Tessa Thompson

Thor: Ragnarok’s alternative looks for Valkyrie and Surtur are (whisper it) maybe better than the finished product

Thor: Ragnarok is a bit of a looker. There’s the towering metropolis of Sakaar, plus Thor’s new 'do, and Gladiator Hulk. All cool concepts, right? …

Comics

Thor: Ragnarok concept art reveals different versions of Valkyrie and Surtur

<i>Thor: Ragnarok</i> might be the most visually dynamic film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe thus far, in part because each character is so distinctive. …

Superheroes

Valkyrie Was Almost a Love Interest in Thor: Ragnarok—and She Could’ve Rocked a Very Different Look

<i>Thor: Ragnarok</i> concept designs from Marvel artists reveal some of the visions that didn’t make their way into Taika Waititi’s hit. They’re all …

Marvel Universe

Jordan Peele and 'Get Out' Score 5 Spirit Award Nominations

The independent film community recognized Jordan Peele’s hit thriller, “Get Out” and other movies from creators of color with Film Independent Spirit …

Race & Ethnicity

Christopher Eccleston says Marvel was dishonest about his role in Thor: The Dark World

Actor Christopher Eccleston has criticised Marvel for being dishonest about his role in <b>Thor: The Dark World</b>.<p>The second <b>Thor</b> film may feel like a …

Superheroes

If Rihanna and Donald Trump's Twitter Bios Were Switched by Glitch: Let's Consider This Wonderful Alternative Universe

As the year reaches its end, we think we can all safely assume it's been a wash. President Donald Trump's antics have pushed us to the edge, and 2017 has offered little in the way of relief. One of the few bright spots? Well, at least we got the introduction of Rihanna's Fenty Beauty, which <i>Time</i> …

Donald Trump

'Call Me By Your Name' leads Indie Spirit Award nominations

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The romantic coming-of-age film "Call Me By Your Name" has a leading six Film Independent Spirit Award nominations, followed by Jordan Peele's satirical horror "Get Out" and the Robert Pattinson thriller "Good Time" which both picked up five nominations.<p>Peele also scored …

Entertainment

Rumoured description of the Avengers: Infinity War trailer surfaces

We know that we’ll be seeing the first trailer for <b>Avengers: Infinity War</b> before the end of the year, and after leaking a few images last week (which …

Marvel Universe

33rd Film Independent Spirit Awards Nominate ‘Call Me By Your Name,’ ‘Get Out’

Lily Collins and Tessa Thompson unveiled the nominations for the 33rd Film Independent Spirit Awards at a press conference Nov. 21. “Call Me by Your …

Awards

Independent Spirit Awards: Watch the Nominations Live

Film Independent is streaming its press conference revealing the nominees for the 2018 awards show.<p>Film Independent is announcing the nominations for …

Lily Collins

Saga Film Or TV Series May Be Possible in '15 Years,' Says Brian K. Vaughan

Esteemed comic book writer Brian K. Vaughan is back in the spotlight right now, thanks in large part to Marvel’s new <i>Runaways</i> show on Hulu. In …

Graphic Novels

Call Me By Your Name Leads 2018 Spirit Award Nominees

Nominees have been announced for the 2018 Film Independent Spirit Awards. Luca Guadagnino’s coming-of-age tale <b>Call Me By Your Name</b> led the way with …

Entertainment

'The Florida Project', 'Lady Bird' Top 2018 Film Independent Spirit Award Noms

Films from A24 snatch up the lion's share of Spirit Award nominations.<p>Moments ago, actors Lily Collins and Tessa Thompson announced the nominees for …

Filmmaking

Capsule reviews of feature films

AMERICAN MADE. 3 stars. Tom Cruise stars in this fun but heavily fictionalized portrait of Barry Seal, a drug smuggler who found himself at the …

Entertainment

Week in Fashion: Kate Middleton Pulls a Piece Out of Her Maternity-Wear Archives

If there’s one person in the world who could get away with never re-wearing anything, it’s <b>Kate Middleton.</b> Whether she’s trying to keep us civilians on her side or just <i>genuinely likes</i> her wardrobe, she’s actually become known as one of the few celebrities who will wear her favorite pieces over and …

