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Kate Winslet , Leonardo Dicaprio - The 88th Annual Academy Awards Arrivals at Academy Awards - Los Angeles, California, United States - Monday 29th February 2016

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Kate Winslet , Edward Norton - Kate Winslet and Edward Norton on location filming 'Collateral Beauty' at Lower East Side Girls Club - New York City, New York, United States - Friday 26th February 2016

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Kate Winslet - 22nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at The Shrine Expo Hall - Arrivals at The Shrine Auditorium, Screen Actors Guild - Los Angeles, California, United States - Saturday 30th January 2016

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Kate Winslet - 22nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at The Shrine Expo Hall - Arrivals at Shrine Auditorium, Screen Actors Guild - Los Angeles, California, United States - Saturday 30th January 2016

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Kate Winslet - 36th London Critics' Circle Film Awards held at the Mayfair Hotel - Arrivals - London, United Kingdom - Sunday 17th January 2016

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Kate Winslet - Longines ambassador Kate Winslet promotes new Longines Oxford Street Boutique. - London, United Kingdom - Tuesday 24th November 2015

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Kate Winslet - Kate Winslet, brand ambassador, opens the Longines boutique on Oxford Street - London, United Kingdom - Tuesday 24th November 2015

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Seth Rogen And Zac Efron Set For 'Neighbors 2' In 2016


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Look out for more inter-generational banter coming next year! Seth Rogen and Zac Efron are to team up once again for Neighbors 2.

Universal has announced a sequel to last summer’s hugely successful comedy that is set to reunite the original cast with a host of fresh faces. In news first broken by the Hollywood Reporter, Rose Byrne will return as Rogen’s on-screen wife, and director Nicholas Stoller is signed on once more.

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Rogen is to team up with Zac Efron once more for a sequel to 2014's Neighbors

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Release Date For 'Steve Jobs' Movie Confirmed


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The troubled Steve Jobs biopic has finally announced a theatrical release date of October 9th this year. Strangely enough, that’s exactly the kind of time that judges start to think about awards nominations…

Shooting for the film, which has been the centre of a great deal of speculation because of its lengthy gestation and uncertain funding, began last month in San Francisco and Silicon Valley. Danny Boyle, the man behind cult favourites such as Trainspotting, Slumdog Millionaire and 28 Days Later, as well as the London Olympics opening ceremony in 2012, is in the director’s chair.

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Michael Fassbender will portray the Apple co-founder Steve Jobs in the forthcoming movie

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Is Kate Winslet About To Join Universal's Steve Jobs Biopic?


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Kate Winslet is the latest Hollywood star to find herself attached to the 'currently in development' Steve Jobs biopic. According to a report by Variety, the Oscar winning British actress is currently in negotiations at Universal to play the movie's female lead 

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The film will be directed by Danny Boyle from a script penned by The Social Network screenwriter Aaron Sorkin, who based it on Walter Isaacson's biography of Jobs. Scott Rudin, Mark Gordon and Guymon Casady will be producing.

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The Divergent Series: Insurgent Trailer


Following on from the events of 'Divergent', the mysterious government has discovered a magical maguffin which had the power to create the idyllic future they have always hoped to fulfil. The only catch, is that it requires a Divergent in order to activate it. As the government begins testing any and all Divergents they can find, Tris (Shailene Woodley) is already on the run, and meets up with an army of secret, hidden Divergents. When it is revealed that she may be the only one to truly activate the maguffin, the Divergents rise up as an Insurgency, and take the fight to the government that has oppressed them for too long.

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Kate Winslet Gushes About Relationship With Leonardo DiCaprio: "He Always Saw Me As One Of The Boys"


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Kate Winslet and Leonardo DiCaprio first garnered global recognition as movie stars after they played on-screen lovers in the hugely successful James Cameron-directed 'Titanic' (1997), and 16 years on people still associate the pair with their characters, Rose and Jack.

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Winslet claims to have never been romantic with DiCaprio

The British actress graces the front cover of the November issue of Marie Claire and opens up about if there has ever been any real-life romance between herself and DiCaprio, which many fans would love to be true.

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Divergent Review


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Teens tackle yet another dystopian future in this well-made but derivative franchise-launcher. Filmmaker Neil Burger is more interested in whizzy visuals and a thorny plot to pay much attention to the characters or larger underlying themes, which leaves the film feeling eerily superficial. So while the film is relatively entertaining, it ultimately feels rather pointless.

