President Snow threatens Katniss by using her loved ones against her, Katniss threatens District 13 to save Peeta or find a new Mockingjay, Gale threatens aircrafts by destroying them with exploding arrows and Peeta threatens to continue wearing white after Labor Day. For all that is good and Haymitch, will Panem ever…
MGM has just announced that Emilia Clarke (Daenerys Targaryen on Game of Thrones) and Sam Claflin (Finnick in The Hunger Games) will play the romantic leads in the upcoming adaptation of Jojo Moyes' novel Me Before You.
There's a reason why New York Times film critic A.O. Scott made Jezebel's Hot 100. His criticism is consistently insightful, humorous and justifiably biting (like when he reviewed Adam Sandler's latest comedy with a succinct "It will make your children stupid"). The latest target for his ire: Woody Allen's Magic in…
In today's depressing news that surprises absolutely no one, a recent study called "Gender Within Film Crews" reports that women in Hollywood are still being shut out of key positions.
Whenever you pair Kristen Wiig and Bill Hader up on screen, something good is going to happen. It was true for Saturday Night Live where they brought a fun and sparkly energy to even their weakest bits, it was true in Adventureland where they played the husband/wife owners of an amusement park, and — if the pattern…
Gugu Mbatha-Raw, who was luminous in the title role of Amma Asante's film Belle, has another project coming up: Beyond The Lights. She plays Noni Jean, an overly-sexualized pop star so fed up with the pressures of the industry, she finds herself about to jump off of a balcony.
Last summer, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences — AMPAA, aka the folks who hand out Oscars — elected a new president: Cheryl Boone Isaacs, the Academy's first African-American president, and the third woman to hold the position. And now we can see that Isaacs is making some changes.
On Sunday evening, I went to see Think Like A Man Too. I was alone and a little tipsy. My mission: To absorb all of the bad relationship advice in the film and share it with you, dear readers.
Here's your first look at Justin Simien's Dear White People, the Indiegogo-funded comedy about depictions of African Americans in the media as told from the perspective of four black Ivy League students. Based on the trailer and positive reception on the festival circuit, Dear White People is shaping up to be one of…
Yippee! Kristen Wiig and Annie Mumolo, the writing team who gave us Bridesmaids, are teaming up to write, produce and star in a new movie!. And better yet? Wiig is directing, making her one of few female directors currently signed onto a big studio picture.
As Maleficent continues to rake in cash at the box office, Angelina Jolie is at the Global Summit to End Sexual Violence. And during an interview with BBC Radio's Women's Hour, she addressed that scene in the dark Disney flick.
BIG GULPS, HUH? ALRIGHT.
You know someone's doomed from the opening lines of The Fault in Our Stars, via the film's self-referential pledge to neither romanticize nor sugar-coat death: "I believe we have a choice in this world about how to tell sad stories... This is the truth. Sorry."
Following the box office success of Maleficent, Disney has gone back to the drawing board to come up with some new movie ideas and returned with...Beauty and the Beast. Tale as old as time, song as old as rhyme — only this go-round, it's gonna be LIVE.
People! We love being entertained and, furthermore, we love being entertained by sad-as-fuck movies. But is there a reason why we're so attracted to stories that make us cry our eyes out? You know, besides a basic blood lust and affection for our fellow humans' suffering?
Disney's dark, villain-centric flick Maleficent — a re-imagining of the Sleeping Beauty tale — raked in $70 million from North American box offices this weekend — and another $100.6 million overseas. This was, as The Hollywood Reporter puts it, "thanks in large part to girls and women."
Angelina Jolie has a hit on her hands — Maleficent marks her biggest box-office debut ever — but she's already thinking retirement.