Royal Family

Watch the 2018 Film Independent Spirits Awards Nominations Live, Hosted by Tessa Thompson and Lily Collins

After last year's banner year, which lauded Oscar hits like "Moonlight" and "O.J.: Made in America," what will the Indie Spirits recognize now?<p>Awards …

Award Shows

Independent Spirit Award Nominations Laud Diverse Voices

The spirit of indie film is alive, well and thriving, despite seismic changes to the industry, presenters told THR at the nominations ceremony on …

Ingrid Goes West

Why ‘Thor: Ragnarok’ Proves There’s Hope for Marvel’s Forgettable Score Problem

<i>Thor: Ragnarok</i>’s score is an 80s-tinged cosmic funk fest and Marvel should be taking notes.<p>Something remarkable happened during <i>Thor Ragnarok.</i> Well, a …

Filmmaking

The 12 actors I’m most thankful for in 2017

<b>1. Dominique Fishback and Lawrence Gilliard Jr.</b>: If the only worthwhile thing “The Deuce,” George Pelecanos’s and David Simon’s show about the legalization of the sex industry in New York during the 1970s, had done was getting Fishback and Gilliard Jr. back on my television seasons, well, dayenu …

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Yesterday, the internet basically exploded when <i>Entertainment Weekly</i> broke the news that the Rihanna and Lupita Nyong’o buddy movie, an idea that was …

Issa Rae

Justice League: If Ragnarok and Wonder Woman are great movies, this DC film is also good

Zack Snyder's <i>Justice League</i> is definitely not a great superhero movie. There are better superhero films out there and <i>Justice League</i> does have a …

Superheroes

5 Things to Know About Thor: Ragnarok Star Tessa Thompson

You may not be familiar with Tessa Thompson's name right now, but the 33-year-old actress is about to be everywhere. She recently starred in the …

Romeo and Juliet

Now Stream This: The Best Movies Streaming Right Now

<i>(Welcome to</i> <b>Now Stream This</b><i>, a column dedicated to the best movies streaming on Netflix, Amazon, Hulu, and every other streaming service out …

Guillermo del Toro

CASSIUS’ Smokin’ 17 in 2017…

1. SZA<p>Source:Getty 1 of 17<p>2. Karrueche Tran<p>Source:Getty 2 of 17<p>3. Trevante Rhodes<p>Source:Getty 3 of 17<p>4. Tessa Thompson<p>Source:Getty 4 of 17<p>5. Yahya …

Zazie Beetz

Take Three

Even though he’s an A-list member of the mighty Avengers, Thor’s first two films aren’t exactly the most beloved of the 16 previous movies in …

Boston

The Messy Women of "Thor: Ragnarok"

“Thor: Ragnarok” is an irreverent, very funny romp that has some sly things to say about the legacies of colonialism and a reminder of how underused …

Marvel Universe

No Filter: Local Dog Spooned by Samira Wiley

Welcome back to No Filter, where once a week we gather to discuss highlights of queer celebrity Instagram. This week, we somehow STILL do not have …

Janelle Monáe

Thor: Ragnarok nearly featured a romance that nobody wanted

Everyone knows Thor and Hulk are the one true pairing.<p><b>Warning: Possible spoilers for Thor: Ragnarok follow.</b><p>We don't know about you, but we found …

Marvel Universe

Tessa Thompson's All-Woman Playlist Will Bring Out Your Inner Badass

Get the music that inspired the Thor: Ragnarok star.<p>Thor: Ragnarok <i>actress Tessa Thompson—also December ELLE cover star—</i><i>is drinking and fighting her way across screens globally as Valkyrie, Marvel's</i> <i>fighter in self-exile. Recently, she dropped some hints on Twitter about what Valkyrie might listen to</i> …

Comics

Thor Ragnarok: 7 Characters It RUINED (And 8 It GREATLY Improved)

Without a doubt, Thor: Ragnarok is the best Thor film out of the trilogy. While the other two films tried to stress the fantasy elements of Thor and …

Comics