Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Dear Gossips,

Today is Mid-Autumn Festival, a major holiday on the lunar calendar. Growing up in Chinese culture, we also called it Harvest Moon Festival or Chinese Thanksgiving. It happens on the 15th day of the 8th month of the year, a full moon.  Read Full Intro

What Else?

Lainey Posted by Lainey at October 4, 2017 20:53:15 October 4, 2017 20:53:15
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People always want to believe – and I’ve never understood this – that Kate Winslet and Leonardo DiCaprio had a thing in real life. They also wanted them to work together again after Titanic. And they did. They played a dysfunctional couple. Because where else can you go after Jack and Rose? Now Kate Winslet and James Cameron are the ones reuniting Full Story

Brad Pitt: back to work

Lainey Posted by Lainey at October 4, 2017 19:40:25 October 4, 2017 19:40:25

It’s been weeks, maybe more, since we’ve seen Brad Pitt. Here he is in Baker, California on the set of James Gray’s Ad Astra, a film about space travel. Which I think explains what he’s wearing, if there’s any CGI involved. Full Story

#CMBYN – 6 weeks to go

Lainey Posted by Lainey at October 4, 2017 15:55:22 October 4, 2017 15:55:22
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As I wrote during TIFF, Call Me By Your Name is my favourite film of the year so far. It is one of the most exquisite films of the last few years. I don’t think I’ve haven’t told you enough how much I loved it, how I can’t wait for you to see it, so that we can talk about it, so that we can all virtually hug each other together because you want to keep it in your system, and share the feelings that it gives you to everyone else. Full Story

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Will you watch Jack Ryan on TV?

Sarah Posted by Sarah at October 4, 2017 15:18:59 October 4, 2017 15:18:59

In the 1990’s, Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan character was the American answer to James Bond. Alec Baldwin originated him in The Hunt for the Red October—AKA your dad’s favorite movie—but it was Harrison Ford’s portrayal in Patriot Games and Clear and Present Danger that helped the character really take off. Full Story