More stories

  • in

    Reese Witherspoon: Gaslighting, Gatekeeping, Girlboss!

    I swear this was totally accidental – on the evening I submitted my cryptocurrency ad article for Awards Radar, film producer and Academy Award-winning actress Reese Witherspoon announced an odious project. Variety reports: “Reese Witherspoon’s Hello Sunshine has forged a storytelling partnership with World of Women (WoW), the NFT collective that is cracking open the […] More

  • in

    Taylor Swift Plays the Role of Director ‘All Too Well’

    Taylor Alison Swift is known by countless titles. The singer, songwriter, movie star, TV actress, performer, and director wears many hats.Today, however, we’re focusing on Swift’s directorial side, namely the new music video for her fan favorite song, All Too Well. And no, we’re not going to talk about the actor that inspired the song […] More

  • in

    An Open Letter to Entertainment Journalists: Just Stop It

    Imagine you work for a media outlet that has unfettered access to some of the most revered artists, actors, and storytellers in the world. Imagine you work for a magazine or a website that gives you the opportunity to ask questions to Academy Award-winning filmmakers promoting their newest projects. What would you talk to them […] More

  • in

    Race Is Made-Up… and All Too Real

    Note: Plot points that could be considered spoilers for Passing are discussed in this piece. I want you to take a look at this actual page from a 1952 issue of EBONY Magazine, unearthed by The Write Pitch’s Britni Danielle: If you’re wondering how anyone could possibly believe actresses Tessa Thompson and Ruth Negga could […] More

  • in

    The TV Hit That Never Was

    Earlier this week, John Koblin of The New York Times Business Section pondered an extremely pressing concern on everyone’s mind: why is the third season of the based-on-true-stories anthology series American Crime Story, this time focused on the impeachment of President Bill Clinton, not a big hit like the last two seasons were?! After all, […] More

  • in

    Scale and Ambition Still Matter, Thank Goodness

    The following films were more expensive to produce than Dune: • The Tomorrow War • Black Widow • Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom • Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald • Terminator: Dark Fate • Wonder Woman 1984 • Dolittle • Jungle Cruise I understand that making an effects-heavy feature with a budget higher than the […] More

  • in

    ‘The Last Duel’ is a “Body Positive” Beauty Campaign

    Do you remember this ad from about eight years ago? It was widely praised at the time for being an uplifting message promoting self-esteem and body positivity, and consumers who watched it enthusiastically responded that they wanted to see more ads like it from the beauty industry. It wasn’t just Dove, either – market researcher […] More

  • in

    Where Have All the Labor Movies Gone?

    Happy Labor Day, everyone! Looks like Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings (which weirdly wants us to care about its boring titular character with a Great Destiny™ more than his father/nemesis with the genuinely compelling backstory and agency over the plot, but whatever) is going to break the “Labor Day Box Office Curse,” […] More

Load More
Congratulations. You've reached the end of the internet.