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North West Sings Kanye West's Song in Adorable Video

North West Sings Kanye West's Song in Adorable Video
Make no mistake, this is just adorable. On Saturday night, Kanye West tweeted a video of his and Kim Kardashian's almost 5-year-old daughter North West, appearing in a car and singing his new song "No Mistakes." "Make no mistake / I still love you," she sings. "Make no mistake / I still love you.' The track appears on Kanye's new album ye, which was released on Friday, and features Charlie Wilson and Kid Cudi. North, the eldest of Kim and Kanye's two children, turns 5 next week and has already received a pricey early birthday gift from designer Alexander Wang: Two handbags, including one that retails for $750. ...
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Aaron Sorkin On Becoming A Director With ‘Molly’s Game’: “You Don’t Finish A Movie, It Just Gets Confiscated” – Behind The Lens

Aaron Sorkin On Becoming A Director With ‘Molly’s Game’: “You Don’t Finish A Movie, It Just Gets Confiscated” – Behind The Lens
Aaron Sorkin has waited a long time to make his directorial debut. The acclaimed and much rewarded writer of such screenplays as Moneyball, Steve Jobs, Charlie Wilson’s War, A Few Good Men, his Oscar-winning The Social Network as well as creator and writer of TV shows like The West Wing and Sports Night tells me never once thought about stepping behind the camera to try his hand at directing until Molly Bloom came along. In the latest episode of my new Deadline video…
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Molly's Game review

Aaron Sorkin's directorial debut, Molly's Game, offers plenty to get your teeth into. Here's our review...

Aaron Sorkin is to writing what Meryl Streep is to acting – one of a few screenwriters who is visible and renowned enough that he's automatically a player in the awards season conversation whenever he gets a new movie made. And just in time for the end of the year, here comes Molly's Game.

As with his recently nominated scripts The Social Network, Moneyball and Steve Jobs, his directorial debut is also based on the exploits of a real life figure. Adapting the memoir of the same name, Molly's Game is about “self proclaimed Poker Princess” Molly Bloom, who became the subject of tabloid infamy a few years ago, when she was outed as the brains behind a prestigious underground poker empire frequented by celebrities, CEOs and mobsters.

Jessica Chastain plays the title character across 12 years of her lie,
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‘Molly’s Game’ Review: Jessica Chastain Powers Aaron Sorkin’s Sensational Directorial Debut

‘Molly’s Game’ Review: Jessica Chastain Powers Aaron Sorkin’s Sensational Directorial Debut
It is hard for me to believe that in his long writing career, Aaron Sorkin has never once had the desire to direct, and that includes every episode of The West Wing, Sports Night and other series he created and wrote, along with such bellwether movies as Moneyball, Steve Jobs, Charlie Wilson’s War and The Social Network, which earned him an Adapted Screenplay Oscar. Most of his movies revolve around real people and real stories, and such is the case with Molly’s Game, his…
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Listen: Charlie Wilson and Solero Brothers Release a Soulful Cover of ‘O Holy Night’

Listen: Charlie Wilson and Solero Brothers Release a Soulful Cover of ‘O Holy Night’
Former Gap Band member Charlie Wilson is celebrating the holiday season with a soulful cover of the Christmas classic “O Holy Night.” The R&B singer joined Puerto Rican duo Jean and Jonathan Solero—better known as the Solero Brothers—for a Spanglish collaboration that hit YouTube last weekend.

This latest project was inspired by the brothers’ native island following the devastation caused by Hurricane Maria in September. “We recently talked about what we could do this holiday season that reminds people of the ‘reason for the season,'” Wilson told People Chica. “Our goal was to give some peace
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Oscar Fortunes Appear to Rise and Fall, but It’s Just the Golden Globes

Oscar Fortunes Appear to Rise and Fall, but It’s Just the Golden Globes
Nominations for the 75th annual Golden Globe Awards are in as the 2017-2018 film awards season adds yet another notch to its belt. There were snubs, there were surprises, but nothing about Monday morning’s announcement would appear to have significantly altered the course of the circuit. Then again, nothing ever really does; these are just the opinions of a few dozen international journalists who happen to have their own highly rated, liquored-up, televised awards ceremony. Let’s dive in and take a look at what all of it actually means …

