A Review Of Ana Lily Amirpour’s Mona Lisa And The Blood Moon

A Review Of Ana Lily Amirpour’s Mona Lisa And The Blood Moon

Kate Hudson and Jeon Jong-seo in Ana Lily Amirpour’s Mona Lisa And The Blood Moon.Photo: Saban Films Movies so often try to increase the stakes of their action and chase sequences — seriously, does every action hero study parkour now? —So it’s refreshingly amusing when Mona Lisa And The Blood Moon deliberately lowers them, with … Read more

Reflecting on The Cultural Impact of ‘A Different World’ 35 Years Later

Photo: Jeff Kravitz (Getty Images) If you fall within or are anywhere close to the millennial generation and ended up attending an HBCU, chances are that this decision was highly influenced by the on screen depiction of the experience as laid out by TV sitcom, A Different World. And if you didn’t make it to … Read more

Ex-‘Riverdale’ actor Ryan Grantham sentenced to life

Former “Riverdale” actor Ryan Grantham was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole for the first 14 years, after he admitted to murdering his mother – and also plotting to assassinate Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Grantham, 24, learned his fate at British Columbia Supreme Court in Vancouver on Wednesday, more than … Read more

Shia LaBeouf “had to go” from Don’t Worry Darling, for Wilde

Olivia Wilde Photo: Dia Dipasupil (Getty Images) There’s only one more sleep until Don’t Worry Darling becomes viewable for those of us without a Venice press passand whether you’ve been worrying or not about the film’s hefty behind-the-scenes dramaOlivia Wilde would like to clear things up. During an appearance on Wednesday’s The Late Show with … Read more

A review of Kaley Cuoco and Pete Davidson in Meet Cute

Kaley Cuoco and Pete Davidson in Meet CuteImage: MKI Distribution Services / Peacock The first day at any “introduction to screenwriting” class worth its salt hammers one thing home: your story won’t connect with an audience if your lead characters don’t want anything. Yes, yes, rules are made to be broken, and experimental art is … Read more

Viola Davis responds to “Boycott Woman King” controversy

Viola Davis and Lashana Lynch in The Woman KingPhoto: Sony Pictures Over the weekend, despite having no recognizable IP, franchise connections, or a big fighter jet, The Woman King climbed to the top of the box office with a $ 19 million opening. It was an unlikely success that may not be as flashy as … Read more

Henry Silva, Hollywood tough guy, dead at 95

Actor Henry Silva, known for playing gangsters, goons and henchmen in hundreds of films including “Ocean’s Eleven” and “The Manchurian Candidate,” died Wednesday. He was 95. Silva died of natural causes in Woodland Hills, California twenty years after retiring from an epic career that spanned five decades, his son told Variety Friday. The prolific actor … Read more

Here are all the winners from the 2022 Emmy Awards

Emmy Statue Photo: ANGELA WEISS / AFP (Getty Images) Television’s biggest night is here. The 74th Emmy Awards are coming to us live from Los Angeles at the Microsoft Theater. Saturday Night Live’s Kenan Thompson serves as our emcee this evening, as the program seeks to further improve its ratings as it returns to pre-pandemic … Read more

George Clooney admits hasn’t “succeeded” at rom-coms

Julia Roberts and George Clooney doing their thing Photo: Alberto Pizzoli (AFP via Getty Images) It’s good to know that even George Clooney needs a little validation. Life being a mere mortal is a nightmare, so it’s a relief to learn that the two-time Oscar winner and one-time Batman feels insecure about how his job … Read more

A Review Of Olivia Wilde’s Don’t Worry Darling

Florence Pugh plays Alice in Olivia Wilde’s Don’t Worry, Darling.Photo: Warner Bros. At first glance, Olivia Wilde’s elementary gaslighting thriller Don’t Worry Darling is the kind of sci-fi-adjacent movie that warrants a red hot spoiler alert before you read anything about it. That much has been clear since the film’s trailer droppedintroducing audiences to the … Read more