Animated Addams Family to star Charlize Theron, Nick Kroll, and Bette Midler 

Late last year, we reported that Oscar Isaac had signed on to an animated film based on The Addams Family, with Isaac set to follow Charles Addams and Raul Julia’s lead by starring as Gomez Addams. That was all we knew at the time, but now the rest of the altogether ooky family has been cast as well—and they’re all…

Charlize Theron, Diablo Cody, and Jason Reitman reunite for a terrific movie about motherhood

No one mentions the baby’s name right away. This makes sense: Marlo (Charlize Theron) and Drew (Ron Livingston) are on their third, from a pregnancy that may not have been entirely intentional. Their oldest child, Jonah (Asher Miles Fallica), is struggling with some special needs that have yet to be fully diagnosed.…

Quentin Tarantino, Emma Thompson, Tom Hanks, Heidi Klum, more speak out about Harvey Weinstein

We’ve heard from the insensitive clods (and Lindsay Lohan, who just might not know any better) who have either tried to sweep the sexual assault allegations against Harvey Weinstein under the rug (again), blamed women for daring to be in the same room as men ever, and who think being a predator is a partisan issue…

With a little help from a guest star, The Orville feels like it’s finally coming into its own

For its first four episodes, The Orville was like breathing in thin atmosphere. All the potential richness of an outer space adventure series with comedic overtones (or however the show wants to bill itself) felt largely untapped; and with the exception of a few strong moments, the show felt sparse. Jokes were slight…

Sean Penn’s festival laughingstock The Last Face finally slips into theaters

Many actors try their hand at directing, but few can match the degree of success—on both sides of the camera—that Sean Penn has achieved. Films like The Pledge (2001) and Into The Wild (2007) demonstrate the same intelligence, sensitivity, and power that Penn invests in his Oscar-winning performances. He occasionally…

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