“Get In Loser, We’re Going to Broadway”

On April 30, 2004, America’s favorite movie about a clique of high school plastics was released. Starring Lindsay Lohan, Rachel McAdams, Lacey Chabert, and Amanda Seyfried, Mean Girls tells the story of Cady Herron (Lohan), a 16-year old who has just moved back to the United States with her parents and is thrust into the stereotypical high school setting that is stricken with cliques, social standards, drama, and the Queen of it all, Regina George (McAdams). However, an article written by Nadia Aror, author for GRAZIA, has revealed that this screenplay, written by Tina Fey, could soon find itself center stage on Broadway.

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SONY ‘lending’ Spiderman to Marvel? Lease rights have been confirmed.

The moment I heard the words ‘Spiderman,’ ‘Sony,’ ‘MARVEL’ and ‘rights,’ my hopes were lifted for a slight moment. We all know Spiderman, it’s one of the best superhero-based comic book franchises out there. Originally a MARVEL comic, the rights belong to Sony. Word has been going around that Sony might sell the rights back […]

50 Shades of Disappointment

The raunchy young adult novel that readers can’t get enough of has turned into a movie and has been taking the media by a storm. The Fifty Shades of Grey movie, which comes out on February 14, 2015, just released its first trailer and people have certainly been talking about it; but not all good […]

Hilary Duff to Release New Album and New TV Series

Wait, what? Could it be true? Could our preteen idol finally be making our dreams come true? After seven long years of waiting, Hilary has decided to make a come back! On June 26, Hilary posted a picture wearing headphones on her instagram with the caption. “Studio werkin.” The former Disney starlet also posted a picture with Ed […]

Maleficent: Penitence for the Past, Rip-off of Frozen

**Warning: Major Spoilers Throughout**             As the movie’s name would suggest, Maleficent focuses on the eponymous character played by Angelina Jolie. The story is touted as a remake of the 1959 Sleeping Beauty, with a poster proclaiming, “Don’t believe the fairy tale.” Disney seems to put a large emphasis on […]

Snowpiercer Review: Another Climate Change Sci-Fi Effort With Interesting Ideas

Global warming has been a staple in the science fiction world. Many books and films, from fiction to documentaries have discussed this topic and speculated with its immediate and long-term consequences. South Korean director Bong Joon-ho takes on this issue in his English-language debut, titled “Snowpiercer.” With familiar faces like Chris Evans, Jamie Bell, Tilda […]

Why You Need To Watch “12 Years a Slave”

British director Steve McQueen (not to be confused with the legendary American actor) has only released three feature films, but his latest 12 Years A Slave has all that it takes to become the artist’s magnum opus. McQueen’s films always center around men with big issues. He gave notoriety to the now-famous Michael Fassbender, starring […]

Entertainment Weekly blunder reveals Benedict Cumberbatch casting in “Star Trek”

The entertainment news source immediately pulled the information from their website. Benedict Cumberbatch will be playing the iconic villain Khan, a genetically enhanced tyrant, in the upcoming film Star Trek of Darkness according to Entertainment Weekly. Cumberbatch was previously rumored to be playing the highly publicized and equally mysterious John Harrison. On Feb. 8, 2013 […]

Final “Twilight” Soundtrack spotlights singer Ellie Goulding & more

Known for their variety, the final soundtrack for the Twilight Saga showcases up and coming talent alongside seasoned pros. Though the Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2 hit theaters last weekend, the film’s soundtrack has been available since Nov. 13. As the final installment in the film’s musical journey, fans had high expectations for the […]

First look: Despicable Me 2

The beloved minions had a very scary Halloween, indeed. The film’s first promotional trailer was released via iTunes on Halloween. 2010’s Despicable Me focused on a criminal mastermind’s attempts to steal the moon while using his newly adopted daughters as pawns in his grand scheme. Of course, the girls have a positive affect on him, […]

Idris Elba in Talks to Play ‘Bond’? And Other Possible Picks

Is there a black James Bond in our future? According to current Bond girl Naomie Harris, actor Idris Elba has spoken to Bond producer Barbara Broccoli on a black James Bond, and it was confirmed that it was a possibility for the future. With Daniel Craig slated to do two more Bondfilms, a Bond film […]

A Negative Reaction to The Color Purple

The more I research the topic of the different ways society reacts to different movies, the more I learn. Before this week I had only heard positive things about the movie “The Color Purple.” However, after doing some research I have started to rethink my opinion of the movie. According to A Review of Contemporary […]

The Influence of Star Wars

It is pretty safe to say just about everyone in the United States, and a good portion of people around the world have at least heard of, if not seen, the very popular Star Wars movies. Is it really possible for one movie to change society drastically? Well apparently it is. Time Magazine wrote a […]

“Need For Speed” Races Onto the Big Screen

If you’re living life in the fast lane, or at least wish you were, you’ll be excited to know that DreamWorks has announced they will be making a “Need for Speed” movie modeled after the popular video-game series. Producer and director Steven Spielberg purchased the rights to the franchise from Electronic Arts (EA), while screenwriters […]

Final Trailer for Breaking Dawn Releases

“Every moment has led to this.” Get excited, Twi-hards! The final trailer for The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, pt. 2 is out and making its rounds on the web. Released at the VMAs on Thursday night, the trailer depicts Bella as a vampire, the growing (and ridiculously named) Renesmee, and some vampires from other covens. […]

Summer Movies in Review

With summer starting to wind down, the popular movie season has come to an end. Although, over all, it was a great summer for the movie industry, movie critics have submitted their reviews, and the hits and misses of movies for summer 2012 have been listed. According to Yahoo Movies, “The Reel Breakdown” places Joss […]

There’s musical “Perks [to] Being a Wallflower”

The soundtrack for the upcoming film will have audiences jamming in the car or as they wait in line at the movie theater. Novelist Stephen Chbosky’s Perks of Being A Wallflower was first published in 1999. Now, over a decade later, the novel is seeing a new wave of success and is generating a fair […]

Review: Red Hook Summer

On August 10th, Red Hook Summer premiered; this is Spike’s latest film since 2008’s Miracle at St. Anna. Jules Brown and Clarke Peters star in the film. Red Hook Summer is about a young middle-class Atlanta native, who spends his summer with his religious grandfather in Brooklyn’s Red Hook housing project. In this film both […]

Review: The Watch

On July 27th, The Watch premiered, which stars Ben Stiller, Vince Vaughn, Jonah Hill, and Richard Ayoade. Jared Stern, Seth Rogen, and Evan Goldberg wrote the film’s screenplay. The comedy involves a neighborhood watch battling an alien invasion in a suburban area. During their battle and investigation of the suspicious neighborhood activities are a medley […]

Shia LaBeouf Goes from Hollywood films to Pornographic Films

According to Yahoo news, movie star Shia LaBeouf has made a huge decision to pause his Hollywood movie career to peruse a role in a Von Trier movie titled ‘Nymphomaniac’, which will include real on-scene sex scenes. As one can imagine, Shia’s girlfriend of almost two years did not take this decision very well. Reporters […]