Optimist Christian Bale Hopes For a Black Moses in 'a Few Decades'

Hollywood continues to dismiss the whitewashing in Exodus: Gods and Kings, which is a film starring Christian Bale as Moses that opens this Friday. The questionable casting rightfully earned an automatic boycott from some moviegoers. Bale, who hardly cares, danced around the issue at the film's New York premiere. » 12/08/14 4:30pm 12/08/14 4:30pm

​Beyond the Lights Exposes the Music Industry's Woman Problem

As a music writer for about 10 years now, I've met a lot of female artists who had no idea who they really were. They were young and their personas were the outcome of great outsourcing—their clothing, photos, lyrics and overall direction never their decision to make. In pursuing their passion for singing, they… » 11/12/14 2:00pm 11/12/14 2:00pm

​Watch the First Two Minutes of the New "Veronica Mars" Movie

The Veronica Mars movie won't be released in theaters (and online!) until March 14, but the benevolent powers that be (lol Warner Bros.) have posted the first two minutes of the movie. It's basically a two-minute refresher of the premise, although it does discuss how she's grown out of the old vengeful Veronica: "New… » 3/02/14 1:00pm 3/02/14 1:00pm

Did Stephen Moyer Accidentally Spill the Beans on a True Blood Movie?

Let us ponder this rumor with a quietly shitting Eric Northman. If you've hung in there with True Blood this far, congratulations — you have the television stamina of a silverback gorilla, which I guess means you have a lot of stamina. Your dedication to a series that often oscillates between frenzied, nonsensical… » 1/11/14 5:45pm 1/11/14 5:45pm

There is a Rom Com Coming Out Called Jewtopia

Yes this is a trailer for a real movie and no, we have no idea why a man pretending to be Jewish to get a girl is interesting but that's apparently the premise of the movie Jewtopia, coming out this week in very limited release. Ivan Sergei plays Christian O’Connell, a man who wants to marry a Jewish "Because I never… » 9/17/13 2:20pm 9/17/13 2:20pm

The Full Trailer for Lovelace is Finally Here

Former porn star Linda Lovelace's story is apparently so captivating to those in Hollywood that there has been more than one attempt at making a film about her life over the last few years, with different actresses popping in and out of the title role. The one that's made it to the big screen is called Lovelace, it… » 7/05/13 3:30pm 7/05/13 3:30pm

Yeah, Lady Gaga and Terry Richardson Are Definitely Making a Movie

Rumors surfaced this summer that noted hipster greaseball photographer Uncle Terry would be making a feature-length documentary film about Lady Gaga, after he followed her peeing, doing yoga, bathing in glitter and what have you on tour for 10 months last year in order to produce 350 pages of glossy hedonism to hawk… » 12/26/12 6:20pm 12/26/12 6:20pm

Carrie Underwood Will Play Maria in The Sound of Music: The Stages of…

NBC has just announced that country singer and American Idol winner Carrie Underwood will portray Maria Von Trapp — the role originally played to perfection by the radiant Julie Andrews — in a TV remake of The Sound of Music. There are no words for what we are feeling about this atrocity. Instead: the Kübler-Ross… » 11/30/12 7:45pm 11/30/12 7:45pm

The Croods Looks Just Like Brave Except With Cavemen and Nicholas Cage

Look, it's Dreamworks' The Croods, a new animated flick that will absolutely be compared to Brave because it's about a female protagonist with frizzy red hair who makes her parents' lives' hell. The animation looks lovely, and I'm excited for another strong lady lead. Plus, The Croods has a secret weapon: Nicholas… » 10/05/12 12:15am 10/05/12 12:15am

Get Your Popcorn Ready, It's Time to Talk About the MTV Movie Awards

Tonight's the night when Hollywood's young stars turn out to get a little goofy at the annual MTV Movie Awards. We can pretty much count on something wild happening, but will it come from host Russell Brand or one of the many unpredictable nominees? Will every victory belong to Katniss Everdeen or will Harry Potter… » 6/03/12 8:55pm 6/03/12 8:55pm

Parents Really, Really Want to Ban The Hunger Games Trilogy

In what basically amounts to proof positive that a book is worth reading, The Hunger Games trilogy has cracked the top three on the American Library Association's list of the most frequently challenged books of 2011—which means they're among the books that parents and educators have most often complained about being… » 4/09/12 11:55pm 4/09/12 11:55pm

It's Finally Happening: Let the Hunger Games Begin

It's the moment we've all been waiting: As of this second, Hunger Games is officially in theaters, and everyone is so excited they can hardly contain themselves—even the Weather Channel is getting in on the action. How are you celebrating this monumental occasion? Have you done enough Hunger Games workouts to fight… » 3/23/12 12:00am 3/23/12 12:00am