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.

Latest Articles

Baby Luna's Dance Skills Are Unparalleled

After already proving she can play the piano, it's been revealed that the absolutely precious progeny of power couple John Legend and Chrissy Teigen, Luna, dances better than any of us. Arguably one o...
By Allie Gemmill

'The Gong Show's Tommy Maitland Is A True Original

Millennials may have missed The Gong Show when it first aired in the 1970s, but now they'll get to enjoy the deliciously offbeat variety show and talent competition, thanks to its ABC revival at the h...
By Allie Gemmill

These 'PLL' Finale Theories Actually Kinda Make Sense

Fan theories: Audiences love to love them, they love to hate them, but most of all, it could be argued that everybody loves to ponder them. The great "What if?" of a good fan theory about your favorit...
By Allie Gemmill

This Bughead Photo From Season 2 Is Intriguing

Filming is underway for Riverdale Season 2 and there's already a bit of an exciting tease from set to keep fans occupied with curiosity until the premiere. Early Friday, the official Twitter account f...
By Allie Gemmill

This New 'Westworld' Clue Involves Teddy & His Gun

It's Friday, and what could be better than some Westworld news to make the day truly great? Nothing, absolutely nothing. On that note, let's direct our attention to Westworld actor Jason Marsden's Sea...
By Allie Gemmill

10 Years Later, Lilo Is Still A Unique Disney Hero

It's not unfair to say that Lilo's introduction to Disney audiences was an unconventional one. Rather that getting some beautiful ballad to announce her arrival on the scene, we meet a young girl who ...
By Allie Gemmill

Jules From 'My Best Friend's Wedding' Isn't A Bad Person

It's not that I approve of Jules' actions in My Best Friend's Wedding, but I get it. Unrequited, deeply-felt love for a friend is a powerful force. As played by '90s rom-com queen Julia Roberts, My Be...
By Allie Gemmill

Kate Winslet Says Her New Film Reminded Her Of 'Titanic'

I'll be the first to admit that when I saw the trailer for Idris Elba and Kate Winslet's new survival thriller The Mountain Between Us, I was a little nonplussed. I mean, it's basically The Revenant i...
By Allie Gemmill

Why People Are Upset About Gal Gadot's 'Wonder Woman' Salary

To the Average Joe, it probably looks like Wonder Woman actor Gal Gadot is raking in the dough. The film has become a box office smash hit and her star is on the rise; surely she is making a salary to...
By Allie Gemmill

9 Most Wild 'Twin Peaks: The Return' Theories

We're barely two months into Twin Peaks: The Return and this show has been nothing if not frustratingly mysterious as all get out. Given the nature of the show's abstract nature, which bobs and weaves...
By Allie Gemmill

An Old Friend Interrogates Evil Dale On 'Twin Peaks'

If you were worried that Diane wasn't going to have a reprisal on Twin Peaks: The Return, fear not: she has returned in all her platinum-bobbed ferocity in order to help Special Agents Gordon and Albe...
By Allie Gemmill

Hawk Makes A Break In The Case On 'Twin Peaks' With Laura's Help

One of the more consistent narrative thread on Twin Peaks: The Return delivers some real nuggets of goodness in Part 7. Seriously, this breakthrough in the case just made Twin Peaks so much better. In...
By Allie Gemmill

Scarlett Johansson Officially Meets Her Doppelgänger

Looks like I have yet another piece of news to file in the "Totally Amazing" category: Scarlett Johansson finally met her future self at the Rough Night premiere — sort of. Of course, Johansson knew i...
By Allie Gemmill

Debunking The 'Wonder Woman' & 'Little Mermaid' Theory

As you've probably heard by now, Wonder Woman — the superhero movie directed by a woman about a woman who's beloved by a great many women (and men) — was based off the DC Comics that depict the exploi...
By Allie Gemmill

This Tiny 'Westworld' Season 2 Clue Is A-maze-ing

Did you think I was going to let you have a chill Saturday and not tell you about an amazing new Westworld spoiler? Well, guess again, because I'm coming in hot with something very exciting about West...
By Allie Gemmill

Hiram Lodge Will Play A Major Role In 'Riverdale' S2

It may feel like we have to wait forever and a day for Riverdale Season 2 to return, but hopefully I can mitigate some of that yearning for fresh teen drama with some intrigue about Season 2. Accordin...
By Allie Gemmill

'OITNB's Danielle Brooks Paid Tribute To Philando Castile

On Friday evening, the verdict regarding Philando Castile's death was released. By now, you may have seen the news that Officer Jeronimo Yanez was acquitted of all charges after fatally shooting Casti...
By Allie Gemmill

The 'Spider-Man: Homecoming' Soundtrack Sounds Epic

If there's one word that can appropriately describe the vibe of Spider-Man: Homecoming, it's "playful." Taking that youthful joy factor one step further in its third iteration, Spider-Man: Homecoming'...
By Allie Gemmill

Former 'Bachelor' Contestant Leah Block Weighs In On 'BiP'

As the details slowly emerge around the allegations of sexual misconduct on the Bachelor in Paradise set, we're seeing a slow and steady stream of Bachelor Nation stars voice their feelings on the mat...
By Allie Gemmill

Elizabeth Banks Is Staying On Top In Hollywood

Showing no signs of slowing down, actor, producer, and now director Elizabeth Banks is taking life by the horns and is now dictating the path of her own career. This, my friends, is a very good thing....
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