Film criticism isn’t the same as it used to be in terms of influence (i.e. the era of Roger & Ebert), but reviews still have the power to sway the masses. After analyzing a chunk of data and box office numbers, Metacritic determined that reviews have a measurable impact on how well a movie does at the box office.
On the same night that the Republican debate gave us the Marco Roboto, the meme we’ve all been waiting for, Curb Your Enthusiasm’s Larry David returned to Saturday Night Live to revisit his uncanny Bernie Sanders impression.
Because fashion really has become just as ridiculous as its parodic movie depictions, the Valentino show at Paris Fashion Week just closed with Zoolander's Ben Stiller and Owen Wilson—in character as rival male models Derek Zoolander and the mononymous Hansel, respectively—having a walk-off. Don't you know I'm loco?!
Good thing you didn't hold your breath waiting for the sequel to the 2001 comedy Zoolander, or else we'd be saying your eugoogly right now (sorry). But Zoolander 2 is coming around the bend now, I guess, featuring the return of Ben Stiller and Owen Wilson as male models Derek (who actually resurfaced recently at The…
Lucky's John Jannuzzi rounded up the fictional fashion designers he most wishes were real — including Edna Mode, Sue Ellen Crandall, and the enchanted sewing mice from Cinderella. For those who would be "more than a little curious to see Mugatu's work evolve."
"Derek's son, Derek Jr. would be grown… Derek would have to be dealing with the fact that he is no longer a model." Casting ideas for Derek Jr.? Jonah Hill? Zac Efron? Ed Westwick? [EW]
The fall/winter collection Alexander McQueen presented yesterday in Paris was delightfully ridiculous: perfectly tailored leather sheaths; glittery hooded dresses; ladylike houndstooth severely cut; a feathered dress with cocoon-like eggshell collar. Plus! Soda-can rollers.