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    Daniel Radcliffe to Star in Adaptation of Dave Eggers' 'You Shall Know Our Velocity'

    Daniel Radcliffe is having a go at a Dave Eggers' adaptation, "You Shall Know Our Velocity." Radcliffe will star as the the bookish Will, opposite a yet uncast co-lead to play Will's more gregarious and skirt-chasing buddy Hand, who embark on worldwide excursion to give the $32,000 insurance fallout...

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    FIRST LOOK: Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara Start an Affair to Remember in Todd Haynes' 'Carol'

    Exciting news for fans of Patricia Highsmith, Cate Blanchett, Rooney Mara and Todd Haynes (that about covers everyone, right?). The first image from Haynes' "Carol," the adaptation of Highsmith's landmark lesbian novella "The Price of Salt" (originally published under the pen name Claire Morgan) on ...

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    Where Did Crowdfunding Really Originate? Not on Kickstarter

    We assume that crowd funding first appeared when Kickstarter launched five years ago. We may be wrong.

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    Sony Takes Rights to Snowden Book 'No Place to Hide'

    Sony has secured rights to Glenn Greenwald's "No Place to Hide," the buzzy book on Edward Snowden and what he revealed about US security officials' electronic surveillance.

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    FIRST LOOK: Jessica Chastain in J.C. Chandor's 1981-Set Crime Drama 'A Most Violent Year'

    More images have arrived via Entertainment Weekly of Jessica Chastain in "All Is Lost" director J.C. Chandor's newest endeavor, "A Most Violent Year." The period crime drama is now in post-production.

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    NYT Critics Dargis and Scott Weigh In On Everything That Rankles Them About the Film Industry

    The NYT has published a fairly fabulous series of "emails" from their two top film critics -- that would be Manohla Dargis and A.O. Scott -- openly addressed to a number of groups throughout the industry, including everyone from Megan Ellison and Sony to "directors," "Hollywood liberals" (with Amy P...

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    Fandor Now Categorizing Its Films Using the Bechdel Test -- And They Want Your Help

    Fandor is going above and beyond the typical ideas of a streaming service. Beginning May 5, the site is incorporating a pop-up survey that appears with whatever film a viewer has chosen to watch. The three-question survey is the Bechdel test! Answers from the survey will help Fandor catalogue their ...

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    Shailene Woodley Says She's Not a Feminist Because "You Need Balance"

    Shailene Woodley is a pretty amazing quote generator (her Earth Mama comments about foraging in the woods and making her own lotions have inspired numerous listicles and clickbait fodder), and now she's said a few things to TIME about, as they call it, the "F" word. That would be feminism.

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    Who Should Play Elvis in the New Biopic to Be Directed by Baz Luhrmann? (CLIPS)

    Baz Luhrmann's films are larger than life, flamboyant to the nines, and heavily music-oriented in one way or another (he loves his soundtracks) so it makes total sense that he'd be lining up an Elvis Presley biopic as his next project.

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    Yes! The Onion's New Website Clickhole Will Skewer Clickbait-y BuzzFeed and Upworthy

    Hats off to those bright folks over at the Onion, who have created a new parody website taking aim at click-bait sites Buzzfeed and Upworthy. Called Clickhole (ha!), it will go live this summer. But stop on over to the site now, so that you can receive a step-by-step tutorial on how to click your mo...

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