The story's set after a war has reduced Chicago to a walled-in enclave of people divided into five stabilising factions: charitable Abnegation, peaceful Amity, honest Candor, defending Dauntless and brainy Erudite. Tris (Shailene Woodley) was born to parents (Ashley Judd and Tony Goldwyn) who are leaders in Abnegation, but when time comes for her to select her own path she discovers that she's Divergent, a cross-faction state that threatens those in power. So she chooses to join Dauntless, entering intense physical training under the tutelage of sexy hunk Four (Theo James) and harsh hunk Eric (Jai Courtney). then Dauntless' soldiers get caught up in a power struggle as Erudite leader Jeanine (Kate Winslet) plots to take governmental responsibilities from Abnegation.

All of this scene-setting takes about half of the film's running time, and it's frankly not very exciting. Burger makes sure it looks fantastic, with seamless visual effects, impressive stunt work and flashy action sequences, but the character drama takes longer to kick off. And there's also the problem that it essentially feels like a cross between The Hunger Games and Harry Potter as an unusually gifted teen takes on a controlling society.

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Lorde, Brad Pitt And Other Celebrities Who Say No To Photoshop


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One of the reasons that we love Lorde so much is that she defies the usual standards of celebrity. The 17 year old has previously posted photos of herself on her Instagram account with a caption explaining she is wearing acne cream in the pic.

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Recently the ‘Royals’ singer shared two photographs of herself from Lollapalooza music festival in Santiago, Chile. One photograph of her had been photoshopped to smooth over her skin, while the other was natural. Lorde commented on the photos, ‘i find this curious - two photos from today, one edited so my skin is perfect and one real. remember flaws are ok :-)’.

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Labor Day Review


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With one of Kate Winslet's most layered, resonant performances, this film is definitely worth a look, even though the indulgent filmmaking style pushes it perilously close to Nicholas Sparks-style sappiness. Clearly, writer-director Jason Reitman (Juno, Up in the Air) is shifting gears as a filmmaker, but the movie is in dire need of just a hint of his usual jagged wit.

It's set in 1980s New Hampshire, as the agoraphobic Adele (Kate Winslet) is struggling to raise her sensitive teen son Henry (Gattlin Griffith) on her own after her husband (Clark Gregg) left. Then one night escaped convict Frank (Josh Brolin) arrives at their house in need of a place to hide. The next day, Frank offers to help with some repairs on the house. He also notices that Henry needs to learn how to throw a baseball. And that Adele needs some affection. So over the long Labor Day Weekend, he becomes the badly needed man of the house. Then when a neighbour (J.K. Simmons) and a cop (James Van Der Beek) start snooping, they make a plan to run for the Canadian border.

Instead of a dark, menacing edge, Reitman washes the film in sun-dappled earnestness, ramping up the soapy emotions rather than the grittier issues these people so badly need to deal with. This reaches a low point when Frank teaches Adele how to bake a peach pie in a scene reminiscent of the lusty pot-spinning sequence in Ghost: laughably ridiculous. Fortunately, Winslet and Brolin generate some uneasy chemistry, and Griffith is a fine young actor in a very difficult role. Together, they pull the film back from the sudsy brink just in time for a genuinely tense final sequence.

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Kate Winslet Or Shailene Woodley? Who Was Best Dressed At 'Divergent' Premiere?


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With a cast like that of new blockbuster Divergent it’s not a surprise that the movie’s premiere was packed with stylish stars. The red carpet was swarming with a wealth of designer ensembles, and that’s just from the men! We’ve have a root through all of the fabulous outfits from the evening and picked out the looks that we love the most. 

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Kate Winslet may have given birth to her baby boy just three months ago, but you’d never have been able to tell, so fabulous did she look in her floor length red Safiyaa London gown. Bear Blaze has got one yummy mummy, that’s for sure! Kate completed her look with two totally on trend accessories, a metallic gold clutch bag and gold cuff bracelet.  This girl knows how to red carpet (she does have a fair bit of experience at it!).

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Kate Winslet's Son Bear Blaze,and Other Bizarre Celebrity Baby Names


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Children of celebrities never have to go to normal schools where the other children will make fun of their wacky names, which means that the stars can go wild when naming their pampered offspring. There must be schools in Beverly Hills teaming with Donatello Zeuses and Princess Bananaramas. 

