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Working With What I’ve Got: Amy Schumer on Playing the System


One way to address sexism in the entertainment industry is clearly to engage with the sexual politics of the prevailing culture, and right now no one does that better than Amy Schumer. Read More »

Movie Review: ‘Effie Gray,’ Starring Dakota Fanning and Emma Thompson

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Effie Gray lived a fairy-tale marriage with celebrated art critic John Ruskin. But despite the glittering world of high society, wealth and a sumptuous estate, she was miserable and became more and more afraid. Read More »

Principal Photography Begins on Robert Carlyle’s ‘Legend of Barney Thomson’

Legend of Barney Thomson, Robert Carlyle

Principal photography has begun on Robert Carlyle's "Legend of Barney Thomson," his feature-film directorial debut. Read More »

Movie Review: ‘Saving Mr. Banks’

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'Saving Mr. Banks' presents the narrative of Disney's 'Mary Poppins' with great performances and an entertaining story. Read More »

Movie Review: ‘Saving Mr. Banks’

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A resonant movie, especially, perhaps, for us writers, so often living in our imaginations and through our characters. Read More »

Movie Review: ‘Saving Mr. Banks’


It's exactly the kind of warm and fuzzy film we expect around the holidays; if either Emma Thompson or Tom Hanks aren’t nominated, it would be a travesty. Read More »

Movie Review: Beautiful Creatures (2013)

This will probably go down as the year's biggest surprise. A complete success in spite of the studio's advertising. Read More »

Movie Review: Brave (2012)

Pixar Brave-ly alludes the unlucky number 13 and returns to form. Read More »

Movie Review: Brave (2012)

A plucky princess has to learn the value of family and tradition in Pixar’s 13th feature Brave Read More »

Movie Review: Men in Black 3

Third time brings back the charm. Read More »