Kill Bill

The 50 most popular movie villains of all time, ranked

A great movie hero needs a great villain. These villains give beloved protagonists a reason to exist, to entertain, to go above and beyond in the pursuit of justice.<p>Audiences often find themselves drawn to these characters — on occasion preferring them to the movie’s “good guys.” Villains can be …

Movies

At $5,400, Could This 2004 GMC Envoy XUV Prove Transformative?

With the immense versatility of today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe Envoy XUV, you could haul steer manure—and maybe even the whole steer—without ever …

Autos

Harvey Weinstein Wants Jurors to Rule on Sex-Assault Insurance

Harvey Weinstein wants jurors to decide whether Chubb Ltd. and other insurers are acting in “bad faith” by refusing to pay to defend him against …

Harvey Weinstein

Netflix Renews 'B: The Beginning'

Netflix began a major push into anime distribution and production this year, and it looks like this is set to continue as their support for one of …

Manga

Josh Freed: We've become a star-struck society when it comes to ratings

A friend walked by the new superhospital recently and heard her phone alert dinging. The message?Could she please “rate” her experience in the new …

Kill Bill

Five Titles Illustrate Annecy TV Film Competition Diversity – Variety

ANNECY, France — The prizes have yet to be awarded, and we aren’t making the case the below-mentioned series are surefire winners. Nor were they …

Animation

Lucy Liu, Thomas Sadoski To Star In ‘The Last Weekend In May’ For Director Matthew Lillard

<b>EXCLUSIVE:</b> Lucy Liu and Thomas Sadoski (<i>Life in Pieces</i>) have signed on to lead the cast for director Matthew Lillard’s upcoming romance/drama, <i>The</i> …

Hollywood

Emile Hirsch Brutally Assaulted a Female Film Executive. He’s Now Starring in the New Tarantino Film.

In light of the #MeToo movement, the upcoming Manson Family film ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’ is one of the most ill-conceived projects in recent …

Celebrity News

Why Emile Hirsch's Latest Movie Role Is Sparking So Much Backlash

Emile Hirsch will appear in an upcoming Quentin Tarantino movie, but not everyone is thrilled about it, given the actor's personal history with …

Film Festivals

Forty Under 40: The Portland Business Journal's 2018 class stars in their favorite movies (Posters) - Portland Business Journal

By Andy Giegerich <br>– Digital Managing Editor, Portland Business Journal<p>Jun 13, 2018, 11:18am PDT<b><br>Updated</b> Jun 15, 2018, 3:40pm PDT<p>The Portland Business …

Portland, OR

Warner Bros. - Wonder Woman One-Sheet Teaser

Streaming

Jimmy O. Yang on replacing Erlich, becoming the Urkel of ‘Silicon Valley’

News flash: Facebook isn’t safe. Following this year’s revelation that political consulting firm Cambridge Analytica used Facebook to data mine tens …

Silicon Valley

The Best Music Videos of 2018 (So Far!)

From BTS' 'Fake Love' to Troye Sivan's steamy 'My My My!,' these are the music videos we've loved in the first half of 2018. Continue reading…

Music

Annecy: Netflix Renews 'B: The Beginning,' Sets 'Hilda' Premiere Date

"We are still very much in our infancy as a division at Netflix, and we are building our foundation project by project," said kids and family vp …

Anime Series

A Million Miles Away: VALLEY GIRL At 35

The New Wave teen melodrama still feels significant nearly four decades later.Read more...

Silicon Valley

B: The Beginning Anime Gets 2nd Season

1st season debuted on Netflix in March<p>Netflix announced at the Annecy International Festival of Animated Film on Tuesday that its B: The Beginning …

Anime

Netflix Renews ‘B: the Beginning,’ Sets Shows with Fernanda Frick – Variety

ANNECY, France — At its first Annecy presentation ever, Netflix announced that it has renewed anime series “B: the Beginning” for a second season, …

TV

Q&A: Shorten struggles to say how Labor would handle asylum seekers

Bill Shorten maintains Labor would have won any election called in the last two years, despite questions over his personal popularity. But the opposition leader, appearing on the ABC’s Q&A, struggled to answer how a government he led would handle asylum seekers.<p>Shorten’s right faction has been …

Australian News

Shorten trades barbs and zingers with Q&A host in campaign-worthy appearance

For example: at one point during Monday night’s episode from Adelaide, a question came from Charlie, a laid-off Holden worker who wondered where his …

Australia

This Feminist Metal Horror Movie Spills Blood and Destroys Stereotypes

We speak with director Laurel Vail, whose new short film "What Metal Girls Are Into" has been making waves at film festivals around the world.<p>Thematically in film, heavy metal is often used to signify something boneheaded or unflattering about the characters entrenched in the genre. Think <i>Back to</i> …

Film Festivals

Why did Quentin Tarantino give this man a second chance?

Oh, well that’s okay then I guess.<p>In a series of tweets, Jamil took aim at the “rich white male privilege” that can allow a man convicted of …

Brad Pitt

Bill Shorten refuses to promise that Labor will end asylum detention

The question was the most popular of the night among audience members who gave it sustained applause and cheers.<p>Mr Shorten declined to make a promise …

Australian News

Unflappa-Bill Shorten courts battlers on Q&A

HE may be trailing the PM in the popularity polls, but Opposition Leader Bill Shorten won a few new friends in a Q&A performance pitched straight at …

Australian News

'Ocean's 8' All-Female Cast Bests Male-Led Trilogy With $41.5 Million Opening

“Ocean’s Eleven” spinoff takes No. 1, as “Avengers: Infinity War” passes “Jurassic World” on domestic charts<p>Warner Bros. and Village Roadshow have …

Film Industry

The President Is Missing by Bill Clinton and James Patterson – digested read

‘Damn it,” I cry. “The vice-president and <i>the speaker are trying to impeach</i> me for saving a terrorist and I can’t even say why I did it because I’m too busy trying to save the USA <i>from the greatest cyber attack</i> in global history.”<p>“Why a<i>re you using random</i> italics everywhere?” my trusted aide Carolyn …

Books

Unforgiven Too: 20 Pop Culture Characters Who Need The Logan Treatment

<i>Logan</i>; that’s all you need to say to get a shiver out of a certain group of comic book movie fans. From its heart-wrenching trailer set to Johnny …

Comics

Evan Birnholz’s June 10 Post Magazine crossword, “Trade Publications”

Last week was the fourth annual Indie 500 Crossword Tournament in D.C. Congrats to the inside track champ Roger Barkan on his second Indie win and outside track champ Daryl Sng on his first. You can still order the tournament puzzles to solve at home here. They get my seal of approval. I couldn’t …

Lifestyle

12 Takes on Annecy 2018 – Variety

ANNECY, France — France’s Annecy Festival, the world’s biggest animation meet, opens its doors June 11. Here are 12 takes on this year’s edition, and …

Animation

Jameela Jamil would like to remind Quentin Tarantino, everybody else, that Emile Hirsch assaulted a woman

Quentin Tarantino is apparently bound and determined to cast basically everybody in his latest film project, the sprawling <i>Once Upon A Time In</i> …

Offbeat News

Trailers: First Trailer For Halloween Is Here!

The first trailer for <i>Halloween</i> is officially here! Jamie Lee Curtis is returning to the <i>Halloween</i> franchise as Laurie Strode, with the rest of sequels …

Horror