Jan29

Tidbits

 
Next week is going to be an epic one for us Natalie fans, but until then we have a lot of smaller news items. They aren’t epic but they are tidbits.

– Another preview has arrived for next week’s Dior commercial. No Natalie in sight, but I gather that’s why everyone is shocked.

– The NY Times has covered Natalie’s appearance at the Dior fashion show and they managed to grab a few direct quotes, although none are particularly eye-opening.

– Finally, here is a video of the Haute Couture show, which includes several shots of Natalie and Benjamin in the front row. Maybe Natalie was mentally picking out an outfit for the Knight Of Cups premiere. If Rachel was here she’d say “hopefully not”.

Thanks to Lightscamerareaction and Belerofonte.

 

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Jan28

New Dior

 
A few days ago we saw a preview of the new Dior ad featuring Natalie and now we have the full version. Except…if you look closely at the old photo you’ll notice that they’ve covered up Natalie’s legs. I’m sure we’ll still see the naked knee version as they likely have different versions for different markets.

Natalie Portman Dior Advert

Thanks to Kitten.

 

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It has been a long wait but we’re almost there. Natalie’s Terrence Malick film will premiere at the Berlinale Film Festival on February 8th. Will Natalie be in attendance? This tweet seems to suggest she will.

The film’s Berlinale page has a full synopsis of the plot.

“Rick is a slave to the Hollywood system. He is addicted to success but simultaneously despairs at the emptiness of his life. He is at home in a world of illusions but seeks real life. Like the tarot card of the title, Rick is easily bored and needs outside stimulation. But the Knight of Cups is also an artist, a romantic and an adventurer.
In Terrence Malick’s seventh film a gliding camera once again accompanies a tormented hero on his search for meaning. Once again a voiceover is laid over images which also seek their own authenticity. And once again Malick seems to put the world out of joint. His symphonic flow of images contrasts cold, functional architecture with the ageless beauty of nature. Rick’s internal monologue coalesces with the voices of the women who cross his path, women who represent different principles in life: while one lives in the real world, the other embodies beauty and sensuality. Which path will Rick choose? In the city of angels and the desert that surrounds it, will he find his own way?”

Thanks to Belerofonte and Lightscamerareaction.

 

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We are well overdue for a new poll and today I want to get your opinions on the DiorSkin Nude Air print ad.

As for the Jane Got A Gun photo poll, the results were very interesting. I fell into the winning option, which was that the photos didn’t really change my feelings about the film. But right behind were a group of Natalie fans who are now feeling a lot more positive about the films prospects. So good job marketing department. Now let’s have a trailer.

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Jan26

Gallery Updates

 
We’ve updated the gallery with some more new and HQ photos of Natalie and Benjamin looking precious at the Christian Dior show during Paris Fashion Week earlier today. You can also spot them in the background sitting front row during the show over at theFashionSpot.

Thanks to Kitten, edenLiao, Belerofonte, and Iktriad for the finds.

 

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The Daily Mail has a video of Natalie and Benjamin posing for photos earlier in the day. It really must take some effort to remaining smiling and somewhat natural through all that commotion. Apologies, their embedded video player is HORRIFIC.

Thanks to Belerofonte.

 

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Natalie and Benjamin are currently attending the Dior Haute Couture Fashion Show in Paris and HOLY SMOKES is she looking great. I’ve set up a very early album but be sure to check back later for further additions.

Natalie Portman at Dior show

Thanks to Kerstin and Belerofonte.

 

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We couldn’t do a best magazine photo category this year due to the dearth of options. However, there were just about enough advertising snaps to warrant a strong new category.

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Jan23

More Dior

 
Kitten found another new Dior preview on Instagram, which looks like a recycled shot from Natalie’s 2013 Rouge Dior campaign, via kittylovescupcakes.


