Johnny Depp Stars in ‘Transcendence’


Johnny Depp, who’s built a brilliant career despite many of his lamentable film choices, may not be the first actor you think of to play a genius — much less humanity’s destroyer or savior. But he’s weirdly perfect in “Transcendence,” an inelegant, no doubt implausible (maybe not) science-fiction film about a futurist whose consciousness is […]

Everything You Need to Know About Gone Girl to Truly Appreciate the Just Released Trailer


So the first official trailer for Gone Girl was released yesterday, and people went nuts for it. But perhaps you’re a bit out of the loop and have no idea why everyone straight-up had an Internet meltdown when the footage went live. It’s just another David Fincher film, right? Sure, it’s got Ben Affleck, but […]

Rihanna and Eminem delight an A-list crowd at the 2014 MTV Movie Awards as they perform The Monster live for the first time


By Louise Saunders Talented twosome: Rihanna and Eminem made sure to delight the A-list audience at the 2014 MTV Movie Awards at Los Angeles’ Nokia Theatre on Sunday night when they performed their latest track, The Monster, live on television for the first time Musical maestro: The 26-year-old singer was joined by the rapper shortly […]

Who Killed Joffrey Baratheon? Purple Wedding Murder Conspiracy Solved; (SPOILERS)


Apr 14, 2014 04:38 PM EDT By Russell Westerholm, UniversityHerald Reporter ( The Game of Thrones whodunit might be over before the Purple Wedding has even had 24 hours to marinate on the Internet. Patricia Hernandez of has put together a pretty foolproof theory and suggests the filmmakers told us who the murderer was […]

CBS, Let Stephen Colbert Be Stephen Colbert on The Late Show


TIME’s James Poniewozik writes that CBS should give David Letterman’s successor, a late-night innovator himself, the freedom to remain authentically inventive and satirical, even if it doesn’t please everyone Colbert, the most adaptable performer and quickest mind in late night, has no doubt earned the promotion. I only hope, as I’ve written a couple of […]

Review: ‘Draft Day’ is an off-season gift


LOS ANGELES (AP) — The pre-pre-season opening kickoff of the 2014 National Football League schedule is returned for a score in ‘‘Draft Day,’’ an entirely conventional serio-comic sports world melodrama that pushes its buttons with undeniable professional finesse. In his most effective full star turn in perhaps a decade, Kevin Costner dominates as the greenhorn […]

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW: ‘Rio 2′ flies high


Our favorite “Rio” characters are back! Actors Jesse Eisenberg and Anne Hathaway return as the voices of blue macaws, Blu and Jewel, who leave the city for the Amazon rainforest in “Rio 2.” As the family settles into their new home, Blu struggles to build a nest and forage for food. Blu goes beak-to-beak with […]

Mickey Rooney Death: Liza Minnelli, Other Stars Mourn Celebrated Actor


Award-winning actor Mickey Rooney died at the age of 93 on Sunday, April 6, prompting an outpouring of grief and remembrances from celebrities. Stars including Mia Farrow and Lena Dunham took to Twitter to remember the late Hollywood great, celebrating his prolific career and commemorating his full life. Rooney, whose film career spanned more than […]

Game of Thrones Season 4 Premiere Recap: Five Pivotal Moments from “Two Swords” Episode (Spoilers)


Do we even need to say it? SPOILER ALERT. If you haven’t yet watched “Two Swords,” the season 4 premiere episode of HBO’s Game of Thrones, and don’t want to know what happened, please don’t continue reading. We’re not kidding. Well, that was . . . kind of quiet? If GoT’s long-awaited season 4 premiere […]