Films

A Review Of Disney+’s Pinocchio

Pinocchio (voiced by Benjamin Evan Ainsworth), Tom Hanks as Geppetto, and Figaro in Disney’s live-action pinocchio.photo: Disney Enterprises Contrary to the beliefs of social media lurkers unhappy with equivocating reviews of their favorite intellectual property, Disney does not share critics. But the studio does frequently—and mostly—ask them not to reveal plot points that could be …

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What We Do in the Shadows S4 Finale Interview: Colin Robinson

Colin Robinson in season three… or is it Colin Robinson in season five?photo: Russ Martin/FX What We Do in the Shadows wrapped up its fourth season last night, ending a hugely enjoyable ride that included a vampire nightclub, a wedding, the Jersey Devil, a very tricky home-renovation project, and some major character growth—including, quite literally, …

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Zac Efron says he didn’t get plastic surgery, he broke his jaw

Zac Efron Image: Rich Polk (Getty Images) Remember that time last April when people thought people thought Zac Efron got plastic surgery because of an Earth Day video he posted with Bill Nye? And Efron’s Australian friend came forward to defend him? Not really? Well, he remembers it, and in a new interview with Men’s …

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Hollywood hobbits model Elvish “You All Are Welcome Here” shirt

It’s the year 2022 and a reliably maggot-ous core of our numbskull culture has stirred itself into a frenzy about the indignities of seeing Black elves and women who are good with swords on television. Because these kinds of people are, if nothing else, very good at being loudthe internet has been filled with complaints …

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Mila Kunis may not be the Luckiest Girl Alive in new trailer

Mila Kunis in Luckiest Girl Alivescreenshot: Netflix/YouTube At one point in recent Hollywood history, Gone Girl knock-offs were dropping left and right. That kind of twisty, female-focused thriller took a backseat in the past couple of years, thigh Mila Kunis is here as a new ambiguous lead with a mysterious past to make Amy Dunne …

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George Clooney admits hasn’t “succeeded” at rom-coms

Julia Roberts and George Clooney doing their thing photo: Alberto Pizzoli (AFP via Getty Images) It’s good to know that even George Clooney needs a little validation. Life being a mere mortal is a nightmare, so it’s a relief to learn that the two-time Oscar winner and one-time Batman feels insecure about how his job …

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The Banshees of Inisherin receives 13-minute standing ovation

Kerry Condon, Colin Farrell and Brendan Gleeson at the The Banshees Of Inisherin red carpet at the Venice International Film Festivalphoto: John Phillips (Getty Images) This is the space to watch. The standing ovation station. The clap-o-meter. This is where we measure and break down the length and vigor of the standing ovations at this …

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6 minute ovation for The Whale brings Brendan Fraser to tears

(LR) Brendan Fraser, Darren Aronofsky, Hong Chau, Sadie Sink, Samuel D. Hunter, Matthew Libatique, Rob Simonsen and guest attendee The Whalephoto: Andreas Rentz (Getty Images) here at The AV Clubwe know that there’s nothing that our readers care about more than how many minutes people clap for after a movie premieres at a European film …

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