before going wide in January. And while Warner Bros is trying to seem like they’re playing it low key for a campaign, the scheduling makes it obvious their intention. Full Story

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Drake showed up for Apple

November 21, 2016 15:25:12 Posted at November 21, 2016 15:25:12
Kathleen Posted by Kathleen
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The AMAs cutaways consisted mostly of Fifth Harmony or random seat fillers (or Instagram stars? I have no idea) so I was surprised when Drake showed up. He was nominated for a record 13 AMAs but he wasn’t a performer and he wasn’t presenting so he didn’t have a solid reason to be there like the other real celebs who gifted the show with their presence. Full Story

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