Danielle Burgos

19 Movies Out In September That Look So Good, From Netflix Rom-Coms To Period Piece Thrillers

Savor those Summer Fridays folks, because there's not that many left in the season. As fall winds its way down the river of time, it may feel sad to pack away our unicorn inner-tubes and pineapple bikinis, but with every close comes new opportunity,…
By Danielle Burgos

14 Movies To Watch If You're Obsessed With Netflix's 'To All The Boys I've Loved Before'

What could be more mortifying than having your secret crush find out you liked them via a secret letter you never intended them to see? Having five of your secret crushes find out. That's the burden shy teen Lara Jean has to face in the new Netflix…
By Danielle Burgos

8 True Crime Movies With Wikipedia Rabbit Holes You'll Spend Hours Diving Into

If you've ever found yourself awake at 3 a.m. pouring over the details of a bizarre historical incident, you already know the lure of Wikipedia's endlessly unfolding information accessible with a mere click. Meanwhile, there's the sudden boom in…
By Danielle Burgos

'Mile 22' Takes A Cue From Real Secret Military Missions

In Mile 22, a top-secret, top-level CIA team known as Overwatch has to extract a defector carrying explosive information. The best way out? Straight through a grueling 22 miles of enemy terrain swarming with operatives who will do anything to stop…
By Danielle Burgos

The 19 Sexiest Movies On Hulu, From Steamy Period Pieces To Milo Ventimiglia-Starring Thrillers

Just like eating spicy food during August's dog days can actually help cool you down, raising your core temperature with some streaming heat might let you ignore the rising thermometer numbers. Purely in the service of your solid health and…
By Danielle Burgos

It's Up To You To Decide If 'Crazy Rich Asians' Gets A Sequel

It's a sad bit of trivia stated in almost every article about the big-screen adaptation of Crazy Rich Asians — this is the first American film featuring an all-Asian cast since 1993's The Joy Luck Club. In the intervening 25 years, a lot has…
By Danielle Burgos

The 8 Most Shocking 'ER' Moments Ever, From Prison Breaks To Ambulance Explosions

It's hard to cherry-pick just a few surprise moments from a show centered entirely around not knowing what emergency will barrel through the door next, but ER managed to keep things lively for over 20 seasons. There were breakups, hookups,…
By Danielle Burgos

The Real Story Behind That David Duke Visit In 'BlacKkKlansman' Is Wild

Spike Lee's latest film BlacKkKlansman puts the undercover work of Ron Stallworth, Colorado Springs' first black detective, on the big screen. Though his story wasn't revealed until after the real Stallworth retired and wrote a book, Black Klansman,…
By Danielle Burgos

Laura Harrier's 'BlacKkKlansmen' Character Was Based On Such Incredible Women

Spike Lee's BlacKkKlansman tells the audacious story of a black police detective infiltrating the the Ku Klux Klan in the '70s. While that might sound unbelievable, the film is an autobiographical story based on the life of Ron Stallworth (John…
By Danielle Burgos

'The Meg' Might Be A Scary Giant Shark Movie, But That Doesn't Mean You Won't Have Fun

In The Meg, an impossibly enormous killer shark is on the loose, and a desperate team of deep-sea rescuers, tech geniuses, and oceanographers are hot on its trail. They realize with horror the escaped living fossil is swimming right towards its…
By Danielle Burgos

'The Meg' Could Be The Start Of A Shark-tastic New Franchise

Spoilers ahead. A shark-attack blockbuster with a budget big as its titular apex predator, The Meg offers exactly the kind of goofy summer fun people are clamoring for. Characters from all over the globe come together on a deep-sea research station,…
By Danielle Burgos

Everything To Know About The Actor Starring In The Creepy New 'Slender Man' Movie

Appearing in the background of photographs and haunting children everywhere, the Slender Man has gone from message board whisper to viral phenomenon to real life tragedy. The faceless terror of internet infamy is now stalking the screen in a new…
By Danielle Burgos

Lily James' New Netflix Movie Is All About The Resistance — Back In The 1940s

In Netflix's new romantic movie The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, bright young writer Juliet (Lily James) heads to the British Isle of Guernsey in the 1940s to investigate the titular book club. Viewers see the society's origins up…
By Danielle Burgos

The Giant Shark From 'The Meg' Actually Existed & Here's Everything To Know

The giant shark menacing the seas in the new movie The Meg is far more terrifying than a mere Great White; well over 20 times the size of Jaws' killer shark, the megalodon was a predator without parallel, the largest shark ever to exist. But is…
By Danielle Burgos

This 'Skate Kitchen' Clip Shines A Spotlight On A Seriously Cool Group Of Teen Girl Skaters

Without a board to ride, what is a skater? This question of need and identity lies at the heart of the new movie Skate Kitchen, a fictional coming-of-age story about teen skater girls based on the real-life skating collective Skate Kitchen. In the…
By Danielle Burgos

The New Mega-Shark Movie 'The Meg' Will Legit Make You Terrified Of The Water

The latest Jason Statham thriller, The Meg, claims that it's a "science fiction action horror" film about an enormous shark terrorizing a deep-sea research station. That's a lot of genre ground for one film to cover, but "science fiction" implies…
By Danielle Burgos

'The Spy Who Dumped Me' Could Be The Start Of A New Badass, Female-Led Franchise

The Spy Who Dumped Me teams up Mila Kunis and Kate McKinnon as besties who become embroiled in international intrigue. The two slowly turn from Ugly Americans into semi-competent secret agents as they bungle their way through Europe trying to…
By Danielle Burgos

These Are The 11 Scary Movies You Need To See This Fall — If You Can Handle It

Though we're currently in the swampiest of Dog Days, relief will soon come — no, not with cooler climes (thanks, global warming) — but with the air conditioned dark of a movie theater. There are plenty to see this summer, but if you want an extra…
By Danielle Burgos

The New YA Thriller Movie 'The Darkest Minds' Will Leave You With Nightmares

In the near-future of dystopian YA novel The Darkest Minds, an unknown pandemic eventually called IAAN devastates humanity, killing 98 percent of the world's children. The 2 percent that survive don't come out unscathed — they've acquired a…
By Danielle Burgos

11 Movies Made By Women Out This Fall That Look So, So Good

Though we're still in the middle of swampy heat wave season, it's almost time to start looking forward to fall — crisp leaves, cool weather, and an entire slate of new films to catch in theaters. That includes 11 fall 2018 movies made by women,…
By Danielle Burgos