Anna Klassen
Anna is Bustle's Entertainment Editor. She previously worked at Newsweek, The Daily Beast, and BuzzFeed.

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'Rough Night' Star Jillian Bell Wants More Women Helming Comedies

With all of the discourse surrounding the lack of women working behind the scenes in Hollywood, you'd think the industry would take note and employ real change. But according to The Center of the Stud...
By Anna Klassen

"Amy Schumer Is In Jail" & Other Lies The Star Is Fed Up With

Amy Schumer is sitting in jail after she punched someone in the face. This isn't true, actually, because Amy Schumer is sitting across from me on a long, plush couch in a sun-soaked bungalow on the be...
By Anna Klassen

The Real Reason You Hate Your Mother (Sometimes), According To Amy Schumer

I would be hard-pressed to find a woman who claims her relationship with her mother is perfect. Sure, our moms gave us life, but boy can they be frustrating. This complicated relationship is explored ...
By Anna Klassen

The Feminist Lesson Karen Gillan Thinks We Can Learn From 'Guardians 2'

Karen Gillian is nothing like her blue, increasingly-robotic character Nebula in the Guardians of the Galaxy films. Nebula's hostile, aggressive personality is galaxies away from the Scottish actor's ...
By Anna Klassen

The "Brandy" Lyrics That Ego Recites In 'Guardians' Shows His True Colors

Spoilers for Guardians Of The Galaxy 2 will follow. Marvel wasn't playing coy when they gave Star Lord's father a name like Ego. And the "Brandy" lyrics featured in Guardians of the Galaxy 2 help to i...
By Anna Klassen

Chris Pratt Has An Actual Superpower

Chris Pratt is many things. He's an increasingly successful actor, a Parks and Recs alumni, a husband, a father, and according to his Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 co-star Elizabeth Debecki, he may p...
By Anna Klassen

'DABKA' Will Change The Way You Approach Achieving Your Dreams

In 2008, Jay Bahadur wanted to be a reporter. He didn't go to school to hone his craft nor did he have much experience reporting (outside of conducting interviews for his market researching job). Howe...
By Anna Klassen

This Is The Scariest Thing About 2017 Technology

Technology is a powerful and sometimes scary force. For example, a MacBook's camera can be used to spy on its owner, and life-like AIs could be used to replace real life romantic partners in the futur...
By Anna Klassen

'Underworld' Dress-Up Unlocked Cosplay's Empowering Secret

One of the most skilled, fearless heroines over the past decade has to be Underworld's Selene, a werewolf-slaying vampire played by Kate Beckinsale. The first film in the franchise came out in 2003, a...
By Anna Klassen

Brie Larson's 'Captain Marvel' Costume May Resemble Cap's

We know very little about Marvel's upcoming Captain Marvel. And when I say very little, I mean very little. We don't know what the plot will entail, who is directing the film, who will play the suppor...
By Anna Klassen

'Spider-Man: Homecoming's Shocker Casting Is Finally Revealed

It has long been speculated that The Vulture's main sidekick Shocker will be played by Logan Marshall-Green in Spider-man: Homecoming.Fans have been musing on this potential casting for a while, and i...
By Anna Klassen

In The Bustle Booth With Abigail Spencer

When celebrities come into the Bustle office, whether it's for a photoshoot, videoshoot, or a Facebook Live, we want to give them the chance to leave their mark. Literally. So we hand them a pen, a pi...
By Anna Klassen

In The Bustle Booth With Tristin Mays

When celebrities come into the Bustle office, whether it's for a photoshoot, videoshoot, or a Facebook Live, we want to give them the chance to leave their mark. Literally. So we hand them a pen, a pi...
By Anna Klassen

'Bachelor' Nation Finds Unlikely Fans In 'Going In Style' Clip

Bachelor nation is composed of all sorts of ravenous fans. They tune in week after week to see who will be eliminated, and ultimately, who will receive the coveted final rose. But it is somehow harder...
By Anna Klassen

Charlie Hunnam Is Scared For The Future

Charlie Hunnam is going through a mini-crisis of sorts. You see, the actor, known for playing Jax Teller on Sons of Anarchy for seven seasons, is struggling to make a major decision about his future. ...
By Anna Klassen

'The Sweet Life' Shows Why Life Is Worth Living

Life can be difficult. It can be so difficult, in fact, that tragically, some people decide to cut their journey short by committing suicide. It's that difficulty that The Sweet Life, directed by Rob ...
By Anna Klassen

Anne Hathaway & Jason Sudeikis Decode Riddles

Colossal is an unconventional monster movie. Yes, it features a larger than life beast terrorizing the streets of Seoul, but there's something unique about this particular demon. As it turns out, the ...
By Anna Klassen

The 'Smurfs' Cast Singing TV Theme Songs Is Adorable

Smurfs, the small blue creatures adorned in white beanies and oversized-white shoes, have spawned a handful of television series and film adaptations since they first incepted as a Beglian comicstrip ...
By Anna Klassen

22 'Spider-Man: Homecoming' Clues From The Set

Ever since audiences caught a glimpse of Peter Parker in Captain America: Civil War, the anticipation for Spidey's standalone film, Spiderman: Homecoming, has skyrocketed. While audiences have already...
By Anna Klassen

