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Lancôme’s Spring 2018 Collection is Sweet as Sugar

The pretty pastel products are available for purchase today.<p>Indulge in sweets without the unwanted calories… or any calories, for that matter. Lancôme’s spring 2018 collection, <b>My Makeup Guilty Pleasure</b>, is all sorts of pastel perfection with a focus on everyone’s favorite French pastry, the Macaron.<p>…

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Julia Louis-Dreyfus Accepts Record-Breaking S.A.G. Award from Her Couch

“Miss being at the table with you all,” Dreyfus wrote on Twitter. “How was the chicken?”<p><b>Julia Louis-Dreyfus</b> just broke another awards record Sunday night, winning two more Screen Actors Guild statuettes—and bringing her total SAG count higher than any other actor’s. The <i>Veep</i> ensemble won for …

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See Rita Moreno Steal the Show from SAG Life Achievement Winner Morgan Freeman

These two go way back—and Freeman was clearly amused by his old friend’s shenanigans.<p>What can we say? <b>Rita Moreno</b> steals the show wherever she goes, whatever she does. On Sunday night, the legendary actress did just that at the Screen Actors Guild Awards, where she presented her onetime <i>Electric</i> …

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William H. Macy Sees Both Sides of Time’s Up: “It’s Hard to Be a Man These Days”

“A lot of us feel like we are under attack and we need to apologize. And maybe we are, and maybe we do.”<p>During Sunday night’s Screen Actor’s Guild Awards, viewers may have noticed that every presenter onstage was a woman. That’s because, as SAG-AFTRA President <b>Gabrielle Carteris</b> told <i>Vanity Fair</i>, the …

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The Best Dressed Stars at the 2018 SAG Awards

The symbolic black gowns at the Golden Globes have given way for more colorful choices at the 2018 Screen Actors Guild Awards. Allison Janney, __Kristen Bell, and more showed that they can rule any red carpet regardless of the dress code.

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg Wows Celebrity-Packed Crowd at Sundance Film Festival

A highlight of the chat: Ginsburg impersonating Kate McKinnon impersonating Ginsburg on Saturday Night Live.<p>Celebrities crawl all over the Sundance Film Festival, from <b>John Legend</b> and <b>Common</b> to <b>Jane Fonda</b> and <b>Hillary Swank</b>. But no one else generated the level of excitement <b>Ruth Bader Ginsburg</b> did when …

Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Alison Brie on James Franco’s Harassment Allegations: “Not Everything Reported Has Been Fully Accurate”

The GLOW star’s brother-in-law, a nominee for The Disaster Artist, has been accused of sexual harassment by several of his former acting studnets.<p>At the Screen Actors Guild Awards Sunday night, <i>E! Live from the Red Carpet</i> was lying in wait for <b>James Franco</b>, who is nominated for his role in the</i> …

Alison Brie

Will Democrats Lose the Government Shutdown?

Trump’s incompetence works against the G.O.P. But Republicans have some advantages of their own.<p>Technically, the U.S. government could reopen for business, panda cam and all, before this article even earns a tweet. But the odds are against it. Neither party wanted this shutdown—because no one knew …

Immigration

The Must-See Looks from the 2018 SAG Awards

Everyone from Allison Williams to Abbie Cornish to the entire cast of GLOW has gathered in Los Angeles for the Screen Actors Guild Awards, showing off their latest red carpet looks. It can be hard to keep up with what the stars are wearing, which is why we’ve done the hard work for you. Ahead, all …

Awards

Women's March 2018 in Photos: Thousands Descend on D.C. as the Government Shuts Down

Peaceful demonstrators took to the streets of Washington for the first day to protest Donald Trump and celebrate the #MeToo movement.

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SAG Awards 2018: See the Complete Winners List

The Screen Actors Guild fell hard for Lady Bird and Three Billboards—but which will take the ultimate crown?<p>At 8 p.m. on Sunday night, the Screen Actors Guild Awards will kick off on TNT and TBS, as they do every January—though this time around, the show has a few twists in store. For one thing, …

Awards

Sundance’s Transgressive Women Take Two Very Different Paths in Colette and Lizzie

Keira Knightley shines in the first, while Chloë Sevigny and Kristen Stewart share strong chemistry in the second.<p>So you’re a queer woman at the turn of the century—the last century, that is. You’re hemmed in by patriarchy and strict moral codes. And yet you have this transgressive fire in you. …

Chloë Sevigny

The Voice of the Hollywood Outsider Rises at the P.G.A. Awards

Jordan Peele, Ryan Murphy, and Donna Langley set a tone for a new age, as Shape of Water takes the top prize at a charged awards show<p>The Producers Guild Awards did a little to clarify a wide open Oscar race on Saturday night, but mostly the event made plain the mood of Hollywood right now: …

Jordan Peele

Congressman Ousted from Ethics Committee After Report Surfaced That He Settled Sexual Misconduct Complaint

Rep. Pat Meehan reportedly used thousands of dollars of taxpayer money to settle the case.<p>House Speaker <b>Paul Ryan</b> removed Rep. <b>Pat Meehan</b> of Pennsylvania from the House Ethics Committee after <i>The New York Times</i> reported Meehan had settled a sexual misconduct complaint. The report alleges that Meehan …

Corruption

Jane Fonda Would Talk to Megyn Kelly Again—If Kelly “Learns Her Stuff”

“She’s not that good an interviewer.”<p>Four months after that awkward interview in which <b>Megyn Kelly</b> asked <b>Jane Fonda</b> to tell her about her plastic surgery, Fonda said of course she’d go on her show again—but only if Kelly ups her game.<p>While at the Sundance Film Festival, Fonda spoke to <i>Variety</i> about …

Hollywood

Women’s March Dials Up Major Crowd Size Numbers Across the U.S.