Star power

The HFPA has long been noted for its love affair with the stars. This year the group found ways to ensure that people like Angelina Jolie (“First They Killed My Father”), Steve Carell (“Battle of the Sexes”), Tom Hanks (“The Post”), Denzel Washington (“Roman J. Israel, Esq.”), Hugh Jackman (“The Greatest Showman”), Mary J. Blige (“Mudbound”), and even Mariah Carey and Nick Jonas (songs
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Mary J Blige, Jay-z Lead 2017 NAACP Image Awards Nominations

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Mary J Blige, Jay-z Lead 2017 NAACP Image Awards Nominations
The nominees for the 49th annual NAACP Image Awards were announced on Monday, with Mary J. Blige and Jay-z leading the pack with 5 nominations each. Bruno Mars, “Insecure” creator-star Issa Rae, rapper Kendrick Lamar and R&B singer Sza followed with four nominations apiece, while Charlie Wilson, Idris Elba and Ledesi each received three. Mars and Rae are also up for the night’s top award, Entertainer of the Year, along with “Queen Sugar” creator Ava DuVernay, “Black Panther” star Chadwick Boseman, Chance the Rapper and Jay-z. The winners will be announced at the Anthony Anderson-hosted ceremony on Monday,
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Jay-z and Idris Elba Among 2018 NAACP Image Awards Nominees

Jay-z and Idris Elba Among 2018 NAACP Image Awards Nominees
Jay-z, Idris Elba, Bruno Mars and Mary J. Blige are among the top nominees of the 2018 NAACP Image Awards. Meanwhile, Anthony Anderson will return as host for the fourth year in a row. Jay-z and Mary lead the nominees with five nominations each. Singers Bruno Kendrick Lamar and Sza and Issa Rae, creator of the YouTube web series Awkward Black Girl, each received four, while Idris and singers Charlie Wilson and Ledisi are nominated for three awards each. Jay-z, who is being honored for his much-talked about album 4:44, Bruno and Issa are all up for Entertainer of the Year. Other nominees include Oprah WinfreyStranger Things' Caleb...
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Amy Adams Receives American Cinematheque Award, and Michael Shannon Stands in for Meryl Streep

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Amy Adams Receives American Cinematheque Award, and Michael Shannon Stands in for Meryl Streep
Amy Adams is a monster,” Justin Timberlake informed the black-tie crowd in the Beverly Hilton’s International Ballroom during her American Cinematheque Award Ceremony tribute. “More specifically, a karaoke monster.” When they shot Clint Eastwood’s 2012 “Trouble with the Curve” in Atlanta, Timberlake said the now-five-time Oscar nominee “pretty much bullied me” into a duet of “A Whole New World” from “Aladdin.”

After praising her talents, Timberlake conceded, “Quite frankly, I will sing with you anytime. But next time I’m choosing the goddamned song. I have a history with Disney” — referencing his pre-teen years on “The All-New Mickey Mouse Club” — “and there’s a little Ptsd… Is [Disney Chairman Bob] Iger here tonight? Okay, good.”

Read More: George Clooney Set For AFI Life Achievement Award, Amy Adams Prepares for American Cinematheque Tribute

The evening’s collection of Adams collaborators and admirers — including Tom Hanks, Jake Gyllenhaal, Natalie Portman, Denis Villeneueve, Kristen Stewart,
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Julia Roberts and James Corden Recreate Her Career in 9 Minutes, Have a ‘My Best Friend’s Wedding’ Sing-Along

Julia Roberts and James Corden Recreate Her Career in 9 Minutes, Have a ‘My Best Friend’s Wedding’ Sing-Along
Julia Roberts is just a girl, standing in front of James Corden, asking him to act out her movies with her. The 49-year-old Oscar winner recreated some of her top films during a clip, which aired on Wednesday's The Late Late Show.

Starting out with her iconic line from Notting Hill, she went on to act out scenes from Runaway Bride, Steel Magnolias, Charlie Wilson’s War, Mystic Pizza, Pretty Woman, Hook, Erin Brockovich, The Pelican Brief, and Sleeping With the Enemy.

