World War Brange: the magazines choose Brad

Lainey Posted by Lainey at September 28, 2016 15:31:35 September 28, 2016 15:31:35

Check out the cover of the new issue of US Weekly. If you only saw the headline “Her Plot To Destroy Brad”, would you have guessed it was US Weekly? I would have thought it was STAR Magazine. Or In TOUCH Weekly. Or Life & Style. But Brange has always been a moneymaker, no more so than now, now that they’ve imploded. Full Story

The Crown is Netflix’s next obsession

Sarah Posted by Sarah at September 28, 2016 14:45:04 September 28, 2016 14:45:04
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Netflix is having a helluva year. Stranger Things dominated summer, though The Get Down was the better show— and a pretty incredible six hours of storytelling—Luke Cage premieres this Friday and is sure to inspire a thousand thinkpieces, and yesterday they released a trailer for their fall drama, The Crown, about the early years in Queen Elizabeth II’s reign. Full Story

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What we missed: Jakey’s bush

Lainey Posted by Lainey at September 27, 2016 18:56:11 September 27, 2016 18:56:11
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We missed a lot when World War Brange took over the celebrity news cycle last week. This week’s tabloid are about to drop. I suspect we might be getting another round of Brange ugly very soon. Before that happens, let’s catch up on one of the most important but overlooked issues from last week: Jake Gyllenhaal Full Story

Molly Shannon and Jesse Plemons in Other People

Sarah Posted by Sarah at September 27, 2016 17:48:54 September 27, 2016 17:48:54

The “indie cancer dramedy” is a well-established sub-genre populated by films like 50/50, The Fault In Our Stars, Me and Earl and the Dying Girl, and of course the granddaddy of them all, Terms of Endearment. This is such a specific type of film that if you watch the trailer and think it looks like a fake movie trailer from Saturday Night Live, you would be forgiven because this is exactly the sort of movie that would be parodied on SNL. Full Story

Smutty Tingles

Lainey Posted by Lainey at September 27, 2016 16:53:46 September 27, 2016 16:53:46

Heads up about the Sasha Answers podcast this week. We are a couple of days behind so it’ll post on Thursday. Thanks for listening!

Would you eat this if it delivers on its promise? (Dlisted

Miley and Liam split up the takeout (Just Jared

Hate the length of Princess Kate’s red dress (Cele|bitchy

Even the Olsens’ swimwear is black (TooFab

Hilary Duff has a boyfriend (Celeb Dirty Laundry

Amanda Seyfried’s engagement ring (Pop Sugar

Scarjo looks presidential or Secret Servicey (Popoholic

I’m in love with Damian (Hollywood Tuna

Not my favourite outfit on Rihanna. It’s the skirt. (Go Fug Yourself
 

Luke Cage, the hero we need

Kathleen Posted by Kathleen at September 27, 2016 16:37:11 September 27, 2016 16:37:11

“The world is ready for a bulletproof black man.” That’s what Luke Cage showrunner Cheo Hodari Coker said at Comic-Con in July. I would watch the show based on that statement alone but Netflix’s Luke Cage looks like it’s actually going to live up to the hype. Ahead of the show’s release on Friday, Netflix has dropped the final trailer. Full Story