Posts tagged "movies"

The First Full-Length Trailer For Spring Breakers Is Seriously Nuts

The long-awaited “Spring Breakers” trailer has hit the web, and nothing I say could even come close to doing it justice. Selena Gomez, Vanessa Hudgens, Ashley Benson, and Rachel Korine star in Harmony Korine’s latest vehicle as four bored college students who will do anything to go ham on spring break, and you can count…

By: Rachel Krause / January 17, 2013

Etsy Spotlight: 11 Artsy Movie Posters

Once you move out of your college dorm room, it’s generally frowned upon to plaster your walls with crinkled “Animal House” posters. You can get around the stigma by putting your movie posters in ornate frames (which is what I did with my beloved “Spice World” poster) or you can show your love for your…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / November 23, 2012

New App Rewards People For Not Texting During Movies

Today in “brilliant ideas that only exist because people are awful,” the most popular movie theater chain in the world, Cinemark, has debuted a new app to dissuade moviegoers from texting during movies. Here’s how it works: when a movie starts, people are prompted to use the Cinemark app to put their phones into “Cinemode.”…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / November 19, 2012

Robert Pattinson Thinks A Walrus Might Spice Up The “Twilight” Sex Scenes

“I would put [the sex scene] the last day of the schedule, [and] say, ‘Listen, I’ve got to have a closed set. It’s really, really important. No one can see the monitors or anything,’ and then just put like a walrus in or something.”
Robert Pattinson responds to a question from BBC Radio 1…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / November 19, 2012

7 Majorly Anxiety-Producing Movies

According to prominent horror critics, the things that scare us as a culture usually have a lot to do with whatever we repress and suppress. Horror is about the thin boundary between the outside and the inside being broken — both literally, as in the piercing of skin, and metaphorically, as in the destruction of…

By: Julie Gerstein / November 1, 2012

20 Non-Horror Movies That Are Absolutely Terrifying

I never watch horror movies because I am a total scaredy-cat and it doesn’t take much to give me serious nightmares (I slept in my brother’s room for six months after seeing “Scream” in middle school). But over the years I’ve found that even if you avoid the horror genre altogether, there are plenty of…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / October 24, 2012

Finally! A Rom-Com Where The Woman Isn’t Begging A Guy To Marry Her

I feel like romantic comedies are always about a woman who’s trying to get hitched, and a guy who’s resisting (except for, I guess, “Runaway Bride”). So I’m really excited for the new Lizzy Caplan movie, “Save the Date,” where — gasp! — she plays a woman who turns down her boyfriend’s proposal. Caplan wa…

By: Julie Gerstein / October 19, 2012

Must See: Amy Heckerling’s New Movie, “Vamps”

The trailer for “Vamps,” Amy Heckerling’s first movie with Alicia Silverstone since “Clueless,” is here — and it looks really funny. It stars Silverstone and Krysten Ritter as two vampires looking for love in all the wrong places. And the dude who plays Matthew Crawley on “Downton Abbey” plays Ritter’s love interest. I. Can’t. Wait!

By: Julie Gerstein / September 25, 2012

We Want To Go To There: London’s Hot Tub Cinema

I love movies. I love hot tubs. I love champagne. I love rooftop parties. I love London. Hot Tub Cinema just happens to be a combination of all of those things, so obviously I want to get in on the action. For the past year, Hot Tub Cinema has been putting on rooftop hot tu…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / September 14, 2012

A History Of Onscreen Women And Abortion

Abortion has been a hot-button topic for years, but it’s been resurrected as one of the most talked about issues this election season with debates about Planned Parenthood and Todd Akin’s “legitimate rape” remark still ringing in our ears. The heated political and religious discourse on the issue of whether or not abortion should be…

By: Tres Sugar / September 9, 2012

“Twilight” Is Heartily Improved By Bad Lip-Reading

Sorry, Twihards, but “Twilight” is really terrible. Which is why I love this “Bad Lip-Reading” version of the movie so much. I mean, it can’t really get more ridiculous than it already is, can it? [YouTube]…

By: Julie Gerstein / September 5, 2012

Beauty Cues: The “Bachelorette” Girls Break It Down, Minus The Blow

So this movie “Bachelorette” just came out, and I’m so ambivalent as to whether or not I should see it. On one hand, I love (in no manner of order other than how they are credited on iMDB) Lizzy Caplan, Isla Fisher, Kirsten Dunst, James Marsden, Adam Scott, and Rebel Wilson. On the other, I…

By: Rachel Krause / August 28, 2012

Skrillex — Yes, Skrillex — To Star In A Remake Of “The Crow”

What fresh hell is this? It appears that wee Corey Feldman lookalike and dub step perpetrator Skrillex is set to star in a remake of “The Crow.” The cursed 1994 film starring Brandon Lee is probably as well known for Lee’s accidental on-set death as it is for being a cult-fave among comic book fans.

By: Julie Gerstein / August 27, 2012

See What The Cast Of “Can’t Hardly Wait” Looks Like Now

I know it seems like only yesterday that we watched it, but it’s been almost 15 years since “Can’t Hardly Wait” came out. We can’t hardly believe it!
 Click here to see what the cast members look like now. 

By: theBERRY / August 23, 2012

Spotted! 26 Years After Her “Day Off,” Sloane Peterson Is Still Killing It

Let’s talk teen idols. I was born a few years after “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off” came to be, but that didn’t stop me from idolizing the hell out of Sloane Peterson. The fringed white leather jacket! Those doe eyes! That cavalier side-part flip! She was, and continues to be, the coolest. I wonder almost every…

By: Rachel Krause / August 17, 2012

Behold: 75 Years Of Manic Pixie Dream Girls

Zooey Deschanel may have perfected the character, but the Manic Pixie Dream Girl concept is anything but new. Don’t believe me? Check out this amazing video montage of MPDGs throughout the years–75 years, to be exact. Yep, even black and white movies featured adorkable free spirits who taught their leading men how to truly enjoy…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / July 26, 2012

Have You Ever Romanced A Much Younger Man?

The new movie “Hello I Must Be Going” stars Melanie Lynskey as a newly divorced woman and Chris Abbot (Marni’s hot woodworking ex-boyfriend on “Girls”) as a much younger (like, 19-year-old) man who enter into a fling. The film’s gotten very mixed reviews (not that those will stopping us from seeing Charlie get naked), but…

By: Julie Gerstein / July 12, 2012

People Spent 1 Billion Hours Watching Netflix Last Month; What Were You Watching?

Sometimes I feel like everyone in the world is leading a more exciting life than I am, and then Netflix announces that online viewing surpassed 1 billion hours in June, and I realize that we all spend the majority of our lives watching “Law & Order: SVU” marathons in bed, and I feel so much…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / July 5, 2012

First Look: Angelina Jolie Is A Magnificent Maleficent

Here’s our first glimpse of Angelina Jolie in her upcoming role as Maleficent (the evil queen from “Sleeping Beauty,” in case you need a Disney movie refresher). “Maleficent,” which will hit theaters in 2014, promises to flesh out the backstory of this legendary villain, and judging from this picture, Angelina is creepy perfection in the…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / June 19, 2012
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