You don’t come across many Janes or Johns in the celeb baby world, but funnily there seems to be a few Bears going around at the moment. Kate Winslet and Alicia Silverstone both have sons called Bear, although to set mini Winslet apart his middle name is Blaze, as a reminder of the house fire that his parents first met in. Romantic.  As a side note, Winslet's husband changed his own name to Ned RocknRoll, so we're not surprised that the couple have chosen a name that is a little less out of the ordinary.

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Leighton Meester Marries Adam Brody: 10 Couples Who Kept Their Wedding Secret


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We were all a bit surprised with the news that Leighton Meester and Adam Brody had tied the knot in a secret wedding ceremony over the weekend, but this isn't the first time a celebrity couple have pulled a fast one on us. Here's 10 other celebrity weddings that we didn't see coming.

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1. Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds

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Kate Winslet Shines As A Pie-Baking Tortured Soul In "Labor Day"


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The Kate Winslet and Josh Brolin starrer Labor Day made the rounds at festivals last year and now that it’s finally making it to the cinema, critics have a lot to say – unfortunately, the reviews aren’t all glowing. The film centers on a pregnant divorced mother (it gets complicated from the beginning) who gets taken hostage (more or less) by an escaped criminal (Josh Brolin). As they live and bake pies together for three whole days, both Adele (Winslet) and her 13-year-old son Henry (Gattlin Griffith) gradually develop different kinds of affection for Frank, at one point even making plans to flee to Canada.

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Winslet has emerged as the obvious star in Labor Day.

Most critics find the movie’s unlikely romance highly unbelievable, like the NY Times’ Stephen Holden describes it as “designed for the crowd that devours Nicholas Sparks’s romantic daydreams. If it’s a hit, it could generate an uptick in prison correspondence from lonely women to roughnecks behind bars.”

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Review Round-Up: 'Labor Day' Is Oversentimental But Hugely Enjoyable If One Suspends Disbelief


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Josh Brolin and Kate Winslet star in Labor Day, an unconventional romance in which Adele (Winslet) a lonely single mother, and her son Henry (Gattlin Griffith), give a wounded man a lift. The man, Frank, is in fact an escaped convict who places Adele in a difficult position when the police begin to ransack her small southern town in order to find him. Jason Reitman (Juno) has directed and adapted Labor Day from Joyce Maynard's 2013 novel of the same name.

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Labor Day stars Josh Brolin and Kate Winslet.

Critical response to the film has been mixed with some critics finding the film underwhelming whilst others highly praise its subtleties. Most reviews comment on the oversentimental focus of the film, as embodied by Stephen Holden's comments in The New York Times, in which he states: "Labor Day seems designed for the crowd that devours Nicholas Sparks' romantic daydreams."

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Ellie Goulding's 'Beating Heart' To Feature On 'Divergent' Soundtrack


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Ellie Goulding will feature as one of the artists on the soundtrack for upcoming sci-fi movie Divergent and has recorded a brand new song specifically for the film. Ellie's song, 'Beating Heart,' will be used during the movie, which stars Shailene Woodley, Kate Winslet, and Theo James.

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Ellie Goulding Has Recorded A New Song For 'Divergent.'

"We started working on the film with songs from Ellie Goulding's album Halcyon and soon found that the texture of her music and the tone of her voice matched perfectly with our film," director Neil Burger said, via Digital Spy. "In many ways Ellie has become the inner voice of our heroine Tris."

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Thrilling New Dystopian Sci-Fi 'Divergent' Explained By Author Veronica Roth [Video]


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Calling all fans of sci-fi young adult fiction series Divergent! After months of waiting to be thrown a bone by director Neil Burger and the makers of Divergent, the upcoming adaptation of Veronica Roth's breakneck books, we've got a juicy pre-trailer featurette that gives a behind the scenes sneak peek into the film as well as interviews with cast members and Roth herself.

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Shailene Woodley Plays Beatrice, Who Finds Out She Is Different.

Shailene Woodley, Kate Winslet, Theo James, and Jai Courtney star in this post-apocalyptic, dystopian look at the future, set in Chicago. The story centres on an extraordinary teenager named Beatrice "Tris" Prior (Woodley) who finds out that she's not like anyone else because she's Divergent, meaning she doesn't fit into any of the five pre-ordained factions the rest of the populace fit into.

