Are you ready to feel old? Today is the 10th birthday of the movie Mean Girls. Are you ready to feel less old? The film is as relevant today as it ever was. It’s a rare day that passes without someone somewhere making reference to the eternal language of comic Tina Fey, and just this winter, we revealed some of the hilarious and eye-opening behind-the-scene facts shared by director Mark Waters. Read More
BY Michelle Beiter
on Apr 29, 2014
HBO’s documentary on the life and accomplishments of Ann Richards is a wonderful tribute to the political maven. Through a series of interviews with Ann’s loved ones and colleagues—including her daughter Cecile Richards (who has been president of Planned Parenthood since 2006), former President Bill Clinton, Tom Brokaw, Nancy Pelosi, and members of her administration and campaign teams—producers Keith Patterson and Philip Schopper capture the spirit of the woman who became Treasurer and then Governor of Texas. Read More
BY BUST Magazine
on Apr 21, 2014
Many creatives out there are trying to articulate the post-millennial hipster experience; from Lena Dunham’s Girls, to Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer’s Broad City, to more serious works like Benjamin Dickinson’s First Winter, or Tim Heidecker’s The Comedy. Then there’s City Baby, a recent film directed by David F. Morgan, which he also co-wrote with its star Cora Benesh. Read More
BY Abigail Nutter
on Apr 18, 2014
The internet seemed to have a conniption over child actress Mara Wilson not wanting to appear in a Mrs. Doubtfire sequel.
My first question: What happened to Mara Wilson?
Let’s all feel old for a second: Mara Wilson is a grown-ass woman. She is 26 years old.
So I did my research. I’ve followed her on Twitter and read her blog, Mara Wilson Writes Stuff and she is freaking hilarious. And an awesome writer; she writes for Cracked.com. She also appeared on NPR last year; you should listen.
Wilson was an exceptionally talented child actress. Read More
BY Mary Rockcastle
on Apr 17, 2014
I’m an illustration student – which is basically just an excuse to go see animated movies as an adult without children and not look creepy. So yes, that’s why I as a 21- year-old woman have intense opinions on todays animated features – especially when it comes to gender and race representation. Animated movies are feeding the creative parts of our children’s brains and it’s important to be critical of children’s media to make sure every child sees themselves represented. Read More