Katie Holmes Serves Prim and Proper Justice in Miss Meadows

In the trailer for Miss Meadows, Katie Holmes serves gun-toting vigilante justice all over a small town. Between shots of Meadows teaching children about courage and murdering bad guys, one line delivered by a male voice-over caught my ear; “Personally I'm not buying that a woman is pulling all this off.” » 8/21/14 3:20pm Yesterday 3:20pm

Every Outfit Shelley Long Wears in Troop Beverly Hills, Ranked

Troop Beverly Hills turns 25 this year, which is probably a quarter of the number of times I watched it as a child (exceeded only by the original Parent Trap, which is in my DNA now). So, naturally—in honor of this august occasion and because I've gone at least a decade without any Nefler the Muffler Man in my life—it… » 8/20/14 5:40pm Wednesday 5:40pm

I Re-Watched Garden State and Will Never Feel Again

When Garden State came out ten years ago, I was a 22-year-old naif who knew little of "critical thinking" or "not liking a movie just because it has kissing in it" or "maybe straight middle-class white guys have gotten to tell their stories enough times and there are many, many other stories that have never been told… » 8/14/14 2:30pm 8/14/14 2:30pm

Let's Remember Lauren Bacall With One of Her Most Famous Movie Scenes

Today at her home, Lauren Bacall, a screen legend and one of the greatest actress in cinema history, died at the age of 89. This scene from the 1944 film To Have and Have Not is absolutely one her best performances in her long, illustrious career and it's a fitting way to remember her legendary life and career. » 8/12/14 11:30pm 8/12/14 11:30pm

These New Mockingjay Promos Paint a Stunning Picture of District 13

Katniss is alive and well and coming to your movie screens this holiday season. But before you can see the movie, Lionsgate is going to tease you until you burst with beautiful promos featuring everyone from Alex Minsky as a worker from the lumber district (not in movie) to Julianne Moore as President Coin. Let the… » 8/07/14 2:20pm 8/07/14 2:20pm

A New Female Superhero Movie Is Finally Happening (About Damn Time)

It's been nine years since Jennifer Garner starred in Elektra and ten years since Halle Berry starred in Catwoman, and while the comic book superheroes — from Spider-Man to Wolverine to Iron Man and Thor — are raking in cash at the box office, the ladies are relegated to supporting cast members. That's about to change. » 8/05/14 12:40pm 8/05/14 12:40pm

Stephenie Meyer Is Here to Ruin Everything Good About Your Childhood

If you were a fan of easy-to-read horror and suspense during the halcyon days of your middle school youth, you will be devastated to learn that "Head Mary Sue" Stephenie Meyer has decided to go where no one invited her: Down the dark hall of producing films based on the work of Lois Duncan. God help us all. » 8/04/14 5:00pm 8/04/14 5:00pm

Every Single Time Samuel L. Jackson Has Said 'Motherfucker' on Film

Everyone knows Samuel L. Jackson loves to say "motherfucker" in his films. It's a beautiful, glorious word when it rolls off his tongue. Jackson saying "motherfucker" is like Laurence Olivier reciting lines from Hamlet. It's like the sound of unicorns tickling puppies and then calling them "motherfuckers." » 7/30/14 1:20pm 7/30/14 1:20pm