‘Jennifer’s Body’ Flips the Way We Typically View Female Characters

The Big Picture Female gaze in horror films humanizes characters and creates empathy, contrasting with the objectifying male gaze. Jennifer’s Body subverts expectations with the female gaze, showing monstrous transformation and empathy. Amanda Seyfried’s Needy in Jennifer’s Body provides empathy for Jennifer through the female gaze, emphasizing reciprocal desire. Horror and women have a somewhat … Read more

‘Dune: Part Two’ Stars Cover ‘Entertainment Weekly,’ Talk Their Characters, ‘Superpower Actors,’ Filming in the Heat & More | Austin Butler, Denis Villeneuve, Dune, Florence Pugh, Timothee Chalamet, Zendaya | Just Jared: Celebrity News and Gossip

Tue, 20 February 2024 at 3:14 pm Continue Here » Zendaya, Timothée Chalamet, Austin Butler and Florence Pugh pose for Entertainment Weekly‘s new digital cover! The Dune: Part Two co-stars are in full-on promo mode as they continue on their worldwide press tour to promote the upcoming movie sequel, directed by Denis Villeneuve. In their … Read more

‘Bottoms’ Director Emma Seligman Lets Characters Be Self-Absorbed Disasters

The Big Picture Emma Seligman’s films feature messy, flawed, and relatable women characters that break traditional stereotypes. Seligman’s writing in Shiva Baby presents an imperfect protagonist without sensationalizing or vilifying her. Bottoms subverts expectations by allowing queer women characters to be selfish, flawed, and hilarious in the sex comedy genre. In June 2014, Tasha Robinson … Read more

12 Hidden Details About The Main Characters Everyone Missed

Summary Doug’s love of classic literature is subtly portrayed through hidden details in The King of Queens, such as hiding books at work and expressing interest in joining a book club. Carrie, despite vocalizing her disdain for reality shows, secretly has a guilty pleasure for them, as hinted by various hidden details throughout the series. … Read more

4 ‘Mean Girls’ (2024) Stars Have Met Their Character’s Original 2004 Actors – See Every Photo! | EG, evergreen, mean girls, Movies | Just Jared: Celebrity News and Gossip

The new musical movie adaptation of Mean Girls has come out on top at the box office once again! The latest iteration of the story features an all new cast taking on the iconic roles, and the film took in an additional $11.7 million at the domestic box office, bringing it’s domestic total to $50 … Read more

‘Transformers Rise of the Beasts’ Fails Its ‘Beast Wars’ Characters

The Big Picture Transformers: Rise of the Beasts fails to fully realize the complex characters from Beast Wars, disappointing fans of the series. The film only brings four Maximal characters to the big screen, neglecting the majority of the Beast Wars cast. The Maximals that do appear in the film, Cheetor and Rhinox, are relegated … Read more

‘Mean Girls’ (2024) Star Avantika Reacts to Racist Comments After Trailer Dropped, Shares How She Worked to Change Character’s Last Name | Avantika, mean girls | Just Jared: Celebrity News and Gossip

Avantika is opening up about racially-charged comments about her following the release of the Mean Girls trailer back in November. The almost 19-year-old actress stars in the new movie musical as the ditzy Karen, who was played by Amanda Seyfried in the original movie 20 years ago. After the trailer debuted, Avantika was met with … Read more

Samsung’s new smart home features include household maps with ‘AI characters’

Samsung wants to make the smart home smarter — if your home’s a Samsung home, that is. During its CES 2024 keynote in Las Vegas tonight, the company announced a range of additions to — and capabilities for — its SmartThings home automation platform. A new dashboard screen, Now Plus, is headed to select Samsung … Read more

All the Fictional Characters Who Helped Us Survive 2023

Image: Peacock If we’re being honest, put Natasha Lyonne in anything and she’s likely to win us over. Her dry humor, raspy voice, and impeccable confidence almost always create a memorable character. But in the hands of murder mystery guru Rian Johnson on Poker Face, Charlie becomes something more. She’s on the run, so she’s … Read more