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Hair, Makeup Mirror Authentic Internal and External Changes in Characters’ Arcs

Hair, Makeup Mirror Authentic Internal and External Changes in Characters’ Arcs

Cinematic hair and makeup is often unappreciated as a time-travel device. “I remember when Will [Smith] did ‘Ali,’ or Jamie Foxx did ‘Ray,’” says Stacey Morris, co-head of the hair department on
Mortal Kombat 11's Joker Gets A Much-Needed Makeover

Mortal Kombat 11's Joker Gets A Much-Needed Makeover

In August, when Netherrealm Studios revealed the full roster of downloadable fighters for Mortal Kombat 11’s first Kombat Pass, many fans were put off by the buff, well-groomed version of DC Comics
Mortal Kombat 11's Joker Gets A Much-Needed Makeover

Mortal Kombat 11's Joker Gets A Much-Needed Makeover

In August, when Netherrealm Studios revealed the full roster of downloadable fighters for Mortal Kombat 11’s first Kombat Pass, many fans were put off by the buff, well-groomed version of DC Comics
The Top 10 Film Scores of 2019

The Top 10 Film Scores of 2019

Music makes the world go ‘round, as they say, and it’s surely an integral part of the filmmaking process. There’s an art to film composition that’s lost on some, which is part of the reason why I put
“How to vote” and “dance classes near me”: What Indians asked Google in 2019

“How to vote” and “dance classes near me”: What Indians asked Google in 2019

Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman is the most searched person on Google in India this year so far.

Google Reveals Top News, Questions, People, TV Shows We Searched in 2019

In 2019, Americans were puzzled by the location of Sri Lanka and what exactly Brexit is.
Oscar Race 2020 Contenders: Who’s Ahead and Who’s in Trouble? | Oscar Beat

Oscar Race 2020 Contenders: Who’s Ahead and Who’s in Trouble? | Oscar Beat

Over the last few days, while critics groups have been weighing in with their picks for the best films of the year, the industry guilds have also been announcing their nominations for 2019. The
Screen Actors Guild nominates Joker's Joaquin Phoenix, Game of Thrones cast

Screen Actors Guild nominates Joker's Joaquin Phoenix, Game of Thrones cast

1p>Following quickly behind the Golden Globe nominations, those vying for the 26th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards were announced this morning. The thespian awards tackled both TV and film, with
Variety to Honor Todd Phillips at Palm Springs Film Festival

Variety to Honor Todd Phillips at Palm Springs Film Festival

Variety will honor “Joker” director Todd Phillips at the Palm Springs International Film Festival on Jan. 3 as a part of its annual 10 Directors to Watch brunch, presented by AT&T. Phillips, who
The Pop Culture Highlights and Lowlights of 2019

The Pop Culture Highlights and Lowlights of 2019

It’s been a year seemingly full of bad news, bad takes, and bad feelings. But pop culture was still there for us—making us delight at unexpected joys like Baby Yoda, and allowing us to bond over
The Pop Culture Highlights and Lowlights of 2019

The Pop Culture Highlights and Lowlights of 2019

It’s been a year seemingly full of bad news, bad takes, and bad feelings. But pop culture was still there for us—making us delight at unexpected joys like Baby Yoda, and allowing us to bond over
The Pop Culture Highlights and Lowlights of 2019

The Pop Culture Highlights and Lowlights of 2019

It’s been a year seemingly full of bad news, bad takes, and bad feelings. But pop culture was still there for us—making us delight at unexpected joys like Baby Yoda, and allowing us to bond over
The Golden Globes Polish Up Their New Respectability (Column)

The Golden Globes Polish Up Their New Respectability (Column)

It’s always a fun ritual to peruse the nominations for the Golden Globes, because you’re probably going to see a handful of eyebrow-raisers and maybe a jaw-dropper, the sort of “Oh, did they actually
Joker Nabs Key Golden Globe Nominations, but Game of Thrones Gets the Kiss of Death

Joker Nabs Key Golden Globe Nominations, but Game of Thrones Gets the Kiss of Death

The latest crop of Golden Globes nominations has been revealed. Overall, it was a lackluster year for genre entertainment, especially for shows like Game of Thrones and Watchmen, but Joker did manage
Golden Globes Noms: 'Joker' Dominates, Only Male Directors; 'Cats,' 'Watchmen' Snubbed

Golden Globes Noms: 'Joker' Dominates, Only Male Directors; 'Cats,' 'Watchmen' Snubbed

NEW YORK (AP) — Some Golden Globe nominations seemed like locks: Joaquin Phoenix, Tom Hanks, Adam Driver and Eddie Murphy. But others were happy shocks, like Awkwafina nabbing a best actress
Golden Globe Nominations: ‘Marriage Story’ and ‘Joker’ Lead the Pack; De Niro and ‘Cats’ Snubbed

Golden Globe Nominations: ‘Marriage Story’ and ‘Joker’ Lead the Pack; De Niro and ‘Cats’ Snubbed

The Golden Globe nominations have been announced for the 2020 ceremony. The Globes are somehow the second most popular film awards ceremony of the year next to the Oscars, despite the fact that
Golden Globes 2020: Joker laughs its way to four major nominations, including Best Drama Film

Golden Globes 2020: Joker laughs its way to four major nominations, including Best Drama Film

1p>No one is laughing now, because Todd Phillips' Joker is a bona fide Golden Globe nominee.This morning, the DC origin film officially entered the awards season race with nods for Best Drama
‘Frozen II’ Tops Box Office Again with $34.7M; ‘Knives Out’ Holds Strong at $14 Million

‘Frozen II’ Tops Box Office Again with $34.7M; ‘Knives Out’ Holds Strong at $14 Million

Disney's Frozen II claims another win in the weekend box office race. Sitting at number one for the third weekend in a row, the sequel to 2013's Frozen earned $34.7 million domestically. This marks a
Best Pictures Contenders Mine Familiar Territory

Best Pictures Contenders Mine Familiar Territory

Hollywood loves to be referential, even when it’s unintentional. This is evident in some of the Oscar contenders for best picture. While each are unique and stand out in their own right, they often
‘Joker’ was the most discussed movie on Reddit in 2019 – here are the rest

‘Joker’ was the most discussed movie on Reddit in 2019 – here are the rest

DC actually beat out Marvel (and, specifically, Avengers: Endgame) on at least one 2019 year-end best-of list, a list that surprisingly wasn't dominated by this year's Avengers film which quickly