Please allow Danny Trejo to introduce you to his many dogs

Please allow Danny Trejo to introduce you to his many dogs

Danny Trejo has made a career out of using his steely gaze and gravelly voice to play lots of very tough characters and, at other times, lean into the cognitive dissonance that comes from realizing the man behind those characters is the sort of person who makes Animal Crossing islands and save children from car … Read more

Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent Review—Cage and Pascal Rule

Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent Review—Cage and Pascal Rule

You’ll be much more Cage and less Pascal while watching Massive Talent.Picture: lionsgate If someone randomly told you the premise of The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent, you’d think it was a joke. Imagine a movie about the actor Nicolas Cage being paid to attend the birthday party of a rich man only to find … Read more

Robert Eggers “can’t stand” rewatching The Witch

Robert Eggers "can't stand" rewatching The Witch

Sjón, Anya Taylor-Joy, Robert Eggers, and Alexander Skarsgård at a screening of Eggers’ newest film, The Northman Photo: Tim P. Whitby (Getty Images) With his third film on the way, director Robert Eggers is revealing a his true feelings about his 2015 debut The Witch. “Honestly, I can’t stand watching The Witch now,” Eggers tells … Read more

Joseph Gordon-Levitt honors Looper co-star Bruce Willis

Joseph Gordon-Levitt honors Looper co-star Bruce Willis

Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Bruce Willis in 2012Photo: Jason Merritt (Getty Images) Joseph Gordon-Levitt recently hung out with Vanity Fair to do a career retrospective video, where he fondly remembered working with Bruce Willis in 2012’s Looper. While this was presumably recorded before the diehard star announced his retirement last week, it still stands as a … Read more

Seann William Scott was paid around $8,000 for American Pie

Seann William Scott was paid around $8,000 for American Pie

Sean William Scottthe actor whose role as Steve Stifler in American Pie has made him the eternal, grinning avatar of a certain flavor of early ’00s brodom, was once just another struggling young actor trying to find the right teen sex comedy to launch him into stardom. And, like all former young actors, he has … Read more

The Overcrammed, Overrushed, Frenetic, Joyless, and Briefly Violent 2022 Oscars Ceremony

The Overcrammed, Overrushed, Frenetic, Joyless, and Briefly Violent 2022 Oscars Ceremony

It’s a weary movie trope: characters who are so tightly controlled and disciplined that they eventually blow a fuse and spark chaos. It turns out that an Oscars ceremony can be sickened with tension, too, and that’s what happened last night, at the Dolby Theatre. Even if Will Smith had kept his cool and remained … Read more

Turning Red delivers a timely message as it tackles a timeless topic

Turning Red delivers a timely message as it tackles a timeless topic

Turning Red Photo: Disney/Pixar Puberty can get a little, um, hairy. In Turning Red, it transforms 13-year-old Meilin (voiced by Rosalie Chiang) into a giant red panda, which effectively doubles as a not-so-subtle metaphor for puberty in this Pixar allegory. The animated tale serves as handy story-time fodder seemingly meant to help parents of very … Read more