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Author Veronica Roth and the cast of her book's film adaptation 'Divergent' talk about the upcoming dystopian movie in a short featurette. Among the cast are Shailene Woodley, Theo James, Kate Winslet and Jai Courtney.

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Kate Winslet Is Worried About Miley Cyrus: 'Who's Looking After These People?'


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Kate Winslet is no stranger to being a young star in Hollywood, and is now looking out for the other youth. Winslet reportedly told Psychologies Magazine that she is worried about the young people in Hollywood, but especially Miley Cyrus.

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"You hear horror stories where you think, 'God, who's looking after these people and why does it seem like they're losing their way?'" Winslet reportedly said (via the Huffington Post). "I mean, you think about someone like Miley Cyrus, and I said to my daughter the other day, 'I'm this close to opening my mouth about what's going on with that girl.' Who is actually saying, 'Stop for a second. What do you want, who are you?'"

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Kate Winslet Is Tired Of People Judging Her Family


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Kate Winslet just welcomed her third baby. Bear was born on Dec. 7, and is the son of Winslet's husband Ned Rocknroll. But the mother felt judged by the press for having three children, with three different men.

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The actress opened up to Glamour U.K. about the press's perception of her.

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Leonardo DiCaprio Shares His Love For Kate Winslet


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Leonardo Dicaprio is nearly 40 years old, and has had quite the career. His new film The Wolf of Wall Street is out now, but it was a full 16 years ago that one of his biggest films, Titanic, was released. DiCaprio came away from the film with more than a great experience — he also made a lifelong friend.

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DiCaprio again worked with his Titanic costar Kate Winslet, in 2008's Revolutionary Road, and has stayed great friends with the actress.

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'Supernatural' Stars Jared Padalecki & Genevieve Cortese Announce Birth Of Second Son


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Jared Padalecki and his wife Genevieve Cortese have announced the arrival of their second child together.

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Genevieve Cortese and Jared Padalecki announced the birth of their second son yesterday.

Padalecki tweeted the happy news earlier today (24 December), writing "My amazingly strong wife home birthday a happy and healthy baby boy last night," adding to his fans "Please send love."

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Kate Winslet & Ned Rocknroll Name Their Son Bear Winslet, Representative Confirms


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Kate Winslet is keeping celebrity tradition this Christmas by naming her child something almost as wild as the weather we are currently experiencing.

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Kate Winslet in October at the UK premiere of Labor Day with the bump now known as Bear.

See more pictures of Kate Winslet at the UK premiere of Labor Day.

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Kate Winslet & Ned Rocknroll Win 'Strangest Baby Name Of The Year' Award


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Kate Winslet gave birth to her and husband Ned Rocknroll's first child together on 7 December, with the couple keeping the details of the birth as closely guarded as they could. As the days have gone on, the pair have divulged more information on the baby, revealing his name this weekend. Those of you hoping for another left-field choice from Tinseltown are in luck, because Winslet and Rocknroll haven't let us down.

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Kate and Ned are apparently big fans of The Discovery Channel's survival programmes

The couple have decided to name their son Bear, The Sun reported first, with a rep for the actress confirming the out of the ordinary choice. The rep told the paper, "They are all doing so well. They both absolutely adore him - and the name Bear." (The rep also confirmed that the child will take his mother's surname)

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It's A Boy! Kate Winslet Give Birth To Her First Child With Ned Rocknroll


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Kate Winslet became a mother for the third time this weekend, with a rep for the actress confirming the birth of her new son this week. This is Kate's first child with husband Ned Rocknroll, with the pair welcoming a baby son into the world on Saturday, 7 December. Congratulations to the both of them!

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Kate and Ned met in 2011, marrying a year later

Already a mother to 13-year-old daugther Mia Honey Threapleton and 9-year-old son Joe Alfie Winslet Mendes from her two previous marriage, Kate welcomed a healthy baby boy at a NHS Hospital in Sussex County, England. A rep for Winslet told The New York Daily News this week that both mother and baby "are doing great.”

