Annette Bening Showers Her Son With Wisdom In the Charming First Trailer For 20th Century Women

I didn’t know Mike Mills, the writer/director of 2010's Beginners, had a new movie in the pipeline—let alone one being released this year, and especially not one that stars Annette Bening—but he does! It’s called 20th Century Women, its first trailer was released today, and it looks like it’ll be a charming little…

An Appreciation of Beyond the Valley of the Dolls, a Film With No Equal

Since the beginning, people have struggled to describe Russ Meyer’s 1970 film Beyond the Valley of the Dolls, and no mere string of words quite captures its narcotic essence. “It’s a camp sexploitation horror musical that ends in a quadruple ritual murder and a triple wedding,” said its screenwriter, Roger Ebert, to

Watch Viola Davis and Denzel Washington Give Oscar Performances in Fences Trailer

The first trailer for the film version of August Wilson’s iconic play Fences stars my parents Denzel Washington and Viola Davis, who also happen to be the king and queen of powerful monologues. Both already won Tony Awards for their roles in the 2010 Broadway version of Wilson’s brilliant black American story about…