Gold Rush exclusive: Tony Beets' run of good luck comes crashing down

On this week’s Gold Rush on Discovery, the number one rated series for the network continues the twisty season as newcomer boss Rick Ness is trying to sort through his new business and be profitable while Parker Schnabel, his old boss, has continued bad luck. But in Monsters and Critics’ exclusive preview clip from the […]

Sandra Oh and Andy Samberg to Co-Host 2019 Golden Globe Awards

Sandra Oh and Andy Samberg are co-hosting the 2019 Golden Globe Awards! “We’re excited to welcome Sandra Oh and Andy Samberg as co-hosts of Hollywood’s Party of the Year,” the Hollywood Foreign Press Association’s President Meher Tatna said in a statement. “Both Golden Globe Award recipients have continually showcased their talents in film and television, and […]

‘Ben Is Back’ Review: Mother-Son Addiction Drama Cuts to the Bone

Suburban mother Holly Burns (Julia Roberts) cautiously welcomes her 19-year-son Ben (Lucas Hedges) home for the holidays. Why the hesitation? The young man has gone AWOL from rehab. Mom may be mollified by her son’s vow to return to treatment the day after Christmas. But will he keep his promise? And even with 77 days […]

Spike Lee to Receive Palm Springs Festival Career Achievement Award

The Palm Springs International Film Festival has selected Spike Lee as the recipient of its career achievement award. Lee will be presented with the honor at the festival’s awards gala on Jan. 3 at the Palm Springs Convention Center. The festival runs from Jan. 3 to Jan 14. “Spike Lee has been an outstanding warrior […]

‘Vox Lux’ Review: Natalie Portman’s Pop-Star Blues

Brady Corbet’s knockout of a second feature (following 2015’s The Childhood of a Leader, about the growing pains of a fascist tyrant) damn near explodes off the screen. Yes, a movie about the traumatic childhood that formed a formidable pop diva might be too much for some people. But this actor-turned-director doesn’t use Vox Lux […]

Guillermo del Toro’s Canon of Alternative Mexican Cinema Heads to Toronto — Full List

As one third of the film world’s three amigos, Guillermo del Toro has been instrumental in earning Mexican cinema international acclaim. The Oscar-winning director of “The Shape of Water,” “Pan’s Labyrinth,” and “Cronos” partnered with Toronto International Film Festival programmer Diana Sanchez to bring a robust Mexican film retrospective to TIFF Bell Lightbox. Spanning six […]