How I Live Now Is the Post-Apocalyptic Teenage Love Story We Deserve

We live in an age of cultural morbidity, which is exactly why we're getting yet another post-apocalyptic fantasy/nightmare movie — to let us all indulge our cynicism towards the human race. How I Live Now, based on Meg Rosoff's 2004 YA novel about a Manhattanite teenager who goes to live on a remote English farm… » 8/18/13 5:30pm 8/18/13 5:30pm

Alexis Bledel and Saoirse Ronan Are Assassin BFFs in Violet and Daisy

Violet and Daisy stars Alexis Bledel and Saoirse Ronan as two big-city gals just trying to make some extra money. By waiting tables, you ask? No, of course not — what a banal question. They kill people for money, people like James Gandolfini, a mysterious mark who might also be a therapist. He at least asks… » 5/02/13 11:00am 5/02/13 11:00am

Pretty Dresses and Befeathered Shoes at The Host Premiere

Even though I've read stuff about the movie The Host — based on a novel by Twilight's Stephenie Meyer — I have no idea WTF it's about. Aliens, body image, love? (Also, I've already seen an awesome movie called The Host, it was a Korean monster movie.) All I know is there were some cute dresses on display at a screening … » 3/28/13 12:05pm 3/28/13 12:05pm

Some Unsolicited Casting Suggestions For The Carrie Remake

Comic writer Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa — who has written for Big Love, Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark and worked on the graphic novel adaptation of Stephen King's The Stand — is penning the script for a remake of 1976 horror film Carrie. For those unfamiliar with the story, the trailer above gives most of it away: Carrie… » 5/20/11 4:50pm 5/20/11 4:50pm

How Hanna Gets The Gun-Slinging Heroine Right

Joe Wright's new film Hanna revolves around a 16-year-old girl, raised in the woods and trained to be an assassin. Much like Hit Girl in Kick Ass and Babydoll in Sucker Punch, Hanna is a fearless killing machine in the form of a young woman with a gun. However: Not all female action heroes are created equally. There's… » 4/07/11 3:30pm 4/07/11 3:30pm