It's 1994 All Over Again

Richard Lawson · 09/19/11 10:49AM

The Lion King is number one at the box office, so it must be, right? Meanwhile in the future, a disease movie holds on, a dark thriller does OK, and Sarah Jessica Parker stalls out.

Everyone Loves to Blame Gwyneth Paltrow

Richard Lawson · 09/12/11 09:50AM

On a slow weekend, a movie about a disease disaster started by Gwyneth Paltrow reigned supreme. Also this weekend, mixed martial arts made a wan debut, The Help continued to rage on, and a few people saw a strange movie.

The Gawker Guide to Fall Movies

Richard Lawson · 08/31/11 11:10AM

With the Labor Day holiday approaching, it's becoming sadly clear: Summer is over. It's time to turn to autumnal things. That's not all bad, though! Fall movies, for example, are usually the year's best. Let's take a look at this year's selection, shall we?

Contagion: Watch Gwyneth Paltrow Get Sick and Die

Seth Abramovitch · 07/14/11 12:49AM

Here's the trailer for Steven Soderbergh's latest film, Contagion, in which Gwyneth Paltrow plays the Patient Zero of an avian flu epidemic that [SPOILER ALERT] kills a lot of people. Including Gwyneth! No kale juice cleanses or hot stone massages are going to clear up this nasty little bug, no sir. As if that isn't a selling point already, you get Matt Damon as her "grieving" husband (he's so good, you almost believe him), Kate Winslet as a recovering Purellaholic, and Marion Cotillard as a sneeze-ballistics expert. And we haven't even mentioned Jude Law or Morpheus yet! But whatever, the real breakout star of this movie is the bearded doctor who gets to say, "Your wife is dead." That guy is about to become the most popular man on the planet. Congrats, dude! You made it. [via NYM]