Ava DuVernay and Q-Tip Chatted About Her Art and 'Black Lives Matter'

It’s no secret that Ava DuVernay’s Selma, very likely the most important American movie of 2014, also served as a litmus test for how the Hollywood establishment views racism, how it views women of color directors, and how it views honest art made about black people. (It also further solidified that the Oscars are… » 4/23/15 11:30am Thursday 11:30am

From Metropolis To Ex Machina: Why Are So Many Robots Female?

The new movie Ex Machina has been pushing people’s buttons. It features a seemingly vulnerable robot named Ava, who’s as beautiful as she is mysterious. But Ava’s just the latest in a long line of artificial seductresses, girlfriends and mothers. Why are so many thinking machines female? » 4/21/15 4:27pm 4/21/15 4:27pm

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 4/17/15 3:10pm

Lady Lobs Rock for the Right to Vote in First Suffragette Trailer

Brendan Gleeson delivering a misogynist rant + Meryl Streep firmly whispering “ Never surrender. Never give up the fight” in a fake British accent + Carey Mulligan scurrying around and looking worried in early 20th century garb = we’re going to Suffragette for Jezebel Movie night! » 4/15/15 7:30pm 4/15/15 7:30pm

Check Out an Exclusive Clip From Far From the Madding Crowd 

Coming soon, to a movie theater near you: a very lush-looking adaptation of Thomas Hardy's Far From the Madding Crowd, starring Carey Mulligan and assorted attractive men. Because this is nothing if not a safe space for total corset chasers, here is an exclusive clip, featuring Mulligan introducing the new… » 4/14/15 1:10pm 4/14/15 1:10pm

A Live-Action Winnie the Pooh Is Coming, Will Probably Be Terrifying

Winnie the Pooh and friends are adorable as animated creatures but unfortunately animated is good enough for Disney anymore. The House of Mouse has signed Alex Ross Perry (an indie film writer and director) to create a live-action version of Pooh’s many adventures. Let’s call it now: It’s going to be horrifying. » 4/03/15 10:50am 4/03/15 10:50am

Cinderella Is An Insane Guilty Pleasure (But You Shouldn't Feel Guilty)

Has there ever been a movie as sugary as the live-action Cinderella? It's like stuffing your face with cake, until cake is all up inside your nostrils and you have a frosting-beard. And yet, this movie also has moments of actual emotion and believable characterization here and there, which make it surprisingly great. » 3/13/15 2:54pm 3/13/15 2:54pm