August 19, 2014
Matthew Weiner's Five Favorite Films
"I really don't like ranking things," director Matthew Weiner told Rotten Tomatoes. "I have so many movies that I like and if I have to name my top 10, I might be in the neighborhood where I cover the bases. But I love movies and I watch all kinds of movies and all kinds of movies have influenced me in my life so it's very hard for me." That said, Weiner, whose first post-Mad Men feature Are You Here opens this week, was able to name five of his favorite films -- while trying to avoid the obvious choices.
August 13, 2014
Meryl Streep's 10 Best Movies
She's earned seven Golden Globes, three Oscars, two Emmys, and a Tony nomination -- almost a real-life EGOT! -- and this week, Meryl Streep gets the Total Recall treatment in honor of her appearance as Chief Elder in The Giver, Phillip Noyce's adaptation of the classic Lois Lowry novel about a boy (Brenton Thwaites) whose encounter with a mysterious figure (Jeff Bridges) shakes his understanding of his seemingly idyllic community. From comedies to dramas, Meryl's done it all -- and tried on countless accents along the way. Let's take a look at the best-reviewed films from her illustrious career, Total Recall style!
March 6, 2012
Five Favorite Films with Elizabeth Olsen
In this week's horror release Silent House, Elizabeth Olsen again gets to flex her talent for freaking the hell out, only this time with more of the shocks, splatter and lurid psychology favored by the genre crowd. As Sara, a mysterious young woman trapped and fighting for her life in a dilapidated old property, Olsen has the difficult task of carrying the movie -- made to resemble one queasy long take -- from off-kilter beginnings to its shrieking, full-blown conclusion. We sat down with a much calmer Olsen recently to talk about shooting the film and the pressure of following up the acclaimed Martha; but first, she took a moment to run through her five favorite films.
August 14, 2008
Woody Allen Looks Back With EW
As he prepares to launch his latest feature, Vicky Cristina Barcelona, Woody Allen has taken a few minutes to revisit a dozen of his career highlights with Entertainment Weekly.