In a 45-year career that’s been filled with screwball comedies, touching love stories and the occasional serious drama, there’s one thing that’s been a constant in Woody Allen’s filmography: his love for the ladies.
“My heart is in it more when I’m writing for women,” Allen said once in an interview, and he’s certainly… READ MORE »
Finally, an outrageous gross-out comedy starring women! Hollywood isn’t exactly known for producing flicks that maximize funny females. Even Bette Midler has lamented the lack of funny women gracing the big screen lately.
That could explain why so many women are eagerly anticipating this week’s release of “Bridesmaids,” which has been described as “The… READ MORE »
This week marks the release of Disney’s “Prom,” just in time for –- you guessed it –- prom season. It’s hard to resist a solid high school movie, and this one appears to have all of the classic elements: a brooding bad boy (Thomas McDonell), a pretty blonde overachiever (Aimee Teegarden), a beautiful prom queen… READ MORE »
Jodie Foster is one of the few successful working actress/directors, so she’s the logical person to ask, “Why aren’t there more women directors out there?”
While out promoting her upcoming film “The Beaver,” Foster shrugged off the idea that Hollywood is making a concerted effort to block women from getting behind the camera.
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Let me preface this rant completely rational argument by saying that I don’t actually mind Bradley Cooper. He’s grown on me over the past few years, first with “The Hangover” and then with “Limitless.” He seems to take his craft seriously. He’s not papped every night drunk off his ass with a desperate young starlet… READ MORE »
The Beastie Boys released a trailer Thursday for their 30-minute short “Fight for Your Right — Revisited” in support of the trio’s forthcoming new album Hot Sauce Committee Part Two. And it’s a doozy.
As MGM used to say, there’s more stars here than in the heavens: Danny McBride, Seth Rogen, Elijah Wood,… READ MORE »
Science-fiction movies aren’t for everyone — or at least it may seem that way if you happen to be a film fan who’s never really considered yourself a fan of the genre. The truth is, though, that sci-fi is an extraordinarily rich and versatile genre, and there’s something for everyone. If you’re not already a… READ MORE »
They say music soothes the savage beast, but it seems to us that the best musically-driven movie scenes do just the opposite: They get our toes tapping, our hands clapping and our rumps shaking. When executed the right way, scenes that heavily involve music — such as the ‘Tiny Dancer’ sing-along in Cameron Crowe’s ‘Almost… READ MORE »