Melissa Vos

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A Definitive Ranking of Meryl Streep’s On-Screen Children

It’s no Sophie’s Choice—we had no trouble picking favorites, from Leo to Julia to that baby eaten by a dingo.<p>In <i>Ricki and the Flash</i>, <b>Meryl Streep</b> gets to play an aging rocker—stage performances and all—who returns home to her family and deals with a lifetime of estrangement. The central relationship …

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This Is What Happens When Jennifer Aniston Attends Jimmy Kimmel's School of Acting

On Sunday night, the Academy awarded the best of the best during the 2015 Oscars, but as it turns out, the true test of what it takes to be a master …

Jessica Chastain Wants More Diversity In Hollywood

Jessica Chastain really loves movies.<p>"I think if I wasn't an actor, I would be an entertainment journalist," Chastain said during a recent interview at New York's Waldorf Astoria Hotel. The actress, an Oscar nominee who has starred in four movies this year, recalled a story about how when she first …

Oscar Race 2015: Where Are the Front-Runners?

Either there were a lot of great movies and performances in 2014, or there weren't very many at all. Neither scenario makes it easy to pick consensus front-runners this year, as the awards bestowed last week by the early critics' groups attest.<p>True, some prospects have been discussed for months. …

Don't Even Ask About The Most Difficult Shot In 'Interstellar'

For "Interstellar," director Christopher Nolan created worm holes, planets made of ice and water, robots that look like Kit Kat bars and even a fifth-dimensional tesseract. So asking cinematographer Hoyte van Hoytema to pick the biggest challenge he had in bringing Nolan's film to visual life …

How J.Law morphed into Katniss: “Mockingjay” is a perfect metaphor for Hollywood’s blockbuster machine

The latest “Hunger Games” eerily captures the glassed-in claustrophobia of life as a modern franchise star<p>“Mockingjay: Part 1” is about a lot of things: teenage love, coming-of-age, the perils of autocracy and the futility of rebellion (as Andrew O’Hehir dubs it, “the Roman Empire vs. Khmer …

Should you pay as much to see Interstellar as The Hobbit?

Until recently, cinema ticket prices operated on a level playing field. Now, however, the Odeon chain has opened a trade war by charging £1 extra for this season’s Hollywood blockbusters. If that’s the case, why not charge <i>less</i> for homegrown films, to give them a fair chance? “A blockbuster can cost …

25 Things You Might Not Know about HARRY POTTER Video

Gravity: my most overrated film

When Gravity came out last year, I was pretty excited. All of our critics had liked it. In fact, most critics had liked it (it still has 97% on Rotten Tomatoes and a score of 96 on Metacritic). Many of my friends had raved about it, and space is pretty cool, so I went. And it was terrible.<p>The plot …

After ‘Cosmos,’ Neil deGrasse Tyson Dives Into Science of ‘Interstellar’

If you want to learn about the science behind a blockbuster movie like "Interstellar," astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson is your man.<p>Tyson's the one who pointed out that the constellations were all wrong in the "Titanic" — which shamed director James Cameron into fixing the stars for the movie's …

Black Holes

Interstellar review – if it’s spectacle you want, this delivers

Despite a plot full of holes of various kinds, Christopher Nolan’s sci-fi epic remains enthralling and amazing<p>• Christopher Nolan: the man who rebooted the blockbuster<p>The title of Christopher Nolan’s behemoth space epic says it all – a grandiloquent declaration of scale that smacks simultaneously …

The Writer Of "Interstellar" Thinks We Need To Leave Earth

"It could well be that the agents of our destruction are moments away," Jonathan Nolan told BuzzFeed News.<p>Writer Jonathan Nolan sat on a couch in a room in a fancy Beverly Hills hotel. The man in the elegantly beige Four Seasons suite, who along with his brother, director Christopher Nolan</i> …

