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Recent articles by Mara:

The 10 Best Dick Van Dyke Show Episodes

All 158 episodes of The Dick Van Dyke Show provide at least one belly laugh—but a handful remain iconic to this day. Here are 10 of the most hilarious must-sees episodes → Read More

How Every Actor to Play James Bond Make the Secret Agent His Own

See how the six actors who have portrayed James Bond have made the suave and stylish British secret agent his own. From Sean Connery and Roger Moore to Pierce Brosnan and Daniel Craig. → Read More

A World of Women! The Best Bond Girls From the James Bond Films

These lovely (and sometimes diabolical) ladies—often referred to as “Bond girls”—have been essential to the series since Ursula Andress walked out of the sea in Dr. No in 1962. While some Bond critics argue that the female characters were treated as mere sexist window dressing, other fans point out they were often independent women with [...] → Read More

The Very Best of James Bond's Villains Over the Years — Best Bond Villains

Here are 10 of the Best Bond villains who were almost at match British secret agent James Bond. → Read More

25 Biggest Emmy Snubs of All Time

Here are the biggest Emmy Awards snubs of all time. Angela Lansbury, George Clooney, and Cybill Shepherd are among the most nominated actors who have never won an Emmy award. → Read More

Clint Eastwood's 10 Best Movies — Best Clint Eastwood Movies

Here are Clint Eastwood's best movies. From Oscar-winning Westerns (Unforgiven) to Oscar-winning dramas (Million Dollar Baby), Clint Eastwood has given Hollywood and film lovers dozens of amazing movies. → Read More

Kristen Stewart Is Breathtaking as Princess Diana in ‘Spencer’: Early Review

3 stars (out of 4) Kristen Stewart is Spencer. That’s not stating the obvious about the actress’ high-profile role as the late Princess of Wales, who was born Diana Frances Spencer. Kristen Stewart is Spencer. As in, she is the breathtaking soul of her film, owning every scene and single-handedly elevating it to must-watch status. […] → Read More

Lights, Camera, Crime and Comedy! The 8 Most Memorable TV Shows From 1971

It seems hard to believe now, but 50 years ago, only a handful of channels were available on TV. Cable? Streaming? On Demand? DVRs? Say what? Yet audiences in 1971, many of them watching for the first time on new color television sets, were witnessing history—the premieres of some of the most groundbreaking shows of [...] → Read More

Our Favorite Movies From Dwayne Johnson and Emily Blunt in Honor of Jungle Cruise

Both Dwayne Johnson and Emily Blunt worked their way up from smaller roles to blockbuster leads. Here’s some of our favorite films from the Jungle Cruise duo.Related: Jungle Cruise Stars Emily Blunt and Dwayne Johnson Talk Acting Together and Their Disney RoyaltyThe Mummy Returns (2001)The well-muscled and well-oiled wrestler began his film career in this adventurous sequel. [...] → Read More

Scarlett Johansson Can't Rescue 'Black Widow': Review

2.5 stars out of 4 Black Widow deserved better. This sentiment first applied when the former Russian assassin made her onscreen debut in the woeful Iron Man 2 in 2010, and certainly when she martyred herself and died in Avengers: Endgame nine years later. Now, Scarlett Johansson‘s OG female Avenger — worthy of her own […] → Read More

‘Cruella’ and ‘Black Widow’ Are All That! Get the Scoop on 17 Must-See Summer Movies

Emma Stone, Scarlett Johansson and Ryan Reynolds are bringing the heat in 2021 — read Us' full summer movie preview → Read More

Andrew McCarthy's 8 Best Roles (Including 1 of His Books)

Andrew McCarthy went from Brat Pack member to acclaimed travel writer. Here are 8 of the '80s heartthrob's best roles, plus, one of his books. → Read More

A Secret Boyfriend and More! What We Learned From Billie Eilish's Doc

Billie Eilish opened up about her personal and professional life in her new Apple TV+ documentary, 'The World's a Little Blurry' — read more → Read More

The Best Moments in Golden Globes History

2020 was quite a year for entertainment. When the pandemic shut down theaters, many of us spent a lot more time in front of the small screen. But being stuck at home wasn’t so bad: TV series such as The Queen’s Gambit and The Flight Attendant reigned supreme on streaming services, and high-profile feature films—from [...] → Read More

‘Coda,’ ‘Mass’ and More Lead the Best Sundance Film Festival 2021 Movies

'Coda, 'Mass' and 'Summer of Soul' lead the list of stand-out movies in the 2021 Sundance Film Festival — read more → Read More

Matt Shakman Reveals How He Nailed the Sitcom Style of ‘WandaVision’

The former sitcom child actor now directs prestige TV. On ‘WandaVision’ he seeks to bring the two worlds together. → Read More

Year in Review: ‘The Prom,’ ‘Invisible Man’ and More Best Movies of 2020

Worst. Movie. Year. Ever. Sorry-not-sorry, but there’s no getting around that sad fact. Because of the pandemic, many theaters all over the country have been shuttered for nine months — the one in my New York City neighborhood still boasts posters for winter favorites such as Onward, Sonic the Hedgehog and Birds of Prey. Meanwhile, […] → Read More

2020 Holiday Movie Preview: From ‘In Wonder’ to ‘Wonder Woman 1984’

Melissa McCarthy, George Clooney and more are headed to your home screen for the holidays — read Mara Reinstein's holiday movie preview! → Read More

Fall Movie Preview 2020: Joey King Frights and Kristen Stewart Delights

To paraphrase the great Cher Horowitz, 2020 has been way harsh, Tai. Even from a movie perspective — minor in the grand scheme of a worldwide health pandemic, but still! —we missed out on sitting in air-conditioned theaters this summer to see surefire blockbusters Ghostbusters: Afterlife, Fast & Furious 9, In the Heights, Jungle Cruise […] → Read More

Alex Winter’s Excellent Adventure From Child Star to Directing ‘Showbiz Kids’

In HBO's Showbiz Kids, Alex Winter documents the lives of former child stars Cameron Boyce, Mara Wilson, Jada Pinkett Smith, Evan Rachel Wood and more. → Read More