Gary Susman

Gary Susman is an editor, writer, reporter, and critic. He is currently a blogger and columnist at Moviefone, Time, and Rolling Stone. His work continues to appear in Entertainment Weekly, where he spent nearly eight years as Senior Writer and helped launch and oversee the award-winning PopWatch blog. Other outlets have included Vanity Fair, MSNBC, People, the Village Voice, the Guardian, the Chicago Sun-Times, and the Boston Phoenix, to which he contributed for 24 years. He has been a member of the Boston Society of Film Critics since 1993. He is one of the authors of the 2011 book "LIFE 75 Years: The Very Best of LIFE."

11 Thanksgiving Movies That'll Make Your Turkey Day Seem Perfect

In most films depicting the November holiday, Thanksgiving is a disaster. From travel nightmares to squabbling... Read more

11 Unforgettable Movies Featuring Transgender Characters

Will last winter's Oscar-winning Best Actor Eddie Redmayne earn a return trip to the podium for his starring... Read more

The 16 Greatest Boxing Movies Ever Made, Ranked

Who knows whether "Creed" (opening Nov. 25), in which Rocky Balboa trains old frenemy Apollo Creed's... Read more

Is 'Hunger Games' $101M Opening Weekend Really a Bad Thing?

When is a movie that opens with an estimated $101.0 million a box office disappointment?Sure, "The Hunger... Read more

'Toy Story': 20 Things You (Probably) Don't Know About Pixar's First Movie

These days, when a Pixar movie is as close to a sure thing as films get, it's hard to remember what a... Read more

'The Hunger Games': 15 Things You (Probably) Don't Know About the Blockbuster Franchise

What's left to say about "The Hunger Games" franchise? You've seen the first three movies, you've contributed... Read more

'Harry Potter': 10 Things You (Probably) Didn't Know About 'Goblet of Fire'

Based on the middle book in J.K. Rowling's series, "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire" was a pivotal... Read more

Box Office: Why This Weekend Was Full of Surprises

This was the weekend that nothing went as expected at the box office -- hinting that the multiplex may... Read more

'Home Alone' Stars: Where Are They Now?

"Home Alone" is an odd movie -- half gooey holiday sentiment, half slapstick-cartoon sadism. Still,... Read more

11 Must-See Movies Starring Real-Life Celebrity Couples

Anyone expecting to get a glimpse into the real-life marriage of Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt from their... Read more

'Fantasia': 15 Things You (Probably) Didn't Know About This Disney Classic

"Fantasia" wasn't a huge hit when it was first released 75 years ago (on November 13, 1940). Since then,... Read more

How James Bond and Charlie Brown Saved the Box Office

As expected, James Bond and Charlie Brown conquered the box office this weekend. After the slump of... Read more

The 10 Best Shows You're (Probably) Not Watching

Now's your last chance. The third and final season of HBO's "Getting On" starts November 8, so you can... Read more

11 Best Training Montages in Movie History, Ranked

Ralph Macchio's birthday -- he turns 54 on November 4 -- reminds us that, not only do we love the Karate... Read more

7 Reasons for This Weekend's Box Office Catastrophe

Last weekend's box office looked like the beginning of a disastrous slump, but it's a golden age compared... Read more

10 Best Robert Zemeckis Movies, Ranked

‚ÄčThe 30th anniversary of "Back to the Future" suggests the question: Is director Robert Zemeckis more... Read more

25 Greatest Horror Movie Heroines Ever, Ranked

Why is the horror audience mostly female? One reason has to be the genre's long tradition of heroines,... Read more

'Back to the Future' Trilogy Cast: Where Are They Now?

As many have noted in recently, the "Back to the Future" movies got a lot right about 2015 three decades... Read more

The Top 21 Horror Movie Villains, Ranked

Jason Voorhees didn't start out as much of a horror villain; after all, in the initial "Friday the 13th"... Read more

What's Behind This Weekend's Box Office Slump?

Maybe everyone just stayed home and watched the baseball playoffs this weekend. Or maybe moviegoers blew... Read more