Allie Gemmill
Allie Gemmill is cinéphile supreme with bylines at Keyframe, Vague Visages, Paste Magazine and Broadly. She is the founder of The Filmme Guild, a film salon which curates and highlights the intersections between women and film. She is more guacamole than hummus, more Ilana than Abbi and more museum than beach.

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New 'Stranger Things' Footage Gets Unveiled At Comic-Con

During Saturday's Comic-Con panel, some exciting new Stranger Things Season 2 footage was released. Judging by the sheer intensity and mystery of this trailer, things are going to get bigger and more ...
By Allie Gemmill

'Riverdale's New Character Sounds Like A Game-Changer

Attention Riverdale fans: There's some exciting news about Season 2 coming out of Comic-Con that you need to know ASAP. Among the many exciting announcements made during Riverdale's Comic-Con panel on...
By Allie Gemmill

Ben Affleck Shuts Down Those 'Batman' Rumors

During the WB panel at Comic-Con on Saturday, Ben Affleck shut down rumors he didn't want to play Batman, as well as reports from earlier in the week that his days playing Batman were numbered. In Aff...
By Allie Gemmill

These Comments About Jon Snow Are Intriguing

Has actor Sophie Turner just revealed Jon Snow's major blind spot in Game of Thrones? During Friday's Comic-Con events, Turner spoke to Entertainment Weekly about her character, Sansa, and in the proc...
By Allie Gemmill

Sigourney Weaver's 'Defenders' Character May Not Be Totally Evil

Among the intriguing teases from Friday's round of Comic-Con goodness was some more insight into Marvel's Netflix-sized answer to Avengers — The Defenders. The latest tease here involves The Defenders...
By Allie Gemmill

'Game Of Thrones' Just Teased The Rest Of Season 7 At Comic Con

Yes, winter has reached Westeros, but the Game of Thrones Comic-Con preview trailer is also declaring that Jon Snow and Daenerys must unite their armies if they're ever going to survive the cold and t...
By Allie Gemmill

Gwendoline Christie's 'GoT' Comic-Con Comments Are All About Women

Friday's Game of Thrones panel at Comic-Con saw a portion the cast coming out to give fans better insight into the show they've been a part of for years. In the case of the actor who plays Brienne of ...
By Allie Gemmill

Twitter Will Miss Melissa McCarthy's Sean Spicer More

Depending on how prescient you've been feeling lately, you may have seen Sean Spicer's resignation as White House Press Secretary coming from a mile away. Spicer has been noticeably out of the spotlig...
By Allie Gemmill

What If These Iconic Male Movie Characters Had Been Female, Instead?

Casting: it's a huge part of the movie-making process and it can frequently contribute to a film's success or failure. But with more and more attention being paid to casting in films these days — be i...
By Allie Gemmill

This 'Girls Trip' Joke Is Both Raunchy & Hilarious

The summer of 2017 may forever be remembered as the summer audiences got a hilarious bit of sexual education when they went to see Girls Trip. One the more memorable jokes made in Girls Trip is about ...
By Allie Gemmill

'Dunkirk' Is An Amazing True Story

You may have heard the name "Dunkirk" long before the film was ever made. At the very least, you know about World War II and perhaps even a little bit about the various missions that shaped this monum...
By Allie Gemmill

Why Harry Styles Fans Should See 'Dunkirk'

Lots of the hype around Dunkirk, especially where millennial viewers are concerned, has been focused on Harry Styles. The pop singer's first major foray into acting is in one of the most anticipated a...
By Allie Gemmill

Brendan Fraser Has Done A Lot Since 'George Of The Jungle'

It was the Tarzan spoof seen round the world. Twenty years ago, George of the Jungle and its star, Brendan Fraser, made a splash in cinemas. With Fraser's vine-swinging, hunky George, an animatronic t...
By Allie Gemmill

'A Few Good Men Live' Could Bring More Theater To TV

On Monday, The Hollywood Reporter exclusively reported that Alec Baldwin will be starring in A Few Good Men Live, the live production of the classic Aaron Sorkin play (which was later adapted into a p...
By Allie Gemmill

This Theory About Jon Snow Could Change A Lot In 'GoT' Season 7

There was a lot — seriously, a lot — to process on the Season 7 premiere of Game of Thrones on Sunday night. However, there's a chance you missed some important clues that could connect Beric Dondarri...
By Allie Gemmill

Why The Father Mindy Kaling's Rumored Baby Doesn't Matter

Surprise though it may be, the news that Mindy Kaling is reportedly pregnant will most likely be overshadowed by questions about who the father of Kaling's baby may be. As natural as it is to ask that...
By Allie Gemmill

The Internet Is Really Rooting For Hugh Jackman To Join 'Lion King'

If this Lion King remake casting rumor turns out to be true, then there's definitely cause for celebration. On Saturday, word traveled fast on social media that Hugh Jackman may play Scar in Disney's ...
By Allie Gemmill

'The Incredibles 2' Will Give Elastigirl The Spotlight She Deserves

There has been a lot of exciting news coming out of the D23 Expo over the past two days, but one of the most intriguing bits of news has to be about The Incredibles 2. Excitingly, The Incredibles 2 wi...
By Allie Gemmill

Disney's Live-Action 'Aladdin' Has Finally Cast Its Leads

After lots of deliberation and rumors of difficulty finding the right actors, the leads of Disney's live action Aladdin remake have been cast. Announced on Saturday at the Disney D23 Expo, actors Mena...
By Allie Gemmill

