the ill-timed PR crash-and-burn campaign currently befalling Matt Damon is particularly unfortunate, because the success of the movie he’s ostensibly promoting, Ridley Scott’s adaptation of Andy Weir’s novel The Martian, rests so fully on our engagement with, and admiration of, the actor. …Read More
With Netflix’s first feature, Beasts of No Nation, set for release on October 16, Amazon now seems eager to keep up with Netflix’s highly anticipated original filmmaking ventures (though hopefully they won’t also be funding four new Adam Sandler films any time soon).
Kristen Wiig and TV on the Radio Frontman Tunde Adebimpe Are Making a “Gayby” in ‘Nasty Baby’ Trailer
Crystal Fairy & the Magical Cactus director Sebastian Silva’s upcoming film, Nasty Baby
, has a particularly compelling cast: it stars TV on the Radio frontman Tunde Adebimpe and Kristen Wiig.
Star Melissa McCarthy made the definitive statement against the new film’s backlash on Twitter yesterday. …Read More
Watch: Jessica Chastain, Chiwetel Ejiofor and Kristen Wiig Try to Save Matt Damon in ‘The Martian’ Trailer
20th Century Fox has released a 3-minute trailer for Ridley Scott’s Matt Damon, Jessica Chastain and Kristen Wiig-starring space film, The Martian.
The best thing about American Ultra is it gives us an excuse to advocate for a film that’s actually worth your time—Eisenberg and Stewart’s first onscreen pairing, the wildly underrated Greg Mottola coming-of-age comedy/drama …Read More
Kristen Wiig stopped by Late Night with Seth Meyers in the midst of Ghostbusters hype, and ended up mostly discussing matters that have already been discussed — by other people.
This week’s biggest new disc release is the Reese Witherspoon-Sofia Vergara vehicle Hot Pursuit (I know, I know), and the rest of the slate is looking similarly dire. But we do have a new Criterion release that’s worth a look, as well as an undeniably effective low-budget horror flick, plus the usual assortment of Netflix recommendations to take up the slack.
“I like sex,” confesses Minnie (Bel Powley), in one of the many voiceovers that pepper Marielle Heller’s The Diary of a Teenage Girl. “I really like getting fucked. Does everyone think about sex as much as I do?” If you watch movies about teenagers, you wouldn’t think so — or, more accurately, you wouldn’t think that young women do.