Oscar nominees talk about the importance of their nominations

Sarah Posted by Sarah at February 10, 2016 15:00:45 February 10, 2016 15:00:45

Award season roundtables are all the rage now, and Vulture is getting in on the action with a roundtable discussion featuring eight Oscar nominees, including Alicia Vikander, Bryan Cranston, and screenwriting nominees Phyllis Nagy (Carol) and Andrea Berloff (Straight Outta Compton). During the discussion, the importance of nominations came up, particularly, how they impact careers. Full Story

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Dear Gossips,

Zayn Malik has achieved what One Direction couldn’t: Pillowtalk is #1 in its first week on the Billboard Hot 100. Part of that, of course, has to do with One Direction fan support, certainly. But a lot of it is how he’s managed his profile the last couple of months.  Read Full Intro

Tom Hardy is naked

Lainey Posted by Lainey at February 9, 2016 20:07:19 February 9, 2016 20:07:19
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Yesterday the Mischievous Monkey killed my laptop and my productivity. I have a new laptop. But I’m still sorry. And I’d like to make it up to you. So I bought you something. Tom Hardy was not at the Oscar Nominees Luncheon yesterday to no one’s surprise, really. While he and Leo are in the same movie, their approach to award season is totally different. Full Story

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Liam Neeson’s secret famous girlfriend

Lainey Posted by Lainey at February 9, 2016 19:11:50 February 9, 2016 19:11:50
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Liam Neeson recently spoke with The Irish Independent. He was asked about his Valentine’s Day plans. And then he decided to give us a blind riddle. Part of me thinks he’s trolling us. But I like this game. Apparently he has a girlfriend: “I’d embarrass her if I said her name, she’s incredibly famous. Full Story

Ryan Coogler for Grownups

Lainey Posted by Lainey at February 9, 2016 18:53:16 February 9, 2016 18:53:16
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While Sly Stallone was celebrating his Oscar nomination, his director, Ryan Coogler, who was not recognised by the Academy, was at the AARP Awards as Creed was named Best Intergenerational Movie. How’s that for diversity? He not only gave us a new Rocky, with a black future, but also represented maturity – which is not typically a treasured quality in Hollywood. Full Story

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Rocky & Alicia

Lainey Posted by Lainey at February 9, 2016 18:39:59 February 9, 2016 18:39:59
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You’re looking at what could be the Best Supporting Actor and Actress at the Oscars on February 28th. Sylvester Stallone and Alicia Vikander were both at the Oscar Nominees Luncheon yesterday and then at The Hollywood Reporter party afterwards. Sly seems to be in the lead right now in his race but there could still be a surprise. Full Story

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Smutty Tingles

Lainey Posted by Lainey at February 9, 2016 18:19:09 February 9, 2016 18:19:09

This is totally what I wore last night (Dlisted

Amy Schumer + Selena Gomez is one step closer to Taylor Swift (Just Jared

Justin Theroux claims he doesn’t play the fame game which explains how he signed with CAA after dating Jennifer Aniston and all that followed from there (Cele|bitchy

Matt Lauer invokes the “glib” interview with Katie Holmes (TooFab

Those Rihanna and Drake rumours are starting again (Celeb Dirty Laundry

Angelina’s new tattoos (Pop Sugar

This dress makes me miss summer (Popoholic

The house where Beyonce lived (TMZ

God this was f-cking cute (Pajiba

Rachel’s award season

Lainey Posted by Lainey at February 9, 2016 18:07:24 February 9, 2016 18:07:24
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It was a busy weekend for Rachel McAdams. She was at the Santa Barbara Film Festival on Friday. On Saturday she was with Spotlight director Tom McCarthy at the Directors Guild Awards. And then yesterday she was at the Oscar Nominees Luncheon to celebrate her first nomination. This is not the year that Rachel will win. Full Story

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Forget Revenant Bear, now we have Bill Murray Bear

Sarah Posted by Sarah at February 9, 2016 17:36:49 February 9, 2016 17:36:49
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And isn’t that the best of all fake computer movie bears? A new trailer for Jon Favreau’s update of The Jungle Book was released as part of the Super Bowl Trailer Apocalypse, and goddamn this movie looks gorgeous. Watch the new trailer and keep in mind two things: 1) The animals are not real, not even one, and 2) none of the locations are real, either. Full Story

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Teasing and torturing Leonardo DiCaprio

Lainey Posted by Lainey at February 9, 2016 16:28:33 February 9, 2016 16:28:33
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It was decided weeks and weeks ago – Leonardo DiCaprio will win Best Actor for being cold in The Revenant. Everybody knows this. Everyone in his category knows this. Even science knows this. Have you seen the Best Actor analysis on FiveThirtyEight Full Story

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