The depiction of people who are not able-bodied within the realm of romance has always been a complex one. In "Lady Chatterley's Lover" by D.H. Lawrence, the heroine has an affair with the male gardener because her husband is paralyzed from the waist down from World War I. Bronte novel "Jane Eyre" Mr. Rochester and Jane Eyre get together after Rochester has been blinded and has one arm amputated—in effect punishing him for his previous behavior and a means of "humbling" him.Read More
The trailer for Guillermo del Toro's much-anticipated film The Shape of Water debuted in theaters over the weekend, but now it's finally online for all to see.Read More
An extra from the Star Trek: Discovery set in Toronto posted a photo captioned, "Hanging out with my new Klingon Crew today." Is this what the Klingons in the series will look like?Read More
Things We Saw Today: Throwback to When Denzel Washington Showed Up Super Early to Obama’s Inauguration
President Obama's inaugurations were very widely and excitedly attended by his supporters. Trump's inauguration today? Not so much. Anyway, remember that time when Denzel Washington showed up super early to Obama's inauguration in 2009?Read More
Octavia Spencer and Others Nationwide Help Underserved Girls See Hidden Figures, Because Representation Matters
Some movies are important for their artistic achievement. For others, their impact is about so much more than mere critical accolades. Hidden Figures is one such film, which is why star Octavia Spencer, as well as community leaders, teachers, and fraternities and sororities have been making it possible for underserved communities to see it when they otherwise might not be able to.Read More
Lifetime just greenlit a two-hour film based on the singer's finals years and seen through the eyes of his bodyguards.Read More
Hidden Figures tells the real-life story of mathematician Katherine Johnson and her colleagues Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson who helped launch astronaut John Glenn into space.Read More
Things We Saw Today: Jessica Chastain Will Be the Hero We Deserve as Indestructible Vigilante Painkiller Jane
The actress will star in and produce Painkiller Jane, an adaptation of the series by Jimmy Palmiotti and Joe Quesada.Read More
Janelle Monáe, Taraji P. Henson to Star in Movie About the African-American Women Behind the Space Race
To the moon!
Last summer development was announced on an adaptation of Margot Lee Shetterly’s Hidden Figures: The Story of the African-American Women Behind the Space Race, her book about African-American NASA engineers Katherine Johnson, Mary Jackson, Dorothy Vaughan, Kathryn Peddrew, Sue Wilder, Eunice Smith and Barbara Holley.Read More
Does this mean we'll get to see her put Ben Affleck in his place?
Get your grains of salt ready, but also your celebratory party hats.Read More
[UPDATED] Warner Bros. Announces the Cast of Suicide Squad (and Which DC Comics Characters They’re Playing)
I'm just gonna let you have the big one right here—Will Smith will be playing Deadshot.Read More
I know. I'm shocked, too.
When I read that the Twilight movie franchise was being resurrected with a series of five short films, my reaction was akin to a cat trying to get a hairball out of its throat. But then I read the thing that all the shorts will have in common and... readers, I didn't think I'd ever say this, but... Twilight. I am proud of you.Read More
CHRIS EVANS SLIPS ON A FISH.
Readers, I see a lot of movies. Most of them are good. Some are great. A small number I love. And every once in a while I see a movie that leaves me vibrating with energy as I leave the theater, knowing that what I just saw will stick with me probably for the rest of my life, or at least until the inevitable robot overlords come and conquer the planet. Snowpiercer is one of those. [Spoiler-free review]Read More