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Mirren & Maslany: Woman In Gold

December 23, 2014 17:44:21 Posted at December 23, 2014 17:44:21
Lainey Posted by Lainey

Just watched the first trailer for Helen Mirren’s new film Woman In Gold based on the true story of Holocaust survivor Maria Altmann fight to reclaim the family art that was stolen by the Nazis, including Gustav Klimt’s Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer I, the woman in gold. Ryan Reynolds plays her lawyer. Full Story

Will Smith is Focus…but Hitch

December 23, 2014 16:58:12 Posted at December 23, 2014 16:58:12
Lainey Posted by Lainey

The first trailer for Will Smith’s upcoming Focus was released yesterday. He’s a con man. Margot Robbie is his protégé. While watching the first 30 seconds, I was like, oh, this feels familiar. Then I realised, it felt familiar because he’s basically the guy he played in Hitch; Focus just gets darker because criminals find themselves in more dangerous situations than love coaches. Full Story

It’s Kate Winslet’s turn to be in Jobs

December 22, 2014 17:42:56 Posted at December 22, 2014 17:42:56
Sarah Posted by Sarah
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Casting for Aaron Sorkin’s Steve Jobs biopic was messy even before Sony vomited bitchiness all over it. Now that it’s been re-homed at Universal, things are hopefully less dramatic around the production office, but the casting merry-go-round continues to turn. The female lead has yet to be cast since the Sony Hack exposed that Natalie Portman was less “in talks” and more “lobbying for” the part. Full Story

The Interview pulled after Sony Hack turns threatening

December 18, 2014 14:57:16 Posted at December 18, 2014 14:57:16
Sarah Posted by Sarah
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The Sony Hack took a turn for the dangerous earlier this week when the hackers released a statement threatening violence should people go see the movie when it was to open on Christmas day. Following the threat, Sony said it would allow theater owners to back out of booking deals and not show the movie, if they should so choose. Full Story

“Wassup!” Shiloh

December 17, 2014 21:05:06 Posted at December 17, 2014 21:05:06
Lainey Posted by Lainey

Angelina Jolie, the “rule breaker” covers the new issue of The Hollywood Reporter, the issue that members of the Academy will have during the holiday break. It’s a very strategic, very fortuitously timed release. Because it’s been kinda sh-t for the Jolie the last week or so. Full Story

Unbroken Couples

December 16, 2014 18:32:20 Posted at December 16, 2014 18:32:20
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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It was only a half Brange at the Unbroken premiere last night but there were other Unbroken couple on the carpet. First… Miyavi, with the most gorgeous bone structure to rival Alexander Wang, his wife Melody, and their daughters Lovelie and Jewelie. These children. And their hair! I have some hair. Full Story

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Jon Hamm…misanthrope?

December 16, 2014 16:43:38 Posted at December 16, 2014 16:43:38
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Tone is everything. So maybe I’m not reading this right. Maybe the tone I’m getting out of Jon Hamm in this new interview with Radio Times is all wrong. Maybe you can help me hear it differently. Because I’m hearing it like he’s all kinds of a crabby. And I don’t know if I like my Jon Hamm crabby. Full Story

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Brange no Ange

December 16, 2014 15:17:08 Posted at December 16, 2014 15:17:08
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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As expected, Brad Pitt represented Brange on his own last night at the Hollywood premiere of Unbroken because of the Jolie’s chicken pox. His parents were there. And also three of their six children – Maddox, Pax, and the Chosen One Shiloh. It’s Brad’s birthday on Thursday. Full Story

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Christian Bale looks hot for Malick

December 16, 2014 14:49:52 Posted at December 16, 2014 14:49:52
Lainey Posted by Lainey

A trailer for Terrence Malick’s Knight Of Cups was released yesterday. It’s expected to be screened in competition at the Berlin Film Festival in February. Knight Of Cups was filmed concurrently with another Malick project – the one with Ryan Gosling, Michael Fassbender, and Rooney Mara about love and the Austin music scene. Full Story

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A time for Amy

December 15, 2014 21:09:56 Posted at December 15, 2014 21:09:56
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Here’s Amy Adams today on Good Morning America promoting Big Eyes. Every year, around this time, Amy Adams is out there promoting her good work. With Amy Adams, it’s consistently good work. Like Julianne Moore for so long, so underappreciated. It’s finally Julianne’s time now. Full Story

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