Today's Five Best Columns
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Dec 23, 2013 4:45PM ET
Two beloved Christmas TV specials enter. One leaves. Or, at least, one is declared the most Christmas-y. Charlie Brown? Mr. Grinch? Take your marks.
Dec 23, 2013 12:24PM ET
The trailer for Million Dollar Arm out today takes a dose of Mad Men (the presence of Jon Hamm) a dose of Jerry Maguire (sports agent) and wraps it all up in an inspirational Disney glow (think The Rookie).
Dec 23, 2013 11:42AM ET
For a movie like The Wolf of Wall Street, which features both innumerable Wall Street brokers and prostitutes, a costume designer has to think about neckwear and underwear.
Dec 23, 2013 9:32AM ET
The Internet has been sharing what is apparently an Italian poster for 12 Years a Slave that greatly overstates Brad Pitt's role in the film.
Dec 20, 2013 4:40PM ET
This weekend's Saturday Night Live is the show's apotheosis: both Jimmy Fallon and Justin Timberlake will be on hand for the Christmas show. This means it's time to drink.
Dec 20, 2013 1:37PM ET
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty is a movie about finding adventure in your life. It's also a movie about how great products are.
Dec 20, 2013 1:09PM ET
Nine movies made it to the next round of voting in the Oscar's foreign language competition. It's a good day for Denmark; not as good for Chile and Saudi Arabia.
Dec 20, 2013 10:32AM ET
In a new teaser trailer for the movie Transcendence, Morgan Freeman narrates a monologue about human evolution. It's all very serious, so why does it sound like a joke?
Dec 20, 2013 9:23AM ET
They aren't always from the most critically lauded shows—heads up for the Real Housewives—but they are the episodes that made us laugh, cry, and cringe.
Dec 20, 2013 8:53AM ET
The first TV promo for the Ellen DeGeneres-hosted Oscars is a tone-setting affair, and that tone is: dancing. And earnestness.
Dec 19, 2013 5:44PM ET
Though it's not surprising at all, today the news became official: Katie Couric's talk show, Katie has been officially canceled.
Dec 19, 2013 3:21PM ET
Today, it's the Christmas Carol adaptation showdown! The Muppet Christmas Carol versus the more modern-day (...for the '80s) Scrooged.
Dec 19, 2013 1:59PM ET
The first trailer for Wes Anderson's The Grand Budapest Hotel introduced us to a story of a hotel concierge, his lobby boy, and an old lady who dies. The second is far more confusing, but equally delightful.
Dec 19, 2013 9:09AM ET
Jennifer Lawrence, aware that news is slowing down because it's the Thursday before Christmas, did hungry web editors a solid last night: she went on Conan and talked about butt plugs. For God's sake JUST CLICK ALREADY.
Dec 18, 2013 5:45PM ET
Alongside reports that Joaquin Phoenix is in talks for a villain role of some sort, it seems that Ben Affleck is enlisting a member of his Argo team to work on the script for the Batman-featuring Man of Steel sequel.
Dec 18, 2013 5:12PM ET
We've got a baker's dozen of film performances that blew us away this season, even if they won't be approaching any podiums this awards season.
Dec 18, 2013 2:33PM ET
If you ever need proof that sometimes celebrities do live on a different planet than the rest of us, look no further than the bevy of celebrity magazine profiles each year.
Dec 18, 2013 1:19PM ET
Not to be overshadowed by other social media institutions when it comes to dramatization of its beginnings, Twitter may be getting a TV origin story of its own.
Dec 18, 2013 12:04PM ET
Zach Galifianakis's 2013 Between Two Ferns holiday special has jokes about movies from 1999 (The Cider House Rules), 2006 (Snakes on a Plane), and 2012 (The Campaign).
Dec 18, 2013 10:49AM ET
The Wolf of Wall Street is a well-acted, well-directed, well-written film. It also will be idolized for all the wrong reasons.
Dec 18, 2013 9:45AM ET
Caesar, that hyper-intelligent chimp that James Franco raised in the first of the rebooted Planet of the Apes movies, is back for the second and he doesn't look too happy.
Dec 18, 2013 8:54AM ET
Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues is chock full of celebrity cameos, even moreso than the first one. How good are they? We've got a definitive, spoiler-laden ranking.
Dec 17, 2013 3:23PM ET
Josh Gad will be in a Gilligan's Island movie. Here's who should play everyone else on that fateful three-hour-tour.
Dec 17, 2013 3:05PM ET
After being caught plagiarizing this week, Shia LaBeouf is apparently trying to make it ups to the artist whose comic he cribbed.
Dec 17, 2013 11:28AM ET
A trip through the junket circuit leaves Ron Burgundy's trusted, furry sidekick from Anchorman 2 a bit bark-weary.
Dec 16, 2013 6:23PM ET
The Black List, the list of Hollywood's favorite unproduced screenplays came out today, but just because they aren't yet in production doesn't mean some of them aren't on their way to a theater near you.
Dec 16, 2013 5:05PM ET
Perhaps no movie this year had a line that will go down in history alongside "Frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn," or "I am your father," but 2013 did give us some great movie catchphrases. Spring break forever, bitches.
Dec 16, 2013 3:29PM ET
Our month-by-month retrospective of 2013 continues with March, a month a packed with Justin Timberlake, James Franco dollar bills, and the Harlem Shake, which you'd thought you'd forgotten.
Dec 16, 2013 1:32PM ET
The concept for the 21 Jump Street sequel, 22 Jump Street, as evidenced by this trailer, is simple. It's really, really simple: 21 Jump Street ... but in college.
Dec 16, 2013 11:53AM ET
Which of these house-bound holiday classics is the most Christmas-y? We're deciding once and for all with another Christmas Movie Face-Off.