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Past articles by Laura:

Indie Darling Rachel Sennott Stuns in Two Very Different SXSW Debuts

Folks waited around the block to see her wild comedy “Bottoms,” then lined up to watch her in “I Used to Be Funny”—a film on the completely opposite side of the spectrum. → Read More

‘Cocaine Bear’ and the Wild, Ridiculous History of Horror-Movie Beasts

Elizabeth Banks’ new film is doing way more than a quick bump at the box office. How did it go so gangbusters—and what other animal horror movies should fans watch next? → Read More

‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Sends Meredith Grey Off With a Genius Callback—and a Cliffhanger

For 18 years, Meredith Grey has been saving lives, making mistakes, and resolving her past trauma. Her exit was a celebration of just how brilliant and impossible she can be. → Read More

‘Mean Girls’ Stars Received ‘Disrespectful’ Offer for New Film: Report

The original “Plastics,” including Lindsay Lohan, were reportedly down to do a new film, but now they might just fake-cough into the phone and say “I can’t go out; I’m sick.” → Read More

‘Hacks’ Halts Production After Jean Smart Health Scare

In a statement about her recovery, the actress wrote, “Please listen to your body and talk to your doctor—I’m very glad I did!” → Read More

Netflix’s ‘Perfect Match’ Creates a Reality TV Supervillain

Francesca Farago broke all the rules on “Too Hot to Handle” and crashed a ”‘Love Is Blind” reunion with someone else’s man. Now she’s back to curb-stomp hearts on “Perfect Match.” → Read More

‘Perfect Match’ Is Netflix’s Craven Attempt to Create Its Own Bachelorverse

Brace yourself for a new tier of celebrity. You’ve seen the Bachelorverse and the Bravoverse, but are you ready for the… I guess, Netflixverse? → Read More

No One Wanted Trevor Noah to Talk to Them at the Grammys

The Grammys host tried to drum up a viral moment with Adele and The Rock that mostly left viewers—and, seemingly, the entire room—confused. → Read More

Dave Bautista Wants to Be in a Romantic Comedy. So Why Isn’t He?

The actor recently asked if he’s too “unattractive” to star in a rom-com. Study Hollywood’s fave rom-com guy “types,” however, and you’ll see he’d excel in any rom-com scenario. → Read More

Netflix’s Plan to End Password Sharing Sounds Like a Total Pain for Subscribers

Get ready to check in once per month at your “primary location.” And if you want to use your account while traveling? You might need a temporary code for that. → Read More

I’m Begging ‘MILF Manor’ to Stop Confusing MILFs and Cougars

They are not the same thing, and we should talk about it! → Read More

Will We Ever Leave Britney Spears Alone?

Tabloids are still tracking her behavior. Fans are calling the police to her home. Didn’t #FreeBritney already prove that the relentless scrutiny was too much? → Read More

Kylie Jenner’s Lion Dress Didn’t Kill Mufasa—but Might as Well Have

Folks are not loving Kylie’s new foray into poacher chic, even if the decapitated lion’s head that recently covered her torso at a Schiaparelli show in Paris was man made. → Read More

‘M3GAN’ Is Even Scarier Once You Know What the Real-Life Doll Can Do

Director Gerard Johnstone and animatronics wizard Adrian Morot break down how they made this evil doll so terrifying—and leftover ideas that just might make it into the sequel. → Read More

Are Xanthi and Brett the Best or Worst Part of ‘The Circle’ Season 5?

The models entered “The Circle” separately, immediately got eliminated, and came back with a vengeance as a catfish named “Jennifer.” Love them or hate them, they’re here to play. → Read More

2022 Was the Year That Horror Movies Became Prom Queen

Between Ti West’s secret “X” sequels, Peele and Cronenberg’s return to theaters, the ”Bodies Bodies Bodies” discourse, and instant classics like “Barbarian,” it’s been a big year. → Read More

Johnny Depp Reportedly Sabotaging His Career Comeback with Old Habits

Depp and director/co-star Maïwenn Le Besco of his next project, “Jeanne du Barry,” are said to have been “screaming at each other the whole time” during production. → Read More

Kate Hudson Absolutely Kills in ‘Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery’

Benoit Blanc’s new case traps him in a lion’s den of ultra-rich, self-styled “disruptors”—and Hudson steals the show as a clueless former model-turned-sweatpants designer. → Read More

Netflix’s ‘Wednesday’ Continues Her Anti-Thanksgiving Legacy

In 1993, ‘The Addams Family Values’ established everyone’s favorite pig-tailed weirdo as a crusader against colonialist nostalgia. In the new series, she burns it all down again. → Read More

Lee Pace Was the Only *Really* Hot Guy in the ‘Twilight’ Movies

As a swaggering bureau of a vampire whose wardrobe fell somewhere between Hot Topic and Affliction Clothing, our genre king absolutely feasted. Who were Edward and Jacob, again? → Read More