The X-Files came back big

Sarah Posted by Sarah at January 26, 2016 16:58:27 January 26, 2016 16:58:27
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The X-Files returned on Sunday night and even with a time delay thanks to championship football, the ratings were REALLY good. Even allowing for spillover football fans who tuned out within the first few minutes of the show, The X-Files pulled around 13.5 million viewers, which is great for the current state of network TV, especially if you’re not a procedural on CBS. Full Story

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Front Row Gwyneth

Lainey Posted by Lainey at January 26, 2016 16:05:31 January 26, 2016 16:05:31
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Gwyneth Paltrow spent the weekend in Europe. She was photographed promoting Audi in Austria. Most likely a paid opportunity? But it’s also Paris Fashion Week. And today was the Chanel Haute Couture presentation. So, why not? Especially when there’s always a seat for her in the front row and Karl Lagerfeld could have someone send over an outfit (that doesn’t seem to fit quite right around the waist)? This, by the way, is Karl’s version of “eco-couture”, another reason why G, who’s all natural and organic now, would have approved. Full Story

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Kristen Stewart on diversity and gender equality

Lainey Posted by Lainey at January 26, 2016 15:13:06 January 26, 2016 15:13:06
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As expected, since the #OscarsSoWhite situation has dominated the entertainment landscape the last couple of weeks, the question is being asked of celebrities at Sundance. Here are Kristen Stewart’s thoughts on diversity in the industry: Nothing controversial there – an acknowledgement, a direction change, and then a quick exit. Full Story

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Monday, January 25, 2016

Dear Gossips,

I read a lot of Dirty Grandpa reviews this weekend. Because the movie seemed to bring out the creative best in film critics. Sarah’s review will be posted later this morning. Dirty Grandpa is currently scoring at 7% on Rotten Tomatoes.  Read Full Intro

I think Saint Tom the Huge Dork is gone for good

Sarah Posted by Sarah at January 25, 2016 20:59:49 January 25, 2016 20:59:49

I’ve been missing Saint Tom the Huge Dork, as Tom Hiddleston has deliberately lowered his profile over the last couple years. Saint Tom the Huge Dork was born of the glory days when he was last promoting 2013’s Thor: The Dark World, and doing silly dances all over the place and generally being a huge dork. Full Story

No one speaks for Chris Rock

Lainey Posted by Lainey at January 25, 2016 20:43:11 January 25, 2016 20:43:11
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As the #OscarsSoWhite situation continued to dominate the Oscars last week, there was much speculation about whether or not Chris Rock would step down as host. On the weekend, one of the producers of the show, Reginald Hudlin, seemed to confirm that Chris would move ahead with hosting and that his monologue is being retooled to address the controversy: "Chris is hard at work. Full Story

Step aside, Ben, it’s Casey’s turn

Sarah Posted by Sarah at January 25, 2016 20:24:29 January 25, 2016 20:24:29
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It is my opinion that between the Affleck brothers, Casey is the better all-around actor. He can do character work, he can carry as a lead, he can disappear into roles or look sufficiently Hollywood, depending on how “visible” you want your star to be. Ben Affleck has proven to be a better filmmaker than anyone expected, but Casey, for my money, delivers much more as an actor than Ben does. Full Story

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Smutty Tingles

Lainey Posted by Lainey at January 25, 2016 19:18:44 January 25, 2016 19:18:44

Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom keep trying to happen (Dlisted

Amal Clooney visits the Prime Minister (Just Jared)

Bill Maher blames it on China (Cele|bitchy

I barely recognised her. So things haven’t changed in 2016 (TooFab

Daniel Radcliffe’s Sundance date (Pop Sugar

He’s not wrong, you know. That’s the sad part. (The Superficial

Selena Gomez was great on SNL (Hollywood Tuna

Sarah Paulson looks amazing in this dress (Go Fug Yourself

Britney and her corn (Gossip Girl)

Wonder Woman flies on regular airplanes, not invisible ones

Sarah Posted by Sarah at January 25, 2016 18:58:12 January 25, 2016 18:58:12

The new trailer for Superhero Face Punch answers a Very Important Question regarding Wonder Woman: Will she fly an invisible jet? Answer: No, or at least, not yet. The new trailer shows Wonder Woman dutifully stowing her appropriately-sized carry-on bag in the overhead compartment and taking her seat on a commercial airline, like a responsible citizen and not some oversized bag-toting monster. Full Story

Chris Pine’s finest hours

Lainey Posted by Lainey at January 25, 2016 17:58:00 January 25, 2016 17:58:00
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Every time I turn on the TV there’s a commercial on for The Finest Hours. It’s about Pendleton rescue mission attempt in 1952. Two oil tankers were destroyed in bad weather and the Coast Guard, along with citizens on a surfboat, saved almost all the passengers. The film follows the release of Chris Hemsworth’s In The Heart Of The Sea, a different story entirely, obviously, but for some reason I can’t tell them apart. Full Story

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