The Worst Summer Movies: The Ones Your Mom Will Like

Somewhere in the world, maybe in a dusty old rotting liberal-arts faculty lounge, maybe in the office where they make that McSweeney's-Grantland Quarterly thing, someone is really excited about The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel. It's a "light" comedy opening Friday that stars Judi Dench, Bill Nighy, Maggie Smith and Tom… » 5/02/12 4:55pm 5/02/12 4:55pm

Woody Allen Was Watching The NBA All-Star Game Instead Of The Oscars

Woody Allen won the Academy Award for Midnight In Paris, but it's not clear if he knows yet. Allen wasn't in the house to accept his award, because something much more important was going on: » 2/27/12 5:10pm 2/27/12 5:10pm

Oscar Week: Why Midnight In Paris Should Win Best Picture

Tim Grierson and Will Leitch will be writing regularly on Gawker and Deadspin about movies, starting this week. Yesterday and today, to wrap up the week, we're showering love on our favorite films that are up for Best Picture. Yesterday, Tim Grierson took up the case of The Descendants. Today: Will Leitch argues why… » 2/24/12 11:34am 2/24/12 11:34am