'A Wrinkle In Time' Is Setting Up A Big Adventure

The highly anticipated trailer for A Wrinkle in Time has finally arrived. The first look is amazing, of course, but the song in the Wrinkle in Time trailer also hints at the big adventure ahead for th...
By Allie Gemmill

This Young Women's Honors Theme Was Heard

On Monday night, women all over Twitter responded to the Young Women's Honors message of empowerment and the important showcase of women honoring women on Twitter. The ceremony's overall prevalence, n...
By Allie Gemmill

Cassian & Jyn Have A Great Bond In 'Rogue One'

To date, I think its fair to say these are the most iconic Star Wars couples: Han Solo and Princess Leia, Anakin Skywalker and Padmé Amidala, and (hopefully) Finn and Poe Dameron. Major Rogue One SPOI...
By Allie Gemmill

This Is How Much Vader We See In 'Rogue One'

To say that Star Wars fans have been anticipating Darth Vader's return in Rogue One is really putting it lightly. The ultimate figure of evil, Darth Vader has four scenes in Rogue One and literally ta...
By Allie Gemmill

Why Some Fans Are Already Upset About 'Spider-Man'

The flurry of excitement over the Spider-Man: Homecoming trailer has helped cement a widespread interest in the rebooted franchise. Despite the curiosity over what to expect from the newest iteration ...
By Allie Gemmill

'La La Land' Has The Most Golden Globes Noms

With the announcement of the 2017 Golden Globes nominations came some big surprises. Among the snubs and successes of various films and television shows, La La Land is leading with seven nominations. ...
By Allie Gemmill

These Golden Globes Movie Snubs Were Major

The time has finally arrived: on Monday, the 2017 Golden Globes nominees were announced. There have been clear front-runners in every category, from Manchester By The Sea getting a nod for Best Pictur...
By Allie Gemmill

'My Life As A Zucchini' Snags A Golden Globes Nom

Awards season has officially gotten underway as the first round of nominations for the 2017 Golden Globes was announced early Monday morning. Among the first round of categories announced was Best Ani...
By Allie Gemmill

Keiko Agena Reflects On 'GG's Lane & Mrs. Kim

Something that has always been so fascinating in the world of Gilmore Girls is the character of Lane, her relationship with her mother, and the way these two were presented to the world. Interestingly...
By Allie Gemmill

'Hairspray Live!' Made A 'Hamilton' Reference

In an unusually modern moment, Hairspray Live! made a Hamilton reference. It was Link Larkin who casually dropped the "I'm not throwing away my shot" line into a rather tense moment where he is tellin...
By Allie Gemmill

Kristin Chenoweth Dominated 'Hairspray Live!'

In case you've missed out thus far on Wednesday night's Hairspray Live!, you're missing out on Kristin Chenoweth absolutely killing it. Seriously, what could be better than watching the magic of Hairs...
By Allie Gemmill

This Fan Fave Song Returned To 'Hairspray Live!'

This opening moments of NBC's Hairspray Live! opened with tons of pizzaz, thanks to the opening number, "Good Morning, Baltimore," and my personal Hairspray fave, "Mama, I'm A Big Girl Now." The song ...
By Allie Gemmill

Amy Schumer May Play Barbie On The Big Screen

Nothing could be a more delightful cap to another hectic week than to share this piece of news with you: Amy Schumer may star in the Barbie movie, according to Variety. That's right. Schumer is most l...
By Allie Gemmill

A New 'Rogue One' Clip Focuses On Jyn & Cassian

The time is almost nigh for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story to hit theaters and the excitement is practically at a fever pitch. Building the excitement even more, People magazine sat down with the cast o...
By Allie Gemmill

17 Women That Could Direct The Next 'Star Wars'

I am one of those women who is sincerely excited to see Star Wars: Rogue One, with a rebellious woman at the center and a diverse groups of heroes saving the universe. Rogue One is the latest in a ser...
By Allie Gemmill

What Was Ron Glass' Cause Of Death?

Sadly, yet another profoundly talented performer has unexpectedly passed. Breaking early Saturday evening via Variety, actor Ron Glass has died at age 71. The actor's rep has confirmed the sad news to...
By Allie Gemmill

There's Still A Major Mystery On 'Gilmore Girls'

After four seasons — winter, spring, summer, and fall — fans who gobbled up the Gilmore Girls revival on Netflix were left with one final, massive mystery. Tying into the final four words, Rory Gilmor...
By Allie Gemmill

This Special 'Brady Bunch' Scene Is Iconic

The unexpected news of the passing of America's Favorite Mom, Florence Henderson, is, in short, incredibly sad to learn. Henderson, beloved by many of her co-stars, worked on stage and screen for more...
By Allie Gemmill

Get Your Family Hooked On 'Game Of Thrones'

Trust me when I say that being the only person in your family who loves Game of Thrones is a tough road to walk. Week after week, Game of Thrones is a thrilling show, but not being able to share that ...
By Allie Gemmill

Here's The Adorable 2016 National Dog Show Winner

It wouldn't be an exciting Thanksgiving without watching The National Dog Show. After many an adorable pup was put on display at the Kennel Club of Philadelphia, the undisputed winner was Gia the Grey...
By Allie Gemmill

Daenerys Understands Your Work Week Struggle

When you're busying conquering the Seven Kingdoms or taming dragons during the work week, it's hard not to feel worn out. If we take a page out of the Daenerys Targaryen playbook, then fighting those ...
By Allie Gemmill