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Antonio Banderas in The 33

Sarah Posted by Sarah at November 26, 2015 19:39:05 November 26, 2015 19:39:05
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In 2010, the world was captivated by the real life drama of thirty-three Chilean miners trapped underground in a collapsed gold and copper mine. Sixty-nine days later a miracle was achieved when all thirty-three men were rescued, starved but alive. Interviews, television appearances, and books followed, and a film adaptation was inevitable. Full Story

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Will Smith for President?

Lainey Posted by Lainey at November 26, 2015 18:16:03 November 26, 2015 18:16:03

Will Smith is promoting Concussion. He’s been featured in multiple interviews this week and, unfortunately, most of them don’t feature Samuel L Jackson. Concussion is the true story of neuropathologist Dr Bennet Omalu’s work exposing what playing American style football can do a player’s brain based on a 2009 investigate report in GQ Magazine written by Jeanne Marie Laskas. Full Story

Why not Olivia Wilde?

Joanna Posted by Joanna at November 26, 2015 15:39:25 November 26, 2015 15:39:25
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Olivia Wilde is not just underrated, her talents are undervalued. That's my takeaway from watching her latest indie, Meadowland, about a mother struggling with a cloud of grief and guilt one year after her son's abduction. Think Rabbit Hole, but less bougie and with a smaller focus on marital strife. Full Story

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Julia Roberts in Secret in Their Eyes

Sarah Posted by Sarah at November 25, 2015 18:14:30 November 25, 2015 18:14:30
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In 2010 Argentinian thriller El Secreto de Sus Ojos won the Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film, beating out A Prophet and The White Ribbon. It also did very good business for a subtitled import, topping $6 million at the box office, which means it found a considerable audience in the US. It did not need to be remade at all, so, naturally, it got an English-language remake just a few years later. Full Story

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Captain America: Civil War – Whose side are you on?

Sarah Posted by Sarah at November 25, 2015 15:28:42 November 25, 2015 15:28:42
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In a surprise move, Marvel dropped the first trailer for Captain America: Civil War last night on Jimmy Kimmel Live (thanks to some Grade-A studio f*ckery, expect to see a new trailer from DC soon, too). Trying to keep up with their bosses’ brinksmanship may drive everyone at Marvel Studios and Warner Brothers/DC completely insane, but so long as we get to break down Civil War, I’m fine with that. Full Story

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No one else is in the ring

Lainey Posted by Lainey at November 25, 2015 14:54:06 November 25, 2015 14:54:06
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The Revenant has been screening in LA for Academy members the last few days and the response has been very, very positive. As you know, The Revenant is Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu’s follow-up to Birdman, the reigning Best Picture. As you know, the shoot was difficult, it was delayed, it was expensive, and he was reportedly a dick to the crew. Full Story

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Mimi Regina George

Lainey Posted by Lainey at November 24, 2015 21:40:31 November 24, 2015 21:40:31

Whatever you do today, find a minute and a half to watch what I’m about to post. Please. I promise it’ll make the sh-t you’re dealing with go away, just for a while. Here are the facts, before we begin: 1.Mimi owns Christmas. 2.Mimi loves Mean Girls. 3.Mimi directed a Christmas movie (for Hallmark Channel) and fulfilled her wish of playing a Mean Girl. Full Story

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Tom Hardy is BANANAS in Legend

Sarah Posted by Sarah at November 24, 2015 20:19:10 November 24, 2015 20:19:10

Unfortunately, the movie does not live up to the totally insane bar that Tom Hardy is setting. In Legend Hardy stars as Ronnie and Reggie Kray, a pair of Cockney gangster twins in the London of the swinging 1960s. Reggie Kray is relatively straight-laced, the twin with the business sense who runs their would-be criminal empire. Full Story

Not the visual I had in mind

Lainey Posted by Lainey at November 24, 2015 16:28:38 November 24, 2015 16:28:38
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Like many of you, I thought I’d want to see a photo of Brad Pitt and Ryan Gosling side by side. At one time, I thought that might be photo I could add to my spank bank. Right now, my spank bank consists mostly of Charlie Hunnam. Sometimes a little variety helps, you know? But this? Not what I had in mind. Full Story

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