The Cobainification of David Foster Wallace
December 16, 2013

Don't let Hollywood ruin the legacy of David Foster Wallace.

Cahiers du Reagan
December 01, 2013

The great Peter Kaplan's take on the 40th president's movies, published just before the 1980 election

Hollywood's Animal-Cruelty Problem Must Look Familiar to the NFL and U.S. Military
November 25, 2013

Four horses euthanized during filming of the HBO drama Luck after producers ran elderly, underfed animals as if they were racehorses in their prime.

America: Celebrities Can Make a Real-World Difference, But Few Do (Chart)
November 06, 2013

Angelina Jolie tops a poll about the most effective celebrities-turned-advocates.

Johnny Depp's Delusions About Why 'The Lone Ranger' Flopped
August 06, 2013

Variety has a horrifying article—"horrifying" because of the levels of self-deception and insanity it depicts—about The Lone Ranger, the biggest catastrophe of Hollywood's summer.

The Robert Downey Jr. Rehab Program
May 02, 2013

How the Iron Man star found redemption at the multiplex.

March 04, 2013

From Contagion to "House of Cards," Hollywood seems to think that new media is filled with avaricious, amoral youngsters.

The Most Divisive Issue in Film: Anne Hathaway
February 22, 2013

Why can't critics decide whether or not she's a good actress?

Ashley Judd's Arsenal
February 15, 2013

She's a Hollywood feminist, but also a Southern sweetheart. That could be a lethal combination on the campaign trail.

Argo Before Argo
February 09, 2013

Wag the Dog was the Hollywood satire Ben Affleck should have made