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Labor Day Trailer


When Adele Wheeler lost her husband, her life started slowly deteriorating. Suffering from depression and having developed a slight tremor, she is rarely able to leave the house except for emergencies. When she finally has to face the streets to go last minute shopping with her 13-year-old Henry, they meet a scary-looking injured man named Frank who requests a lift to their house. Too frightened to argue, they accept and later discover that he is an escaped prisoner wanted for murder. However, the mother and son can't help feeling less and less frightened as the hours pass by when he shows them remarkable kindness, despite insisting on tying them up for his and their own safety. It's not long before Adele falls in love again and she, Frank and Henry embark on a dangerous adventure together to finally escape a world that has become so cruel to them - but will the threesome get away before the cops get suspicious?

This romantic drama is set in 1982 and is based on the novel of the same name by Joyce Maynard and has been written and directed by Jason Reitman ('Thank You for Smoking', 'Juno', 'Up in the Air'). 'Labor Day' made its premiere at the 2013 Telluride Film Festival and is set to be released in the UK on February 7th 2014.

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Telluride Festival Is All About Jason Reitman's Labor Day


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The Coen Brothers, Alexander Payne and Robert Redford are among those attending this year's Telluride Film Festival, premiering their latest movies in the Colorado mountains for an event dedicated to the memory of filmmaker Les Blank, film critic Roger Ebert, entrepreneur George Gund and author Donald Richie.

It's actually the first time the Coen's have visited Telluride and they'll be screening their latest Oscar tipped movie Inside Llewyn Davis. Alexander Payne brings his equally anticipated Nebraska, while Jonathan Glazer's Under the Skin, Ralph Fiennes The Invisible Woman and Redford's All Is Lost also screen.

However, much of the talk ahead of the festival focused on Jason Reitman's drama Labor Day, which also screens at the Toronto International Film Festival next month. It stars Oscar winner Kate Winslet as a struggling mother and her son who accidently bring an escaped prisoner into their lives. 

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Kate Winslet, 37, Pregnant With A Miniature Rocknroller


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Oscar winning actress Kate Winslet is pregnant with her first child to husband Ned Rocknroll. The 37-year-old will become a mother for the third time - she is also a parent to 12-year-old Mia with her first ex-husband Jim Threapleton and 9-year-old Joe with her second, Sam Mendes.

Winslet tied the knot with the fantastically named Ned Rocknroll in December after a year and a half of dating. He is the nephew of billionaire Virgin mogul Richard Branson. The actress had never ruled out having more children and told InStyle back in 2006 that she was "hoping to have more kids...I don't know whether one or two. Oh, God, I would love to have more."

Incidentally, Winslet's recently wrapped up filming the Jason Reitman-directed drama Labor Day in which she plays a depressed single mother who offers a wounded escaped convict a ride. As police search the town, the mother and her young son gradually learn his true story as their options become increasingly limited. The movie also stars Tobey Maguire and Josh Brolin and hits theaters on January 31, 2014.

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Kate Winslet Set For Baby Number 3 – First With Ned Rocknroll


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British actress Kate Winslet is expecting her third baby, but it will be the first for her and new husband, Ned Rocknroll, nephew of Sir Richard Branson. Her publicist confirmed the news.

"I can confirm Kate Winslet is pregnant and she and Ned Rocknroll are thrilled," said the publicist. "The baby is due at the end of the year." Winslet – star of Titanic – already has two children from two marriages. Mia, 12, with her ex-husband, director Jim Threapleton, and Joe, 9, with Skyfall director Sam Mendes. Kate married Ned – a man who changed his name by deed poll from Abel Smith in 2008 to Rocknroll – late last year in December. Branson, now a lawful family member of Kate’s, bought the pair a trip to space in one of his Virgin Galactic flight plans as a wedding present. Considering they were only married 7 months ago, this pregnancy might seem soon, especially considering they only met in 2011. The couple were first spotted together in September of last year and got engaged this summer.

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Divergent: Kate Winslet Leads Hollywood Charge Into Young Adult Movies


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Kate Winslet is the latest Hollywood A-lister to make the move into the thriving young adult market after signing on for a big screen adaptation of 'Divergent,' the first of a trilogy of dystopian novels by Veronica Roth. Jennifer Lawrence and Philip Seymour Hoffman both star in the forthcoming Hunger Games sequel Catching Fire, while Twilight and The Lovely Bones featured respected actors Michael Sheen and Stanley Tucci.

The young-adult movie market is growing at a serious rate, something that's not gone undetected by Winslet's agent, clearly. The British star will play the cold and calculable Jeanine Matthews in the movie about a society that is divided into five factions that define how a person lives their life. For example, the Abnegation people are selfless, while those residing in the Erudite neighbourhood devote themselves to a lifelong pursuit of knowledge. Winslet will play the leader of the Eruduite, according to studio Summit Entertainment.

