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Sundance 2018: Joan Jett, M.I.A. Docs Premiere, Wow Fest Crowds

Sundance 2018: Joan Jett, M.I.A. Docs Premiere, Wow Fest Crowds

It's that vocals that always gets you first – the snarl that comes through Joan Jett's singing, sandpaper-rough around the edges and 100-percent fuck-you attitude. Yes, she's a first-class rhythm guitarist (listen the opening of the Runaways' "You Drive Me Wild" and...

5 Ways 2018 Oscar Nominees Are Making History

5 Ways 2018 Oscar Nominees Are Making History

In a year that has seen Hollywood plagued by controversy and scrutinized for both its hypocrisy and its attempts at progress, Tuesday's Oscar nominations came as a hopeful signifier of changes to come. The nominations, which were announced live from the Samuel

Oscars 2018: 5 Takeaways From Today's Nominations

Oscars 2018: 5 Takeaways From Today's Nominations

The 2018 Oscar nominations dropped this morning, and as Film Twitter picks apart individual categories and nominees, it's a good time to take a step back and ask: What are the big-picture takeaways here? Are genre movies no longer persona non grata? Are we that much closer to making...

Oscars 2018: 10 Biggest Snubs and WTF Surprises

Oscars 2018: 10 Biggest Snubs and WTF Surprises

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced their nominations for the 2018 Oscars this morning, sticking relatively to the script written out by awards season pundits, critics' groups and Golden Globes voters. The Best Picture race may appear more wide open than usual, but a lot...

Oscars 2018: Mary J. Blige, Common, Sufjan Stevens Vie for Best Song

Oscars 2018: Mary J. Blige, Common, Sufjan Stevens Vie for Best Song

The Oscar nominees for the Best Original Song are a mix new names like R&B singer Mary J. Blige (Mudbound) and the indie-folk singer Sufjan Stevens (Call Me By Your Name) as well as

Oscar Nominations 2018: When and How to Watch Livestream

Oscar Nominations 2018: When and How to Watch Livestream

On March 4th, Hollywood will cap off an eventful few months with the 90th annual Academy Awards, hosted by Jimmy Kimmel. And on Tuesday, January 23rd, viewers can tune in to find out which of their favorite actors and films will be up for awards this year, and speculate about who will galvanize the...

Sundance 2018: 'Sorry to Bother You,' 'Tyrel' Rip on Race, Toxic Masculinity and Us

Sundance 2018: 'Sorry to Bother You,' 'Tyrel' Rip on Race, Toxic Masculinity and Us

Pick any random song by the Coup – we suggest "Fat Cats, Bigga Fish" from their 1994 album Genocide & Juice, or "My Favorite Mutiny" from 2006's Pick a Bigger Weapon – and you'll get complex anti-corporate screeds and much dropping of Chomsky-esque political...

'Transformers,' 'Fifty Shades Darker' Lead 2018 Razzie Nominations

'Transformers,' 'Fifty Shades Darker' Lead 2018 Razzie Nominations

Transformers: The Last Knight, Fifty Shades Darker and

See Al Pacino Play Disgraced Joe Paterno in Movie Trailer

See Al Pacino Play Disgraced Joe Paterno in Movie Trailer

Al Pacino looks weathered and downtrodden as disgraced college football coach Joe Paterno in the teaser trailer for the upcoming HBO film, Paterno. He stares off morosely as between scenes of players on the gridiron, child molester Jerry Sandusky being arrested and guiding a boy into an elevator,...

Sundance 2018: 'Blindspotting,' 'Private Life' Hit Two Classic Sundance Sweet Spots

Sundance 2018: 'Blindspotting,' 'Private Life' Hit Two Classic Sundance Sweet Spots

A year ago, on the eve of the inauguration of our 45th president – and a massive pink-hatted protest against said man to be staged in Washington – Robert Redford came out on the stage of the Eccles Theater and, without mentioning the orange elephant in the room, stressed the need for standing up:...

'Super Troopers 2': Patrol Crosses Border in Wacky New Trailer

'Super Troopers 2': Patrol Crosses Border in Wacky New Trailer

When the opening sequence of the new trailer for Super Troopers 2 involves Farva shooting and killing a bald eagle with a rifle and then expecting to win something for the deed, it's a good bet that the sequel will remain true to its original: jokes and

'12 Strong' Review: He-Man War Movie Is Horse of a Different Color

'12 Strong' Review: He-Man War Movie Is Horse of a Different Color

Producer Jerry Bruckheimer thinks big, and his war movies can range from noisy idiocy (Pearl Harbor) to near brilliant (Black Hawk Down). Luckily, 12 Strong sees the value in substance as well as spectacle. Based on Doug Stanton's 2009 bestseller, Horse Soldiers: The Extraordinary Story of a...

'Star Wars' Details Han Solo Film Synopsis

'Star Wars' Details Han Solo Film Synopsis

Star Wars unveiled the official synopsis of the upcoming Han

'The Final Year' Review: Posthumous Portrait of Obama's Presidency Will Have You in Tears

'The Final Year' Review: Posthumous Portrait of Obama's Presidency Will Have You in Tears

Remember the last months of the Obama administration, when diplomacy was still a preferred form of negotiation? If so, you're likely to lose your mind watching The Final Year, a hindsight-is-20/20 documentary in which we watch a government crumble. Fully expecting a Democratic victory in the...

Arnold Schwarzenegger Praises Eliza Dushku After 'True Lies' Molestation Accusation

Arnold Schwarzenegger Praises Eliza Dushku After 'True Lies' Molestation Accusation

Eliza Dushku penned a detailed Facebook post Saturday that claimed Joel Kramer, one of Hollywood's leading stunt coordinators, sexually molested her during the filming of True Lies, when she was just 12 years old. Her former costars – Jamie Lee Curtis, Tom Arnold and Arnold Schwarzenegger –...

Timothee Chalamet Donates Salary From Woody Allen Film to Charity

Timothee Chalamet Donates Salary From Woody Allen Film to Charity

Actor Timothée Chalamet said he will donate his full salary from Woody Allen's upcoming film, A Rainy Day in New York, to Time's Up, the LGBT Center in New York and the

25 Movies We Can't Wait to See at Sundance 2018

25 Movies We Can't Wait to See at Sundance 2018

Back in 1978 – just a hair short of 40 years ago, in fact – Robert Redford and a handful of fellow Utah residents decided to start a film festival in Salt Lake City. The focus, they said, would be on American "independent" movies; "what the hell is an independent movie,...

Mark Wahlberg Donates 'All the Money in the World' Reshoots Salary to Time's Up

Mark Wahlberg Donates 'All the Money in the World' Reshoots Salary to Time's Up

Mark Wahlberg announced Saturday that he would donate $1.5 million – his salary for All the Money in the World reshoots – to Time's Up. The actor's donation

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