Month: January 2015

can a woman be a ghostbuster? we asked real-life ghost hunters

This article originally appeared on MTV News. Yesterday’s announcement of the all-female cast of director Paul Feig’s “Ghostbusters” reboot was initially met with delight. The chemistry! The comedy! The diversity! The amazingness of it all! However, once the delighted shrieks died down, the undercurrent of muttering from detractors began. Apparently having missed the news months […] Read more…

meet mtv’s newest breakout star: myrna the monster

This article originally appeared on MTV News. If you’re not obsessed with Myrna the Monster, you’re about to be. Myrna, the up-and-coming monster/alien/actress at the center ofMTV (Other)’s short film “Myrna the Monster,” is your cool new best friend, the girl next door, but with better clothes. Think Mindy Kaling’s personality, in a monster’s body […] Read more…

bradley cooper on ‘guardians 2’: i do whatever james gunn tells me to do

This interview originally appeared on MTV News. Get More: Music News “Guardians of the Galaxy 2” is hotly anticipated here on earth and, we assume, on other planets throughout space as well. Bradley Cooper, who voiced Rocket Raccoon in the first installment of Marvel’s budding space cowboy franchise, is among those looking forward to the […] Read more…

bradley cooper targets the most difficult scene in ‘american sniper’

This article originally appeared on MTV News. Get More: Music News Making a movie based on real events is tricky territory to tread, given the possibility of hurting feelings, misremembering details or getting caught in the center of two versions of an event. It’s like asking someone to sit for a portrait, and knowing that […] Read more…

6 time-bending secrets we learned on the set of ‘project almanac’

This article originally appeared at MTV News. What were you up to in high school? If you’re David Raskin (played by Jonny Westin), you were working on perfecting your dead father’s time machine alongside your friends. That’s the premise of “Project Almanac,” a new film directed by Dean Israelite, his feature-length directorial debut. Produced by […] Read more…

new ‘harry potter’ artist sounds totally freaked out

This article originally appeared on MTV News. When news arrived yesterday (January 15) that there would be a brand new illustrated edition of “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” hitting shelves in October, we were intrigued. Thefour “Potter”-centric pieces we saw from artist Jim Kay piqued our interest, and this new interview with Kay from […] Read more…

here’s how they filmed that butt-eating scene in the ‘girls’ premiere

This interview originally appeared on MTV News. “Girls” made its fourth season debut against the Golden Globes Sunday night (January 11), and if you weren’t busy being shocked by one of the award show’s many upsets (Best Animated Feature, anyone?) you were likely staring at HBO, shocked at Allison Williams’ first scene of the season. You […] Read more…

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