Joanna Adams

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Joanna is a producer at Canada's most-watched entertainment news show, etalk. Her obsessive Oscar knowledge has contributed to back-to-back etalk's Canadian Screen Award nominations for "Best Talk Program or Series." She also works as an associate news editor at HuffPost Canada.


Sandra Bullock’s The Net cosplay, and open calendar

Joanna Posted by Joanna at April 10, 2019 20:17:50 April 10, 2019 20:17:50
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Sandra Bullock was photographed leaving a dentist appointment in Beverly Hills yesterday, decked out in a white shirt, khakis and a jean jacket; it’s an outfit that would be benign casual daywear for the average star, except that A) Sandra is one of those celebrities of a certain status that we rarely see in the wild B) she’s channeling some Angela Bennett/Ruth Marx realness with this outfit. Full Story

Julia Louis-Dreyfus’ Veep comeback is everything you could want, and she knows it

Joanna Posted by Joanna at March 29, 2019 17:49:32 March 29, 2019 17:49:32
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The seventh and final season of Veep premieres this Sunday, and it’s just as sharp, biting, and brilliant as ever. The searing joke-and-insult-per-second ratio is still as high as we’ve come to expect. Julia Louis-Dreyfus knows it’s a winner too. She’s been making the media rounds promoting the series’ swan song Full Story

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Toronto politics at SXSW

Joanna Posted by Joanna at March 14, 2019 19:38:34 March 14, 2019 19:38:34
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When the photos first emerged of Damian Lewis on-set in prosthetic makeup as late Toronto mayor Rob Ford — whose crack smoking scandal and sometimes debaucherous behaviour became fodder for late night jokes (and a Kimmel interview) and global fascination — it was easy to assume the movie was all about him. Full Story

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The year of the scam continues in The Boy Band Con

Joanna Posted by Joanna at March 14, 2019 16:49:08 March 14, 2019 16:49:08
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Scammers, as we’ve seen this year, are having a moment. That momentum continues with The Boy Band Con: The Lou Pearlman Story, the satisfying documentary about the late fraudster mogul who discovered Backstreet Boys, *NSYNC, Aaron Carter, O-Town, LFO, and most of your favourite 90s and early aughts pop musicians from the TRL era. Full Story

Tatiana Maslany and Tom Cullen's (movie) love story 

Joanna Posted by Joanna at March 12, 2019 19:00:01 March 12, 2019 19:00:01
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Tatiana Maslany and her partner of eight years, Tom Cullen, have been in Austin for the past few days for the debut of their latest collaboration, the romantic drama Pink Wall. It's a searing, non-linear portrayal of a relationship between Jenna (Tatiana) and Leon (Jay Duplass) over six years - from meet-cute to uncertain fizzle. Full Story

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Olivia Wilde's Booksmart is an outrageous ode to friendship

Joanna Posted by Joanna at March 12, 2019 16:26:52 March 12, 2019 16:26:52
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The redband trailer for the bawdy, brassy and very sassy Booksmart dropped yesterday about 12 hours after the film's world premiere at SXSW, where it debuted to raucous laughter and a standing ovation. Standing ovations at SXSW aren't necessarily a thing, unless you're Boyz II Men Full Story

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The Business of Being Busy

Joanna Posted by Joanna at March 11, 2019 20:33:36 March 11, 2019 20:33:36
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Busy Philipps has a lot of schlep. She works hard! In addition to her Friday SXSW panel with Clique Media Group’s Hillary Kerr, she was a part of a Follies show, and hosted a live edition of her talk show Busy Tonight for some VIPs at the NBCUComcast SXSW house on Saturday. Oh, and she ate a ton of queso. Full Story

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The Us World Premiere at SXSW, and all that hype

Joanna Posted by Joanna at March 11, 2019 15:30:07 March 11, 2019 15:30:07
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When Jordan Peele introduced Lupita Nyong’o at the world premiere of Us in Austin at SXSW on Friday night, she leapt from her seat and started punching the air to cheer for her film and hype up the crowd. She was PUMPED because she knew what we were about to see: the most talked about movie of the festival. Full Story

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Kate Mara’s pregnancy announcement

Joanna Posted by Joanna at February 26, 2019 18:16:40 February 26, 2019 18:16:40
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Kate Mara prefers to share her personal and relationship milestones on her own terms. And when she does, we get just a taste. When she and Jamie Bell tied the knot about 18 months ago, the wedding snap caption read simply, "Nuptials Full Story

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