E. Oliver Whitney is a senior editor at ScreenCrush. When not talking Game of Thrones theories or waiting for the next Terrence Malick film, Oliver is probably having an SVU marathon. Oliver was formerly an entertainment editor at Huff Post and has written for Variety, New York magazine, Indiewire, Moviefone, and Backstage.
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The Best Movies of 2016 (According to Erin Whitney)
How you define the “best” of something varies from one person to the next. The “best” movies can be the ones crafted with the most artistry, the ones that feel particularly culturally significant, the ones you can’t shake hours, days, or months after seeing them. O…
2017 Golden Globes Nominations Announced, ‘La La Land’ and ‘The People v. O.J.’ Lead
Following Sunday night’s Critics’ Choice Awards, the Golden Globes nominations have arrived. On Monday morning, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced their nominees for the 2017 awards, recognizing the best in film and television.
First ‘War For the Planet of the Apes’ Trailer, Plus Details on Three New Clips
On Thursday, 20th Century Fox showed journalists some sneak peek footage from the upcoming War for the Planet of the Apes. I got to see some brand new unreleased footage, hear some details from director Matt Reeves, and see the new trailer.
First ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ Trailer: Hey, Those Aren’t the Real Avengers
You feel that? That tingling Spidey sense? That can only mean one thing: The very first Spider-Man: Homecoming trailer has finally arrived. Two trailers, actually — the official domestic trailer and an international trailer with even more footage, featuring our first look at Michael Keatonn…
The Movie GOATs: Best Horror Movie Themes
ScreenCrush’s latest series, Greatest of All Time, aka The GOATs, celebrates the best of the best when it comes to the movies. This week we’re ranking the best horror movie theme songs in honor of Halloween.
New Netflix Instant Releases: October 2016
The best thing about the beginning of a new month is the slew of new releases and classics coming to Netflix Instant. Wishing you could have a rom-com double feature? Good, because now you can with How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days and Breakfast at Tiffany’s. Bummed you missed two art house releas…
Love Is Over, Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt Are Reportedly Getting a Divorce
Dear 2016, can you please end already? Is the apocalypse here yet? Is this the afterlife and we’re stuck living in a Roland Emmerich movie? After everything you’ve put us through, from multiple real-world tragedies to a presidential election from hell to far too many celebrity deaths, …
The Best Horror Movie References From ‘American Horror Story’
It’s no surprise that Ryan Murphy loves to sprinkle horror movie references throughout ‘American Horror Story.’ Remember that time Kit Walker was tortured ‘A Clockwork Orange’-style? How about the use of Bernard Herrmann’s ‘Psycho’ score to amp…
Gene Wilder, Legendary Actor and ‘Willy Wonka’ Star, Dead at 83
Gene Wilder, best known for his comedic roles in Willie Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, The Producers, and Young Frankenstein has died at the age of 83.
Casey Affleck Returns Home After a Tragedy in First ‘Manchester By the Sea’ Trailer
While 2016 may look like a crappy year for movies so far, don’t worry. I assure you one of the best films of the year is on its way, and now it finally has a trailer.
Amy Adams Makes Alien Contact in the Full Trailer for Denis Villeneuve’s ‘Arrival’
If an alien species were to visit Earth with mysterious intentions, it just makes sense that we’d send Amy Adams to represent humankind. She’s empathetic, she’s approachable, she’s understanding, and she’s the total antithesis of the hostile and aggressive types we…
Taraji P. Henson Sends an Astronaut Into Space In ‘Hidden Figures’ Trailer
So far the Rio Olympics have featured a handful of wins for female athletes, from U.S. gymnast Simon Biles to swimmer Katie Ledecky, which made it the perfect opportunity to debut the trailer for ‘Hidden Figures.’