It’s Frances McDormand’s award to lose in the Oscar race for Best Actress

The 90th Academy Awards will air this Sunday, March 4, and Film Club is counting down the days leading up to the ceremony with an examination of this year’s major categories. Each day, A.V. Club film editor A.A. Dowd and staff critic Ignatiy Vishnevetsky is breaking down a category and giving us their picks for who …

Margot Robbie is great, but I, Tonya is still about as sensationalistic as a tabloid

A.V. Club film editor A.A. Dowd and staff critic Ignatiy Vishnevetsky sit down to discuss the Goodfellas-biting biopic I, Tonya, starring Margot Robbie as the disgraced figure skater. Craig Gillespie’s sensationalist take on the Tonya Harding story covers her life, her career, and of course the 1994 attack on Nancy…

Margot Robbie skates around the diet-Scorsese tricks of the Tonya Harding biopic I, Tonya

From the opening minutes of Craig Gillespie’s unreliably narrated, glibly entertaining biopic I, Tonya, it’s clear that Margot Robbie has disappeared into the role of disgraced figure skater and pop culture punching bag Tonya Harding. It’s not a precise imitation: However hard the wardrobe and makeup teams have worked…

Harley Quinn is apparently still getting a solo spin-off along with her other 3 movies

David Ayer’s Suicide Squad movie was largely terrible, but some people seemed to enjoy Margot Robbie’s take on Harley Quinn, and now it seems like we’re going to be getting plenty more of her for the foreseeable future. Robbie’s Quinn is definitely going to have a big role in Suicide Squad 2, she’s reuniting with Ayer…

I, Tonya star Margot Robbie initially thought Tonya Harding was a fictional character

Margot Robbie’s latest film, the Tonya Harding biopic I, Tonya, screened at the Toronto International Film Festival this weekend, with critics praising Robbie’s nuanced, sympathetic performance as the disgraced figure skater. Harding’s story—a lifetime of struggle that led to the sensational moment in 1994 when her…

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A little bear cheers up the whole world in first trailer for Goodbye Christopher Robin

Disney is currently working on a live-action Winnie The Pooh movie called Christopher Robin that will focus on Pooh’s human friend growing up and losing touch with his imagination, but director Simon Curtis’ similarly titled film Goodbye Christopher Robin is far more straightforward. As seen in this trailer, Curtis’…