Monday, May 29, 2017

Dear Gossips,

Memorial Day weekend used to be big at the box office. But as you may have heard, both Pirates 5 and Baywatch, the new major releases this Memorial Day weekend, came in domestically under initial projections. Baywatch, in particular, totally flopped.  Read Full Intro

What Else?

Lainey Posted by Lainey at May 29, 2017 20:46:57 May 29, 2017 20:46:57

On paper? Bella Hadid and Leonardo DiCaprio, sure. But here’s why I can’t see it: Bella has too much profile. Over the last few years, Leo’s model selections haven’t been “names”, at least not until they become his bonafide. Full Story

Rooney & Joaquin in Cannes

Lainey Posted by Lainey at May 29, 2017 19:22:58 May 29, 2017 19:22:58
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Joaquin Phoenix was named Best Actor at the Cannes Film Festival yesterday for his performance in Lynne Ramsay’s You Were Never Really Here. It was one of the last films to screen at the festival. Full Story

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Sofia Coppola & Patty Jenkins: from festivals to the box office – but will Hollywood notice?

Joanna Posted by Joanna at May 29, 2017 16:28:57 May 29, 2017 16:28:57
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Sofia Coppola won the Best Director prize at the Cannes Film Festival over the weekend and became just the second-ever female filmmaker to receive that honour. It’s a big deal. And if you ask her The Beguiled star Nicole Kidman, she’ll probably say it’s an even bigger deal because, like she noted at the press conference: “Still only about four percent of women directed the major motion pictures of 2016. Full Story

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Friday, May 26, 2017

Dear Gossips,

Been saving my favourite article of the week for today. 29 years ago this month, Lisa Bonet covered Rolling Stone. I wish I had the patience to wait another year for the 30th anniversary of this issue but it’s too good not to talk about now and besides, we can always remember it again in 2018.  Read Full Intro