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Movie Review: Ricki and the Flash -- Eternal Lounge Act

Marshall Fine | Posted 08.06.2016 | Home
Marshall Fine

Jonathan Demme's Ricki and the Flash is one of those near-misses that feels as though a lot of discussion went into the rationale behind every wrong-headed decision. 

Meryl Streep Is A Rockstar Mom In 'Ricki And The Flash' Trailer

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 06.08.2015 | Home

While having Meryl Streep for a rockstar mom may sound awesome, it's quite the opposite for her character's kids in "Ricki and the Flash." Directed...

Gender Inequality In Film Is Still Disheartening

Posted 12.02.2013 | Home

Can Angelina Jolie hang with Hollywood's leading men, like Robert Downey Jr. and Denzel Washington? Just barely. The war against gender inequality ...

Creating the Sweet Valley High Cast of My Dreams

Zara Husaini | Posted 01.25.2014 | Home
Zara Husaini

I'm not sure if I can stomach an entire film featuring puffy-sleeved blouses and mom jeans, so I'm taking this opportunity to style my dream Sweet Valley Highcast.

Oprah & Diablo Cody Are Working Together

Posted 11.22.2013 | Home

Oprah Winfrey and Diablo Cody are working on a new HBO comedy, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Can we set our DVR pass already? THR reports Co...

15 Minutes With Diablo Cody, Octavia Spencer and Julianne Hough

Jon Steely | Posted 10.24.2013 | Home
Jon Steely

I'm at war with loneliness, and loneliness is winning. I'm also in the super swanky SLS Hotel in Beverly Hills -- with beautiful people all around -- to see Oscar winners Diablo Cody and Octavia Spencer, and singer/dancer-with-the-stars turned movie star Julianne Hough.

'As A Woman You're Still Expected To Constantly Prove Yourself'

Posted 10.21.2013 | Home

When "Juno" and "Paradise" writer Diablo Cody tried her hand at directing, she was surprised by how much being a woman made a difference in how her wo...

Christopher Rosen

Diablo Cody Didn't Love Directing | Christopher Rosen | Posted 10.16.2013 | Home

Diablo Cody, one of the most savvy writers working in Hollywood, wanted to try something different after finishing her latest screenplay, "Paradise": ...

'Why Twitter With Satan When You Can Friend With God?'

Posted 08.05.2013 | Home

Diablo Cody's "Paradise" will debut on DirecTV on Aug. 8, but the film is still set for a proper theatrical release on Oct. 18. With that in mind, her...

Oscar Winner's New Movie Gets Surprise Debut

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 08.02.2013 | Home

Honest to blog: Diablo Cody's directorial debut will premiere on DirecTV on Aug. 8. The film, which stars Julianne Hough, Russell Brand, Nick Offerman...

TNT & TBS Announce Live Streaming & New Shows

Posted 05.15.2013 | Home

TBS and TNT announced on Wednesday that they are about to become the first national networks to live stream on-air content across multiple platforms 2...

Diablo Cody Thinks Lena Dunham Is 'Our New Woody Allen'

The Huffington Post | Lori Fradkin | Posted 06.01.2013 | Home

People cannot process the fact that a woman could be sexual and funny and brilliant and sensitive and flawed and beautiful and all of those things.

'Star Wars' 35th Anniversary: Jon Favreau, Eli Roth & 13 Other Filmmakers On How George Lucas' Classic Influenced Them

The Huffington Post | Mike Ryan | Posted 05.31.2012 | Home

This Friday, the original "Star Wars" (or, "Star Wars: Episode IV -- A New Hope," if you must) turns 35. In honor of the landmark film's landmark birt...

Sarah Tressler: Marketing Genius or One Lucky Stripper?

Sheila Hageman | Posted 06.09.2012 | Home
Sheila Hageman

did she have something to do with her own outing? Was working as a society page journalist all a ruse to create controversy in an otherwise has-been profession of stripping?

If It's Not One Thing, It's Your Mother: At the Athena Awards

Regina Weinreich | Posted 04.12.2012 | Home
Regina Weinreich

Recipients are asked to adhere to only one caveat: they must speak about a woman who has influenced or inspired them, not their mother. An act of rebellion, this rule was immediately violated.

ReThink Review: Young Adult -- The Return of the (Prom) Queen

Jonathan Kim | Posted 03.20.2012 | Home
Jonathan Kim

Young Adult is clearly set up as award bait for Charlize Theron, who gets the chance to be unlikable in almost every way.

My Lunch With Charlize Theron of Young Adult

Jay Weston | Posted 02.18.2012 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

After taking a sabbatical for three years ("I was happily busy doing other creative things"), Charlize Theron is back in a stunning new movie, Young Adult, and I am delighted to report that it is a real winner in every respect.

Mighty Movie Podcast: Jason Reitman on Young Adult

Dan Persons | Posted 02.15.2012 | Home
Dan Persons

Bless screenwriter Diablo Cody and director Jason Reitman their twisted, little hearts. Young Adult isn't season-specific, but it does serve as a healthy counterbalance to all that holiday growth and belonging.

The Delightful Darkness Of 'Young Adult'

Posted 02.15.2012 | Home

"Young Adult," the new film from screenwriter Diablo Cody and director Jason Reitman, offers a chilling twist on a time-tested formula. Our heroine, i...

PHOTOS: Love It Or Leave It?

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 12.16.2011 | Home

Screenwriters tend to stay, well, behind the screen. Most moviegoers don't usually know what the screenwriters' names are, much less recognize them by...

YA Author Surprised By 'Young Adult'

Maureen Johnson | Posted 02.08.2012 | Home
Maureen Johnson

The previews of Young Adult suggested a light rom-com. I was in no way prepared for what I got.

'Young Adult' Writer Diablo Cody: We Never Really Grow Up

| Posted 12.09.2011 | Home

By Margaret Bristol for Bookish: In 2007, Diablo Cody won over adults and teens alike with her Academy Award-winning screenplay for "Juno" -- bring...

Ashley Reich

Would You Break Up With Charlize Theron? | Ashley Reich | Posted 12.09.2011 | Home

Oscar-award-winning screenwriter Diablo Cody makes no apologies for Mavis Gary, the leading lady of her newest film "Young Adult." The whiskey-drinkin...

Jordan Zakarin

Stars Go Balls Out & Make A Brave Choice | Jordan Zakarin | Posted 02.05.2012 | Home

Diablo Cody had a choice to make. After disappointing critics and audiences with her 2010 film, "Jennifer's Body," the Oscar-winning screenwriter bega...

America The Bitter Beauty Queen?

Mike Hogan | Posted 02.04.2012 | Home
Mike Hogan

I'm the entertainment guy, so it's my job to make you feel good and distract you from your troubles! In that spirit, here are five ways that America isn't like Mavis Gary, the beautiful but utterly reprehensible protagonist of Young Adult.