We Need to Take a Deep Breath and Calm the Fuck Down About Spoilers

Few (highly manageable) frustrations are more vexing than having an episode of your favorite TV show spoiled before you can watch it. You learn a pivotal plot point before you're ready and suddenly you're experiencing all the Kübler-Ross stages of grief. It's an ugly situation. Unfortunately, it's also an inevitable… » 4/18/14 3:15pm Yesterday 3:15pm

Obvious Child Is the Abortion Rom-Com We've All Been Waiting For

Here's the trailer for Obvious Child, the soon-to-be-released romantic comedy about a comedian named Donna (Jenny Slate) who, following a bad breakup, goes home with a guy who she meets at a bar and gets pregnant. Unlike with most comedies of that ilk, however, Donna decides to get an abortion. » 4/15/14 5:45pm Tuesday 5:45pm

The Creepy-Ass Gone Girl Trailer Is Finally Here

The first full trailer for Gone Girl has finally dropped—not that it shows much, besides Ben Affleck looking maybe-slimy-maybe-misunderstood as Nick Dunne and lots of conflict between characters you'll maybe remember from the book. Throw in a cover of "She" by the Psychedelic Furs' Richard Butler and boom, you've got… » 4/15/14 10:20am Tuesday 10:20am

This Is Outrageous: The Jem Movie Is Filming In Three Weeks?

We've waited 29 years for a live action Jem movie. But now every piece of news we hear about this project makes us want to rip out our pink hair and weep. The new Jem movie announced last month is now filming in three weeks! How is this possible? What is going on? Where are the women? » 4/04/14 2:39pm 4/04/14 2:39pm

Movies With Women Who Actually Talk to Each Other Make Plenty of Money

There's been plenty of writing done about whether movies with female leads do well at the box office. Those pieces, however, are usually speculative, based on individual test cases or sound bites from film executives. But for a refreshing change, FiveThirtyEight has actually reviewed the data, miraculously concluding… » 4/01/14 5:10pm 4/01/14 5:10pm

Noah Is the Best and Worst Bible Movie You'll Ever See

Noah is the first of the great Bible epics coming in 2014, and it's probably going to be the weirdest. Black Swan director Darren Aronofsky has created an intense, disturbing reinterpretation of the Old Testament flood story that owes a lot to obscure rabbinical debates and fantasy epics. Get ready to see the Bible » 3/28/14 4:35pm 3/28/14 4:35pm

Most Moviegoers Are Women, Even Though Movies Treat Women Like Garbage

The MPAA just released their annual report on box office statistics, and women continue to make up the majority of filmgoers. Women make up 52% of movie theater audiences and we purchase 50% of tickets. So why are women so poorly represented on screen and behind the scenes? » 3/26/14 6:30pm 3/26/14 6:30pm

Cesar Chavez the Only Latino-Centric Studio Film Opening This Year

Directed by Diego Luna — whom you may remember as one of the stars of Y Tu Mamá TambiénCesar Chavez, a biopic about the farm worker turned civil rights activist, hits theaters Friday. It is this year's only major studio release about (or starring) Latinos. » 3/24/14 9:30pm 3/24/14 9:30pm