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Marion & Guillaume’s Rock’n Roll

January 5, 2017 20:28:06 Posted at January 5, 2017 20:28:06
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Does it seem like Marion Cotillard has spent the last 3 months promoting movies? There’s almost been no break for her. First it was Allied, with Brad Pitt. Then Assassin’s Creed, with Michael Fassbender. Full Story

Casey Affleck’s week of winning

January 5, 2017 16:35:25 Posted at January 5, 2017 16:35:25
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Casey Affleck started the week, and 2017, at the Palm Springs Film Festival where he received the Achievement Award. On Tuesday he was in New York to accept the Best Actor Award from the New York Film Critics Circle where he read aloud some of the worst reviews of his career and people laughed. Full Story

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Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Dear Gossips,

Happy New Year! Hope your holiday was restful. Because we are right back into it. Golden Globes on Sunday. Awards every weekend. And Hollywood divorce court all month too. Ready? Ben Affleck’s Live By Night opened in limited release at Christmas but will go wide a week Friday.  Read Full Intro

The “unknowable” Natalie Portman

January 3, 2017 16:57:41 Posted at January 3, 2017 16:57:41
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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In November Sarah wrote about Natalie Portman’s Oscar chances, noting that Natalie does indeed give a strong performance in Jackie and that, no doubt, Natalie knows how to campaign for an Oscar, but that the biggest obstacle to her getting another one this year is that she just won one not too many years ago. Full Story

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Emma Stone takes a sick day

January 3, 2017 16:21:10 Posted at January 3, 2017 16:21:10
Joanna Posted by Joanna
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And misses the first campaign stop of the year. Emma Stone has strep throat, and could not attend the Palm Springs International Film Festival to receive her Vanguard Award - which she shares with Ryan Gosling Full Story

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#HiddenFiguresParty + ticket giveaway

January 3, 2017 15:08:03 Posted at January 3, 2017 15:08:03
Kathleen Posted by Kathleen
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The cast of Hidden Figures received the Best Ensemble Award at the Palm Springs Film Festival last night. The film opens everywhere Friday. We’ve been yelling at you for months to make plans to go see this movie. In August, I geeked out over the debut trailer’s blatant celebration of black girl brilliance Full Story

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Do you trust it?

December 28, 2016 19:17:22 Posted at December 28, 2016 19:17:22
Sarah Posted by Sarah

The first trailer—red band, so watch those volume levels if you’re at work—for Alien: Covenant was released over the weekend, just in case your holiday didn’t feel enough like a horror show. I don’t think this trailer is as effective as the Prometheus trailer, for two reasons. Full Story

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Michael Fassbender in Assassin’s Creed

December 23, 2016 16:31:32 Posted at December 23, 2016 16:31:32
Sarah Posted by Sarah
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Capping off my week of ridiculous movies is Assassin’s Creed, Michael Fassbender’s adaptation of the popular video game series. Fassbender put a lot on the line with this one, not only starring in it but also producing through his DMC Film banner. Full Story