‘The Man Who Invented Christmas’ Gives Dan Stevens A Charming Yet Formulaic Holiday Biopic [Review]

Movies that center around writers tend to vary. The process of writing is so inherently introspective that trying to make that narratively interesting can be tricky. There are exceptions, of course. There are great movies, like Spike Jonze‘s “Adaptation,” that found ingenious, heartbreaking ways to depict what it means to be a writer without overdoing […]

Jude Law Joins ‘Captain Marvel’

It’s not often that single character from a TV series becomes a meme, but Jude Law‘s titular “The Young Pope” enjoyed a brief life on the Twittersphere earlier this year. Cinephiles in particular were charmed by the eccentric character. And while that probably had little bearing on Marvel‘s decision to recruit the actor for their […]

Joe Wright’s ‘Darkest Hour’: Nearly Quitting Movies After ‘Pan,’ ‘Dunkirk’ Connections & More

When director Joe Wright, the filmmaker behind “Pride and Prejudice,” “Atonement,” “Hanna” and “Anna Karenina,” finished the movie “Pan,” and it was released into the world, he felt shattered. The expensive, big budget spectacle bombed at the box office and he wasn’t sure he’d go on. ‘Darkest Hour’: Gary Oldman Is Simply A Force Of […]

Stars who became irrelevant in 2017

Stars who became irrelevant in 2017 They say “fame is fleeting,” and these stars certainly found that out the hard way. Once at the top of the proverbial celebrity food chain, their names were always in the press. These celebs couldn’t step outside without the paparazzi shoving cameras in their faces, and they were invited […]