Britt Hayes is a writer, movie lover, and sensible sweater enthusiast living in Austin, Texas. She watches too much TV and never eats her vegetables.
See the Cast of ‘The Karate Kid’ Then and Now
‘Cobra Kai’ has brought the classic back into the spotlight
Target’s ‘Child’s Play’ Onesie for Grown-Ups Is the Scariest Halloween Costume This Year
Halloween season is officially upon us, and as usual, the most wonderful time of the year (don’t @ me) brings with it a veritable variety pack of tricks and treats. Treats: Scary movies, fun makeup, awkward parties, so much candy! Tricks: Terrible costumes, ranging from “Sexy Handmaid’s Tale” (no really, someone tried to make that happen) to this abomination inspired by horror movie classic Child’s Play, courtesy of Target.
MoviePass Is Trying to Re-Enroll Subscribers Without Their Consent (Again)
MoviePass continues to suffer the longest, slowest, and most painful death in business history. Rather than admit defeat, the company is delaying the inevitable. According to an email sent out late last week, they’re still trying to trick former users into re-enrolling in their increasingly laughable service — by automatically enrolling them in a “test group” unless they choose to opt out.
Burt Reynolds, Hollywood Icon, Has Died at 82
Burt Reynolds, the iconic mustachioed star of classics ranging from Smokey and the Bandit to Boogie Nights, has passed away at the age of 82. The actor died early Thursday at Jupiter Medical Center in Florida, as confirmed by his manager. No cause of death has been given at this time.
Academy Puts ‘Best Popular Film’ Oscar on Hold Following Backlash
Though it was initially planned to make its debut at the upcoming 2019 ceremony, the Academy has decided to place the category on “hold” for the time being.
‘Bond 25’ Director Shortlist Reportedly Includes Edgar Wright, Jean-Marc Vallee
The Bond producing team is moving quickly to secure Danny Boyle’s replacement, and a new report reveals the four names at the top of their shortlist.
What’s Leaving Netflix: September 2018
Get ready to say goodbye to faves like ‘The Dark Knight,‘ ‘Moonrise Kingdom’ and many, many more.
Paul Walker’s Brothers Want to Bring Him Back in Another ‘Fast and Furious’ Sequel
Following his untimely death, Paul Walker’s brothers Cody and Caleb stepped in to help finish production on Furious 7, serving as stand-ins for the late actor. Thanks to their presence, along with some VFX magic, director James Wan was able to complete Walker’s scenes — and create a touching tribute to Walker for the film’s final scene. Although the series has moved beyond Walker’s absence, his brothers are hoping to step in and revive him once again for another sequel.
MoviePass’ Hilarious Reign of Terror Continues as Cancellation Is No Longer an Option
Your smug friends were right: MoviePass was too good (and possibly stupid) to last.
How the New Oscar Category Could Actually Hurt Films Like ‘Black Panther’
The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences set a new benchmark in questionable choices today, when they announced the addition of a new Oscar for “Outstanding Achievement in Popular Film,” aka “Most Popular Movie But Not Necessarily Worth a Best Picture Nod.” Almost immediately following the announcement, some cinephiles and critics pointed out that the move was obviously designed to allow beloved blockbusters and superhero flicks — like this year’s Black Panther — to receive recognition from an awards show that typically overlooks them.
Idris Elba Will Play the Bad Guy in Dwayne Johnson’s ‘Fast and Furious’ Spinoff
If yesterday didn’t make you feel especially patriotic, then maybe this news will remind you of the goodness in America’s heart: Idris Motherf—king Elba (that’s his legal name, I swear) has signed on to play the villain in Hobbs & Shaw, the upcoming Fast & Furious spinoff starring the only good parts of The Fate of the Furious (sorry, Charlize, but you get it).
‘Top Gun: Maverick’ Casts Miles Teller as Tom Cruise’s New Protege
That was quick. Just last week it was reported that Paramount and Skydance were eyeing a trio of actors to potentially play a key role opposite Tom Cruise in Top Gun: Maverick: Miles Teller, Glen Powell and Nicholas Hoult were all in the running for the part of Goose’s son, and it looks like the powers that be have already selected Cruise’s co-pilot.
‘IT: Chapter Two’ Officially Starts Production With New Cast Photo
The Losers Club is back, and they’re all hot as s—t now.
A New ‘GLOW’ Season 2 Trailer Is Here to Smash the Patriarchy
In just a couple of short weeks, the Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling are returning to Netflix for another season of choke-holds, drama, and all the ’80s style you can handle.
Reese Witherspoon Is Making Another ‘Legally Blonde’ Sequel
At the very least, it has to be better than ‘Red, White and Blonde,’ right? Right?!
Who Is Channing Dungey? A Primer on the ABC Exec Who Axed ‘Roseanne’
Everything you need to know about the history-making ABC executive who canceled ‘Roseanne.’