It's shaping up to be a pretty impressive cast, with actress of the moment Shailene Woodley, 21, and British star Theo James, 28, already having signed up. The movie is set for release in March 2014.

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Movie 43 Review


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A collection of random shorts that focus mainly on idiotic male behaviour, this portmanteau comedy is only occasionally amusing, never making anything of its astonishing cast. Frankly, we spend most of the time wondering how the filmmakers lured these A-listers to appear in these pointless, nasty little films. And while the premises have potential, not a single one has a decent punchline.

As a prank, two teens make up a banned online film called Movie 43. While their brainly little brother searches for it, he runs across a series of clips that mainly focus on awkward vulgarity between the sexes. Bitter exes (Culkin and Stone) have a rude exchange that's broadcast on a supermarket sound system. Pratt is shocked when his girlfriend (Faris) asks him to "poop" on her, and agrees because he loves her. Parents (Watts and Schreiber) homeschool their teen son (White) with the goal of showing him how excruciating life will be. Two pals (Scott and Knoxville) kidnap a leprechaun (Butler) who's reluctant to give them his gold. And a 1950s basketball coach (Howard) tries to convince his players that they're winners because they're black.

Others are dating scenarios: Winslet goes on a blind date with a guy (Jackman) who has testicles on his neck; Berry and Merchant play an increasingly deranged game of Truth or Dare in a Mexican restaurant; a pre-teen (Bennett) can't cope when his young date (Moretz) has her first period; Batman (Sudeikis) messes up Robin's (Long) attempt at speed-dating; Banks struggles to cope with her new boyfriend's (Duhamel) obsessive cartoon cat. There are also a few random advert spoofs, including one for the naked-woman shaped iBabe, which leads to trouble for the company CEO (Gere).

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Ned RocknRoll Pictures: Kate Winslet And New Husband Win Court Battle


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The story of Ned RocknRoll's pictures is over just as soon as it started. The Sun wanted to print them, but he and his new wife Kate Winslet were favoured in court today meaning they can't be published. 

Mr RocknRoll and Ms Winslet said later in a joint written statement: "We have stopped The Sun from publishing semi-naked photos of Ned taken by a friend at a private 21st birthday party a few years ago. The photos are innocent but embarrassing and there is no reason to splash them across a newspaper."

David Sherborne, for Mr RocknRoll, said: "The photographs were taken by a private individual. They were not intended to be seen by the world at large."

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First Photo Scandal Out The Way For Kate Winslet And Ned RocknRoll


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Following news of a secret wedding and a trip to space from father-in-law Richard Branson, everything was looking rosy for newlyweds Kate Winslet and Ned RocknRoll. However, the revelation that The Sun were blocked from publishing photos of Ned suggests trouble in paradise. 

Everyone knows that when a celeb tried to cover a photo up, it's going to be either revealing, inappropriate or maybe a little bit racist. We've no idea what was contained in those RocknRoll photos, but judging by his wacky surname, his birthday will have contained loads of unwholesome fun. Perhaps not what the eloquent and refined Winslet had in mind!

The couple - upon winning their court battle to stop the photos getting published in British redtop The Sun, said: "We recognise that in the internet age privacy is harder and harder to maintain. But we will continue to do what we can, particularly to protect Kate's children from the results of media intrusion. We refuse to accept that her career means our family can't live a relatively normal life."

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No 'Innocent But Embarrassing' Semi-Nude Photos Of Ned Rocknroll As He Wins Suit Against Tabloids


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Kate Winslet's new husband, Ned Rocknroll, has won a court case against The Sun newspaper, stopping them publishing photos of him that have been described as 'innocent but embarrassing', reports the BBC. 

Ned Rocknroll married Kate Winslet in a very private ceremony just before Christmas. Now that he's officially the Mr to Winslet's Mrs he's someone that tabloids care about, which means that everyone wants to know his deepest, darkest secrets, and photos to prove it. 

Nothing deep or dark has come out him yet but some photos had surfaced that neither he nor Winslet wanted to reach the public realm.

