AWFJ 2017 EDA Awards winners announced

The Shape of Water wins Best Film, and Best Director goes to Guillermo del Toro. Agnes Varda is Defying Age and Ageism, and Hollywood’s sexual tormentors are inducted in the AWFJ Hall of Shame.

The Counsellor review

Almost, but not quite, hilariously demented — if accidentally so — drama about sex and death, and why not to get involved with drug cartels.

let Benedict Cumberbatch read to you from a children’s book

And Javier Bardem and Idris Elba and Ryan Gosling. (And also Channing Tatum, if you’re into that sort of thing.) From “Love You Forever: 5 of Hollywood’s Sexiest Men Read to You from Children’s Classics” at Bookriot: You know what they say: There is nothing sexier than a man reading a children’s book. Okay, so … more…

Skyfall (review)

This is the sneaky cleverness of Skyfall: it is, at last, going to tell us why Bond still matters. It is not going to make it easy on itself, though, nosiree.