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Jason Mantzoukas gets his due

Sarah Posted by Sarah at November 16, 2018 19:23:43 November 16, 2018 19:23:43
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Almost two years ago I wrote,  “[Jason Mantzoukas] is WAY overdue for his own starring vehicle.” The everywhere That Guy of comedy, Mantzoukas has popped up on sitcoms like The League, Parks & Rec, Brooklyn 99, The Good Place,Transparent, and Big Mouth, and in movies like The Night Before and How to Be Single. Full Story

Taron and Sofia out for dinner

Lainey Posted by Lainey at November 16, 2018 17:02:30 November 16, 2018 17:02:30
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Taron Egerton is currently promoting Robin Hood. This movie was shot a while ago. The release date was pushed back at least once. There were all kinds of rumours about production being a mess. I’m not sure how it’s going to do a week after Fantastic Beasts and up against Ralph Breaks the Internet but I’m going to see it even if it will probably be sh-t because Taron looks super hot in it and I’m quite attracted to him. Full Story

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Sad Clown Dumbo

Sarah Posted by Sarah at November 16, 2018 14:50:56 November 16, 2018 14:50:56

Disney’s quest to remake all their classic animated films into live action money grabs continues with Dumbo, Tim Burton’s reimagining of the timeless tale of animal cruelty in the circus. Want to see a baby elephant ripped from its mother? Go see Dumbo! Want to see large animals confined in small cages and enclosures for the thrill of some dumb humans? Go see Dumbo! Want to see an animal tortured into obedience and forced to perform for the relentless mob? Go see Dumbo!  Seriously, though, Dumbo is going to make a billion dollars. Full Story

Florence Pugh is everywhere

Sarah Posted by Sarah at November 15, 2018 20:42:29 November 15, 2018 20:42:29
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Florence Pugh broke out with Lady Macbeth in 2016, and now, as is wont to happen, she is everywhere. She is currently on Netflix, being underutilized in Outlaw King. She will next be seen in The Little Drummer Girl with Alexander Skarsgard, and she is filming Greta Gerwig’s new take on Little Women. Full Story

The Favourite begins campaigning

Sarah Posted by Sarah at November 15, 2018 18:10:16 November 15, 2018 18:10:16

The Favourite is one of my favorite films of the year—yes, I see that, too—and it will be rolling out starting next week, beginning a hopeful Oscar charge. Leading the way on that is a cover feature in The Hollywood Reporter with its trio of stars, Olivia Colman Full Story

Creed II premieres in NYC 

Kathleen Posted by Kathleen at November 15, 2018 16:28:47 November 15, 2018 16:28:47
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Michael B Jordan is in Toronto today promoting Creed II. He is not coming on our show and I have to be at work instead of casually showing up where he’ll be and initiating my 9-step “Casual Run-in With MBJ, Make Him Fall in Love with Me” plan so I don’t want to talk about Michael Bae Jordan Full Story

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Can Rami challenge Bradley? 

Lainey Posted by Lainey at November 15, 2018 15:39:11 November 15, 2018 15:39:11
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Critics’ reactions to Bohemian Rhapsody have been mixed – click here to read Sarah’s thoughts on the film if you missed it – but it is definitely a crowd-pleaser with the box office to match, already crossing the $100 million mark in the US and bringing in strong numbers internationally for a total gross of $290 million so far and counting. Full Story

Claire Foy in The Girl in the Spider’s Web

Sarah Posted by Sarah at November 14, 2018 19:08:15 November 14, 2018 19:08:15
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The Girl in the Spider’s Web is an attempt to reboot the potential franchise started by the English-language reboot of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, but it did not open well, with less than $10 million on opening weekend. And with a B CinemaScore, it didn’t really impress audiences, either. Full Story

Jennifer Aniston in a tiara

Lainey Posted by Lainey at November 14, 2018 18:14:33 November 14, 2018 18:14:33

Duana is getting her wish, over and over again, this year - maybe not how she initially imagined it, but I don’t think she’s complaining. She predicted “tiaras and sh-t” and we’ve seen some “tiaras and sh-t” in 2018, haven’t we?  Here’s the latest tiara of 2018 - worn by Jennifer Aniston, in the first trailer for the upcoming Dumplin’, based on Julie Murphy’s book about a girl called Willowdean, nickname Dumplin’, who enters a beauty pageant as an act of subversion. Full Story

Tom in a flight suit

Lainey Posted by Lainey at November 14, 2018 16:55:10 November 14, 2018 16:55:10
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There were reports originating out of the UK recently that they’ve had to delay shooting the Top Gun sequel so that Tom Cruise could learn to fly fighter jets. Production has NOT stopped on the movie. And Tom Cruise is NOT going to be flying fighter jets in the movie - because only official military personnel can fly real fighter jets. Full Story