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Kate Winslet Speaks Out Over Ned RocknRoll Picture Scandal


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Soon after The Sun contacted Kate Winslet's new husband about some pictures taken back in 2010, Ned RocknRoll's legal team instigated an injection on the snaps. No one knows what the pictures contain, but considering he's trying to hide them, we can assume they're not of him saving puppies from a well.

Winslet gave the following statement on the matter:

"The Sun has reported that we are attempting to prevent publication of photos of Ned, taken in 2010 before we met. We do not accept their justification for the publication of these private pictures which are of no public interest. We are doing what we can to protect our privacy and, even more importantly, to protect our young family from distress and unwarranted intrusion."

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Kate Winslet Given A Flight Into Space As Wedding Gift


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Kate Winslet tied the knot with her ridiculously named other-half Ned RocknRoll in a very private ceremony earlier this week, and it turns out she got one heck of a present from one of her new in-laws, Richard Branson, in the shape of a trip into space.

Today (Dec 30), The Sun reported that the newly-married couple were given two tickets for the planned Virgin Galactic space trips set to take flight in 2014 from the groom's uncle, the billionaire Virgin mogul Sir Richard Branson. Apparently, the gift is also a token of appreciation, as well as a wedding gift, to Winslet for her help last year when a fire broke out in his luxurious Necker Island retreat, threatening his family on the island and forcing Winslet to brave the flames and save Branson's grandmother.

Being a billionaire probably helps when it comes to giving out expensive gifts, but with single seat tickets for the scheduled journeys into space selling for around $200,000, this doesn't make the gift any less generous. As it stands, the still-under-construction intergalactic retreat has sold over 500 tickets so far, with Russell Brand and Ashton Kutcher among the first ticket buyers. Still, is anyone else thinking of inviting Branson to their wedding?

Golden Globe Nominee Anne Hathaway Believes She's Finally Shaken Off Her Princess Diaries Rep


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2012 has held big things for Anne Hathaway with multiple media appearances, a lot of activism and of course, the big one – a part as Catwoman in Dark Knight Rises. But that wasn’t all – in November, Hathaway married jewelry designer Adam Shulman and she is reigning in the new year with multiple award nominations for her highly critically acclaimed part as Fantine in the screen adaptation of Les Miserables. Although her career started out with parts in lighthearted comedies like The Princess Diaries or The Devil Wears Prada, the actress has talked about trying to shake off the squeaky clean teenager reputation.

The beginning of her career was a struggle to build a reputation in Hollywood. The actress graduated from New York University, all while acting in numerous flicks and steering away from the now classic story of a young actress’s fall from grace.

"I see the sort of work that people like Meryl Streep and Cate Blanchett and Kate Winslet can do, and I want to do that level of work so badly," the actress said to the LA Times. "But I don't believe I'm as gifted as them. So the only thing I can control is how hard I work at it — how much do I commit to it? How far will I take it?"

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Kate Winslet Gets Married To Rock 'n' Roll: Not An Announcement For An Upcoming Album


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Kate Winslet is married again and it’s to the man with the most… err… interesting name in showbiz, we might add.

The Titanic actress wed Ned Rock’nroll (see, we told you) in early December, according to People, and the pair wanted as few people as possible to find out. The ceremony was reportedly a very private one, with just a few close friends and family in attendance. "I can confirm that Kate Winslet married Ned Rock'nRoll in NY earlier this month in a private ceremony attended by her two children and a very few friends and family," Winslet’s rep has said. "The couple had been engaged since the summer."

The ceremony was kept under tight wraps, it would seem, and even the bride’s parents were not in attendance. Instead, Kate’s two-time co-star, Leonardo DiCaprio, was the one to give her away. Despite the air of elopement around the whole thing, the wedding wasn’t sudden at all. In fact, Winslet has been dating Rock’nroll since 2011. In the summer of 2011, the couple were vacationing on a private island, owned by Richard Branson (Ned’s uncle), when a fire broke out and Kate ended up rescuing Branson’s 90-year-old grandmother. And if that doesn’t spell out the beginning of a beautiful romance, what would?

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Richard Branson Gives Kate Winslet And New Hubby Space Trip, Best Wedding Gift Ever?


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Kate Winslet and Ned Rocknroll got married in a very secret ceremony earlier in December, it was reported yesterday. While they may have worried that such secrecy would mean their gift pile would be short a few presents, Richard Branson - Ned's uncle - has given them a flight into space, worth £124,000, reports the Telegraph. 

