Alexia Khardikov

  • Why 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' Killed Off the Wrong Character

    We’ve known for a while that not every hero would make it out of Avengers: Age of Ultron alive. Director Joss Whedon warned us as much, and he’s not one to renege on killing off beloved characters. But we still weren’t prepared for the fact that they’d kill off the wrong character! (SPOILER…

    ETonline
  • Natalie Portman Sounds Off on Israel, Netanyahu, French Anti-Semitism and the "False Idol" of Oscar

    With strong opinions on everything from the Israeli elections ("I'm very, very upset") to Hollywood's worship of awards, Portman will unveil her directorial debut, 'A Tale of Love and Darkness,' her way — all in Hebrew — just a short flight away from her new home in Paris: "I like being a stranger…

    The Hollywood Reporter
  • Anna Kendrick Defends Men Who Like 'Pitch Perfect': 'I Didn't Think You Were a Pu--y'

    Anna Kendrick thinks the Pitch Perfect films are for guys and girls alike! While the first musical movie's audience was 74 percent women on opening weekend, the actress tells Glamour magazine that it's also a film for males to enjoy. "It's not like the humor excludes men," she says. "My favorite…

    ETonline
  • Every Marvel movie from Iron Man to Avengers: Age of Ultron, definitively ranked

    Now that Avengers: Age of Ultron has been in theaters a few days, it's time to answer that perpetual question: which Marvel Studios movie is best? Iron Man 2 suffers greatly from having to serve too many masters. It wants to be another fun-loving Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.) tale, but it's also…

    Vox.com
  • ‘Power Rangers’ Star Jason David Frank Reprises Green Ranger Role to Face Off Against ‘Street Fighter’ Ryu (Video)

    Jason David Frank, who played Tommy — a.k.a. the Green Ranger — on “Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers,” reprised his role in the latest episode of “Super Power Beat Down” to face off against “Street Fighter” character Ryu.

    The Wrap
  • Mark Ruffalo on Joss Whedon Backlash: ‘He’s a Deeply Committed Feminist’

    The press tour for “Avengers: Age of Ultron” has been quite the conversation-starter about gender politics on and off-screen. Just as fans were recovering from the Chris Evans and Jeremy Renner fiasco, Mark Ruffalo weighed in on all the hubbub during his Reddit AMA. The ever-affable Ruffalo, who…

    Variety
  • Breaking down the chaos of a Mad Max chase scene

    It's good to have George Miller making movies about cannibals again.

    The Verge
  • Nicki Minaj Joins ‘Barbershop 3′

    Rapper Nicki Minaj will co-star in New Line/MGM’s “Barbershop 3″ alongside Ice Cube and Cedric the Entertainer, Variety has learned. Bob Teitel and George Tillman Jr. of State Street Pictures are the lead producers. Malcolm D. Lee, who directed the “Best Man” movies, is directing “Barbershop 3″…

    Variety
  • ‘Bessie’ Director Dee Rees on Bessie Smith’s Ferocity and Facing Prejudice

    Queen Latifah delivers a fierce performance in “Bessie,” the upcoming HBO biopic about blues legend Bessie Smith. The character is prone to sudden outbursts of violence — slapping and smacking and turning over tables — that are startling to see from a woman, even one of such physical stature, and…

    Variety
  • Francis Ford Coppola wins prestigious Spanish prize for arts

    MADRID (AP) — Francis Ford Coppola, director of such classics as "The Godfather" trilogy and "Apocalypse Now," has won Spain's Princess of Asturias arts prize for his outstanding contribution to the world of film.

    Associated Press
  • Geena Davis launches Arkansas film fest for women, diversity

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — With help from a slew of corporate sponsors, Geena Davis and filmmakers focused on women and diversity have taken over Bentonville, Arkansas, a city of 40,000 best known as Wal-Mart's home base.

    Associated Press
  • Agency Ignition Creative on the Art of the Perfect Poster

    Having worked on nearly 50 of this year’s Golden Trailer nominees, Ignition Creative’s range is broad, including music, sound and foreign-language trailers, as well as teasers, brand building and even title graphics. But it’s the agency’s expertise in the art of the poster that stands out,…

    Variety
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    Power Lawyers: The Hollywood Reporter's 2015 Lunch

    'Boston Legal,' 'The Good Wife,' or of course, Gregory Peck, The Hollywood Reporter's power lawyers share their favorite on-screen attorneys at the 2015 Power Lawyer Lunch.

    The Hollywood Reporter
  • ‘Cinderella’ Crosses $500M Worldwide for Disney

    Walt Disney Studio's  Cinderella just crossed $500M worldwide after bowing with a $67.8M domestic haul on March 13. Disney is having a heck of a year so far, with Marvel’s Avengers Age of Ultron already a worldwide hit. In fact, both of those films together (along with Big Hero 6) has been the…

    Deadline
  • Will ‘Maggie’ Prove Schwarzenegger Can Do Drama?

    Arnold Schwarzenegger takes a more dramatic turn in the indie zombie film 'Maggie.'

    The Cheat Sheet
  • Lucasfilm confirms that another Indiana Jones is still happening

    It's going to happen, folks. Someday. Eventually. Definitely more than a maybe. Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy, already talking to Vanity Fair about all things Star Wars, reminded us that Indiana Jones is still an active thought in the back of their minds. Kennedy said a new Jones film "will…

    The Verge
  • 5 Things DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc. Management Wants You to Know

    Details on the company's first-quarter earnings results -- straight from DreamWorks executives.

    Motley Fool