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By oogle monster: So Nyongo once agains plays a supporting character that will be disguised as something other than herself? I don't understand her post Oscar…

Ava DuVernay & Lupita Nyong'o Teaming For Sci-Fi Thriller 'Intelligent Life'

Feb 9th, 2016 11:25am

By ROMY: Daniel, you obviously have no idea what you're talking about. Serena was her 16th feature film; no director makes that many films without a…

"There Was Not A Clear Understanding Of The Kind Of Movie We Were Making": Susanne Bier Gets Candid About 'Serena'

Feb 9th, 2016 10:12am

By Jean: And how about Star Trek (The original)? It was canned after Gene Roddenberry showed the pilot -which at a later date was re-edited into the…

“That Is The Biggest Rescue In Hollywood History”: Screenwriters Talk How The Pilot For 'Game Of Thrones' Was Saved

Feb 9th, 2016 6:48am

By dave: I hope studios keep throwing projects at her just because she is not a white male.

Ava DuVernay Being Wooed To Direct ‘A Wrinkle In Time’ & Colin Trevorrow-Scripted ‘Intelligent Life’

Feb 9th, 2016 6:23am

By Conztan10n: Gravity not a sci-fi???...dude, check your facts!

The 25 Best Sci-Fi Films Of The 21st Century So Far

Feb 9th, 2016 5:45am

By lulu: @JIMMY, your position is weak and failing, why not now just step away with dignity, the horse you're flogging is deranged and dead.

Ava DuVernay Being Wooed To Direct ‘A Wrinkle In Time’ & Colin Trevorrow-Scripted ‘Intelligent Life’

Feb 9th, 2016 3:27am

By Setha2z: Fresh, I wish you had expanded a bit on talking and walking, as I'm not sure exactly what you mean. However, I also like the approach he is…

New Plot Details Emerge For Claire Denis' Sci-Fi 'High Life' With Robert Pattinson

Feb 9th, 2016 1:34am

By ArthurGaer: They're DCP's not a DVD. I've seen two, B+W and, if I recall correctly, 4K transfers. Looked superb, about as good as a current film with a…

Film Noir Classic 'The Maltese Falcon' Returning To Theaters For 75th Anniversary Screening

Feb 9th, 2016 1:26am

By Jimmy: @Candice: That's sad, considering every filmmaker you just listed is far more talented and unique than Duvernay. Also, the devotion is a…

Ava DuVernay Being Wooed To Direct ‘A Wrinkle In Time’ & Colin Trevorrow-Scripted ‘Intelligent Life’

Feb 8th, 2016 11:56pm

By candice: @Jimmy: She's already publicly expressed dismay at the prospect that Hollywood won't be providing her wealth, fame and opportunity 10 years…

Ava DuVernay Being Wooed To Direct ‘A Wrinkle In Time’ & Colin Trevorrow-Scripted ‘Intelligent Life’

Feb 8th, 2016 8:08pm

By ThePuniSSher: Jeez man...get over yourself. Its freakin' Deadpool - not The Bicycle Thief. He's a loud, cheesy comic book character

Review: 'Deadpool' Starring Ryan Reynolds, T.J. Miller, Morena Baccarin, Ed Skrein, And Gina Carano

Feb 8th, 2016 8:08pm

By burkiss: Has anyone reading this actually been to a Fathom event? I'm tempted but I don't want to see the equivalent of a DVD projected on a big…

Film Noir Classic 'The Maltese Falcon' Returning To Theaters For 75th Anniversary Screening

Feb 8th, 2016 7:33pm

By theschu: Thanks for the Deadpool history lesson and if the critic was reviewing the character of Deadpool, you might be right. But he's not and you're…

Review: 'Deadpool' Starring Ryan Reynolds, T.J. Miller, Morena Baccarin, Ed Skrein, And Gina Carano

Feb 8th, 2016 7:11pm

By Daniel: Incompetent director. Shouldn't be employed again for film or tv.

"There Was Not A Clear Understanding Of The Kind Of Movie We Were Making": Susanne Bier Gets Candid About 'Serena'

Feb 8th, 2016 6:27pm

By Jimmy: I hope studios stop throwing projects at her just because she is not a white male.

Ava DuVernay Being Wooed To Direct ‘A Wrinkle In Time’ & Colin Trevorrow-Scripted ‘Intelligent Life’

Feb 8th, 2016 6:00pm

By Vinicius: I think the critic should at least know Deadpool's history before getting to the tone of this evaluation... Deadpool gets crazy when he passe…

Review: 'Deadpool' Starring Ryan Reynolds, T.J. Miller, Morena Baccarin, Ed Skrein, And Gina Carano

Feb 8th, 2016 4:41pm

By Matthew Davis: I would completely agree to bring back Richard Dean Anderson in some kind of capacity, that is a must. After all watching every single episod…

'MacGyver' Movie Reboot And New TV Series Pilot On The Way

Feb 8th, 2016 4:34pm

By theschu: I love how people trash the critic for not liking the movie and writing about it. That is the critic's job after all. A movie critic is not a…

Review: 'Deadpool' Starring Ryan Reynolds, T.J. Miller, Morena Baccarin, Ed Skrein, And Gina Carano

Feb 8th, 2016 4:20pm

By John: I hope she chooses Intelligent Life.

Ava DuVernay Being Wooed To Direct ‘A Wrinkle In Time’ & Colin Trevorrow-Scripted ‘Intelligent Life’

Feb 8th, 2016 4:01pm

By Chris: I hope she's able to do one of these projects. Selma demonstrated that she has a strong eye for creating tension. All the best to her!

Ava DuVernay Being Wooed To Direct ‘A Wrinkle In Time’ & Colin Trevorrow-Scripted ‘Intelligent Life’

Feb 8th, 2016 3:57pm