Topic: films

14 Rare Examples of An Actress Being Older Than Her Onscreen Love Interest

14 Rare Examples of An Actress Being Older Than Her Onscreen Love Interest

Do you ever watch a mainstream movie with a male protagonist (duh, what’s a female protagonist?) who ends up getting together with a much younger woman and nobody says anything about it? Of course you do! It happens all the time. Vulture did an interesting study earlier this year looking at the ages of leading men’s onscreen loves over the years. While the men age, the women stay about the same age. It’s pretty much a given that in most movie couples, the man’s going to be older than the woman, often by many years, even decades. But that’s because older male movie stars are considered distinguished gentleman who are totally in the same league as women half their age, but older female movie stars… what are those even? Don’t they all get pushed out to sea on an ice floe? More »

Behold: The Magic Of Keira Knightley As Coco Chanel In Once Upon A Time…

Behold: The Magic Of Keira Knightley As Coco Chanel In Once Upon A Time...

When he’s not hating things or judging whore contestsKarl Lagerfeld does things. Many things, in fact! Being the creative director of Chanel likely gives one numerous things to do. One of those things may include directing a short film about said fashion house’s founder, Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel. As we reported earlier, the project will star Keira Knightley as Coco Chanel. Judging by the new preview of “Once Upon A Time…,” this was an excellent choice. More »

The Worst Birds In Film History

The Worst Birds In Film History

Those of us holding down the weekendial fort at Gloss headquarters were reminded of the horrifying and barbaric nature of birds with this recent video (not recommended for the faint of heart nor fond of duckling). Which put us in mind of the many baleful and ill-fated bird that has graced the silver screen. Is there a single bird that doesn’t exist to serve as a harbinger of death? More »

What Your Favorite Movie Era Says About You

What Your Favorite Movie Era Says About You

Gangster Squad is coming out tomorrow, and I keep getting confused into thinking I would want to live in the 1930′s. I definitely do not – and I especially do not want to live in the 1930′s and get shot at repeatedly by Sean Penn. Taking it into consideration, I really only want to see this movie because I like red dresses. Here are some other things you like based on your favorite period movies…. More »

Gallery: Harper’s Bazaar Re-Casts Famous Scorcese Films

Gallery: Harper's Bazaar Re-Casts Famous Scorcese Films

Do you think the films of Martin Scorcese are perfect the way they are? That’s too bad, because Harper’s Bazaar thinks they’d be even better if they had Kate Bosworth, Michael Pitt, and Keanu Reeves in them. Well, maybe not, but it was a good enough excuse for them to play dress up with a bunch of celebrities they wanted to shoot. For their November issue, Harper’s Bazaar recreated scenes from six classic films with different actors than the ones originally in them. More »