‘Welcome to the Dollhouse’ Sequel Begins Shooting

Welcome to the Dollhouse, the 1995 cult fave about the tormented life of an awkward middle-schooler named Dawn Weiner, is getting a sequel—sort of. Director Todd Solondz has started shooting the new film, titled Weiner-Dog, and has put together a cast that includes Greta Gerwig, Julie Delpy, Kieran Culkin, Danny… » 6/28/15 6:00pm Sunday 6:00pm

Now That Same-Sex Marriage Is Legal, We're Gonna Need Some Gay Romcoms

OK. Take a breath, everyone. I know that excitement over the Supreme Court’s same-sex marriage ruling is going to make it difficult to focus on anything else today/this weekend, but we really have to start considering the implications of this news. It’s wonderful that marriage equality is now a real thing in the… » 6/26/15 12:30pm Friday 12:30pm

'Kindergarten Cop' Is the Latest Victim of Remake Hell

Every time I hear about a movie remake, I find the nearest inanimate object and hurl it across the room. I need to stop doing that because no matter what, those remakes keep coming out like diarrhea and I’m just putting more dents in my walls. The latest film to be coming out of the Hollywood reboot factory is … » 6/14/15 6:15pm 6/14/15 6:15pm

Jurassic World Director Talks About That Infamous Running-In-Heels Scene

Jurassic World, out tomorrow, is getting praise for its awesome dinosaur action. But it’s also getting a lot of criticism for its characters, especially the way it handles Bryce Dallas Howard. We talked to director Colin Trevorrow about how to make a monster movie in the Age of Sharktopus.
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Entourage Is So Bad It Put Us in a Terrible Mood

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On Wednesday, June 3, the feature length version of HBO’s Entourage was unleashed on America’s movie theaters like the cinematic equivalent of a venereal disease (hyped, preventable, and the uncomfortable manifestation of an activity—in this case, watching a weekly half hour sitcom about Hollywood dickwads—that you… » 6/10/15 2:30pm 6/10/15 2:30pm

These Are the 10 Best Female Characters From Jurassic Park

With the release of Jurassic World just around the corner, we wanted to revisit the Steven Spielberg classic that started it all. 1993’s Jurassic Park has its share of great male characters (hello, Dr. Ian Malcolm!), but is most notable for its abundance of female roles. Below is our list of the 10 best female… » 6/09/15 5:50pm 6/09/15 5:50pm

Emma Stone Playing a Half-Asian Character in Aloha: Literally Why

As you may know, Emma Stone plays a character named “Allison Ng” in the new Cameron Crowe movie Aloha. Her character, who’s supposed to be a quarter Hawaiian and a quarter Chinese, is meaningfully non-white within the framework of the story; according to Entertainment Weekly, she’s a “Hula dancing expert with a… » 6/01/15 1:20pm 6/01/15 1:20pm

Reese Witherspoon Will Be Tink In Live-Action Tinker Bell Movie, Y'all!

Have you ever wondered how Tinker Bell became Tinker Bell? Wait a sec, you haven’t? Well Reese Witherspoon has, and she’s attached to produce and star in Tink, a live-action movie “in the vein of Maleficent” that tells Tinker Bell’s story from “a new perspective.” Its chosen perspective has yet to be announced, but… » 5/22/15 2:10pm 5/22/15 2:10pm

Mad Max: Fury Road Is An Astonishing Work Of Art

You don’t realize just how crappy most action movies are, until you see something like Mad Max: Fury Road — a movie in which there are no “action scenes” because the action pretty much never stops. And the film’s constant sense of violent motion is in the service of incredible imagery and transcendant moments. » 5/15/15 1:05pm 5/15/15 1:05pm