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Sandra Oh, the Pioneer

Lainey Posted by Lainey at April 17, 2019 20:25:20 April 17, 2019 20:25:20
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Pari Dukovic for TIME

Today is National Canadian Film Day, a day to celebrate Canadian filmmaking and the big talent we have here. A broad program of screenings and events have been organised – if you are in Canada, please click here if you’d like to participate. Full Story

Keanu Reeves is front and center and as unknowable as ever

Sarah Posted by Sarah at April 15, 2019 18:50:52 April 15, 2019 18:50:52
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DANIEL JACKSON/ GQ

In the midst of Avengers: Endgame madness, it’s easy to forget this is just the first big movie of summer, and there are other movies coming out. One of those movies is John Wick: Chapter 3 and to remind us of this fact, Keanu Reeves is on the cover of GQ. The whole profile is about the Mystique Of Keanu, and it seems that the writer, Alex Pappademas, leaned on this angle because Keanu is not super communicative in interviews. Full Story

Zendaya Angsts in Drake’s HBO Teen Series Trailer

Duana Posted by Duana at April 12, 2019 15:04:29 April 12, 2019 15:04:29
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Backgrid

You know that idiom in fashion that says if you wore a trend the first time around, it’s not for you the second time? I mostly think that’s dumb, but watching the trailer for Euphoria, the new HBO teen series starring Zendaya from executive producer Drake, I started to understand, for the first time, where it came from. Full Story

Thursday, April 4, 2019

Dear Gossips,

CELINE! If you visit this site regularly, you know that for months I’ve been trying to get to Vegas to see Celine Dion before she ends her residency. I’ve never been to a Celine Dion show. Yesterday she announced that she’s touring North America for the first time in over a decade! What a time to be Celine.  Read Full Intro

Celine Dion: “I’m worth it”

Lainey Posted by Lainey at April 2, 2019 20:05:10 April 2, 2019 20:05:10
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Denise Truscello/ Marc Piasecki/ Getty Images, Sofia Sanchez & Mauro Mongiello for L’Oréal Paris

Celine Dion was announced as the newest global ambassador for L’Oreal Paris. She just celebrated her 51st birthday. This is her first-ever beauty contract and she is FEELING herself, as she should be, declaring in the press release that: "When you think I’m done, I’m just starting. Full Story

Monday, April 1, 2019

Dear Gossips,

There won’t be any April fooling on this site today, partly because I’m not clever enough to run a prank but also because I’ve never associated foolishness with the date. April 1st has always been good to me: my parents were married on April 1st, my husband was born on April 1st, I signed my first TV contract on April 1st.  Read Full Intro

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Dear Gossips,

Jann Arden is a Canadian treasure. Her album Living Under June, that includes the hit singles “Good Mother”, “Could I Be Your Girl”, and “Insensitive”, came out 25 years ago this year. You know what’s amazing about Jann  Read Full Intro