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Naomi Watts: easing in to award season

January 7, 2013 18:16:47 Posted at January 7, 2013 18:16:47
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Palm Springs Film Festival on Saturday night -- the first of several major events in the next 10 days: Oscar nominations are coming Thursday morning followed by the Critics’ Choice Awards that night, and then, of course, the Golden Globes on Sunday. As the later events will probably get a lot more play, Naomi made an understated selection to ease into the season. Full Story

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Joseph Gordon-Levitt and the new movie star

January 3, 2013 15:19:55 Posted at January 3, 2013 15:19:55
Sarah Posted by Sarah
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Joseph Gordon-Levitt wants superstardom. He’s already in the mix for the next Batman, carrying into DC/WB’s Justice League movie, and now he’s been revealed as the late entry into Marvel’s casting pool for the lead role in Guardians of the Galaxy, as space captain Peter Quill/Star-Lord. Full Story

The case against Les Miserables

December 24, 2012 18:13:03 Posted at December 24, 2012 18:13:03
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Many of you have emailed to fret about some of the reviews. Les Miserables is currently sitting at 72% on Rotten Tomatoes and 61% on Metacritic which doesn’t suck, no, but there have indeed been certain critics who’ve been vicious in their disdain: it’s so melodramatic, and amateurishly so; there are too many close-up shots when people are singing; there is too much singing. Full Story

What to Watch When Christmas Turns You Quaint

December 20, 2012 19:30:37 Posted at December 20, 2012 19:30:37
Dean Posted by Dean

I live in New York City. I waste hours a day on the internet. I have serious guilt about my Amazon usage.  I’m bloggin’. The point I’m trying to make is that I’ve pretty much embraced modern urban life. But something changes every year when the holidays arrive and I start to get intense cravings for The Quaint Life. Full Story

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Baz makes Leo so pretty

December 20, 2012 18:11:01 Posted at December 20, 2012 18:11:01
Lainey Posted by Lainey

Leonardo DiCaprio was never so pretty as he was for Baz Luhrmann in Romeo + Juliet. As Dean wrote last week when he eulogised Leo’s sexiness -- click here for a refresher -- that’s the Leo we keep clinging to, the one we see with our memories instead of having to look at him as he is in the real, now. Full Story

The Jolie is not making a movie about Robsten

December 19, 2012 15:48:44 Posted at December 19, 2012 15:48:44
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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But f-ck, why not? Deadline reported yesterday that Angelina Jolie will direct a movie called Unbroken. #RobstenIsUnbroken? Yes. But no. But let’s put #RobstenIsUnbroken on our Best of 2012 list anyway, shall we? The Twi-Hard meltdown exceeded all of our expectations. Full Story

I like the red field

December 18, 2012 16:36:13 Posted at December 18, 2012 16:36:13
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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A new trailer for Star Trek Into Darkness was released yesterday this time with more focus on Chris Pine’s Kirk who must battle a new adversary but, mostly, his own arrogance. Of course. His family is at risk. Everything is falling apart. They must run through an awesome red field/forest. And. Full Story

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The Lone Ranger looks sh-tty, will make money anyway

December 11, 2012 18:20:42 Posted at December 11, 2012 18:20:42
Sarah Posted by Sarah

The second trailer for Disney’s The Lone Ranger is out and oh God, it looks hilariously awful. Not because of Johnny Depp as Tonto, but because it just looks like a clichéd, bloated summer action movie. So, like, bad in the regular way. People are, of course, always and forever going to debate Depp as Tonto, as we have done here Full Story

Eddie Redmayne’s great suit

December 11, 2012 17:04:42 Posted at December 11, 2012 17:04:42
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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It’s a gorgeous suit. It’s a beautiful colour. And he wears it so well. I interviewed Eddie Redmayne at the Les Miserables junket last weekend in New York. He is very, very nice. Doesn’t take himself too seriously, is engaging and friendly, seems kind and humble. It’s hard to not to be happy for him that he has the opportunity in this film to showcase his talent and variety and the best part about that is that, unlike some of his peers, he’s not self-conscious about the role. Full Story

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Back to back Jacks and Xenu’s rap

December 11, 2012 16:14:48 Posted at December 11, 2012 16:14:48
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Here’s Tom Cruise at the London premiere of Jack Reacher last night wearing a lot of blush and bronzer. Contouring makes all the difference, you know? While Tom’s promoting his current release, a trailer for his next release, Oblivion, was released online yesterday. He plays another Jack. Full Story

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Will and Jaden Smith by M. Night Shyamalan looks terrible

December 11, 2012 15:56:34 Posted at December 11, 2012 15:56:34
Sarah Posted by Sarah

Somehow, after a run of increasingly bad efforts capped off by the infuriating The Happening and the appallingly awful The Last Airbender, M. Night Shyamalan is still allowed to make movies. How he’s not been thrown in Director Jail remains a mystery, and not only does he remain at large, free to crap out whatever turd of a twist ending he’s come up with and call it a plot, he’s still convincing major stars to put their names on his pieces of sh-t. Full Story