 

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Jan23

Save The Date

 
A teaser for the upcoming Dior commercial suggests that the February 3rd air date, that we reported this week, is actually going to be February 4th. The runaway bride theme didn’t instil me with much hope, but this teaser is a bit more reassuring.

Thanks to Kitten and Nina.

 

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Jan22

Pink Flower Tsunami

 
The Dior news keeps coming. If this keeps up, in a few weeks 2015 could already be a better year for Natalie fans than the entirety of 2014.

Let us begin with the news that the next Dior commercial film will be arriving on February 3rd. The good news is that it is directed by Anton Corbijn (Control, A Most Wanted Man), but the bad news is that the runaway bride theme looks awful. We’ll find out soon enough.

Next up is another preview, courtesy of Melinda Triana.

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Finally, Dior have posted an invitation to a special Miss Dior event on February 5th. I better go check my postbox.

Thanks to Kitten, Eden, and Belerofonte.

 

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Jan21

New Dior Incoming

 
The Dior gifts keep rolling in. Eden found a preview (via dgdior) of a new Dior campaign that looks FIRE, despite the enhanced cleavage.

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Jan20

Dior Nude Air Commercial

 
Thanks to Eden Liao once again, you can now feast your eyes on the commercial spot. It’s more focused on “air” than it is “nude”, but it’s clean and has a nice energy thanks to the song. What do you think?

 

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Jan20

Dior Nude Air

 
A breath of fresh Dior Nude Air has arrived and I don’t care if they are literally just selling air. I’ll take a dozen, thanks.

Natalie Portman Dior Air

In addition here is a scan of the actual ad and product.

A big thanks to Eden Liao.

 

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Jan20

Kenya Visit

 
Belerofonte is back with a great find from a couple weeks ago – an Instagram posting of Natalie back in Kenya as part of her role as an ambassador for Free The Children. Beautiful photo and a great cause.


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Despite a historically quiet year, we did actually get five print ads in 2014. Now it is your time to vote for your favourite. Please remember that voting results are hidden until the announcement of all the winners.

Best Print Ad

Total Voters: 291

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Jan17

Tidbits

 
While we wait for the Berlinale fires to be stoked, here are a couple smaller news items to chew on.

– Indiewire have done their own 40 films to look forward to in 2015. Obviously, given the source, this is a spotlight centered on the indie realm. Knight Of Cups and Jane Got A Gun both made the cut. See what they had to say over here.

– 50 Cent was made the guest editor of The Daily News’ Confidential section, which covered Natalie’s new public appearance. This means we have an actual 50 Cent quote about Natalie. Are you ready for it?

“This is a different kind of sexy. She looks completely innocent, like she’s going to do some freaky stuff to you.”

Nailed it. Great insight, Fiddy.

– Finally, the next Charlie category is coming tomorrow so if you haven’t voted on the Best Public Appearance of 2015 yet…HURRY UP!

 

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Jan15

Gallery Updates

 
We’ve updated the gallery with some more new photos of Natalie’s appearance at the Weizmann Institute 40th Anniversary Celebration, thanks to Just Jared. It’s a shame there aren’t more of these.

 

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Charlie Awards

For those new to the site, at the beginning of every year we do a special kind of poll in which you Natalie fans can vote for the most memorable moments of the year just passed. 2014 was quite a challenge in this regard, but we’re going to do our best. The first category up for the vote is Best Public Appearance. Please click the thumbnails to take a good look at the gallery, before deciding on your favourite.

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Jan13

First Public Appearance

 
That’s right, this is the first public appearance of 2015 for Natalie and Benjamin. The pair were positively beaming at the Pasteur Weizmann Institute dinner at Opera Garnier. I’m a big fan of this look (is her hair darker or is it just the lighting?) and think she looks absolutely fantastic. Check it out yourself by clicking the thumb below to go to Daily Mail’s report. Don’t put too much stock in the 2nd child mention or the Neta-lee birth name. They said the same BS three months ago.

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Thanks to Kitten.

 

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