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It's Time to Rewatch 'Grindhouse,' Rose McGowan's 'F-U' to Harvey Weinstein

Ten years after "Planet Terror," director Robert Rodriguez revealed he'd cast Rose McGowan in the Weinstein-produced film after learning about the producer's efforts to blacklist her. The subversive double-feature truly stands the test of time.
Kristen Yoonsoo Kim
11.5.17
Scream
Scream

The Weinstein-Esque Character You Missed in the Weinstein-Produced 'Scream 3'

Even for a cheeky, self-referential cult franchise, this depiction of a sleazy film exec is bizarrely on-the-nose.
Kristen Yoonsoo Kim
10.31.17
film
film

Finally, Women Are Getting Their Due in Crime Films

One-dimensional murder victims and femme fatales have dominated the film landscape for years—but a new breed of chilling and transgressive female-fronted movies is shaking up the crime genre.
Christina Newland
10.30.17
film
film

Real-Life Exorcisms Are Far More Tragic Than Scary

In her heartbreaking documentary, 'DELIVER US (Liberami)' filmmaker Federica Di Giacomo follows a Sicilian priest as he exorcizes his flock.
Zing Tsjeng
10.23.17
Unscrewing Ourselves
Unscrewing Ourselves

STD Horror Movies Prey on Our Fears and Misconceptions About Sex

The micro-genre is a rare place to push prevailing myths about sexually transmitted infections to the extreme, exploring themes of promiscuity, perversion, and violation.
Sarit Luban
10.17.17
film
film

'Mother!' Tries Very Hard to Be More than a Disturbing, Abusive Movie

Aronofsky tried and failed to tell a story about "female empowerment."
Kristen Yoonsoo Kim
9.15.17
actually it's good
actually it's good

This Terrible Nicholas Cage Film Is Only Redeemed by a Gorgeous Hard-Boiled Egg

"Season of the Witch" (2011) is obvious anti-witch propaganda. The only good parts of it are CGI wolves, and one scene in which Nicolas Cage casually peels a hard-boiled egg but doesn't eat it.
Gabby Bess
Callie Beusman
Diana Tourjée
8.11.17
Culture
Culture

How the 'Step' Documentary Turns Black Teen Girls into Dance Heroes

Director Amanda Lipitz explains why she wanted her fly-on-the-wall film about Baltimore's Lethal Ladies step team to be a "pocket of joy and hope."
Katherine McLaughlin
8.7.17
Culture
Culture

Finally, a Lesbian Movie That's Both Super Gay and Universal

Following the success of "Moonlight," indie dramedy "Becks" seeks to bring more LGBT stories to mainstream audiences. The film's creators sat down with Broadly to reveal how they wrote a lesbian film with "broader appeal."
Trish Bendix
7.21.17
Culture
Culture

'The Feels' Has Viewers Asking: Should Straight Women Make Lesbian Movies?

Jenée LaMarque, director of the comedy about the lesbian orgasm, told Broadly she wanted to write about female sexuality "without a man being part of that narrative."
Trish Bendix
7.12.17
Culture
Culture

Ava DuVernay on Walking Into a Room 'Like a White Man'

The record-breaking director breaks down the uphill climb facing black women in the entertainment industry.
Joelle Monique
7.6.17
Culture
Culture

'Harry Potter' Actors Look Back on the Magic of Making the Films

To commemorate the 20th anniversary of the release of "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone," we reached out to some of the Muggle actors of the multi-million dollar Warner Bros film franchise.
Sirin Kale
6.30.17