I Can’t Stop Watching Lakeith Stanfield and Tessa Thompson in the Surreal Trailer for Sorry To Bother You
Lakeith Stanfield, Armie Hammer, and Tessa Thompson star in Boots Riley's feature debut about an Oakland telemarketer with a talent for sounding white on the phone.Read More
3 out of 5 stars.
Annihilation is one of those films with a concept that seems like it's right up my alley, so I've been excited about it since it was announced. Female-led sci-fi? Check. Mysterious entity the women have to figure out? Check. I went in prepared to love it. I merely liked it, and somehow that feels worse than if it were bad.Read More
You can finally watch Thor: Ragnarok in the comfort of your own home, and the digital edition comes chockful of bloopers, shorts, and deleted scenes—including one with ... Yondu?Read More
Kevin Feige Admits You Could Make “A Whole Movie” About the Women of the MCU. So Will He Actually Do It?
Kevin Feige recently said that the MCU has an "embarrassment of riches" when it comes to female characters, and you could easily "make a whole movie" about the women of Black Panther alone. Thanks, Kevin, but we already knew that. The real question is: are you actually going to do it?Read More
Things We Saw Today: Janelle Monae Drops an Intriguing Trailer for Her New Album Starring Tessa Thompson
Archandroid Cindi Mayweather, a.k.a. Janelle Monae, is back in the form of a new concept album and new visuals/videos featuring TMS' Queen, Tessa Thompson.Read More
Our indefatigable Valkyrie, Tessa Thompson, has been a guiding force behind nudging Marvel towards a much-needed all-female superhero team movie. So where are we at with that?Read More
Tessa Thompson already has seven projects in various stages of development slated for the near future, but we will never complain when she decides to add another to the list. Variety has announced that Thompson has signed on to star in a "high-concept action-drama" about the iconic lifelong jewelry thief Doris Payne.Read More
The upcoming film adaptation of Jeff VanderMeer's Nebula-winning book, Annihilation, is dealing with multiple issues such as a lack of promotion and limited international distribution. Now, it is also under fire for claims of whitewashing.Read More
In which Thor gets family advice from Bruce Banner, the Grandmaster gets intimate with some tentacles, Bruce has a very strange bowl of soup, and Valkyrie continues to win everything.Read More
A Norse God-size mixup let some people download Thor: Ragnarok from iTunes a month before the film was meant to be available.Read More
Here’s an Idea, Hollywood: How About Treating Latinx Characters Like People Instead of Like an “Issue?”
Latinx make up 18% of the U.S. population and 23% of frequent moviegoers (going at least once a month). But only about 3% of speaking characters in films during the last decade were Latinx. As we move into this year's Oscar season, Latinx will, once again, be one of the most underserved and underrepresented ethnic groups in film.Read More
While there's currently no new Kick-Ass film in the works, Millar already has an idea of who would take over the film role from Aaron Taylor-Johnson.Read More
Things We Saw Today: People From Those “Sh*thole Countries” Trump Was Referring to Are Sharing Their Stories
After Donald Trump reportedly made ignorant-ass racist comments about not wanting immigrants from "shithole countries"–specifically Haiti and African countries–people from those places have some words for him. They've been sharing their stories and their accomplishments on Twitter.Read More
Chances are, if you're reading comics at all, you're reading Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples' Saga. And if you aren't, chances are that people have recommended Saga to you as a story you'd love in spite of that. Volume Eight of the series just came out in trade, and a new story arc starts next month. Vaughan and Staples have plenty to say about that...as well as their thoughts on the idea of Lin-Manuel Miranda adapting Saga into a musical?Read More
"A tankard-draining, maiden-wooing, giant-slaying thunderbolt of a woman"
The upcoming Marvel comics series Exiles will feature an alternate-universe version of Valkyrie/Brunnhilde—and she'll look a whole lot like Tessa Thompson's character from Thor: Ragnarok.Read More
It's a new year, with a whole new slate of movies to be excited about. 2017 saw a growing number of female-led films, but since women aren't a passing trend, that doesn't look to be slowing down. Here are some of the films we're excited to see this year.Read More
The Full Annihilation Trailer Looks Amazing! It Just Needs 200% More Tessa Thompson and Gina Rodriguez
The full trailer has landed for Annihilation, the adaptation of Jeff VanderMeer's Nebula-winning novel. It's beautiful and unsettling, but it's very Natalie Portman-centric.Read More
Writer and producer Craig Kyle snapped a quick photo of the women of the MCU, reminding us that Marvel already has more than enough starpower on hand to tell female-led superhero stories. (So why won't they?)Read More
Long live the Valkyrie and Tessa Thompson, our newest Afro-Latina warrior. You should be so lucky she kicks your ass.Read More
Also, give us our Valkyrie movie right now. Thank you.
Thor: Ragnarok concept designs from Marvel artists reveal some of the visions that didn't make their way into Taika Waititi's hit. They're all fascinating, and beautifully rendered, but I only have eyes for Valkyrie. The character was as wonderful—and important—as we hoped.Read More