Posts tagged "movies"

12 Sex-Filled Films To Stream On Netflix

For when you want some good, clean onscreen lovin’ that’s not porn, I’ve found an array of sexy films available on Netflix. There are foreign flicks, romantic comedies, period pieces, and everything in between (the sheets) — perfect for solo watching or date night. (And if want something with more romance, less sex, check out…

By: Tres Sugar / November 24, 2014

From Folklore To Film: The History Of Cinderella

Many of us know the Cinderella story thanks to Disney’s popular animated film, but the fairy tale about a girl with a magical guardian dates all the way back to the first century. Since then, several versions have popped up in literature, music, film, and TV, and we recently got a peek at the newest…

By: Tres Sugar / November 20, 2014

Lifetime Has Cast Their Ariel Castro For “The Michelle Knight Story”

Lifetime has a reputation for toeing the line of good taste, but this is just … ugh. The network behind previously aired controversial Made For TV movies about the demise of Brittany Murphy, the disappearance of Natalie Holloway and the Amanda Knox trial, to name a few, has just signed on Raymond Cruz to play…

By: Katie Oldenburg / November 20, 2014

Disney Releases Official Trailer For “Cinderella”

I didn’t even know this movie was happening until about five minutes ago, but now that I do know, I’m happy about it. Even though the story of Cinderella has been made into a movie several times already (who could forget the Rodgers and Hammerstein version with Brandy and Whitney Houston?), I can’t help but…

By: Katie Oldenburg / November 19, 2014

New Movie Perpetuates Body Shaming By Casting Pretty Actress As “Designated Ugly Fat Friend” & Coining New Term “The DUFF”

I have quite a few problems with the upcoming movie “The DUFF.” I’m not usually much of a film critic — so long as I’m entertained, I’m usually happy. Movies are interpreted differently by different people because that’s what creative expression is all about, but after seeing the trailer for “The DUFF,” I’m downright angry…

By: Katie Oldenburg / November 19, 2014

6 Movie Myths About Sex That Are Totally Wrong

We all know the movies don’t necessarily contain the most accurate depictions of actual life. Or do we?

Whether we realize it or not, we all pick up subtle things from movies that we expect to find in our actual lives. And while I’m willing to overlook some of the media’s follies (like…

By: College Candy / November 17, 2014

Dorkly Made The Ending Of “Se7en” Nicer For Us

Were you disturbed the first time you watched “Se7en” in a way that haunts you to this day? Fear not! Dorkly is here to Men-In-Black your memory of the movie and replace it with happiness. In addition to this wonderful video adaptation of the film’s ending, they also have a comic version (with bonus “Empire…

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / November 10, 2014

“Mean Girls” Cast Reunites 10 Years Later, Looks Better Than Ever

It’s been over 10 years since “Mean Girls” hit theaters, and somehow I’m still just as much in love with The Plastics as I was a decade ago. This week, Entertainment Weekly is releasing their famous reunion edition of the mag, which showcases photos and interviews with the reunited casts of movies and…

By: Katie Oldenburg / November 5, 2014

21 Movies That Changed How We Felt About Ourselves As Women

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…

By: Huffington Post Women / October 30, 2014

Watch The New “Hunger Games: Mockingjay” Trailer And Just Ignore Me If You’re Super, Super Excited About It

Woooo! The latest “Hunger Games” trailer is out! We’re so close to the release date! Also, are any other fans of the series just not that excited at this point?
When I read the books, I was rapt for the first book, interested for the second, and then I remember feeling, during the third,…

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / October 29, 2014

Frisky Q&A: Director Farzad Sangari & Quidditch Player Ali Cottong From “Mudbloods”

We’ve all seen wizards playing quidditch on broomsticks in the “Harry Potter” films, but these days, quidditch is a very real sport on college campuses across the world. The new documentary “Mudbloods” explores the root of the sport’s growth from a fantasy on a book page to a real-life hobby with its own World Cup.

By: Claire Hannum / October 29, 2014

7 Film Adaptations The Author Hated (For Ridiculous Reasons)

Although books are a frequent source of inspiration for filmmakers, Hollywood doesn’t always see eye-to-eye with the authors of those books, because books are for nerds, so who cares what they think. Understandably, this often doesn’t sit well with the writers. But it doesn’t mean the author is always right — in fact, some of…

By: Cracked / October 26, 2014

Check Out This Timeline For Comic Book Movie Release Dates Through 2020

In case you’re wondering how many more comic book movies you either get to geek out over or have to endure trailers for over the next six years, depending on your preferences, ComicsAlliance has a handy-dandy timeline of comic book movie release dates through 2020. Midnight movie-goers, start planning your cosplays now!

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / October 21, 2014

The Director Of “The Lego Movie” Is Now Going To Be Making A “Minecraft” Movie

Welp, I know some kids who are going to be extremely happy: Indie game Minecraft is becoming a movie! Woooo! I’ve tried hard not to get too far into Minecraft because it would suck up my life the way that real-life Legos, Playmobil, Lincoln Logs, playing dress-up, and Sim City did when I was a…

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / October 17, 2014

Watch An Emotional New Teaser For “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay— Part 1″

A new teaser for “Hunger Games: Mockingjay— Part 1″ was released today on Twitter after fans unlocked it.

In the clip titled “Return to Disctrict 12,” Katniss (Jennifer Lawrence) heads home after The Games to find that her district has been completely leveled by the Capitol. The clip ends with Katniss finding a…

By: Katie Oldenburg / October 16, 2014

10 Marriage Thrillers For “Gone Girl” Fans

“I suppose these questions stormcloud over every marriage: What are you thinking? How are you feeling? Who are you? What have we done to each other? What will we do?

This seemingly innocuous quote from “Gone Girl” takes on a much more chilling undertone once you’ve read the book or, now, seen the movie. I…

By: Tres Sugar / October 14, 2014

The All-Female “Ghostbusters” Might End Up Being The Greatest Lady Comedy Of All Time

This is what the film industry needs: Paul Feig (director of “Bridesmaids”) is going to be teaming up with “Parks and Recreation” writer Katie Dippold, with whom he also worked on “The Heat,” to make an all-female revamp of “Ghostbusters.” Dippold has a long career in comedy: In addition to her work on “Parks and…

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / October 9, 2014

Watch This Melodramatic Alternate “Titanic” Ending

When I heard there was an alternate ending made for “Titanic”, my first thought was “oh good, they finally realized two people could easily fit on that wooden plank so Jack could survive!” but apparently James Cameron didn’t see that as quite as big a priority as the fate of the Heart of the Ocea…

By: Claire Hannum / October 9, 2014

Here’s What Filming A Movie Sex Scene Looks Like On The Set (Hint: It’s Awkward)

You know how celebs always say in interviews that they were super nervous to film the steamy sex scenes in their movies? And you know how there’s that tendency to roll your eyes because it sounds like they’re only saying that to seem humble? Well, those actors are probably speaking the truth, because this cli…

By: Claire Hannum / October 6, 2014

Lea Salonga, Jasmine’s Singing Voice From “Aladdin,” Slays “A Whole New World” 22 Years Later

If you’re like me, still singing “A Whole New World” into your hairbrush while you twirl around your room like a seven-year-old, hold on to your magic carpets, because this is freakin’ amazing.

Lea Salonga, the Broadway legend who was Princess Jasmine’s singing voice in the Disney classic “Aladdin” 22 years ago, teamed…

By: Katie Oldenburg / October 6, 2014
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