Pop culture consumers may be devoted, but all that adulation can turn to outrage with the slightest of provocations
It’s great that diversity is extending to the neurological, but there’s a danger in portraying those on the spectrum as inherently miraculous
There is no end to the lengths Hollywood will go to make a major theatrical release that can be summed up in a poster
I’m not sure why so many people flocked to spend hours in this world of American apartheid. For me, watching The Help was like visual waterboarding. Still, Viola Davis should win the Oscar for Best Actress
What Adele, Woody Allen and Newt Gingrich have in common and why we can’t stop romanticizing the past
Is the director of New Year’s Eve and Valentine’s Day trying to take over movies with the equivalent of the toilet read?
Why a movie about a dissolving marriage in Tehran might help American-Iranian relations more than any diplomacy
Princess Merida is a Pixar princess but a princess nonetheless
Why, Dr. Seuss, of course. But will a new movie adaptation of The Lorax speak to a new generation of children?
What George Clooney’s portrayal of a struggling dad in The Descendants says about modern fatherhood
Why is it that female fantasy is so derided and feared?
Parental separation makes for a great plot point, but try telling that to a parent of an adopted child
Those familiar titles you’re seeing on theater marquees are a sign of good stories, not creative bankruptcy