This photo of Reese Witherspoon chucking ice cream at Meryl Streep's head is extremely satisfying

For decades now, hundreds—possibly thousands—of actors have tried to downplay the fantasy playground that is their lives, constantly reminding the rest of us that show business is just that: A business, full of the same hard work and toil and eating dirt as every other career you’d care to name. And while we’ve always …

The first set photo from Big Little Lies S2 suggests enemies are now frenemies

The rivalry between Reese Witherspoon’s Madeline and Laura Dern’s Renata in the first season of Big Little Lies can only be described as epic, resulting in rival birthday-party and ice-skating events and public debates over ribald puppetry. But the two did wind up coming together at the end of the season to support…

You can’t go Home Again (and should probably stay away the first time)

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Yes, there’s something to be said for escapism. Not every movie has to engage with the big issues of the day. Sometimes you’re more in the mood for a cinematic soufflé than a dry-rubbed onscreen steak. All that being said, however, if your idea of conflict is that three young filmmakers’ agents are getting them too…

Reese Witherspoon and Jennifer Aniston are teaming up for a drama about morning news

Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon are about to America’s Sweetheart the fuck out of a new drama series, centered on the world of morning network news. Deadline reports that Aniston—who hasn’t worked regularly in TV since Friends went off the air—and Witherspoon—who recently scored an Emmy nod for Big Little Lies…

Big Little Lies proves that “women’s pictures” are for everyone

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From the start of the series, the murder framing Big Little Lies—the intended draw—somehow became its least compelling element, in favor of exposing the intimate lives of this group of first-grade moms. Some of the things they turned out to be hiding were psychological, like Renata’s abject fear of failure. Some were…