Grow Up, Wimp: What Her Gets Right About Sad-Sack Sensitive Guys

As you probably know, there's a name for a certain type of quirky female character that shows up in romantic comedies: the Manic Pixie Dream Girl. Critic Nathan Rabin coined the term in a 2007 A.V. Club takedown of the Cameron Crowe film Elizabethtown, describing this done-to-death archetype, which trades in… » 12/18/13 1:41pm 12/18/13 1:41pm

Completely Operational. Her, Reviewed.

1. "Don't knock masturbation," says Woody Allen's Alvy Singer in Annie Hall. "It's sex with someone I love." Her is many things, but at its heart, it's a clear-minded, alternately romantic and fatalist look at what, precisely, we are falling in love with when we are "falling in love." Falling in love, like anything… » 12/16/13 5:26pm 12/16/13 5:26pm

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