The media may be fetishizing the Oscar winner's look to an uncomfortable extent, but that's a byproduct of the way she deliberately challenges beauty standards.
It's never too early to semi-blindly predict the rest of the year's critical darlings.
Serious, Biblically correct films like Son of God make it easy to forget the Jesus Christ Superstar-style whimsical messiah who once reigned at box offices.
ABC’s live stream of the 86th Academy Awards highlighted the huge gap between internet TV’s promise and its glitchy reality.
The Atlantic's film critic weighs in on the underrated, the overrated, and why viewers can expect a big night for 12 Years a Slave, Dallas Buyers Club, and Gravity.
Girls' first breakout film star is a guy—further evidence that television shows are a more progressive, inclusive, diverse medium than movies are.
Critics have accused the Best Picture contender of being a reckless celebration of excess. It's actually one of the most scathing critiques of Wall Street that Hollywood's ever produced.
Kevin Costner's new shoot-'em-up obsesses over the idea that caring for one's kid and being a manly man are at odds.
Like a lot of films today, the recent update of the 1987 original trades subversive carnage for sanitized violence that asks fewer moral questions.
Rom-coms have always been a healthy outlet for fantasies about other people, and Kiss Me, Stupid, which turns 50 this year, shows why.
The entirely unnecessary remake isn't awful. But it's not good either.
The hit film is another win in Mr. Ron Burgundy/Ricky Bobby/President Business's career of mixing oafish slapstick with surprising political messages.
For all her fame, Hollywood wasn't always kind to the beloved actor. But she thrived, basically meltdown-free, until her death at age 85. Why?
When an alleged victim of abuse tells her story to the world, it's not any more virtuous to ignore the controversy than it is to take a side.
His New York Times reply to his daughter's accusations only made a terrible situation worse.
Forced to give up her child for adoption as a teenager, the woman who inspired the Oscar-nominated film starring Judi Dench talks about forgiveness and keeping her faith.
All the pieces fit—vocal cast, animation, inside gags—in this trans-generational crowd pleaser.
Harvey Weinstein wants less carnage in films. But "less" and "more" aren't helpful terms when answering questions of how on-screen mayhem influences real-world mayhem.
The moral of this rom-com bro-fest is that it's important to know and appreciate women as three-dimensional humans. Too bad the film doesn't do that.
The late actor could make unforgettable a gesture as tiny as flipping his sunglasses.