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New New Star Wars has fabulous hair and diverse faces

Sarah Posted by Sarah at May 23, 2017 14:05:40 May 23, 2017 14:05:40

Star Wars: The Last Jedi covers Vanity Fair for June, once again photographed by Annie Leibovitz. There are four covers: one for the Jedi (Rey and Luke Skywalker), one for the villains (Captain Phasma, General Hux, and that emo punk Kylo Ren), one for the scrappy rebels (Poe Dameron, Finn, and newcomer Rose), and one for General Organa, alone and looking f*cking majestic in a cloak. Full Story

Zack Snyder leaves Justice League

Sarah Posted by Sarah at May 23, 2017 13:24:04 May 23, 2017 13:24:04
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Dave J Hogan/ Getty Images

Yesterday it was announced that Zack Snyder is leaving Justice League and Joss Whedon will be taking over, shooting the additional photography this summer and ushering the film through post-production. Full Story

Venom gets a Tom Hardy Upgrade

Sarah Posted by Sarah at May 22, 2017 13:24:20 May 22, 2017 13:24:20
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Charlie Steffens/ WENN

On Friday Sony announced that Tom Hardy will star in Venom, their first Spider-Man spin-off. The last time Venom was on screen, he was played by Topher Grace, so this is a major upgrade. If you have also blocked Spider-Man 3 from your memories, Venom is the alien that possesses the journalist Eddie Brock and turns him into a long-tongued drooling villain Full Story

Everything, Everything is everything

Kathleen Posted by Kathleen at May 19, 2017 15:46:44 May 19, 2017 15:46:44
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David Crotty/ Steve Granitz/ Gregg DeGuire/ Kevin Mazur/ Frazer Harrison/ Getty Images

If you’ve read anything I’ve written about Riverdale, you know that I’m basically still a teenage girl. Everything, Everything is the movie I wish I had when I was actually going through those awkward, hormonal and formative years. Full Story

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Michael Fassbender in Alien: Covenant

Sarah Posted by Sarah at May 19, 2017 15:11:19 May 19, 2017 15:11:19
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Daniel Zuchnik/ Ray Tamarra/ FREDERIC J. BROWN/ Araya Diaz/ Jeffrey Mayer/ Frank Trapper/ Alberto E. Rodriguez/ Getty Images

If you have ever wanted to see Michael Fassbender kiss himself, then Alien: Covenant is the movie for you. If, however, you don’t like bodily fluids spraying everywhere, then Alien: Covenant is probably not the movie for you. Full Story

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I don’t think I can watch this movie

Lainey Posted by Lainey at May 18, 2017 18:58:22 May 18, 2017 18:58:22
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Backgrid, Splash News

Netflix has two films at Cannes and Netflix has been the source of all the bitching at the festival because they’re insisting on theatrical release for eligibility; the new rules take effect next year. If they were in place this year, Okja, Bong Joon-ho’s highly anticipated new film, would not be included. Full Story

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Wonderstruck in Cannes

Lainey Posted by Lainey at May 18, 2017 13:36:48 May 18, 2017 13:36:48
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Samir Hussein/ Venturelli/ Dominique Charriau/ Stephane Cardinale - Corbis/ Matthias Nareyek/ Getty Images

Have you seen Far From Heaven? I just checked – Far From Heaven is 15 year old this year. I loved Far From Heaven. Like many others, it’s my favourite Todd Hayne’s film. Todd Haynes’s last film was Carol which was not nominated for Best Picture and was considered one of the major snubs of the Oscars in 2016. Full Story

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Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Dear Gossips,

The 70th Cannes Film Festival begins today. Sofia Coppola’s new film, The Beguiled, will be screening in competition for the Palme d’Or before its theatrical release on June 23. In support of The Beguiled, Sofia and Kirsten Dunst are on the cover of the new issue of Variety  Read Full Intro