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Director Steve McQueen is basking in the glory of his Independent Spirit Awards sweep and Oscars win for 12 Years a Slave. While we wait to hear where the filmmaker will be leading us next, take a look at this video essay featuring McQueen discussing the power of cinema.

For the British filmmaker, movies have to be about “an urgency, a necessity.” The Turner Prize-winning artist has… Continue reading Watch: '12 Years a Slave' Director Steve McQueen Explains Why He Never Wants to Make His Films Friendly

Thor: The Dark World Blu-ray CoverTwo weeks ago we brought you part of our interview with rising screenwriter and director Drew Pearce, focusing mainly on his next film: Mission: Impossible 5. But now with Thor: The Dark World a day away from Blu-ray and DVD (February 25, to be precise), fans everywhere are going to discover All Hail the King, the newest Marvel One Shot written… Continue reading Drew Pearce Explains the Marvel Creative Process, Plus the Hidden Easter Eggs in His 'Iron Man 3' Short 'All Hail the King'

Drew Pearce is having a very, very busy career of late. He cowrote Iron Man 3 with Shane Black, and also wrote and directed All Hail the King, a new Marvel One Shot that fans can see when they buy Thor: The Dark World (either as a digital download or on the Blu-ray/DVD). In his short film, Pearce offers fans a further look at one… Continue reading Drew Pearce Explains the Tone Behind 'Mission: Impossible 5' and the Christopher McQuarrie Touch

U.K. animation team Jens & Anna reveal what Santa and his team get up to after the holidays. If you thought Saint Nick settled into his icy abode for a long winter’s nap, you thought wrong. It turns out that the jolly old man enjoys wearing different costumes (he’s always wanted a tail, so the frog getup is his favorite), sneaking booze into his coffee… Continue reading Watch a Cute Short Film That Explains What Santa and His Team Do After Christmas

The Cast of 'Bridesmaids'Universal/AP

Amid murmurings of a “Bridesmaids” sequel in the works, including one without original star and co-writer Kristen Wiig, Wiig has revealed why she said no to what would have been a lucrative franchise.

“We knew during the first one, this was it,” she explains in a new profile article for Harper’s Bazaar. “We would have made a lot of money if there… Continue reading 'Bridesmaids' Sequel: Kristen Wiig Explains Why She Said No to Potential Follow-up