Month: February 2014

sound off with our ultimate 2014 oscars soundboard

This soundboard appeared on MTV News. Design by MTV News. Concept and research by Kase Wickman. The Oscars are an emotional time: many will gather with their friends and loved ones this Sunday to watch the telecast, ballots in hand and high hopes for their favorite movies in their hearts. Of course, we relate to […] Read more…

the worst thing that can happen on an airplane, according to liam neeson

This interview originally appeared on MTV News.  Liam Neeson, star of the new thriller-action movie “Non-Stop,” has experienced a (fictional) plane disaster or two in his time. In “Non-Stop,” in theaters today, he plays a federal air marshal tasked with keeping an international flight incident free. Things go terribly wrong almost immediately when an anonymous […] Read more…

6 degrees of jennifer lawrence: how every 2014 oscar nominee connects to jlaw

This article originally appeared on MTV News.  Art by Nick DeSantis. Concept/research led by Kase Wickman. There’s a truth that it’s about time we all accept: Everything, and we mean everything, eventually comes back to Jennifer Lawrence. A butterfly in New Mexico flaps its wings and JLaw gets more awesome in China. Just call it […] Read more…

girls on ‘girls’: new yorker alyssa chose her email address carefully

This article originally appeared on MTV News. There are very few shows that stoke as much conversation as HBO’s “Girls” (well, few shows that don’t involve naked, antler-wearing corpses, at least). Every week, we turn to real New York women to share their thoughts on the latest episode of “Girls.” Even though the show is […] Read more…

the ‘girls’ guide to reacting to your friend’s big break

This article originally appeared on MTV News. Ahh, success. Some of us experience it; all of us have reacted to it. As we’ve previously explored, everyone has their own way of coping with death, and the success of a friend — happy for them, maybe a little bittersweet for you — is no different. On […] Read more…

the likelihood of jimmy fallon’s guests carrying $100, ranked

This article was originally published on MTV News. Even if you were unable to brave the post-midnight hours to watch Jimmy Fallon’s debut spin around the block as host of “The Tonight Show” last night, by now you’ve most definitely heard about the coterie of famous friends who stopped by to throw cash — and […] Read more…

‘iron man 3’ writer drew pearce tells us what he’d like to see next

This article originally appeared on MTV News. Marvel fans wondering just what the hell is coming next for the comics magnate’s movie universe, you’re not alone: Even a member of the studio’s unofficial farm team doesn’t really know. Drew Pearce is an ascending star in the Marvel universe, having written the super-successful “Iron Man 3,” […] Read more…

girls on ‘girls’: brooklynite ester always wears pants while bicycling

This article originally appeared on MTV News. Here’s the thing about dudes: Their memories of choreographing intricate dance routines with their friend group for little to no reason are relatively slim. That’s not to say it doesn’t ever happen, but I’m willing to bet that the vast majority of young women have at least one […] Read more…

‘girls’: all of marnie’s plans for the group’s beach trip

This article originally appeared on MTV News. We all have that friend, right? The over-planner, the one who has all these crazy-high expectations for group hangs and epic nights, then is let down when that uncommunicated plan of action isn’t carried out. The — oh, let’s just say it: The Marnie. In this week’s episode of […] Read more…

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