Today's Five Best Columns
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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.
Dec 16, 2013 8:35AM ET
There was no cliffhanger at the end of the third season of Homeland, but all that was left were questions. And some room to build a better show.
Dec 13, 2013 5:52PM ET
Reportedly, Ed Helms will be stepping into Leslie Nielsen's shoes in a new Naked Gun movie, and Matthew Perry may be developing a new version of The Odd Couple for CBS as a vehicle for himself.
Dec 13, 2013 3:52PM ET
Last Oscar season, it was all about Jennifer Lawrence being adorable and frank and awesome. Well, it's a new dawn and a new day, and Emma Thompson is going to be this year's awards-season best friend.
Dec 13, 2013 2:35PM ET
Spike Jonze's acclaimed upcoming film Her has gotten yet another prestigious seal of approval: a thumbs-up from from the girl known across the meme universe as "her?"
Dec 13, 2013 12:00PM ET
Sony, which controls the rights to Spider-Man, is trying to make the most with what they've got, enlisting high profile writers to write spinoff movies focusing on villains.
Dec 13, 2013 11:12AM ET
American Hustle is a movie about con men. It's also a movie about hair. So very much hair.
Dec 13, 2013 9:12AM ET
The second trailer out for the upcoming season of House of Cards has everything you might expect from the political drama: sex, schemes, and monologues.
Dec 12, 2013 6:03PM ET
After reports the show was holding auditions exclusively for black women, reports say the show intends on adding an African-American woman to the cast as soon as January.
Dec 12, 2013 4:37PM ET
Every year, there are those actors who make their presence felt and demand a place for themselves in the entertainment landscape. Be they world-weary prostitutes or adorable children. These are the ten who have made themselves the most indispensible.
Dec 12, 2013 12:06PM ET
Who cares about the Golden Globes nominations? The reason to watch is most obviously Amy Poehler and Tina Fey who have begun their promotional tour for the gig and are as charming as ever.
Dec 12, 2013 10:43AM ET
With nominations for critics- and audience-favorites like Orphan Black and Parenthood, the Golden Globe TV nominations offered a corrective to the most recent Emmy nominations.
Dec 12, 2013 8:35AM ET
12 Years a Slave and American Hustle are basking in Golden Globes nominations this morning each picking up seven nominations when they were announced this morning.
Dec 11, 2013 4:30PM ET
An original song that's been nearly ubiquitous in the promotional materials for The Secret Life of Walter Mitty is ineligible for the best song Oscar race, because of one of the category's strict rules.