Laurie Metcalf

‘Roseanne’ Fans React To New Cast Photo From Upcoming ABC Revival: Two Beckys And A Living Dan?

<i>Roseanne</i> is returning to ABC, but some fans are confused over a new family photo that features the 2017 version of the Conner clan. The long-running …

TV

The 10 best movies of 2017

Jordan Peele's 'Get Out' was the most astonishing writing-directing debut in years, while 'The Florida Project,' about wayfarers living week to week …

Jordan Peele

The State of the 2018 Oscar Race

In the zigzagging march of awards season, the time between Thanksgiving and Christmas can be confounding to the layperson. While the public is dutifully awaiting holiday releases, a jumble of groups, each with its own arcane voting system, begins doling out awards—think of caucuses and …

The Oscars

Oscar Best Picture Contenders Reach Voters With Nostalgia

Historical movies have a reputation for tugging at the heartstrings of both Academy voters and fans, just ask anyone who regularly watches “Gone With …

Timothée Chalamet

SAG Awards to Have All Female Presenters + More Industry News

<b>Outfits at the Golden Globes will stand for something.</b><br>At 2018’s Golden Globes, many women will be wearing black “as a sign of protest against sexual …

Awards

New Episodes of Kelli O'Hara Web Series THE ACCIDENTAL WOLF Out Monday

Waterwell Films announced today that the final four chapters of "The Accidental Wolf" will be released at 12:01am on Monday, December 18th, …

ABC's Sets Roseanne Revival Premiere, But What Show Will Step Aside?

Thanks to <i>Will & Grace</i> showing us revivals can be done right, we no longer have to fear premiere dates of reboots that we once cherished. Phew!<p>ABC has …

TV

The 10 Best ‘Call Your Mom’ Movies of 2017

<i>Over the next few weeks, Vulture will be publishing our critics’ year-end lists. Today, we’re looking at the best movies that’ll make you want to</i> …

Timothée Chalamet

From Wonder Woman To Okja, The Best Hollywood Films Of 2017 You Should Watch Before The Year Ends

<b></b>Every year we come across some fascinating, mediocre and disappointing movies. 2017 was no different. While it pained us to watch a few good stories …

Movies

'Lady Bird': A Charming Take on Teen Angst

<b>We give it: 4/5 stars</b><p>From the opening scene of “Lady Bird,” when the main character jumps out a moving car in the midst of one of many fights with …

Conservative View

The top ten theater productions of 2017

As always, the New York theater world offered plenty to choose from in compiling a list of the year's ten best shows. After two straight years with a …

SpongeBob SquarePants

Real anxieties in the reel world: Here are Chris Vognar's top 10 movies of 2017

The year's best movies packed a sting of familiarity. Those that weren't ripped from the headlines still managed to engage in a conversation with the …

Dallas

Will ‘I, Tonya’ get an Oscar boost from the 2018 Winter Olympics in February?

“I Tonya” is based on the true story of figure skater <b>Tonya Harding</b>, who was the first American woman to land a triple axel in competition. That …

Entertainment

Best Movies of 2017: 'Lady Bird', 'The Big Sick,' and the other must-see big-screen offerings of the year

Our best movies of 2017.

Jordan Peele

Hour of Kneed

The propulsively entertaining but problematic new movie <i>I, Tonya</i> reminds us that it’s been nearly a quarter-century since the figure skater Nancy …

Conservative View

Allison Janney, Laurie Metcalf and others share their thoughts on sexual misconduct, controversial films and the female gaze

When these six actresses gathered with The Envelope to celebrate their films, they had much to say. And once they were on a roll with Times film writers Amy Kaufman and Mark Olsen, supporting actress contenders Hong Chau (Alexander Payne’s “Downsizing”), Holly Hunter (Michael Showalter’s “The Big …

Michelle Pfeiffer

Top 10 New York Theater in 2017 To Be Grateful For

For all the Broadway box office records set in 2017, the year in New York theater felt tentative, in transition, as if both theater artists and …

