The 16 Fall Movies You Should Be Excited About: A Guide

Labor Day is the signpost every year that the sugary summer junk is behind us and that the nutritious square meal of awards season has finally arrived. That's the theory, anyway: In actuality, summer movies like Before Midnight and Fruitvale Station will be as well-received as any Oscar bait, and the biggest hits this… » 9/04/13 5:48pm 9/04/13 5:48pm

Five Labor Day Weekend Movies That Aren't Completely Terrible

You're not going to the movies on Labor Day weekend, are you? Hollywood assumes you aren't. Unlike Memorial Day or Independence Day or Christmas or even Martin Luther King Jr. Day, this holiday weekend is perennially stacked with losers, the films that the studios don't want to think about anymore. Labor Day has been… » 8/31/12 4:20pm 8/31/12 4:20pm

Oscar Week: Why The Descendants Should Win Best Picture

Tim Grierson and Will Leitch will be writing regularly on Gawker and Deadspin about movies, starting this week. Today and tomorrow, we're going to shower love on our favorite films that are up for Best Picture. First up, why we'd be happy if The Descendants won the Oscar. Follow Grierson & Leitch on Twitter for more… » 2/23/12 2:20pm 2/23/12 2:20pm