Space Travel

Hollywood pins hopes on Interstellar as it seeks out new life in movie industry

There is much riding on Christopher Nolan’s latest space travel blockbuster after a poor year for the American film industry<p>It is not just the fate of humankind at risk in the latest release from the director Christopher Nolan; it is also the fate of the box office.<p>Hollywood executives are hoping …

Hollywood explores the virtues and evils of social media

Film festival news conferences are generally friendly affairs, giving a movie's stars and director the chance to take a public victory lap. But when the cast of<p>Jason Reitman's drama "Men, Women & Children" gathered at the recentToronto International Film Festival, the promotional event took on an …

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The Gone Girl backlash: what women don’t want

It wasn’t as if the last week’s think-pieces, roughly summed up as “Is Gone Girl a feminist masterpiece or supremely damaging to all women, everywhere?”, sprung out of nowhere. When Gillian Flynn’s novel was published in 2012, and became a bestseller, the US writer found herself accused of a “deep …

Gone Girl revamps gender stereotypes – for the worse

Gillian Flynn feels both book and film advance the female cause. Yet Rosamund Pike’s Amy may harm perceptions of women, although not for the reasons you might expect<p>• Discuss Gone Girl’s ending<p>Spoilers below<p>Hollywood has done much to atone for the days when its women were romcom airheads and its …

Where are the women in Hollywood?

While a number of high-profile producer credits may suggest otherwise, the situation for women working in Hollywood is dire – and getting worse, says Tom Brook.<p>You could be led to believe that women in Hollywood have never had it so good. After all, the just-released mystery thriller Gone Girl – …

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Change in Westeros: The 7 Big 'Game of Thrones' Season 4 Deviations

From the very first episode, HBO's "Game of Thrones" has had to walk the difficult tightrope between being as faithful as possible to its source …

9 Shows To Try Out While 'Game of Thrones' Isn't On

It's a sad day for fans of HBO fantasy favorite "Game of Thrones." The fourth season has come to a close and it feels as though Sunday nights just won't be the same for a while. Sure, the series has been renewed for fifth and sixth seasons (yay!), but if we look at the pattern of its past …

Lego continues its magical cinema ride with new documentary

In case you missed it Thursday, "Beyond the Brick," a documentary that seeks to do for Lego what Harry Potter did for wizards, is headed to a theater and/or TV set near you.<p>Radius, the Weinstein Co.-affiliated outfit behind the feel-good documentary "Twenty Feet from Stardom," has acquired rights …

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Should 'Game of Thrones' Fans Be Rooting for Arya Stark? – /Film

[The following contains <b>SPOILERS</b> for everything through this week’s episode of <i>Game of Thrones</i> (Season 4 episode 1). No book spoilers for future …

How I Met Your Mother’s Alyson Hannigan Talks Series Finale

Alyson Hannigan has spent nearly a decade playing faithful friend Lily on <i>How I Met Your Mother</i>, but the party’s almost over: the show’s finale airs …

See Posters for the 2014 Best Picture Nominees Redone in LEGO – /Film

Even before we found out “everything is awesome” in <i>The LEGO Movie</i>, LEGO movie stuff was pretty “awesome” on the internet. The LEGO video games made …

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51 Times In 2013 Jennifer Lawrence Proved She Was Master Of The Universe

The story goes that in 2014 she will rule over all.

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Jennifer Lawrence's 'American Hustle': Can it be a mass-appeal hit?

As you read this,<p>David O. Russell's new movie"American Hustle"is, like that giant vat of caloric popcorn, going down at a theater near you. In fact it's going down at 2,507 theaters near <i>someone,</i> a remarkable number for a man who makes wry sideways romps.<p>Just a year ago Russell had a different film …

Film Industry

The rise of Jennifer Lawrence - Hollywood's most charismatic leading lady

Jennifer Lawrence's acting prowess comes hand in hand with her natural charm. As 'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire' is released in cinemas, David Gritten looks at her rapid rise<p><b>Catching Fire</b>, the second film in the Hunger Games franchise, opens this week against a backdrop of fevered expectations. …

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'Noah' Trailer