Rocknroll works for Branson's Virgan Galactic branch of his Virgin empire- that's the part that deals with space travel and developing the ships to enter space. They're hoping to begin commercial flights next year, which will see travellers shoot 60 miles above the Earth's surface, experience weightlessness as well as being able to see the Earth's curve and all in a journey of just 2 hours. Sounds pretty amazing, but it does come at a price- £124,000. Plenty of celebs have already got their tickets, and Stephen Hawking was given a ticket for free.

Space travel tickets are probably the best wedding gift we've ever heard of, but there have been some very strange ones between celebrities. According to the DotComGiftShop Julia Roberts has offered free babysitting services for whenever Brad Pitt and Angelina get married, PETA gave Katy Perry and Russell Brand a bull, while Alex Reid gave his bride (and now ex wife) Katie Price a teacup pig. 

Top Twenty Classic Holiday Season Christmas Films


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Little has caused more contention in the contactmusic office than our recent discussion about the Christmas films list! Obviously, everyone has their own favourite, and to them that will always be the top of the list. One thing that became all too clear to us was that - with the exception of Elf & Bad Santa - there really hasn't been too many full blown Christmas films so we'd like to make a plea to Bill Murray and the other Hollywood greats - PLEASE make a new (top quality) Christmas film to join these festive favourites! 

I can't say we particularly advocate parents encouraging their offspring to watch films above their age certificate, but it appears we all grew up in houses that didn't really mind what we watched - and let's face it, some of the best Christmas films might have a few boobs or rowdy drunken behaviour... As children of the 80's and 90's, we're fully aware that there's original to some of these remakes, but as is always the way, these are the films we grew up with and as such, they are our favourites. 

Enough explanation, in no particular order here are the films we recommend you watch over the holidays!

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Kate Winslet Accepts CBE But Insists She Prefers Motherhood To Acting


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Kate Winslet, an actress known for her humility and modesty surrounding her highly successful career, has been awarded a CBE by the Queen of England for her achievements and services to the world of acting.

The Oscar winner has been the star of many of the greatest films within the last 30 years including 'Titanic', 'Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind' and 'The Reader' and yet she remains humble, even insisting to the Queen that being a mother to her 12 year old daughter Mia and her 8 year old son Joe is her most cherished achievement. When the monarch, who has four children herself, asked Kate if she enjoyed being an actress, the star replied: 'Yes, I like it but not as much as being a mother' - and the Queen agreed, insisting, 'It's the best job'. 

Despite her 'normal mum' persona, she certainly looked like a star in an Alexander McQueen outfit teamed with an unusual but high-class hat by Natalie Ellner. Kate also insisted to The Telegraph that, in spite of winning the most prestigious award in the movie industry, being honoured with a CBE is on another level. 'It is a completely different kind of honour', she insisted. 'The sense of gravity is enormous and you very much feel you are being acknowledged by the whole country in a way.'

Movie 43 Trailer


If you were hoping for a romantic comedy with a harmless storyline, romance and inoffensive jokes, the here's a warning: read no further. 'Movie 43' is one of the most cringe-worthy and uncensored taboo-filled flicks to be released in the history of comedy. Here you will see several interlinked stories with characters' lives surrounding unusual proposals, interrupting blind kids' parties, bad parenting, teenage menstruation, a confused and slightly racist basketball coach, innovative business ideas and the kidnapping of a violent leprechaun. Once you see this movie it is unlikely you will find a subject that offends you ever again.

With twelve different comedy genius directors including Peter Farrelly ('Dumb & Dumber', 'There's Something About Mary', 'Shallow Hal'), Steve Carr ('Daddy Day Care', 'Dr Dolittle 2'), Steven Brill ('Little Nicky') and Brett Ratner ('Rush Hour') to name but a few and eight different writers, this jaw-droppingly crude and often obscene movie features a diverse star-studded cast, both British and American, who have banded together to shock you in the most hilarious ways you can think of. Whatever kind of comedy you're into, 'Movie 43' probably has something in it for everyone and it is set to hit the big screen on February 1st 2012.

Directed by : Elizabeth Banks, Steven Brill, Steve Carr, Rusty Cundieff, James Duffy, Griffin Dunne, Peter Farrelly, Patrik Forsberg, James Gunn, Bob Odenkirk, Brett Ratner, Jonathan van Tulleken

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