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By Dave: It's really funny when people try to elevate bourgeois Whitehood in media by promoting its very lack of drama and danger as something sexy.…

Watch: Honest Trailer For 'Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World' Highlights The Film's Pure Nerd Wish Fulfillment

Feb 9th, 2016 4:32pm

By Ref: As long as Stewart keeps playing roles that are so close to her own life, she'll keep getting praised without showing any range or stretch as…

Kristen Stewart, James Franco, And Helena Bonham Carter to Star In Drama 'JT LeRoy'

Feb 9th, 2016 3:55pm

By Leon: Fede alvarez sucks! He ruined evil dead. He should take a long walk off a short peir.

SXSW Adds New Fede Alvarez Thriller, Remastered 'Phantasm,' Sundance Hits 'Newtown,' 'Morris From America,' And More

Feb 9th, 2016 3:52pm

By Kyra: Are we not transgendered to death yet? Come on Hollywood... get something new...

Kristen Stewart, James Franco, And Helena Bonham Carter to Star In Drama 'JT LeRoy'

Feb 9th, 2016 3:00pm

By Kris: Lists rule! You are an amazing writer!

22 Essential Films About Hollywood

Feb 9th, 2016 2:22pm

By Cran: Seems pretty funny to me

Watch: First Trailer For 'Mike And Dave Need Wedding Dates' With Zac Efron, Adam Devine, Anna Kendrick & Aubrey Plaza

Feb 9th, 2016 2:22pm

By Iron Horse: I would have to add "Predestination (2014)" to the list as the most original time travel story line I have seem in some time.

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

Feb 9th, 2016 1:59pm

By John: Jimmy is not wrong. She's not a special filmmaker...

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

Feb 9th, 2016 1:35pm

By brown bomber: Sadly! Lupita's post Oscar choices are not for you and I to understand. But they are what is best or suited for Lupita, as she wishes. We…

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

Feb 9th, 2016 1:17pm

By Senna: I may not fully understand all of the character threads but from the article it sounds like Laura Albert is the writer, she used JT Leroy as…

Kristen Stewart, James Franco, And Helena Bonham Carter to Star In Drama 'JT LeRoy'

Feb 9th, 2016 1:11pm

By Maria: I really hope Kristen will get Leroy's role. She has been rocking in androgynous looks and her ambiguous sexuality (as tabloids said) and her…

Kristen Stewart, James Franco, And Helena Bonham Carter to Star In Drama 'JT LeRoy'

Feb 9th, 2016 12:54pm

By Griffin: No. I've read it, she's the lead and would play the role as herself.

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

Feb 9th, 2016 12:14pm

By Steve: If Spring Breakers is on this list In Bruges and Looper definitely deserve a spot

The 50 Best Films Of The Decade So Far

Feb 9th, 2016 12:01pm

By Arian: Patty Arquette and Pattinson. Niiiiice combo. Love love Claire Denis. Looking forward.

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

Feb 9th, 2016 11:53am

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