When it came time to act out Oceans 11 and 12, Corden stepped out in an interesting outfit.

“What are you doing?” Roberts asked him.

“I’m being George Clooney! I’ve got coffee, tequila, a couple of these,” he said, knocking together some twin baby dolls.

More: Julia Roberts Reflects on 'Selfish' Life as a Young Actress: 'I Was My Priority'

But the best moment came when she acted out her 1997 rom com, My Best Friend’s Wedding
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‘Hold Me Closer Tiny Hand Sir’: Stephen Colbert’s Kim Jong-Un Bests Donald Trump at Elton John-Based Insults

‘Hold Me Closer Tiny Hand Sir’: Stephen Colbert’s Kim Jong-Un Bests Donald Trump at Elton John-Based Insults
Could Kim Jong-un be the next Weird Al?

Donald Trump‘s new nickname of “rocket man” for Kim Jong-un got Late Show host Stephen Colbert thinking about how the North Korean leader would respond to the president’s “pop-based attack” — which he employed once again in a menacing speech at the U.N. on Tuesday.

In a spoof video that aired during his Tuesday night show, Colbert imagined the North Korean leader lampooning Trump’s “ridiculous” Elton John-inspired nickname — because Kim would have gone with The Gap Band’s “You Dropped a Bomb on Me.”

Related Video: Watch: Natasha Stoynoff Breaks Silence,
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Everything You Didn't See Behind-the-Scenes at the Star-Studded Hurricane Relief Telethon

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Everything You Didn't See Behind-the-Scenes at the Star-Studded Hurricane Relief Telethon
A veritable who’s-who of Hollywood and beyond joined together on Tuesday to raise millions in relief funds for victims of the deadly and devastating recent hurricanes, Harvey and Irma.

With celebs manning the phone lines, the Hand in Hand: A Benefit for Hurricane Relief Telethon generated over $44 million in aid, according to event organizers.

But what were the stars doing when the cameras weren’t watching? People was on-site in Los Angeles at Universal Studios (the telethon was also held in New York and Nashville), where everyone from Barbra Streisand to Justin Bieber was doing their part.

Oprah Winfrey
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‘Molly’s Game’ Review: Jessica Chastain Goes All in for Aaron Sorkin’s Electrifying Poker Drama — Tiff

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‘Molly’s Game’ Review: Jessica Chastain Goes All in for Aaron Sorkin’s Electrifying Poker Drama — Tiff
Every movie that Aaron Sorkin has written since the turn of the 21st century has been about a real person. On the other hand, it might be more accurate to say that none of the movies that Aaron Sorkin has written since the turn of the 21st century have been about a real person. Sure, “The Social Network” effectively “Rashomon”-ed the myth of Mark Zuckerberg, “Moneyball” immortalized Billy Beane, “Charlie Wilson’s War” reintroduced Americans to a semi-forgotten Congressman, and “Steve Jobs” made sure everyone knows that the guy who invented our phones was a pretty shitty dad, but those films weren’t interested in capturing their respective subjects so much as they were in selling them for spare parts.

Sorkin doesn’t want the life story; he wants the life rights. He wants to take the facts, sharpen them until they can cut through all the noise, and
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The 80th Academy Awards: If I had been a voter

Here we go again folks! As promised (though perhaps a bit later than initially planned), I’m diving back into the world of previous Oscar ceremonies. This time, I have my sights set on the 80th Academy Awards ceremony. You should know the drill by now. I’m going to state what I would have picked in the major eight categories if I had been lucky enough to have been able to vote. In most cases, it deviates from the actual winner. You’ll see how much that was the case this time around, and sit tight, as I do hope to make this a bit more of a consistent thing (excuse the gap again) and really go back as far as I can go. Until then, just enjoy this new one… Alright then, once again here goes nothing ladies and gentlemen…behold my picks for this particular ceremony: Best
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The Top Five Denis O’Hare Movie Roles of his Career

