Moonlight + La La Land Forever

Sarah Posted by Sarah at March 2, 2017 16:22:46 March 2, 2017 16:22:46

Thanks to the craziest Oscars ending in history, Moonlight and La La Land, two separate films, became Moonlight + La La Land, one cultural monolith. There are historic wins on both sides. Damien Chazelle, at 32, is the youngest Best Director winner ever. And Moonlight is the first LGBTQ film to win Best Picture, Mahershala Ali Full Story

Memories of Miraval

Lainey Posted by Lainey at March 2, 2017 15:27:57 March 2, 2017 15:27:57

Yesterday when I wrote about Angelina Jolie’s Guerlain ad, I wondered about the scenes that take place in the vineyard, and presumed it wouldn’t be at Miraval. Miraval, of course, is Brange’s French chateau where they produce their award-winning rosé. Full Story

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Dear Gossips,

Let’s get to know John RK Howard, just like we got to know Brock Allen Turner last year. You remember Brock Turner? Of course you do. Brock Turner, a swimming star at Stanford, raped his unconscious victim, Emily Doe, behind a dumpster and then blamed it all on alcohol.  Read Full Intro

Mimi gets postponed

Lainey Posted by Lainey at March 1, 2017 21:54:27 March 1, 2017 21:54:27
Photos:
Presley Ann/ Jon Kopaloff/ David Livingston/ John Shearer/ Alberto E. Rodriguez/ Getty Images

I was supposed to go to see Lionel Richie and Mimi on tour at the end of this month with my friend Marci. Don’t think I have to tell you how excited we were. But yesterday an email alert came through telling us that the tour has been postponed…and we still don’t have a replacement date! Then… then I did something terrible. Full Story

View All 15 Photos

In The Heights on the big screen

Duana Posted by Duana at March 1, 2017 21:11:48 March 1, 2017 21:11:48
Photos:
Alberto E. Rodriguez/ John Shearer/ Getty Images

I guarantee the number one question Lin-Manuel Miranda is asked by people who don’t know is “When is Hamilton going to be a movie?” He always answers “Oh… eventually”, which is polite because it doesn’t say what I would say, which is ‘what, being the most successful Broadway debut ever and breaking all kinds of records isn’t good enough for you? You need it to go to the multiplex? Do you not remember what happened to RENT?” Once again, this lack of diplomacy is sometimes indicative of why I am me and the Uber-successful are them. Full Story

View All 8 Photos

The Notes of Angelina

Lainey Posted by Lainey at March 1, 2017 20:48:31 March 1, 2017 20:48:31

Have you seen the full-length version of Angelina Jolie’s Mon Guerlain ad yet? The title of the piece is Notes Of A Woman. It’s a montage of Angelina, sitting by the window, walking through the vineyard (presumably not Chateau Miraval), in her pyjamas maybe practising a speech. Full Story