Bustle's Most Wanted: The 'Twin Peaks' Revival

"She's dead, wrapped in plastic." These iconic five words begin the historic Twin Peaks series, which premiered in 1990 and ran for two seasons on ABC, and also spawned a feature film, Fire Walk With ...
By Anna Klassen

'Miss Sloane' Teaches Women To Embrace Their Power

Miss Sloane is a rare type of film. Sure, there are plenty of movies about politics, lobbyists, and the occasionally corrupt system that is American bureaucracy, but hardly any — I can't think of a si...
By Anna Klassen

Jake Gyllenhaal On Misogyny In Hollywood

A seasoned actor since he was a child, Nocturnal Animals star Jake Gyllenhaal has had his fair share of talented female costars. In 2001 Gyllenhaal took on a twisted teen in Donnie Darko and shared th...
By Anna Klassen

When Will Hillary Clinton Concede to Donald Trump?

Election night has been full of surprises, almost like a big screen thriller crafted by Hollywood. Yet unfortunately for Democrats this election night tale is anything but fictional. The latest twist ...
By Anna Klassen

Twitter Is Mad At Third Party Voters

Election night has not been easy on Clinton or Trump supporters. The evening is still entirely too close to call, and that's worrying Democrats and Republicans alike. The entire election cycle has bee...
By Anna Klassen

Why Desi Lydic Endures The Haters

The rise of social media means the rise of bullying online, and no one feels the effects of these invisible haters more than women with opinions. So with election day right around the corner, the poli...
By Anna Klassen

Why We Need More Movies Like 'Loving'

In 2016 we are fortunate to live in a society where women and men of all races and sexual orientations are allowed to wed without penalty, but a little over 50 years ago, Americans weren't so lucky. L...
By Anna Klassen

We Now Know Why Jean Ralphio Sings All The Time

For die-hard fans of NBC's Parks and Recreation the last couple of years have been tough. It's been nearly two years since Pawnee's eclectic residents have graced the small screen, and since the show'...
By Anna Klassen

Joshua Sasse Knows What He'd Do If Doomsday Came

If you knew the world was going to end in less than a year, what would you do with your time? Who would you spend your remaining months with, and what wrongs would you seek to right? This is the premi...
By Anna Klassen

How To Have The Perfect Horror Movie Marathon

For those who like to be spooked, October is the perfect month. The air is just beginning to get chilly, storefronts are painting their window displays with ghosts and ghouls, and there is every excus...
By Anna Klassen

Courtney B. Vance Wins Outstanding Lead Actor

There were many worthy opponents nominated in the Outstanding Lead Actor In A Limited Series/Movie category for the 2016 Emmys, but as many predicted, Courtney B. Vance took home the big prize. His ro...
By Anna Klassen

Where Is 'Stranger Things' Eleven From?

It's summer's hottest new show, and Stranger Things' leading lady Millie Brown has become an overnight sensation thanks to the Netflix hit. On the '80s inspired series the preteen plays a quiet and my...
By Anna Klassen

Comedy Central's Latest Show Is Pure Raunch

For a show about high school basketball players, Comedy Central's Legends of Chamberlain Heights sure skimps on showing the actual game in action. But, according to Josiah Johnson and Quinn Hawking, t...
By Anna Klassen

I Learned To Fight Like A Superhero

When I received an invitation to train with Heidi Moneymaker, Kyle Mclean, and Jackson Spidell — otherwise known as the stunt doubles for Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, and Chris Evans in Capt
By Anna Klassen

Ariana Grande & Nicki Minaj Will Perform Together

It's about time we were privy to more of the MTV VMAs performance line-up! On Wednesday evening it was finally revealed exactly who will be getting down on the MTV stage on Sunday night. Ariana Grande...
By Anna Klassen

Michael Cera Shuts Down 'Superbad 2' Dreams

You know him from Arrested Development, This is the End, and the film that put him on the map: Superbad. And though it's been nearly 10 years since Michael Cera starred alongside Jonah Hill in the Set...
By Anna Klassen

Sheryl Crow Gets Candid About Breast Cancer

She toured the world as a rock star, adopted two kids, and fought — and beat — breast cancer. And at the #Blogher16 exposition, Sheryl Crow makes a promise to herself: "I'm not going to get sick again...
By Anna Klassen

'Suicide Squad's Croc Teaches Us About Self Love

One of the most alluring aspects of David Ayer's Suicide Squad is the
By Anna Klassen

'Ghostbusters' Writer Talks Paul Feig & Horror

From the sheer amount of criticism, praise, hype, and general discourse that has surrounded the all-female Ghostbusters
By Anna Klassen

'Everybody Wants Some!!' Cast Gets Rowdy

Attempting to interview four cast members from Richard Linklater's Everybody Wants Some!!  is like wrangling bulls. The men (Tyler Hoechlin, Glen Powell, Juston Street, and J. Quinton Johnson) portray...
By Anna Klassen

Margot Robbie Promises Intense Joker Scenes

Their relationship is hard to define, but the words unhealthy, manic, and explosive come to mind. So it's no surprise that Harley Quinn and The Joker's scenes together in the upcoming Suicide Squad ...
By Anna Klassen