The Primal Satisfaction of Watching Carrie Redux

Carrie is a movie that already exists, starring John Travolta, a pig, tampons, and Sissy Spacek's rolling horse eyes. Based on Stephen King's 1974 novel, it's quite good—smartly reframing the horrible, bloody confusion of womanhood and the hell of high school as the villain and backdrop of a literal horror movie. For… » 10/18/13 4:30pm 10/18/13 4:30pm

Julianne Moore is Set to Become the Most Terrifying Mother in…

Finally! After months of mental prick and clit teasing, Julianne Moore has finally, officially, signed on to play the tyrannical mother in the highly anticipated remake of Carrie. It's not the first time she's taken on the classics — playing Lila Crane in Gus Van Sant's 1998 take on Psycho — and if Chloe Moretz in the… » 5/15/12 9:00am 5/15/12 9:00am

An Understated, Cool Crowd Wore Understated, Cool Clothes To The Hugo

Last night's premiere of Hugo — the film version of the book The Invention of Hugo Cabret, directed by none other than Martin Scorsese — brought out some of my fave folks. Marty! Steve Buscemi! Patricia Clarkson! Chloe Moretz! Something about a rainy New York night and a movie about an orphan who lives in a train… » 11/23/11 2:00pm 11/23/11 2:00pm

Adorable Gang Members Feud Adorably In Drew Barrymore's New Video

The music video for Best Coast's new track, "Our Deal," is directed by Drew Barrymore, and features a slew of young stars acting like street toughs. A la Romeo and Juliet or West Side Story, Chloe Moretz of Kick Ass and Tyler Posey of Teen Wolf are star-crossed lovers from rival gangs; iCarly's Miranda Cosgrove is uh,… » 8/03/11 12:40pm 8/03/11 12:40pm

Kick-Ass: Violence And "Cunt" For Fun And Profit

What's the most shocking thing about Hit Girl in the forthcoming Kick-Ass? Is it that she's a young girl committing violence? Or is it that word — cunt? Maybe it's just how easily the filmmakers have played us all. » 4/15/10 10:00am 4/15/10 10:00am