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As awards season attracts to an in depth with the upcoming Oscars, so too does Vainness Honest’s inaugural Cocktail Hour, Reside!, a digital occasion sequence to acknowledge Hollywood and the proficient artists who populate it.
The third and closing act aired on Thursday, April 15, at 7 p.m. ET/four p.m. PT, guided by “goddess” narrator Maya Rudolph and Vainness Honest editor in chief Radhika Jones. The three-day sequence is introduced by GREY GOOSE® Essences and Lancôme, and supported by Cointreau and Tequila Don Julio. Its finale included a rapid-fire Proust Questionnaire with Oscar-winning filmmaker Spike Lee, Notes on a Scene with Oscar nominee Sacha Baron Cohen, and a turn-of-the-century-themed trivia sport that pitted the Lonely Island in opposition to Haim (with an help from Rudolph). Cocktail Hour, Reside! will assist the Hollywood group and Los Angeles, with a portion of ticket-sale proceeds donated to the Movement Image & Tv Fund (MPTF) to assist assist COVID-19 aid efforts. For extra data and to view all three acts on-demand via April 22, go to vf.com/stay.
Forward, a couple of highlights from act three, which featured Julianne Moore, Amanda Seyfried, Janet Mock, Phoebe Robinson, Jon M. Chu, Tracy Oliver, and Paris Hilton.
AMANDA SEYFRIED and JULIANNE MOORE in dialog
In a panel introduced by Lancôme, former costars Julianne Moore and Amanda Seyfried reunited to have fun David Fincher’s Mank, the ode to Hollywood’s Golden Age that earned Seyfried her first Oscar nomination. Whereas the movie’s subject material appears finely tuned to the Academy’s tastes, the actor mentioned accolades have been removed from the filmmaker’s thoughts when he was making the movie. “The one factor David Fincher mentioned to me on our first Zoom was, ‘This isn’t going to be an Academy factor. This isn’t going to be an awards factor,’” Seyfried recalled.
Regardless of Fincher’s disclaimer, Mank scored a field-topping 10 nominations and career-best opinions for Seyfried’s portrayal of misunderstood ingenue Marion Davies. Seyfried’s analysis for taking part in a real-life individual will come in useful for her subsequent mission: Hulu’s The Dropout, the place she’ll play disgraced Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes. Whereas Seyfried will not be in a position to contact Holmes, she mentioned, “I’ve glommed on to the issues I do love about this lady already. And what a journey to have the ability to painting anyone—I imply, we’re all complicated in our personal methods. All of us come from one thing. All of us come from some sort of trauma or no matter it’s. , proper now [I’m] simply discovering the similarities between how I stroll via life and the way she walks via life—or how I believe she does, based mostly on her personal interviews.”
Throughout Moore and Seyfried’s catch-up, the pair additionally talked about Moore’s upcoming function in Pricey Evan Hansen, what it’s prefer to movie whereas pregnant, and when Seyfried will probably be slipping into these well-known black turtlenecks.
Will Woke Go Up in Smoke? A panel dialogue with JON M. CHU, TRACY OLIVER, JANET MOCK, and PHOEBE ROBINSON. Moderated by Vainness Honest contributor JENNY LUMET
Impressed by her column in Vainness Honest’s Hollywood Concern, contributor Jenny Lumet led a fancy dialog in regards to the thought of wokeness and its place in popular culture. The panel included a lineup of A-list expertise, together with Jon M. Chu (Loopy Wealthy Asians, Within the Heights), Tracy Oliver (Ladies Journey, 2019’s First Wives Membership), Janet Mock (Pose, Hollywood), and Phoebe Robinson (2 Dope Queens, Doing the Most With Phoebe Robinson).
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