At the SXSW Film Festival premiere of "Get Hard," an audience member stood up and challenged director Etan Cohen, angrily proclaiming that the R-rated comedy's riff on black-white assumptions was racist.
It took 30 years for “Mad Max” to return, but now that he’s coming back, he’s doing it in style.
Many performers say they'd want nothing to do with an Oscar hosting gig. The egos, the pressure, the criticism -- none of those factors are conducive to an enjoyable ride or a particularly helpful career boost. Even if you've crushed it at other award shows, that's no reason to think you can...
John and Bonnie Raines were an ordinary young married couple in the early 1970s, raising three children in a Philadelphia suburb, he a college professor and she a homemaker. John had been a Freedom Rider in the 1960s, and he and his wife each attended anti-war protests. But neither showed...
Maybe in retrospect, the question shouldn't have been: “Why are we skeptical of any pure action movie that doesn't star Liam Neeson” but, "isn't it amazing we set that skepticism aside so often for Liam Neeson in the first place?"
This past award season saw “Boyhood” star Ethan Hawke talking about universal human concerns in press appearances that — as he liked to joke — had him “playing Richard Linklater."
The coming-of-age movie is a genre as common as movie-theater popcorn. But there have always been some important qualifiers.
Of the many angles to Andrew Jarecki’s “The Jinx” that have been remarked upon over the past few days, one that’s slipped by relatively unnoticed is the format--specifically, the serialized one.