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Sicario looks SICK and YES Emily Blunt

June 19, 2015 14:37:51 Posted at June 19, 2015 14:37:51
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Coming out of Cannes, Denis Villeneuve’s latest film, Sicario, received very positive reviews, with many singling out Emily Blunt’s performance as a possible awards contender. Since breaking out with the Oscar-nominated Incendies in 2010, Villeneuve has established himself as a consistently compelling director of thrillers, and many think Sicario could be his first major mainstream hit (Prisoners was a modest success in 2013). Full Story

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Allison & Ellen back together

June 18, 2015 20:05:48 Posted at June 18, 2015 20:05:48
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Allison Janney and Ellen Page are back together, seen here yesterday on the set of Tallulah in New York. Coincidentally, it’s another movie about a baby. The baby’s mother is evidently a f-ck up. So Ellen rescues her and pretends she’s the mother instead, helped by her boyfriend’s mother, presumably played by Allison. Full Story

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Fan Bingbing’s cats and hearts

June 18, 2015 18:46:15 Posted at June 18, 2015 18:46:15
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Fan Bingbing at the Shanghai International Film Festival. Did you hear about the social media fight she got into with Wang Sicong this week? Wang Sicong is the 27 year old son of the richest man in China. He recently posted a photo of his dog wearing two Apple watches, one around each leg. Each watch is valued at $10,000. Full Story

Behold, a Lady Ghostbuster

June 18, 2015 17:57:55 Posted at June 18, 2015 17:57:55
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Kristen Wiig was photographed on the set of the new Ghostbusters movie, looking rather dowdy in her costume. I’m into this—one of the best parts of OG Ghostbusters is that the guys aren’t hero-types. They’re awkward nerds who get excited about science, and Wiig’s costume is giving me hope that’s the holdover spirit uniting the two movies. Full Story

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Jake’s British date

June 18, 2015 16:23:02 Posted at June 18, 2015 16:23:02
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Jake Gyllenhaal was in London this week accompanied by a woman he met recently that British gossips have identified as Anna Liban. They went out for lunch. It looked like a flirty lunch. He had his hand in her hair. And they dressed the same. So I guess we have to stop talking about him and Rachel McAdams. Full Story

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John Cusack and Paul Dano in Love & Mercy

June 18, 2015 16:01:39 Posted at June 18, 2015 16:01:39
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Bill Pohlad, a producer who has overseen such films as Brokeback Mountain, Into the Wild, Tree of Life, and 12 Years a Slave, as well as the musically inclined biopic The Runaways, makes his directorial debut (technically a sophomore effort as his original debut was canned in the early 1990s) with a biopic of The Beach Boys’ Brian Wilson that, while not a perfect film, is an interesting and sometimes illuminating portrait of an artist as a young and older man. Full Story

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Cupping Zac Efron

June 18, 2015 15:34:39 Posted at June 18, 2015 15:34:39
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Zac Efron’s been shooting Mike And Dave Need Wedding Dates in Hawaii. On Tuesday he was on set in a wrestling suit, cupping himself. This is more for you than it is for me because Zac is not my flavour, although he’s been trying so hard to make himself everyone’s flavour with his ripped body, on display on the beach, in some areas sunburned. Full Story

David Oyelowo and Kate Mara go on the lam

June 17, 2015 18:54:47 Posted at June 17, 2015 18:54:47
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Relief—a movie trailer that doesn’t make me want to crawl under my bed and hide! After a series of trailers that I had to watch with one hand over my eyes because the events depicted are pants-sh*tting scary, the trailer for the upcoming thriller Captive is a relative walk in the park. Full Story

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Manic Pixie Emma

June 17, 2015 18:17:59 Posted at June 17, 2015 18:17:59
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Emma Stone is featured in the new issue of WSJ Magazine to promote Irrational Man. It’s Manic Pixie Dream Girl…the interview. At one point she pops a sugar cube in her mouth, just because it’s a cute thing that she does. And she tells a story about how she f-cked up a beauty roundtable once by talking about decomposing bodies. Full Story

Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt get paid

June 17, 2015 17:38:43 Posted at June 17, 2015 17:38:43
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Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt, two of the biggest and most well-liked movie stars in the world right now, have been attached to a sci-fi movie called Passengers for a while. The movie is about a deep space voyage in which a passenger wakes up early and then wakes up a fellow passenger to keep him company since everyone else is in suspended animation for the voyage. Full Story

The Brenda Years

June 17, 2015 14:24:22 Posted at June 17, 2015 14:24:22
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The first thing I want you to do is not reflexively roll your eyes at the idea of “Lifetime movie”. Did you learn nothing from Taraji P. Henson last week, who was so proud of the breakthrough she accomplished and the Emmy nomination that resulted on her last Lifetime movie? Click here Full Story

Tuesday, June 16, 2015
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Dear Gossips,

It’s official. Jurassic World has surpassed the first Avengers movie for biggest opening weekend ever, earning almost $209 million so Chris Pratt + Dinosaurs took out a team of superheroes. Chris Pratt. You go, Chris Pratt. Other than Chris Pratt, who else is going to be the Sexiest Man Alive?

But, as I’ve already griped about (many, many times), it should have been last year. I don’t know what PEOPLE was thinking bypassing him last year. If they hadn’t bypassed him last year, their reigning SMA would also be the reigning King of the Box Office. And they would have been ahead of it and not behind.

A video of Pratt getting pranked by dinosaurs was posted online yesterday. As you can see, his press people were in on it. Which means they were confident that he’d react well to it.  Read Full Intro

BCoop will now make a fake Army movie

June 16, 2015 18:00:16 Posted at June 16, 2015 18:00:16
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With American Sniper and Aloha, Bradley Cooper is on an Army movie run, which he will now cap off by making a movie about a fake Army. He’s going to play a guy pretending to be in the Army, pretending to be in the Army—kind of. Based on the true story of a prototype psy-ops warfare unit in World War II, BCoop is producing a film about the “Ghost Army”, a squadron of recruits from various creative jobs like advertising and fashion design (Bill Blass was among them) who went around Europe with records of sound effects and inflatable tanks and tricked the Nazis into thinking the US had forces where there were none. Full Story

Kerry as Anita Hill

June 16, 2015 16:48:31 Posted at June 16, 2015 16:48:31
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Check out Kerry Washington as Anita Hill in the upcoming HBO biopic Confirmation about Clarence Thomas’s Supreme Court senate hearings. This was almost 25 years ago. I was 17, in my last year of high school. It was all over the TV. It would be another year before I went to university, took a Women’s Studies course, and started – just started – thinking about systemic inequality, and how that affected the people around me, how it might one day affect me. Full Story

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