You Should Watch These Badass, Women-Led Martial Arts Films

When you think about classic Chinese martial arts films (because I know you do all the time), usually, heavy hitting actors like Bruce Lee, Gordon Liu, Jackie Chan, even Lau Kar-leung immediately come to mind. But what about women martial artists? Turns out, there are a lot of them. And they are the epitome of badass. » 11/09/14 4:30pm 11/09/14 4:30pm

A Lot of Actors Yell 'Let Her Go!' in Lots and Lots of Movies

For as long as there have been movies, there have been damsels in distress. Whether we're tied to train tracks or dangling out of windows for dear life, us gals can't seem to stay the hell out of trouble. Thank goodness there's always been a movie hero to hold off on saving the world just long enough to swing on by… » 10/03/14 11:40am 10/03/14 11:40am

Netflix Launches Spoiler Alert Site to Help Ruin Everything For You

Just like Billy Crystal in When Harry Met Sally, some people like to read the last page of the book first ("That way, in case I die before I finish, I know how it ends," Harry tells Sally). For some, it makes it easier to get through a story knowing what you're going to end up with. Not everybody can handle the stress… » 9/23/14 10:40am 9/23/14 10:40am

Everything I Know About Feminism I Learned From Working Girl

The year was 1988. Margaret Thatcher became the longest-serving Prime Minister of the century, Canada struck down its anti-abortion laws and Joan Jett topped the Billboard charts. Women’s full-time employment had skyrocketed to 52%, university grads were increasingly female, and the wage gap was quickly closing.… » 10/25/13 1:20pm 10/25/13 1:20pm

The RomCom's Not Dead. Hollywood's Just Lazy.

Back in the good old days, all a Hollywood studio had to do to make tens of millions of dollars was release a film about a plucky, satisfyingly flawed female protagonist who finds quirky but ultimately bland love with a chesty yet tender-hearted man. Meet-cute, But I Can't Stand Him montage, scene where Everything… » 9/27/13 5:20pm 9/27/13 5:20pm

Wonder Woman Kicks Nazi Ass in New Short Film

Here's a short film starring danish singer Nina Bergman as Wonder Woman. She's kicking the evil Nazi asses of Peter Stormare and Sons Of Anarchy‘s Timothy V. Murphy, and she looks good doing it. Hence the awkward shot of her butt hanging out of her costume. Raise your hand if you'd like to see Captain America in… » 2/28/13 10:30pm 2/28/13 10:30pm

Peter Farrelly's Star-Studded Movie 43 Opens Friday and Nobody in…


Movie 43 was set to feature almost every star in Hollywood: Emma Stone, Anna Faris, Kate Winslet, Hugh Jackman, Naomi Watts, Halle Berry, Richard Gere, Chloë Moretz, Terrence Howard, and many more big, big names. However, the film, which is set to release this Friday, was fast-tracked to theaters with hardly any… » 1/21/13 10:30pm 1/21/13 10:30pm

Movie Studios Are Finally Cashing in on Female Protagonists

A slew, a cavalcade, a veritable quiver of lady-driven movies have come out over the last few years, and this exciting fact has led some observers to wonder if, perhaps, the era of the female action hero is upon us. Could it be? Have we grown weary of the steely-eyed, vein-choked action hero who kills Communists… » 7/27/12 10:40am 7/27/12 10:40am

This Is Happening: Lindsay Lohan and James Deen Are Gonna Make a Movie

Lindsay Lohan just got a job. Bret Easton Ellis Tweeted last night that the troubled actor will be joining porn star (and permanent crush of all straight ladydom) James Deen in the cast of The Canyons, the ultra-low-budget indie film Ellis wrote. Paul Schrader, of American Gigolo and Mishima fame, will direct. The… » 6/12/12 5:00pm 6/12/12 5:00pm