The Annie Remake Was Not Nearly As Bad As You've Heard


While it might feel like the bro-farce The Interview was the only movie that came out in December 2014, Christmas week also saw the release of another high-profile film made for actual children: the Jay Z/Will Smith-produced remake of Annie, the musical about a gutsy 10-year-old orphan adopted by a billionaire… » 12/30/14 3:30pm 12/30/14 3:30pm

Quvenzhané Wallis Celebrates Golden Globe Nomination

In today's Tweet Beat, Quvenzhané Wallis is an eleven year-old Academy Award and Golden Globe nominee, Nicky Hilton is super excited about that cat cafe and Shonda Rhimes is not taking your shit. » 12/11/14 7:30pm 12/11/14 7:30pm

Here Are Your 2015 Golden Globe Nominations

The Golden Globe nominations were announced on Thursday morning, and a black woman has broken into the boys club of white males for Best Movie Director—Ava Duvernay for her Martin Luther King, Jr. biopic, Selma. » 12/11/14 10:50am 12/11/14 10:50am

Quvenzhané Wallis Finds New York Times Mag Interviewer So, So Boring

Leading up to her starring role in the Annie remake this December, Quvenzhané Wallis is featured on the cover of The New York Times Style Magazine's holiday issue and based on the interview, she's still a major little boss. » 12/03/14 11:30am 12/03/14 11:30am

Sia Adds a Gleeful Touch to the Annie Soundtrack

The soundtrack for the Annie remake out later this year is available to purchase and stream and it's predictably full of hope, wonderment and aw-gee. Remember childlike innocence? » 11/18/14 3:10pm 11/18/14 3:10pm

The poster for the new Annie film was released today and with a head full of red curls, Quvenzhané Wallis looks like the adorable, scene-stealing ham that we all love. You can watch the trailer for the film here. » 9/09/14 7:45pm 9/09/14 7:45pm

Let's Discuss Why the Trailer For the New Annie Film Is So Great

BEHOLD. Quvenzhané Wallis. Cameron Diaz. Jamie Foxx. Lots and lots of sass and, of course, singing. It is finally upon us—the trailer for the new Annie film is here. » 3/05/14 10:00pm 3/05/14 10:00pm

Nicki Minaj Posts Gorgeous Makeup-Free Selfies on Instagram

Nicki Minaj took a shower today, it seems, and she wants you to know about it. The rapper (and UNSTOPPABLE BEAST) took some beautiful, slightly nude, makeup-free photos of herself and posted them on Instagram for the world's edification. She looks fucking great. » 3/05/14 8:25pm 3/05/14 8:25pm

Little Black Dresses and Sharp Black Trousers at the Armani Event

Last night in New York City at the Armani One Night Only event, famous folks gathered and wore a lot of black. A whole lot of black. » 10/25/13 5:45pm 10/25/13 5:45pm

Cool Shoes, Hot Hair and Visible Nipples at the BET Awards

Last night on the red carpet at the BET Awards, there were pretty dresses, interesting shoes, creative hairdos and Meagan Good's nipples. Let us not delay. » 7/01/13 1:00pm 7/01/13 1:00pm

Quvenzhané Wallis Continues to be Amazing

In today's edition of Tweet Beat, I am crying at my desk because Quvenzhané Wallis is so cute, James Deen has great taste in music, and Mykki Blanco understands the psyche of the alt yuppie bro completely. » 5/10/13 7:30pm 5/10/13 7:30pm

Why, Yes, We'd Love to Watch Quvenzhané Wallis in a Kiddie Dance-Off

At a party (that allows babies?) following the MTV Movie Awards on Sunday night, 9-year-old star of Beasts of the Southern Wild Quvenzhané Wallis found herself in a dance-off with a fellow partygoer (who was also a child, but imagine it — imagine! — had it been, like, Selena Gomez). » 4/16/13 7:15pm 4/16/13 7:15pm

Jada Pinkett Smith Pissed Off About Media Bullying Rihanna, Taylor Swift

Ahem. Jada Pinkett Smith, one of the premiere Awesome Moms of our time, has something to say. And then she will drop the mic. But first: » 3/12/13 9:00am 3/12/13 9:00am

Awesome, LaToya's Peddling the Jackson Kids for Cash

In a move that obviously has nothing to do with brother Michael's $2 billion estate, no, nothing whatsoever, LaToya Jackson has swooped in on miniature heirs Prince, Paris and Blanket Jackson and taken them under her wing. By which I mean she signed them to her talent agency, Ja-Tail Enterprises—which has no other… » 3/04/13 9:00am 3/04/13 9:00am

Nicki Minaj Says She's Never Had Work Done On Her Face, Doesn't Mention…

Nicki Minaj went on Extra to promote her MAC makeup collaboration VIVA Glam, and said that she's never had surgery on her face. "When people see my makeup they think all types of crazy things that I'm doing to my skin, but it's makeup." However, Minaj does not mention whether she had any work done below the neck, most… » 2/28/13 9:00am 2/28/13 9:00am

Is it Really That Hard to Say Quvenzhané?

What is with people at their complete inability to say this Oscar nominee's name? And I'm not just talking about your average person on the street corner — I'm referring to members of the press who know they'll be interviewing Oscar Nominee Quvenzhané Wallis. Instead of learning her name, one just straight up called… » 2/25/13 10:00pm 2/25/13 10:00pm

The Gorgeous Dresses and Hot Messes of the Oscars Red Carpet

Last night at the 85th annual Academy Awards, for the most part, the look on the red carpet was classic Hollywood glamour. Like rare birds during mating season, A-listers tried to outshine each other, and some of the bright plumage and peacockery on display was truly stunning. Alas, there were a few sartorial missteps… » 2/25/13 11:20am 2/25/13 11:20am