Cary + Idris on the cover

Lainey Posted by Lainey at September 1, 2015 19:29:27 September 1, 2015 19:29:27

How’s this for a pick me up? The new cover of Variety featuring… Cary Fukunaga and Idris Elba. And the good news is that we’re about to see a lot more of them. Cary is the director of Beasts Of No Nation. Idris is one of the stars. They’re taking the film on the festival circuit before it premieres on Netflix in October and then makes a run at Oscar. Full Story

Eddie Redmayne looks PHENOMENAL in The Danish Girl

Sarah Posted by Sarah at September 1, 2015 18:54:09 September 1, 2015 18:54:09

The Theory of Everything was so calculated and mercenary in its intentions it might as well have been titled GIVE US OSCARS NOW PLEASE. It was unsubtle, and while yes, Eddie Redmayne was physically convincing as Stephen Hawking as ALS wrecked his body, there was no nuance anywhere in that movie, not even in Redmayne’s performance. Full Story

Bradley Cooper: scruff is back

Lainey Posted by Lainey at September 1, 2015 18:35:27 September 1, 2015 18:35:27
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Bradley Cooper’s West End run of The Elephant Man is done. So he doesn’t have to keep a close shave anymore. Here he is in LA with some scruff. Which is so much better for him. Because, well, we’ve talked about his face getting weird. All kinds of rumours about Coop and Irina Shayk buying a home together in New York. Full Story

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Will Smith takes on the NFL to get an Oscar

Sarah Posted by Sarah at September 1, 2015 17:24:34 September 1, 2015 17:24:34

Yesterday the trailer for Will Smith’s football/head injury movie, creatively titled Concussion, dropped its first trailer, marking its entry into award season. Smith stars as Dr. Bennet Omalu, the man who discovered Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy, or CTE, which is the brain disease that sets in after repetitive concussions and head injuries. Full Story

Oh hi Mark Ruffalo!

Lainey Posted by Lainey at September 1, 2015 16:57:36 September 1, 2015 16:57:36
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I didn’t know there would be new photos of Mark Ruffalo when I namechecked Mark Ruffalo just now in the previous post about Timothy Olyphant but look, here he is arriving in Venice today looking scruffy and rumpled and…delicious. Mark is there because Spotlight is screening out of competition at the Venice Film Festival. Full Story

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Jennifer Aniston…by request

Lainey Posted by Lainey at September 1, 2015 16:02:51 September 1, 2015 16:02:51
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The last time I posted photos of Jennifer Aniston on the set of Mother’s Day, mentioning that Timothy Olyphant is playing her ex-husband in the movie, I got yelled at. Some of you were pissed that I didn’t include photos of him. OK but there were no photos of him that day. There are now. Full Story

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“Too street” to be Bond

Lainey Posted by Lainey at September 1, 2015 15:14:22 September 1, 2015 15:14:22
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After #BackToHogwarts, Idris Elba is currently the biggest trending topic on Twitter at post time. It’s because Anthony Horowitz who wrote the new Bond book, Trigger Mortis, has offered his opinion to the Daily Mail on whether or not Idris Elba would be a good James Bond: “Idris Elba is a terrific actor, but I can think of other black actors who would do it better. Full Story

Things They Can Tell By Looking At You

Duana Posted by Duana at September 1, 2015 14:44:04 September 1, 2015 14:44:04
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Masters Of Sex Season 3 Episode 8 recap Well, it wasn’t a boring episode of Masters of Sex – in fact, there were people and their relationships being explored all over the place. Sometimes I think it’s that this show tries to do too much, and so we wind up feeling unfulfilled about all of it. Full Story

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Janet opens in Vancouver

Lainey Posted by Lainey at September 1, 2015 14:19:13 September 1, 2015 14:19:13
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Thanks to all of you who’ve been emailing your thoughts after seeing Janet Jackson in Vancouver last night. As you know, she kicked off the Unbreakable tour there and, well, so far, at least the way it’s looking in my inbox, the consensus is that she was The Best. If you’re worried about her movement… don’t be. Full Story

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September 1, 2015 – Smutty Shout-Outs

Lainey Posted by Lainey at September 1, 2015 14:01:19 September 1, 2015 14:01:19

"Happiest of birthdays to our resident makeup artist/petsitter/daycare provider/etc, etc, Angelica! We know you're probably cleaning your apartment like a…well, like you…in preparation for the arrival of the best birthday gift ever, two visiting Austrians (remember, there's no gift receipt, you're stuck with them). Full Story

Monday, August 31, 2015

Dear Gossips,

Kanye West took all the words. So today I have to manage with the scraps that he left for the rest of us. Last night I tried to remember the “VMA moment” of 2014. In 2013 it was Miley and the tongue and the finger.  Read Full Intro