The Handmaiden is weird heist erotica

November 15, 2016 19:53:37 Posted at November 15, 2016 19:53:37
Sarah Posted by Sarah

After sojourning into making English-language films with (the highly underrated) Stoker, South Korean filmmaker Park Chan-wook returns to Korea, the place and the language, for his new feature film, The Handmaiden. Adapted by Park and Chung Seo-kyung (also co-writer of Lady Vengeance) from Sarah Waters’ novel Fingersmith, The Handmaiden reimagines the Victorian-era story in 1930s Japan-occupied Korea, and it’s a seamless transition. Full Story

Project Casey

November 15, 2016 19:19:17 Posted at November 15, 2016 19:19:17
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Manchester By The Sea came out of festival season strong, with outstanding reviews and predictions for Oscar. Most award season experts still agree that Manchester will be nominated for several awards, including Best Picture, but I feel like in the last few weeks, people haven’t been talking about it as much, certainly not as much as La La Land. Full Story

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Smutty Tingles

November 15, 2016 18:17:25 Posted at November 15, 2016 18:17:25
Lainey Posted by Lainey

Love! We need more love! (Dlisted

A Game Of Thrones prequel? Ummm… can we just finish this series first, God! (Just Jared

Tom Hiddleston’s “mystery” blonde works with him at UNICEF (Cele|bitchy

Gigi covers Allure, talks about Zayn, and is blue eye shadow going to be a thing? (TooFab

Don Diamont looks exactly the same (Celeb Dirty Laundry

The SJP shoe collection and that one piece that looks a lot like…? Which one do you think I mean? (Bustle

Not a fan of matching your boots exactly to your pants (Popoholic

How Not To Tap A Keg (Hollywood Tuna

Gwen Stefani can’t make Marchesa work (Go Fug Yourself

Glamour's all-star stage

November 15, 2016 17:54:22 Posted at November 15, 2016 17:54:22
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Glamour's Women of the Year event concluded last night with a tribute to Hillary Clinton as many of the celebrity and activist attendees, including Shonda Rhimes, Elizabeth Banks, Adam Scott, Zendaya Full Story

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Taylor has to tell

November 15, 2016 16:42:15 Posted at November 15, 2016 16:42:15
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Andy Cohen’s new book Superficial: More Adventures from the Andy Cohen Diaries came out today. Andy is tight with Sarah Jessica Parker and Kelly Ripa. He hangs out with John Mayer. So as much as he says he’s telling Hollywood tales, the tales he can safely tell are nowhere near as good and as gossipy as the ones he has to hold back. Full Story

Patriot’s Day and the escapism bounce

November 15, 2016 16:22:00 Posted at November 15, 2016 16:22:00
Sarah Posted by Sarah
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I’ve said it since the night of the US election—movies are about to get a big escapism bounce. It’s already started, with the first post-election weekend posting box office numbers almost 50% higher than the same frame last year, and it will continue to affect movie turnout as people look to get away from the world for a few hours. Full Story

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Monday, November 14, 2016

Dear Gossips,

How was your weekend? Pretty normal? Normal is a comforting word. But, right now, normal could be a dangerous word. On Last Week Tonight last night, John Oliver warned against “normal  Read Full Intro