Click to Skip Ad
Closing in...
Celebrating 17 Years of Film.Biz.Fans.

The Heat

  • The Playlist
    9 comments
    tweet
    0
  • Indiewire
    0 comments
    tweet
    0
  • The Playlist
    7 comments
    tweet
    0

    Redbox's 10 Most Rented Films Of 2013 Reveal People Really Like Melissa McCarthy

    Sometimes it's hard to tell if the buzz around an actor or actress exists simply among entertainment writers or has currency in the real world. And so, when Melissa McCarthy broke out in 2011 with "Bridesmaids," earning an Oscar nomination (among other accolades) it remained to be seen if that succe...

    Read More »
  • Women and Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    When Does a Fluke Officially Become a Trend?

    Will the success of Frozen and Catching Fire finally allow Hollywood to see women's films as a trend and not just another successful fluke?

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    Paul Feig Working On 'The Heat' Beth And Gina Spinoff You've Been Waiting For

    Far be it from us to question Hollywood wisdom, as we can easily see why Fox executives want more from "The Heat." The summer comedy was a smash hit at home, taking in over $155 million on its way to $229 million worldwide. And while there was some talk of a sequel, Sandra Bullock has been wary. Ear...

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    24 comments
    tweet
    0

    As 'Gravity' and 'Captain Phillips' Hit and 'Fifth Estate' Bombs, Who's a Movie Star, Anyway? UPDATED

    UPDATE: While Benedict Cumberbatch is still proving his stripes as a bankable star, PBS has scheduled the third season of "Sherlock" to premiere on January 19, slotted immediately after "Downton Abbey," which has its fourth season stateside premiere January 5. As the Hollywood Reporter puts it, PBS ...

    Read More »
  • Women and Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    The Heat Opening Weekend Box Office in the UK

    Paul Feig's follow-up to the gender-defying Bridesmaids was ushered into UK cinemas by supportive critics and very positive reviews. Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy received universally high praise for their comedy turns in The Heat as FBI agent Ashburn and Boston cop Mullins.

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    1 comment
    tweet
    0

    Sandra Bullock "Can't Imagine" Returning For 'The Heat 2'

    Well, apparently once was enough for Sandra Bullock: while talking with Entertainment Weekly about her upcoming sci-fi mind-bender "Gravity," the Oscar-winning actress said that it was unlikely she would return for a sequel to her summer sleeper hit "The Heat." “I know they say never say never, but ...

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    Hollywood Wake-Up Call: Where Are the Women in 2013 Summer Movies? (GRAPHS)

    As we've already observed, it's not a great summer for women in the movies. And now, Vulture's Amanda Dobbins has the graphs to prove it. The percentage of movies featuring one woman in a co-starring role, more than one woman in a co-starring role, and a woman in a starring role has noticeably gone ...

    Read More »
  • Women and Hollywood
    10 comments
    tweet
    0

    Hollywood's Glass Ceiling: Why Doesn't the Film Industry Trust Women?

    It would be wonderful to say that in 2013 things were looking up for women in Hollywood -- both onscreen and behind the scenes -- but the sad news is that the numbers have remained consistently dismal for the last decade.

    Read More »

Recent Posts


  • Retrospective: The Films of Francis Ford CoppolaRetrospective: The Films Of Francis ...The Playlist
  • Why 'Test' Director and Indie Spirit ...Thompson on Hollywood
  • Richard Linklater on Indie Spirit Nominee ...Thompson on Hollywood