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… »
Earlier this morning, Bree Newsome scaled the flagpole at the South Carolina statehouse in Columbia and took down the Confederate Flag. But before Newsome became a national hero, she was known as a filmmaker—and you can watch one of her short films online. »
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… »
Park Chan-wook, the man who made Oldboy, is adapting Sarah Waters’ tight-laced period piece Fingersmith. This’ll be something, all right. »
While watching It’s Complicated for the 10th or 11th time, I noticed something after that scene where Alec Baldwin can’t make it to a romantic dinner with his ex-wife because he’s busy trying to impregnate Lake Bell while she’s ovulating: Meryl Streep is damn good at turning off the lights.
Jurassic World is delighting audiences, smashing box office records, and making people excited about dinosaurs again. But did you notice the movie is also sort of terrible? If the new installment of Jurassic Park left you with questions, our patented Spoiler FAQ has the answers you didn’t even know you needed!
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 … »
Emma Stone’s Aloha role caused so much controversy that (some) Hollywood execs are reportedly rethinking their silly decisions to cast white actors as every type of ethnicity. »
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.
Reese Witherspoon’s next project will be a “Wall Street comedy” called Opening Belle, after a book of the same name that hasn’t even hit bookstores yet. This is a bad title for a breezy, cute project about a mom just trying to work it in the soul-sucking world of high finance. »
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… »
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… »
Yes, that’s Channing Tatum dressed as a balding, middle-aged marketing executive named Scott Hasley, ready to surprise fans at a Magic Mike XXL screening. »
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… »
Your favorite Twitter personality Azealia Banks just landed the lead role in her first feature film. »
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… »
Yes please and thank you very much: The BBC is making a movie about the Brontë sisters and their sad-sack brother Bramwell, too. Fuck yeah, let’s get some long, lingering shots of the moors going over here. »
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. »