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09/22/2010  •  Posted By Roberta  •  Comments Off on Mario Testino’s “Todo o Nada” Exhibition: new pics

Added some more pics of the event that took place last Monday.

A big thanks to my dear friend Jess at Nicole’s Magic for grabbing me some of the pics!


GALLERY LINKS:
• Other Appearances: Mario Testino and Vanity Fair Presents “Todo o Nada” Exhibition – September 20


09/21/2010  •  Posted By Roberta  •  Comments Off on Kate Winslet toasts Mario Testino

British model Louis Dowler wraps his arm around a beaming Kate Winslet at the “Todo o Nada” photography exhibition opening presented by Vanity Fair on Monday (September 20) in Madrid, Spain.

The couple stayed close to each other throughout the night before leaving the party in the same car.

Kate, 34, also took time to pose with famed photographer Mario Testino and Ukranian-Canadian model Daria Werbowy on the red carpet.


GALLERY LINKS:
• Other Appearances: Mario Testino and Vanity Fair Presents “Todo o Nada” Exhibition – September 20


09/21/2010  •  Posted By Roberta  •  3 Comments

Kate Winslet meets up with her ex, director Sam Mendes, at their son Joe’s soccer game on Sunday (September 19) in NYC.

The proud parents cheered on the 6-year-old as he hit the field. Kate, 34, was seen sitting near Sam on the sidelines and lounging around with some pals.

Added 25 HQ pics to the gallery:


GALLERY LINKS:
• Candids: With Sam and Joe at his soccer game – September 19


09/20/2010  •  Posted By Roberta  •  0 Comment(s)

Added 23 HQs of Kate with her kids Mia and Joe Alfie in NYC on September 20:


GALLERY LINKS:
• Candids: With kids in NYC – September 19


09/18/2010  •  Posted By Roberta  •  3 Comments

Kate Winslet’s romance with British model Louis Dowler is moving at such a breakneck pace that she has asked him to live with her while she makes her next film in Chicago.

Kate — who split from director Sam Mendes earlier this year — has been inseparable from Louis since they met this summer.

And with her commitments to new film Contagion likely to keep her in the Windy City for several months, friends say the 34-year-old star of Titanic wants her new man to keep her company there.

Says a chum: “Kate hates the idea of having a long-distance relationship, even for a short period of time.

“They are absolutely smitten. They loathe being apart and so are taking their romance to the next level.

“Kate has been relatively free of work commitments since her split with Sam so she and Louis have managed to enjoy lots of time together. But that is all about to change as she gets her teeth into this next movie and she will be spending a lot of time away from home.

“They have discussed the idea of Louis going with her while she films so they won’t have to endure a long-distance relationship at such an early stage in what seems to be something pretty serious. Kate hasn’t been this happy in a very long time.”

While she is in Chicago filming Contagion, which also stars Gwyneth Paltrow, Jude Law and Matt Damon, Kate will juggle the care of her children — Mia, nine, and six-year-old Joe — with New York-based Mendes.

But she doesn’t have to worry about Louis, 34, lending a hand with the child-minding as friends say he has also captured her youngsters’ hearts.

A spokesperson for Louis declined to comment but confirmed that his schedule was clear from October.

A spokesman for Kate also declined to comment.

Source: Mail Online


09/18/2010  •  Posted By Roberta  •  2 Comments

Added HQs of Kate taking her kids Mia and Joe Alfie to school in NYC on September 13 and September 17:

GALLERY LINKS:
• Candids: Taking kids to school – September 13
• Candids: Taking kids to school – September 17


09/17/2010  •  Posted By Roberta  •  2 Comments

At a certain point, you have to guess that someone might make a movie just about the casting for Steven Soderbergh’s upcoming film Contagion. Bryan Cranston and Demetri Martin will join Jennifer Ehle and Elliott Gould as the latest additions to the virus thriller, according to The Playlist, and they will find their place among the already ridiculous cast. The quartet joins Matt Damon, Kate Winslet, Marion Cotillard, Laurence Fishburne, Gwyneth Paltrow, Jude Law, John Hawkes, Chin Han, and Josie Ho.

Finally, while people like me eagerly await the release of Haywire, Soderbergh is not sitting idly by. He had intended to film the fast-approaching Contagion later this month in 3D, but those plans seem to be scrapped. RED, one of the high-profile camera manufacturers that have been an increasingly popular brand among filmmakers, was set to give Soderbergh first access to their brand new Tattoo camera but some faults have nixed those plans. Instead, Soderbergh will shoot with his old RED cameras that he already owns. (He reportedly lent them to David Fincher for The Social Network.) Perhaps he will post-convert the film? While I certainly hope not, it is clear that Soderbergh fans have quite a lot to look forward to in the next year: Contagion is set for an October 2011 release.

Source: Collider.com


09/15/2010  •  Posted By Roberta  •  0 Comment(s)

Kate Winslet has not been seen on screen since The Reader was booked into theaters early last year. After winning the Oscar for that performance, she surprised everyone when she chose as her next project a TV remake of the 1945 film Mildred Pierce, which won Joan Crawford her only Academy Award.

The meaty title role in Mildred Pierce is a single mother who struggles to provide for her two daughters during the Depression. Taking on a job as a waitress, she infuriates her older daughter, Veda, who has grandiose social ambitions. After younger daughter Kay dies of pneumonia, Mildred pours all her love into the ungrateful Veda. The mother is even willing to take a murder rap for the daughter, who offs her stepfather in a dramatic shootout.

Todd Haynes (I’m Not There) adapted James M. Cain’s bestselling 1941 novel and directed the HBO miniseries, which will air over five nights next spring. Haynes was a 2002 Oscar nominee for his script of Far From Heaven, an homage to the lush 1950s movie romances of director Douglas Sirk; he lost to Pedro Almodóvar for Talk to Her.

The 1945 Mildred Pierce contended for six Oscars, including best picture, which went to The Lost Weekend. Crawford earned the first of her eventual three Oscar nominations; Possessed (1947) and Sudden Fear (1952) were the others. The actress feigned illness on Oscar night and, after skipping the ceremony, she received the press at home, where she accepted the award in bed, capping off one of the great screen comebacks.

In 1945, it looked like Crawford’s career was all washed up. She had left MGM after 18 years and was desperately hustling up roles at Warner Bros. when she discovered Mildred Pierce, a role rejected by Bette Davis. Director Michael Curtiz didn’t want Crawford on board, dismissing her as a has-been, but he finally bowed to studio pressure after she agreed to take a screen test. In December, award watchers were stunned when Crawford was voted best actress by the National Board of Review. Variety called it an “eye-opening selection,” which certainly opened Crawford’s eyes. Promptly, she hired a veteran PR man to manage her Oscar campaign and was off to win her overdue chunk of academy gold, beating the three previous champs in the race — Greer Garson, Jennifer Jones and Ingrid Bergman — as well as Gene Tierney.

From the looks of the trailer, Winslet delivers another of her knockout performances. HBO has so dominated the Emmy movie and miniseries races as of late that the broadcast networks want to bounce it from the kudocast. Regardless of where it ends up next year, look for Winslet to be as strong a contender as Crawford.

Source: Gold Derby | Los Angeles Times