BY Marissa Dubecky
on Jan 10, 2015
Remember in the Titanic when Jack says goodbye to Rose for the first time, and women and children are the first passengers let onto the lifeboats? Wasn't that so chivalrous, and also such a clear reflection of the era's view of women as in need of saving? Well ladies, in bittersweet news, it seems those days are over. The historical code of conduct has been abandoned like the sinking ships that made it a thing in the first place. Read More
BY Olivia Saperstein
on Nov 14, 2011
As Clint Eastwood's J. Edgar opens with Leonardo DiCaprio's narration, I gulp. Uh oh, Leo with an accent? This can't be good. But boy oh boy did he prove me wrong. Growing Pains star no more, DiCaprio nailed it this time, proving his absolute brilliance as an actor. Man, I feel old.
While in the 30's and 40's J. Edgar Hoover, first director of the Federal Bureau of Investigations, may have appeared a badass figure to young boys looking for a hero to emulate on their cereal boxes, Hoover was indeed much more of a complicated soul and the film strips him down to the bone. Read More
BY Sophie Johnson
on Jul 22, 2010
We're starting a new tradition here at BUST.com. Each week, we'd like to spotlight a man we love and we need your help in order to make a decision!
Here are our first nominees (chosen at random by whomever was in my 3 desk radius), make sure to vote by leaving a comment below!
1. Leonardo Dicaprio- a controversial choice who pulled preteen heartstrings in Titanic and Romeo+Juliet before growing up into a serious actor. He's an avid environmentalist, loves his mother, and is starring in the fantastic summer blockbuster Inception. Of course... there was that whole pussy party thing... Read More