Month: December 2013

‘wolf of wall street’ writer talks film’s most ‘disturbing’ details

This interview originally appeared on MTV News. When you’re writing a script called “The Wolf of Wall Street,” you’ve got to be a bit of an animal yourself. To adapt former stockbroker Jordan Belfort’s tale of extravagance, loose morals and general craziness on Wall Street in the ’90s, Terence Winter spent years tussling with the […] Read more…

‘you’ve got mail’ turns 15: 10 things you didn’t know about the rom-com

This feature was originally published on MTV News. It’s been 15 years since the classic rom-com “You’ve Got Mail”crash-landed into our inboxes (or did we mean to say VCRs? Remember those?). The unlikely plot would be even more impossible today (hey, Facebook): anonymous online pen-pals fall in love on the ’Net, never realizing that in […] Read more…

christian bale teaches us how to style the ultimate combover

This interview originally appeared on MTV News. If you’re looking to learn a new skill, it’s only logical to go to the master of that particular craft for advice. So, naturally, when we were curious about how to style the ultimate combover, we sought outChristian Bale for advice. Bale himself doesn’t have a thinning hair […] Read more…

amy adams pushes back on gal gidot wonder woman body shaming

This interview originally appeared on MTV News. It’s no secret that it can be hard out there for actresses in the male-dominated comic-book movie world. Amy Adams, who played Lois Lane in this year’s Superman interpretation, Zack Snyder’s “Man of Steel,” certainly knows that. Unfortunately, actress Gal Gadot, who was recently cast as Wonder Woman […] Read more…

why the 2014 golden globes nominees are no laughing matter

This article was originally published on MTV News. When the nominations for the Hollywood Foreign Press Association’s annual open bar awards gala, the Golden Globes, were announced Thursday morning, something funny happened in the Best Picture – Comedy or Musical category. Or, wait: nothing funny happened. While there are a few laughs in the category, […] Read more…

‘big’ 25th anniversary: 12 things you didn’t know

This feature was originally published on MTV News. David Moscow is kind of a big deal. Twenty-five years ago this week, the Tom Hanks body-swap movie, “Big,” was released, and Moscow played the young Josh Baskin. You know, the kid who bookends the movie in all the not-Tom Hanks parts. Moscow, 39, doesn’t hide from […] Read more…