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Jessica Chastain’s award season Eleanor

Lainey Posted by Lainey at July 3, 2014 19:59:05 July 3, 2014 19:59:05
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Check out Jessica Chastain in New York yesterday. I’ve been waiting for some new photos to write about The Disappearance Of Eleanor Rigby trailer that was released earlier this week. As you know, the film started out as two versions – Her and Him – about a relationship told from both perspectives. Full Story

The Rock & The Lion

Lainey Posted by Lainey at July 2, 2014 20:17:45 July 2, 2014 20:17:45
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Maybe it's the humidity, but these photos cracked me up. Dwayne "the Rock" Johnson was in London today to promote his movie Hercules, the second Hercules to come out this year. The first, you recall, or maybe you don't, because Kellan Lutz was in it, buried in January. The Rock is a big box office draw, as you know. Full Story

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The secrets of The Notebook

Lainey Posted by Lainey at July 2, 2014 19:22:30 July 2, 2014 19:22:30

As mentioned last week, The Notebook celebrated its 10th anniversary last week and Nick Cassavetes, the director, talked to VH1 about some of his memories from the film, providing great insight on the actors, particularly Ryan Gosling. What’s getting the most attention is Cassavetes’ anecdote about the chemistry between Gosling and Rachel McAdams. Full Story

Who’s the horrible boss?

Sarah Posted by Sarah at July 2, 2014 15:04:45 July 2, 2014 15:04:45

Horrible Bosses was a perfectly serviceable comedy that is most notable for featuring Charlie Day, because Charlie Day is a national treasure and any time he’s on screen it’s worth watching. And since it made $209 million at the box office, it got a sequel, which is due in November. Horrible Bosses 2 reunites Jason Bateman, Jason Sudeikis, and Day, as well as brings back two of the three bosses from the first movie, Kevin Spacey and Jennifer Aniston. Full Story

The Huntsman, but no Snow White

Sarah Posted by Sarah at June 27, 2014 16:59:02 June 27, 2014 16:59:02

In the wake of the Kristen Stewart/Rupert Sanders scandal of 2012, a lot of people wondered what would happen to the Snow White and the Huntsman sequel. Would Sanders be back, would Stewart be back, would neither return? Would Universal decide to skip a proper sequel entirely and just do a spin-off focusing on Chris Hemsworth’s huntsman character? There were questions, but few answers. Full Story

Marky Mark talks about his children

Lainey Posted by Lainey at June 27, 2014 15:55:03 June 27, 2014 15:55:03
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Mark Wahlberg stars in the new Transformers, out this weekend, directed by Michael Bay. So, basically, the highest concentration of DUDE in a movie you’ll ever see. To promote the movie, Mark is doing press, talking about his kids. He has four of them. Of his sons, he says: "My boys are obsessed with everything sports. Full Story

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Franco & Rogen’s act of war

Sarah Posted by Sarah at June 26, 2014 17:14:03 June 26, 2014 17:14:03

It’s amazing how tolerable James Franco becomes when he’s working with Seth Rogen. It might be Rogen’s ability to bring out the best in anyone, or maybe it’s seeing their real friendship bleed into their performances together, but when Franco is working opposite Rogen, I almost forget about his Instagram Full Story

Aging entertainment

Sarah Posted by Sarah at June 26, 2014 14:43:05 June 26, 2014 14:43:05
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Yesterday I wrote about the issues arising on Star Wars Episode VII because Harrison Ford was injured on set and snarking on the surprise that he was badly hurt. The fact is, he IS 71, and he’s making an action movie playing a character we met almost 40 years ago. Full Story

Keira sings

Lainey Posted by Lainey at June 25, 2014 20:27:40 June 25, 2014 20:27:40
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I really, really want to see Begin Again. Love Keira Knightley. LOVE Mark Ruffalo. Have you seen him in the poster? Check out the poster. How his legs are arranged, how rumpled and adorable his hair is.  Full Story

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Brad Pitt’s Fury

Lainey Posted by Lainey at June 25, 2014 17:03:47 June 25, 2014 17:03:47

The first full trailer for Fury, starring Brad Pitt, Michael Pena, Logan Lerman, and Shia LaBeouf was released today. I can rarely sit through a war movie – and I suppose that’s how you’re supposed to feel. But…not to sound like an insensitive c-nt… Brad Pitt’s character’s name is Wardaddy. Full Story

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