Please note: This list is not for the squeamish, the prudish or the politically correct. Spoiler alert! You’ve been warned.
Found a severed horse’s head at the foot of your bed lately? If so, you probably don’t see anything funny about the Mafia, but the rest of us have been enjoying laughs at the mob’s expense since forever. Now might be a good time to cook up some spaghetti, pour a glass of red wine and catch up on some of these killer comedies.
From crime capers to modern (and classic) romances, there’s something about the way the Brits make movies that make us perfectly happy to brew a cup of tea and browse real estate listings in London. Here are 10 of our favorites… 1. 28 Days Later Well before The Walking Dead revitalized the festering corpse of…
The problem with romantic comedies is that so many of them look the same: Lonelygirl looking for love has a “meet-cute” with the potential man of her dreams (even if she doesn’t know it yet), wacky hijinks ensue, they realize they’re meant for each other, roll credits. Perhaps that’s why so many women are fans of the following “guy movies,” which not only subvert the standard “chick flick” cliches, but also offer some genuine insight into what makes men tick.
Mobsters: They’re often deadly–and usually deadly handsome to boot. In fact, if mob movies have taught us anything, it’s that the only thing that matters more to a gangster than killing is killer clothing. So we’ve rounded up our picks for the 10 best-dressed dons in cinema. Here are the Mafia members we love for the way they combine crime and style.
A key element of the prison drama is the journey of one man from solitude to the moment he reaches out, finding some connection with another person, or the world. But as the list below shows, that contact can come in any form. Here are 10 people you’d actually want to run into behind bars.
These talented women aren’t waiting around for directing gigs or plum acting roles, they’re writing their own.
Everyone’s favorite “21 Jump Street” star made the leap to the big screen with everyone’s favorite ’80s slasher flick “A Nightmare on Elm Street.” But what’s the best Johnny Depp movie? That, dear readers, we leave you to decide.
As the 2015 Sundance Film Festival kicked off yesterday, distributors gobbled up five films before the fest’s first screening, while founder Robert Redford’s opening talk with press highlighted diversity among this year’s talent and emerging new forms for filmmaking.
You may not be hitting Park City for the 2015 Sundance Film Festival, but pretending just got a whole lot easier! Get a taste of Sundance from the comfort of your couch—check out these seven festival hits from years past, all airing on SundanceTV during January.
SundanceTV’s BABYLON may shine a brighter light than ever on the high-pressure office politics of the televised cop shop, but on-the-job insanity is a proud tradition in the world of movies. Here are ten of the wildest workplaces in the movies, where cubicles become foxholes and it’s never business as usual for long.
Sure, a cell phone might have helped out Romeo and Juliet, and maybe Looking for Mr. Goodbar would have fared better on Tinder, but technology often makes a mess of relationships in the movies. Coming up against new forms of communication, surveillance and artificial intelligence, hearts and souls are fair game when computers get smarter. Here are 10 times technology sabotaged a relationship.
Sundance may not be known for popcorn movies like “The Avengers,” but it has a breathtaking record when it comes to smart, subtle, thoughtful and thought-provoking fiction and documentary films that regularly rake in Academy Award nominations and wins for writing, acting, directing and more.
Getting sick is inconvenient at best, and downright terrifying at the worst. Now multiply your average “worst case scenario” by a thousand and you have the viral outbreak thrillers below, which feature grave acts of bioterrorism and lethal monkey bites that leave nothing but destruction in their wake. Some advice: keep some hand sanitizer on hand for this list.
Park City has proved to be a launching pad for indie movies. “Precious,” “Winter’s Bone” and “Beasts of the Southern Wild” (to name a few) all debuted at the festival and wound up racking up Oscar nominations. And on the heels of today’s Academy announcements, it turns out that this year’s crop of nominees is no different.
Trying to figure out which movie from genius filmmaker Danny Boyle to watch next? Well, fear not, because SundanceTV cinephiles voted on which Boyle film was their favorite and the winner is…
Former Mr. Universe, seven-time Mr. Olympia and warrior stud in “Conan the Barbarian,” Arnold Schwarzenegger was arguably THE mainstream action hero of the 1980s and 1990s.
Veteran Sundance Film Fest photographer Henny Garfunkel discusses the evolution of the festival, famous friends and the trick to taking great portraits.
Were you too caught up with the family on Christmas Day to catch SundanceTV’s inconceivable marathon of “The Princess Bride,” hosted by none other than the Dread Pirate Roberts himself, Cary Elwes? Fear not, for we have collected all the videos of Cary’s behind-the-scenes musings and answers to fan questions all in one place!
Without Norman Lear, The Princess Bride never would have happened. He also created and developed now-classic TV series such as All in the Family, Sanford & Son, Maude, Good Times or The Jeffersons. Needless to say, the man has had a huge impact on the entertainment industry.
Being President of the United States has its perks: power, authority, nice digs in the White House, etc. Of course, the position also comes with a breathtaking amount of responsibility–and when disaster knocks, it’s the leader of the free world who has got to answer with a plan. It’s no easy gig, and the movies have had a lot of fun portraying presidents in peril. So, which movie president had it the worst? Vote in the poll.
We’re going to breathe a sigh of relief here that most of you are not lying and plotting murders. (Although we’ve got our eyes that 1 percent.) Happily, most of our dear readers are noble Westleys—congratulations one and all! And we must admit that we’d really like to befriend the 21% of loyal Fezziks. Anybody…
Every festival is accompanied by the rush to proclaim new and important trendsetters. Some of them fade from memory, but some enter the cultural consciousness. The movies below all screened at the Sundance Film Festival–and then went on to reshape the landscape of cinema.
Need to put a positive spin on less-than-positive situation? Might we suggest…
Paul Newman’s Cool Hand Luke is just one of many rebels in movie history who’ve carved places for themselves in “1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die.” Here are ten movies with rabble-rousers of historic import.