A picture of the movement, one year later.<p>One year after millions of marchers took to the street to reject the inauguration of <b>Donald Trump</b>, hundreds of thousands of protesters on Saturday poured through cities across the nation, and, indeed, the world. In the intervening year, a string of reports …

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Sundance Review: Tense Tyrel Is 2018’s Answer to Get Out

Poor Tyler joins a group of white bros for a weekend in a cabin; discomfort insues.<p>What if you set a kettle to boil, but it refused to whistle? That’s just one way to describe <i>Tyrel</i>, the latest exercise in tension from director <b>Sebastián Silva</b>. This is a fast and lean film, an absolute workout for …

Jordan Peele

S.N.L. Debuts Wicked Prince William and Harry Impressions

Alex Moffat and Mikey Day take their brotherly act across the pond.<p>Relatively new cast member <b>Alex Moffat</b> and <b>Mikey Day</b> have had a spectacular recurring bit on <i>S.N.L.</i> this past year featuring their killer impressions of the brotherly dynamic between <b>Eric</b> and <b>Donald Trump Jr.</b> This week the duo tried to …

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Watch the S.N.L. Trump Sketch That Broke the Premise of S.N.L.

Jessica Chastain, Kate McKinnon, and the rest abandoned their characters.<p>Midway through the <b>Jessica Chastain</b>-hosted episode of <i>S.N.L.</i> the actress came out in character and wig as a fictional game show host named Veronica Elders. “Veronica” posed questions about the many outrageous misdeeds—both real …

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S.N.L.: Jessica Chastain Celebrates the Women’s March with First Wives Club Homage

Chastain and the show’s cast members wore black leather instead of white.<p>There was little doubt that outspoken Time’s Up advocate <b>Jessica Chastain</b> would acknowledge the second annual Women’s March while hosting <i>Saturday Night Live</i> this week, but who knew a musical number would be involved? Seasoned …

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Scarlett Johansson Calls out James Franco in Women’s March Speech

“I want my pin back.”<p>Ever since men and women flooded the Golden Globes red carpet two weeks ago with signs of all-black sartorial solidarity and “Time’s Up” pins, there has been questions swirling around some of the men claiming to be allies of the movement against sexual misconduct. Actress</b> …

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The Stars of Sundance 2018: Exclusive Portraits

This weekend, Hollywood moves from scorching Los Angeles to snowy climes for the 2018 Sundance Film Festival. Ahead, the stars who stopped by Vanity Fair’s portrait studio in Park City, Utah—including Jane Fonda, Jonah Hill, and Rose Byrne. Keep checking back through the weekend for more portraits …

Hollywood

Galvanized by #MeToo and a Year of Trump, the Women’s March Returns to the Streets

From sunny New York City to snowy Utah, women around the country of the world proved the momentum displayed on January 21, 2017 hasn’t dissipated after a year of the Trump era.<p>When <b>Whoopi Goldberg</b> stepped on the stage near Columbus Circle on Saturday, wearing woven-rainbow sneakers and a white …

Tessa Thompson

Sundance’s First Standing Ovation Goes to Laura Dern and The Tale

The powerful and resonant story, based on filmmaker Jennifer Fox’s experience with sexual abuse, brought the fest to its feet.<p>Directly after Sundance’s version of the Women’s March, the Respect Rally, the festival screened its first film to land a standing ovation: <i>The Tale,</i> a sexual abuse memoir …

Laura Dern

The Tale Review: A Bold, Innovative Memoir of Sexual Abuse

Writer-director Jennifer Fox courageously delves into her own past in search of the truth.<p>I’m not sure I know how to review <i>The Tale</i>, <b>Jennifer Fox’s</b> searing film memoir about her past sexual abuse. Fox is a documentarian, and <i>The Tale</i>, which premiered to a standing ovation at the Sundance Film …

Laura Dern

Michael Wolff Is “Absolutely Sure” Trump Is Currently Having an Affair

But the controversial author also says that he left that allegation out of Fire and Fury because he doesn’t have proof.<p><i>Fire and Fury</i> author <b>Michael Wolff</b> exposed a lot of purported White House secrets in his new book, from tales of CIA miscommunications to stories of womanizing to <b>Steve Bannon</b> …

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Mo’Nique Calls for Netflix Boycott After Being Offered a Fraction of Other Comedians’ Pay

She says she was offered $500,000 to Amy Schumer’s and Chris Rock’s millions.<p>Academy Award winning actress and comedian <b>Mo’Nique</b> took to Instagram on Friday to ask her fans to boycott Netflix, following a pay dispute in which she says she was offered a fraction of what the streaming service has paid …

Hollywood

Is Paul Bettany The Crown’s Next Prince Philip?

He’d be the newest of the next season’s aged-up stars.<p>Love him or hate him, <b>Prince Philip</b> is integral to Netflix’s <i>The Crown</i>, and he’s not going anywhere anytime soon. Since the next season of the show will shift forward in time—tapping older actors to play the same characters—fans have been spending …

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Sundance Kicks Off with Two Urgent Films About Race in America

In Monsters and Men and Blindspotting, the scourge of police brutality looms large.<p>A police shooting forms the gravitational center of two new films screened at the Sundance Film Festival on Thursday and Friday, kicking the festival off with an urgent, despairing charge. Though <b>Reinaldo Marcus</b> …

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How Gus Van Sant and Joaquin Phoenix’s Reunion Got Off on the Right Foot

More than two decades after collaborating on To Die For, the director and star re-team at Sundance for the uplifting Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far On Foot.<p>It was <b>Joaquin Phoenix’s</b> first time. The chameleon-like actor with a penchant for the eccentric had never before debuted a movie in the snowy …

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