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Garrett’s gift and with the Jolie

Lainey Posted by Lainey at December 3, 2014 17:40:16 December 3, 2014 17:40:16
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“I think (Garrett’s) going to be a huge movie star. He reminds me of the very lovely Brad Pitt. He has this country, earthy grit about him, juxtaposed with this incredible sensitivity. It is a very sexy combination.” – Gwyneth Paltrow in VOGUE 2010 Full Story

Taylor Swift banned a model?

Lainey Posted by Lainey at December 3, 2014 15:58:52 December 3, 2014 15:58:52
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Jessica Hart, a model, was not on the runway last night in London at the Victoria’s Secret fashion show where Taylor Swift performed. Both Jessica and Taylor were part of the show last year but when asked about Taylor’s involvement, Jessica told VOGUE Australia that: “God bless her heart. Full Story

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Boyhood, Marion, and Vern

Lainey Posted by Lainey at December 1, 2014 21:29:46 December 1, 2014 21:29:46
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You ever watch Oz? JK Simmons played Vern Schillinger. It took me a long time not to see him as Vern anymore. And I don’t. Now I don’t. Now I either see him as Juno’s dad or Miles Teller’s mentor adversary in Whiplash. For which he will probably, most likely, win an Oscar. The New York Film Critics Circle just named him Best Supporting Actor today. Full Story

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Scarlett Can Keep A Secret

Maria Posted by Maria at December 1, 2014 20:29:10 December 1, 2014 20:29:10
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A-list actress, a baby and a wedding – this makes for some seriously headline click-bait for most websites. But today, a Monday after a sleepy US Thanksgiving weekend, there’s a story buried on PEOPLE about Scarlett Johansson possibly marrying Romain Dauriac (via NY Post). Full Story

Angelina presents Unbroken

Lainey Posted by Lainey at December 1, 2014 16:06:40 December 1, 2014 16:06:40
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Angelina Jolie and her cast were in LA yesterday to screen Unbroken at the Writers Guild of America. There were influential Oscar voters in the audience. And press. And now that the embargo has been lifted, we finally have a better idea of whether or not Unbroken can get to the Oscars. They’ve been calling for it to go to the Oscars before she’d even finished shooting the film. Full Story

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British Contenders and their fiancees

Lainey Posted by Lainey at December 1, 2014 15:42:58 December 1, 2014 15:42:58
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Benedict Cumberbatch and fiancée Sophie Hunter (in Erdem) attended the London Evening Standard Theatre Awards together last night. Of course he’d be there. Because even though he’s been hustling his balls off for an Oscar, that voice was meant for the stage, don’t you know? And he’s to be Hamlet soon. Full Story

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Work more, talk less

Lainey Posted by Lainey at November 28, 2014 17:45:37 November 28, 2014 17:45:37
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Yesterday in Smutty Tingles, I wrote that “I have Benedict Cumberbatch love and engagement fatigue, GOD." Every day there’s another quote about how much he loves his fiancée and how much she loves him and why they decided to list their engagement and why she walked the carpet with him at the premiere. Full Story

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Jake, Dave, and salmon

Lainey Posted by Lainey at November 27, 2014 18:45:13 November 27, 2014 18:45:13

Jake Gyllenhaal’s interview on Letterman aired last night. He’s adorable. The entire time he’s adorable. So I’ve posted the full clip for you at the bottom of this post and, since it’s a slow day, I recommend watching all of it. Jake and Dave have great chemistry. Full Story

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Johnny Depp doesn’t give a f-ck

Lainey Posted by Lainey at November 27, 2014 15:23:26 November 27, 2014 15:23:26

Johnny Depp covers the new DETAILS. Into The Woods is coming out soon. He plays the Big Bad Wolf. So this interview is about how he doesn’t give a f-ck anymore. Even though his last few movies took a dump at the box office, Johnny Depp isn’t just over it, he was never a part of it. He is beyond criticism. Full Story

Reese’s Big Little Lies but no Spirit

Lainey Posted by Lainey at November 26, 2014 21:04:17 November 26, 2014 21:04:17
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In addition to Benedict Cumberbatch, Reese Witherspoon was also one of the surprise names left off the list of Independent Spirit Award nominees. Reese is considered to be in the second position, after Julianne Moore, for Best Actress Oscar nominee for her performance in Wild. And if we’re working on the McConaissance plan (his agent, Jim Toth, is her husband), ideally she’d be at the Spirits the night before Oscar Sunday. Full Story

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