"There's a special place in hell for women who don't help other women," Taylor Swift said in a recent Vanity Fair interview. If you have been living under a rock, you might assume Swift was referring to some serious girl-on-girl crime, perhaps bullying or gossip.
Valentine’s Day is upon us, which for people in relationships is a great opportunity to dress up, go out on a nice date and flood Instagram with evidence of their love. Meanwhile, if you’re single, you’re probably dreading a day full of reminders of your less-than-ideal relationship status.
I admit, during my time in Japan I’ve seen some quirky fashion, but in less-expected places--like at a summer festival or while visiting temples. But outside of the more outlandish fashion choices, Japanese style is fascinating.
“America is not the greatest country in the world anymore,” proclaims news anchor Will McAvoy. So begins “The Newsroom,” the latest series from writer Aaron Sorkin, who took a hiatus from his usual TV series (“West Wing,” “Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip”) to pen films “The Social Network” and “Moneyball.”
This year's Academy Awards ceremony is shaping up to be diverse, with everything from children's films (“Hugo”) to raunchy rom-coms (“Bridesmaids”) to a silent film (“The Artist”) up for major awards. But who will actually win Oscar gold, and who will go home empty-handed? Check out our predictions to win all your Oscar-related betting!
As a self-proclaimed “Twilight” hater, I saw previews for “The Vampire Diaries” back in 2009 and rolled my eyes at the CW Network's attempt to cash in on the nation's vampire hysteria. I only started watching the series because I thought it would provide the same unintentional laughs “Twilight” did. At first, the plot even seemed lazily similar to that of “Twilight”: mopey human girl Elena meets broody vampire Stefan and falls in love, while mysterious "animal attacks” plague their gloomy small town of Mystic Falls.
Awards season officially kicked off last Sunday with the Golden Globes. A long awards show that honors both film and television, the Globes are notorious for the open bar available to the celebrities--the cause of many a drunken speech both this year and in years past. In case you missed it or didn’t feel like sitting through four hours of TV, here’s our compilation of the night’s most exciting moments.
If our modern interpretation of the Mayan calendar is to be believed, humanity is down to its last year. Panicked? We at Intermission are as well--how can we absorb all the latest movies, awards shows, cons and video games before Dec. 21? In order to make things manageable, we've compiled a pop-culture bucket list to make sure that, come the apocalypse, you’ve experienced pop culture to the fullest.
In a year filled with wizards, Kardashians and real fairytale weddings, 2011 was a great year for pop culture. Here are our favorite moments.
What moments were totally worth rewinding on Hulu (or on your DVR if you could afford such luxuries here)? Take a look and find out.
Are you just as awkward as Bella or smooth as Jacob’s abs? Take our quiz to find out.
After a tumultuous fall for several new fall dramas (soapy series “Revenge” has found ratings success while the much-hyped “Playboy Club” is already cancelled, and “Pan Am’s performance has been turbulent) two networks are rolling the dice on series based on fairytales. The shows, “Once Upon A Time” and “Grimm,” use similar source material in very different ways--and with mixed results.
Do boyfriends improve with age? Is it possible to have too many sexual partners? What exactly does it mean to go “full Borat”? Such insightful questions are explored in Hollywood’s latest entry in a string of uninspiring romantic comedies, “What’s Your Number?”
The Party on the Edge, an annual bash sponsored by the Cantor Arts Center to show off the art scene at Stanford, will happen this year on Oct. 6.
So with no more midnight premieres to look forward to, what’s a die-hard “Potter” fan to do about the gaping hole the series left in his or her life?
The Hunger Games," the wildly popular post-apocalyptic book series written by Suzanne Collins, is rocking the entertainment industry as it comes to life for an upcoming movie adaptation by director Gary Ross.
Lady Gaga covers familiar territory - sex, religion, rebellion - while reaching into her past with personal lyrics and reminding listeners several times that we are all "born this way."
Although it is far from an easy film to watch, "How to Die in Oregon" is a fascinating look at a controversial law and a compelling view of the emotional journeys people face in their last days.
On May 10, producer and director Andy Fickman visited Stanford and offered students rare inside tips on how to break into the film industry.
Part action thriller, part character study, Hanna, the latest film by director Joe Wright (best known for "Pride and Prejudice" and "Atonement") breaks genre boundaries and provides a fresh take on the typical Hollywood action film.
This year was not a ceremony to remember, but at least it provided a few noteworthy moments, and rewarded -- albeit predictably -- some of the year's best achievements in film.
"Taboos" is one of the latest plays by Stanford scientist-turned-playwright Carl Djerassi. It explores the consequences of nontraditional birth -- everything from the use of sperm donors to in vitro fertilization -- and how that affects the modern definition of parenthood.
Despite the earlier critical buzz surrounding “Black Swan” and “The Social Network,” which won Best Picture at the Golden Globes, it will be near impossible to stop the momentum of “The King’s Speech,” which recently swept the Producers, Directors and Screen Actors Guild Awards.
"No Strings Attached," though not perfect, is a refreshing break from typical romantic comedies and the bleak January movie season.