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Keanu Reeves

Taylor Swift Drops “The Archer”

-iTunes released Taylor Swift‘s new song called “The Archer” hours before her livestream, where she was expected to debut it. This one builds nicely but at the end of the day, it’s her third single in a row that doesn’t exactly snap.

-This is a really cringey profile on Leonardo DiCaprio. The insults to superhero movie actors seem really odd, seeing as so many quality actors are doing those films now. And talking about how crew members of Once Upon A Time In Hollywood were instructed not to make eye contact with him like that’s a *good* thing is bizarre.

-I wasn’t sure about tuning into the next season of Homecoming, but now Janelle Monáe is set to replace Julia Roberts as the lead so I guess I don’t have a choice.

-I do not like Scarlett Johansson’s engagement ring. I don’t care that it cost $400k — it looks like it’s falling off the band.

-If you have a sign on your front lawn that quotes a celebrity, most celebrities would think it was creepy and drive away fast. Keanu Reeves, on the other hand, would stop the car and pen a touching note. He’s a precious unicorn and we don’t deserve him.

-Love love love this take on why male showrunners are obsessed with traumatizing young women.

-One of my favourite traditions from Comic-Con is Stephen Amell giving presents to a young fan named Sarah, who’s a cancer survivor. During his final Arrow panel this weekend, she got his season 1 costume.

-Um, the premise of Matt Damon and Ben Affleck‘s new movie sounds like a hard pass to me. It’s like ‘let’s tell a story about a women being raped — but about how it affects the MEN around her!’ Yeah, no.

-I needed this blooper reel from The Good Place in my life today.

-TIFF unveiled its gala films today and there are some super buzzy titles coming this year, including The Goldfinch, Hustlers, Knives Out, Joker, Judy, The Laundromat.

Cynthia EriVo fight slavery as Harriet Tubman in the Harriet trailer, also coming to TIFF.

-What a swerve. Taika Waititi is going from his blockbuster Disney success to frolicking around as imaginary Hitler in Jojo Rabbit’s teaser trailer, which will screen at TIFF.

Julia Roberts Talks Hollywood Longevity

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-In her new Marie Claire cover story, Julia Roberts talks about how Hollywood has changed during her lifetime: “When I started, there wasn’t any social networks, the internet barely existed, people couldn’t take photos with their mobile phones. There were logical stages of career progression. You did a film, if it worked you’d have a chance to work again. If your second film was a success, you could get a better pay cheque and another new role. Now someone can come out of nowhere and achieve incredible things, which I imagine is very destabilising. Building a career was a lot more methodical 30 years ago.”

Janelle Monáe brought Lupita Nyong’o onstage to dance during her show and it made my day.

-Spider-Man: Far From Home is being promoted as a crucial epilogue to Avengers: Endgame — and it seems to be working. It’s tracking for a $150M holiday weekend at the box office.

Rihanna got emotional when reuniting with her old PE teacher and it was v. sweet.

-I recently binged a lot of episodes of Drunk History, which is always a good idea. The new Tessa Thompson episode in which she plays Eartha Kitt needs to get in my eyeballs stat!

-This recap of every insanely good look Céline Dion has worn at couture week thus far is perfect content.

-Breaking Bad star Anna Gunn cleared up Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul‘s cryptic tweets. It’s not for the upcoming BB movie; the actors are going into business on a tequila brand called Dos Hombres.

-The world does not need a live-action Little Mermaid movie, but if it must exist I’m glad that Ariel will be played by a beautiful black actress who was discovered by Beyonce.

Keanu Reeves took a break from being the internet’s boyfriend to start shooting the new Bill & Ted movie.  We’ll allow it.

-Yikes! Channing Tatum has been granted a restraining order after a woman allegedly broke in and was found living in his Hollywood home.

A$AP Rocky was arrested last night following an altercation on a street in Sweden.

-This is lovely: Pharrell Williams surprised 114 Harlem students by guaranteeing them “A-list internships” at the end of their freshman year of college.

-Looks like Noel and Liam Gallagher still need buckets of therapy.

-I’m bummed that Fred Savage‘s after-show spoof What Just Happened is mostly just a bitter takedown of fan culture. The premise was promising.

-The first trailer for Jumanji: The Next Level has arrived. I watched the last one on a plane and was surprised at how much I laughed.

Tessa Thompson Talks Times Up

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-In her Marie Claire cover, Tessa Thompson talks about living out everyone’s fantasy by having a spa day with Emma Thompson, and says #TimesUp “allowed me to say things I’m not sure I would have said a year ago. The truth is, the system where you assess international value is inherently sexist and racist because we haven’t had those opportunities. The only way to disrupt that is to create new models.” I love her so much, I can barely remember that she was once that kind of annoying character on Veronica Mars.

-Also, Tessa says Chris Hemsworth is “really sensitive” despite his fame and looks.

-Unfortunately, Tessa and Chris‘s new movie Men In Black isn’t getting great reviews.

-On a podcast with her former costars, Vampire Diaries’ Nina Dobrev says she and Paul Wesleydespised each other” for the first half a season. Between this and the fact that her and Ian Somerhalder seemed to have negative chemistry after they broke up IRL, that set must have been a riot.

-What the hell is Drake doing??

-Welp. Jessica Biel is apparently lobbying California lawmakers alongside Robert F. Kennedy Jr., who has some questionable opinions about vaccine.

Miley Cyrus used her anniversary post to shut down split rumours. She’s also apologized for a 2017 comment about not liking hip-hop anymore. “‘This pushed me out of the hip hop scene a little’ was insensitive as it is a privilege to have the ability to dip in and out of ‘the scene.'”

-Did everyone else but me know that Mariska Hargitay has been married to the hot guy from Younger for 15 years?!?

Jon Stewart choked up while testifying during the hearing for reauthorizing the 9/11 victim compensation fund. “What an incredible metaphor this room is. … Behind me, a filled room of 9/11 first responders, and in front of me, a nearly empty Congress.”

Keanu Reeves had no idea he’s been the internet’s latest boyfriend. “I’ve been what? I didn’t know that…That’s wacky. The positivity is great. It’s really special how [Always Be My Maybe and John Wick 3] have been embraced.”

-After hackers stole 18 hours of outtakes from Radiohead’s “OK Computer” sessions and held them for ranson, the group released them with proceeds going to charity.

-Netflix says Ava DuVernay‘s miniseries on the Central Park Five, When They See Us, has been the most-watched series on the service in the U.S. every day since it debuted on May 31.

Ariana Grande did good.

-I don’t think we need another season of Russian Doll because the first was perfect, but I said that about Big Little Lies and Barry, so what do I know?

-So Bradley Cooper‘s camp seems to be pushing the “he was too busy being an auteur” angle in the break up stories which is…a choice.

-There are two new novels I can’t wait to read this summer: Taffy Brodesser-Akner’s Fleishman Is in Trouble, and Linda Holmes‘ Evvie Drake Starts Over. So I’m thrilled to see excerpts have been released of both! Here’s the one from Fleishman, and here’s Evvie.

-Oh god, this documentary on the late Anton Yelchin is going to be heartbreaking.