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Jane finally got a gun

October 23, 2015 16:51:28 Posted at October 23, 2015 16:51:28
Sarah Posted by Sarah

Two years ago Natalie Portman’s vanity project, Jane Got a Gun, ran into a lot of problems. After a hella troubled period that saw the original director, Lynn Ramsay, leave the project on the first day of production, followed by leading man Jude Law, and then a slew of potential replacements filtered through Joel Edgerton finally took the spot opposite Portman. Full Story

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The longest Bond

October 22, 2015 21:11:59 Posted at October 22, 2015 21:11:59
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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The world premiere of Spectre is on Monday in London. The movie will open in North America a couple of weeks later. The junkets and major press commitments are happening now. Here are shots of the cast at a photo call today. And Daniel Craig, James Bond himself, is smiling in so many of them. Maybe relief? The first reviews are pretty good. Full Story

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Yes, Black Panther needs a black director

October 22, 2015 20:47:07 Posted at October 22, 2015 20:47:07
Sarah Posted by Sarah

Continuing the theme of “it’s a bad day to be a Marvel marketing flak”, Anthony Mackie, who plays Falcon in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, is out promoting Our Brand is Crisis, which means that people are asking him about Marvel. When you’re part of Marvel, all anyone ever asks you about is Marvel. Full Story

Leo’s first stop on The Revenant Oscar tour

October 22, 2015 16:05:29 Posted at October 22, 2015 16:05:29
Joanna Posted by Joanna
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Leonardo DiCaprio, Badass has arrived, in the form of his first one-on-one interview about The Revenant. His feral press tour kicked off this week with Yahoo! - that’s where Leo explains why he grew that thing on his face for months and the many, many challenges he’s willing to take on for his craft and — for those reading between the lines — what could become his first Oscar win. Full Story

Tom Cruise, father-in-law

October 22, 2015 15:24:20 Posted at October 22, 2015 15:24:20
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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First pap shots of Tom Cruise since his daughter Isabella got married a few weeks ago in London and there was all that speculation about whether or not she quit the Xenu and then it came out that Tom actually paid for the wedding and that there were some Scientologists there and the black sliding door slammed shut again. Full Story

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Cary makes it difficult

October 22, 2015 14:18:21 Posted at October 22, 2015 14:18:21
Lainey Posted by Lainey

Oh hi, good morning. New York Times profile on Cary Fukunaga, are you still with me or have you just lost yourself in this photo? Cary continues to promote Beasts Of No Nation. The film has been strongly reviewed. Netflix is launching an Oscar campaign behind it. It’s currently available on Netflix and opened in selected theatres but made no money, something he always expected. Full Story

Getting better?

October 21, 2015 20:26:59 Posted at October 21, 2015 20:26:59
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Bradley Cooper is on the hustle promoting Burnt, in which he plays a comeback chef who’s an asshole for the art, art being food. Or something? The film opens October 30th. There were some who wondered if Burnt might bring Bradley back to the Oscars for the third year in a row. Well…the reviews are now coming in. Full Story

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Jennifer Lawrence gets tough in Joy

October 21, 2015 17:16:02 Posted at October 21, 2015 17:16:02
Sarah Posted by Sarah

In the past, Jennifer Lawrence has done something that bugs me—she downplays her ambition. By her early twenties, she bagged two franchises and multiple Oscar nominations and became one of the most famous and successful young actresses in the world. None of that happens by accident. It takes considerable ambition and drive to achieve those kinds of goals. Full Story

Leo: the Aniston of the year

October 21, 2015 14:36:25 Posted at October 21, 2015 14:36:25
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Sarah and I were exchanging emails the other night about Star Wars after the trailer dropped and the internet got broken because people were trying to buy advance tickets. She was saying how Star Wars is going to basically kill everything else at the box office at Christmas and that there’s no point in counter-programming because, in her words, “I don't think counter programming is going to work when the movie you're programming against is one literally EVERYONE wants to see”. Full Story

Chiwetel’s new romance

October 20, 2015 19:42:05 Posted at October 20, 2015 19:42:05
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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When Chiwetel Ejiofor was on the award circuit for 12 Yeas A Slave, he was always with his long-time partner, Sari Mercer. Early in September it was reported that they broke up. Then at the end of September he showed up at The Martian premiere holding hands with someone new. Click here Full Story

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Bravermans, Fug Girls, and Kate Middleton.

October 20, 2015 19:25:12 Posted at October 20, 2015 19:25:12
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Yesterday was a fine day to be Lauren Graham (as if all the others aren’t). Because in addition to the news that Gilmore Girls is set to have a series of special episodes on Netflix, it was announced that Graham and her other, more recent, perhaps more realistic TV daughter had acquired the rights to ‘The Royal We’ for Graham to write and Mae Whitman to star in. Full Story

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