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Golden Globes 2018 Predictions: The winning movies

Superhero movies may still glut theaters, but 2017 was the year of queer stories and the female gaze. Here’s who we loved, and who will probably win, out of the 2018 Golden Globes nominees in film (check out our predictions for the television categories, too!) Best Motion Picture, Drama...

Friday, January 5, 2018 - 11:49am

WATCH: Trump's speeches are strangely similar to Christmas movie lines

"I can think of no better Christmas present for the American people than giving you a massive tax cut," Trump announced to the public before he made it official on Friday morning.   TAX CUTS for CHRISTMAS! A post shared by President Donald J. Trump...

Friday, December 22, 2017 - 4:51pm

Queens Library now offers Kanopy free movie streaming

Queens residents will now have access to thousands of films — for free — thanks to the Queens Library now offering film streaming service Kanopy in all of its 62 branches. With the addition of Kanopy at the Queens Library, residents in all of New York City’s five boroughs have...

Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 3:30pm

Matt Damon on why 'Good Will Hunting' has so many f-bombs

Matt Damon hasn't shown his kids "Good Will Hunting" yet, and he has a pretty good reason. The acclaimed actor stopped by the "Late Show with Stephen Colbert" on Monday night to chat about his new film "Downsizing," and ended up taking a trip down memory lane with...

Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - 12:19pm

See into the private lives of cat lovers at the Cat Film Festival

Cats have already won the battle for the internet’s heart and even made headway in the film world recently with “Kedi” and “Keanu.” And this weekend, they be the stars of the first-ever Cat Film Festival. Kicking off in New York City on Dec. 9 before going on the road...

Thursday, December 7, 2017 - 3:21pm

Watch: 'Avengers: Infinity War' trailer will give you chills

The first "Avengers: Infinity War" trailer is finally here. Iron Man, Captain America, Spider-Man and the rest of the Marvel superhero crew are back to take on their biggest threat so far: Thanos. The trailer, which debuted on "Good Morning America" Wednesday morning, provides...

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 - 9:59am

How Goth movies went from Wuthering Heights to Twilight

You should be ashamed of the things you loved as a teen — unless you were a Goth. You had style: black eyeliner, black lipstick, maybe even a dog collar. You had a killer playlist: While everyone your age was fist-pumping to Fall Out Boy, you were brooding alone to The Cure, Joy...

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 - 4:50pm

'It was a miracle' Nightmare Before Christmas got made

Halloween has always been a time for laughter for Danny Elfman. “Halloween was freedom,” recalls the composer of growing up in Los Angeles. “In my neighborhood, parents didn’t go out with us. It was the night when the kids took over, and the fact that you’re in...

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 8:55pm

Ben Affleck talks Harvey Weinstein, Hilarie Burton groping claims with Stephen Colbert

Stephen Colbert asked Ben Affleck some pretty tough questions about Harvey Weinstein and his own sexual misconduct scandal during Thursday night's episode of the "Late Show." The Boston-bred actor stopped by the late-night program to chat about his return as Batman in the...

Friday, November 17, 2017 - 11:04am

Why the world needs a little 'Wonder' right now

Whether it’s on a playground or in the White House, bullying seems to rear it ugly head in every aspect of society these days. However, "Wonder" is here to remind audiences that kindness does still exist in the world. The new film, which opens in theaters this week, stars Jacob...

Monday, November 13, 2017 - 10:47am

Will Ferrell says Mark Wahlberg knows someone in every Massachusetts town

Whether he's in Boston or Concord, chances are pretty good that Mark Wahlberg knows someone in town. The actor stopped by for a chat with Conan O'Brien on Thursday night to talk about his new film "Daddy's Home 2" along with his co-stars Will Ferrell, Mel Gibson and John...

Friday, November 10, 2017 - 1:53pm

Linda Cardellini: Mark Wahlberg fed Wahlburgers to 'Daddy's Home 2' cast

Mark Wahlberg made sure that Linda Cardellini and the cast of "Daddy's Home 2" were well fed as they shot the comedy sequel in his home state earlier this year. As the face of his family's famed restaurant chain, it comes as no surprise that the Boston actor served up a few...

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 - 4:01pm

Ken Burns hosts Thoreau film premiere at Boston College

After making headlines for his critically acclaimed series on the Vietnam War, Ken Burns is back with the new short “Walden,” which premieres at Boston College on Wednesday night. The documentarian serves as an executive producer for the film about the life and writings of Henry David...

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 - 10:56am

Thor: Ragnarok acted out live might be better than the movie

Hot take: Maybe we've been going about superhero movies all wrong. Superhero movie fans have long been lamenting that destroying New York City over and over again gets boring, and can’t we focus on good actors who bring a humanity to these larger-than-life characters? “The Late...

Friday, November 3, 2017 - 7:18pm

Thor Ragnarok: Matt Damon's cameo explained

Spoiler warning: Don't read on if you haven't seen "Thor: Ragnarok" yet. It's not quite the level of Batfleck, but Matt Damon has finally joined the world of superhero movies with "Thor: Ragnarok." While his pal Ben Affleck will soon fly into theaters as Batman in...

Thursday, November 2, 2017 - 12:56pm

Halloween movies: 5 can't miss screenings around Boston

One of the best ways to celebrate the spooky season is by taking in some classic horror films. From Stephen King to Tim Burton, there’s a seemingly endless cache of horror masterpieces on display around Boston this Halloween. “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” The 1976 cult classic...

Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 3:19pm

13 awesome Halloween events and parties in Boston

The only thing harder than finding the right costume is figuring out where to party on Halloween. If you’re looking for a shindig that has more than just a punch bowl full of fake eyeballs and gummy worms, you’re in luck. For those of us who are a bit too old to go trick-or-treating,...

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 1:11pm

Mark Wahlberg hopes God will forgive him for this film

Mark Wahlberg hopes God won't hold this entry on his IMDb page against him. The actor opened up about his film career and Catholic faith during an event alongside Cardinal Blase Cupich in Chicago on Friday. According to the Chicago Tribune, Wahlberg revealed that he prays God can give him...

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 10:04am

Rob Reiner compares rise of Trump to 'last battle of the Civil War'

Two controversial presidencies took center stage in Cambridge on Wednesday night, as Woody Harrelson and director Rob Reiner stopped by the Brattle Theatre to screen their new drama "LBJ." Harrelson plays former president Lyndon B. Johnson in the film, which follows the events leading up...

Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 5:51pm

Frank Grillo's definitive answer on Crossbones' Marvel movie future

Quit playing games with our hearts, Frank Grillo. Marvel movie fans have been on a rollercoaster ride of emotions when it comes to the future of the actor's villainous Crossbones. While the character was seemingly killed off in the 2016 flick "Captain America: Civil War," in recent...

Monday, October 16, 2017 - 5:15pm