After months of intense advertising, the film brought in a measly $7.1 million in ticket sales, not doubt related to the fact that the director, writer, producer, and star hasn’t been able to escape a sexual assault controversy from his past. READ MORE »
Talk of an all-female Ocean’s Eleven remake with Sandra Bullock has been circulating for months now, but it just got a little more interesting. READ MORE »
We’re all for a good misandry joke, but No Men Beyond This Point looks like a “Funny or Die” video stretched into 80 minutes. Sony just released the trailer for this sci-fi-ish mockumentary, which premiered at the prestigious Toronto Film Festival last year, and it’s somewhat dire. In the film, 37-year-old Andrew Myers (Patrick Gilmore)… READ MORE »
All of Tim Burton’s films are centered around an outsider or underdog of sorts that is “strange and unusual,” usually portrayed by Johnny Depp. While this film doesn’t include Johnny, it is certainly strange and unusual. In fact, the trailer leads me to think this might be the most strange and unusual in his current… READ MORE »
There isn’t a quick fix for the lack of diversity in Hollywood, but there are quite a few steps that industry players could take right now that would make a damn. Over at Cosmopolitan, Logan Hill crunched the numbers and found an embarrassing lack of leading male actors have ever worked with a female director;… READ MORE »
“I don’t want people to pat themselves on the back like, ‘I have a woman filmmaker, I have three filmmakers of color.’ We need the change without people patting themselves on the back for being a good guy and doing the right thing and just do the right thing.” READ MORE »
Financial analyst Vasily Karasyov is predicting that superhero movies are going the way of the dodo. “The nature of any IP re-exploitation cycle (be it DVD, CDs, iTunes or superheroes) is such that despite how long it lasts, it ultimately fades,” he says, and the film industry is now at the “tail end… READ MORE »
Looking for a particularly awkward Valentine’s Day gift? Filmmaker Eileen Yaghoobian will turn your real-life sext exchanges into short films for $80. At sendmeyoursexts.com, you can upload screenshots of your steamiest (or silliest) sexts with a payment and receive a 1-6 minute film a few weeks later. She’ll come up with the cast and storyline… READ MORE »
There’s something magical about movies. Whether you’re watching one in a dark theater, on a couch with some popcorn, or under the comfort of a blanket in your own bed, movies allow us a very specific form of escape.
And women tend to be the most regular moviegoers out there. According to a… READ MORE »
I’d say that “The Eyes of Hitchcock” from video essayist kogonada is right in time for Halloween season, but let’s be real, here, Hitchcock season is all year round. My best friend in high school indoctrinated me on Hitchcock, and this video illustrates beautifully why he’s possibly the greatest director of all time. By today’s… READ MORE »
“Kink,” a documentary about the porn web site Kink.com, debuted in January at the Sundance Film Festival. Yesterday, the film, which explores the largest BDSM online porn empire, released a new trailer in anticipation of a limited release. I’ve heard complaints about the film — it’s “boring” (which is unfortunately always something that some kinky… READ MORE »
I guess, in our post-“Harry Potter” world, a lot of people would be really excited when a new movie comes out starring Daniel Radcliffe.
Alas, I am not one of those people.
When I heard about the cast for the new rom-com “What If,” I was more excited about Zoe Kazan. READ MORE »
The much-loved movie “Garden State” turned a decade old on Monday and to celebrate the Huffington Post put together some epic charts to demonstrate what solid life lessons we can take from the film. “Garden State” is pretty damn great (or at least easy to poke fun at), so let’s reflect on the infinite abyss with… READ MORE »
“Nymphomaniac” is notorious for being one of the most sexually explicit movies of the year, but that’s not stopping New York’s Sunshine Cinema from letting babies attend screenings of the Lars Von Trier film … for free. The theater offers noon screenings so parents can bring their crying babies to the movies without getting the… READ MORE »