Released in 1991 and directed by Ridley Scott, 'Thelma and Louise' starred Geena Davis as housewife Thelma, convinced by the headstrong Louise (Susan Sarandon) to go on a fun road trip that quickly devolves into a nightmare for the two women, turning them into fugitives from the law. The film was a commercial and critical success, was nominated for six Academy Awards -- including Best Actress for both Davis and Sarandon -- and won the Oscar for Best Screenplay. Twenty-three years later, we take a look back at the cast of the film and see what they're up to these days.
'Little Women,' based on the classic novel by Louisa May Alcott, was released in 1994, and told the story of the March sisters, who grow up under the guidance of their mother during and after the Civil War. While the fictional girls' lives were blossoming, so were the careers of the film's young stars, like Claire Danes, Kirsten Dunst, Winona Ryder and Christian Bale. Nineteen years later, we look back on the cast of this coming-of-age classic and see where they are now.
There are probably more works of fiction about the Weather Underground than there were ever members.
Okay, that's a hyperbolic statement, but when you get in the mindset of the radical left of the 1960s and 1970s you tend to get a little grand in your rhetoric. The Weather Underground, if you don't know, was the anti-Vietnam youth movement so sickened by the US's foreign policy that they felt they had to “bring the war home” with acts of domestic terrorism. In real life, they called ahead to warn of bombs in government buildings – and the only blood they shed was their own during an explosives accident in a Greenwich Village apartment – but for the movies, even one by a bonafide liberal like Robert Redford, it is easy to paint them as people who let their ideals take them too far.
'The Big Wedding' brings us the same funky family dynamic that comes with throwing together a wedding.
In Nicholas Jarecki's 'Arbitrage, Richard Gere plays a billionaire who seems to be cursed by the late Christopher Wallace's words of wisdom. Here he's got a merger going on, which is a terrible time to get into a fatal accident with your lover. Check out the trailer.
‘Mother’s Day’ sounds like the next Garry Marshall ensemble comedy centered around a generic holiday. Thankfully, it’s not … and the reality of the situation sounds much more interesting, especially when it stars the two women up above.
Say the names Michael Moore and Susan Sarandon to conservatives, and you're likely to get an icy stare in return. So synonymous are the two with liberal politics that it only made sense for the filmmaker and the actress to sit down together for a Q&A with both each other and audience members during a 75-minute conversation sponsored by the Tribeca Film Festival.