Jimmy Kimmel’s emotional return 

Kathleen Posted by Kathleen at December 12, 2017 20:44:55 December 12, 2017 20:44:55
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It feels insensitive. Everything I am thinking of writing about Jimmy Kimmel’s return to his show last night feels insensitive. Not because I don’t think his emotional monologue was great – it was. Full Story

Star Wars: The Last Jedi is the Star Wars for a generation

Sarah Posted by Sarah at December 12, 2017 20:19:02 December 12, 2017 20:19:02
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After an original trilogy, a prequel trilogy, a spin-off, and the first installment in a sequel trilogy, it didn’t seem that Star Wars could still surprise. They could create new creatures and amaze with effects, be they practical or elaborate CGI, and they could give us new versions of beloved archetypes, but after The Force Awakens re-hashed Episode IV Full Story

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Thom & Dajana on the carpet

Lainey Posted by Lainey at December 12, 2017 19:00:18 December 12, 2017 19:00:18
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I mentioned Thom Yorke at the end of the previous post about Oscar Isaac and how he’s rarely on a red carpet. Which is why I’m turning this into a standalone post. Thom Yorke showed up at the Star Wars: The Last Jedi premiere in LA this weekend. Full Story

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Issa’s best life

Kathleen Posted by Kathleen at December 12, 2017 16:06:07 December 12, 2017 16:06:07
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Aspirational. It’s a word typically reserved for celebs behind the goops and the Draper James and the Maisie Jasper Asher Imogens or whatever the latest celebrity lifestyle brand is. We’re supposed to look at Gwyneth or Reese or Jessica Alba and want their life, then subsequently want their advice on how to live life. Full Story

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Meghan & Posh 

Lainey Posted by Lainey at December 12, 2017 15:25:09 December 12, 2017 15:25:09
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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle announced their engagement three weeks ago yesterday. I’m still waiting on those official engagement portraits. Prince William and Kate Middleton released their official engagement portraits exactly 7 years ago today on December 12, 2010. Full Story

Daniel Day-Lewis (maybe) goes out on a high note

Sarah Posted by Sarah at December 12, 2017 15:02:38 December 12, 2017 15:02:38
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In a career littered with great performances, it’s not hard to see why Daniel Day-Lewis would choose Phantom Thread’s Reynolds Woodcock to be his final performance (for now). For one thing, he looks like himself. There’s no facial hair or affected gait or prosthetics or other device to obscure him from the audience. Full Story

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Monday, December 11, 2017

Dear Gossips,

By the time most of you read this, the Golden Globe nominations will have been announced and we’ll have a much clearer picture of what award season will look like in the new year, who’s a proper contender and whose campaigns will shut down.  Read Full Intro

What Else?

Lainey Posted by Lainey at December 11, 2017 21:58:16 December 11, 2017 21:58:16
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I was about to write in today’s open that the Hollywood Predator Advent Calendar (which Saturday Night Live borrowed on Weekend Update this week) has been pretty quiet. Then I changed my mind because… well… it was only a matter of time. And then Mario Batali popped out Full Story