Every Single Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2 Review Is a Damn Masterpiece

The sequel to the surprise 2009 hit Paul Blart: Mall Cop was released today, somehow, and literally everyone who’s seen it hates it. Its 0% score on Rotten Tomatoes isn’t good for Sony Pictures, but it’s pretty great for fans of movie reviews, because there’s nothing like reading a good burn. » 4/17/15 3:10pm Friday 3:10pm

Iris Apfel, 93-Year-Old Style Goddess, Thinks Normcore Is Dumb as Hell

A friend has a theory that if you're a character in New York and "do stuff" long enough, you'll eventually become a known enough to be profiled in, say, the New York Times. Apparently Iris Apfel, 93-year-old style icon and lifelong interior designer, is a subscriber to this idea, too; in a new interview with the … » 4/09/15 1:10pm 4/09/15 1:10pm

Mariah Carey, Queen of Christmas, Is Finally Making a Holiday Movie!

God rest ye merry Christmas Lambs, let nothing you dismay; remember Mariah, our savior, is finally putting her favorite holiday on the big screen where she belooooooonnnnnnggggs! And the person fulfilling this destiny is none other than Brett Ratner, her longtime friend and recently-rumored boyfriendo... could there… » 4/07/15 5:40pm 4/07/15 5:40pm

Here's Saoirse Ronan Singing a Lullaby from Ryan Gosling's Lost River

Lost River, Ryan Gosling's directorial debut, stars Saoirse Ronan as a lead character by the name of Rat, a sorrowful young girl who sings herself to sleep every night. For the film soundtrack, which was scored by Johnny Jewel (Glass Candy, Drive soundtrack), Ronan sang a sad, sweet little lonely lullaby that's part… » 3/31/15 5:02pm 3/31/15 5:02pm

Here's Definitive Proof that J.Lo is the Queen of the Universe

Last night on American Idol, judge Jennifer Lopez debuted her new song, "Feel the Light," from the soundtrack to the animated kid's film Home. It's an inspirational ballad that demonstrated that the vocal coach from her HBO special should probably get a raise. J.Lo began with a piano accompaniment and a gorgeous,… » 3/20/15 10:30am 3/20/15 10:30am

We Suffered Through the Drake Concert Documentary That Drake Hates

Perhaps to be a famous rapper these days is to invariably end up a punchline. Kanye, Wayne, Rick Ross, Big Sean; entire subgenres of humor, Twitter memes and jokes are attached to all of them. Fame requires celebrities to possess more emotional stamina than the rest of us on a good day, but I don't think any of these… » 3/19/15 4:45pm 3/19/15 4:45pm

Chill Elegance and Babely Dudes At the Insurgent Premiere

Insurgent premiered in New York City last night—or sorry, rather: The Divergent Series: Insurgent: Shailene Woodley Vehicle: And Cool Opportunity to Flex Our Colons: You Ain't About This Life—and the stars were out to partay on this occasion of the release of a blockbuster sci-fi film! » 3/17/15 1:00pm 3/17/15 1:00pm

Your Evening Cry: I Am Big Bird Will Punch You Right in the Feelings

Caroll Spinney, the 80-year-old man behind Sesame Street's Big Bird and Oscar, is finally getting his moment in the limelight with the documentary I Am Big Bird. The film is set to hit theaters on May 6th and what the fuck? What is happening to my face? Water. Water emerging from my eyes in an unstoppable waterfall of… » 3/12/15 7:50pm 3/12/15 7:50pm

An Interview With Céline Sciamma, Director of Girlhood

With Girlhood, filmmaker Céline Sciamma has brought to the screen the delicate, joyful, beautiful coming of age story of Marieme (Karidja Toure), a black French teen girl, who is fed up with her abusive home life. She turns to a group of new friends for comfort, strength and finding her voice. It's a film that … » 2/03/15 12:30pm 2/03/15 12:30pm

Girlhood: Finally, a Film About Black Girls Strengthening Each Other

I met my two teenage best friends at the start of high school, but our affections didn't crystallize and become epochal until two years later, on the very first day of eleventh grade. All three of us had grown up in an ethnically diverse Toronto suburb and chosen to attend a performing arts high school in the… » 1/27/15 3:50pm 1/27/15 3:50pm

J.Lo, My Queen, Blasts the 'Cougar' Double Standard on Ellen

Jennifer Lopez is on the stump for her new film The Boy Next Door, and currently rumors abound that the divine 45-year-old is dating her 27-year-old costar, Ryan Guzman. On Ellen, she denied it, but went on to lodge a brilliant complaint against the dumbass notion that an older woman dating a much younger man is a… » 1/21/15 11:50am 1/21/15 11:50am

American Sniper Promotes Unrealistic Beauty Standards for Babies

Much has been made of American Sniper, the Oscar-nominated, Clint Eastwood smash about a Navy SEAL with boy-band good looks and the cunning mind of a serial killer. But thus far obscured in the meditative pieces from media thought leaders about "the thrilling anticipation of gunplay" and how it is "doing amazing… » 1/19/15 11:34am 1/19/15 11:34am

Hello, Kit Harington in This Jimmy Choo Ad, You Exceptional Human You

Male actor Kit Harington has been tapped to model for a vaguely confusing but ultimately highly satisfying Jimmy Choo ad, in which the indubitably fly Harington is perched, Spider-manlike, atop a car windshield. It is beautiful, and it is essentially a parody of what many people consider high fashion to be. » 1/15/15 2:30pm 1/15/15 2:30pm