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MBJ and a baby

January 8, 2016 15:07:21 Posted at January 8, 2016 15:07:21
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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It’s Golden Globes weekend. Michael B Jordan has not been nominated and Creed was not included in the film categories, its only nomination was for Sylvester Stallone as Best Supporting Actor – which will be one of the best speeches of the night if he wins, I promise you. MBJ is also not on the list of presenters either so there’s really no reason for him to go to the show. Full Story

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Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Dear Gossips,

I was just namechecking the Ice Cube, Kevin Hart, Conan ride along yesterday! (Click here for a refresher!) And then they did another one! They just posted it last night – see below.  Read Full Intro

Matt Damon is coming for Leo

January 6, 2016 21:54:18 Posted at January 6, 2016 21:54:18
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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That might be a little wishful thinking from Sarah and me. But… well… you decide. Matt Damon was in New York last night to accept the Best Actor Award from the National Board of Review. Earlier today, I posted about how he credited Sly Stallone for his career – click here Full Story

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Oscar Dark Horse: Sicario

January 6, 2016 18:08:24 Posted at January 6, 2016 18:08:24
Sarah Posted by Sarah
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Taylor Hill/ Mike Coppola/ Neilson Barnard/ Jamie McCarthy/ Getty Images

This is such a great Oscar year! We have a REAL race in ALL categories! Periodically Lainey and I will text one another something along the lines of “this is so exciting!” because for once the Oscars are wide open across the board. The only category that feels close to a done deal is Best Actor because it does feel like everyone is going to just roll over for Leonardo DiCaprio and finally give him an Oscar for freezing his eyelids shut in the Yukon (I spoke to one Academy voter who told me Leo D has his vote because “I’m afraid if he doesn’t get it this time, next time he’ll be hooking his nuts up to a car battery”). Full Story

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Still the underdog

January 6, 2016 17:39:07 Posted at January 6, 2016 17:39:07
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Please tell me you’ve seen Creed. Creed was my favourite movie of 2015. It was on Sarah’s Top 10 of 2015 – click here if you missed that. And it was a box office success, honouring the Rocky franchise’s legacy and introducing it to a new generation. Full Story

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Brie Larson campaigns with Jacob Tremblay

January 6, 2016 16:18:58 Posted at January 6, 2016 16:18:58
Joanna Posted by Joanna
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Room co-stars Brie Larson and Jacob Tremblay were at the National Board of Review awards last night in New York, both taking home trophies - Best Actress for her and Best Breakthrough Award for him, which he split with Beasts of No Nation's Abraham Attah, who flew in from Ghana. But Brie and Jacob also dominated this morning's headlines: Matt Damon & Sylvester Stallone Upstaged By Nine-Year-Old Jacob Tremblay – Deadline Full Story

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Kristen Stewart is (finally) plotting

January 6, 2016 15:21:18 Posted at January 6, 2016 15:21:18
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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In 2014, Kristen Stewart was featured in ELLE. I wrote at the time that the interview was frustrating. Click here for a full refresher, but this was the quote I was referring to: “Never at any point have I sat down and plotted how I should proceed from here on. Full Story

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New Year Cary

January 6, 2016 14:29:26 Posted at January 6, 2016 14:29:26
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Let’s begin today with our first 2016 sighting of Cary Fukunaga who was in New York last night to receive the National Board of Review’s Freedom of Expression Award for Beasts Of No Nation. Not sure if Cary will be at the Golden Globes this weekend since Beasts was only nominated once for Idris Elba in the Supporting Actor category but the big prize is Oscar and Netflix is hoping that its first feature might be included on the list for Best Picture. Full Story

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Nicholas Hoult pushes for Mad Max: Fury Road

January 5, 2016 21:48:43 Posted at January 5, 2016 21:48:43
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Mad Max: Fury Road is the film that keeps showing up on all the “best” lists from critics to guilds to industry associations. And it was a blockbuster, even though there was so much anxiety during production about overblown budgets and production issues. Most experts seem to agree that Mad Max will be nominated for Oscar Best Picture, but they’re not taking any chances. Full Story

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The PGA loves Compton

January 5, 2016 21:00:05 Posted at January 5, 2016 21:00:05
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Imagine if it was the other PGA I was referring to? No, no, the people who run the golf organisation don’t have anything to do with Compton. But the Producers Guild of America has included Straight Outta Compton among the list of 10 films contending for Outstanding Motion Picture three days before the Oscar Academy’s nomination deadline. Full Story

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Kristen Stewart’s nomination week

January 5, 2016 18:09:41 Posted at January 5, 2016 18:09:41
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Kristen Stewart collected her Best Supporting Actress award from the New York Film Critics Circle yesterday for her performance in Clouds Of Sils Maria. Her friend and co-star Julianne Moore presented to her. On stage, Kristen kept her remarks short, but cheeky: “I’ve received a lot of MTV Popcorns and stuff like that. Full Story

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