Considering Vox Lux stars Natalie Portman as a pop star who overcomes a childhood school shooting, you’d think the movie would be dark. But judging from the trailer, it looks like a surprisingly good time.
Plot spoilers ahead, so proceed with caution. One minor scene in A Star Is Born is also referenced below.
Jon Hamm is reportedly in negotiations to play opposite Natalie Portman in Fox Searchlight’s Pale Blue Dot, about an astronaut who just can’t keep her feet on the ground. Hamm seems like a good enough reason for staying on this planet.
Adapting a novel into a film, particularly one cast and set up to be a blockbuster success, is a difficult enough exercise as is. Adapting a novel like Jeff VanderMeer’s Annihilation, a minimalist and cerebral sci-fi thriller about the terrifying possibilities of biological mutation, seemed near impossible considering…
Remember, every mistake is a chance to learn empathy for people who make mistakes.
Living television legend Julia Louis-Dreyfus uploaded a very good and inspiring photo to Instagram yesterday, which is something we could all use, uh, just about every waking moment of our lives these days. Let’s make this quick, because Julia Louis-Dreyfus wouldn’t want us spending more time on this than necessary.
Director Alex Garland adapted his movie Annihilation from a book of the same name, by Jeff VanderMeer. Some changes have been made to the film’s protagonist in the jump from page to screen: she’s no longer Asian.
In discussing a march by hundreds of thousands of normal women who came to stand for equality today–including equal pay and grassroots activism–it’s admittedly hypocritical to elevate the voice of a millionaire who’s been ordained queen of all women many times over by our fashion overlords.
This morning, CBS broadcast a star-filled “Time’s Up” panel Oprah hosted on the day after she gave the rousing Golden Globes “Time’s Up” speech which repeatedly hit the phrase “time’s up” in its crescendos. The panel included famed Time’s Up members Reese Witherspoon, Shonda Rhimes, America Ferrera, Natalie Portman,…
We’ve already gotten a little taste of what the film adaptation of Jeff VanderMeer’s 2014 book Annihilation with the film’s teaser, but now the full trailer is here. All I can say is, never has an old house covered in colorful flowers looked so terrifying!
In the trailer we get a fuller picture of the novel’s…
The 2014 science fiction novel by Jeff VanderMeer, Annihilation, seemed almost impossible to visually adapt, but there’s one thing director Alex Garland seems to have nailed: how creepy it is.
Natalie Portman, the rightful recipient of last year’s Academy Award for Best Actress (of the five nominated performances, at least), spoke with The Cut about “Hollywood beauty standards and the quest for perfection.” Like most interviews about Hollywood beauty standards and the quest for perfection, it began with the…
On paper, French director Rebecca Zlotowski’s new movie Planetarium seems like it has the potential to be a fascinating movie. She casts Natalie Portman and Lily-Rose Depp as American sisters who travel around Europe in the 1930s performing séances that may be a sham. The sisters find a benefactor of sorts in a…
Deadline reported on Tuesday that Rogue One star Felicity Jones will play young Ruth Bader Ginsburg in On the Basis of Sex, a forthcoming biopic directed by Mimi Leder about the Supreme Court Justice’s life.
In James Blake’s new video for “My Willing Heart,” the song is nearly secondary; it’s emotional, immediate and watery like most of Blake’s more recent tunes, but here it provides a textural background for the visuals: Natalie Portman reveling in her pregnancy, an almost primordial being.
The enigmatic and achingly precise Terrence Malick has aimed his camera at all manner of subjects—now, in the forthcoming Song To Song, he has taken on the rock music scene in Austin, Texas. Save for stunning visuals, I’m never sure what to expect from a Malick film, but this one looks good.
In 2011, Natalie Portman and Ashton Kutcher starred in No Strings Attached, a romantic comedy about what happens when a man and a woman try to have sex and be friends without complicated Feelings getting in the way. Can you guess who made more money?
Here is your first look at Natalie Portman’s upcoming performance as Jackie Kennedy. The trailer largely consists of lingering, vaguely unnerving shots of the actress as the iconic first lady paired with Richard Burton singing the finale to the musical Camelot. Lay it on me, Hollywood.
Queen muva Amber Rose recently dipped her toe into the crowded waters of sex with multiple people and is pleased to report that she fucking hated it.
For over a day, participation award-winning Gawker editor Kelly Stout and Jezebel editor and essayist Joanna Rothkopf have amassed countless email exchanges about passion, creativity, and how transmissible rabies is to humans - until yesterday. They were stopped in their typing tracks when the epistolary oatmeal enema…