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By Dave: @skiplittle Skip, I'm obviously not making a blanket statement about "all Jews". I'm talking about Spielberg and an underlying…

Cary Fukunaga Says He "Wasn't Involved" With 'True Detective' Season 2, Explains His Departure From 'It'

Sep 3rd, 2015 3:13pm

By Jim: Linda J - this is a true story, the cast simply reflects the actual ethnicities of the people they play.

Venice Review: Tom McCarthy's 'Spotlight' With Michael Keaton, Rachel McAdams, Mark Ruffalo, Liev Schreiber & Stanley Tucci

Sep 3rd, 2015 3:08pm

By Dave: It makes sense that the creator of GTA is British. The game always seemed like a rather sophisticated fantasy of America rather than somethin…

Watch: Daniel Radcliffe Is The Creator Of 'Grand Theft Auto' In Teaser Trailer 'The Gamechangers'

Sep 3rd, 2015 3:08pm

By Dave: Soooo, she really wants to do a superhero movie, but one where she won't be embarrassed about when she's around her Royal Shakespeare Company…

"If I See Yet Another Spider-Man, I’m Going To Have To Actually Hang Myself": Emma Thompson Talks Superhero Movies

Sep 3rd, 2015 3:05pm

By Dave: With Daniel Craig's Bond, you get the sense that women are drawn to him at least a little bit out of pity.

Classy, Deadly New Poster For 'Spectre'; Daniel Craig Hopes His Bond Is "Not As Sexist And Misogynistic" As Previous Versions

Sep 3rd, 2015 3:02pm

By Dave: I always liked Timothy Dalton's bond. Handsome, but without the physical heft to be imposing or fearsome to women, who were drawn to him…

Classy, Deadly New Poster For 'Spectre'; Daniel Craig Hopes His Bond Is "Not As Sexist And Misogynistic" As Previous Versions

Sep 3rd, 2015 3:01pm

By Robert: I wouldn't say that you've missed the best, but I think "Land of Plenty" is underrated. I also love his Spaghetti Western version…

The Essentials: The 10 Best Wim Wenders Films

Sep 3rd, 2015 2:47pm

By TONY THE TIGER: Grrrrrrrrrrreeeeeeaaaaat!!!!!

"If I See Yet Another Spider-Man, I’m Going To Have To Actually Hang Myself": Emma Thompson Talks Superhero Movies

Sep 3rd, 2015 2:37pm

By Linda J: Any people of color in this film or don't they have those in Boston?

Venice Review: Tom McCarthy's 'Spotlight' With Michael Keaton, Rachel McAdams, Mark Ruffalo, Liev Schreiber & Stanley Tucci

Sep 3rd, 2015 2:32pm

By Honest Joe: and the staff blogger Erik last night had the gall to question commentors vitriol. get your shit straight, Playlist, and then maybe you guys…

Cinematographer Hoyte van Hoytema Is Not Shooting 'Wonder Woman'

Sep 3rd, 2015 2:00pm

By Ralph dickhead: After 20+ movies and 50 years why not buddy? It's always the same thing!

Classy, Deadly New Poster For 'Spectre'; Daniel Craig Hopes His Bond Is "Not As Sexist And Misogynistic" As Previous Versions

Sep 3rd, 2015 1:44pm

By Max: And by The Wrestler, I do mean The Fighter. I should write for The Playlist, amirite?!?

Cinematographer Hoyte van Hoytema Is Not Shooting 'Wonder Woman'

Sep 3rd, 2015 1:36pm

By Max: And by The Wrestler, I do mean The Fighter... I should write for The Playlist, amirite?!?

Cinematographer Hoyte van Hoytema Is Not Shooting 'Wonder Woman'

Sep 3rd, 2015 1:35pm

By Max: Hoyte Van Hoytema shot The Wrestler, not American Hustle

Cinematographer Hoyte van Hoytema Is Not Shooting 'Wonder Woman'

Sep 3rd, 2015 1:34pm

By Alex: I've worked closely (kinda) with van Hoytema and THAT GUY IS NOT HIM. Fancy, IW, very fancy. (yet, cool O'russel/Sandgren Pic!, congrats)

Cinematographer Hoyte van Hoytema Is Not Shooting 'Wonder Woman'

Sep 3rd, 2015 1:28pm

By Chris: That's not a photo of Hoyte van Hoytema, that's Linus Sandgren, the man who shot "American Hustle" not Hoyte van Hoytema.

Cinematographer Hoyte van Hoytema Is Not Shooting 'Wonder Woman'

Sep 3rd, 2015 1:24pm

By RALPH MALPH: The next Bond should be hairless and gender neutral.

Classy, Deadly New Poster For 'Spectre'; Daniel Craig Hopes His Bond Is "Not As Sexist And Misogynistic" As Previous Versions

Sep 3rd, 2015 1:22pm

By komlan: I just finished watching the series and loved it.I'm not sure know if you've watched the series because your review is wrong and misguided.…

Review: Netflix's 'Narcos' Starring Wagner Moura And Boyd Holbrook

Sep 3rd, 2015 12:52pm

By bohmer: LOL I love that woman!

"If I See Yet Another Spider-Man, I’m Going To Have To Actually Hang Myself": Emma Thompson Talks Superhero Movies

Sep 3rd, 2015 12:02pm

By kay ebeling: Can't wait for Spotlight, meanwhile read more true stories of pedophile priests and their victims at City of Angels Blog by Kay Ebeling, a…

Venice Review: Tom McCarthy's 'Spotlight' With Michael Keaton, Rachel McAdams, Mark Ruffalo, Liev Schreiber & Stanley Tucci

Sep 3rd, 2015 11:25am