ryan gosling
Ryan Gosling in quotes. You saw the quotation marks, right?
The fact that this is a movie about baseball should have meant I had no interest in it. But this is also a story that tries to capture a cultural watershed moment in history.
unpopular opinion
Here's a radical idea: instead of creating one new female character out of whole cloth, why not just change the gender of half of the existing characters?
Some of you are probably thinking to yourself right now that women’s knees are largely ignored. To which I can only say, “Clearly, you have nice knees.”
I am excited to learn it’s a Melissa McCarthy feature –- and doubly excited I will be playing one of 17 Midwestern women dancing and cheering on a male stripper. YES.
woody allen
There are new details emerging about Woody Allen's alleged abuse of his then-7-year-old daughter with Mia Farrow. It's disturbing, but will it make anyone stop seeing his movies?
Hollywood execs and film festival programmers will cite that it’s not technically their jobs to promote equality in the industry and that they know there are great women filmmakers out there, but gosh-golly they just don’t know where to look!

Jul 12, 2013 at 5:00pm | 47 comments

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Though not necessarily your favorites, you'll scream in someone's face if they tell you they haven't seen these films.
A couple weeks ago I happened to be standing in the wrong place at the wrong time and the results were… ridiculous.
Magic Mike: It’s a great movie, one that reimagines tired gender roles in new and interesting ways.