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Boyfriend Girlfriend Broadway

March 29, 2012 18:40:33 Posted at March 29, 2012 18:40:33
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Andrew Garfield is currently performing on Broadway in Death Of A Salesman. Emma Stone apparently met with Rob Marshall yesterday in New York and many are now speculating that she’s being considered for a role in Marshall’s film adaptation of Into The Woods. Oh, can you imagine the nattering from the theatre geeks?Ask them. Full Story

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Finding Dr R

March 28, 2012 18:21:34 Posted at March 28, 2012 18:21:34
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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I know. I go on and on about Emma Forrest’s Your Voice In My Head all the time. But it’s only because I love it so much and want you to read it. Click here for my review. And besides, it’s becoming a movie directed by Harry Potter’s David Yates and starring Emma Watson. Full Story

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Bounce back with Battleship

March 26, 2012 13:36:42 Posted at March 26, 2012 13:36:42
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Can we start the week off with some love for Riggs? Riggs has had it rough the last few weeks with the John Carter debacle which... is totally not his fault, and so he won’t be blamed for it, don’t worry. It’s time then, as you do in Hollywood, to shake that sh-t off and look to the next: Battleship. Full Story

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Really have to see this movie

March 23, 2012 14:50:12 Posted at March 23, 2012 14:50:12
Lainey Posted by Lainey

Always forget how beautiful Jesse Eisenberg is and then really love when I’m reminded of it seeing new photos.Here he is shooting Now You See Me in New York with Isla Fisher and Woody Harrelson yesterday. Mark Ruffalo was also on set in the afternoon with Dave Franco. Obviously we all have to see this movie. Full Story

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Buying Katniss

March 21, 2012 18:29:07 Posted at March 21, 2012 18:29:07
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Here’s Jennifer Lawrence all over New York the last couple days on a final hard push for The Hunger Games which, as mentioned yesterday, could open as high as $120 million but probably no lower than $80 million which is, obviously, massive. As a result, shares in Lionsgate are exploding, up almost 30% over the last month and almost 90% in 2012 alone. Full Story

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The Hunger Games movie review

March 20, 2012 18:08:58 Posted at March 20, 2012 18:08:58
Lainey Posted by Lainey

This post will be spoiler heavy. If you would like to avoid spoilers, click away now, but promise you’ll come back after you’ve seen the movie. ............................................................................................................................................................. Full Story

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Harvey Weinstein checks the MPAA

March 20, 2012 14:27:53 Posted at March 20, 2012 14:27:53
Sarah Posted by Sarah

In chess there is an old gambit known as the Bishop’s Opening. The general rule of thumb in chess is “knights over bishops”, which is what makes the Bishop’s Opening so effective. Players are trained to establish their knights first and develop from there, but the Bishop’s Opening establishes the bishop, which is terribly distracting. Full Story

The Baby & Bitch strategy

March 19, 2012 16:25:47 Posted at March 19, 2012 16:25:47
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Before you Twi-Hards get carried away with your reading limitations, I’ll say now off the top that Snow White & The Huntsman looks F-CKING AWESOME and I can’t wait to see it. I was with some Universal people all week and they promised me that it will deliver. But a good movie still must be sold. And how do we sell these days? Well, the Charlize Theron strategy seems to be based on Baby & Bitch. Full Story

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Redefining Tonto & Depp with Paradis

March 9, 2012 15:33:17 Posted at March 9, 2012 15:33:17
Sarah Posted by Sarah

Yesterday the first image from Gore Verbinski’s The Lone Ranger was released, featuring Armie Hammer as the Ranger and Johnny Depp as Tonto. I texted Lainey that I was into it and she responded that she was over Depp and his overly elaborate costumes and makeup, and that she thought the photo communicated a lot of Try. Full Story


March 8, 2012 22:43:48 Posted at March 8, 2012 22:43:48
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Here's Julianne Moore at the premiere of Game Change last night. I don't love how the black top is cutting her off. Game Change airs on Saturday on HBO and HBO Canada. I screened it last week. You need to watch it. Not because it's the best movie. But because it's riveting. Jacek and I were transfixed. Full Story

Channing Tatum 2 for 2?

March 7, 2012 21:14:52 Posted at March 7, 2012 21:14:52
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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I’ve been checking in the reviews to see how John Carter has been steadily dropping. Then the rating for 21 Jump Street caught my eye:100% so farIt’s early, sure. Jump Street doesn’t open for another 10 days. There’s no way it stays at 100%. But Variety, The Hollywood Reporter, New York Magazine, HitFix, Premiere, The Playlist, and Total Film have all weighed in and all of them are positive. Full Story

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