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.
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.
An extended unpacking of why director Jason Reitman's latest movie is (by far) his worst
Like any other form of advertising, film trailers are as much a reflection of the decade's dominant marketing trends as they are the films they're selling.
Films like Enough Said and The Spectacular Now offer one solution for stale rom-coms: Don't skip out on the nuances and complexities of love, even if that means more heartbreak.
The Academy Awards have never been about celebrating cinema, they're about making the film industry look good. This year's mission: Crown young talents as bona fide stars.
The Academy, like the movie industry overall, tends to gravitate toward stories about slavery when they feature a merciful white man bringing freedom.
The Academy speaks. Our critic talks back.
The Disney movie's dark take on Prince Charming offers what Cinderella or The Little Mermaid don't: a chance to talk to my young kids about love and relationships.
The Hollywood Foreign Press Association spreads the wealth in a strong movie year.
Even if films don't glorify conflict itself, they all come down to good guys against bad guys.
Critics call Frozen's twist on the fairytale trope a much-needed corrective, but claiming Disney dreamboats are unrealistic or unhealthy just piles more shame onto young girls' fantasies.
Her risqué pinup photos made her famous in the 1950s, but as a new documentary reminds us, Page's liberated sexuality and unflinching body positivity are what still resonate today.
World War II dramas, dystopian teen trilogies, time travel, Bible stories, and more
Unlike 12 Years a Slave, the 1993 film Sankofa doesn't feature a "white savior," reminding viewers that the present is still full of exploiters.