Shia LaBeouf is coming for Jared Leto's Joker in this teaser image for The Tax Collector

Remember when you first saw Jared Leto’s take on the Joker for the Suicide Squad movie? Remember the way the unhinged madness of his various “ha ha ha” tattoos sent a chill down your spine? His was the very face of chaos, a man who had looked into the black void of society and come out laughing on the other side. Now,…

Black Panther's Rachel Morrison reminds us pregnancy is not some magical impediment to making awesome films

If we had to sit here and list all the ways, subtle and overt, that the working world is systemically titled against women, we’d be here all day. (But just to do a dab of due diligence: Unequal pay, sexual harassment, constantly getting talked over, double standards…It’s an unpleasantly unceasing list.) One of the…

Mark Wahlberg's pretty excited that crappy movies have a chance to win an Oscar now, too

Look, we all know that the Oscars aren’t necessarily a metric of “great” or even “good” movies. (Looking at you, Crash.) But still, we all sort of generally accept that an Academy Award nomination is some sort of baseline hallmark of quality, right? Which might explain why so many people were annoyed by the Academy’s

Mother, tell your children to help Danzig make a movie out of his line of horny horror comics

For more than 20 years now, metal legend Glenn Danzig has been running a quiet little side-hustle as a comics writer, publishing books with names like Satanika, Grub Girl, and Death Dealer under his Verotik comics label. (That’s a portmanteau of “violence” and “erotic,” by the way, just in case you were worried that …

Casey Affleck apologizes for "unprofessional" behavior that led to harassment lawsuits against him

Casey Affleck has now apologized for the “unprofessional” atmosphere on the set of his directorial debut, I’m Still Here, which led to two women on the film’s crew suing him over sexual harassment complaints. The complaints in question—which included allegations that Affleck harassed women on set, encouraged other men…

See a Mark Borchardt-directed music video 3 years in the making in this Tenement exclusive

It’s been three years since Appleton, Wisconsin punk trio Tenement released its sprawling, grandiose double album Predatory Headlights—and we would know, as we named it one of our best albums of 2015 so far in June of that year. The band has released another studio album, The Self-Titled Album, two movie soundtracks,…