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Kate Mara beyond Zoe Barnes

Joanna Posted by Joanna at June 9, 2017 16:17:02 June 9, 2017 16:17:02
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Kate Mara’s made some really interesting choices since leaving House of Cards. And her latest project, Megan Leavey, about the real-life U.S. Marine corporate veteran and K-9 handler, gives her an opportunity to show off her teeth-clenching tenacity and sly smugness in a way that would make Zoe Barnes proud. Full Story

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Jenny Slate is a movie star

Sarah Posted by Sarah at June 9, 2017 15:34:55 June 9, 2017 15:34:55

If you’ve ever seen Jenny Slate in anything, you know she can steal a scene. If you’ve seen Obvious Child, you know she can carry a movie. That she is a talented actor and comedian is not a secret. Full Story

The Summer of Chris Pine

Lainey Posted by Lainey at June 8, 2017 19:41:19 June 8, 2017 19:41:19
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Wonder Woman. The biggest movie of the year so far, right? Like maybe the WW box office isn’t Beauty And The Beast’s box office. And there are probably five or six other movies that have made more money so far. Full Story

Tom Cruise in The Mummy

Sarah Posted by Sarah at June 7, 2017 17:23:02 June 7, 2017 17:23:02
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In the tradition of mummy monster movies, beginning with the original 1932 Boris Karloff film, the 2017 reboot of The Mummy is pretty dumb. But then, the 1999 movie starring Brendan Fraser and Rachel Weisz is pretty dumb, too, so it’s not like there’s a real high bar to clear. Tom Cruise Full Story

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Chris Pine is the best Chris

Kathleen Posted by Kathleen at June 7, 2017 15:47:54 June 7, 2017 15:47:54
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Is this still a debate? I don’t love the Chris contest because a) it’s always been Pine for me and b) I’m not super into fighting over which white dude with lots of opportunities in Hollywood should get more opportunities in Hollywood. I am, however, very much into Chris Pine Full Story

Brad Pitt’s War Machine

Sarah Posted by Sarah at June 7, 2017 14:30:02 June 7, 2017 14:30:02

Brad Pitt’s Netflix movie, War Machine, probably didn’t play out as well as anyone hoped. Netflix doesn’t report box office or viewership, so there’s no real way to know how anything on the platform performs, but you can certainly tell, if you pay attention to entertainment/culture news, if something is popular. Full Story

Harry Shum Jr is a Crazy Rich Asian

Lainey Posted by Lainey at June 6, 2017 19:34:41 June 6, 2017 19:34:41
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So it’s been two weeks since the release of Rich People Problems, the third and final book in Kevin Kwan’s Crazy Rich Asians series. Have you finished yet? Have you started yet? People keep asking me for summer book recommendations. Here’s your summer book recommendation: Crazy Rich Asians China Rich Girlfriend Rich People Problems The reason you need to get caught up is because, as you know, they’ve been shooting the movie for over a month now, production has now moved from Kuala Lumpur to Singapore, where all the Crazy Rich Asian sh-t is rooted, and pretty soon they’re going to wrap. Full Story

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Kerry & Lupita in yellow and gold

Lainey Posted by Lainey at June 6, 2017 15:39:56 June 6, 2017 15:39:56
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Did you know that Kerry Washington is in Cars 3? I had no idea. Not until just now. That said, I know nothing about Cars, the movie franchise. Cars 3 comes out next Friday. Kerry voices a character, Natalie Certain, that, I think?, is a racing analyst. Full Story

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