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The Whiteness of the Oscars

January 15, 2015 14:55:25 Posted at January 15, 2015 14:55:25
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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It’s almost as if they were like, “Hey, we gave you 12 Years A Slave in 2014. So wait another 10 years before we reward you again”. I mean, I’m happy for Laura Dern, and Emma Stone, and Mark Ruffalo. But David Oyelowo belongs there. And, more importantly, Ava DuVernay belongs there. Full Story

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No Aniston, no Brange

January 15, 2015 14:38:07 Posted at January 15, 2015 14:38:07
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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For Angelina Jolie and Unbroken, the signs were there that it wasn’t happening. It’s been a month of signs. Unbroken did however receive 3 nominations in technical categories. So… it’s something. For Jennifer Aniston… After two months of aggressive – and impressive! – campaigning. Full Story

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Sweater dress and a water fight

January 14, 2015 18:14:32 Posted at January 14, 2015 18:14:32
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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This Celine sweater dress on Sienna Miller…I can’t. I can’t control my WANT. I would wear it every single day. I would never wear it and get into a water fight, are you f-cked? Then again, it’s because for me, the sweater dress would be a major acquisition. For a celebrity, it’s one of many. Full Story

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Gwyneth, Howard, and Chekhov

January 14, 2015 16:30:00 Posted at January 14, 2015 16:30:00
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Gwyneth Paltrow was on Howard Stern this morning. She’s promoting Mortdecai. She’s been promoting Mortdecai even though she doesn’t play Mortdecai. Johnny Depp plays Mortdecai. The movie comes out in a week and he’s basically been missing. So, you know, thanks Johnny Depp. Anyway, Howard Stern is tight with Jennifer Aniston. Full Story

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Pitt, Gosling, and Bale team up for Sploosh: The Movie

January 14, 2015 14:49:57 Posted at January 14, 2015 14:49:57
Sarah Posted by Sarah
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In news first dreamed up by the Minivan Majority’s collective vagina, Variety reported yesterday that Brad Pitt, Ryan Gosling, and Christian Bale will appear in a movie together. The movie, titled Sploosh: The Movie, is about three brothers on a road trip. Full Story

Sniper in a suit

January 13, 2015 21:07:33 Posted at January 13, 2015 21:07:33
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Santi/ Splash

The Directors Guild of America announced its nominations today. The DGA’s selections are said to be good indicators of what the Academy is thinking and the eventual winner has a very, very good chance of being Oscar’s Best Director. So here are the five: Wes Anderson, The Grand Budapest Hotel Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, Birdman Richard Linklater, Boyhood Morten Tyldum, The Imitation Game Clint Eastwood, American Sniper Always with the Clint Eastwood, you know. Full Story

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Familiar people remaking Strangers on a Train

January 13, 2015 20:49:47 Posted at January 13, 2015 20:49:47
Sarah Posted by Sarah
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Is it really a remake, though, or just a modern adaptation? Alfred Hitchcock’s classic Strangers on a Train was adapted from a novel by Patricia Highsmith of the same name. The title is most widely known as a Hitchcock movie, but I don’t know if a modern take actually counts as a remake of Hitchcock, or just a modern update on the novel. Full Story

Film Review: Tak3n

January 13, 2015 18:44:03 Posted at January 13, 2015 18:44:03
Sarah Posted by Sarah
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Subtitle: “I sat through this so you don’t have to”. About fifteen minutes into Tak3n—surely the year’s stupidest title—I desperately wanted to walk out. But I don’t walk out of movies on principal, so I white-knuckled it through one of the worst movies I’ve seen in a while, which is saying something because sometimes I seek out bad movies Full Story

JLO & Ryan Guzman for real or for sale?

January 13, 2015 18:10:36 Posted at January 13, 2015 18:10:36
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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There were all kinds of reports around the beginning of the year that Jennifer Lopez and Slum Bear Casper Smart had gotten back together as they’d been sighted together several times. She’s denying it, claiming she’s still single. And Page Six Full Story

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The Sexiest Man Alive promotes Blackhat

January 13, 2015 16:52:58 Posted at January 13, 2015 16:52:58
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Chris Hemsworth was in New York this morning on promotional duty for the upcoming Blackhat, opening this weekend. It’s about cybercrime. That’s a selling feature, considering what’s happened in Hollywood recently. Another selling feature: he’s the current Sexiest Man Alive. Full Story