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Leonardo DiCaprio is The Revenant

Lainey Posted by Lainey at July 17, 2015 14:03:43 July 17, 2015 14:03:43

First trailer for Alejandro G Inarritu’s The Revenant has just been released. Inarritu is the current Oscar Best Director. And this is the film for which Leo had to grow that skanky beard - that he insists on keeping. Here’s what the trailer is telling me: Leo and Tom Hardy are on a hunting team. Full Story

Olivia Munn’s moment, finally?

Sarah Posted by Sarah at July 16, 2015 20:20:31 July 16, 2015 20:20:31

Despite a stint on The Daily Show, hosting the popular geek show Attack of the Show!, a starring role on The Newsroom, and flirting with scandal,Olivia Munn has yet to break out. But that might be changing because she’s on the cover of the new Entertainment Weekly, alongside Michael Fassbender and an unrecognizable Oscar Isaac. Full Story

Amy and Tina and Balance

Duana Posted by Duana at July 16, 2015 15:31:36 July 16, 2015 15:31:36

The trailer for Sisters is out, and I want to write about it fast because soon the Emmy nominations will be all we can care about. But, after you watch, jockey with your friends for who’s watching it with whom and cackle over the shot of the…is that a clarinet? When you’re done with that, let’s talk about the Important Friendship of it all. Full Story

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Superhero class photo day & Ben Affleck is the new Keanu Reeves

Sarah Posted by Sarah at July 16, 2015 14:13:24 July 16, 2015 14:13:24

At Comic-Con The Hollywood Reporter gathered the casts of Batman vs Superman and Suicide Squad and sat them down for a class portrait that reinforces what I said about the dynamics during the WB/DC Hall H panel—while the Suicide Squad cast seems fun, the cast of Superhero Face Punch would really like to get back and finish their class project. Full Story

Tom Cruise goes Rogue

Lainey Posted by Lainey at July 15, 2015 18:06:06 July 15, 2015 18:06:06
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Check out Tom Cruise in London yesterday. I wonder if that’s home for him now. He’d been shooting Mena in Georgia for a few weeks but London’s been homebase for a while, for several of his last few movies. The next movie, as you know, is opening very soon. Two weeks until Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation. Full Story

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Sienna single, Ben single

Lainey Posted by Lainey at July 15, 2015 17:28:24 July 15, 2015 17:28:24
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UK gossips are reporting that Sienna Miller and Tom Sturridge have ended their engagement. They were recently on holiday together – click here to see those photos. Another trend that Gwyneth can claim: she invented the conscious uncoupling holiday. Full Story

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Amy Schumer is the funniest woman in the galaxy

Sarah Posted by Sarah at July 15, 2015 16:40:53 July 15, 2015 16:40:53
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So says GQ, putting her on the cover of their annual comedy issue. In advance of the issue’s release next week, they’ve released Schumer’s Star Wars-themed cover shoot, in which she’s dressed as Princess Leia and dances with stormtroopers. These kinds of photoshoots always remind me of that 30 Rock episode where Jenna warns Liz Lemon about doing “funny themed” photoshoots, because once you pose with the rubber chicken, they’ll never let you not pose with the rubber chicken. Full Story

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Jesse Eisenberg knows his words

Lainey Posted by Lainey at July 15, 2015 15:41:47 July 15, 2015 15:41:47
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Jesse Eisenberg was at Comic-Con. Was Jesse Eisenberg at Comic-Con because he’s in a small budget, independent movie shot in a café in Brooklyn from a screenplay written on an old-fashioned typewriter? Actually, no. Jesse was at Comic-Con for a movie called Batman vs Superman. Full Story

Jennifer Lawrence, Lady Boss

Lainey Posted by Lainey at July 15, 2015 14:23:13 July 15, 2015 14:23:13

The first trailer for David O Russell’s upcoming JOY, starring Jennifer Lawrence, Robert De Niro, and Bradley Cooper – the team he assembled for Silver Linings Playbook, which earned all kinds of nominations – was released this morning. As you know, David also previously directed Jennifer in American Hustle. Full Story

Rachel and Jake. Rachel and Riggins

Lainey Posted by Lainey at July 14, 2015 18:41:18 July 14, 2015 18:41:18
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Rachel McAdams was in LA yesterday at a SAG event with Jake Gyllenhaal promoting Southpaw. That used to be the Gossip Genie, right? And now you're all about Rachel and Taylor Kitsch? I feel like only people who've watched FNL are into her with Taylor Kitsch. This is a growing number but still not a big enough number. Full Story

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Fantastic Four may not be a total loss

Sarah Posted by Sarah at July 14, 2015 17:13:55 July 14, 2015 17:13:55
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And solely because of Michael B. Jordan. The final trailer for the gritty reboot of Fantastic Four is out and it looks like all your least favorite parts of comic book movies—destruction on a massive scale, blue beams of light pointing at the sky, overly serious dialogue, overreliance on CGI, the Very Special Boy trope—mashed into one movie. Full Story

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