Today, Roger Ebert is best remembered as half of the famous movie critic team Siskel and Ebert. A new film titled Russ & Roger, however, will have actor Josh Gad playing Ebert during a different period in his life: when he participated in the other end of filmmaking during the production of the 1970 B-movie Beyond the Valley of the Dolls.
Starting with the first X-Men movie back in 2000, Hollywood entered a new golden age of superhero films. But in case you’re among those who don’t get excited by capes and tights, know that one Hollywood power player doesn’t see this trend as lasting: director Steven Spielberg.
Emma Thompson has two Academy Awards, nominations for three more and a diverse array of acting roles dating back to 1982. However, her success in Hollywood hasn’t made her immune to the same difficulties faced by other actresses who dared to age past 30, and in a new interview she’s speaking out against ageism and sexism in show business.