Denis O’Hare is an American actor who has had numerous roles in movies, TV shows, and theater productions. At the moment, he might be most recognizable as the vampire Russell Edgington on True Blood, but it should be noted that he has received considerable praise for his roles in American Horror Story as well as movies such as Milk and Charlie Wilson’s War. Here are the top five movie roles of Denis O’Hare’s career in no particular order: An Englishman in New York Like its name suggests, An Englishman in New York is about the period of time that Quentin

The Top Five Denis O’Hare Movie Roles of his Career
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Film Review: Brad Pitt in ‘War Machine’

Film Review: Brad Pitt in ‘War Machine’
Everyone has a different idea of what’s funny, but it’s hard to imagine anyone being amused by “War Machine,” a colossally miscalculated satire about a U.S. general who thought he could “win” the war in Afghanistan at precisely the moment President Obama announced he would be pulling troops out of the country. A costly flop from Netflix’s newish “Originals” division, “War Machine” stars a cockeyed Brad Pitt — who spends the entire film with his left brow cartoonishly arched and his right eye squinched half-shut — in the sort of role that really ought to have gone to John Goodman, or some comparably gifted character actor.

But bless their hearts, the execs at Netflix still believe in stars, which is sort of a radical notion in an era when the old-school studios have consistently hyped visual effects ahead of the interchangeably handsome hunks selected to play Spartan warriors,
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Tom Hanks continues to make interesting choices

There’s almost two Tom Hanks on display in movie theaters these days. There’s the one taking the lead in prestige fare like he’s always done. For example, there was Sully just last year, with potentially another big time turn to be found later on in 2017 with Steven Spielberg’s The Post. Over the past few years, however, there’s also a Hanks that will either show up in a supporting role or sign on for more independent work than usual. Last year he did just that with A Hologram for the King (in a lead role), while this week he has a supporting part in The Circle, which hits theaters after initially being planned as a 2016 release. Hanks seems to be playing a villain in the film too, which is something new. When you’re as big a movie star as he is, getting to do something different is very exciting indeed.
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R&B Legend Charlie Wilson Releases New Video for ‘I’m Blessed,’ Inspired by His Prostate Cancer Battle

R&B Legend Charlie Wilson Releases New Video for ‘I’m Blessed,’ Inspired by His Prostate Cancer Battle
Ask Charlie Wilson how he’s doing and he’ll say, “blessed.”

The legendary R&B singer is coming off his highly successful In It to Win It tour, and People is sharing the music video for his hit single, “I’m Blessed,” which was inspired by his personal battle with prostate cancer.

“When I was diagnosed with prostate cancer it was a reality check for me,” Wilson, 64, exclusively tells People. “It woke me up and made me realize how short life is and how it could be cut anytime. After hearing the news, I changed my lifestyle a lot
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I’m 100% Behind Aaron Sorkin Screenwriting Superhero Movies

It’s hard to picture the man who wrote titles such as “A Few Good Men,” “The American President,” “Charlie Wilson’s War,” “The Social Network,” “Moneyball” and “Steve Jobs,” taking his skills to comic book films. Sorkin also created and wrote most of the episodes of “The West Wing,” “SportsNight,” “Studio 60” and “The Newsroom.” But now he might be throwing his name into the collective money making machine ring of Marvel and DC. Recently at CinemaCon Sorkin made mention of his recent plans. “I happen to have meetings coming up with both DC and Marvel,” Sorkin told ComicBook.com while on

I’m 100% Behind Aaron Sorkin Screenwriting Superhero Movies
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Fantasia ‘Resting Comfortably’ After Suffering Second-Degree Burns on Her Arm

Fantasia ‘Resting Comfortably’ After Suffering Second-Degree Burns on Her Arm
Fantasia regretfully canceled a performance in Memphis on Sunday after suffering what her husband says are second-degree burns.

Kendall Taylor shared an Instagram post on Sunday showing the R&B singer laying in a hospital bed with a bandaged arm, but didn’t expound on the incident.

“My wife experienced an accident today causing 2nd degree burns on her arm,” he wrote. “She’s steady asking the Doc ‘Can I perform tonight?’ But we must be wise and realize this isn’t a race, but rather a marathon.”

Taylor also stated, “She walks as a powerful force in the earth.
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