Revenge Director Coralie Fargeat on Playing With Film Clichés and the Artistic Power of Blood

“Women always have to put up a fucking fight,” Revenge’s main villain, a chiseled, wealthy businessman, at one point spits at the movie’s heroine Jen while the two are locked in a violent duel. French director Coralie Fargeat’s new movie, released May 11, is the story of one blood-drenched, bullet-drilled, goretastic…

Asia Argento on Her Film Scarlet Diva and Why It's Okay for Women to Be Enraged Right Now

“I’m Anna Battista, I’m 24 years old, I live in Rome, and I’m the most lonely girl in the world,” Asia Argento’s lead character, a famous young Italian actress, proclaims in the writer and director’s 2000 film, Scarlet Diva. A semi-autobiographical depiction of Argento’s life, the film follows Anna, a wandering party…

The Trailer for Anna Kendrick and Blake Lively's Mommy Blogger Thriller Contains No Actual Blogging

Way back in August of last year, I was made aware of a new Paul Feig thriller titled A Simple Favor, in which Anna Kendrick stars as a mommy blogger searching for her missing BFF, a savvy PR executive played by Blake Lively. It immediately became my favorite movie, even though I hadn’t seen a second of it. And now the…

Festival Moderator Asks Michelle Pfeiffer About Her Weight During Scarface and Is Rightfully Booed 

Ah, the timeless question of how much weight actors lose or gain for roles! You would think, by 2018, journalists would stop asking this question, especially when actors like Anne Hathaway are preparing for the criticism far in advance. And while it’s true that some roles require intensive, physical transformations,…

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