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Review: Fantastic Four desperately doesn't want to be a superhero movie

I wish I could say it does. Unfortunately, despite the best efforts of its cast, <i>Fantastic Four</i> fails to come together because Trank seems so unwilling to make anything resembling a Marvel superhero movie. And that would be fine, if not for the fact that it’s not very clear what he <i>does</i> want to …

Comics

'The Gift' review: A thriller wrapped in suspense

A delayed-secret suspense thriller of unusual stealth, "The Gift" comes from actor and screenwriter Joel Edgerton, here making his feature directorial debut. Among this summer's worthwhile movies, this one faces a particular challenge, since its marketing campaign makes it look like a slasher …

"The Diary of a Teenage Girl" Director Marielle Heller Is Here to Remind You: Women Have Sexual Thoughts Too

"We have a fear of female sexuality and there's a vicious cycle: It doesn't get talked about, so there's shame around it."<p>"I had <i>sex</i> today. Holy shit!" These are the first words we hear from Minnie Goetze (Bel Powley), the insatiable, exuberant, wildly intelligent 15-year-old protagonist of …

'Cop Car': EW Review

We gave it a <b>C+</b><p>Imagine <i>Stand by Me</i> directed by the Coen brothers circa <i>Blood Simple.</i> Now take that awesome-sounding mash-up, subtract about 60 percent …

Mass hysteria and female bonding in The Falling

<b>Director Carol Morley and Game of Thrones star Maisie Williams tell the BBC why they wanted to explore the phenomenon of mass hysteria in The Falling.</b><p>Mass hysteria, manifesting as uncontrollable dancing, laughing, twitching or fainting fits, have been reported as far back as the 16th Century.<p>The …

What Really Happened To Jonathan Lipnicki From 'Jerry Maguire'?

It's been nearly 20 years since he made his acting debut. Now, Lipnicki hopes to leave his "child star" moniker behind and regain his career.<p>When you hear the name Jonathan Lipnicki or see a picture of him from his childhood, you may wonder:<p><i>What has Jonathan Lipnicki been up to over the last two</i> …