Skip to main content
Got a tip?
Newsletters

Pam Grier

Arthur Marks, Producer and Director on ‘Perry Mason’ and a Blaxploitation Maverick, Dies at 92

Arthur Marks, the producer and director who worked on 'Perry Mason' for nearly a decade before guiding such blaxploitation favorites as 'Detroit 9000,' 'Friday Foster' and 'Bucktown,' has died. He…

‘Poms’: Film Review

In 'Poms,' directed by Zara Hayes, Diane Keaton leads a rebellious group of retirees to form a cheerleading squad.

‘Bless This Mess’: TV Review

ABC's new Lake Bell/Dax Shepard comedy 'Bless This Mess' is 'Green Acres' meets 'The Money Pit,' but it has a strong enough cast that if it ever gets past the cliches, it could be quite appealing.

Diane Keaton Takes on Retirement Communities and Cheerleading in ‘Poms’ Trailer

The first trailer for the Diane Keaton feature 'Poms,' about members of a sunny retirement community who decide to take part in a cheerleading competition. Pam Grier, Rhea Perlman and Jackie Weaver…

Pam Grier, Rhea Perlman Join Diane Keaton in ‘Poms’

Pam Grier and Rhea Perlman are joining Diane Keaton and Jackie Weaver in comedy "Poms," about a group of women that form a cheerleading squad at their retirement community.

Critic’s Picks: An August To-Do List for Film Buffs in L.A.

Remedies for late-summer multiplex blues in Los Angeles include vintage French crime films, classic Japanese melodramas, blaxploitation gems and more.

Florence Henderson’s Director on Her Final Film: “Raunchy Jokes,” Thai Food and Caring for Everyone on Set

"She did not get the range of material she deserved," says helmer Srikant Chellappa, who cast the 'Brady Bunch' mom as a killer in the feature 'Grandmothers Murder Club.'

Critic’s Notebook: Even When They’re ‘Hateful,’ Tarantino Loves His Female Characters

The brutal treatment of Jennifer Jason Leigh's character in 'The Hateful Eight' may ignite the blogosphere with charges of misogyny, but a survey of Tarantino's work suggests the filmmaker's deep…

‘Cleveland Abduction’: TV Review

The Ariel Castro abduction case gets the full Lifetime treatment. That's not a good thing.