SpongeBob SquarePants

The 10 Best TV Episodes of 2017

2017 was a great year for episodic television. From dramas to comedies, Netflix to NBC, every week seemed to offer a new bit of brilliance somewhere …

TV

'Dunkirk,' 'Call Me By Your Name' top AP's best 2017 films

Associated Press Film Writers Lindsey Bahr and Jake Coyle name their choices for the best films of 2017.<p>LINDSEY BAHR:<p>1. "Dunkirk": I'm not sure I've ever been so wholly transported by and viscerally engaged in a theatergoing experience as I was watching Christopher Nolan's masterpiece "Dunkirk," …

Timothée Chalamet

Mother superior: it’s been a great year for on-screen mums

All too often they are simply angels or monsters. But in a terrible year for women in the film industry, there have been some refreshingly complex mothers roles from The Florida Project to the forthcoming Lady Bird and Three Billboards …<p>At a screening I went to recently, one of the biggest laughs …

Ladybird

The Scream 2 Ending Originally Had Different Killers (Or Did It?)

Want to feel old? <b>Scream 2</b> was released 20 years ago. The sequel to the massive hit that changed the horror genre as we know it attempted to keep the …

TV

Top 2017 film moments include 'Girls Trip' and 'Get Out'

LOS ANGELES (AP) — From Tiffany Haddish and that grapefruit to Wonder Woman taking on No Man's Land by herself, here are the 10 movie moments from 2017 that we can't stop talking about.<p>Beware, mild spoilers lurk below.<p>NO MAN'S LAND, "Wonder Woman"<p>Goosebumps. I still get goosebumps thinking about …

Tiffany Haddish

The 15 best movies of 2017

From horror to superhero action to aching personal drama, this was a diverse year for film, with plenty of standouts<p>The year-end list-making urge is powerful. It’s like a nesting instinct — a drive to put things in order, to organize the world into something comfortable and manageable and orderly …

Greg Sestero

What We Talk About When We Don’t Talk About ‘Young Sheldon’

Back when the new fall TV season began, I started making mental notes about how I might sum up the year in television once December rolled around. I half-jokingly kicked around the idea of writing a list of, “The Best Shows You’ve Never Heard Of.” The big story in TV for the past few years has been …

TV

SAG Awards Movies: A Blow For ‘The Post’ And A Boost For ‘The Big Sick’ As Actors Further Muddy The Waters Of A Crazy Season- Hammond

<i>Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri</i> and <i>Lady Bird</i> were the big winners in this morning’s SAG nominations with four and three nods respectively …

Awards

The Best Theater Of 2017: Broadway And Beyond

2017 was, in no uncertain terms, a banner year for Broadway.<p>With a surplus of content, the biz broke its own sales record for 44 weeks (and counting), often by margins of 15% or more. Much of this is due to just three shows: <i>Hello, Dolly!, Hamilton,</i> and <i>Springsteen On Broadway.</i> They alone regularly …

SpongeBob SquarePants

Holly Hunter on 'Humbling' SAG Nom After Globes Snub: 'To Hope Is Cool But to Expect -- Deadly'

“When I have in my career gotten honors from people who do what I do, it resonates a different way for me”<p>Holly Hunter was nominated for a Screen …

Entertainment

SAG Awards: Nicole Kidman, Gary Oldman, Alison Brie and More React to Nominations

Nicole Kidman<p><b>Best Female Actor in a Television Movie or Limited Series</b><p><b>“Big Little Lies”</b><p>“What an amazing morning! Thank you to SAG-AFTRA for …

Awards

Women In Hollywood: When Greta Gerwig Went Back To Her Past For ‘Lady Bird’, Saoirse Ronan Brought It To Life

On <i>Lady Bird</i>’s first day of filming, Saoirse Ronan overheard a line that set the tone of the whole shoot. Newbie director Greta Gerwig bounced onto …

Greta Gerwig

31 Gift Ideas for the Significant Other You Just Started Dating

Let's be honest, the person you just started dating might be the most difficult to shop for these upcoming holidays. There is a <i>very</i> fine line between showing you care enough but not too much, (it's still new, after all) and certainly there is a fine line between spending enough but not too much. …

Playwrights